COMMON WRITTEN EXAMINATION [CWE] FOR RECRUITMENT OF PROBATIONARY OFFICERS/ MANAGEMENT TRAINEES
Online Registration 22.07.2013- 12.08.2013
Payment of Application Fees- Online 22.07.2013- 12.08.2013
Payment of Application Fees- Offline 24.07.2013- 17.08.2013
Download of Call Letter for Pre-Examination Training (PET) for
SC/ST/ Minority Community candidates After 25.09.2013
Pre-Examination Training 07.10.2013-12.10.2013
Download of Call letter for Examination After 07.10.2013
Online Examination (Tentative dates)- some/ all/ additional dates as the need arises 19.10.2013/ 20.10.2013/ 26.10.2013/
Declaration of result status of examination (CWE) Third/ fourth week of November 2013
Download of call letters for Interview First week of January 2014
Conduct of Interview Third week of January 2014
Age (As on 01.07.2013):
Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 28 years
i.e. a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.07.1985 and not later than 01.07.1993 (both
Degree with 60% marks in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification
recognized as such by the Central Government.
The percentage of marks stipulated for the Educational Qualification is for General (Unreserved) Category
Candidates. Candidates belonging to the Reserved Category (SC / ST/ PWD), filling in vacancies
reserved for the relevant category, will be entitled to a relaxation of 5% marks in relation to that
stipulated for General Category candidates. Candidates belonging to SC / ST/ PWD categories filling
in “unreserved” vacancies will not be entitled to the above referred relaxation
Computer Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e.
candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have
studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High
Application Fees/ Intimation Charges [Payable from 22.07.2013 to 12.08.2013 (Online payment) and 24.07.2013 to 17.08.2013 (Offline payment) both dates inclusive]
- Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
- Rs. 600 /- for all others
I. The structure of the Examination which will be conducted online is as follows:
1 Reasoning 50 Marks
2 English Language 40 Marks
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 Marks
4 General Awareness(with special reference to Banking Industry) 40 Marks
5 Computer Knowledge 20 Marks
Total 200 Marks
Composite time of 2 hours
Penalty for Wrong Answers
There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a
wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that
question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no
answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.
Candidates who have been shortlisted in the examination for CWE PO/MT-III will subsequently be
called for an Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations. Interviews will be conducted
at select centres. The centre, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be informed to the
shortlisted candidates in the call letter. Candidates are required to download their interview call letters
from authorised IBPS website www.ibps.in. Please note that any request regarding change in date,
centre etc. of interview will not be entertained. However the conducting agencies reserve the right to
change the date/ venue/ time/ centre etc. of interview or hold supplementary process for particular date /
session / venue / centre / set of candidates at its discretion, under unforeseen circumstances, if any.
The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in interview will not be
less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates). The weightage (ratio) of CWE (exam) and
interview will be 80:20. The combined final scores of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of
scores obtained by the candidates in CWE PO/MT-III and Interview.
A candidate should qualify both in the CWE and interview to be shortlisted for subsequent allotment
process, details of which will be available subsequently on IBPS website.
While appearing for the Interview, the candidate should produce valid prescribed documents
List of Documents to be produced at the time of interview(as applicable)
The following documents in original and self attested photocopies in support of the candidate’s
eligibility and identity are to be invariably submitted at the time of interview failing which the
candidate may not be permitted to appear for the interview
(i) Printout of the valid Interview Call Letter
(ii) Valid system generated printout of the online application form registered for CWE PO/MT-III
(iii) Proof of Date of Birth (Birth Certificate or SSLC/ Std. X Certificate with DOB)
(iv) Photo Identify Proof as indicated in Point G of the advertisement
(v) Marksheets & certificates for Graduation or equivalent qualification etc. Proper document from
Board / University for having declared the result on or before 01.07.2013 has to be submitted.
(vi) Caste Certificate issued by competent authority in the prescribed format as stipulated by
Government of India in case of SC / ST / OBC category candidates.
In case of candidates belonging to OBC category, certificate should specifically contain a
clause that the candidate does not belong to creamy layer section excluded from the benefits of
reservation for Other Backward Classes in Civil post & services under Government of India.
OBC caste certificate containing the Non-creamy layer clause should be issued during the
period 01.04.2013 to 31.03.2014. Caste Name mentioned in certificate should tally letter by
letter with Central Government list / notification.
Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming under creamy layer are not entitled to OBC
reservation. They should indicate their category as General in the online application form.
(vii) Medical Certificate in prescribed format in case of Persons With Disability category
If the candidate has used the services of a Scribe at the time of CWE the duly filled in Biodata
of the scribe in the prescribed format
(viii) An Ex-serviceman candidate has to produce a copy of the discharge Certificate / pension
payment order and documentary proof of rank last / presently held (substantive as well as
acting) at the time of interview. Those who are still in defence service should submit a
certificate from a competent authority that they will be relieved from defence services, on or
(ix) Candidates serving in Government / quasi govt offices/ Public Sector Undertakings (including
Nationalised Banks and Financial Institutions) are required to produce a “No Objection
certificate” from their employer at the time of interview, in the absence of which their
candidature will not be considered and travelling expenses, if any, otherwise admissible, will
not be paid.
(x) Persons eligible for age relaxation under II (5) must produce the domicile certificate at the time
of interview/ at any stage of the subsequent process from the District Jurisdiction where he / she
had ordinarily resided or any other authority designated in this regard by the Government of
Jammu & Kashmir to the effect that the candidate had ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir
Division of the State of J&K during the period from 01.01.80 to 31.12.89.
(xi) Persons eligible for age relaxation under II (6) must produce a certificate from the District
Magistrate to the effect that they are eligible for relief in terms of the Rehabilitation Package
for 1984 Riot Affected Persons sanctioned by the Government and communicated vide
Ministry of Finance, Dept. of Financial Services communication No.F.No.9/21/2006-IR dated
(xii) Experience certificates, if any
(xiii) Persons falling in categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) of Point B (I) should produce a certificate of
eligibility issued by the Govt. Of India
(xiv) Any other relevant documents in support of eligibility
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