Appointment of PO’s and Banking Associates in JK Bank Scrapped

SRINAGAR:  Jammu and Kashmir government scrapped the ongoing process of recruitment for 1200 banking associates and 250 probationary officers and asked the finance department to advise the J&K bank to initiate a fresh, fair, norm-based and transparent recruitment for these posts through the IBPS.

On the recruitment process of J&K Bank, Kansal informed that the issues had been ongoing since 2018 and noted that various legal infirmities had been pointed out in the ongoing process. The Council, he said, therefore, directed the Finance Department to advise J&K Bank to initiate a fresh, fair, norm based and transparent recruitment for 250 Probationary Officers and 1200 banking Associates in the J&K Bank through the IBPS.

“The entire recruitment process will be completed by on a fast track basis within three months. The detailed modalities and announcements in this regard will be finalized by the bank in its next board meeting. As a result, the ongoing process of recruitment for these posts by this bank shall stand scrapped,” he said and added that the bank is being advised to ensure that all applicants eligible in the last recruitment which has been cancelled shall be eligible for the fresh recruitment also.”


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