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Agriculture Field Officer

Thu, 09/02/2021 - 14:58 -- geeta.nair

Bank of Maharashtra
Human Resources Management Department
TELE: -020 25614321/477
e-mail :
AX1/ST/RP/Specialist Officers in Scale I & II/2021-22

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit : 

Last Date of online application 19.09.2021


BANK OF MAHARASHTRA, leading listed Public Sector Bank having Head Office in Pune and all India
network of branches across the India, invites online application from candidates for recruitment of
Specialist Officers in Scale I & II.

Post:   Agriculture Field Officer
No. of posts: 100, out of which 02 for Visually Impaired
Age: 20-30 years
Qualification: 4-year Degree (Graduation) in Agriculture / Horticulture / Animal Husbandry / Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Fishery Science/Pisciculture / Agri. Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking / Agro-Forestry / Forestry / Agricultural Biotechnology / Food Science / Agriculture Business Management / Food Technology /Dairy Technology / Agricultural Engineering / Sericulture with a minimum required marks of 60% in aggregate of all semesters / years and 55% in aggregate of all semesters / years for SC/ST/OBC/PwD. 

Minimum Bond Period :Three years from the date of Joining the Bank.

Probation Period: Two years

Age Relaxation: 10 years for PwD candidates.

Scale of Pay : Rs. 36000 –- 63840/-

The candidates shall be required to appear for online examination to be conducted through
The successful candidates shall be called for interview in the proportion of 1:4 based on their ranking. The allocation of marks for online examination and Interview is each of 100 only, which will be converted into 60:40. The minimum cut off marks for online examination, interview and final selection shall be 50% for UR / EWS and 45% for SC / ST / OBC / PwBD.

The examinations will be conducted online at venues across various centers in India. 
No request for change of Examination Centre shall be entertained.

The centers for the online Examination will be limited. The examination may be held at the following centres and the address of the venue will be advised in the call letters.

Sate and Centre:

1. Bihar: Patna
2. Chandigarh Chandigarh -Mohali
3. Chhattisgarh: Raipur
4. Delhi NCR Delhi NCR (All NCR cities)
5. Goa: Panaji
6. Gujarat Ahmedabad - Gandhinagar
7. Jharkhand: Ranchi
8. Karnataka : Bengaluru 
9. Kerala :Thiruvananthpuram
10. Madhya Pradesh : Bhopal
11. Maharashtra : Aurangabad(Maharashtra
12. Maharashtra : Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai
13. Maharashtra: Nagpur
14. Maharashtra : Pune
15. Odisha:  Bhubaneshwar
16. Rajasthan:  Jaipur
17. Tamilnadu : Chennai
18. Telangana : Hyderabad
19. Uttar Pradesh: Lucknow
20. West Bengal: Kolkata

No fee for PwD candidates.

Candidates are advised to go to the Bank’s website and click on the ‘Careers ’ Recruitment Process Current Openings to open the link “Online application for recruitment of “SPECIALIST OFFICERS IN SCALE I & II 2021-22” and then click on the option “APPLY ONLINE” which will open a new screen.

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.

Candidates can proceed to upload Photo, Signature, Left Thumb Impression & Hand Written Declaration as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature.

The candidates should download their call letter for Examination / GD & Interview and an
information handout by entering their registration number and password / date of birth from

Candidates are advised to take a printout of their system generated online application form after submitting the application.

The following documents in original together with a self-attested photocopy in support of the candidate’s eligibility and identity are to be invariably submitted at the time of interview failing which the candidate may not be permitted to appear for the interview. Non submission of requisite documents by the candidate at the time of interview will debar his candidature from further participation in the recruitment process.
 Printout of the valid Interview Call Letter.
Valid system generated printout of the online application form.
 Proof of Date of Birth (Birth Certificate issued by the Competent Municipal Authority or SSLC/Std. X Certificate with DOB).
For the purpose of identification, please bring Passport /Aadhar Card/ PAN card / Voter ID / Driving License / any other Photo ID card issued by Statutory Authorities where photograph is affixed.
Mark sheets / Certificates from SSC examination onwards to the highest examination passed.
Individual Semester / Year wise Mark sheets & certificates for educational qualifications including the final degree. Proper document from Board/ University for having declared the result on or before cut-off date has to be submitted.
Please bring a detailed specific and explicit experience certificate including details of full name, full address and telephone numbers of employers, period of experience with exact dates, designation held, nature of duties handled/ Job Profile, number of persons working under you, nature of Projects handled etc.
Income and Asset Certificate issued by competent authority, strictly in the prescribed format as stipulated by Government of India, in case of EWSs (Economically Weaker Sections) category candidates. 
Disability certificate in prescribed format issued by the District Medical Board in case of Persons with Benchmark Disability category. If the candidate has used the services of a Scribe at the time of online examination, then the duly filled in details of the scribe in the prescribed format.

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 RPWD Act 2016. The Authorized Certifying Authority will be the Medical Board at the District Level. The Medical Board will consist of Chief Medical Officer, Sub- Divisional Medical Officer.

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.

Guidelines for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities using a Scribe: -
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
(Preliminary and Main). 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 should be from an academic stream different from that stipulated for the post.
 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 CRP.
Those candidates who use a scribe shall be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes or otherwise advised for every hour of the examination. 

The scribe arranged by the candidate should not be a candidate for the same online examination. If violation of the above is detected at any stage of the process, candidature of both the candidates 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. 

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. 

Bank of Maharashtra
Minimum Education required: 
Specialisation required: 
Generalist – (covering bank clerk, probationary officer, may be civil services as well)
Type of employer: 
Government jobs
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