Banking Exams

CWE will be conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) as a pre-requisite for Selection of Personnel for - Probationary Officer (P.O.) / Management Trainee (M.T.) & Clerical Cadre Posts.
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The participating public sector banks are mentioned below:

  • Allahabad Bank
  • Andhra Bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Bank of India
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Canara Bank
  • Central Bank of India
  • Corporation Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Punjab and Sind Bank
  • Syndicate Bank
  • UCO Bank
  • Union Bank of India
  • United Bank of India

Eligibility Criteria

  • P.O. / M.T Category & Age:

    •General - Min. 20yrs to Max. 30yrs.
    •SC/ST – Min 20yrs to Max. 35yrs.
    •OBC (Non creamy Layer) – Min 20yrs to Max 33yrs.
    •PWD – Min 20yrs to Max 40yrs.
  • Qualifications:

    • Graduation from recognized University.

Timeline of events

  • Online registration – last date 13thAug 2016
  • Download of call letters – last date –8thOct 2016
  • Online Exam (Preliminary) – 16thOct, 22ndOct, 23rdOct 2016
  • Online Exam (Preliminary) –16thOct, 22ndOct, 23rdOct 2016
  • Online Exam (Preliminary) –16thOct, 22ndOct, 23rdOct 2016
  • Result of Main exams – Dec 2016
  • Conduct of Interview – Jan 2017
Written Examination Structure for Probationary/Management Trainee (Preliminary)
SrName of Tests (Objective)No. of Questions MaximumMarks Duration
1English Language30 30 60 Minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100 1.00 Hour
Written Examination Structure for Probationary/Management Trainee (Mains)
SrName of Tests (Objective)No. of Questions MaximumMarks Duration
1Reasoning50 50 40 Minutes
2 English Language 40 40 30 Minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 Minutes
4 General Awareness (Banking) 40 40 20 Minutes
5 Computer Knowledge 20 20 10 Minutes
Total 200 200 2.00 Hour

Rules / Instructions

  • Penalty for wrong answers: One fourth or 0.25 of the marks will be deducted for each wrong answers.
  • Standardized scores: Following Linear conversion method.
  • Cutoff Score: Minimum standardized score in each of the tests to qualify in the written examination. The cutoff points will be decided based on the average.
  • CWE Score Cards: IBPS will send score cards for only qualifying candidates by Registered AD/Speed Post. These score cards will be valid for one year. Candidates can reappear for examinations to enhance their scores if they so desire.
  • Online Exam (Preliminary) –16thOct, 22ndOct, 23rdOct 2016

How To Apply

Candidates can apply online only before last date of application and no other mode of application will be accepted. For application process and other details login
www.ibps.in
Pre-Examination Training Available at Ideal’s study centres
Features of Pre - Examination Training:
  • Result oriented study material.
  • Maximum exam – practice tests.
  • All subjects taught by expert faculties.
(Pre – examination training for SBI exam is also available at Ideal’s study centres).