Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Probationary Officers (POs) in Associate Banks of State Bank of India. Candidates selected are liable to be posted anywhere in India.

Vacancy Details :

Total no. of vacancies : 2986 posts
SC : 415 posts
ST : 533 posts
BC : 743 posts
General :  1295 posts


Essential Academic Qualifications :

Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government. Candidate having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before the eligiblity date. 
Note : 
The date of passing eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University / Institute. In case the result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the University / Institute then a certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the University / Institute indicating the date on which the result was posted on the website will be taken as the date of passing.

Age Limit : (As on 01.09.2014)

Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.09.2014 i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.09.1984 and not later than 01.09.1993 (both days inclusive).
Age relaxation is available as per government norms.


Phase-I : 
Examination consisting Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. The Objective Test will be online. Immediately after the online Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered. Questions relating to Descriptive Test will be available on computer (Online) and candidates will have to write the answers on the answer sheet (Offline) provided to them on Paper/Pen mode.

(i) Objective Test : 
The Objective Test with 2hours duration consists of 4 Sections with 50 marks each (Total 200 marks) as follows:
  1. Test of English Language (Grammer, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.)
  2. Test of General Awareness, Marketing & Computers
  3. Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation
  4. Test of Reasoning (High Level)
The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing
marks, to be decided by the Bank.

(ii) Descriptive Test : 
The Descriptive Test with 1 hour duration (50marks) will be of “Test of English Language (comprehension, short prĂ©cis, letter writing & essay)”. The candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank. Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are Placed adequately high as per total marks in objective test.

Phase-II : Group Discussion (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks)
The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both the Objective Tests and Descriptive Test will be arranged in descending order in each category. Adequate number of candidates in each category, as decided by the Bank will be called for Group Discussion and Interview. The qualifying marks in Group Discussion & Interview will be as decided by the Bank.
Candidates qualified for GD & Interview under 'OBC' category are required to submit OBC certificate containing the 'Non Creamy layer' clause. Candidates not submitting the OBC certificate containing the 'Non Creamy layer' clause and requesting to be interviewed under General category will not be entertained.

Final Selection :
The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-I and Phase-II separately.
Marks secured by the candidates in the Written Test (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 and marks secured in Group Discussion & Interview (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25. The final merit list is arrived at after aggregating converted marks of Written Test and Group Discussion & Interview out of 100 for each category.
The selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category.
Results of the candidates who have qualified for Phase II and the list of candidates finally selected will be made available on the Bank’s website. Final select list will be published in Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar.

Application Fee :

Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD
Rs. 500/- for all others


Candidates will be required to register themselves online first through Bank’s website or After which candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through one of the following modes:

(i) Offline mode : 
The system will generate a cash voucher/ challan form pre-printed with the candidate’s details which will be required to be presented at any State Bank of India branch counter with the requisite fee. On payment of the requisite fee through computer generated challan form, registration of the online application will be complete.

(ii) Online mode : 
The payment can be made by using debit card/ credit card/Internet Banking.

Important Dates :

  • PAYMENT OF FEES - ONLINE : 01.09.2014 TO 18.09.2014
  • PAYMENT OF FEES - OFFLINE : 03.09.2014 TO 20.09.2014
  • DATE OF EXAM : November 2014 (Tentative)



IBPS notification for Comon Written Examination for Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee (CWE PO/MT - IV)

The online examination for the next Common Recruitment Process for selection of personnel for Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee posts in the Participating Organisations listed below is tentatively scheduled invOctober 2014.
Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join any of the Participating Organisations listed at (A) as a Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee or in a similar post in that cadre, is required to register for the Common Recruitment Process (CWE PO/MT-IV).

Job Title : Probationary Officer/ Management Trainee 


Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a university recognised by the Govt. of India or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government. The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet/ Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he/ she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.
Age (As on 01/07/2014): 20 - 30 years

Application Fee: 

  • Rs. 100/- for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates 
  • Rs. 600/- for all others.

CWE – Online Examination Pattern :
The structure of the Examination which will be conducted online is as follows:

Sr.No. Name of Tests Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning 50 Composite time of 2 hours
2 English Language 40
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50
4 General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry) 40
5 Computer Knowledge 20

Total 200

Important Dates :

  • Online Registration 22-July-2014 – 11-Aug-2014
  • Payment of Application Fees- Online 22-July-2014 – 11-Aug-2014
  • Payment of Application Fees- Offline 24-July-2014 – 14-Aug-2014
  • Download of Call Letter for Pre-Examination Training (PET) for SC/ST/ Minority Community candidates 11-Sept-2014 – 22-Sept-2014
  • Pre-Examination Training 22-Sept-2014 – 27-Sept-2014
  • Download of Call letter for Examination After 01-Oct- 2014
  • Online Examination (Tentative dates)- some/ all/ additional dates as the need arises:
  • 11-Oct- 2014 & 12-Oct- 2014
  • 18-Oct- 2014 & 19-Oct- 2014
  • 01-Nov-2014 & 02-Nov-2014
  • Declaration of result status of examination (CWE) November, 2014
  • Download of call letters for Interview January 2015
  • Conduct of Interview January 2015
  • Provisional Allotment April 2015 

The National Centre for Radio Astrophysics [NCRA] NOTIFICATION FOR RECRUITING ENGINEERS

The National Centre for Radio Astrophysics, Pune [NCRA] of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research [TIFR] (an autonomous institute under the umbrella of the Department of Atomic Energy of the Government of India) is an internationally reputed research institute. NCRA–TIFR has set up and operates two radio telescopes, viz., the Ooty Radio Telescope (ORT) and the Giant Metrewave Radio Telescope (GMRT). NCRA-TIFR is on the lookout for suitably qualified candidates for the following position tenable at GMRT Observatory, Khodad.

1) Engineer-D (Electronics) : [1 Post UR; HQ: Khodad]

Click here to apply online

[TME: 58685/-, PB-3: 15600-39100, GP: 6600]
Minimum Qualifications : i) M.E./M.Tech or PhD. (Electronics, Communication, Instrumentation) with minimum 60% marks from a recognized university.
Experience : Minimum 2 years in design and development of Radio Frequency systems / Antenna Receiver systems / Optical Fibre systems.
Desirable : Experience in advanced techniques of design, development and operations of low noise amplifiers, broad-band amplifiers, filters, optical fibre transmitters and receivers, and other components used in radio frequency receiver systems; knowledge of design tools used for the above applications.
Age: Below 35.

2) Engineer-C (Electronics):

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4 Posts: 2 UR; HQ Khodad
1 OBC; HQ: Khodad
1 UR; HQ: Ooty
[TME: 49550/-, (Khodad), 48200 (Ooty) PB-3: 15600-39100, GP: 5400]

Minimum Qualifications : 

B.E./B.Tech (Electronics) Graduate with minimum 60% marks from a recognized university.

Experience : 

1-2 years’ experience in Analog electronics / Radio Frequency electronics / Optical Fibre systems in a large and reputed organization.
Desirable : Experience in designing, development and operations of low noise amplifiers, broad-band amplifiers, filters, optical fibre transmitters and receivers, and other components used in radio frequency receiver systems.


Below 28 years for UR and 31 years for OBC.

Last date for receipt of the applications: 30th August 2014. 

Age, Qualification & experience will be reckoned as on 1st July 2014.

How to apply : 

Candidates are encouraged to apply on-line at Those who cannot apply online, can submit hard copy in the prescribed format, in a sealed cover super-scribing the post applied for on the envelope to the Administrative Officer, NCRA-TIFR, Post Bag 3, Ganeshkhind, Pune University Campus, Pune 411007. Applications received online/by post after the last date will not be considered. For details such as advertisement, application format, experience etc.

BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LIMITED Recruitment of Junior Telecom Officers (Telecom/Civil/Electrical)

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. [BSNL], will fill up about 13 backlog vacancies of Junior Telecom Officers reserved for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) in Karnataka Telecom Circle through an open competitive examination to be held on 23/11/2014 as per the details given below:

Name of the post : Junior Telecom Officer (JTO)

Total no. of vacancies : 13

Scale of Pay : 

The Junior Telecom Officer shall be appointed in the IDA pay scale of Rs 16400-40500 with annual increment @ 3% of basic pay plus HRA, Perks, Medical Benefits, LTC etc. as admissible as per company rules. The emolument at the minimum of the pay scale will be around Rs 31200/- excluding admissible allowances.

Selection & Service liability :

The BSNL comprises a number of territorial Circles and functional Circles. The Junior Telecom Officer is a Circle-based Cadre and the candidates would be selected against the vacancies in Karnataka Circle. However, BSNL has the right to post any selected J.T.O. to any of the Circles either temporarily or on permanent basis. The decision of BSNL in this regard shall be final and binding. The service conditions, seniority etc. of selected candidates will be determined as per prevailing rules of the Company from time to time.

Qualification :

Applicant must possess, Bachelor of Engineering/Bachelor of Technology or equivalent Engineering degree in any of the relevant disciplines from a recognized engineering college/university as on 31.12.2013.

Age :

The external applicant for JTOs(Telecom) and JTOs (Electrical) should not be more than 30 years of age on the closing date for receipt of applications. 
However, the upper age-limit is relaxable as per standing instructions of Government of India on this subject for: -
i) In respect of PWD candidates , up to 10 years for OC category; up to 15 years for SC/ST and up to 13 years for OBC.
ii) Ex-Service Men will get the benefit of age relaxation as per central government rules;
iii) For Residents of J&K – Relaxation shall be in accordance with DoP&T’s Notification No.15012/7/1991-Estt. (D) dtd. 7.12.2007 pertaining to “Residents of State of Jammu and Kashmir (Relaxation of Upper Age Limit for Recruitment to Central Civil Services & Posts) Rules 1997”.

No Fee to be payable

Since the examination is exclusively for Persons with Disabilities (PWD), there will be no examination fees for such candidates. However, an attested copy of necessary certificate in the format given as Annexure ‘C’ from a Govt. Hospital/Medical Board in support of his/her claim for being disabled is to be enclosed with the Application.

Closing date for receipt of Application Forms

Application forms complete in every respect must reach on or before 05.09.2014.



Recruitment notification for the posts of Clerks - 2014 at Tamilnad Mercantile Bank (TMB)


A Graduate (Arts, Commerce & Science), other than Engineering category, with minimum of 55% marks or a Post Graduate, from a recognized University in regular college course with knowledge in Computer Operations.
An Engineering Graduate with 60% marks from a recognized University in regular college course with knowledge in Computer Operations.


1. Students who are awaiting final semester result may also apply subject to the conditions mentioned in this page.
2. Graduation from Open University and Correspondence courses are not eligible.


Maximum: For Graduates: 24 years and for Post Graduates 26 years as on Jun 30, 2014.
Relaxation for MBC / BC will be 2 years. Relaxation for SC / ST / Physically Handicapped will be 5 years.
Cut Off Date of Birth for Under Graduates:
  • For General: Date of Birth on or after - Jul. 01, 1990
  • For MBC / BC: Date of Birth on or after - Jul. 01, 1988
  • For SC / ST / PH: Date of Birth on or after - Jul. 01, 1985
Cut Off Date of Birth for Post Graduates:
  • For General: Date of Birth on or after - Jul. 01, 1988
  • For MBC / BC: Date of Birth on or after - Jul. 01, 1986
  • For SC / ST / PH: Date of Birth on or after - Jul. 01, 1983


Candidates will have to pay a fee of Rs. 300.00 (Rs. 150.00 for SC / ST Candidates) by way of crossed demand draft / pay order drawn in favour of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank Ltd. Payable at Thoothukudi / Tuticorin or Thirunelveli.
Conditions for Candidates who are awaiting final semester result at the time of applying for the job now:
  • The final semester examination should have been appeared in the current year only.
  • If selected for interview, before appearing for the interview, they should have complied with all the eligible criteria fixed for the post.

Procedure for selection:

The candidates should appear for an ONLINE Objective Type Examination. The date, Time and Venue of Online Test will be communicated to the eligible candidates individually by email / post. The Online Examination will be of objective type. After evaluation, on the basis of the Online Test, candidates will be short listed for a personal interview in the order of merit.

Training / Probationary Period:

Selected candidates will be placed at a Branch / Office of the Bank anywhere in India on Probation for a period of one year. They will be fixed in the following pay scale with applicable DA. 8000-400/1-8400-500/3-9900-600/4-12300-700/7-17200-1300/1-18500-800/2-20100
The emoluments during the period of probation will be Basic Pay of Rs. 8000/- plus applicable DA (At present Rs. 7,800/-) etc. The total emoluments at present approximately is Rs. 16,500/- per month.
The selected candidates will be posted anywhere in INDIA.

Important Dates :

  • Opening date for Registering Online E-application  : Jul 30, 2014.
  • Closing date for Registering Online E-application    : Aug 13, 2014.