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Indian Bank PO Recruitment 2017-18: Selection Process and Exam Pattern

Indian Bank PGDBF programme is aimed at training a fresher into an effective banker. Once you are selected through the Programme, you need to undergo a training period of almost a year including the internship at designated branches of Indian Bank.

Dec 16, 2016 19:38 IST
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Indian Bank invites application from graduates who fulfill the eligibility criteria specified and who are interested in Banking career, for admission to the one year Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance (PGDBF) course at Indian Bank Manipal School of Banking (IBMSB), which has been set up jointly by Indian Bank and Manipal Global Education Service Pvt Ltd.

Selection Process:

Candidates will be selected through a selection process consisting of online Exam (Preliminary & Main Examination) followed by Personal Interview. The endeavor is to select candidates who are bright, have good communication skills (both oral and written), are dedicated, can work effectively in teams, are passionate about their career goals and who display integrity and a positive attitude

All the candidates who complete the ―Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance‖ and awarded the Diploma will be eligible for appointment in JMG I as Probationary officers in Indian Bank. They will be fixed in starting pay scale as applicable to JMG I Officer.

Pattern of Examination:

a) Preliminary Examination:  The structure of the Preliminary Examination (objective type) which will be conducted online is as follows:

Sr. No.

Section

No. of Question

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning

35

35

Composite time of 1 hour

2

English Language

30

30

3

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

 

 

100

100

b) Main Examination : The structure of the Main Examination which will be conducted online is as follows:

Sr. No.

Section

No of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning

50

50

 

2

English Language

40

40

Composite time of 2 hours

3

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

4

General Awareness

(with special reference to Banking Industry)

40

40

5

Computer Knowledge

20

20

 

 

200

200

 

Descriptive type Test

6

English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)

2

50

30 minutes

Note: The above tests except the tests of English Language (Objective) and English Language (Descriptive), will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.

Descriptive Test paper will be evaluated for those candidates who have qualified in the objective tests.

c) Interview :

Candidates who have been scored above the cut off score of the Main examination will be called for an Interview to be conducted by the Indian Bank.

All candidates called for the Interview should produce originals of all prescribed documents mentioned in the call letter. Those candidates who fail to produce prescribed originals of documents will not be allowed to participate in the interview. The Bank takes no responsibility to receive/ connect any certificate/remittance/ document sent separately.

 The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in interview is 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates). The weightage (ratio) of the examination (Preliminary & Main) and interview will be 80:20 respectively. The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the Examination (Preliminary & Main) and Interview.

Award of Post-Graduate Diploma

On successful completion of the programme a Postgraduate Diploma in Banking and Finance will be conferred on the participant. However, for award of the postgraduate diploma, a participant has to fulfill the following requirements:

  1. He/she should have taken and passed in each course of study as prescribed in the curriculum to earn at least the minimum number of credits specified for that particular course.
  2. The participant acquires not less than the minimum required credits at the end of the programme.
  3. The participant satisfactorily fulfils other academic requirements (as specified in the course of Study/ curriculum) like practical training, work visits, seminar, project etc. and completes the internship programme.

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