(Syllabus) IBPS : Common Written Examination (CWE-PO/ MT)


Institute of Banking Personnel Selection

Common Written Examination (CWE)
Recruitment in POs/MTs (CWE-PO/ MT) in 19 Public Sector Banks

Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Written Examination Structure:-

Name of Tests (Objective)  Maximum Marks  Duration
Reasoning 50 Composite
Time of
2 Hours
English Language 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50
General Awareness
(with special reference to Banking Industry)
Computer Knowledge 20
Total 200  

The above tests except the Test of English Language and Descriptive Paper on English Composition will be printed bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.

The Descriptive Papers of only those candidates who secure minimum qualifying marks in each of the objective tests will be evaluated.

Note: There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Test. 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 for any question a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as wrong even if one of the given answers happens to be right and there will be the same penalty of 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question deducted as penalty. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is given by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

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