IBPS has released the notification for the eighth PO/MT CWE (CWE PO/MT -VIII) for recruitment of PO/MTs (GBO) in 20 Public Sector Banks.
And the good news is that the tentative number of PO posts this year are 4102, which is 540 more than the number of posts which were announced last year.
- Dates of Online Preliminary Examination - 13.10.2018, 14.10.2018, 20.10.2018 and 21.10.2018
- Date of Online Main Examination - 18.11.2018
- Online registration window & online payment of fee - 14.08.2018 to 04.09.2018
- Download of Call letter for Prelim - October 2018
- Other dates :
- Declaration of result of Preliminary Examination - October/ November 2018
- Declaration of result of Main Examination - December 2018
- Conduct of Interview - January / Feb 2019
- Allotment - April 2019
(a) Age(As on 01-08-2018) - Min 20 years and Max 30 Years (Relaxation for reserved categories as per rules)
(b) Min educational qualification (As on 04-09-2018)- Degree with in any discipline from a recognized University.
Note: 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.
Structure of Examination (ONLINE):
(a) Pattern of Exam:
(I) Preliminary Examination (Online Test): The test will have of 3 Sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:
S.No Name of Tests No. of Qs Max Marks Time allotted for each test (Separately timed) 1 English Language 30 30 20 Minutes 2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 Minutes 3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes TOTAL 100 100
Note: Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS.
(II) Main Examination (Online Test): This will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 25 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered.
(i) Objective Test: The objective test of 3 hours duration consist of 4 Sections for total 200 marks.
Name of the Test ( Not by sequence) No of Q's Max Marks Time allotted for each test (Separately timed) Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 Min English Language 35 40 40 Min Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 Min General / Economy / Banking Awareness 40 40 35 Min Total 155 200 180 Min English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 30 Min
(ii) Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with two questions for 25 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay).
(b) Penalty for wrong answers: There will be negative marks (Prelim and Main Exams) for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
(c) MARKS OBTAINED IN THE ONLINE MAIN EXAMINATION ONLY WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR SHORTLISTING FOR INTERVIEW AND ALSO FOR FINAL MERIT LISTING
(d) Interview: Candidates who have been short listed in Main Examination will subsequently be called for an Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations. Interviews will be conducted at select centres. The centre, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be informed to the short listed candidates in the call letter. Candidates are required to download their interview call letters www.ibps.in
(e) Interview Marks: The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in interview is 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates). The weightage (ratio) of CWE ( Main Exam) and interview will be 80:20.
How to apply:
Candidates can apply online only from 14.08.2018 to 04.09.2018 and no other mode of application will be accepted. The fee can be paid in ONLINE mode or OFFLINE mode
Application fees / Intimation charges:
(a) Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
(b) Rs. 600 /- for all others