Here are the details of IBPS PO Exam 2013 CWE Exam, Dates, Paper Pattern, Syllabys, Online Application Forms.
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducted Common Written Examination (PO) for selection of Probationary Officer Post.
IBPS PO Exam 2013 Important Dates:-
Start date for Online Registration 09.03.2012
Online Payment of Application Fees 09.03.2012 to 30.03.2012
(both dates inclusive)
Offline Payment of Application Fees 12.03.2012 to 07.04.2012
(both dates inclusive)
Last date for Online Registration 30.03.2012
Last date for Editing (prior to submission of
online application) Application Details 01.04.2012
Download of Call letter for Written Examination After 04.06.2012
Tentative Date of Written Examination 17.06.2012
IBPS PO Exam 2013 Participating Banks:-
Indian Overseas Bank
Oriental Bank of Commerce
Bank of Baroda
Punjab National Bank
Bank of India
Punjab & Sind Bank
Bank of Maharashtra
Central Bank of India
Union Bank of India
United Bank of India
IBPS PO Exam 2013 Eligibility Criteria:-
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 Government of India.
Minimum: 20 Years Maximum: 30 Years
Relaxation of Upper age limit:-
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
3 Persons With Disabilities 10 years
Educational Qualification:- A degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
IBPS PO Exam 2013 Pattern / Syllabus
Written Examination Structure:-
Name of Tests (Objective) - No. of Questions - Maximum Marks
Composite Time of 150 minutes
Reasoning - 50 Questions - 50 Marks
English Language 50 Questions - 25 Marks
Quantitative Aptitude - 50 Questions - 50 Marks
General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry) - 50 Questions - 50 Marks
Computer Knowledge - 50 Questions - 50 Marks
Descriptive Paper on English Composition (Essay, Precis, Letter Writing etc) - 25 Marks - 60 Minutes
Total No. Of Questions - 250
Total Marks :- 250
There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Test. 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 there will be the same penalty of 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question deducted as penalty. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.
The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates will further be converted into standardized scores following Linear Conversion Method. If the total for a test is in fraction, the marks obtained will be rounded off to the nearest integer, i.e. if fraction exceeds by 0.50 or more, it will be rounded off to next higher integer.
Each candidate will have to secure a minimum standardized score in each of the tests to qualify in the written examination and to be considered for vacancies in the participating banks. The cut-off points will be decided based on the average (Average – ¼ Standard Deviation for General category candidates and Average – ¾ Standard Deviation for Reserved Category candidates).
CWE SCORE CARD:-
IBPS will print the Score Cards for each of the qualifying candidates and will send the same by Registered/ Speed post to each candidate at the correspondence address specified in his/ her online application.
VALIDITY OF CWE SCORE CARD:-
The scores awarded to candidates, who qualify in CWE-PO/MT-II, will be valid for one year from the date of issuance of the scorecard and will be considered for recruitment exercises during that period. Candidates who have been declared as qualified in the previous CWE (I) are also permitted to apply, if they wish to improve their scores and/or keep the scores valid for a further period of 1 year from the date of issuance of scorecards of this CWE (CWE-PO/MT-II).
(i) The written examination will be conducted in venues across many centres in India. The list of Written Examination centres is available in Annexure I.
(ii) IBPS, however, reserves the right to delete any of the Examination Centres and/ or add some other Centres, depending upon the response, administrative feasibility, etc.
(iii) As far as possible candidates will be allotted to a centre of his/her choice however IBPS also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any of the Centre other than the one he/she has opted for.
(iv) Candidate will appear in the written examination from a Examination Centre at his/her own risks and expenses and IBPS will not be responsible for any injury or losses etc. of any nature.
(v) No request for change of centre for Written Examination shall be entertained.
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