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Institute of Banking Personnel Selection(IBPS) recently published notification for posts such as Faculty Research Associates and Research Associates. Candidates can apply for these posts online through the official website www.ibps.in. The online process for the above posts will commence from 1 October onwards. The last date of the online application is 14 October 2021. Selection will be made by a committee and such selection will be Final.
Eligibility Criteria For Research Associate In IBPS Recruitment 2021
- Faculty Research Associates – A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in any of the following disciplines with at least 55% marks in post-graduation.
- Research Associates – Post-Graduation in Psychology / Education/Psychological Measurement/Psychometrics /Management (Specialization in HR) with minimum 55% marks from recognized universities / Institutes.
- Faculty Research Associates – 27 to 40 years
- Research Associates – 21 to 30 years
- For Faculty Research Associate, and Research Associate – Online Exam, Item writing Exercise, Group Exercises, and Personal Interview.
Scale of Pay
- For Faculty Research Associate- Rs. 57,700
- Research Associate – Rs. 44,900
Duties and Responsibilities Of Research Associate In IBPS
For the post of Faculty Research Associate
The job requires the development of tests designed to assess primarily cognitive ability and in a limited way personality domains, development of content for various simulation exercises, the conduct of assessment centers, conducting research in the area of psychometrics, psychological measurements, and allied areas. Planning and Executing various steps selection projects. Providing academic leadership etc.
Preferences will be given to candidates having experience in developing objective tests, psychological and educational tests, and other selection tools and with knowledge of computers.
For the post of Research Associate
The job requires the development of objective type aptitude & achievement tests designed to assess primarily cognitive ability and research in the area of Psychometrics/ Psychological measurement. Dealing with client organizations for finalizing details of the project.Dealing with client organizations for finalizing details of the project cycle, dealing with internal departments for coordination. Competency in operating computers is a must. Preferences will be given to candidates having experience in developing objective tests, psychological and educational tests, and other selection tools and with knowledge of computers.
Work Experience In Research Associate In IBPS
Preferably One year of experience in academic Research /Test Development.
Competency in operating computers is a must.
Examination Pattern For Research Associate in IBPS
For Faculty Research Associate
|SI.NO||Subjects||Number of Questions||Time|
|1||Aptitude (English, Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude)||60||90 Minutes|
|2||Professional Knowledge Basic Statistics (Descriptive and Inferential, Research Methodology, Psychological testing)||30||30Minutes|
For Research Associate
|SI.NO||Subjects||Number of Questions||Time|
Documents To Be Produced
In the examination hall as well as at the time of the further process of selection including interview, the call letter along with a photocopy of the candidate’s photo identity (bearing exactly the same name as it appears on the call letter) such as PAN Card/ Passport/ Permanent Driving Licence/ Voter’s Card/ Bank Passbook with photograph/ Photo identity proof issued by a Gazetted Officer/ People’s Representative along with a photograph / Identity Card issued by a recognized college/ university/ Aadhar/ E-aadhar card with a photograph/ Employee ID/
Bar Council ID card should be submitted to the invigilator for verification. The candidate’s identity will be verified with respect to his/her details on the call letter, in the Attendance List and the requisite documents submitted. If the identity of the candidate is in doubt the candidate may not be allowed to appear for the Examination/ further process of selection including an interview. Ration Card and Learner’s Driving License will not be accepted as valid id proof for this project. In the case of candidates who have changed their name, they will be allowed only if they produce original Gazette notification / their original marriage certificate/affidavit in original.
Note:: Candidates have to produce, in original, the same photo identity proof bearing the name as it appears on the online application form/ call letter and submits a photocopy of the photo identity proof along with the Examination call letter as well as the Further process of selection including interview Call Letter while attending the examination/ further process of selection including skill test and interview respectively, without which they will not be allowed to take up the examination/
further process of selection including the interview. To avoid any dispute, the name recorded at the time of registration should be similar and identical to authorized identity proof.
General Tips for Preparing the IBPS Exam 2021
The aspirants should follow some of the general tips before appearing for the IBPS exam 2021. Check the following content:
Create a timetable
Once the aspirants get to know about the exam pattern and syllabus of IBPS, the aspirants should make a realistic timetable. The desired aspirants should read 5-6 hours of study daily. The aspirants should find out their weak areas and spend more time on those sections.
Clear the basics
All the aspirants have to focus more on the learning basics, which will help them to develop a better understanding of the exams.
- The candidates have to improve their analytical skills in every topic.
- Memorizing formula is not efficient to score well in the Quantitative Aptitude Section, hence, learning the derivations is equally important for this section.
- Understand the importance of theory behind every chapter of the Reasoning Ability section. Check the news Preparation Tips to Crack IBPS 2021 Exam at one go, here.
It is easier to memorize if you make and read short notes of the units. It will be helpful for revising the chapters before the exam. Jot down the important points when you thoroughly read the sections. This is an effective way of retaining information for a long period of time.
Follow a Strategy of Practicing the Chapters
Unless you make a habit of regular practicing, your IBPS preparation will not be completed. Solve IBPS practice papers as much as possible. Also, solve previous years’ question papers to know the question pattern and the weightage of questions of each section.
It will be wiser to start your preparation with the simple questions and then move to the complex parts. The aspirants have to practice and revise more those sections, which you have found difficult.
Improve the Time Management Skills
The aspirants should first attempt the which are easier for you, otherwise, you will have to spend more time solving the complex questions. In turn, you will not be able to complete the questions within the scheduled time. Hence, apart from the accuracy, the candidates have to work on the speed, so that they can complete the test within time. Therefore, it will be better to practice in a time-bound manner.
Take IBPS Mock Tests
Take a full-length mock test will be helpful for you to ace your test-taking knowledge. Based on the performance analysis, one can find their strength and weakness and can further work on the weak areas. It will, in turn, help the candidates to improve their scores in the IBPS PO exam. Before the exam, the aspirants will feel confident and can efficiently complete the test.
Previous Years’ Cutoff Marks
Lastly, the aspirants should have well aware of the IBPS PO Cutoff trends of the previous years. They should analyze the increase or decrease of the minimum scores, sectional cutoff of the past years.
Last Minute Preparation Tips
- Revise the important topics of each of the sections
- Do not try to read any new topic before the exam date.
- Revise the formulas
- Work on the weak points
- Try to keep yourself stress-free
With this article, you got detailed information on the research associate post and other further details. Prepare well for the exam and do practice important questions daily. Entri wishes you good luck and do well.