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Allahabad Bank to recruit 1600 Probationary Officers, Allahabad Bank Recruitment 2012

Probationary Officers Recruitment Project 2012-13

Allahabad Bank invites applications for recruitment of 1600 Probationary Officers from Indian citizens who have taken the pre-requisite common written examination (CWE) for Probationary Officers/Management Trainees conducted by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS), Mumbai in 2011-12 and have a valid score card issued by IBPS

Allahabad bank invites online applications from Indian citizens for recruitment of 1600 Probationary officers

Only candidates possessing valid score card issued by IBPS Mumbai are required to apply on-line through Bank’s website www.allahabadbank.in where full advertisement and fee payment challan are available

Direct entry to group discussion and interview or only interview

A limited number of eligible applicants who are ranked high on the basis of aggregate marks in the score card (as stipulated hereinafter) will be called either for group discussion and interview or only Interview, to be decided by the Bank in due course

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The candidates are required at first to see the eligibility criteria and if eligible, take a print of the fee payment challan available in Bank’s website www.allahabadbank.in fill in completely, pay the fee and/or intimation charges in cash at any branch of Allahabad Bank in the designated Account No-50087755346 and obtain receipt with journal number mentioned on it, and then apply on-line through the recruitment link provided at the Bank’s website

Fee payment challan available on Bank’s website from: 17th February, 2012

Payment of application fee/intimation charges: 18th February, 2012

Opening date for on-line registration of application on website: 18th February, 2012

Closing date for on-line registration of application on website (for all applicants including those from far flung areas): 10th March, 2012

Last date for editing application details: 14th March, 2012

Relevant date for age/qualification reckoned as on: 01st July, 2011

Application form by post/courier/hand/e-mail will not be accepted

Probationary Officer; JMGS-I; SC 240; ST 128; OBC 432; General 800; Total 1600

Basic Pay: Rs 14,500/- to Rs 25,700/-

DA, HRA, CCA etc will be paid as per Bank’s rules in force from time to time depending upon place of posting; Medical, LTC, Defined Contributory Retirement Benefit, Gratuity etc will be admissible as per Bank’s rules

Probation: Probation period for Probationary Officers two years

The candidate will remain initially on probation for a period of two years from the date of joining the Bank’s service which may be extended at the Bank’s discretion. The confirmation to the permanent establishment of the bank will be considered as applicable in terms of service regulations, provided the work, conduct, general ability are found to be of the standard required by the Bank. Confirmation in the service of the Bank will also be subject to receiving satisfactory references from respectable referees, police verification of antecedents, caste/community verification and other compliances

Financial Bond: Financial Bond for rendering service to the Bank for minimum period of three years

Candidates selected for appointment in the Bank will be required to furnish a Bond of Rs 1,00,000/- with one surety acceptable to the Bank in the specified proforma before joining the Bank on his/her selection, for rendering service for a minimum period of three years from the date of joining the Bank and in the event of his/her resignation/termination from the post before the end of the specified period, he/she/ surety must pay to the Bank the said amount of the Bond

Eligibility Criteria

Age (as on 01st July, 2011): Minimum 20 years, maximum 30 years

Educational qualifications (as on 01st July, 2011): Graduate in any discipline from a recognized University/ Institution; and working knowledge in Computer Operation with Certificate/Diploma/
Degree in Computer operations/Language; or Studied Computer/Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/Colleges/Institutes

Essential requirement: Minimum total weighted standard score (as mentioned in the IBPS score card) obtained in the common written examination for POs/MTs 2011-12

General-125; OBC (non creamy layer)/SC/ST/PWD-112

Candidates should also secure minimum marks, i.e. 24 for General category and 21 for reserved categories, in each subject including descriptive test in common written examination (CWE)

Relaxation in upper age limit (as on 01st July, 2011): SC/ST candidates 5 years; OBC candidates 3 years; PwD 10 years; all persons who have ordinarily been domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir state during 01.01.1980 and 31.12.1989- 5 years; Ex- servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/SSCOs, who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within the next one year from the last date for receipt of application) other than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability attributable to military service or on invalidment, subject to ceiling as per Govt guidelines 5 years; Persons, children/family members of those affected by 1984 riots 5 years; Persons who have completed 5 years of service in Regional Rural
Banks 5 years

Selection Procedure: Two-tier process

Common written examination (CWE) conducted by IBPS: Candidates should have appeared at common written examination conducted by IBPS in September, 2011 or subsequently and should have obtained the minimum category-wise cut-off in the total weighted standard score (TWS score) as stipulated by the Bank to become eligible and are in possession of valid score card

Group Discussion and Interview/or Interview: Depending upon the number of category-wise vacancies, only a certain number of eligible applicants in the descending order of total weighted standard score (TWS score) in the common written examination (CWE) conducted by IBPS, Mumbai in respective category will be called for group discussion and interview or only interview at the discretion of the Bank

The group discussion, if conducted, will be qualifying one i.e. the marks in group discussion will not be recognised for merit ranking

Only those candidates who secure the qualifying marks in the group discussion will be considered for interview

The interview of 35 marks shall be conducted to assess the attributes of the candidates like intelligence, motivation, communication skills etc

The minimum qualifying marks for interview would be 40% i.e. 14 for General category and 35% i.e. 12 for reserved category candidates

Candidates not qualifying in the interview will not be considered for final selection

Looking to the requirement and exigencies, Bank may waive/adopt any of the procedures for selection of candidates; relax/increase the cut-offs (TWS score obtained in CWE) and/or fix the ratio of the candidates to be called for interview

Final selection: Only those candidates who have secured the stipulated minimum TWS score in the CWE and also the minimum qualifying marks in the interview will be considered for final selection

Final merit list will be prepared in respect of eligible candidates comprising all categories by adding the total weighted standard score (TWS Score) obtained by them in the common written examination (CWE) and Interview and the same will be strictly in descending order of merit

In case two or more candidates secure same aggregate marks, they will be ranked on the basis of their seniority in age

Group discussion and/or Interview centres: The group discussion and Interview or only Interview, as the case may be, will be held in different centres and the addresses of the venue will be displayed in the Bank’s website approximately one week before the dates of commencement of group discussion and/or Interview

Request for change of centre of group discussion and/or Interview shall not be entertained

Bank reserves the right to cancel any of the centres and/or add some other centres/or re-hold group discussion/interview depending upon the response, administrative feasibility, exigencies etc

How to apply: Candidates are required to apply on-line through website www.allahabadbank.in

No other means/mode of application will be accepted

Candidates should ensure that their personal e-mail ID (as specified in the on-line application form while applying for common written examination (CWE) conducted in September, 2011) is kept active during the currency of this recruitment project

Bank will be sending intimation for call letters for group discussion and/or Interview through the recorded e-mail ID

Under no circumstances, he/she should share/mention email ID with/of any other person

Applicants are first required to go to the Bank’s website www.allahabadbank.in and click on the Home Page and open the link Recruitment

Thereafter, they should open the recruitment notification titled Allahabad Bank Probationary Officers Recruitment Project 2012-13

Take a print of the entire recruitment notification, including the fees payment challan

Fill in the fees payment challan in a clear and legible handwriting in block letters

Go to the nearest Allahabad Bank branch with the fees payment challan and pay, in cash, in the designated Account No-50087755346 in the name and style of Allahabad Bank Probationary Officers Recruitment Project 2012-13

The details of fee to be paid is SC/ST/PwD Rs 50/-; General/OBC Rs 200/-

Payment of application fee and/or intimation charges by demand draft/cheques/money orders/postal order etc will not be accepted

Obtain both the candidate’s and group discussion/interview copy of the fee payment challan, duly receipted by the Bank with branch name and code number; journal number; date of deposit and amount filled by the branch official

Candidates are now ready to apply on-line by re-visiting the recruitment option on the Bank’s website and going to the option click here to apply on-line under Allahabad Bank Probationary Officers Recruitment Project 2012-13 to open up the appropriate on-line application format

Carefully fill in the details from the fee payment challan in the on-line application form at the appropriate places; fill in all other required information; ensure that all bio-data details are correctly filled in; click the submit button; retain your registration number and password for further reference safely; after applying on-line, candidates must retain the print out of application form for future reference

Group discussion/interview copy of the fee payment challan is required to be submitted with the call letter at the time of group discussion/interview; without the group discussion/interview copy of the fee payment challan, the candidate will not be allowed to appear in the group discussion/interview

Candidates are advised to keep the candidate’s copy of the fee payment challan safely for future use

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

There is a provision to modify the submitted on-line application

Candidates are requested to make use of this facility to correct their details in the on-line application, if any. This modification facility will be available upto 14th March, 2012. After this date, no modification will be permitted. Candidate should take utmost care while filling in the on-line application

Call Letters for group discussion/interview: All eligible candidates will be required to download their call letter from the Bank’s website www.allahabadbank.in by entering his/her details

Candidates should note that the call letters will not be sent through post/courier etc

Candidate has to affix his/her coloured photograph on the call letter

Candidate has to bring this call letter along with original fee payment challan and requisite enclosures while attending the group discussion/interview without which they will not be allowed to take up the group

Allahabad Bank

A Govt of India Undertaking
Head office, 2, NS Road, Kolkata-700001, Tel 033-22314630, Fax 033-22308442
Advt No-REC/01/2012-13