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Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank Recruitment 2013

Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank invites applications from Indian citizens, for the post of Officer in Junior Management (Scale-I) Cadre and Office Assistant (Multipurpose) from Indian citizens who have appeared at the common written examination for RRBs conducted by IBPS in September, 2012 and declared qualified

 

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Important Dates

Payment of application fees: 10th January, 2013 to 21st January, 2013

Opening date for online registration: 10th January, 2013

Last date for online registration: 21st January, 2013

Vacancies

Officer Scale-I; SC 07; ST 03; OBC 13; General 27; Total 50

Office Assistant (Multipurpose); SC 05; ST 02; OBC 09; General 21; Total 37

Pay Scale: Officer Scale-I Rs 14500-600/7-18700-700/2-20100-800/7-25700/-

Office Assistants (Multipurpose) Rs 7200-400/3-8400-500/3-9900-600/4-12300- 700/7-17200-1300/1-18500-800/1-19300/-

Emoluments: Officer Scale-I Rs 25,621/- approx per month; Office Assistant (Multipurpose) Rs 12,326/- approx per month

Probation: Candidates selected for the post of Officer Scale-I will be put on probation for a period of 2 years which can be extended for a further period not exceeding 1 year

Candidates selected for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) will be put on probation for a period of 1 year which can be extended for a further period not exceeding 6 months

Bond: Candidates selected for appointment to the cadre of Officer Scale-I have to execute a bond agreeing to pay to the Bank a sum of Rs 1,50,000/-, in the event of their leaving the Bank’s job within a period of two years from the date of their joining

Candidates selected for appointment to the cadre of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) have to execute a bond agreeing to pay to the bank a sum of Rs 1,00,000/-, in the event of their leaving the Bank’s job within a period of 1 year from the date of their joining

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) and (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 group discussion/interview conducted by the bank but on final selection the offer of appointment may be given only after the Govt of India has issued the necessary eligibility certificate to him/her

Age (as on 01st June, 2012): Officer Scale- I above 18 years below 28 years; Office Assistant (Multipurpose) between 18 years and 28 years

The maximum age limit specified is applicable to general category candidates

Relaxation in upper age limit; SC/ST 5 years; OBC 3 years; PwD 10 years; Ex-servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen (for the post of Office Assistant)-actual period of service rendered in the defence forces plus 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 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, subject to ceiling as per Govt guidelines (for the post of Officers)-5 years; Widows, divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried (only for the post of Office Assistants)-9 years; Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir division of the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989-5 years; Persons affected by 1984 riots-5 years

Educational Qualifications (as on 01st June, 2012)

Office Assistant (Multipurpose): Bachelor degree or its equivalent of a recognized university in any discipline

Proficiency in local language

Knowledge of computer skills desirable

Officer Scale-I: Bachelor degree of a recognized university in any discipline or its equivalent

Preference will be given to the candidates having degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management Law, Economics and Accountancy

Proficiency in local language

Computer knowledge or awareness will be an added qualification

All educational qualifications should be from a recognised university/board

The result of the qualifying examination, (graduation or equivalent to graduation), as the case may be, should have been announced by the university on or before 01st June, 2012

Candidates should have obtained the specified total weighted standard score as well as score in each test in the RRBs- Common Written Examination conducted in September, 2012

Candidates should be able to produce the score card in support of the scores mentioned in the online application form, if called for interview

Officer Scale-I and Office Assistant (Multipurpose), candidates are required to possess proficiency in the Official Language of Andhra Pradesh State in which Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank is located and must have passed local language (Telugu) as one of the subjects at Matriculation/Xth standard

Pre-Requisite Qualifications: Candidates who have been declared qualified in the RRBs-common written examination conducted by IBPS in September, 2012, should have obtained the following scores

Office Assistant

Reasoning; SC/ST/SC-PwD/ST-PwD/SC-Ex-SM/ST-Ex-SM 17 and above; OBC/General/OBC-PwD/General-PwD/OBC-Ex-SM/General-Ex-SM 19 and above

Numerical Ability; SC/ST/SC-PwD/ST-PwD/SC-Ex-SM/ST-Ex-SM 17 and above; OBC/General/OBC-PwD/General-PwD/OBC-Ex-SM/General-Ex-SM 19 and above

General Awareness; SC/ST/SC-PwD/ST-PwD/SC-Ex-SM/ST-Ex-SM 17 and above; OBC/General/OBC-PwD/General-PwD/OBC-Ex-SM/General-Ex-SM 19 and above

English Language or Hindi Language; SC/ST/SC-PwD/ST-PwD/SC-Ex-SM/ST-Ex-SM 17 and above; OBC/General/OBC-PwD/General-PwD/OBC-Ex-SM/General-Ex-SM 19 and above

Computer Knowledge; SC/ST/SC-PwD/ST-PwD/SC-Ex-SM/ST-Ex-SM 17 and above; OBC/General/OBC-PwD/General-PwD/OBC-Ex-SM/General-Ex-SM 19 and above

Cutoffs on Total Weighted Standard Score; SC/ST/SC-PwD/ST-PwD/SC-Ex-SM/ST-Ex-SM 89 and above; OBC/General/OBC-PwD/General-PwD/OBC-Ex-SM/General-Ex-SM 95 and above

Officer Scale-I

Reasoning; SC/ST/SC-PwD/ST-PwD 17 and above; OBC/General/OBC-PwD/General-PwD 19 and above

Quantitative Aptitude; SC/ST/SC-PwD/ST-PwD 17 and above; OBC/General/OBC-PwD/General-PwD 19 and above

General Awareness; SC/ST/SC-PwD/ST-PwD 17 and above; OBC/General/OBC-PwD/General-PwD 19 and above

English Language or Hindi Language; SC/ST/SC-PwD/ST-PwD 17 and above; OBC/General/OBC-PwD/General-PwD 19 and above

Computer Knowledge; SC/ST/SC-PwD/ST-PwD 17 and above; OBC/General/OBC-PwD/General-PwD 19 and above

Cutoffs on Total Weighted Standard Score; SC/ST/SC-PwD/ST-PwD 97 and above; OBC/ General/ OBC-PwD/ General-PwD 103 and above

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

Officer (Scale I) Rs 40/- for SC/ST/PwD candidates; Rs 150/- for all others

Office Assistant (Multipurpose) Rs 40/- for SC/ST/PwD/Ex-SM candidates; Rs 150/- for all others

The fee for SC/ST/Ex-SM/PWD is towards postage/ intimation charges only and for others the fee includes postal charges of Rs 40/-

Requisite application fee may be paid through online at any of the branches of Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank, by means of a payment challan available in the Bank’s website www.apgbank.com or by NEFT from any other Bank to the account of Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank

The payment towards application fee through CBS/NEFT can be made between 10th January, 2013 and 21st January, 2013

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

Procedure for payment of application fee/postal charge

In case of payment through branches of Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank

There is a fee payment challan available in Bank’s website www.apgbank.com

Candidates should download printout of the challan form from the website ww.apgbank.com

After filling up the required information on the challan form and after striking off the information not applicable, they should make payment of the requisite fee/charge as applicable to them in any branch of Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank for the credit of CBS Account No-91011359379 (candidates applying for Officer Scale-I post) or 91011358944 (candidates applying for Office Assistant (Multipurpose) post)

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 ensuring that necessary details such as Transaction ID, branch code etc are filled in by the bank official, and shall be submitted the same at the time of interview

In case of payment through NEFT from other bank branch

In case of payment through NEFT from any bank branch, the candidate has to fill the NEFT voucher/ challan of that bank with beneficiary

Name of the Account-APGB CWE RRB Officers-Test Funds; or APGB CWE RRB Office Assistant-Test Funds; Beneficiary Account Number-91011359379 (Officers post); or 91011358944 (Office Asst post); Beneficiary Bank-Andhra Pragathi Grameena Bank, Head Office, Kadapa, A.P.; IFS Code-APGB0000001

Candidates should keep the candidate’s copy of the challan with receipt of fees duly acknowledged thereon with them for producing the same at the time of interview along with the latest passport size photograph pasted on the challan and signed across by the candidate

Candidates claiming fee concession should also enclose photocopy of the relevant category certificate along with the challan at the time of interview

After making payment through NEFT collect NEFT payment receipt from the bank where the payment was made

The candidate shall ensure that receipt is properly signed and the details of NEFT UTR No, IFSC code of the sending bank branch, city name, deposit date, deposit amount etc are noted in the challan by the branch authorities

The NEFT payment receipt must be retained with the candidate and shall be produced at the time of interview

Selection Procedure

Officer Scale-I: Selection will be made on the basis of performance in RRBs-common written examination (CWE) conducted by IBPS in September, 2012 and personal interview

Merit list of the candidates for final selection based on total weighted standard scores (TWSS) obtained by them in CWE of IBPS and marks obtained in personal interview will be prepared in descending order under each SC/ST/OBC/General category

Office Assistant (Multipurpose): Selection will be made on the basis of performance in RRBs- common written examination (CWE) conducted by IBPS in September, 2012 and personal interview

Merit list of the candidates for final selection based on total weighted standard scores (TWSS) obtained by them in CWE of IBPS and marks obtained in personal interview will be prepared in descending order under each SC/ST/OBC/General category

Personal Interview: Depending on the number of vacancies, bank will call from among who have applied to bank, the number, equivalent to three times the number of vacancies short-listed based on their total weighted standard scores (TWSS)

Remaining applicants, if any will not receive an interview call from the bank

The total marks for interview will be 30

The minimum qualifying marks for appearing to the interview will be 40% (35% for SC/ST) of the marks prescribed for written test

The maximum marks of 200 in written test will be reduced to 70

If the number of candidates applied for interview exceeds the ratio of 1:3, the list of candidates eligible for interview will be prepared in descending order of merit under each SC/ST/OBC/General category upto the ratio of 1:3 and only short listed candidates will be called for the interview

The interview will be held at the Kadapa and the address of the venue will be advised in the call letters

The address of the venue will also be displayed in the Bank’s website one week before the dates for commencement of Interviews

How to apply: Candidates are required to apply online through Bank’s website www.apgbank.com from 10th January, 2013 to 21st January, 2013

No other means/mode of application will be accepted

Candidates should ensure that their personal email ID (as specified in the online application form while applying for RRBs- common written examination CWE conducted in September, 2012) 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.apgbank.com and click on the link recruitment

Thereafter, open the detailed recruitment notification

After going through the notification ascertain the amount of application fee to be paid

After ascertaining fee/postage amount to be paid, follow the instructions under procedure for payment of application fee/postage charge

Candidates are now ready to apply online by re-visiting the recruitment link on the Bank’s website www.apgbank.com (recruitment-apply online)

All the fields in the online application format should be filled up carefully

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

Original fee payment challan/receipt will have to be submitted with the call letter at the time of interview

Without original challan the candidate will not be allowed to appear in the interview

Candidates are also advised to keep a photocopy of the fee payment challan with them for their records

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 lead to disqualification of the candidature

Candidates should not submit a printout of the application/fee payment receipt to the bank at this stage since the same is to be submitted on the date of 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 application printout along with the fee payment receipt and required copies of documents should be kept ready for submission if shortlisted for interview

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; original fee payment receipt; printout of online application submitted; printout of IBPS scores for the stipulated examination; 10th standard examination mark sheet in support of local language; attested copy of school leaving certificate or any other document as proof of age acceptable to the bank (original to be produced for verification); attested copies of mark sheets/certificates in support of educational qualification, including matriculation/Xth standard certificate (original to be produced for verification); attested copy of certificate of computer course, as applicable (original to be produced for verification); in case of SC/ST/PwD candidates, certified copy of SC/ST/PwD certificate issued by competent authority to be produced; photo identity proof (original to be produced for verification); any other relevant document (original to be produced for verification)

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: All eligible candidates will be issued call letters at the correspondence address given by the candidates in their application form, which will be sent by post/ courier

If any candidate has not received the call letters in time on account of postal or courier delay in delivery, the bank is not responsible for such delay

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

Candidate has to bring this call letter along with original fee payment receipt, on-line application printout along with requisite enclosures and original certificates while attending the interview without which they will not be allowed to take up the interview