Upcoming Bank Exams 2021-22: Bank Exam Dates, Eligibility, Calendar

Upcoming Bank Exams 2021-22: Bank examinations are scheduled across India for the recruitment of candidates in numerous posts in the banking sector which includes Nationalized Banks, Private Banks, and Specialized Banks. Freshers are eager to write bank exams so that they become eligible for various, job vacancies in public sector banks so things have undergone a change now. Until the rise of IT & software companies bank jobs in India are one of the most sought after career options for a long time. Hence we are publishing the list of upcoming bank exams & bank jobs along with other govt. exams. Public sector banks have already started new branches in rural & semi-urban areas. With increasing no. of retirements in the senior cadre, govt. banks are made to recruit new people every year also they are facing competition from private banks. Let’s check the bank exam calendar for 2021-22

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Upcoming Bank Exams 2021-22

Exam Name Application Dates Exam Dates (Tentative)
SBI Clerk 2021 Registration Starts: April 2021 Preliminary Exam: June 2021
Last Date: May 2021 Main Exam: August 2021
SBI PO 2021 Registration Starts: April 2021 Preliminary Exam: June 2021
Last Date: May 2021 Main Exam: August 2021
SBI SO 2021 Registration Starts: October 2021 Examination: January 2022
Last Date: November 2021
IBPS Clerk 2021

Registration Starts: August 2021 Preliminary Exam: December 2021
Last Date: September 2021 Main Exam: February 2022
IBPS SO 2021
Registration Starts: November 2020 Preliminary Exam: January 2021
Last Date: December 2020 Main Exam: February 2021
IBPS PO 2021

Registration Starts: August 2021 Preliminary Exam: October 2021
Last Date: September 2021 Main Exam: December 2021

Registration Starts: July 2021 Preliminary Exam: September 2021
Last Date: August 2021 Main Exam:
RBI Assistant 2021

Registration Starts: December 2020 Preliminary Exam: February 2021
Last Date: January 2021 Main Exam: March 2021

Types of Banks

  • Foreign/Private Banks– Management institutes such as Xavier Labour Relation Institute, University of Delhi, IIMs, and the University of Bombay make the selection. Candidates will go through orientation program for 3 weeks before 6 months to 1 year, they appoint as Assistant Manager.
  • Nationalized Commercial Banks– Advertising for these banks is done through banking services recruitment boards (BSRB).
  • Reserve Bank of India– for the post of Grade I examinations are conducted across India. RBI examination includes General Mental Ability Paper and English Proficiency Paper.
  • State Bank and Other Nationalized Banks– Written test and PI for PO recruitment is conducted by the Central Recruitment Board.

Eligibility- Qualification & Age

Exam Qualification Age Required
SBI Clerk Graduation 20-28 Years
SBI SO Graduation 21-30 Years varies according to Post
SBI PO Graduation 21-30 Years
IBPS Clerk Graduation 20-28 Years
IBPS SO Graduation 21-30 Years
IBPS PO Graduation 21-30 Years
IBPS RRB Graduation
RBI Grade B Graduation with 60% 21-30 years
Bank of India SO Post Graduation Credit Officer – 21 to 30 years
Manager Scale ii – 23 to 35 years
Dena Bank PGDBF Graduation with 60% 20-29
Oriental Bank SO Varies Varies
BOB Manipal Graduation with 55% 20-28
Lakshmi Vilas Bank PO Graduation with 60% 20-30
NICL Administrative Officers Graduation with 60% 21 to 30 years
SBI Wealth Mgt Varies varies
South Indian Bank SO(IT) and Manager Varies 28 years
EXIM Bank Varies varies
Canara Bank SO Varies varies
LIC HFL Assistants Graduate in any discipline 21-35 years
AXIS Young Bankers Graduate with 55% 21-25 years
GIC Scale-I Officers Varies Varies
NIACL Assistants Graduate in any discipline 18-30 years
Syndicate SO Varies Varies
RBI Manager Graduation with 60% + 3 years Experience 21-35 years
Federal Bank PO Graduation with 60% + Experience Max 28 years
Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Graduation varies
SVC Co-Operative Bank Clerical Graduation Varies
Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Clerk Graduation with 55% 24 years
IDBI SO Varies Varies
South Indian PO and Clerks Graduation Max – 25 years )
NABARD SO varies varies
ICICI PO Graduation Max – 25 years
Syndicate Bank PGDBF PO Graduation 20-28 years
Indian Bank PGDBF Manipal PO Graduation 20-28 years
Indian Bank PO Graduation With 60% 20-28 years
Currency Note Press Nashik Graduation 18-28 years
Bandhan Bank Assistant Manager Graduation 21-25 years
Karnataka Bank Clerk Graduation with 50% 18-26 years
IDBI PO Graduation With 60% 20-28 years
BOB Specialist Officers Graduation With 60% varies
IDBI Banks Executive Graduation With 60% varies
Bank of Baroda Specialist Officer varies varies
RBI Assistant Graduation with 50% from a recognized university varies
Karur Vysya Bank Clerical Graduation 19-26 Years

UPSC Exam Calendar 2021Released

Important Point for Bank Exams in India

  • The banking sector in India consists of commercial banks as well as co-operative banks. Every bank has different eligibility criteria for different posts.
  • In general, the candidates applying for bank exams are needed to be a graduate from any discipline for entry point officer cadre posts in many commercial banks.
  • Recent trends have shown that private banks invite applications from 1st class graduate candidates for officer trainee positions, whereas public sector banks invite the 1st class to apply for PO.
  • Clerical cadre recruitment may appoint those applicants who have cleared higher secondary OR graduation and very rarely takes place in private banks and public sector banks.
  • Foreign OR Private Banks- Officers or other candidates will be taken from parent organization on a merit basis.
  • Nationalized Commercial Banks- The age limit for PO is a maximum of 28 years and must be a graduate.
  • RBI- For the recruitment of Reserve Bank Officers (Grade A/B) examination will be held by RBI Services Board, Mumbai. The age limit is from 21 years to 26 years and must be a graduate/post-graduate/CA/MBA.
  • State Bank and Other Nationalized Banks- The age limit for PO is a maximum of 28 years and must be a graduate.

List of Public Sector Banks in India

S.NO Bank Name Head Office Slogan
1 Allahabad Bank Kolkata A tradition of trust
2 Andhra Bank Hyderabad Much more to do. With YOU in focus
3 Bank of Baroda Vadodara India’s International Bank
4 Bank of India Mumbai Relationships beyond Banking
5 Bank of Maharashtra Pune One Family One Bank
6 Canara Bank Bangalore It’s easy to change for those who you love, Together We Can
7 Central Bank of India Mumbai Build A Better Life Around Us, Central to you since 1911
8 Corporation Bank Mangalore Prosperity for all
9 Dena Bank Mumbai Trusted Family Bank
10 Indian Bank Chennai Taking Banking Technology to Common Man, Your Tech-friendly bank
11 Indian Overseas Bank Chennai Good people to grow with
12 Oriental Bank of Commerce New Delhi Where every individual is committed
13 Punjab National Bank New Delhi The Name you can Bank Upon
14 Punjab & Sind Bank New Delhi Where series is a way of life
15 Syndicate Bank Manipal Your Faithful And Friendly Financial Partner
16 Union Bank of India Mumbai Good people to bank with
17 United Bank of India Kolkata The Bank that begins with “U”
18 UCO Bank Kolkata Honors Your Trust
19 Vijaya Bank Bangalore A friend You can Bank Upon
20 IDBI Bank Ltd Mumbai Banking for all; “ Aao Schein Bada”
21 Bharatiya Mahila Bank New Delhi Empowering Women, Empowering India
State Bank Group
1 State Bank of India Mumbai The Nation banks on us; Pure Banking Nothing Else; With you all the way
2 State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur Rajasthan
3 State Bank of Patiala Punjab Blending Modernity with Tradition
4 State Bank of Hyderabad Hyderabad You can always bank on us
5 State Bank of Mysore Bangalore Working for a better tomorrow
6 State Bank of Travancore Thiruvananthapuram A Long Tradition of Trust


S. No Bank Name Headquarter Slogan
1 AXIS Bank Ltd. Mumbai Everything is the same except the name.
2 Capital Local Area Bank Ltd. Punjab
3 City Union Bank Ltd. Tamilnadu Trust and Excellence since 1904
4 Coastal Local Area Bank Ltd. Andhrapradesh
5 DCB Bank Limited Maharashtra
6 Dhanlaxmi Bank Ltd Kerala Tann. Mann. Dhan
7 ICICI Bank Ltd Mumbai Hum Hain na!!
8 IndusInd Bank Ltd. Mumbai We make money simple
9 ING Vysya Bank Ltd. Bangalore Jiyo easy
10 Karnataka Bank Ltd. Mangalore Your family bank across India
11 Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. Mumbai Let’s make money simple
12 Krishna Bhima Samruddhi Local. Mahabubnagar
13 RBL Bank. Kolhapur
14 Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Ltd. Tuticorin
15 The Catholic Syrian Bank Ltd. Thrissur Support all the way.
16 The Federal Bank Ltd. Kerala Your perfect banking partner
17 HDFC Bank Ltd. Mumbai We understand your world.
18 The Jammu & Kashmir Bank Ltd. Jammu and Kashmir Serving to Empower
19 The Karur Vysya Bank Ltd. Tamilnadu A smart way to the bank
20 The Lakshmi Vilas Bank Ltd. Tamilnadu The Changing Face of prosperity
21 The Nainital Bank Ltd. Uttaranchal Banking with a personal touch
22 The south Indian Bank Ltd. Kerala Experience Next Generation Banking
23 Yes, Bank Ltd. Mumbai Experience our expertise

For more details about upcoming bank exams, you may access the official website for the respective.

94 thoughts on “Upcoming Bank Exams 2021-22: Bank Exam Dates, Eligibility, Calendar”

  1. Sir, I’m a B.Sc Microbiology graduate finished in 2012 with 72% am i eligible for bank exam can i apply for bank exam this year? please reply me sir.

  2. Hi,

    I am in plan to prepare & write for Bank exams.

    Is there any exams coming now? Is the registrations are still open? I have completed BE., IT(2012 batch) Could anyone share where can i check all details? Links? how to apply? Should i register in IBPS website?

  3. Hello sir,
    Myself khushboo, am persuing b.com hons. Final year and i want to do job in bank. M i eligible for exams or i need to know about what kinds of exam i should apply for?

  4. hi sir iam completed my bca grad. can i elligible for po exam. when i fill the form of sbi po exam online.

  5. hi sir iam parminder and iam completed my bca graduation , can i elligible for po examination and when i apply this form.

  6. sir my name is v.pandiyarajan i have finished B.C.A degree in american college , madurai . what is the required percentage to apply for bank exams . pls remind me when is the next bank exam comming in this year . now can i start to go for bank coaching classes sir .

  7. Hi sir i am b.tech final year student my graduation will complete in 2016 may.iam eligible for bank exams?? Please tell me sir…….

  8. Hi,

    I completed my BTech in 2006 and currently working with a software firm since 9 years. Could you please let me know am I eligible for any of the bank exams.

  9. Hello Sir,
    I am 35 years old. In 2002 I completed my Bachelor degree in mathematics with 88.7 % (distinction). Now can I write the bank exam? Any possibility is there?

  10. can a candidate apply for both clerk and PO post at the same time. i have already apply for PO post if clerk post notification came in future then can i apply too plz reply……….


  12. Hiii sir, I am BMS Students specilazation in (HR). In 2017 I will complete my graduation.
    Could you please let me know am I eligible for any of the bank exam.

  13. Hello.,
    I’m shobana I’ll be completing my 3rd year by April 2017 will I be able to appear for bank exams held on 2017?

  14. hlo sir/mam, i am a b.com 2nd year student , do i have eligibility to give any bank exams if yes then please provide the name of it.

  15. I did my bca in 2013. my date of birth is 1992. My degree is a distance degree from madurai kamaraj university. Am i eligible for writting ibps exams ? Plz reply sir

  16. Hey…!!! Sir/Mam
    I am in my last year of graduation (B.Sc Microbiology) how can i apply for bank PO
    please tell me the full procedure regarding how can i apply…….my graduation will be completed in August 2017…please help….i m very confused.


  17. sir,now am pursuing in B.E(ECE) final year.I can
    eligible to attain the bank exam.if it is possible
    please name the various post available in india

  18. Sir,

    I am jayanthigopal I am very much interested to get a job in any of the bank . I completed my post graduation ( M.com) in 2006. my date of birth is (08/04/1984). my doubt is can in apply for bank job? Plz reply sir

  19. Jam completed iti civil and working 3 months in a construction company. I have to apply any post in bank.plz inform me

  20. Please tell me about I am studying btech r15 I completed in 2019 I am eligible for bank exam r not? Because someone tell me only degree students r eligible

  21. hi sir, gudevng…I am currently pursuing my final year B.E in Electronics and Instrumentation…I heard from my friend that engineering graduates will not be eligible for bank exams from 2k17…is there any chance that this might become true???

  22. I am totally confused !! Is there any percentage criteria of class 12 and graduation for bank exams like clerk and Po ?? Please tell and help me

  23. Hii, I’m swathi doing 1st year b.com I have some doubts can you please help for me. If you interested pls mail me my mail I’d is swathiganesan010@gmail. Thank you

  24. HI Sir am saratha am completed m.sc in c/s in 2016,i got 84% ,can i apply for bank exams and is am eligible for to apply bank exams?? reply…….

  25. Hi all….. I wish to take up Bank exams can you kindly suggest from when will the notification start for exams???

  26. Hi sir,
    I am born in 1991 mar , am j eligible to appear for bank exams ??
    If yes which posts can I apply if no pls let me know why .

  27. Hi sir,

    I am born in mar 1991 ,.Am I eligible to take coaching and appear for bank exams?
    If yes which posts can I apply if no why ?
    Can you please tell us the age limits for different posts .

  28. Sir, I am a final year undergraduate who will be completing my B.Tech by the end of April. Can I apply for RBI assistants 2016-17?

  29. Hi Sir,
    I am final year cse student and I will obtain my engineering degree in 2017 June. I want to take SBI banking exam whether I can take it before my graduation or after my graduation if so when is the date for the exam.

  30. i am a final year student doing bcom programing. plz suggest which exam should i apply for?
    i want banking as my career..show me some way out….

  31. Sir,i am doing b.e in cse branch from punjab and in first year.So do i eligible for any bank jobs in government sector(good salary).And i am 17 yrs only presently.Can i eligible to apply for the same at now ?

  32. hie ,
    i am a B.com graduate,i want to give bank exam next year can i apply it now .do i have the eligibility.

  33. Hello sir…my date of birth is 26-10-1996 and I hv completed bsc zoology (hons).am I eligible to appear in sbi po ,sbi clerk,ibps po,ibps clerk2017?

  34. Sir,
    I am a student of B.com last semester….am i eligible for which exam in this year.. I’am Confused please help me. I want to know exam date and what all documents require, age, percentage & were to apply. which field is suitable for me in Banking. Please send me by mail. ( [email protected])
    Thank you.

  35. Hai sir……good morning…… My name is madhavi… And i completed 10with 80% and i completed my 12th with 70%….. I want to apply for clerck post….. But i dont knkw know whether i am elegible or not…. DOB:25-07-1999. And my group in 12th is (mec) ……. I hope u will suggest me with your reply…..
    Thanking you,
    Yours faithfully,

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  37. Hello,
    Thanks for providing such helpful details about Eligibility Criteria for all the Exam body’s who conducts examination for various public sector banks. The data provided by you will help to many candidates who wishes to get a job in banking sector.

  38. Dear sir,
    I am doing b.com third year i want to know that is am eligible to write bank exam now my D.O.B IS 1997
    plz replay me to my email id

  39. Hello, I have passed 12th with commerce stream this year with 85% so can I participate in upcoming IBPS exam for any post

  40. hi sir..I’m studying b.com correspondance course..can i eligible to write bank exams after completing my graduation course????

  41. Sir my date of birth is 28 October 2002 , may I give banking exam in year 2021- 2022
    I’m now in graduation final year…


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