IBPS has announced that the online examination for the Common Recruitment Process (CRP) 2014-2015 for selection of personnel for Clerical cadre Posts in the 19+ Participating Banks is tentatively scheduled in December 2014.

Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join any of the Participating Banks as a Clerk or in a similar
post in that cadre, is required to register for the Common Recruitment Process (CWE Clerks -IV). Candidates who appear and are shortlisted in the examination, will subsequently be called for a Common Interview to be conducted by the Participating Banks and co-ordinated by the Nodal Bank with the help of IBPS. Depending on the State/UT wise vacancies to be filled in during the financial year 2015-16 based on the business needs of the banks and as reported to IBPS, candidates shortlisted will be provisionally allotted to one of the Participating Banks keeping in view the spirit of Govt. Guidelines on reservation policy, administrative convenience, etc. The validity for CWE Clerks-IV will automatically expire at the close of business on 31.03.2016 with or without giving any notice.

Interviews will be conducted by the participating organisations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each state/ UT with the help of IBPS.

Tentative schedule for IBPS Clerk – IV of events is as follows:

Event Tentative Dates Online Registration 12.08.2014 – 01.09.2014
Payment of Application Fees- Online 12.08.2014 – 01.09.2014
Payment of Application Fees- Offline 14.08.2014 – 03.09.2014
Download of Call letter for Examination After 17.11.2014
Online Examination (Tentative dates) 06.12.2014, 07.12.2014, 13.12.2014, 14.12.2014, 20.12.2014, 21.12.2014, 27.12.2014
Declaration of result status of examination (CWE) January 2015
Download of call letters for Interview January 2015
Conduct of Interview February 2015
Provisional Allotment April 2015

Apply ONLY for One State:
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.

Eligibility Required:
Age Limit: Candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1986 and not later than 01.08.1994 i.e. maximum of 28 years and minimum 20 years.
Educational Qualifications: Candidate must possess a degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
– 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.

IBPS Clerk- IV Exam Pattern: The structure of the Examination which will be conducted online. The total duration of the test will be 2 hrs. The examination will have the following sections –

S.No.Name of testMaximum MarksPractice Paper
2English Language40English Language
3Numerical Ability40Numerical Ability
4General Awareness
(with special reference to Banking Industry)
40General Awareness, Banking Awareness
5Computer Knowledge40Computer Knowledge

NOTE:The above tests except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.
– For each question for which a wrong answer one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be
deducted as penalty.

IBPS Clerk- IV Interview: Candidates who have been shortlisted in the examination for CWE Clerks-IV will subsequently be called for an Interview. 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 (exam) and interview will be 80:20 respectively. The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in CWE Clerks- IV and Interview.

Click here to download detailed IBPS Clerk-4 notification.

Online Application: Applications for IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2014-2015 will start on 12th Aug, 2014.

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