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News Updates » IBPS (PO & CLERCK) ATTEND DEMO on 6th JUNE 2017 @ Tuesday 10am. MORNING BATCH Starts on 07.06.2017 @ 9am.  Contact # 9885295252      
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for POs   This system of Common Examination for recruitment of Probationary Officers / Management Trainees has been approved by each of the 20 participating Public Sector Banks and the Managing Committee of the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) with the consent of the Govt 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 20 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 Canara Bank                   
Indian Overseas Bank Union Bank of India
Andhra Bank Central Bank of India
Oriental Bank of Commerce United Bank of India
Bank of Baroda Corporation Bank                   
Punjab National Bank UCO Bank
Bank of India Dena Bank                 
Punjab & Sind Bank Vijaya Bank
Bank of Maharashtra Indian Bank
Syndicate Bank IDBI 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.
  ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA Please note that the eligibility criteria specified is the basic criteria for applying to various Public Sector Banks. However merely applying for CWE/ appearing for the examination does not imply that a candidate will necessarily be eligible for employment in all or any of the 20 Public Sector Banks as each Bank will stipulate its own eligibility/ qualifying criteria. Prospective Candidates should ensure that they fulfill the specified eligibility criteria before applying for the Common Written Examination (CWE):
  1. A candidate must be either - (i) a Citizen of India or (ii) a subject of Nepal or (iii) a subject of Bhutan or (iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or (v) 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.
  II Age:Minimum: 21 Years Maximum: 30 YearsThe maximum age limit specified is applicable to General Category candidates.Relaxation of Upper age limit  
  Category Age relaxation
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 5 years
5 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 Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
6 Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
7 Persons who have completed 5 years of service in RRBs 5 year
NOTE:  (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.
A degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.   WRITTEN EXAMINATIONWritten Examination Structure for IBPS PO:-
  Name of the section No of questions Maximum marks Duration
1 Reasoning 50 50 Composite Time of 120 minutes
2 English Language 40 40
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
4 General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry) 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge 20 20
  Total 200 120
 The above tests except the Test of English Language will be printed bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi. Marks in each of the objective tests will be evaluated.   Exam Syllabus For IBPS PO
  1. Vocabulary: Synonyms, Antonyms, Homonyms, Word Formation, Sentence Completion Comprehension: Theme detection, Deriving Conclusion, Passage Completion  Error Detection and Rearrangement: Passage Correction, Sentence Correction, Spelling Grammar: Active Passive Voice, Direct Indirect Speech General Usage: Idioms and Phrases
  2.  Verbal Reasoning: Analogy, Coding Decoding, Blood Relation, Sitting Arrangement, Series Completion, Syllogism, Decision Making, Statement Reasoning Non-verbal Reasoning: Series Completion, Analogy, and Classification
  3.  Arithmetic: Numbers, Simplification, Roots, Average, Surds & Indices, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Ratio & Proportion, Partnership, Chain Rule, Time & Work, Pipes & Cisterns, Time & Distance, Problems on Trains, Boats & Streams, Alligation, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Stocks & Shares, Clocks, Logarithms, Mensuration, Volume & Surface Area, Permutation & combination, Probability, Heights & Distances Data Interpretation: Tabulation, Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Pie Charts 
  4.   Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environments around him and its application to society. These questions will be such that they do not require a specific study of any discipline.  - Knowledge of current events  - Everyday observations and experience in the scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person  - India and its neighboring countries  - Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economy, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Scientific Research  Over 70% of the questions will be related to Economy, Banking and Finance. 
  5.   General Knowledge on Computer usage and application (basic hardware and software) 
  Process for arriving at Total Weighted Standard Score in the Common Written Examination:  Maximum Standard Scores and expdected Cutoffs in Each Objective Test
  Name of the Test Maximum Standard Score Minimum Qualifying Standard Score (expected)
1 Test of Reasoning 50 21 24
2 Test of English Language 40 17 21
3 Test of Quantitative Aptitude 50 21 24
4 Test of General Awareness 40 17 21
5 Test of Computer Knowledge 20 08 11
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