Indian Overseas Bank Probationary Officers Clerk Recruitment 2014

Latest Recruitment in IOB Bank 2014

Udaan – Special Industry Initiative for Jammu & Kashmir ( SII- J & K ) Scheme Selection of Graduates from J & K for Training and Recruitment for the posts of Probationary Officers & Clerks.

Indian Overseas Bank, a Nationalized Bank with pan India presence as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility is participating in the Special Industry Initiative Scheme ( SII ) J & K ( UDAAN ) for the State of Jammu & Kashmir to provide skills and enhance the employability of youth.

Opening Date for IOB Bank PO Online Registration 2014 6th February, 2014
Closing Date for IOB Bank PO Exam 2014 Online Registration 21st February, 2014
Download of IOB Bank PO Call Letters for Online / Offline Examination (Tentative) after 18th March, 2014
Tentative Date of IOB Bank PO Online Examination 2014 30th March, 2014
Tentative Month of IOB Bank PO Interview 2014 for Training April / May 2014

IOB Recruitment Online Applications are invited from unemployed young, qualified and eligible graduates from the State of Jammu & Kashmir ( J & K ) with a valid Permanent Resident Certificate ( PRC ) for enrolling in the three months residential training programme for skill development. Please note that those candidates who have joined any other UDAAN partner will not be eligible to apply for the captioned training and selection process.

Based on the online application received from the eligible candidates, 100 Candidates will be shortlisted initially for Training based on their performance in the Online / Offline Examination & Interview and / or any other methodology as decided by the Bank in co – ordination with National Skill Development Corporation ( NSDC ) and Govt, of Jammu & Kashmir. Duration of the residential training programme will be 03 months. On successful completion of the training, all the candidates will be awarded with a Certificate of training.

After successful completion of the training programme, candidates will be selected for appointment in the Bank, based on the
academic performance of the candidates in the 03 months residential training programme and / or Online / Offline Examination and / or Interview and / or any other methodology decided by the Bank.

Before applying, candidates are advised to ensure that they fulfill all the stipulated eligibility criteria as detailed in this advertisement. Please note that only Online Applications will be accepted. Candidates are advised to fill in their particulars online by themselves correctly.

Details of Vacancies & Reservation ( Post – Wise ) 2014 :

A. Selection for Training Programme :

Post SC ST OBC GEN Total No.of.Vacancies OF WHICH
2 - -
CLERK 4 6 14 26
2 - - 6

B.Recruitment After Completion of the Training 2014 :

Post SC ST OBC GEN Total No.of.Vacancies OF WHICH
1 - -
CLERK 2 3 7 13
1 - - 3

Abbreviations Stands for :

SC – Scheduled Caste, ST – Scheduled Tribe, OBC – Other Backward Classes, GEN – General, PC – Physically Challenged, VI -Visually
Impaired , HI- Hearing Impaired, OC – Orthopaedically Challenged , JMGS – I – Junior Management Grade Scale- I, PO – Probationary Officer; SII – J & K – Special Industry Initiative for Jammu & Kashmir; NSDC – National Skill Development Corporation.

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

b) The number of vacancies as also the number of reserved vacancies is provisional and may vary according to actual requirements of the Bank, subject to availability of suitable candidates.

c) The above reservation is inclusive of shortfall / backlog reservation.

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

e) The selected candidates for the post of Clerks will be placed in J & K and the selected candidates for the post of Probationary Officers will be posted anywhere in India, depending on the requirement of the Bank.

f) Please note that candidates can apply for only one post. Dual applications will be summarily rejected.

Eligibility Criteria for IOB Bank PO Recruitment 2014 :

This entire process is applicable only to the unemployed youth of Jammu & Kashmir, who fulfill all the eligibility criteria as on
1st February, 2014. The candidates can apply for only one post i.e. either Probationary Officer or Clerk.

A. Educational Qualifications for Both the Posts : ( As on 1st February, 2014 )

i) Graduation from a recognised University / Institution with minimum 60% Marks. ( For Candidates belonging to SC / ST / PC
category minimum 55% Marks ).

Graduation results should have been declared by the University / Institution on or before 01st February, 2014. If the Graduation final semester ( year ) mark sheet / Consolidated Mark sheet / Final Degree / Provisional Degree Certificate submitted at the time of Interview does not have the date of declaration of the Graduation final results ( which should be on or before 1st February, 2014 ), candidates are required to obtain documentary proof from the University / Institute stating the date of declaration of the Graduation final results and submit the same at the time of Interview mandatorily.

Note : Candidates are advised to enter only percentage of marks ( calculated to the nearest two decimals ) obtained in the Graduation in the online application form. Where no percentage of mark is awarded by the University, but only CGPA / OGPA
is awarded, candidates are advised to convert the same into percentage and enter only the percentage of marks. The fraction of percentage will be ignored and will NOT be rounded off to the next highest integer i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60% and 54.99% will be treated as less than 55%.

B. Age for the Posts ( AS ON 1st February, 2014 ) :

Minimum Age : 20 Years; Maximum Age : 28 Years. Relaxation in maximum age for SC / ST / OBC / PC / Ex – Servicemen will be
as per extant Government Guidelines.

s.No Category Age Relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe Candidates 5 Years
2 Other Backward Classes Candidates 3 Years
3 Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
4 Physically Challenged Category candidates 5 Years
5 Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 Years
6 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 12 months from the date prescribed for closing of online registration ) 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 Tears
7 Ex – Service Man 3 years ( In addition to the actual period of service in the Defence forces, subject to a maximum age of 50 years )
8 Widows, Divorced women and Women judicially separated from their husbands, who have not remarried Up to 35 years for General, 38 years for OBC and 40 years for SC / ST candidates

Note :

i) 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 in Point 3 to 8 . This cumulative age relaxation is available to SC / ST / OBC candidates only.

ii) All persons eligible for age relaxation under S.No. 3 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 1989.

iii) Above relaxations are available only if the candidates fulfill the various conditions prescribed in the Government  of India orders and instructions in this regard. To claim age relaxation, reserved category candidates should submit a copy of the necessary Certificate( s ) at the time of interview.

v) For the post of Probationary Officer :

a. 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 Public Sector Undertaking ceases to enjoy Ex – serviceman status for further employment.

b. There is no reservation for Ex – Servicemen in the Officer Cadre.

v) For the post of Clerk :

a. Ex- servicemen candidates who have already secured employment under the Central Government in Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ will be permitted the benefit of age relaxation as prescribed for Ex – Servicemen for securing another employment in a higher grade or cadre in Group ‘C’ / ‘D’ under the Central Government. However, such candidates will not be eligible for the benefit of reservation for Ex – Servicemen in Central Government jobs.

C. 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) 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 conducted by the Bank, but on final selection the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate issued by the Government of India, is produced.

3. Definitions :

Reservation is available for Physically Challenged candidates under section – 33 of the Persons with Disabilities ( Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights & Full participation ) Act 1995.

A. Physically Challenged ( PC )

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

ii) Deaf and Hearing Impared ( 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 60 decibels or more in the better ear in the conversational range of frequencies.

iii) Orthopaedically Challenged ( OC ) :

person is one suffering from Locomotor Disability or Cerebral Palsy. 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. Only such persons who suffer from not less than 40% of relevant disability ( as certified by a Medical Board appointed by the Central / State Govt ) would be eligible for reservation in services / posts.

B. Ex – Servicemen ( EXSM ) : ( Applicable only for the Post of Clerk )

i) Ex – Servicemen ( EXSM ) :

Only those candidates shall be treated as Ex – Serviceman who fulfill the revised definition as laid down in Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, Department of Personnel & Administrative Reforms Notification No. 36034 / 5 / 85 Estt. ( SCT ) dated 27th October, 1986 as amended from time to time.

ii)  Disabled Ex – Servicemen ( DISXSM )

Ex – Servicemen who while serving in Armed Forces of the Union were disabled in operation against the enemy or in disturbed areas shall be treated as DISXSM.

iii) Dependents of Ex – Servicemen Killed in Action ( DXSM ) : 

a) Ex – Servicemen killed in the following operations would be deemed to have been killed in action attributable to military service (a) war (b) war like operations or Border skirmishes either with Pakistan on cease fire line or any other country (c) fighting against armed hostiles in a counter insurgency environment viz. Nagaland, Mizoram, etc.(d) serving with peace keeping mission abroad (e) laying or clearance of mines including enemy mines as also mine sweeping operation between one month before and three months after conclusion of an operation (f) frost bite during actual operations or during the period specified by the Government (g) dealing with agitating Para – military forces personnel (h) IPKF Personnel killed during the operations in Sri Lanka.

b) As the reservation for Ex – Servicemen is on horizontal basis, the selected candidates will be placed in the appropriate category
( SC / ST / OBC / GEN ) to which they belong.

c) Guidelines for Persons with Disabilities using a Scribe for Examination :

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

d) The candidate will have to arrange his own scribe at his / her own cost. The scribe should be from any academic discipline. Both the candidate as well as scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking confirming that the scribe fulfils all the stipulated eligibility criteria for a scribe mentioned above.

e) Further in case it later transpires that he / she did not fulfill any laid down eligibility criteria or suppressed material facts the candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled, irrespective of the result of the online / offline examination. Those candidates who use a scribe shall be eligible for extra time of 20 minutes for every hour of the examination.

Guidelines for Candidates :

(i) candidates with locomotor disability and cerebral palsy :

An extra time of twenty minutes per hour shall be permitted for the candidates with locomotor disability and cerebral palsy where dominant ( writing ) extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of function ( minimum of 40% impairment ), although, no scribe shall be permitted to such candidates.

(ii) Visually Impaired candidates :

Visually Impaired candidates ( who suffer from not less than 40% of disability ) may opt to view the contents of the test in magnified font. This facility will not be available to Visually Impaired candidates who use the services of a Scribe for the examination.

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