IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam Pattern:

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS), this autonomous agency in India is conducting exams for selecting professionals in banking sector. Yes, you heard it right IBPS will be conducting interviews for probationary officers and clerks.  Well it’s not even last time as it’s now mandatory to appear for IBPS CWE in order to get selected in banking sector.

The IBPS works as a core agency in human resource development with full back-end support from RBI with a mission to make development in this sector. As afore mentioned it is mandatory to appear for IBPS CWE whoever wants to join banking sector in India for 20 public sector and Regional Rural Banks also. As the IBPS selection process has three stages. Once the candidate clears Common Written Exam he/she will be called for Interview, then based on the ranks then Final Selection process will be done.

 

 IBPS RRB CWE Pattern Details:

Here are the complete details about CWE exam patternCommon Written Exam comprises of 5 tests with 200 questions and 200 marks. The marks allotted for each test and related details have been given below.

Common Written Examination:

Office Assistant (Multipurpose):

I: Group: I For ‘A & B ’ category States (under Official Languages Act)

Sr No. Name of Test (Objective) Medium of Exam No.of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
1 Reasoning Hindi/English 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours and 30 minutes
2 Numerical Ability Hindi/English 40 50
3 General Awareness Hindi/English 40 40
4 a English Language English 40 40
4 b Hindi Language Hindi 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge Hindi/English 40 20
Total 200 200

II: Group: II For ‘C’ category States (under Official Languages Act)

Office Assistant (Multipurpose:

Sr No. Name of Test (Objective) Medium of Exam No.of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
1 Reasoning English 40 50 Composite Time of 2 hours and 30 minutes
2 Numerical Ability English 40 50
3 General Awareness English 40 40
4 English Language English 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge English 40 20
Total 200 200

Note: 

  1. There will be common paper for both Generalist and Specialist cadre for the Post of Officer Scale-I

2.(a) Group I: For States categorised as “A” and “B” under Official Languages Act , candidate may answer questions either from English language test or Hindi language test.
(b) Group II: For States categorised as “C’’ under Official Languages Act, candidate to appear for English language test.

Region  States/ Union Territories falling in the Region
A Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh,
Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand States and Andaman & Nicobar Islands,
National Capital Territory of Delhi Union Territories
B Gujarat, Maharashtra and Punjab States and Chandigarh Union Territory
C All other States and Union Territories not included in the A and B Regions
  1. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks from the marks allotted for that particular question
  2. Cut-off marks will be decided on the basis of Average
  3. CWE Score will be available on IBPS Website.
  4. Score card will be valid for one year from the date of issuing it.
  5. CWE would be conducted at many centres as given in the notification.
  6. Pre examination training will be provided for limited number of candidates for which online application has to be made.
  7. Final selection would be based on RRBs’ own Selection Process i.e., Interview etc.,

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