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Allahabad Bank invites ON LINE applications only from Indian Citizens for 990 vacancies in Clerical Cadre (Clerk cum Cashier) for different States. Candidates are required to apply ON-LINE through Bank’s website www.allahabadbank.in (where full advertisement & fee payment challan are available).  No other means/mode of application will be accepted.

Advt No. : RECT/ 02/2010-11         CLERICAL RECRUITMENT PROJECT – 2010-11

Allahabad Bank Clerical Recruitment 2010 – Important Dates

Opening date for on-line registration:21.12.2009

Closing date for on-line registration(for all applicants, including those from far flung areas):21.01.2010

Tentative date for written examination: 14.03.2010

Name of the post/no of vacancies:Clerk Cum Cashiers , Vacancies – 990, Age (As on 01.01.2010) – minimum 18 years maximum 28 years

No of vacancies is provisional and may vary according to the actual requirements of the Bank

Scale of Pay:    (likely to be revised shortly)  Rs.  4,410/- – Rs. 13,210/- 
     (DA, HRA, CCA etc. will be paid as per Bank’s rules in force from time to time depending upon   place of posting. Medical, LFC, Pension, PF, Gratuity etc will be admissible as per Bank’s rules.)

Eligibility Criteria :

Nationality / Citizenship :  A candidate must be either (i) a citizen of India, OR (ii) a subject of Nepal, OR (iii) 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, Ethopia 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 favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India. A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination/ interview conducted by the Bank but on final selection the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificates have been issued to him by the Government of India.

Minimum Educational Qualification (As on 01.01.2010):

For SC/ST/PC/ Ex-Servicemen Candidates

Pass with minimum 55% marks in aggregate in Higher Secondary examination / 10+2 of 10+2+3 pattern OR its equivalent from a recognized Board

Degree in any discipline or its equivalent from a recognized University.

For OBC/ General Candidates

Pass with minimum 60% marks in aggregate in Higher Secondary examination/ 10+2 of 10+2+3 pattern OR its equivalent from a recognized Board
Degree in any discipline or its equivalent from a recognized University

Common for all

a)Knowledge of Computers: Essential for all category of candidates (i) Proficiency in Wndows/MS Office, (ii) Certificate/Diploma in Computer Operations from NIIT, SSI, Aptech, MICE, STQC, CMC etc. OR O/A/B/C level certificate of DOEACC OR BCA OR Computer Science as one of the subjects covering MS word, Excel, Access etc. in Degree level.

(b)Candidates should be knowing to read, write and speak the language of the State/ UT for which vacancies are advertised and for which he/ she desires to apply.

  • All Educational Qualifications should be from a recognized Board/University/Institute. The Educational Qualifications prescribed for the posts are the minimum requirements for eligibility.
  • Candidates should ensure that he/she fulfills the eligibility criteria & other norms including being in possession of documents specified in this notification applying for any posts.

Selection Procedure

Selection will be made on the basis of performance in the written test and interview taken together. Merely satisfying the eligibility norm does not entitle a candidate to be called for written test or interview.

  1. The Written Test (Objective Tests + Descriptive Paper) will be as under:


I         Objective Tests consisting of (1) Test of Reasoning Ability, (2) Test of Numerical Ability, (3) Test of English Language, (4) Test of Clerical Aptitude, (5) Test of Computer knowledge.
Note : The questions in Objective tests except for the Test of English will be printed in bilingual i.e. English & Hindi. There will be negative marks for the wrong answers in the Objective Tests.
II        Descriptive Paper on English Comprehension (Qualifying Test)
Note :The questions in Descriptive Paper will be printed in English & is for the purpose to evaluate the understanding power of candidates in English comprehension only The candidates will have to answer the Descriptive Paper in English only.

III.Detailed information regarding the written test will be given in the information booklet which will be sent to the eligible candidates’ alongwith the Call Letter for the test.

IV.The candidates must pass in each of the objective tests and the Descriptive paper. The marks obtained in the Descriptive paper do not reckon in the aggregate for merit ranking. The passing marks in each of the test including the descriptive paper will be decided by the Bank on the basis of the performance of all the competing candidates taken together in each test to a minimum required level. Candidates are also required to score a minimum in aggregate to be considered for being called for interview.    

  1. Interview

(i)Depending upon the number of vacancies, candidates who pass in each objective test and rank sufficiently high on the basis of the aggregate marks in the written examination would only be called for Interview.

(ii)The candidates have to secure minimum passing marks in the Interview.

(iii)Final selection will be made on the basis of the aggregate marks obtained by the candidates in the written test & interview and will be strictly according to merit depending upon the number of vacancies.
(c) Probation : For Clerk cum Cashier          –              6 months

The candidate will remain initially on probation for a period of six months from the date of joining in the Bank’s service which may be extended at the Bank’s discretion. The confirmation to the permanent establishment of the bank will be considered as applicable in the terms of Bipartite Settlement provided the work,conduct,general ability are found to be of the standard required by the Bank.
5. Date of Written Test :          14.03.2010 (Sunday)
    Note :  The date of examination is tentative. Exact date will be communicated to the candidates through call letter. The Bank reserves the right to cancel or make any change in the date of examination, if need arises.


(i) Candidates are required to apply On-Line through website www.allahabadbank.in  No other means/ mode of application will be accepted

    1. Candidates are required to have a valid personal e-mail ID. It should be kept active during the currency of this recruitment project. Bank may send call letters for written test, interview etc. through the registered e-mail ID. Under no circumstances, he/she should share/mention e-mail ID to / of any other person.


    1. 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.
    1.  Applicants are first required to go to the Bank’s website www.allahabadbank.in and click on the Home Page open the link “Recruitment”


    1. Thereafter, open the Recruitment Notification entitled “CLERICAL  RECRUITMENT PROJECT-2010-11”.
    1. Take a Print of the ‘FEES PAYMENT CHALLAN’.


    1. Fill in the Fee Payment Challan in a clear and legible handwriting in BLOCK LETTERS.
    1.  Go to the nearest Allahabad Bank Branch with the Fee payment Challan and pay, in Cash, the appropriate Application Fee in CBS Account No.50022414573 with Kolkata Main Branch in the name & style of “ALLAHABAD BANK CLERICAL RECRUITMENT PROJECT-2010-11”. The details of fee to be paid is indicated below :


Category of Applicant Amount of Fees/Postage
SC/ST/Persons With Disability (PC)/Ex-Servicemen/ DISXS/ DXS Rs. 50/-
GEN/OBC   Rs.300/-
    • Obtain the Applicant’s Copy of Counterfoil of the Application Fee Payment Challan duly receipted by the Bank with (a) Branch Name & Code Number, (b) Journal/Scroll number, (c) Date of Deposit & amount filled by the Branch Official.
    • Candidates are now ready to Apply On-Line by re-visiting the Recruitment Link on the Bank’s website and choosing the option “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ON-LINE” to open up the On-Line Application Form.
    • Carefully fill in the details from the Fee Payment Challan in the On-Line Application Form at the appropriate places. Fill in all other required details therein and click on the “SUBMIT” button at the end of the On-Line Application Form.
    • Original counterfoil of the fee payment challan will have to be submitted with the Call Letter at the time of written test. Without counterfoil of the fee payment challan the candidate will not be allowed to appear in the written test. Candidates are advised to keep a photocopy of the fee payment challan for future use.
    • After applying on-line, take a print out of system generated on-line application form and retain it for future reference. Do not send this print out to the Bank
  • 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.
  • Call Letters for Written Examination:

    All eligible candidates will be issued call letters at the correspondence address given by the candidates in their application forms, which will be sent by ordinary post

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