Corporation Bank invites applications for 150 Posts of Probationary Officers

Corporation Bank invites applications for 150 Posts of Probationary Officers


Opening date for on-line registration: 03.05.2008
Closing Date for On-Line Registration (For all Applicants, including those from far-flung areas):31.05.2008
Last Date for Receipt of “Print Out of the Computer Generated on-Line Application”- 07.05.2008
Last Date for Receipt of “Print out of the Computer Generated on-line Application” (Far-flung areas): 14.06.2008
Likely Date for Written Examination: 20.07.2008


Total Vacancies

Probationary Officer




  • The numbers of vacancies as also the number of reserved vacancies are provisional and may very according to actual requirements of the Bank.
  • Candidates belonging to reserved categories, including Persons with disabilities candidates for which no vacancy has been announced are free to apply against vacancies announced for general category.
  • As the reservation for VH/HI/OH candidates are on horizontal basis, the selected candidates will be placed in the appropriate category to which the candidates belong.
  • It is clarified the 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.


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 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 Tanganyka and Zanzibar), Zasmbia Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently setting in India. Provided that a candidate belonging the categories (ii), (iii), (iv) or (v) above shall be a person in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility in 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 have been issued to him by the government of India.
EDUACTIONAL QUALIFICATION (As on date of application) Candidates whose result is awaited are not eligible.

Second Class with 55% or more (45% for SC/ST /VH/HI /CH candidates) marks Graduate from a recognized University of any equivalent examination recognized as Such by the Government of India

AGE AS ON 01.05.2008
Minimum – 21 years
Maximum - 30 years


  • Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe candidates by 5 years
  • Ex Servicemen by 3 years (in addition to the usual period of service in the Defence  forces subject  to a maximum age of 50 years)
  • Other Backward Class candidates by 3 years
  •  All persons who had ordinarily been domiciled in Kashmir Division of J&k State during 01.01.1980 to 31.12. 1989 by 5 years as an Ex Serviceman for his re- employment he as serviceman status for the purpose of  re – employment in government ceases b) The relaxation in upper age  limit is cumulative as per Govt. of India guidelines   C  All persons eligible  for age 
  • Relaxation under 3 (v) above must produce the domicile certificate at the time of interview, from the District Magistrate in the Kashmir Division with in whose justification 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 ordinary been domiciled in the Kashmir Division of State of Jammu & Kashmir during 1” January .1980 to the 31” day December .1989.

For SC/ST VH/ HI/CH candidates – RS 50/-
For All Others- RS 300/-
(Including OBCS / Ex – Serviceman)

NOTE: (i) Requisite application fee must be  paid by means of Bank pay Order / Bank Draft  issued by a Scheduled Commercial Bank payable at MUMBAI in favor of CORPORATION  BANK RECRUITMENT PROJECT PROBATIONARY OFFICER (ii) Bank Draft Bank Pay Order must be purchased on or after 03.05.2008 but on or before 31.05.2008 and has to be sent along with the print  out of the computer generated on line application by ordinary post only to Corporation Bank Post Box No 9058 Goregaon (East Mumbai -400 053).


  All the eligible candidates who apply with the requisite fee and whose application are received in time will be called for a written examination  which will compose of objective and descriptive papers  The Objective tests will consist of Test of Reasoning Ability (TRA) Test of Quantitative Aptitude (TQA) Test of General Awareness on Socio- Economic Developments and Test of English Language

The Descriptive paper consists of 5 compulsory questions with internal options to assess knowledge on Socio – Candidates shall have the option to answer  the Descriptive Paper either  in Hindi or English The Descriptive Test is only a qualifying test.

The detailed information regarding the written examination will be given in the “Acquaint Yourself booklet which will be sent to the candidates along with the call letter for written examination. 


      • Candidates have to pass in each of the Objective and Descriptive test separately and there will be negative marks for  wrong answers in the Objectives Tests
      •  Depending upon the number of vacancies. Only those candidates who rank sufficiently high in the objective test will be called for interview. Mere eligibility pass in the examination shall not vest any right in a candidate for being call for interview.
      • Final selection will be on the basis of merit ranking after doing adding the marks obtained in the Objective Tests and Interview be reckoned for the purpose  of merit ranking.

d) The Bank reserves the right it so desires, to hold a second stage of written examination of first stage as referred above if the second stage of written  examination is held, the subsequent process of interview and further process would be on the basis of order of merit of the second stage examination. 

The written examination is tentatively fixed for Sunday, the 20th of July, 2008 at the following Centers. The Centers are tentative and may change

CENTERS (codes): Ahmedabad (11), Bangalore (12), Chandigarh (13), Chennai (14), Delhi (15), Hyderabad (16), Kochi (17), Kolkata (18), Lucknow (19), Mangalore(20) & Mumbai (21)

RS 1000-4706-12820 -14320-580/7 18240
DA, CCA HRA will be payable as per rules depending upon the place of posting Medical Aid LTC Pension Gradually Conveyance will be admissible as per Bank rules.

Candidates are required to apply through on – line through website No other means /mode of applications will be accepted.

  • The guidelines for filling Application are as under
  •  Candidates should have a valid mail D

The candidates should have their Demand Draft Bank Pay Order payable at Mumbai favoring CORPORATION BANK RECRUITMENT PROJECTPROBATIONARY OFFICER READY APPLYING ON LINE Without DD details data will not registered. The DD should not be dated before03.05.2008and not after 31.05.2008 Even ii 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 Demand Drafts also remain the same for far flung areas

  • After applying on – line the registered candidates should obtain a print out of the Computer Generated on Line Application sign at the appropriate place and send along with Application fee (i.e., Demand Draft / Bank Pay Orders) Candidates should retain a photocopy of their Demand Draft and the above print out for future reference.
  • A recent photograph should be passed on the Print – out.
  • Candidates‘s name and Date of Birth should be written on the reverse of Demand Draft Bank Pay Order.

Print outs of the Computer Generated On  Line Applications complete in all respects should be sent by ordinary post only in a closed envelope super  scribed PRINT – OUT FOR THE POST OF PROBATIONARY OFFICER IN CORPORATION BANK” to the following  address:
COROPORATION BANK: Post Box No 9058, Goragaon (East), Mumbai - 400063

a) Each Print out of Computer Generated On – Line application must be accompanied by (i) Bank Draft/ Bank Pay Order (ii) Copies of under mentioned certificates (only attested true copies of certificate) should be sent by candidates along with the application through Ordinary Post.

(i) Secondary School Certificate School Leaving Certificate or any other documentary proof of age.
(ii) Marks Sheets (year – wise) showing specifically the subject studied and certificates in support of educational qualification viz., SSLC, HSC, Graduate Degree, Post graduate Degree etc.

(iii) Experienced certificate‘s specifying designation job profile period of service (with specific dates emoluments activity profile of previous and present employers etc).
(b) Selected candidates will be required to produce a valid discharge certificate from the present employer before joining the service.

11 LAST DATE:   Applications complete in all respects should reach the above address on or before 07.06.2008. For the candidates staying abroad and for those posting application from Andaman & Nicobar, Islands, Lakshadweep., Assam Meghalaya ,Arunchal .Pradesh, Mizoram,  Manipur Nagaland, Tripura, Skkim, Ladakh Division of Jammu & Kashmir State, Lahaul and Spti District  and Pangi Sub Division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh the last date for receipt of application will be 14.06.2008 Any application received after the date will not be entertained.


Call letter for written examination will be sent to the eligible candidates at the correspondence address given in their application form by ordinary post and requests for sending letters  to a different  address subsequently will not be accepted An eligible candidate who does not received the call letter by 14.07.2008 may contact the Bank at the following address Pertaining to the related centers between 15.07.2008 and 19.07.2008 indicating his/ her name address, date of birth details of Bank Demand Draft / Bank Pay Order and examination centre opted to enable  the Bank to take immediate remedial action .