The last date to apply for Scale I, Scale II and III, and Scale IV to VI officers in India Post Payments Bank Ltd (IPPB) has been extended to November 7, 2016. The application process, which began on October 4, was supposed to end on October 25. However, it was later extended.
A total of 650 Scale I officers, 652 Scale II officers, 408 Scale III Officers and 12 Scale IV to VI officers are likely to be selected through this recruitment process. However, the number of vacancies and the number of reserved vacancies is provisional, and may vary according to the actual requirement of IPPB.
The minimum qualification for candidates applying for Scale I, Scale II and III officers is graduation from a recognised institute or university. However, different educational qualifications are required for candidates applying for the post of Scale IV to VI officers, and can be seen in the notification for recruitment.
Candidates can check the age limit for a particular post, salary scale for different posts, amount of application fee to be paid by different category candidates, and other details from the recruitment notification available at the IPPB’s official website .
Candidates should log on to the official website of the IPPB, and click on the link for opportunities at the bottom of the page. Click on the link for IBPS Recruitment on the new page that opens. Download the details of the job you want to apply for and read it carefully. There is a link for ‘Apply Now’ with each category of Posts (Scale I, Scale II and III and Scale IV to VI officers). On clicking on this link, candidates will be directed to an external website where new candidates can register and registered candidates can complete the application process. A candidate needs to fill in the application form, submit the fee and upload scans of his signature and photograph and submit after checking the details carefully.
After completing the procedure of applying, the candidate should take a printout of the system-generated online application form, ensure the particulars filled in are accurate, and retain it along with registration number and password for future reference.
The detailed application process can checked from the recruitment notification.
Scale I officers
Selections will consist of the following steps: (i) Preliminary Examination (ii) Main Examination (iii) Interview.
The preliminary examination will have 100 questions to be solved on one hour duration. The maximum marks for this exam is 100. There will be 30 questions of English language carrying 30 marks, 35 questions of reasoning ability and 35 questions of quantitative aptitude carrying 35 marks each.
Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off marks to be decided by IPPB. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IPPB depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for the online main examination.
Scale II and III officers
Selection will be made on the basis of an online test and/or interview. However, depending on the number of applications, the selection process may be carried out only on the basis of an interview or a group discussion and an interview. The online test constitute objective type questions, and the tests (except that of English language) will be available bilingually i.e. in English and Hindi. Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of online examination and also the minimum total score to be considered to be shortlisted for interview. Depending on the number of minimum eligible candidates available, cut-off marks will be decided, and candidates will be shortlisted for the interview.
Scale IV to VI officers
The selection will be made on the basis of an interview. However, the bank reserves the right to conduct group discussions or online examinations, in addition to the interview.
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Note: Check details about eligibility criteria, educational qualification, age limit for applying for a post, how to apply, selection process, examination centres and much more from the recruitment notification.