The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is conducting the Common Written Examination (CWE)- VI for the Posts of Probationary Officers (PO)/ Management Trainee (MT). Here is all information about this exam. Check it below.

  • Eligibility & Other Information:

EligibilityNationality: Citizen of India/ Nepal/ Bhutan
Age: Minimum 20, Maximum 30 (as on 01/07/2016)
Educational: A degree in any discipline from a University
Application MethodOnline Only
Payment MethodOnline Only
FeesSC/ST/PWD: Rs.100/-
All others: Rs.600/-
Tentative Vacancy8822 (Subject to change)
Participating Banks20 Nationalized Banks

  • Important Dates:

Issue of Advertisement 16/07/2016
Starting of Online Application 26/07/2016
Closing of Online Application 13/08/2016
Admit Card for Preliminary Exam (Online)October 2016
Preliminary Exam (Online)16, 22, 23 October 2016
Result of Preliminary ExamNovember 2016
Admit Card for Main ExamNovember 2016
Main Exam (Online)20/11/2016
Result of Main ExamDecember 2016
Callleter for InterviewJanuary 2017
Conduct of InterviewJanuray/February 2017
Provissional AllotmentApril 2016

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  • Previous year's (2015) Cut off Marks:

  • Preliminary:
Total Marks (out of 100)37.2530.7517.7537.2509.5025.2510.00
English (30)07.5004.7502.00
Reasoning (35)11.2507.7504.50
Quantitative (35)07.7505.0002.00
  • Main:
Total Marks (out of 200)76.0050.0076.0047.7535.2552.5036.00
English (40)12.5009.5005.25
Reasoning (50)10.0007.2503.00
Quantitative (50)11.0008.7505.25
General Awareness (40)13.7510.2505.00
Computer Knowledge (20)12.2511.0008.75
  • Final (Main+interview):
Maximum Marks (out of 100)71.6057.0052.4060.6050.4057.6062.90
Minimum Marks (out of 100)49.9041.4036.3046.7022.1037.9037.20

  • Exam Pattern:

  • There is Two Online Tests & Interview on Different Dates

    • PRELIMINARY (Only Qualifying) (MCQ Type)
    Name of TestNumber of QuestionsMarksDuration
    English30301 hour
    Quantitative Aptitude3535
    Reasoning Ability3535

    • MAIN (Scoring) (MCQ Type):
    Name of TestNumber of QuestionsMarksDuration
    Reasoning505040 mins
    English Language404030 mins
    Quantitative Aptitude505040 mins
    General Awareness (with Banking)404020 mins
    Computer Knowledge202010 mins
    Total2002002 hours 20 minutes

    • INTERVIEW (Scoring)
    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 candidates). The weightage (ratio) of CWE (Main 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 the Main Examination of CWE PO/MT-VI and Interview. Interview score of the candidates failing to secure minimum qualifying marks or otherwise barred from the interview or further process shall not be disclosed.

  • Important Notes:

  1. The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all semester(s)/year(s) by aggregate maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of honours / optional / additional optional subject, if any.  This will be applicable for those Universities also where Class / Grade is decided on basis of Honours marks only.

  2. 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

  3. Preliminary Exam is only Qualifying Exam. Marks Obtained in the Main Exam & Interview will be considered for shortlisting and also for final merit listing