A Probationary Officer can reach up to the level of Chairman of a bank, you will be surprised to know that all the heads of PSBs have started their career as a PO only. Probationary Officer (PO) can be asked to do any work during the Probation period. Normally the probation period is of two years in which the officer is exposed to different types of banking related works. There are frequent transfers during probation period. Once the probation period is completed the officer is confirmed as an Assistant Manager and gets his or her permanent posting. Some banks are now-a-days placing officers as Deputy Managers also, just after confirmation,
provided they pass the test conducted by the bank. After confirmation officers can be posted in specific areas of banking.
Probationary Officers Salary Details:
+ Firstly the candidates who are selected for the post of Probationary Officer will be on probation period for two years.
+ The officers would be in the Junior Management Grade Scale I. The pay scale/salary will be Rs. 14500 - Rs. 25700; these officers will also be eligible for D.A., H.R.A. & C.C.A. as per rules in force from time to time.
+ In SBI there is a provision of four additional increments at the time of joining itself, moreover perks are much higher in SBI as compare to other public sector banks.