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    Bank of India Recruitment of Officers in General Banking Stream

    Bank of India Recruitment of Officers in General Banking Stream

    Important dates:
    Submission of on – line application commencing from 31.05.2016
    Last date for submission of on – line application 14.06.2016
    Relevant date for Age/Qualification/Post Qualification Experience 01.04.2016

    Name of the Post Scale
    Officer - Credit JMGS - I 217 Post
    Manager MMGS - II 200 Posts
    Senior Manager MMGS - III 100 Posts

    Age as on 01.04.2016
    30 for Officer- Credit, 35 for Manager and 38 for senior manager.

    PAYMENT OF FEE ON LINE : 31.05.2016 to 14.06.2016 (Both days inclusive)
    Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate.

    How to Apply: Application Procedure
    Candidates to go to the Bank’s website and click on the ‘CAREER’ and then click on the link “Recruitment of Officers in General Banking Stream - Project No. 2016-17/1 Notice dated 06.05.2016” this will open a new window.

    Selection will be through online test and/or personal interview, depending on the number of applicants/eligible candidates.

    The structure of online examination will be as under:
    Name of the Tests
    1. English Language 50
    2. General Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry 50
    3. Financial Management 50

    Maximum Marks : 50 each i.e. 150 total
    Minimum qualifying marks for general candidates : 20 each
    Duration : Composite Time of 150 min

    Penalty for Wrong Answers :
    There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question.

    (i) The examination will be conducted online in Ahmedabad, Bangaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dehradun, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Panaji, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Shimla and Thiruvananthapuram
    (ii) No request for change of centre for Examination shall be entertained.
    (iii) Bank, however, reserves the right to cancel any of the Examination Centres and/or add some other Centres, at its discretion, depending upon the response, administrative feasibility, etc.
    (iv) BANK also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any centre other than the one he/she has opted for.
    (v) Candidate will appear for the examination at an Examination Centre at his/her own risks and expenses and Bank will not be responsible for any injury or losses etc. of any nature.

    Merit list of the candidates based on the marks obtained by them in online examination (marks obtained in General Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry paper and Financial Management paper) will be prepared in descending order under the respective SC/ST/OBC/GEN category. Candidates who have secured the minimum qualifying marks stipulated for Online Tests and rank sufficiently high in the order of merit shall be called for Personal interview – Mere passing in the Online Test shall not vest any right in a candidate for being called for Personal Interview.
    The Bank may conduct the selection process only on the basis of Interview without holding online test. Accordingly, if online examination is not conducted for any of the post, adequate number of candidates as decided by the Bank will be shortlisted for the interview based on their qualification, experience, and overall suitability for the post.
    The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks for the general/unreserved category candidates will be 40% and for SC/ST/OBC/PWD is 35%. In case of equal marks obtained by two or more candidates, the merit order of such group of candidates will be on the basis of Date of Birth i.e. Candidate senior in age will be placed higher in the merit List.

    While appearing for the Interview, the candidate should produce valid prescribed documents mentioned in the advertisement. Please read the full advertisement carefully.


  • Photograph must be a recent passport size colour picture.

  • The picture should be in colour, against a light-coloured, preferably white, background.

  • Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face.

  • If the picture is taken on a sunny day, have the sun behind you, or place yourself in the shade, so that you are not squinting and there are no harsh shadows.

  • If you have to use flash, ensure there's no "red-eye".

  • If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen.

  • Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it must not cover your face.

  • Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred).

  • Size of file should be between 20kb-50kb.

  • Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50KB. If the size of the file is more than 50KB, then adjust the settings of the scanner such as the DPI resolution, no. of colours etc., during the process of scanning.


  • The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.
  • The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person.
  • If the Applicant's signature on the answer script, at the time of the examination, does not match the signature on the Attendance Sheet, the applicant will be disqualified.
  • Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred).
  • Size of file should be between 10kb —20kb.
  • Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20KB.

  • Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch).
  • Set Colour to True Colour.
  • File Size as specified above.
  • Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/signature, then use the upload editor to crop the image to the final size (as specified above).
  • The image file should be JPG or JPEG format. An example file name is: image01 .jpg or image01 .jpeg Image dimensions can be checked by listing the folder files or moving the mouse over the file image icon. Candidates using MS Windows/MS Office can easily obtain photo and signature in .jpeg format not exceeding 50KB & 20KB respectively by using MS Paint or MS Office Picture Manager. Scanned photograph and signature in any format can be saved in .jpg format by using 'Save As' option in the File menu and size can be reduced below 50KB (photograph) & 20KB (signature) by using crop and then resize option [Please see point (i) & (ii) above for the pixel size] in the 'Image' menu. Similar options are available in other photo editor also.

  • Procedure for Uploading the Photograph and Signature
  • There will be two separate links for uploading Photograph and Signature.
  • Click on the respective link “Upload Photograph / Signature".
  • Browse & Select the location where the Scanned Photo/ Signature file has been saved.
  • Select the file by clicking on it.
  • Click the 'Upload' button.

  • After completing the procedure of applying on-line including payment of fees, the candidate
    should take a printout of the system generated on-line application form, ensure the particulars
    filled in are accurate and retain it along with Registration Number and Password for future
    reference. They should not send this printout to Bank.

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