Bank of India PO Recruitment 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, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) as 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 Bank of India PO Examination 2012 / 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.
Educational Qualification for Bank of India PO Exam 2012 :
Graduate with minimum 60% marks in aggregate from UGC recognized University.
1. The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all semester / year(s) by aggregate maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of honours / optional / additional optional subject, if any. This will be applicable for those Universities also where Rank / Class / Grade is decided on basis of Honours marks only.
2 Candidates belonging to the Reserved Category (SC / ST / OBC / PWD), filling in vacancies reserved for the relevant category, will be entitled to a relaxation of 5% Marks in relation to that stipulated for General Category Candidates. Candidates belonging to SC / ST / OBC / PWD categories filling in ‘unreserved’ vacancies will not be entitled to the above referred relaxation.
3. The percentage of marks in fraction will not be rounded up on higher side (i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60% and 54.99% will be treated as less than 55%).
IBPS Score Requirement : Total Weighted Standard Score (TWS) :
Minimum 130 – For General Category
Minimum 117 – For Reserved Category (i.e SC / ST / OBC / PWD)
Age Limit for Bank of India PO Recruitment 2012 : Minimum 21 years – Maximum 30 years.
1. Relaxation in Upper Age Limit :
i) Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe candidates by 5 years.
ii) Other Backward Classes candidates by 3 years.
iii) PWD category candidates – 10 years in addition to their respective category i.e. (a) by total 15 years for SC/ST Category (b) by total 13 years for OBC category and (c) by total 10 years for General Category.
iv) In the case of ex-servicemen and commissioned officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs) / Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered atleast 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) other 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, by 5 years, subject to ceiling as per Government guidelines. Candidates still serving in Defence Service and desirous of joining us should submit a certificate from the Competent Authority that they would be released / retired on or before 31.08.2011.
v) All persons who have ordinarily been domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State during 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989, by 5 years.
a) An Ex-Serviceman who has once joined a government job on 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 re-employment in Government ceases.
b) The relaxation in upper age limit is cumulative as per Government guidelines.
c) All persons eligible for age relaxation under (v) 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 Govt. of J & K to the effect that the candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of J & K during 1st January 1980 to the 31st day of December 1989.
2. Definitions / Reservations under PWD :
i) Orthopedically Challenged (OC) : A person having a minimum of 40% physical defect or deformity which causes interference with the normal functioning of the bones, muscles and joints and is so certified by a Medical Board appointed by the State Government.
ii) Visually Challenged (VC) : Blindness refers to a person who suffers from either of the following conditions :
(a) Total absence of sight.
(b) Visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with correcting lenses, Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of 20 degree or worse and so certified by a Medical Board appointed by the State Government.
(c) A person with Low Vision means one with impairment of visual functioning even after treatment of standard refractive correction but who uses or is potentially capable of using vision for the planning or execution of a task with appropriate assisting device.
iii) Deaf & Hearing Impaired (HI) :
(a) Deaf are those persons in whom the sense of hearing is non-functional for ordinary purposes of life, i.e. with total loss of hearing in both ears. They do not hear and understand sounds at all – even with amplified speech.
(b) Hearing Impairment means loss of more than 60 decibels in the better ear in the conversational range of frequencies.
Locomotors Disability or Cerebral Palsy – Person who has a minimum of 40% of physical defect or deformity which causes an interference with the normal functioning of the bones, muscles and joints.
(a) In case of non-availability of reserved candidates, Bank of India Probationary Officers Recruitment 2012 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 Disabilities candidates 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 Bank of India Probationary Officers Vacancies as also the number of reserved vacancies are provisional and may vary according to actual requirements of the Bank.