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Bank PO

Common Written
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I am a Engineer. I know mathematics, but in case of this examination the problems
asked are totally different from those which I have learned earlier in my engineering
classes. The credit for my selection goes to T.I.M.E. and its faculty members who
taught me very well during the course. I only followed the T.I.M.E. material this is my
first Bank Examand I got selected T.I.M.E. material helped me a lot in my preparation.
I amthankful to T.I.M.E. for making my dreamcome true.
N. Saidulu Naik. - Selected for SBI clerk
After passing my written examination I attended the workshop conducted by T.I.M.E.
The seminars on Banking Terminology, Indian Economy by experts has given a lot of
useful information, which helped me in SBI interview and in other bank interviews as
well. I had attended five mock interviews and the feedback given after the interview
helped me in overcoming my interviewfear and getting success in my final interview.
I amthankful to T.I.M.E. for all the help provided.
A.H.V.. Keerthi - Selected for SBI clerk
T.I.M.E. gave me that extra 'something' for clearing bank exams.Today i have achieved
my goal of getting into SBI as probationary officer beause of this institute.The
comprehensive study materials,tips from experienced faculties and especially the
series of mock tests gears one up for any competitive exam.
T. Shalini - Selected as POin SBI
The guidance given by faculty members is really good. Actually for every bank exam
English, Arithmetic, Reasoning & General Awareness are important. The web support
provided by T.I.M.E. also helped me a lot, specially the monthly GK updates made my
preparation easy. The mock test series helped me to analyze my strength & weakness
by giving detailed analysis & ranking. The regular doubt clarifying sessions helped me
in clearing my doubts.
S. Rahamat Bee - Selected as Clerk in SBI &Union Bank of India

one bank in the country, SBI. I have also been selected in Punjab Sind Bank, Bank of
Baroda, Canara Bank, Syndicate Bank &Central Bank of India
T.I.M.E. provided separate sessions for speed maths which helped me a lot. The
model exams conducted in typical manner of bank exams is also very useful.
So every determined aspirant of Bank exams, who aims to make it big in life, I would
suggest that T.I.M.E. is the best.
Balendu J.S. - Selected for SBI PO&POposts in many other banks
helped me in accomplishing my dream of becoming a part of the number
The coaching given by the T.I.M.E. is excellent & they have taken proper care to groom
us up to the competition level. As we have to start from the scratch, they helped us to
achieve my goal. Chapter wise tests, which were conducted after every topic were of
great help to us. The mocks also gave us lot of practice. The interactions with faculty
members during doubt sections were also helpful. The current affairs updates which
were uploaded on www.time4education.comhelped us toupdate our knowledge about
every important events.
I sincerely thank all the faculty members of T.I.M.E..
T. Ramesh Babu - Selected as clerk into SBI, OBC&Union Bank of India
Course Highlights
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Exhaustive Study Material - Booklets and Individual Test
Coverage of all topics from basics
Mock Tests on pattern of Bank PO CWE, including All India
Mock CWEs
Special emphasis on Speed Maths
Separate classes on Descriptive Writing
Exhaustive coverage of topics on computer awareness
Regular GK updates
Special session on Test Taking Strategies
Rigorous training for GD / PI for short listed candidates
Regular doubt-clarifying sessions Library facility
Our students speak for us
Websites of participating Public Sector banks
S.No. Name of the Bank Website
1 Allahabad Bank
2 Andhra Bank
3 Bank of Baroda
4 Bank of India
5 Bank of Maharashtra
6 Canara Bank
7 Central Bank of India
8 Corporation Bank
9 Dena Bank
10 Indian Bank
11 Indian Overseas Bank
12 Oriental Bank of Commerce
13 Punjab and Sind Bank
14 Punjab National Bank
15 Syndicate Bank
16 UCO Bank
17 United Bank of India
18 Union Bank of India
19 Vijaya Bank
T.I.M.E.s Classroom Coaching for Bank PO Common Written Examination (CWE):
T.I.M.E. offers a comprehensive classroom training programme to
prepare students for Bank Common Written Examination (CWE).
The course has four modules.
4Module I :
Module II: 4
Module III: 4
Module IV: 4
Basic Study Material with solved examples and practice exercises.
The material covers all the test areas, i.e., Quantitative Aptitude
(including DI and Data Sufficiency), Reasoning Ability, English
Language, Computer Knowledge, General Awareness and
Descriptive Writing.
Chapter-wise tests to help you prepare for each individual test area.
These tests will help you revise your concepts and increase your
A large number of Mocks on the pattern of Bank PO CWE will be
conducted. These will give you an overall idea of the level you are
required to achieve and ample practice to help you achieve it. These
Mocks will replicate the actual exam in every conceivable way.
Rigorous training for the interview / GD, on getting calls from banks.
Exam pattern:
Descriptive Paper on English Composition: (Essay, Precis, Letter Writing, etc.)
Negative Marking:
What you need to succeed :
S.No. Test Area Questions Marks
1 Reasoning 50 50
2 English Language 50 25
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
4 General Awareness 50 50
(with special reference to Banking Industry)
5 Computer Knowledge 50 50
Total 250 225
In addition to the objective paper, there will be a Descriptive Paper on
English Composition for 60 minutes and 25 marks. 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.
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 correct score.
Candidates who are successful in the CWE will be issued score-cards.
The score will be valid for a period of one year from the date of
examination. The successsful candidates can apply to any of the
participating banks as and when the banks announce the vacancies.
Each bank will have its own eligibility criteria in terms of age ,
qualification, minimum score required in the CWE and so on. These
banks will then carry out their own selection process like Group
Discussion and / or Interview for the final selection.
Since the marks scored in the descriptive section are not added to the
final score, the students who have the highest chance of success are
those who can master the objective type questions. Typically, the
candidates will have less than a minute for each question. Wrong
answers carry negative marks in the objective tests.
The main requirements for candidates are to develop confidence
through high-quality preparation, constant practice in various test
areas and to develop the ability to give accurate answers under the
pressure of time.
Career in Banking:
Bank PO Common Entrance Examination (CWE):
List of banks participating in CWE:
Eligibility and test pattern of Bank PO CWE:
(a) Age-limit:
(b) Educational Qualifications:
(I) Growth - from Trainee Officer to a GM
(ii) Respect in society
(iii) Job security
(iv) Challenging work environment
(v) Usage of the best available technology
(vi) Opportunities for higher learning
The Banking Industry is recruiting in a big way. In the next five years ,
banks will have to recruit almost 7.5 lakh people. There is more good
news for lakhs of aspirants seeking a career in banking sector the
time taken by a bank to complete the recruitment process, which is now
6-8 months , will come down to 2-3 months with the introduction of the
first of its kind "Common Written Examination (CWE)" in 2011. The
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection(IBPS) will conduct the CWE.
This examination is the pre-requisite for selection of personnel for the
posts of Probationary Officer/Management Trainee in 19 Public Sector
CWE would be conducted once in six months to cater the need of the
industry and also to the needs of job aspirants. This will prove to be a
boon for Bank PO aspirants. This means that aspirants are clear about
when they should apply, and can plan their preparation in an organised
and effective manner.
Except SBI, which has decided to plough its own trough, almost all
major Public Sector Banks are participating in the CWE. The 19 banks
which will participate in the CWE are Allahabad Bank, Andhra Bank,
Bank of Baroda, Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, Canara Bank,
Central Bank of India, Corporation Bank, Dena Bank, Indian Bank,
Indian Overseas Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Punjab National
Bank, Punjab & Sind Bank, Syndicate Bank, Union Bank of India,
United Bank of India, UCO Bank & Vijaya Bank.
Minimum: 20 Years, Maximum: 30 Years. The maximum
age limit specified is applicable to General Category candidates.
Relaxation of Upper age limit for reserved categories as per rules.
A degree in any discipline from a
recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as
such by the Central Government.