About Probationary Officer

The job of a bank probationary officer (PO) is considered as a lucrative career option and a white collar job. Every year laces of aspirants contest for PO exams. The job offers a high career growth and prospects for a bright future in banking. Many candidates want to know about the responsibilities of a bank PO, what kind of job they do once they are recruited in banks.

You should know that a bank probationary officer post is the entry level position at which a bank officer starts work after posting. Typically, a bank PO undergoes a 2 year probation period or training and then gets the post of Assistant Manager on joining a branch. Normal prospect of this job is general banking and bank administration; however, bank POs are expected to possess excellent communication skills and the ability to resolve conflicts in a cool and calm manner.

Examination Pattern PRE – MAINS

The Objective Test of 2 hour duration consists of 4 Sections with 50 marks each (Total 200 marks) as follows:


Noun, Pronoun, Adjective, Adverb, Tenses, Prepositions, Conjunctions, Modals, Conditional, Active and Passive Voice, Narration, Articles, Sentence Arrangement, Reading Comprehension, Fill in the blanks, Cloze-Test, Common Errors, Sentence Improvement, One world substitution, Spelling Test, Synonyms, Antonyms, Idioms And pharses, Pharsel Verbs

  • Current Affairs,
  • Banking,
  • Computer,
  • Marketing,
  • Economics,
  • LCM/HCF,,
  • Number System,
  • Bodmas,
  • Simplification,
  • Number Series,
  • DI,
  • Mensuration : Elementary,
  • Percentage,
  • Profit & Loss,
  • Average,
  • Ratio & Proportion,
  • Partnership,
  • Age Problems,
  • Mixture/Alligation,
  • Simple Interest,
  • Compound Interest,
  • Time & Work,
  • Unitary Method,
  • Pipe & Cistern,
  • Time & Distance,
  • Trains,
  • Boats & Streams, Data Sufficiency, DI: Tabulation, DI: Bar graph, DI: Line Graph, DI: Pie chart, DI: Mixed Puzzels, Quadratic Equations, Permutation & Combination, Probability
  • Alphabet,
  • Analogy,
  • Classification,
  • Series,
  • Coding–Decoding,
  • Direction Test,
  • Date & Time,
  • Puzzles,
  • Seating Arrangement,
  • Ranking Test,
  • Positioning,
  • Blood Relationship,
  • Number : Sets,
  • Mathematical Reasoning,
  • Word Formation, Syllogism, Equality-Inequality, Input-Output, Decesion Making, Data Sufficiency, Mixed Series, Assumptions, Conclusions, Arguments, Course Of action, Inference, Cause & Effect, Advanced LR, Non Verbal Series, Analogy Classification, Number-Sets