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Recruitment of Probationary Clerks, Probationary Officers, Investment Officers [on contract] & Specialist Officers
 

Recruitment Cell, Personnel Wing

Head Office, 112,  J.C. Road,  Bangalore – 560 002

www.canarabank.com

CB / RP / 1 /2009

RECRUITMENT OF

PROBATIONARY CLERKS

 

PROBATIONARY OFFICERS

 

INVESTMENT OFFICERS [ON CONTRACT]

 

SPECIALIST OFFICERS

 

APPLICATIONS ARE INVITED FROM INDIAN CITIZENS FOR APPOINTMENT FOR 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 advertisement].

 

Unless the computer print-out of application is received by post, along with Demand Draft, Photo and other relevant documents, the on-line registration is not valid.

 

Important Dates

Event

Probationary Officers

[Post Code–2] &

Specialist Officers

[Post Codes-4,5,6,7 & 8]

Probationary

Clerks 

[Post Code – 1]

Investment Officer

[On Contract]

[Post Code-3]

Web site link open for on-line registration

31.12.2008 to 24.01.2009

31.12.2008 to 29.01.2009

31.12.2008 to 09.02.2009

Last date for receipt of application [system generated] with DD & other documents

31.01.2009

07.02.2009

16.02.2009

Last date for receipt of application [system generated] with DD & other documents from Far-flung areas*

09.02.2009

14.02.2009

23.02.2009

Tentative Date of Written Test

15.03.2009

29.03.2009

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* Staying and posting from abroad, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim, Ladakh division of Jammu & Kashmir State, Lahaul & Spiti District and Pangi sub division of Chamba District of Himachal Pradesh.

 

The details of Number of Posts are as follows;

 

Post

Code

Post Name

Type

Total

Posts

Age [Years]

Min-Max

1

Probationary Clerk

Clerical

400

18 – 28

 

 

 

 

 

2

Probationary Officer [JMGS–I]

Generalist

300

21 – 30

 

 

 

 

 

3

Investment Officer [on Contract]

Contract

400

21 – 30

 

 

 

 

4

Official Language Officer [JMGS-I]

Specialist

10

21 - 28

5

Manager – Security [MMGS-II]

Specialist

15

21 – 40*

6

Manager – Law [MMGS-II]

Specialist

10

21 – 32

7

Manager – Computer Programmer [MMGS-II]

Specialist

10

21 - 30

 

 

 

 

8

Senior Manager – Chartered Accountant [MMGS-III]

Specialist

25

21 – 35

 

TOTAL

 

1170

 

                                                 * Inclusive of relaxation

 

 Reservations & State-wise break up for Probationary Clerk Posts [Post Code-1]:

 

State Code

State

No. of Posts

Out of Which

SC

ST

OBC

UR

Total

XSM

PWD

11

Andhra Pradesh

4

2

8

16

30

4

--

12

Assam

--

1

1

3

5

1

--

13

Bihar

4

--

8

18

30

4

2

14

Gujarat

1

2

4

8

15

2

--

15

Haryana

5

--

8

17

30

4

2

16

Himachal Pradesh

2

--

2

6

10

1

1

17

Jharkhand

1

2

1

6

10

1

--

18

Karnataka

8

5

14

28

55

8

1

19

Kerala

3

--

8

19

30

4

2

20

Madhya Pradesh

3

4

3

10

20

3

--

21

Maharashtra

1

2

4

8

15

2

--

22

Meghalaya

--

2

--

1

3

--

--

23

Punjab

7

--

5

13

25

4

2

24

Rajasthan

4

3

5

13

25

4

1

25

Tamil Nadu

9

--

13

28

50

7

1

26

Tripura

--

1

--

1

2

--

--

27

Uttar Pradesh

7

1

9

18

35

5

2

28

Uttaranchal

1

--

1

8

10

1

1

 

Total

60

25

94

221

400

55

15

 

The recruitment for the post of Probationary Clerks shall be on State-wise basis. Candidates can apply for Probationary Clerk post in ONE STATE ONLY and have to appear for the test, from a centre allotted for that particular State. On selection, candidates will be placed any where in that state 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.

 

Reservations [for Probationary Officer, Investment Officer on Contract & Specialist Officer posts]:

 

S.No

Post / Scale [Post Codes]

No. of Posts Reserved

SC

ST

OBC

UR

Total

PWD

1

Investment Officer [on Contract] [3]

60

30

108

202

400

12

2

JMGS – I [2 &4]

46

25

83

156

310

17

3

MMGS – II [5, 6 &7]

10

8

11

6

35

2

4

MMGS – III [8]

3

3

9

10

25

1

 

Total

119

66

211

374

770

32

 

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 backlog reservation.

 

Abbreviations : MMGS-III – Middle Management Grade Scale III, MMGS-II - Middle Management Grade Scale II, 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, experience, age etc] shall be computed as on 01.01.2009.

 

Post Code-1: Probationary Clerks

 

a)        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 for which he/she is applying (as I/II/III language) either at SSLC/SSC or 10+2 or Graduation level.

 

b)        Job Profile:

 

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

 

 Post Code-2: Probationary Officers [JMGS-I]:

 

a)        Qualification:

 

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

 

b)        Job Profile:

 

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

 

Post Code-3: Investment Officers [on Contract]

 

a)        Qualification:

 

A Graduate in any discipline, preferably with MBA, and having flair for marketing the Insurance, Mutual Fund and other products of the Bank.

 

Candidate should possess the following;

-            Passion for Marketing

-            Work independently and also with team

-            Computer literacy

-            Good communication skills

 

Preference will be given to those candidates who have prior experience in marketing / insurance business.

 

Since the job involves extensive travelling, candidates should have good physical fitness and ready to accept the challenges & meeting the targets.

 

b)        Job Profile:

 

Marketing the Insurance, Mutual Fund and other products of the Bank. Responsible for end-to-end sales. Any other work assigned by the Bank from time to time.

 

c)         Period of Contract:

 

Three [3] years with an option to extend for two years at the discretion of the Bank.

 

d)        Compensation:

 

Fixed Pay:

 

Rs.15000/- per month subject to achievement of minimum threshold premium of Rs.1 lakh per month i.e., Rs.12 lakhs per annum.

 

Basic

:

Rs.10,000/-

HRA

:

Rs.2,500/- [25% Basic]

Conveyance

:

Rs.1,500/- [15% Basic]

Medical Aid

:

Rs.1,000/- [10% Basic]

 

Variable Pay:

 

Over and above the threshold limit, he/she will be entitled for variable pay and the variable pay is equivalent to 15% of the commission received by the Bank.

 

The contract appointees, who fail to achieve performance with a minimum target-premium of Rs.3.00 lakhs per quarter, consecutively for two quarters, beginning from the second quarter of their appointment shall cease to continue as contract appointees of the bank from the last day of the month from the end of the second quarter under review. However, if any candidate fails to achieve minimum threshold limit of Rs.3 lakhs in any quarter, Bank reserves right to break the contract.

 

e)        Other Benefits:

 

Casual Leave – 10 days per calendar year

Annual Leave- 20 days in a calendar year

 

The Annual Leave can be encashed to the extent of 50% every year. Carry over of unavailed casual/annual leave shall not be permitted.

 

Post Code-4: Official Language Officer [JMGS-I]:

 

a)        Qualification:

 

ESSENTIAL:  1) First Class / equivalent Grade with 60% in Graduation and MA (Hindi Language & Literature) with English as a subject at Degree Level. 2) Knowledge of operating Hindi / Bilingual packages in MS Office applications.

 

DESIRABLE: PG Diploma in Translation.

 

b)        Experience:

 

DESIRABLE: Translation from English-Hindi and vice versa, preferably relating to functional Hindi.

 

c)         Job Profile:

 

Implementation of Official Language in the Bank. Attending to translation work.

 

Post Code-5: Manager – Security [MMGS-II]:

 

a)        Qualification:

 

Graduation or any equivalent qualification.

 

b)        Experience:

 

An Officer with 5 years of commissioned service in Army / Navy / Airforce and not below the rank of Captain or equivalent or an Officer of identical rank in Para Military Forces with 5 years experience.

 

c)         Job Profile:

 

Monitoring Security and Fire Safety of the Bank; Liaisioning with Police & other Security Officials; Training Armed Guards etc.

 

Post Code-6: Manager Law [MMGS-II]:

 

a)        Qualification:

 

First Class / equivalent Grade with 60% in Graduation and BL / LLB / LLM. OR First Class / equivalent Grade in BL / LLB (5 years course).

 

b)        Experience:

 

5 years at BAR council as an Advocate or as on Officer in the legal department of Central / State Government or a Public Sector Organisation OR 5 years experience as a member of a State Judicial Services is essential.

 

c)         Job Profile:

 

Candidates should possess adequate knowledge in various legal matters relating to Banking  Laws, Labour Laws, Civil Laws, Tax Laws, Service Matters, Criminal Laws, Procedural Laws, Information Technology Laws, Company Laws, etc.

 

Post Code-7: Manager – Computer Programmer [MMGS-II]:

 

a)        Qualification:

 

First Class / equivalent Grade with 60% in BE / B Tech (Computer Science / Information Technology / Electronics) or equivalent / MCA or B Level Certificate of DOEACC Society.

 

b)        Experience:

 

2 years experience in Software Development / Testing and Maintenance of Packages in ORACLE / D2K / UNIX / VB / WINDOWS / FOXPRO / COBOL / C / Dot Net / Crystal Reports / Business Objects is essential. Candidates having work experience in Banks / Financial Institutions are preferred.

 

c)         Job Profile:

 

Software development, Database Management, Testing & Documentation.

 

Post Code-8: Senior Manager – Chartered Accountant [MMGS-III]

 

a)        Qualification:

 

First Class / equivalent Grade with 60% in Graduation and CA. Candidates having additional qualification of ICWA are preferred.

 

b)        Experience:

 

3 years experience in Banking / Finance / Corporate Houses / Reputed Chartered Accountant Firms / Reputed Financial Consultants is essential.

 

c)         Job Profile:

 

Costing & Pricing; Periodic review of service charges / tariffs; Monitoring Customer & Product Profitability; Cost Benefit / Break Even Analysis; BPLR estimations etc. Techno Economic Feasibility studies of Industrial and Infrastructure Projects; Lead Generation activities / Marketing of syndication business; rehabilitation packages for industrial units under purview of CDR; Post sanction monitoring of projects; Data Mining etc.

 

NOTE: 1) All the qualifications mentioned should be from a recognized University / Institution. 2)  For the posts where experience is essential / desirable, it should be full time in the relevant field of the post applied for and such experience shall be counted only from the date of acquiring the prescribed qualification.

 

All other Posts except for Investment Officer on contract: COMPUTER LITERACY: Operating computer systems in MS-DOS, MS Windows, Basic concepts of Networking & Connectivity, MS Office [Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.] shall be an essential qualification, which a candidates 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 [for Post Codes 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8):

 

Scale

Salary & Emoluments

Clerical

Rs.4410-215/3-5055-335/3-6060-470/4-7940-500/3-9440-560/4-11680-970/1-12650-560/1-13210

JMGS-I

Rs.10000-470/6-12820-500/3-14320-560/7-18240

MMGS-II

Rs.13820-500/1-14320-560/10-19920

MMGS-III

Rs.18240-560/5-21040-620/2-22280

 

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]:

 

i)            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.

ii)          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.

iii)         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:

 

Ø          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.

 

Ø          Hearing Impairment [HI] means loss of 60 decibels or more in the better ear in the conversational range of frequencies.

 

Ø          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 post of Probationary Clerks [Post Code – 1] – by 3 years plus period of service in Armed Forces subject to a maximum of 50 years;

For the posts of Probationary Officers [JMGS-I] [Post Code-2], Investment Officers [on Contract] [Post Code – 3] & Specialist Officers [Post Codes-4, 6, 7 & 8] – 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 within the next one year from the last date of receipt of application) 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

 

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.

 

5.          APPLICATION FEE INCLUDING POSTAL CHARGES (NON REFUNDABLE)

 

Category

Application Fee [Rs]

Probationary Clerks

[Post Code-1]

Probationary Officers [Post Code–2],

Investment Officer [On Contract] [Post Code-3]

& Specialist Officers [Post Codes-4,5,6,7 & 8]

SC/ST/PWD

50/-*

50/-*

All Others

200/-

300/-

   *towards postage only

 

NOTE:

 

(i)         The requisite application fee / postage must be paid by means of a crossed Demand Draft issued by any Scheduled Commercial Bank in favour of Canara Bank –Recruitment Project – 2009 payable at Mumbai.

 

(ii)        Demand Draft should be dated between the following dates;

 

Probationary Officer [Post Code–2] &

Specialist Officers [Post Codes-4,5,6,7 & 8]

31.12.2008 to 24.01.2009

Probationary Clerk [Post Code-1]

31.12.2008 to 29.01.2009

Investment Officer [On Contract][Post Code-3]

31.12.2008 to 09.02.2009

 

Even if the last date of registration changes due to technical reasons, the valid dates of demand drafts will not be changed.

 

(iii)     Payment of application fee by Cash / Cheque / Money Orders / Postal Orders etc will not be accepted.

 

(iv)      Candidates must note his/her name, date of birth, post name & post code on the reverse of the Demand Draft.

 

6.          SELECTION PROCEDURE

 

Probationary Clerk [Post Code-1]

Probationary Officer [Post Code-2] &

Official Language Officer [Post Code –4]

Written Test + Interview

For remaining posts  [Post Codes – 3, 5, 6, 7 & 8]

Shortlisting & Interview

 

For the posts of Probationary Clerk [Post Code-1], Probationary Officer [Post Code-2] & Official Language Officer [Post Code-4]:

 

The selection for post codes 1, 2 & 4 is on the basis of qualifying in the written test and performance in interview.

 

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

 

Type of Test

Prob. Clerk

Prob. Officer

Official Language Officer

Objective

Test of Reasoning

Numerical Ability

Clerical Aptitude

English

Test of Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude

General Awareness

English

Test of Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude

General Awareness

English

Descriptive

General

General

On Hindi Knowledge

 

There will be negative marks for wrong answers in Objective Test. 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.

 

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 admission to the test / eligibility / 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. 

 

For the remaining posts [Post Codes-3, 5, 6, 7 & 8]:

 

The selection for post codes-3, 5, 6, 7 & 8 will be on the basis of shortlisting and performance in the interview only.

 

Merely satisfying the eligibility norms do not entitle the candidate to be called for interview.  The Bank reserves the right to call only the requisite number of candidates for interview after preliminary screening / short listing with reference to the candidate’s qualification, experience and suitability etc. 

 

General [for all the posts]:

 

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.

 

Wherever, written test is held, the final selection for those posts will be on the basis of performance in written test and interview. For the remaining posts, the final selection will be on the basis of performance in interview only.  

 

7.          PRE-RECRUITMENT TRAINING  

 

For the posts of Probationary Clerk & Probationary Officer [Post Codes-1&2] The Bank intends to provide free Non-Residential Pre-Recruitment Training [PRT] Programme 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 tentative dates of training programme are as follows;

 

Probationary Officer [JMGS-I]

02.03.2009 to 07.03.2009

Probationary Clerk

16.03.2009 to 21.03.2009

 

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.

 

All the expenses for attending the Pre-Recruitment 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 PRT Centre indicated above or allot the candidates to a different centre other than the one he/she opted.

 

8.          DATE OF WRITTEN TEST [For Post Codes 1, 2 & 4 only]

 

Probationary Officer [Post Code-2] &

Official Language Officer [Post Code-4]

15.03.2009

Probationary Clerks [Post Code -1]

29.03.2009

 

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 of the State for which he/she is applying.

 

State

CENTRE

CODE

TEST CENTRE

CONTACT ADDRESS

(for duplicate test call letters)

Andhra Pradesh

11

Hyderabad

The Deputy General Manager

CANARA BANK, HRM Section

Circle Office, No.3-5-878, Ruby House,

Opp.Old MLA Quarters, Himayatnagar

HYDERABAD – 500 029

Ph-040-23436923  Fax-040-23222709

12

Visakhapatnam

The Deputy General Manager

CANARA BANK, HRM Section

Circle Office,

H.No-28, 14-1, Suryabagh

VISAKHAPATNAM – 530 020

Ph-0891-2547923  Fax-0891-2547911

Assam, Tripura  Meghalaya

13

Guwahati

The Deputy General Manager

CANARA BANK, HRM Section

Circle Office, I Floor, Killi Udyog Building

Christian Basti, 185/58, G S Road, Dispur

GUWAHATI – 781 005

Ph-0361-2343108  Fax-0361-2340872

Bihar

14

Patna

The Deputy General Manager

CANARA BANK, HRM Section

Circle Office,

Luv-Kush Towers, Exhibition Road

PATNA – 800 001

Ph-0612-2320843  Fax-0612-2320572

Gujarat

15

Ahmedabad

The Deputy General Manager

CANARA BANK, HRM Section

Circle Office, Narayana Chambers Building

Ground Floor, Near Nehru Bridge,

Ashram Road, AHMEDABAD – 380 009

Ph-079-26586202  Fax-079-26578571

Karnataka

16

Bangalore

The Deputy General Manager

CANARA BANK, HRM Section

Metro Circle Office,

Spencer Building, M G Road,

BANGALORE – 560 001

Ph-080-25586629   Fax-080-25586074

17

Hubli

The Deputy General Manager

CANARA BANK, HRM Section

Circle Office, I Floor, IMA Building

Ashoknagar Road, Bailappanavarnagar,

HUBLI – 580 029

Ph-0836-2358819  Fax-0836-2358819

18

Mangalore

The Deputy General Manager

CANARA BANK, HRM Section

Circle Office,

Light House, Balmatta Road,

MANGALORE – 575 001

Ph-0824-2441097  Fax-0824-2421787

Kerala

19

Trivandrum

The Deputy General Manager

CANARA BANK, HRM Section

Circle Office,

TC 26/173 (1), M G Road

TRIVANDRUM – 695 039

Ph-0471-2331599  Fax-0471-2320255

Madhya

Pradesh

20

Bhopal

The Deputy General Manager

CANARA BANK, HRM Section

Circle Office,

Sector E-5/8-9, Arera Colony,

BHOPAL – 462 016

Ph-0755-2576547  Fax-0755-2765966

Maharashtra

21

Mumbai

The Deputy General Manager

CANARA BANK, Staff Section (Officers)

Circle Office, 13th & 14th Floor,

Maker Tower , E – 85, 

Cuffe Parade, Colaba,

MUMBAI – 400 005

Ph-022-22183589  Fax-022-22182881

22

Nagpur

The Deputy General Manager

CANARA BANK, HRM Section

Circle Office,

Third Floor, “Guman” Residency Road,

Sadar Bazaar, NAGPUR – 440 001

Ph-0712-2567197  Fax-0712-2554985

Rajasthan

23

Jaipur

The Deputy General Manager

CANARA BANK, HRM Section

Circle Office, SPL No.1A, Gopinath Marg

Near MLA Quarters,

JAIPUR – 302 001

Ph-0141-2378530  Fax-0141-2378021

Punjab,  Haryana  Himachal Pradesh &

Uttar Pradesh

24

Chandigarh

The Deputy General Manager

CANARA BANK, HRM Section

Circle Office,

Plot No.1, Sector 34-A,

CHANDIGARH – 160 022

Ph-0172-2615535  Fax-0172-2604268

25

Delhi

The Deputy General Manager

CANARA BANK, Staff Section (Officers)

Circle Office,

Ansal Towers, Nehru Place

NEW DELHI – 110 019

Ph-011-26286217  Fax-011-26286075

26

Lucknow

The Deputy General Manager

CANARA BANK, HRM Section

Circle Office,

Vipinkhand, Gomtinagar,

LUCKNOW – 226 010

Ph-0522-2302607  Fax-0522-2302506

Tamil Nadu

27

Chennai

The Deputy General Manager

CANARA BANK, HRM Section

Circle Office, Old No.563/1,

New No.524, Anna Salai, Teynampet,

CHENNAI – 600 018

Ph-044-24349357  Fax-044-24348003

28

Coimbatore

The Deputy General Manager

CANARA BANK, HRM Section

Circle Office,

No.166, Thiruvenkatasamy Road (West),

R S Puram, COIMBATORE – 641 002

Ph-0422-2549201  Fax-0422-2540950

29

Madurai

The Deputy General Manager

CANARA BANK, HRM Section

Circle Office,

St. Mary’s Campus, East Veli Street

MADURAI – 625 001

Ph-0452-2333828  Fax-0452-2334567

Uttaranchal

30

Dehradun

The Assistant General Manager

CANARA BANK

Regional Office

# 27 B, Rajpur Road,

DEHRADUN – 248 001

Ph-0135-2744204  Fax-0135-2658752

Jharkhand

31

Ranchi

The Deputy General Manager

CANARA BANK, HRM Section

Circle Office, Kadru Bypass Road,

Doranda, P.O.Hinod, 

RANCHI  - 834 002

Ph-0651-2480591  Fax-0651-2480468

West Bengal

[For Officer Cadre Only]

32

Kolkata

[For Officer Cadre Only]

The Deputy General Manager

CANARA BANK, HRM Section

Circle Office,

Bell’s House, 21, Camac Street,

KOLKATA – 700 016

Ph-033-22831504  Fax-033-22831500

 

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

 

Probationary Clerk [Post Code-1] – Six months from the date of joining the services of the Bank.

 

Probationary Officer [Post Code-2] - Two years from the date of joining the services of the Bank.

 

Specialist Officer JMGS-I / MMGS-II – 2 years, MMGS-III – 1 year from the date of joining the services of the Bank.

 

10.      BOND FOR SPECIALIST OFFICER POSTS

 

Scale

Bond

Amount

Minimum Service Period

MMGS-III

Rs. 1 Lakh

3 Years

MMGS-II

Rs. 1 Lakh

3 Years

JMGS-I

Rs. 1 Lakh

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. No other means / mode of applications will be accepted.

 

The link for registration of application will be open on our website on the dates indicated at the top of this advertisement

 

 The guidelines for filling on-line application are as follows;

 

Ø          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.

Ø          Candidates should have their Demand Draft (DD), particulars of qualification, experience, training and relatives working in Canara Bank, if any, ready before applying on-line, as the details are required to be entered in the on-line application. Please note that without valid DD details, on-line registration of application will be summarily rejected.

Ø          Demand Draft should be purchased on any date between the website link opening & closing dates [Check Point No.5 (ii)].

Ø          Demand Draft should be for requisite fee amount [Please check Point No.5.for the details of the fee] & DD should be in favour of Canara Bank – Recruitment Project – 2009 payable at Mumbai.

Ø          Candidate’s name, Date of Birth, Post Name & Post Code should be written on the reverse of the Demand Draft.

Ø          After applying on-line, the candidates should obtain a system generated Print-out of the application.

Ø          A recent passport size photograph should be affixed on the application print-out duly signing across it.

Ø          The system generated application has to be signed by the candidate at appropriate place and send the application along with Demand Draft and other necessary certificates / documents.

Ø          Manual corrections in system generated print-out of application will not be entertained. Any such applications will be rejected. If a candidate wishes to make any correction in the application, he / she is required to register again afresh with correct details and take fresh print-out of application.

Ø          Candidates applying for more than one post are required to take demand drafts for each post separately and are required to apply on-line for each post separately.

Ø          Application for each post should be sent to the respective address separately.

 

System Generated Print-out of the Application complete in all respects should be sent by ordinary post only in a cover superscribing “Print-out of Application for the post of _________________________ in Canara Bank.

 

The application should be addressed to the address printed on the “print-out” of the application.

 

Post

Address for sending application

Probationary Clerks

[Post Code-1]

 

CANARA BANK

Recruitment of Probationary Clerks–Project 2009

Post Box No. - 9054

Goregaon [East]

MUMBAI – 400063

 

 

Probationary Officers [JMGS-I] [Post Code-2]

 

Investment Officers [on Contract] [Post Code-3]

 

Specialist Officers 

[Post Codes-4, 5, 6, 7 & 8]

 

CANARA BANK

Recruitment of Officers–Project 2009

Post Box No. - 7461

Jogeshwari [East]

MUMBAI – 400060

 

12.      CALL LETTERS

 

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

 

DUPLICATE CALL LETTERS FOR ATTENDING TEST [for post codes 1, 2 & 4 only]:

 

For Probationary Clerks [Post Code-1] Post:

An eligible candidate who does not receive the test call letter by 22.03.2009, may contact the Bank’s office at the respective test centre’s address, between 23.03.2009 and 28.03.2009, between 10.00 am and 5.00 pm, indicating his/her name, address, date of birth, details of Demand Draft, post/s applied and the Examination Centre opted, to enable the Bank to take immediate remedial action for issuing duplicate call letter.

 

For Probationary Officer [Post Code – 2] & Official Language Officer [Post Code-4] Posts:

An eligible candidate who does not receive the test call letter by 08.03.2009, may contact the Bank’s office at the respective test centre’s address, between 09.03.2009 and 14.03.2009, between 10.00 am and 5.00 pm, indicating his/her name, address, date of birth, details of Demand Draft, post/s applied and the Examination Centre opted, to enable the Bank to take immediate remedial action for issuing duplicate call letter.

 

CALL LETTER FOR ATTENDING INTERVIEW [for all posts]:

 

The candidates who have qualified in the written test & ranked sufficiently high in case of post codes 1, 2 & 4 / candidates who are shortlisted in case of post codes 3, 5, 6, 7 & 8 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 so qualified. 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 [for all posts]

 

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

 

(a)        to be disqualified from the examination / interview for which he / she is a candidate

 

(b)       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 [POST CODES – 1, 2 & 4]:

 

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 should possess marks less than the candidate but in any case not more than 60% in his own academic stream. In case of Post Code-4 – Official Language Officer, the scribe’s academic stream should be different from that of the candidate’s 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.      INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE POST OF INVESTMENT OFFICERS [ON CONTRACT] [POST CODE-3]:

 

a)          Candidates must necessarily be qualified by passing the IRDA Licence Examination after their provisional selection, at their own cost. Provisionally selected candidates shall be allowed to join the bank only if they acquire the IRDA Licence within the period stipulated by the Bank.

b)         Applicable Income Tax shall be deducted as per provisions.

c)          Either party may terminate the agreement by giving one month notice in writing / by remitting one month’s fixed compensation amount.

d)         The Bank will have the right to recover at its discretion, any loss or money due to the Bank, from the amounts due and payable by the Bank without prejudice to any other remedies the Bank may adopt for recovering the same.

e)          10% of the Basic will be deducted as employee’s contribution towards Contributory Provident Fund and monthly contribution will be provided by the bank over and above the fixed compensation. The employee’s contribution as well as Bank’s contribution towards Contributory Provident Fund shall be settled at the time of cessation.

f)           The Contract Appointee shall not be eligible for any perquisites whatsoever like LFC, News Paper, Business Development Expenses, City Compensatory Allowance, Concession in Rate of Interest on Loans and Advances / Preferential Rate of Interest to Deposits, Residential Accommodation & Furniture facility, Group Insurance, Staff Welfare Measures, Telephone, Gratuity, Terminal Benefits, etc. whatsoever.

g)          Officers recruited under the contract system are not eligible for pension in any form.

 

16.      GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS [FOR ALL POSTS]:

 

a)          Candidates have to register on-line through Bank’s website only. No other means of applications are entertained.

b)         Candidates should ensure their eligibility before applying. Bank reserves right to reject ineligible candidate’s application at any stage and the fee paid by ineligible candidates shall be forfeited.

c)          Candidates seeking relaxation in Fee / Age must enclose attested copies of relevant certificates in support of their claim.

d)         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.

e)          Applications which are incomplete in any respect will be rejected and the fee will be forfeited. 

f)           Affix a recent passport size photograph on the application and sign it across. Three copies of the same photo should be retained for future use. Failure to produce the same photograph at later stage, may lead to disqualification. Candidates are advised not to change their appearance till the recruitment process is completed.

g)          The Bank will not be responsible for any loss of application in transit or for rejection of candidature for non receipt of application. The application received after last date will not be entertained.

h)         Candidates will have to appear for the written test and interview at their own expenses. Bank will not be responsible for injury/ loss etc., of any nature.

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. Outstation SC/ST/Persons with Disabilities category candidates called for interview for MMGS-II & above posts will be paid I 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.

i)           Candidates serving in Government / Public Sector Undertakings (including Banks) should send their application through proper channel.  However, an advance copy of application (print-out of the on-line application) along with original DD may be sent within the stipulated date.  They 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.

j)           Only candidates willing to serve anywhere in India should apply for the posts of Probationary Officer & Specialist Officers.

k)          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. No correspondence or personal enquiries shall be entertained by the Bank in this connection.

l)           Bank may, at its discretion, hold re-examination / re-interview wherever necessary in respect of a centre / venue / specified post or candidate/s.

m)       Individual application must be accompanied by:

1)         Demand Draft for requisite fee amount.

2)         Secondary School Certificate / School Leaving Certificate or any other documentary proof of age;

3)         Certificate(s) in support of educational qualifications; Experience certificate/s from the present as well as the previous employer etc.

4)         Candidates belonging to SC / ST / OBC / Persons with Disabilities categories should attach 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 Certificate should not be more than one year old as on the last date of application;

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.

 

Click here to Download the formats of

SC/ST

OBC

PWD

 

 

 

5)         An Ex-serviceman candidate has to enclose  a copy  of the discharge Certificate / pension payment order and documentary proof of rank last / presently held (substantive as well as acting). 

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 Specialist Officers, Probationary Officers & Probationary Clerks 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)         Bank / IBPS takes no responsibility to connect any certificate / remittance sent separately.  Bank / IBPS takes no responsibility for any delay in receipt or loss in postal transit of application or communication.

r)           Canvassing in any form will be treated as disqualification.

s)          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.

t)           In case any dispute arises on account of interpretation in versions other than English, English version will prevail.

u)         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 possible delay in postal transit.  Applications received after the last date shall be rejected.

 

Date : 30.12.2008                                                                        

Place: Bangalore                                                                                                                                                                                                         GENERAL MANAGER

 

 

Click here to apply for the post of Probationary Clerks [Post Code - 1] Last date already over

 

Click here to apply for the post of Probationary Officer [Post Code - 2]  Last date already over

 

Click here to apply for the post of Investment Officer [on Contract] [Post Code - 3] Last date already over

 

Click here to apply for the posts of Specialist Officers [Post Codes - 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8] Last date already over

 

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