IBPS-CWE for Bank Clerk

Bank Clerk is an entry level post where in all the financial queries are responded and essential updates and computation are carried out. A Bank clerk is accountable to keep up basic transactions involved in banking and all the information related to loan.

The score card generated by IBPS for the CWE is applicable for a year and short listed candidates can apply to any one of the below listed public sector banks and Regional Rural banks according to their scores

  • Punjab National Bank
  • Andhra Bank
  • Dena Bank
  • UCO Bank
  • Vijaya Bank
  • Indian Bank
  • Corporation Bank
  • United Bank of India
  • IDBI Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Bank of India
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Canara Bank
  • Punjab & Sind Bank
  • Syndicate Bank
  • Union Bank of India
  • Allahabad bank
  • Central Bank of India

Eligibility

Age : Minimum: 20 Years
Maximum : 28 Years (With certain relaxations).
Maximum : 28 Years (With certain relaxations)
The maximum age limit specified is applicable to General Category candidates

Relaxation of Upper age limit

Sr. No.

Category

Age of Relaxation

1

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe

5 years

2

Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)

3 years

3

Persons with Disabilities

10-15 years

4

Ex-Servicemen

5 years

5

Persons affected by 1984 riots

5 years

Educational Qualification

A Candidate must be a graduate in any discipline from an acknowledged University of India or any correspondent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government

IBPS CWE – Online Examination Pattern

A candidate has to get ahead of three Stages mentioned below for getting a job as a Bank Clerk through IBPS-CWE

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Mains Examination
  3. Common Interview

Preliminary Examination

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

No. of MCQs

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

English Language

30

30

 

Composite time of 1 hour

2

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

3

Reasoning Ability

35

35

Total

100

100

There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong attempt. There is a Sectional Cut-off I.e. All the above three mentioned sections need to be cleared by cut-off marks. Examination is conducted in online mode.

Mains Examination

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

No. of MCQs

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning

40

50

30 minutes

2

English Language

40

40

30 minutes

3

Quantitative Aptitude

40

50

30 minutes

4

General Awareness
/Banking Awareness

40

40

25 minutes

5

Computer Knowledge

40

20

20 minutes

 

Total

200

200

135 minutes

There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong attempt. There is a Sectional Cut-off I.e. All the above Five mentioned sections need to be cleared by cut-off marks. Examination is conducted in online mode.

NOTE: The above Sections except the Section of English Language are available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi. The Score obtained only into the mains examination is considered for short listing the candidates for Interview and also for the Final merit listing

Cut Off Score
Mean – 3/4th of Standard Deviation for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD categories
Mean – 1/4th of Standard Deviation for General Category

Common Interview

After clearing the written examination Interview call letters are sent to the selected aspirants. Interview is conducted by the contributing Organisations and synchronized by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT with the assistance of IBPS

NOTE: The total marks prearranged for Interview: 100 marks. A candidate related to the general category should not score less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates) for qualifying the interview session

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