SPECIAL RECRUITMENT DRIVE for SC, ST, OBC & PWD
PLEASE READ THE COMPLETE ADVERTISEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE
MAKING PAYMENT OF FEES AND SUBMITTING THE ONLINE APPLICATION
IDBI Bank Ltd., a banking company under the Companies Act 1956, having
majority share holding by Government of India, is a leading provider of complete range of
retail and corporate banking services to its clients.
Recruitments in IDBI Bank are strictly through open competition and IDBI Bank
Ltd. has not hired the services of any agency or individual to recruit personnel on its behalf
or collect any money/commission/charges for training, etc.
IDBI Bank R e c r u i t m e n t Ltd. invites applications to fill up the backlog vacancies
mentioned below from Indian citizens belonging to Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe
(ST), Other Backward Class (OBC) – Non creamy layer and Persons With Disabilities (PWD)
at the Bank's offices in India.
Name of the Post
Assistant Manager -
Manager - Grade 'B'
Assistant General Manager -
The number of posts mentioned above are backlog vacancies in each category. The Bank
reserves the right to draw a waitlist and consider waitlisted candidate(s) for future
requirements. Offer letters may be issued in phases.
A candidate (irrespective of the post applied for) must be either (i) citizen of India or (ii)
subjects of Nepal and Bhutan or (iii) Tibetan refugees (who came over to India before 1st
January 1962) or (iv) persons of Indian origin who have migrated from Myanmar and Sri
Lanka with the intention of permanently settling in India and in whose favour, the Eligibility
Certificates have been issued by Government of India. A candidate, in whose case, a certificate
of eligibility as above is necessary may be admitted IDBI Bank R e c r u i t m e n t to the
selection process conducted by the Bank, without the same, but on final selection, the offer
of appointment may be given only after the Government of India has issued the necessary
eligibility certificate to him / her.
(B) Educational qualifications & Work experiences (As on September 1, 2010, i.e. upto
and inclusive of August 31, 2010)
Assistant Manager -
Graduate from a recognized
University with 55% marks
in aggregate*. (60% marks
in aggregate* for OBC and
Manager - Grade ’B’
Graduate from a recognized
Minimum 4 years full time direct
experience as an Officer with a
R e c r u i t m e n t
Commercial Bank. **
Qualifications such as CA,
om a A,
Minimum 8 years full time direct
experience as an Officer with a
Qualifications such as CA,
Commercial Bank. **
ICWA, CFA, MBA, CAIIB
would be preferred.
* The percentage of marks shall be arrived at by adding the actual marks obtained by the
candidates in all the subjects, for which, the candidates appeared
additional, language, subsidiary, honours, etc.) in all the semester/year(s) and dividing the same
by the total of maximum marks in all the IDBI subjects as indicated above. The percentage of
marks in fraction will not be rounded off to next higher digit (i.e., 59.99% will be treated as
60% and 54.99% will be treated as less than 55%).
* Candidates from Universities/Institutes awarding degrees based on rating/grades other than
numerical marks (i.e. CGPA / GPA / any other form), please note that if the equivalent aggregate
percentage of marks is not mentioned in the mark sheet/certificate, candidates are required to get
a letter from the head of the Institute/Controller of Examination of the University, stating clearly,
the methodology of conversion of the IDBI Bank R e c r u i t m e n t grades into percentage
(conversion formula) and the numerical marks equivalent to their rating /grades.
** Experience through an outsourcing vendor, service provider, KPO/BPO or IT support
services provider for any of the entities listed IDBI for the posts of Manager and
Assistant General Manager will not be considered.
Proficiency in computers is essential for all the posts mentioned above.
(C) Age (As on September 1, 2010, i.e. upto and inclusive of August 31, 2010)
Assistant Manager - Grade ‘A’
31 years for OBC candidates, 33 years for SC/ST
candidates, 38 years for PWD (General candidates),
41 for PWD (OBC candidates) and 43 years for
PWD (SC/ST candidates).
Manager - Grade ’B’
35 years for OBC candidates and 37 years for SC/ST
Assistant General Manager -
40 years for OBC candidates and 42 years for SC/ST
(a) Candidates must have a minimum age of 18 years as on the cut off date mentioned
(b) Age relaxation as per Government IDBI of India guidelines will be extended to (i)
Ex- employees of banking institutions, whose services had to be terminated for
economy or as a result of IDBI Bank R e c r u i t m e n t going into liquidation and
personnel retrenched from Government Offices after at least one year's service and
applying through Employment Exchanges (ii) Ex-Servicemen (including Emergency
Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers) provided applicants
had rendered at least five years of continuous Military Service and had been
released on completion of assignment (including those, whose assignment is due to
be completed within one year) other than by way of dismissal or discharge on
account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability or release
on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service or on invalidment,
(iii) Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers, who
had completed their initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service but
whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the
Ministry of Defence issues a IDBI Bank R e c r u i t m e n t certificate stating that they
would be released on selection by the Bank within three months from the date of
receipt of offer of appointment from the Bank (iv) Candidates, who had ordinarily been
domiciled in Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu and Kashmir between 1st
January, 1980 and 31st December, 1989 and (v) For the Children/family members of
those, who died in the 1984 riots.
(c) Cumulative age relaxation will not be available either under the above items or in
combination with other items. IDBI An ex-serviceman, who has once
joined a government job on the civil side (as an civilian) after availing of the
benefits given to him as an ex-serviceman for his re-employment, including a
job in a Public Sector Bank ceases to enjoy ex-serviceman status for further
Non-refundable application fees & postage charges and payment procedure
` 75/- (Rupees Seventy five only) towards postage charges is payable by SC/ST/PWD
candidates and `400/- (Rupees Four hundred only) by OBC candidates towards application fee &
postage charges. Candidates are required to make payment of the said fees/charges in cash at any
of the branches of IDBI Bank Ltd. (IDBI) or State Bank of India (SBI). Proforma of the challan
to be used for payment through IDBI/SBI are displayed on the IDBI Bank R e c r u i t m e n t
website . Candidates may download the challans and approach the branches of the
respective bank for making payments. Please note that the challans will not be available in
any of the branches of the banks and the candidate has to download the same from the
Bank's website. (Click here for the challan).
While the candidates paying the above fee & charges through IDBI Bank will be required
to pay only the stipulated fee of `75/- or `400/- as stated above, the candidates paying the fee
through SBI will have to pay an additional amount of `50/- towards service charge to SBI.
On payment of the requisite fees/charges, the concerned branch of IDBI/SBI will
generate a unique 14/10 digit code number respectively, which will be recorded on the
counterfoil of the challan. The counterfoils of the challan (both the candidate’s copy and the
Bank's copy) duly stamped will be returned to the candidate as proof of receipt of the fees.
The candidates, who have made the payment of fees as above, may thereafter, apply
online as indicated in Para VI of this advertisement. The candidates will be required to enter the
14/10 digit unique number in the online application to enable them to submit their application.
The payment of fees & charges will be accepted only during the banking hours at the
respective bank’s branches as under:
Opening date for receipt of
Closing date for receipt of
application fees & charges
application fees & charges
For all the posts
September 29, 2010
October 17, 2010
The dates for payment of fees will be the same even for candidates applying from far-
flung areas. No other mode of payment of application fee will be acceptable. Fees once paid will
not be refunded.
In case the IDBI Bank R e c r u i t m e n t extends the last date of submission of online
application due to technical reasons, the period during which, the fees will have to be paid will
not undergo any change and will remain the same as mentioned above.
Selection process for all the posts
The selection process for all the posts will comprise a Written Test (WT) and candidates,
who are successful in the WT will be called for a Personal Interview (PI).
The WT will comprise of Objective Type Questions having four components, viz. (a)
Test of Reasoning, (b) Test of English Language, (c) Test of Quantitative Aptitude and (d)
Test of General & Financial Awareness. Question papers for the written test, except the paper
on 'Test of English Language', will be set in Hindi and English. The number of candidates to be
called for interview will be at the discretion of the Bank. Candidates have the option to answer
the questions during interview in Hindi or English at their option. Candidates qualifying both in
the written test and interview shall be considered for final short listing for pre-recruitment
medical examination. IDBI The final selection / offer of employment will be based on
candidate’s marks in the WT and PI, being found medically fit and subject to fulfillment of
other eligibility criteria with regard to age, educational qualification and work experience and
submission of all necessary documents as proof to that effect.
The WT and PI for Assistant Manager will be held at the following 16 centres, i.e.
Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad,
Jaipur, Kanpur, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi, Patna and Shimla.
The Written Test and Personal Interview for Manager and Assistant General
Manager will be held at the following 5 centers i.e. Chennai, Guwahati, Kolkata, Mumbai and
The WT will be held on November 14, 2010 for all the posts.
Candidates may select any one center from the above-mentioned centers and indicate the
preferred center for the WT and PI in his/her application. The centres, once selected will be
final. Request for change of IDBI Bank R e c r u i t m e n t Center will not be entertained
under any circumstances. The Bank, however, reserves the right to add/change/cancel
any of the centers for WT and PI depending on the response/ number of applications/
number of shortlisted applications for a particular center.
Modification/change in the date of the WT/PI and/or cancellation of centre, if any
will be notified through an advertisement and displayed on the website of the Bank.
Candidates will be intimated regarding the time, date and address of the venue of the WT
and PI through online call letters and details of the same will be displayed on the Bank's website.
Please note that hardcopy of the call letter will not be issued. The candidates are advised to
visit the Bank's website to download the online call letter for WT in the month of November
2010 and for PI in the month of December 2010 by entering their registration number and
password. No separate communication by post will be issued to the candidates. In view of
providing online Call letters for WT and PI, no duplicate Call Letter will be issued to any
candidate. No correspondence will be entertained with the ineligible candidates.
Bank reserves the right to decide on schedule of PI as per its convenience.
Candidates should carry the print of online Call Letter, application form, counterfoil of challan
for payment of fees (candidate's copy) and all supporting documents (proof in respect of age,
education, experience and caste) in original along with a copy of same at the time of interview.
Please note that actual scrutiny of the facts declared by the candidate in the application
form will be done only on the day of the interview. Candidates not qualifying the eligibility
criteria, or failing to produce any required IDBI Bank R e c r u i t m e n t document on the
day of the interview will not be allowed to attend the interview and his candidature will
stand cancelled. Only candidates found prima-facie eligible will be allowed to attend the
Other instructions, if any, in this regard will also be displayed on the Bank's website.
Candidates are, therefore, advised to visit the Bank's website at regular intervals.
All candidates shortlisted in PI will be referred for pre-recruitment medical examination
on same day/ next day. Reference IDBI for medical examination does not imply final selection,
which may please be noted. The final selection/ offer of employment will be made based on
candidate’s marks in the PI, being found medically fit and subject to fulfillment of all other
eligibility criteria with regard to age, qualification and experience as stipulated in the
Pre-Recruitment Training (PRT) for SC/ST candidates (all posts)
In compliance with Government Guidelines, Bank will arrange a free non-residential
pre-recruitment training for 6 consecutive working days (November 8 to 13, 2010) prior to the
date of WT for SC/ST candidates, IDBI who opt for the same at the time of submission of
online application. The PRT for candidates applying for the post of Assistant Manger will be
conducted at the 16 centres, viz. Ahmedabad, Kanpur, Patna, Shimla, Chandigarh, New
Delhi, Jaipur, Bhopal, Guwahati, Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore,
Kochi and Chennai. The PRT for candidates applying for the post of Manger and Assistant
General Manager will be conducted at the 5 centres, viz. Chennai, Guwahati, Kolkata, Mumbai
and New Delhi. The IDBI Bank R e c r u i t m e n t reserves the right to add or delete the
centers of pre-recruitment training depending on the response. Candidates, who desire to
avail of such training, may indicate the same at the appropriate place in the application
form. The candidates will have to make their own arrangements for travel, stay and meet
all expenses for the PRT. Please note that PRT will not confer on the candidate any right of
recruitment in the Bank.
Details regarding the time, date and address of the venue of the PRT for the interested
eligible candidates will be put on the Bank's website. Provision will be made to issue online Call
Letters for PRT also. Other instructions, if any, in this regard will also be displayed on the
website. Candidates are, therefore, advised to visit the Bank's website at regular intervals for
updates during last week of October /first week of November, 2010.
Pay, allowances, perquisites and terms of appointment
The present pay scales for each of the advertised posts are as under:
Scale of pay
`14400-1000(19)-33400-1250(6)-40900 (26 years).
`19000-1000(17)-36000-1250(6)-43500 (24 years).
47400 (20 years).
In addition to the pay, the selected candidates will be eligible for allowances, perquisites
and benefits as applicable to the Grade as per Bank's rules, prevalent at the time of joining.
Appointment for the posts of Assistant Manager, Manager and Assistant General
Manager will be on probation for a period of 1 year from the date of joining and can be extended
at the discretion of the IDBI Bank R e c r u i t m e n t . Candidates will be posted at the Bank's
discretion, to any of the branches of the Bank or departments/ offices/ business units/ Bank's
associate institutions. The candidate will also be liable to be transferred to any place
in/outside India, as the Bank may decide from time to time in terms of Bank's prevailing rules
How to apply for all posts
Applications shall be submitted only by the on-line mode through the IDBI website
after carefully going through all the instructions contained in this advertisement and Online
Application Form. No other means/mode of application form will be accepted.
On submission of the online application, the candidate will receive a registration number
and password, which he/she needs to retain for use in future.
Important dates for all posts are as under :
For all posts
Gateway for Payment of fees
September 29, 2010
October 17, 2010
October 1, 2010
October 18, 2010
Candidates applying for all the post, after submission of the online application form shall
take a print of system-generated hard copy of the application form and preserve the same
for submission at the time of interview, IDBI along with the counterfoil of the challan for
payment of fees and the documents required in support of the eligibility criteria as detailed
(1) Age: 10th and 12th standard mark sheet / school leaving certificate / birth certificate.
(2) Educational Qualifications:
i. Graduation - all semester wise / year wise individual mark sheets.
ii. All mark sheets pertaining to improvement in the marks [i.e. if the candidate has
made more than one attempt IDBI Bank R e c r u i t m e n t to obtain pass/improve
marks of any subject in any of the semester(s) or year(s)]
iii. Degree/provisional pass certificate.
iv. If Post Graduate qualification is declared in the application form, the mark sheet
and degree/provisional certificate of the same
(3) Work Experience: If declared in the application form, please bring the documents as
mentioned in clause – (e).2 below.
(4) Caste Certificate: If declared, certificate in proforma as explained below in clause VII (l).
(5) PWD Certificate: If declared, certificate in proforma as explained below in clause VII (l)
Inability to produce any of the above mentioned documents (both original and attested copy)
at the time of interview will render the candidate ineligible for the selection.
The candidates shall submit the following documents (both original and attested copy)
along with the filled in & duly signed printout of system generated application form on
the day of the interview:
1. Copies of certificates pertaining to age, educational qualifications and work
Attested photocopies of the IDBI Bank R e c r u i t m e n t
Provisional/Degree certificate of the educational qualification.
2. Copies of experience Certificate from the past and current employers or Offer Letters,
Relieving Letters, Pay/Salary Slips clearly indicating the date of joining and date of
relieving for each of the past/previous employer(s).
certificate/testimonials produced by the candidate should indicate the date of joining
and relieving, designation at the IDBI time of joining, date of promotion with
designation, if any.
3. Copy of Caste/Tribe/Class Certificate for SC/ST/OBC category candidates as detailed
below in clause VII (l) of the advertisement.
4. Copy of Medical Certificate issued by the Competent Authority in case of PWD
5. Candidates (other than SC/ST/OBC/PWD) seeking age relaxation under any other
clause must attach a copy of the certificate/documentary evidence issued by the
6. The counterfoil of the challan IDBI (Bank's copy) as proof that the requisite fee
amount has been deposited.
(Please read carefully before filling up the online application form)
The cut-off date for reckoning the maximum and minimum age, educational qualification
and work experience will be as on September 1, 2010, i.e. upto and inclusive of August 31,
2010 for all the posts.
(b) Candidates may apply for only one post. Candidature of the applicant is liable to be
cancelled if it is found that they have applied for multiple posts.
(c) In respect of vacancies for Manager and AGM, the IDBI Bank R e c r u i t m e n t reserves the
right to make an offer for a lower grade post based on the performance in the interview, even
though the candidate has applied for and fulfills the eligibility criteria for the higher-grade post.
If the application form does not indicate the post applied for, the application will be
rejected irrespective of fulfilling the eligibility criteria. No correspondence in this regard will be
entertained by the Bank.
Before submitting the online application form, the candidate must ensure that they fulfill
all the eligibility criteria with respect to age, educational qualifications and work experience as
stated in paragraph 1 of this advertisement. If the candidates are not eligible, their candidature
will be cancelled at any stage of the recruitment. If the candidate qualifies in the selection
process and subsequently, it is found that he/she does not fulfill the eligibility criteria, his/her
candidature will be cancelled and if appointed, services will be terminated without any notice or
(f) Before registering their applications on the website, candidates shall possess a valid email-id
for filling the application. In case the candidate does not have a valid e-mail-id, he/she can create
a new email-id. This e-mail-id shall be valid for the duration of the recruitment.
Application shall be filled only in English. However, option for use of Hindi will be
available at the time of the Selection Process.
Candidates will not be allowed for the WT if they fail to carry the online call letter.
Candidates will not be allowed to attend the PI if they fail to carry the online call letter, online
application form duly signed and all IDBI Bank R e c r u i t m e n t originals and attested
copies of testimonials as detailed above. Illegible or mutilated testimonials will be rejected
forthwith and the candidates will not be allowed for the PI. Applications containing
incorrect/misleading information will lead to the candidate being disqualified, as and
when detected, irrespective of the stage of selection process and will also lead to
dismissal from the services of the IDBI Bank, on its detection anytime after
appointment. The Bank will not entertain any correspondence from these candidates.
A recent passport size colour photograph (without dark glasses) shall be firmly pasted on
the system generated print out of the application form and the call letters for WT and PI, at the
prescribed place and be signed across by the candidate. Sufficient copies of the same photograph
shall be retained for use at time of interview. Candidates are advised not to change their
appearance till the entire IDBI Bank R e c r u i t m e n t process is over. Failure to produce the
same photograph at the time of PI may lead to disqualification. Candidates are also advised
not to change their signature at any point of time during and after the recruitment process.
Employees of IDBI Bank Ltd. applying for any of the advertised posts would be
governed by the Bank's extant circulars/notifications on the subject.
External candidates, who become employees of the Bank at a date later than the date of
this advertisement, would also be governed by the Bank's extant circulars/notifications on the
All candidates belonging to ST/SC/OBC/PWD category shall produce at the time of
interview, attested copy of the caste certificate in the prescribed ‘Central Government’ format
from the Competent Authority empowered to issue such certificate along with originals for
verification. OBC certificate shall be of a recent date with suitable mention about creamy layer.
(OBC candidates with certificate having the "Non-Creamy Layer Clause" only will be eligible
for reservation as per Government of India guidelines if the caste certificate caste appears in the
Central List). The candidate's appointment will remain provisional subject to caste/tribe
certificates being verified through proper channel and verification of testimonials. The
candidate's services will be liable to be terminated forthwith without assigning any reason in case
the above verification reveals that his/her claim for belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD category and
other testimonials is false. The Bank also reserves its right to take such further action against the
candidate, as it may deem proper, for production of such false caste certificate.
(Click here for the proforma of caste certificate for SC/ST & OBC and certificate for PWD)
The minimum disability in case of PWD candidates is moderate, i.e. 40%. Sub-category
of disability, i.e. visually handicapped (VH), hearing handicapped (HH) and orthopaedically
handicapped (OH) may also be indicated. The PWD candidates shall possess a latest Certificate
to this effect issued by the Board/countersigned by the Medical Superintendent/Chief Medical
Officer/Head of Hospital of Government.
SC and ST candidates eligible for the personal interview will be reimbursed, on
production of tickets, the to and fro actual single Second Class railway fare by the shortest route
from the place of their residence to the place of interview. This concession will not be
admissible to SC/ST candidates who are already in service in Central/State
Government/Corporations/ Public Undertakings/ Local Government/ Institutes and
Candidates already in service of Government/Quasi Government Organizations and
Public Sector Banks/Undertakings will have to produce a 'No Objection Certificate' from their
employer, at the time of interview. IDBI Before appointment in the IDBI Bank
R e c r u i t m e n t , a proper discharge certificate/Release Order from the employer will have to be
(p) The Bank reserves the right to modify/amend/reverse/cancel any or all of the provisions of
the recruitment process, without assigning any reason thereof.
The IDBI Bank R e c r u i t m e n t may at its discretion, hold re-written test/re-interview,
wherever necessary in respect of a center/venue/specific candidate(s) and/or all centers/all
The Bank reserves the right to raise/modify the eligibility criteria pertaining to educational
qualification (including percentage of marks secured at Graduation) and/or work experience.
Depending upon the requirement, IDBI reserves the right to cancel/ restrict/ curtail/enlarge the
recruitment process, if need so arises, without any further notice and without assigning any reason
The Bank shall not furnish the mark-sheet of selection process to candidates.
Canvassing in any form will be a disqualification.
No correspondence will be entertained from any ineligible and non selected candidates.
In all matters regarding eligibility, the selection process, the stages at which, the scrutiny
of eligibility is to be undertaken, documents to be produced for the selection process, assessment,
prescribing minimum qualifying standards in the selection process, number of vacancies,
communication of result, etc., the Bank's decision shall be final and binding on the candidates
and no correspondence shall be entertained in this regard.
Your candidature/appointment is also liable to be cancelled/ terminated forthwith without
any notice or compensation in lieu of notice, if any declaration / statement / information
furnished by you is found to be false or untrue or if any material information if found to be
suppressed, or concealed by you.
Appointment of the candidate in the IDBI will also be subject to Medical fitness,
satisfactory reference checks, verification of documents, etc.
Selected candidates, at the time of joining, will have to execute a service bond for a
period of 2 years with the maximum IDBI Bank R e c r u i t m e n t liability of an amount
equivalent to the starting basic pay of the respective post for 12 months for all the post
Any resultant dispute arising out of this advertisement and the selection process shall be
subject to the sole jurisdiction of the Courts situated in Mumbai only.