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UCO Bank require 1100 Probationary Officers, UCO Bank PO Recruitment 2012

Recruitment of 1100 Probationary Officers in JMGS-I in Generalist Cadre

UCO Bank, a leading Public Sector Bank, invites on-line applications for the post of Probationary Officers in Junior Management Grade Scale-I from candidates who have taken the common written examination (CWE) for Probationary Officers conducted by IBPS in 2011, Candidates should have a valid score card issued by IBPS, Mumbai and should meet the eligibility criteria

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Important Dates for UCO Bank PO Recruitment

Download of fee payment challan and payment of application fees/postage charges: 27th February, 2012 to 17th March, 2012

Opening date for on-line registration: 27th February, 2012

Last date for on-line registration (including for candidates from far-flung areas): 17th March, 2012

Eligibility criteria (age/qualification/experience etc) reckoned as on: 01st July, 2011

Probationary Officers; JMGS-I, SC 163; ST 83; OBC 286; General 568; Total 1100

Scale of pay: Rs 14500-600/7-18700-700/2-20100-800/7-25700

Selected candidates will be placed at the initial stage of pay scale

DA, HRA, CCA will be paid as per rules in force from time to time depending upon the place of posting

Medical, LTC, terminal benefits etc will be as per prevailing rules

Probation period: Selected candidates will be put on probation for a period of 2 years

Execution of bond: Selected candidates will be required to execute a Bond on Non-Judicial stamp paper for serving the bank for two years or payment of Rs 2 lacs in lieu thereof

Confirmation: The confirmation of the newly recruited Probationary Officers will be subject to satisfactory completion of two years probation period

Eligibility criteria (as on 01st July, 2011)

Age: Minimum 20 years, maximum 30 years

Education qualification: Graduate in any discipline from a recognized University in pass course with 55% aggregate marks

For SC/ST/PwD category candidates graduate in any discipline from a recognized university in pass course with 50% aggregate marks

IBPS score (as per valid IBPS score card) as on opening date of on-line registration

IBPS score obtained in CWE for POs/MTs held during 2011

Maximum total weighted score; General category-136; reserved category (SC/ST/OBC/PwD)-126

Before applying candidates are advised to ensure that they fulfill the stipulated eligibility criteria for the post

They should note that application fee and/or postage amount once deposited will neither be refunded nor be adjusted against any other project

Candidates are advised to fill their particulars on-line themselves correctly

Candidates should ensure that particulars once submitted by them will be final as no further change will be allowed thereafter

Degrees obtained from the recognised Universities/Institutes recognised by the Govt of India only will be considered

The educational qualification prescribed for the post is the minimum.

Candidates must specifically indicate the class/division and percentage of marks obtained calculated to the nearest two decimals in the relevant column of the application; where no percentage of marks is awarded by the university, but only CGPA/OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage

The result of the qualifying examination, i.e. graduation or equivalent to graduation, as the case may be, should have been announced by the university on or before 01st July, 2011

Candidates should have obtained IBPS total weighted score (TWS) in the CWE conducted for Probationary Officers in 2011. Candidates should be able to produce the score card in support of the scores mentioned in the on-line application form, if called for personal interview

Relaxation in upper age limit: SC/ST candidates 05 years; OBC candidate (non-creamy layer) 03 years; in the case of 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, by 5 years, subject to ceiling as per Govt guidelines 05 years; all persons who have ordinarily been domiciled in Kashmir Division of J&K state during 01.01.1980 and 31.12.1989 05 years; PwD candidates 10 years

Application fee (including postage/intimation charges) (non-refundable)

SC/ST/PwD candidates Rs 50/-; all others including OBC Rs 200/-

Requisite application fee may be paid through CBS at any of the branches of UCO Bank by means of a payment challan as per the format given on the bank’s website

Demand drafts, cheques, money orders, postal orders, pay orders, banker’s cheques, postal stamps etc will not be accepted

The CBS fee payment challan contains two parts; the first part will be retained by the branch; the candidate’s copy of the fee payment challan must be retained with the candidate after the necessary details such as transaction ID, branch code etc are filled in by the bank official

Application once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn and fee once paid will not be refunded under any circumstances nor can it be held in reserve for any other future selection process

Selection procedure: Selection for the post of Probationary Officer will be made on the basis of performance in CWE conducted by IBPS in September 2011 and interview

Interview: Depending upon the number of vacancies, the bank reserves the right to call only those candidates who have sufficiently high IBPS score in the stipulated CWE for interview

The total marks for interview will be 75

Candidates will have to obtain 40% to qualify interview (35% marks for SC/ST/OBC/PwD candidates)

Interview centres: The interview will be held at the different centres throughout the country depending upon the response, administrative feasibility etc

Address of the venues will be advised in the call letters; the address of the venues will also be displayed in the bank’s website one week before the dates for commencement of interview

Request for change of interview centre shall not be entertained

How to apply: Candidates are required to apply on-line through website www.ucobank.com

No other means/mode of application will be accepted

Candidates should ensure that their personal email ID (as specified in the on-line application form while applying for CWE conducted in September 2011) is kept active during the currency of a recruitment project

Bank may send call letters for interview etc to the registered e-mail ID

Applicants are first required to go to the Bank’s website www.ucobank.com and click on the link Recruitment of Probationary Officers 2011-12

Thereafter, open the Recruitment Notification entitled UCO Bank Probationary Officers Recruitment Project-2011-12

The candidate should take a printout of the Fee Payment Challan, fill in the fee payment challan in a clear and legible handwriting in block letters, go to the nearest UCO bank branch with the fee payment challan and pay, in cash, the appropriate application fee in CBS account number and branch (as mentioned in Challan form) in the name and style of UCO Bank Probationary Officers Recruitment Project-2011-12

Obtain the applicant’s counterfoil copy of application fee payment challan duly authenticated by the bank with (a) branch name (b) transaction ID/scroll number (c) date of deposit and amount filled by the branch official

Candidates are now ready to apply on-line by re-visiting the recruitment link on the bank’s website and going to the sublink titled on-line application for UCO Bank Probationary Officers Recruitment Project 2011-12 to open up the appropriate on-line application format

All the fields in the on-line application format should be filled up carefully

Carefully fill in the details such as fee payment details from the CBS challan in the online application form, scores obtained in stipulated CWE etc at the appropriate places

Original fee payment challan will have to be submitted with the call letter at the time of interview, without original fee payment challan the candidate will not be allowed to appear in interview

Candidates are also advised to keep a photocopy of the fee payment challan

The name of the candidate or his/her father/husband etc should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the certificates/marksheets, any change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature

Candidates should not submit a printout of the application/fee payment receipt to the bank at this stage

The application print-out along with the fee payment receipt and required copies of documents should be kept ready for submission if shortlisted for interview

Please note that the above procedure is the only valid procedure for applying

No other mode of application or incomplete steps would be accepted and such applications would be rejected

The applicant should sign and affix his/her photograph on such printout of application and keep the same ready for submission if selected for interview along with copies of required documents mentioned; original fee payment receipt (CBS challan); valid IBPS score card for the stipulated examination; attested copy of school leaving certificate or any other document showing proof of age acceptable to the bank; attested copies of mark sheets/certificates in support of educational qualification; caste/Pwd any other related certificate as applicable; photo identity proof; copy of the on-line application submitted for CWE for recruitment of POs/MTs in 19PSBs

If selected for interview, 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

Call letters for interview: Only those candidates who have met with the eligibility criteria and who have cleared their common written examination of IBPS and who are short-listed for appearing in the personal interview will be intimated either by email (on-line) or may download the call letter from the bank’s website

No communication/intimations regarding interviews will be sent by post

The names of candidates who are finally short-listed for interview will also be available on the bank’s website www.ucobank.com

Applicants are requested to keep track of the same by visiting bank’s website from time to time