Exam Detail

Federal Bank Recruitment 2017 - Officers & Clerks

  • Test Level-: National Level
  •     Eligibility-: Graduation
  • Duration-:
  • Medium-: English
  • Examination Mode-: Offline

Recruitment Process for the post of Officers & Clerk

Federal Bank, one of India’s leading private sector banks is on lookout for energetic and talented youngsters, who aspire to be future industry leaders and posses the right skills and attitude to excel in relationship banking and customer facing roles, to team up as Officers (in Scale I) & Clerks.

Scale of Pay and Other Emoluments

Officer (in Scale I)

Candidate who joins the Bank as Officer in Scale I will be offered the following pay scale: `23700 - 980/7 - 30560 – 1145/2 - 32850 – 1310/7 – 42020

DA, HRA, CCA will be paid as per rules of the Bank in force from time to time depending upon the place of posting. Medical Aid, Hospitalization Scheme, Leave Fare Concession, retirement benefits and other perquisites will be admissible as per Bank’s rules.

Clerk

Candidate who joins the Bank as Clerk will be offered the following pay scale: `11765 – 655/3 - 13730 – 815/3 - 16175 – 980/4 - 20095 – 1145/7 - 28110 – 2120/1 - 30230 – 1310/1 – 31540 

DA, HRA, CCA will be paid as per rules of the Bank in force from time to time depending upon the place of posting. Medical Aid, Hospitalization Scheme, Leave Fare Concession, retirement benefits and other perquisites will be admissible as per Bank’s rules. 

Period on probation

  • Officer - Candidates selected as officers will be on probation for a period of 2 years.
  • Clerk - Candidates selected as clerks will be on probation for a period of 6 months

Eligibility Criteria

 Age (As on 01.07.2017) 

  • Officer – Candidates shall not exceed 26 years as on 01.07.2017 (candidates should be born on or after 02.07.1991) for being eligible for the post of Officer. 
  • Clerk – Candidates shall not exceed 24 years as on 01.07.2017 (candidates should be born on or after 02.07.1993) for being eligible for the post of Clerk

Educational Qualifications

Officer

  • Graduation with minimum 60% marks from any recognized university or other institutions established by an Act of parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of U G C Act, 1956.
  • Should have obtained minimum 60% marks for SSC or equivalent exam & 60% marks for Plus 2 or equivalent exam. 
  • Candidates should have acquired the stipulated educational qualification through regular mode of study. 

Clerk 

  • Graduation with minimum 60% marks from any recognized university or other institutions established by an Act of parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of U G C Act, 1956. 
  • Candidates should have acquired the stipulated educational qualification through regular mode of study. 

Nationality 

The candidates applying for participation in the recruitment process shall be a citizen of India. 

Place of Domicile

  • Officer – The place of domicile of the candidates applying for the post of Officer should be located in any location / state in India. 
  • Clerk - The place of domicile of candidates applying for the post of Clerk should be located in the states of Assam, Karnataka, Maharashtra, New Delhi / NCR or Telangana.

Test pattern

The online aptitude test pattern for the recruitment of Officer consists of 6 sections as given below: 

Sl No 

Name of the Test 

Number of Questions 

Maximum Marks

Time

1 Verbal Ability - English Language  30 30 Composite time of 90 minutes for all the tests together
2 Logical Aptitude - Reasoning  30 30
3 Quantitative / Numerical Ability 30 30
4 General, Socio-economic & Banking awareness 25 25
5 Computer Awareness  20 20
6 Digital Banking 15 15
  Total 150 150

The online aptitude test pattern for the recruitment of Clerk consists of 6 sections as given below:

Sl No 

Name of the Test

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks 

Time 

1 Verbal Ability / English Language  20 20 Composite time of 60 minutes for all the tests together
2 Logical Aptitude / Reasoning  20 20
3 Quantitative / Numerical Ability  20 20
4 General, Socio-economic & Banking Awareness  10 10
5 Computer Awareness 10 10
6 Digital Banking 10 10
  Total 90 90

There will be negative marks at the rate of 0.25 for wrong answers. The qualifying criteria will be decided by the Bank as per its selection / recruitment policy. Online Aptitude Test will be followed by a Psychometric Questionnaire for a maximum duration of 20 minutes. 

Venues for online aptitude test

The Bank will conduct the online aptitude test at the following centers pan India:

Officer 

Ahmedabad Alapuzha Bangalore Baroda Belgaum 
Bhopal Bhubaneswar Chandigarh Chennai Coimbatore 
Ernakulam Gurgaon Guwahati Hyderabad Indore 
Jaipur Kolhapur Kolkata Kollam Kottayam 
Kozhikode Lucknow Ludhiana Madurai Mangalore 
Mumbai Mysore Nagpur Nasik New Delhi
Panaji Patna Puducherry Pune Raipur 
Rajkot Salem Surat Tirunelveli Thiruvananthapuram 
Thrissur Vijayawada Vishakhapatnam    

Clerk 

Bangalore Belgaum Guwahati Hyderabad Mangalore 
Mumbai Mysore Nagpur Nasik New Delhi 
Pune         
  • The examination will be conducted online in venues given in the respective call letter.
  • No request for change of centre/venue/date/session for Examination shall be entertained.
  • The Bank reserves the right to cancel any of the centers and/ or add some other centers depending upon the response, administrative feasibility etc.
  • The Bank also reserves the right to allot the candidate any of the centers other than the one he/ she has opted for.
  • Choice of centre once exercised by the candidate will be final

Service Agreement

Officer

The selected candidates will be required to execute a Service Agreement upon joining the Bank undertaking to serve the Bank for 2 years or to pay the Bank a sum of `50000/- in case the candidate leaves the Bank before completion of the service period.

Clerk

The selected candidates will be required to execute a Service Agreement upon joining the Bank undertaking to serve the Bank for 2 years or to pay the Bank a sum of `30000/- in case the candidate leaves the Bank before completion of the service period.

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Mode of Selection

Selection will be based on Online Aptitude Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview or any other mode of selection to be decided by the Bank. The online aptitude test will be followed by a psychometric questionnaire for a maximum duration of 20 minutes. The process will be conducted in various centers depending upon the number of candidates.

The Bank reserves the right to allot the candidate any of the centers other than the one opted for by him, to advance/ postpone / reschedule the interview dates and/ or to add or delete or modify/ change the centre and venues and/ or cancel the selection process on account of technical or administrative exigencies or any other reason.

Only the short-listed candidates will be called for the second phase of selection process consisting of Group Discussion (GD) & Personal Interview (PI). The short-listing of the candidates will be made on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the Online Aptitude Test. The Bank reserves the right to call only the requisite number of candidates for GD & PI, after short-listing as aforesaid. 

Application Registration Procedure

  • Eligible candidates shall go to the ‘Careers’ page of the Bank’s official website www.federalbank.co.in & http://ibps.sifyitest.com/fedsc1caug17/ & click on the option "Apply Online" which will open a new screen
  • The application format should be filled in English only. 
  • 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 FINAL SUBMIT 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 & upload of Photograph and Signature detailed separately. i. 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 FINAL SUBMIT
  • Modify details, if required, and click on 'FINAL SUBMIT' 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. 

Application Fee Details ( Non refundable) 

Officers 

Category

Application Fees*

SC/ST 350
General/ Others  700

Clerks

Category

Application Fees*

SC/ST 250
General/ Others  500

*Online transaction charges & GST at applicable rates (@ 18%) to be charged extra. 

  • Candidates desirous of participating in selection processes for both the posts shall submit separate applications & make applicable payments accordingly. 
  • ) Application fees can only be paid online through the payment gateway, using a Master / Visa Debit or Credit card, Net Banking. On successful completion of the transaction through the payment gateway, the online application form will be generated with the payment details.
  • The payment towards recruitment application fees can be made from 23.08.2017 onwards, and before 04.09.2017, i.e. the date of closure of online registration gateway. 

Payment of Fees (Online Mode)

  • The application form is integrated with the payment gateway and the payment process can be completed by following the instructions
  • The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.
  • 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 
  • On successful completion of the transaction, an e-Receipt will be generated.
  • 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
  • Candidates are required to take a printout of the e-Receipt and online Application Form. Please note that if the same cannot be generated, online transaction may not have been successful. 
  • 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. 
  • To ensure the security of your data, please close the browser window once your transaction is completed.
  • There is facility to print application form containing fee details after payment of fees. 

Note: To ensure the security of data, candidates are advised to close the browser window once the transaction & the whole registration process is successfully completed.

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Sl No 

Name of the Test 

Number of Questions 

Maximum Marks

Time

1 Verbal Ability - English Language  30 30 Composite time of 90 minutes for all the tests together
2 Logical Aptitude - Reasoning  30 30
3 Quantitative / Numerical Ability 30 30
4 General, Socio-economic & Banking awareness 25 25
5 Computer Awareness  20 20
6 Digital Banking 15 15
  Total 150 150

The online aptitude test pattern for the recruitment of Clerk consists of 6 sections as given below:

Sl No 

Name of the Test

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks 

Time 

1 Verbal Ability / English Language  20 20 Composite time of 60 minutes for all the tests together
2 Logical Aptitude / Reasoning  20 20
3 Quantitative / Numerical Ability  20 20
4 General, Socio-economic & Banking Awareness  10 10
5 Computer Awareness 10 10
6 Digital Banking 10 10
  Total 90 90

Download of Call Letter

Candidates will have to visit the Bank’s official website for downloading call letters for online assessment. 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 stipulated in clause (13) below and also specified in the call letter and photocopy of the same.

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 90 minutes (Officer) / 60 minutes (Clerk), candidates may be required to be at the venue for about 2-3 hours including the time required for completion of various formalities such as verification and collection of various requisite documents, logging in, giving of instructions. 

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