Bank PO : Probationary Officer Job Profile, Salary, Career Growth



The full type of Bank PO is Bank Probationary Officer. Bank PO is an administrative level post offered in different Public Sector Banks in the nation. It is passage level administrative bank work. A Probationary Officer holds the assignment of an Assistant Manager in any Public Sector Bank. Being a lucrative profession alternative and a salaried activity, lakhs of understudies challenge for Bank PO exam with a specific end goal to join this esteemed position through IBPS PO or SBI PO.

Numerous other govt. furthermore, private banks now likewise direct their different enrollment drive for the post of PO through Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance Program. Through PGDBF the competitors are selected for a 9 months thorough educational modules of PG Diploma program following by 3 months of at work preparing after which they are delegated as Assistant Manager in the Bank.

On the off chance that your point is to wind up plainly a Probationary Officer and to begin your vocation with a splendid open door in Banking Sector you should watch out and get ready for these a portion of the main enrollment methodology:



RBI Officer Grade-B

IBPS Regional Rural Bank PO

Bank of Baroda PO

Bank of Maharashtra PO

Dena Bank PO

Indian Bank PO

Syndicate Bank

India Post Payments Bank PO


At the point when a hopeful is chosen for the post of Probationary Officer (PO) in a bank, he/she is offered the post of Assistant Manager (AM) or Deputy Manager (DM) after the probation time of a PO is finished. The probation time frame proceeds for a long time after which the assignment of AM or DM is offered to the PO.


The essential pay of a Bank PO is Rs. 23,700/ – Apart from that, a great deal of stipends, for example, DA, Transport Allowance, HRA, CCA and so on. The Gross Salary in this manner adds up to Rs. 38,703/ – for a trial officer. Among all banks SBI and IPPB are where a Bank PO is qualified for max compensation in correlation with different banks. IPPB has directed its enlistment without precedent for 2016-17 and it offers a compensation size of 23,700 – 42,020 Rs. The officers are additionally qualified for other terminal advantages according to the approach characterized by the banks.


IBPS and SBI are two noteworthy bodies that direct PO exams consistently. The enrollment procedure for both these exams is very comparable. The enlistment procedure occurs in 3 stages: Preliminary Test, Mains Exam and the Interview Process. The preparatory test is an online target test and mains test has two sections an online target test and an online spellbinding written work test. An essential cut-off is chosen for each period of the exam to screen out the competitors. A hopeful is required to qualify every one of these stages.

Both the target tests have isolate cut off for every individual area and an entire cut off for the examination and an applicant is required to meet these shorts to pass on to next period of enlistment. The imprints got in Preliminary exam has no part in the legitimacy list, just the characteristics of Phase-II of Mains exam and imprints got in the meeting procedure and represented while the making of the legitimacy list. The Descriptive test in the majority of the Bank PO enlistment is qualifying in nature. Aside from the legitimacy records banks additionally discharge a hold rundown of hopefuls who were left with point clear edge. Competitors are chosen from save rundown to top off further empty posts as chose by the bank. Subsequent to overcoming every one of the stages the competitor experiences record check process and medicinal test, as these are the last methodology of Bank PO enrollment.

A qualified hopeful in the wake of qualifying every one of the phases of Recruitment Process is in this way selected to the post of Probationary Officer in a Public Sector Bank.


Consistently, Institute of Banking Personnel Selection or IBPS composes PO exam to choose contender for the post of trial officer in different open part banks the nation over. Aside from IBPS other open and private division banks aslo lead enrollment drive for the post of Probationary Officers. IBPS PO is a standout amongst the most looked for after examination in the nation. The warning for the same is discharged 2-3 months preceding the initiation of exam. The exam happens in three stages: Preliminary Test, Mains Exam and the Interview Process. IBPS has discharged its timetable for the year 2017. As per IBPS Tentative Calendar of Online CWE for RRBs and PSBs the Prelims and Mains exam for IBPS PO will probably occur in October’17 and November’17 individually. Furthermore, the CWE – Prelims and Mains exam for IBPS RRB PO will likely occur in September and November separately.

State Bank of India sorts out SBI PO independently to choose possibility for the post of trial officer in its different branches spread the country over. SBI has led enrollment for SBI PO 2017-18 in April-May’17. The choice procedure is same as that of IBPS PO. The notice for SBI PO was discharged in the long stretch of March. Applicants who will clear all the three rounds: Preliminary round, Mains round and the Interview Process will at long last chose for the post of PO in one of the different branches of SBI.