Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
COMMON WRITTEN EXAMINATION [CWE] FOR RECRUITMENT OF
PROBATIONARY OFFICERS/ MANAGEMENT TRAINEES IN 19 PUBLIC
IBPS House, Post Box no. 8587, Kandivali (E), Mumbai 400 101
Email: email@example.com Website:www.ibps.in
The Banking sector in India is poised for a high trajectory growth with prospects for a bright career to
thousands of new entrants. Here is a unique opportunity for aspirants for a career in 19 Public Sector Banks
through a Single Common Examination
A Common Written Examination (CWE) will be conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) as a pre-requisite for selection of personnel for Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee posts in the Public Sector Banks mentioned below.
Start date for Online Registration 09.03.2012
Payment of Application Fees through Online from 09.03.2012 to 30.03.2012
(both dates inclusive) Payment of Application Fees through Offline from 12.03.2012 to 07.04.2012
Last date for Online Registration 30.03.2012
Download of Call letter for Written Examination After 04.06.2012
Written Examination 17.06.2012
This system of Common Examination for recruitment of Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees has been approved by each of the 19 participating Public Sector Banks and the Managing Committee of the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) with the consent of the Government of India.
IBPS, an autonomous body registered under Societies Registration Act 1860 and a Public Trust under Bombay Public Trust Act 1950, has been authorised by IBA and has received a mandate from the 19 Public Sector Banks listed below to conduct the Common Written Examination. The CWE for Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee posts will be conducted twice a year by IBPS.
Allahabad Bank Indian Overseas Bank
Andhra Bank Oriental Bank of Commerce
Bank of Baroda Punjab National Bank
Bank of India Punjab & Sind Bank
Bank of Maharashtra Syndicate Bank
Canara Bank Union Bank of India
Central Bank of India United Bank of India
Corporation Bank UCO Bank
Dena Bank Vijaya Bank
An individual who aspires to join any of the above Public Sector Banks as a Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee will necessarily be required to take the CWE. Prospective candidates who wish to appear for the CWE will have to apply to IBPS and should carefully read the advertisement regarding eligibility criteria, online registration process, pattern of examination, issuance of call letters and score cards.Candidates who appear for the CWE will be able to check their status after the examination. Scorecards will be issued to candidates who secure minimum qualifying marks and above in each test of the examination. Each participating Public Sector Bank will independently issue a separate recruitment notification, specifying their vacancies and stipulating the eligibility criteria in terms of age, educational qualification, experience (if any), minimum required level of IBPS score in each component test plus Total Weighted Score (if any) etc.
Successful candidates in the CWE who have been issued scorecards and who meet the stipulated eligibility criteria are then required to apply to any of the participating banks they wish to, quoting their personal details and their CWE scores. Each bank will then individually shortlist candidates and carry out their own selection processes such as Group Discussions and/ or Interviews etc. for final selection.
Age: 20-30 Years (Age Relaxation As per the Govt. Norms)
A degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification
recognized as such by the Central Government.
WRITTEN EXAMINATION SYLLABUS:
1. Reasoning -- 50(M) 50(Q)
2. English Language -- 25 (M) 50 (Q)
3. Quantitative Aptitude -- 50 (M) 50 (Q)
4. General Awareness
(with special reference to Banking Industry) -- 50 (M) 50 (Q)
5. Computer Knowledge -- 50 (M) 50 (Q)
Duration from 1 to 5 -- 150 Minutes
Descriptive Paper on English Composition 25 (M)
(Essay, Précis, Letter Writing etc)
Duration -- 60 Minutes
The above tests except the Test of English Language and Descriptive Paper on English Composition will be printed bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.
The Descriptive Papers of only those candidates who secure minimum qualifying marks in each of the objective tests will be evaluated.
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