Common Entrance Test (CET) for Bank Exams

IBPS, an autonomous body, has been authorised by the IBA & has received mandates from 19 Public Sector Banks to conduct the recruitment of Probationary Officers & Management Trainees posts twice in a year for their requirements. For this the national level exams are to be conducted by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for which scores would be awarded.

The common test is for recruitment of Probationary Officer or Management Trainee vacancies

Name of the 19 banks for which written test is conducted:

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

Those will be successful in the Common Written Exam (CWE) will be given a scorecard (Like CAT exam) & may apply to any of the participating bank when they come up with their job vacancies & then these successful candidates have quote their personal details and their CWE scores.

Each of the bank will issue individual recruitment notifications, details of vacancies, eligibility criteria etc. separately.

Qualification for Probationary Officer and Management Trainee posts:

Qualification: Graduate in any discipline.

Age: 20-30 years, age relaxation as per rules for SC/ST/OBC/ PWDs/ Ex.-SM

Application Fee : Rs.450/- (Rs.50/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates) can be paid online at the time of filling the application form online through Online Payment Gateways of the Banks/ Credit Card OR through NEFT to all respective banks. Keep the details/receipts of the fee submission safely as it is to be shown at the time of written test.

How to Apply for Common Entrance Test of Banks:
Candidates need to apply Online at IBS website from 09/07/2011 to 01/08/2011 only.

Dates to be Remember:

Payment of Application Fees : 08.07.2011 to 30.07.2011
Start date of Online submission of Application : 09.07.2011
Last date for online submission of Application : 01.08.2011
Date of CWE Exam : 18.09.2011

Download Details of common entrance test conducted by IBPS on official website :

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
IBPS House, Post Box No.8587, Kandivali (East), Mumbai – 400101

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