The online examination (Preliminary and Main) for the next Common Recruitment Process for selection of
personnel for Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee posts in the Participating Organisations is tentatively
scheduled in October / November 2018.Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join any of the Participating Organisations listed at (A) as a Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee or in a similar post in that cadre, is required to register for the Common Recruitment Process (CRP-PO/MT-VIII). The examination will be two tier i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases,Online Preliminary and Online Main. Candidates who will qualify in Online Preliminary examination and shortlisted will have to appear for Online Main examination and
shortlisted candidates in the Online Main examination will subsequently be called for a Common Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and co-ordinated by the Nodal Bank.
Depending on the final vacancies to be filled in during the financial year 2019-20 based on the business needs of the Participating Organisations and as reported to IBPS, candidates shortlisted will be provisionally allotted to one of the Participating Organisations keeping in view the spirit of Govt. Guidelines on reservation policy,
administrative convenience, etc. The validity for CRP-PO/MT-VIII will automatically expire at the close of
business on 31.03.2020 with or without giving any notice.
I. The structure of the Examinations which will be conducted online are as
a.Preliminary Examination (Sub, no. of que ,Marks,medium,Time)
1English Language 30 30 English 20 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 English and Hindi 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 English and Hindi 20 minutes
Total 100 100
Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS.
Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be
shortlisted for Online Main Examination.
b.Main Examination Sr.No,Name of Tests (NOT BY SEQUENCE),No. of Questions,Max Marks,Medof exam
Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 English & Hindi 60 minutes
2 General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi 35 minutes
3 English Language 35 40 English 40 minutes
4 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes
TOTAL::::155 200 3 hours
5 English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 English 30 minute