J&K Bank Syllabus 2020:  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 in mind is 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 strategies your preparation for the exam.

Apply For J&K Bank PO & Bank Associates 2020: 2nd to 24th July 2020

J&K Bank Exam 2020: Overview

J&K Bank Exam 2020 
Name of the Bank Jammu and Kashmir Bank (J&K Bank)
Post
  1. Banking Associate and
  2. Probationary Officer (PO)
Total Vacancies 1850 vacancies
Selection Process Written Online Test
Stages of Selection
  • 3 stages for Bank PO
  • 1 Stage for Bank Associate
Notification Click Here
(Short Notification)
Application Mode Online
Category Bank Jobs
Application Date 2nd to 24th July 2020
Job Location All Over India
Official Site  www.jkbank.com

J&K Bank Syllabus: PO Exam Pattern

J&K Bank Recruitment 2020 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 2020 is done in three phases:

  • Online Preliminary Exam,
  • Online Mains Exam and
  • Interview.

A candidate has to qualify each stage to get promoted for 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 have 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 Preliminary Exam will not be included in merit list.
  • The cumulative score of 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 elobarated 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. 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 the J&K Bank prelims cut off are called for the J& K PO Mains exam, which is both qualifying 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 &
Computer Aptitude
45 60 60 minutes
4 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
Total 155 200 3 Hours
5. English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 02 25 30 Minutes

J&K Bank PO Interview Process

Those candidates who qualify the J&K PO Mains exam, are called for Personal Interview. Personal Interview comprises a good value for the final selection of J&K PO. Interviews will be conducted at select centres. The centre, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the call letter.

The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in 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. 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.

Check J&K Bank Salary 2020

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 2020 is done by single exam only. A candidate must qualify and score higher marks in the exam to get your name in 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 section 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
Total 100 100 60 minutes

Important Points:-

  • 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 are broadly 4 subject asked in the J&K Bank PO exam. The prelims and mains exam have three common subject, where as the mains exam have one additional subject, i..e, General Awareness and Computer Knowledge, it 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
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Inequalities
  • Syllogism
  • Input-Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relations
  • Order and Ranking
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Distance and Direction
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Cloze Test
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para/Sentence Completion
  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Work, Time and Energy
  • Time and Distance
  • Probability
  • Relations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Current Affairs
  • Banking Awareness
  • GK Updates
  • Currencies
  • Important Places
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards
  • Headquarters
  • Prime Minister Schemes
  • Important Days
  • Basic 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 2020 notification to prepare judiciously for this exam.

J&K Bank Clerk Syllabus

The J&K Bank Banking Associate exam have three sections. Check the syllabus of each section in the table below.

Reasoning Ability English Language Quantitative Aptitude
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Inequalities
  • Syllogism
  • Input-Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relations
  • Order and Ranking
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Distance and Direction
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Cloze Test
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para/Sentence Completion
  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Work, Time and Energy
  • Time and Distance
  • Probability
  • Relations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Permutation and Combination

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 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 J&K Bank Banking Associate Exam have?
Ans. There are three sections in J&K Bank Banking Associate exam.

Q 4. How many stages are there in J&K Bank Banking Associate exam have?
Ans. There is only one written exam in J&K Bank Banking Associate exam.

Q 5. Is there negative marking in J&K Bank exams?
Ans. Yes, there is negative marking in all objective exams in J&K Bank.