[AI] PO vacancies in Central bank

Vijay Kumar P.V.S. vijay.palakodeti at gmail.com
Sat May 8 01:12:03 EDT 2010

Central Office, Mumbai – 400 021
Recruitment of Probationary Officers in the JMG Scale I-2010

Central Bank of India, a leading Public Sector Bank, invites
applications from Indian Citizens for appointment of Probationary
Officers in Junior Management Grade Scale I. The details are given

IMPORTANT:  Candidates are required to apply on-line through Banks’
website www.centralbankofindia.co.in. No other means/modes of
application will be accepted.

Opening date for On-line Registration	06.05.2010
Closing date for On-line Registration (For all applicants
 Including those from Far Flung areas).	05.06.2010
Date of Written exam for Probationary Officers 	25.07.2010

 1. The Post wise & Scale wise break up of vacancies is as under: -

Post Code
01	Probationary Officers	Mainstream	JMG Scale I	500

2. Details of Reservation are as under : -

							OC	HI	VI
  01	Scale I	75	40*	135	250	500	5	9*	5

*Includes shortfall vacancies of previous year.

Note:   (i) The number of vacancies as also number of reserved
vacancies are provisional and
                  may vary according to actual requirement of the Bank.
(ii)	Reservation For Persons With Disabilities (PWD): -
•	Reservations for PWD Candidates are on horizontal basis and the
selected candidates will be placed in appropriate category (viz.
SC/ST/OBC/General) to which they belong. PWD candidates with minimum
40% disability are eligible to apply under PWD Category as per
Government Guidelines.

•	(a) The definitions of the Hearing Impaired (HI), Orthopaedically
Challenged (OC) and Visually Impaired (VI) are as prescribed in "The
Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights &
Full Participation) Act, 1995".
(b) It is clarified that Persons With Disabilities will have to work
in branches/offices which have posts identified by the Bank, as
suitable for them.

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3. The age, qualification and experience (as on 01.04.2010) for the
above posts is prescribed
    as under:

Code	Name of the Post	Age	Qualifications & Experience
01	Probationary Officer
(Scale I)	Minimum- 21 Years
Maximum-30 Years	QUALIFICATION: A Graduate from a recognized
university with 55% Marks aggregate (50% for SC/ST/PWD candidates).
Basic knowledge on Computer applications (Certificate from a
reputed/recognized Training Institute, acceptable to Bank is

NOTE: The percentage of marks in Graduation shall be arrived at by
dividing the aggregate of marks
             obtained by the candidate in all subjects by maximum
marks of  all subjects of Course
             (both for Pass/ Honours course) for all the years of the course.

4. Relaxation in Upper Age Limit:

(i)	Scheduled Caste/Tribe Candidates	By 05 years
(ii)	Other Backward Class (OBC) Candidates	By 03 years
(iii)	Ex-Servicemen / Commissioned officers including ECOs/SSCOs
who have rendered at least five years of military service and
have been released
(a)	On Completion of assignment (including those
whose assignment is due to be completed within
12 months from the date of application) otherwise
than by way of dismissal or discharge on account
of misconduct or inefficiency.
      (b) On account of physical disability attributable
to military service or
      (c)  On invalidment	By 05 years
(iv)	Persons With Disability	By 10 years
(v)	The Children/Family Members of those who had died in the 1984
riots. 	By 5 years
(vi)	Persons domiciled in state of Jammu and Kashmir during
the period from 01.01.80 to 31.12.89	By 05 years
(vii)	Officers in the RRBs who have put in a minimum 5 years of
Service	By the Number of years of
Service put in as an officer
in an RRB subject to a maximum of 5 years.
(vii)	Clerical Employees of Central Bank of India. 	By 3 Years
Note:  The relaxation in age is available to SC/ST/OBC categories on
cumulative basis with only one of the remaining categories for which
age relaxation is permitted.  OBC candidates in the "creamy layer"
will be treated as "General Candidates".

5. Scales of Pay:

		Scale of Pay #	Approx. total emoluments at the start
 of the Scale + DA + CCA  + HRA in                Metro Centres.
5.1	JMG Scale I	Rs.10,000-470/6-12820-500/3-14320-560/7-18240.	Rs. 18,126/-
 #- Under Revision.

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In addition, accommodation (in lieu of HRA / Rent Reimbursement),
conveyance, medical reimbursement, LFC, Superannuation benefits, etc.,
admissible as per the rules of the Bank.

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 1st 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 Government 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 Government of India has issued
the necessary eligibility certificate to him.


Selection will be on the basis of Written Test and/or Group
Discussions, Interview depending on the number of applications
received for each post. Merely satisfying the eligibility norm does
not entitle a candidate to be called for Written Test / GD /
Personality Test / Interview. The Bank reserves the right to call only
the requisite number of candidates for the GD / Interview after
preliminary screening / short-listing with reference to candidates
qualifications, suitability, experience, etc.

 Written Test will comprise (i) Objective Test on Quantitative
Aptitude, Reasoning, General Awareness and English & (ii) Descriptive
Test. The Descriptive Test shall be to assess the candidates’
knowledge on Socio- economic development and Communication Skills.
Descriptive test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who
are adequately high in percentile ranking in each of all the four
objective tests and have scored overall aggregate 50% and above in
case of General category and aggregate 45% and above in case
SC/ST/OBC/PWD category. The qualifying marks for descriptive test will
also be 50% for General category and 45% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD. The merit
list of written examination will be based on the aggregate of the
marks obtained by the candidates in Objective and Descriptive tests.
However, the number of candidates to be called for Group Discussion
and/or Interview will be as per the appropriate cut off mark decided
by the Bank. Merely securing 50 % marks (45 % for reserved category
candidates) in the Written Test will not entitle any candidate to be
called for GD and/ or Interview. Further details regarding the Written
Test i.e. number of questions, duration, etc., shall be advised along
with the call letter. The candidates have an option to answer the
Written Test (Descriptive Test) in either English or Hindi (only in
one language).

The short listed candidates in the order of ranking in the written
test (above minimum qualifying marks) as per the cut-off marks
determined by the Bank shall be called for GD/Personality test /
Interview depending upon the vacancies in each category and the
decision of the Bank in this regard is final. The minimum qualifying
marks for Group Discussion/Interview will be 40% (35 % for reserved
category candidates).

Those candidates who qualify in both Written Test & Group
Discussion/Interview as mentioned above, will be considered for Final
Selection. Merit List of such candidates will be prepared based on the
aggregate marks (Written Test and GD/Interview) obtained by them and
depending on the vacancies, selection will be made from the top merit
ranked candidates in each category.


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 Results of the candidates who have qualified in the Written Test and
thereafter the list of candidates finally selected will be available
on the Bank's website and the decision of the Bank in this regard is


8.1 The written test will be held on 25.07.2010 at the following
centers and the address of the venue will be  advised in the call
letters.  Detailed List of written test centers with the center codes
is given below:-

Code      	Name of Center	Contact Address	Telephone No./Fax/
E-mail Address
  11	Ahmedabad	Chief Manager (HRD)
Central Bank of India
Zonal Office, Central Bank Bldg.,P.O.No.205, Lal  Darwaja,
Ahmedabad-380 001	079-25503586.
zmahmezo at centralbank.co.in

Fax- (079)25505995
  12	Bangalore	Regional Manager
Central Bank of India
Regional Office, P.B.No.5129, No.24, Cresent road,
Bangalore- 560001	080-22265652/53/54
rmbangro at centralbank.co.in
Fax-(080) 22258581
 13	Bhopal	Chief Manager (HRD)
Central Bank of India , Zonal Office, 9,Arera Hills,
BHOPAL-462011	0755-2552023,2674033/34/35/36 E-mail
zmbhopzo at centralbank.co.in
Fax 0755- 2552019
14	Bhubaneshwar	Regional Manager
Central Bank of India
Regional Office, 94, Janpath,
Unit no. 111,
Bhubneshwar-751001	0674-2534388,2534125
rmbhubro at centralbank.co.in

	Chandigarh	Chief Manager (HRD)
Central Bank of India
Zonal Office, P.B.No.13,
No. 58-59, Bank square,
Sector 17B,
Chandigarh-160017 	0172-2704787
zmchanzo at centralbank.co.in
16	Chennai	Chief Manager (HRD)
Central Bank of India
Zonal Office, PO Box.503
48/49,Montieth Road,
Egmore, CHENNAI-600008.	044-23464210/11/12/13/14
zmchenzo at centralbank.in

Fax 044 – 23464200
17	Delhi	Chief Manager (HRD)
Central Bank of India
Zonal Office, PO Box 7007 Link House, Press Area,
3, Bahadurshah Zafar Marg
New Delhi-110 002	011- 23318964,23319268,
cmprsdelzo at centralbank.co.in
Fax  011  - 23311332
18	Guwahati	Chief Manager (HRD)
Central Bank of India
Zonal Office, G S Road,
Central Bank Bldg.,Bangagarh,
Guwahati-781005	0361-2457651/52
zmguwazo at centralbank.co.in
Fax (0361)-2452154
19	Hyderabad	Chief Manager (HRD)
Central Bank of India
Zonal Office, Bank Street,
Koti, Hyderabad-500 095	040-23468911-18
zmhydezo at centralbank.co.in
Fax  - 040 – 23468902
20	Kolkata	Chief Manager (HRD)
Central Bank of India
Zonal Office, 33, N S Road
KOLKATA-700 001	033-22301270,22301275,
22307007, 22308921
Fax  - 033 – 22309864
E-mail cmprskolkzo at centralbank.co.in

21	Lucknow	Chief Manager (HRD)
Central Bank of India
Zonal Office, Akash Deep
23, Vidhan Sabha Marg
LUCKNOW- 226 001	0522-2611301/04, 2626301
Fax - 0522 – 2621213/240
E-mail cmpersluckzo at centralbank.co.in
          22	Mumbai	Chief Manager (CSD)
Central Bank of India
Central Office, 12th floor, Chandermukhi,
Nariman Point,
MUMBAI-400 019	022-66387884
Fax 022  - 22853074
cmcsd at centralbank.co.in

23	Patna	Chief Manager (HRD)
Central Bank of India
Zonal Office, 2nd Floor,Block-B
Maurya Lok Complex,
Dak Banglow Road,
Patna- 800001	0612-2226607
zmpatnazo at centralbank.co.in
 24	Pune	Chief Manager (HRD)
Central Bank of India
Zonal Office, P B No 98, 317, M G Road,
Pune-411001	020-26131611/12/13/14/15/16/17
zmpunezo at centralbank.co.in

Fax- (020)26131618
  25	Raipur	Chief Manager (HRD)
Central Bank of India
Zonal Office, 1st floor, Block C, Bombay Market, G E Road,
Raipur-492001	0771-2226756/2225171
zmraipzo at centralbank.co.in
Fax-(0771) 2224530
 26	Tiruchirapalli	Regional Manager
Central Bank of India, Regional Office, P B No 350, 1-C,
Ranga Complex, Trichy Karur Road, Chintamani,
Tiruchirapalli- 620002.	0431- 2701892,
rmtiruro at centralbank.co.in

Fax- (0431) 2701833.

NOTE:  (i) Request for change of Center of Examination shall NOT be entertained.
                      (ii) Bank reserves the right to cancel any of
the centers and/or add some other
                   centers, depending upon the response,
administrative feasibility, etc.
Bank also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any other
centers other                                    than the one he/she
has opted for.

 The Bank intends to impart free non-residential Pre-Examination
Training [PET] of               Six days to a limited number of
candidates belonging to Schedule Caste/Schedule Tribe /Minorities
Communities at centres located at Bhopal , Chennai, Kolkata , Lucknow
& Pune, in consonance with the guidelines issued by the Government of
India. Candidates belonging to the above categories who desire to
avail themselves of such Pre-Examination Training may indicate to that
effect and should fill in the relevant column in the On-line
application. Selection for the PET from among the candidates will be
made on the priority of the date of receipt of application. All
expenses for attending the Pre-Examination Training programme at the
concerned Training Centre relating to travel, boarding, lodging, etc.
will have to be made and borne by the candidate. The Bank has
discretion to add or delete from the centers for PET indicated above.

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Rs. 25/- (as postal charges only for SC/ST/PWD candidates) and
Rs.300/-per application (including Postal Charges) for other
candidates. Requisite Fees is to be paid in any of the notified Core
Banking Branch of the Bank by Fee Payment Receipt, the print out of
which can be downloaded from the website. Application once made will
not be allowed to be withdrawn and fees once paid will NOT be refunded
on any count nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination
or selection. Applications not registered on-line will not be

10.1 Medical Fitness, Character and caste (wherever applicable)
verification of
       selected  candidates:
The appointment of selected candidates will be subject to their being
declared medically Fit by a Doctor or a panel of Doctors approved by
the Bank and upon satisfactory verification of their character,
antecedents and caste certificates (wherever applicable). Till such
time, their appointment will be provisional.
10.2 Probation and Confirmation:
The selected candidates will be on probation for a period of 2 years
from the date of joining. Their confirmation in the Bank service will
be decided in terms of the provision of the Central Bank of India
(Officers) Service Regulations.
 10.3 Posting and Transferability of the selected candidates:
The selected candidates will be posted and thereafter liable to be
transferred any where in India.


 (a) It shall be noted that the Candidates are required to apply on
–line through website www.centralbankofindia.co.in. No other means
/mode of applications will be accepted. Application  link from website
will be open from 06.05.2010 to 05.06.2010.
(b) Before applying the candidate should ensure that he/she fulfills
the eligibility criteria and other norms mentioned in this
advertisement.  Decision of the 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.
(c) Admission to written test will be purely provisional without
verification of age /essential   minimum educational qualification /
category (SC/ST/OBC/PWD) etc. of the candidates with reference to
(d) In case, it is detected at any stage of recruitment that a
candidate does not fulfill the eligibility norms and/or that he/she
has furnished any incorrect / false  information/certificate/documents
or has suppressed any material fact(s), his/her candidature will stand
cancelled.  If any of these shortcomings is/are detected even after
appointment, his /her services are liable to be terminated.
(e) Candidates must bring the Originals for verification and submit
the attested photocopies of all the certificates in support of
educational qualification, experience, date of birth and
Caste/Handicapped (if any) at the time of GD/Interview. Candidates
belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD category must also submit attested photo
copy of SC/ST/OBC/PWD Certificate, issued by the Competent Authority
in the prescribed format as prescribed by the Government of India at
the time of GD/Interview. In case of candidates belonging to OBC
Category, the Certificate inter-alia must specify that the candidate
does not belong to ”CREAMY LAYER" section excluded from the benefits
of reservations for OBCs in Civil Posts and Services under Government
of India. OBC certificate should be issued on or after 06.05.2009.
“Persons with Disabilities” claiming

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       the benefit of reservations/age relaxation should submit a copy
of Medical Certificate as specified in the "The Persons with
Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights & Full
Participation) Act, 1995 in support of their disability at the time of
  (f) The Bank takes no responsibility for any delay in receipt or
loss of any communication in   postal transit.
 (g) As the applications are to be processed by a Computerised System,
it is essential that the application is properly & completely filled
on-line. Application should NOT be sent to the Bank’s Offices.
 (h) The candidates will have to appear for Written Test/Interview at
their own expense.
 (i) Candidates serving in Government/Public Sector Undertakings
(including banks) should produce a "No Objection Certificate" from
their employer at the time of interview in the absence of which their
candidature may not be considered.
(j) Only candidates willing to serve anywhere in India should apply.
 (k) Any request for change of address will not be entertained.
 (l) Any resultant dispute arising out of this advertisement shall be
subject to the sole jurisdiction of the Courts situated at Mumbai.
(m) In case any dispute arises on account of interpretation of version
other than English, English version will prevail.
 (n) No candidate is permitted to use calculator, mobile/telephones of
any kind, pagers or any such Instruments during the written
examination/selection process.
 (o) The candidate will appear for the Written Test/Interview at the
allotted centre at his/her own  expense and risk and the Bank will not
be responsible for any injury, losses, etc. of any nature.
(p) The Bank may at its discretion hold re-examination wherever
necessary in respect of a center / venue.
 (q) 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 & Conduct Rules of the
(r) Banking is a versatile activity, which needs all round grooming of
the selected candidates.  Accordingly, the Officers recruited/selected
in the Bank, will be required to acquire overall knowledge of various
facets of banking for which the Bank will provide necessary on-the-job
/ theoretical training at its Branches/ Offices and Training
Institutions so as to enable the candidates recruited, to
perform/undertake all types of banking activities.
 (s) PWD candidates intending to use services of Scribe may do so at
their own cost. The academic qualification of the scribe should be one
grade lower than the eligibility criteria stipulated for the post. The
scribe should possess less mark than the candidate and not more than
60 % in his own academic stream. The scribe can be from any academic
stream. Both the candidate & Scribe will have to give a suitable
undertaking confirming that the scribe fulfills the eligibility
criteria as mentioned above. Further, in case, at later stage, it
transpires that Scribe does not fulfill the eligibility criteria, the
candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled irrespective of the
result of the Written Exam. Such candidates who use a Scribe shall be
eligible for extra time of 20 minutes for every hour of the
       (t) 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 filing 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

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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/her candidature by any means. Such a
candidate, in addition to rendering himself/herself liable to criminal
prosecution shall be liable:
       a.   To be disqualified from the examination for which he/she
is a candidate.
       b.   To be debarred, either permanently or for a specified
period, from any examination or
                    recruitment conducted by Bank.

            The Bank would be analyzing the responses of a candidate
with other appeared candidates to detect patterns of similarity. If as
per the laid down procedures it is suspected that the responses have
been shared and the scores obtained are not genuine/valid, the Bank
reserves the right to cancel his/her candidature.

(a) For SC/ST/OBC:  (1) District Magistrate / Additional District
Magistrate / Collector / Dy.Commissioner / Addl Dy.Commissioner /
Dy.Collector /First classs stipendiary Magistrate/Sub-Divl. Magistrate
/ Taluka Magistrate / Executive Magistrate / Extra Asstt.
(2) Chief Residency Magistrate / Addl. Chief Residency Magistrate /
Residency Magistrate.   (3) Revenue Officer not below the rank of
Tehsildar / Sub-Divl.Officer of the area where the candidate and / or
his family normally resides.
(b)	For Physically Handicapped: - Authorized certifying authority will
be medical board at the District level. The Medical Board will consist
of Chief Medical officer / Sub-Divl.  Medical Officer in the district
and an orthopedic surgeon.

13. HOW TO APPLY: - Candidates are required to apply on –line through
www.centralbankofindia.co.in. No other means /mode of applications
will be accepted. Application link from website will be open from
06.05.2010 to 05.06.2010.

      The guidelines for filling application on-line is given as under:

The candidates should have their Fee Payment Receipt (FPR) ready
before applying on-line, as the FPR details are required to be entered
in the on-line application. The candidates must download a copy of Fee
Payment Receipt from Bank’s Website and deposit the Application Fees
in any of the Bank’s notified CBS branches. Without the valid FPR
details, data will not be registered. The FPR should not be dated
before 06.05.2010 and not after 05.06.2010. Even if the Bank extends
the date of On-line registration by one or two days, the valid dates
of Fee Payment receipt (FPR) will not be changed. Candidates should
ensure that on deposit of fee, the branch issues to him/her a copy of
FPR which should invariably mention under noted items :-

i) Journal number (7-10 digits) ii) Branch Name iii) Branch code
number and iv) Date of deposit. &
v) Name of the candidate.

•	The original receipt should be retained and produced at the time of
written test. The candidate shall be allowed to appear in the written
test on submission of Call letter along with Original Fee Payment
Receipt (FPR). The candidates may retain the Xerox copy of FPR for
further reference.

•	The candidates must possess a valid email id for filling the
application. In case candidate is not having a valid id, he can create
a new email id. This email-id should be kept active during this
recruitment project.


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•	The candidate must retain the Application print out of on-line
application & photocopy of Fee receipt for further reference. The
print out of the on-line application will have invariably to be
submitted at the time of GD/Interview.


The date of written examination is tentatively fixed as 25.07.2010.
However, it will be intimated in the call letter alongwith the centre
/ venue of the examination, well in advance of the date of written
examination.  Call letters for the written test will be sent by post
(UPC) to the eligible candidates to the address given in the
application form. An eligible candidate who does not receive his call
letter by 19th July, 2010, should contact the official at the address
for the respective centres given above furnishing his or her name,
registration number, details of FPR, etc., for taking immediate
remedial action. Duplicate call letters will be issued at the contact
addresses mentioned above between 19th July, 2010 to 24th July, 2010.


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