Bank recruitment exam for probationary officers and management trainees

What is the registration process for the 2011 IBPS common written exam for the latest bank recruitment in Maharashtra? When will the 2011 common written examination for bank recruitment be held? This article answers all these queries by giving complete information on the September 2011 common written examination conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection for new recruitment of probationary officers and management trainees in public sector banks in Maharashtra and other States of India.

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will be conducting a Common Written Examination(CWE) for recruitment of Probationary Officers / Management Trainees posts at 19 public sector banks. The CWE has been approved by the 19 banks and the Indian Banks' Association (IBA) with the consent of Govt. of India. The written examination will be held at 45 centers all over India & the address of the venues will be advised in the call letters to candidates.

Participating Banks for 2011 Bank recruitment CWE

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

  • September 2011 Bank recruitment CWE details

    1. Successful candidates of the CWE will be issued scorecards & then they can apply to any of the 19 banks mentioned above by quoting their personal details and CWE scores, subject to meeting eligibility criteria as and when the banks call for applications. Applying for CWE/ appearing for the examination does not imply that a candidate will necessarily be eligible for employment in all or any of the 19 Public Sector Banks

    2. Eligibility criteria for 2011 Bank recruitment CWE:
    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, 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 favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

    II Age (as on 01.07.2011): Minimum: 20 Years / Maximum: 30 Years
    The maximum age limit specified is applicable to General Category candidates. For details on relaxation of Upper age limit please see the advertisement notification.

    III Educational Qualifications(as on 01.07.2011): A degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

    2011 Bank recruitment CWE format

    1. Reasoning: 50 questions / 50 marks
    2. English Language: 50 questions / 25 marks
    3. Quantitative Aptitude: 50 questions / 50 marks
    4. General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry): 50 questions / 50 marks
    5. Computer Knowledge: 50 questions / 50 marks
    6. Descriptive Paper on English Composition (Essay, Précis, Letter Writing etc): 50 questions / 25 marks
    (i) All tests except the Test of English Language and Descriptive Paper on English Composition will be printed bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.
    (ii) The Descriptive Papers of only those candidates who secure minimum qualifying marks in each of the objective tests will be evaluated.
    (iii) 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.

    How to Apply for September 2011 Bank recruitment common written exam

    1. First read guidelines on how to apply.

    2. Candidates can apply online only at: CWE Registration. No other mode of application will be accepted.

    3. Ensure that you have preloaded the scanned image files of your photo and signature in your PC for immediate uploading to the website along with your application data. Any application without photo and signature upload will be summarily rejected. For details please see Guidelines for Uploading Photographs and Signature.

    4. 2011 Bank recruitment CWE Fees: Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Payable from 08.07.2011 and 30.07.2011 both dates inclusive) is Rs. 50/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates and Rs.450/- for all others. Cash Voucher form. Note: Transaction charges for NEFT/ Online Payment will have to be borne by the candidate.

    2011 Bank recruitment CWE Important Dates
  • Detailed Advt. in Employment News: July 16th 2011 or further issues

  • Payment of Application Fees: July 8th 2011 to July 30th 2011 (both days inclusive)

  • Start date for online registration: July 9th 2011

  • Last date for online registration: August 1st 2011

  • Date of written examination (CWE): September 18th 2011

  • Contact Information for 2011 Bank Recruitment CWE
    Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
    IBPS House
    Post Box No.8587
    Kandivali (E),
    Mumbai – 400101
    Website: IBPS

    All the best!

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