IBPS Clerks Selection Procedure Details

IBPS Clerical Cadre Selection Procedure: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Common Written Examination (CWE) for selection of Clerical Cadre vacancies in the Public Sector Banks. It is a great opportunity for candidate’s career in Public Sector Banks through a Single Common Written Examination. The Common Written Examination (CWE) for Clerical Cadre posts will be conducted once in a year by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. The selection process will be carried out in two stages, the first one is Common Written Examination and second stage is Common Interviews conducted by IBPS.
1. Common Written Examination: The Qualified candidates have to apply through online application mode from the IBPS website. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts this Online Exam for Clerical Cadre posts. Total marks are 200 in a duration of 2 hours for objective types questions. The tests except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.There will be Negative Marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in the objective type exam.The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be normalized using equipercentile method. Each candidate will have to secure a minimum score in each test and also on total to be considered to be called for interview.
2. Common Interviews: Candidates who qualify in CWE Clerk-III, will subsequently be called for a Common Interviews to be conducted by the Participating Organisations. 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/ EXSM candidates). The weightage (ratio) of CWE (exam) and interview will be 80:20.
Candidates, successfully qualified in both the CWE and Common Interview will be listed in the order of merit. On completion of the interview process, depending on the available State/UT wise vacancies, candidates shortlisted will be allotted to one of the Participating Organisations, keeping in view the spirit of Govt.Guidelines on reservation policy, administrative convenience, etc.