COMMON WRITTEN EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF CLERKS Exam Details
The next Common Written Examination(CWE Clerk-II) as a pre-requisite for selection of personnel for Clerical cadreposts in the Public Sector Banks will be conducted online by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) tentatively in December 2012.
Kindly note :
WRITTEN EXAMINATION Online(tentatively): December 2012
PAYMENT OF FEES ONLINE : FROM 15.10.2012 and 05.11.2012
PAYMENT OF FEES OFFLINE : FROM 17.10.2012- 09.11.2012
ONLINE REGISTRATION WILL START FROM : 15.10.2012
LAST DATE FOR RECEIPT OF ON-LINE APPLICATIONS : 05.11.2012
Download of Call letter for Written Examination : After 03.12.2012
PARTICIPATING PUBLIC SECTOR BANKS :
· Allahabad Bank
· Indian Overseas Bank
· Andhra Bank
· Oriental Bank of Commerce
· Bank of Baroda
· Punjab National Bank
· Bank of India
· Punjab & Sind Bank
· Bank of Maharashtra
· Syndicate Bank
· Canara Bank
· Union Bank of India
· Central Bank of India
· United Bank of India
· Corporation Bank
· UCO Bank
· Dena Bank
· Vijaya Bank
· Indian Bank
· IDBI Bank
Any individual who aspires to join any of the above Public Sector Banks as a Clerk or in a post in that cadre, 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.
It should, however, be noted that 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 as and when individual banks call for applications, quoting their personal details and their CWE scores. Each bank will then individually shortlist candidates and carry out their own selection processes such as Interviews etc. for final selection.
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, proficiency in Official Language of the State/UT for which vacancies he wishes to apply, experience (if any), minimum required level of IBPS score in each test and on Total Score (if any) etc
Since clerical cadre recruitment would be on State-wise basis, candidates can apply for vacancies in one State/ UT only. It will therefore be necessary that candidates appear for examination in one of the centres of a particular State/UT where they would like to apply for emaployment i.e. they have to appear for the examination from a centre for that particular State/UT as mentioned in Annexure I. The candidate may also be required to possess proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT for which vacancies he wishes to apply to be eligible as per the notifications of the Participating Banks.
Eligibility Criteria (as on 01.10.2012)
B) Educational Qualification (as on 01.10.2012)
Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification
C) Age – (As on 01.10.2012):
Relaxation in the Upper Age Limit to Reserved category candidates Upper age is relaxable by
(1) 3 years in the case of OBC candidates.
(2) 5 years in the case of : i) SC/ST candidates. ii) Ex-servicemen (including Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers) who have rendered at least five years continuous Military Service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or /on account of physical disability or have been released on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service or on invalidment iii) Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu and Kashmir between 1st January, 1980 and 31st December, 1989.
(3) 10 years for VH/OH (Gen); 13 years for VH/OH (OBC) and 15 years for VH/OH (SC/ST) candidates.
(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.
Application Fees/ Intimation Charges (Payable from 15.10.2012 to 05.11.2012 (Online payment) and 17.10.2012 to 09.11.2012 (Offline payment) both dates inclusive)
Mode of Payment :
Candidates have the option of:
(1) ONLINE MODE of payment of requisite fees / intimation charges
(2) OFFLINE MODE of payment of requisite fees/ intimation charges
Details about Common Written Examination (CWE) is available on IBPS’s website address www.ibps.in
Kindly Note : The information provided here is just indicative information and is provided on “as is” and “as available” basis . We make no claims on accuracy and reliability of the information. For correct/current information kindly contact concerned college/institution/authorities