IBPS Bank PO and Clerk

IBPS PO/MT Selection Procedure: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is conducting Common Written Examination (CRP PO/MT) for the recruitment of Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee vacancies in Public Sector Banks which will be conducted online. IBPS PO/MT Selection Procedure details are mentioned below.

Selection Process: The IBPS PO/MT selection process will be carried out in three stages, the first one is Preliminary Examination, second stage is Main Examination & third stage is Common Interview conducted by IBPS.

Online Examination: Examination will be conducted in two tier i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, preliminary and main which consists of objective type questions. Total marks of the Preliminary exam is 100 and duration is 1 hour & total marks on Main exam is 200 marks and duration is 2 hours. There will be Negative Marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. If a question is left blank, there will be no negative marking for that question. All the tests except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi. The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be normalized using equi-percentile method. Scores up to two decimal points shall be taken for the purpose of calculations. Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test and also a minimum total score to be considered to be shortlisted for interview.

Common Interview: Candidates who have been shortlisted in the examination for CRP PO/MT-VIII will subsequently be called for an Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organizations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT with the help of IBPS. Interviews will be conducted at select centers. The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD candidates). The weightage (ratio) of CRP Main exam and interview will be 80:20 respectively. The combined final scores of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in CRP PO/MT-VIII and Interview. A candidate should qualify both in the CRP and interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for subsequent provisional allotment process.

Allotment: On completion of the interview process, depending on the vacancies to be filled in during the financial year 2018-19 based on the business needs of the Participating Organizations and as reported to IBPS, candidates shortlisted will be provisionally allotted to one of the Participating Organizations, based on merit-cum-preference keeping in view the spirit of Govt. Guidelines on reservation policy, various guidelines issued by Govt. of India/ Others from time to time, administrative exigency, etc.

In the event of two or more candidates having obtained the same score, merit order is decided as per date of birth (the candidate senior in age is placed before/ above the candidate junior in age), as per the prevailing practice.

IBPS PO/MT Exam Pattern Details: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is conducting Common Written Examination (CRP PO/MT) for the recruitment of Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee vacancies in Public Sector Banks which will be conducted online. IBPS Common written examination pattern details are given below…

Exam Pattern: Examination will be conducted in two tier i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, preliminary and main which consists of objective type questions. Total marks of the Preliminary exam is 100 and duration is 1 hour & total marks on Main exam is 200 marks and duration is 2 hours. There will be Negative Marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. If a question is left blank, there will be no negative marking for that question. All the tests except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi. The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be normalized using equi-percentile method. Scores up to two decimal points shall be taken for the purpose of calculations.

CRP Online-Examinations:

1. The structure of the Examinations which will be conducted online are as follows:

a. Preliminary Examination

Sl NoName of TestsNo. of QsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamDuration
1English Language3030 EnglishComposite Time of 1 Hour
Quantitative Aptitude35 35 English & Hindi
Reasoning Ability 35 35 English & Hindi
 Total100100 

b. Main Examination

Sl NoName of TestsNo. of QsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamDuration
1Reasoning & Computer Aptitude4560English & Hindi60 minutes
2General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness4040English & Hindi35 minutes
3English Language3540English40 minutes
4Data Analysis & Interpretation3560English & Hindi45 minutes
Total1552003 hours
5English Language (Letter Writing
& Essay)
225English30 minutes

Cutoff Score: Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test and also a minimum total score to be considered to be shortlisted for interview. Depending on the number of vacancies available, cutoffs will be decided and candidates will be shortlisted for interview. Prior to the completion of the interview process, scores obtained in the online examination will not be shared with the candidates shortlisted for interview. 

IBPS PO/MT Eligibility DetailsInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is conducting Common Written Examination (CRP PO/MT) for the recruitment of Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee vacancies in Public Sector Banks which will be conducted online. Candidates, intending to apply for CRP PO/MT should ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria specified by IBPS:

Eligibility Criteria:
Nationality/Citizenship: A candidate must be either – 
(i) a Citizen of India or 
(ii) a subject of Nepal or
(iii) a subject of Bhutan or
(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
(v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Age limit: Candidates minimum age limit is 20 years and maximum 30 years as on 01-08-2020 (i.e. a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-08-1990 and not later than 01-08-2000) (both dates inclusive).

Relaxation of Upper age limit:

Sr.
No.
CategoryAge
relaxation
1Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe5 years
2Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)3 years
3Persons With Disabilities10 years
4Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within the stipulated time) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment5 years
5Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years

Educational Qualification: A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
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.

Note: All the educational qualifications mentioned should be from a University/ Institution/ Board recognized by Govt. Of India/ approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies and the result should have been declared on or before 04-09-2018.

IBPS PO 2020 Syllabus

The syllabus for Prelims and Main Exam varies in respect of the number of sections, topics, and difficulty level. The preliminary exam is a screening test while the main exam tests candidates’ suitability to be recruited as probationary officers in various banks. IBPS PO Syllabus for both prelims and main exam is given below.

IBPS PO Prelims Syllabus 2020

The syllabus for the preliminary exam includes three subjects- English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability.

English Language (30 marks)Quantitative Aptitude (35 marks)Reasoning (35 marks)
Reading ComprehensionSimplificationLogical Reasoning
Cloze TestProfit and LossAlphanumeric Series
Para JumblesMixtures and AllegationsRanking/Direction/Alphabet Test
MiscellaneousSimple Interest, Compound Interest, IndicesData Sufficiency
Fill in the blanksWork and TimeCoded Inequalities
Multiple Meaning/Error SpottingTime and DistanceSeating Arrangement
Paragraph CompletionMensuration- Cylinder, Cone, SpherePuzzle
Data InterpretationTabulation
Ratio & Proportion, PercentageSyllogism
Number SystemsBlood Relations
Sequence and SeriesInput-Output
Permutation, Combination, and ProbabilityCoding-Decoding
PercentagesStatement and Argument
Quadratic EquationsAnalogy

Note: This is the first stage in IBPS PO Selection Process. Marks scored in Prelims will not be considered while calculating the final merit of the students. However, it is essential to qualify the Prelims exam in order to get selected for the Main exam. The prelims exam has sectional and overall cutoff which implies that candidates must obtain minimum sectional and overall score as stipulated by IBPS to qualify the exam.

IBPS PO Main Exam Syllabus 2020

The syllabus for IBPS PO 2020 Main Exam includes 4 subjects- Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, English Language, Data Analysis and Interpretation, General Economy and Banking Awareness. The table given below lists out the detailed IBPS PO syllabus for the Main examination. 

Data Interpretation & Analysis (60 marks)General Awareness (40 marks)Reasoning & Computer Aptitude (60 marks)English Language (40 marks)
SimplificationFinancial AwarenessVerbal ReasoningInternetReading Comprehension
AverageCurrentSyllogismMemoryVocabulary
PercentageGeneral KnowledgeCircular Seating ArrangementKeyboard ShortcutsGrammar
Ratio and PercentageLinear Seating ArrangementComputer AbbreviationVerbal Ability
Data InterpretationDouble LineupMicrosoft OfficeEditing
Mensuration and GeometrySchedulingComputer HardwareFill in the blanks
Quadratic EquationInput-OutputComputer Software
InterestBlood RelationsOperating System
AgeDirections and DistancesNetworking
Profit & LossOrdering & RankingComputer Fundamentals/ Technologies
Number SeriesData Sufficiency
Speed, Distance & TimeCoding & Decoding
Number System
Data Sufficiency
Linear Equation
Permutation & Combination
Probability
Mixture and Allegations

Note: Descriptive Paper will be of English Language where candidates will have to write a Letter and an Essay. Total marks for the paper will be 25 and the duration will be 30 minutes. IBPS will examine the descriptive paper only when the candidate will score minimum marks in the objective paper. Read How to Prepare for Descriptive Paper?

IMPORTANT LINKS:OFFICAL WEBSITE  https://www.ibps.in/

https://www.ibps.in/cwe-probationary-officers-management-trainees/

https://ibpsonline.ibps.in/crppo10jul20/


IBPS Bank Clerk

IBPS Clerical Cadre Selection Process: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Common Written Examination (CWE) for selection of Clerical Cadre vacancies in the Public Sector Banks. IBPS clerical cadre selection process details are given below….

Selection Process: The selection process will be carried out in two stages, the first one is Preliminary Examination & second stage is Main Examination conducted by IBPS.

1. Common Written Examination: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Online Exam for Clerical Cadre posts. The examination will be two tier i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, preliminary and main. Total marks of Preliminary exam is 100 in a duration of 1 hour for objective type questions & total marks of Main exam is 200 in a duration of 2 hours for objective type questions. All the tests except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.

A candidate should qualify both in the preliminary & Main Examination and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for subsequent provisional allotment process, details of which will be made available subsequently on IBPS website.

IBPS Clerical Cadre Exam Pattern Details: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Common Written Examination (CWE) for the recruitment of Clerical Cadre vacancies in public sector Banks. The common written examination pattern details are given below…

Exam Pattern:

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts this Online Common Written Exam for Clerical Cadre posts. The examination will be two tier i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, preliminary and main. Total marks of Preliminary exam is 100 in a duration of 1 hour for objective type questions & total marks of Main exam is 200 in a duration of 2 hours for objective type questions. The tests except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.

CWE – Online Examinations: 

1. The structure of the Examinations which will be conducted online are as follows:

a. Preliminary Examination

S.NoName of TestsNo. of QsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language3030Composite time of
1 hour
2Numerical Ability3535
3Reasoning Ability3535
Total100100

b. Main Examination

S. No.Name of Tests(NOT BY SEQUENCE)No. of
Questions
Max MarksTime allotted for each test (Separately timed)
1General/ Financial Awareness505035 minutes
2General English404035 minutes
3Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude506045 minutes
4Quantitative Aptitude505045 minutes
 Total190200160 minutes


Scores:
 The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be normalized using equal percentile method.

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.

Cutoff Score (Online Main examination): Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main Examination and also a minimum total score to be considered for further process. Depending on number of the State/ UT wise vacancies available, cut-offs will be decided and candidates will be considered for provisional allotment. Prior to the completion of provisional allotment process scores obtained in the Online Main Examination will not be shared with the candidates.

IBPS Clerk Eligibility Details: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Common Written Examination (CWE) for the recruitment of Clerical Cadre vacancies which was approved by public sector banks. The candidates who are attempting the common written exam must have the specified age and necessary educational qualification. The following are the eligibility details…

Eligibility Criteria:

I. Nationality/ Citizenship:
A candidate must be either –
(i) a Citizen of India or
(ii) a subject of Nepal or
(iii) a subject of Bhutan or
(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
(v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

II. Age limit: The minimum age limit is 20 years and maximum 28 years. i.e. a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-09-1990 and not later than 01-09-1998 (both dates inclusive).

Relaxation of Upper age limit:

Sr. No.CategoryAge relaxation
1Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe5 years
2Other Backward Classes3 years
3Persons With Disability10 years
4Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemenactual period of service rendered in the defense forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
5Widows Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried9 years
6Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-895 years
7Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years
8Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (Applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only)5 years

III. Educational Qualification:

A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
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.
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.

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. (Some questions may be put at the time of interview to ascertain the candidate’s familiarity with the Official Language of the State/ UT).

Ex-servicemen who do not possess the above civil examination qualifications should be matriculate Ex-servicemen who have obtained the Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force after having completed not less than 15 years of service in the Armed Forces of the union.

Note: All the educational qualifications mentioned should be from a University/ Institution/ Board recognized by Govt. Of India/ approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies and the result should have been declared.

IBPS Clerk Syllabus

IBPS will release IBPS Clerk 2020 Exam Pattern and Syllabus along with its official notification. You can check the updated IBPS Clerk syllabus & exam pattern in this post below. IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020 is very much same as any other Bank Exam. The major three sections on which a candidate needs complete command to ace IBPS Clerk 2020 Preliminary Exam are:

  • • Reasoning
  • • Quantitative Aptitude
  • • English Language

When a candidate clears the Preliminary Exam, he/she must start preparing for the Mains Exam. The Mains Examination of IBPS Clerk exam 2020 consists of 4 sections which are mentioned below:

  • • Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
  • • Quantitative Aptitude
  • • English Language
  • • General/ Financial Awareness

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020

IBPS Clerk Syllabus: English Language

VocabularyGrammarReading Comprehension
Homonyms, Antonyms, Synonyms, Word Formation, SpellingSpotting Errors, Phrases and idioms, Direct and Indirect speech, Active/ Passive voiceTheme Detection, Passage completion, Topic rearrangement of passage, Deriving Conclusion.

IBPS Clerk Syllabus: Reasoning

Verbal ReasoningNon-Verbal Reasoning
Analogy, Classification, Word formation, Statement and conclusions Syllogism, Statement and assumptions, Statement and arguments, Coding Decoding, Blood Relations, Passage and conclusions, Alphabet test, Series Test, Number, Ranking and time sequence, Direction sense Test, Decision making test, Figure series, Input/output, Assertion and reasoning, Sitting ArrangementSeries test, Odd figure Out, Analogy, Miscellaneous Test

IBPS Clerk Syllabus: Quantitative Aptitude

Ratio and proportion, Averages, Time and work, Speed, Distance and time, Mixture and allegation Stocks and shares, Percentages, Partnership, Clocks, Volume and surface Area, Bar & Graphs, Line charts, TablesHeight and Distances, Logarithms, Permutation and combinations, Simple and compound interest, Equations, Probability, Trigonometry, Profit, Loss and Discount, Mensuration, Elements of Algebra, Data Interpretation, Pie charts

IBPS Clerk Syllabus: Computer Knowledge

Basics of Hardware and software, Windows operating system basics, Internet terms and services, Basic Functionalities of MS-Office( MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint)History of computers, Networking and communication, Database basics, Basics of Hacking, Security Tools and Viruses

IBPS Clerk Syllabus: General Awareness

Current affairs related to national and international issues of last 6 months,
Overview of Indian Financial System,
History of Indian banking system, Recent credit and monetary policies
Introduction to National financial institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC etc. and of International organizations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN etc.,
Abbreviations and Economic terminologies, Banking Terms,
Important Government Schemes on capital & money market.



IMPORTANT LINKS:

OFFICAL WEBSITE https://www.ibps.in/

https://www.ibps.in/learn-more-about-ibps-cwe-preliminary-online-examination-process/

https://www4.digialm.com/OnlineAssessment/index.html?167@@M152

https://ibpsonline.ibps.in/crpclk9sep19/index.php

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