Friday, July 6, 2012

Oriental Bank of Commerce(OBC) Recruitment of Probationary and Agriculture Officer Jobs 2012

Oriental Bank of Commerce a Leading Public Sector Bank inviting applications from Indian Citizens to fill up the Probationary and Agriculture Officer posts.

Job details:

Probationary Officer - -  325 Posts

Educational qualifications required for this job is A Degree from recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Government of India.

Age required for this job is Minimum 21 Years & Maximum 30 years as on 01.07.2011

Agriculture Officer - - 100 Posts

Educational qualifications required for this job is Degree in Agriculture/Horticulture /Animal
Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/Dairy Science/Agricultural Engineering/ Fishery Science/ Pissiculture / Agriculture Marketing Co-operation.

Age required for this job is  Minimum 21 Years & Maximum 30 years as on 01.12.2011.

Field experience of agriculture work and agricultural credit desirable but not essential.


All Educational Qualification should be from a recognized University/Institution.

Candidates applying for the above posts should also have obtained the following scores
in the Common Written Examination for Probationary Officers/Management Trainees
conducted by IBPS in 2011 & for Specialist Officers conducted by IBPS in March 2012
 and should be holding a valid score card issued by IBPS.

Relaxation in upper Age Limit:

1.Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2.Other Backward Classes 3 years
3.Persons With Disability 10 years
4.Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs) / Short  Service Commissioned   Officers (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 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 in  validment. 5 years
5.Persons who have ordinarily been domiciled in Kashmir Division of J&K state during 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
6.Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

Eligibility Criteria(As on 01.07.2011 for Probationary Officers & 01.12.2011 for
Agriculture Officers):

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 Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the
intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (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 certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.

Application Fee:

For Candidates of GEN & OBC Rs.100.00 and Others Rs. 20.00

Selection procedure:

Personal Interview:
A Personal Interview of 50 marks shall be conducted to assess the personality traits having bearing on interpersonal relations, adaptability, courtesy etc. and communication skills. The minimum qualifying marks for the Personal Interview would be 40% marks (35% marks for reserved category Candidates). Candidates not clearing the Personal Interview will not
be considered for final selection.

The short-listing of the candidates for Personal Interview will be made on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the Written Test conducted by IBPS and the Total Weighted Score obtained as per the valid Score Card Issued by IBPS.

Depending on the number of vacancies, only those candidates who are qualified in the Common Written Examination for Probationary Officers/Management Trainees held in September/ November 2011 and for Specialist Officers held in March 2012 conducted by IBPS and possess a valid score card issued by IBPS and rank sufficiently high in the order of merit based on the Total Weighted Standard Score shall be called for a Personal Interview in the ratio of 1:3 for General / Unreserved Candidates and 1:5 in case of candidates belonging to the Reserved Categories. In other words, 3 General and 5 Reserved Category candidates against the vacancies stipulated respectively would be called for the Personal interview depending upon their ranking as per the Total Weighted Score obtained by them. The Bank reserves its right to call for the Interview candidates otherwise than in the above ratio at its sole discretion.

Candidates passing the Personal Interview will be ranked in a descending order on the basis of the total of weighted score obtained in the Written Test conducted by IBPS and Personal Interview under the respective SC / ST / OBC / GEN Category.

Subject to the vacancies available under the respective Category, only those candidates who pass the Personal Interview will be short-listed for selection in the order of the Merit Rank obtained by them under the respective Category.

In case it is detected at any stage that the candidate does not satisfy the conditions stipulated or does not fulfill any of the eligibility criteria, and / or he / she has furnished any incorrect information and / or has suppressed any material information / fact(s) his / her candidature will stand cancelled. If any of these shortcomings are detected even after
appointment, his / her services will be summarily terminated.

Appointment of the short-listed / selected candidate is subject to his / her being declared medically fit as per the requirement of the Bank. Such appointment and confirmation in the services of the Bank will also be subject to receiving satisfactory references from respectable referees, police verification of antecedents, caste / class verification and other

How to apply:

(i) Candidates are required to apply online through website  No other means/ mode of application will be accepted.

(ii) Candidates should ensure that their personal email ID (as specified in the online application form while applying for Common Written Examination (CWE) conducted in September 2011 & March 2012 respectively) is kept active during the currency of the recruitment project.Bank may send call letters/ intimations for Interview etc. to the registered e-mail ID.

(iii) Applicants are first required to go to the Bank’s website ‘’ and click on the link “Recruitment of Probationary/Agriculture Officers 2012”.

(iv) Thereafter, open the Recruitment Notification entitled “ORIENTAL BANK OF COMMERCE PROBATIONARY/AGRICULTURE OFFICERS’ RECRUITMENT PROJECT-2012”.

(v) In case a candidate chooses to pay fees through branches of the Bank,- the candidate should take a printout of the fee payment challan - Fill in the Fee Payment Challan in a clear and legible handwriting in BLOCK LETTERS.- Go to the nearest CBS Branch of the Bank with the Fee payment Challan and pay, in Cash, the appropriate Application Fee in CBS Account No.12371171000065 with Sector 32 Gurgaon Branch in the name & style of “OBC PROBATIONARY/AGRICULTURE OFFICERS’ RECRUITMENT PROJECT-2012”. The detail of application fees/intimation charges to be paid is indicated in Point No.6.

(vi) In case a candidate chooses to pay fees through NEFT: - Go to the nearest branch of any Bank and pay, in Cash, the appropriate Application Fee in Account Nos.12371171000065 with Sector 32, Gurgaon Branch (IFSC No.ORBC0101237) in the name & style of “OBC PROBATIONARY/AGRICULTURE OFFICERS’ RECRUITMENT PROJECT-2012”. The detail of application fees/intimation charges to be paid is indicated in Point No. 6.

(vii) Obtain the Applicant’s Counterfoil Copy of the Application Fee Payment Challan/ NEFT Receipt duly authenticated by the Bank with (a) Branch Name & Code No, (b)Transaction id/Scroll number (in case of payment through CBS) NEFT UTR No. (in case of payment through NEFT) (c) Date of Deposit & amount filled by the Branch Official.

(viii) Candidates are now ready to Apply Online by re-visiting the Recruitment Link on the Bank’s website and going to the sublink titled “ONLINE APPLICATION FOR ORIENTAL BANK PROBATIONARY/AGRICULTURE OFFICERS’ RECRUITMENT PROJECT-2012” to open up the appropriate Online Application Format. Enter the Registration Number /Roll Number and Password issued for CWE for POs/MTs- 2011 and for Specialist Officers 2012. All the fields in the online Application format should be filled up carefully.

(ix) Original fee payment challan/ NEFT Receipt will have to be submitted with the Call Letter at the time of Interview. Without original fee payment challan/ NEFT receipt the candidate will not be allowed to appear in the Interview. Candidates are also advised to keep a photocopy of the fee payment challan/NEFT receipt.

(x) The name of the candidate or his/her father/husband etc. should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the certificates/marksheets. Any change / alteration found may disqualify the candidature.


xii) The Application printout along with the fee payment receipt and required copies of documents should be kept ready for submission if shortlisted for Interview.

xiii) 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.

xiv) Make a note of the allotted System Generated Application Registration Number and Password.

Check the following list before applying:

1. Original fee payment receipt (CBS challan/ NEFT receipt)
2. Valid IBPS Scorecard for the stipulated examination
3. Attested copy of School leaving certificate or any other document showing proof of
   age acceptable to the Bank.
4. Attested copies of Mark sheets / certificates in support of Educational Qualification;
5. Attested copy of certificate of Computer Course, as applicable;
6. Caste / PWD any other related certificate as applicable.
7. Photo identity proof.
8. Copy of the online application submitted for the stipulated Common Written
9. Copy of the online application submitted to the Bank.

Important Dates:

  • Opening date for online registration 10.07.2012
  • Closing Date for online registration
  • (including from far flung areas) 28.07.2012
  • Payment of application fee 10.07.2012 to 28.07.2012

For more details visit Bank's website:

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