Saturday, 24 August 2013

IBPS Recruitment 2013 Clerks CWE Phase III Vacancy

The next Common Written Examination (CWE) as a pre-requisite for selection of personnel for Clerical cadre posts in the Participating Organisations listed below will be conducted online by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) tentatively in November/ December 2013.

Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join any of the Participating Organizations 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-III). Candidates who appear and are shortlisted in the examination, will subsequently be called for a Common Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organizations and co-ordinated by IBPS. Depending on the State/UT wise available vacancies in Participating organizations, candidates shortlisted will be allotted to one of the Participating Organizations, keeping in view the spirit of Govt. Guidelines on reservation policy, administrative convenience, etc.

This system of Common Recruitment Process –common written examination, interview and allotment- for recruitment of Clerical cadre posts in Participating Organisations has the approval of the appropriate authorities. IBPS, an autonomous body, has received a mandate from the organisations mentioned at (A) below to conduct the recruitment process as mentioned above, once a year. Prospective candidates will have to apply to IBPS after carefully reading the advertisement regarding the process of Examination, interview and allotment, eligibility criteria, online registration processes, payment of prescribed application fee/ intimation charges, pattern of examination, issuance of call letters etc. and ensure

A 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
Syndicate Bank
Any other Bank/ Financial
Institution

  The tentative schedule of events is as follows:

Events
Tentative Dates
Online Registration
19.08.2013- 07.09.2013
Payment of Application Fees- Online         
19.08.2013- 07.09.2013
Payment of Application Fees- Offline         
21.08.2013- 12.09.2013
Download of Call Letter for Pre-Examination Training (PET)
for SC/ST/ Minority Community/ EXSM/ PWD candidates
After 29.10.2013

Pre-Examination Training
09.11.2013-16.11.2013 (excluding holidays)
Download of Call letter for Examination
After 18.11.2013

Online Examination (Tentative dates)- some/ all/ additional
dates as the need arises
30.11.2013/ 01.12.2013/ 07.12.2013/
08.12.2013/ 14.12.2013/15.12.2013
Sharing of result status of examination (CWE)
Second week of January 2014
Download of call letters for Interview
Last week of January 2014
Conduct of Interview
Second week of February 2014
Allotment
April 2014

Candidates are advised to regularly keep in touch with the authorised IBPS website www.ibps.in for
details and updates.  
Since recruitment in clerical cadre in Public Sector Banks is done on State/UT-wise basis, candidates can apply for vacancies in any one State/ UT only. Consequently, a candidate would be required to appear for CWE & Interview in any one of the centres in that particular State/UT. However, depending upon the response, administrative feasibility etc. candidates may be allotted to a centre of examination/ interview outside the  chosen State/UT for which vacancies he/she is applying. Please note this reallocation is only for the conduct
of examination/ interview and the candidate will be considered for vacancies in the State/UT applied for,
as aforesaid.

B. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA (as on 01.08.2013)
Candidates, intending to apply for CWE Clerks-III should ensure that they fulfil the minimum
eligibility criteria specified by IBPS:
Please note that the eligibility criteria specified herein are the basic criteria for applying for the post. Candidates must necessarily produce the relevant documents in original and a photocopy in support of their identity and eligibility as indicated in the online application form-pertaining to category, nationality, age, educational qualifications etc. Please note that no change of category will be permitted at any stage after registration of the online application. Merely applying for CWE/ appearing for and being shortlisted in the examination and/or in the subsequent interview and/ subsequent processes does not imply that a candidate will necessarily be offered employment in any of the Participating Organisations.
I. 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.
II. Age (As on 01.08.2013):
Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 28 years
i.e. a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1985 and not later than 01.08.1993 (both
dates inclusive)
Relaxation of Upper age limit


NOTE: (i) The relaxation in upper age limit to SC/ST/OBC candidates is allowed on cumulative basis
with only one of the remaining categories for which age relaxation is permitted as
mentioned above in Point No. II (3) to II (8). PWD candidates applying for a State/UT
where vacancies are not available for PWD category will be eligible for upper age
relaxation as available to PWD candidates. Ex-Servicemen candidates applying for a State/
UT where vacancies are not available for Ex-Servicemen category will not be eligible for
upper age relaxation available to Ex-Servicemen candidates.
(ii) The maximum age limit specified is applicable to General Category candidates.
(iii) Candidates seeking age relaxation will be required to submit copies of necessary
certificate(s) at the time of Interview and at any subsequent stage of the recruitment process
as required by IBPS/ Participating Organisation(s).
(iv) The following rules applicable to Ex-Servicemen re-employed under the Central
government would apply to Ex-Servicemen candidates appearing for the CWE:

(i) Ex-Servicemen candidates who have already secured employment under the Central Government in Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ will be permitted the benefit of age relaxation as prescribed for Ex-Servicemen for securing another employment in a higher grade or cadre in Group ‘C’/ ‘D’ under the Central Government. However, such candidates will not be eligible for the benefit of reservation for Ex-Servicemen in Central Government
jobs.
(ii) An ex-Servicemen who has once joined a Government job on civil side after availing of the benefits given to him/her as an Ex-Servicemen for his/her re-employment, his/her ExServicemen status for the purpose of the re-employment in Government jobs ceases.
(iii) Candidates who are still in the Armed Forces and desirous of applying under ExServicemen category whose date of completion of specific period of engagement (SPE) is completed one year from the last date for receipt of online application i.e. on or before 09.09.2014 are eligible to apply.

I. 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 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. (Some questions may be put at the time of interview to ascertain the
candidate’s familiarity with the Official Language of the State/UT)
Ex-Servicemen who do not possess the above civil examination 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 01.08.2013. Such certificates should be dated on or before
01.08.2013.
D. WRITTEN EXAMINATION


 I. The structure of the examination which will be conducted online is as follows:
Sr. No.
Name of Tests (Objective)
Maximum Marks
1
Reasoning
40
2
English Language
40
3
Numerical Ability
40
4
General Awareness(with special reference to Banking Industry
40
5
Computer Knowledge
40

Total
200
Total Time :- 2 hours
The above tests except the Test 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 examination will be given in an Information Handout, which will be made available for the candidates to download along with the call letters from the authorized IBPS website www.ibps.in.

II. Penalty for Wrong Answers
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 a question is left blank, i.e. no
answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question. 7
III. Examination Centers
(i) The examination will be conducted online in venues across many centres in India. The
tentative list of Examination centres is available in Annexure I.
(ii) No request for change of centre for Examination shall be entertained.
(iii) IBPS, however, reserves the right to cancel any of the Examination Centres and/ or add some
other Centres, at its discretion, depending upon the response, administrative feasibility, etc.
(iv) As far as practicable, candidates will be allotted to a centre of his/her choice. However, IBPS
also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any centre other than the one he/she has opted for
and a candidate may be allocated a centre of exam outside the State/UT for which
vacancies he/she is applying.
(v) Candidate will appear for the examination at an Examination Centre at his/her own risks and
expenses and IBPS will not be responsible for any injury or losses etc. of any nature.
IV. Scores
The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be
normalized using equipercentile method.
V. Cutoff Score
Each candidate will have to secure a minimum score in each test and also on total to be considered to
be called for interview. For each State/UT, mere passing in individual tests may not be sufficient as
candidates should also score sufficiently high on Total in order of merit to be called for interview.
Please note that candidates will not be permitted to appear for the Common Written
Examination without the following documents:
(1) Valid Call Letter for the respective date and session of Examination
(2) Photo-identity proof (as specified in Point G) in original and
(3) Photocopy of photo-identity proof (as mentioned in (2) above)
Candidates reporting late i.e. after the reporting time specified on the call letter for
Examination will not be permitted to take the examination.
The reporting time mentioned on the call letter is prior to the Start time of the test. Though the
duration of the examination is 2 hours candidates may be required to be at the venue for about 4
hours including the time required for completion of various formalities such as verification and
collection of various requisite documents, logging in, giving of instructions etc.

E. HOW TO APPLY
Candidates can apply online only from 19.08.2013 to 07.09.2013 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 and signature adhere to the
required specifications as given in Annexure II to this Advertisement.
(ii) If desiring to make Online Payment of the requisite application fee/ intimation charges keep the
necessary details/documents ready (In case of Offline Payment i.e. CBS candidates have to apply online,
obtain a fee payment challan and then remit the necessary application fees/ intimation charges).
(iii) have a valid personal email ID, which should be kept active till the declaration of results of this round of
CWE. 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 Fees/ Intimation Charges [Payable from 19.08.2013 to 07.09.2013 (Online payment) and 21.08.2013 to 12.09.2013 (Offline payment) both dates inclusive]
- Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates.

- Rs. 600 /- for all others