29 May

Allahabad UP Gramin Bank Recruitment 2013 – 219 Officer & Assistant Posts(Notification)

Allahabad UP Gramin Bank invites applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment of Officer in Junior Management & Office Assistant (Multipurpose) on the basis of CWE for RRBs(Regional Rural Banks) conducted by IBPS in September last year in 2012.

Important Dates:

Payment of Application Fees: May 30, 2013 – June 14, 2013
Opening Date of Registration: May 30, 2013
Last Date of Registration: June 14, 2013

Pay Scale of Allahabad UP Gramin Bank Recruitment 2013:

Officer in Junior Management (Scale-I) : Rs.14500–25700/-
Office Assistants(Multipurpose) : Rs.7200–19300/-

Total Number of Posts:

Officer in Junior Management (Scale-I) : 99 vacancies
Office Assistants(Multipurpose) : 120 vacancies

Reservation is as per government norms.

Application Fees:

Rs. 100 for General candidates and Rs.20/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXS to be deposited in Allahabad bank or Allahabad UP Gramin Bank.

Selection Process:

Based on your score in IBPS RRB test of 2012, you will be called for interview and interview marks is 30. Local language proficiency is necessary. Check out the minimum score required in IBPS RRB 2012 here in the official notification.

How to Apply:

Apply online on Allahabad UP Gramin Bank website.

08 May

IBPS SO(Specialist Officer) 2013 Interview Notification, Schedule, Cutoff & Results

IBPS announced the schedule of conduction of common interviews for Specialist Officers(SO) 2013 for different cadres. Recently, IBPS declared the result of online written test of SO 2013 and respective cutoff for various cadres. The cut off this year was really high and unexpected from the previous year. This time, candidates only three times the number of vacancies are called for common interviews.

Important Dates for IBPS SO 2013 Interviews:

Download of Call Letters for Interviews: After May 14, 2013

Conduct of Common Interviews: May 27, 2013 Onwards

Declaration of Combined Result of CWE and Interview: Third Week of June, 2013

Notification of Vacancies of each of the participating banks: Third Week of June, 2013

Online Registration of Preference of Banks: Fourth Week of June, 2013

Allotment of Banks: Second Week of July, 2013

Update: Download IBPS SO(Specialist Officer) – 2, 2013 Interview Call Letter here.

IBPS SO 2013 Cutoff:

The expected cutoff for CWE and interviews will be high for SO 2013 as there are less number of vacancies for each cadre. So, you need to prepare really hard for the interviews. We will update interview study material for each cadres of IBPS SO 2013.

IBPS SO 2013 Results:

Combined results of IBPS SO 2013 will be available after the common interviews. Follows us on Facebook to get regular updates about all the exams and job opportunities in India. All the best.

Update: IBPS SO 2013 Interview Results are out. Click here to check out your result.
IBPS has also released the notification of details of vacancies of Specialist Officers in various banks. Click here to download the notification. Online registration of Preference of banks for IBPS specialist Officers will begin from June 24, 2013 till June 29, 2013. Final results will be announced in the 2nd week of July 2013.

Click here to register the order of preference of banks. Link will be active till June 29, 2013. Please do note that Preferences need to be filled for all Participating Organisations irrespective of whether vacancies in those banks exist or not.

Click here to see the details regarding cut-offs for final allotment result of the IBPS Specialist Officer Exam.

Candidates who have been allotted banks will receive a confirmation Email and SMS today only.

If you have any query, just ask in comments.

06 Feb

Best Books(IT, Technical, Marketing, HR, CA, Law,etc.) for IBPS SO(Specialist Officer) Exam

IBPS will be conducting the SO(Specialist Officer) Exam second time this year in March, 2013. Many students are preparing for this examination by taking coaching at different centers. But there are many people who are studying at home too. When you are studying at home, it is very important that you study the best books for any examination. Internet has also helped a lot for candidates preparing at home. You can find answers to any question on the internet. There are eleven different posts in CWE Specialist Officer(SO) exam viz. IT Officer, Law Officer, Technical Officer, HR/Personal Officer, Marketing Officer, IT Officer, Finance Executive, Chartered Accountant, etc.
You can read the full recruitment notification for SO here.

The Specialist Officer exam will be of 120 minutes and comprised of 200 questions. There are four sections in it viz. English, Reasoning, Maths and Professional Knowledge. You can read more about Syllabus and Paper Pattern here.
The most important section is Professional Knowledge. It includes questions related to your main subject and profile you are applying for. It comprises of 50 question and each question will carry one and a half marks. So, you need to get good marks in this section to clear the Specialist Officer examination.

So today, we have shared the best books (IT, Technical, Marketing, HR, CA, Law,etc.) for IBPS SO(Specialist Officer) Exam:

1) Best Books for Chartered Accountant Scale 2 Post in Specialist Officer(SO) Exam:

a) A Complete Reference for IBPS-2013 Common Written Examination: Specialist Officers Finance & Chartered Accountants Scale-2: It includes all the four sections which will come in the Specialist Officer exam viz. English, Reasoning, Maths and Professional knowledge related to Finance and Chartered accountants.

b) Objective Commerce For CA, ICWA, CS, MBA, M.Com. etc. by Upkar Prakashan: This book has covered all the aspects of accounting standards in crisp and objective manner.

2) Best Books for Marketing Officer Scale 1 Post in Specialist Officer(SO) Exam:

a) Marketing Aptitude Test by BSC: Best book of marketing to prepare for all competitive exams.

If this book is shown “Out of stock” on the above link, try the link below.

b) IBPS CWE Specialist Officers Marketing Officer Exam Practice Work Book by Kiran Prakashan: Another good book for Marketing Officer post in SO exam.

3) Best Books for IT Officer Scale 2 and Technical Officer Scale 1 Post in Specialist Officer(SO) Exam:

a) Computer Science & Information Technology by Kiran Prakashan: It is useful for all competitive examintions.

b) IBPS Specialist Officers CWE I.T. Officer Online Exam Practice Work Book (With Free CD) by Kiran Prakashan: Complete one book for IT Officer post.

If this book is shown “Out of stock” on the above link, try the link below.

4) Best Books for Law Officer Scale 1 Post in Specialist Officer(SO) Exam:

a) IBPS Specialist Officer CWE LAW Officer Online Exam Practice Work Book by Kiran Prakashan: Complete book for Law Officer preparation.

5) Best Books for Agricultural Field Officer Scale 1 Post in Specialist Officer(SO) Exam:

a) CWE-IBPS Bank Agriculture Field Officer Exam Complete Book by Priyanka Prakashan:

b) IBPS Specialist Officers Common Written Examination Agricultural Field Officer Exam Practice Work Book (Paperback) by Kiran Prakashan:

6) Other Best Books for Specialist Officer(SO) Exam:

a) IBPS Bank Specialist Officers CWE Common Written Exam: IT, Technical, Agriculture, Legal, Marketing, HR, Rajbhasha, Etc. by RC Aggarwal: This book is useful for all the posts such as Marketing Officer, I.T. Officers (Scale-I&II), Agricultural Field Officer Rajbhasha Adhikari Technical Officer, Law Officer, HR/Personal Officer Charted Accountant, Finance Executive, etc. with Latest Solved model test Papers, Mathematics, Reasoning Test, English Language, General Awareness, and Test of Professional Knowledge etc.

29 Jan

IBPS Specialist Officers(SO) Exam Admit Card/Call Letter 2013

IBPS will be conducting the CWE(Common Written Examination) 2013 for the recruitment of Specialist Officers(SO) in various Cadres such as Marketing Officer, Technical Officer, Law Officer, HR officer,etc. for 20 Public Sector Banks. The last date to fill the application form was January 28, 2013. The scheduled date for the IBPS SO 2013 examination is March 17, 2013.

Download Admit Card/Call Letter for IBPS SO(Specialist Officer) 2013:

Download the admit card/call letter for IBPS SO exam at his link. You have to fill your registration number and date of birth or password. After downloading, Please make sure that all the credentials such as Name, dob, fathers’ name, etc. are correct on your call letter. If there is any fault, contact the IBPS officials.

NOTE: The written test will be conducted online once again by IBPS. Candidates are required to bring their photo identity proof such as Driving License, Passport, Bank passbook, voter card, etc with the admit card in the examination. The Admit Card must be submitted along with the photocopy of photo identity proof to the invigilators in the examination hall.
IBPS Official Website:- http://www.ibps.in/

To know about syllabus and paper pattern of Specialist Officer exam – click here.

If you have still not prepared much for SO exam, check out the list of best books for SO exam.

18 Jan

IBPS CWE Specialist Officer(SO) Exam 2013: Syllabus and Paper Pattern

IBPS(Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) is conducting the second Specialist Officer(SO) recruitment exam this year in March, 2013. Though many students are still complaining that none of the banks has published a single vacancy for many of the profiles of Specialist officer last year but this time around, it is expected that a large number of vacancies will be published. An online written test will be conducted for the Specialist Officer recruitment.

Below I’ve shared the Syllabus and Paper pattern of IBPS CWE Specialist Officer(SO) Exam 2013:

Note: This syllabus is same for IBPS SO 2014 also.

1. ENGLISH LANGUAGE (25 marks, 50 questions)
Vocabulary(Synonyms, Antonyms, One Word Substitution,etc.), English Comprehension, Common Errors in English, Grammar(Active-Passive Voice, Direct-Indirect Speech, etc.), Idioms, Phrases, etc.

2. LOGICAL REASONING (50 marks, 50 questions)
Verbal Reasoning: Analogy, Sitting Arrangement, Series Completion, Coding Decoding, Blood Relation, Syllogism, Decision Making, Statement Reasoning
Non-verbal Reasoning: Series Completion, Analogy, and Classification

3. QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE (50 marks, 50 questions)
Arithmetic: Numbers, Average, Surds & Indices, Percentage, Compound Interest, Stocks & Shares, Clocks, Logarithms Profit and Loss, Ratio & Proportion, Partnership, Mensuration, Volume & Surface Area, Chain Rule, Time & Work, Problems on Trains, Boats & Streams, Pipes & Cisterns, Time & Distance, Alligation, Simple Interest, Permutation & combination, Probability, Heights & Distances
Data Interpretation: Tabulation, Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Pie Charts

4. Professional Knowledge(75 Marks, 50 questions): It will include questions related to your main subject and profile you’re applying for.

Note: For the Scale I posts, Quantitative Aptitude section will be replaced with General Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry. All other sections will remain same. To know more information about Scale I and Scale II posts – click here.
The written test will be of two hours. There will be a penalty for wrong answer. For each wrong answer, there will be a deduction of one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question.
Cut-Off: Each candidate will have to score a minimum standard score in each of the section as well as on the Total Weighted Score to be called for interview. Try to score as many marks as possible in the written examination as it will help you in the final selection after interview.

Update: Check out our new article on Best Books for different posts in Specialist Officer(SO) exam.

If you still have any doubts, just leave us a comment. If you want to know the syllabus of different professional subjects such as IT, Marketing , Technical, HR, etc. – then just drop us a comment with your Email ID and we will send you the complete syllabus of respective subject.

11 Jan

IBPS CWE Specialist Officer(SO)-II 2013 Recruitment Notice

Institute of Banking Personal Selection (IBPS) has published the recruitment notification for CWE Specialist officer(SO)-II, 2013 for 11 different posts in 19 public sector Banks. IBPS conducted the Specialist Officer(SO)-I exam last year in March, 2012.

Name of posts in the Specialist Officer (SO) CWE 2013:
1) IT Officer Scale-I
2) Agricultural Field Officer Scale-I
3) Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale-I
4) Law Officer Scale-I
5) Technical Officer Scale-I
6) HR/Personal Officer Scale-I
7) Marketing Officer Scale-I
8) I.T Officer Scale-II
9) Law Officer Scale-II
10) Chartered Accountant Scale -2
11) Finance Executive Scale – 2

Important Dates:

Date of commencement of Application: 10/01/2013
Date of Closure: 28/01/2013
Date of Closure of Edit: 28/01/2013
Last Date of Reprint: 01/02/2013
Online Payment: 10/01/2013 – 28/01/2013 (Both Dates Inclusive)
Offline Payment(through CBS Challan): 12/01/2013 – 01/02/2013 (Both Dates Inclusive)
Tentative Exam Dates: 16/03/2013 or 17/03/2013

Application Fee for IBPS SO Exam:
1) Rs. 450/- for General & OBC Candidates
2) Rs. 50/- for SC/ST/PWD Candidates.

Age Limit for IBPS SO Exam :
1. For Law Officer and IT Officer post , Candidates should be minimum of 21 yrs.
2. For other Specialist Officer post, candidates must between 20 yrs to 35 yrs.
Note: Age Relaxation will be extended as per government rules.

How to Apply : Interested & eligible aspirants can apply through online mode from IBPS official website. Candidates are advised to keep their recent scanned photograph and signature at the time of online application.

Though IBPS is conducting the Specialist Officer exam again this year but many students are still complaining that not a single vacancy was published last year for Marketing officer profile and some other profiles on the basis of last year Specialist officer(SO) results. So, that was quite an mismanagement by IBPS. Some students are even planning to put RTI against IBPS.

Anyways, we wish all the students best of luck for IBPS CWE SO exam. We will keep you updated with Specialist Officer exam syllabus and study material in the coming days.