J&K Bank Syllabus 2021: Jammu & Kashmir Bank has released a notification for 1850 vacancies of Banking Associate and Probationary Associate (PO). Out of the total JK Bank Recruitment, 1500 vacancies are for the post of Bank Associate and 350 Bank PO.
After reading eligibility criteria, important information, etc, what comes to mind is the syllabus and exam pattern of the exam. Here, we have come up with the syllabus and exam pattern of Bank Associate and PO, it will help you to strategize your preparation for the exam.
J&K Bank Exam 2021: Overview
|J&K Bank Exam 2021|
|Name of the Bank||Jammu and Kashmir Bank (J&K Bank)|
|Total Vacancies||1850 vacancies|
|Selection Process||Written Online Test|
|Stages of Selection||
|Application Date||2nd to 24th July 2020|
|Job Location||All Over India|
J&K Bank Syllabus: PO Exam Pattern
J&K Bank Recruitment 2021 is going to be conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection to select eligible candidates for the post of Probationary Officer (PO). The PO exam is conducted in three stages, prelims, mains, and interview. Check exam pattern and syllabus below.
The recruitment process to select PO through J&K Bank PO exam 2021 is done in three phases:
- Online Preliminary Exam,
- Online Mains Exam and
A candidate has to qualify for each stage to get promoted to the next stage. The candidates selected after the interview round are given the appointment letter.
J&K Bank PO Exam Pattern
Candidates can check important points of the J&K PO Exam Pattern of Prelims & Mains.
- The Prelims Exam of Probationary Officer has three sections, i.e., English, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning. The elaborated Prelims exam pattern is given in the table below.
- The Mains Examination has one additional section, i.e., Current Affairs and Basic Computer Proficiency.
- There will be negative marking in both stages. Which is equivalent to 1/4 of the marks of the questions.
- There will be no negative marking for unattended questions.
- The score of the Preliminary Exam will not be included in the merit list.
- The cumulative score of the Mains Exam and Interview process in the ratio of 80:20 is taken into consideration while preparing the merit list.
J&K Bank Prelims Exam Pattern For PO
Candidates can check the elaborated J&K Bank PO Prelims Exam Pattern in the below table:
|Section Name||Total Questions||Total Marks||Duration|
|English Language||30 questions||30 marks||20 minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||35 questions||35 marks||20 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||35 questions||35 marks||20 minutes|
|Total||100 Questions||100 Marks||60 minutes|
Note:- Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by J&K Bank. The adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by J&K Bank depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.
J&K Bank Mains Exam Pattern For PO
Candidates who qualify for the J&K Bank prelims cut off are called for the J& K PO Mains exam, which is both qualifyings as well as the scoring exam in nature. For the JK Bank PO Mains Exam, there will be 155 Questions of 200 Marks. There is a negative marking of 0.25 for every incorrect answer.
Marks obtained in the JK Exam Mains will be considered for the shortlisting of candidates for the Interview and the Merit List. Candidates can check the J&K Bank Mains Exam Pattern in the table below:
|S.No.||Section||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness||40||40||35 minutes|
|2||English Language||35||40||40 minutes|
|3|| Reasoning Ability &
|4||Data Analysis & Interpretation||35||60||45 minutes|
|5.||English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)||02||25||30 Minutes|
J&K Bank PO Interview Process
Those candidates who qualify for the J&K PO Mains exam, are called for a Personal Interview. Personal Interview comprises a good value for the final selection of J&K PO. Interviews will be conducted at select centers. The center, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the call letter.
The total marks allotted for the Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in the interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/Socially and educationally backward classes/PCP candidates). The weightage (ratio) of Online Mains Exam and interview will be 80:20 respectively. The interview score of the candidates failing to secure minimum qualifying marks or otherwise barred from the interview or further process shall not be disclosed.
A candidate should qualify both in the Online Mains Exam and interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for the subsequent provisional selection process.
J&K Bank Syllabus: Clerk Exam Pattern
J&K Bank Banking Associate exam is conducted to recruit Banking Associate in the bank. The recruitment process to select Banking Associate through J&K Banking Associate 2021 is done by a single exam only. A candidate must qualify and score higher marks in the exam to get your name on the merit list.
J&K Bank Banking Associate Exam Pattern
The JK Banking Associate Exam will have only one single exam pattern. Candidates will have to score high marks to be eligible to be recruited as a Bank Associate or Clerk.
The JK Bank Associate will have three sections of a total of 100 Marks comprising of 100 questions. The duration of the exam will be 60 Minutes.
|Sections||No. of Questions||Total Marks||Time Duration|
|English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|Numerical Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
- Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks decided by J&K Bank.
- There will be a penalty of 0.25 marks for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests.
J&K Bank PO Syllabus
There is broadly 4 subject asked in the J&K Bank PO exam. The prelims and mains exam have three common subjects, whereas the mains exam have one additional subject, i..e, General Awareness, and Computer Knowledge, which is included to test the knowledge of candidates about the general happening in the world. Check the J&K Bank PO Syllabus in the table below.
|Reasoning Ability||English Language||Quantitative Aptitude||General Awareness and Computer Knowledge|
It is necessary for all the candidates applying for J&K Bank PO Exam to go through the syllabus as mentioned in the J&K Bank 2021 notification to prepare judiciously for this exam.
J&K Bank Clerk Syllabus
The J&K Bank Banking Associate exam has three sections. Check the syllabus of each section in the table below.
|Reasoning Ability||English Language||Quantitative Aptitude|
Apart from these common subjects asked for all the posts, candidates are required to have Professional Knowledge as well, which comes in the mains part of the exam
J&K Bank Syllabus: FAQs
Q 1. How many sections are there in the J&K Bank PO exam?
Ans. The J&K Bank PO Prelims Exam consists of Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language whereas the Mains Exam has an addition of General Awareness.
Q 2. How many stages are there in J&K PO Exam?
Ans. There are three stages in J&K PO Exam: Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam, and an Interview.
Q 3. How many sections does the J&K Bank Banking Associate Exam have?
Ans. There are three sections in the J&K Bank Banking Associate exam.
Q 4. How many stages are there in the J&K Bank Banking Associate exam have?
Ans. There is only one written exam in the J&K Bank Banking Associate exam.
Q 5. Is there negative marking in the J&K Bank exams?
Ans. Yes, there is negative marking in all objective exams in J&K Bank.