UCO Bank require Probationary Officers - UCO Bank PO Exams

UCO Bank require Probationary Officers - UCO Bank PO Exams

UCO Bank
Personnel Services Department,
Head Office 3 & 4, DD Block, Sector 1, Salt Lake,
Kolkata - 700064

UCO Bank, a leading listed Public Sector Bank invites applications On-line only from Indian Citizens for 543 posts of Probationary Officers.

Candidates are requested to apply on-line between 20.12.2008 and 19.01.2009 only through Bank’s website www.ucobank.com

No other means/mode of application/Print-out will be accepted.

Unless The Computer Print-Out Is Received By Post Alongwith Demand Draft/Bank Pay Order With Photograph And Relevant Enclosures, The On-Line Registration Is Not Valid.

Important Dates for UCO Bank PO Recruitment

Opening Date for registration of On-line Application 20.12.2008

Last Date for On-line Application 19.01.2009

Last Date for Receipt of Print-out of the registered Application 24.01.2009

Last Date of Receipt of print-out of registered Application from Far-Flung Areas 31.01.2009

Date of UCO Bank PO Written examination 22.03.2009

Name of Post/ Vacancies - Probationary Officer (PO)

Scale of Pay - JMGS-I - Rs. 10,000 - 470/6-12820-500/3-14320-560/7-18240

No.Of Vacancies - 543 [SC 83 ST 43 OBC 139 Gen 278 (PC) 22 (HI-11+VI-11)]

Eligibility Criteria :

1. 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 examination/ interview conducted by the Bank but on final selection the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.

Age and (as on 01.12.2008) : Minimum: 21 yrs Maximum: 30 yrs (Relaxation as per rules)

Educational Qualification (as on 01.12.2008) Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University

The Educational Qualification prescribed for the post is the minimum. Candidates must possess this qualification and must attach proof of Date of Birth and Educational Qualification along with the Printout.

Application Fee and Postage Charges ( Non-Refundable ) :

SC/ ST/ PC candidates Rs. 50/- (postage charges only)

All others including OBC Rs. 300/- (Application Fees plus postage charges)

Requisite Application fee and Postage Charges should be paid by a single Demand Draft /Bank Pay Order marked “A/C Payee Only” issued by a Scheduled Commercial Bank to be drawn as below.

” UCO Bank PO Recruitment Project 2008” payable at Mumbai.

Candidate must write his/ her name, date of birth and address on the reverse side of the Bank Draft/ Bank Pay Order

The DD/ Pay Order should not be dated before 20.12.2008 and not after 19.1.2009.

Even if Bank extends the date of on-line registration by one or two days, the valid dates of Demand Drafts will not be changed. Valid dates of DDs / Pay Order also remain the same for far-flung areas.

Payment of Application fee/ Postage by Cash / Cheques / Money Orders etc will not be accepted.
Application once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn and fees once paid will not be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other selection process.


Merely satisfying the eligibility norms does not entitle a candidate to be called for written test &/or interview. All the eligible candidates who apply and whose applications are received in time will be considered for selection process, which is as under:

Procedure consisting of Written Examination & Interview.

The Written Examination will consist of objective tests of General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability & English Language and also a Descriptive Test. The question papers except the Objective test of English Language will be printed bilingual i.e. Hindi & English versions.

Depending upon number of vacancies, only a certain number of candidates from the candidates merit listed in the Written Examination will be called for Interview.

Final selection will be made on the basis of aggregate marks obtained by the candidates in the Written Examination & Interview and will be strictly according to the merit.

Last Date for Receipt of Applications :
The Printouts should reach the address mentioned above on or before 24.01.2009 by ordinary Post.

For the candidates staying abroad and for those posting printouts from Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshdweep, Assam, Megahalya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh Division of J&K State, Lahul and Spiti Distt and Pangi Sub division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh, the last date for receipt of printout will be 31.01.2009.