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Punjab National Bank (PNB) Clerical Recruitment 2012-13

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Recruitment of 2985 Single Window Operator (SWO) A in Clerical Cadre (Project 2012-13)

Important Dates

Payment of application fees: 26th September, 2012 to 10th October, 2012

Opening date for online registration: 26th September, 2012

Closing date for online registration (including for candidates from far flung areas): 10th October, 2012

Downloading of interview call letters: To be advised later on Bank’s website

Punjab National Bank invites online applications for following Clerical post from Indian citizens who have taken the Common Written Examination (CWE) for recruitment in Clerical cadre conducted by IBPS in November-December, 2011


Andaman and Nicobar Island; General 01; Total 01

Andhra Pradesh; SC 11; ST 04; OBC 19; General 35; Total 69

Assam; General 10; Total 10

Bihar; SC 43; ST 07; OBC 36; General 165; Total 251

Chandigarh; SC 06; OBC 06; General 13; Total 25

Chhattisgarh; SC 07; ST 23; General 30; Total 60

Dadar and Nagar Haveli; General 01; Total 01

Delhi; SC 16; ST 08; OBC 30; General 54; Total 108

Goa; General 04; Total 04

Gujarat; ST 06; OBC 06; General 16; Total 28

Haryana; SC 56; OBC 40; General 96; Total 192

Himachal Pradesh; SC 25; ST 01; General 50; Total 76

Jammu & Kashmir; SC 07; ST 05; OBC 05; General 30; Total 47

Jharkhand; SC 20; OBC 11; General 43; Total 74

Karnataka; SC 05; ST 02; OBC 10; General 17; Total 34

Kerala; SC 06; OBC 07; General 12; Total 25

Madhya Pradesh; SC 28; ST 35; OBC 26; General 82; Total 171

Maharashtra; SC 05; ST 01; OBC 36; General 43; Total 85

Meghalaya; ST 02; General 07; Total 09

Mizoram; General 02; Total 02

Orissa; SC 15; ST 17; OBC 12; General 40; Total 84

Punjab; SC 125; OBC 34; General 167; Total 326

Rajasthan; SC 43; ST 38; OBC 41; General 112; Total 234

Tamil Nadu; SC 14; OBC 23; General 32; Total 69

Tripura; General 04; Total 04

Uttar Pradesh; SC 212; ST 09; OBC 140; General 410; Total 771

Uttarakhand; SC 30; ST 04; OBC 12; General 94; Total 140

West Bengal; SC 21; ST 04; OBC 19; General 41; Total 85

SC 695; ST 166; OBC 513; General 1611; Total 2985

Pay Scale: Rs 7200-400(3)-8400–500(3)-9900–600(4)-12300–700(7)-17200–1300(1)-18500-800(1)-19300 (20 years)

Two advance increments for graduation plus other allowances like DA, HRA etc as per Bank rules

Eligibility Criteria

Nationality/Citizenship: A candidate must be either (i) a citizen of India or (ii) a subject of Nepal or (iii) subject of Bhutan or (iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 01st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling 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/interview conducted by the Bank 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

Age (as on 01st August, 2011): Minimum 20 years, maximum 25 years

Educational Qualifications (as on 01st August, 2011): Graduate in any discipline with 50% marks or equivalent qualification from the university/institute recognized by the Govt of India and working knowledge of MS office

Relaxation in educational qualifications for SC/ST/Ex-SM/PC candidates; graduate in any discipline or equivalent qualification from a recognized university and working knowledge of MS Office

Additional Eligibility (as on opening date of registration 26th September, 2012): Should have a valid score card issued by IBPS, Mumbai, of common written examination conducted in the year 2011, for recruitment in clerical cadre in 19 public sector banks and must have scored TWSS as well as score in each subject

TWSS (cut off state/UT/category wise)

Andaman and Nicobar Island; General 120

Andhra Pradesh; SC 171; ST 161; OBC 176; General 176; Ex-SM 166

Assam; General 161; Ex-SM 151

Bihar; SC 166; ST 146; OBC 171; General 171; Ex-SM 136

Chandigarh; SC 156; OBC 161; General 171; Ex-SM 161

Chhattisgarh; SC 151; ST 141; General 161; EX-SM 105

Dadar and Nagar Haveli; General 146

Delhi; SC 166; ST 156; OBC 171; General 176; Ex-SM 156

Goa; General 146

Gujarat; ST 151; OBC 171; General 176; Ex-SM 171

Haryana; SC 146; OBC 161; General 166; Ex-SM 141

Himachal Pradesh; SC 141; ST 156; General 156; Ex-SM 105

Jammu and Kashmir; SC 146; ST 105; OBC 151; General 156; Ex-SM 105

Jharkhand; SC 156; OBC 176; General 176; Ex-SM 146

Karnataka; SC 146; ST 146; OBC 156; General 156; Ex-SM 156

Kerala; SC 166; OBC 181; General 181; Ex-SM 171

Madhya Pradesh; SC 161; ST 136; OBC 171; General 171; Ex-SM 105

Maharashtra; SC 166; ST 156; OBC 161; General 166; Ex-SM 156

Meghalaya; ST 120; General 120; Ex-SM 120

Mizoram; General 120

Orissa; SC 156; ST 146; OBC 171; General 171; Ex-SM 161

Punjab; SC 136; OBC 156; General 156; Ex-SM 105

Rajasthan; SC 156; ST 151; OBC 171; General 171; Ex-SM 136

Tamil Nadu; SC 156; OBC 161; General 161; Ex-SM 156

Tripura; General 156

Uttar Pradesh; SC 146; ST 146; OBC 166; General 166; Ex-SM 136

Uttarakhand; SC 141; ST 151; OBC 161; General 161; Ex-SM 105

West Bengal; SC 161; ST 161; OBC 171; General 176; Ex-SM 171

Subject wise cut-off (for all the states)


Reasoning; SC/ST/OBC/PwD/Ex-SM 21; General 24

English Language; SC/ST/OBC/PwD/Ex-SM 21; General 24

Numerical Ability; SC/ST/OBC/PwD/Ex-SM 21; General 24

General Awareness (with special reference to the Banking Industry); SC/ST/OBC/PwD/Ex-SM 21; General 24

Computer Knowledge; SC/ST/OBC/PwD/Ex-SM 21; General 24

Upper Age Relaxation: SC/ST candidates-5 years; OBC candidates-3 Years; Physically challenged candidates-10 years; all persons who are ordinarily been domiciled in Kashmir Division of J&K State during 01.01.80 to 31.12.89-5 years; Ex-Servicemen 3 years in addition to the actual period of service rendered in defence services subject to a maximum age of 50 years; widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands and who are not remarried-9 years; children/family members of those who died in the 1984 riots-3 years

Selection Procedure: Selection for the post of SWO-A will be made on the basis of performance in common written examination (CWE) for the post of clerk held during November-December, 2011 conducted by IBPS and/or personal interview etc

The bank reserves the right to change the selection procedure, if necessary

Personal Interview: Depending on the number of vacancies, the bank reserves the right to call only those candidates for personal interview to assess their suitability for the post, who have sufficiently high IBPS score in the stipulated common written examination

The total marks for personal interview will be 100

Candidates have to obtain minimum 40 marks to qualify in the personal interview

Personal Interview Centres: The centres where interview will be conducted and the address of the venue will be advised through call letters and or by way of notice on the Bank’s website

Hence, candidates are advised to visit the bank’s website

Request for change of centre of personal interview will not be entertained

Application Fee: Application fee and postage charges/intimation charges (non-refundable) SC/ST/PC/Ex-SM category candidates Rs 20/- per candidate (postage/intimation charges); General/OBC category candidates Rs 100/- per candidate

The application fee must be paid in cash, at any branch of Punjab National Bank

Before depositing the fee, the candidate must download a copy of the cash voucher from website

The voucher will be in duplicate

The following details must be entered into both copies of the voucher; candidate’s name, candidate’s category, name and code number of the branch selected for payment, date of payment and fee to be paid, post applied for

Thereafter, the voucher is to be presented at the branch, along with the application fee

After deposit of fee, the candidate must ensure that the transaction ID generated is entered into the voucher

The candidate’s copy of the voucher will then be handed over to him/her

Payment of fee should be made from 26th September, 2012 to 10th October, 2012

The date will be the same for candidates belonging to far-flung areas

The candidates are advised that before depositing fee, they must read the detailed advertisement and ensure that they meet the eligibility criteria for the post

No other mode of deposit of fee is permitted

How to apply

The advertisement can be viewed at the Bank’s website

The candidates must apply online only

No other means/mode is permitted

Candidates should log onto website and click on the Link>Recruitment

The transaction ID provided by the branch after deposit of fee must be quoted in the application and the original cash voucher must be submitted along with copy of application submitted online and the interview call letter at the time of personal interview

The candidate should have a valid personal email ID and mobile number

The postal address/email ID/mobile number should be same as registered online at the time of common written examination held in 2011

This will enable him/her to receive call letter/ interview advice etc by email/SMS

Registration of application on website will open from 26th September, 2012 and the last date for registering applications on-line is 10th October, 2012

On-line applications are to be processed by a computerized system

Hence, it is essential that the application is properly and completely filled in/submitted

Candidates should keep a printout of the duly submitted application

The same is to be submitted along with the fee/intimation charges deposit voucher at the time of interview if called for

Call letters for personal interview are to be downloaded from the Bank’s website from the date to be announced later

Communication with regard to date/venue of interview may also be sent on the email ID/mobile

Candidate shortlisted for interview will be required to submit the following/other documents; original fee payment receipt (CBS challan); print out of the online application submitted; valid IBPS score card for the stipulated examination; attested copy of school/board certificate/birth certificate issued by municipal authorities; attested copies of mark sheets/certificates in support of educational qualification; attested copy of certificate of computer course, as applicable; caste/PwD any other related certificate as applicable; photo identity proof; personal bio-data form(to be downloaded from bank’s website); candidates serving in Govt/public sector undertakings (including banks and financial institutions) will be required to submit their applications accompanied by a no objection certificate from their employer, in the absence of which their candidature will not be considered

Candidates who do not satisfy the eligibility criteria and who do not produce the photocopies as well as the originals of all the documents required to be submitted as advised in this notification as well as in the interview call letter, for any reason, whatsoever, shall not be permitted to participate in the personal interview, even though they may have obtained the desired level of IBPS score and have been called for personal interview

In case of any difficulty, a candidate should contact on the following email ID at Head Office, Email ID

It is for the candidate to ensure that he/she meets the eligibility criteria and has complied with the requirements and adhered to the instructions contained in this advertisement as well as in the application form

Before submitting the online application, candidates are, therefore, advised to carefully read the advertisement and complete the application form and submit the same as per instructions given in this regard

Last date for registration of online applications: 10th October, 2012