Appointment on various posts in NSFDC on Direct Recruitment (DR) basis

 The Corporation: The National Scheduled Castes Finance & Development Corporation (NSFDC), a Government of India Undertaking under Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, was set up by the Government of India in February, 1989 under Section 25 of the Companies Act, 1956 (Now Section-8 of Companies Act, 2013). The broad

objective of NSFDC is to provide concessional financial assistance in the form of loan under its credit-based schemes for socio-economic development of persons belonging to Scheduled Castes.

Further, NSFDC also provides financial assistance in the form of grant under its non- credit based scheme, i.e. Skill Development Training Programmes to enhance competency level of its target group and make them employable both in self-employment and wage-employment.

The Corporation is looking for suitable candidates for appointment to the following posts on Direct Recruitment (DR) basis:

Sl. No.Name of the Post & Pay scaleMinimum Qualification and Experience:No. of postsAge limit to be reckoned as on date of closing i.e. 14.8.2022
SCSTOBCURTotal
1.Junior Executive (Information Technology)   [IDA – N-6: `26000-93000]Junior Executive (Information Technology)   Essential Qualification: Bachelor‟s Degree in Computer Science/Computer Application/IT or PGDCA with Master Degree in Commerce/Economics/Business Administration from a recognized University. He/she should have knowledge of one or more programming language like VB, C, C++, C# and Web Designing/ Scripting and HTML/DHTML, ASP Programming etc. and back end software like MS-SQL, Oracle etc.Minimum 3 years’ hand-on relevant experience in software Development in a Financial Institution/ similar organization. He/she should be well acquainted with recent/ latest programming software and work.11228 Years (born not before 15.08.1994 and not after 14.08.2001 – both days inclusive
2.Senior Assistant   [IDA- N-5: `25000-90000]Essential Qualification: Degree in Commerce/Eco/Statistics/Arts/Science from a recognized University.Minimum 1 years‟ experience in the relevant field. Desirable: Knowledge of Computer Application/MS office package.113527 Years (born not before 15.08.1995 and not after 14.08.2001 – both days inclusive

Note: Out of the 7 posts mentioned above, one post each is reserved for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) and Ex-Servicemen (ExSM).

The scale of pay shown above is based on Industrial Dearness Allowance (IDA) Pattern. Perks/allowances @35% of Basic Pay and other facilities like LTC, Medical assistance for self and family members, encashment of Leaves, EPF, Gratuity etc. are admissible as per DPE, GoI guidelines.   Abbreviations: SC – Scheduled Castes, ST- Scheduled Tribes, OBC – Other Backward Classes, UR – Unreserved, PwBD – Persons with Benchmark Disabilities, ExSM – Ex-Servicemen Nature of Relevant Experience Required:Junior Executive (Information Technology): (A)Hand-on relevant experience in software Development using programming language like Visual Basic, C, C++, C#, Dot Net, Web Designing, Scripting and HTML/DHTML, ASP, Database like SQL, Oracle etc. in a Financial Institution/ similar organization. He/she should be well acquainted with recent/ latest programming software‟s.

(ii) Senior Assistant:

  • Project and Coordination: Preparation of project profiles, tabulation analysis and processing of data of beneficiaries, scrutiny, appraisal, execution/implementation, scrutiny of data, monitoring of projects, maintenance of office record etc. and liaisoning with Government Department and financial institution.
  • Finance and Accounts: Processing/scrutiny/payment of various staff bills, party bills, release/settlement of advances to staff/outside parties, Tour bills, preparation of staff salary etc. Knowledge of – Tally, MS Excel, Auditing, General Financial Rules, Taxation & other latest Order/guidelines issued by Govt. of India. Inter-departmental coordination and liasoning with Government Departments and financial institution.
  • Human Resource/Administration: Practical Knowledge of Human Resource policies like recruitment, promotions, reservation rosters, RTI, Leave Rules, Medical Rules, Staff Advances, Leave Travel Concession rules, Superannuation benefits i.e. Gratuity, EPFO Rules, Pension etc. Aware of various instructions/guidelines of Govt. of India on the related matters. Experience of having good Noting & drafting.

4.   General Information:

  • The number of posts as indicated above may vary during recruitment process.
  • Candidates employed in Government, Quasi-Govt. and PSUs must produce „No Objection Certificate and Vigilance Disciplinary clearance Certificate‟ from their employer at the time of document verification/ examination/ subsequent selection process failing which he/she will not be allowed to join the Corporation.
  • As per Government Directives, the SC/ST/OBC candidates applying for the post(s) reserved for their respective category shall be allowed age relaxation upto 5 years in case of SC/ST and 3 years for OBC candidates. Age relaxation of 10 years (15 years for SC/ST and 13 years for OBC candidates) in upper age limit shall be allowed to Persons with Benchmark Disabilities suffering from (a) blindness and low vision; (b) deaf and hard of hearing; (c) locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy; (d) autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness; and (e) multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses
    • to (d) including deaf-blindness. PwBD with minimum 40% disability shall only be eligible to apply for competing against the vacancies reserved for them or availing any relaxation/concession. The PwBD-SC/ST/OBC candidates applying against UR post will get only 10 years age relaxation. Relaxation in age will also be applicable to Ex-Servicemen as per Government Rules/DPE Guidelines. No age relaxation/concession in selection criteria is allowed to SC/ST/OBC candidates applying against unreserved vacancies. The OBC candidates belonging to “Creamy Layer” will not be considered against the posts reserved for OBC category. The eligibility of candidates, against post reserved for OBC category, will be determined as per Central Government List of OBC. There is no age bar for internal candidate provided they have at-least 3 years’ service to superannuate and is medically fit.
  • „Interlocking reservation‟ will be provided to PwBD/Ex-Servicemen candidates as per Govt. of India instructions. The PwBD/ Ex-Servicemen candidates appointed under reservation will be placed in appropriate category, viz. SC/ST/OBC/General candidates depending upon the category to which they belong in the reservation roster.
  • Candidates seeking reservation/ relaxation benefits available for SC/ST/OBC/PwBD/Ex-Servicemen must ensure that they are entitled to such reservation/ relaxation as per eligibility prescribed. They should also be in possession of all the requisite certificates in the prescribed format in support of their claim as stipulated for such benefits and these certificates should be dated earlier than the due date (closing date) of the application.
  • Only Indian Nationals are eligible to apply. Selected candidates are liable to be posted/transferred to anywhere in India depending upon the requirement.
  • The possibility for occurrences of some problem in administration of the examination cannot be ruled out completely which may impact test delivery and/or result from being generated. In that event, every effort will be made to rectify the problem, which may include shifting the candidates to the other centres or to conduct of another examination if considered necessary. Decision of NSFDC in this regard shall be final. Candidates not willing to accept such change shall loose his/her candidature for this exam.
  • Decision of NSFDC in all matters relating to recruitment will be final and binding on the candidate. No correspondence or personal enquiries shall be entertained by the NSFDC in this behalf.
  • If the examination is held in more than one session, the scores across various sessions will be equated to adjust for slight differences in difficulty level of different test batteries used across sessions. More than one session are required if the nodes capacity is less or some technical disruption takes place at any centre or for any candidate.
  • NSFDC would be analysing the responses (answers) of individual candidates with those of other candidates to detect patterns of similarity of right and wrong answers. If in the analytical procedure adopted by NSFDC in this regard, it is inferred/concluded that the responses have been shared and scores obtained are not genuine/valid, NSFDC reserves right to cancel the candidature of the concerned candidates and the result of such candidates (disqualified) will be withheld.
  • If there is any concealment/suppression of any facts/information by a candidate detected at any stage of the selection process will lead to disqualification of the candidate from the selection process and he/she will not be allowed to appear in any NSFDC recruitment process in the future. If such instances go undetected during the current selection process but are detected subsequently, such disqualification will take place with retrospective affect.
  • Candidates applying for more than one post should apply separately and pay the application fee for each post.
  • Before applying, the candidates are requested to read the instructions of the Advertisement carefully and ensure that they must fulfill the qualifications required for the post and other conditions as mentioned in the Vacancy Notification, available on the NSFDCs website.

5.   GUIDELINES FOR PERSONS WITH BENCHMARK DISABILITIES USING A SCRIBE

  1. The visually impaired candidates and candidates whose writing speed is adversely affected permanently for any reason can use their own scribe at their cost during the online examination, subject to limits as in (ii) and (iii) below. In all such cases where a scribe is used, the following rules will apply:
  2. The candidate will have to arrange his/her own scribe at his/her own cost.
  3. The scribe arranged by the candidate should not be a candidate for the same examination. If violation of the above is detected at any stage of the process, candidature of both the candidate and the scribe will be cancelled. Candidates eligible for and who wish to use the services of a scribe in the examination should invariably carefully indicate the same in the online application form. Any subsequent request may not be favorably entertained.
  4. A person acting as a scribe for one candidate cannot be a scribe for another candidate.
  5. The scribe may be from any academic stream.
  6. Both the candidate as well as scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking (Appendix-A) confirming that the scribe fulfills all the stipulated eligibility criteria for a scribe mentioned above at the time of examination. Further in case it later transpires that he/she did not fulfill any laid down eligibility criteria or suppressed material facts the candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled, irrespective of the result of the online examination.
  7. Those candidates who use a scribe shall be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour of the examination or as otherwise advised.
  • Scribe should not answer on his/her own. Any such behaviour observed will result in cancellation of candidature.
  •   Only candidates registered for compensatory time will be allowed such concessions since compensatory time given to candidates shall be system based, it shall not be possible for the test conducting agency to allow such time if he / she is not registered for the same. Candidates not registered for compensatory time shall not be allowed such concessions.
  • During the exam, at any stage, if it is found that scribe is independently answering the questions, the exam session will be terminated and candidate‟s candidature will be cancelled. The candidature of such candidates using the services of a scribe will also be cancelled if it is reported after the examination by the test administrator personnel that the scribe independently answered the questions.

(ii)  Guidelines for Candidates with locomotor disability and cerebral palsy

A compensatory time of twenty minutes per hour or otherwise advised shall be permitted for the candidates with locomotor disability and cerebral palsy where dominant (writing) extremity is affected to the extent of slowing the performance of function (minimum of 40% impairment).

(iii)  Guidelines for Visually Impaired candidates

  • Visually Impaired candidates (who suffer from not less than 40% of disability) may opt to view the contents of the test in magnified font and all such candidates will be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour or otherwise advised of examination.
  • The facility of viewing the contents of the test in magnifying font will be available to Visually Impaired candidates.

These guidelines are subject to change in terms of GOI guidelines/ clarifications, if any, from time to time.

6.     Important Dates:

Opening date of Online Registration gateway/Remittance of Application Fee16.7.2022
Closing date of Online Registration/Remittance of Application Fee14.8.2022
Online written Test (tentative dates) Tentatively in the month of September 2022.

Candidates can apply online only from 16.7.2022 to 14.8.2022 on the link available at NSFDC website i.e. https://ibpsonline.ibps.in/nsfdcjun22/ and no other mode of application will be accepted.

7.     Mode of Selection:

Selection to the posts of Junior Executive (Information Technology) and Senior Assistant will be in the order of merit on the basis of online written test.

8.   Test Pattern:

The Online Written Test will be of objective type as per details given below:

(For the post of Junior Executive – Information Technology)

Sl. No.Name of the TestNo.               of QuestionsMaximum MarksDurationVersion
1.General Intelligence4040120 MinutesBilingual i.e.
 & Reasoning   English                and
2.General Awareness4040(Those                candidatesHindi except
who   use   a          scribe shall be eligible for compensatory                         timefor the test of English Language
3.Quantitative Aptitude4040
4.English Language4040
of 20 minutes for every hour of the examination) 
5.Computer Knowledge (specific to           Programming/4040
 Database/software    
 development)    
 Total200200120 Minutes 

(For the post of Senior Assistant)

Sl. No.Name of the TestNo.               of QuestionsMaximum MarksDurationVersion
1.General Intelligence4040120 Minutes   (Those candidates who use a scribe shall be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour of the examination)Bilingual i.e.
 & Reasoning  English                and
2.General Awareness4040Hindi except
for the test of English Language
3.Quantitative Aptitude4040
4.English Language4040
5.Computer4040 
 Knowledge   
 Total200200120 Minutes 

PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS: There will be deduction of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in the on-line examination.

Note: The minimum qualifying marks shall be 50% for the Unreserved posts and 40% for the posts reserved for SC/ST/OBC/PwBD/ExSM category.

  • Examination Centre: Online written test will be held in the month of September 2022 at the centres and, subject to enough number of candidates (minimum 25 Number for one centre) Delhi-NCR, Kolkata/Greater Kolkata, Mumbai/Navi Mumbai/Greater Mumbai/Thane, Bengaluru, Guwahati, Lucknow and Chennai.
  • The examination will be conducted online in venues given in the respective call letters.
  • No request for change of centre/venue/date/session for Examination shall be entertained.
  • NSFDC, however, reserves the right to cancel any of the Examination Centres and/or add some other Centres, at its discretion, depending upon the response of applications, administrative feasibility, etc.
  • NSFDC also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any centre other than the one he/she has opted for.
  • Candidate will appear for the examinations at an Examination Centre at his/her own risks and expenses and NSFDC will not be responsible for any injury or losses etc. of any nature.
  • Choice of centre once exercised by the candidate will be final.

If sufficient number of candidates does not opt for a particular Centre for “Online” examination, NSFDC reserves the right to allot any other adjacent Centre to those candidates OR if the number of candidates is more than the capacity available for online exam for a Centre, NSFDC reserves the right to allot any other Centre to the candidate.

  • Only outstation Scheduled Castes (SCs), Scheduled Tribes (STs) candidates will be paid single return second class rail fare or actual bus fare whichever is less in accordance with government directives in force from time to time, on production of original bills. The same will be paid directly into the candidate bank account.

10.  Application Fee Details (Non-refundable)

The candidates belonging to General Category/Others Backward Classes are required to pay a non- refundable application fee of Rs.600/- (inclusive of GST). However, candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwBD/ExSM are exempted from payment of application fee. Separate form has to be filled for each post. Exemption of fee is also applicable to for internal candidate(s) irrespective of their category.

The application fee can be paid by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro),Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/Mobile Wallets.

11.  OTHER CLAUSES

  1. The possibility of occurrence of some problem in the administration of the examination cannot be ruled out completely which may impact test delivery and/or result from being generated. In that event, every effort will be made to rectify such problem, which may include movement of candidates, delay in

test. Conduct of a re-exam is at the absolute discretion of test conducting body. Candidates will not have any claim for a re-test. Candidates not willing to move or not willing to participate in the delayed process of test delivery shall be summarily rejected from the process.

  • Decision of NSFDC in all matters relating to recruitment will be final and binding on the candidate. No correspondence or personal enquiries shall be entertained by the NSFDC in this behalf.
  • If the examination is held in more than one session, the scores across various sessions will be equated to adjust for slight differences in difficulty level of different test batteries used across sessions. More than one session are required if the nodes capacity is less or some technical disruption takes place at any center or for any candidate.
  • NSFDC would be analyzing the responses (answers) of individual candidates with those of other candidates to detect patterns of similarity of right and wrong answers. If in the analytical procedure adopted by NSFDC in this regard, it is inferred/ concluded that the responses have been shared and scores obtained are not genuine/ valid, NSFDC reserves right to cancel the candidature of the concerned candidates and the result of such candidates (disqualified) will be withheld.
  • Instances for providing incorrect information and/or process violation by a candidate detected at any stage of the selection process will lead to disqualification of the candidate from the selection process and he/she will not be allowed to appear in any NSFDC recruitment process in the future. If such instances go undetected during the current selection process but are detected subsequently, such disqualification will take place with retrospective affect.
  • Process for Arriving at Scores

The Scores of Online Examination are obtained by adopting the following procedure:

  • Number of questions answered correctly by a candidate in each objective test is considered for arriving at the Corrected Score after applying penalty for wrong answers.
  • The Corrected Scores so obtained by a candidate are made equivalent to take care of the minor difference in difficulty level, if any, in each of the objective tests held in different sessions to arrive at the Equated Scores*

* Scores obtained by candidates on any test are equated to the base form by considering the distribution of scores of all the forms.

  • Testwise scores and scores on total is reported with decimal point upto two digits. Note: Cutoffs are applied in two stages:
    • on scores in individual tests
    • on Total Score

Note: The candidates are advised to visit the NSFDCs website on regular basis for latest updates relating to the Recruitment process.

  1. DOWNLOAD OF CALL LETTER

Candidates will have to visit the NSFDCs website for downloading call letters for online test. Intimation for downloading call letter will also be sent through email/SMS. Once the candidate clicks the relevant link, he/she can access the window for call letter download. The candidate is required to use (i) Registration Number/Roll Number, (ii) Password/Date of Birth for downloading the call letter. Candidate needs to affix recent recognizable photograph on the call letter preferably the same as provided during registration and appear at the examination centre with (i) Call Letter (ii) Photo Identity Proof as specified in the call letter in original and a photocopy of the same.    The candidates have to keep their Call Letter, till the completion of the recruitment process.

  1. CANDIDATES REPORTING LATE i.e. after the reporting time specified on the call letter for Examination will not be permitted to take the examination. The reporting time mentioned on the call letter is prior to the Start time of the test. Though the duration of the examination is 2 hours, candidates may be required to be at the venue for about 4 hours including the time required for completion of various formalities such as verification and collection of various requisite documents, logging in, giving of instructions.

14.  IDENTITY VERIFICATION

In the examination hall, the call letter along with original and a photocopy of the candidate‟s currently valid photo identity (bearing exactly the same name as it appears on the call letter) such as Aadhar Card/ PAN Card/ Passport/ Permanent Driving Licence/ Voter‟s Card should be submitted to the invigilator for verification.

The candidate‟s identity will be verified with respect to his/her details on the call letter, in the Attendance List and requisite documents submitted in the Application Form. If identity of the candidate is in doubt the candidate may not be allowed to appear for the Examination.

Note: Ration Card and Learner‟s Driving License are not valid id proof.

Note: Candidates have to produce in original the photo identity proof and submit photocopy of the photo identity proof along with Examination call letter while attending the examination, without which they will not be allowed to take up the examination.

Candidates must note that the name as appearing on the call letter (provided during the process of registration) should exactly match the name as appearing on the photo identity proof.

Female candidates who have changed first/last/middle name post marriage must take special note of this. If there is any mismatch between the name indicated in the Call Letter and Photo Identity Proof the candidate will not be allowed to appear for the examination.

In case of candidates who have changed their name, will be allowed only if they produce original Gazette notification / their original marriage certificate / affidavit in original.

The date of reckoning age, educational qualification and experience will be the date of closing i.e. 14.8.2022.

The last date of receipt of application is 30 days from the date of publication of the advertisement in the Employment News, i.e. 14.8.2022.

Help Desk No.: 1800110396, Email: http://cgrs.ibps.in

HOW TO APPLY

DETAILED GUIDELINES/PROCEDURES FOR

a.     APPLICATION REGISTRATION

  • PAYMENT OF FEES

c.      DOCUMENT SCAN AND UPLOAD

Candidates    can    apply    online    only    from    16.7.2022    to    14.8.2022    on    the link https://ibpsonline.ibps.in/nsfdcjun22/ and no other mode of application will be accepted.

IMPORTANT POINTS TO BE NOTED BEFORE REGISTRATION

Before applying online, candidates should-

  • scan their :
    • photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm)
    • signature (with black ink)
    • left thumb impression (on white paper with black or blue ink)
    • a hand written declaration (on a white paper with black ink) (text given below)

ensuring that the all these scanned documents adhere to the required  specifications as given in Annexure III to this Advertisement.

  • Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS will NOT be accepted.
  • The left thumb impression should be properly scanned and not smudged. (If a candidate is not having left thumb, he/she may use his/ her right thumb for applying.)
  • The text for the hand written declaration is as follows –

“I,                 (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.”

  • The above mentioned hand written declaration has to be in the candidate’s hand writing (with date & signatures) and in English only. If it is written and uploaded by anybody else or in any other language, the application will be considered as invalid. (In the case of Visually Impaired candidates who cannot write may get the text of declaration typed and put their left hand thumb impression below the typed declaration and upload the document as per specifications.)
  • Keep the necessary details/documents ready to make Online Payment of the requisite application fee/ intimation charges
  • Have a valid personal email ID and mobile no., which should be kept active till the completion of this Recruitment Process. NSFDC may send intimation to download call letters for the Examination etc. through the registered e-mail ID. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID and mobile no. before applying on-line and must maintain that email account and mobile number.

APPLICATION FEES/ INTIMATION CHARGES (NON REFUNDABLE) PAYMENT OF FEE ONLINE : 16.7.2022 TO 14.8.2022

Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate.

  1. Application Registration
    1. Candidates to go to the NSFDCs website https://www.nsfdc.nic.in/ and click on the

‘CAREER’ tab and “APPLY ONLINE” which will open a new screen.

  • To register application, choose the tab “Click here for New Registration” and enter Name, Contact details and Email-id. A Provisional Registration Number and Password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate should note down the Provisional Registration Number and Password. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will also be sent.
    • In case the candidate is unable to complete the application form in one go, he / she can save the data already entered by choosing “SAVE AND NEXT” tab. Prior to submission of the online application candidates are advised to use the “SAVE AND

NEXT” facility to verify the details in the online application form and modify the same if required. Visually Impaired candidates should fill the application form carefully and verify/ get the details verified to ensure that the same are correct prior to final submission.

  • Candidates are advised to carefully fill and verify the details filled in the online application themselves as no change will be possible/ entertained after clicking the COMPLETE REGISTRATION BUTTON.
    • The Name of the candidate or his /her Father/ Husband etc. should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the Certificates/ Mark sheets/Identity proof. Any change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature.
    • Validate your details and Save your application by clicking the ‘Validate your details’ and ‘Save & Next’ button.
    • Candidates can proceed to upload Photo & Signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature detailed under point “C”.
    • Candidates can proceed to fill other details of the Application Form.
    • Click on the Preview Tab to preview and verify the entire application form before ‘COMPLETE REGISTRATION‟.
    • Modify details, if required, and click on ‘COMPLETE REGISTRATION’ ONLY after verifying and ensuring that the photograph, signature uploaded and other details filled by you are correct.
    • Click on ‘Payment’ Tab and proceed for payment.
    • Click on ‘Submit’ button.

B.     PAYMENT OF FEES

ONLINE MODE

  1. The application form is integrated with the payment gateway and the payment process can be completed by following the instructions.
    1. The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.
    1. After submitting your payment information in the online application form, PLEASE WAIT FOR THE INTIMATION FROM THE SERVER. DO NOT PRESS BACK OR REFRESH BUTTON IN ORDER TO AVOID DOUBLE CHARGE
    1. On successful completion of the transaction, an e-Receipt will be generated.
    1. Non-generation of ‘E-Receipt’ indicates PAYMENT FAILURE. On failure of payment, Candidates are advised to login again using their Provisional Registration Number and Password and repeat the process of payment.
    1. Candidates are required to take a printout of the e-Receipt and online Application Form containing fee details. Please note that if the same cannot be generated, online transaction may not have been successful.
    1. For Credit Card users: All charges are listed in Indian Rupee. If you use a non-Indian credit card, your bank will convert to your local currency based on prevailing exchange rates.
    1. To ensure the security of your data, please close the browser window once your transaction is completed.

9.     There is facility to print application form containing fee details after payment of fees.

  • Guidelines for scanning and Upload of Documents

Before applying online a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/her photograph, signature, left thumb impression and the hand written declaration as per the specifications given below.

Photograph Image: (4.5cm × 3.5cm)

  • Photograph must be a recent passport style colour picture.
  • Make sure that the picture is in colour, taken against a light-coloured, preferably white, background.
  • Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face
  • If the picture is taken on a sunny day, have the sun behind you, or place yourself in the shade, so that you are not squinting and there are no harsh shadows
  • If you have to use flash, ensure there’s no “red-eye”
  • If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen.
  • Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it must not cover your face.
  • Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
  • Size of file should be between 20kb–50 kb
  • Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50kb. If the size of the file is more than 50 kb, then adjust the settings of the scanner such as the DPI resolution, no. of colours etc., during the process of scanning.

Signature, left thumb impression and hand-written declaration Image:

  • The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.
    • Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
    • Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb for signature and 20kb – 50kb for left thumb impression.
    • Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20kb
  • The applicant has to put his left thumb impression on a white paper with black or blue ink.
    • File type: jpg / jpeg
    • Dimensions: 240 x 240 pixels in 200 DPI (Preferred for required quality) i.e. 3 cm * 3 cm (Width * Height)
    • File Size: 20 KB – 50 KB
  • The applicant has to write the declaration in English clearly on a white paper with black ink.
    • File type: jpg / jpeg
    • Dimensions: 800 x 400 pixels in 200 DPI (Preferred for required quality) i.e. 10 cm * 5 cm (Width * Height)
    • File Size: 50 KB – 100 KB
  • The signature, left thumb impression and the hand written declaration should be of the applicant and not by any other person.
  • If the Applicant‟s signature on the attendance sheet or Call letter, signed at the time of the examination, does not match the signature uploaded, the applicant will be disqualified.
  • Signature / Hand written declaration in CAPITAL LETTERS shall NOT be accepted.

Scanning the documents:

  • Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch)
  • Set Colour to True Colour
  • File Size as specified above
  • Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/signature/ left thumb impression / hand written declaration, then use the upload editor to crop the image to the final size (as specified above).
  • The image file should be JPG or JPEG format. An example file name is: image01.jpg or image01.jpeg. Image dimensions can be checked by listing the folder files or moving the mouse over the file image icon.
  • Candidates using MS Windows/MSOffice can easily obtain documents in .jpeg format by using MS Paint or MSOffice Picture Manager. Scanned documents in any format can be saved in .jpg / .jpeg format by using „Save As‟ option in the File menu. Size can be adjusted by using crop and then resize option.

Procedure for Uploading the documents

  • While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with separate links for uploading   Photograph, signature, left thumb   impression and hand written declaration
    • Click on the respective link “Upload Photograph / signature / Upload left thumb impression  /  hand written declaration”
  • Browse and Select the location where the Scanned Photograph / signature / left thumb impression / hand written declaration file has been saved.
  • Select the file by clicking on it
  • Click the „Open/Upload‟
  • If the file size and format are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed.
  • Preview of the uploaded image will help to see the quality of the image. In case of unclear / smudged, the same may be re-uploaded to the expected clarity/quality.

Note:

Your Online Application will not be registered unless you upload your Photograph, signature, left thumb impression and hand written declaration as specified.

  • In case the face in the photograph or signature or left thumb impression or the hand written declaration is unclear / smudged the candidate‟s application may be rejected.
  • After uploading the Photograph / signature / left thumb impression / hand written declaration in the online application form candidates should check that the images are clear and have been uploaded correctly. In case the photograph or signature or left thumb impression or the hand written declaration is not prominently visible, the candidate may edit his/ her application and re-upload his/ her photograph or signature or left thumb impression or the hand written declaration, prior to submitting the form.
  • Candidate should also ensure that photo is uploaded at the place of photo and signature at the place of signature. If photo in place of photo and signature in place of signature is not uploaded properly, candidate will not be allowed to appear for the exam.
  • Candidate must ensure that Photo to be uploaded is of required size and the face should be clearly visible.
  • If the photo is not uploaded at the place of Photo Admission for Examination will be rejected/denied. Candidate him/herself will be responsible for the same.
  • Candidates should ensure that the signature uploaded is clearly visible
  • After registering online candidates are advised to take a printout of their system generated online application forms.

Procedure for Uploading the documents

  • While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with separate links for uploading left thumb  impression  and hand written declaration
  • Click on the respective link “Upload left thumb impression / hand written declaration”
  • Browse and Select the location where the Scanned left thumb impression / hand written declaration file has been saved.
  • Select the file by clicking on it
  • Click the „Open/Upload‟ button Your Online Application will not be registered unless you upload your Left thumb impression and hand written declaration as specified.
  • If the file size and format are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed.
  • Preview of the uploaded image will help to see the quality of the image. In case of unclear / smudged, the same may be re-uploaded to the expected clarity /quality.

Note:

  • In case the left thumb impression or the hand written declaration is unclear / smudged the candidate‟s application may be rejected.
  • After uploading the left thumb impression / hand written declaration in the online application form candidates should check that the images are clear and have been uploaded correctly. In case the left thumb impression or the hand written declaration is not prominently visible, the candidate may edit his/ her application and re-upload his/ her thumb impression / hand written declaration, prior to submitting the form.
  • After registering online candidates are advised to take a printout of their   system generated online application forms.

ACTION AGAINST CANDIDATES FOUND GUILTY OF MISCONDUCT/ USE OF UNFAIR MEANS

Candidates are advised in their own interest that they should not furnish any particulars that are false, tampered with or fabricated and should not suppress any material information while submitting online application. At the time of examination, interview or in a subsequent selection procedure, if a candidate is (or has been) found guilty of –

  • using unfair means or
  • impersonating or procuring impersonation by any person or
  • misbehaving in the examination/ interview hall or disclosing, publishing, reproducing, transmitting, storing or facilitating transmission and storage of contents of the test(s) or any information therein in whole or part thereof in any form or by any means, verbal or written, electronically or mechanically for any purpose or
  • resorting to any irregular or improper means in connection with his/ her candidature or
  • obtaining support for his/ her candidature by unfair means, or
  • carrying mobile phones or similar electronic devices of communication in the examination/ interview hall,   such a candidate may, in addition to rendering himself/ herself liable to criminal prosecution, be liable :
    • to be disqualified from the examination for which he/ she is a candidate
    • to be debarred either permanently or for a specified period from any examination conducted by bank
    • for termination of service, if he/ she has already joined the Bank.

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