This is the first time that a Common Written Examination (CWE) is being conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) as a pre-requisite for selection of personnel for Probationary Officer and Management Trainee posts in nineteen Public Sector Banks.
Allahabad Bank, Indian Overseas Bank , Andhra Bank , Oriental Bank of Commerce , Bank of Baroda , Punjab National Bank , Bank of India, Punjab & Sind Bank , Bank of Maharashtra , Syndicate Bank , Canara Bank , Union Bank of India , Central Bank of India , United Bank of India , Corporation , Bank UCO Bank , Dena Bank, Vijaya Bank , Indian Bank are the nineteen public sector banks that approved this common entrance test.
This system of Common Examination for recruitment of ProbationaryOfficers and Management Trainees has been approved by each of the 19 participating Public Sector Banks and the Managing Committee of the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) with the consent of the Government of India.
The common entrance test comprises five objective tests and one descriptive test on English Composition.Objective tests are in Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, General Awareness and Computer Knowledge.
“Since the common entrance exam for recruiting personnel for officer and Management trainee posts are being held for the first time, there is a lot of concern on what will be the style of the exam, and this mock test is an answer to such concern” says Poornima Joshi, Academic coordinator of Bank Exam Research center.
JTS Institute also offers a well-designed classroom coaching and postal coaching programmes for this common entrance exam.
“Postal coaching programme contains 15 booklets and that covers the entire syllabus. Another feature of the postal coaching is that, it gives original question papers of all bank PO exams held from January 2010 to July 2011. Altogether 20 question papers with detailed answers are included in this package.” Says Professor Antony D’Souza, Academic Director of JTS Institute.
“Postal coaching students also will get three final mock tests, which contains the most probable questions for the forthcoming common exam. Postal coaching is designed in such a way that, a candidate can clear the exam without the help of any other material. Further details can be had from www.JTSinstitute.org” adds Professor D’Souza.