Banking As a Profession

For Young graduate, an attractive offer after college is banking profession. It remains in this most wanted job position for years and it is because it enjoys much respect and prestige in the society. After the extinction of BSRB the only window to enter into this well sought career is Probationary Officers (PO) Exams conducted by individual banks. Banks inducts eligible graduates by this exam for training for a probational period of two years. The selected candidates performance during the probation period will decide their position after training. Different Banks recruit probationary officers during different periods in the year. Students has to keep on watch about the notifications and should be alert on applying promptly.

Career as a Probationary Officer

Pursuing Career as a probationary officer is a unique experience in itself. But it is the most common and highly sought after question that "what a Probationary Officer really do?".After the selection and till the date of joining the same question was making my mind puzzle. Hence I would like to share some of my experience with all of you looking after banks as a career option. I would be sharing my day to day experience within the bank so stay with us ...


1st day - A lenghty one

First day 1 July 2009, today I joined my first branch of SBI. A heartily welcome by the Chief Manager (Scale-4) and a good introduction with the crew members of the SBI ship I started my day.
Among many options for me to place, Chief Manager decided to assign my duty in "International Banking Division" where a single lady was in charge. I helped her to post some entries in R-return register where foreign transactions are settled on fortnightly basis. Afternoon I was given a locker room opening a/c work for a client.
In the evening I was assisting Chief Manager till 8:15 for some documentation work. Yes it was exactly 8:15 in a sarkari job!

Bye Bye


Comment Page :
  1. Mr. D.K. Goyal
    Sir I have been selected in S.B.P. as probationary officer but I have n't got any confirmation letter? not even a e-mail??
    I m quite worried..

    Plz guide me..... my email id is

    i m from una(h.p.). will i get my hometown for working?

  3. hello sir, i got final selection in sbi po (RB)-2010
    what is the diffrence in Po and PO(RB) in SBI ?
    my husband works in BSNL when i shal try for posting in particular choice whre my husband works? whether first training at branch is considdered as final posting for ladies.
    plz guide me

  4. hello sir,
    Presently i work in a MNC with an annual pay of 3 lakhs and i am getting married shortly. my fiancee is working in chennai and we are abt to settle in chennai itself. I have a thought of preparing for PO post in SBI but my parents are not supporting me telling that it wil be too risky, wil hav many transfers and a 24*7 job. am very confused abt it. can u pls guide me about the nature of the job and transfer details.

  5. Mr.Goel. pl stop yr blog because y have no time to guide us. do not waste another time and behave like a gentleman ,stop it p...l......l.....

  6. sir, plz help me for judjing the better job between ACIO II in IB or SBI PO...