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IBPS Recruitment 2018 for Clerical Cadre (CWE Clerks - VII) posts, by online exam

IBPS CWE Clerical VII 2018 Recruitment Notification


Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has advertised a notification to conduct online examination (Preliminary and Main) for the next Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for selection of personnel for Clerical Cadre Posts in the Participating Organisations is tentatively scheduled in December 2017 & January 2018


IBPS IBPS CWE Clerical VII 2018-19

Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join any of the Participating Organisations listed at (A) as a Clerk or in a similar post in that cadre, is required to register for the Common Recruitment Process (CWE Clerks - VII). The examination will be two tier i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, Preliminary and Main. Candidates who will qualify in Preliminary Exam and shortlisted will have to appear for Main Exam


The validity for CWE Clerks-VII will automatically expire at the close of business on 31st March 2019 with or without giving any notice
Eligible candidates can apply online from 12th September 2017 to 03rd October 2017. Other details like age limit, educational qualification, selection process, application fee and how to apply are given below.


IBPS Vacancy Details

Common Recruitment Process for Clerical Cadre VII (CRP Clerks-VII) Vacancies of 2018-19


Total No. of Vacancies: 7883 Posts


Name of the Post: Clerical Cadre (CWE Clerks - VII)


Name of the State:

1. Delhi: 272 Posts

2. Andhra Pradesh: 485 Posts

3. Arunachal Pradesh: 08 Posts

4. Assam: 109 Posts

5. Bihar: 227 Posts

6. Chandigarh: 34 Posts

7. Chhattisgarh: 118 Posts

8. Dadra & Nagar haveli: 07 Posts

9. Daman & Diu: 08 Posts

10. Goa: 41 Posts

11. Gujarat: 487 Posts

12. Haryana: 175 Posts

13. Himachal Pradesh: 73 Posts

14. Jammu & kashmir: 34 Posts

15. Jharkhand: 127 Posts

16. Karnataka: 554 Posts

17. Kerala: 217 Posts

18. Lakshadweep: 02 Posts

19. Madhya pradesh: 290 Posts

20. Maharashtra: 775 Posts

21. Manipur: 11 Posts

22. Meghalaya: 17 Posts

23. Mizoram: 03 Posts

24. Nagaland: 12 Posts

25. Odisha: 196 Posts

26. Puducherry: 46 Posts

27. Punjab: 401 Posts

28. Rajasthan: 344 Posts

29. Sikkim: 11 Posts

30. Tamil Nadu: 1277 Posts

31. Telangana: 344 Posts

32. Tripura: 18 Posts

33. Uttar Pradesh: 665 Posts

34. Uttrakhand: 78 Posts

35. West Bengal: 417 Posts


Participating Organisations

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


Eligibility Criteria

Candidates, intending to apply for CWE Clerks-VII should ensure that they fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria specified by IBPS in this advertisement:


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 01st 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 01st Sept. 2017)

Candidates age limit should be between 20 to 28 years as on 01st September 2017, i.e. a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02nd September 1989 and not later than 01st September 1997 (both dates inclusive)


Age Relaxation is 05 years for SC/ ST, 03 years for OBC and 10 years for PWD candidates admissible as per rules & other relaxation details refer the notification


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


Computer Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer/Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute


Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT (candidates should know how to read/ write and speak the Official Language of the State/UT) for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable


Ex-Servicemen who do not possess the above civil exam qualifications should be matriculate Ex-Servicemen who have obtained the Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force after having completed not less than 15 years of service in the Armed Forces of the Union as on 03rd October 2017. Such certificates should be dated on or before 03rd October 2017


Selection Process

Candidates will be selected on the basis of Online Examination (Preliminary and Main)


Note: Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT (candidates should know how to read/ write and speak the Official Language of the State/ UT) for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable


Written Examination Structure

CWE - Online Examinations; the structures of the examinations which will be conducted online are as follows:


a. Preliminary Examination

1. English Language - 30 No. of Questions; 30 Maximum Marks

2. Numerical Ability - 35 No. of Questions; 35 Maximum Marks

3. Reasoning Ability - 35 No. of Questions; 35 Maximum Marks

Total No. of Questions: 100 and 100 Marks

Duration: Composite time of 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. General/Financial Awareness - 50 No. of Questions; 50 Maximum Marks; Time allotted - 35 minutes

2. General English - 40 No. of Questions; 40 Maximum Marks; Time allotted - 35 minutes

3. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude - 50 No. of Questions; 60 Maximum Marks; Time allotted - 45 minutes

4. Quantitative Aptitude - 50 No. of Questions; 50 Maximum Marks; Time allotted - 45 minutes

Total - 190 No. of Questions; 200 Maximum Marks; Time allotted - 160 minutes

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


Cut-off Score (Online Main Exam)
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 for further process. Depending on number of the State/UT wise vacancies available, cut-offs will be decided and candidates will be considered for provisional allotment


Examination Center

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.



Candidates can apply online only from 12th September 2017 to 03rd October 2017 and no other mode of application will be accepted


Pre-Requisites for Applying Online:

Before applying online candidates should

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 C 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 Examination 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 on-line and must maintain that email account


Application Fee

Application Fees/Intimation Charges Payable from 12th September 2017 to 03rd October 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:

(1) Candidates are first required to go to the IBPS’s website and click on the Home Page to open the link "CWE Clerks" and then click on the option "CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CWE Clerks (CWE-Clerks-VII)" to open the On-Line Application Form


(2) Candidates will have to click on "CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION" to register their application by entering their basic information in the online application form. After that a provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate should note down the Provisional registration number and password. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional

Registration number and Password will also be sent. They can reopen the saved data using Provisional registration number and password and edit the particulars, if needed.


(3) Candidates are required to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications given in the


Mode of Payment

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


Important Dates (tentative)


Online Registration including Edit/Modification of Application by Candidates: 12th September 2017 to 03rd October 2017


Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online): 12th September to 03rd October 2017


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


Conduct of Pre-Exam Training: 13th November 2017 to 18th November 2017


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


Online Examination – Preliminary: 02nd, 03rd December 09th & 10th December 2017


Result of Online Exam - Preliminary: December 2017


Download of Call letter for Online Exam - Main: January 2018


Online Examination – Main: 21st January 2018


Provisional Allotment: April 2018


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