ABHYUDAYA BANK IN PURSUIT OF GROWTH Abhyudaya Co-op Bank, one of the leading Urban Co-op. Banks, with branches in various places in Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka State, is looking for applications from young and dynamic Indian citizens who fulfill the following eligibility norms for the post of Clerk. Post Code Post No of Vacancies 01 Clerk 105 Services are transferable to any location/office of the Bank. The number of vacancies as above is tentative and may change as per the requirement of the bank. Candidates are advised to apply online only between March 08, 2011 and March 22, 2011 through the Bank’s website www.abhyudayabank.co.in after carefully going through the instructions contained in this advertisement. No other means/ mode of application will be accepted. Important Dates Opening of Online Registration Gateway March 08, 2011 Closing of Online Registration Gateway March 22, 2011 Date of Written Examination April 17, 2011 Candidates may download the call letters from the website from April 06, 2011 to April 17, 2011 onwards by entering their registration number and password. (1) Eligibility Criteria(as on March 1, 2011) : Not above 30 years (i) Age Not above 35 years for SC/ ST/NT candidates Graduate from a recognized university (ii) Educational Candidates with Computer Knowledge will be Qualifications given preference (2) Selection Procedure The selection would be made on the basis of performance in the written test followed by interview. The details of the written test are as follows: Test Name of the Test No. of Time Questions I Reasoning 50 Composite time of 95 II English Language 50 minutes i.e. 1 hour 35 III Numerical Ability 50 minutes for all the tests IV Clerical Aptitude 50 together There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked by the candidates. For each wrong answer 0.25 mark will be deducted. (3) Centre for the Written Test The Bank will conduct the written test at Mumbai only. Candidates admitted to the Written Examination will be intimated the time and full address of the venue of Written Examination through call letters which are to be downloaded from the Bank’s website. Candidates will have to take a printout of the call letter and affix their latest photograph in the space provided for the same and bring the call letters at the time of appearing for the written examination. Candidates will not be admitted to the Written Examination without a valid call letter. Candidates are advised to visit the Bank 's website on 6th April 2011 to download their call letters from the Bank’s website by entering their registration number and password. In view of availability of Written Examination Call Letter online, no duplicate Call Letter would be issued to any candidate/s. For branch code and branch name please refer annexture 1 (4) Application fees : Candidates in General / OBC Category – Rs.300/- Candidates in SC/ST/NT Category - Rs. 50/- Mode of Payment : 1. Candidates can make cash payment through any of the Branches of Abhyudaya Co-op. Bank Ltd. (the addresses of which are given in Annexure I). The candidates will be given cash payment challan number at the time of making cash payment. After payment, the candidate must collect the payment receipt; the particulars such as (i) Receipt No. (ii) Branch Name (iii) Branch Code No. (iv) Date of deposit and (v) Amount are to be quoted in the online application form. OR 2. The Candidates can also pay the fees from branches of any Bank through NEFT quoting IFSC ABHY0065001, A/C. NO.8706377 General Instructions [please read carefully before filling up the ONLINE Application Form] 1] Before filling in the online application form, the candidate must ensure that he/ she fulfills all the eligibility criteria with respect to age, educational qualifications etc. as on March 01, 2011 in respect of the post for which he / she is making the application and that the particulars furnished in the application form are correct in all respects. In case it is detected at any stage that a candidate does not fulfill any of the eligibility criteria, and / or that he / she has furnished any incorrect information or has suppressed any material fact(s), his / her candidature will stand cancelled. If any of these shortcomings is/are detected even after the appointment, his/her services are liable to be terminated. 2] Decision of the Bank in all matters regarding eligibility of the candidate, the stages at which such scrutiny of eligibility is to be undertaken, the documents to be produced for the purpose of conduct of written test, interview, selection etc. and any other matter relating to recruitment will be final and binding on the candidates. No correspondence or personal inquires shall be entertained by the Bank in this regard. 3] Eligible candidates have to appear for a written test and interview at their own expense at the venue and date notified by the Bank. 4] An application once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn and the application fee once paid will NOT BE refunded on any account nor would be held in reserve for any future examination or selection. The application fee shall also NOT BE refunded in case the application is rejected / not considered by the Bank. 5] Candidates are required to apply online through the link provided on the Bank’s website which will lead them to the online application form. 6] Candidates are advised to keep their payment details, particulars of educational qualifications and other personal details ready before applying as these details are required to fill in the online application form. 7] After filling in the form candidates are required to SUBMIT the application form. If the application is accepted, the system will generate a registration number. Candidates have to take a printout of the system generated online application form by clicking on the given link and preserve it for their record. The candidates will be required to submit the application print out at the time of interview if shortlisted. 8] In respect of candidates belonging to SC/ST/NT category, copy of self attested caste / tribe certificate along with the original must be brought at the time of interview with a copy of the system generated print out of the application. The certificate should have been issued in the prescribed format and by Authorities empowered to issue such certificate. Failure to produce all the requisite certificates / documents in original for verification at the time of interview shall lead to disqualification of the candidate. 9] Candidates selected are liable to be posted anywhere in India as per the Bank’s discretion. 10] Any request for change of address shall not be entertained. 11] The Bank reserves the right to add some other centres depending upon the response, administrative feasibility etc. The Bank also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any of the centres. 12] The Bank has the right to reject any application/ candidature at any stage without assigning any reason and the decision of the Bank shall be final. 13] Appointments of selected candidates will be subject to his / her being declared medically fit by Bank Medical Officer, satisfactory report about his / her character and antecedents, verification of caste / tribe certificate (for reserved category candidates only) and completion of all other pre recruitment formalities to the complete satisfaction of the Bank. Further, such appointment shall also be subject to Service and Conduct Rules of the Bank. 14] Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification. How to Apply Eligible candidates have to apply online through the Bank website and no other means/ mode of application is acceptable. Before registering their applications on the website candidates should possess the following: A valid email id for filling in the application. In case the candidate does not have a valid email id, he/ she can create a new email id. This email id should be valid for the duration of the recruitment process. Candidates can make cash payment through any of the Branches of Abhyudaya Co-op. Bank Ltd. (the addresses of which are given in Annexure I). The candidates will be given cash payment challan number at the time of making cash payment. After payment, the candidate must collect the payment receipt; the particulars such as (i) Receipt No. (ii) Branch Name (iii) Branch Code No. (iv) Date of deposit and (v) Amount are to be quoted in the online application form. OR The Candidates can pay the fees from branches of any Bank through NEFT quoting IFSC ABHY0065001, A/C. NO.8706377 Account No.: 8706377 Account Name: Abhyudaya Co-operative Bank Ltd. IFSC Code: ABHY0065001 The following details should invariably be mentioned while applying online. NEFT Reference Number Date of Remittance Amount Remitted Bank Name Branch Name Branch Code Number Candidates have to ensure that the above details are obtained from their Bank. After applying online the candidate is required to download the system generated printout of the application for their record. The application print out is not to be sent to the Bank or any other address but will be required to be submitted at the time of interview. The payment towards recruitment application fees can be made from 08.03.2011 onwards, but before the close of business hours on 22.03.2011. Even if the Bank extends the last date of registration of online applications due to technical reasons, the valid dates during which the payment should be made as indicated above will not be changed. After remitting the application fee, logon to our Bank’s website www.abhyudayabank.co.in and follow the link Careers. Then click “Recruitment of Clerks – 2011”. Then click “apply online”. An online application will open. Fill up all the details required in the application and click “Submit” available at the bottom of the online application and the online application will be registered. A Registration Number and Password will appear on the screen. Kindly note this information for future use. Candidates are required to take a printout of the online application using the above registration number and password. The printout of application form is required to be submitted at the time of interview. Candidates are required to bring the following to the examination centre: Print out of Call Letter (which can be downloaded by the candidate using the registration number and password obtained at the time of registration of online application). A recent passport size photograph has to be affixed on the system generated call letter. Original Counterfoil of application fee Without the above mentioned documents the candidate will not be admitted for the written examination.