Finance Ministry Types Panel On Holding Financial institution Exams In Regional Languages


Finance Ministry has shaped a panel to review the problem of holding exams in banks in regional languages

The Finance Ministry on Tuesday stated that preserving in thoughts the rising demand for holding clerical cadre examination in public sector banks in native or regional languages, a committee has been shaped to look into the matter.

It additional stated that until the time the committee submits its report, the exams that are performed by the Institute of Banking Personnel Choice (IBPS), will likely be placed on maintain.

In an announcement, the ministry stated, “the committee will give its suggestions inside 15 days. The continuing strategy of holding the examination initiated by Institute of Banking Personnel Choice (IBPS) will likely be saved on maintain till the suggestions of the committee are made accessible.” 

Referring to experiences in sure sections of the media concerning IBPS holding exams for recruiting clerical cadre in public sector banks solely in Hindi and English when 22 languages are recognised by Indian Structure, which additionally cited Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s assertion made in 2019 that banking exams can be held in native languages, the ministry clarified that she had made the remark in context of regional rural banks (RRBs) solely.

The Finance Ministry stated that with the intention to present a stage enjoying area to native youths in employment alternatives, the Authorities in 2019 had determined that for recruitment of “Workplace Assistant” and “Officer Scale I” in RRBs, examination will likely be held in 13 regional languages together with Konkani and Kannada, in addition to Hindi and English.

Since then, examination for recruitments in RRBs are being performed in regional languages additionally, the official assertion stated.


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