Monday, 2 July 2012

IOB Clerk Recruitment 2012 Notification, Form & Prep Materials

IOB Clerk Recruitment 2012 Notification Form Prep MaterialsIndian Overseas Bank (IOB) has just today issued recruitment notification for Clerk Recruitment 2012 through IBPS for a huge vacancy of 1500 Clerks. As per the notification, the submission of online application form for IOB Clerical Recruitment 2012 has started from today (i.e. 29th June, 2012) and the last date of online registration/submission of form is 14th July 2012.
You can also click here to find the IOB Clerk Recruitment 2012 notification/advertisement.

PSU Bank Clerk Recruitment 2012 through IBPS CWE
This is the 13th Clerical recruitment projects by the Indian PSU banks. Previously twelve other major PSU banks of India had issued advertisements for 16,119 clerk vacancies. Only following six banks (out of the nineteen PSU banks which had participated in IBPS CWE Clerk) are yet to issue recruitment notification/advertisements: Indian Bank, Punjab National Bank, Allahabad Bank, Central Bank of India, Vijaya Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce.

You can find details of the clerk recruitment in PSU banks in 2012 in my previous blog article titled: IBPS CWE Clerk Cut-Off Mark Bankwise State-wise, Category-wise.

Similarly, out of the nineteen PSU banks which had participated in IBPS CWE PO, only two bank (i.e. Andhra Bank & Oriental Bank of Commerce) remains to issue recruitment advertisements. Seventeen PSU banks have issued already recruitment notification for a huge 18,923 bank PO jobs. You can find a detailed article on bank PO recruitment in my previous blog article titled: IBPS CWE Score Cut-off for PO Bank-wise: for all banks. The table above gives you the bank-wise number of clerk & PO recruitment through IBPS CWE 2011 so far.

This blog post summarizes the IOB Clerk Recruitment Notification 2012 by quoting the eligibility as well as telling you how to apply online. It also tells you how to prepare for IOB Clerk Interview towards the end of this article.

IOB Clerk Vacancy 2012 state-wise category-wiseIOB Clerk Vacancy 2012:
There are 1500 Clerk vacancies in IOB as per the notification with category-wise vacancies as given below:
SC: 253, ST:50, OBC: 373, UR:824, TOT: 1500

You can find the state-wise category-wise vacancies in the table at right.  This State-wise vacancy is very important as you have to apply for the clerk positions state-wise and you should be able to read, write, speak local language of that state. Moreover you should have appeared IBPS CWE 2011 from a centre of that state for which vacancies you want to apply.

IOB Clerk Salary:
Salary (i.e. Pay-scale) offered by IOB for these Clerk positions is Basic Pay: Rs.7200 – 19300 with other benefits like DA, HRA, etc 

IOB Eligibility for Clerk Recruitment:
Age Eligibility (as on 01.08.2011): Min 18 yrs, Max 28 yrs. (Relaxations exists as per Govt rule).

Educational Qualification Eligibility:
Min. 65% marks (60% for SC/ST/PC/EXSM) in Class-XII/equivalent OR
Min. 60% marks in Diploma in Banking (55% for SC/ST/PC/EXSM) OR
Min. 50% of marks (45% for SC/ST/PC/EXSM) in Graduation in any discipline.

Qualifications should be from a recognized Board/University and same should have been acquired (i.e. results declared) on or before 01.08.2011.

Other IOB Clerk Eligibility:
1.0 You should have appeared IBPS CWE 2011 from a centre in that State/UT for which you wish to apply.
2.0 You should be able to read, write and speak official language of that state.
3.0 Should be able to write and speak English fluently.
4.0 Computer Literacy – You should be computer literate or should acquire computer literacy within six months of joining the Bank.

IBPS CWE Cut-Off  for IOB Clerks:

For General category:
Min. marks in each subject individually: 24.
Min. Total weighted score (all subjects combined): 120.

For Reserved category:
Min. marks in each subject individually: 21.
Min. Total weighted score (all subjects combined): 105

Selection Process for IOB Clerks:
Based on the CWE scores of the applicants received by IOB, it is going to shortlist the candidates for personal interview. The Interview would consist of 50 marks.

Minimum qualifying marks for the Personal Interview would be 22.5 marks (20 marks for Reserved Category). Final merit list for IOB Clerk Recruitment would be prepared based on IBPS CWE mark & Interview.

IOB Clerk Recruitment 2012 Online Form:
You can apply for IOB Clerk Recruitment 2012 only online, There is no offline form. 
Click here for IOB Clerk Recruitment 2012 Online Form.
The online form would be available from 29th June to 14th July, 2012.
IOB Clerk Recruitment 2012 Online Form
You would also need this fee Payment Receipt Challan.
How to apply online has been given in detail in section-"12. How to Apply" in page-6 of the Notification. You can also click here to find how to fill the Online Form for IOB Clerk Recruitment 2012.

IOB Clerk Interview Questions/GD Topics:
This blog has excellent materials to help you prepare for the IOB Clerk Interview with a list of Interview questions.

For Interview, click here to visit this article, which tells you what are the requirements an interviewer looks for in you. It also gives you an interesting You Tube video telling you how you can also analyze an interviewer and hence be prepared for it. And than it gives you a list of 99 interview questions, which are most repeated in every other interview! These questions helps you prepare yourself.  In addition since how much you know about IOB would almost inevitably be asked, you should go through this About us page of IOB. Following are the traits which generally checked in Bank Clerk Interview: Attitude, Personality, level of communication, clarity and problem solving innovativeness, knowledge /proficiency in local/State language (ability to read, write and speak local/State language) level of effectiveness in computer operations, willingness to work anywhere in the State.

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Hope with above information on IOB Clerk recruitment you can not only apply with ease but also get that coveted IOB job easily. You should also visit this IOB Career/Recruitment webpage for subsequent updates like for downloading call letter/admit card, result etc.

I would post dedicated blog article as and when the remaining six banks (i.e. Indian Bank, Punjab National Bank, Allahabad Bank, Central Bank of India, Vijaya Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce) issues recruitment notification for clerks. So please keep visiting this blog!

Best wishes!

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