Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Common Written Examination (CWE) for the recruitment of Specialist Officers in various cadres like IT, Agriculture, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Legal, HR, Marketing in various public sector banks. Candidates, intending to apply for CWE SPL-III should ensure that they fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria specified by IBPS.
Age limit (As on 01-11-2014): A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02-11-1984 and not later than 01-11-1994 (both dates inclusive).
I.T. Officer (Scale I)
Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)
Law Officer (Scale-I)
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)
Marketing Officer (Scale I)
Relaxation of Upper Age Limit:
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe
Other Backward Classes
Persons With Disability
Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment.
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Common Written Examination (CWE) for the recruitment of Specialist Officers in various cadres like IT, Agriculture, Rajbhasha Adhikari, Legal, HR, Marketing in various public sector banks. Candidates, intending to apply for CWE SPL-III should ensure that they fulfil the minimum eligibility criteriaspecified by IBPS.
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 favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
a) 4 year Engineering Degree in Computer
Science/ Computer Applications/ Information
Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics &
Telecommunications/ Electronics &
Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation
b) Post Graduate Engineering Degree in
Electronics/ Electronics & Tele
Communication/ Electronics& Communication/ Electronics &Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications
Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level
Post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as
a subject at the degree (graduation) level
Post graduate degree in Sanskrit with English
and Hindi as subjects at the degree (graduation)
A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled
as an advocate with Bar Council.
Graduate and Full time Post Graduate degree
or Full time Post Graduate diploma
in Personnel Management/ Industrial
Relations/ HR/ Social Work/ Labour Law.
Graduate and Full time MBA
(Marketing)/ Full time 2 years
PGDBA/ PGDBM with specialization in
For posts other than IT Officer Scale I candidates should have Certificate/ Diploma/ Degree in computer operations/ Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.
Candidates can apply online onlyand no other mode of application will be accepted.
Pre-requisites for Applying Online :
Before applying online, candidates should ,
Scan their photograph and signature ensuring that both the photograph and signature adhere to the required specifications as given in Annexure II to this Advertisement.
If desiring to make online payment of application fees/ intimation charges keep the necessary details/documents ready (In case of Offline Payment (ii) i.e. CBS candidates have to apply online, obtain a fee payment challan and then remit the necessary application fees/ intimation charges).
Have a valid personal email ID, which should be kept active till the completion of this round of Common Recruitment Process. IBPS may send call letters for the Examination etc. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID before applying on-line and must maintain that email account.
Application Fees/Intimation Charges shall be as follows - Rs.100/- for SC/ST/PWD; Rs.600/- for all others
Mode of Payment
Mode of payment of fees/intimation charges will be only online and the channels for online payment will be as follows:
Debit Cards (Master / Visa / RuPay / Maestro),
Prospective candidates are advised to make necessary arrangement for one of the above options for payment of fees/ intimation charges. No other option for payment of fees/intimation charges will be available.
The structure of the Written Examination will be conducted in Online Mode
All the Tests will be in Objective Type & is printed in Bilingual Format, except for English Paper.
The Specialist Officers Common Written Examination consists of 200 Objective Type Questions, each question carries one mark totally 200 marks and the time duration is 120 minutes.Structure of Examination for Law Officer- Scale I & Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I:
Name of the Tests
General Awareness with specialreference to Banking Industry
Structure of Examination for I.T Officer (Scale I), Agriculture Field Officer (Scale I), HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I) & Marketing Officer (Scale I):
Name of the Tests
Negative Marking: There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. 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 a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.
Each candidate will have to secure a minimum score in each test and also on total to be considered to be called for interview. Prior to the completion of the interview process, scores obtained in the online examination will not be shared with the candidates shortlisted for interview.