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How to Apply for Panjab Gramin Bank Recruitment 2012

How to Apply for Panjab Gramin Bank Recruitment 2012?


  1. All eligible candidates should apply on line through the link provided to our website www.pgbho.com in the prescribed format from 22-03-2012. Please note that the last date for submission of on-line application is 10-04-2012. No other means/mode of application will be accepted.
  2.  Candidates should have a valid e-mail ID. It should be kept active during the currency of this recruitment project. This will help him/her in getting call letter/interview advices etc. under no circumstances he/she should share/mention e-mail ID to / of any other person.  In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her     new e-mail ID before applying on-line.
  3. Before applying Online candidates are required to have a scanned (digital image) of his/her photograph and signature as per the specifications given below. Candidates are required to upload a scanned copy of his/her photograph alongwith a scanned copy of a signature in the Online application.
  4. Candidates should fill up the application available after clicking the link given in the notification.
  5. Branch Code and Branch Transaction Number noted on the Challan form should be correctly filled in the application at appropriate place.
  6. Application, after filling up all the mandatory fields and security check box, should be submitted by a click on the “submit” button.
  7. All the mandatory fields (marked with*) should be filled in, otherwise the system will not accept the application.
  8. The Candidates should note/remember the Registration number and Password for future reference and use.
  9. There is provision to modify the submitted online application. Candidates are requested to make use of this facility to correct the details in online application, if any. This modification facility shall be available after two days of registration and upto 12-04-2012.  Modification will be allowed only three times. After the last date no modification will be permitted.
  10. Please note that the above is the general procedure for applying on-line. No other mode of application or incomplete application will be accepted and in such case, the application will be rejected outright.
  11. After applying on-line, the candidates should take a print out of the system generated on-line application form and retain it for future reference. They should not send this print out to the Bank, which they will have to submit at the time of interview.



• Photograph must be a recent passport size colour picture.

• The picture should be in colour, against a light-coloured, preferably white, background.

• Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face

• If the picture is taken on a sunny day, have the sun behind you, or place yourself in the shade,

  so that  you are not squinting and there are no harsh shadows

• If you have to use flash, ensure there’s no “red-eye”

• If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen.

• Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it must not cover your face.

• Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)

• Size of file should be between 20kb–50 kb

• Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50KB. If the size of the file is more than 50 KB, then adjust the settings of the scanner such as the DPI resolution, no. of colours etc., during the process of scanning.

(ii)         SIGNATURE IMAGE:

• The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.

• The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person.

• The signature will be used to put on the Attendence Sheet.

• If the Applicant’s signature on the answer script, at the time of the examination, does not match   the signature on the Attendence Sheet/Hall Ticket, the applicant will be disqualified.

• Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)

• Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb

• Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20KB


• Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch)

• Set Color to True Color

• File Size as specified above

• Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/signature, then use the upload                editor to crop the image to the final size (as specified above).

• The image file should be JPG or JPEG format. An example file name is :

Image 01.jpg or image01.jpeg Image dimensions can be checked by listing the folder files or moving the mouse over the file image icon. Candidates using MS Windows/MSOffice can easily obtain photo and signature in .jpeg format not exceeding 50KB & 20KB respectively by using MS Paint or MSOffice Picture Manager. Scanned photograph and signature in any format can be saved in .jpg format by using ‘Save As’ option in the File menu and size can be reduced below 50KB(photograph)

 & 20KB(signature) by using crop and then resize option (Please see point (i) & (ii) above for the pixel size) in the ‘Image’ menu. Similar options are available in other photo editor also. If the file size and format are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed. While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with a link to upload his photograph and signature.

Procedure for Uploading the Photograph and Signature

(i)             There will be two separate links for uploading Photograph and Signature

(ii)           Click on the respective link “Upload Photograph / Signature”

(iii)          Browse & Select the location where the Scanned Photo / Signature file has been saved.

(iv)         Select the file by clicking on it

(v)           Click the ‘Upload’ button

Your Online Application will not be registered unless you upload your photo and signature as specified.

Note :

  1. In case the face in the photograph or signature is unclear the candidate’s application may be rejected.
  2. Candidates are advised to take a printout of their system generated online application forms after registering.
  3. In case the photograph or signature is unclear, the candidate may edit his application and reupload his photograph or signature.
  4. Candidates should keep a copy of the Application printout and Fee Receipt for their record.
  5. The candidates must bring the call letter along with photo identity proof such as passport /PAN Card/Driving Licence/Voter’s Card/Bank Passbook with duly attested Photograph/Identity Card issued by School or College/ Gazetted Officer in original as well as a self attested Photocopy thereof. The photocopy of Identity proof should be            submitted along with call letter to the invigilators in the examination hall, failing whichhe/she will not be permitted to appear for the test.


Candidates should first download one of the Challans* as applicable to them from the Bank’s website www.pgbho.com

*There are Two Challans available on the bank website :

Post Code – 01, 02, 03 & 04      OFFICER SCALE – III , II, I & Office Assistant.(Multipurpose)

                                                Punjab Gramin Bank – Challan Form – 01       


Post Code – 01, 02, 03 & 04      OFFICER SCALE – III , II, I & Office Assistant.(Multipurpose).

                                                Punjab National Bank – Challan Form – 02 

Candidates can pay the fees at any Branch of Punjab Gramin Bank  or Punjab National Bank in the Account Nos. mentioned at 4(b) above.,

After filling in the required information on the Challan form, they should pay the requisite fee at the respective branch of Punjab Gramin Bank or Punjab National Bank.           


Postage + ISO Charges

Application Fee





For all others




Candidates must ensure that on deposit of fee, the branch issues him a receipt which should invariably mention the under noted items :-

(i)             Transaction ID

(ii)                 Branch Name

(iii)                Branch code number (SOL I.D.)

(iv)               Date of deposit

Candidates should keep the ‘Candidate’s copy’ of the remitted Challan form with them and produce the same at the time of the written test alongwith the  passport size photograph.

Note : Candidates will not be permitted for the Written Test without the production of this Challan and self signed Photograph affixed thereon.

 Application once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn and examination fee once paid will not be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other selection process.

Click here for Panjab Gramin Bank Recruitment Challan 2012

Click here for Punjab Gramin Bank Complete Notification 2012

Click here for Punjab Gramin Bank Recruitment Online Application Form 2012

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