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Over 41,100 posts lying vacant in nationalised banks: Govt

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

There were vacancies for as many as 20,785 officers and 12,695 clerical level posts as on March 31, 2012, Minister of State for Finance said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha.

Also, there was vacancy for 7,666 subordinate staff, he added.

Meena said banks undertake recruitment of staff to fill vacancies on ongoing basis as per their requirement.

"At present, there is no proposal to revive Services Recruitments Board as recruitment is done by individual banks on an ongoing basis...," he added.

While recruiting, banks take into account the of common examination conducted by the Institute of Personnel Selection (IBPS).

Requirement of manpower in nationalised banks depends upon the business volume and growth, employee strength and retirements, besides other factors, the minister said.

As per the details given by the minister, maximum number of officer level posts were vacant in (3,747) followed by Central (2,854), (2,802) and Punjab & Sind Bank (2,500).

In the Central Bank of India, there were 3,615 vacant posts of clerks, followed by (2,267), (1,497) and United Bank of India (1,251).

There were no vacancies in Bank of Baroda, Canara Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, and

First Published: Thu, August 23 2012. 16:35 IST