After the exams

Once the exams are over, there is immense tension amongst the students about selecting where to work. Well, don’t you worry, all you need is the correct information.

  • Keeping in mind the vacancies: One must make a choice keeping in mind the vacancies at a bank.
  • Don’t go by the numbers: You must not make any preference based on the net profits of a bank as they may not offer you any extra salary for that.
  • The surroundings matter: Although the salaries and incentives may be same, the environmentwhere you have to work is quite different and vary as per the bank.

The Top 5 banks and some insight into their working is given ahead. 

1) Bank of Baroda

Overview:- BOB is an Indian state-owned banking and financial services company, having their headquarters in Vadodara, Gujarat. It is known as the second largest bank in India. It was ranked 801 at Forbes Global 2000 list in 2014. It has total assets of 3.58 trillion.

Why should I opt for this bank

It has 104 branches or offices in 24 countries which in itself is a very big thing. The employees of this bank have the best exposure of working as they will have the option of working overseas as well. This is a good platform for them to work hard and get boosts in their career. 

2) Bank of India

Overview:- Itis a commercial bank, having their headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It is known to be one of the oldest and the largest bank in India having 4545 branches. It is also a founder member of Society for Worldwide Inter Bank Financial Telecommunications (SWIFT).

Why should I opt for this bank

BOI is known to be the employee’s bank and has one of the best employees’ reviews. It has an amazing work culture, with a platform to learn as well. Job security is also another perk for candidates seeking a job with this bank.

3) Punjab National Bank

PNB is an Indian financial services company, having their headquarters in New Delhi. It is ranked at 248th biggest bank in the world by the Bankers' Almanac and ranked 717 in  the Forbes Global 2000 in 2013. It has 6300 branches and 7,900 ATMs in 764 cities.

Why should I opt for this bank

Having served 86 million customers, it is perfect for those looking for a varied experience. Employee contribution plays a huge role in the success of the bank and the employees gets to reap its benefits as well.

4) ICICI

Overview:- It is another financial services company and an Indian multinational bank, having their headquarters in Vadodara, Gujarat. It was second largest in terms of assets and capitalization in 2014. It has a wide range of networks with its presence in 17 countries including India.

Why should I opt for this bank

With an objective of creating intrapersonal relationship between employees and the customers and the flexibility of work it gives to its employees, it is one of the best places to be associated with. 

5) Union Bank

Overview:- It is known as the largest government owned bank in India, having their headquarters in Mumbai and listed in the Forbes 2000 list. It has assets of over USD 13.45 billion. Union Bank is also a member of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI).

Why should I opt for this bank

Union bank is considered good for those candidates who want to work in the metro cities. Being the largest govt. owned bank, it will not be merged in the upcoming years which enables a promising future for the candidates who wish to apply. The most interesting thing is that the UBI is in process to establish branches in London and Sydney. 

Well, what does the overall picture look like?

Although Punjab National Bank is at the top with total number of branches and the highest net profits, but as per 2014, Bank of Baroda is right there with it. The best part is that these top 5 banks will not be merged over the upcoming years thus ensuring the safety of your future. In rural areas, IDBI is quite popular while in the South, Vijaya Bank is a favourite.