16000 pass IBPS CWE for Specialist Officers
IBPS has announced the result of the CWE for Specialist Officers. The exam was conducted on 11th March 2012 for the streams of IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Law Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Technical Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer.
According to a report published in a leading business daily, about 4 lakh candidates had registered for this exam, 3 lakh appeared for the exam and about 16000 have passed the exam. The pass percentage is about 5.5%, which is much lower than the pass percentage of 10 for CWE of PO/MT and 17.5 for CWE of Clerical.
According to Mr. Balachandran (Director of IBPS), the number of specialist officer vacancies available in PSBs is about 4000, which is relatively much lesser than the posts for PO/MT/Clerical cadre. Hence the cut offs were tightened keeping in mind the requirements of banks
As of now, the candidates can view only the PASS / FAIL status. The cut off marks and the section wise marks are not yet uploaded on the IBPS web site. Similar to what was done for CWE of Clerical and PO CWE, the score cards of PASSED candidates will be despatched by speed post in the next 7 days. The scores of candidates who have not been successful will also be made available on IBPS web site after 2-3 weeks.
The banks are expected to release the recruitment notifications from 2nd / 3rd week of May2012.
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