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Indian Bank calls for applications for Bank PO.

Congrats.  Indian Bank is calling for applications.  Cut off IBPs score 141 for general category.  Many candidates ask " will I get interview? should I apply? "
ANSWER;  It is better to apply by paying the fees and wait for interview.  If you are called fine.  Otherwise you lose only the application money.

SOLUTION: Passing IBPS CWE PO is not an entitlement.  I know all of your know.  -- Start preparing for Bank PO/Bank Clerks so that in the next CWE you can score 200+ marks. OK

blessings and best wishes


Corporate  Office, 254-260, Avvai Shanmugham Salai, Royapettah, Chennai 600014
INDIAN BANK,  a leading Public Sector Bank, with headquarters in Chennai
having geographical presence all over India and abroad invites online
applications from Indian Citizens who have taken the Common Written
Examination  (CWE)  for  PROBATIONARY OFFICERS  conducted by IBPS in
September/November 2011 and have a valid Score card issued by IBPS.
Candidates are requested to apply online only through our Bank’s website
www.indianbank.in. No other means/ mode of application will be accepted.
Important Dates:
Payment of Application Fees From 17.02.2012 to
Opening Date for Online Registration 17.02.2012
Last Date for Online Registration  03.03.2012
Details of Vacancies: (including backlog vacancies)
No. of Vacancies Out of which
POST Scale
JMGS - I 452 69 52 117 214 3 5 11
Abbreviations stand for :
SC - Scheduled Caste                     ST - Scheduled Tribe
OBC - Other Backward Classes       UR – Unreserved / General
PWD - Persons with Disabilities       OH - Orthopaedically Handicapped    
HI - Hearing Impaired                        VI - Visually Impaired
1. Details of Reservation:
a. The number of vacancies as also the number of reserved vacancies is
provisional and may vary according to the actual requirements of the Bank and it
will be at the sole discretion of the Bank.
b. The reserved vacancies as above also include the backlog vacancies of the
respective categories.
c.  As  per Government of India guidelines, sub-quota of 4.5% is available for
minority communities  within the reservation of 27% to Other Backward
d. The reservation for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) is on horizontal basis and the
selected candidates will be placed in appropriate category (viz. SC/ ST/ OBC/
UR) to which they belong.
e. Reservation for Persons with Disabilities:
The definitions of the Hearing Impaired (HI) and Orthopaedically Handicapped
(OH) and Visually Impaired (VI) are as prescribed in “The Persons with Disability
(Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights & Full Participation) Act, 1995” f. It is clarified that it may not be possible to employ Persons with Disabilities in all
Offices / Branches of the Bank and they will have to work in the post identified by
the Bank suitable for them.
g. Only such persons would be eligible for reservation in service/posts who suffer
from not less than 40 percent of the relevant disability and are certified by a
Medical Board appointed by the Central/ State Govt.
Note: Candidates belonging to Reserved Category, including Persons with Disabilities,
for which no reservation has been announced, are free to apply for vacancies in
Unreserved category.
Scale I 14500 – 600/7 – 18700 – 700/2 – 20100 -800/7 – 25700
Note: DA, CCA, HRA/ Leased accommodation, Leave Fare Concession, Medical Aid,
Conveyance, newspaper, canteen subsidy, Hospitalisation benefits, Retirement benefits
and other perquisites will be admissible as per the rules of the Bank.
Probation period: Selected candidates will be on probation for a period of two years.
3. Age as on  01.07.2011:    
Minimum Age 21
Maximum Age 30
Relaxation in upper age limit (as on 01.07.2011) will be extended as per Government
guidelines which is as below at present.
Relaxation in upper age limit (as on 01.07.2011) will be e x t e n d e d as
per  Government guidelines which is as below at present.
i Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe candidates 5 years
ii Other Backward Classes candidates 3 years
iii Persons with Disability (PWD) 10 years
iv The children / Family members of those who died in the 1984 riots
5 years
Ex-serviceman / Commissioned Officers including ECOs/  SSCOs
who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been
a on  completion  of  assignment  (including  those   whose
assignment is due to be completed within 12 months from  the
last date prescribed for receipt of application) otherwise than by
way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct  or
b on account of physical disability attributable to military  service
or on invalidment
3 years in addition to
number of years of
service in Defence
Forces subject to a
maximum of 50 years (in
case of selection only
through interview)
5 years (in case of
selection through
Written Test and
interview)vi Officers  of the Regional  Rural Banks  who have put
in minimum 5 years service
By the number of years of service
put in as officer in RRB subject to a
maximum of 5 years
vii Persons who have ordinarily been domiciled in
Kashmir Division of J & K State during 01.01.1980 to
5 years
The relaxation in upper age limit is cumulative as per Govt. of India guidelines.
An ex-serviceman who has once joined the Government job on the Civil side after availing the
benefits given to him as an ex-serviceman for his re-employment, his ex-serviceman status for
the purpose of re-employment in Government ceases and  thus will not be eligible to seek
relaxation in upper age limit as detailed above.
In case of a candidate who is eligible for relaxation  under more than one of the above
categories, the age relaxation will be available on  cumulative basis with any one of the
remaining categories for which age relaxation is permitted as mentioned above. This
cumulative age relaxation is available to SC / ST / OBC only.  
** 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.
Persons eligible for age relaxation under (vii) above must produce the domicile  certificate at
the time of interview from the District jurisdiction where he/she originally resided or any other
authority designated in this regard by the Government of Jammu & Kashmir to the effect that
the candidate had ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of J & K during the
period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989.
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 1
   January 1962 with
the intention of permanently settling in India or v) a person of Indian origin who has
migrated from Pakistan, Myanmar (formerly Burma), Sri Lanka, East African countries of
Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika), Malawi, Zaire,
Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India provided that a
candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) or (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 interview
and/or Group Discussion conducted by the Bank but on final selection the offer of
appointment may be given only after the eligibility certificate from the Government of
India in this regard is submitted. 6. MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:
1. Graduation in any discipline
(Second Class with 55% aggregate marks / equivalent CGPA)
a. All Educational qualifications, Graduation/ Post Graduation etc. shall be from a
University recognized by Government of India. Technical qualification (BE, B
Tech, MBA etc.) shall be from an institution accredited by AICTE/ UGC
recognition required wherever applicable.
b. Candidates must possess the qualification as on 01.07.2011.
c. The candidates should have proficiency in appropriate computer skills / working
knowledge of application packages used in office automation/ computer
d. In respect of SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates, relaxation  in minimum mark for
educational qualification will be allowed upto 5% wherever minimum qualifying
marks are stipulated.
Note: Candidates must specifically indicate the class / division and percentage of marks
obtained calculated to the nearest two decimals in the relevant column of the application.
Where no percentage of marks is awarded by the University but only CGPA / OGPA is
awarded, the same should be converted into percentage.
Candidates should have obtained the valid IBPS score in each test and in
aggregate i.e. Total Weighted Standard Score (as mentioned below) in the
common written examination conducted for Probationary Officers in 2011.
Candidates should be able to produce the Score card in support of the scores
mentioned in the online application form, if called for interview.
Test  Category-wise cutoff in each test     PLEASE SEE  THE WEBSITE FOR CLARITY.
Unreserved SC/ST/OBC/PWD
Reasoning (TR) 24 & above 21 & above
English Language (EN) 24 & above 21 & above
Quantitative Aptitude (QA) 24 & above 21 & above
General Awareness (GA) 24 & above 21 & above
Computer Knowledge (CK) 24 & above 21 & above
Descriptive Paper on English (DP) 24 & above 21 & above
Total Weighted Standard Score (TWS) :
For General Category – TWS:  Minimum 141
For Reserved Category  (i.e SC/ST/OBC/PWD) - TWS:  Minimum 116
Name of the Post For Reserved Category
For all Others (including
Probationary Officer  R. 50/-  R. 200/- Applications have to be submitted by the eligible candidates only  'ONLINE' i.e.
through internet on our Bank’s website www.indianbank.in
Any other means / mode of application including those in printed form ARE NOT
Before submitting the online application, the application fee must be paid
in cash at any branch of INDIAN BANK only.  An application registered
online without actual payment of fees will not be entertained.
Application once submitted online 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 future
examination or selection.
8. Guidelines for the candidates regarding payment of application fee:
Application for registration will be available at our Bank’s website
www.indianbank.in between 17.02.2012 and 03.03.2012 (both days inclusive)
Payment of fees  can be made between 17.02.2012 and 03.03.2012 (both days
9. How to Apply:
Procedure for depositing fee:
The challan for payment of fees will be made available at the Bank’s website
www.indianbank.in. Before depositing the fee Candidates have to take a print out
of the challan from the Bank’s website . The challan will be in duplicate and the
application fee must be remitted only in any of the branches of Indian Bank using
this challan.
For the purpose of locating the Bank’s branch address for remitting fees, applicants may
log on to our Bank’s website  www.indianbank.in wherein provision is available for
locating address of the branches. Applicants are advised to type nearby town / city /
place in the space provided under “Branch Search” in the website.
For assistance in locating the branch in case of need, applicants may contact 044 2813
4064 (direct) or  044 2813 4068  CM (HRM) or 044-28134300 (Extn. 4780)
The following details must be filled up in both copies of the challan:
(i) Candidate’s name, (ii) Candidate’s category, (iii) Name and CBS code no. of the
Branch selected for payment, (iv) Date of payment and (v) Fee to be paid.
After filling up the above details, both the copies of challan are to be presented at the
branch, along with the application fee. After payment, the candidate must ensure that the
Deposit Journal Number generated by the Bank’s system is entered into the challan by
the officials at the Bank’s branch.
On payment, the receipt portion of the challan will be given back to the candidate
by the concerned branch incorporating the following details:-
The above details are to be mentioned by the candidates at the appropriate place
in the on-line application format while submitting the same.
After payment of fees candidates are advised to apply “Online” by revisiting the
Bank’s website and clicking on the appropriate link for the Online Application
Candidates should fill in the requisite details in the online application form and
submit it.
After applying online candidates are advised to take  a printout of the system
generated online application form. The printout should not be sent to the Bank.
The registration number and Password generated after applying online must be
carefully retained by the candidate for his/her record.
The original receipt portion of the challan must be carefully preserved and
produced along with the call letter at the time of Interview and/or Group
Discussion. Candidates without the original receipt part of the challan will not be
allowed to participate in the Interview and/or Group Discussion.
Candidates in their own interest should keep a copy of the application printout
and receipt part of the challan for their record.
The applicant should sign and affix his/her photograph on such printout of application
and keep the same ready for submission at the time of interview and/or Group
Discussion, if selected along with copies of the required documents mentioned
1. Original fee payment receipt (CBS Challan)
2. Valid IBPS Score card.
3. Self attested copy of School Leaving Certificate or any other document showing
proof of Date of Birth acceptable to the Bank.
4. Self attested copies of mark sheets / certificates in support of educational
5. Self attested copy of Caste / PWD or any other related certificate as applicable.
6. Self attested copy of Photo identity proof.
7. Printout of online application submitted for CWE for recruitment of Pos/MTs –
2011 in 19 PSBs.  
Selection for the post of Probationary Officer will be based on the Total Weighted
Standard Score (TWS) in the common written examination (CWE) conducted by IBPS in
Sept / Nov,2011 and the marks scored in the interview and/or Group Discussion. The
candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD will be given relaxation in marks as per
extant Government guidelines.
11. Interview and/or Group Discussion:
Depending upon the number of vacancies, the Bank reserves the right to call only those
candidates who have valid  IBPS score  in the stipulated common written examination
(CWE) for Interview and/or Group Discussion.
Call Letter for the Interview and/or Group Discussion:
Call letter for the interview and/or Group Discussion  will be sent by e-mail to the
shortlisted / eligible candidates to the e-mail address given in the application form at the time of applying for common written examination (CWE) in Sept / Nov, 2011 and/or will
be available for download from the Bank’s website.
Interview and/or Group Discussion Centres:
The interview and/or Group Discussion will be held at various centres and the address of
the venue will be advised in the call letters. The address of the venues will also be
displayed in the Bank’s website one week before the dates for commencement of
interview and/or Group Discussion.
The candidates selected will be subject to such terms and conditions as existing in the
Bank at the time of appointment.
13. Service Bond:
The selected candidates will have to execute a bond undertaking that they would serve
the Bank for a minimum period of 2 years from the date of joining. If he/she leaves the
Bank before completion of two years period he/she will have to pay liquidated damages
of R.1 lakh and cost of training to the Bank and the notice period salary as per Service
Candidates are warned that they should not furnish any particulars that are false,
tampered, fabricated or suppress any material information while filling up the application
form and submitting the certified copies/ testimonials.  At the time of interview and/or
Group Discussion, if a candidate is (or has been) found guilty of 1. Impersonating or
procuring impersonation by any person or 2. Resorting to any other irregular or improper
means in connection with his/her candidature for the selection or 3. Obtaining the
support of his/her candidature by any means; such candidate may, in addition to,
rendering himself/herself liable to criminal prosecution will be liable (a) to be disqualified
from the interview and/or Group Discussion for which he/she is the candidate (b) to be
debarred either permanently or for a specific period from any examination or selection
held by the Bank. Last but not the least, please note importantly that a candidate who
has been declared successful but subsequently found ineligible will not be allowed to
take part in the process / join the Bank and the inconvenience caused thereby will be at
his/her cost and consequences.
The Bank takes no responsibility for non-acceptance of on-line application due to
any problem in the on-line application system at any point. As the facility for
submission of on-line application is made available round the clock, the
candidates are advised to submit the on-line application well in advance to avoid
heavy traffic and consequent problems if any that may occur in the online
application system during the last few days before  the closing date for
a. Before applying, the candidate should ensure that he/she fulfils the eligibility and
other norms mentioned in this advertisement. Bank would be free to reject any
application at any stage of the recruitment process, if the candidate is found
ineligible for the post. The decision of the Bank shall be final in deciding about
qualification and other eligibility norms. b. Only unemployed SC/ST candidates called for interview and/or Group Discussion
will be paid actual second class to-and fro rail/bus fare by the shortest route on
production of evidence of travel, i.e. railway/bus receipt/ticket subject to rules in
this regard. The fare for journey of first 30 kms. each  shall be borne by the
c. Candidates belonging to OBCs but coming in the “CREAMY LAYER” as on
31.03.2011 are not entitled to OBC reservation. Such candidates should indicate
their category as “General/Unreserved”
d. OBC Certificates 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
reservations for OBC in Civil Posts and Services under Govt. of India i.e.
carrying “CREAMY LAYER” clause based on income for the financial year 2010-
2011 issued on or after 01.04.2011 should be submitted at the time of interview.
e.  Candidates  seeking  relaxation  in  Fee/Age  must  submit  a  certified  copy
of  the certificate  along with original in support  of  his/her  claim at the time
of interview.
f. Candidates serving in Government/Public Sector Undertakings (including Banks)
should obtain required permission from the competent authority to submit the
application for the post of Probationary Officer JMG Scale I before submitting the
application on-line. In case of being selected for interview and/or Group
Discussion they should produce the Permission letter / “No Objection Certificate”
from their employer at the time of interview and/or Group Discussion, in the
absence of which their candidature will not be considered.
g.  Call for personal interviews will be purely provisional without verification of age,
qualification, category (SC/ST/OBC) etc. of the candidates with reference to
h. Only candidates willing to serve anywhere in India should apply.
i. 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  interview and/or Group Discussion, 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
j. Any request for change of address will not be entertained.
k. Any resultant dispute arising out of this advertisement shall be subject to the sole
      jurisdiction of the Courts situated in Chennai.
l. In case, any dispute arises on account of interpretation in version other than
English, English version will prevail.
m. The Competent Authority for the issue of the certificate to SC / ST / OBC / PWD
is as under:
1. For SC/ST/OBC candidates
i. District Magistrate/ Additional District Magistrate/ Collector/ Deputy
Commissioner/ Additional Deputy Commissioner/ Deputy Collector/ First Class
Stipendiary Magistrate/ Sub Divisional Magistrate not below the rank of First
Class Stipendiary Magistrate/ Taluk Magistrate/ Executive Magistrate/ Extra
Assistant Commissioner.
ii. Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency
iii. Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tahsildar.
iv. Sub Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and/or his family normally
resides. 2. For PWD candidates, authorised certifying authorities will be Medical Board
    constituted as per Government guidelines.
The Version of the detailed advertisement given in the Bank’s website shall be
treated as final and shall supersede any other versions for all purposes.
Accordingly, the candidates are advised to visit Bank’s website
Decision of the Bank in respect of all matters pertaining to this recruitment would be final
and binding on all candidates.
Indian Bank
Corporate  Office
254-260, Avvai Shanmugham Salai,
Royapettah, Chennai-600 014
                                                                                          GENERAL MANAGER (HRM)

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