Federal Bank recruitment 2017 for the post of PO & Clerks

Federal Bank recruitment 2017


Federal Bank has released the notification of Recruitment Process for the post of Officers (PO) & Clerks 2017-18. Here is one more opportunity for the aspirants who want to clear the exam and become a Banker. Federal Bank, one of India’s leading private sector banks is on lookout for energetic and talented youngsters, who aspire to be future industry leaders and posses the right skills and attitude to excel in relationship banking and customer facing roles, to team up as Officers (in Scale I) & Clerks.

About Federal Bank

Federal Bank Limited is a major Indian commercial bank in the private sector headquartered at Aluva, Kerala having more than thousand branches and ATMs spread across different States in India. The Bank is a pioneer among traditional banks in India in the area of using technology to leverage its operations and was among the first banks in India to computerize all its branches. The Bank offer its customers, a variety of services as part of its strategy to position itself as a financial super market and to enhance customer convenience.

No. of Vacancies

The total number of vacancies is: 264

Officers (PO)Clerks
Not DisclosedNot Disclosed


Eligibility Criteria:

CriteriaOfficers (PO)Clerks
Age as on 1st July 201726 years24 years
Educational Qualification as on 4th September 2017·         Graduate in any discipline with minimum 60% aggregate marks.

·         Candidate must have scored minimum 60% marks in SSC as well as HSC too.

·         Candidate should have acquired all the educational qualification through regular mode of study.

·         MBA in any discipline from a recognized university/institute with minimum 60% aggregate marks.

·         Candidate should have acquired all the educational qualification through regular mode of study.

Computer SkillsEssentialEssential


Selection Procedure:

Selection procedure for both the posts is similar but the exam will be of different pattern with different criteria for short listing the candidates.

  • Phase – I (Online Examination) – Online examination will be of objective type, multiple choice of total two hours duration comprising the following sections:


For the post of Officer

S No.SectionNo. of questionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language3030 



Composite time

2Logical Reasoning3030
3General, Socio & Banking Awareness2525
4Numerical/Quantitative Ability3030
5Computer Awareness2020
6Digital Banking1515
 Total15015090 minutes



For the post of Clerk

S No.SectionNo. of questionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language2020 



Composite time

2Logical Reasoning2020
3General, Socio & Banking Awareness1010
4Numerical/Quantitative Ability2020
5Computer Awareness1010
6Digital Banking1010
 Total909060 minutes



For the test of both the posts there will be 0.25 mark negative marking for every incorrect answer.


  • Psychometric Test – Online Aptitude Test will be followed by a Psychometric Questionnaire for a maximum duration of 20 minutes.

How to apply?

  • Candidates can apply online only.
  • Visit the official portal of Federal Bank i.e.;  https://www.federalbank.co.in/home
  • Click on “Careers” tab;
  • Click on “Apply Online”;
  • Click on “Click here for New Registration”;
  • Fill in the details as instructed in the form;
  • Cross check the details and click on “FINAL SUBMIT” tab;
  • Click on “Payment” tab and proceed for payment of fee;
  • Click on “Submit” tab.

Exam Fee:

CategoryOfficer (PO)Clerk
  • Online transaction charges & GST at applicable rates (@ 18%) to be charged extra.

Mode of payment:

  • Exam fee can be paid Online only;
  • The payment can be made by Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking/IMPS/Cash Cards/Mobile Wallets.
  • Bank/Card transactions are to be borne by candidates only.

Important Dates:

1Start of online registration23rd August 2017
2End of online registration4th September 2017
3Downloading of call letters for Online ExaminationWill be intimated.
4Online Exam4th Week of September (Tentative)

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For further details, candidates are advised to click here and check the official notification.

Stay tuned for further updates!!

All the best!!