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bank jobs in 2016,IBPS bank jobs 2016,IBPS bank exams,upcoming bank exams 2016,upcoming bank jobs 2016,bank jobs in 2016 latest,latest bank jobs,new bank jobs,bankexamsindia,bank exams calendarBank jobs in India were one of the most sought after career option for a long time until the rise of IT & software companies. Things have undergone a change now as freshers are eager to write bank exams so that they become eligible for various , recruitments in public sector banks.Hence we are publishing the list of upcoming bank exams & bank jobs in 2016 along with other govt exams right here.

 
Public sector banks are facing competition from private banks & have already started new branches in rural & semi-urban areas.Also with increasing no. of retirements in senior cadre, govt. banks are made to recruit new people every year.
 
Do you know? Over 1.5 crore candidates have appeared for bank exams conducted by IBPS during the last 3 years & 50,000 vacancies (approx.) were filled in Indian banks last year.
 
The following article will help you to easily navigate through
The table has all necessary details about the latest bank exams/ jobs in 2015/ 2016 that you would look for at first sight.
 

Bank & Other Government Exams

The complete details of a bank examination or recruitment can be had by clicking the name of the bank or organization.

 

Name & Post Last date to apply Exam Date
LIC AAO Recruitment expected soon  
IBPS SO Notification 2016 – Specialist officer exams December 2 Jan 28 & 29, 2017
IDBI Bank PO Recruitment 2017 – 1000 Posts December 9 Feb 3, 2017
Noida Metro Rail Corporation Recruitment – 745 Vacancies Dec 15 -announced later-
SSC Exam Calendar 2017 – Schedule of dates - 2017
No more SBI associate banks recruitment - -

 

 

Exam Book Reviews

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Books for IBPS PO 2016 Exam – Click here to read IBPS PO book review

Review of Banking Awareness Guide for Bank Exams & Interviews 

Word Power Made Easy – The book that millions trust to improve their English

 

Exam & Interview Preparations

Don’t scramble on the internet searching on how to prepare for a specific exam.We have made things easier for you by providing all the required information below:

 

ICICI Bank PO Exam Pattern – Refer before applying ICICI Bank PO Recruitment

SSC CGL Post Preferences & Job Profiles – Know how to fill order of preferences
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Railways RRB NTPC 2016: 1st Stage Exam Results & Cutoffs Released!!


RRB NTPC 2016 exam results, RRB NTPC 1st stage exam results,RRB NTPC exam 2016 results,RRB NTPC 2016 exam cutoffsRailway Recruitment Boards (RRB) had conducted RRB NTPC 2016 recruitment for 18200 vacancies in Indian Railways.Now, the RRB NTPC exam results is finally released after a long time.Along with these results, the official RRB NTPC cutoffs, stage 2 exam dates & more details are explained here.

 

A total of 18252 vacancies was notified as part of RRB NTPC 2016 recruitment (CEN No. 03/2015) across 21 railways zones in India.Applications were invited for non technical cadre jobs like Assistant station master, Enquiry reservation clerk, Traffic/ Commercial apprentice, Goods guard etc

 

With more than 90+ lakh candidates applying, the 1st stage online written exams were held at 1000s of centres across India between March – May 2016.

 

RRB NTPC 2016 Exam Results & Cutoffs

Railway board had uploaded the answer keys & invited candidates to submit objections in August.Based on those feedback, RRBs have come together to release the 1st stage written exam results .

 

The online exam carried 100 marks with 100 questions in General intelligence, Arithmetic & GK sections with negative mark of 0.33 for each wrong answer.

 

RRB NTPC Cutoffs: Just because the 1st stage exam is for qualifying purpose only, there are no sectional cutoffs.

 

Candidates who secured the required cutoffs on total score (see table below) are shortlisted to appear in the 2nd stage examination.

 

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Note: Normalized total scores are only displayed.Scores in each section are not available & hence not important.

Check your marks: If you had appeared for the written exams between 28/03/2016 to 03/05/2016 – then you may check your result status & cutoffs too.

Though candidates had applied for posts of Commercial Apprentice, Goods Guard, Junior Accounts Assistant-cum-Typist, Senior Clerk-cum-Typist, Assistant Station Master – postwise cutoffs will be introduced only in RRB NTPC 2nd stage online examination.

 

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Selected candidates list: The full & combined list of candidates shortlisted for stage 2 exams is uploaded by each RRB.

 

RRB Ahmedabad - Click here for list of selected candidates

RRB Ajmer - Click here to download list of selected candidates

RRB Allahabad - Click here to download list of selected candidates

RRB Bangalore  - Click here to download list of selected candidates

RRB Bhopal - Click here to download list of selected candidates

RRB Bhubaneswar - Click here to download list of selected candidates

RRB Bilaspur - Click here to download list of selected candidates

RRB Chandigarh - Click here to download list of selected candidates

RRB Chennai - Click here to download list of selected candidates

RRB Gorakhpur - Click here to download list of selected candidates

RRB Guwahati - Click here to download list of selected candidates

RRB Jammu - Click here to download list of selected candidates

RRB Kolkata - Click here to download list of selected candidates

RRB Malda - Click here to download list of selected candidates

RRB Mumbai - Click here to download list of selected candidates

RRB Muzaffarpur - Click here to download list of selected candidates

RRB Patna - Click here to download list of selected candidates

RRB Ranchi - Click here to download list of selected candidates

RRB Secunderabad - Click here to download list of selected candidates

RRB Siliguri - Click here to download list of selected candidates

RRB Thiruvananthapuram - Click here to download list of selected candidates

 

All the selected candidates would be informed by SMS/ email to download their e-call letters, two weeks before the 2nd stage computer based test.

 

Although the exact dates of RRB NTPC 2nd stage exam is not known, it is likely to be held in January/ February 2017.


IBPS PO Mains Exam 2016 Results Announced | Common Interviews Soon


ibps po prelims 2015,how to check ibps cwe po results,IBPS PO Prelims CutoffsExpectations were running high for the official announcement of IBPS PO Main 2016 Results, since last week.Ever since the examinations were over, candidates were anxious to know the result date as its required for the recruitment of PO jobs in govt banks.Catching everyone by surprise, the IBPS PO mains results has been declared & with it, we can expect the cutoff scores & details about common interviews to be announced soon.

 

As per the selection procedure of probationary officers, candidates who qualify in the preliminary test are only be eligible to sit for the main exam.

 

IBPS PO Mains 2016 is an online test with 200 questions across 5 different sections that was conducted on November 20, 2016.

 

IBPS PO Mains: Got Shortlisted?

The 6th common exam for probationary officers (IBPS PO VI) to fill 8800 officer vacancies in 2017 – 18 is being held in two stages mainly to filter candidates.

 

It is expected that approx. 2 lakh candidates may have appeared for the main written test.

 

If you are one of those who attended the test, you can now check the status (Pass or Fail) from their official results page here at ibps website (link active till Dec 15)

 

What are the Cutoff Scores?

The institute has not yet declared the PO mains cutoff scores.Infact all successful individuals are seeing the following message.

 

IBPS-PO-Mains-Results

 

The message says:

 

Congratulations! You have been provisionally shortlisted for interview based on your performance in CWE Online Main Examination (CWE-PO/MT-VI - Main) held in November 2016 for vacancies of 2017-18 reported by the participating organizations.

 

Your marks in the IBPS PO mains & cutoffs will be announced only after the completion of common interviews.

 

But going by the initial reports coming in, those who had attempted 90+ questions seem to have passed even though the paper was termed ‘tough’ in their IBPS PO main exam review

 

Get Ready for Interviews

IBPS had already released its schedule of events long time ago wherein the timeline of events were clearly specified.

With the IBPS PO mains results released, shortlisted candidates are to appear for IBPS PO interviews slated to start in January 2017.

Call letters for the common interviews can be downloaded from 2nd week of January 2017.

 

Candidates must qualify in the interviews as well because PO allotments will happen depending on your final score only (main exam+interview)

 

Congratulations to all those who have successfully qualified in mains!!

 

After a long & intensive selection process, you are nearing the final stage in your goal to become a bank PO.

 

Did you pass in IBPS PO main exam? What is your result status? Share it below along with your no. of attempts & category


Indian Bank PO Recruitment 2017: 100% Confirmed Jobs after Training


Indian Bank PO Recruitment 2017 is announced in association with Manipal Global Education Services for Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) degree & PO job.To discourage employees from job hopping & bring down attrition rate many private companies follow several measures.Now public sector banks too have jumped in line to retain their workforce. 

 

Candidates who successfully complete the training are awarded PG diploma & appointed as Probationary officers (scale I) in Indian Bank.

 

IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) conducts selections for recruitment of PO jobs in public sector banks.But Indian Bank did not allot any vacancies for IBPS PO exam qualifers for the past two years.

 

Vacancies

The bank has planned to admit one batch comprising of 324 students for this training-cum-recruitment process, in the following categories:


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Events Calendar:

Registration of online applications – December 6 to 22, 2016

Written exam (prelims) – January 22, 2017

Main examination -  February 28, 2017

 

Who are eligible:

The eligibility conditions to apply for this Indian bank PO recruitment 2017 are very simple & applicants must satisfy each one of the below,

 

  • Age to be within 20 – 28 yrs (+3yrs for obc & +5 yrs for sc/st), as on 1.07.2016
  • 60% aggregate in graduation (55% for sc/ st/ pwd) as on July 1, 2016

     

    IBPS PO exam scores are NOT necessary.So individuals who couldn't pass in it are also eligible to apply.

     

    Selection Criteria:

    As part of the selection procedure for Indian bank PO recruitment, all eligible applicants must appear for a preliminary examination.Qualifers of prelims need to takeup mains exam on

     

    The exam pattern is not something different & is quite similar to that of IBPS PO.

     

    indian-bank-po-recruitment-exam-pattern

     

    A candidate should qualify both in the Online Examination (Preliminary & Main) and Interview and be sufficiently high in the merit list for final allotment.

     

    Job on Training Completion:

    The PG diploma course duration is 12 months which is also your training period.It involves two stages,

    • 9 month classroom training at Manipal Global Education Services, Bangalore
    • 3 month internship at Indian Bank branches
    On completion of 12 months training, the trainees shall be awarded Post graduate diploma in banking & finance along with their appointment letter to work as PO in Indian Bank with salary of Rs.32,000 – 35,000 /month (approx)

     

    The cost of undergoing this course at Manipal global is Rs.3.50 lacs (inclusive of boarding, Lodging and course fees, other fees, etc.) which can be paid through an educational loan provided by the bank.

     

    Service Bond: Repayment of educational loan shall start only after training, which is after the candidates become an officer in bank.

     

    Since EMI`s will be deducted from the salary for a period of 84 months, candidates should work with the bank for 7 years.

     

    Loan Refund: Indian bank shall refund the loan amount from 6th year onwards @ the rate of 20% every year.

     

    Therefore if you stay with the bank for 10 years, you can get back the entire loan amount paid.

     

    How to Apply:

    The application fee of Rs.600 (gen/obc) & Rs.100 (sc/st/pwd) must be paid through online mode, after completing the application procedure.

    1. Visit indianbank.co.in & click on “PGDBF PROGRAMME 2017-18” link 
    2. Submit your online application & make a note of the generated registration number and password (email/ sms may be sent)

    Once the registration is completed, candidates cannot edit or modify their details.So make sure to enter the correct details while entering the form for the first time itself.

     

    Download Notice:

    Those interested to apply for Indian Bank Manipal PO recruitment 2017, read the official notification from their website here (pdf)

     

    For online application link – click here


  • IBPS Clerk Mains 2016: Previous Year Cutoff Scores [Statewise List]


    What are the IBPS clerk mains previous year cutoffs, is one question that every candidate asks before starting preparations.With the IBPS clerk mains exam to be held in December/ January 2017, the demand to know about qualifying marks is only getting bigger.Hence here is the complete state-wise & category-wise list of IBPS clerk mains previous year cutoffs.

     

    The IBPS clerk exam 2016-17 for the recruitment of 19243 clerical vacancies in public sector banks has reached its final stages.Candidates while talking about the ibps clerk prelims reviews term it as easy, not everyone shall qualify.

     

    With the prelims results expected during the 2nd week of December 2016, you only have limited time to get ready for the main exams (Dec 31 & Jan 1)

     

    IBPS Clerk Mains – Previous Yr Cutoffs

    A total of 24600 vacancies were announced as part of ibps clerk recruitment 2015 across various states of India.We had already published the IBPS clerk previous year prelims cutoffs & here are the official cutoffs for mains.

     

    The clerical mains exam paper is for 200 marks & candidates should pass in each section apart from securing the necessary cutoffs on total marks.

     

    Your main exam marks will be converted to 100 and depending on merit, vacancies in a particular state & preferences - provisional allotment is done.There are no interviews for bank clerk jobs.

     

    Here is the list of state-wise & category-wise of cutoffs (out of 100) based on IBPS clerk mains exam scores (multiply the figures by 2 to get approximate marks out of 200)

     

     

    Having seen the previous year cutoffs, its time to start preparing.See how to crack ibps clerk mains with study plan, book & online mocks

     

    Safe Score for IBPS Clerk Mains

    Many are interested to know about the IBPS clerk mains expected cutoffs but its hard to predict them in advance.

     

    The difficulty level of questions, candidates performance, vacancies in each state etc., play an important role in determining the cutoff scores.

     

    By looking at the previous year qualifying marks, we can expect the number of correct attempts that one should posses inorder to increase the chance of reaching the cutoffs.

     

    Try to answer 145+ questions correctly & you will have good chance to qualify in IBPS clerk mains exam.


    How to Crack IBPS Clerk Mains 2016: Study Plan & Materials to Prepare


    IBPSThe IBPS Clerk 2016 – 2017 Main Exam is just round the corner as the prelims are getting over this weekend.Since it is the final chance for candidates to stay in the race for clerk jobs in banks, we are providing you with a detailed study plan on how to crack ibps clerk mains & study materials/ mocks tests for qualifying in this examination.

     

    IBPS clerk mains is scheduled on December 31 & January 1, 2017.So we would have less than 15 days for the mains exam after the prelims results are announced.

     

    Therefore you need to allot atleast 10 hours every day for mains preparation.If you are currently working, spare 3 - 6 hours daily to prepare after reaching home.

     

    IBPS Clerk Mains Pattern

    Before getting deep into the topics to cover & syllabus, do you know the exam pattern of clerk mains? Only if you can completely understand it, you shall be able to come up with a strategy for revisions.

     

    The IBPS clerk mains online examination will have 200 questions which should be answered in 135 minutes.

     

    ibps-clerk-mains-exam-pattern

     

    Each question carries 1 mark & for every wrong answer, 0.25 is reduced as negative mark.

     

    Cutoffs will be applied on two stages – on each section & on the total score.Candidates who pass in each section & score above the necessary cutoffs.

     

    As there are no interviews, final selections will be purely based on merit considering your main exam scores only to fill 19243 clerk vacancies across India.

     

    Clerk Mains Study Plan

    In addition to hard work, smart work is also needed for you to qualify in the tests & get shortlisted for the interviews.

     

    For that, you must concentrate on the important topics, learn the basics, do some examples & start practicing more such problems or questions.

     

    Practice Materials: This is the time to practice & revise.Even if you are not totally prepared, be very thorough in known sections by practicing them well.
     
    * IBPS Clerk Mains Practice Book (50 sets) for Rs.321 - Click here to buy online
     
    * 10 Online Mock Tests for Clerk Mains from Rs.399 – Click here to buy online

     

    Here is the syllabus & list of topics that every candidate appearing for IBPS clerk 2016 mains must be sure of.

     

    English Language: 2 hours daily

    • Reading Comprehension
    • Cloze test
    • Sentence Errors
    • Para jumble
    • Fill in the blanks
    • Vocabulary

    Quantitative Aptitude: 3 -  4 hrs daily

    • Number series
    • Approximations
    • Simplifications
    • Quadratic Equations
    • Data Interpretation& Data sufficiency
    • Profit and loss
    • Compound & Simple Interest
    • Speed & Distance
    • Probability
    • Permutations & combination
    • Ratio & proportion
    • Average

    Computer Knowledge: 2 Hrs /day

    • Computer Basics/ Fundamentals
    • Software and Hardware
    • Security & Networking
    • Data management
    • Microsoft Office
    • Internet/ Email

    Reasoning: 3 -  4 hrs everyday

    • Arrangement problems
    • Syllogism
    • Input & Output
    • Puzzles
    • Inequalities
    • Coding Decoding
    • Statement & Assumptions
    • Action & Arguments

    General Awareness: 2 Hrs daily

    • Current affairs/ Latest events
    • GK questions
    • Banking & financial awareness

    It is not compulsory for you to follow the time limit given above.That is just a indication for those who are starting new

     

    If you are strong in a specific section, then allocate more time for weaker topics or sections & improve upon them.

     

    Important Tips – Dont Forget:

    Do Mock Tests: The most important plus point of giving mock test is that it will help you to get a real feel of the exam.

     

    You can also analyze which sections to attempt first and how much time you should devote to answer a question.

     

    At this stage, appearing for 10 mock tests will help you understand your own strengths & weakness.Thereafter you can fine-tune your practice accordingly.So invest in good online mock tests.

     

    * * We recommend Oliveboard`s IBPS Clerk Mains 10 Mock Tests from Rs.399

     

    Manage Time & Speed: In IBPS Clerk main exam, accuracy is necessary but you must also attempt maximum number of questions.

     

    Because of section timelimit, you must know to manage time properly.Staying on one question for long will only put more stress on yourself while answering other questions.

     

    What is your final preparation strategy? Say it in comments so others get inspired.


    LIC AAO Recruitment 2017: Is it Real or Fake News?


    The internet is abuzz with news of LIC AAO recruitment 2017 but with no official notification released yet – is it true or fake? Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) is India`s largest public sector life insurance provider & carries a high brand value among the public.It is one of the main reason why recruitments for jobs in LIC usually gets enormous number of application from candidates.

     

    Life Insurance Corporation of India conducts recruitments for various positions every year.Among them, AAO (Assistant Administrative Officer) & AO (Administrative Officer) are two posts that are hugely expected by those seeking govt jobs.

     

    LIC AAO Recruitment in 2017?

    For the past few days, many websites are reporting about an upcoming LIC recruitment for 650 AAO posts.They also mention that the registrations shall begin in the 1st week of December 2016.

     

    According to Indian Express website - out of 650 openings, the selections are to be held for generalist cadre with the below category-wise vacancies:

     

    All other websites started posting about the recruitment based on this article in indianexpress.com, which pushed individuals to start searching for the real notice.

     

    *December 5 Update*: The LIC AAO recruitment news article posted on Indianexpress website (see screenshot below) is removed & not accesible for viewing.

     

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    But, there is NO OFFICIAL NOTIFICATION about AAO recruitment on LIC website till we published this article on November 30th.

     

    LIC Recruitment 2017: Is it True?

    Previously, LIC had conducted AAO recruitment in December 2015 to fill 700 vacancies. The online written exams were held during the month of March & final results were declared only in September 2016.

     

    Candidates selected through LIC AAO recruitment 2016 are undergoing training at various centres from October 2016.

     

    While the previous batch is still under training phase, will LIC come up with another round of selections so fast? is a question in the minds of some candidates.Hence they are terming the LIC AAO recruitment 2017 news as false/ fake & rumour.

     

    Even LIC employees we spoke to are not confirming about such a recruitment.Moreover, the govt`s employment news website that displays upcoming recruitments or the official LIC website does not carry any notice about AAO recruitment.

     

    Be Patient & Wait: Recruitments in public sector companies come dont follow a proper timeline & come out suddenly.

     

    So with no proper information available about LIC AAO recruitment 2017, we suggest all candidates to stay patient & wait for official announcement on LIC`s webpage.

     

    If any notification is uploaded in the coming days, we shall inform about it here on BankExamsIndia.com


    IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016: Exam Review & Expected Cutoffs [Full Analysis]


    ibps clerk prelims exam 2015 reviewThe IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 Exam is being conducted for the recruitment of clerk jobs in 20 public sector banks of India.As part of the selection process, a two stage examination process involving preliminary & main exams are held.Based on candidates feedback, here is the detailed clerk prelims exam review & excepted cutoff scores.

     

    The IBPS Clerk 2016 recruitment was notified in the month of August to fill 19243 vacancies in indian govt banks.

     

    Approximately 8 – 10 lakh candidates are expected to appear for the online test during the these days.Therefore the preliminary exams were scheduled on multiple dates – November 26, 27 & December 3, 4, 2016.

     

    IBPS Clerk Review: Easy but Time Consuming

    The clerical prelims exam pattern had 100 questions under 3 sections – English Language, Numerical Ability & Reasoning Ability.

     

    ibps-clerk-prelims-exam-pattern-review

     

    Candidates must 100 questions in 60 minutes for a total of 100 marks.Each correct answer carries 1 mark & for each wrong option, 0.25 will be reduced as negative mark.

     

    The pattern of IBPS clerk preliminary test is framed in such a way that it tests your ability to answer a question with maximum accuracy in minimum time.

    A vast majority of participants who took their exams on November 26 & 27 are terming the tests as easy.Now lets us see how they performed in each section.

    Now lets look at the review of the complete paper.

     

    English Language: There were 30 questions in this section. Difficulty Level: Easy

    Questions were from the following topics:

    • Reading Comprehension
    • Cloze Test
    • Sentence formation
    • Spotting errors
    • Synonyms/ Antonyms

    Some people felt the error spotting questions & sentence formation were confusing to understand.The comprehension passages which usually consume time was infact quite easy.

     

    Safe number of attempts: 12 to 20

     

    Reasoning Ability: Questions: 35 | Difficulty Level: Moderate

     

    This section is often regarded as tough but this being clerical exam, questions were not very tricky as expected.See the topics from which questions were asked:

    • Inequality
    • Coding & Decoding
    • Arrangement (Sitting/ Linear/ Row)
    • Series (Number/ Alphabetical)
    • Puzzles
    • Direction Sense

    We were told that reasoning part was easy too & all those who have prepared well could complete it in 15 – 20 minutes.

     

    Safe no of attempts: 15 to 23

     

    Numerical Ability: Questions: 35 | Level of difficulty: Easy

     

    Candidates who are good at numbers & remember the shortcuts, formula, concept etc., will find it easy to complete this section.Questions were from:

    • Simplification
    • Number series
    • Data Interpretation
    • Simple/ Compound Interest
    • Profit & Loss
    • Time/ Work, Boats/ Streams
    • Averages
    • Partnership
    • Age related problem

    Safe no of attempts: 16 – 22

     

    With December 3rd & 4th exams pending, there is a chance for IBPS to change the question pattern slightly OR increase the difficulty level to maintain competitiveness.

     

    IBPS Clerk Expected Cutoffs

    What will be the cutoffs of IBPS clerk prelims 2016 exam could be the next big thought in all your minds now.

     

    The cutoffs would be fixed state-wise since the clerk vacancies differ for each state.So depending on the number of jobs allotted for a particular state, the qualifying marks will change.

     

    Total Cutoffs: Going by that logic, the ibps clerk prelims 2016 expected cutoffs could be in the range of 42 – 50 for general category & for other categories (OBC/SC/ST) it could be slightly lower than this figure.

     

    Few prominent states such as Gujarat, Tamilnadu etc., may have cutoffs ranging between 31 – 38 because Total vacancies in a particular state, Number of applicants from that state & their performance will determine the pass marks.

     

    Sectional Cutoffs: Candidates must pass in each section by scoring the individual cutoff scores fixed by IBPS.Based on your feedback, we feel the sectional cutoffs might be:

    • English: 7 – 9
    • Reasoning: 8 - 12
    • Numerical Ability: 5 – 8

    Can I Start Preparing for Mains?

    You should starting for IBPS Clerk mains if you are confident of clearing the prelims.

     

    The IBPS Clerk Main Exam is on December 31, 2016 & January 1, 2017 for which qualifiers of the preliminary test will get shortlisted.

     

    We know how tough was IBPS PO main exam & the same might happen with IBPS clerk mains too.Therefore, its always better to start early.

     

    Make use of these practice books for 2016 IBPS clerk main exam:

     

    * IBPS Clerk Online Mock Tests (10 sets) for Rs.649 – Click here to buy online

     

    * IBPS Clerk Mains 50 Practice Sets for Rs.320 – Click here to buy online

     

    How was your performance.Mention your attempts in the comments to discuss.


    IDBI Bank Assistant Manager Recruitment 2017 | 1000 Posts


    idbi-bank-logo,idbi bank assistant managers recruitment 2015,idbi bank recruitment 2015 notification,idbi bank recruitment 2015,IDBI Bank Manipal School of Banking PO RecruitmentThe IDBI Bank (Industrial Development Bank of India) recruitment notification of Probationary Officers in the cadre of Assistant Manager has been announced for 2016 - 2017 batch. IDBI Bank with headquarters in Mumbai is one of the largest public sector banks in India that mainly caters to corporate & SME concerns.

     

    This recruitment is for admission into IDBI Manipal School of Banking which was formed as a result of the tie-up between IDBI Bank & Manipal Global Education Services Private Limited (MGES)

     

    As part of it, selected candidates shall be enrolled for the 1 year Post Graduate Diploma in Banking & Finance course.

     

    On successful completion, they will be awarded PGDBF degree from Manipal University & appointed as Assistant Manager in IDBI Bank

     

    Position:

    Assistant Manager (grade A) – 1000 posts [Gen – 469, OBC – 285, SC – 138, ST - 108]

     

    When to apply?

    Online registration of applications from November 25 to December 9, 2016

    Online Test shall be held on February 3, 2017

     

    Eligibility:

    Those looking to apply for this IDBI bank PO recruitment must fulfil the following conditions, as on October 1, 2016

    • Must have 60% in degree (55% for SC/ST/PWD), as on Oct 1, 2016
    • Agelimit: 20 – 28 yrs (+3yrs for OBC, +5yrs for sc/st, +10yrs for PWD)
    • Must be proficient in computer operations

    Those in final year/ semester are also eligible to apply provided they submit at the time of Interview, a proof of having passed the degree exam on or before December 9, 2016

     

    Books:

    There will be an online written test for 200 marks.It shall contain questions from Reasoning, English, Quantitative aptitude & General awareness.

    To prepare for these tests, you can make use of the below reference material.

    * IDBI Bank Asst.Manager Exam Guide – Rs.250 – Buy online (latest edition)

     

    About the Course

    The fees for this programme is Rs.3,50,000 that can be availed by candidates as education loan from IDBI bank itself.

     

    Since you would be an employee of the bank after training, EMIs for the loan amount shall be recovered from your monthly salary.

    During the training period, you would be paid Rs.2500 for the first 9 months & Rs.10000 for last 3 months as stipend.

    Agreement: At the time of joining, all selected candidates will have to execute a 3 year service bond.

     

    Incase you leave the bank within 3 years, Rs.2 lakh + outstanding loan dues must be paid to the organization.

     

    Registration & Fees

    The application fee is Rs.700 (Gen/OBC) & Rs.150 (SC/ST/PWD) has to be paid only through Internet before December 9th

    • Visit www.idbi.com & open the online application link placed under ‘careers’ link
    • Fill in the required details such as personal, educational etc., carefully
    • Complete the online payment using Debit/ Credit card or Net banking facility  & take a print of the e-receipt.
    • After submitting the application, you will see the registration no. & password on the screen that you need to note.These details would also be sent via email & SMS

    Applicants can download their call letters for the examination from the bank`s website after January 3rd week.

     

    Read the notice:

    Aspirants who wish to apply for IDBI Bank PO/ Assistant Manager recruitment 2017 can download the notification from their website here (pdf)

     

    The online application is available here


    IBPS Clerk Prelims Cutoffs: Statewise & Categorywise List [Previous Year]


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    The IBPS clerk 2016 recruitment exam was announced recently for clerical jobs in public sector banks.To qualify & get selected for these vacancies, it is required to score the prelims & mains cutoff scores fixed by IBPS.Since a large number of candidates are asking about the previous year cutoffs, here are the IBPS clerk prelims cutoffs 2015.

     

    The notification for IBPS Clerk 2016 (VI) recruitment was published in August 2016 had mentioned approx 19000 clerk vacancies in govt banks.

     

    The preliminary exam will be held on November 26, 27 & December 3 & 4.Candidates who pass successfully in prelims are shortlisted for mains.

     

    IBPS Clerk Prelims Cutoffs 2015

    We know many of you are searching for previous year`s IBPS clerk cutoffs.So here is the compilation of state-wise cutoff scores categorized under each category & section.

     

    About the Cutoffs: The clerical prelims exam paper consists of 100 questions in 3 sections – English, Numerical ability & Reasoning.Each correct answer carries 1 mark (0.25 negative mark).

     

     

    Note:These scores are purely based on data shared by candidates after the results were released.

     

    IBPS Clerk Cutoff Calculation

    With so many numbers in the above image, you may have this question – “How many cutoffs should I cross to qualify in IBPS clerk exams?”

     

    IBPS has applied cutoffs at two levels

    1. on each section
    2. on Total weighted score (TWS)

    So you need to qualify in each of the three tests inaddition to the total score by securing cut-off marks.

     

    Therefore in IBPS clerk prelims 2016 exam too, you need to secure minimum qualifying marks at both these levels to proceed for mains.

     

    Have you started preparing already? Checkout the best IBPS clerk books below Rs.300 & IBPS clerk online course with video lessons for Rs.999

     

     


    NMRC Recruitment 2016 – 745 Jobs in Noida Metro Rail Corporation


    Infrastructure development is one of the top priority for the Indian government which is seen through various road & rail projects happening throughout our nation.The recently formed Noida Metro Rail Corporation (NMRC) intends to introduce train services  between Noida and Greater Noida for which the NMRC recruitment 2016-17 is announced.

     

    Noida Metro Rail Corporation Ltd is keen to start its metro rail services in 2017.It is the reason for them to look for candidates to fill various Non-Executive posts in NMRC.

     

    Dates to Note

    Online registration of applications from November 5 to December 15, 2016

    Written exam dates – will be announced later | Test Location: Delhi & NCR only

     

    NMRC Jobs & Vacancies

    As part of NMRC recruitment 2016, a total of 745 vacancies are created under non-executive cadre, which is administrative in nature.They are:

     

    Station Controller/ Train Operator (SC/TO) – 194 posts

    Customer Relations Assistant (CRA) - 65

    Junior Engineer/ Electrical - 59

    Jr.Engineer/ Electronics - 63

    Jr.Engineer/ Mechanical - 18

    Jr.Engineer/ Civil - 20

    Account Assistant – 08

    Stenographer - 01

    Maintainer – 311

     

    These vacancies are not state-wise & candidates could be posted in Delhi or any other metro city depending on requirement.

     

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    Who Are Eligible?

    Inorder to apply for NMRC recruitment 2016, you will need to fulfil certain eligibility conditions listed below.

     

    Age Limit: 18 to 28 years as on July 1, 2016 (+3 yrs for OBC & + 5yrs for SC/ST)

     

    Educational qualification: It differs for each post.Read the details carefully & refer the notification to confirm if you posses the required qualification

     

    Station Controller/ Train Operator (SC/ TO):

    3 yrs Diploma in Electrical/ Electronic engineering or equivalent OR

    BSc Hons OR BSc in (Physics/ Chemistry/ Maths) from a govt. recognized university/ institute.

     

    Customer Relations Assistant (CRA):

    Must have completed any degree (3 or 4 years) in any discipline AND Certificate in computer application course (minimum 6 weeks duration)

     

    Junior Engineer (Electrical / Electronics / Mechanical / Civil):

    3 yrs Diploma in Electrical/ Electronics/ Mechanical/ Civil engineering or equivalent

     

    Account Assistant: B.Com degree from a govt. recognized university/ institute

     

    Maintainer: Should have completed ITI (NCVT/ SCVT) in Electrician, Fitter, Electronic Mechanic, Refrigeration & AC Mechanic.

     

    Candidates who are currently in final semester are also eligible for this NMRC recruitment 2016 BUT must produce proof of passing the necessary diploma/ degree on group discussion/ interview date.

     

    Selection Process

    The noida metro rail corporation follows a selection process that includes Written Test,  Group discussion, Psycho Test (qualifying) & Personal Interview.

     

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    Written Test: For all positions, a written test is compulsory that should be taken up by all applicants at centres located in Delhi & NCR only.

     

    So here is the pattern for the written exam, which may be online or offline.

     

    Paper I: 120 multiple choice, objective type questions.Duration: 1.5 hours

    • General awareness
    • Logical Ability
    • Quantitative Aptitude
    • Knowledge of your discipline/ trade

    Each wrong answer will fetch you negative mark of 0.33 marks

     

    Paper II (not required for maintainer): Objective type questions to test your general english language skills.

     

    60 questions | 45 minutes | 0.33 negative mark |

    Paper I & II will happen on the same day & candidates need to qualify in each paper separately.

    Based on the total marks, a merit list is prepared & those ranking at the top will then be shortlisted for GD/ Personal interview/ Medical test etc.,

     

    NMRC Exam Books

    There are different books available for each post that are prepared as per latest syllabus.Check the titles below & buy the ones that you need:

     

    1) DMRC Station Controller & Train Operator Exam Guide – Click here to buy for Rs.400

     

    2) DMRC Customer Relations Assistant Exam Guide - Click here to buy for Rs.300

     

    3) DMRC ITI Maintainer Exam Guide – Click here to buy for Rs.400

     

    4) DMRC Jr Engineer (Electronics) Exam Guide – Click here to buy for Rs.480

     

    5) DMRC Jr Engineer (Civil) Exam Guide – Click here to buy for Rs.380

     

    6) DMRC Jr Engineer (Electrical) Exam Guide – Click here to buy for Rs.380

     

    Registration Steps

    Candidates need to visit delhimetrorail.com before December 15, visit the careers page & click on the recruitment notification “NMRC/OM/HR/I/2016” to open the online application page.

     

    After submitting your application, the fee of Rs.400 & Rs.150 (SC/ST) must be paid at any branch of State Bank of India – after 24 hours of generating the challan online.

     

    You can download the registration acknowledgement after 2 working days of completing the payment.

     

    Refer Notice

    All those who are interested to apply for NMRC recruitment 2016-17 can download the notification from their official website here (pdf),

     

    The online application link – Click here


    IBPS PO Mains 2016: Exam Review & Expected Cutoffs [Easy or Tough]


    IBPS PO Main exam 2015 review,How was IBPS PO Mains 2015,IBPS POP Main Exam 2015The most expected IBPS PO Main Exam 2016 is over, which is part of the recruitment of officers in public sector banks.A preliminary exam was conducted earlier & only those who qualified in it were eligible to appear for this written test held on November 20.Many of those who have taken part in this exam have termed it as tough & difficult.Read on to know more about the IBPS PO main exam review in detail.

     

    For the first time, aspirants appeared for PO main exam that had time limits on each section, that was recently introduced by IBPS (prelims results were out in Oct)

     

    Everyone were of the view that the difficulty level of IBPS PO mains would be similar to SBI PO mains, which was true to some extent.

     

    IBPS PO Mains Review: Reasoning & Quants were Tough

    The online test consisted of 5 sections with 200 questions in total.Since each section had time limits, candidates were under a sense of pressure throughout the exam duration.

    General awareness was the only section that was quickly answerable whereas 90% of the questions in IBPS PO mains ranged between moderate to difficult.

    Computer knowledge paper was difficult for some shifts, we were told.This again, was unexpected wh chidisappointed many candidates as it is a easy scoring section normally.

     

    ibps po main exam reviewFrustration Starts: Reasoning & Quantitative aptitude could have never been tougher than this - is the general opinion of all candidates.

     

    The kind of pattern may not have even been thought about in dreams.

     

    IBPS has now set a new benchmark for mains exam by omitting some common topics.It looks they purposefully set such a high level paper every year due to less vacancies & increasing competition for bank jobs.

     

    Candidates had to spend more time on questions they were not good at, which itself created a feeling of failure.

    Puzzles, Input/Output, Arguments, Direction questions were like waging a war due to its toughness.

    A majority of them were able to attend only 8 – 15 questions in each of these two sections which had a total of 100.This itself speaks about the difficulty level.

     

    Low Cutoffs Possible But…

    Having looked at the performance, there is a talk about the possibility of low cutoffs because the exam was considered to be tough.

    • But not all the sections were difficult.
    • Most candidates have performed really well in GK & Computers.
    • Some have managed to attempt nearly 22 – 30 questions in reasoning & aptitude with 100% accuracy.

    So the individual cutoff for reasoning & aptitude may go low whereas the total cutoff score need not be necessarily lower.

     

    Calculating Cutoff Scores: IBPS uses normalization method to convert your actual marks into scores and nobody knows that formula.

     

    But the difficulty level will taken into consideration along with the no. of vacancies this year while declaring the qualifying scores.If they also choose accuracy as a factor to determine the total cutoff, low scores may not be possible.

     

    Here is the IBPS PO Mains 2016 expected cutoffs:;

    Reasoning: 7 - 9

    English : 8 - 10

    Quantitative Aptitude: 9 - 11

    General Awareness: 12 - 15

    Computer Knowledge: 9 - 12

     

    Cutoffs on total scores: Based on the level of questions & candidates feedback, we expect the total cutoffs might be in the following ranges.

     

    General: 65 - 70

    OBC: 62 - 67

    SC: 41 - 46

    ST: 38 - 45

     

    As per estimates, atleast 1.8 lakh candidates may have appeared for main exam among which IBPS needs to shortlist only 26,000 – 30,000 candidates for interviews (ratio of 1:3).

     

    Hence the candidates who have performed well with good no. of attempts can easily get in.

     

    How did you perform IBPS PO Main Exam? Post your attempts, category & thoughts about the results in the form below.


    SBI Specialist Officers Recruitment: Exams Postponed to January 2017


    SBI Specialist Officers Exam PostponedDid you apply for SBI Specialist Officers Recruitment 2016 announced recently? Then you get more time to prepare as the online written examination to be held on November 25 is cancelled.It is now postponed to January 2017, for which an official notice has also been published by State Bank of India.

     

    The SBI Specialist Officers recruitment 2016 was notified to fill 411 vacancies in various departments & grades across state bank of India.It includes Systems manager, Software developers, Testers, Infrastructure Engineers etc.,

     

    SBI SO 2016: New Exam Dates

    Although there are over 400 vacancies, SBI plans to hold a written exam only for System Officer, Developers, Test Lead ,Tester & Statistician on January 22, 2017.

    For other posts, candidates would be shortlisted directly for interviews based on their qualification & experience.

     

    If you had applied for Assistant Manager (systems), Developer, Test Lead ,Tester & Statistician – here is the circular on exams getting postponed.

     

    SBI Specialist Officers Exam Dates

     

    Exam Hall Ticket/ Admit Cards: It also states, that the call letter for online exam will be available on the bank`s website from January 12, 2017 onwards.

     

    By entering your registration number/ date of birth – eligible candidates can download & take a print of the call letter.

     

    The official notice about this postponement is available on SBI website, that can be download from their webpage here (pdf)

     

    SBI Specialist Officer Exam New Pattern

    While State Bank of India shall specify the test centre, date, time etc., on the call letter, here is the new exam pattern.

     

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    Except Professional Knowledge, all other sections are of qualifying in nature.

     

    Candidates have to score minimum qualifying marks in all papers but the final merit list shall be prepared based on marks secured in professional knowledge alone.

     

    Checkout the study materials for SBI specialist officers recruitment:

     

    * SBI Assistant Manager Exam Guide (Complete Book) – Click to buy for Rs.450

    * SBI Specialists (Systems) Online Mocks – Click here to buy for Rs.599

     

    The last to register for these jobs are over.So if you find yourself eligible now, you cannot submit online applications.