PNB Recruitment 2012 - Specialist Officer Vacancies

About Punjab National Bank

Punjab National Bank was founded in 1894 and is currently the second largest state-owned commercial bank in India just behind State Punjab National Bank with about 5000 branches across 764 cities. Punjab National Bank is the third largest bank in India by assets. It serves over 38 million customers. The bank has been ranked 248th biggest bank in the world by the Bankers Almanac, London. PNB has a banking subsidiary in the UK, as well as branches in Dubai, Hong Kong and Kabul. PNB has the distinction of being the first Indian bank to have been started solely with Indian capital that has survived to the present. Punjab National Bank was ranked 26 in the Fortune India 500 ranking of 2011. PNB has had the privilege of maintaining accounts of national leaders such as Mahatma Gandhi, Jawahar Lal Nehru, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Indira Gandhi etc.

Specialist Officer Vacancies in Punjab National Bank

Candidates can now apply Online for 740 Specialist Officer Vacancies in PNB. Bank has issued notification against recruitment of 740 Specialist Officer Vacancies in Scale- I, II and III. Indian citizens who have taken the Common Written Examination for Specialist Officer conducted by IBPS in 2011-12 and have a valid Score card are only eligible to apply (for Officer IT and HRD & Hindi Officer posts). Eligible candidates may apply online on or before 17th August 2012.

PNB Vacancy Details

Total Number of Vacancies: 740
Names of Posts:
  • 1. Senior Manager (Law) – 01 vacancy
  • 2. Manager (Credit) – 600 vacancies
  • 3. Manager (Security) – 18 vacancies
  • 4. Officer (Librarian) – 01 vacancy
  • 5. Fire Officers – 11 vacancies
  • 6. Officer (Printing Technologist) – 01 vacancy
  • 7. Officer (Data Analyst) – 02 vacancies
  • 8. Officer (IT) – 35 vacancies
  • 9. Officer (HRD) – 20 vacancies
  • 10. Hindi Officers – 51 vacancies

Age Limit

Candidates’ age should be between 21 yrs & 30 yrs for posts 1, 2, 6 and 10, between 21 yrs & 28 yrs for posts 4, 7, 8 and 9, between 25 years & 40 years for post 5 & below 32 years for post 3. Cutoff date for determining age limit would be 01st September 2012. (Age relaxations will be extended as per Govt. rules).

Educational Qualification

Candidates need to possess LLB/CA/ICWA/MBA/PGDM/Degree/Diploma/PG Degree/BE/B Tech/MCA as per the post applied for. For more details, refer to the notification. Candidates to become eligible for Posts Officer IT & HRD and Hindi Officer, must score in IBPS more than the minimum Total Weighted Standard Score (TWSS) as per the details given in the tabular form in the notification, post wise and category wise.

Application Fee Details

Candidates must download the Cash Voucher from PNB official website and make the payment at any of the PNB branches. Amount of fee would be Rs. 400/- for General, EXSM and OBC candidates and Rs. 50/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates for posts 1 to 7 and Rs. 100/- for General/EXSM/OBC candidates and Rs. 20/- SC/ST/PWD candidates need to pay for posts 8 to 10.

Selection Process

Selections would be made on basis of performance in Written Test and Interview for posts 1 to 7, IBPS Score and Interview for Posts 8 and 9 & IBPS Score and/or Interview and Group Discussion for Hindi Officer Post.

How to Apply

Eligible candidates need to apply only through Online mode from PNB website on or before 17-08-2012. After submission of application candidates can take a printout of the system generated on-line application form to be submitted at the time of the interview. The registration number and password generated should also be retained for future reference.

Instructions for Online Application:
1. Log on to Bank’s website to apply for the post online and select the ‘Recruitment’ link.
2. Select the appropriate link for downloading Cash Voucher for making payment.
3. Take print of Cash Voucher and make the payment at any of the PNB braches.
4. Revisit the Bank’s website using the same website address mentioned above and this time select Click to Apply Online link.
5. Select the Apply Online link for online registration, fill all marked details carefully and check once for accuracy before submission.
6. Upload previously scanned photograph and signature at the places provided and click on ‘Submit’ button.
7. Take print of Application Form and retain it along with the cash voucher for submission at the time of Interview (if asked for).

Important Dates

Dates for Availability of Cash Voucher: from 01st August to 17th August 2012
Starting Date for Online Registration: 01st August
Date of Closure: 17th August 2012
Tentative Date of Written Examination: 14th October 2012
Date for Downloading Call Letters for Written Test: 01st October 2012

Important Links

For more details like vacancy distribution, CWE Category- Wise Cut-Off marks, pay scale, reservations, call letter details, interview details, other requirements and other instructions, click on the link given below.