With Indian Banking on the threshold of vast expansion, there is a huge demand for banking personnel with challenging career prospects. Selection process for bank jobs at the entry level in 20 Public Sector Banks is done through a Single Common Written Examination.
A Common Written Examination (CWE) is conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) as a pre-requisite for selection of personnel for PO & Clerical cadre posts in the Public Sector Banks mentioned below.
Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join any of the Public Sector Banks listed below as a Clerk/PO or in a similar post in that cadre, is required to clear the Common Written Examination (CWE). Candidates who qualify in CWE , will subsequently be called for a Common Interview to be co-ordinated by IBPS. Candidates, successful in qualifying in both the CWE and Common Interview will be listed in the order of merit. Depending on the vacancies in each bank of his preference, candidate will receive through a computerised system an offer from one of the Participating Public Sector Banks listed below. Vacancies remaining unfilled on account of candidates declining offer, will be filled from among the remaining candidates, through subsequent iterations. This system of Common Written Examination and common interview for recruitment of Probationary Officers and Clerical Cadre in Participating PSBs has the approval of the appropriate authorities.
A PARTICIPATING BANKS
CWE is conducted ONCE every year for Bank PO and Bank Clerk each.