Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) Recruitment of Clerical Staff – 2012 (1500 Posts)

Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) – Advt No. : HRDD / RECT / 03 / 2012

Indian Overseas Bank, a leading Public Sector Bank with headquarters in Chennai having geographical presence all over India and abroad invites On-line applications from Indian Citizens for the post of Clerks, who have taken the Common Written Examination (CWE) for Clerical cadre post conducted by IBPS in Nov/Dec 2011 and obtained a valid CWE-CLERK 2011-12 Score Card issued by IBPS and who meet the eligibility criteria.

Name of the Post : Clerical Staff

No. of Posts : 1500

Pay Scale : Rs.7200/- – Rs.19300/- plus DA, HRA, etc. will be paid as per Bank’s rules in force from time to time depending upon the place of posting.

Age Limit (As on -1 – 08 – 2011) : 18 – 28 years ( Relaxation SC/ST – 5 yrs ; OBC – 3 yrs ; PH – 10 yrs)

Educational Qualification : A Pass with 65% marks (60% for SC/ST/PC/EXSM) in HSC of 10 + 2 (10+2+3) pattern or Intermediate / Pre-University or any equivalent examination recognized by Central / State Government or U.T. Administration.  OR   A pass with 60% marks in Diploma in Banking (55% for SC/ST/PC/EXSM) recognized by Central / State Government or U.T. Administration.   OR  A degree with a minimum of 50% of marks (45% for SC/ST/PC/EXSM) in any discipline from a recognized University or  any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Govt.

Essential Qualification : Candidates should be holding a valid CWE-CLERK 2011-12 Score card issued by IBPS and should have obtained a minimum score or above in each test components and Total Weighted Standard Score (TWSS) as mentioned below in the Common Written Examination (CWE) conducted by IBPS for Clerical cadre post in Nov / Dec 2011. Candidates should be able to produce the original Score Card in support of the scores mentioned in the on-line application form, if called for Interview.

Computer Literacy : Apart from relevant qualification for the above post, computer literacy shall be an essential
qualification, which the candidate must either possess or acquire within six months of joining the Bank


1. Test on Reasoning [TR]  – General 24 and above ; SC/ST/OBC/PC/ EXSM 21 and above

2. Test on English Language [EN] – General 24 and above ; SC/ST/OBC/PC/ EXSM 21 and above

3. Test on Numerical Ability [NA] – General 24 and above ; SC/ST/OBC/PC/ EXSM 21 and above

4. Test on General Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry [GA] – General 24 and above ; SC/ST/OBC/PC/ EXSM 21 and above

5. Test on Computer Knowledge [CK]  – General 24 and above ; SC/ST/OBC/PC/ EXSM 21 and above


For General Category: TWSS – Minimum 120

For Reserved Category (SC/ST/OBC/PC/EXSM): TWSS – Minimum 105

Percentage of Marks - Candidates are advised to only enter percentage of marks (calculated to the nearest two decimals) in the online application form. The fraction of percentage will be ignored and will NOT be rounded off to the next highest integer i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60% and 54.99% will be treated as less than 55%. Where no percentage of mark is awarded by the University, but only CGPA/ OGPA is awarded, candidates are advised to convert the same into percentage and enter only the percentage of marks. A copy of the “Conversion formula” notified by the Board / University for converting Grades into Percentage has to be submitted at the time of Interview.

Probation Period : 6 Months

Mode of Selection : Final selection will be made State/Union territory – wise, on the basis of total marks obtained by the candidates in the Common Written Examination (CWE) for Clerical cadre posts conducted by IBPS in Nov/Dec 2011 & Interview and will be strictly according to the merit ranking. The candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PC/EXSM will be given relaxation in marks as per extant Government Guidelines.

Identity Verification : While appearing for the Interview, the candidates should produce photo identity such as PAN Card / Passport / Driving License / Voters Card / Bank Pass Book with Photograph / Photo embossed Credit Card for verification. If the identity of the candidate is in doubt, the candidate will not be allowed for the Interview.

Application Fee : Rs.100/- ( Rs.20/- for SC/ST/ PC/EXSM )

How to Apply : Eligible candidates are required to apply ‘ON-LINE’ only through our Bank’s website  and no other means / mode of application will be acceptable.

Last Date (For Fee Payment and Application) : 14th July 2012

For further details and to Apply ONLINE :

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