IPPB (India Post Payments Bank) has extended the last date for online application regarding the newly created vacancies. The Bank had notified to fill around 1700 posts under Scale I, II & III for which the Bank has now extended the application dates.
The applications from eligible candidates for filling 650 posts under Scale I were invited from October 4. The application process was due to end on October 25, however, now the applications could be submitted till November 7. Similarly, the applications for Scale II & III posts were to be closed on November 1 as per the initial schedule. The Bank has opened the application process for all ongoing recruitments till November 7. The move to extend the dates may be attributed to long holiday season (Diwali).
The Scale I posts would be filled through a three-tier selection process, which includes a preliminary exam, main exam and interview. The preliminary exam is tentatively scheduled to be held in December/January.
The Scale II & III posts include Assistant Manager, Manager/Senior Manager positions across Branch, Sales, Product, Marketing, Finance, HR & Administration, Operations under India Post Payments Bank. A total of 652 posts will be filled under Scale II, while the Bank has invited applications to fill 408 Scale III posts. The selection to Scale II & III posts will be based on an online exam and/or interview.
India Post Payments Bank is planning to open 650 branches across the country by next year. As the Bank comes under the Department of Posts, it would also use the available resources with Postal department to ensure smooth operations. The Bank aims to become the most accessible bank in the world and would operate from all 1.54 lakh post offices spread throughout the country, in addition to the new branches.