Indian Overseas Bank, a leading Public Sector Bank with headquarters in Chennai having geographical presence all over India and abroad invites online applications from qualified candidates for recruitment against 20 Vacancies for Specialist Officers for the posts of Information Security and Information System Audit in MMG Scale II & MMG Scale III
Interested candidates who fulfil the eligibility c riteria may apply online from 21.07.2018 to 04.08.2018 by visiting our website www.iob.inNo other mode of application will be accepted.
Before applying, candidates are advised to read this advertisement carefully and ensure that they fulfill the stipulated eligibility criteria. They should note that Application Fee / Intimation charges once deposited will neither be refunded nor be adjusted against any other recruitment process. Candidates are advised to fill their particulars Online by themselves correctly.
A. DETAILS OF THE POSTS & RESERVATION
SC–Scheduled Caste,ST–Scheduled Tribe, OBC–Other Backward Classes, GEN–General, PC-Physically Challenged, VI–Visually Impaired, HI-Hearing Impaired, OC–Orthopedically Challenged,
MMGS II & III-Middle Management Grade Scale II & III.
Note: Since round the clock surveillance is required to protect against emerging cyber threats, all the 4 posts will involve working in shift basis, to ensure 24*7*365 operation.
a) As the reservation for Physically Challenged persons is on horizontal basis, the selected candidates will be placed in the appropriate category (viz. SC/ST/OBC/GENERAL) to which they belong.
b) The number of vacancies and the number of reserved vacancies is provisional and may vary according to actual requirements of the Bank.
c) It is clarified that it may not be possible to employ Physically Challenged candidates in all Offices/Branches of the Bank and in case of selection they have to work in the post identified by the Bank as suitable for them.
d) The selected candidates are liable to be posted, at the sole discretion of the Bank and as per its exigencies, at any of the Bank‟s Branches/Offices, anywhere in India.
B.ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA 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)
A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the Online Examination Interview conducted by the Bank, may be provisionally selected, but on final selection the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate issued by the Government of India, is produced.
Please note that the eligibility criteria specified herein are the basic criteria for applying for the post. Candidates must necessarily produce the relevant documents pertaining to category, nationality, age, educational qualifications etc.
in original along with a photocopy thereof in support of their identity and eligibility as indicated in the online application form. Please note that no change of category will be permitted at any stage after registration of the online application and the result will be processed considering the category which has been indicated in the online application, subject to guidelines of the Government of India in this regard.
Merely applying for / being shortlisted / appearing for the interview and/or subsequent processes do not imply that a candidate will necessarily be offered employment in the Bank. No request for considering the candidature under any category other than in which applied will be entertained.
ii.APPLICATIONS FROM SERVING EMPLOYEES:
Subject to fulfilling the other eligibility criteria, existing employees of Indian Overseas Bank may also apply through proper channel after obtaining No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the bank. 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.
iii.AGE, EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION & POST QUALIFICATION WORK EXPERIENCE(AS ON 01.07.2018)
All the eligibility criteria (Age, Educational Qualification and Post Qualification Work
Experience etc.) shall be computed as on
Relaxation in maximum age for SC/ST/OBC/PC/Ex-Servicemen will be as per extant Government Guidelines.The required minimum Age, Educational Qualification and Work Experience are as detailed below:
iv.RELAXATION IN UPPER AGE LIMIT
1. Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe Candidates – 5 years
2. Other Backward Classes Candidates- 3 years
3. Physically Challenged Category candidates- 10 years
4. Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir
State during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989- 5 years5. Persons affected by 1984 riots – 5 years
i) In case of a candidate who is eligible for relaxation under more than one of the above
categories, the age relaxation will be available on cumulative basis with any one of the
remaining categories for which age relaxation is permitted as mentioned above in Point 3
to 5 This cumulative age relaxation is available to SC/ST/OBC candidates.
ii. All persons eligible for age relaxation under S.No. 4 mentioned
above must produce the domicile certificate at the time of interview, from the District Magistrate in the Kashmir Division within whose jurisdiction he/ she had ordinarily resided or any other authority designated in this regard by the Govt. of Jammu & Kashmir, to the effect that the Candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the state of Jammu & Kashmir during 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989.
iii)Above relaxations are available only if the candidates fulfill the various conditions
prescribed in the Govt. of India orders and instructions in this regard. To claim age
relaxation, candidates should submit a copy of the necessary/requisite Certificate
(s) at the time of interview
iv) There is no reservation for Ex-servicemen in Officers‟ Cadre
v.PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED PERSONS (PC)
Definition of Categories of Disabilities:
a)An Orthopedically Challenged (OC) person is one suffering from Locomotor Disability or
Cerebral Palsy. Persons who suffer from not less than 40% of relevant disability (as certified
by a Medical Board appointed by the Central/ State Govt.) would be eligible for
reservation in services/ posts.
i)Locomotor Disability means disability of the bones, joints or muscles
leading to substantial restriction of the movement of the limbs or any form of cerebral palsy.
ii) Cerebral Palsy means a group of non progressive conditions of a person
characterized by abnormal motor control posture resulting from brain insult or
injuries occurring in the pre-natal, peri-natal, or infant period of development.
b)Deaf & Hearing Impaired (HI)
:The deaf are those persons in whom the sense of hearing is
non-functional for ordinary purposes of life i.e. total loss of hearing in both ears. They do
not hear, understand sounds at all even with amplified speech. Hearing impairment.
means loss of sixty decibels or more in the better ear in the conversational range of
c)Visually Impaired (VI)
: The visually impaired persons are those suffering
from blindness orlow vision.Blindness–refers to a condition where a person suffers from any of the following conditions:
(i) total absence of sight, (ii) Visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (Snellen) in the
better eye with correcting lenses, (iii) Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of
20 degree or worse.
Person with low vision–means a person with impairment of visual functioning even after
treatment or standard refractive correction, but who uses or is potentially capable of
using vision for the planning or execution of a task with appropriate assistive device.
Competent Authority for the issue of the certificate to SC / ST / OBC / PERSONS WITH
DISABILITIES is as under (as notified by GOI from time to time):For Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes / Other Backward Classes:
(i) District Magistrate /Additional District Magistrate / Collector / Deputy Commissioner / Additional DeputyCommissioner / Deputy Collector / First Class Stipendiary Magistrate / City Magistrate /
Sub-Divisional Magistrate (not below the rank of First Class Stipendiary Magistrate) / Taluk
Magistrate / Executive Magistrate / Extra Assistant Commissioner (ii) Chief Presidency
Magistrate/ Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency Magistrate (iii) Revenue
Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar (iv) Sub
divisional officer of the Area where the
candidate and or his family normally resides.
For Persons with Disabilities:
Authorised certifying authority will be the Medical Board at the
District level consisting of Chief Medical Officer, Sub
Divisional Medical Officer in the
District and an Orthopedic / Ophthalmic / ENT Surgeon.
Candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC, PWD categories have to submit certificates in
support of it at the time of interview.
C.EMOLUMENTS (As on 01.07.2018) AND RELEVANT POLICIESvi.
PAY SCALE, ALLOWANES AND PERQUISITIES Scale / Grade
Scale of Pay
MMGS II 31, 705–1,145 / 1 / 32,850 –1,310 / 10 – 45,950
MMGS III 42,020 – 1,310 / 5 / 48,570–1,460 / 2–51,490
DA, HRA, CCA etc.,will be as per rules in force from time to time.
vii.PROBATION PERIOD Candidates selected will be on probation
for a period of 2 years (active service) from the date of joining the Bank
Their confirmation in Bank‟s service will be as determined by the Bank
in terms of Officers‟ Service Regulation (OSR).
Candidates selected for appointment will be required to execute a Financial Service Indemnity Bond for 1,00,000 (Rupees One lac) for rendering service for a minimum period of 3 years.
Application Fee / Intimation Charges (Non–Refundable)
Category of Applicant Application Fee
1. SC/ST/PWD (Only Intimation charges) INR 100.00 (Rupees One Hundred Only)
2. For all others (Including OBC) INR 500.00 (Rupees Five Hundred Only)
Guidelines for scanning and Upload of Photograph & Signature
Before applying online a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/her
tograph and signature as per the specifications given below.
Photograph must be a recent passport style colour picture.
Make sure that the picture is in colour, taken against a light
coloured, preferably white,
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
If you wea
r 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)
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.
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 Hall Ticket and wherever necessary.
If the Applicant‟s signature on the answer script, at the time of t
he examination, does not
match the signature on the Hall Ticket, the applicant will be disqualified.
Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20KB
Scanning the photograph & signature:
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 abo
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 easi
ly 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 si
ze can be reduced below
50KB(photograph) & 20KB(signature) by using crop and then resize option (Please see
point (i) & (ii) above for the pixel size) in the „Image‟ menu.
Similar options are available in other photo editor also.
If the file size and forma
t 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 photograph and signature.
Procedure for Uploading the Photograph and Signature
Browse and Sel
ect the location where the Scanned Photograph / Signature file has been
Select the file and click on it
Photo and signature will be uploaded automatically once you submit the online
The following documents are to be
uploaded by the candidate, in addition to Photograph and
PROOF OF DOB*
Birth Certificate / SSC Certificate
PROOF OF PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION*
Graduation Certificate / PG Certificate
PROOF OF WORK EXPERIENCE*
Any document related to wo
PROOF OF CERTIFICATION, IF ANY
The documents indicated from S No (i) to (iii) are to be compulsorily uploaded. Document
specified in S No (iv) can be uploaded, if the candidate possesses the same. However, if a
candidate has more than one certification(s), the same must be scanned as a single set
and is to be uploaded.
Please ensure that the scan / image is clear and legible.
The size of each document should not exceed 200 kb.
Your Online Application will not be registered unless you uploa
d your photograph, signature and documents as specified.
(1) In case the face in the photograph or signature is unclear the candidate‟s application may be rejected.
(1) In case the uploaded documents are not legible the candidate‟s application may be
(2) After registering online,candidates are advised to take a printout of their system generated
online application forms.
LIST OF IDENTIFIED EXAMINATION CENTRES: