RECRUITMENT OF CLERKS & PROBATIONARY OFFICERS - 2010
Federal Bank, a leading Private Sector Bank is hiring talented and
aspiring individuals for the post of (1) Clerks & (2) Probationary
Eligible candidates are advised to apply online between
30.09.2010 to 20.10.2010 (both days inclusive) only through the
Bank's website Federal Bank after carefully going through the
instructions contained in this advertisement. No other means/
mode of application will be accepted.
1. Important Dates
Opening date of Online Registration 30.09.2010
Closing date of Online Registration 20.10.2010
Remittance of Application Fee 28.09.2010 to
Date of Written Examination 05.12.2010
Candidates are advised to download call letters for appearing in
the written test from the website from 22.11.2010 onwards by
entering their registration number and password which will be
generated at the time of applying online.
2. Scale of pay and other emoluments
Candidates selected for Clerical cadre posts will be offered pay
scale of " 7200 -400/3 - 8400 - 500/3 - 9900 - 600/4 - 12300 - 700/7
- 17200 - 1300/1 - 18500 -800 /1 - 19300.
Candidates selected for Probationary Officer (Scale I) cadre posts
will be offered pay scale of " 14500 - 600 /7 - 18700 - 700 /2 -
20100 - 800/7 - 25700.
DA, HRA, CCA will be paid as per rules of the Bank in force from
time to time depending upon the place of posting. Medical Aid,
Hospitalisation Scheme, Leave fare concession, retirement
benefits and other perquisites will be admissible as per Bank's
rules. On a cost-to-company basis, the monthly pay package for
Clerks and Probationary Officers including all the allowances and
perquisites will be approximately " 18000/- and " 45000/-
respectively subject to changes from time to time.
(a) Age Limit as on 01.07.2010
Post Post Age Limit
01 Clerk Not above 24 years (born on or after
02 Probationary Not above 26 years (born on or after
SC/ ST candidates will be eligible for relaxation in upper age limit
upto a maximum of 5 years.
(b) Minimum Educational Qualifications as on 01.07.2010 - The
date in the passing certificate / marks sheet of the qualifying
exam should be on or before 01.07.2010.
Post Post Minimum Educational Qualification
01 Clerk Graduation with minimum 55% marks for
science subjects and minimum 50% marks for
other streams from any recognised university
or other institutions established by an Act of
parliament or declared to be deemed as a
University under Section 3 of U G C Act, 1956.
02 Probationa Graduation in any discipline with minimum
ry Officer 60% marks from any recognized university or
other institutions established by an Act of
parliament or declared to be deemed as a
University under Section 3 of U G C Act,
• Graduation course or equivalent examination must entail a
minimum of 3 years of education after completing higher
secondary schooling (10+2) or
equivalent. Graduation in Agriculture/ Engineering means those
who have passed a 10+2+4 year course. Graduation in Law
means those who have passed 10+2+5 year course in law or
degree in any subject + 3 year course in Law.
The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate would be
based on the practice followed by the University / Institution from
where the candidate has obtained the degree. In case of the
candidates being awarded grades / CGPA instead of marks,
equivalence would be based on the equivalence certified by the
University / Institution from where they have obtained the
degree. In case the University / Institution does not have any
scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the
equivalence would be established by the Bank by dividing
obtained CGPA with the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying
the resultant with 100.
Year wise / semester wise mark sheet for each year / semester in
respect of the qualifying examination from the concerned
University should be available. Since the reverse side of the mark
sheet contains the instructions, photocopies of both sides of the
mark sheets is necessary.
Working knowledge of computers is essential for both the posts.
3. Application Fee Details ( Non refundable)
Post Post Category Application Fees
01 Clerk SC/ST " 50
General/ OBC/ " 300
02 Probationary SC/ST " 75
General/ OBC / " 400
4. How to apply
Eligible candidates have to apply online through the Bank's
website only. No other means/ mode of application are
acceptable. The application format should be filled in English
only. Before registering their applications on the website,
candidates should note / possess the following:
(i) An e-mail id which shall be valid for the duration of the
process. In case the candidate does not have a valid e-mail id, he/
has to create a new email id before applying online.
(ii) Application fee can be remitted at any branch of Federal
Bank. For this
purpose, candidates have to visit the Federal Bank website
Federal Bank and follow the link careers and download the
payment challan for remitting the application fee.
(iii) Application Fees can be remitted through other Federal
Banks also (through NEFT). The details of the account to which
fee to be remitted is as follows:
Account No. 10010200150362
Account FEDERAL BANK RECRUITMENT APPLICATION
If the application fee is remitted through other Federal Banks
(through NEFT) the respective Federal Bank's remittance slip can
be used. However, following details should invariably be
mentioned while applying online.
NEFT Reference Number
Date of remittance
IFSC of Sending Branch
(iv) If a candidate is eligible and desires to apply for more than
one post, he /
she should apply separately for each post. Application fee should
(v) The payment towards recruitment application fees can be
28.09.2010 onwards, but before the close of business hours on
20.10.2010. ie, close of online registration gateway. Even if the
extends the last date of registration of online applications due to
reasons, the valid dates during which the payment should be
indicated above will not be changed.
(vi) After remitting the application fee, logon to our Federal
Federal Bank and follow the link careers. Then click
"Recruitment of Clerks and Probationary Officers- 2010". Then
"apply online". Then online application will open. Fill up all the
required in the application and click "Submit" available at the
the online application and your online application will be
Registration Number and Password will appear for your online
registration immediately on the screen. Candidates are required
printout of the online application using the above registration
number and password. Candidates shall retain the printout of the
online application with them.
(vii) Candidates are required to bring to the examination centre
at the time of
written examination, the call letter, which can be downloaded by
candidate using the registration number and password obtained
time of registration of online application. Candidates should
copies of recent passport size colour photograph for pasting on
system generated call letter.
Valid proof of identity such as PAN card/Passport/ Voter I D Card/
Driving License/ Permanent Identity card issued by the present
other valid proof of identification with a photograph should be
produced at the time of written exam and interview to be
Composite time of 120 minutes i.e. 2 hours for all the tests together
conducted by the Federal Bank.
(ix) Candidates should submit the copy of the Payment Challan /
counterfoil of application fee along with the call letter at the time
of written examination, failing which the candidate will not be
admitted for the written examination.
5. Selection Procedure:
The selection process consists of written test, interview, etc. The
details of the written test are as follows:
Test Name of the Test No. of Time
I Test of Reasoning 30
II Test of English Language 30
III Test of Numerical Ability 30
IV Computer Knowledge 40
V Test of Financial 40
VI Marketing Knowledge 30
Composite time of 150 minutes i.e. 2 hours and 30 minutes for all
the tests together
All the tests will be Objective type with five alternative choices
out of which one will be the correct answer. The tests will be in
6. Venues for the Written Test
The Federal Bank will conduct the written test at
Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Kozhikode, Bangalore, Chennai,
Mumbai & New Delhi.
1] Before filling the online application form, the candidate must ensure
that he/ she fulfills all the eligibility criteria with respect to age,
educational qualifications etc. in respect of the post for which he / she
is making the application and that the particulars furnished in the
application form are correct in all respects. In case it is detected at
any stage that a candidate does not fulfill any of the eligibility criteria,
and / or that he / she has furnished any incorrect information or has
suppressed any material fact(s), his / her candidature will stand
cancelled. If any of these shortcomings is/are detected even after the
appointment, his/her services are liable to be terminated.
2] Admission to written examination will be purely provisional without
verification of age/ qualification / experience / category /SC/ST/OBC),
etc of the candidates with reference to documents. Decision of the
Federal 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 conduct of written test,
interview, selection etc. and any other matter relating to recruitment
will be final and binding on the candidates. No correspondence or
personal enquiries shall be entertained by the Federal Bank in this
3] The Federal Bank reserves the right to raise the minimum eligibility
standard, etc., in order to restrict the number of candidates to be
called for written test and interview commensurate with the number of
4] Eligible candidates have to appear for a written test and interview
at their own expense at the venue and date notified by the Federal
5] An application once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn and
the application fee once paid will NOT BE refunded on any account nor
would be held in reserve for any future examination or selection. The
application fee shall also NOT BE refunded in case the application is
rejected / not considered by Federal Bank.
6] Candidates are required to apply only online through the link
provided on the Federal Bank's website which will lead them to the
online application form. The system generated printout of the
application should be retained by the candidate. Candidate need not
send the printout of the application form to the Federal Bank. It will be
required to send to a specified address only if the candidate qualifies
in the written examination.
7] Candidates are advised to keep their application fee details,
particulars of educational qualifications and other personal details
ready before applying as these details are required to fill in the online
application form. After filling the form, candidates are required to click
"SUBMIT" available at the bottom of the online application form. If the
application is accepted, the system will generate a registration
number and a password.
8] Candidates are advised to download call letters for appearing in
the written test from the website from 22.11.2010 onwards by
entering their registration number and
password which will be generated at the time of applying online. A
recent passport size colour photograph (without dark glasses) should
be firmly pasted on the call letter at the prescribed place and should
be signed across by the candidate. Sufficient copies of the same
photograph should be retained for use at the time of written
examination / interview. Candidates are advised not to change their
appearance till the entire recruitment process is over. Failure to
produce the same photograph at the time of written examination /
interview may lead to disqualification.
9) Candidates have to produce all the requisite certificates /
documents in original with Xerox copies for verification at the time of
interview along with a copy of the system generated print out of the
application. Failure to do so shall lead to disqualification of the
10] In respect of candidates belonging to SC/ST category, copy of self
attested caste / tribe certificate along with the original must be
brought at the time of interview along with a copy of the system
generated print out of the application. The certificate should have
been issued in the prescribed format and by Authorities empowered to
issue such certificate.
11] Candidates selected are liable to be posted anywhere in India or
abroad as per the administrative requirements & discretion of the
12] Any request for change of address / change of centre for written
test/ interview shall not be entertained.
13] The Federal Bank reserves the right to cancel any of the centres
and / or add some other centres depending upon the response,
administrative feasibility etc. The Federal Bank also reserves the right
to allot the candidate to any of the centres other than the one he / she
has opted for.
14] The Federal Bank has the right to reject any application/
candidature at any stage without assigning any reason and the
decision of the Federal Bank shall be final.
15] Appointments of selected candidates will be subject to his / her
being declared medically fit by the Federal Bank's Medical Officer,
satisfactory report about his / her character and antecedents by the
Police Authorities, verification of caste / tribe certificate (for reserved
category candidates only) and completion of all other pre recruitment
formalities to the complete satisfaction of the Federal Bank. Further,
such appointment shall also be subject to Service and Conduct Rules of
the Federal Bank.
16] The Federal Bank takes no responsibility for any delay in
submission of online applications or communication. Candidates in
their own interest are advised to submit on line applications well
before the last date.
17] Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.