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Bank of India (BOI) Probationary Officer (PO) Recruitment 2012 (1800 General Banking Officers)

Recruitment of 1800 post of General Banking Officers

BANK OF INDIA, a leading Public Sector Bank with its Head Office in Mumbai, invites applications for recruitment of 1800 General Banking Officers in Scale- I.


Challan available from: 19.01.2012

Submission of on-line application commencing from:19.01.2012

Last date for submission of on-line application:31.01.2012

Payment of application fee : from 19.01.2012 to 31.01.2012

Tentative date of Interviews : Feb./March 2012

Relevant date of age/qualification/experience reckoned as on: 01.07.2011

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Details of the post/vacancies/reservations:

General Banking officers; Scale I; SC 286; ST 184; OBC 460; General 870; Total 1800

The designation/name of the post is only indicative. The bank reserves the right to change the name of post/designation at any time without notice

As the reservation for PwD candidates is on horizontal basis, the selected candidates will be placed in the appropriate category (viz SC/ST/OBC/General) to which they belong

Present Scale of Basic Pay  (in Rs.) –  
JMG Scale I  :          14500- 600/7 - 18700-700/2 – 20100-800/7-25700
(The above Scale of Basic pay is subject to amendments of appropriate provisions in the Bank of India Officers’ Service Regulations, 1979) .

Age                 :           Minimum 21 years – Maximum 30 years.

Relaxation in upper age limit: SC candidates by 5 years; OBC candidates by 3 years; PwD category candidates by 10 years; in the case of ex-servicemen and commissioned officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/SSC Officers 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, by 5 years; all persons who have ordinarily been domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu and Kashmir state

Eligibility criteria

                             Graduate with minimum 60% marks in AGGREGATE from UGC recognized University.

          1.       The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all semester/year(s) by aggregate maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of honours / optional / additional optional subject, if any.  This will be applicable for those Universities also where Rank / Class / Grade is decided on basis of Honours marks only.
          2.       Candidates belonging to the Reserved Category (SC / ST / OBC / PWD), filling in vacancies reserved for the relevant category, will be entitled to a relaxation of 5% Marks in relation to that stipulated for General Category Candidates. Candidates belonging to SC / ST / OBC / PWD categories filling in “unreserved” vacancies will not be entitled to the above referred relaxation.
          3.       The percentage of marks in fraction will not be rounded up on higher side (i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60% and 54.99% will be treated as less than 55%).
IBPS SCORE REQUIREMENT: Total Weighted Standard Score (TWS
Minimum 130 – For General Category

Minimum 117 – For Reserved Category  (i.e SC/ST/OBC/PWD)

Selection Procedure :

          Depending on the number of vacancies, only those candidates who have secured the minimum qualifying marks stipulated for Common Written Examination (C.W.E) conducted by IBPS (i.e subject wise Objective Test plus Descriptive Test), have the minimum IBPS TWS score specified above and rank sufficiently high in the order of merit shall be called for a Personal interview in the ratio of 1:3. The candidates should have valid score card issued by IBPS. Mere pass in the Common Written Examination shall not vest any right in a candidate for being called for Personal Interview.

Merit list of the candidates based on the marks obtained by them in Common Written Test [i.e. 250 Marks (Objective Test & Descriptive Test)] and Personal Interview of 100 Marks will be prepared in descending order on the basis of the aggregate marks obtained, under the respective SC / ST / OBC / GEN Category. The final selection will be made on the basis of this merit list.


Interview Marks :  Maximum marks for interview will be 100. Minimum qualifying marks in interview are 50% for General Category and 45% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD category. 


  1. Application fees for SC/ST/PWD/Ex-service-men Candidates -  Nil.

(b) For all other candidates                                                         -  Rs.200/-


NOTE :  Application once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn and fees once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for  any other examination or selection.


      (i) Candidate should have a valid e-mail id.

      (II) The candidate should apply on-line through website (iii) As a First Step, candidate should take out Print-out of  Challan from Page 10 of the Notice on our website(This will not be applicable for SC / ST/PWD /EX-SERVICE MAN Candidates).

      (iv)      Against the above-said Challan, the candidate should make the payment of fees in any of the Bank of India branches on or before 31.01.2012. 

       (v)       Once the payment of fees is made, the concerned branch will give him a Transaction No.

       (vi)    Candidates are now ready to Apply Online by re-visiting the Bank’s website and going to the sublink to open  the appropriate Online Application Format.

      (vii)    Candidate should visit again our website under the caption “Recruitments  / Career” and should fill up the application available by clicking on Page 
      No.11 of the Notice on our website.

      (viii)   Transaction No. should be correctly filled in the application at appropriate place (This
      is not applicable for SC / ST /PWD /EX-SERVICEMEN Candidates).

      (ix)     Application should be checked and after verification be submitted by clicking to   submit   button.

       (x)    Application should be printed to be kept ready for submission at the time of interview at the Interview Venue. 

      (xi)     You should note / remember your Registration No. and Password for future reference and use.

      (xii)   Please note that the above procedure is the only procedure for applying.  Physical  mode of application or incomplete application would not be accepted and if submitted such application would be rejected outright.

      (xiii)   As per the above said procedure, we summarize the steps as below :

      i.          Print Challan
      ii.         Pay the fees in any of the Bank of India Branch and take Transaction No.
      iii.        Fill-up the application Form - On-line after verification – Submit

      Print Application and affix photograph – to submit the same at the time of interview with following documents:
      1. Copy of your valid Common Written Examination (CWE) Score card issued by IBPS
      2. Copy of receipted challan; (except for  SC/ST/PWD /EX-SERVICE  MAN)
      3. Attested copy of School leaving certificate or any other document showing proof of age acceptable to the Bank.
      4. Attested copies of Mark sheets / certificates in support of Educational Qualification;
      5. Attested copy of certificate of Computer Course, if available;
      6. Any other related certificate as applicable i.e. Caste Certificate etc.
      7. Candidates serving in Government / Public Sector Undertakings will be required to submit “No Objection Certificate” from their employer, in the absence of which their candidature will not be considered and will be cancelled for non-submission of NOC.

      It is for the candidate to ensure that he / she has met with the eligibility criteria and complied with the requirements and adhered to the instructions contained in this advertisement as well as in the application form. Candidates are, therefore, urged to carefully read the advertisement and complete the application form and submit the same as per instructions given in this regard.


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