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Engagement of Apprentices under Apprentices Act, 1961 for F.Y 2023-24.
Number of Vacancies 390
Opening Date for On-line Registration 29-08-2023
Closing Date for On-line Registration 12-09-2023
DATE OF ONLINE EXAMINATION To be communicated separately.

Jammu & Kashmir Bank Ltd. invites online applications for engagement of Apprentices under 
Apprentices Act-1961 (amended from time to time). Selected candidates will be engaged in 
branches/offices in the respective districts at the discretion of the Bank..
S.No. Eligibility
Criterion Description
01. Qualification
 Candidates must hold a Bachelors degree in any of disciplines of any of
the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature
in India or other educational institutions established by an Act of the
Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under section 3 of
the UGC Act, 1956. Result should be declared by or before last date of
 The apprentice should be proficient in local language (reading, writing,
speaking and understanding) of the respective region/area. Preference
shall be given to domiciles of the respective regions/areas.
02. Age (as on
Minimum 20 years and Maximum 28 years. However, relaxation in upper age
limit for categories like SC/ST/OBC/PwBD etc. as per Government guidelines
shall be applicable.
03. Duration of
Training One (01) year.
04. Stipend
The apprentices are eligible for stipend of Rs. (7500/- + 1500/-) per month for
the engagement period of one (01) year. Apprentices are not eligible for any
other allowances/benefits.
05. Trainee Hours The apprentice shall be imparted On-the Job Training during normal working
hours, as applicable to the clerical staff.
06. Other Terms &

 The Candidate should not have undergone Apprenticeship with any
organization earlier or pursuing the Apprenticeship Training as per the
Apprentices Act 1961 as amended from time to time or terminated in
between the course of Apprenticeship training due to the fault of
candidate himself.
 Candidates who have already undergone apprenticeship training or have
job experience after completion of educational qualifications shall not be
eligible for being engaged as apprentice.
 The apprentice shall have no right to claim employment in Bank after
completion of the training.
 Bank does not have any obligation to offer regular employment to
apprentice during or after completion of apprenticeship period.
 Candidates shall be relieved immediately after completion of one (01)
year apprenticeship period.
 Every apprentice undergoing apprenticeship training in Bank shall be a
trainee and not a worker and as such the provisions of any law with
respect to labor shall not apply to or in relation to such apprentice.
 If the Apprentice wants to leave the Apprenticeship training during the
Contract period, he/she shall be allowed to leave only at the end of that
particular quarter.
 In case the Apprentice dropout/absconds, he/she will be liable to refund
the stipend drawn for that quarter.
 All other terms and conditions of Apprenticeship not expressly mentioned
in the notification shall be as prescribed under the Apprentices Act 1961
and Apprenticeship Rules 1992 as amended from time to time.
 Candidate has to apply for only one District/Area. In case a candidate
registers for more than one District/Area, his/her latest application will
be considered.
i. The number of vacancies are tentative and may vary / increase / decrease according to actual
requirement of the Bank, subject to availability of suitable candidates. The candidates belonging
to reserved category for which no reservation has been announced are free to apply for
vacancies announced for unreserved categories. However, they must fulfil all the eligibility
criteria of unreserved category. The selected candidates will be imparted training region/district-
wise where he/ she is selected, depending upon the requirement of the Bank.
ii. Before applying, candidates are requested to ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria for the
training as on the date of eligibility.
iii. The process of registration is complete only when fee is deposited through online mode at the
time of filling of application form for apprenticeship. Candidates are advised to check Bank's
website regularly for details and updates. No separate intimation/advertisement etc. will be sent
to candidate/apprentice in case of any change / update.
iv. "Vacancies reserved for OBC category are available only to the 'non-creamy layer OBC
candidates. Creamy layer OBC candidates should indicate their category as 'General". Vacancies
for PCP / PwBD category candidates are reserved horizontally.
v. Reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) in engagement is governed by Office
Memorandum No. 36039/1/2019-Estt (Res) dated 31.01.2019 of Department of Personnel &
Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievance & Pensions, Government of India. Benefit of
reservation under EWS category can be availed upon production of an 'Income and Asset
Certificate' issued by a Competent Authority on the format prescribed by Government of India.
vi. Candidates seeking age relaxation will be required to submit necessary certificate(s) in original
along with photo-copies as and when required and at any subsequent stage of the
apprenticeship. Please note that change of category will not be permitted at any stage after
registration of online application.
vii. The date of passing of examination will be the date appearing on the mark sheet or provisional
certificate issued by the Board / University / Institute.
4% horizontal reservation has been provided to Persons with Benchmark Disabilities as per section
34 of "Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”. The post is identified suitable for the Persons
with undernoted categories of disabilities as defined in the Schedule of RPWBD Act 2016. The
Authorized Certifying Authority will be the Medical Board at the District Level.
A. "OC" category:-
A person's inability to execute distinctive activities associated with movement of self and
objects resulting from affliction of musculoskeletal or nervous system or both, including
Cerebral Palsy. Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Muscular Dystrophy and Acid Attack Victims.
Orthopedically challenged persons are covered under locomotor disability with following bench
a. "Leprosy cured person" means a person who has been cured of leprosy but is suffering from:
i. Loss of sensation in hands or feet as well as loss of sensation and paresis in the eye
and eye-lid but with no manifest deformity;
ii. Manifest deformity and paresis but having sufficient mobility in their hands and feet
to enable them to engage in normal economic activity;
iii. Extreme physical deformity as well as advanced age which prevents him/her from
undertaking any gainful occupation, and the expression "leprosy cured" shall be
construed accordingly;
b. "Cerebral palsy" means a Group of non-progressive neurological conditions affecting body
movements and muscle coordination, caused by damage to one or more specific areas of the
brain, usually occurring before, during or shortly after birth;
c. "Dwarfism" means a medical or genetic condition resulting in an adult height of 4 feet 10
inches (147 centimeters) or less;
d. "Muscular dystrophy" means a group of hereditary genetic muscle disease that weakens the
muscles that move the human body and persons with multiple dystrophy have incorrect and
missing information in their genes, which prevents them from making the proteins they
need for healthy muscles. It is characterized by progressive skeletal muscle weakness,
defects in muscle proteins, and the death of muscle cells and tissue;
e. "Acid attack victims" means a person disfigured due to violent assaults by throwing of acid or
similar corrosive substance.
B. Visual Impairment ("VI" Category): Only those Visually Impaired (VI) persons who suffer from
any one of the following conditions, after best correction, are eligible to apply.
a. Blindness:
i. Total absence of sight; OR
ii. Visual acuity less than 3/60 or less than 10/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with
best possible correction; OR
iii. Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of less than 10 degree. OR
b. Low Vision:
i. Visual acuity not exceeding 6/18 or less than 20/60 upto 3/60 or upto 10/200
(Snellen) in the better eye with best possible corrections; OR
ii. Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of less than 40 degree up to
10 degree.
C. Hearing Impaired ("HI" Category):
a. Deaf: means person having 70 DB hearing loss in speech frequencies in both ears.
b. Hard of Hearing: means person having 60 DB to 70 DB hearing loss in speech
frequencies in both ears.
D. "ID" Category: Only those persons, who suffer from any one of the following types of
disabilities, are eligible to apply under this category:
E. Intellectual disability.
a. Autism Spectrum disorder (ASD) means a neuro-developmental condition typically
appearing in the first three years of life that significantly affects a person's ability to
communicate, understand relationships and relate to others, and is frequently
associated with unusual or stereotypical rituals or behaviours.
b. "Specific Learning Disability” (SLD) means a heterogeneous group of conditions wherein
there is a deficit in processing language, spoken or written, that may manifest itself as a
difficulty to comprehend, speak, read, write, spell, or to do mathematical calculations
and includes such conditions as perceptual disabilities, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia,
dyspraxia and developmental aphasia.
c. "Mental Illness" (MI) means a substantial disorder of thinking, mood, perception,
orientation or memory that grossly impairs judgment, behavior, capacity to recognize
reality or ability to meet the ordinary demands of life, but does not include retardation
which is a condition of arrested or incomplete development of mind of a person,
specially characterized by sub normality of intelligence
d. "Multiple Disabilities" means multiple disabilities amongst clause "A", "B": "C" D (1)”.

Online Written Test (objective type):
1. The engagement of Apprentices shall be based on the merit obtained in the online
examination. The pattern of the online examination is as follows:
S.No. Test Type No. of
Marks Duration
Awareness 25 25 15 minutes
2. General English 25 25 15 minutes
3. Quantitative Aptitude 25 25 15 minutes
Reasoning Ability &
Computer Aptitude 25 25 15 minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour
2. There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each
question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth
(1/4th) 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.
3. Merit List will be drawn district / region wise and category wise.
4. Candidates qualified in the test will be placed according to their aggregate marks
in descending order in respective districts / regions and Categories.
5. In case more than one candidate scores same marks in the Merit List, such
candidate will be ranked in the merit list according to their age in descending
6. Online examination will be conducted only in English language.
Bank reserve the right to conduct any other test or follow any other selection criteria at
its discretion..
Wait List Waiting list will be 5% of notified vacancies & shall be valid up to 6 months or till the
end of the financial year from the date of issuance of selection notification, whichever
is later.
Contract of
 Candidates who have already registered themselves on the apprenticeship portal &
found suitable for engagement on the basis of merit list shall be offered engagement
digitally/Email by the Bank through the apprenticeship portal.
 Candidates receiving the offer of apprenticeship online from the Bank need to accept it
on the portal within a stipulated time/date.
 The apprenticeship training shall be deemed to have commenced from the training
start date mentioned on the contract of apprenticeship.
After completion of apprenticeship training, apprentices will need to go through an
assessment test covering both theoretical part as well as On-the-job training
component. Theory assessment will be conducted by BFSI Sector Skill Council of India
(BFSI SSC) and the Practical assessment will be conducted by the Bank. Subsequently,
on the basis of marks scored by the apprentices, an Apprenticeship Certificate jointly
signed by the Bank - BFSI SSC will be awarded to the apprentices.
The selected candidates’ engagement will be subject to their being declared medically fit by a duly
qualified medical practitioner engaged by the Bank or subject to production of medical fitness
certificate from Registered Medical Practitioner or both as per the discretion of the Bank.
Document verification will be conducted by the Bank officials and selection will be subject to
satisfactory verification of candidates’ character, antecedents and caste validity certificates
(wherever applicable) and subject to healthy CIBIL Score of the candidate as may be decided by the
A candidate belonging to reserved category, selected on the basis of norms as applicable to
General Category, will be treated at par with a General category candidate. Such own merit
candidates belonging to reserved categories who are provisionally shortlisted/selected under
unreserved (General) category will not be adjusted against a reserved apprenticeship vacancy.
However their original category as registered in the online registration will remain unchanged.
The entire training program under the Apprentices Act, 1961 is controlled by the provisions of the
Apprenticeship Contract between the Bank and the Apprentice. The apprenticeship contract or
agreement should be sent (through portal) to the Apprenticeship Adviser for registration within
three months of the date on which it was signed:.
1. In the event of premature termination of Contract of Apprenticeship due to the failure on
the part of Apprentice to carry out or comply with the terms and conditions of the contract
(as notified under the Apprenticeship Rules 1992), the Apprentice / Surety has to indemnify
the bank for such amount as is determined by the Apprenticeship Adviser and the Bank
towards the cost of training.
2. A training cost of an amount equivalent to three months last drawn stipend shall be made
recoverable from such Apprentice / Surety. As per the Act, the apprentice, will have no claim
to seek employment on the basis of such training.
3. No daily allowance / conveyance allowance or travelling allowance, etc. will be paid to the
4. Any resultant dispute arising out of this advertisement for engagement of apprentices will be
subject to the jurisdiction of courts in Srinagar, J&K.

a. Registration on apprenticeship portal: A candidate should initially register/create his/her profile
in the web portal https://apprenticeshipindia.gov.in , as a candidate. Only those candidates who
have already registered themselves on the apprenticeship portal and applied against the
opportunity created by Jammu And Kashmir Bank Ltd shall be allowed to register for online
b. Registration for online examination;
Before applying 
Candidates can apply online only from 29.08.2023 to 12.09.2023 and no other mode of application
will be accepted.
Before applying online, candidates should-
i. Scan their:
 Photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm)
 Signature (with black ink)
 Left thumb impression (on white paper with black or blue ink).
 A hand written declaration (on a white paper with black ink) (text given below)
Ensuring that all these scanned documents adhere to the required specifications as
given in Annexure to this Advertisement.
ii. Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS will NOT be accepted.
iii. The left thumb impression should be properly scanned and not smudged. (If a candidate is
not having left thumb, he/she may use his/her right thumb for applying.)
iv. The text for the hand written declaration is as follows –
“I, ________(Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by
me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting
documents as and when required/asked by the Jammu & Kashmir Bank Ltd. or its
authorized agency.”
v. The above mentioned hand written declaration has to be in the candidate’s hand writing
and in English only. If it is written by anybody else or in any other language, the
application will be considered as invalid. (In the case of Visually Impaired candidates who
cannot write may get the text of declaration typed and put their left hand thumb impression
below the typed declaration and upload the document as per specifications.)
vi. Keep the necessary details/documents ready to make Online Payment of the requisite
application fee/intimation charges.
vii. Have a valid personal email ID and mobile number, which should be kept active till the
completion of this Recruitment Process. Bank may send intimation to download call letters
for the Examination etc. through the registered e-mail ID. In case a candidate does not
have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID and mobile
number before applying on-line and must maintain that email account and mobile
FEE ONLINE: 29-08-2023 TO 12-09-2023
The Candidates will pay the requisite fee of Rs.700/- for Unreserved category and Rs.500/- for
Reserved category, to be paid through online mode. No other Mode of payment shall be available.

(Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/intimation charges will have to be
borne by the candidate.)
1. Candidates to go to the official website https://www.jkbank.com under careers link and
click on the link “Engagement of Apprentices” and apply for the post which will open a new
2. To register application, choose the tab "Click here for New Registration" and enter Name,
Contact details and Email-id. 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.
3. In case the candidate is unable to complete the application form in one go, he / she can
save the data already entered by choosing "SAVE AND NEXT" tab. 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. Visually
Impaired candidates should fill the application form carefully and verify/get the details
verified to ensure that the same are correct prior to final submission.
4. Candidates are advised to carefully fill and verify the details filled in the online application
themselves as no change will be possible/ entertained after clicking the COMPLETE
5. The Name of the candidate or his /her Father/ Husband etc. should be spelt correctly in the
application as it appears in the Certificates/ Marks sheets/Identity proof. Any
change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature.
6. Validate your details and Save your application by clicking the 'Validate your details' and
'Save & Next' button.
7. Candidates can proceed to upload Photo & Signature as per the specifications given in the
Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature detailed under point "C".
8. Candidates can proceed to fill other details of the Application Form.
9. Click on the Preview Tab to preview and verify the entire application form before
‘COMPLETE Registration’.
10. Modify details, if required, and click on 'COMPLETE REGISTRATION' ONLY after verifying
and ensuring that the photograph, signature uploaded and other details filled by you are
11. Click on 'Payment' Tab and proceed for payment.
12. Click on 'Submit' button.
1. The application form is integrated with the payment gateway and the payment process can
be completed by following the instructions.
2. The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit
Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.
3. After submitting your payment information in the online application form, PLEASE WAIT
4. On successful completion of the transaction, an e-Receipt will be generated.
5. Non-generation of 'E-Receipt' indicates PAYMENT FAILURE. On failure of payment,
Candidates are advised to login again using their Provisional Registration Number and
Password and repeat the process of payment.
6. Candidates are required to take a printout of the e-Receipt and online Application Form
containing fee details. Please note that if the same cannot be generated, online
transaction may not have been successful.

7. For Credit Card users: All charges are listed in Indian Rupee. If you use a non-Indian credit 
card, your bank will convert to your local currency based on prevailing exchange rates.
8. To ensure the security of your data, please close the browser window once your 
transaction is completed.
9. There is facility to print application form containing fee details after payment of fees.
Before applying online a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/her 
photograph, signature, left thumb impression and the hand written declaration as per the 
specifications given below. 
Photograph Image: (4.5cm × 3.5cm)
 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 seen.
 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.
Signature, left thumb impression and hand-written declaration Image:
 The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.
o Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
o Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb for signature and 20kb - 50kb for left 
thumb impression.
o Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20kb
 The applicant has to put his left thumb impression on a white paper with black or blue ink.
o File type: jpg / jpeg
o Dimensions: 240 x 240 pixels in 200 DPI (Preferred for required quality) i.e 3 cm * 3 
cm (Width * Height)
o File Size: 20 KB – 50 KB
 The applicant has to write the declaration in English clearly on a white paper with black ink.
o File type: jpg / jpeg
o Dimensions: 800 x 400 pixels in 200 DPI (Preferred for required quality) i.e 10 cm * 
5 cm (Width * Height)
o File Size: 50 KB – 100 KB
 The signature, left thumb impression and the hand written declaration should be of the 
applicant and not by any other person.
 If the Applicant’s signature on the attendance sheet or Call letter, signed at the time of the 
examination, does not match the signature uploaded, the applicant will be disqualified. 
 Signature / Hand written declaration in CAPITAL LETTERS shall NOT be accepted.
Scanning the documents:
o Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch)
o Set Colour to True Colour
o File Size as specified above
Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/signature/ left thumb impression /
hand written declaration, then use the upload editor to crop the image to the final size (as
specified above).
o 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.
o Candidates using MS Windows/MSOffice can easily obtain documents in .jpeg format by using
MS Paint or MSOffice Picture Manager. Scanned documents in any format can be saved
in .jpg / .jpeg format by using ‘Save As’ option in the File menu. Size can be adjusted by
using crop and then resize option.
Procedure for Uploading the documents
o While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with separate links
for uploading Photograph, signature, left thumb impression and hand written declaration
o Click on the respective link “Upload Photograph / signature / Upload left thumb
impression / hand written declaration”
o Browse and Select the location where the Scanned Photograph / signature / left thumb
impression / hand written declaration file has been saved.
o Select the file by clicking on it
o Click the ‘Open/Upload’
o If the file size and format are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed.
o Preview of the uploaded image will help to see the quality of the image. In case of unclear /
smudged, the same may be re-uploaded to the expected clarity /quality.
Your Online Application will not be registered unless you upload your Photograph, signature, left
thumb impression and hand written declaration as specified.
(1) In case the face in the photograph or signature or left thumb impression or the hand written
declaration is unclear / smudged the candidate’s application may be rejected.
(2) After uploading the Photograph / signature / left thumb impression / hand written declaration
in the online application form candidates should check that the images are clear and have
been uploaded correctly. In case the photograph or signature or left thumb impression or the
hand written declaration is not prominently visible, the candidate may edit his/ her
application and re-upload his/ her photograph or signature or left thumb impression or the
hand written declaration, prior to submitting the form.
(3) Candidate should also ensure that photo is uploaded at the place of photo and signature at the
place of signature. If photo in place of photo and signature in place of signature is not
uploaded properly, candidate will not be allowed to appear for the exam.
(4) Candidate must ensure that Photo to be uploaded is of required size and the face should be
clearly visible.
(5) If the photo is not uploaded at the place of Photo Admission for Examination will be
rejected/denied. Candidate him/herself will be responsible for the same.
(6) Candidates should ensure that the signature uploaded is clearly visible
(7) After registering online candidates are advised to take a printout of their system generated
online application forms.
Procedure for Uploading the documents
 While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with separate links
for uploading left thumb impression and hand written declaration.
 Click on the respective link “Upload left thumb impression / hand written declaration”.
 Browse and Select the location where the Scanned left thumb impression / hand written
declaration file has been saved.
 Select the file by clicking on it.

Click the ‘Open/Upload’ button Your Online Application will not be registered unless you
upload your Left thumb impression and hand written declaration as specified.
 If the file size and format are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed.
 Preview of the uploaded image will help to see the quality of the image. In case of unclear /
smudged, the same may be re-uploaded to the expected clarity /quality.
(1) In case the left thumb impression or the hand written declaration is unclear / smudged the
candidate’s application may be rejected.
(2) After uploading the left thumb impression / hand written declaration in the online
application form candidates should check that the images are clear and have been
uploaded correctly. In case the left thumb impression or the hand written declaration is not
prominently visible, the candidate may edit his/ her application and re-upload his/ her thumb
impression / hand written declaration, prior to submitting the form.
(3) After registering online candidates are advised to take a printout of their system
generated online application forms.
Candidates are advised in their own interest that they should not furnish any particulars that are false,
tampered with or fabricated and should not suppress any material information while submitting online
application. At the time of examination or in a subsequent selection procedure, if a candidate is (or has
been) found guilty of –
(i) using unfair means or
(ii) impersonating or procuring impersonation by any person or
(iii) misbehaving in the examination 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 or
(iv) resorting to any irregular or improper means in connection with his/ her candidature or
(v) obtaining support for his/ her candidature by unfair means, or
(vi) carrying mobile phones or similar electronic devices of communication in the examination
hall, 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
conducted by bank.
c) for termination of apprenticeship, if he/ she has already joined the Bank.
Candidates will have to visit the https://www.jkbank.com website for downloading call letters for
online test. Intimation for downloading call letter will also be sent through email/SMS. Once the
candidate clicks the relevant link, he/she can access the window for call letter download. The
candidate is required to use (i) Registration Number/Roll Number, (ii) Password/Date of Birth for
downloading the call letter. Candidate needs to affix recent recognizable photograph on the call letter
preferably the same as provided during registration and appear at the examination centre with (i) Call
Letter (ii) Photo Identity Proof as specified in the call letter and photocopy of the same Photo Identity
Proof as brought in original.
CANDIDATES REPORTING LATE i.e. after the reporting time specified on the call letter for
Examination will not be permitted to take the examination. The reporting time mentioned on the call
letter is prior to the Start time of the test. Though the duration of the examination is 01 hour,

candidates may be required to be at the venue for about 4 hours including the time required for
completion of various formalities such as verification and collection of various requisite documents,
logging in, giving of instructions.
In the examination hall as well as at the time of document verification, the call letter along with
original and a photocopy of the candidate’s currently valid photo identity (bearing exactly the same
name as it appears on the call letter) such as PAN Card/ Passport/ Permanent Driving Licence/ Voter’s
Card/ Bank Passbook with photograph/ Photo identity proof issued by a Gazzetted Officer on official
letterhead along with photograph / Photo identity proof issued by a People’s Representative on official
letterhead along with photograph / valid recent Identity Card issued by a recognized College/
University/ Aadhar card/ E-Aadhar Card with a photograph/ Employee ID/ Bar Council Identity Card
with photograph should be submitted to the invigilator for verification. The candidate’s identity will be
verified with respect to his/her details on the call letter, in the Attendance List and requisite documents
submitted. If identity of the candidate is in doubt the candidate may not be allowed to appear for the
Ration Card and Learner’s Driving License are not valid id proof.
Note: Candidates have to produce in original the photo identity proof and submit photocopy of the
photo identity proof along with Examination call letter while attending the examination, without which
they will not be allowed to take up the examination. Candidates must note that the name as appearing
on the call letter (provided during the process of registration) should exactly match the name as
appearing on the photo identity proof. Female candidates who have changed first/last/middle name
post marriage must take special note of this. If there is any mismatch between the name indicated in
the Call Letter and Photo Identity Proof the candidate will not be allowed to appear for the
examination. In case of candidates who have changed their name, will be allowed only if they produce
original Gazette notification / their original marriage certificate.
The examination centres are available at following locations:
Srinagar, J&K Baramulla, J&K Anantnag, J&K
Jammu, J&K Poonch, J&K Samba, J&K
Leh, Ladakh Kargil, Ladakh Delhi/Delhi NCR
Mumbai/Navi Mumbai/Thane/MMR, Maharashtra Lucknow, U.P. Chennai
Bangalore, Karnataka Pune, Maharashtra Chandigarh
1. The examination will be conducted online in venues given in the respective call letters.
2. No request for change of centre/venue/date/session for Examination shall be entertained.
3. The Bank however, reserves the right to cancel any of the Examination Centres and/ or add some
other Centres, at its discretion, depending upon the response, administrative feasibility, etc.
4. The Bank also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any centre other than the one he/she has
opted for.
5. Candidate will appear for the examination at an Examination Centre at his/her own risks and
expenses and The Bank will not be responsible for any injury or losses etc. of any nature.
6. Choice of centre once exercised by the candidate will be final.
If sufficient number of candidates does not opt for a particular centre for "Online" examination, The
Bank reserves the right to allot any other adjunct centre to those candidates OR if the number of candidates is more than the capacity available for online exam for a centre, The Bank reserves the right
to allot any other centre to the candidate.
The visually impaired candidates and candidates whose writing speed is adversely affected
permanently for any reason can use their own scribe at their cost during the online examination,
subject to limits as in (ii) and (iii) below. In all such cases where a scribe is used, the following rules
will apply:
 The candidate will have to arrange his/her own scribe at his/her own cost.
 The scribe arranged by the candidate should not be a candidate for the same examination .If
violation of the above is detected at any stage of the process, candidature of both the candidate
and the scribe will be cancelled. Candidates eligible for and who wish to use the services of a
scribe in the examination should invariably carefully indicate the same in the online application
form. Any subsequent request may not be favourably entertained.
 A person acting as a scribe for one candidate cannot be a scribe for another candidate.
 The scribe may be from any academic stream.
 Both the candidate as well as scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking confirming that the
scribe fulfils all the stipulated eligibility criteria for a scribe mentioned above. Further in case it
later transpires that he/she did not fulfill any laid down eligibility criteria or suppressed
material facts the candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled, irrespective of the result of
the online examination.
 Those candidates who use a scribe shall be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for
every hour of the examination or as otherwise advised.
Scribe should not answer on his/her own. Any such behaviour observed will result in
cancellation of candidature
 Only candidates registered for compensatory time will be allowed such concessions since
compensatory time given to candidates shall be system based, it shall not be possible for the
test conducting agency to allow such time if he / she is not registered for the same. Candidates
not registered for compensatory time shall not be allowed such concessions.
 During the exam, at any stage, if it is found that scribe is independently answering the
questions, the exam session will be terminated and candidate’s candidature will be cancelled.
The candidature of such candidates using the services of a scribe will also be cancelled if it is
reported after the examination by the test administrator personnel that the scribe independently
answered the questions.
(ii) Guidelines for Candidates with locomotor disability and cerebral palsy
A compensatory time of twenty minutes per hour or otherwise advised shall be permitted for the
candidates with locomotor disability and cerebral palsy where dominant (writing) extremity is affected
to the extent of slowing the performance of function (minimum of 40%impairment).
(iii) Guidelines for Visually Impaired candidates
 Visually Impaired candidates (who suffer from not less than 40% of disability) may opt to view
the contents of the test in magnified font and all such candidates will be eligible for
compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour or otherwise advised of examination.
 The facility of viewing the contents of the test in magnifying font will be available to Visually
Impaired candidates.
(iv) In addition to instructions applicable to PwBD candidates (who have disability of 40% or
more), following guidelines as per Circular No. F. No. 29-6/2019-DD-III issued by Ministry
of Social Justice and Empowerment, GoI for conducting written examination for persons with
specified disabilities covered under the definition of Section 2(s) of the RPwD Act, 2016 but
not covered under the definition of Section 2(r) of the said Act, i.e. persons having less than
40% disability and having difficulty in writing.
a) The facility of scribe and/or compensatory time shall be granted solely to those having
difficulty in writing subject to production of a certificate to the effect that person concerned.  APPLY 
Online applications for submission shall be open from 29.08.2023 to 12.09.2023. Before
applying candidates are advised to ensure that they fulfil the stipulated eligibility criteria as per the
details given in the advertisement.
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