Recruitment in Odisha Gramya Bank-2014

Odisha Gramya Bank invites applications from Indian citizens, for the post of Officer in Middle Management Grade (Scale II), Officer in Junior Management (Scale I) Cadre and Office Assistant (Multipurpose)  who have been declared qualified at  the Online CWE for RRBs  conducted by IBPS during  September/ October 2013.

 

Opening date for Online Registration

31.01.2014

Last Date for Online Registration

14.02.2014

 

  • DETAILS OF VACANCIES:

Sr. No.

 

Post             

 

SC

 

ST

 

OBC

 

General

 

TOTAL

Out of Which

PWD

EXS

VI

HI

OC

1

Officer Scale-II   (General Banking Officer)

4

1

9

11

25

--

--

1

--

2

Officer Scale-II   (IT)

1

1

1

2

5

--

--

--

--

3

Officer Scale-II   (Law)

-

-

-

2

2

--

--

--

--

4

Officer Scale-II  (Treasury Manager)

-

-

-

2

2

--

--

--

--

5

Officer Scale-II  (Agriculture)

1

1

1

1

4

--

--

--

--

 

TOTAL

6

3

11

18

38

 

 

1

--

6

Officer Scale-I

18

9

33

61

121

1

1

2

--

7

Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

23

32

17

73

145

1

1

2

14

NOTE:          

  • The number of vacancies, as also the numbers of reserved vacancies are provisional and may vary according to the actual requirement of the Bank.


Abbreviations stand for :

SC

Scheduled Caste

GEN

General Category

HI

Hearing Impaired

ST

Scheduled Tribe

PC

Physically Challenged

OC

Orthopaedically Challenged

OBC

Other Backward Classes

VI

Visually Impaired

EXS

Ex-Serviceman

B.        SCALE OF PAY:  
(a) Officer Scale-I: 14500-600/7-18700-700/2-20100-800/7-25700.
(b) Officer Scale-II: 19400-700/1-20100-800/10-28100.
(c) Office Assistant (Multipurpose): 7200-400/3-8400-500/3-9900-600/4-12300-700/7-17200-1300/1-18500-800/19300.
C.        EMOLUMENTS:

  • Officer Scale-I: Rs 29,385/- (approx)
  • Officer Scale-II: Rs 39,315/- (approx)

(b) Office Assistant (Multipurpose): The total starting emoluments of a Graduate Office Assistant will be around Rs 16,250/- inclusive of D.A and HRA  at the current rate excluding other allowances.

 

D.        PROBATION PERIOD:  Selected candidates will be on probation for

  • Officer Scale-I : 02 years,
  • Officer Scale-II : 02 years,

 (c) Office Assistant (Multipurpose): 01 year.

Note:   It is clarified that Persons with Disabilities will have to work in Branches/Offices which have posts identified by the Bank as suitable for them.

Candidates belonging to Reserved Category, including Persons with Disabilities, for which no reservation has been announced, are free to apply for vacancies announced for Unreserved category provided they fulfill the eligibility criteria laid down for Unreserved category.

The number of vacancies in UR category and also the number of reserved vacancies are provisional and may vary according to actual requirement of the Bank.

E.        ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: NATIONALITY/ CITIZENSHIP:

Eligibility Criteria is to be considered as per RRBs CWE-II Advertisement published in Employment News/Rozgar Samachar Issue Dated 6th July – 12th July, 2013 released by IBPS and posted on the IBPS’s website www.ibps.in.

 

Language Proficiency: The candidates for Officer Scale I and Office Assistants –
(Multipurpose) are required to possess proficiency in Odia language. (The condition does not apply for the posts of Officer Scale II). For ensuring proficiency in local language, the candidate should have passed 10th standard exam with Odia as a subject.

F.         PRE- REQUISITE QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates who have been declared qualified in the RRBs-Online CWE conducted by IBPS in September/ October 2013 should have obtained the following scores as given below.

For Office Assistant


Name of the Test

Qualifying Standard Score

SC/ ST/ SC-PWD/ ST-PWD/ SC-EXS/ ST-EXS

OBC/ GEN/ OBC-PWD/ GEN-PWD/ OBC-EXS/ GEN-EXS

Reasoning

17 & above

19 & above

Numerical Ability

17 & above

19 & above

General Awareness

17 & above

19 & above

English Language or Hindi Language

17 & above

19 & above

Computer Knowledge

17 & above

19 & above

Cutoffs on Total Weighted Standard Score

88 & above

95 & above

For Officer Scale-I and Officer Scale-II (GBO)


Name of the Test

Qualifying Standard Score

SC/ ST/ SC-PWD/ ST-PWD

OBC/ GEN/ OBC-PWD/ GEN-PWD

Reasoning

17 & above

19 & above

Quantitative Aptitude / Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

17 & above

19 & above

General Awareness / Financial Awareness

17 & above

19 & above

English Language or Hindi Language

17 & above

19 & above

Computer Knowledge

17 & above

19 & above

Cutoffs on Total Weighted Standard Score for Officer Scale-I

95 & above

98 & above

Cutoffs on Total Weighted Standard Score for Officer Scale-II (GBO)

101 & above

107 & above

 

 For Officer Scale-II IT, Law, Treasury and Agricultural Officer


Name of the Test

Qualifying Standard Score

SC/ ST/ SC-PWD/ ST-PWD

OBC/ GEN/ OBC-PWD/ GEN-PWD

Reasoning

17 & above

19 & above

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

17 & above

19 & above

Financial Awareness

17 & above

19 & above

English Language or Hindi Language

17 & above

19 & above

Computer Knowledge

17 & above

19 & above

Professional Knowledge

17 & above

19 & above

Cutoffs on Total Weighted Standard Score for Officer Scale-II (IT)

101 & above

107 & above

Cutoffs on Total Weighted Standard Score for Officer Scale-II (Law)

107 & above

114 & above

Cutoffs on Total Weighted Standard Score for Officer Scale-II (Treasury)

103 & above

109 & above

Cutoffs on Total Weighted Standard Score for Officer Scale-II (Agricultural)

105 & above

112 & above

G.  THE COMPETENT AUTHORITY FOR ISSUE OF CERTIFICATE TO SC/ST/OBC/PWD CANDIDATES IS AS UNDER:
 
For SC/ST/OBC:

 

                  • District Magistrate/Additional Dist Magistrate/Collector/Deputy Commissioner/ Additional Dy. Commissioner/Dy. Collector/First Class Stipendary Magistrate/Sub-Division Magistrate/ Taluka Magistrate/Executive Magistrate/Extra Assistant Commissioner/ Chief Presidency Magistrate/Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/Presidency Magistrate/ Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tahsildar/Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and/or his/her family normally resides.
    • For Persons with Disabilities:

 

Authorised Certifying Authority will be Medical Board at the District level. The Medical Board consists of Chief Medical Officer, Sub-Divisional Medical Officer in the District and a member who is a specialist in Orthopaedics, ENT or Ophthalmology, as the case may be,

 

H.        SELECTION PROCEDURE          

  • For Office Assistant (Multipurpose):- Selection will be made on the basis of performance in RRBs- CWE-II conducted by IBPS in September/ October 2013 and Personal Interview.  Merit list of the candidates for final selection based on Total Weighted Standard Scores (TWSS) obtained by them in CWE of IBPS and Personal Interview will be prepared in descending order under each SC/ST/OBC/UR category.

 

  • For Officer Scale-I:- Selection will be made on the basis of performance in RRBs- CWE-II conducted by IBPS in September/ October 2013 and Personal Interview.  Merit list of the candidates for final selection based on Total Weighted Standard Scores (TWSS) obtained by them in CWE of IBPS and Personal Interview will be prepared in descending order under each SC/ST/OBC/UR category.
  • For Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer):- Selection will be made on the basis of performance in RRBs- CWE-II conducted by IBPS in September/ October 2013 and Personal Interview.  Merit list of the candidates for final selection based on Total Weighted Standard Scores (TWSS) obtained by them in CWE of IBPS and Personal Interview will be prepared in descending order under each SC/ST/OBC/UR category.
  • For Officer Scale-II (Specialist Officer *):-  Selection will be made on the basis of performance in RRBs- CWE-II conducted by IBPS in September/ October 2013 and Personal Interview.  Merit list of the candidates for final selection based on Total Weighted Standard Scores (TWSS) obtained by them in CWE of IBPS and Personal Interview will be prepared in descending order under each SC/ST/OBC/UR category.

                          * IT, Law, Treasury, and Agricultural Officer

 

  • PERSONAL INTERVIEW:

Depending on the number of vacancies, Bank will call from among who have applied to bank, the number, equivalent to three times the number of vacancies short-listed based on their Total Weighted Standard Scores (TWSS). Remaining applicants, if any will not receive an interview call from the Bank.

J.    INTERVIEW CENTRE:

The Interview will be held at Bhubaneswar centre and the complete address of the venue will be advised in the call letters.  The address of the venues will also be displayed in the Bank’s website one week before the dates for commencement of Interviews.

Note:          Bank reserves the right to cancel the centre and/or add some other centers, depending upon the response, administrative feasibility, etc. Bank also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any of the centers other than the one he/she has opted for.
       
K.  GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

  • Before applying for any of the mentioned post, the candidate should ensure that he/she fulfils the eligibility and other norms mentioned in this advertisement.  Decision of the Bank in all matters regarding eligibility of the candidate, the stages at which scrutiny of such 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. No correspondence or personal enquiries shall be entertained by the bank on this behalf.

 

Mere admission to the Online CWE  and/ or passing the test and being invited by the Bank for the Interview shall not imply that the Bank has been satisfied beyond doubt about the candidate’s eligibility. Candidates who do not satisfy the eligibility criteria and who do not produce the photocopies as well as the originals of all the documents required to be submitted and as advised in this notification as well as in the Interview call letter, for any reason, whatsoever, shall not be permitted to participate in the Interview, even though they may have obtained the desired level of score in the Online CWE and have been called for interview.

In case it is detected at any stage of recruitment that a candidate does not fulfill the eligibility norms and/or that he/she has furnished any incorrect/false information/certificate/documents or has suppressed any material fact(s), his/her candidature will stand cancelled.  If any of these shortcomings is/are detected even after appointment, his/her services are liable to be terminated.

  • Candidates belonging to OBCs but coming in the “CREAMY LAYER” are not entitled to the benefits of OBC reservation.  They should indicate their category as “UR” or “UR Persons with Disabilities’ as applicable.  OBC Certificates in the format as prescribed by the Govt. of India and issued by the Competent Authority inter alia, specifically stating that the candidate does not belong to the Socially Advanced Sections excluded from the benefits of reservations for OBCs in Civil Posts and Services under Govt. of India i.e. carrying ‘CREAMY LAYER’ clause based on income issued recently i.e., issued on or after 01.01.2014 should be submitted at the time of Interview.

 

(c) Persons with Disabilities claiming the benefit of reservations/age relaxation should possess Medical Certificate as specified in the Disabilities Act of 1995 in support of their disability.
(d)  Candidates serving in Government/Public Sector Undertakings (including banks) should send their application through proper channel and produce a "No Objection Certificate" from their employer at the time of Interview, in the absence of which their candidature may not be considered. 

(e)  The candidates will have to appear for interview at their own expense. However, unemployed eligible SC/ST outstation candidates attending the Interview will be reimbursed to and fro second class ordinary train/bus fare by the shortest route on production of evidence of travel. The Bank will not be responsible for any injury/ losses, etc of any nature during their travel time.
(f)              Only candidate willing to serve anywhere in the operational area of the bank should apply.

  • Any request for change of address will not be entertained. 

(h) Any resultant dispute arising out of this advertisement shall be subject to the sole jurisdiction of the Courts situated at Bhubaneswar.          

(i)   In case any dispute arises on account of interpretation of version other than English, English version will prevail.

(j)   The Bank may at its discretion hold a second stage/ conduct Supplementary process wherever necessary in respect of a centre/venue/specific post of a candidate(s).
(k)  Appointment of selected candidates is subject to his/her being declared medically fit as per the requirement of the Bank.  Such appointment will also be subject to the Service & Conduct Rules of the Bank.

(l)   All Candidates must submit self-attested photo copies of the prescribed certificates in support of their educational qualification, experience, date of birth, caste, etc. The candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/Persons with Disabilities Category are required to submit an attested copy of their caste certificate/certificate of handicap issued by the competent authority,  in addition to other certificates as specified above.  Candidates will also have to produce original caste certificate/relevant certificates at the time of Interview, failing which his/her candidature will be cancelled.

  • A recent, recognizable passport size photograph should be firmly pasted on the computer generated application form and should be signed across by the candidate. Three copies of the same photograph should be retained for use at the time of interview. Candidates are advised not to change their appearance till the recruitment process is complete. Failure to produce the same photograph at the time of the interview may lead to disqualification.

 

Action against candidates found guilty of misconduct:

Candidates are advised in their own interest that they should not furnish any particulars that are false, tampered, fabricated or should not suppress any material information while filling up the application form.

At the time of interview, if a candidate is (or has been) found guilty of

  • using unfair means during the selection process or
  • impersonating or procuring impersonation by any person or
  • misbehaving in the interview venue or taking away any documents from the venue or
  • resorting to any irregular or improper means in connection with his/her candidature by selection or
  • obtaining support for his/her candidature by any means.

 

Such a candidate, in addition to rendering himself/herself liable to criminal prosecution, shall be liable to be debarred, either permanently or for a specified period, from any recruitment conducted by Bank. 

L.         HOW TO APPLY
  • Candidates are required to apply online through Bank’s website, www.odishabank.in between 31.01.2014 and 14.02.2014.  No other means/ mode of application will be accepted.
  • Candidates should ensure that their personal email ID (as specified in the online application form while applying for RRBs- CWE-II  (CWE conducted in September/ October 2013) is kept active during the currency of a recruitment project. Bank may send call letters for Interview etc. to the registered e-mail ID.
  • Candidates can Apply Online by visiting the Recruitment Link on the Bank’s website, www.odishabank.in.  All the fields in the online Application format should be filled up carefully.
  • Please note that the above procedure is the only valid procedure for applying.  No other mode of application or incomplete steps would be accepted and such applications would be rejected.
  • The Application printout along with  required copies of documents should be kept ready for submission if shortlisted for Interview.

 

The applicant should sign and affix his/her photograph on such printout of application and keep the same ready for submission if selected for Interview along with copies of required documents mentioned below:

  • Printout of the online application submitted.
  • Printout of IBPS Scores for the stipulated examination.
  • 10th standard examination Mark sheet in support of local language.
  • Attested copy of School leaving certificate or any other document as proof of age acceptable to the Bank.
  • Attested copies of Mark sheets / certificates in support of Educational Qualification;
  • Attested copy of certificate of Computer Course, as applicable;
  • Caste / PWD any other related certificate as applicable.
  • Photo identity proof.
  • Any other relevant document

 

If selected for interview, candidates serving in Government / Public Sector Undertakings (including Banks & Financial Institutions) will be required to submit their applications accompanied by a “No Objection Certificate” from their employer, in the absence of which their candidature will not be considered.

It is for the candidate to ensure that he / she has met with the eligibility criteria and complied with the requirements and adhered to the instructions contained in this advertisement as well as in the application form. Candidates are, therefore, urged to carefully read the advertisement and complete the application form and submit the same as per instructions given in this regard.

M.        CALL LETTERS FOR THE INTERVIEW

 

All eligible candidates will be issued call letters at the correspondence address given by the candidates in their application form, which will be sent by post/ courier. Candidate has to affix his/her photograph on the call letter. Candidate has to bring this call letter and requisite enclosures while attending the Interview without which they will not be allowed to take up the Interview.

                                                           

                                                           
Date:   31.01.2014                                                                                          GENERAL MANAGER
Place:   BHUBANESWAR                                                                       (Odisha Gramya Bank)