The Banking Industry is recruiting in a big way. In the next few years, banks will have to recruit lakhs of candidates. The time taken by a bank to complete the recruitment process has come-down with the introduction of the first of its kind “Common Written Examination (CWE)” in 2011. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts a series of CWE's for selection of personnel for the posts of Clerks in 20 Public Sector Banks and 82 Regional Rural Banks (RRB's)
Promotion prospects are quite high in banking sector as banks generally prefer to promote employees, rather than hire new workers for jobs that require experience. As a Bank Clerk, you could move to a cashier or supervisor role. A good knowledge of data processing and computers will provide you with the best opportunities for promotion, as well as a demonstration of your skills. In addition, at a clerical level you could often move up to positions of greater responsibility or move into a more specialized field.