Bank Exams 2023 - Upcoming Bank Exams in India

By : Akash Mishra

Updated : Jan 30, 2023, 15:24

Bank Exams 2023 are one of the most desired exams for graduates willing to make their career in the banking sector across the country. Every year multiple banks release a number of vacancies for the posts of Bank PO, Bank Clerk, Bank SO, Assistant, etc.

The bank jobs are further capped with multiple stages of examination for the selection process. The notification of many upcoming bank exams 2023 are described below. Candidates can check the complete exam cycle details of these bank exams so that they can start their preparation with ease.

What is a Bank Exam?

As a matter of fact, IBPS PO, Clerk, SO & Insurance jobs are reputed and the largest employment-generating sector for both fresh graduates and experienced professionals. Other than this, the major attractions of bank jobs are handsome salaries, job security, perks, and allowances (DA, HRA, Medical, Travelling, etc.)

Due to all these incentives, lakhs of students apply for bank vacancies. This is what makes the competition more confronting at an exponential pace. To deal with such a situation, the official authorities test your intelligence in several subjects.

Bank Exam Notification

The major bank exams in India are SBI, RBI, NABARD, LIC, along with the recruitment body IBPS, which conducts a list of bank exams on behalf of several other banks registered with it. These banks conduct examinations for several bank vacancies on a yearly basis to hire a deserving candidate.

Thus, to grab a seat and get placed in your desired job, it is important to prepare in the best manner as per the bank syllabus specified by the officials to crack the bank exam.

List of Upcoming Bank Exams 2023

Get the list of the latest and upcoming bank exams notifications in India 2023, along with their exam dates & total/tentative vacancies. Know more about online preparation & notifications for upcoming bank exam recruitments.

List of Major Upcoming Bank Exams 2023

Tentative dates for some of the upcoming Bank exams have been already announced for 2023. Candidates should, however, constantly visit the official website for up-to-date information. Here we will provide some of the important dates below, such as notification declaration date, Prelims, and Mains exam date.

Bank Exam NameConducting BodyImportant Dates
byjusexamprepReserve Bank of India

Notification: January 2023 (Tentative)

Prelims: To Be Notified

Mains Exam: To Be Notified

byjusexamprepInstitute of Banking Personnel SelectionNotification: To Be Notified

Prelims: To Be Notified

Mains: To Be Notified

byjusexamprepInstitute of Banking Personnel SelectionNotification: To Be Notified

Prelims: To Be Notified

Mains: To Be Notified

byjusexamprepInstitute of Banking Personnel SelectionNotification: To Be Notified

Prelims: To Be Notified

Mains: To Be Notified

byjusexamprepInstitute of Banking Personnel SelectionNotification: To Be Notified

Prelims: To Be Notified

Mains: To Be Notified

byjusexamprepInstitute of Banking Personnel SelectionNotification: To Be Notified

Online Exam: To Be Notified

byjusexamprepState Bank of IndiaNotification: To Be Notified

Prelims: To Be Notified

Mains: To Be Notified

byjusexamprepState Bank of India

Notification: To Be Notified

Prelims: To be announced

Mains: To be announced

byjusexamprepState Bank of IndiaNotification 2023: To Be Notified

Prelims: November [Tentative]

Mains: December [Tentative]

byjusexamprepLife Insurance CorporationNotification: To Be Notified
byjusexamprepNew India Assurance Company LimitedNotification: To Be Released

SBI Bank Exams

State Bank of India (SBI) is India’s prime commercial bank retained by the Government of India (GOI). This public sector banking and financial services company came formally into existence on July 1, 1955. State Bank of India conducts recruitments for various SBI PO, SBI Clerk, and SBI SO posts almost every year. These SBI Bank exams require minimum eligibility of graduation degree to apply for the posts which are shared below.

Exam Name

Bank Exam Dates

SBI PO

Prelims: To be announced

Mains: To be announced

SBI Clerk

Prelims: November [Tentative]

Mains: December [Tentative]

SBI Apprentice

To be announced

SBI SO

To be announced

SBI CBO

To be announced

IBPS Exams

IBPS full form Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is one of the leading recruitment bodies that conduct recruitment of various positions like Bank PO and Bank Clerk for different public & private banking exams. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection started operation in the year 1975 and became a self-governing body with the consent of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in the year 1984. As per IBPS Calendar 2023-24, the following are tentative exam dates of IBPS PO, Clerk, SO, & RRB. Vacancy details will be shared once the official notification is out.

Exam Name

Bank Exam Dates

IBPS 2022 Vacancy

IBPS 2021 Vacancy

IBPS RRB 2023

Prelims: 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th and 19th August 2023

Mains: 10th September 2023

8000+12,500+

IBPS PO 2023

Prelims: 23rd, 30th September 2023 and 1st October 2023

Mains: 5th November 2023

6900+4100+

IBPS Clerk 2023

Prelims: 26th, 27th August 2023 and 2nd September 2023

Mains - 7th October 2023

6000+7800+

IBPS SO 2023

Prelims - 30th, 31st December 2023

Mains - 28th January 2024

To be announced1800+

IBPS IT Engineer

-

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RBI Bank Exams

One of the major Central Banking Institutions of India, RBI or the Reserve Bank of India, manages the monetary policy of the Indian currency (rupee). Established on 1 April 1935, RBI has its headquarters in Mumbai. It conducts job openings such as RBI Assistant and more.

Exam Name

Exam Dates

Vacancy (Previous Year)

RBI Assistant 2023

To be announced

950

RBI Office Attendant

To be announced

841

RBI Security Guard

To be announced

241

RBI SO

To be announced29

List of Insurance Exams

Insurance exams in India comprise both public & private sector groups. It conducts various recruitment for the posts of Assistant in UIIC, AO in OICL, HFL Assistant Manager in LIC, AAO in LIC, Assistant in NIACL, etc. Insurance exams hold a similar syllabus to bank exams, including some insurance topics. Therefore, students preparing for bank exams can also try their luck in these Insurance exams:

Exam Name

Exam Dates

Vacancy

NIACL AOTo be announced-

LIC AAO

To be announced

-

LIC Assistant

To be announced-

GIC Assistant Manager

To be announced

-

LIC HFL

To be announced

-

LIC ADO

To be announced

-

List of Private Bank Exams

Several private banks are held on a yearly basis to fulfill various positions in the bank, such as IDBI Assistant Manager, J&K Bank PO/Clerk, Canara Bank SO, etc. These private bank exams are not released regularly but are based on manpower requirements. Thus, you can have a look at the tabulated data below to stay updated on the private bank exam dates:

Exam Name

Exam Date

OSCB BA/AM/SMTo be announced
PO & Clerk in J&K BankTo be announced
HP State Cooperative BankTo be announced
Punjab State Cooperative BankTo be announced
Bihar State Cooperative BankTo be announced
Saraswat BankTo be announced
South Indian Bank Legal OfficersTo be announced
J&K Bank SOTo be announced
Cotton Corp. Management TraineeTo be announced
Canara Bank SOTo be announced
Karnataka Bank POTo be announced

HARCO Clerk, Jr Accountant, & Senior Accountant

To be announced

List of Government Bank Exams

A number of government banks hold their recruitment programs for various posts, such as are PNB PO, Indian Bank PO, ECGC PO, etc. These bank exam questions are similar to other PO, Clerk, SO & Insurance exams but the recruitment is done separately as per the vacancies available.

Exam Name

Exam Date

ESIC SSOTo be announced
ECGC POTo be announced
Nainital Bank PO & ClerkMarch 2023 (Tentative)
ESIC UDC/MTS/StenoTo be announced
SO in Central Bank of IndiaTo be announced
India PostTo be announced
Specialist Officers Scale-I & II in BOMTo be announced
Bank Note Press, DewasTo be announced
SBI PharmacistTo be announced
Punjab and Sind BankTo be announced
GIC Assistant ManagerTo be announced
Exim Bank SOTo be announced
Indian Overseas SOTo be announced
IDBI Bank SOTo be announced
Exim Bank Management TraineeTo be announced
BOI Security & Fire OfficerTo be announced
Canara Bank SOTo be announced
BOI Officer Scale 1,2,3,4To be announced
BOI OfficerTo be announced
PNB SOTo be announced
NHB Assistant ManagerTo be announced
Nainital Bank SOTo be announced

EPFO Assistant

To be announced

EPFO SSA

To be announced

What is New in Upcoming Bank Exams 2023?

Bank exams have a defined schedule along with selection criteria. Candidates looking for a stable and respected arena usually apply for these bank jobs. To get through them you need to crack different stages which are prelims, mains, interviews, and group discussion.

As we know, bank exams are conducted yearly and do not let candidates wait years for the results such as other government exams. However, from last year onwards, the officials either conduct the Phase 3 selection on the basis of interview (50 marks) or interview (30 Marks) and GD (20 Marks) due to the situation taking over globally.

Bank Salary

The salary of bank employees is among students' most searched queries. Preparing for the bank exams 2023 not only makes you curious to know the outcome but the income as well. Here is the bank salary offered for various posts by the officials:

Posts

Salary offered

SBI Clerk Salary

The pay scale of a clerk is 11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/1-30230-1310/1-31450.

SBI PO Salary

₹27,620/- (with 4 advance increments)

(in a scale of 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020)

SBI SO Salary

JMGS I: ₹ 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020

MMGS II: ₹ 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020

MMGS III: ₹ 42020-1310/5-48570-1460/2-51490

SGMS IV: ₹ 50030-1460/4-55870-1650/2-59170

IBPS PO Salary

The pay scale is 23700 - (980 x 7) - 30560 - (1145 x 2) - 32850 - (1310 x 7) – 42020

IBPS Clerk Salary

The clerk pay scale is ₹ 11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/1-30230-1310/1-31540

IBPS SO Salary

JMGS I: INR 14500+(600×7) – 18700+(700×2) – 20100+(800×7) – 25700/-

MMGS II: INR 19400+(700×1) – 20100+(800×10) – 28100/-

IT Officer: INR 23700-(980×7)-30560-(1145×2)-32850-(1310×7)-42020.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Salary

The pay scale is ₹ 7200-(400/3)-8400-(500/3)-9900-(600/4)-12300-(700/7)-17200-(1300/1)-18500-(800/1)-19300

IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Salary

The gross salary of IBPS RRB Officer Scale I is around 23700 - (980 x 7) - 30560 - (1145 x 2) - 32850 - (1310 x 7) – 42020.

RBI Assistant Salary

The basic pay scale is of 13150-750 (3)-15400- 900(4) -19000-1200(6)-26200-1300 (2)-28800- 1480(3) – 33240 – 1750 (1)- 34990 (20 years).

Bank Exam Syllabus

Almost all bank exams include a similar syllabus, which may only vary from prelims to mains. However, the bank syllabus is also a bit different for distinctive posts such as PO, Clerk etc. Below your doubts will be cleared regarding the bank exam syllabus 2023:

Bank PO Prelims Syllabus

The preliminary phase of selection includes three subjects in Bank exams which are English Language, Reasoning Ability, and Quantitative Aptitude. Check out the tabulated data to know the topics asked in the upcoming bank exams:

English Language

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning Ability

Reading Comprehension

Simplification/Approximation

Coding-Decoding

Spotting Errors

Data Interpretation

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

Cloze Test

Quadratic Equations

Syllogism

Fillers

Number Series

Input-Output

Para jumbles

Miscellaneous Questions

Inequality

Sentence Improvement

-

Alphanumeric Questions

Vocabulary-based Questions

-

Miscellaneous Questions

Bank PO Mains Syllabus

Mains examination includes a high number of questions from each section in comparison to prelims with an elevated level of difficulty. Thus, knowing the topics prior is important to upgrade the score in the bank PO mains examination.

English Language

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning Ability

Reading Comprehension

Data Interpretation

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

Double Fillers

Number Series

Inequality

Sentence Rearrangement

Simplification/Approximation

Syllogism

Sentence Connectors

Arithmetic Problems

Input-Output

Para jumbles

Quadratic Equations

Coding-Decoding

Sentence Improvement

Data Sufficiency

Logical Reasoning

Sentence/Paragraph Completion

Quantity Based Questions

Data Sufficiency

Spotting Errors

Miscellaneous Questions

Miscellaneous Questions

Bank Clerk Prelims Syllabus

The bank Clerk prelims syllabus is similar to other clerk exam syllabus. There are three major sections that a candidate needs to prepare to ace the preliminary exam which are as follows: -

English Language

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning Ability

Reading Comprehension

Number Series

Syllogism

Error correction

Data Interpretation

Coding-Decoding

Cloze Test

Quadratic Equations

Inequality

Error detection

Quantity based questions

Data Sufficiency

Para jumbles

Simplification/Approximation

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

Fillers

Miscellaneous Questions

Alphanumeric Questions

Vocabulary-based Questions

-

Miscellaneous Questions

Bank Clerk Mains Syllabus

The Bank Clerk mains exam syllabus comprises broadly of four sections which are: Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, and an additional section of General Awareness or Computer Aptitude.

English Language

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning Ability

General Awareness

Reading Comprehension

Data Interpretation

Syllogism

Current Affairs

Vocabulary

Simplification

Inequality

Banking Awareness

Cloze Test

Quadratic Equations

Circular Seating Arrangement

Static GK

Fillers

Number Series

Linear Seating Arrangement

Financial Awareness

Odd One Out/ Theme-based questions

Quantity Based Questions

Puzzle

-

Para jumbles

Data Sufficiency

Blood Relation

-

Sentence Improvement

Miscellaneous Questions

Coding-Decoding

-

Sentence/Paragraph Completion

-

Order and Ranking

-

Spotting Errors

-

Data Sufficiency

-

-

-

Direction Sense

-

Bank Exam Eligibility Criteria

To appear for any exam bank, it is important to fulfilling the bank exam eligibility criteria as specified by the official authorities. Commonly all the bank exams require similar eligibility criteria, which is as stated below:

  • Nationality: A candidate must be a citizen of India or a subject of Nepal/Bhutan, a Tibetan Refugee, or a person of Indian origin who migrated from Pakistan/Burma/Sri Lanka/East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
  • Age Limit: The minimum age of the candidate should not be less than 20 years and the maximum age also should not be more than 30 years for upcoming bank exams.
  • Educational Qualification: Minimum graduation degree in any discipline from a university recognized by the Government of India.

Bank Exams Preparation Tips

Bank exam preparation is a process that cannot be done in a day or two. One has to be completely dedicated and diligently prepare for the exam. Bank exams require a hold on major components in order to crack the exam. Hence, start your preparation for bank exams 2023 now with us for a better tomorrow.

  • Practice Online bank exam mock tests to reach an advanced level of preparation, along with which you can identify your strengths and weaknesses easily.
  • Time management and accuracy are the major factors to be conquered in order to get success in the bank exams.
  • Plan out a daily routine of practicing questions to work on time management skills, so that none of the topics is left untouched.
  • Regular revision of the syllabus will keep you updated with the topics asked in the bank exams in order to help you solve the questions quickly.

Bank Exams Mock Tests

BYJU’s Exam Prep provides a wide range of mock tests for upcoming bank exams to help you judge the level of your preparation and improve accordingly. Practice a wide range of bank exam mock tests to streamline your exam preparation which will lead to better understanding and clarity of the topics. Regular practice of bank mock tests will ultimately give you the desired results to help you achieve your goals.

SBI Clerk Mock TestIBPS Clerk Mock TestESIC SSO Mock Test
Bank Note Press Mock TestESIC UDC Mock TestLIC AAO Mock Test
IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 Mock TestIBPS RRB Clerk Mock TestGIC Assistant Manager Mock Test
ECGC PO Mock TestBihar State Cooperative Bank Mock TestDFCCIL Junior Manager Mock Test

Bank Exams Online Course

Online coaching for Bank exams gives you the flexibility to prepare for the upcoming exams in your comfort zone. Thus, opting to prepare with experts will give you access to a wide range of study materials, PDFs, practice questions, live sessions, and much more. Therefore, switch to online classes for upcoming bank exams to get abundant exposure to practice questions and mock tests.

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SBI Clerk Online CoachingBank Note Press Online CoachingFCI AGM Online Coaching
IBPS SO Online CoachingDFCCIL Junior Manager Online CoachingSBI PO Online Coaching
IBPS RRB Online CoachingJAIIB Online CoachingLIC AAO Online Coaching
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FAQs on Bank Exams 2023

  • IBPS, RBI and SBI are the major bodies that conduct recruitment on a yearly basis. The most popular bank exams that are held in India are: -

    • IBPS Probationary Officer (PO) Exam 
    • IBPS Clerk Exam
    • IBPS RRB Probationary Officer (PO) Exam  
    • IBPS RRB Clerk Exam
    • SBI PO Exam
    • SBI Clerk (Junior Associate) Exam 
    • IBPS Specialist Officer (SO) Exam 
    • SBI Specialist Officer (SO) Exam 
    • RBI Assistant Exam
  • As per the IBPS Calendar, IBPS PO, Clerk, SO, and RRB are scheduled to be out in the coming months. Also, we have updated the entire data of upcoming bank exams 2023 including the SBI exam, RBI exams, Insurance exams, Private Bank exams, and other government exams above for your convenience.

  • Regular practice of mock tests and online classes will enable you to build up your speed and accuracy in order to achieve a good score in the bank exams 2023.

  • Candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria can apply online for upcoming bank exams through the official website of respective banks.

  • Exams conducted for Grade A posts such as specialist officer etc are considered as the toughest bank exam. Despite that, you can crack the exam with adequate revision and a checkpoint to your exam preparedness.

  • IBPS PO, IBPS RRB, IBPS SO, IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, RBI Assistant, RBI Grade B, NABARD are the best exams for bank jobs.

  • Almost every bank exam is easy to crack with the right set of preparation. However, IBPS RRB and IBPS Clerk can be considered as the easiest bank exams.

  • Bank exam preparation requires complete dedication. Most of the time candidates do not pay attention to negative marking and go on with guesswork which leads to failure.

  • Banking is a good career as bank jobs not only provide a good salary but also provide several other perks and benefits. Moreover, bank jobs are the most reputable and lucrative jobs in the country.

  • With the increasing number of participants, the level of competition has increased in past years. However, candidates understanding the entire criteria and preparing in a structured manner will easily crack the bank exams.

  • No, the use of the calculator is strictly prohibited in bank examinations. Bank exams include objective-type questions where candidates can solve the calculations using a pen and paper.

  • The major Bank Posts for which you can apply under Bank Exams are:

    • Bank Probationary Officer (PO)
    • Bank Clerk
    • Bank Specialist Officer (SO)
    • Grade B Officer
  • The minimum educational qualification needed to appear for the bank exam is a Graduation Degree from a recognized university.

  • Bank Exams such as IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB, IBPS SO, SBI PO, etc. are held annually. However, some posts such as SBI SO are conducted twice a year.

  • Any bank job comprises at least two stages. The first stage is the prelims followed by mains and finally an interview which is the third stage. Prelims and Mains Exams are for the post of Clerk while an interview is added for higher posts such as PO and SO.

  • Yes, there are very few exams for which there is no written test. However, the selection is made on the basis of your educational qualification and Interview. The selection for SBI SO is made on this basis.

  • Yes, the bank exams conducted by IBPS RRB and IBPS will be conducted by NRA CET.

  • You need to study Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language and Comprehension for the Prelims Exam. Whereas you need to focus on Financial and Banking Awareness, Computer Knowledge along with the subjects of the Prelims Exam.

  • You need to devote at least 3 hours with full sincerity, punctuality, and determination. However, the ability to crack the exam depends on your level of preparation, the practice of the mock test, your ability to solve questions within the stipulated time limit, and the number of attempts made by you in the exam.

  • The number of attempts for bank exams is unlimited until you have attained the maximum age. However, SBI PO has defined 4 attempts for the general category and 7 for the other categories.

  • The best Bank PO Online Test Series is by BYJU'S Exam Prep. You will get video lectures, mock test series, free doubt clearing classes, quizzes, and many other good features.

  • Yes, with hard work and determination you can crack bank exams without taking offline coaching. In order to be successful in the bank exam, you need to have good study material, good books, and quality time. Moreover, you have to practice mock test series, so that you can rectify your mistakes and come across varied types of questions.

  • You can improve your vocabulary for Bank Exams by reading newspapers on a daily basis, solving word games, taking regular mock tests, taking note of your common errors, and rectifying them.