South Indian Bank PO Recruitment 2023 – Important Dates, Eligibility, Selection Process & More

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South Indian Bank PO Notification for the 2023 cycle is expected to be released soon. The South Indian Bank recruits eligible candidates as probationary officers. This is a great banking job opportunity for Freshers as well as Experienced candidates. Interested candidates can check the eligibility, selection process, important dates, and other details of the South Indian Bank PO Recruitment in this article.

  • Applications for the said post will be accepted online only.
  • The selection process comprises an online examination followed by interview.
  • The salary of the appointed candidates will be in the range of Rs.36,000 – 1,490/7 – 46,430 – 1,740/2 – 49,910 – 1,990/7 – 63,840.

Download South Indian Bank PO (Experienced) Official Notification 2022 PDF
Download South Indian Bank PO (Freshers) Official Notification 2022 PDF

(Note: The notification for 2023 is expected to be released soon)

South Indian Bank PO Recruitment Overview

Exam Event 

South Indian Bank Probationary Officers

Conducting Body 

Bank of South India 

Official Website 

South Indian Bank website

Cycle 2022 2023

Total Vacancy 

To be Notified

To be announced

Starting for online applications

5th January 2022

To be announced

End of online application 

11th January 2022

To be announced

Online Test Date

14th February 2022

To be announced

Online Test Result Date 

21st February 2022

To be announced
Interview Dates 23rd February 2022 to 28th February 2022 To be announced
Final Result 16th March 2022 To be announced
Category Bank PO Jobs

If you are attempting South Indian Bank PO, also know about the SBI PO Recruitment in detail here.

South Indian Bank PO Updates

16th March 2022: South Indian Bank PO Final Result Out!

South Indian Bank Ltd. (SIB) has released South Indian Bank Final Result 2022 shortlisting candidates for the post of Probationary Officer (PO) on its official website. The result has been released after including marks of interview stage that took conducted from 23rd February 2022 to 28th February 2022. Candidates can now check their SIB PO Final Result 2022 directly from the below link.

Check South Indian Bank PO Final Result

South Indian Bank PO Apply Online 2023

The applications for South Indian Bank PO Recruitment must be submitted online. The application dates for the same will be available once the official notification is released. Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to apply online.

Step 1: Visit the Official website of the South Indian Bank.

Step 2: Proceed to Current Job Openings and click on the application link for the desired post.

Step 3: Proceed to new registration.

Step 4: Enter all the required personal details, qualification details, etc.

Step 5: Upload the scanned copies of the required documents. The candidates can use the PrepForSure Resize Tool.

Step 6: Click the Submit button and proceed with the application fee payment, depending on your category. 

Step 7: Take a print out of the form for future references. 

South Indian Bank PO Application Fee 2023

  • The South Indian Bank Application fee is INR 800.
  • The application fee is Rs. 200/-
  • The application fee is nonrefundable. 

South Indian Bank PO Eligibility Criteria 

It is mandatory for the candidates to fulfill the basic requirements as mentioned by the regulating body. Without the same, their application will be liable for rejection. The details are discussed below. Check out the SIB PO eligibility criteria here. 

Age Limit 

  • The candidate must be aged less than 26 years.
  • In the case of experienced candidates, the upper age limit shall be 28 years.
  • The upper age limit shall be relaxed by 5 years for SC/ST candidates. 

Educational Qualification

Posts Qualification
PO (Freshers)
  • X/ SSLC, XII/ HSC & Engineering Graduation with minimum 60% marks under
    regular course. OR
  • X/ SSLC, XII/ HSC, Graduation & any Post Graduation with minimum 60% marks
    under regular course.
PO (Experienced)
  • X/ SSLC, XII/ HSC & Graduation with minimum 60% marks under regular course.
    Graduation in Arts/ Science / Commerce/ Engineering stream
  • Minimum 2 years in Scale I/ Officer Cadre in any Scheduled Commercial Bank

 

SIB PO Selection Process 2023

The South Indian Bank selection process consists two stages namely 

  • Online Test  
  • Personal Interview.

Candidates who pass the online test are called for the Personal interview round. List of selected candidates needs to undergo the probation period of 2 years, after which they get the official offer letter. The online written test has separate sections with objective-based questions. The detailed exam pattern and syllabus are given below. 

South Indian Bank PO Exam Pattern 2023

The South Indian Bank online test has four sections with a total of 200 marks. The total time allotted is 140 minutes. Check out the detailed exam pattern which is expected. 

Sections 

No of Questions 

Maximum Marks 

Time Allotted (in mins)

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 

40

50

40

General Awareness (Banking/economy/finance) 

40

50

20

English Language 

40

50

40

Data Analysis and Interpretation 

40

50

40

Total 

160

200

140

  • The mode of exam will be in English only. 
  • For every wrong answer, the candidates will be penalized with 1/4th mark

South Indian Bank PO Syllabus 2023

The South Indian Bank exam has four major sections, from where the topics are included in the exam. The sections include, 

  • Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 
  • General Awareness (Banking/Economy/Finance) 
  • English Language 
  • Data Interpretation and Analysis 

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

English Language

General Awareness

Data Interpretation and Analysis

  • Blood Relations
  • Alphanumeric Series/Number Series/Alphabet Series
  • Syllogism
  • Input-Output
  • Data sufficiency
  • Inequalities 
  • Clocks 
  • Analogy

 

  • Images and Figure Counting
  • Basics of Computer Programming 
  • Microsoft Office 
  • History of Computer 
  • Tools 
  • Reading Comprehension 
  • Cloze Test 
  • Fillers 
  • Detection of Errors 
  • Jumbling of Paragraphs 
  • Correcting and Connecting sentences 
  • Completing paragraphs and sentences 
  • Basic vocabulary 
  • Synonyms, Antonyms
  • Idioms 
  • Phrases 
  • Tenses 
  • Articles 
  • Parts of Speech
  • Banking and Financial Awareness 
  • Current Affairs in the one year 
  • International and national affairs 
  • Static GK
  • Counties, currencies and capitals 
  • Important dates and days 
  • Themes
  • Number Series 
  • Data Interpretation 
  • Quadratic Equations 
  • Problems based on quantities 
  • Data Sufficiency 
  • Topics from Arithmetic 
  • Average 
  • Profit and Loss 
  • Rate of Interest 
  • Time, Distance and Work 
  • Mixture and Allegations 
  • Ratio and Proportion 
  • Partnership 
  • Pipes and Cisterns 
  • Sums on ages 
  • Probability 
  • Mensuration 

Know the previous year South Indian Bank PO Exam Analysis

South Indian Bank Admit Card 2023

The South Indian Bank Admit Card will be released on the bank's website few days before the examination. Candidates must download and print the same before the scheduled examination. The steps to download the admit card are as follows:

Step 1: Visit the official website of the South Indian Bank at 

Step 2: As the home page appears in your screen, click on the link showing PO Admit Card.

Step 3: Next, you will need to put in the relevant details such as your registration number and password. 

Step 4: After filling in the details, click on the submit button.

Step 5: Your admit card is now on your screen. Save it on your device and take a printout of the same for future references. 

South Indian Bank Cut Off 2023

The South Indian Bank Cut Off will be released soon after the examination is conducted. Candidates can however, refer to the category-wise expected cut off through the table below.

Category 

Expected Cut Off 

ST

72

SC

80.75

OBC 

88.5

General 

92

OC 

70.5

VI

65.5

HI

65.5

ID 

60.25 

South Indian Bank PO Exam Date 2023

Candidates preparing for the South Indian Bank PO Recruitment must keep in mind the following important dates to avoid missing out on any important stage of the recruitment.

Event

Date

Cycle 2022 2023

Application Start Date

5th January 2022

To be announced

Application End Date

11th January 2022

To be announced

Online Test

14th February 2022

To be announced

Interview

23rd February 2022 to 28th February 2022

To be announced

Online Test Result

21st February 2022

To be announced

South Indian Bank Exam PO Preparation Tips 

The South Indian Bank PO Exam is a competitive exam but with the aid of hard work and dedication, you can crack it. Here are the tips that you can follow to pass the exam with flying colours. 

  1. Studying well and understanding the section wise syllabus. When you get to understand the South Indian Bank syllabus and exam pattern and study accordingly, you can focus on time management, strengths, and weaknesses. You can make a study plan and allot separate timings to all the sections. 
  2. Attempt as many mock tests as you can. Seating for mock exams help boost your confidence and you get to learn the time management skills. 
  3. Analysing the previous year questions and solving sample question sets are of great help too. You can easily deduce the major topics and focus on them accordingly.

Check out the South Indian Bank PO exam analysis here. 

South Indian Bank Salary Structure 

The South Indian Bank PO Salary is approved by IBA. The pay structure is, Rs.36,000 – 1,490/7 – 46,430 – 1,740/2 – 49,910 – 1,990/7 – 63,840

South Indian Bank PO Recommended Books

For the South Indian Bank PO Recruitment Online Examination, the candidates can read through some of the books listed below. The South Indian Bank PO recommended books are:

Book 

Author/Publisher

How will the Books Help?

A Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning by RS Agarwal

RS Agarwal

This book will cover all the reasoning topics. 

Banking Awareness

Arihant

This book will give all the questions for Banking and Finance.

Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination by RS Agarwal

RS Agarwal

If a candidate wants to practice aptitude questions from various different topics, as well as different varieties of questions then this book can be referred to.

High School English Grammar and Composition by Wren and Martin

N D V Prasada Rao

This book conceptualises as well as gives out a list of a variety of questions to practice from. 

Reading Comprehension, Ordering of Sentences, Ordering of Words and Cloze Test 

Dilip Khushwaha

If you are looking for a book to practice different types of  Comprehension, word and sentence related questions, this book will be of great help. 

South Indian Bank PO Results

The final South Indian Bank PO Result has been announced after calculating the marks of the written test and interview. Candidates can change the final result on the official website of SIB. 

We hope that the information mentioned about the South Indian Bank PO Recruitment will be helpful for the applicants. Candidates can stay connected with our page for more information regarding South Indian Bank PO Recruitment. Download the PrepForSure App for all the updates. We wish you Good Luck!