IBPS CWE Clerk

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A clerk is the first point of contact in any bank. He is also called single window operator or cashier. Joins as clerk-cum-cashier, he discharges financial, personnel, interest and accounts administration activities besides collecting payments, sanctioning withdrawals, issuing demand drafts and other banking related services.

Career Prospects for Clerks

  • A bank clerk joins as early as 20 years of age.
  • There are reasonable prospects for promotion to higher grades through departmental exams.
  • Starting from Probationary officer rank, a clerk can reach up to zonal and regional level.
  • Enjoys job security

About IBPS CWE Clerk

  • This exam is held for the recruitment of clerks in nationalized banks in India
  • The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts a Common Written Examination (CWE) on behalf of 21 nationalized banks as a pre requisite for selection of clerks. The list of these banks can be seen at www.ibps.in
  • Only IBPS conducts the written test. The participating banks use this score to recruit clerks as per their requirements and formalities.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Nationality : Indian
  • Age : 20 to 28 years

Educational Qualifications:

  • Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government
  • Computer Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory

Selection Process

The recruitment for the IBPS clerical cadre is done through a written exam and interview conducted solely for this purpose. The exam is conducted by the IBPS. Candidates who meet the requisite educational and eligibility criteria can apply.

Test Structure

The structure of the online examination which will be in objective type is as follows:

The examination is conducted for 200 marks for 2 hours.

  • Reasoning
  • English Language
  • Numerical Ability
  • General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry)
  • Computer Knowledge

Negative Marking: 1/4th of the marks deducted for every incorrect answer

The above tests except the Test of English Language will be conducted bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.

Interview

Candidates who have been shortlisted in the examination for CWE Clerk will subsequently be called for an Interview to be conducted by the participating organizations

Note: A candidate should qualify both in the CWE and interview to be shortlisted for subsequent allotment process. These details will be available subsequently at www.ibps.in

CWE Score Card

IBPS will print the score cards for each of the qualifying candidates and will send the same by registered post/speed post to each candidate at the correspondence address specified in his/her application.

Validity of the Score Card

Score cards issued by the IBPS will be valid for one year from the date of issue of the score card.

Candidates can appear in subsequent examinations to enhance their scores if they so desire.

Official Website

For further details, visit the authorized IBPS website: www.ibps.in

Basic Study Notes

Rs. 2,500.00

Basic Study Notes for Computer Knowledge

Price: Rs. 2,500.00

Practice Test

Rs. 2,000.00

Practice Test for Computer Knowledge

Price: Rs. 2,000.00

Basic Study Notes

Rs. 2,500.00

Basic Study Notes for English language

Price: Rs. 2,500.00

Practice Test

Rs. 2,000.00

Practice Test for English Language

Price: Rs. 2,000.00

Basic Study Notes

Rs. 2,500.00

Basic Study Notes for General Awareness

Price: Rs. 2,500.00

Practice Test

Rs. 2,000.00

Practice Test for General Awareness

Price: Rs. 2,000.00

Basic Study Notes

Rs. 2,500.00

Basic Study Notes for Numerical Ability

Price: Rs. 2,500.00

Practice Test

Rs. 2,000.00

Practice Test for Numerical Ability

Price: Rs. 2,000.00

Practice Test

Rs. 2,000.00

Practice Test for Reasoning

Price: Rs. 2,000.00

Rs. 4,500.00

Full test for IBPS CWE Clerk

Price: Rs. 4,500.00

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Qsn. What is Common Written Examination (CWE)?
Ans. Common Written Examination (CWE) is a combined written exam conducted by the IBPS for recruiting staff to 19 public Sector banks & RRBs. It is conducted twice a year. A candidate having declared successful in IBPS CWE can directly apply for Personal Interview in the listed Banks.
 
Qsn. If a candidate acquires standard total weighted score but fails to qualify in one test; will he/she be issued a score card?
Ans. A. Candidates are required to qualify in each test as per cut-off marks determined on the basis of performance in each test. A Candidate failing to obtain the minimum in any one/each test will not be sent a score card.
 
Qsn. Will there be negative marking?
Ans. A. For every wrong answer, there will be penalty of one-fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question. You can check the details about Negative Marking.
 
Qsn. Types of Questions in Exam
Ans. The Bank Clerk CWE III exam consisted of objective type questions divided into 5 sections: English Language, Numerical Ability, General Awareness (with reference to Banking Industry) and Computer Knowledge for a total of 200 marks (40 marks per section).