Banking – Exam Pattern
Recruitment in government banks is generally done in three-stage recruitment process. First, two phases are written test, which is called Pre and Main; and the last stage is the interview process. Shortlisting of candidates is done at each stage – Pre, Main and Interview.
Final merit list is prepared on the basis of marks in Mains and Interview ( weightage: 80% Written Test & 20% Interview ).
Written tests in bank exams generally ask questions to test the General Aptitude of the candidates. In Prelims, 100 questions are asked from three different sections – Quantitative Aptitude (35 Questions), Reasoning Ability (35 Questions), English Language (30). While in the Mains exams, 200 questions are asked covering Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, English Language, General Awareness and Basic Computer Knowledge.