About Nainital Bank Clerk Exam
The Nainital Bank Limited is around a century-old Private Sector Scheduled Commercial Bank established in the year 1922 by Bharat Ratna Late Pt. Govind Ballabh Pant and few other prominent personalities of Nainital.
With a glorious track record since 1973, Nainital Bank Limited is the only Scheduled Commercial Bank of Uttarakhand with 98.57% of its shareholding with Bank of Baroda, operating its Head Office from Nainital. At present, the Bank has 03 Regional Offices one each at Haldwani, Dehradun and Noida with a network of 162 branches across 05 states of North India namely Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana and Rajasthan.
Nainital Bank Clerk Exam 2021- Overview
|Exam Name||Nainital Bank Clerk Exam|
|Number of Vacancies||75|
|Exam Location||Across different states in India|
|Job Location||Different branches of Nainital Bank|
Nainital Bank Clerk Exam 2021 Mock Test
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- The mock test series consists of 5 Mock Tests with Detailed Solutions, 99 Sectional Tests and100+ GK Tests
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Nainital Bank Exam 2021- Important Dates
Nainital Bank has released an official notification regarding the Nainital Bank Exam 2021 on 17th July 2021. The bank has invited applications till 31st July 2021, for which it had got thousands of applications from aspiring candidates. However, it has not announced the exam date but has tentatively scheduled it for the second or third week of August 2021. See the following table to learn more about the exam dates:
|Notification Release Date||17th July 2021|
|Starting Date for Filling Application Form||17th July 2021|
|Last Date for Filling Application Form||31st July 2021|
|Last Date for Submitting Application Fee||31st July 2021|
|Selection Process||Online Written Test and Interview|
|Online Written Exam Date||Second or Third week of August 2021|
|Admit Card Release Date||14 August 2021|
|Result Date||07th September 2021|
Nainital Bank Exam 2021- Vacancies
Nainital Bank has declared a total of 150 vacancies for which they will conduct an online exam. The details of the vacancies for each of the posts are as follows:
|Name of the Post||Vacancy|
|Probationary Officers (Management Trainee)||75|
|Total Number of Vacancies||150|
The aspirants can apply online for both of these posts, but before that, they need to make sure whether they are eligible. For both posts, they need to submit separate application forms and pay separate application fees. Also, the bank will conduct separate exams for each post in two different shifts (tentatively) on the same day. Read further to know more about the eligibility criteria, exam pattern, syllabus, selection process, etc., regarding Nainital Bank Clerk Exam 2021.
Nainital Bank Exam 2021: Eligibility Criteria
All aspirants must check the eligibility criteria before applying for this Nainital Bank PO(MT) Exam 2021 and Nainital Bank Clerk Exam 2021. The bank will reject the application forms of the aspirants who do not meet the set eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria for PO (MT) and Clerk Cadre posts differ, so if the aspirants are applying for both vacancies, they need to match the pre-requisites. Read further to know the age limit, mandatory education qualification, and experience to appear for these exams.
Nainital Bank Exam 2021- Minimum Qualification & Experience
|Post||Minimum Qualification||Minimum Experience|
|Clerk||Regular Graduation or Post Graduation with a minimum 45% marks from any Govt. recognized University, Basic Knowledge of Computer Operations||1 to 2 years experience in banking, financial, institutions, or NBFCs|
Nainital Bank Exam 2021- Age Limit
The aspirants applying for the Nainital Bank Clerk Exam 2021 must meet the following age limit on 31st March 2021.
|Clerks||21 to 28 years|
Nainital Bank Exam 2021- Selection Process
The bank conducts Nainital Bank Exam 2021 in two stages:
- Online Written Examination, and
The eligible aspirants applying for Nainital Bank Clerk Exam 2021 have to appear for the online written exam and the interview. The bank will call the aspirants who clear the online written test for an interview. The exam conducting authority will release the result based on the marks scored in both phases of the Nainital Bank Clerk Exam 2021. They will issue appointment letters for the qualifying aspirants. The exam conducting authority will declare the final exam dates soon, so we advise all aspirants to keep checking its official web portal to know the latest updates and keep themselves prepared according to the exam syllabus. They may keep visiting this guide to check about new updates.
Nainital Bank Exam 2021- Online Written Exam Pattern
The pattern of online written tests for the Nainital Bank Clerk Exam 2021 consists of 200 marks and comprise 5 sections and will be conducted tentatively on the date decided by the bank.
The online written exam will have 200 MCQs of one mark each. The exam conducting authority will follow a negative marking system. Therefore, aspirants will get one mark for each right answer and lose 0.25 marks for each wrong entry. So, we advise aspirants to be very sure before answering questions. The question paper will come in English and have separate timing for each section. The total time duration for both exams is 145 minutes, in which aspirants have to attempt a total of 200 MCQs. See the following table to have a look at the detailed Nainital Bank Exam 2021 pattern.
|Subject||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|English Language||40||40||35 Minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||40||40||35 Minutes|
|Computer Knowledge||40||40||35 Minutes|
|General Awareness(with special reference to Banking)||40||40||20 Minutes|
Nainital Bank Exam 2021- Interview
The exam conducting authority will call all qualifying applicants who will clear the written tests of the Nainital Bank Clerk Exam 2021 for a personal interview. We advise applicants to prepare hard for the written exam using appropriate books and online practice materials. Also, they need to work on their personalities, communication skills, and current affairs to crack the interview. The exam conducting authority will prepare the final merit list of the selected applicants based on the scores secured in both the written exam and personal interview. They will upload the list on the official web portal of Nainital Bank.
Nainital Bank Exam 2021- Syllabus
The applicants appearing for the Nainital Bank Clerk Exam 2021 should prepare well as it is a tough exam and needs thorough preparation of the subjects included in the syllabus. The bank has set a specific syllabus for both PO and clerk posts exams that applicants may download from the bank’s official web portal or refer to the table below to prepare accordingly.
|Reasoning||Number, Ranking & Time Sequence, Logical Sequence of Words, Deriving Conclusions from Passages, Alphabet Test Series, Situation Reaction Test, Arithmetical Reasoning, Coding-Decoding, Analogy Direction Sense Test, Data Sufficiency, Clocks & Calendars, Logical Venn Diagrams, Statement – Conclusions, Statement – Arguments, Puzzles, Inserting The Missing Character, Alpha-Numeric Sequence Puzzle|
|English Language||Reading Comprehension, Jumbled Sentence, Phrase Replacement, Sentence Improvement, Cloze Test, Fill in the Blanks, Wrong Spelt, Fill in the blanks (Infinitive, Gerund, Participle), Identify the sentence pattern, Find out the Error, Select the correct Plural forms, Identify the sentence, Identify the correct Degree, Form a new word by blending the words, Form compound words, Alliteration, Allusion, Simile, Metaphor, Personification, Oxymoron, Fill in the blanks with suitable Preposition, Select the correct QuestionTag Onomatopoeia, Anaphora, Ellipsis, Select the correct Voice, One Word Substitution, Error Spotting, Active Voice and Passive Voice, Direct and Indirect Speech, Match the following words, Choose the correct ‘Synonyms.’ Select the correct word (Prefix, Suffix), Fill in the blanks with a suitable Article, Select the correct Tense, Repetition, Apostrophe, British English – American English|
|Quantitative Aptitude||Mixture & Allegations, Speed, Time & Distance (Train, Boats & Stream, ), Geometry, Time and Work & Pipes and Cisterns, Mensuration, Trigonometry, Number System & Simplification, Probability Time and Work, HCF & LCM, Average, Percentage, Algebraic Expressions and in Equalities, Profit and Loss, Speed, Distance, and Time, Number System, Simple & Compound interest, Ratio, and Proportion & Partnership, Number Series, Data Interpretation|
|Computer Knowledge||Computer Hardware & Software, MS Word, Excel, Power-Point, Internet Usage, Operating System|
|General Awareness||Abbreviations, Science (Inventions & Discoveries), Current Affairs (National & International), Current Important Events, Awards and Honours, Important Financial, Economic & Banking News, Indian Constitution, Important Days, History, Books and Authors, Sports and Games|
The Bank will conduct Nainital Bank Clerk Exam 2021 in different cities, including
- Nainital (Uttarakhand)
- Haldwani, Distt. Nainital (Uttarakhand)
- Rudrapur (Uttarakhand)
- Dehradun (Uttarakhand)
- Roorkee (Uttarakhand)
- Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh)
- Meerut (Uttar Pradesh)
- Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh)
- Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)
- Jaipur (Rajasthan)
- Delhi and NCR (Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad)
- Ambala (Haryana)
We suggest applicants choose any one centre as per their preference and convenience. They will have to appear for the online venue assigned to them mentioned on their admit card. The exam conducting authority will not entertain any change of centre for the online exam once allotted. Also, they reserve the right to allot the aspirants to any centre other than opted by the applicants.
All successful applicants who qualify for the online written exam must appear for a personal interview at the designated venue and time. The final selection will depend on the cumulative scores of both the written exam and interview. Bank will fill the vacancies at the existing and future branches or offices of the Bank according to the result.
Nainital Bank Exam 2021- Admit Card
The bank will issue the admit cards to all the eligible applicants and upload them on its official web portal. We recommend all applicants to keep checking the site to see the updates as the bank generally releases the admit cards 10 to 15 days before the exam date. As the exam date is still to be announced, aspirants need to be vigilant and keep checking the site.
All applicants must download the admit card from the site and carry its hard copy and other mandatory documents to appear for the online written exam. If they fail to do so, the exam conducting authority will not allow them to enter the exam venue and appear for the exam. The admit card is crucial for all aspirants as that carries the personal details of the applicants and significant importance regarding the exam and the examination halls. Read further to know the steps to download the admit card and documents required to appear for the exam.
Step-by-Step Process to Download the Admit Card
- Visit the official web portal of Nainital Bank.
- Select the “Recruitments/Results” button.
- Search for the link to Download Nainital Bank PO (MT) Clerk Admit Card.
- Click on that link, a new window will pop up asking for your credentials.
- Enter all required details like Registration Number, Password, Date of Birth and submit.
- Your admit card will open as a PDF file in a different tab.
- Cross-check your personal details mentioned on the admit card.
- If everything appears fine to you, download the PDF file to your system.
- Print your Nainital Bank Exam 2021 Admit Card and keep it with other mandatory documents to take with you on the day of the written test.
Details to Check on Nainital Bank Exam Admit Card 2021
We advise all applicants appearing for the Nainital Bank Clerk Exam 2021 to cross-check the details mentioned on the admit card. It is necessary to check any discrepancies because if the details mentioned on the admit card do not match with the details on the identification proof, you will not get entry into the examination hall.
Some details that candidates must check on the Nainital Bank PO and Clerk admit card are:
- Applicant’s Name
- Applicant’s Father’s/Mother’s/Guardian’s Name
- Applicant’s Roll Number
- Applicant’s Gender
- Applicant’s Date of Birth
- Applicant’s Category
- Applicant’s Photograph
- Examination Name and Code
- Examination Date, Time, and Duration
- Reporting Time
- Examination Centre Code and Address
- Instructions to the candidates
- Signature of Applicant and Exam Counsellor
If there is any discrepancy or mismatch in details, applicants must contact the Nainital Bank Exam conducting authority as soon as possible and correct them before the exam.
Mandatory Documents for Nainital Bank Exam 2021
We have already mentioned that all applicants must carry their admit cards to the exam centre without fail. They also need some mandatory documents that will help in their identity verification at the entry gate of the examination hall.
- A printed copy of the Nainital Bank Exam 2021 admit card
- Any Original valid ID Proof and its 2 photocopies (either Aadhar Card, Voter ID Card, Driving License, PAN Card, or Passport)
- Two recent coloured passport size photographs
Nainital Bank Exam Cut-Off
The bank will release the Nainital Bank Exam 2021 cut-off soon on its web portal. The cut-off varies every year depending upon several factors like:
- Number of seats
- Number of candidates applying
- The difficulty level of the question paper,
The applicants may refer to last year’s cut-off to set a target and must prepare accordingly. They need to score more marks than mentioned in the cut-off list to be eligible for probationary officers and clerks jobs in the Nainital Bank.
Nainital Bank Exam Result
The bank will release the result for the Nainital Bank Clerk Exam 2021 within a month of the exam on its official site. However, the exam date is not declared yet, it is expected in August, and the result will be declared accordingly.
21st August 2021