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CANARA BANK

Recruitment Project – 2010

RECRUITMENT OF PROBATIONARY OFFICERS & PROBATIONARY CLERKS

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FROM INDIAN CITIZENS FOR


APPOINTMENT TO THE POSTS MENTIONED BELOW

Eligible candidates are requested to apply ON-LINE through Bank’s website


www.canarabank.com. No other means / mode of Application will be accepted. [The
links for applying on-line have been provided at the end of this page.]

Important Dates
Probationary Probationary
Event Officer Clerk
[Post Code – 1] [Post Code–2]
Opening Date for on-line registration in
25.03.2010 25.03.2010
Website
Closing Date for on-line registration in
24.04.2010 24.04.2010
Website
Tentative Date of Written Test 04.07.2010 18.07.2010

The details of Number of Posts are as follows

Post Total Age [Years]


Post Name
Code Posts Min-Max
1 Probationary Officer [JMGS-I] 500 21 – 30

2 Probationary Clerk 1000 18 – 28

Reservations for Probationary Officer [Post Code-1]:

No. of Posts for


Post / Scale [Post Code] Of which PWD
SC ST OBC UR Tot
VC HI OC Tot
JMGS – I [Post Code-1] 76 38 136 250 500 09 08 06 23
Reservations & State / Union Territory wise break up for Probationary Clerk Posts [Post
Code-2]:

No. of Posts Out of which


State / Union
Code PWD
Territory SC ST OBC UR Total XSM
VC HI OC Tot
11 Andaman & Nicobar - - - 02 02 - - - - -
12 Andhra Pradesh 13 05 22 40 80 11 01 01 01 03
13 Assam 01 02 05 12 20 02 01 - - 01
14 Bihar 11 - 18 41 70 10 01 01 01 03
15 Chandigarh - - 01 04 05 - - - - -
16 Chhattisgarh 03 08 01 13 25 03 01 - - 01
17 Goa - 01 01 08 10 01 01 - - 01
18 Gujarat 03 07 13 27 50 07 01 01 - 02
19 Haryana 09 - 13 28 50 07 01 01 - 02
20 Himachal Pradesh 05 - 04 11 20 02 - - 01 01
21 Jammu & Kashmir - 01 02 07 10 01 01 - - 01
22 Jharkhand 04 10 04 22 40 05 01 01 - 02
23 Karnataka 14 06 24 46 90 13 02 02 01 05
24 Kerala 08 - 21 41 70 10 02 02 01 05
25 Madhya Pradesh 04 06 04 16 30 04 01 01 - 02
26 Maharashtra 08 06 18 38 70 10 01 01 01 03
27 Meghalaya - 01 - 03 04 - - - - -
28 Orissa 04 06 03 17 30 04 01 - - 01
29 Puducherry - - - 02 02 - - - - -
30 Punjab 17 - 12 31 60 08 01 01 01 03
31 Rajasthan 09 06 10 25 50 07 01 01 - 02
32 Sikkim - - - 02 02 - - - - -
33 Tamil Nadu 16 - 23 41 80 11 02 02 01 05
34 Tripura 01 03 - 06 10 01 - - - -
35 Uttar Pradesh 17 - 21 42 80 11 02 01 01 04
36 Uttaranchal 03 - 02 15 20 02 01 - - 01
37 West Bengal 04 01 04 11 20 02 01 - - 01
Total 154 69 226 551 1000 132 24 16 09 49

The recruitment for the post of Probationary Clerks shall be on State-wise / Union
territory-wise basis. Candidates can apply for Probationary Clerk post in ONE STATE /
UNION TERRITORY ONLY and have to appear for the test, from a centre allotted for
that particular State / Union Territory. On selection, candidates will be placed anywhere
in that state / union territory depending up on Bank’s need and candidate has to work in
the place of posting for a minimum period of 5 years. Candidates belonging to reserved
categories, for which no post has been announced, are free to apply against the Un-
Reserved Posts, provided they fulfill the eligibility criteria mentioned.

Note: (a) The number of posts and the reservations provided are provisional and may
vary according to actual requirement of the Bank. (b) 3% of the total posts @ 1% each
for VC, HI & OC candidates are reserved for the Persons with Disabilities. 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 posts identified by the Bank as suitable for
them. (c) As the reservation for PWD and Ex-Servicemen candidates are on horizontal
basis, the selected candidates will be placed in the appropriate category to which the
candidate belongs. The above reservation is inclusive of shortfall / backlog reservation.

Abbreviations:: JMGS-I – Junior Management Grade Scale I; SC-Scheduled Caste; ST-


Scheduled Tribe; OBC - Other Backward Class; UR – Un Reserved; XSM – Ex-
Servicemen; PWD – Persons With Disabilities; VC-Visually Challenged; HI-Hearing
Impaired; OC-Orthopaedically Challenged.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA & OTHER DETAILS: All the eligibility [qualification,


age etc] shall be computed as on 01.03.2010.

Post Code-1: Probationary Officers [JMGS-I]:

a. Qualification:

Graduation with First Class with 60% [SC/ST/PWD candidates – 55%].

b. Job Profile:

General Banking, House keeping, Supervisory functions etc and any other work
assigned by the Bank from time to time.

Post Code-2: Probationary Clerks:

1. Qualification:
Pass in 10+2 with 60% [SC/ST/PWD candidates – 55%] OR a pass in Graduation.

Should have studied the local language of the State / Union Territory for which he
/ she is applying [as I / II / III language] either at SSLC / SSC or 10+2 or
Graduation level.

2. Job Profile:

General Banking, House keeping etc and any other work assigned by the Bank
from time to time.

NOTE: All the qualifications mentioned should be from a recognized University /


Institution.

COMPUTER LITERACY: Operating computer systems in MS-DOS, MS Windows,


Basic concepts of Networking & Connectivity, MS Office [Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-
mail etc.] shall be an essential qualification, which a candidate must either possess or
acquire within 6 months from the date of joining the Bank.

HINDI KNOWLEDGE: The candidates shall acquire working knowledge of Hindi, if not
possessed already, before completion of probationary period.

1.Salary & Emoluments:

Scale Salary & Emoluments


JMGS-I Rs.10000-470/6-12820-500/3-14320-560/7-18240
Rs.4410-215/3-5055-335/3-6060-470/4-7940-500/3-9440-560/4-11680-
Clerk
970/1-12650-560/1-13210

Dearness Allowance, HRA, CCA, Medical Aid, Hospitalization expenses, Leave Fare
Concession, Conveyance etc shall be paid as per rules.

Perquisites like Quarters, Furniture etc shall be provided to Officer-employees as per


rules.

2. DEFINITIONS

A. Ex-Servicemen [XSM]:

• Only those candidates shall be treated as Ex-Servicemen who fulfill the


revised definition as laid down in Government of India, Ministry of Home
Affairs, Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms
Notification No.36034/5/85/Estt.(SCT) dated 27.10.1986 as amended from
time to time.
• Disabled Ex-Servicemen (DISXS): 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 DISXS.
• Dependents of Servicemen killed in Action (DXS): 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) fighting of service 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) Indian Peace Keeping Force personnel
killed during the operations in Sri Lanka.

Note: The Territorial Army Personnel will be treated as ex-servicemen w.e..f.


15.11.1986.

B. Reservations for Persons with Disabilities:

Reservation is available for Persons with Disabilities under Section-33 of the


Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights & Full
Participation) Act 1995:

• Visually Challenged [VC]:

i. Blindness refers to a condition where a person suffers from any of


the following conditions namely (a) Total absence of sight or (b)
Visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 {snellen} in the better
eye with correcting lenses; or (c) limitation of the field of vision
subtending an angle of 20 degree or worse.
ii. Low Vision means a person 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.
• Hearing Impairment [HI] means loss of 60 decibels or more in the better
ear in the conversational range of frequencies.
• Orthopaedically Challenged [OC] – All the cases of OC persons are
covered under the category of 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
forms 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 would be eligible for reservation in services / posts who
suffer from not less than 40% of relevant disability

3.NATIONALITY / CITIZENSHIP:

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 01.01.1962 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,
United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia & 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 examination/interview
conducted by the Bank, but on final selection the offer of appointment may be given only
after the necessary eligibility certificates issued by the Government of India, are
produced.

4.RELAXATION IN UPPER AGE LIMIT

i. Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe candidates - by 5 years;


ii. Other Backward Classes candidates - by 3 years;
iii. Persons with Disabilities by 10 years;
iv. All persons who are ordinarily domiciled in Kashmir Division of J&K State
during 01.01.80 to 31.12.89 - by 5 years;
v. For Probationary Clerks - Widows, divorced women and women judicially
separated from their husbands; who have not remarried – by 9 years
vi. Ex-servicemen,

For the posts of Probationary Officer [JMGS-I] [Post Code-1] –


Commissioned Officers including those 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 on or before
30.09.2010) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of
misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to Military service or
on invalidment – by 5 years

For the post of Probationary Clerk [Post Code – 2] – by 3 years plus period of
service in Armed Forces subject to a maximum of 50 years;

NOTE:
a. The relaxation in upper age limit to SC/ST/OBC candidates is allowed on
cumulative basis with only one of the remaining categories for which age
relaxation is permitted as mentioned above in Point No. 4 (iii) to 4 (vi)
b. Persons eligible for age relaxation under 4(iv) above must produce the domicile
certificate at the time of interview from the District Jurisdiction where he / she
had ordinarily 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
01.01.80 to 31.12.89.
c. An Ex-servicemen who has once joined in a Govt. job on the civil side after
availing the benefits given to him as an Ex-servicemen for his re-employment, his
Ex-servicemen status for the purpose of re-employment in Government ceases.

Ex-servicemen candidates who have already secured employment under the


Central Govt. 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 Govt. However, such candidates will not
be eligible for the benefits of reservation for Ex-servicemen in Central Govt. jobs.

APPLICATION FEE & POSTAL CHARGES (NON REFUNDABLE)

Probationary Officers [Post Probationary Clerks [Post


Code-1] Code–2]
Category
Amount of Fees / Postage Amount of Fees / Postage
[Non-Refundable] [Non-Refundable]
SC/ST/PWD Rs.50/-* Rs.50/-*
All Others Rs.300/- Rs.200/-
* Postage only

PROCEDURE FOR MAKING PAYMENT OF APPLICATION FEE / POSTAL


CHARGES:

The application fee / postal charges can be paid by;

1. Directly crediting the amount in any Canara Bank Branch OR


2. Paying the amount through NEFT in any other Bank.

The procedure for payment of fee is mentioned below;

1. Directly crediting the amount in any Canara Bank Branch:


• Take print-out of the Payment Challan from website [Click here to
download Payment Challan]
• Fill the particulars viz, Name, Canara Bank Branch Name, City, Amount,
Post Applied for
• Submit the Fee Payment Challan & amount in any Canara Bank Branch
• Collect the candidate's copy of Fee Payment Challan from the Branch.
Please check that challan is properly signed & the details of Transaction
Id / Message User Reference No. (MUR), Branch Name & DP Code
Number, Deposit Date are noted in the challan by the Branch Authorities.
• Log on to bank website for applying on-line.
2. Paying the amount through NEFT in any other Bank [If the candidate opts for
payment through other Banks]:

• Fill the NEFT challan as required by the bank with Beneficiary details as
follows;

Name of the Account Canara Bank Recruitment Project – 2010


Account Number 1173201002125
Canara Bank, South End Road Branch,
Payee Bank
Bangalore
IFSC Code CNRB0001173

• Make payment
• Collect NEFT Payment Receipt. Please check that receipt is properly
signed & the details of NEFT UTR No., IFSC Code of the Sending
Branch, Name of the Sending Bank, City, Deposit Date, Amount etc
are noted in the challan by the Branch Authorities.
• Log on to bank website for applying on-line.

After on-line registration, candidates are requested to write their Registration Number,
Name, Date of Birth, Post Applied for on the back of the Payment Challan / NEFT
Receipt. Candidates have to submit this original Payment Challan / NEFT Receipt along
with Test Call Letter at the time of Written Test.

The application fee / postal charges should be paid on or before the following dates;

Post Dates
Probationary Officer [Post Code–1] 24.04.2010
Probationary Clerk [Post Code-2] 24.04.2010

Even if the last date of registration changes due to technical reasons, the valid dates for
payment of application fee / postal charges will not be changed.

Payment of fee by Demand Draft / Cheque / Money Orders / Postal Orders etc will
not be accepted.

6.SELECTION PROCEDURE
Probationary Officer [Post Code-1]
Written Test + Interview
Probationary Clerk [Post Code-2]

The written test shall consist of Objective Test & Descriptive Test. The details of test are
as follows;

Post Objective Test Descriptive Test


[Post No. of Time Time
Code] Subject Marks Subject Marks
Questions [Minutes] [Minutes]
Test of
75 75
Reasoning
Quantitative
Prob. 50 50
Aptitude 135 General 100 60
Officer [1]
General
50 50
Awareness
English 50 50
Test of
50 50
Reasoning
Numerical
Prob. Clerk Ability 50 50
95 General 75 45
[2]
Clerical
50 50
Aptitude
English 50 50

There will be negative marks for wrong answers in Objective Test. The Descriptive Test
is only for qualifying purpose. Bank will decide the minimum cut-off marks for each
subject as well as Total Weighted Score [TWS]. Depending on the number of vacancies,
such of those candidates who rank sufficiently high in the order of merit in the written
test as per the cut off marks decided by the Bank will only be called for interview.

Mere eligibility / admission to the test / pass in the test does not imply that the Bank is
satisfied beyond doubt about the candidates’ eligibility and shall not vest any right in a
candidate for being called for interview. The Bank reserves the right to call only the
requisite number of candidates for interview.

Other details regarding the test will be given to the candidates in the “Acquaint Yourself
Booklet”, which will be sent along with the call letter for written examination.

The Bank reserves the right to change the selection procedure, if necessary. The
change, if any, shall be communicated to the candidates in advance.
The Bank would be free to reject the candidature of any candidate at any stage of the
recruitment process, if he / she is found to be ineligible. If appointed, such a candidate
may be summarily removed and the fees paid by the ineligible candidates shall be
forfeited.

Maximum marks for Interview is 100 for Probationary Officer and Probationary Clerk
posts.

The final selection for the above posts shall be on the basis of performance in Written
Test and Interview.

7.PRE-EXAMINATION TRAINING:

For the posts of Probationary Officer [Post Code-1] & Probationary Clerk [Post
Code-2], the Bank intends to provide free Pre-Examination Training [PET] Programme
[Non-Residential] of six (6) working days duration to candidates belonging to Schedule
Castes / Scheduled Tribes / Persons With Disabilities / Minority Communities / Ex-
Servicemen, who have applied for the said posts.

The training programme will be conducted at Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi,


Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Patna, Pune &
Trivandrum Centres only.

The training will be given only to a limited number of candidates on first come first
serve basis & Bank shall send Training Intimation Letters only to those candidates.
Candidates, who wish to avail this facility, have to indicate in the On-line Application,
the name of the Centre at which he / she wants to attend the training programme.
Requests for change of PET centre at later date will not be entertained.

All the expenses for attending the Pre-Examination Training Programme at the concerned
centre relating to travel, boarding, lodging etc. should be borne by the candidate. The
Bank has discretion to add / delete / change the PET Centre indicated above or allot the
candidates to a different centre other than the one he/she opted.

8.DATE OF WRITTEN TEST:

Probationary Officer [Post Code-1] 04.07.2010


Probationary Clerks [Post Code-2] 18.07.2010

The written test is tentatively fixed on the dates mentioned above at the following
Centres. The exact venue address of the test will be intimated in the Test Call Letter.

Candidates applying for the post of Probationary Clerks have to appear for test, from a
centre allotted to the State / Union Territory for which he/she is applying.
State / Union Territory CENTRE CODE TEST CENTRE
Andaman & Nicobar 51 Port Blair
52 Hyderabad
Andhra Pradesh
53 Visakhapatnam
Assam, Tripura Meghalaya, Sikkim 54 Guwahati
Bihar 55 Patna
56 Chandigarh
Chandigarh, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh
57 Delhi
Chhattisgarh 58 Raipur
Goa 59 Goa
Gujarat 60 Ahmedabad
61 Karnal
Haryana
57 Delhi
Jammu & Kashmir 62 Jammu
Jharkhand 63 Ranchi
64 Bangalore
Karnataka 65 Hubli
66 Mangalore
67 Trivandrum
Kerala
68 Calicut
Madhya Pradesh 69 Bhopal
70 Mumbai
Maharashtra
71 Nagpur
Orissa 72 Bhubaneshwar
Rajasthan 73 Jaipur
74 Chennai
Tamil Nadu, Puducherry 75 Coimbatore
76 Madurai
Uttar Pradesh 77 Agra
57 Delhi
78 Lucknow
Uttaranchal 79 Dehradun
West Bengal 80 Kolkata

However, the Bank reserves its right to change the date of written test, to add/cancel the
test Centres and to call the candidates for the test at any other Centre at its discretion,
under unforeseen circumstances, if any. The Bank also reserves the right to allot the
candidate to any centre other than the one he/she has opted for. The Candidates have to
appear for the written test at the allotted Centres at their own expenses. No request for
change of Centre will be entertained. The centres mentioned above are for written test
only. The Bank will inform the candidates about the date, time & venue for the
interviews separately.

9.PROBATION:

Post [Post Code] Probation


Probationary Officer [1] JMGS-I 2 Years
Probationary Clerk [2] 6 Months

10. SECURITY DEPOSIT [for Probationary Officer]:

The selected candidates for the post of Probationary Officers have to deposit a sum of
Rs.25,000/- at the time of joining as Security Deposit. Candidates have to serve for a
minimum period of 2 years.

11.HOW TO APPLY [for all posts]:

The eligible candidates are required to apply ON-LINE through bank’s website
www.canarabank.com. The guidelines for filling on-line application are as follows;

• Candidates should have a valid personal e-mail id. In case, candidate is not having
valid e-mail id, he/she should create a new e-mail id. This e-mail id should be
valid for the duration of the project.
• Candidates should have remitted the requisite fee in any branch of Canara Bank
and should have details of payment made OR Candidates should have remitted
the requisite fee in any other Bank through NEFT and should have details of
payment made.
• Please note that without valid payment details, on-line registration of application
will be summarily rejected. For details of payment, check Point No.5.
• Candidates are required to visit the Bank’s website www.canarabank.com-
>Careers->Positions Open page and click on the link “Recruitment Project –
2010” and apply for appropriate post. Alternatively, candidates can click the link
“Recruitment” scrolling in the “News Update”.
• The link for registration of application will be open on our website on the
dates indicated at the top of this advertisement.
• After filling in all the required particulars, candidates shall submit the application
on-line.
• There is provision to modify the submitted on-line application. Candidates are
requested to make use of this facility to correct the details in on-line application,
if any. This Modification facility shall be available up to the last date for on-
line registration. After the last date, no modification will be permitted.
• Candidates should take utmost care to furnish the correct details while filling in
on-line application.
• Retain a copy of on-line application print out along with Registration
Number & Password safely for your records.
• Candidates applying for more than one post are required to make payment
for each post separately and are required to apply on-line for each post
separately.

Candidates need not send Application Print-out / Documents at this stage.

While attending for the Written Test, candidates have to submit Original Payment
Challan / NEFT receipt along with Test Call Letter, without which candidates are
not allowed to take up examination.

12.CALL LETTERS:

All the communications viz, call letters for test / interview etc., will be sent to the address
for communication given by the candidate in the application form by ordinary post only.
Request for sending to different addresses subsequently will not be entertained.

WRITTEN TEST CALL LETTERS:

The call letters for attending the written test shall be sent to the eligible candidates by
ordinary post. Candidate has to affix his / her photograph on the call letter. Candidate has
to bring this call letter along with original payment challan / NEFT receipt while
attending the written test.

PROCEDURE FOR DUPLICATE CALL LETTERS FOR ATTENDING TEST:

Eligible candidates, who do not receive the written test call letter, may download the
Duplicate Call Letter from our bank’s website www.canarabank.com by entering his /
her details, between the following dates;

Post [Post Code] Dates for downloading Duplicate Test Call Letter
Probationary Officer [1] 29.06.2010 to 04.07.2010
Probationary Clerk [2] 13.07.2010 to 18.07.2010
Candidate has to affix his / her photograph on the call letter. Candidate has to bring this
call letter along with original payment challan / NEFT receipt while attending the written
test.

Note: Candidates have to submit original Payment Challan / NEFT Receipt along
with Test Call Letter while attending the written test, without which they will not be
allowed to take up the examination.

CALL LETTER FOR ATTENDING INTERVIEW:

The candidates who have qualified in the written test & ranked sufficiently high [as
mentioned in Point No. 6] will only be called for the Interview and their details and
Interview Schedule will be made available in Bank’s website www.canarabank.com.
Interview Call Letters shall be sent by ordinary post to the candidates who have qualified
for interview. Alternatively the interview call letter can be downloaded from the Bank’s
website.

Bank will not take responsibility for late receipt / non-receipt of call letter / any
communication to the candidate. Hence candidates are requested to keep track of their
application status by visiting Bank’s website from time to time during the recruitment
process.

13.ACTION AGAINST CANDIDATES FOUND GUILTY OF MISCONDUCT:

Candidates should not furnish any particulars that are false, tampered, fabricated or
suppress any material information while registering the application and submitting the
certified copies / testimonials.

At the time of written examination/interview, if a candidate is or has been found guilty of


using unfair means during the test/interview; or impersonating or procuring
impersonation by any person; or misbehaving in the examination hall / interview hall or
taking away the question booklet, answer sheet, from the examination hall; or resorting to
any other irregular or improper means in connection with his/her candidature for the
selection; or obtaining support of his/her candidature by any means, such a candidate may
in addition to rendering himself/herself liable to criminal prosecution, will be liable

• to be disqualified from the examination / interview for which he / she is a


candidate
• to be debarred, either permanently or for a specified period from any examination
or selection held by the Bank.

The Bank/IBPS would be analyzing the responses of a candidate with other appeared
candidates to detect patterns of similarity. If, as per the laid down procedure, it is
suspected that the responses have been shared and the scores obtained are not genuine /
valid, the Bank reserves the right to cancel his / her candidature.
14. GUIDELINES FOR USE OF SCRIBE IN THE WRITTEN TEST:

Wherever written examination is held, only those candidates who are blind and
candidates whose writing speed is affected by cerebral palsy can use scribe at their own
cost during the written examination. In all such cases, where a scribe is used, the
following rules will apply:

1. The candidate will have to arrange for the scribe at his / her own cost.
2. The academic qualification of the scribe should be one grade lower than the
stipulated minimum eligibility criteria.
3. The scribe can be from any academic stream and should possess marks less than
the candidate but in any case not more than 60% in his own academic stream.
4. The candidate as well as the scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking
confirming that the scribe fulfils all the stipulated eligibility criteria for a scribe as
mentioned above. Further, in case it later transpires that he/she did not fulfil any
of the laid down eligibility criteria or suppressed any material facts, the
candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled, irrespective of the result of the
written test.
5. Such candidates who use a scribe shall be eligible for extra time of 20 minutes for
every hour of examination.

15.GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS [FOR ALL POSTS]:

a. Candidates have to register on-line through Bank’s website only. No other means
of applications shall be entertained.
b. Admission to the written test / calling for interview is purely provisional without
verification of age / qualification / category etc. of the candidates. Mere receipt of
call letter for written test / interview does not imply that the Bank is satisfied
about the candidate’s eligibility. Candidates should ensure their eligibility before
applying / attending the written test / interview. Bank reserves right to reject
ineligible candidate’s application at any stage and the fee paid by ineligible
candidates shall be forfeited.
c. The Application once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn and the fee once
paid will not be refunded on any account nor would this fee be held in reserve for
future examination / selection.
d. Applications which are incomplete in any respect will be rejected and the fee will
be forfeited.
e. Candidates will have to appear for the written test and interview at their own
expenses.

However, outstation SC/ST/Persons with Disabilities category candidates called


for interview for Clerks & JMGS-I posts will be paid II class to & fro train fare
or actual expenses incurred, whichever is less, by shortest route on production of
proof of travel.
The above concession will not be admissible to SC/ST/Persons with Disabilities
category candidates who are already in service in Central / State Government,
Corporations, Public Undertakings/ Local Government, Institutions and
Panchayats etc.
f. Candidates serving in Government / Public Sector Undertakings (including
Banks) are required to produce a “No Objection certificate” from their employer
at the time of interview, in the absence of which their candidature will not be
considered.
g. Only candidates willing to serve anywhere in India should apply for the post
of Probationary Officer and anywhere in the State / Union Territory for
which he / she applied, for the post of Probationary Clerk.
h. 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 the conduct of interview, selection and any other
matter relating to recruitment will be final and binding on the candidate. Further,
the Bank reserves right to stall / cancel the recruitment partially / fully at any
stage during the recruitment process at its discretion, which will be final and
binding on the candidate
i. No correspondence or personal enquires shall be entertained by the Bank.
j. Bank may, at its discretion, hold re-examination / re-interview wherever
necessary in respect of a centre / venue / specified post or candidate/s.
k. The successful candidates in written test are required to submit all the documents
pertaining to Age, Qualification, Experience, Caste etc at the time of interview.
These documents will be verified at the time of interview. If any candidate found
ineligible while verifying the documents, shall not be allowed to take up
interview.
l. Candidates belonging to SC / ST / OBC / Persons with Disabilities categories
should keep ready an attested copy of certificate issued by competent authority in
the prescribed format as stipulated by Government of India. In case of candidates
belonging to OBC category, certificate should specifically contain a clause that
the candidate does not belong to creamy layer section excluded from the benefits
of reservation for Other Backward Classes in Civil post & services under
Government of India. OBC caste certificate should not be more than one year old.

THE COMPETENT AUTHORITY FOR THE ISSUE OF THE CERTIFICATE


TO SC / ST / OBC / PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IS AS UNDER:

I) For Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes / Other Backward Classes: (i) District
Magistrate / Additional District Magistrate / Collector / Deputy Commissioner /
Additional Deputy Commissioner / Deputy Collector / First Class stipendary
Magistrate / City Magistrate / Sub-Divisional Magistrate (not below the rank of
First Class stipendary Magistrate) / Taluk Magistrate / Executive Magistrate /
Extra Assistant Commissioner (ii) Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Additional Chief
Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency Magistrate (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.

II) For Persons with Disabilities: Authorised certifying authority will be the
Medical Board at the District level consisting of Chief Medical Officer, Sub-
Divisional Medical Officer in the District and an Orthopedic / Ophthalmic / ENT
Surgeon.

III) Prescribed Formats of SC, ST, OBC, PWD certificates can be


downloaded from Bank’s website www.canarabank.com. Candidates
belonging to these categories are required to produce the certificates strictly
in these formats only.
m. An Ex-serviceman candidate has to produce a copy of the discharge Certificate /
pension payment order and documentary proof of rank last / presently held
(substantive as well as acting) at the time of interview. Those who are still in
defence service should submit a certificate from a competent authority that they
will be relieved from defence services, on or before 30.09.2010.
n. Appointment of selected candidates is subject to his/her being declared medically
fit as per the requirement of the Bank & receiving satisfactory report from
referees.
o. Appointment of selected candidates for the posts of Probationary Officer &
Probationary Clerk are subject to the Service and Conduct Rules of the Bank
p. Any resultant dispute arising out of this advertisement shall be subject to the sole
jurisdiction of the Courts situated in Bangalore.
q. Canvassing in any form will be treated as disqualification.
r. The Bank / IBPS shall not be responsible for an application being rejected which
is based on wrong information provided in any advertisement issued by an
unauthorized person / institution.
s. In case any dispute arises on account of interpretation in versions other than
English, English version will prevail.
t. No candidate is permitted to use Calculator, Cell Phone, Pager or any other
instruments in the examination hall.

Candidates in their own interest are advised to register on-line and submit their
applications well in time before the last dates as mentioned for the posts, to avoid
the possibility of dis-connection / inability / failure to log on the Bank’s website on
account of heavy load on internet / website jam. The Bank does not assume any
responsibility for the candidates not being able to submit their applications within
the last date on account of the aforesaid reasons or for any other reasons beyond the
control of the Bank.

Date : 24.03.2010
GENERAL MANAGER
Place: Bangalore

CLICK THE LINKS BELOW TO DOWNLOAD FORMATS OF:

1. SC / ST Caste Certificate
2. OBC Caste Certificate
3. Medical Certificate [for Persons With Disabilities]
Links for Applying On-line
Apply for the post of Probationary Officer [Post Code – 1]

Apply for the post of Probationary Clerk [Post Code – 2]