Bank Exams 2017-2018 Calendar- Eligibility, Notification

Upcoming Bank Exams

Bank Exam Calendar 2017-2018: The fact can’t be ignored about availability of plenty of career fields nowadays but Banking Sector holds its unique presence among students. It is counted as one of the lucrative career optionsin the field of commerce and accounts, opens incredible opportunities, both within the country and overseas. Due to establishment of new banks every year, this sector is going to open ample job prospects for aspirants in the coming years. Banks are the backbone of the country and therefore Government always keeps its close look towards development of this sector.

For recruiting candidates for different positions in Banks, numerous tests are conducted across the country by several top known authorities such as IBPS, SBI, RBI etc. We should not ignore the peak competition in this sector but with proper analysis and positive approach one can crack the test without facing so many hassles.

Bank Exam Calendar 2017-2018

We are sharing bank exams calendar for the session 2017-2018. We’ll keep updating this section according to the release of notification by the related authority.

Sl. No Exam Title Application Form Availability Date Exam Date Result
1. IBPS PO July, 2017 Preliminary- 7th, 8th, 14th & 15th October, 2017Main Exam- 26th November, 2017 Nov, 2017
2. IBPS Specialist Officer CWE Released Completed  Declared
3. IBPS RRB July, 2017 Preliminary for Officer Scale I and Office Assistants- 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd & 24th September, 2017Single Exam for Officer Scale I & II- 5th November, 2017

Main Exam for Officer Scale I and Office Assistants- 12th November, 2017 

Oct, 2017
4. IBPS Clerk CWE Aug, 2017 Preliminary- 2nd, 3rd, 9th & 10th December, 2017Main Exam- 21st January, 2018 Jan, 2018
5. SBI Specialist Officer Exam Nov, 2017 Jan, 2018 Feb, 2018
6. SBI Clerk April 2017 May, 2017 June, 2017
7. SBI PO Exam 7th February 2017 Preliminary- 29th, 30th April and 6th & 7th May 2017Main Exam- 4th June 2017 Preliminary- 17th May 2017Main- 19thJune 2017
8. RBI Assistant Exam May, 2017 August, 2017 Sep, 2017

Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility for Clerical Post

  • Educational Qualification: For clerical post, you should have cleared class 12thexamination with the required percentage.
  • Age Limit: 18 years to 28 years

Eligibility for Officer Cadre

  • Educational Qualification: You should be graduated from a recognized university with securing minimum 55% marks.
  • Age Limit: 21 years to 26 years


Major papers for upcoming bank exams commonly involved in banking exams are Analytical Reasoning, General Awareness, Computer Knowledge, Quantitative Aptitude and Verbal Ability. Follow its respective syllabus and prepare for the test.

Best Books to Prepare for Upcoming Bank Exams

As I’ve analyzed there are so many aspirants who are confused at the basic level while choosing good books for preparation of upcoming bank exams. As per their concern, I’m going to list below some of the most recommend books for upcoming Bank exams preparation as prescribed by Bankers and Experts.

Sl. No Name of the Book
1. Analytical Reasoning by M K Pandey
2. Non Verbal Reasoning by R.S Aggarwal
3. Reasoning Test by Jaikishan, Premkishan
4. A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning by R.S Aggarwal
5. Quantitative aptitude by R.S Aggarwal
6. General Aptitude by G K P
7. Quantitative aptitude by Abhijit Guha
8. Quantitative aptitude by Kashyap Trivedi, Chirag Trivedi
9. General Banking and Economic Awareness by Kiran Prakashan
10. General awareness Kit by Bright Ps
11. General awareness basic banking & Financial Issues by Gautam Majumdar
12. Computer Architecture by JL Hennessy
13. Computer Networks by Andrew S. Tanenbaum
14. Computer Fundamentals by Pradeep Sinha, Priti Sinha
15. The Elements of Computer Systems by Noam Nisan, Shimon, Schocken

Name of Public Sector Banks in India

  • Bank of Baroda
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Bank of India
  • Allahabad Bank
  • Canara Bank
  • Andhra Bank
  • Central Bank of India
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Corporation Bank
  • Indian Bank
  • Dena Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Punjab and Sind Bank
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • Syndicate Bank
  • United Bank of India
  • UCO Bank
  • Union Bank of India
  • State Bank of India
  • Vijaya Bank
  • State Bank of Indore
  • State Bank of Patiala
  • State Bank of Hyderabad
  • State Bank of Mysore
  • State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur
  • State Bank of Saurashtra
  • State Bank of Travancore