Andhra Bank PO

Test Series

Why Avision


Andhra Bank is conducting online examination for selection of candidates to 1 year Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance course in tie-up with Manipal Global Education Services Private Limited, Bangalore.
After successful completion of the course (within the stipulated time period), the candidate would be offered appointment in the Bank as Probationary Officer in Junior Management Grade Scale-I.

Important Dates

Schedule of EventsDatesStart date for Online Registration17.11.2015Online Payment of Application Fees17.11.2015Last date for Online Registration01.12.2015Download of Call letter for ExaminationAfter 10.12.2015Link to download call letters for PETAfter  09.12.2015Conduct of PET16.12.2015 to 22.12.2015
(excluding 20.12.2015 i.e. Sunday)Date of Examination27.12.2015


Essential Academic Qualifications: (As on 01.09.2015) 

Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a recognized University OR any equivalent qualification as such recognized by Central Government.

Age (As on 01.09.2015)

Minimum 20 years- Maximum 28 years i.e a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.09.1987 and not later than 01.09.1995 (both dates inclusive)

Relaxation Of Upper Age Limit:

Sr. No.CategoryAge Relaxation
1.SC/ST5 Years
2.Other Backward Classes (OBC)3 Years
3.PWD(GEN)10 Years
4.PWD (SC/ST)15 Years
5PWD(OBC)13 Years
6Persons Domiciled in Jammu &5 Years



100/- (Intimation Charges only)

2.General and OBC600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)


200 Students will be inducted through this current selection exercise.

Number of Student intake

Exam Pattern

Candidates shall be selected through a selection process consisting of an (open) online exam followed by Interview. The selection process aims at getting applicants who are likely to succeed at various roles in the Bank. The endeavour is to select people who are bright, have good communication skills (both oral and written), are dedicated, can work effectively in teams, are passionate about their career goals and who display integrity and a positive attitude.

TypeSr. No.Name of the TestNo. of Qs.Max. MarksComposite Time
(Online)2Quantitative Aptitude5050
3English Language50502 hours
4General Awareness(with special5050
reference to Banking Industry)


  • Candidates are required to obtain a minimum score in each test and also a minimum total score in the online test to be shortlisted for interview. Candidates will be shortlisted for interview depending on the number of vacancies, cut-off in each test and online test as decided by the Bank
  • Wrong answers in objective test will attract negative marks (1/4th of marks assigned to that question) for the online test. Along with the call letters, information handout and a sample test shall also be uploaded on the site which candidates can take to familiarize themselves with the nature of Test & Questions.

Personal InterviewThe aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in the Online Test will be arranged in descending order in each category and the candidates in the order of merit, subject to 5 times the number of intake in each category, will be called for Interview. The qualifying marks in Interview will be as decided by the Bank.The final merit list for selection will be on the basis of performance in Online Test, Group discussion (GD) and Interview.

How to apply

  • The applicants are required to go to the Bank’s website www.andhrabank.inunder Careers page and click on the option ADMISSION TO PGDBF COURSE OFFERED THROUGH MANIPAL UNIVERSITY 2015-16 for applying online. Before filling the online application, the candidate should ensure that they fulfil all the eligibility criteria given in the notification
  • Candidates should have valid email ID and mobile no.which should be kept active till the declaration of results. It will help him/her in getting call letter/advices etc. by email/SMS.
  • Submit the Application Form.
  • The payment can be made by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the candidates.
  • On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application form with fee details will be generated; which may be printed for record.
  • Take out the Print Out of the Application Form for future reference.


Given below is a list of all topics and subjects, from which the questions will be asked. You can prepare and plan for the exams by knowing the topics you have to cover.




General Awareness

-Arrangements & Pattern

-Coding Decoding




-Machine Input Output

-Data Sufficiency

-Blood Relations

-Decision Making & Verbal Reasoning

-Linear Seating Arrangements

-Circular Seating Arrangements


-Double Line Up

-Order & Ranking


-Number Series

-Number System


-Data Interpretation

-Data Sufficiency



-Ratio & Proportion



-Profit & Loss

-Speed Distance & Time


-Mixture Allegations

-Time & Work

-Reading Comprehension

-Phrase Replacement

-Para Jumbles

-Cloze Test

-Error Spotting

-Fill in the Blanks

-Phase Idiom Meaning

-One Word Substitution

-Financial/Banking Awareness

-Current Affairs

-Static GK


Admit Card

The time of the examination will be intimated in the Call Letter along with the Centre/Venue for the Examination, well in advance of the date of the Examination.The Candidates should note that all the instructions/ intimations will be provided on the Banks website. The candidates are requested to check the website for the same from time to time for important dates and notifications.

How to Download Admit Card

  • Go to www.andhrabank.inand click on careers section.
  • Select download Andhra Bank PO 2018 call letter for preliminary examination
  • Then enter your Registration Number/Roll Number and Date of Birth/Password
  • Finally click on the submit button, your Andhra Bank PO 2018 will generated and take a print.
  • The Andhra Bank PO 2018 admit card is issued and available 10 days prior to the examination. It will be available in the official website of the bank. Candidates are required to download the admit card and get a printed copy of the same.

CUT OFF 2016-17

Andhra Bank has released the category wise & test – wise cut – offs applied for objective test and on total (Out of 200) for 1 year Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance course in tie-up with Manipal Global Education Services Private Limited, Bangalore.

CATEGORYT1 –  RE (50)T2 – EL (50)T3 – GA(50)T4- QA(50)TOTAL OUT OF     200