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IBPS PO 2017 CWE Notification, dates, eligibility, application

IBPS PO 2017 CWE VII Recruitment Notification - 3247 Posts, Eligibility Condition, Application Process and Important dates


IBPS PO 2017 CWE VII - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection in short IBPS announces CWE 2017 for  the common recruitment process (CRP) for the post of Probationary Officer / Management Trainee in Public Sector Banks (PSBs). Particularly, 3562 vacancies are allotted for the posts of PO / MT 


The online examination (Preliminary and Main) for the next Common Recruitment Process for selection of Personnel for Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee posts in the Participating Organisations is in October /November 2017


Eligible candidates apply online for common written exam for PO/MT VII on or before the last date 05th September 2017. Submit online application form @ IBPS PO / MT Page. This Page explains IBPS PO 2017 CWE VII Notification in brief.

The validity for CWE PO/MTVII will automatically expire at the close of business on 31.03.2019 with or without giving any notice.

IBPS PO 2017 CWE VII Notification


Organization Name: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)


Examination Name: CWE PO / MT VII


Name of the Posts: Probationary Officer / Management Trainee


Total Vacancies: 3562


Job Location: Across India


IBPS PO MT 2017 Pay Scale

The IBPS offers a pay scale to its employees according to the post they are recruited in. Basic pay scale in Rs.23700-42020/-


Candidates who will qualify in preliminary exam and shortlisted will have to appear for Main exam and shortlisted candidates in the main exam will subsequently be called for a Common Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and co-ordinated by the Nodal Bank.


IBPS PO Participating Organisations

Participating Banks - Allahabad Bank; Canara Bank; Indian Bank; Syndicate Bank; Andhra Bank; Central Bank of India; Indian Overseas Bank; UCO Bank; Bank of Baroda; Corporation Bank; Oriental Bank of Commerce; Union Bank of India; Bank of India; Dena Bank; Punjab National Bank; United Bank of India; Bank of Maharashtra; IDBI Bank; Punjab & Sind Bank and Vijaya Bank



IBPS PO 2017 Important Dates for  (CWE PO/MT-VII)


Online Registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates: 16th Aug to 05th September 2017


Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online): 16th Aug to 05th September 2017


Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training: September 2017


Conduct of Pre-Exam Training: 23rd Sept. to 29th September 2017


Download of call letters for Online Exam - Preliminary: September 2017


Online Examination - Preliminary: 07th Oct. to 08th October, 14th Oct. & 15th October 2017


Result of Online Exam - Preliminary: October 2017


Download of Call letter for Online Exam - Main: November 2017


Online Examination - Main: 26th November 2017


Declaration of Result - Main: December 2017


Download of call letters for interview: January 2018


Conduct of Interview: January / February 2018


Provisional Allotment: April 2018


IBPS PO 2017 Eligibility

Candidates, intending to apply for CWE PO/MT-VII should ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria specified by IBPS before apply for the Common Written Examination (CWE).


Nationality/Citizenship: A candidate must be either (i) a Citizen of India or (ii) a subject of Nepal or (iii) a subject of Bhutan or (iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or (v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Govt. of India.


Age (as on As on 01.08.2017):

Minimum 20 years and Maximum 30 years i.e. a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1987 and not later than 01.08.1997(both dates inclusive)


Relaxation of Upper Age Limit: SC/ST 5 years; OBC 3 years; PwD 10 years; Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen actual period of service rendered in the defence forces plus 3 years (8 years for disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years; Widows, divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried-9 years; Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989-5 years; Persons affected by 1984 riots-5 years; Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only)-5 years


Educational Qualifications (As on 05.09.2017):

A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. of India or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.


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.


IBPS PO 2017 Application Procedure

The candidates who are interested may apply online through the IBPS website of Institute of Banking Personnel Selection from 16th August 2017 to 05th September 2017


Pre-Requisites for Applying Online:


(i) scan their photograph and signature ensuring that both the photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm) and signature adhere to the required specifications as given in Annexure III to this Advertisement


(ii) Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS will NOT be accepted


(iii) keep the necessary details/documents ready to make Online Payment of the requisite application fee/ intimation charges


(iv) have a valid personal email ID, which should be kept active till the completion of this round of Common Recruitment Process. IBPS may send call letters for the Exam etc. through the registered e-mail ID. Under no circumstances, a candidate should share with/mention e-mail ID to / of any other person. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID before applying online and must maintain that email account


Application Fees/ Intimation Charges Payable from 16th August to 05th September 2017 (Online payment), both dates inclusive, shall be as follows:

- Rs.100/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM Candidates

- Rs.600 /- for all others


Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/ intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate


Procedure for Applying Online: Candidates are first required to go to the IBPS’s website and click on the Home Page to open the link "CWE PO/MT" and then click on the option "CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CWE- PROBATIONARY OFFICERS/ MANAGEMENT TRAINEES (CWE-PO/MT-VII)" to open the On-Line Application Form.



Mode of Payment

Candidates have the option of making the payment of requisite fees/intimation charges through the ONLINE mode only: Payment of fees/intimation charges via the online mode


CWE - Online Exams

The structures of the Examinations which will conducted online are as follows:


a. Preliminary Examination


1) English Language: 30 Marks/30 Question


2) Numerical Ability: 35 Question/35 Marks


3) Reasoning Ability: 35 Question/35 Marks


Total there will be 100 Questions, Exam Duration: 1 hour


Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Exam.


b. Main Examination


1) Reasoning: 50 Question/50 Marks; Medium of Exam: English & Hindi


2) English Language: 40 Question/40 Marks; Medium of Exam: English


3) Quantitative Aptitude: 50 Question/50 Marks; Medium of Exam: English & Hindi


4) General Awareness: 40 Question/40 Marks (with special reference to Banking Industry); Medium of Exam: English & Hindi


5) Computer Knowledge: 20 Question/20 Marks; Medium of Exam: English & Hindi


Total there will be 200 Marks for 200 Questions, Exam Duration: 140 Minutes


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


IBPS reserves the right to modify the structure of the examination which will be intimated through its website. Other detailed information regarding the exam will be given in an Information Handout, which will be made available for the candidates to download along with the call letters from the authorised IBPS website


Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both - Preliminary and Main Exam):

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the objective tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score


If for any question a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as wrong even if one of the given answers happens to be right and 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty


If a question is left blank, (no answer is marked by the candidate), there will be no penalty for that question



The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be normalized using equi-percentile method



Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main Exam and also a minimum total score to be considered to be shortlisted for interview. Depending on the number of vacancies available, cut-offs will be decided and candidates will be shortlisted for interview



Candidates who have been shortlisted in the main examination for CWE PO/MT-VII will subsequently be called for an Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/UT with the help of IBPS


Interviews will be conducted at select Centres


The centre, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the call letter. Candidates are required to download their interview call letters from authorised IBPS website


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 (Main exam) and interview will be 80:20 respectively


A candidate should qualify both in the CWE and interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for subsequent provisional allotment process, details of which will be made available subsequently on IBPS website


Pre-Exam Training

Pre-Exam Training may be arranged by the Nodal Banks/Participating Organisations to a limited number of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes/Minority Communities at certain centres viz.:


Pre-Examination Training may be arranged by the Nodal Banks/ Participating Organisations to a limited number of candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes/ Minority Communities 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


For any additional information, please visit IBPS Recruitment website


IBPS Mumbai

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-400101 (India), Website