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Central Bank of India (CBI) recruitment of 1000 Probationary Officers (PO) 2012

Recruitment of 1000 Probationary Officers in Central Bank of India in the Junior Management Grade (JMG) scale I-2012

Recruitment of Probationary officers in the Junior Management Grade (JMG) scale I-2012

Central bank of India, a leading Public Sector Bank, invites applications from Indian Citizens for appointment of invites online applications from Indian citizens for posts of Probationary officer in JMG scale I (Mainstream). The details are given below

Important: Candidates are required to apply online through Bank’s website: www.centralbankofindia.co.in No other means/modes of application will be accepted.

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Opening date for on-line application after payment of fees/intimation charges: 11th May, 2012

Last date for on-line application: 25th May, 2012

Payment of application fees/intimation charges: 11th May, 2012 to 25th May, 2012

Vacancies: Probationary Officer; JMGS-I; SC 124; ST 235; OBC 223; Unreserved 418; Total 1000

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

Maximum age, exclusive of relaxation for reserved (SC/ST/OBC/PwD) category

The selection process will involve a personal interview

Relaxation in upper age limit: SC/ST candidates by 5 years; OBC candidates by 3 years; PwD by 10 years; in the case of Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned Officers, including ECO’s/SSCO’s who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been release on the completion of assignment (Including those whose assignment is due to be completed within the next one year from the last date of 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 being declared as invalid, by 5 years for selection through written test and interview and by 3 years plus period of service in armed forces for selection through interview only, subject to his not exceeding the age of 50 years; all persons who have ordinarily been domiciled in Kashmir Division of J&K State during 01.01.1980 and 31.12.1989 by 5 years; Persons (Children/Family members of those) affected by 1984 Riots by 5 years; Persons who have completed 5 years service in RRBs by 5 years

Eligibility Criteria (as on 01st July, 2011)

Nationality/Citizenship: A candidate must be either (i) a citizen of India or (ii) a subject of Nepal or (iii) a subject of Bhutan or (iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 01st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently setting in India or (v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Govt of India. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination and/or interview but on final selection the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Govt of India

Educational Qualifications (as on 01st July, 2011): Degree from a recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Govt of India; and

Candidates should be qualified in the common written examination conducted by IBPS and should be holding a valid score card issued by IBPS; and

A certificate for having completed a course in computer awareness and office automation for duration of minimum 60 hours from a reputed computer training institute, which is be waived where Computers is a part of the curriculum at the Graduation/Postgraduation level

The educational qualification prescribed for the post is the minimum

Candidates must posses these qualifications as on 01st July, 2011 (inclusive)

When called for the personal interview, the candidate must attach to the system generated printed on-line application form, proof by way of clear and legible photocopies of university final degree passing (convocation) certificate (Provisional Degree Passing Certificate will be accepted only in case of those candidates who have passed the Degree Final Examination and the University has not conferred the Degree on the applicant);

Year wise/semester wise mark sheet for each year/semester in respect of each of the examinations passed from the concerned College and University; and

Computer course passing certificate in support the stipulation of having completed the computer awareness and office automation course for duration of minimum 60 hours

The requirement of having completed the computer awareness and automation course will be waived in case of those Graduates having Computer Awareness or Knowledge as part of the curriculum at the Degree level and this fact should be indicated in the application form and also evidenced by duly highlighted entry of the subject in the relevant mark sheet

Copy of on-line application form submitted to IBPS for applying for the common written examination for POs/MTs-2011

The candidature of candidates not fulfilling the above criteria will be summarily rejected and they will not be permitted to participate in the personal interview and further selection process, even though they may have passed the written examination

Essential Requirement: Valid IBPS score obtained in common written examination or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Govt of India

Category wise Cut-off

Reasoning; General 24 and above; SC/ST/OBC/PwD 21 and above

English Language; General 24 and above; SC/ST/OBC/PwD 21 and above

Quantitative Aptitude; General 24 and above; SC/ST/OBC/PwD 21 and above

General Awareness; General 24 and above; SC/ST/OBC/PwD 21 and above

Computer Knowledge; General 24 and above; SC/ST/OBC/PwD 21 and above

Descriptive Paper on English; General 24 and above; SC/ST/OBC/PwD 21 and above

Total Weighted Standard Score (TWS): General Category-Minimum 160; OBC Category-Minimum 155; SC Category-Minimum 150; ST Category-Minimum 130

Candidates are advised to bring their valid CWE score card in original and photocopy if shortlisted for interview

Probation Period: The selected candidate will be on Probation for a period of 2 years of active service from the date of his/her joining the Bank


Selection Methodology: A personal interview of 50 marks shall be conducted to assess the candidate’s academic record, power of expression, clarity of thought, qualities of leadership, extracurricular activities, hobbies, general demeanour, behaviours, communication skills, suitability for the post, etc

The minimum qualifying marks for the personal interview would be 50% marks (45% marks for reserved category candidates)

Candidates not clearing the personal interview will not be considered for final selection

The short listing of the candidates for personal interview will be made on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the written test conducted by IBPS and the total weighted score obtained as per the valid score card issued by IBPS

Depending on the number of vacancies, only those candidates who are qualified in the common written examination conducted by IBPS and possess a valid score card issued by IBPS and rank sufficiently high in the order of merit based on the total weighted score shall be called for a personal interview in the ratio of 1:3 for general/unreserved candidates and 1:5 in case of candidates belonging to the reserved categories

Bank reserves it right to call for the Interview candidates otherwise than in the above ratio at its sole discretion

Candidates passing the personal interview will be ranked in a descending order on the basis of the weighted score obtained in the written test conducted by IBPS, personal interview under the respective SC/ST/OBC/General category

Subject to the vacancies available under respective category, only those candidates who pass the personal interview will be short listed for selection in the order of the merit rank obtained by them under the respective category

In case, it is detected at any stage that the candidate does not satisfy with the conditions stipulated or does not fulfil any of the eligibility criteria, and/or he/ she has furnished any incorrect information and/or has suppressed any material information/facts his/her candidature will stand cancelled

If any of these shortcomings are detected even after appointment, his/her services will be summarily terminated

Appointment of the short listed/selected candidate is subject to his/her being declared medically fit as per the requirement of the Bank

Such appointment and confirmation in the services of the Bank will also be subject to receiving satisfactory reference, from respectable referees, police verification of antecedents, case/class verification, execution of service bond and other compliances

Centres for Personal Interview: The personal interview will be held at following centers

Bangalore, Kolkata, Bhopal, Chennai, Guwahati, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Lucknow, Pune, Delhi, Raipur, Patna

The intimation for the purpose of Interview etc would be sent to the eligible candidates only through e-mail at the e-mail address given by them in the application form

A list of all such candidate’s alongwith details such as date, time and venue of the interview will also be put on the Bank’s website www.centralbankofindia.co.in under the link Careers

Identity Verification: The candidate should, while appearing for the personal interview produce for verification in original and submit photo copies if required, the call letter, fee payment challan, photo identity such PAN card/passport/driving license/voter card/Bank passbook with photograph and copy of the application made to IBPS for the written examination

If the identity of the candidate is in doubt the candidate will not be allowed to appear for the interview


Applicants are first required to go to the Bank’s website www.centralbankofindia.co.in and on the Home Page open the link Career

Take a print of the entire recruitment notification, including the Recruitment Application Fee Payment Challan

Fill in the Recruitment Application Fee Payment Challan in a clear and legible handwriting in Block Letters

Go to the nearest Central Bank of India branch with the Application Fee Challan and pay, in cash, the appropriate Application Fee

General/OBC Rs 250/-; SC/ST/PwD Rs 50/-

Obtain the Applicant’s Counterfoil Copy of the Application Fee Payment Challan duly receipted by the Bank with Branch Name, 3 to 10 Digit Trans ID, and Date of Deposit filled in by the Branch Official

You are now ready to apply on line by re visiting the Recruitment Notification on the Bank’s website and going to the Line on-line application for Probationary Officers-2012 to open up the appropriate on-line Application Form Format

Fill in the details from the Recruitment Application Fee Payment Challan in the on-line Application Form at the appropriate place

The fee payment challan should be attached to the System Generated Printed Application Form, which will have to be submitted only at the time of the Personal Interview

Payment of application fees by any other mode except by the above stated mode will not be accepted

Instruments like demand draft/bankers cheques/Indian postal orders received towards payment of application fees will not be encashed by the Bank and such instruments if received will not be returned to the applicants

An application once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn and the fees once paid will not be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection

Therefore, before applying online for the post, the candidate should ensure that he/she fulfils each of the eligibility criteria and other norms, including submission of documents, as mentioned in this notification


How to apply- Candidates must possess his/her own valid Email ID (as mentioned in the online application form while applying for CWE for recruitment of Probationary Officers/Management Trainees-2011) which should be valid for the entire duration of this recruitment project

Eligible candidates are required to apply only on-line through our website www.centralbankofindia.co.in

No other means/mode of application will be acceptable

A candidate can submit only on-line application which can be made between 11th May, 2012 and 25th May, 2012 (both days inclusive)

The candidate should also keep the particulars of their application fee paid details, etc ready before applying as these details are required to be entered in the on line application

Apply Online

Go on to the Internet and to the Bank’s website www.centralbankofindia.co.in and on the Home page under the link Career, access the Recruitment Notification entitled Central Bank Recruitment Project-2012-PO

Print the Recruitment Notification and the Recruitment Application Fee Payment Challan and make payment of the prescribed application fee at any Central Bank of India branch, as spelt out under Payment of Non-refundable application fee and intimation charges

After making payment of the application fees re-visit the Bank’s website and the Recruitment Notification

Click on the appropriate alongside line on-line application for officers 2012-PO, to open up the appropriate on-line Application form Format

Fill in on-line the required details in the correct application form and submit the on-line application electronically not later than 25th May, 2012

Make a note of the allotted System Generated Application Registration Number and Password

After applying on line, take two (2) print-outs of the duly filled in computerized system generated application form

The candidate is required to download a copy of the application form and keep ready with the one set of the prescribed documents to be brought along and submitted only when invited for the personal interview

Ensure to also bring along the original documents for verification when invited for the personal interview

The other printout is to be retained by the application for future reference

The last date of making payment of application fees at any Central Bank of India branch (prior to applying on line) is 25th May, 2012

The last date of making an on-line application is 25th May, 2012

The printed copy of the system generated application form, photo copy of the Recruitment Application Fee Payment Challan and one set of photocopies of the specified documents should not be submitted at the time of making the application

All these documents, alongwith the original of these documents, are required to be submitted only when invited for the personal interview