Indian Overseas Bank Recruitment of Security Guards

Indian Overseas Bank, a leading Public Sector Bank invites online applications from eligible Ex-Servicemen for recruitment against 20 Vacancies of Security Guards for their Central Office in Chennai. Interested Ex-Servicemen who fulfil the eligibility criteria may apply online from 01.06.2022 to 15.06.2022 by visiting our website No other mode of application will be accepted.

Before applying, candidates are advised to read this advertisement carefully and ensure that they fulfil the stipulated eligibility criteria. Candidates are advised to fill their particulars Online by themselves correctly.

The important dates are as follows:

Opening Date of Online Registration01.06.2022
Closing Date of Online Registration15.06.2022


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SC – Scheduled Caste, ST – Scheduled Tribe, OBC – Other Backward Classes, EWS – Economically Weaker Section, GEN – General.

Note: This post is not identified for reservation under Persons with Disabilities (PWD) category. The number of vacancies and the number of reserved vacancies is provisional and may vary according to actual requirements of the Bank. The Bank reserves its right to increase/decrease the number of vacancies or not to fill up the vacancies in the category as per its requirements.

Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming in the “Creamy Layer” are not entitled to OBC reservation. They should indicate their category as General (GEN).


a. Perform Security Guard duties i.e. to watch or look after the premises or department for the purpose of its safety, security and guard against attack, or assault, or infiltration and against removal of the Bank’s property by any unauthorized person and/or to watch and guard as above the movement of Bank’s property from one place to another, whether inside or outside the Bank.

b. Operating gadgets like Electronic Alarm systems, CCTV systems, X-Ray machines, Door Frame Metal Detector (DFMD), Hand Held Metal Detector (HHMD), etc., for security of men and materials entering or exiting the Bank’s premises.

c. Maintenance and Operation of Fire Alarm systems and Fire-fighting equipment.

d. Work in shifts including night shifts.

e. To perform other routine duties of the Subordinate cadre as required by the Management from time to time.



A candidate must be either

i) a Citizen of India or

ii) a subject of Nepal or

iii) a subject of Bhutan or

iv) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or

v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India before the date of this notification.

AGE: Age (as on 01.05.2022) – Minimum 18 Years, Maximum 26 Years.


i. A pass in 10th standard or its equivalent examination but the candidate should not have passed Graduation examination or its equivalent.

ii. The candidate should be able to speak, read and write in local vernacular language.

iii. Character should be “EXEMPLARY‟ at the time of valid discharge from Armed Forces.

iv. The medical standards which the candidates must possess should be minimum SHAPE1 or AYE, whichever is applicable, at the time of valid discharge from the Armed Forces.

v. Ex-Servicemen who do not possess the above civil examination qualifications should be matriculate Ex-Servicemen who have obtained the Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force after having completed not less than 15 years of service in the Armed Forces of the Union as on the Cut-off Date. Such certificates should be dated on or before the Cut-off Date.


a. Only Ex-Servicemen candidates can apply for the Post of Armed Guard.

b. Only a permanent resident of STATE OF TAMILNADU is eligible to apply.

c. The eligible applicants to furnish proof of permanent residence or registration with concerned district Sainik Welfare Board as a proof of domicile.

d. The applicants intending to apply should ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria specified and possess the requisite documents / certificates before applying.

e. The selected candidate can be posted at any Branch / Office of the Bank at sole discretion of the Bank.

f. There is no application fee for this process.

PAY AND EMOLUMENTS: Indian Overseas Bank Recruitment

a. Selected candidate will be placed in the under-mentioned pay scale in the Subordinate staff cadre, as per Bipartite Settlement.

Rs. 14500-500/4-16500-615/5-19575-740/4-22535-870/3-25145-1000/3-28145

b. However, Basic pay will be fixed based on the last drawn salary during their defence service. In addition, they are entitled for emoluments as per the Industry-wide Bipartite Settlement and as per the policies and rules of the Bank.

SELECTION PROCESS: Indian Overseas Bank Recruitment

The mode of selection as follows:

(1) Objective type Test – Online.

(2) Physical Fitness Test.

SELECTION CRITERIA: Indian Overseas Bank Recruitment

Selection will be made on the basis of the reservation wise merit list. Merely satisfying the eligibility norms do not entitle a candidate to be called for Online Test or Physical Fitness Test.

The Bank reserves the right to call only the requisite number of candidates for the Online Test and Physical Fitness Test after preliminary screening / short listing with reference to candidates’ qualification, experience, profile vis-à-vis job requirements etc.,

Results of the candidates who have qualified for various stages of the recruitment process and the list of candidates finally selected will be made available on the website. Final select list will be published on the website.


a) Candidates are first required to go to the Bank’s website and click on the “Careers” Page to open the link “Recruitment of Security Guards” and then click on the “Apply Online” link to open the Online Application Form.

b) Candidates will have to enter all the required details in the online application form.

c) Candidates are required to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature (Annexure I).

d) Candidates should fill in the details in the Online Application at appropriate places very carefully and click on the “SUBMIT” button at the end of the Online Application format. Before pressing the “SUBMIT” button, candidates are advised to verify that every field is filled in the application using the “RECHECK” button. The name of the candidate or his father etc. should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the certificates/mark sheets. Any change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature.

e) On successful submission of the Online Application form, an acknowledgement with Registration Number will be generated. Candidates should note this Unique Registration Number for future reference failing which they will not be able to proceed further.

f) Candidates are required to upload their relevant documents as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of documents (Annexure I).

g) Candidates should take a printout of the system generated submitted Online application form by clicking the “Print your Application” link & save the printed application form for future reference.

h) Candidates should ensure their eligibility before applying online.

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