IBPS: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection popularly known as IBPS, is an organization which provides services to its clients in the area of personnel selection, recruitment and assessment etc.IBPS provides its service to all Public Sector Banks, Regional Rural Banks, SBI, RBI, NABARD and SIDBI which are its regular member organizations.IBPS conducts Common Written Examination (CWE) for PO/MT, Clerk and Specialist officers in the public sector banks. The candidates have to apply through online application mode from IBPS website (www.IBPS.in)
To work as a manager in the banking industry, the first stepping stone is becoming a Probationary Officer (PO). A PO starts as a trainee officer in the Junior Management Grade Scale (JMGS) of the bank and can rise to the highest levels, becoming a General Manager, an Executive Director or even the Chairman of the Bank.
Various nationalized and Private banks conduct their own PO exams to recruit candidates. While different banks may have their own eligibility and selection criteria, the broad prescribed format is as listed below.