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Bank of India, a leading public sector bank having head office in Mumbai, invites applications for recruitment of 1083 post of General banking officers in scale-I, II & III.
Submission of on-line application commencing from: 11.11.2009
Last date for submission of on-line application: 30.11.2009
Tentative date of written examination (Sunday): 24.01.2010
Relevant date of age/qualification/experience reckoned as on: 01.11.2009
Structure of Written test and Interview
Objective tests – medium of examination (English or Hindi)
Test of reasoning ability, no of questions – 100, max. marks – 150
Test of quantitative aptitude, no of questions – 50, max. marks – 75
Test of general awareness on current developments, no of questions – 50, max. marks – 75
Total, no of questions – 200, max. marks – 300
Duration - Composite 120 minutes (i.e. 2 hours)
Note: Candidates have to secure minimum qualifying marks in each of the objective test i.e. 40% for general category (35% in case of SC/ST/OBC/PwD) and 50% average marks in all the objective test taken together for general category (45% in case of SC/ST/OBC/PwD). Bank reserve the right to vary above said cut-off. In objective test there will be negative marks for wrong answers @0.25 for each wrong answer.
Descriptive test – medium of examination (English or Hindi)
Test contents – Higher order cognitive abilities to assess knowledge on current developments and communication skills
Duration – Composite 60 minutes (i.e. 1 hour), Marks – 5 compulsory questions with internal options for 100 marks
Selection procedure: Depending on the number of vacancies, only those candidates who have secured the minimum qualifying marks stipulated for written tests (objective plus descriptive) and rank sufficiently high in the order of merit shall be called for a personal interview in the ratio of 1:3. – Mere pass in the written tests shall not vest any right in a candidate for being called for personal interview.
Merit list of the candidate’s based on the marks obtained by them in written test [i.e. 300 marks (objective test) + 100 marks (descriptive test)] and personal interview of 100 marks will be prepared in descending order on the basis of the aggregate marks obtained, under the respective SC/ST/OBC/Gen category. The final selection will be made on the basis of this merit list.
Call letters for written examination: The written test examination will be tentatively held on 24.01.2010 at examination centres given below. The full address of the examination venue will be given in the call letter. All eligible candidates will be issued call letters at the correspondence address given by them in their on-line application which will be sent by post. E-mail advices will also be sent, if e-mail address is available.
A candidate who does not receive the examination call letter by 18.01.2010 should contact the concerned zonal office of bank of India located at the concerned state and examination centre he/she has opted for at the addresses given below, with a written application indicating his/her name, address, and details of payment made for issue of duplicate call letters
Application fee (Non-refundable)
For SC/ST/PwD/Ex-servicemen candidates – Nil
For all other candidates – Rs. 400/-
How to apply:
(i) Candidate should have a valid e-mail ID
(ii) The candidate should apply on-line through website www.bankofindia.co.in
(iii) As a first step, candidate should take out print-out of challan (this will not be applicable for SC/ST/PwD and Ex-servicemen candidates).
(iv) Against the above-said challan, the candidate should make the payment of fees in any of the Bank of India branches on or before 30.11.2009.
(v) Once the payment of fees is made, the concerned branch will give him a transaction number.
(vi) Candidate should visit again website www.bankofindia.co.in under the caption ‘Recruitment/Career’ and should fill up the application available after click at the end of the notice on apply online.
(vii) Transaction number should be correctly filled in the application at appropriate place (this will not be applicable for SC/ST/PwD and Ex-servicemen candidates).
(viii) Application should be saved and after verification submitted by click to submit button.
(ix) Application should be printed and photo affixed on that, to be kept ready for submission at the time of interview at the Interview venue
(x) You should note/remember your registration number and password for future reference and use.
(xi) Please note that the above procedure is the only procedure for applying. Physical mode of application or incomplete application would not be accepted and if submitted such application would be rejected outright
(xii) In case of more than one application by the same candidate, application submitted last, will be taken as authentic/conclusive (all other applications will be treated as null and void).
It is for the candidate to ensure that he/she has met with the eligibility criteria and complied with the requirements and adhered to the instructions contained in this advertisement as well as in the application form. Candidates are, therefore, urged to carefully read the advertisement and complete the application form and submit the same as per instructions given in this regard.
To read the complete notification and to apply visit www.bankofindia.co.in