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IBPS Common Written Examination (CWE) 2011 is an examination which will be conducted on national level including Assam for recruitment of Probationary Officers & Management Trainee in some of the major Public Sector Banks in India. It is an initiative of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) which will conduct the CWE Examination for as many as nineteen participating public sector banks. This examination which will be common for all the participating banks is being approved by the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) as well as Government of India and candidates shall now have the convenience to appear only in one examinations to get recruited for the post of PO & Management Trainee instead of attempting each of the exam conducted by all the different banks individually one-by-one on regular intervals.

List of Participating Banks in IBPS Examination 2011

As already said earlier, there are a total of 19 Public sector banks which will be participating in the IBPS Exam 2011 for Common Written Examination and the names of them are displayed in the following figure. It must be noted that this is a national level examination and will be conducted on most of the states in India simultaneously. In Assam, there will be four examination centers having the State Code 14 and located in Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat and Silchar.

IBPS Common Written Examination 2011 Schedule

The IBPS CWE 2011 Examination is scheduled to be held on 18.09.2011 which happens to be on Sunday. Application for this exam can be made online through its official website and call letters for the same will also be made available therein. An application fee of Rs.50 for SC/ST/PWD candidates and Rs.450 for other categories needs to be paid on or before the last date i.e. 30.07.2011. Payments can be made both online as well as offline mode using Credit/Debit cards or through NEFT as convenient. Some of the important dates regarding this IBPS CWE 2011 exam can be found in the table given below.

Eligibility Criteria of IBPS CWE 2011 Examination

To be eligible for the Common Written Examination scheduled to be conducted by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) in India, one must fulfill certain requirements as mentioned by them. Firstly, the applicant must be a graduate as on 1st July 2011 and should possess a degree from recognized universities. The applicant must also be a citizen of India or otherwise a subject of Nepal/Bhutan or a Tibetan Refugee who arrived in the country before 01.01.1962 and has come along to settle permanently in the country. Besides, any person of Indian origin having migrated from other countries as listed below are considered eligible to appear in the exam on fulfillment of other requirements as mentioned in the eligibility criteria of the said examination.
In addition to the above, the candidates must fulfill the age requirements which is set to be 20 years in minimum and 30 years in maximum as on the 1st day of July 2011. There will however be some relaxation in the upper age limit based on certain categories of candidates as shown in the following table.

More details about the application procedure and other related facts will be featured in a new article or otherwise can also be accessed from the official website of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) at

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