Oriental Bank Of Commerce (OBC) has just today issued the recruitment notification 2012 for 325 PO (Probationary Officer) & 100 Agriculture Officer which would be based on
IBPS PO/MT CWE exam 2011 & Interview. As per the notification, online submission of form starts from 10th July, 2012 and the last date to apply online for these
Oriental Bank recruitment 2012 is 28th July, 2012.
You can Click here to download the Oriental Bank PO & Agri Officer Recruitment notification 2012
This PO recruitment notification by Oriental Bank is the
penultimate in a series of bank PO recruitment by the nineteen PSU banks which had participated in IBPS PO/MT CWE exam 2011. The ball was set rolling by Corporation Bank on 3rd January, 2012, when it published advertisement for recruitment of 355 POs. Now only Andhra Bank remains to issue recruitment notification for Probationary Officers, which can come out any time. Total PO vacancy on the basis of IBPS PO/MT CWE exam 2011 advertised by the 18 banks so far is 19,248. 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
Similarly 14 of the PSU banks had issued advertisements for 18,820 clerk vacancies. Only following five banks (out of the nineteen PSU banks which had participated in IBPS CWE Clerk 2011) are yet to issue recruitment notification/advertisements for clerks: 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
This blog post summarizes the Oriental Bank recruitment notification by quoting the eligibility as well as telling you how to apply online. It also tells you how to prepare for Oriental Bank PO Interview towards the end of this article.
Oriental Bank PO & Agri Officer Vacancy 2012:
There are 325 PO & 100 Agriculture Officer vacancies with the category-wise break-up as below:
SC:63 , ST: 36, OBC: 113; GEN: 213, TOT: 425.
Salary for Oriental Bank PO & Agri Officers:
Oriental Bank is offering following pay-scale for PO & Agri Officers:
With this pay-scale, the approximate salary per month is Rs. 23,223/= in addition to which you will be enjoying other perks.
Eligibility for Oriental Bank
PO & Agri Officers:
Age Eligibility: (As on 01.07.2011 for PO & as on 01.12.2011 for Agri Officer)
Min: 21 yrs, Max: 30 yrs. (Relaxations exists as per Govt. rule)
Academic Qualification Eligibility:
For PO: Minimum Graduation or equivalent from a recognized college/ university.
For Agri Officer:
Degree in Agriculture/Horticulture /Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/Dairy Science/ Agricultural Engineering/ Fishery Science/ Pissiculture / Agriculture Marketing Co-operation.
Experience (desirable but not essential) for Agri Officer: Field experience of agriculture work and agricultural credit.
Minimum marks in IBPS PO/MT CWE 2011 for Oriental Bank:
For General category:
Min. marks in each subject individually: 24.
Min. Total weighted score (all subjects combined): 120 for PO & 112 for Agri Officer.
For Reserved category:
Min. marks in each subject individually: 21.
Min. Total weighted score (all subjects combined): 105 for PO & 104 for Agri Officer.
In addition to above, you should have basic knowledge in operating computer systems in Windows mode: knowledge of MS Word/ Office, Spread Sheets like MS-Excel and Internet & Email familiarity You should either possess this essential qualification before joining the bank or acquire the same within a period of six months of joining the bank.
Oriental Bank PO & Agri Officer Recruitment 2012 Online Form:
If you posses the above eligibility you can apply for these Oriental Bank positions.
You can only apply online for Oriental Bank Recruitment 2012. There is no offline form.
The online form would be displayed only from 10th July to 28th July, 2012.
How to apply online has been given in detail in Section- "12. How to Apply” in Page-8 of the notification.
Oriental Bank Recruitment 2012 Call Letter/Admit Card:
Oriental Bank Probationary/Agriculture Officer Selection Process:
Your call letter for Oriental Bank Interview would be sent to the e-mail ID that you had entered in the form submission. So check it regularly for the call letter. You should also check this recruitment & result webpage
of Oriental Bank.
Since you have already appeared in IBPS CWE, there will be no more written test. You will have to appear in the Interview only.
Depending on the number of applicants Oriental Bank would shortlist the candidate for Interview based on IBPS CWE score. Total marks for the Interview is 50 marks and the minimum qualifying mark in Oriental Bank Interview is 40% for General category candidates & 35% for others.
Final merit list for the selected candidates would be based on combined total of your IBPS CWE score and the Interview.
Oriental Bank PO Interview Preparation:
This blog has excellent materials to help you prepare for the Oriental Bank Interview with a list of Interview questions 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 YouTube 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 Oriental Bank would almost inevitably be asked, you should go through this About us page of Oriental Bank
as well as go through Wiki
on the same.
You can also refer one of the following two books given below for Oriental Bank Interview questions. These books are available in most of the book stores, but you can also order them online by clicking the links below from Flipkart.com which offers huge discounts up to 20%, apart from free shipping/postage in India if the total order exceeds Rs. 200/=. You can choose to pay through Credit Card/Debit Card/Internet Banking. You can also choose to pay through “Cash-on-Delivery” i.e. you pay in cash only when the same is delivered at your doorstep:
Hope with above information on Oriental Bank PO & Agri Officer recruitment you can not only apply with ease but also get that coveted job easily. Best wishes!