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  • I.B.S. – India's No.1 Institute for Govt. Sector Exams.
  • 1560 Selections in IBPS CWE PO 2011.
  • 2000 Shortlisted in IBPS CWE PO 2012.
  • More than 1000 Shortlisted in IBPS – RRB exam 2012.
  • More than 500 Selections in SBI Clerical 2012.

Bank Exam Pattern

According to the Government of India, Many more Bank Jobs are expected to arrive in upcoming years. There are lots of job openings in public sector banks in the year 2013. Due to immense increase in job opportunities in the Banking Sector, the competition among aspiring students have risen rapidly. IBS offers the best and standardized bank PO/ Clerical coaching to its students to realize their aspirations of joining leading Public Sector Banks.
With IBPS Common Written Examination & Common Interviews, the recruitments are being filled at a fast pace.

EXAMS CONDUCTED UNDER IBPS
  • IBPS CWE PO/ MT EXAM For the post of Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee
  • IBPS CWE CLERK EXAM For the post of Clerks
  • IBPS SPECIALIST OFFICER EXAM offers opportunities for a career in specialized fields (IT, Technical, Agriculture, Legal, Marketing, HR, Finance, Rajbhasha)
  • IBPS RRB EXAM For the recruitment of Officers and Office Assistants, notified by NABARD and mandate of each RRB.

BANK CWE PO Exam Pattern

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts the Common Written Examination (CWE) as a qualifying exam for jobs in 19 public sector banks in India. The PO exam is conducted for Probationary Officer / Management Trainee posts.

Age: Minimum 20 Years; Maximum 30 Years

Examination pattern for CWE PO conducted by IBPS

Here is the pattern of CWE IBPS PO exam:

Sr.No
Subject
Question
Marks
Duration
Sample Questions
1
Reasoning
50
50
2 Hours
2
English Language
50
25
2 Hours
3
Quantitative Aptitude
50
50
2 Hours
4
General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry)
50
50
2 Hours
5
Computer Knowledge
50
50
2 Hours
6
Descriptive Paper on English Composition (Essay, Précis, Letter writing, etc.)
50
25
2 Hours
TOTAL
300
250
2 Hours

There is sectional Cut-offs in each section.

Total: 250 marks (Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes)

  • Candidates who qualify in the CWE PO will be called for a Common Interview to be co-ordinated by IBPS.
  • Candidates, successful in qualifying in both the CWE and Common Interview will be listed in the order of merit.
  • After the declaration of result of both CWE and common interview, a notification will be issued by IBPS giving the state/UT wise and category-wise vacancies for each Bank. This would mean that the banks will no longer release the individual recruitment notifications
  • Order of preference for Banks will then be obtained from successful candidates.
  • Based on the total marks (CWE + CI) as well as the indication of order of preference of Banks and available vacancies, candidate will receive through a computerised system an offer from one of the Participating Public Sector Banks
  • Vacancies remaining unfilled on account of candidates declining offer, will be filled from among the remaining candidates, through subsequent iterations.

Apply online at http://www.ibps.in


BANK CWE CLERICAL Exam Pattern

Age - Min 20 years and Max 28 Years

Sr.No
Subject
Question
Marks
Duration
Sample Questions
1
Test of Reasoning
40
40
2 Hours
2
Test of English Language
40
40
2 Hours
3
Test of Numerical Ability
40
40
2 Hours
4
Test of General Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry
40
40
2 Hours
5
Test of Computer Knowledge
40
40
2 Hours
TOTAL
200
200
2 Hours

There is sectional Cut-offs in each section.

  • Candidates who qualify in the CWE Clerk -II will be called for a Common Interview to be co-ordinated by IBPS.
  • Candidates, successful in qualifying in both the CWE and Common Interview will be listed in the order of merit.
  • After the declaration of result of both CWE and common interview, a notification will be issued by IBPS giving the state/UT wise and category-wise vacancies for each Bank. This would mean that the banks will no longer release the individual recruitment notifications
  • Order of preference for Banks will then be obtained from successful candidates.
  • Based on the total marks (CWE + CI) as well as the indication of order of preference of Banks and available vacancies, candidate will receive through a computerised system an offer from one of the Participating Public Sector Banks
  • Vacancies remaining unfilled on account of candidates declining offer, will be filled from among the remaining candidates, through subsequent iterations.
  • Apply online at http://www.ibps.in

Session Plan Followed For Banking in IBS

Quantitative Aptitude
I(a)
Percentages, Squares, Cubes
I(b)
Profit Loss, Partnership, Vedic Multiplication
II(a)
Partnership, Ratio Proportion, Fractions
II(b)
Average, Allegation, Mixtures
III(a)
Time Work, Pipes Cisterns, Unitary Method, Simplifications
III(b)
Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Surds
IV(a)
Speed Time Distance, Trains
IV(b)
Linear Equations, Quadratic Equations, Ages
V(a)
Permutation Combination, Probability
V(b)
Mensuration(Two Dimension), Series
Logical Reasoning
I(a)
Comparison of Ranks, Direction Sense
I(b)
Logical Alphabets, Mathematical Operations
II(a)
Statement Cause & Effect, Assumptions
II(b)
Statement Conclusion, Course of Action, Arguments
III(a)
Input Output
III(b)
Syllogisms, Venn Diagram
IV(a)
Decision Making, Assertions
IV(b)
Analytical Reasoning
V(a)
Sitting Arrangement
V(b)
Non Verbal Reasoning
Computer and DI
I(a)
Computer Hardware
I(b)
Computer Software
II(a)
Networking, Computer Languages
II(b)
Microsoft Office
III(a)
Computer Internet
III(b)
Data table, Bar Chart, Line Chart
IV(a)
Pie Chart, Mixed Chart
IV(b)
Statements, Sets
V(a)
Data Sufficiency
V(b)
Marketing
Verbal Ability
I(a)
General Overview
Analysis of Break-Up of Questions from previous years' papers.
Introduction to English Grammar and Common Errors.
Reading Comprehension.
Nouns, Articles
I(b)
Adjectives, Pronouns, Sentence ,Vocabulary Building Tips
II(a)
Vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms, Verbs, Tenses I
II(b)
Vocabulary, Tenses II, Adverbs, Fill in the blanks
III(a)
Vocabulary, Modals, Prepositions, Sentence Completion, RC
III(b)
Vocabulary, RC, Sentence Completion, Fill in the blanks, Para jumbles
IV(a)
Vocabulary, Conjunctions, Para jumbles, Diction, Sentence Correction
IV(b)
Descriptive English - 1
V(a)
Descriptive English - 2
V(b)
Narration & Voice
General Knowledge
Set - I
(a.) Banking - I
Banking - Banking Structure of India, Different types of Banks, Role of RBI, Policy Rates, Monetary Policies
(b.) Banking - II
Banking Terminology - CAR, NEFT, NPA, RTGS, KYC, Basel etc.
Set - II
(a.) Financial
Public Revenue System, Taxation, Regulatory Bodies in India like IRDA, SEBI, TRAI, PFRADA, Planing Commission, Finance Commission, Stock Markets, Financial Terms.
(b.) Budget & Indian Economy
GDP, GNP, Union Budget, Railway Budget, Navratna Units, FDI & FII, FERA and FEMA & Current Affairs.
Set - III
(a.)
Current Affairs Various national Issues, Latest Books And Authors, Honours & awards, Sports, Meetings & Summits
(b.)
Important Financial Organization World Bank, IMF, ADB, GATT, & Current Affairs
Set - IV
(a.) International Organisations
Un & its member Organizations, Meetings & Agendas of Various Organizations, IAEA, NSG, WHO, Red Cross & Current Affairs
(b.) Global Business
WTO, GATT, EU, SCO, G-8, G-15, G-20, BRIC, IBSA, BASIC, NAFTA, Patents, UNACTAD, SAFTA, SAARC, ASEAN, EAS, APEC, OPEC, MFN & Current Affairs
Set - V
(a.) Social Schemes
All the latest National Social Schemes & Current Affairs.
(b.) Current Affairs
Varius National Issues, Census, Latest Books & Authors, Honours & Awards, Sports World, People in News, Latest Who's Eho, Latest Meetings & Summits.