IBPS - The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection

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IBPS is an Indian banking recruitment agency that conducts annual examination for recruitment of candidates in various private sector banks in India for various positions. Find more details in the article

About IBPS

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection, commonly known as the IBPS is an autonomous recruitment agency in India that conducts various recruitment exams to select personnel for various banking positions in the associated banks in India.

IBPS was formed in 1975 and works as an independent agency. Most of the participating banks in the IBPS recruitment are from private sector. The main aim of the IBPS is to recruit best candidates for participating banks. IBPS conducts some recruitment exams every year for recruitment of Probationary Officers (PO), Management trainees, Clerks and Specialist Officers (SO) in participating banks.


IBPS conducts CWE exam for recruitment of following posts

1. Probationary Officers (PO)/Management Trainees (MT)
2. Clerks
3. Specialist Officer (SO)

For recruitment on above posts, IBPS conducts following exams every year

2. IBPS CWE Clerical
3. IBPS CWE Specialist Officer

IBPS recruitment process involves two steps:
1. Online Examination (CWE)
2. Personal Interview

Each of above IBPS recruitment involves an online examination based on Aptitude, General knowledge, Reasoning and English language. Candidates, who successfully clear the cuttoff score of the online exam, are called for common personal interview on merit basis.

A common interview is conducted by IBPS and the participating banks for final selection of the candidates.


IBPS conducts CWE PO exam every year for recruitment of Probationary officers in the participating banks. IBPS PO exam is usually conducted in the month of December every year. The online exam is based on following subjects

- Reasoning
- English Language
- Quantitative Aptitude
- General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry)
- Computer Knowledge

IBPS will conduct PO exam 2014 in November and December for which online registration process has already finished.

IBPS PO Admit Card 2014 will be available in the first week of October 2014
IBPS PO Result 2014 will be declared in December 2014.

IBPS CWE Clerical and CWE Specialist Officer

IBPS also conducts separate CWE exams for recruitment of clerks and Specialist Officers in the participating banks. These exams are also conducted annually.

IBPS Clerical exam is conducted in the month of December or January and online application process is held in the month of August every year. IBPS clerical is a nice option for those who want to join any Indian bank on clerical posts.

IBPS CWE Specialist Officer exam is conducted for recruitment of specialist officers, IT officer and others in various banks in India.


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8th Jan 2015 (#)

nice post

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