Common entrance test for bank jobs â€“ Institute of Banking Personnel Selections (IBPS) | 20 banks have agreed to come under common entrance test union
Good news for the aspirants who want to enter public sector banks. All banks are about to conduct a single joint entrance test nationwide to provide jobs. Still it is in planning stage. Main intention of conducting a single test is to reduce the time in recruitments and to reduce the problems faced by candidates and banks in the process of recruitment. Time taken for all the aspects of recruitments such as notification, application, test conducting, and interview is nearly one year. With the introduction of national level single test, this time can be reduced to one thirds. Also, mental tension faced by candidates after the completion of each test will also be reduced. From 2011 onwards, yearly three or four common entrance tests will be conducted. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will be conducted and the candidates will be sent score cards, about their performance. These cards will be having validity from one year to one and half year. After the completion of validity of the score card, candidates have to write the common entrance test again. Test will be conducted mainly for clerks and junior officers. With the introduction of this test, candidates need not prepare for the test every time a bank releases new notification. 20 banks have agreed to come under this common entrance test.