WHAT ARE BANKING EXAMINATIONS? Banking Examinations are basically the entrance exam for your job in the banking sector. These exams are conducted by different institutes for the recruitment of Probationary Officers, Clerks and Senior Officers of the banks. WHO ARE ELIGIBLE TO APPEAR FOR THESE EXAMS? The eligibility criteria differ a little from exam to exam and institute that organizes these exams but a person thinking of getting a job in the banking sector has to at least has to complete their graduation from a university with the necessary approvals of the government. Another factor taken into consideration for eligibility is the age. The age factor differs from exam to exam but the average age for a Probationary Officer eligible for appearing is 21 years and the upper limit is 30 years. Though there are age relaxations in special cases.