Common Bank Probationary Officer / Management Trainee Recruitment Entrance Exam 2012
- Common Written Examination ( CWE 2012 )
- Common Written Examination ( CWE ) Important Dates
- Common Written Examination ( CWE ) Participating Banks
- Common Written Examination ( CWE ) Eligibility Criteria Age & Educational Qualification
- Common Written Examination ( CWE ) Exam Structure
- How to Apply for Common Written Examination ( CWE )
- Common Written Examination ( CWE ) Centres
- Probationary Officers Question Bank CD
- Bank PO Exam Online Practice Test
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Common Written Examination (CWE) for Recruitment in Clerical Cadre in Public Sector Banks from November – December 2012 :
IBPS CWE – Probationary Officers Phase II Result :
IBPS CWE PO / MT Recruitment 2012
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org,
Website : www.ibps.in.
As a gateway to the ever growing demand for qualified candidates for employment in the 19 Public Sector Banks, on whose behalf CWE is conducted by IBPS, here is the next opportunity for aspiring candidates.
The 2nd Common Written Examination ( CWE – PO / MT – II ) 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.
This system of Common Written Examination for recruitment of Probationary Officers / Management Trainees has been approved by the Government of India, has the consent of the Boards of each of the participating Banks and the Managing Committee of the Indian Banks’ Association ( IBA ).
IBPS, an autonomous body, 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.
|Start Date for IBPS CWE Probationary Officer / Management Trainee Online Registration 2012||09.03.2012|
|Online Payment of IBPS CWE PO / MT Application Fees 2012||09.03.2012 to 30.03.2012 ( both dates inclusive )|
|Offline Payment of CWE PO / MT Application Fees 2012||12.03.2012 to 07.04.2012 ( both dates inclusive )|
|Last date for IBPS CWE Online Registration for Probationary Officers & Management Trainees||30.03.2012|
|Last date for Editing ( prior to submission of IBPS CWE online application ) Application Details||01.04.2012|
|Download of IBPS CWE PO / MT Call letter for Written Examination||After 04.06.2012|
|Tentative Date of IBPS CWE PO / MT Written Examination 2012||17.06.2012|
|Allahabad Bank||Indian Bank|
|Andhra Bank||Indian Overseas Bank|
|Bank of Baroda||Oriental Bank of Commerce|
|Bank of India||Punjab National Bank|
|Bank of Maharashtra||Punjab & Sind Bank|
|Canara Bank||Syndicate Bank|
|Central Bank of India||UCO Bank|
|Corporation Bank||Union Bank of India|
|Dena Bank||United Bank of India|
|IDBI Bank||Vijaya Bank|
The scores awarded to qualified candidates are also likely to be used by a few other Banks and Financial Institutions like IDBI, ECGC etc. for selection for entry level Officers’ posts.
Candidates will however have to satisfy the eligibility criteria for these organizations as individually stipulated by them.
As per the procedure for recruitment, all individuals who aspire to join any of the above Public Sector Banks as Probationary Officers / Management Trainees will necessarily be required to take the CWE. Prospective candidates who wish to appear for the CWE will have to apply to IBPS after carefully reading IBPS CWE PO / MT Examination advertisement regarding IBPS CWE PO Exam eligibility criteria, IBPS CWE PO online registration process, IBPS CWE PO pattern of examination, issuance of Common Written Exam call letters and IBPS CWE score cards.
Candidates who appear for the CWE will be able to check their qualifying status after the IBPS Probationary Officer examination 2012. Scorecards will be issued only to those candidates who secure minimum qualifying marks and above in each test of the IBPS CWE Management Trainee examination 2012.
Each participating Public Sector Bank will independently issue a separate recruitment notification, specifying their vacancies and stipulating their respective eligibility criteria in terms of age, educational qualification, experience ( if any ), minimum required level of IBPS score in each component test plus Total Weighted Standard Score ( if any ) etc.
Successful candidates in the CWE who have been issued scorecards and who meet the stipulated eligibility criteria will then be 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.
Prospective Candidates should ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria specified by IBPS before applying for the Common Written Examination ( CWE ) :
Please note that the eligibility criteria specified herein are the basic criteria for applying to various Public Sector Banks. However merely applying for CWE / appearing for and qualifying in the IBPS Probationary Officer / Management Trainee examination does not imply that a candidate will necessarily be eligible for employment in all or any of the 19 Public Sector Banks as each Bank will stipulate its own eligibility / qualifying criteria.
Nationality / Citizenship : A candidate must be either
- a Citizen of India or
- a subject of Nepal or
- a subject of Bhutan or
- a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
- a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania ( formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar ), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
Educational Qualifications for IBPS CWE PO / MT Examination 2012 ( as on 01.01.2012 ) :
A degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
Age Limit for IBPS Common Written Examination 2012 ( As on 01.12.2011 ) :
Minimum : 20 Years, Maximum : 30 Years. The maximum age limit specified is applicable to General Category candidates.
Relaxation of Upper age limit in IBPS CWE Probationary Officer / Management Trainee Jobs 2012 :
|1.||Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe||5 years|
|2.||Other Backward Classes ( Non – Creamy Layer )||3 years|
|3.||Persons With Disabilities||10 years|
|4.||Ex – Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within the stipulated time) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment||5 years|
|5.||Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1.1.80 to 31.12.
|6.||Persons affected by 1984 riots||5 years|
|7.||Persons who have completed 5 years of service in RRBs||5 years|
|8.||Clerical Employees of Participating PSBs ( relaxation is as applicable only to employees of those Banks where relaxation is available and to the extent of the respective Bank’s policy )||6 Years|
(i) In case of a candidate who is eligible for relaxation under more than one of the above categories the age relaxation will be available on a cumulative basis with any one of the remaining categories for which age relaxation is permitted as mentioned above.
(ii) Candidates seeking age relaxation will be required to submit copies of necessary certificate(s) at the time of Interview conducted by a particular Bank, if called by the Bank.
(iii) Ex – Servicemen candidates who have already secured employment under the Central Government in Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ will be permitted the benefit of age relaxation as prescribed for Ex – Servicemen for securing another employment in a higher grade or cadre in Group ‘C’ / ‘D’ under the Central Government. However, such candidates will not be eligible for the benefit of reservation for Ex – Servicemen in Central Government jobs.
(iv) An Ex – Servicemen who has once joined a Government job on civil side after availing of the benefits given to him as an Ex – Servicemen for his re – employment, his Ex – Servicemen status for the purpose of the reemployment in Government ceases.
Definition of Persons with Disabilities
Under Section 33 of the Persons with Disabilities ( Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation ) Act 1995 only such persons would be eligible for reservation who suffer from not less than 40% of relevant disability and are certified by a Medical Board appointed by the Central / State Govt. Accordingly, candidates with the following disabilities are eligible to apply. Applicants claiming such benefits should produce certificate in original in support of their claim at the time of Interview conducted by a particular Bank, if called by the Bank. Persons With Disabilities will have to work in Branches / Offices as identified by the Bank.
Visually Impaired (VI) :
Blindness refers to condition where a person suffers from any of the following conditions namely (i) Total absence of sight, (ii) Visual acuity not exceeding 6 / 60 or 20 / 200 ( snellen ) in the better eye with correcting lenses. (iii) Limitation of the field of vision subtending in angle of 20 degrees or worse. Low vision means a person with impairment of visual functioning even after treatment or standard refractive connection but who uses or is potentially capable of using vision for the planning of execution of a task with appropriate assistive device.
Deaf & Hearing Impaired (HI) :
The deaf are those persons in whom the sense of hearing is non- functional for ordinary purposes of life i.e. total loss of hearing in both ears. They do not hear, understand sounds at all even with amplified speech. Hearing impairment means loss of sixty decibels or more in the better ear in the conversational range of frequencies.
Orthopaedically Challenged (OC) :
Locomotor Disability means disability of bones, joints or muscles leading to substantial restriction of the movement of the limbs or any form of cerebral palsy. Cerebral Palsy means a group of non – progressive conditions of person characterized by abnormal motor control posture resulting from brain insult or injuries occurring in the pre – natal, peri – natal or infant period of development. All the cases of Orthopaedically Challenged Persons would be covered under the category of ‘ Locomotor disability or cerebral palsy ’.
CWE Guidelines for Persons With Disabilities using a Scribe :
The visually impaired candidates and candidates whose writing speed is affected by cerebral palsy can use their own scribe at their cost during the IBPS Common Written Examination Probationary Officer 2012. In all such cases where a scribe is used, the following rules will apply :
- The candidate will have to arrange his own scribe at his / her own cost.
- The academic qualification of the scribe should be one grade lower than the stipulated criteria.
- The scribe should from be an academic stream different from that of the candidate.
- Both the candidates as well as scribes will have to give a suitable undertaking confirming that the scribe fulfils all the stipulated eligibility criteria for a scribe mentioned above. Further in case it later transpires that he / she did not fulfill any laid down eligibility criteria or suppressed material facts the candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled, irrespective of the result of the IBPS CWE Probationary Officer written examination.
- Those candidates who use a scribe shall be eligible for extra time of 20 minutes for every hour of the IBPS Common Written Examination 2012.