Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
COMMON RECRUITMENT PROCESS FOR RECRUITMENT OF CLERKS IN PARTICIPATING ORGANISATIONS (CWE CLERKS-VII for Vacancies of 2018-19)

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The online examination (Preliminary and Main) for the next Common Recruitment Process for selection of personnel for Clerical cadre Posts in the Participating Organisations is tentatively scheduled in December 2017 & January 2018.

The tentative schedule of events is as follows:
Activity
Tentative Dates
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates
12.09.2017 to 03.10.2017 
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online)
12.09.2017 to 03.10.2017
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training November 2017
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training 13.11.2017 to 18.11.2017 
Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary November 2017
Online Examination – Preliminary
02.12.2017, 03.12.2017, 09.12.2017 & 10.12.2017
Result of Online exam – Preliminary
December 2017
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main
January 2018
Online Examination – Main
21.01.2018
Provisional Allotment April 2018

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Application Fees/ Intimation Charges Payable from 12.09.2017 to 03.10.2017 (Online payment), both dates inclusive, shall be as follows
- Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates.
- Rs. 600 /- for all others

HOW TO APPLY
Candidates can apply online only from 12.09.2017 to 03.10.2017 and no other mode of application will be accepted.
Pre-Requisites for Applying Online
Before applying online, candidates should—
(i) scan their photograph and signature ensuring that both the photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm) and signature adhere to the required specifications as given in Annexure III to this Advertisement.
(ii) Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS will NOT be accepted.
(iii) keep the necessary details/documents ready to make Online Payment of the requisite application fee/ intimation charges
(iv) have a valid personal email ID, which should be kept active till the completion of this round of Common Recruitment Process. IBPS may send call letters for the Examination etc. through the registered e-mail ID. Under no
circumstances, a candidate should share with/mention e-mail ID to / of any other person. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID before applying on-line and must maintain that email account.

Educational Qualifications:
1). A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
2). The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.
3). 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.
4). 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.

Syllabus

Click Here to Download IBPS CWE CLERKS-VII Syllabus PDF

CWE – ONLINE EXAMINATIONS
The structure of the Examinations which will be conducted online are as follows:
Preliminary Examination
Name of Tests
No. of Questions
Maximum Marks
Duration
English Language 30 30 Composite time of 1 hour
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for online Main examination.



Main Examination
Name of Tests
(NOT BY SEQUENCE)
No. of Questions
Maximum Marks
Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
General/ Financial Awareness
50 50 35 minuts
General English
40 40 35 minuts
Reasoning Ability &
Computer Aptitude
50 60 45 minuts
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45
Total 190 200 160 minuts

The above tests except the Tests of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.
IBPS reserves the right to modify the structure of the examination which will be intimated through its website. Other detailed information regarding the examination will be given in an Information Handout, which will be made available for the candidates to download along with the call letters from the authorised IBPS website www.ibps.in.
Please note that candidates will not be permitted to appear for the CWE (Preliminary as well as Main Examination) without the following documents: Valid Call Letter for the respective date and session of Examination Photo-identity proof (as specified) in original bearing the same name as it appears on the call letter/ application form and Photocopy of photo-identity proof (as mentioned in (2) above)
Candidates reporting late i.e. after the reporting time specified on the call letter for Examination will not be permitted to take the examination. The reporting time mentioned on the call letter is prior to the Start time of the test. Though the duration of the Preliminary examination is 1 hour the candidates may be required to be at the venue for about 2 hours or more including the time required for completion of various formalities such as verification and collection of various requisite documents, logging in, giving of instructions etc.
For the Main examination though the duration of the examination is 160 minutes, candidates may be required to be at the venue for about 3 hours or more including the time required for completion of various formalities such as verification and collection of various requisite documents, logging in, giving of instructions etc.

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination)
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 are advised to regularly keep in touch with the authorised IBPS website www.ibps.in for details and updates.