RECRUITMENT OF CLERKS – 2010
Federal Bank, a leading Private Sector Bank is hiring talented and aspiring individuals for the post of* Clerks. Eligible candidates are advised to apply online between 30.09.2010 to 20.10.2010 (both days inclusive) only through the Federal Banks website after carefully going through the instructions contained in this advertisement. No other means/ mode of application will be accepted.
1. Important Dates
Opening date of Online Registration Gateway
Closing date of Online Registration Gateway
Remittance of Application Fee
28.09.2010 to 20.10.2010
Date of Written Examination
Candidates are advised to download call letters for appearing in the written test from the website from 22.11.2010 onwards by entering their registration number and password which will be generated at the time of applying online.
Scale of pay and other emoluments
Candidates selected for Clerical cadre posts will be offered pay scale of 7200 - 400/3 - 8400 - 500/3 - 9900 - 600/4 - 12300 - 700/7 - 17200 - 1300/1 - 18500 - 800 /1 - 19300.
DA, HRA, CCA will be paid as per rules of the Bank in force from time to time depending upon the place of posting. Medical Aid, Hospitalisation Scheme, Leave fare concession, retirement benefits and other perquisites will be admissible as per Bank's rules. On a cost-to-company basis, the monthly pay package for Clerks including all the allowances and perquisites will be approximately 18000/- subject to changes from time to time.
Initial Probation Period
The selected candidates are likely to be posted at any place in India or abroad as per the administrative requirements and discretion of the Bank
2. Eligibility Criteria
(a) Age Limit as on 01.07.2010
Not above 24 years (born on or after 01.07.1986)
SC/ ST candidates will be eligible for relaxation in upper age limit upto a maximum of 5 years.
(b) Minimum Educational Qualifications as on 01.07.2010 - The date in the passing certificate / marks sheet of the qualifying exam should be on or before 01.07.2010.
Minimum Educational Qualification
Graduation with minimum 55% marks for science subjects and minimum 50% marks for other streams from any recognised university or other institutions established by an Act of parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of U G C Act, 1956.
• Graduation course or equivalent examination must entail a minimum of 3 years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent. Graduation in Agriculture/ Engineering means those who have passed a 10+2+4 year course. Graduation in Law means those who have passed 10+2+5 year course in law or degree in any subject + 3 year course in Law.
• The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate would be based on the practice followed by the University / Institution from where the candidate has obtained the degree. In case of the candidates being awarded grades / CGPA instead of marks, equivalence would be based on the equivalence certified by the University / Institution from where they have obtained the degree. In case the University / Institution does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be established by the Bank by dividing obtained CGPA with the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant with 100.
• Year wise / semester wise mark sheet for each year / semester in respect of the qualifying examination from the concerned University should be available. Since the reverse side of the mark sheet contains the instructions, photocopies of both sides of the mark sheets is necessary.
• Working knowledge of computers is essential for the post.
3. Application Fee Details (Non Refundable)
General/ OBC/ Others
4. How to apply
Eligible candidates have to apply online through the Bank's website only. No other means/ mode of application are acceptable. The application format should be filled in English only. Before registering their applications on the website, candidates should note / possess the following:
(i) An e-mail id which shall be valid for the duration of the recruitment process. In case the candidate does not have a valid e-mail id, he/ she has to create a new email id before applying online.
(ii) Application fee can be remitted at any branch of Federal Bank. For this purpose, candidates have to visit the Federal Banks website and follow the link careers and download the payment challan for remitting the application fee.
(iii) Application Fees can be remitted through other Banks also (through NEFT). The details of the account to which fee to be remitted is as follows:
FEDERAL BANK RECRUITMENT APPLICATION FEE
If the application fee is remitted through other Banks (through NEFT) the respective Bank's remittance slip can be used. However, following details should invariably be mentioned while applying online.
• NEFT Reference Number
• Date of remittance
• Amount remitted
(iv) If a candidate is eligible and desires to apply for more than one post, he / she should apply separately for each post. Application fee should also be remitted separately.
(v) The payment towards recruitment application fees can be made from 28.09.2010 onwards, but before the close of business hours on 20.10.2010. ie, close of online registration gateway. Even if the Bank extends the last date of registration of online applications due to technical reasons, the valid dates during which the payment should be made as indicated above will not be changed.
(vi) After remitting the application fee, logon to our Federal Bank website and follow the link careers. Then click "Recruitment of Clerks and Probationary Officers- 2010". Then click "apply online". Then online application will open. Fill up all the details required in the application and click "Submit" available at the bottom of the online application and your online application will be registered. A Registration Number and Password will appear for your online registration immediately on the screen. Candidates are required to take printout of the online application using the above registration number and password. Candidates shall retain the printout of the online application with them.
(vii) Candidates are required to bring to the examination centre at the time of written examination, the call letter, which can be downloaded by the candidate using the registration number and password obtained at the time of registration of online application. Candidates should possess copies of recent passport size colour photograph for pasting on the system generated call letter.
(viii) Valid proof of identity such as PAN card/Passport/ Voter I D Card/ Driving License/ Permanent Identity card issued by the present employer or any other valid proof of identification with a photograph should be produced at the time of written exam and interview to be conducted by the Bank.
(ix) Candidates should submit the copy of the Payment Challan / counterfoil of application fee along with the call letter at the time of written examination, failing which the candidate will not be admitted for the written examination.
5. Selection Procedure:
The selection process consists of written test, interview, etc. The details of the written test are as follows:
Name of the Test
No. of Questions
Test of Reasoning
Test of English Language
Test of Numerical Ability
Composite time of 120 minutes i.e. 2 hours for all the tests together
Computer Knowledge and Aptitude
Test of Financial Awareness
Marketing Knowledge and Aptitude
All the tests will be Objective type with five alternative choices out of which one will be the correct answer. The tests will be in English only.
6 Venues for the Written Test: The Bank will conduct the written test at Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Kozhikode, Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai & New Delhi.
(i) Before filling the online application form, the candidate must ensure that he/ she fulfills all the eligibility criteria with respect to age, educational qualifications etc. in respect of the post for which he / she is making the application and that the particulars furnished in the application form are correct in all respects. In case it is detected at any stage that a candidate does not fulfill any of the eligibility criteria, and / or that he / she has furnished any incorrect information or has suppressed any material fact(s), his / her candidature will stand cancelled. If any of these shortcomings is/are detected even after the appointment, his/her services are liable to be terminated.
(ii) Admission to written examination will be purely provisional without verification of age/ qualification / experience / category /SC/ST/OBC), etc of the candidates with reference to documents. 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 conduct of written test, interview, selection etc. and any other matter relating to recruitment will be final and binding on the candidates. No correspondence or personal enquiries shall be entertained by the Bank in this regard.
(iii) The Bank reserves the right to raise the minimum eligibility standard, etc., in order to restrict the number of candidates to be called for written test and interview commensurate with the number of vacancies.
(iv) Eligible candidates have to appear for a written test and interview at their own expense at the venue and date notified by the Bank.
(v) An application once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn and the application fee once paid will NOT BE refunded on any account nor would be held in reserve for any future examination or selection. The application fee shall also NOT BE refunded in case the application is rejected / not considered by Federal Bank.
(vi) Candidates are required to apply only online through the link provided on the Bank's website which will lead them to the online application form. The system generated printout of the application should be retained by the candidate. Candidate need not send the printout of the application form to the Bank. It will be required to send to a specified address only if the candidate qualifies in the written examination.
(vii) Candidates are advised to keep their application fee details, particulars of educational qualifications and other personal details ready before applying as these details are required to fill in the online application form. After filling the form, candidates are required to click "SUBMIT" available at the bottom of the online application form. If the application is accepted, the system will generate a registration number and a password.
(viii) Candidates are advised to download call letters for appearing in the written test from the website from 22.11.2010 onwards by entering their registration number and password which will be generated at the time of applying online. A recent passport size colour photograph (without dark glasses) should be firmly pasted on the call letter at the prescribed place and should be signed across by the candidate. Sufficient copies of the same photograph should be retained for use at the time of written examination / interview. Candidates are advised not to change their appearance till the entire bank hiring process is over. Failure to produce the same photograph at the time of written examination / interview may lead to disqualification.
(ix) Candidates have to produce all the requisite certificates / documents in original with Xerox copies for verification at the time of interview along with a copy of the system generated print out of the application. Failure to do so shall lead to disqualification of the candidate.
(x) In respect of candidates belonging to SC/ST category, copy of self attested caste / tribe certificate along with the original must be brought at the time of interview along with a copy of the system generated print out of the application. The certificate should have been issued in the prescribed format and by Authorities empowered to issue such certificate.
(xi) Candidates selected are liable to be posted anywhere in India or abroad as per the administrative requirements & discretion of the Bank.
(xii) Any request for change of address / change of centre for written test/ interview shall not be entertained.
(xiii) The Bank reserves the right to cancel any of the centres and / or add some other centres depending upon the response, administrative feasibility etc. The Bank also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any of the centres other than the one he / she has opted for.
(xiv) The Bank has the right to reject any application/ candidature at any stage without assigning any reason and the decision of the Bank shall be final.
(xv) Appointments of selected candidates will be subject to his / her being declared medically fit by the Bank's Medical Officer, satisfactory report about his / her character and antecedents by the Police Authorities, verification of caste / tribe certificate (for reserved category candidates only) and completion of all other pre recruitment formalities to the complete satisfaction of the Bank. Further, such appointment shall also be subject to Service and Conduct Rules of the Bank.
(xvi) The Bank takes no responsibility for any delay in submission of online applications or communication. Candidates in their own interest are advised to submit on line applications well before the last date.
(xvii) Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.
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