IBPS Specialist Officers(SPL) Exam

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection

IBPS 2013 CWE for Specialist Officers in 20 Public Sector Banks

The Indian Banking sector offers opportunities for a career in specialized fields like IT, Technical,Agriculture, Legal, Marketing, HR, Finance, Rajbhasha etc. With the validity of the scorecard issued for the first CWE for Specialist Officers held in March 2012 expiring in April 2013, the next Common Written Examination (CWE SPL-II) as a pre-requisite for selection of personnel for the following Specialist cadre posts in the Public Sector Banks will be conducted online by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) tentatively in March 2013.

IBPS CWE Exam 2013 Participating Banks:

  1. Allahabad Bank
  2. Indian Bank
  3. Andhra Bank
  4. Indian Overseas Bank
  5. Bank of Baroda
  6. Oriental Bank of Commerce
  7. Bank of India
  8. Punjab National Bank
  9. Bank of Maharashtra
  10. Punjab & Sind Bank
  11. Canara Bank
  12. Syndicate Bank
  13. Central Bank of India
  14. UCO Bank
  15. Corporation Bank
  16. Union Bank of India
  17. Dena Bank
  18. United Bank of India
  19. IDBI Bank
  20. Vijaya Bank

Examination Centers (Tentative List)

Sr. No Centre 
1. Hyderabad 
2. Vijaywada 
3. Vishakhapatnam 
4. Guwahati 
5. Patna 
6. Chandigarh 
7. Raipur 
8. Panaji 
9. Ahmedabad 
10. Vadodara 
11. Shimla 
12. Jammu 
13. Ranchi 
14. Bengaluru 
15. Kochi 
16. Thiruvananthapuram 
17. Bhopal 
18. Indore 
19. Aurangabad 
20. Mumbai
21. Nagpur 
22. Pune
23. New Delhi 
24. Bhubaneshwar 
25. Puducherry 
26. Jaipur 
27. Chennai 
28. Coimbatore 
29. Madurai 
30. Allahabad 
31. Lucknow
32. Varanasi
33. Dehradun 
34. Kolkata 
34. Siliguri 

I.T. Officer (Scale-I)

Age Limit:  Min- 20 Years Max-35 Years

Education Qualification:

  • Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation
  • Post Graduate Degree in Electronics/ Electronics & Tele Communication/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications from a recognised University/ Institution
  • Graduate from a recognized university having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level.

Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)

Age Limit:  Min- 20 Years Max-35 Years

Education Qualification: Degree in Agriculture or allied specialisations such as Horticulture/Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Agri. Engineering/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri Marketing & Coopera.

Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)

Age Limit:  Min- 20 Years Max-35 Years

Education Qualification: A post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the degree level OR a post graduate degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the degree level

Law Officer (Scale I)

Age Limit:  Min- 20 Years Max-35 Years

Education Qualification: A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB)

Technical Officer (Scale I)

Age Limit:  Min- 20 Years Max-35 Years

Education Qualification: Degree in Engineering in Civil/ Electrical/ Mechanical/ Production/ Metallurgy/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunication/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Textile/ Chemical
etc./ B.Pharm.

HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)

Age Limit:  Min- 20 Years Max-35 Years

Education Qualification:

  • Graduate from a recognized university and Post Graduate degree or diploma recognized by AICTE in Personnel Management / Industrial Relations/ HRD/Social Work / Labour Law
  • Degree/Diploma in Business Administration/ Management with specialization in HRD from a recognized University.

Marketing Officer (Scale I)

Age Limit:  Min- 20 Years Max-35 Years

Education Qualification: MBA (Marketing) / 2 years PGDBA / PGDBM or any other equivalent degree or diploma with specialization in Marketing from a recognized University/ Institution.

I.T. Officer (Scale-II)

Age Limit:  Min- 21 Years Max- 40 Years

Education Qualification:

  • Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics & Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation
  • Post Graduate Degree in Electronics/ Electronics & Tele Communication/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics & Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications from a recognised University/Institution
  • Graduate from a recognized university having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level

Law Officer (Scale II)

Age Limit:  Min- 21 Years Max- 40 Years

Education Qualification:

  • A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB)
  • 3 years experience of practice at Bar or Judicial service and/or Law Officer in the Legal Dept. of a reputed Bank or the Central/State Government or of a Public Sector Undertaking with practice at Bar.

Chartered Accountant (Scale II)

Age Limit:  Min- 21 Years Max- 35 Years

Education Qualification: Passed final examination for Chartered Accountants.

Finance Executive (Scale II)

Age Limit:  Min- 25 Years Max- 35 Years

Education Qualification:

  • MBA/PGDBM (Finance) from a recognized university / AICTE approved Institution.
  • Minimum experience of 3 years in the area of Credit Appraisal of industrial projects in Financial Institutions/Banks

Written Examination:

The structure of the Written Examination which will be conducted online is a s follows:

Structure of Examination for Law Officer- Scale I & II & Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I

Name of the Tests  No. of Questions  Maximum Marks  Total Time
Reasoning 50 50 120
Minutes
English Language 50 25
General Awareness with special reference
to Banking Industry
50 50
Professional Knowledge 50 75
Total 200 200

Structure of Examination for IT Officer Scales I & II, Agriculture Field Officer Scale I, HR/ Personnel Officer Scale I, Marketing Officer Scale I, Technical Officer Scale I, Chartered Accountants Scale-II & Finance Executive Scale-II

Name of the Tests  No. of Questions  Maximum Marks  Total Time
Reasoning 50 50 120
Minutes
English Language 50 25
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Professional Knowledge 50 75
Total 200 200

Application Fees:

  • Rs.50/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
  • Rs.400 /- for all others

Candidates have the option of making the payment of requisite fees/ intimation charges either through the ONLINE mode or the OFFLINE mode.

How To Apply

Candidates are first required to go to the IBPS’s website www.ibps.in and click on the Home Page to open the link “Common Written Examination” and then click on the option “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CWE- Specialist Officers (CWE-SPL-II) March 2013” to open the On-Line Application Form.

Candidates are advised to apply for only one post. The applications of candidates applying for more than one post and multiple applications for a single post will be summarily rejected.

Candidates can apply online only from 10-01-2013 to 28-01-2013 and no other mode of application will be accepted.

Important Dates

  • Date of Commencement of Application : 10/01/2013
  • Date of Closure : 28/01/2013
  • Last Date for Reprint : 01/02/2013
  • Online Payment : 10/01/2013 to 28/01/2013 (both dates inclusive)
  • Offline Fee payment (through CBS challan) : 12/01/2013 to 01/02/2013 (both dates inclusive)
  • Start date for Online Registration : 10 Jan 2013
  • Online Written Examination (Tentative) – 16 March 2013 or 17 March 2013

Courtesy: IBPS Career

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