The pattern for IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2012 is approved by nineteen member public sector banks in India, in association with the managing committee of Indian Banks’ Association and authorization of the Indian Government. Any candidate aspiring to be a part of any of the nineteen member banks needs to appear for the Common Written Examination for Clerical Post, conducted by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. The candidates have to check with the official website for the latest IBPS recruitment notifications, and other important information on qualification criteria, application procedure, examination pattern, result declaration, and issue of call letters. The notifications for IBPS PO recruitment 2012 have already been published in the leading employment newspapers and online as well, and the aspirants need to be updated about the upcoming clerical examination also.

Important Dates
According to the latest implemented norms of IBPS, the Common Written Examination for clerical vacancies will be held twice this year. With the last examination being held during November 2011, it is anticipated that IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2012 examination will be conducted in the months of June and December 2012 respectively. Important notifications will be published in the employment news and online during March to April 2012.

Participating Public Sector Banks
Individuals seeking a bright career in the lucrative baking sector can apply for different IBPS recruitment examinations, and appear for the Common Written Examination for recruitment in the any of the following public sector banks. Excluding the State Bank of India, all the other nineteen nationalized banks are a member of IBPS. This includes Allahabad Bank, Bank of India, Andhra Bank, Canara Bank, Corporation Bank, Bank of Baroda, Central Bank of India, Indian Overseas Bank, Dena Bank, Punjab and Sind bank, Indian Bank, Punjab National Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Syndicate Bank, Vijaya Bank, UCO Bank, Union Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, UCO Bank, and United Bank of India. These banks also authorize IBPS for conducting the important IBPS PO recruitment 2012 as well for the recruitment of Probationary Officers.

How to Apply
The interested candidates, aspiring for IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2012, can either apply offline by collecting the application forms from the head post offices, or simply apply online via the official website of IBPS. The procedure is similar for IBPS PO Recruitment 2012 as well. With thousands of candidates applying for the same every year, the competition is tough for IBPS recruitment examinations this year.

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