[AI] Allahabad Bank Specialist Officers Jobs Sep-2010

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(A Government of India Undertaking)
¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬HEAD OFFICE : 2, N. S. ROAD, KOLKATA 700001
 Advt No. : REC/ 03/2010-11
    Contact No. 033-22314630, FAX-033-22308442
Allahabad Bank invites ON-LINE Applications from Indian Citizens for
recruitment against 127 vacancies. Candidates are required to apply
ON-LINE through Bank’s website www.allahabadbank.in (where full
advertisement & fee payment challan are available). No other
means/mode of application will be accepted.
Opening Date for ON-LINE  Registration of Application 	07.09.2010
Closing Date for ON-LINE  Registration of Application
Last Date for depositing Fees (for each post)
(For all applicants including those from far flung areas.)	04.10.2010
Tentative Date of Written Test (As required)	05.12.2010
Name of Post/ Vacancies:
Post CodeNo.	Posts	Grade/Scale	No. of vacancies	AGE in years
(as on 01.07.10)
[Max. as under]
Relaxation in Upper Age limit as per Govt. guidelines
1.	Chief Law Officer in GENERALIST cadre.	TEG,Sc-VI	1 (One)	50
2.	Assistant General Manager (Economist)
in GENERALIST cadre.	SMG, Sc-V	1 (One)	45
3.	Chief Manager (Taxation) in GENERALIST cadre	SMG, Sc-IV	1 (One)	40
4.	Senior Manager (Treasury cum Forex) in SPECIALIST
cadre	MMG,Sc-III	10 (Ten)	35
5.	Manager (Research Analyst / Statistician)
in SPECIALIST cadre. 	MMG,Sc-II	2 (Two)	35
6.	Manager (Taxation) in SPECIALIST cadre. 	MMG,Sc-II	2 (Two)	35
7.	Manager (Law) in  SPECIALIST cadre.	MMG,Sc-II	19 (Nineteen)	35
8.	Manager (Security) in SPECIALIST cadre. 	MMG,Sc- II	10 (Ten)	35
9.	Official Language Officer / Hindi Officer
in SPECIALIST cadre	JMG,Sc- I	6 (Six)	Min. -   21
Max. – 30
10.	Officer (IT) in SPECIALIST cadre	JMG,Sc-I	75 (Seventy Five)	Min. -   21
Max. – 30
A. JMG, Scale-I     : Pay Scale : Rs.14500-600/7-18700-700/2-20100-800/7-25700
B. MMG, Scale-II  : Pay Scale : Rs.19400-700/1-20100-800/10-28100
C  MMG, Scale-III : Pay Scale:  Rs.25700-800/5-29700-900/2-31500
D  SMG, Scale-IV  : Pay Scale : Rs.30600-900/4-34200-1000/2-36200
E  SMG, Scale-V  :  Pay Scale : Rs.36200-1000/2-38200-1100/2-40400
F  TEG, Scale- VI:   Pay Scale : Rs.42000-1200/4-46800
DA, HRA, CCA etc. will be paid as per Bank’s rules in force from time
to time depending upon place of posting. Medical, LTC, Terminal
Benefits etc will be admissible as per prevailing Bank’s rules.
    Reservation in Posts: (including backlog)
Scale	No. of Vacancies	Out of which for Physically challenged (PC)
TEG Scale – VI	-	-	-	01	01	1	2+2**	1+15**
SMG Scale – V	-	-	-	01	01			
SMG Scale – IV	-	-	-	01	01			
MMG Scale – 111	02	01	02	05	10			
MMG Scale – II	02	04	10	17	33			
JMG Scale – I	12	08	19	42	81			
TOTAL	16	13	31	67	127	01	4	16
** Backlog vacancies
Abbreviations stand for -  SC – Scheduled Caste, ST – Scheduled Tribe,
OBC(*) – Other Backward Classes– Non Creamy Layer category, Gen -
General, PC – Physically Challenged, OC – Orthopaedically Challenged,
VI – Visually Impaired, HI – Hearing Impaired.

Note :

1.	The number of vacancies as also the number of reserved vacancies is
provisional and may vary according to the actual requirement of the

2.	It is clarified that it may not be possible to employ Physically
Challenged candidates in all Offices/ Branches of the Bank and they
will have to work in the post identified by the Bank as suitable for

3.	As the reservation for Physically Challenged candidates is on
horizontal basis, the selected candidates will be placed in the
appropriate category (viz SC/ST/OBC/Gen) to which they belong.

1.   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 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,
Ethopia 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
necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him/her by the
Government of India

2.	 Relaxation in Upper Age Limit : ( in case of candidates belonging
to the following categories)
S. No.	Category	Age Relaxation
1	Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe Candidates	5 years
2	Other Backward Classes Candidates	3 years
3	In the case of Ex- service 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) otherwise 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.	5 years
4	Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State
during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989	5 years
5	Officers serving in the Regional Rural Banks and who have put in a
minimum of 5 years of service 	5 years
6	Physically Challenged Category candidates	10 years
7.	The children/family members of those who died in 1984 riots	5 years

(i)	The relaxation in upper age limit is cumulative as per Govt of
India guidelines.
(ii)	An ex- serviceman who has once joined a Government job on civil
side after availing of the benefits given to him as an Ex-Serviceman
for his re-employment, including a job in the Public Sector
Undertaking ceases to enjoy ex-serviceman status for further
(iii)	All persons eligible for age relaxation under 2 (4) 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 the Govt. of Jammu & Kashmir, to the effect that the
candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the
state of Jammu & Kashmir during 1st January 1980 to 31st December
(iv)	The children/Family members of those who died in the 1984 riots by 5 years.
Persons eligible for age relaxation under this criterion must produce
a certificate from the District Magistrate to the effect that they are
eligible for relief in terms of the Rehabilitation Package for 1984
Riot Affected Persons sanctioned by the Government and communicated
vide Ministry of Finance, Dept. of Financial Services communication
No.F.No.9/21/2006-IR dated 27.07.2007
(v)  Above relaxations are available only if the candidates fulfill
the various conditions prescribed in the Govt. of India orders and
instructions in this regard. To claim relaxation in age, fees etc.
reserved category candidates should submit a copy of the relevant
certificate in support of his/her claim at the time interview.

3.  Physically Challenged Persons (PC) –

      I     Degree of Disability for Reservation
             Only such persons would be eligible for reservation in
services / posts who suffer from not less  than 40% of relevant
disability and is certified by a Medical Board appointed by the
Central/State Govt.

     II      Definition of Categories of Disabilities:
(i)	An Orthopaedically Challenged (OC) person is one suffering from
Locomotor Disability or Cerebral Palsy. Persons who suffer from not
less than 40% of relevant disability (as certified by a Medical Board
appointed by the Center/ State Govt) would be eligible for reservation
in services/ posts.

Locomotor Disability means disability of the bones, joints or muscles
leading to substantial restriction of the movement of the limbs or any
form of cerebral palsy.

Cerebral Palsy means a group of non progressive conditions of a person
characterized by abnormal motor control posture resulting from brain
insult or injuries occurring in the pre-natal, peri-natal, or infant
period of development.

(ii)	Deaf & Hearing Impaired (HI) : the deaf are those persons in whom
the sense of hearing is non- functional for ordinary purposes of life
i.e. total loss of hearing in both ears. They do not hear, understand
sounds at all even with amplified speech. Hearing impairment means
loss of sixty decibels or more in the better ear in the conversational
range of frequencies.

(iii)	Visually Impaired (VI): The visually impaired persons are those
suffering from blindness or low vision.
             Blindness – refers to a condition where a person suffers
from any of the following conditions:

      (i)  total absence of sight, (ii) Visual acuity not exceeding
6/60 or 20/200 (Snellen) in the   better eye with correcting lenses,
(iii) Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of 20
degree or worse.

      Person with low vision – means a person with impairment of
visual functioning even after treatment or standard refractive
correction, but who uses or is potentially capable of using vision for
the planning or execution of a task with appropriate assistive device.

The visually impaired candidates and candidates whose writing speed is
affected by cerebral palsy can use their own scribe at their cost
during the written examination. In all such cases where a scribe is
used, the following rules will apply:

The candidate will have to arrange his/ her own scribe at
a.	 his/ her own cost.
b.	The academic qualification of the scribe should be one grade lower
than the stipulated eligibility criteria.
c.	The scribe should be from a discipline different that of the
candidate. The scribe should possess 60% or lesser marks.
d.	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/ she 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 examination.
e.	Such candidates who use a scribe shall be eligible for extra time
of 20 minutes for every hour of the examination.
4. Minimum Educational Qualifications & Post Qualification Work
Experience :(As on 01.07.2010):
Post Code	Post	Qualification	Minimum Post Qualification Experience
01	Chief Law Officer
(Scale – VI)	Bachelor Degree in Law from a recognised University/
Institution accepted by the Bar Council of India for the purpose of
enrolment as an Advocate with minimum 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PC
category candidates) or its equivalent.

Desirable :
(i) Bachelor Degree in Law   with 60% marks or its equivalent
     Masters Degree in Law

(ii)Proficiency in computer    applications.	Essential:
At least ten years experience as I (a) or I (b)
I.(a) as an advocate mainly in civil side of which preferably 3 years
experience in High Court,
I.(b) as a Law Officer looking after Legal portfolio of a Scheduled
Bank /Financial institution / Statutory Corporation/Company or in the
Legal Department of Central / State Government.
 II  Minimum 5 years experience as an advocate mainly in civil side
alongwith 5 years experience as Law Officer of a Scheduled
Bank/Financial Institution.
III   having experience as Munsif or Civil Judge for a minimum period
of ten years
IV   as a District Judge for a period of not less than two years.
Note: In case of practising advocates,
(i)	copy of the Bar Council Registration and
(ii)	a certificate from Bar Association of which the candidate is a
member              or
        a certificate issued by the presiding officer of a Court
before which the candidate has practised for the required period
should be produced at the time of interview.
Experience will be counted from the date of enrolment/appointment till
01.07.2010 supported by requisite certificates.
Desirable: Knowledge of Banking Law, Mercantile Law, Administrative
Law, Cyber Law and other relevant laws connected with Bank and
experience in drafting, pleading etc.
02	Assistant General Manager (Economist)
(Scale – V)	Post Graduate Degree in Economics / Econometrics with 55%
marks in aggregate (50% for SC/ST/PC category candidates) from a UGC
recognised / AICTE accredited University / Institution.
Doctorate Degree in Economics will be treated as additional
qualification.	A minimum of 7 years work experience in the field of
Economic Research, Analysis and MIS system in a Bank or Financial
Institution or Organisation of repute, of which at least 4 years
should be as Economist in a position equivalent to MMG, Scale – III or
above in a Public Sector Bank OR 7 years experience as Lecturer
teaching Economics at Degree College / University.
03	Chief Manager (Taxation)
(Scale – IV)	Minimum 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PC category candidates)
in Graduation from a recognised University (not    correspondence
course) with CA/ICWA/ACS OR
 Degree in Law (Minimum three years course) from a recognised
University with minimum 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PC category
Desirable: Knowledge in computer.	Minimum seven years practicing
experience in Taxation
Should be at least in Scale III with minimum 7 years experience as an
officer in a Public Sector/Private/Foreign Bank/Financial Institution
of which minimum 5 years experience in Tax Department.
Minimum 3 years practicing experience in Taxation alongwith 4 years
experience as an Officer in Tax Deptt. of a Public Sector/ Private /
Foreign Banks / Financial Institutions.
04	Senior Manager (Treasury cum Forex)
Minimum 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PC category candidates) in Graduation
from a recognised University (not correspondence course). Preference
will be given to the candidates with post graduation specialisation in
Treasury Management/Forex Management.
CA/CFA/ICWA/MBA (Finance) from reputed institutes.

Essential: Knowledge in   Computer.

Candidates working in Public Sector/Private/Foreign Banks/Financial
Institutions should have passed CAIIB examination conducted by IIBF.
Minimum five years in an active Treasury (Domestic/Forex) of a Public
Sector/Private/Foreign Bank/Financial Institution of which minimum of
2-3 years experience in Forex Treasury in trading/dealing in front

Candidates with all round knowledge and experience in Trading in all
major Treasury Products and Options, MM, CDs and Commercial Paper,
Interest rate Derivatives – FRA, IRS and Futures, Bond, Cash, Futures
and Options as also preparation of  Investment Trading Account, will
be preferred.
05	Manager
(Research Analyst / Statistician)
Post Graduation in Statistics with minimum 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PC
category candidates) from a recognised University (not correspondence
course). Preference will be given to the candidates with Post
Graduation in Statistics from Indian Statistical Institute/Delhi
School of Economics.

Essential: Knowledge in   Computer.	
Minimum two years as Research Analyst / Statistician in a reputed
Organisation/Bank/Financial    Institution. However, candidates having
experience in Banking and Financial sectors in the related field will
be given preference.

06	Manager (Taxation)
(Scale-II)	Chartered Accountant
Additional qualification of ICWA preferable 	Minimum 3 years
experience in Taxation with Chartered Accountants’ firm or Corporate
07	Manager (Law)
(Scale-II)	Graduate Degree in Law (3 years or 5 years integrated
course) from a recognized University / Institutions.	Enrolled as an
advocate with Bar Council of India. Practising Advocate for 5 years
having experience in dealing with Banking/Financial Institutions
 5 years of combined experiences as practising Advocate/Solicitor and
working experience as Law Officer   in Legal Deptt. in a Scheduled
Commercial Bank.
08	Manager (Security)
Graduate in any discipline from any recognised University.	
Minimum 5 years Commissioned service as an officer in the Indian
Army/Navy/Air Force
a Police Officer not below the rank of Dy. Supdt. Of Police with 5
years of service in that rank
An officer of identical rank in Paramilitary Forces with minimum 5
years service.

09	Official Language Officer/ Hindi Officer
Post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject in Degree level
Post Graduate Degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects in
Degree level from a recongnised University. 	One year, full time
experience of translation work in an organization
10	Officer
(Information Technology)
BE/B.Tech full time 4 years Degree in Computer Science/Electronic &
Telecommunication/Information Technology
MCA / M.Sc. (Computer Science / IT)
Graduate from a recognized University having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level.	

Desirable but not essential

(A)	All Educational Qualifications should be from a recognized Board/
University/ Institute. The Educational Qualifications prescribed for
the posts are the minimum requirements for eligibility.

(B)	Candidates should ensure that they fulfill the eligibility
criteria & other norms including being in possession of documents
specified in this notification before applying for any post.

5.  Important Instructions :
(i)  Payment of application fee and/ or postal charges by Demand Draft
/Cheques/ Money Orders/ Postal Order etc will not be accepted.

(ii) Application once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn and
fees once paid will not be refunded on any account nor can it be held
in reserve for any other selection process.

(iii) Candidates are advised in their own interest to apply on-line
much before the closing date and not to wait till the last date for
depositing the fees to avoid the possibility of
dis-connection/inability/failure to log on the Bank’s website on
account of heavy internet/website jam.

(iv) The Bank does not assume any responsibility for the candidates
not being able to submit their applications within the last date on
account of the aforesaid reasons mentioned in the para – (iii) or for
any other reason beyond the control of the Bank.

(v)Care has to be taken by the applicant while putting information in
the On-Line application relating to relaxation sought based on
caste/category etc. as no further changes will be allowed in the

(vi) The advertisement notifying the vacancies is also available on
Bank’s website www. allahabadbank.in Candidates are advised to  remain
in touch with Bank’s website for any notification which may be put for
further information..

(vii)  The candidates must affix their recent coloured passport size
photograph at the place indicated in the call letter for written test
(if required)  and must sign across the photograph so that a part of
the signature spreads over the call letter beyond the photograph. They
should also keep (10) ten copies of the same photograph for future, if
required. It should be noted that Black & White photograph will not be
accepted and call letters containing such photograph will be rejected

(viii)	Financial Bond for rendering service to the Bank for minimum
period of three years:
Candidates selected for appointment in the Bank will be required to
furnish a “Bond” with one surety acceptable to the Bank in the
specified proforma before joining the Bank on his/her selection for
rendering service for a minimum period of three years from the date of
joining the Bank and in the event of his/her resignation/termination
from the post before the end of the specified period, he/she must pay
to the Bank the said amount of the Bond. The amount of the “Bond” to
be executed by the selected candidates shall be as under:

Scale	Amount
JMG, Scale-I	Rs.50,000/-
MMG, Scale-II & above 	Rs.1,00,000/-

6.   Selection Procedure:
All eligible candidates should apply On Line within the last date for
registering the applications. Eligible candidates will be considered
for selection process as under:
Post Code	Selection Process
01 to 03	Group Discussion and Interview / Interview
04 to 10	Written Test and Interview / Interview

Note: Selection process may vary depending upon the number of response
received against each post at the discretion of the Bank.
Merely satisfying the eligibility norms does not entitle a candidate
to be called for written test/ Group Discussion / Interview The Bank
also reserves the right to shortlist candidates to be considered for
interview on the basis of qualification, work experience, age or any
other suitable criteria. The Bank reserves the rights to alter, modify
or change the eligibility criteria and / or any of the other terms and
conditions spelt out in this advertisement, including criteria for
passing/method and procedure for selection.

(A) Written Test : Bank reserves the right to hold the test either
On-Line or Off-Line

i.	The written test will comprise of Objective Tests on (i) Test of
Reasoning Ability, (ii) Quantitative Aptitude, (iii) General Awareness
& (iv) English Language and / or Descriptive Paper on Professional
ii.	The minimum qualifying marks in each paper for merit ranking will
be decided by the Bank on the basis of the performance of all the
competing candidates taken together in each test to a minimum required
level. There will be separate cut-off marks for reserved category
candidates with relaxed standards.  Candidates are also required to
score a minimum 40% cut-off (35% for SC/ST/OBC) marks in aggregate to
be considered for being called for interview. Bank reserves the right
to vary cut-off marks.
iii.	Descriptive Paper of only those candidates who qualify in all the
objective tests and also rank sufficiently high in the merit list will
be evaluated. The Bank reserves the right to fix the cut-off marks of
the Objective tests for evaluation of the Descriptive paper.
iv.	Candidates have to pass in each of the Objective and Descriptive
test separately.
v.	Other details regarding the written test will be given in the
‘Information Booklet’ which will be available in the Bank’s website
alongwith the Call Letter for the Written Test and / or Interview.
      Note : There will be negative marks for the wrong answers in the
Objective tests.
      (B) Interview :
      Depending upon the number of vacancies only a certain number of
candidates from among those who qualify by ranking sufficiently high
in merit on the basis of aggregate marks in the written test or Group
Discussion (wherever applicable) will be called for the interview. The
candidate has to secure minimum passing marks in the interview.

      (C) Final selection will be made on the basis of aggregate marks
obtained by the candidates in the written test  and/or Group
Discussion (wherever applicable) & Interview taken together and will
be strictly according to the merit.

 7. Written Test:

Post Code No  4 to 10 (As required)	          Tentative  Date  :
05.12.2010 (Sunday)

(i) Date of examination is tentative. The exact date will be
communicated to the candidates through Website/ call letter for each
examination. The Bank, however, reserves the right to cancel or make
any change in the date of examination, if need arises.

(ii) The Written tests will be held at the following Centres and the
address of the Venue will be advised in the Call Letter –

Centre Code No	Name of Centre		Centre Code No	Name of Centre
11	Bengaluru		12	Bhopal
13	Bhubaneswar		14	Chennai
15	Chandigarh		16	Hyderabad
17	Jaipur		18	Kolkata
19	Lucknow		20	New Delhi
21	Mumbai			

Request for change of centre of Examination shall not be entertained.
The Bank, however, reserves the right to cancel any of the Centres
and/ or add other Centres, depending on the response, administrative
feasibility etc. The Bank also reserves the right to allot the
Candidate at any Centre other than the one he/ she has opted for and
to waive any of the criteria looking at the requirement and

8.   Probation Period      :  POST CODE :         01 To 0 8  -   1 Year
                                             POST CODE :         09 &
10    -   2 Years
      The candidates will remain initially on probation for the period
as mentioned above from the date of joining in the bank’s service
which may be extended at the Bank’s discretion. The confirmation to
the Bank’s establishment will be considered as applicable in terms of
service regulations provided the work, conduct, general ability are
found to be of the standards required by the Bank.

9. How To Apply:

(i)	Candidates are required to apply On-Line through website
www.allahabadbank.in  No other means/ mode of application will be
(ii)	Candidates are required to have a valid personal e-mail ID. It
should be kept active during the currency of this recruitment project.
Bank may send call letters for Written Test, Group Discussion,
Interview etc. through the registered e-mail ID. Under no
circumstances, he/she should share/mention e-mail ID to/ of any other
(iii)	In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID,
he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID before applying on-line.
(iv) Applicants are first required to go to the Bank’s website
www.allahabadbank.in   and click on the Home Page open the link
(v)	Thereafter, open the Recruitment Notification titled “ALLAHABAD
(vi)	Take a Print of the entire Recruitment Notification, including
(vii)	Candidate has to fill in the details in the Fee Payment Challan
in a clear and legible own handwriting in BLOCK LETTERS.
(viii)	Go to the nearest Allahabad Bank Branch with the Fee payment
Challan and pay in Cash the appropriate Application Fee/postage in CBS
Account No.50034716818 with Kolkata Main Branch in the name & style of
OFFICERS - -2010-11. The details of fee to be paid is indicated below

Category of Applicant	Amount of Fees/Postage (Non-refundable)	Bank’s
CBS Account No .in which fee/postage is to be deposited
SC/ST/Physically Challeged (PC)	Rs. 50/-	50034716818
GEN/OBC	  Rs.400/-	

(ix)	Obtain the Applicant’s Counterfoil Copy of the Application Fee
Payment Challan duly receipted by the Bank with (a) Branch Name & Code
Number, (b) Journal/Scroll number, (c) Date of Deposit & amount filled
by the Branch Official.
(x)	Candidates are now ready to Apply On-Line by re-visiting the -->
Recruitment option on the Bank’s website and going to the option
“Click here to Apply On-Line” under” ALLAHABAD BANK RECRUITMENT
the appropriate On-Line Application Format.
(xi)	Carefully fill in the details from the Fee Payment Challan in the
On-Line Application Form at the appropriate places. Fill in all other
required information. Ensure that all Biodata details are correctly
filled in. Click the Submit button. Retain your Registration No. and
Password for further reference safely.  After applying On-line
candidate must retain the print out of application form for further
(xii)  Original counterfoil of the fee payment challan will have to be
submitted with the Call Letter at the time of written test and/or
Group Discussion and / or Interview. Without counterfoil of the fee
payment challan the candidate will not be allowed to appear in the
written test/Group Discussion/ Interview. Candidates are advised to
keep a photocopy of the fee payment challan for future use.
(xiii) The name of the candidate or his/her father/husband etc. should
be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the
certificates/mark sheets. Any change / alteration found may disqualify
the candidature.

10.   General Instructions:

1.  Candidates are advised to keep a copy of the application print-out
and fee payment challan/receipt for their record.

2. Candidates serving in Government/Public Sector Undertakings
(including Banks and Financial Institutions) are advised to submit “No
Objection Certificate” from the employer at the time of interview,
failing which their candidature may not be considered and traveling
expenses, if any admissible, will not be reimbursed.

3. 	Candidates should ensure that they have met the eligibility
criteria and complied with the requirements and adhered to the
instructions and terms and conditions contained in this notification.
Candidates are therefore advised to carefully read the Notification
and complete ON-LINE Application Form and submit the same as per the
instructions given in this regard.

4  	Only candidates willing to serve anywhere should apply.

5. 	Any dispute arising out of this advertisement shall be subject to
the sole jurisdiction of the Courts situated at Kolkata.

6. 	No candidate is permitted to carry or use calculators, mobile
phones, pagers or any other instruments in the Examination Hall.

7.	Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.

8. 	The Bank at its discretion may reject any application, at any
stage of the recruitment process, if the candidate is found ineligible
for the post for which he/ she has applied. 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 or the conduct of examination,
interview, selection and any other matter relating to recruitment will
be final and binding on the candidate. No correspondence or personal
enquiries shall be entertained by the bank in this behalf.

9.  All candidates will have to produce, if called for interview,
originals as well as attested photocopies of their educational and
experience certificates as well as caste certificate, certificate of
handicap or any other certificate in support of their eligibility,
failing which their candidature will be cancelled.
In case of candidates belonging to OBC category, the certificate
should be in the format as prescribed by the Govt. 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 OBC’s in Civil posts and
services under Govt. Of India i.e. carrying ‘CREAMY LAYER ‘ clause
based on income for the financial year 2009-10 issued on or after
01.04.2010 should be submitted by the applicant at the time of
interview. The OBC certificate should certify that he/she does not
belong to the persons /sections (Creamy layer) on the closing date for
On-Line registration.
      Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming in the “CREAMY
LAYER” are not entitled to the benefits of OBC reservation. They
should indicate their category as ‘GENERAL’ while making On-Line

10. Candidates will have to appear for written test and/ or interview
at their own expenses and risks and the Bank will not be responsible
for any injury/ losses etc. of any nature. However, SC/ST candidates
attending the interview will be reimbursed 2nd class to & fro rail/
bus fare by the shortest route on production of evidence of travel as
per Govt. guidelines.

11. Any request for change of address / email ID will not be entertained.

12. In case any dispute arises on account of interpretation in version
other than English, English version will prevail.

13. The Bank may at its discretion hold re-examination wherever
necessary in respect of a center/ venue of a candidate(s).

14. Appointment of selected candidates is subject to his/ her being
found medically fit, satisfactory character & antecedents reports
alongwith police verification as per the requirement of the Bank. Such
appointments will also be subject to the Service & Conduct Rules of
the Bank.

15. Candidate’s admission to the examination/interview/Group
Discussion is strictly provisional. The mere fact that the call letter
has been issued to the candidate does not imply that his/her
candidature has been finally cleared by the Bank.

16. Candidates should ensure that the signatures appended by them in
all the places viz. in their call letter, attendance sheet etc. and in
all correspondences with the Bank in future should be identical and
there should be no variation of any kind.

17. The candidates must affix their recent coloured passport size
photograph from the same negative at the places indicated in the call
letter and must sign across the photograph after it is affixed so that
a part of the signature spreads over the call letter beyond the
photograph. They should also keep some copies of the same photograph
for future, if required. Please note that Black & White photograph
will not be accepted for appearing in the written test, Group
Discussion and Interview.

18. Competent Authority for Issue of Certificate to SC/ST/OBC/PC is as under:

(a)	For SC/ST/OBC – District Magistrate/ Addl. Distt. Magistrate/
Collector/ Deputy Commissioner/ Addl. Dy. Commissioner/ Dy. Collector/
First Class Stipendary Magistrate/ Sub- Division Magistrate / Taluka
Magistrate/ Executive Magistrate/ Extra Assistant Commissioner/ Chief
Presidency Magistrate/ Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/
Presidency Magistrate/ Revenue Officer not below the rank of
Tahsildar/ Sub Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and/
or his/ her family normally resides.

(b)	For Physically Challenged (PC)– the Competent Authority to issue
Disability Certificate shall be a Medical Board duly constituted by
the Central or State Govt. The Central/ State Govt. may constitute
Medical Boards consisting of at least 3 members out of which one shall
be a specialist in the particular field for assessing locomotor/
cerebral/ visual/ hearing disability as the case may be.

19. 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 and
should not surpress 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 (or any part thereof ) /
answer sheet from the examination hall or (iv) resorting to any
irregular or improper means in connection with his/ her candidature
for selection or (v) obtaining support for his/ her candidature by
unfair means, such a candidate may, in addition to rendering himself/
herself liable to criminal prosecution, 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 Allahabad Bank.
(c)	For termination of service, if he/ she has already joined the Bank.

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

20.Call Letters for Written Examination :
All eligible candidates will be required to download their call letter
from the Bank’s website. An eligible candidate who fails to download
the call letter may contact at the following addresses with the
original matriculate level certificate, coloured photograph, ID card,
details of his/ her name, address along with the Xerox copy of the
On-line application form for the post applied for & details of fee
deposited for obtaining duplicate call letter. Duplicate call letters
will be issued at the following Bank’s offices prior to five days of
the written examination.

Centre Code	Centre Name	Address / Tel.No. / Fax No.
11	Bengaluru	The Zonal Manager, Allahabad Bank, Zonal Office :
Bengaluru, N-603, Manipal Centre, North Block (Front Wing) 47
Dickenson Road, Bengaluru . 560042
Tele – 080- 25590985/25590987 Fax – 080- 25590986
12	Bhopal	The Zonal Manager, Allahabad Bank, Zonal Office, M.P Housing
Board Office Complex, Block – C, 1st Floor, Gautam Nagar, Bhopal
Tele – 0755-2583634/2600714/2784821 Fax – 0755-2583633
13	Bhubaneswar	The Zonal Manager, Allahabad Bank, Zonal Office, 3/1B,
IRC Village, Civic Center, Nayapally, Bhubaneswar. 751015
Tele – 0674- 2551433/ 2557563 Fax – 0674 2557564
14	Chennai	The Zonal Manager, Allahabad Bank, Zonal Office,, Vairam
Complex, 2nd Floor, 112, Sir Thyagaraya Road, T. Nagar, Chennai.
Tele – 044- 28154900/ 28154718 Fax – 044- 28154914
15	Chandigarh	The Zonal Manager, Allahabad Bank, Zonal Office, Bank
Square, 2nd Floor, Sector-17B Chandigarh 160017.
Tele – 0172-5073594/ 2709458/2701590. Fax – 0172-2704752
16	Hyderabad	The Zonal Manager, Allahabad Bank, Zonal Office, D.R. No.
3-6-435, Main Road, 1st & 2nd Floor, Himayat Nagar, Hyderabad 500029
Tele – 040- 27671925/27637738/27600056 Fax – 040-27632391
17	Jaipur	The Zonal Manager, Allahabad Bank, Zonal Office, west Wing,
Gr. Floor LIC Building, Jeevan Nidhi, Ambedkar Circle, Bhawani Singh
Road, Jaipur. 302005
Tele – 0141- 2740493/ 2741344 Fax- 0141-2740480
18	Kolkata	The Zonal Manager, Allahabad Bank, Zonal Office –Metro,
Gillander House (Gr Floor) 8, N.S. Road, Kolkata 700001
Tele – 033-22468564/22316634/22316707 Fax – 033-22316633
19	Lucknow	The Zonal Manager, Allahabad Bank, Zonal Office, 2nd Floor,
New Administrative Building, Hazratganj, Lucknow. 226001
Tele – 0522-2288612 Fax – 0522-2288033
20	New Delhi	The Zonal Manager, Allahabad Bank, Zonal Office, 17,
Parliament Street, New Delhi. 110001
Tele : 011-23745505 Fax – 011- 23367770
21	Mumbai	The Zonal Manager, Allahabad Bank, Zonal Office, Manish
Commercial Centre, 216 A, Dr. Annie Besant Road, Worli(W), Mumbai
Tele – 022- 24973974/24985450 Fax – 022-24964644
The above advertisement is also displayed in the Bank’s website
www.allahabadbank.in Candidates are required to remain in touch with
Bank’s Website for any notification ( including date/s for written
test and/ or interview, results etc.) which may be put up for

Place : Kolkata							                 General Manager (HR)
Date  : 24.08.2010

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