Looking Back: Like 2016, Will 2017 Be A Great Year For Bank Vacancies?


Dear Reader,
You know India has one of the largest networks of Banks compared to other countries. Also, the recent years have seen an enormous rise in the number of openings in the banking sector.

The last year (2016) was a great year for bank job aspirants. Exams have been held for as much as 68,000+ vacancies. ( Main exams are yet to be conducted for few exams.)

Will 2017 be as Good as 2016?

According to media and many experts, 2017 is also going to be a great year for banking sector for 2 reasons:

  1. Vacancies trend do not change much on a yearly basis.
  2. A Huge push by the government to bring all of rural India into banking. Hence, there will be a huge requirement for the number of bank staff.

Hence, if you are aspiring for bank jobs in 2017, you have every reason to be happy! More vacancies mean less competition in exams!

Looking back, below is a list of exams there were held in the last year 2016. This list should give you an indicative idea of the number of vacancies you can expect this year, 2017.

Posts No. of vacancies
SBI Clerk 13734
SBI PO 2200
IBPS Clerk 19243
IBPS PO 8822
IBPS SO officer 4122
IBPS RRB 16560
RBI Assistant Post 610
Bank of Baroda SO 1039
IDBI Bank Assistant Manager 1000
Indian Bank PO 324
South Indian Bank 5
SBI SO 579

Now, that you have seen the list for 2016, you should have got a feel of the gigantic number of vacancies you can expect this year, 2017. Hence, prepare fast and do well in your exams.


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