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IBPS CWE 2012 – Clerical Recruitment
Last updated: October 14, 2012 by Sarbjit+
IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) has notified the Common Written Examination (CWE) for recruitment of Clerical Cadre in 20 public sector banks. Some private sector banks also accept the IBPS CWE Score. The committee has made some changes in the exam. The IBPS CWE will be help ONLINE now and will be followed by a Common Interview for all banks. The previous exam was conducted in Nov 2011.
Here are the details for Clerical Exam. You may also want to check out the Probationary Officer CWE details.
Online Application Starts:
Oct 15, 2012
Online Application Ends:
Nov 05, 2012
Download of Call letter for Written Examination:
Dec 03, 2012
Sometime in Dec 2012 (Tentative)
What is CWE?
Common Written Examination (CWE) will be conducted for selection of personnel for Clerical posts in the Public Sector Banks. The CWE for Clerical posts will be conducted twice a year by IBPS. 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.
- Allahabad Bank
- Indian Overseas Bank
- Andhra Bank
- Oriental Bank of Commerce
- Bank of Baroda
- Punjab National Bank
- Bank of India
- Punjab and 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
- Indian Bank
- IDBI Bank
Private Sector Organisations:
Some private banks and other organisations also accept IBPS CWE Score for Recruitment for similar posts. Some of them are listed below:
Eligibility Criteria (as on Oct 01, 2012)
20 to 28 years [relaxation as per GOI rules]
Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
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 School/College/Institute.
Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT (candidates should know how to read/ write and speak the Official Language of the State/UT) for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable.
Ex-Servicemen who do not possess the above civil examination qualifications should be matriculate Ex-Servicemen who have obtained the Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force after having completed not less than 15 years of service in the Armed Forces of the Union.
Pattern of ONLINE Written Test
Time Allowed: 120 Minutes (or 2 Hours)
Maximum Marks: 200
1. Reasoning (40 Qs, 40 Marks)
2. English Language (40 Qs, 40 Marks)
3. Numerical Ability (40 Qs, 40 Marks)
4. General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry) (40 Qs, 40 Marks)
5. Computer Knowledge (40 Qs, 40 Marks)
One fourth or 0.25 times the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty for incorrect answers.
CWE Score Card
IBPS will print the Score Cards for each of the qualifying candidates and will send the same by Registered/ Speed post to each candidate at the correspondence address specified in his/ her online application.
Score Cards issued by IBPS will be valid for one year from the date of issue of the Score Card. Candidates can appear in subsequent examination(s) to enhance their scores if they so desire.
How to Apply?
Candidates must apply online and no other mode of application will be accepted.
SC/ST/PWD: Rs. 50
Others: Rs. 400
Mode of Payment:
Candidates have the option of:
(1) ONLINE MODE of payment of requisite fees
(2) OFFLINE MODE i.e. payment of fees through NEFT enabled branches of the 19 named Public Sector Banks.
through CBS branches of the following member Public Sector Banks
How to Apply for IBPS CWE – Clerical Cadre:
(1) Candidates should go to the IBPS’s website www.ibps.in and click on the Home Page to open the link “Common Written Examination”
(2) Click on the option “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CWE- CLERICAL CADRE NOVEMBER 2011” to open up the On-Line Application Form.
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More Sample Question Papers:You can find more sample papers here: Computer, English, Reasoning, Maths, General Knowledge
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