J&K Bank PO exam is conducted once a year. It is conducted by Jammu Kashmir Bank which is a semi-government corporation. Jammu & Kashmir Bank functions as a universal bank and also a specialized bank in other states of India. It is also designated as an agent of the Reserve Bank of India.
This process consists of three stages
This is an excellent opportunity for candidates who wants to make a career in banking. They have to apply on the official website of J&K Bank, and before applying, they can check the eligibility criteria. Candidates qualified in the Preliminary exam can appear in Main’s exam and then Interviews.
|Abbreviation||J&K Bank PO Exam|
|Type||Semi government Organization|
|Purpose||Recruitment of Bank PO|
|Location||Jammu & Kashmir|
|Chairman||R. K. Chhibber|
|Director||R. K. Chhibber|
J&K Bank PO exam is conducted individually by Jammu & Kashmir Bank.
Notification of the J&K Bank PO exam is yet to be announced. This notification consists of vacancies, eligibility criteria, and also reservation policy. It also contains a filling of the application form, important dates, pattern of exam, provisional allotment, etc.
Below are the details of the J&K PO Notification.
|Number of Vacancies||350+ (expected)|
|Start date of Application||To be Notified|
|End Date of Application||To be Notified|
|Exam Date||To be Notified|
|Release Date of Admit Card||To be Notified|
|Mode of Exam||Preliminary exam- Online ModeMains Exam and Interview- Offline Mode|
Exam Dates of J&K PO are yet to be released. Candidates who want to apply for J&K PO Exam have to check the Official Website https://www.jkbank.com/ regularly as it can be released at any time. Here are the tentative dates of the exam.
|J&K Bank PO Mains Exam date||December 27, 2020|
|J&K PO Mains exam result||January 25, 2021|
|J&K Bank PO Interview Call Letter||February 2, 2021|
|J&K Bank PO Final results||To be notified|
|Reserved Category||INR 800|
|General Category||INR 1000|
Below is the Fee Structure of the online J&K Bank PO Application Form. This fee can be paid online by the candidate.
A Candidate applying for the exam must fulfill the eligibility criteria. A candidate must match the educational qualification and age limit for applying for the J&K PO exam.
A Candidate must have Indian citizenship for applying to the J&K PO exam.
A graduation Degree from a Government recognized the University of India or from Central Government recognized University. Candidate should have valid Marksheets / Degree indicating the percentage of Marks.
The minimum age limit for the J&K PO exam is 20 years and the maximum age limit is 28 years.
J&K PO vacancies will be released shortly along with the notification but the expected vacancies are 350+ vacancies for 2021. Candidates should start preparing for this exam according to this.
The basic starting pay as per scale is 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020is Rs. 23700/- with other perks. A newly recruited Probationary officer will get Rs.23700/- as a basic per month. There will be an increment of Rs.980/- which will be annually for the next 7 years and after 7 years the Basic Pay will be Rs.30560/-.
The windows for application are not open yet. As the windows open, candidates have to follow the steps mentioned below.
The application form for J&K PO is available on the J&K Bank official website. Following are the steps to fill the application form.
Step 1: Documents needed for the J&K PO exam
Step 2: J&K PO Registration
Step 3: Upload Photo and Signature
Step 4: J&K Bank PO Fee Payment
Below are some important points of the J&K Bank PO Exam Pattern for Prelims and Mains.
The J&K PO Prelims exam consists of three sections. All the details of several questions asked duration for each section and Marks are given in the following table:
|Name of the Subject||No. Of Questions||Maximum Marks||Time Duration|
|English Language||30||30||20 Minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||35||35||20 Minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 Minutes|
One important note for the candidate applying for J&K Bank PO Exam is that they had to qualify in each section, they had to score the minimum cut-off marks decided by the J&K Bank. An adequate number of candidates qualified in Prelims will be selected for the Mains exam depending on the requirements in the J&K Bank.
Candidates who get qualified in the prelim exam have to give the main exam for J&K Bank PO selection. Candidates should thoroughly prepare for the mains exam because it’s the final stage for the selection of candidates for Personal Interviews. Mains Exam consists of four sections. All the details of the number of Questions asked duration for each section and Marks are given in the table below:
|S.No.||Name of Subject||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||Banking Awareness/General Awareness/Economy/||40||40||35 minutes|
|2||English Language||35||40||40 minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||45||60||60 minutes|
|4||Interpretation and Data Analysis||35||60||45 minutes|
|5||English Language (Essay and Letter Writing)||02||25||30 minutes|
Candidates who qualify for the J&K PO Mains Exams are called for the Interview; this interview is the final stage for the selection of J&K Bank PO. Interviews are conducted in the selected centers and the interview venue, time, and date of the interview are informed to the candidates through call letters.
Allotted total marks for the interview is 100 and the minimum qualified marks for the interview is 40% for the General category and 35% for SC/ST/Socially and educationally backward class/PCP candidates). The ratio of online mains exams and interviews is 80:20. Candidates who can’t secure the minimum score will not be included in the further procedure of allotment in the Bank.
A Candidate applying for the J&K PO exam should qualify in both the main exam and interview and get a high score to be on the merit list for the selection process.
Four subjects are asked in the J&K PO exam. The preliminary and Main exam consists of four similar subjects which are English Language, Numerical Ability, Reasoning Ability but in mains, there is one extra subject which is General Awareness and Computer Knowledge. Detailed knowledge of the syllabus will help the candidate to prepare better for the exam. The syllabus of the Preliminary exam and Main’s exam will be the same in three subjects as mentioned below.
These three subjects are common in Mains Exam as well. So for preparing for mains you have to study the same three subjects and one more subject which is General awareness, Computer Aptitude, and Financial Awareness.
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A. The total number of vacancies for the J&K Bank PO exam 2021 is yet to be released but the expected vacancies for this year are 350+.
The probation period is of six months, hence the successful candidates need to spend 6 months on probation.
The minimum age limit is 20 years and the maximum is 28 years for applying to J&K Bank PO Exam.
Yes, Final year student can also apply for J&K PO Exam but he needs to complete and show the completion documents at the time of the interview.
The basic starting pay as per scale is 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020is Rs. 23700/- with other perks.
The application fee for J&K Bank PO Exam is Rs.1000 for General Category and Rs.800 for Reserved Category.
J&K Bank Po Exam will be conducting online.
Yes, you can change your job location by transferring to anywhere else in India.