JK Bank PO Recruitment 2020: Notification, Exam Pattern

    JK Bank PO Recruitment

    Jammu & Kashmir Bank (or J&K Bank) is a Government Owned bank based in Jammu & Kashmir. The JK Bank PO Exam is conducted every year to recruit Probationary Officers for the Bank. In this article, we shall see all important information related to the JK Bank PO Recruitment exam such as Exam Date, Eligibility criteria, Syllabus, Application Fee, Apply Online, Exam Pattern, Vacancy, Salary, Job profile, etc.

    JK Bank Recruitment Notification 2020

    Jammu and Kashmir Bank have released the official notification for the recruitment of PO (Probationary Officer) and Banking Associate on 02nd July 2020. As per the J&K Bank Recruitment Notification 2020, a total of 1850 vacancies have been notified.

    JK Bank PO Exam Highlights

    Exam name J&K Bank PO 2021
    Organizing body J&K Bank private Ltd
    Official website https://www.jkbank.com/
    Type of exam State-level
    Application mode Online
    Exam mode Online
    Type of questions Multiple choice questions (MCQ)
    Post Probationary Officer
    Eligibility Criteria Undergraduate in any field
    Job Location Anywhere in India
    Recruitment Process
    1. Preliminary Exam
    2. Mains Exam
    3. Interview Process

    JK Bank Recruitment Exam Date 2020

    Below you can check out the J&K Bank important dates such as notification dates, application form dates, etc. for the J&K 2020 exam:

    J&K Bank Exam Events Important Dates
    J&K Bank Recruitment 2020 Notice Release Date 01st June 2020
    JK Bank Official Notification Date 2020 02nd July 2020
    J&K Bank Exam Online registration & Application Form 02nd July 2020
    Last date to apply online for JK Bank PO 2020 Exam 24th July 2020
    J&K Bank Fee Last Date 24th July 2020
    J&K Bank Application Form Edit/Modification date 05th to 24th July 2020
    Last Date to Print J&K Bank Application Form 08th August 2020

    J&K Bank Prelims Exam Date 2020

    J&K Bank Exam Events Important Dates
    J&K Bank PO Prelims Admit Card Download Date 12th November 2020
    J&K Bank 2020 PO Exam Date 25th, 27th 28th, 29th Nov, 1st Dec 2020
    J&K Bank Clerk Prelims Admit Card Download Date 23rd December 2020
    J&K Bank 2020 Clerk Exam Date 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th, 9th, 10th,
    17th, 24th, and 31st January 2021
    J&K Bank 2020 PO Prelims Result 12th December 2020
    J&K Bank 2020 Clerk Prelims Result 27th March 2021

    J&K Bank Mains Exam Date 2020

    J&K Bank Exam Events Important Dates
    J&K Bank PO Mains Exam Date 27th December 2020
    J&K Bank Recruitment PO Interview Dates 29th January 2021 onwards
    J&K Bank Recruitment Final Result Out 13th April 2021

    JK Bank Vacancy 2020

    As per the JK Bank Recruitment 2020 Notification, a total of 1850 vacancies has been announced for the posts of Probationary Officer and Banking Associate. Check the detailed post-wise vacancies under J&K Bank recruitment 2020 notification below:

    Posts J&K Bank Vacancy 
    Probationary Officer (PO) 350
    Banking Associate 1500
    Total 1850

    JK Bank Recruitment Apply Online 2020

    The link to apply online for J&K Bank 2020 exam was activated from 02nd July 2020 to 24th July 2020. As of now, the JK Bank Apply Online Link is not active. Candidates are always advised to fill the application forms at the earliest to prevent any sever failure issues.

    How to apply online for JK Bank 2020 Exam?

    • Visit the official website https://www.jkbank.com and find the 2020 Recruitment under the careers link.
    • Register yourself by clicking on ‘New Registration’.
    • Fill in the details requested like Name, Mobile Number, and a valid Email-id.
    • The provisional registration number and password will be displayed on the screen.
    • Make note of the number and password for future reference.
    • Fill in the J&K Bank Exam Application Form and click on the ‘Final Submit Button’.

    J&K Bank Exam Application Fee 2020

    The JK Bank Application fee in the below table is as per the previous notification. The J&K bank Online application fee shall be paid only using Debit Cards, Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.

    Category JK Bank Application Fee
    General/OBC ₹ 800/-
    SC/ST ₹ 600/-

    J&K Bank PO Eligibility Criteria

    Candidates willing to appear for JK Bank PO exams need to ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria as mentioned by Jammu Kashmir Bank Recruitment Notification. This will be in terms of residency, age, and educational qualification as listed below:


    • Must be a domicile of J&K
    • Should have domicile certificate of J&K

    Educational Qualification

    • Must have a graduation degree or any equivalent degree from a recognized University by the Central Government.
    • Results must have been declared before the candidate registers online.

    Age limit

    • The minimum age is 20 years and the maximum age is 32 years.

    However, relaxation in the upper age is allowed for reserved categories as follows:

    Category Age limit
    Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes 5 years
    Other backward classes (Including Weaker and underprivileged classes,
    Residents of ALC, IB, Backward areas, and Pahari speaking people)
    3 years
    Physically Challenged Persons (PCP) 10 years

    JK Bank Exam Selection Process

    The J&K Bank exam 2020 selection process consist of three different stages which are as follows:

    1. Preliminary examination
    2. Mains examination
    3. Interview

    Candidates who clear the Preliminary Examination are eligible for Mains Examination. The number of candidates who are shortlisted after the Prelims exam for the Mains exam is generally 10 times the number of vacancies, and who are shortlisted after the Mains Exam for the Interview are 3 times the number of vacancies.

    J&K Bank Exam Pattern 2020

    Below is the detailed exam pattern for each of the stages of the J&K Bank PO Examination. Candidates should also keep in mind the following points about the exam pattern:

    • Both Preliminary and Main Examinations shall be taken online and will contain Multiple Choice Questions.
    • The penalty for wrong answers will be 0.25 or 1/4th of the marks assigned to each question. In case of no answer, there won’t be any penalty.
    • Scores obtained by the candidate will not be declared before the Interview Completion Process.
    • For preparing the Final Merit List, and Merit List for the Interview, only the Mains exam score will be counted.

    J&K Bank PO Prelims Exam Pattern

    The J&K Bank PO Prelims Exam has 100 questions for 100 marks. The total duration available is 60 minutes.

    Topics Total Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
    English Language 30 30 20 minutes
    Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
    Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
    Total 100 100 60 minutes or 1 hour

    Note: There is a Negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer.

    Preliminary Examination is qualifying in nature and marks obtained in it are not considered for Final selection.

    JK Bank PO Mains Exam Pattern

    Topics Total Questions Total Marks Time Duration
    General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
    English Language 35 40 40 minutes
    Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
    Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
    Total 155 200 3 hours
    English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 30 minutes

    Note: There is a Negative marking of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer.

    There is a Section-wise cutoff and Total score cut-off for both Preliminary and Main examinations.

    JK Bank PO Eligibility Criteria 2020

    Following are the eligibility criteria that a candidate needs to fulfill in order to be eligible for the J&K Bank PO Exam.

    1. Domicile
    2. Age Limit
    3. Educational Qualifications


    You should be a Permanent Resident of the state of Jammu & Kashmir state with a verified document to prove the same.

     Age Limit (as on 1st January 2020)

    • Minimum Age – 18 years (not born after 01/01/2000)
    • Maximum Age – 30 years (not born after 02/01/1988)

    Age Relaxation

    • SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen – 5 years

    Educational Qualification

    The candidate should be a Graduate/Post Graduate from a recognized University/Institute (UGC/AICTE approved) with a minimum of 60% marks. He/She should have passed the degree-granting final exam on or before 01.10.2020.


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