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Bank PO Jobs – Exam Overview, Career Prospects and Responsibilities

There are various examinations conducted for the Bank Probationary Officer (PO) across the country.

Aug 17, 2015 17:08 IST
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Entry as a Bank PO through various examinations-

There are various examinations conducted for the Bank Probationary Officer (PO) across the country. Before setting up a goal for Bank PO, the aspirant should know all the necessary and basic roles and responsibilities of the probationary officer. Which will help them how to appear and clear in the examination. As you all know that probationary rank is the starting rank as an officer in a bank, afterward the promotional chances are  quite high as per the performance of the candidate.

There are many renowned institutes who will guide aspiring and teach them important and basic tricks and techniques to appear in the examination.

There are several banks across the globe who organize their own examination for the bank PO posts. The banking sector is growing faster in India and they are offering good opportunities to the individual. A great chance is offered to appear in the bank PO examination is a common written examination (CWE) which is acquitted by Institute of Baking Personnel Selection (IBPS). To prepare for the examination, there are a few sections which candidate should be aware such as- reasoning, English language, quantitative aptitude, general awareness (with special references to banking industry), computer knowledge.

In the public sector, a bank probationary officer can be asked to complete the duration of the probation period, afterwards they will be assigned routine work to the candidates. The PO has various responsibilities which are assigned by the senior manager and they have to check  several departments of the bank.

Role and Responsibilities

The probationary officer of a bank has to work on different aspects and departments of the bank such as loan department, mortgage and finance department, solving customer problems and complaints for all these PO is responsible and have to come out with the best solution. Good communication is quite essential for the bank PO, who can handle complaints and problem of the customers patiently and calmly.

Career Path

Along with the high responsibilities of the job, there are good chances to get promoted from bank PO post. The promotion chances increase in every three-four years. Candidates who perform well during job get more chances to get entered into a senior post in 12-14 years of time duration. So, interested aspirant who is looking forward to get into bank PO examination/job should know that best and quality of performance is appreciated on the job.

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