Difference between the SSC exams and Bank exams

Question: What is the difference in the syllabus of Bank Exams as compared to SSC Exams ?

Answer: Broadly the syllabus is the same, however the differences can be encapsulated as under –

Subject Bank PO/Clerk SSC
Trigonometry Not Included Included
Geometry Not Included Included
Algebra Not Included Included
Mensuration Not Included Included
Overall Maths Medium Level High Level
Reasoning and General Intelligence
Dice and Cubes Not Included Included
Matrix, Water and Mirror Images , Paper Cutting Not Included Included
Calendar and Clock Not Included Included
Arguments,Assumptions and Inferences, Cause/Effect and Course of Action Included Not Included
Overall Reasoning High Level Medium Level
General Awareness/General Studies
Banking Awareness Included Not Included
Socio-Economic Awareness Included Included to a lesser extent
History,Polity,Science,Geography,Art and Culture Not Included Included
Overall General Awareness/Studies Not Comparable Not Comparable
Voice Not Included Included
Narration Not Included Included
Question Tags Not Included Included
Descriptive English Included Not Included
Overall English High Level Medium Level

Question: Does Career Power Provide coaching for SSC exams also?

Answer: Yes

Question: Should I prepare for Bank exams or SSC or both ?

Answer: Since both the exams are similar in nature and have a high degree of overlapping syllabus content it is our recommendation that students prepare for both the exams, however you should take note of the differences in eligibility criteria for both the exams.

Question: What are the differences in eligibility criteria for Bank and SSC exams ?


Description Bank PO Bank Clerk SSC – Graduate Level SSC- 10+2 Level
Age 20-30 Years (Relaxations apply) 20-28 years(Relaxations apply) 18-27 years(Relaxations apply) 18-27 years(Relaxations apply)
Educational Qualifications Graduation Graduation Graduation 12th Pass