The Indian Banking sector offers opportunities for a career in specialized fields like IT, Technical,Â Agriculture, Legal, Marketing, HR, Finance, Rajbhasha etc. This exam will give a scorecard with the validity of the scorecard for an year. For example the score card issued forÂ the first CWE for Specialist Officers held in March 2012 expired in April 2013, when the next Common WrittenÂ Examination (CWE SPL-II) as a pre-requisite for selection of personnel for the following Specialist cadreÂ posts in the Public Sector Banks was to be conducted online by the Institute of Banking Personnel SelectionÂ (IBPS) tentatively in March 2013.
The specialist officer posts that the recruitment process addressed are –
01 Â Â I.T. Officer (Scale-I)
02 Â Â Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)
03 Â Â Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)
04 Â Â Law Officer (Scale I)
05 Â Â Technical Officer (Scale I)
06 Â Â HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)
07 Â Â Marketing Officer (Scale I)
08 Â Â I.T. Officer (Scale-II)
09 Â Â Law Officer (Scale II)
10 Â Â Chartered Accountant (Scale II)
11 Â Â Finance Executive (Scale II)
* Subject to vacancy requirement in Participating Banks
Schedule of Events for the process of 2013 was –
Start date for Online Registration 10-01-2013
Online Payment of Application Fees 10-01-2013 to 28-01-2013
Offline Payment of Application Fees 12-01-2013 to 01-02-2013
Last date for Online Registration 28-01-2013
Download of Call letter for Examination After 06-03-2013
Date of Online Examination (Tentative) 16-03-2013 or 17-03-2013
Any eligible candidate, who aspired to join any of the Public Sector Banks listed below as an Officer in one ofÂ the Specialist Officersâ€™ posts mentioned above, was required to clear the Common Written Examination (CWE).Â Candidates who qualify in CWE SPL-II, will subsequently be called for a Common Interview to be coordinatedÂ by IBPS. Candidates, successful in qualifying in both the CWE and Common Interview will beÂ listed in the order of merit. Depending on the vacancies in each bank of his/her preference, candidate willÂ receive through a computerised system, an offer from one of the Participating Public Sector Banks. Vacancies remaining unfilled on account of candidates declining offer, will be filled from among theÂ remaining candidates, through subsequent iterations.
This system of Common Written Examination and common interview for recruitment of Specialist OfficersÂ in Participating PSBs has the approval of the appropriate authorities.Â Candidates intending to appear for CWE will have to apply to IBPS after carefully reading the advertisementÂ regarding the process of examination and interview, eligibility criteria, online registration process, payment ofÂ prescribed application fee/ intimation charges, pattern of examination, issuance of call letters etc.
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