How To Prepare For Bank Exams After Engineering

How To Prepare for Bank Exams After Engineering

In this article, we shall look into the steps that engineers need to follow while preparing for bank exams.

The banking sector provides one of the best career opportunities for aspiring candidates. A career in the banking sector is not only growth-oriented but is also secured and respectable position. Hence, innumerous candidates from different fields appear for various bank exams every year to enter the banking career.

There are a huge variety of eligibility criteria for various posts of different bank exams. Except for the clerical posts, all the other posts require a minimum of graduation degree from a Government recognized University.

To read in detail about the popular Government Exams, aspirants can check the linked article.

Due to the dearth of engineering jobs in India, a large number of engineers are shifting to a better and lucrative career such as bank jobs.

The candidates with an Engineering degree are eligible for the different bank exams and certain candidates from specific streams are also eligible for the post of Specialist Officers (SO) such as IT Officer.

To learn more about upcoming bank exams, check at the linked article.

Specifically, candidates from Computer, Information Technology or Electronics and Communication departments are eligible for the post of IBPS/SBI SO IT Officer post.

Bank Exams Related Links
IBPS Exam Dates SBI Exam Dates
SBI Eligibility Criteria IBPS Clerk Eligibility
SBI Exam Notification SBI PO Recruitment
SBI SO Syllabus SBI Online Application

Bank Exam Preparation Tips for Engineers

A few important tips are given below to help the engineers to crack the bank exams with ease:

  • Start the bank exam preparation by knowing the bank exams syllabus and the bank exam pattern for the concerned exam and make a proper study schedule along with a time table.
  • It is pretty obvious for engineering students to build a good base for the numerical section. Considering the competition in bank exams by aspirants from different fields, every topic should be prepared well by the students.
  • The newspapers and magazines also play a vital role while preparing for the general awareness section. So read standard newspapers and magazines regularly to keep the current affairs up-to-date.
  • The reading habit helps to improve the English Language preparation since the vocabulary and reading speed increases significantly.
  • Practice the Reasoning Ability section regularly since the variation of questions from this section is notable.
  • Prepare well for the specialized subject (if any) since that would also be helpful for the interview and clear your grammar concepts along with concentrating on vocabulary.
  • The interview (for the particular bank exams) is also a very crucial part of your bank exam preparation and should be taken due care of. Though there is no proper rule for the interview process, some knowledge about the economy and banks should be prepared well and basic etiquette should be taken care of.

Although it is assumed that engineers have a high chance of clearing bank exams. However, there should not be any blind interpretation of this fact and should not distract the focus of engineers from the bank exams.

To explore 20 Simple Tips To Crack Bank Exams In First Attempt, check at the linked article.

To understand the standard of the paper set and the type of questions asked in bank exams, candidates can visit the below-mentioned links and solve free mock tests and previous year papers:

There is a huge competition with a limited number of vacancies and hence proper dedication and focus is the key to clear the bank exams.

To explore more about bank exams, you can check the BYJU’S website for updated content.


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  1. Which are all the government exams are there for engineering students

    • Hi Spoorthi,
      The education qualification for many government exams is graduation degree in any discipline. You can check the Government exams page to know education qualification for different exams.