Karnataka Bank Officers (Scale-I) Notification Out !!

Karnataka Bank has released the notification for recruitment of Officers (Scale-I) to be positioned at its Branches/Offices located across India.

(A) Important Dates :

Opening date of Online Registration Gateway/Payment of Fee :  31-12-2022

Closing date of Online Registration Gateway/Payment of Fee :  10-01-2023  

On-line Test will be conducted tentatively :  February 2023. 

(B) Eligibility Criteria : 

(i) Educational Qualifications :  Post Graduates in any discipline (from a University/ Institution/ Board recognized by Govt. of India/ UGC/other Govt. regulatory Bodies) are eligible to apply (Excluding Post Graduate Diplomas/One year Executive-MBA). Candidates should be a Post-Graduate as on 01-12-2022. 
Candidates who are awaiting results or pursuing post-graduation shall not be eligible to apply

(ii) Age Limit :  Maximum 28 years as on 01-12-2022 [Candidate must have been born on or after 02-12-1994]. The age limit will be relaxed by 5 years for SC/ST candidates. 

(C) Selection Procedure:

  1. The selection of candidates will be on the basis of On-line (written) test / Examination and personal interview. 
  2. Pattern of the On-line written test /Examination will be as under: 
Sl. No. Name of the Test No. of Qs. Maximum Marks  Duration (Min.)
1 Computer Awareness 30 30 15
2 English Language 50 50 35
3 General Awareness (Banking, Current Affairs etc.) 50 50 20
4 Reasoning 30 30 20
5 Quantitative Aptitude 40 40 30
Total 200 200 120
6 Descriptive Test of English Language (short notes, Essay type questions, etc.) 2 25 30
Grand Total 202 225 150
  • Questions will be in English only. Each question will have 5 alternatives (options). 
  • ¼th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer 
  • Candidates who are successful in the online test will be called for an interview at Bank’s Head Office, Mangaluru. No allowances/reimbursement will be payable/made for attending the test/ interview  
  • Selected candidates should execute a Bond to work for a minimum period of three years failing which they are required to pay the liquidated damages as may be prescribed in the appointment offer. 

(D) Payment of Fee :

For SC/ST Candidates : Rs.700/- + GST

For all others : Rs. 800/- +  GST

Candidates can apply online only from 31-12-2022 to 10-01-2023 and no other mode of application will be accepted.