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 ...


A New Dawn - Merger with State Bank of India

It was almost a new morning for all of associate bank's employees on 1st April 2017, when all remaining associate banks got merged with the parent bank i.e. State Bank of India. For information, initially State Bank of India was having 7 associate banks. Out of these seven banks, State bank of Indore (Indore Bank) and State Bank of Saurashtra (SBS) got merged officially with State Bank of India (SBI) on 26th August 2010 & 13th August 2008 respectively. The remaining Banks were State Bank of Patiala (SBP), State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur (SBBJ), State Bank of Travancore (SBT), State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH) and State Bank of Mysore (SBM), which all got merged on 1st April, 2017. It was a thoughtful merger, having two shots in one go. First, Govt. wanted a world level bank from India. After this mammoth merger, SBI entered in the list of World top 50 banks and secondly SBI would be able to finance those big ventures, which it was unable due to its limited size. In addition to all these five, Bhartiya Mahila Bank (BMB) was also merged with SBI on 1st April 2017.  


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  1. Candidates can download SBI Recruitment 2018 to appear in state Bank of India Recruitment Exam for PO/ SO/ Clerk/.