Sarkari Naukri 2021 LIVE: Central Bank of India Specialist Officer Online Form 2021
Name of the Post: Central Bank of India Specialist Officer Online Form 2021
Post Date: 18-11-2021
Total Vacancy: 115
For Others: Rs. 850/-+GST
For SC/ST candidates: Rs. 175/-+GST
Payment Mode (Online): Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/ MasterCard/ Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets
Starting Date for Apply Online & Payment of Fee: 23-11-2021
Last Date to Apply Online ((Including for Candidates from Far-Flung Areas) & Payment of Fee: 17-12-2021
Date for Downloading of Call Letters for Test: 11-01-2022
Tentative Date of On-line Examination: 22-01-2022
The number of vacancies/reserved vacancies is provisional and may vary according to the actual
requirement of the Bank.
Candidates belonging to reserved categories are free to apply against vacancies announced for
Unreserved/General category provided they meet the eligibility criteria laid down for General
|Sl No||Specialist Category/ Stream||Total||Qualification||Age Limit|
|1||Economist/ AGM||01||Ph.D (Relevant Disciplines)with Relevant Experience||30-45 Years|
|2||Income Tax Officer/|
AGM- Scale V
|01||Chartered Accountant with Relevant Experience||35-45 Years|
|3||Information Technology/ AGM- Scale V||01||Degree/ PG (Relevant Disciplines) with Relevant Experience||35-50 Years|
|4||Data Scientist/ CM-Scale IV||01||B.E./ B.Tech/ PG (Relevant Discipline) with Relevant Experience||28-35 Years|
|5||Credit Officer/ SM – Scale III||10||CA/ ICAI/ ICWA/ MBA (Finance) with Relevant Experience||26-34 Years|
|6||Data Engineer/ SM- Scale III||11||B.E./B.Tech/ PG Degree/ Diploma (Relevant Discipline) with Relevant Experience||26-35 Years|
|7||IT Security Analyst/ SM–Scale III||01||Degree (Engg.)/ MCA/|
M.Sc. (IT)/ M.Sc. (Computer Science) with Relevant Experience
|8||IT SOC Analyst/ SM|
– Scale III
|9||Risk Manager/ SM – Scale III||05||PG/ PG Diploma (Relevant Discipline) with Relevant Experience||20-35 Years|
Officer (Credit)/ SM – Scale III
|05||Degree (Relevant Engg. Discipline)||26-34 Years|
|20||ICAI/ ICWAI OR MBA with Relevant Experience||20-35 Years|
Technology/ Manager–Scale II
|15||Degree/ PG (Relevant Discipline) with Relevant Experience|
|13||Law Officer/ Manager–Scale II||20||Degree (Law)/ LLB with Relevant Experience|
|14||Risk Manager/ Manager–Scale II||10||MBA/ PG Diploma (Relevant Discipline) with Relevant Experience|
|15||Security/ Manager –|
|03||Graduation, Computer Knowledge with Relevant Experience||26-45 Years|
|16||Security/ AM-Scale I||09||Graduation, Computer Knowledge with Relevant Experience|
(A)APPLICATIONS FROM SERVING EMPLOYEES:
Subject to fulfilling the other eligibility criteria, existing employees of Central Bank of India
may also apply through proper channel.
Such candidates if selected should resign from the existing post and join the new post as a
fresh candidate like any other candidate selected from outside.
(B) Medical Fitness, Bio metric verification, Character and caste (wherever applicable) verification
of selected candidates:
The appointment of selected candidates will be subject to their being declared medically fit
by a Doctor or a panel of Doctors approved by the Bank, Bio metric verification by TCS
official and upon satisfactory verification of their character, antecedents and caste certificate
validity certificates, (wherever applicable). Till such time, their appointment will be provisional.
(C) Probation and confirmation:
The selected candidates will be on probation for a period of two years from the date of
joining. Provided that the competent authority in the case of any officer may reduce the
period of probation or dispense with probation. Their confirmation in the bank service will
be decided in terms of the provisions of the Central Bank of India (Officers) Service
Regulations and the same will be communicated in writing.
i. NATIONALITY/ CITIZENSHIP:
A candidate must be either
i) A Citizen of India or
ii) A subject of Nepal or
iii) A subject of Bhutan or
iv) A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of
permanently settling in India or
v) A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African
countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and
Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently
settling in India
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person
in whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
The level of educational qualifications prescribed for the posts is minimum. The candidate
must produce Marks Sheet & Provisional Certificate/ Degree Certificate issued from the
University if called for interview. The result of the qualification prescribed must have been
declared on or before 30.09.2021 The exact date of declaration of result should be explicitly
mentioned in the Degree certificate or any other certificate issued by the university. Otherwise, the date appearing on the marks sheets/ Provisional Certificate/Degree Certificate shall
be reckoned for deciding eligibility. No correspondence shall be entertained in this matter.
Where CGPA/OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicated
the same in online application. If called for interview, the candidate will have to produce a
certificate issued by appropriate authority inter alia stating the norms of the University
regarding conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks scored by
candidates in terms of norms. The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e.
59.99% will be treated as less than 60%.
a. The maximum age limit specified in 2 (ii) above is applicable to General category candidates.
b. The relaxation in upper age limit to SC/ST/OBC candidates is allowed on cumulative basis
with only one of the remaining categories for which age relaxation is permitted. OBC
candidates in the „Creamy Layer‟ will be treated as “General Category”.
c. Candidates seeking age relaxation will be required to submit copies of necessary certificate(s)
at the time of Interview and at any subsequent stage of the recruitment process, as required by
- SELECTION PROCEDURE
Selection will be through on-line written test and personal interview. Merely satisfying the
eligibility norms does not entitle a candidate to be called for Test or Interview.
The test will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi. All questions will be objective type with
five options. Other detailed information regarding the on-line examination will be given in an
Information Handout, which will be made available for the candidates for download along with the
call letters from the Bank‟s website.
b) Penalty for wrong answers
There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Online Test. For each question for which a
wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that
question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no
answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question.
c) The on-line Test is proposed to be held on 22.01.2022 at Ahmedabad, Bengaluru,
Bhubaneshwar, Bhopal, Chennai, Chandigarh, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata,
Lucknow, Mumbai, Pune, Raipur & Patna Centers. The allocated Centre/Venue for the
Examination will be intimated through Call Letter.
- Bank reserves the right to cancel any of the above mentioned centers and/ or add some other
centers, depending upon the response of the candidates, administrative feasibility, etc.
- The Candidates will have to appear for the online examination at the allotted Centre at their
own expenses and risks and the Bank will not be responsible for any injury or losses etc. of
- The date of the online test is tentative. The exact date/centre/venue of examination will be
communicated to the candidates through the call letters for the examination. The Bank
reserves the right to cancel or make any change in the date of the test/ vary the selection
procedure, if necessary.
5.1 Not more than one application should be submitted by any candidate. Multiple
Applications/Registrations will be summarily rejected and the application fee forfeited.
5.2 Before applying, the candidate should ensure that he/she fulfils the eligibility and other norms
mentioned in this advertisement. Applications, once submitted, will not be allowed to be
withdrawn and the application fee/intimation charges once paid, shall be neither refunded nor
held in reserve for any other examination. The Bank would be free to reject any application, at
any stage of the Recruitment Process, if the candidate is found ineligible for the post, for
which he/she has applied. The decision of the Bank regarding eligibility of the candidates, the
stage at which scrutiny of eligibility is to be undertaken, qualifications and other eligibility
norms, the documents to be produced etc. and any other matter relating to recruitment will be
final and binding on the candidate. No correspondence or personal enquiries shall be
entertained by the Bank in this behalf. If any wrongdoing (s) / suppression of antecedents is/are
detected even after appointment, his/her services are liable to be terminated.
5.3 A recent, recognizable color passport size photograph, which should be the same as the one
uploaded in the on-line application form, should be firmly pasted on the call letter for online
examination/interview and duly signed across by the candidate. Candidates are advised not to
change their appearance till the recruitment process is complete. Failure to produce the same
photograph at the time of the online test/personal interview may lead to disqualification. A
candidate should ensure that the signatures appended by him/her in all the places viz. in
his/her call letter, attendance sheet etc. and in all correspondences with the Bank in future
should be identical and there should be no variation of any kind.
5.4 No candidate is permitted to use Calculators, Mobile Phones, Pagers or any other instruments
in the Examination Hall.
5.5 The possibility for occurrences of some problem in the administration of the examination
cannot be ruled out completely which may impact test delivery and/or result from being
generated. In that event, every effort will be made to rectify such problem, which may include
the conduct of another examination if considered necessary.
5.6 Candidates will have to produce original Caste/Physical Disability/ Caste Validity Certificate
(wherever applicable) any other relevant certificates at the time of interview, failing which
his/her candidature will be cancelled. OBC candidates availing reservation will have to
produce OBC certificate with Non-creamy layer clause at the time of interview & an
undertaking in the prescribed format regarding non- creamy layer status as on closing date of
registration. The competent authority for issue of Caste/PH certificate has been defined at
point No. 7 below. The certificate issued by only those competent authority authorized to issue
Caste/Disability certificate will be acceptable. Candidates belonging to OBC category but
coming under creamy layer and/or if their caste does not find place in Central List are
not entitled to OBC reservation. They should indicate their category as General in the
online application form. Prescribed formats of Caste Certificate are given in Annexures.
5.7 Candidates serving in Govt./quasi-Govt./Public Sector Undertakings (including nationalized
banks and financial institutions) will be required to produce a “No Objection Certificate” from
their employer at the time of interview, in the absence of which, their candidature may not be
5.8 All candidates will have to produce, if called for interview, originals as well as self attested
photocopies of their educational/experience certificates as well as Caste Certificate, Caste
Validity Certificate (wherever applicable), certificate of disability in the proforma prescribed
by Govt. Of India or any other certificate required, in the prescribed proforma in support of
their eligibility, failing which their candidature will be cancelled.
5.9 No Travelling Allowance is payable to candidates who are called for the online test. However,
unemployed SC/ST Candidates, who are called for interview, will be paid actual to and fro 2nd
Class Rail/Ordinary Bus fare in terms of Govt. guidelines by the shortest route on production
of evidence of travel, i.e. Railway Receipt/Ticket(s) for attending the interview.
5.10 The Bank takes no responsibility for any delay /non-receipt or loss of any communication
5.11 Any resulting dispute arising out of and/or pertaining to the process of recruitment under this
advertisement shall be subject to the sole jurisdiction of the Courts situated at Mumbai.
5.12 Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification. The Bank will be comparing the responses
of a candidate with those of other candidates to detect patterns of similarity. If as per the laid
down procedure it is suspected that responses have been shared and scores obtained are not
genuine/valid, the bank reserves right to cancel the candidature of the concerned candidates
and such candidates will be disqualified.
5.13 Request for change of contact no./address/ email ID/online examination centre/interview
centre will not be entertained.
5.14 In case any dispute arises on account of interpretation of version other than English, English
version will prevail.
5.15 Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their being declared medically fit as per the
requirements of the Bank. Such appointment will also be subject to the Service, Conduct
Rules & Policies of the Bank.
- ACTION AGAINST CANDIDATES FOUND GUILTY OF MISCONDUCT
6.1 Candidates are advised in their own interest that they should not furnish any particulars that
are false, tampered, fabricated or should not suppress any material information while filling
up the application form.
6.2 At the time of online examination/ interview/ Group Discussion(wherever applicable), if a
candidate is/has been found guilty of:
using unfair means during the examination or
impersonating or procuring impersonation by any person or
misbehaving in the examination/ interview hall or disclosing, publishing, reproducing,
transmitting, storing or facilitating transmission and storage of contents of the test(s) or any
information therein in whole or part thereof in any form or by any means, verbal or written,
electronically or mechanically for any purpose
resorting to any irregular or improper means in connection with his/her candidature for
selection or obtaining support for his/her candidature by any means, such a candidate may in
addition to rendering himself/herself liable to criminal prosecution, be liable:
(a) to be disqualified from the examination for which he/she is a candidate
(b) to be debarred, either permanently or for a specified period, from any examination or
recruitment conducted by the Bank
(c) for termination of service, if he/she has already joined the Bank.
Pre-Requisites for Applying Online
Before applying online, candidates should:
(i) Scan their photograph and signature ensuring that both the photograph and signature adhere to the
required specifications as per this Advertisement.
(ii) Keep the necessary details/documents for Online Payment of the requisite application fee/
intimation charges ready.
(iii) Have a valid personal email ID, which should be kept active till the completion of this
Recruitment Process. Bank may send call letters for the Examination etc. through the registered email ID. Under no circumstances, a candidate should share with/mention e-mail ID to / of any other
person. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her
new e-mail ID before applying on-line and must maintain that email account.
Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/ intimation charges will have to be
borne by the candidate.
Procedure for applying online:
(1) Candidates are first required to go to the Bank‟s website and click the option “CLICK HERE
TO APPLY ONLINE” to open the On-Line Application Form.
(2) To register their application candidates will be entering their basic information in the online
application form. After that a provisional registration number and password will be generated
by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate should note down the Provisional
registration number and password. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration
number and Password will also be sent in the specified e-mail id & mobile numbers. They
can reopen the saved data using Provisional registration number and password and edit the
particulars, if needed.
(3) Candidates are required to upload their photograph and signature as per the specifications
given in the Guidelines given hereunder for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and
Candidates are advised to carefully fill in the online application themselves as no change in any
of the data filled in the online application will be possible/ entertained.
Prior to submission of the online application candidates are advised to use the “SAVE AND NEXT”
facility to verify the details in the online application form and modify the same if required. No
change is permitted after clicking on “FINAL SUBMIT” Button. Visually Impaired candidates are
responsible for carefully verifying/ getting the details filled in, in the online application form
properly verified and ensuring that the same are correct prior to submission as no change is possible
Mode of Payment
Candidates have to make the payment of requisite fees/ intimation charges through ONLINE mode
(i) Candidates should fill in the details in the On-Line Application at the appropriate places very
carefully and click on the “FINAL SUBMIT” button at the end of the On-Line Application format.
Before pressing the “FINAL SUBMIT” button, candidates are advised to verify every field filled in
the application. The name of the candidate or his /her father/husband etc. should be spelt correctly in
the application as it appears in the certificates/mark sheets. Any change/alteration found may
disqualify the candidature.
In case the candidate is unable to fill in the application form in one go, he/ she can save the data
already entered. Once the application is filled in completely, candidate should finally submit the data.
(ii) The application form is integrated with the payment gateway and the payment process can be
completed by following the instructions.
(iii) The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit
Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets by providing information as asked on
(iv) After Final Submit, an additional page of the application form is displayed wherein candidates
may follow the instructions and fill in the requisite details.
(v) If the online transaction has not been successfully completed then candidates are advised to login
again with their provisional registration number and password and pay the Application Fees/
Intimation Charges online.
(vi) On successful completion of the transaction, an e-receipt will be generated.
(vii) Candidates are required to take a printout of the e-receipt and online application form. Please
note that if the same cannot be generated online transaction may not have been successful.
8.3 GUIDELINES FOR SCANNING THE PHOTOGRAPH & SIGNATURE
Before applying on-line, a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/her
photograph and signature as per the specifications given below;.
(i) PHOTOGRAPH IMAGE :
- Photograph must be a recent passport style colour picture.
- Make sure that the picture is in colour, taken against a light-coloured, preferably white,
- Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face
- If the picture is taken on a sunny day, have the sun behind you, or place yourself in the
shade, so that you are not squinting and there are no harsh shadows
- If you have to use flash, ensure there’s no “red-eye”
- If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly
- Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it
must not cover your face.
- Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
- Size of file should be between 20kb–50 kb
- Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50kb. If the size of the file is
more than 50 kb, then adjust the settings of the scanner such as the DPI resolution, no.
of colours etc., during the process of scanning.
(ii) SIGNATURE IMAGE:
- The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.
- The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person.
- The signature will be used to put on the Call Letter and wherever necessary.
- If the Applicant‟s signature on the answer script, at the time of the examination, does not
match the signature on the Call Letter, the applicant will be disqualified.
- Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
- Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb
- Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20kb
(iii) THUMB IMPRESSION
- The applicant has to put his thumb impression on white paper with Black/Blue Ink.
- The thumb impression must be of applicant only.
- The thumb impression will be used to put on the Call Letter and wherever necessary.
- Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
- Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb
- Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20kb
(iv) SCANNING THE PHOTOGRAPH, SIGNATURE & THUMB IMPRESSION:
- Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch)
- Set Color to True Color
- File Size as specified above
- Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/signature, then use the upload
editor to crop the image to the final size (as specified above).
- The image file should be JPG or JPEG format. An example file name is : image01.jpg or
image01.jpeg Image dimensions can be checked by listing the folder files or moving the
mouse over the file image icon.
- Candidates using MS Windows/MSOffice can easily obtain photo and signature in .jpeg
format not exceeding 50kb & 20kb respectively by using MS Paint or MSOffice Picture
Manager. Scanned photograph and signature in any format can be saved in .jpg format by
using „Save As‟ option in the File menu and size can be reduced below 50 kb (photograph)
& 20 kb(signature & Thumb Impression) by using crop and then resize option (Please see
point (i),(ii) &(iii) above for the pixel size) in the „Image‟ menu. Similar options are
available in other photo editor also.
- If the file size and format are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed.
- While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with a link to
upload his/her photograph and signature.
(iv)Procedure for Uploading the Photograph ,Signature & Thumb Impression
- There will be three separate links for uploading Photograph, Signature & Thumb
- Click on the respective link “Upload Photograph, Signature & Thumb Impression”.
- Browse and Select the location where the Scanned Photograph, Signature & Thumb
Impression file has been saved.
- Select the file by clicking on it
- Click the „Open/Upload‟ button
- Your On-line Application will not be registered unless you upload your Photograph,
Signature & Thumb Impression as specified.
- CALL LETTERS FOR THE ON-LINE TEST
The date of the On-line Test is TENTATIVELY FIXED as 22.01.2022. However, it will be
intimated in the Call Letter along with the Centre/Venue for the Examination, well in advance
of the date of the Online Examination.
1) PROCEDURE FOR OBTAINING CALL LETTERS FOR ATTENDING ONLINE TEST:
All eligible candidates will be required to download their call letter for on-line examination and
the Information Handout from the Bank‟s website tentatively after 11.01.2022. Date of
commencement of downloading interview call letters for all the posts will be intimated by way of
separate notice on the Bank‟s website. Hence, candidates are advised to visit the bank‟s website
frequently for the date of commencement of downloading of on-line examination/interview call
letters. Candidates should note that the call letters will not be sent through any other mode.
2) In case of any difficulty in downloading the call letter, the candidate should contact the Help
Desk as mentioned in FAQs with regard to downloading the call letter.