[AI] Vijaya Bank Recruitment Notification 02/2007

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> Recruitment Notification 02/2007
> Recruitment in CLERICAL CADRE
> VIJAYA BANK, a leading Nationalised Bank, having
Head Office in Bangalore, 
> with all India representation, invites applications
from INDIAN Citizens 
> for recruitment for the post of Clerk.
> Last date for receipt of applications   : 26.05.2007
> Last date for receipt of applications
> from far-flung areas                               
: 02.06.2007
> Date of Written Examination                  :
> 1.  Name of the post           : Clerk
> 2.  Cadre                           : Clerical
> 3.  Scale of Pay & allowances :
> 4.  Number of Vacancies      : 93
>  State
> Code  State / Union Territory  Category-wise
apportionment of vacancies 
> Apportionment of vacancies to Persons with
>      SC  ST  OBC  GEN  Total  OH  VH  HI
>   1  Andhra Pradesh  3  1  4  9  17  -  -  -
>   2  Delhi  2  1  4  8  15  -  -  1
>   3  Haryana  1  -  1  3  5  -  -  -
>   4  Himachal Pradesh  1  -  -  1  2  -  -  -
>   5  Karnataka  2  1  3  6  12  1  -  -
>   6  Maharashtra  1  1  3  7  12  1*  -  -
>   7  Punjab  3  -  2  5  10  -  -  -
>   8  Rajasthan  2  1  2  5  10  -  1  -
>   9  Tamil Nadu  2  -  3  5  10  -  -  -
>   TOTAL  17  5  22  49  93  2  1  1
> *Backlog brought forward from the previous
recruitment process.
> Abbreviations: SC-Scheduled Caste, ST-Scheduled
Tribe, OBC-Other Backward 
> Classes, GEN-General, PWD -Persons With Disability,
OH-   Orthopaedically 
> Handicapped, VH-Visually Handicapped, HI-Hearing
>   Click here to download application form
> 5.
> Minimum Age as on                      : 18 years
>    01.01.2007
> 6. Maximum Age as on             : 28 years with the
following relaxation 
> as
>    01.01.2007                            per rules.
> Relaxation in Upper Age Limit
> a)                Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe
(SC/ST) candidates by 5 
> years
> b)               Other Backward Classes (OBC)
candidates by 3 years
> c)               Persons with Disability - by 10
> d)               Ex-serviceman means a person who
has served in any rank 
> (whether as a combatant or as a non-combatant) in
the regular Army, Navy 
> and Air Force of the Indian Union but does not
include a person who has 
> served in the Defence Security Corps, the General
Reserve Engineering 
> Force, the Lok Sahayak Sena and the Para Military
Forces, and
> a.      Who has retired from such service after
earning his pension OR
> b.     Who has been released from such service on
medical grounds 
> attributable to Military Service or circumstances
beyond his control and 
> awarded medical or other disability pension OR
> c.      Who has been released otherwise than on his
own request, from such 
> service as a result of reduction in establishment OR
> d.      Who has been released from such service
after completing the 
> specific period of engagement, otherwise than at his
own request or by way 
> of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct
or inefficiency, and 
> has been given a gratuity, and includes personnel of
the Territorial Army 
> of the following categories :
> Pension holders for continuous embodied service;
> Persons with disability attributable to military
service; and
> Gallantory award winners
>     is eligible for age relaxation by 3 years plus
period of service in 
> Armed Forces subject to ceiling of 50 years of age.
> e)                All persons who are ordinarily
being domiciled in 
> Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State during
01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 
> by 5 years.
> Note: a) An Ex-serviceman who has once joined a
government job i.e., the 
> civil side after availing of the benefits given to
him as an ex-serviceman 
> for his re-employment, his ex-serviceman status for
the purpose of the 
> employment in Government ceases. b) The relaxation
in upper age limit is 
> allowed on cumulative basis as per Government
guidelines. c) All persons 
> eligible for age relaxation under 6(e) above, must
produce the domicile 
> certificate at the time of interview from the
District Magistrate in the 
> Kashmir Division within whose jurisdiction he/she
had ordinarily resided 
> or any other authority designated in this regard by
Government of J&K to 
> the effect that the candidate had ordinarily been
domiciled in the Kashmir 
> Division of the State of J&K during 1 st Jan, 1980
to the 31 st day of 
> December 1989.
> Relaxation in upper age limit available to SC/ST/OBC
candidates is allowed 
> on cumulative basis with only one of the remaining
categories for which 
> age relaxation is permitted as mentioned above.
> 7. Eligibility Criteria : 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
Tibetian refugee who came 
> over to India before 01.01.1962, 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, 
> Mallawi, Zaha, Ethiopia and Vietnam, with the
intention of permanently 
> settling in India, provided that the candidates
belonging to categories 
> (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) above, should be a person
in whose favour a 
> certificate of eligibility has been issued by
Government of India. A 
> candidate in whose case a notification of
eligibility is necessary may be 
> admitted to the 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 Government of India.
> (a)    Candidates with following disability are
eligible to apply:
> Hearing Impairment(HI) - Means loss of 60 decibels
or more in the better 
> ear in the conversational range of frequencies .
> Locomotor Disability or Cerebral Palsy(OH) - Person
who has a minimum of 
> 40% physical defect or deformity which causes
inteference with the normal 
> functioning of the bones, muscles and joints and is
so certified by a 
> Medical Board appointed by the State Government .
> Visually Handicapped (VH) - Refers to a condition
where a person suffers 
> from any of the following conditions :
> (a) Total absence of sight or (b) Visual acuity not
exceeding 6/60 or 
> 20/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with correcting
lenses or (c) 
> Limitation of the field of vision subtending an
angle of 20 degrees or 
> worse.
> In the written examination to be held, the blind
candidates and candidates 
> whose writing speed is affected by cerebral palsy
can use own scribe at 
> their cost. In all such cases where a scribe is
used, the following rules 
> will apply :
> i) The candidate will have to arrange his own scribe
at his own cost. ii) 
> The academic qualification of the scribe should be
one grade lower than 
> that of the candidate. iii) The scribe should be
from any academic 
> discipline. The scribe should possess less marks
than the candidate and 
> not more than 60% in his own academic stream. iv)
Both the candidate as 
> well as the scribe will have to give a suitable
undertaking, confirming 
> that the scribe fulfills all the stipulated
eligibility criteria for a 
> scribe as mentioned above. Further, in case it later
transpires that he 
> did not fulfill any of the laid down eligibility
criteria or suppressed 
> material facts, the candidature of the applicant
will stand cancelled, 
> irrespective of the result of the written test. v)
Such candidates who use 
> a scribe shall be eligible for extra time of 20
minutes for every hour of 
> the examination .
> (b)    As the reservation for Persons with
disability (PWD) is on 
> horizontal basis, the selected candidates will be
placed in the 
> appropriate category (viz. SC/ST/OBC/GEN) to which
they belong.
> Note:
> (a)    In case of non-availability of reserved
candidates, Bank reserves 
> its right to interchange these categories as per
Government directives.
> (b)    It is clarified that it may not be possible
to employ Persons with 
> disability (PWD) in all offices/branches of the Bank
and they will have to 
> work in the post identified by the Bank as suitable
for them.
> (c)    The number of vacancies as also the number of
reserved vacancies is 
> provisional and may vary according to actual
requirements of the Bank.
> The selected candidate is liable to be posted, at
the sole discretion of 
> the Bank and as per its exigencies, at any of the
Banks Branches/Offices 
> within the State where the candidate has applied
> 8. Educational Qualification :(As on 1.1.2007)
> (a)   Pass with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in
higher secondary 
> examination/10+2 of 10+2+3 pattern or its equivalent
> Degree in any discipline or its equivalent
> All educational qualification should be from a
recognized University / 
> Board / Central / State / UT administration.
> (b)   Knowledge of official language of the State
where vacancies are 
> advertised, to read, write and speak is essential.
> (c)   Computer literacy:
> The candidate should have computer literacy and
should be able to operate 
> computer system in DOS and Windows mode.
> 9. Selection Process:
> Written Examination:
> There shall be two types of tests, i.e., Objective
and Descriptive:
> a) Objective Test
> -         260 marks for a maximum duration of 1 hour
35 minutes.
> -         Wrong answers given in the objective test
will result in 
> negative marks.
> -         Candidates should secure a minimum of 40%
(35% for SC/ST) in 
> each of the following papers as qualifying marks.
> SNo.  Name of the paper  Marks
> 1.  Test of Reasoning Ability  50 questions
carry-ing 80 marks.
> 2.  Numerical Aptitude  50 questions carry-ing 80
> 3.  Test of Clerical Aptitude  50 questions carrying
50 marks
> 4.  Test of English Language  50 questions carrying
50 marks.
> Total    4 papers  200 questions carrying 260 marks.
> b) Descriptive Test:
> Assessment of  Details of the Test  Qualifying Marks
> Higher order cognitive abilities , wealth of ideas,
organisation of ideas 
> in a logical coherent manner & communication skills.
  5 compulsory 
> questions with internal options for 100 marks.
> Duration: 1 hr.
> Option to answer either in Hindi or English or the
official language of 
> the State.  Minimum 40%(35% for SC/ST Candidates)
but marks so obtained 
> are not reckoned for merit ranking.
> Note : The Bank reserves the right if it so desires
to hold a second stage 
> of
> written test on the basis of order of merit in the
written examination of 
> first stage as referred above. If the second stage
of written examination 
> is held the subsequent process of interview and
further process would be 
> on the basis of order of merit of the second stage
> The Written Test will be scheduled at the following
centers and the 
> address of the Venue will be advised in the call
> Centre Code  Name of the Centre  For the States of
> 1  Bangalore  Karnataka,
> 2  Chandigarh  Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab,
> 3  Chennai  Tamilnadu
> 4  Delhi  Delhi
> 5  Hyderabad  Andhra Pradesh
> 6  Jaipur  Rajasthan
> 7  Mumbai  Maharastra
> Note:
> (i)  Request for change of the examination center
shall not be 
> entertained.
> (ii) Bank reserves the right to cancel any of the
centers and add some 
> other centers, depending upon the response,
administrative feasibility, 
> etc. Bank also reserves the right to allot the
candidates to any of the 
> centers other than the one he/she has opted for.
> The selection will be made on the basis of
performance in written test and 
> interview and such selection will be made amongst
the candidates opted for 
> the test/interview in that particular State Only.
Mere passing of written 
> test does not make a candidate eligible to be called
for interview. Only 
> candidates short listed on the basis of performance
in written examination 
> will be called for interview.
> Interview:
> a)     Those candidates who have secured the minimum
qualifying marks 
> stipulated for Written Test (i.e., Descriptive as
well as Objective) shall 
> be called for interview in the ratio of 1:3 (1:5 in
the case of SC/ST). In 
> other words, for every single post, three/five such
candidates would be 
> called for interview depending upon their merit
ranking as per the marks 
> obtained by them in objective tests.
> b)    Only those candidates who rank sufficiently
high in the written test 
> will be called for interview. Mere eligibility/pass
in the test shall not 
> vest any right in a candidate for being called for
> c)     An interview shall be conducted to assess the
personality traits 
> having bearing on general demeanor, interpersonal
> adaptability, courtesy, self confidence &
temperament and communication 
> skills.
> d)     Maximum marks for interview shall be 75 with
a minimum qualifying 
> marks of 40% (35% for SC/ST).
> 10. Final Selection:
> Final selection will be on the basis of the merit
ranking reckoned after 
> adding the marks obtained in the objective/passing
of the descriptive test 
> and interview.
> 11. Pre-examination Training - SC/ST/Minority
Communities candidates:
> It is proposed to impart Pre-examination Training to
a limited number of 
> candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled
> Communities at Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore Centres
at the discretion of 
> the Bank. An eligible candidate who wishes to avail
> Training should fill in the relevant column in the
application format. All 
> expenses regarding travelling, boarding, lodging
etc., will be borne by 
> the candidate for attending the Pre-examination
Training programme at the 
> concerned Training Centre. If sufficient number of
candidates are not 
> willing to undergo training at a centre or due to
> exigencies, the Bank reserves the right to allot a
nearby centre for 
> Pre-examination training.
> 12. Application Fee / Postage Charges :
> Application fee :     Rs.300/- (inclusive of Rs.50/-
towards Postage 
> Charges)
> For SC/ST         :     Rs.50/- towards Postage
Charges only
> should be sent by Demand Draft/Pay Order/Bankers
Cheque favouring "Vijaya 
> Bank, Recruitment (Clerk) Project, 2007" payable at 
Mumbai only. It must 
> be purchased on or after the date of advertisement
but on or before the 
> last date stipulated for submission of application.
> Orders/ Postal Stamps/Postal Orders, etc., will not
be accepted. 
> Candidate's name and date of birth should be written
on the reverse of the 
> demand draft. Application once made will not be
allowed to be withdrawn 
> and fee once paid, will not be refunded on any
account nor can it be held 
> in reserve for any other examination or selection.
> 13. Probation : Six months
> 14. General Instructions :
> (a)The Bank takes no responsibility for any delay in
receipt or loss in 
> postal transit of any application or communication.
(b) As the 
> applications are to be processed by a computerized
system, it is essential 
> that the application is strictly in accordance with
the prescribed format 
> and properly and completely filled and contains no 
> corrections/alterations/overwriting.(c) Before
applying for the post, the 
> candidate should ensure that he fulfils the
eligibility and other norms 
> mentioned in this advertisement. Decision of Bank in
all matters regarding 
> eligibility of the candidate, the stages at which
such scrutiny of 
> eligibility is to be undertaken, the documents to be
produced for the 
> purpose of the conduct of examination, interview,
selection and any other 
> matter relating to recruitment will be final and
binding on the candidate. 
> The Bank in this behalf, shall entertain no
correspondence or personal 
> enquiries. In case, it is detected at any stage of
recruitment that a 
> candidate does not fulfill the eligibility norms
and/or that he has 
> furnished incorrect/false information or has
suppressed any material 
> facts, his candidature will stand cancelled. If any
of these shortcomings 
> is/are detected, even after appointment, his
services are liable to be 
> terminated. (i) Candidates should send an attested
copy of their Caste 
> Certificate/Certificate of Handicap issued by the
Competent Authority as 
> specified below (15). However, these candidates will
have to produce 
> original caste certificates/ relevant certificates
at the time of 
> interview, failing which, his candidature will be
cancelled. (ii) 
> Candidates belonging to OBCs but coming in the
'CREAMY LAYER' are not 
> entitled to OBC reservation. OBC certificates in the
format as prescribed 
> by the Government of India and issued by the
Competent Authority 
> inter-alia, specifically stating that the candidate
does not belong to the 
> socially advanced sections, excluded from the
benefits of reservation for 
> OBCs in civil posts and services under Government of
India, i.e., carrying 
> CREAMY LAYER clause, based on income for the
financial year 2005-06 issued 
> on or after 01.04.2006 should be submitted. (iii)
PWD candidates claiming 
> the benefit of reservations/age relaxation should
submit a copy of Medical 
> Certificate issued recently as specified in the
Disabilities Act of 1995 
> in support of their disability. (d) An application
not accompanied by 
> copies of relevant certificates, where necessary or
requisite fee or not 
> in prescribed format or not signed by the candidate
or incomplete in any 
> respect, will not be entertained. (e) A recent
recognizable passport size 
> photograph should be firmly pasted on the
application and should be signed 
> across by the candidate. 3 copies of the same
photograph should be 
> retained for use at the time of interview. The
candidates are advised not 
> to change their appearance till the recruitment
process is complete. 
> Failure to produce the same photograph at the time
of interview may lead 
> to disqualification. (f) The candidates will have to
appear for written 
> test at   their   own expenses. SC/ST candidates who
will attend the 
> inteview will be reimbursed Second Class Rail/Bus
Fare by the shortest 
> route on production of evidence of travel. (g) Any
request for change of 
> address will not be entertained. (h) Any resultant
dispute arising out of 
> this advertisement shall be subject to the sole
jurisdiction of the Courts 
> situated in Bangalore. (i) The Bank takes no
responsibility to connect any 
> certificate/remittance sent separately. (j) In case
any dispute arises on 
> account of interpretation in version other than
English, English version 
> will prevail. (k) No candidate is permitted to use
calculator, telephones 
> of any kind, pagers or any other such instruments.
(l) The candidates will 
> appear for the written examination at the allotted
centers at their 
> expenses and risks and the Bank will not be
responsible for any 
> injury/losses etc. of any nature. (m) The Bank, may,
at its discretion 
> hold re-examination wherever necessary in respect of
> center/venue/specific post of a candidate(s). (n)
Appointment of selected 
> candidates is subject to his/her being declared
medically fit as per the 
> requirement of the Bank. Such appointment will also
be subject to the 
> Service and Conduct Rules of the Bank. (o) Action
against candidates found 
> guilty of misconduct : Candidates are advised in
their own interest that 
> they should not furnish any particulars that are
false, tampered, 
> fabricated or should not suppress any material
information while filling 
> up the application form. At the time of Written
Examination/interview, if 
> a candidate is (or has been) found guilty of: (i)
using unfair means 
> during the examination or (ii) impersonating or
procuring impersonation by 
> any person or (iii) misbehaving in the examination
hall or taking away the 
> question booklet/answer sheet from the examination
hall or (iv) resorting 
> to any irregular or improper means in connection
with his/her candidature 
> by selection or (v) obtaining support for his
candidature by any means, 
> such a candidate may in addition to rendering
himself/herself liable to 
> criminal prosecution, be liable : (1) to be
disqualified from the 
> examination for which he/she is a candidate; (2) to
be debarred, either 
> permanently or for a specified period, from any
examination or recruitment 
> conducted by Bank. (p) Though the post called for is
Clerk, the Bank 
> reserves right to designate the appointed candidate
as Clerk, 
> Clerk-cum-Telephone Operator, Clerk-cum-Typist,
Clerk-cum-Data Entry 
> Operator, etc. (q) The applicant who has applied
under a particular State 
> will have to appear for the written examination at
the centre indicated 
> under that State only. (r) Candidates already
employed in 
> Government/Public Sector Undertakings shall be
required to produce a No 
> Objection Certificate from their employer at the
time of interview. (s) 
> Candidates submitting more than one application in
response to the 
> advertisement are liable to be disqualified. (t)
Application fee once paid 
> will not be refunded on any account nor can this fee
be held in reserve 
> for any other test or selection. (u) Selected
candidates may be assigned 
> any designation as may be prevailing in the Bank and
not necessarily the 
> name of the post given in the advertisement. (v)
Candidates willing to 
> serve any where in the State where vacancies are
advertised, only need 
> apply. (w) Candidates' admission to the test is
strictly provisional. The 
> mere fact that the call letter has been issued to
the candidate does not 
> imply that his candidature has been finally cleared
by the Bank.
> For OBC: (a) District Magistrate/Additional District
> Collector/Deputy Commissioner/Taluka
Magistrate/Executive Magistrate/ 
> Extra Assistant Commissioner. (b) Chief Presidency
Magistrate/ Additional 
> Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency Magistrate.
(c) Revenue Officer 
> not below the rank of Tahsildar. (d) Sub-divisional
Officer of the area 
> where the candidate and/or his family normally
> For Persons With Disability: Authorised certifying
authority will be 
> Medical Board at the District level. The Medical
Board will consist of 
> Chief Medical Officer, Sub-Divisional Medical
Officer in the District and 
> an Orthopaedic Surgeon.
> a)     Application should be neatly typed or
hand-written in English on a 
> foolscap size paper in the format given at the end
of this advertisement.
> b)    The examination for the post of clerk will be
held simultaneously at 
> all
>     centers. Hence, candidates are advised to send
application for only
>     one center.
> c)     A recent passport size photograph bearing
full signature of the 
> candidate across the same with date should be pasted
at the right hand top 
> corner at the space provided in the application.
> d)     Each application must be accompanied by (i)
Bank Draft payable at 
> Mumbai (ii) Copies of under mentioned certificates
(only attested true 
> copies of certificates) should be sent by candidates
along with the 
> application :
>           A.  Secondary School Certificate/School
Leaving Certificate or 
> any other documentary proof of age.
>           B.  Marks Sheets (year-wise) showing
specifically the subject 
> studied and certificate/s in support of educational
qualifications viz., 
> SSLC, Graduate Degree, Post-
>                 graduate Degree, Professional
Research, etc.
>          C.  OBC/Persons With Disability
certificate/s as detailed in 
> Sl.No.15 wherever applicable.
> e)     Selected candidates will be required to
produce a valid discharge 
> certificate from the present employer before joining
the service.
> f)     Employees of Vijaya Bank who satisfy the
eligibility criteria, 
> should route their applications through the Asst.
General Manager, Vijaya 
> Bank, Head Office, Personnel Department (HRD),
Bangalore-1. Application 
> complete in all respects should be sent only by
ordinary post in a closed 
> envelope superscribed
> "Vijaya Bank Recruitment Project-Clerical, Post Box
No.7479, Jogeshwari 
> (East), Mumbai - 400 060
> The applications should reach at the specified Post
Box number ON OR 
> BEFORE 26.05.2007. For the candidates staying abroad
and for those posting 
> application from Andaman & Nicobar Islands,
Lakshadweep, Minicoy islands, 
> Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram,
Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, 
> Sikkim, Ladakh division of J&K State, Lahaul and
Spiti District and Pangi 
> sub-division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh,
the last date for 
> receipt of application will be 02.06.2007. An
application received after 
> the last date will not be entertained by the Bank.
> The Bank will not be responsible for loss of
application in transit or for 
> rejection of application because of non-receipt of
application on or 
> before the stipulated date.
> 18. Call Letters :
> Call letter for written examination will be sent to
the eligible 
> candidates at the correspondence address given in
their application form 
> by ordinary post and requests for sending letters to
a different address 
> subsequently will not be entertained. An eligible
candidate who does not 
> receive the call letter by 23.07.2007 may contact
the Bank at Head Office, 
> Personnel Department (HRD), 41/2, M G Road,
Bangalore - 560 001 indicating 
> his/her name, address, date of birth, details of
Bank Demand Draft and 
> examination center opted, to enable the Bank to take
immediate remedial 
> action. Candidates may also visit Banks website
between 24.07.2007 and 
> 28.07.2007 for announcement regarding call letter
and written examination.
> Date        : 19.04.2007
> Place       : Bangalore.                     GENERAL
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