J&K Bank Syllabus 2021 | Check Clerk & PO Exam Pattern and Syllabus


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.J&K Bank Recruitment 2021

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 Syllabus 2021: Overview

Name of the BoardJammu and Kashmir (JK) Bank
Name of the PostProbationary Officer (PO) & Banking Associate
VacanciesProbationary Officer (PO) – 20Banking Associate – 25
Exam DateAnnounce Soon
StatusSyllabus Available

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.
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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 NameTotal QuestionsTotal MarksDuration
English Language30 questions30 marks20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude35 questions35 marks20 minutes
Reasoning Ability35 questions35 marks20 minutes
Total100 Questions100 Marks60 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 QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness404035 minutes
2English Language354040 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability &
Computer Aptitude
456060 minutes
4Data Analysis & Interpretation356045 minutes
Total1552003 Hours
5.English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)022530 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 the 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.

SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksTime Duration
English Language303020 minutes
Numerical Ability353520 minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total10010060 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.

JK Bank PO Syllabus 2021:

Numerical Ability/ Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus :

  • Average
  • Percentages
  • Problems on Ages
  • Time and Distance
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Number Systems
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • H.C.F. and L.C.M
  • Profit and Loss
  • Data Interpretation
  • Time and Work
  • Mixture and Alligation
  • Boats and Streams
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Discounts etc.

Reasoning Syllabus:

  • Analogies.
  • Relationship Concepts.
  • Space Visualization.
  • Coding-Decoding.
  • Similarities & Differences.
  • Arithmetical Number Series.
  • Decision-Making.
  • Figural Series.
  • Arithmetical Reasoning.
  • Problem-Solving.
  • Verbal & Figure Classification.
  • Directions.
  • Analysis & Judgment.
  • Discrimination.
  • Visual Memory.
  • Data Sufficiency etc.

General English Syllabus :

  • Degree (Positive, Comparative & Superlative)
  • Preposition
  • Interrogative Sentence
  • Phrases & Idioms
  • Spelling Mistake detection
  • Mood & Voice
  • Adverb & Conjunctive
  • Adjective
  • Noun & Pronoun
  • Verb
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Infinitive & Gerund
  • Tense
  • Spotting of Error.

General Awareness Syllabus :

  • History
  • Polity
  • Constitution
  • Sports
  • Art & Culture
  • Geography
  • Economics
  • Everyday Science
  • Scientific Research
  • National/International Organizations
  • Institutions.

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 a negative marking in the J&K Bank exams?

Ans. Yes, there is a negative marking in all objective exams in J&K Bank.


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