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INSTITUTE OF BANKING PERSONNEL SELECTION (IBPS) FOR PSYCHOLOGY

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INSTITUTE OF BANKING PERSONNEL SELECTION (IBPS) FOR PSYCHOLOGY

IBPS FOR PSYCHOLOGY

Are you a psychology student but interested in working in a bank? If yes, then you can make this happen through IBPS. In this blog, you will get to know about this exam with all the necessary information, be it the selection procedure or the pay it offers.

 

WHAT IS IBPS?

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection, popularly known as IBPS, is an autonomous body set up by the Reserve bank of India. It conducts personnel recruitment exams for different posts for multiple banks. One such post for psychology students is of a research associate.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSIBILITIES


The job profile is to work as a research associate. The job requires:

 
  • Development of aptitude and achievement tests designed to assess primarily cognitive ability.
  • Research in the domain of psychometrics/ psychological measurement.
  • Dealing with internal departments for coordination.
  • Executing various steps selection projects. 
  • Providing academic leadership.
 

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ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA 


The eligibility criteria to apply for this is:

  • The applicant should be a postgraduate in Psychology/ Education/ Psychological Measurement/ Psychometrics or Management with an HR specialization with a minimum of 55% marks from a recognized university.
  • The applicant’s age should be between 21 to 30 years.
  • A candidate has to fill an online application form.
 

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SELECTION PROCEDURE

 

One has to go through the following selection procedure:

  • The candidate has to clear an entrance exam. The structure of the entrance test is as follows:
 

SR. NO.

NAME OF THE TEST 

NUMBER OF QUESTIONS

MAX. MARKS

DURATION

1.

Reasoning

50

50

45 minutes

2.

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

40 minutes

3.

English Language

50

50

35 minutes

4.

General Awareness

50

50

20 minutes

 

TOTAL

200

200

140 minutes

 
  • After the entrance, a cut-off list is generated.
  • If the candidate qualifies the cut-off, they are called for a group discussion (GD). 
  • After the group discussion, candidates have to appear for an interview. 

Once the interview is completed, the candidate receives an update about their selection.

 

PAY SCALE

Once you are selected, the basic pay will be 44,900 Rs, and the total emolument at the beginning of the scale per month will be 67, 521 Rs approximately.

 

If you want to work in a bank while keeping your field of interest in mind, this job is right for you. Working in a bank gives work safety that everyone looks for in a job or profession. With such perks, this job is highly recommended! 

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