Banking jobs are one of the most sought after in India and one of the most prized occupations in the country. Scores of applicants appear for the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Common Written Exam (CWE) each year in hopes of clearing the round and proceeding to the personal interview phase and securing a stable well-paying job for themselves. Applicants who clear both the phases of the IBPS CWE VI Clerk Exam 2016 – 2016 will be placed in one of 19 participating government banks and financial institutions on a merit-cum-preference basis. This article provides comprehensive information on the Common Written Exam (CWE) for clerks held by the IBPS including important dates, eligibility criteria, application procedure, paper pattern, contact information etc.
The CWE exam is to be conducted online to fill up posts for Clerks in the following public sector banks and/or financial institutions:
Pre-Examination Training will be arranged by the Nodal Banks/ Participating Organisations to a limited number of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes/ Minority Communities/ Ex-Servicemen/ Persons With Disabilities at certain centres viz. Agartala, Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Aurangabad, Balasore, Bareilly, Behrampur (Ganjam), Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Dhanbad, Gorakhpur, Gulbarga, Guwahati, Hubli, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Karnal, Kavaratti, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Muzaffarpur, Mysore, Nagpur, New Delhi, Panaji (Goa), Patiala, Patna, Port Blair, Puducherry, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchi, Rohtak, Sambalpur, Shimla, Shillong, Siliguri, Thiruchirapalli, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijaywada and Vishakhapatnam.
The IBPS clerk recruitment will be done in two stages:
Preliminary exam’s pattern:
Main exam’s pattern:
Each questions is worth one mark and a wrong answer will result in a deduction of one-fourth i.e. 0.25 marks (negative marking.)
The CWE will be followed by an interview phase after which selected candidates will be given provisional allotments on a merit-cum-preference basis. Calculation of the merit will be based on the CWE scores and Interview scores of individual candidates on an 80:20 ratio.
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
IBPS House, 90 feet, D.P.Road,
Near Thakur Polytechnic,
Off. Western Express Highway, P. B. No. 8587
Kandivali (E), Mumbai 400 101, INDIA
Toll free Helpline Number for Candidate Queries: 1800 222 366 (Available from 09:30 AM to 06:00 PM)
Fax: 91-22-2854 2076
Please note that w.e.f. 1st May, 2015 Helpline Number will be available from 09:30 AM to 06:00 PM on all days Except Sundays & Bank Holidays applicable in Maharashtra State.