Nainital Bank

Highlights 2021

Nainital Bank Limited is an old Private Sector Commercial Bank that was established in the year 1922. It is the only Uttarakhand based Scheduled Commercial Bank and has 98.57 % of its shareholding with Bank of Baroda. The Head Office of Nainital Bank is located in Nainital. Nainital Bank has recently released its recruitment notice for the post of Management Trainee and Clerk. The online registration starts from July 17, 2021 and ends on July 31, 2021. The Nainital Bank online exam for both Management Trainee and Clerk is scheduled for 2nd/ 3rd week of August 2021 . Before proceeding further, let's look at the highlights of the exam. 

Nainital Bank PO and Clerk 2021 Highlights

Conducting BodyNainital Bank
Official Website www.nainitalbank.co.in
Post
  • Management Trainees
  • Clerk
Application Mode Online
Stages of Exam Online Written Test and Interview
Application Window Open for Registration July 17, 2021
Closure of Registration of Application July 31, 2021
Online Written Exam Dates Second/ Third Week of August 2021 (Tentative)
Total Vacancies
  • Management Trainees - 75
  • Clerk - 75

Notification 2021

Nainital Bank recruitment notification for Management Trainee and clerks is finally out. The Nainital Bank Management Trainee and Clerk notification have all the details regarding the age limit, Educational Qualification and other criteria that need to be fulfilled if you are  applying for these posts. Nainital Bank recruitment 2021 has 75 posts in Management Trainee and 75 posts in Clerk. The application window for Nainital Bank Management Trainee and Clerk application form starts from July 17, 2021 and ends on July 31, 2021. The online exam will take place in the 2nd/ 3rd week of August 2021.

Exam Pattern

As the Nainital Bank PO and Clerk recruitment notification 2021 is out, so its important that you are aware of all the details. If you possess the required qualification then you should grab this golden opportunity. The Nainital Bank recruitment notification 2021 has vacancies for both Management Trainees and Clerk. The Nainital Bank PO selection process will take place in two stages and for Clerk in one single stage.

  • Online Written Examination ( Management Trainees and Clerk)
  • Personal Interview (Management Trainees)

Management Trainees (MTs) Exam Pattern 2021

The Nainital Bank Management Trainee Exam Pattern consists of five sections namely Reasoning, English, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness (With special reference to banking) and Computer Knowledge. There will be a total of 200 questions of 200 marks. There will be sectional timings also. Please note that the mode of the exam is online and will have English as the exam langugae. For further details, please look at the table below.

There is a negative marking of 1/4 marks for every wrong answer marked.

Sr. No.Name of the TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1 Reasoning 40 40 35 Minutes
2 English Language 40 40 35 Minutes
3 General Awareness (with special reference to Banking) 40 40 20 Minutes
4 Computer Knowledge 40 40 20 Minutes
5 Quantitative Aptitude 40 40 35 Minutes
Total 200 200 145 Minutes

Interview (PO)

The Nainital Bank will decide the shortlisting parameters (Cut off) and in case you qualify it, you will be called for the personal interview. The decision of the Nainital Bank to call for the interview will be final. The final merit list for selection of  post in Nainital Bank recruitment will be prepared in descending order on the basis of scores obtained in the written exam and interview. The list will be uploaded on the official website of Nainital Bank.

Clerk Exam Pattern 2021

The Nainital Bank Clerk Exam Pattern 2020 will consist of a total of five-sections namely Reasoning, English, Computer Knowledge Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness (With special reference to banking). There will be a total of 200 questions of 200 marks and 145 minutes will be allotted. Like PO, this also has sectional timings and the mode of the exam is English only. Please look at the table below for further details:

Sr. No.Name of the TestNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1 Reasoning 40 40 35 Minutes
2 English Language 40 40 35 Minutes
3 General Awareness (with special reference to Banking) 40 40 20 Minutes
4 Computer Knowledge 40 40 20 Minutes
5 Quantitative Aptitude 40 40 35 Minutes
Total 200 200 145 Minutes

Syllabus

Being one of the most sought-after exams, Nainital Bank Recruitment 2021 needs proper attention and dedication. To fare well in any exam, you need to be extremely careful with the strategy you opt for your preparation. Besides preparing a complete plan, it is extremely important to note down the syllabus with the help of which you can divide your time accordingly. You should carefully note down the respective syllabus and start preparing for the Nainital Bank PO and Clerk exam.

Management Trainees (MTs) Exam Syllabus

SectionTopics
Reasoning Puzzles & Seating Arrangements, Direction Sense, Blood-Relation, Syllogism, Order & Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Machine Input-Output, Inequalities, Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series, Data Sufficiency, Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Statement & Conclusion, Argument and Cause & Effect)
Quantitative Aptitude Simplification & Approximation, Number Series, Inequality (Quadratic & Quantity based), Partnership, Percentage, Mixtures & Alligations, Average & ages, Profit & Loss, Time and work & Pipe and cistern, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Time & Distance, Boat & stream, Combination & Probability, Mensuration (2D&3D), Data Interpretation ( Table, Bar, line, pie, mixed, Radar caselet), Data sufficiency
English Language Reading Comprehension, Fillers (Double Fillers, Multiple Sentence Fillers, Sentence Fillers), New Pattern Cloze Test, Phrase Replacement, Odd Sentence Out cum Para Jumbles, Inference, Sentence Completion, Connectors, Paragraph Conclusion, Phrasal Verb Related Questions, Error Detection Questions, Word Usage/Vocab Based Questions
General Awareness (with special reference to Banking) Current affairs: National and International, Important financial and economic news, Awards and honors, Banking Awareness, Banking Abbreviations, Government Schemes, Static Awareness, Budget and five year plan, Sports, Important days, Books and authors, National and international organizations, Science and Technology, Countries and capitals, Obituaries
Computer Knowledge History and Generations of Computers, Introduction to Computer Organization, Computer Memory, Computer Hardware and I/O Devices, Computer Software, Computer Languages, Operating System, Computer Network, Internet, MS Office Suite, and Shortcut Keys, Basics of DBMS, Number System and Conversions, Computer and Network Security

Clerk Exam Syllabus

SectionTopics
English Language Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Fillers, Word Swap, Error Correction, Phrasal Verb/Idiom, Sentence Rearrangement, Connectors, Vocabulary, Starters, Inference, Sentence Completion, Para Jumbles
Reasoning Puzzle, Alphanumeric Series/ Alphabets/ Numeric Series, Direction sense, Ratio & Proportion, Inequalities, Seating Arrangement, Input-Output, Syllogism, Blood Relation, Order and Ranking, coding-decoding, Logical Permutation
Quantitative Aptitude Data Interpretation, Inequalities (Quadratic Equations), Number Series, Approximation and Simplification, Data Sufficiency, Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems, HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed, Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Streams, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns
Computer Knowledge History and Generations of Computers, Introduction to Computer Organization, Computer Memory, Computer Hardware and I/O Devices, Computer Software, Computer Languages, Operating System, Computer Network, Internet, MS Office Suite, and Shortcut Keys, Basics of DBMS, Number System and Conversions, Computer and Network Security
General Awareness (with special reference to Banking) Banking Awareness, Current Affairs, Government Schemes, Static Awareness, Obituary

Exam Dates

It is very important to take note of all the dates related to the Nainital Bank PO and Clerk recruitment 2020 so that you do not miss any updates. Before you apply for Nainital Bank PO and Clerk recruitment 2020, it is extremely necessary to know about all the important dates of the process. The Nainital Bank PO and Clerk dates for the exam can be get from the table below

Nainital Bank PO and Clerk Exam Dates 2021

EventsExam Dates
Commencement of on-line registration of application July 17, 2021
Closure of registration of application July 31, 2021
On-line Fee Payment July 17, 2021 to July 31, 2021
Date of exam Second/ Third Week of August 2021

Salary

Nainital Bank Limited is one of the most popular banking organizations, which offers good growth opportunities and career prospects. It offers attractive pay scales to all its employees. The pay scale varies for both PO and Clerk posts under Nainital Bank recruitment 2021. The detailed information for the salary of Nanital Bank PO and Clerk can be get from the table below.

PostSalary/Pay Scale
Management Trainee Rs. 30,000.00 per month (Approx)
Clerk Pay Scale of Rs. 17900-1000/3-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550- 1730/7-42660-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920 Plus applicable allowances.

Also if you get selected as a Nainital Bank PO or Clerk you need to execute an indemnity bond of Rs 2 lacs for 2 years in case of PO and Rs 1.25 lacs for two years in case of Clerk.

Vacancy

Nainital Bank Recruitment 2021 has vacancies for the post of Probationary Officer and Clerk. A total of 75 posts for PO and 80 posts for Clerk are announced by the Nainital Bank. The detailed distribution of vacancies for various posts under Nainital Bank PO and Clerk recruitment 2020 is given below in the table.

Name of the PostGrade/ ScaleNo. of Vacancies
Management Trainees (MTs) Officers’ Grade/ Scale I 75
Nainital Bank Clerk Clerical Cadre 75
Total 150

Eligibility Criteria

To apply for any examination, the first requirement is to ensure your eligibility. Nainital Bank Recruitment Notification for PO and Clerk is out in the official website. It is important to read the complete notification properly and ensure that you fulfills all the eligibility criteria. You need to follow all the conditions and prove yourself eligible on all parameters to avoid cancellation of your candidature at the later stage. Let’s look into the details:

Management Trainees (MTs) Educational Criteria

Nainital Bank notification for the posts of Probationary Officer has been released officially. For PO post, one need to possess a specific minimum educational and experience qualification (preferable), as mentioned in the notification, otherwise you are not eligible to apply for Nainital Bank PO. Lets have a detailed look into the educational qualification for Nainital Bank PO as given in the table below

PostEducational Criteria
(As on March 31, 2021)
Post qualification Experience
(As on March 31, 2021)
Management Trainees
  • Graduation / Post Graduation with minimum 50% marks from a recognized University.
  • Knowledge of Computer Operations is essential.
Preferable Experience: Candidate having 1-2 years’ experience in banking/financial/ institutions/ NBFCs will be given preference.

Clerk Educational Criteria

Nainital Bank notification for the posts of Clerk is out finally. You need to possess a specific minimum educational and experience qualification(preferable) as mentioned in the official Nainital Bank notification 2021. Ensure that you fulfill all the requirements to avoid cancellation of your candidature at the later stage. Lets have a detailed look into the educational qualification for Nainital Bank Clerk as mentioned in the table below:

PostEducational Criteria (As on March 31, 2021)Post qualification Experience
(As on March 31, 2021)
Clerk
  • Graduation / Post Graduation with minimum 50% marks from a recognized University/Institute.
  • Knowledge of Computer Operations is essential.
Preferable Experience: Candidate having 1-2 years’ experience in banking/financial/ institutions/ NBFCs will be given preference.

Age Criteria

Apart from the educational criteria, You also need to follow a specified criteria with respect to age. Nainital Bank notification 2021 has specified a minimum & maximum age limit for Clerk and PO. If you are applying for the Nainital Bank PO you should be within the age limit of 21 -30 years and for Clerk between 21 to 28 years as on the date mentioned in the official notification. Detailed information for Nainital Bank PO and Clerk age criteria is given in the table below

PostAge Criteria (As on March 31, 2021)
Management Trainees Minimum - 21 Years / Maximum - 27 Years
Clerks Minimum - 21 Years / Maximum - 28 Years

How to Apply Online

If you are applying for the post of Nainital Bank PO and Clerk Recruitment you should be aware of the application process. You should have valid email ID which should be kept active till result declaration.You need to follow some simple steps as mentioned below-

  • Visit the official website of the Nainital Bank and click on the option "APPLY ONLINE".
  • Register yourself by entering Name, Contact details and Email-Id.
  • A Provisional Registration Number and Password will be generated and will be emailed to you on your registered email id and phone number.
  • Login again by using the password and registration number provided to you for entering others details asked to complete the application form.
  • Upload your Photo, Signature, left thumb impression and hand written declaration as per the specifications given.
  • The photo should dimensions must be 200 x 230 pixels and size should be between 20 kb–50 kb.
  • The signature should be on white paper with Black Ink pen and  with dimensions of 140 x 60 pixels. The size should be between 10kb – 20kb and it should not be in CAPITAL LETTERS.
  • The left thumb impression should be on a white paper with black or blue ink in jpg / jpeg. The dimensions should be 240 x 240 pixels with file size ranging between 20 KB – 50 KB.
  • The hand written declaration content should not be written in CAPITAL LETTERS and should be in English on a white paper with black or blue ink.The hand written declaration should be in your own handwriting. The handwritten declaration should be in jpg / jpeg with dimensions 800 x 400 pixels and file size ranging between 50 KB – 100 KB.
  • You are advised to carefully fill and verify the details filled in the online application before the FINAL SUBMIT as no correction can be done once the application is submitted.
  • Click on 'Payment' Tab and proceed for payment.
  • Takeout the print of the application form and e-receipt for future use.

Application Fee

Once you have filled the application form for Nainital Bank PO and Clerk, you need to submit the exam application fee.Without the online payment fee for the Nainital Bank for PO and Clerk, your application will not be considered complete. Refer to the table below for complete details of application fee for Nainital Bank PO and Clerk:

Name of the PostApplication fees
Management Trainees Rs.1,500 including GST
Clerks Rs.1,500 including GST

Admit Card

Once the application process for Nainital Bank PO and Clerk recruitment ends, the admit card for the exam will be released on its official website. You need to download the admit card for the Nainital Bank exam from the official website of Nainital Bank Limited. All the details of the exam venue, centre and date with other instructions will be available in the admit card. No hard copies will be send to any individual. You need to reach the venue at your own expense. Also you should bring a print out of the admit card along with one photocopy and original of photo identity proof.

Previous Year Cut-off

Nainital Bank PO and Clerk 2019 Cut-Off

Name of the PostCut-Off
Nainital bank PO 120
Nainital Bank Clerk 159

Nainital Bank PO and Clerk 2017 Cut-Off

Name of the PostCut-Off
Nainital bank PO 108
Nainital Bank Clerk 147

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q1:  

Is Nainital Bank SO 2020 recruitment permanent or contractual?

A:  

No it is permanent job. But yes you need to possess some essential qualification to be eligible for it. 

Q2:  

Will there be any online exam for Nainital Bank SO recruitment?

A:  

The notification says only interview will be there but yes the bank may conduct an online exam if the need arises depending upon the number of applications received.  

Q3:  

Is the Nainital Bank 2020 SO application form is online or offline mode?

A:  

The Nainital Bank SO application form should be send by you through registered or speed post in the address mentioned in the official notification.

Q4:  

Is Nainital Bank SO job a transferable job? 

A:  

Yes, a Nainital Bank SO can be posted anywhere depending on the location of bank branches. 

Q5:  

What the age limit for  Nainital Bank SO job?

A:  

The notification includes various post and the age limit for every post lie between 22-32 years.

Q6:  

Is experienced required for  Nainital Bank SO 2020 Exam? 

A:  

Yes depending upon the post for which you are applying for, you should possess the required experience.