The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has announced the common entrance exam 2012 for the post of  Probationary Officers.The common entrance exam is applicable for various positions in 19 public sector banks.This is 2nd time ibps announce  for PO  Exam after decision  to conduct CWE(Common Written Exam). From first time score card more than 25000 employees are selected as PO in various bank

Important Dates for recruitment of PO/ MT through Common Written Examination (CWE) 2012
  • Opening date for Online Registration: 9 March 2012
  • Opening date for online payment of Application Fees: 9 March 2012
  • Closing date for online payment of Application Fees: 30 March 2012
  • Opening date for offline payment of Application Fees: 12 March 2012
  • Closing date for offline payment of Application Fees: 7 April 2012
  • Last date for Online Registration: 30 March 2012
  • Last date for Editing Application Details: 1 April 2012
  • Last date for Reprint: 14 April 2012
  • Download of Call letter for Written Examination: After 4 June 2012
  • Tentative date for Written Examination: 17 June 2012

IBPS Bank PO Exam Syllabus

Multiple Choice Written Exam

Sr. No. Name of Tests (Objective) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning 50 50
Composite time of 150 minutes
2 English Language 50 25
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
4 General Awareness (with special reference to banking industry) 50 50
5 Computer Knowledge 50 50

Descriptive Paper on English Composition(Essay, Precis, Letter Writing etc) 50 25 60 minutes

Total 250 250

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.

Payment Mode

Application Fee: Application fee for SC/ ST/ PWD/ Ex-Servicemen category candidates is Rs 50 and fee for other category candidates is Rs 450.
Mode of Payment for recruitment of PO/ MT through Common Written Examination (CWE) 2012
  • Online Payment: Payment of application fee can be made by using only Master/ Visa Debit or Credit cards or Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen. On successful completion of the transaction, an e-receipt will be generated. Candidates are required to take a print of the e-receipt which will have to be submitted with the Call Letter at the time of written examination.
  • Offline Mode: Candidates can make payment of requisite fees/ intimation charges payment of fees/ intimation charges through CBS branches of the following 6 Public Sector Banks
a)      Bank of Baroda
b)      Bank of India
c)      Central Bank of India
d)     Indian Overseas Bank
e)      Punjab National Bank
f)       United Bank of India

All eligible candidates will get call letter and should download their call letter and information handout from the IBPS's website by entering their registration number and password/date of birth, . No hard copy of the call letter/information handout will be sent by post.

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