IBPS CWE Bank PO Clerk Exams – Recruitment, Syllabus, Pattern, Result, Updates, Coaching

Bank PO

Bank Probationary Officer (PO) is a good profile post in any bank. Candidates can be recruited as bank PO after clearing the Bank Exams conducted by the respected bank. IBPS holds a Common Written Exam (CWE) for recruitment of PO and Clerical grade officers. According to IBPS 7.5 Lacs vacancies are about to come in banking sector in next 5 years.

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Welcome to Bank PO Exam 2015 Section. Here you will find Bank PO Exam 2015 Syllabus, Dates, Notification, Results, Paper Pattern, Preparation, Coaching Institutes, Centers, Classes, Centres in India,  Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Kota, Pune, Chandigarh.

Bank Probationary Officers Exam (Bank PO) as the name suggests, is meant to select personnel for prestigious and high profile jobs in the banking sector. Bank Probationary Officer – Bank PO is one of the most vital posts in banks.Candidates can be recruited as bank PO after clearing the Bank PO Exam conducted by the respected bank. IBPS Bank PO Exam:-

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection – IBPS conduct Common Written Examination (CWE) for selection of personnel for Probationary Officer in the Public Sector Banks.

IBPS BANK PO Exam Participating Banks:-

  • Allahabad Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Andhra Bank
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Bank of India
  • Punjab & Sind Bank
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Syndicate Bank
  • Canara Bank
  • UCO Bank
  • Central Bank of India
  • Union Bank of India
  • Corporation Bank
  • United Bank of India
  • Dena Bank
  • Vijaya Bank

IBPS PO Exam 2015 Eligibility:-

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.

Age:- Minimum: 20 Years Maximum: 30 Years(as on 1.7.2014)

Relaxation of Upper age limit

1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
3 Persons With Disabilities 10 years

Educational Qualification:- A degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

IBPS BANK PO Exam 2015 Pattern / Syllabus:-

Pattern Of Examination

Bank PO Exam consists Objective Test  : 2 Hours
Objective Test Consists

  • Test of Reasoning Ability:-        50 MARKS
  • Test of Quantitative Aptitude:-  50 MARKS
  • Test of General Awareness:-   40 MARKS
  • English Language:-                   40 MARKS
  • Computer Knowledge:-             20 MARKS
  • Bank Interview GD & PI :-      100 MARKS

Marking Scheme for IBPS CWE Bank PO Exam :-

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Test. 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 for any question a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as wrong even if one of the given answers happens to be right and there will be the same penalty of 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question deducted as penalty. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Standardized Scores:-

The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates will further be converted into standardized scores following Linear Conversion Method. If the total for a test is in fraction, the marks obtained will be rounded off to the nearest integer, i.e. if fraction exceeds by 0.50 or more, it will be rounded off to next higher integer.

IBPS CWE Bank PO Cutoff Score:-

Each candidate will have to secure a minimum standardized score in each of the tests to qualify in the written examination and to be considered for vacancies in the participating banks. The cut-off points will be decided based on the average (Average – ¼ Standard Deviation for General category candidates and Average – ¾ Standard Deviation for Reserved Category candidates).

IBPS CWE Bank PO Score Card:-

IBPS will print the Score Cards for each of the qualifying candidates and will send the same by Registered/ Speed post to each candidate at the correspondence address specified in his/ her online application.

Validity of IBPS CWE Bank PO Score Card:-

The scores awarded to candidates, who qualify in CWE-PO / MT-II, will be valid for one year from the date of issuance of the scorecard and will be considered for recruitment exercises during that period. Candidates who have been declared as qualified in the previous CWE (I) are also permitted to apply, if they wish to improve their scores and/or keep the scores valid for a further period of 1 year from the date of issuance of scorecards of this CWE (CWE-PO/MT-II).

IBPS CWE Bank PO Syllabus :

1. Test of Reasoning / Mental Ability / Aptitude:
This section usually tries to test the reasoning abilities and mental aptitude of the candidate. Questions are asked mainly from the following categories.

* Number Series
* Alphabet Series
* Test of Direction Sense
* Coding-Decoding
* Number Ranking
* Arithmetical Reasoning
* Problem on Age Calculation
* Blood Relations
* Analogy
* Decision Making etc.

* Non Verbal Series
* Mirror Images
* Cubes and Dice
* Grouping Identical Figures
* Embedded Figures etc

2. Quantitative Aptitude: This section tests the quantitative and mathematical skills of the candidate. Questions are asked mainly from the following categories.
* Number System
* Simplification
* Decimal Fractions
* Ratio and Proportions
* Unitary Method
* Percentage
* Time and Distance
* Time and Work
* Profit and Loss
* Average
* Simple and Compound Interest
* Mensuration (2D and 3D)
* Algebra
* Data Interpretation

3. English: This section is designed to test the language abilities and understanding of English grammar. Questions are asked mainly from the following categories.
* Verb
* Adverb
* Subject Verb Agreement
* Error Correction
* Tenses
* Sentence Rearrangement
* Fill in the Blanks with Modals, Articles etc
* Comprehension
* Answering questions based on Unseen Passages
* Vocabulary
* Synonyms
* Antonyms

4. General Awareness: This section is checks whether the candidate keep himself/herself up to date with the world around them. Questions are asked mainly from the following categories.
* Current Affairs (National and International)
* Major Financial/Economic News
* Budget and Five Year Plans
* Who’s Who
* Sports
* Books and Authors
* Awards and Honours
* Science – Inventions and Discoveries
* Abbreviations
* Important Days
* International and National Organizations

Bank Interview and Group Discussion along with Personal Interview is followed after the CWE exam for recruitment purposes.

BANK PO Salary

Starting Salary of Bank Probationary Officer (PO) in PSU banks are approx Rs. 25,000. Salary in banks decided by all banks management body Indian Banks Association (IBA) and all banks employees umbrella organistion United Forum of Bank Unions (UFBU). The present salary is based on 9th Bipartite Settlement which was signed on 27.04.2010. The salary in all Public Sector Banks/ Nationalised banks are same, but facilities may differs like medical, Leased House Rent, Traveling Expenses and other allowances. The SBI providing two increments at joining time. The sample indicative salary of nationalized bank is given below as per present norms:


JMGS-I – Rs.14, 500/-    TO Rs.31, 500/[email protected]
MMGS-II – Rs.19, 400/-  TO Rs.34, 200/[email protected]
MMGS-III – Rs.25, 700/- TO Rs.35, 100/[email protected]
@including two additional stagnation increments

SMGS-IV – Rs.30, 600/- TO Rs.36, 200/-
SMGS-V – Rs.36, 200/-  TO Rs.40, 400/-
TEG-VI – Rs.42,000/-  TO Rs.46,800/-
TEG-VII – Rs.46,800/- TO Rs.52,000/-