The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will organise the common written exam (CWE) for recruitment / selection of personnel for Clerical cadre posts in the Public Sector Banks (19 participating banks). The CWE for Clerks posts for 19 banks will be conducted twice a year by IBPS.

Important Dates

Start date for Online Registration – 25 August 2011
Payment of Application Fees – 24.08.2011 to 23.09.2011 (both dates inclusive)
Last date for Online Registration – 24 September 2011
Last date for Editing Application Details – 26.09.2011
Download of Call letter for Written Examination – After 11.11.2011
Written Examination – 27.11.2011

List of Participating Banks for CWE for Clerks

  1. Allahabad Bank
  2. Andhra Bank
  3. Bank of Baroda
  4. Bank of India
  5. Bank of Maharashtra
  6. Canara Bank
  7. Central Bank of India
  8. Corporation Bank
  9. Dena Bank
  10. Indian Bank
  11. Indian Overseas Bank
  12. Oriental Bank of Commerce
  13. Punjab National Bank
  14. Punjab & Sind Bank
  15. Syndicate Bank
  16. Union Bank of India
  17. United Bank of India
  18. UCO Bank
  19. Vijaya Bank

Any individual who aspires to join any of the above Public Sector Banks as a Clerk or in a post in that cadre, will necessarily be required to take the CWE. Prospective candidates who wish to appear for the CWE will have to apply to IBPS and should carefully read the advertisement regarding eligibility criteria, online registration process, pattern of examination, issuance of call letters and score cards.

The clerical cadre recruitment would be on State-wise basis, candidates can apply for vacancies in one State/ UT only. It will therefore be necessary that candidates appear for examination in one of the centres of a particular State/UT where they would like to apply for employment in Annexure I.

Download All Details for CWE from IBPS Website

Prepare for online examination on the expected pattern of CWE here

Books for IBPS CWE Clerical Exam