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Federal Bank announces Clerk Posts Recruitment 2015

Federal Bank Recruitment 2015 Clerk Posts

Federal Bank (Private Sector Bank) is looking for dedicated banking career aspirant graduates for recruitment of Clerk

Eligible candidates may apply online from 23rd February 2015 to 05th March 2015 (both days inclusive) only through the Bank’s website www.federalbank.co.in

Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit: Candidates age should not exceed 24 years as on 01st November 2014 (candidates should be born on or after 01st November 1990)


Educational Qualification: Candidates should possess Graduation with minimum 55% marks for Science discipline and minimum 50% marks for other streams 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 UGC Act, 1956


Candidate should possess the minimum educational qualification stipulated, as on 01st Nov.2014; the result of the qualifying examination should be awarded by the university/institution on or before 01st November 2014

Graduation course or equivalent examination must entail a minimum of 3 years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent

Graduation in Agriculture/ Engineering means those who have passed a 10+2+4 year course. Graduation in Law means those who have passed 10+2+5 year course in law or degree in any subject + 3 year course in Law

The percentage of marks obtained by the candidate would be based on the practice followed by the University/Institution from where the candidate has obtained the degree; in case of the candidates being awarded grades/CGPA instead of marks, equivalence would be based on the equivalence certified by the University/Institution from where they have obtained the degree

In case the University/Institution does not have any scheme for converting CGPA into equivalent marks, the equivalence would be estd by the Bank by dividing obtained CGPA with the maximum possible CGPA and multiplying the resultant with 100


The place of domicile of the candidates should be in any one of the states/ regions as shown – Chandigarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Kerala, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, National Capital Region (NCR), Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal

Note: The place of domicile shall be supported by documentary evidence

Selection Process

Selection will be based on Aptitude Test, Group Discussion and Personal Interview or any other mode of selection to be decided by the Bank

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 Aptitude Test

The Bank reserves the right to call only the requisite number of candidates for GD & PI, after short-listing as aforesaid

Test Pattern

The Test time duration is 90 Minutes; 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 test for a maximum duration of 30 minutes; the online aptitude test pattern for the recruitment of clerk consists of 5 sections:

Reasoning – 35 (No. of questions); 35 Maximum Marks

English Language – 35 (No. of questions); 35 Maximum Marks

III. Quantitative Aptitude – 30 (No. of questions); 30 Maximum Marks

General & Financial Awareness – 30 (No. of questions); 30 Maximum Marks

Computer Knowledge – 20 (No. of questions); 20 Maximum Marks

Total: 150 Questions & 150 Maximum Marks

Online Aptitute Test Venues

The Bank will conduct the online aptitude test at the following centers: Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Ernakulam, Hubli, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata, Kozhikode, Lucknow, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, New Delhi, Pune, Surat and Thiruvananthapuram

Service Agreement

The selected candidate will be required to execute a Service Agreement upon joining the Bank undertaking to serve the Bank for 3 years or to pay the Bank a sum of Rs.50000/- in case the candidate leaves the Bank before completion of the service period

Application Fee

A non-refundable fee of Rs.200/- for SC/ST Category Candidates; Rs.500/- for General and others

i) Application fees can only be paid online through the payment gateway, using a Master/Visa Debit or Credit card; on successful completion of the transaction through the payment gateway, an e-payment receipt will be generated

Candidates are advised to take print out of the e-payment receipt in proof of the fees paid online

ii) The payment towards recruitment application fees can be made from 23rd February 2015 onwards, but before the close of business hours on 05th March 2015, i.e. the date of closure of online registration gateway

Scale of Pay and Other Emoluments

Candidate who joins the Bank as Clerk will be offered the following pay scale: Rs.7200-400/3 – 8400-500/3 – 9900-600/4 – 12300-700/7 – 17200-1300/1 – 18500-800/1 – 19300

Probation Period

Selected candidates will on probation for a period of 6 months

How to Apply

Eligible candidates have to apply online through the Bank’s website only

No other means/mode of application is acceptable

The application format should be filled in English only; before registering their applications on the website, candidates should note/possess the following:

i) Candidates are advised to keep the particulars of educational qualifications and other personal details ready before applying as these details are required to fill in the online application form

ii) Candidates shall also keep scanned copies of their latest passport size photograph and signature ready for uploading while submitting the online application

Candidates shall comply with the specifications cited in the online application, with regard to the pixel resolution and size of the scanned images used

iii) Candidate must possess his/ her personal e-mail ID which should be valid for the entire duration of this recruitment process

iv) To submit applications online, log on to our Bank’s website federalbank.co.in, follow the link “Careers”, and click “Recruitment process for the post of Clerk” provided in the careers page

Click “Apply Online” and after reading the instructions carefully, click Apply Now, to view the online application

Fill up all the details required in the application and click “Submit” available at the bottom of the online application and your online application will be registered

Candidates shall take a print-out of the Online Application form which is to be submitted at the time of online aptitude test

v) Call letter can be downloaded from the Bank’s website after 11th March 2015

General Instructions

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. 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

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 at the time of aptitude test, group discussion, interview, selection etc. and any other matter relating to recruitment will be final and binding on the candidates

No correspondence or personal enquiries shall be entertained by the Bank in this regard

The candidates should bring the following documents while coming for the Aptitude Test- Online Application form, Call letter, copy of e-payment receipt, Valid ID proof

Valid proof of identity such as Aadhar Card/PAN card/Passport/Voter ID card /Driving License/Permanent Identity card issued by the present employer or any other valid proof of identification with a photograph should be produced at the time of selection process/ interview to be conducted by the Bank

Candidates are advised not to change their appearance till the recruitment process is complete

Important Dates

Opening Date of Online Registration Gateway/ Remittance of Application Fee: 23rd February 2015

Closing Date of Online Registration Gateway/ Remittance of Application Fee: 05th March 2015

Call letter can be downloaded from the Bank’s website after 11th March 2015

Aptitude Test (tentative dates): 14th March 2015 & 15th March 2015

Federal Bank

Your Perfect Banking Partner, (HR-TAD/Rec/2015, dtd 18th February 2015), Email: [email protected], Website www.federalbank.co.in

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