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IBPS has been given yet another responsibility and this is to conduct a Common Written Exam (CWE) for 56 Region Rural banks in India. Candidates seeking employment in RRBs will now have to qualify IBPS CWE for RRBs for Officers/Office as well as Assistants posts.
Knowledge of Local Language is a must specially in Clerical cadre recruitment, as RRBs are confined within a particular state and knowing local language becomes a must to work there.There are total of 56 RRBs currently in our country which is regulated by NABARD,  that will now recruit through a common written exam conducted by IBPS for the Posts of Officers (Scale -I/II/III) and Office Assistants.

IBPS RRB Exam Syllabus:-

-Quantitative Aptitude Test
-Test of Reasoning
-English / Hindi Language Test
-Computer Knowledge Test
-General Awareness

Online Preparation:
You can also practice online to prepare for IBPS RRB at careerty.com.

– Practice Questions for IBPS RRB Office Assistant CWE.
– Practice Questions for IBPS RRB Officer Level – 1 CWE.

How to Prepare for Mathematics

The students can score well in Maths Section provided he / she should keep some of the points mentioned below :-

1) In examination don’t waste your time in attempting the difficult questions. First of all attempt those questions which you could easily solve then attempt tough and lengthy ones.
2) One must not loose the confidence during preparation and while giving the exams.
3) The candidate should prepare a time table and practice maths daily by fixing time. After making the schedule just stick to it. The time table must have all the required routine in preparation time mentioned. Also must include the timings of the resting and exam preparation, and other important activities.
4) Remember formulas and tricks for as many different types of questions one can !
5) The most important thing is to practice minimum 1 maths set alloting 45 minutes maximum for PO and 35 min for clerical.
Few recommended Math books by the candidates who had cracked Banking Exams are BSC publication books by M. Tyra and K. Kundan. along with RS Aggarwal.

How to Prepare for Reasoning

For reasoning the topics asked are – Analytical Reasoning, Analogy, Coded Inequalities, Cause and effects, Assumptions, Mirror-Images, Figure Formation and Analysis, Series, Syllogism, Puzzles, Non verbal reasoning and few more.
In PO the reasoning is high level so one should practice thoroughly before exam and solve the known questions first and do not attempt puzzle first as it puzzles the mind too !
Few recommended books are RS Aggarwal , BSC, and Arihant publication books for reasoning.

How to Prepare for English Section

The English Section includes comprehension of a passage, Synonyms, Antonyms, Grammar, Common Errors, Use of prepositions, idioms/phrases, Re-arranging jumbled up sentences, etc. Generally English paper is of  qualifying nature and helps to eliminate students.
Books which helps in preparation of English are RS Aggarwal, Previous papers Of PO and Clerk.

How to Prepare for Computers

This section is very scoring and the candidate can increase its percentage in this section to compete others. The section is including various questions on the Computer Fundamentals and basic information that a candidate can found in 5th or 6th standard ICSE books. The candidates who think that he/she are poor in the knowledge of the computer must not to worry about it. Those candidates should just learn the Previous papers of PO and CLERK exams. If you have good knowledge in computers this will increase your self-confidence and you will score well, so start your preparation. Prepare yourself for the examination by reading some computer books as well as blogs on internet. Just allot 15 -20 minutes in computer section.

How to Prepare for General Awareness

Today’s competitive exams have the integral part which is served by the GA Section. As it comprises Economical, Geographical, Social, Culture and other current affairs. This is all that surrounding happening at national or international level. It can be said as a tough section for those who do not prepare and read magazines or newspaper daily !
Candidates appearing for the examination must be prepared for General Awareness questions of last 6 months.
You can collect the information from several GK books, newspapers, and magazines, etc. Some of the good source of GK are Pratiyogita Darpan , Competitive in Focus, Newspapers, Internet, etc.
They candidate must check the daily news whether on TV watching various news channels and also read the various important days like when and what is happening currently. Some of the topics such as who is who, Important Days, etc. must be revised.

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Update: IBPS Results for IBPS PO III Exam –  Probationary Officers / Management Trainees Result held on 19.10.2013/ 20.10.2013/ 26.10.2013/ 27.10.2013 is declared by IBPS on 29 November 2013.

Visit here to check your Result of IBPS PO-3 held on 19.10.2013/ 20.10.2013/ 26.10.2013/ 27.10.2013. Click here for more details about this IBPS PO 3 Notification.

There has been a significant delay in the announcement of the PO results probably because of the RRB exam which kept the authorities busy. The date for this exam was 17th June, 2012 and results got declared on 5th October,2012. Candidates waited for this result for about 3 months. On 17th June, 7,51,032 candidates appeared for bank PO exam to get the most coveted banking sector PO jobs in PSU banks, out of which just about 8% or 61,339 candidates have qualified for interviews. We congratulate all the successful candidates for making into the passed list.

Currently, only the pass/fail status is available on the IBPS website. The individual scores obtained by the candidates in the examination will be available on IBPS website after 10 days.
Important Note: Passed candidates will be eligible for future selection processes under IBPS project on or after 12.12.2012 only.

Check out other candidates review about the exam who appeared for IBPS PO-2 held on 17th June, 2012 here.

Common interviews may be conducted for the selected candidates of IBPS PO-2 held on 17th June, 2012.

There are lot of rumors going around on various websites that there is a link to see the scores but that is not correct and it will be available on the IBPS website around 15th Oct, 2012.

Cleared IBPS PO Exam? What to expect and do Next?

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Best wishes to all the candidates who appeared in the IBPS CWE PO Exam from the banks-india.com team members. Also, refer to our posts for preparation of upcoming interview calls. Keep your fingers crossed.

We have also listed down some of the Best books for IBPS CWE preparations. Work hard and success will come to you. All the Best!

IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) conducts a common bank written exam, popularly known as IBPS CWE every year for selection and recruitment of clerks in most of the PSU banks. All major PSU banks (except SBI) accept the scores of IBPS CWE for their recruitment needs in Clerical Cadre.

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In 2012, IBPS CWE for Clerks was conducted in Online mode for the first time in the second half of December 2012 due to the sheer volume of candidates who applied for this test. A whopping 40 Lakh candidates appeared during 2011, however, due to increase in the eligibility requirement to graduation during 2012, the number has declined significantly for the year 2012. Just like IBPS PO, common interviews for IBPS Clerk 2 (online mode) is also expected to be conducted by IBPS for the qualified candidates of online written exam.

The successful candidates will be arranged in the order of merit (based on total score including the common interviews) and based on the vacancies in each bank, will then be asked to apply according to their preferences and the candidate will receive an offer from one of the Participating Public Sector Banks through a computerized system. You can read in detail about the entire process – Notification for IBPS Clerk-2 CWE and Common Clerk Interviews.

The IBPS Clerk Result last year was released on 29th Feb, 2012, however, since the clerk 2 exam was conducted in online mode in 2012, the result of IBPS Clerk 2 came early on 11th Jan, 2013

We, at banks-india.com, always try to make the life of the applicants easy by providing them up-to-date information about the IBPS Clerk examinations including exam dates, test pattern, preparation material, interview dates, final results, etc.

Here, you will find the most updated information regarding IBPS Clerk 2 Recruitment. Just keep checking this page for all the necessary updates. You can also subscribe to the email service free of cost.

Details of Clerical Vacancies
S.NoBankPost/VacanciesLast Date to Apply
1Allahabad Bank
2Andhra Bank
3Bank of Baroda
4Bank of India
5Bank of Maharashtra
6Canara Bank
7Central Bank of India
8Corporation Bank
9Dena Bank
10Indian Bank
11Indian Overseas Bank
12Oriental Bank of Commerce
13Punjab National Bank
14Punjab & Sind Bank
15Syndicate Bank
16IDBI Bank
17UCO Bank
18United Bank of India
19Union Bank of India
20Vijaya Bank

NOTE: We will update the above tables as soon as the vacancies are out. Keep Checking.

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IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) conducted IBPS Clerk 2 CWE Exam for recruitment of Bank Clerks on 15th and 16th December 2012 for the very first time in online mode. But due to cancellation of the evening shift exam, these candidates who appeared in 15th Dec evening session have to reappear on 29.12.2012 or 30.12.2012.
IBPS CLERK 2 exam was also scheduled on 22nd December 2012. Here is the post for the review of the IBPS Clerk 2 CWE Online Exam question paper and discussion forum to discuss the difficulty level and expected cutoffs and answers to various questions. These reviews can help candidates having their exam on 23rd December 2012. So, please share your exam experience here.

As per the recent comments from many subscribers of our website, the Online Clerk 2 paper of 22nd December was a lengthy paper, candidates seems very difficult to attempt all the questions, maximum of GA questions were not 1 liners and very time consuming. So, they were unable to complete the paper in given time.

Please post your views about the question paper and the expected cutoffs. We will later summarise your views for the benefit of all. Also, post the questions asked in the examination for which you want to know the answer.

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IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) conducted IBPS Clerk 2 CWE Exam for recruitment of Bank Clerks on 15th December 2012 for the very first time in online mode. Here is the post for the review of the IBPS Clerk 2 CWE Online Exam question paper and discussion forum to discuss the difficulty level and expected cutoffs and answers to various questions.

As per the recent comments from many subscribers of our website, the Online Clerk 2 question paper seems to be easy but time consuming.

Please post your views about the question paper and the expected cutoffs. We will later summarise your views for the benefit of all. Also, post the questions asked in the examination for which you want to know the answer.

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There are several books and study material available in the market for preparation for IBPS CWE Clerk examination. Most of these are in the form of questions asked in the previous bank clerks examination. As we tell all the time, practice is the only way to clear the bank clerk examination, these books can help you a lot in increasing your speed. Try to solve the questions in a timely manner.

You can buy some of the books online at a discount from flipkart site. Most of the books are similar and differs mostly on the paper quality. So, go for the higher priced books if you don’t want to be feel bored because of low quality paper. If you are low on cash, cheaper books will also work well for you also if you have real zeal to learn :). Only advice from our side is to practice as much as you can to be successful in the paper.


Books in English

Books in Hindi


We wish you all the best for the preparation and exam ahead. Work hard and prepare smart.

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Union Bank of India (UBI), Leading Listed Public Sector Bank with Head Office in Mumbai and all India representation brings out an important message for all the candidates who applied for the post of Specialist Officers.

The message states that Candidates who have applied for the Specialist officers post under Union Bank Recruitment Project-2012 are informed that there will be NO WRITTEN EXAM on 07.10.2012 as scheduled earlier.

Please Note: The further recruitment process will be informed to the eligible candidates by email on their ID as informed in the application form and the names of the eligible candidate will also be hosted on the Banks website.

View Notice released by the Bank from here.

View Detailed Post about the Recruitment Drive.

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IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) has changed the way bank exams are conducted in India. IBPS now conducts a common written exam (CWE) for PO selection in 19 participating PSU banks in India. These exams got tremendous response with over 7.5 Lakh applicants in IBPS PO / MT Exam held on 17 June, 2012. This post is intended to provide information on all aspects of IBPS PO Recruitment at a single place and it will cover IBPS PO Exam, Admit card / Hall Ticket, Call Letter, IBPS Results for Bank PO, PO Score cards, IBPS PO Study Material, IBPS PO Interviews, IBPS PO Job Notifications from various banks in 2012 and 2013.

Update: IBPS PO-2 Results (Exam Held on 17th June, 2012)

IBPS is toying with the idea of conducting common interviews along with the common written exam for all the 19 participating banks to resolve the problem of multiple selection which has became the nightmare for all the candidates. Please read our article on Common Interviews by IBPS.

IBPS PO Job Notifications from Various Banks (IBPS Clerk Job Notifications here)

Bank NameScale/ GradePosts/ VacanciesIBPS ScoreLast Date
Union Bank of IndiaBank PO (JMGS 1)---

* TBU – To Be Updated

The below links will take you through the IBPS Bank Exam Journey to understand all aspects of the exam –

IBPS Bank PO Exam
IBPS Notification for PO-2 CWE 2012
IBPS Bank PO CWE Syllabus and Exam Pattern
Best Books for IBPS Bank PO CWE Exam
IBPS Bank PO-2 Results Declaration
IBPS Bank PO Score Card and Marks
IBPS Bank PO Interview Preparation
Relative Ranking in IBPS PO CWE Exam – Sept 2011
IBPS Bank PO Group Discussion Preparation

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Allahabad Bank, one of the 19 participating banks in IBPS CWE Exam, invites applications for recruitment of 1100 IBPS Clerk Jobs (Single Window Operators ‘A’) from Indian citizens who have taken the pre-requisite Common Written Examination (CWE) for Clerk recruitment conducted by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) and have been declared as “QUALIFIED” in the said Common Written Examination (CWE).

Details of Vacancies:
Post Name: Single Window Operators ‘A'(Clerical Cadre Post)
Number of Jobs: 1100.

Important Dates:
On-line Registration of Applications Staring From : 08.08.2012
Last Date for Registration of Online Applications : 23.08.2012
Payment of Application Fees/ Intimation charges : 08.08.2012 to 23.08.2012.
(Including for candidates from far-flung areas)

Age(as on 01.08.2011):
Minimum Age: 18 years; Maximum Age: 28 years.

Pay Scale:: Rs 7200-19300/-*
*DA, HRA, etc. will be paid as per Bank’s rules upon the place of posting.

Education Requirements –
-Candidate should be passed with 60%(For Gen/OBC)and 55%(For SC/ST/PWD/Ex-serviceman) or more marks in aggregate in Higher Secondary examination/10+2 of the 10+2+3 pattern / Intermediate or its equivalent from the recognized Board.
Or Degree in any discipline any equivalent from the recognized University.

Total Weighted Standard Score(TWSS) :Click here for statewise,categorywise cutoff marks.
For General Category: Minimum 24 marks in each section.
For Reserved Category (SC/ST/OBC/PC/EXSM): Minimum 21 marks in each section.

Application Fees: Rs 20/-(SC/ST/VI/HI/OC) and Rs 100/-(OBC/General and others).

Click here to get complete details about the post.
Click here to download Payment Challan.
Click here to download format of Caste Certificate(OBC).
Click here to download format of Caste Certificate(SC/ST).
Click here to Apply Online.

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