Online Examination of union Bank of India

Online Examination of union Bank of India

 (D) Relaxation in Upper Age Limit: 

SN Category Age relaxation

1 Scheduled Caste / Scheduled Tribe 5 years

2 Other Backward Classes (Non-creamy layer) 3 years

3 Persons with Benchmark Disability (PwBD) –

a. Visually Impairment (VI) - Blindness and Low Vision; 

b. Hearing Impaired (HI) - Deaf and Hard of Hearing; 

c. Orthopedically Challenged (OC) - Locomotor Disability (One Arm - OA, One Leg -OL, Both Legs -BL, One 

Arm & One Leg -OAL), Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims and Muscular 

Dystrophy; 

d. Intellectual Disability (ID) - Intellectual Disability (Autism Spectrum Disorder, Specific Learning 

Disability and Mental Illness) & Multiple Disability; 

e. Multiple Disabilities means disability amongst clauses (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness in the posts 

identified for each disability. 

10 years

4 Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers, including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs/Short Service 

Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on 

completion of assignment (Including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the 

date of notification) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency 

or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment. 

5 years

5 Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

Note: The relaxation in upper age limit to SC / ST / OBC applicants is allowed on cumulative basis with only one of the remaining categories 

for which age relaxation is permitted as mentioned above in point D (3) to D (5). However, it is subject to a maximum upper age limit of 50 

years. The applicants, who are coming under creamy layer, are not entitled to the benefits of OBC reservation and such applicants shall be 

categorized under General / Unreserved. 

An Ex-servicemen, who has once joined in a Government job on the civil side after availing the benefits given to him as an Ex-Servicemen for 

his re-employment, his Ex-servicemen status for the purpose of re-employment in Government job ceases. 

There is no reservation for Ex-servicemen in the vacancies in Officers’ Cadre. 

(E) The qualification regarding experience is relaxable at the discretion of the competent authority in the case of candidates belonging 

to the Scheduled Castes or Scheduled Tribes, if at any stage of selection, the competent authority is of the opinion that sufficient 

number of candidates from these communities possessing the requisite experience are not likely to be available to fill up the vacancies 

reserved for them. The appointing authority shall record the reasons for relaxing the qualification regarding experience in writing while 

doing so. 

(F) Reservation for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities: 

Under section 34 of “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”, persons with benchmark disabilities are eligible for Reservation. 

The reserved categories of disabilities mentioned under this Act are namely: 

a. Visually Impairment (VI) category includes Blindness and Low Vision; 

b. Hearing Impaired (HI) category includes Deaf and Hard of Hearing; 

c. Orthopedically Challenged (OC) category includes Locomotor Disability (One Arm -OA, One Leg – OL, Both Leg – BL, One Arm and One 

Leg – OAL) Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims and Muscular Dystrophy; 

d. Intellectual Disability (ID) Category includes Intellectual Disability (Autism Spectrum Disorder, Specific Learning Disability and Mental 

Illness) & Multiple Disability; 

e. Multiple Disabilities means disability amongst clauses (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness in the posts identified for each disability: 

Note: Definition of the above specified disabilities will be as per “THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, 2016” and reservation 

shall be in accordance with such instructions as are issued by the appropriate Government from time to time. 

Only those persons with “Permanent Benchmark Disability” would be eligible for reservation. “Benchmark Disability” means a person with 

not less than 40% of a specified disability where specified disability has not been defined in measurable terms and includes the persons with 

disability, where disability has been defined in a measurable term, as certified by the certifying authority. 

A person who wants to avail the benefit of reservation will have to submit a disability certificate issued by a Competent Authority as per 

Government of India Guidelines. Such certificate will be subject to verification/re-verification as may be decided by the Competent Authority. 

 

(i) Guidelines for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities using a Scribe 

The scribe will be allowed to be used as per the guidelines issued vide Office Memorandum F.No. 16-110/2003-DD III dated February 26, 

2013 of Government of India, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Department of Disability Affairs, New Delhi and clarification 

issued by Government of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Financial Services vide letter F. No. 3/2/2013- Welfare dated 

26.04.2013, Office Memorandum F. No. 34-02/2015- DD-III dated 29.08.2018 of Government of India, Ministry of Social Justice and 

Empowerment, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjan) and F. No. 29-6/2019-DD-III dated 10.08.2022. 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. 

 For candidates availing scribe in accordance with OM – F. No. 29-6/2019-DD-III dated 10.08.2022, shall be allowed scribe facility 

subject to production of a certificate at the time of online examination to the effect that person concerned has limitation to write 

and that scribe is essential to write examination on his/her behalf from competent medical authority of a Government healthcare 

institution as per proforma attached as Annexure-VI. Such candidates shall also, upload their certificate while filling the application 

form. 

 The qualification of the scribe should be one step below the qualification of the candidate taking examination. 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 fulfil any laid down eligibility criteria or suppressed 

material facts the candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled, irrespective of the result of the examination. 

 Deliberate wrong information about the candidate/ scribe in declaration form submitted at the time of online application or at the 

time of examination or at any stage would render the candidate and scribe being debarred either permanently or for a specified 

period of time for examination.

examination. 

 In view of the importance of time element, the examination being of a competitive nature, the candidate must fully satisfy the 

Medical Officer of the Bank that there was necessity for use of a scribe as he/she has physical limitation to write including that of 

speed by the disabilities as mentioned in the guidelines regarding Persons with Benchmark Disabilities/ Specified Disabilities using 

the services of a scribe. 

 The scribe arranged by the candidate should not be a candidate for the online examination under this recruitment process. If 

violation of the above is detected at any stage of the process, candidature for this recruitment process 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 favorably 

entertained. 

 A scribe can act as Scribe only for one candidate for this recruitment process. If violation of the same is detected at any stage 

of the process, candidature of the candidates for this recruitment process will be cancelled and scribe will be debarred from 

future examinations of the bank.

 Only candidates registered for compensatory time (at the time of online registration) 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. In such cases, the Candidate and scribe may also be debarred either permanently or for a specified 

period from all the recruitment processes of the bank. 

 Bank may also conduct online Aadhaar verification of the candidate/ scribe. 

 Candidates requested for availing the compensatory time and Scribe facility are required to submit the requisite 

document/disability certificate issued by the Competent Authority, at the time of online examination. 

(ii) Guidelines for Candidates with Locomotor Disability and Cerebral Palsy 

A Compensatory time of 20 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 (VI) 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 by the examination conducting 

agency. 

 The facility of viewing the contents of the test in magnifying font will not be available to Visually Impaired candidates who use the services 

of a Scribe for the examination. 

(iv)Guidelines for Candidates with Intellectual Disability (ID) 

A compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour of examination, either availing the services of a scribe or not, shall be permitted for the 

candidates with more than 40% Intellectual Disability (autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness). 

(v) Guidelines for persons with specified disabilities having less than 40% disability and having difficulty in writing: 

A compensatory time of not less than 20 minutes per hour of the examination shall be allowed for persons who are eligible for getting scribe. 

In case the duration of the examination is less than an hour, then the duration of the compensatory time shall be allowed on pro-rata basis. 

Note: (i) These guidelines are subject to change in terms of GOI guidelines/ clarifications, if any, from time to time. 

(ii) Bank reserves the right to conduct re-exam if there is doubt about the genuineness/ validity of candidate’s score/performance.

5. PROBATION PERIOD: 

The selected candidates will be on Probation for a period of 2 years of active service from the date of his / her joining the Bank. 

6. SERVICE INDEMNITY BOND: 

The selected candidates will be required to execute a Service Indemnity Bond undertaking to serve the Bank for a minimum period of 3 years 

or to pay the Bank a sum of Rs.2,50,000.00 (Rs. Two Lakh Fifty Thousand Only) plus applicable taxes as per Government rules in case he / she 

leaves the Bank before completion of 3 years of active service. 

7. SELECTION PROCESS: 

The selection process may comprise of Online Examination / Group Discussion (if conducted)/Screening of applications and / or Personal 

Interview depending on the numbers of applicants/eligible candidates. The Bank reserves the absolute right to decide as to whether to use 

all or any of these modes for selection for the notified posts. 

7.1 Online Examination / Test: 

(I) Structure of the Examination: 

a) For the Post Code 01,02,03,04,05,06,07,08,09,10,11,12,13,14,15 & 16: 

 The structure of the Online Written Examination, if conducted, will be online and will consist of the following tests: 

SN Name of the Tests No. of Questions and Maximum Marks

1. Professional knowledge relevant to the post 

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