ICICI Bank PO Recruitment is being conducted every year with new batches starting regularly in ICICI Manipal Academy (Manipal University) as its a training cum selection programme.All selected candidates will have to undergo 1 year PGDBF course (PG diploma in banking & finance) after which they would be appointed as Assistant Managers in ICICI Bank.
The online registrations for batches in 2016 are closed & candidates are receiving emails asking them to book a convenient test slot.
Let us first, see the selection process of ICICI Bank PO recruitment programme.It is similar to any other banking exams.
- Online Aptitude Test
- Online Psychometric Assessment
- Group Discussion
- Personal Interview
While aptitude & psychometric tests will be conducted on the same day, GD & interviews shall be held on a different date only for those who qualify in the online tests.
ICICI Bank PO Exam Pattern
The exam pattern & sections are not disclosed openly by the bank.So we got in touch with few candidates who had appeared for these tests previously.
Based on the experiences they shared, here is what you can expect in ICICI Bank PO exam.
- Duration of online test – approx. 1 hour
- Total no. of questions: 70-80
You will have objective type of questions categorized under the following sections:
- Socio profile questionnaire (psychometric tests)
The tests are generally easy & wont have a difficulty level of IBPS PO.You will be asked only basic questions only.
Syllabus to Prepare
We cannot call this the ICICI bank PO exam syllabus but for the ease of preparing & based on earlier encounters, here are some topics to cover.
English: Reading comprehension based on passages, Sentence completion, Usage of words, Fill in the blanks etc.,
Reasoning: It would be similar to IBPS bank exams containing simple problems in verbal & non-verbal reasoning.You may expect questions from analogy chapter too.
Aptitude: This section has basic arithmetic questions involving Percentage, Ages, Profit loss, Simple/ Compound Interest, Averages, Number system etc.,Few questions related to diagrammatic representations would also be asked.
Psychometric Test: This is to test to check how you react to certain situations.
There will be few questions in this section for which you have to choose the right option on what you will do in that circumstance.
Q: You have to submit your assignment by today.But its raining.What u will do?
a) Go with friends without completing b) Complete work & then go home c)Take permission from the teacher & submit it the next day.
There could be around 20-25 such questions in this socio profile questionnaire to study your personality & behavior.
It seems the test will have no negative marks for wrong answers.So you can attend all questions without any tension or pressure. Click here to download a sample question paper available on their website.
Results: Since the batches are to start in the month of May & August, you can expect the PO exam results by March 2016.
Those who are shortlisted in aptitude test will then be invited to participate in Group discussion & Personal Interviews.
If you are looking to apply for these jobs in ICICI Bank, remember the last date to register is closed.But checkout the ICICI Bank PO recruitment notification so you may apply for their future batches