Central Bank of India Recruitment of Probationary Officers in the JMG Scale I-2010

Central Bank of India, a leading Public Sector Bank, invites applications from Indian Citizens for appointment of Probationary Officers in Junior Management Grade Scale I. 

IMPORTANT:  Candidates are required to apply on-line through Banks’ website www.centralbankofindia.co.in. No other means/modes of application will be accepted.

Important Dates:

Opening date for Online Registration                           :                       06-05-2010.
Closing date for Online Registration                             :                       05-06-2010.
Date of Written Test for Probationary Officers            :                        25-07-2010.


Age : Minimum 21 Years, Maximum 30 Years

Qualification:  A Graduate from a recognized university with 55% Marks aggregate (50% for SC/ST/PWD candidates). Basic knowledge on Computer applications (Certificate from a reputed/recognized Training Institute, acceptable to Bank is required).

Selection Procedure:

Selection will be on the basis of Written Test and/or Group Discussions, Interview depending on the number of applications received for each post. Merely satisfying the eligibility norm does not entitle a candidate to be called for Written Test / GD / Personality Test / Interview. The Bank reserves the right to call only the requisite number of candidates for the GD / Interview after preliminary screening / short-listing with reference to candidates qualifications, suitability, experience, etc.

Written Test will comprise (i) Objective Test on Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, General Awareness and English & (ii) Descriptive Test. The Descriptive Test shall be to assess the candidates’ knowledge on Socio- economic development and Communication Skills.  Descriptive test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who are adequately high in percentile ranking in each of all the four objective tests and have scored overall aggregate 50% and above in case of General category and aggregate 45% and above in case SC/ST/OBC/PWD category. The qualifying marks for descriptive test will also be 50% for General category and 45% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD. The merit list of written examination will be based on the aggregate of the marks obtained by the candidates in Objective and Descriptive tests. However, the number of candidates to be called for Group Discussion and/or Interview will be as per the appropriate cut off mark decided by the Bank. Merely securing 50 % marks (45 % for reserved category candidates) in the Written Test will not entitle any candidate to be called for GD and/ or Interview. Further details regarding the Written Test i.e. number of questions, duration, etc., shall be advised along with the call letter. The candidates have an option to answer the Written Test (Descriptive Test) in either English or Hindi (only in one language).


The short listed candidates in the order of ranking in the written test (above minimum qualifying marks) as per the cut-off marks determined by the Bank shall be called for GD/Personality test / Interview depending upon the vacancies in each category and the decision of the Bank in this regard is final. The minimum qualifying marks for Group Discussion/Interview will be 40% (35 % for reserved category candidates).


Those candidates who qualify in both Written Test & Group Discussion/Interview as mentioned above, will be considered for Final Selection. Merit List of such candidates will be prepared based on the aggregate marks (Written Test and GD/Interview) obtained by them and depending on the vacancies, selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category.

 Results of the candidates who have qualified in the Written Test and thereafter the list of candidates finally selected will be available on the Bank's website and the decision of the Bank in this regard is final.

Rs. 25/- (as postal charges only for SC/ST/PWD candidates) and Rs.300/-per application (including Postal Charges) for other candidates. Requisite Fees is to be paid in any of the notified Core Banking Branch of the Bank by Fee Payment Receipt, the print out of which can be downloaded from the website. Application once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn and fees once paid will NOT be refunded on any count nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. Applications not registered on-line will not be accepted.

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