2nd CWE 2012 by IBPS on 17th June: Exam Pattern

Details about the exam pattern of CWE 2012 to be conducted by IBPS on 17th Jun 2012:

 

To prepare well for any exam, it is very important to know the exam pattern in detail. We have compiled the CWE 2012 exam pattern for you:

 

 

 

Name of Tests (Objective)

No. of

Questions

Maximum

Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning

50

50

Composite

Time of

150 minutes

2

English Language

50

25

3

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

4

General Awareness
(with special reference to Banking Industry)

50

50

5

Computer Knowledge

50

50

Descriptive Paper on English Composition (Essay, Precis, Letter Writing etc)

25

60 Minutes

 

Total

250

250

 

 

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.
Other detailed information regarding the written examination will be given in an Information Handout, on IBPS website which will be made available for the candidates to download along with the call letter.


PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS

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.


STANDARDIZED SCORES

The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates will further be converted into standardized scores following Linear Conversion Method. If the total for a test is in fraction, the marks obtained will be rounded off to the nearest integer, i.e. if fraction exceeds by 0.50 or more, it will be rounded off to next higher integer.


CUTOFF SCORE

Each candidate will have to secure a minimum standardized score in each of the tests to qualify in the written examination and to be considered for vacancies in the participating banks. The cut-off points will be decided based on the average (Average – ¼ Standard Deviation for General category candidates and Average – ¾ Standard Deviation for Reserved Category candidates).


CWE SCORE CARD

IBPS will print the Score Cards for each of the qualifying candidates and will send the same by Registered/ Speed post to each candidate at the correspondence address specified in his/ her online application. 

VALIDITY OF CWE SCORE CARD

The scores awarded to candidates, who qualify in CWE-PO/MT-II, will be valid for one year from the date of issuance of the scorecard and will be considered for recruitment exercises during that period. Candidates who have been declared as qualified in the previous CWE (I) (held in 2011) are also permitted to apply, if they wish to improve their scores and/or keep the scores valid for a further period of 1 year from the date of issuance of scorecards of this CWE (CWE-PO/MT-II).


Source: Official Website of IBPS

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