A bank clerk, also called a teller, is a financial service professional. He / She serves as the primary point of contact for most bank customers, administering basic banking transactions and answering most questions. This role is seen as an entry level position.
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 -pertaining to category, nationality, age, educational qualifications etc as indicated in the online application form. Please note that no change of category will be permitted at any stage after registration of the online application and the result will be processed considering the category under which has been made, subject to guidelines of the Government of India in this regard. Merely applying for CWE/ appearing for and being shortlisted in CWE 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 Organizations. No request for considering the candidature under any category other than the one in which applied will be entertained
A candidate must be either
Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 28 years i.e. a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02 August 1986 and not later than 01 August 1994 (both dates inclusive)
Relaxation of Upper age limit:
|1||Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe||5 years|
|2||Other Backward Classes||3 years|
|3||Persons With Disability||10 years|
|4||Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen||actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years|
|5||Widows Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried||9 years|
|6||Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89||5 years|
|7||Persons affected by 1984 riots||5 years|
|8||Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (Applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only)||5 years|
Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
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.
The selection process will be carried out in two stages, the first one is Common Written Examination and second stage is Common Interviews conducted by IBPS.
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Online Exam for Clerical Cadre posts. Total marks are 200 in duration of 2 hours for objective type questions. All the tests except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i. e. English and Hindi. Each candidate will have to secure a minimum score in each test and also on total to be considered to be called for interview.
|S.No||Name of Tests (Objective)||Max. Marks||Duration|
|1||Test of Reasoning||40||Composite time of 2 hours|
|2||Test of English Language||40||Time of 2 hours|
|3||Test of Numerical Ability||40|
|4||Test of General Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry||40|
|5||Test of Computer Knowledge||40|
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.
Candidates who have been shortlisted in the examination for CWE Clerks-IV will subsequently be called for an Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT with the help of IBPS. Interviews will be conducted at selected centres. 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.
A candidate should qualify both in the CWE and interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for subsequent provisional allotment process, details of which will be made available subsequently on IBPS website