Among the private banks in the Southern region of India, South Indian Bank Ltd has set itself the target to achieve banking access for customers and has grown on to become the largest bank in the region. Having very humble beginnings during the swadeshi movement, it was one of the earliest banks in South India, set up by a group of enterprising men, in the busy town of Thrissur. The purpose was to help people get out from clutches of moneylenders and fulfil their financial requirements at reasonable rates of interest. With a lot of firsts to its credit, the South Indian Bank ltd has now come a long distance as the third largest private sector bank in India with almost all of its branches having linked by core banking system. The journey from 1946 as the first private bank from Kerala to be announced by RBI as scheduled bank. Presently, South Indian Bank Ltd has about 708 branches and about 720 ATMs all over the country, with expansion plans in the anvil.
Job Scenario In The Bank
Apart from being the saviour for a lot of middle and lower income group people, with its loan and account offers, South Indian Bank Ltd has also helped the deserving people with job offers in various capacities. From time to time, the bank has come up with advertisements for recruitment into the posts of probationary officers, clerks, security officers, specialist officers, etc. These posts are published as and when the requirements have been found in different bank branches. If people are satisfying the eligibility criteria of age and educational qualifications, they can appear in the written and interview rounds for different posts and by dint of a good performance can gain entry into various branches of this bank.
Present & Future Options
In recent years, especially in 2012, there has been recruitment of plenty of officers and clerks, in different regions in which the South Indian Bank Ltd operates. Very recently in the month of August of 2012, there was announcement of vacancies of 40 posts in clerical positions in the city of Hyderabad, which the eligible candidates can apply. Since the written rounds are over, 361 candidates have been called upon to attend the interview. Recently also, there was the advertisement for the recruitment of security officers in the bank branches.
Due to the expansion plans of the South Indian Bank Ltd to other states where it doesn’t have a major presence currently, more number of people in the skilled category would be sought. Interested candidates, for jobs in one of the best private banks in the country, should be on the alert for advertisements. In 2013, there will be a lot of opportunities for the candidates, who should be ready for written and interview rounds with proper preparatory materials in their hands. There is a trend of phase wise notification of various posts and therefore, candidates need not lose hope, if at all they fail in the first attempt, because many such chances will knock their doors when they persist with their preparations for banking jobs.
To get updated with South Indian Bank Recruitment notification, please refer to http://www.southindianbank.com/careers/careerslist.aspx