IBPS Research Associate Recruitment 2017

Institute OF Banking Personnel Selection ( IBPS ) invites Application for the post of 02 Research Associate on Contract basis.

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IBPS Recruitment 2017 Vacancy Details

Post NameNo of VacancyPay Scale
Research Associate02 PostsRs.794000/- ( Per Annum)

IBPS Recruitment 2017 Eligibility

Educational Qualifications

  • Two years Full time Post Graduate Degreein Psychology with specialization in Industrial / Organizational Psychology / Psychological measurement / Psychometrics with minimum 55% marks from recognized University / Institutes OR
  • Two years Full time Post Graduate Degreein Education with specialization in Measurement & Evaluation with minimum 55% marks from recognized University / Institutes OR
  • Two years Full time Post Graduate Degree / Diploma In Management with specialization in HR with focus on Personnel Assessment / Quantitative Techniques in HRD / Psychometrics with minimum 55% marks from recognized University / Institutes

Post Qualification Minimum Work Experience

  • Preferably One year experience in the academic Research / Test Development / Project Management
  • Competency in operating computer is must.


All the educational qualifications mentioned should be from a University / Institution / Board recognized by Govt. Of India / approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies and the result should have been declared on or before 01.10.2017.Proper document from Board / University for having declared the result on or before 01.10.2017 has to be submitted at the time of interview. The date of passing the eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark-sheet or provisional certificate issued by University / Institute. In case the result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the University / Institute and web based certificate is issued then proper document / certificate in original issued and signed by the appropriate authority of the University / Institute indicating the date of passing properly mentioned thereon will be reckoned for verification and further process.

Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in examinations calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application. Where CGPA / OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicated in online application. If called for interview, the candidate will have to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia stating that the norms of the University regarding conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks scored by the candidate in terms of norms.

Other Eligibility Criteria

  • His/ her integrity should not have been doubtful during his/her service / career.
  • No punishment / penalty should have been inflicted on him/her during his/her service / career.
  • Cases of CBI or other law enforcement agencies should not be pending against him/her.
  • Good knowledge of operating computers is necessary, especially MS Office.

Age Limit

  • Minimum & Maximum age limit is 21 to 30 years a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.10.1987 and not later than 01.10.1996 ( both dates inclusive )

IBPS Recruitment 2017 Exam Pattern

Name of the TestNo. of Qs.Max. MarksDurationVersion
Reasoning505045 minutesEnglish
Quantitative Aptitude505040 minutes
English Language505035 minutes
General Awareness505020 minutes
Total200200140 minutes

Cutoff Score : Cutoff scores will be decided by IBPS Authorities and candidates will be shortlisted for further process.

Item Writing / Group Exercises / Interview  etc : Candidates who have been shortlisted in the Online examination will subsequently be called for further process of Selection which may include Item Writing / Group Exercises / Interview Etc.

IBPS Recruitment 2017 Job Profile / Responsibility

The job requires development of objective type aptitude & achievement tests designed to assess cognitive ability and personality domains, research in the area of Human Resource Management / Education / Psychology, and handling selection projects.Preference will be given to candidates with experience in developing objective, aptitude and achievement tests and other selection tools and project handling Competency in operating computer is must.

IBPS Recruitment 2017 Application form

Candidates can apply online only from 03rd October, 2017 to 18th October, 2017 and no other mode of application will be accepted. Not more than one application should be submitted by any candidate. In case of multiple Applications only the latest valid ( completed ) application will be retained.

Pre-Requisites for Applying Online

  • scan their photograph and signature ensuring that both the photograph ( 4.5cm × 3.5cm ) and signature adhere to the required specifications as given in application form to this Advertisement.
  • Signature in CAPITAL LETTES will NOT be accepted.
  • keep the necessary details / documents ready to make the Online Payment of the requisite application fee / intimation charges.
  • have a valid personal email ID, which should be kept active till the completion of this round of Recruitment Process. IBPS may send call letters for the Examination etc. through the registered e-mail ID. Under no circumstances, a candidate should share with / mention e-mail ID to / of any other person. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID before applying on-line and must maintain that email account.

Procedure for applying online

Candidates are first required to go to the IBPS’s website www.ibps.in and click on the Home Page to open the link and then click on the option “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE” to open the On-Line Application Form.

Candidates will have click on “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” to register their application by entering their basic information in the online application form. Use of special characters while filling the form will not be allowed. After that a provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate should note down the Provisional registration number and password. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will also be sent. They can reopen the saved data using Provisional registration number and password and edit the particulars, if needed.

Candidates are required to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature ( Application format ).

Candidates are advised to carefully fill in the online application themselves as no change in any of the data filled in the online application will be possible / entertained. Prior to submission of the online application candidates are advised to use the “SAVE AND NEXT” facility to verify the details in the online application form and modify the same if required. No change is permitted after clicking on FINAL SUBMIT Button. Visually Impaired candidates are responsible for carefully verifying / getting the details filled in, in the online application form properly verified and ensuring that the same are correct prior to submission as no change is possible after submission.

Application Fee

Application Fees / Intimation Charges [Payable from 03rd October, 2017 to 18th October, 2017 ( only Online payment ) shall be as follows

  • Rs. 500/- for all categories of candidates

Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees / intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate.

Mode of Payment

Candidates have to make the payment of requisite fees/ intimation charges through ONLINE mode only:

Candidates should carefully fill in the details in the On-Line Application at the appropriate places very carefully and click on the “FINAL SUBMIT” button at the end of the On-Line Application format. Before pressing the“FINAL SUBMIT” button, candidates are advised to verify every field filled in the application. The name of the candidate or his / her father / husband etc. should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the certificates / mark sheets. Any change / alteration found may disqualify the candidature. In case the candidate is unable to fill in the application form in one go, he/ she can save the data already entered. Once the application is filled in completely, candidate should Final Submit the data.

The application form is integrated with the payment gateway and the payment process can be completed by following the instructions.

The payment can be made by using Debit Cards ( RuPay / Visa / Master Card / Maestro ), Credit Cards, InternetBanking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets by providing information as asked on the screen.

After Final Submit, an additional page of the application form is displayed wherein candidates may follow the instructions and fill in the requisite details.

If the online transaction has not been successfully completed then candidates are advised to login again with their provisional registration number and password and pay the Application Fees / Intimation Charges online.

On successful completion of the transaction, an e-receipt will be generated.

Candidates are required to take a printout of the e-receipt and online application form. Please note that if the same cannot be generated online transaction may not have been successful.


  • After submitting your payment information in the online application form, please wait for the intimation from the server, DO NOT press Back or Refresh button in order to avoid double charge
  • For Credit Card users: All charges are listed in Indian Rupee. If you use a non-Indian credit card, your bank will convert to your local currency based on prevailing exchange rates.
  • To ensure the security of your data, please close the browser window once your transaction is completed.

After completing the procedure of applying on-line including payment of fees, the candidate should take a printout of the system generated on-line application form, ensure the particulars filled in are accurate and retain it along with Registration Number and Password for future reference. They should not send this printout to the IBPS / Banks.

An email / SMS intimation with the Registration Number and Password generated on successful registration of the application will be sent to the candidate’s email ID / Mobile Number specified in the online application form as a system generated acknowledgement. If candidates do not receive the email and SMS intimations at the email ID / Mobile number specified by them, they may consider that their online application has not been successfully registered.

An online application which is incomplete in any respect such as without photograph and signature uploaded in the online application form/ unsuccessful fee payment will not be considered as valid.

Candidates are advised in their own interest to apply on-line much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date for depositing the fee to avoid the possibility of disconnection / inability / failure to log on to the IBPS website on account of heavy load on internet / website jam. IBPS does not assume any responsibility for the candidates not being able to submit their applications within the last date on account of the aforesaid reasons or for any other reason beyond the control of the IBPS.

Please note that the above procedure is the only valid procedure for applying. No other mode of application or incomplete steps would be accepted and such applications would be rejected.

Any information submitted by an applicant in his/ her application shall be binding on the candidate personally and he/she shall be liable for prosecution/ civil consequences in case the information / details furnished by him/ her is found to be false at a later stage

IBPS Recruitment 2017 Centres

The examination may be held at the following centres and the address of the venue will be advised in the call letters. IBPS, however, reserves the right to cancel any of the Examination Centres and / or add some other Centres, at its discretion, depending upon the response, administrative feasibility, etc. IBPS also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any centre other than the one he/she has opted for.

Centre codeCity
06New Delhi

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IBPS Recruitment 2017 Important dates

1Online Registration Start from03rd October, 2017
2Online Registration close from18th October, 2017
3Download of Call letter for ExaminationAfter 27th October, 2017
4Online Examination ( Tentative date )11th November, 2017
5Conduct of Interview / Group ExercisesNovember, 2017


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