Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) require 1000 Clerical Staff - Recruitment of Clerks

Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) require 1000 Clerical Staff - Recruitment of Clerks

Central Office, 763, Anna Salai, Chennai 600 002



Indian Overseas Bank, a leading Public Sector Bank with headquarters in Chennai having geographical presence all
over India and abroad invites applications from Indian Citizen for the post of Clerk.

Candidates are requested to apply online between 06.12.2008 and 31.12.2008 only through our Bank’s website No other means/mode of application will be accepted.

Opening date for online registration 06.12.2008

Closing date for online registration 31.12.2008

Date of Written Test 01.02.2009 (Sunday)

Details of Vacancies: All Over India - Total 1000 Nos. (See advertisement for details)

Emoluments for the post of clerical cadre : Pay Scale of Rs. 4410 p.m --- Rs. 13210 p.m plus DA, HRA, CCA etc.
as per Bipartite Settlement amended from time to time.

How to apply for Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) Clerical Staff Recruitment ?

Application fee may be paid in cash at any branch of Indian Overseas Bank only before applying online. After
payment, the candidate must collect the payment receipt ; the particulars thereof are to be quoted in the online
application and the original receipt must be produced along with the call letter at the time of written test.
Eligible candidates are required to apply only 'ONLINE' through our website and no other means/ mode of
application will be acceptable.

Guidelines for the candidates
(a) The candidates should have a valid email id before applying online.
(b) If the candidate does not have a valid email id, he/she should create a new valid email id before applying
For the purpose of locating the branch address for remitting fees , applicants may log on to our Bank’s website wherein provision is available for locating address of the branches. Applicants are advised to type nearby town/ city/place in the space provided under “Branch Search” in the website. For assistance in locating the branch in case of need, applicants may contact 044-28519661, 044-28519504

The last date for registering application online is 31.12.2008. Application for registration will be available on
our Bank’s website between 06.12.2008 and 31.12.2008.

Candidate must ensure that on deposit of fee in any of the branches of Indian Overseas Bank should invariably mention
undernoted items ( which will be provided by the branch which collects the fee)

Transaction ID, Branch Name, Branch Code, Date of deposit, Amount

The payment of fees should be made on or before 31.12.2008.

Applications once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn and fees once paid shall not be refunded or shall it be held
in reserve for any other examination.

Candidates should keep a copy of the application print out and payment receipt (Receipt No) for their record. Original
payment receipt will have to be submitted with the call letter at the time of written examination.
Application fee ( including postage charge) non refundable
(a) For SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/ Physically Challenged - Rs.50/-
(b) For all others ( including OBC) - Rs.250/-

Requisite application fee may be paid at any of the branches of Indian Overseas Bank only.
An application registered online without actual payment of fees will not be entertained

Eligibility Criteria:
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.

Educational Qualifications: (As on 01.12.2008):
(a) A Pass with 65% marks (60% for SC/ST/PC/Ex-Servicemen) in HSC of 10 + 2 (10+2+3) pattern or Intermediate
/ Pre-University or any equivalent examination recognized by Central / State Government or U.T.
(b) A pass with 60% marks Diploma in Banking (55% for SC/ST/PC/Ex-Servicemen) recognized by Central / State
Government or U.T. Administration.
(c) A degree with a minimum of 50% of marks (45% for SC/ST/PC/Ex-Servicemen) in any discipline from a
recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Govt.

AGE: Not below 18 years and not above 28 years as on 01.12.2008.
(i) SC/ST - by 5 years
(ii) OBC - by 3 years
(iii) VH/HI/OH - by 10 years
(iv) XSM - by 3 years ( in addition to the usual period of service in the Defence forces subject to a
maximum age of 50 years)
(v) Widows. Divorced women and Women Judiciously separated from their husbands, who have not remarried –
by 9 eyars
(vi) Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of he State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from
1.1.80 to 31.12.89 – by 5 years (Certificate to this effect from the competent authority to be produced at the
time of interview.

Probation :
On appointment, candidates will be on probation for a minimum period of 6 months. On successful completion of the
probation, and found if suitable, they will be confirmed in the services of the Bank.

Selection Procedure
Selection will be made on the basis of performance in Written Test and Interview. Details of Written Test and Interview
are as under:

Written Test:
a. Objective Tests (Time duration – 95 minutes)

There will be negative marks for the wrong answers in the Objective Test.
- The candidates shall be required to qualify in each objective test separately.
- Test of English Language is only qualifying and carries no weightage in the total marks for the written test.

b. Descriptive Test – It will consist of 5 compulsory questions with internal options, to assess knowledge on
Socio- Economic Developments and Communication skills. The descriptive test is only a qualifying test.

Complete Details : Check out for complete details