Written By Ajit Kumar on Friday, May 6, 2016 | 7:17 PM
United India Insurance Company, is a leading Public Sector General Insurance Company wholly
owned by Government of India with a gross premium of about Rs.12,000 crores. A rapidly growing
company with more than 1600 offices, highest network in the non-life insurance industry
throughout the country.
The company proposes to recruit young and dynamic candidates for its offices all over India for its
requirement in Generalist and Specialist discipline. Applications are invited from eligible Indian
Citizens for the post of Administrative Officer (Scale I).
(1) Total No of Vacancies:
Discipline No. of Posts SC ST OBC UR PWD VI HI OC
Civil Engineering 05
Mechanical & Electrical Engineering 15
Total Specialist 80
Total Vacancies 300
OBC : 77
UR : 165
VI : 3
i) The discipline wise numbers mentioned above are provisional/indicative. The Company
reserves the right not to select any candidate from any of the discipline mentioned
above. The discipline wise numbers indicated above may vary and/or can be
interchanged at any stage of recruitment process.
ii) Not more than one application should be submitted by any candidate. In case of multiple
Applications across or within disciplines, only the latest valid (completed) application will
be retained and the application fee/intimation charges paid for the other multiple
registration(s) will stand forfeited. Multiple attendance/ appearances in the online
examination and/ interview will be summarily rejected/ candidature cancelled.
The vacancies indicated above are only tentative and actual may vary. The vacancies are
substantially in Western and Southern Zones of the Country and the candidates selected will be
posted mostly to the offices in Southern/Western zones. The candidates cannot have any right or
preference for posting in any particular State of his choice as the selection and posting is on All India
basis. The company’s decision would be final in all these cases and the candidates are liable to be
posted anywhere across the Country.
(2) Eligibility conditions: (As on 31/03/2016)
Candidates should possess certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination as on
a) For Generalist Stream, a candidate must possess the minimum qualification of a Degree in
any discipline from a recognized University OR any equivalent qualification recognized as
such by Central Government.
b) For Specialist Stream, a candidate must possess the minimum qualification of Degree in the
relevant discipline from a recognized University OR any equivalent qualification recognized
as such by Central Government.
The minimum Educational Qualification required for various disciplines are:
S.No Discipline Minimum Qualification
1 Finance Chartered Accountant (ICAI)/Cost Accountant
(ICWA)/MBA Finance* /M.Com/B.Com
2 Mechanical & Electrical Engineering B.Tech /BE (in Mechanical/Electrical)
3 Civil Engineering B.E/B.Tech in Civil Engineering OR
Graduate in Mechanical Engineering with Diploma (at
least one year duration) in Civil Engineering
4 Legal Degree in law from a recognized University or any
equivalent qualification recognized as such by Central
Government. (3 Years experience as a practicing Layer (2
yrs for SC/ST) is preferable).
5 Actuary Bachelors degree in Statistics/Mathematics/Actuarial
Science or any other quantitative discipline
6 Generalist Graduate in any stream
*MBA Finance candidates must furnish certificate from University confirming their
specialization in Finance at the time of interview, failing which they will not be allowed to
appear for the Interview.
(i) Qualifications mentioned above should be from any recognized University / Institute in
India duly approved by UGC / AICTE as the case may be with appropriate pattern like
10+2+3 or its equivalent pattern.
(ii) Other things being equal, preference will be given to candidates having post qualification
experience in their area of specialization and/or having qualification in non-life Insurance.
(iii) The candidates should have completed the qualification mentioned above on or before
31.03.2016. Those who have written the examination as on 31.03.2016 and whose results
are declared after 31.03.2016 are not eligible to apply.
(iv) Working knowledge of Computer is a must.
Age: A candidate must be of the Minimum Age of 21 years and the Maximum Age of 30 years as
on 31.03.2016. Candidate must have been born not earlier than 01/04/1986 and not later than
31/03/1995 (both days inclusive). Relaxation in upper age limit shall be as follows:
Sr.No. Category Age relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes (eligible for reservation) 3 years
3 Persons With Disability 10 years
4 Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency
Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/Short Service Commissioned Officers
(SSCO) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have
been released on completion of assignment otherwise than by way of
dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or
physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment.
5 Defence service personnel disabled in operation during the hostilities
with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as
6 Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their
husbands who have not remarried
7 Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of
Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89 5 years
8 Existing Confirmed Employees of Public Sector General Insurance
Companies (including GIC & Agriculture Insurance Company of India Ltd.)
a) In case of a candidate who is eligible for relaxation under more than one of the above
categories, the age relaxation will be available on a cumulative basis subject to the
maximum age not exceeding 45 years.
b) Candidates seeking age relaxation will be required to submit copies of necessary
certificate(s) for verification at the time of Interview and/or any subsequent stage of
c) The age relaxation for Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/Short Service
Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) shall be as applicable to Ex-Servicemen.
DEFINITION OF EX-SERVICEMEN (EXSM)
i. EX-SERVICEMEN (EXSM): Only those candidates shall be treated as Ex-servicemen who fulfill
the revised definition as laid down in Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs,
Department of Personnel & Administrative Reforms Notification No.36034/5/85 Estt.
(SCT) dated 27.01.1986 as amended from time to time.
ii. DISABLED EX-SERVICEMEN (DISXS): Ex-servicemen who while serving in Armed Forces of the
union were disabled in operation against the enemy or in disturbed areas shall be
treated as DISXS.
Note: The candidates are required to submit the appropriate certificates in support of the above at
the time of Interview.
The date of discharge from service for Ex-servicemen candidates should be on or before
31st August, 2016.
DEFINITION OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
Under Section 33 of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full
Participation) Act 1995 only such persons would be eligible for reservation who suffer from not less
than 40% of relevant disability and are certified by a Medical Board appointed by the Central/State
Govt. Accordingly, candidates with the following disabilities are eligible to apply:-
Visually Impaired (VI)
Blindness refers to condition where a person suffers from any of the following conditions namely (1)
Total absence of sight, (ii) Visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (snellen) in the better eye with
correcting lenses. (iii) Limitation of the field of vision subtending in angle of 20 degrees or worse.
Low vision means a person with impairment of visual functioning even after treatment or standard
refractive correction but who uses or is potentially capable of using vision for the planning of
execution of a task with appropriate assistive device.
Deaf & Hearing Impaired (HI)
The deaf are those persons in whom the sense of hearing is non- functional for ordinary purposes of
life i.e. total loss of hearing in both ears. They do not hear; understand sounds at all even with
amplified speech. Hearing impairment means loss of sixty decibels or more in the better ear in the
conversational range of frequencies.
Orthopedically Challenged (OC)
Locomotors Disability means disability of bones, joints or muscles leading to substantial restriction of
the movement of the limbs or any form of cerebral palsy.
Cerebral Palsy means a group of non-progressive conditions of person characterized by abnormal
motor control posture resulting from brain insult or injuries occurring in the pre-natal, peri-natal or
infant period of development.
All the cases of Orthopedically Challenged Persons would be covered under the category of
‘Locomotors disability or cerebral palsy’.
GUIDELINES FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES USING A SCRIBE
The visually impaired candidates and candidates whose writing speed is adversely affected
permanently for any reason can use their own scribe at their cost during the online examination,
subject to limits as in (ii) and (iii) below. In all such cases where a scribe is used, the following rules
•The candidate will have to arrange his/her own scribe at his/her own cost.
•The scribe arranged by the candidate should not be a candidate for the same examination .If
violation of the above is detected at any stage of the process, candidature of both the candidate and
the scribe will be cancelled. Candidates eligible for and who wish to use the services of a scribe in
the examination should invariably carefully indicate the same in the online application form. Any
subsequent request may not be favorably entertained.
•A person acting as a scribe for one candidate cannot be a scribe for another candidate.
•The scribe may be from any academic stream. However for Specialist Officers’ posts the scribe
should be from an academic stream different from that prescribed for the post.
•Both the candidate as well as scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking confirming that the
scribe fulfils all the stipulated eligibility criteria for a scribe mentioned above. Further in case it later
transpires that he/she did not fulfill any laid down eligibility criteria or suppressed material facts the
candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled, irrespective of the result of the online
•Those candidates who use a scribe shall be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every
hour of the examination or as otherwise advised.
•Only candidates registered for compensatory time will be allowed such concessions since
compensatory time given to candidates shall be system based, it shall not be possible for the test
conducting agency to allow such time if he / she is not registered for the same. Candidates not
registered for compensatory time shall not be allowed such concessions.
(ii)Guidelines for Candidates with locomotors disability and cerebral palsy
A compensatory time of twenty minutes per hour or otherwise advised shall be permitted for the
candidates with locomotors disability and cerebral palsy where dominant (writing) extremity is
affected to the extent of slowing the performance of function (minimum of 40%impairment).
(iii)Guidelines for Visually Impaired candidates
•Visually Impaired candidates (who suffer from not less than 40% of disability) may opt to view the
contents of the test in magnified font and all such candidates will be eligible for compensatory time
of 20 minutes for every hour or otherwise advised of examination.
• The facility of viewing the contents of the test in magnifying font will not be available to Visually
Impaired candidates who use the services of a Scribe for the examination.
These guidelines are subject to change in terms of GOI guidelines/ clarifications, if any, from time to
3. Application Fee/Intimation charges:
A Fee as indicated below is to be made thro’ Online
Category of Applicant Amount (Non-refundable)
SC/ ST/ Persons with Disability (PWD),
Permanent Employees of UIIC Rs. 100/- (Intimation charges only)
All others Rs. 600/- (Application fee including Intimation charges) ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
4. Important Dates: (TENTATIVE)
Publication of Advertisement in Newspaper 29/04/2016
Online Registration commences from 6.5.16
Last Date of online Registration 17.5.16
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation charges 6.5.16 TO 17.5.16
TENTATIVE Date of Objective Exam & Descriptive test 12.6.16
TENTATIVE Downloading of Call letters for Main Exam & descriptive test
5 days prior to exam
(5) Emoluments and Benefits: Rs.48,000/- p.m. (approx) in Metropolitan centres.
Basic pay in the scale of Rs.32795-1610(14)-55335-1745(4)-62315 and other admissible allowances
as applicable. Besides emoluments, other benefits like Gratuity, LTS, Medical Benefits, Group
Personal Accident Insurance, Performance Linked Incentive (PLI) and National Pension System (NPS),
leased accommodation would be extended as per rules of the Company.
6. Service Conditions:
As applicable in the Company from time to time. Posts are permanent and the selected candidates
on appointment may be posted or transferred to any place in India as may be decided by the
Company. The vacancies are substantially in Western and Southern Zones of the Country and the
candidates selected will be posted mostly to the offices in Southern/Western zones. The candidates
cannot have any right or preference for posting in any particular State of his choice as the selection
and posting is on All India basis. The company’s decision would be final in all these cases and the
candidates are liable to be posted anywhere across the Country.
7. Selection Procedure:
The final selection will be made on the basis of overall performance in Online Examination and
The candidates will be called for Online Examination tentatively on 12.06.2016 which would
comprises of the following.
(i) Structure of Examination (for Generalist)
Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Qs. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning 50 50
2 English Language 40 40
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
4 General Awareness (with special reference to Financial Sector)40 40
5 Computer Literacy 20 20
Total 200 200
Composite time of 2 hours
(ii) Structure of Examination (for Specialist)
Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Qs. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning 40 40
2 English Language 40 40
3 Quantitative Aptitude & Computer Literacy 40 40
4 General Awareness (with special reference to Financial Sector) 40 40
5 An additional test to assess technical &
professional knowledge in relevant discipline 40 40
Total 200 200
Composite time of 2 hours
(iii) Descriptive Test: (common for both generalists and specialists)
Sr.No.Name of Tests No. of Qs. Marks
1 Essay writing and Letter writing 2 Maximum 30 marks
(Essay 20 marks and letter 10 marks)
qualifying marks ( for GEN 15 Marks & for SC/ST 13.5 Marks)
Duration : 30 minutes
In (i), and (ii) above, all the questions will be of objective type with alternative choices out of which
one will be the correct answer. The candidate has to select the correct answer and ‘mouse click’
that alternative which he/she feels is correct. There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked by
the candidates. The objective tests except test on “English Language” will be bilingual (in English and
Hindi). For each wrong answer marked one fourth of the marks assigned to the question will be
deducted from those obtained. The alternative/option that is clicked on will be highlighted and will
be treated as the answer to that question.
Descriptive test will be provided only in English. Descriptive questions will be displayed on the
screen of your computer. Answers are to be typed using the keyboard. Please check all key
functions of the keyboard, before starting typing answers to questions in Descriptive test. You will
get 30 minutes to answer the questions in the descriptive test.
The Scores of Online Examination will be obtained by adopting the following procedure :
1. Number of questions answered correctly by a candidate in each objective test is considered
for arriving at the Corrected Score after applying penalty for wrong answers.
2. The Corrected Scores so obtained by a candidate are made equivalent to take care of the
minor difference in difficulty level, if any, in each of the objective tests held in different
sessions to arrive at the Equated Scores*
*Scores obtained by candidates on any test are equated to the base form by considering the
distribution of scores of all the forms.
3. Test wise scores and scores on total is reported with decimal points upto two digits.
Note : Cutoffs may be applied in two stages :
a. On Test wise scores and Total Score of objective tests.
b. On descriptive test
Descriptive test will only be evaluated for those candidates who qualify in the objective type of
tests and are placed adequately high as per total marks in the objective tests. Evaluation of
descriptive tests will be in proportion to vacancies.
A candidate shall be required to qualify in descriptive test, but the marks in descriptive paper shall
not count for final selection. The finally qualified candidates will be called for interview upto three
times the vacancies of the respective categories/discipline and final selection will be made on the
basis of performance in the online objective test and interview. Outstation candidates called for
interview will be reimbursed to and fro second class rail fare/bus fare by the shortest route from the
station of residence to the place of interview on production of evidence of having undertaken
journey for interview purpose.
9. Examination Centres :
Competitive Online Written Examination will be held at specific centres in India. The candidates may
choose any one of the centres mentioned in Annexure I which must be indicated in the application
form. Candidates will appear for the examination at the examination centre at his/her own risk and
Selected candidates if certified to be medically fit, may be appointed as ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
(SCALE-I) on probation for a period of one year which may be extended by a further period of six
The Company reserves the right to terminate the service of the candidate if found unsuitable at any
time during the probationary period or the extended probationary period without any notice or
assigning any reason thereof. During the probationary period, candidates may be required to
undergo theoretical / practical training as may be prescribed / arranged for them.
During the probation period the Officers would be required to pass the non-life “Licentiate
Examination” conducted by Insurance Institute of India. Only after passing the said examination the
Officer will be eligible for confirmation of his services in the Company. Failure to pass the said
Examination within the extended probation period will render the officer liable to be terminated
from service on expiry of the period so specified.
(11) Guarantee Bond:
Before joining as probationer, the selected candidates for appointment on regular pay-rolls of the
Company will be required to give an undertaking to serve the Company for a minimum period of
four years including probationary period. In the event of their resigning from the Company before
the expiry of the bond period, they will be liable to pay liquidated damages equivalent to one year’s
gross salary paid to them during the year of probation which could be proportionately reduced
depending upon the length of service rendered. Besides, he/she will have to submit a stamped Bond
duly executed by two sureties of sound financial standing, for an amount equivalent to one year’s
gross salary in addition to an amount of Rs.25,000/- towards partial cost of training.
Candidates resigning from the Company during the probationary period shall be liable to pay the
salary received by them during their entire service in the Company in addition to an amount of Rs.
25000/- towards partial cost of training. No lien/bond executed to retain a substantive post with
present employer will be binding upon the Company and no Leave Salary or Pension Contribution
will be made.
12. HOW TO APPLY
DETAILED GUIDELINES/PROCEDURES FOR
A. APPLICATION REGISTRATION
B. PAYMENT OF FEES
C. PHOTOGRAPH & SIGNATURE SCAN AND UPLOAD
Candidates can apply online only from 06.05.2016 to 17.05.2016 (Both days
inclusive) and no other mode of application will be accepted.
IMPORTANT POINTS TO BE NOTED BEFORE REGISTRATION
Before applying online, candidates should- i. Scan their photograph and signature ensuring that both the photograph and signature
adhere to the required specifications as given under Guideline for photograph & signature
scan and upload.
ii. Have a valid personal email ID and mobile no., which should be kept active till the
completion of this Recruitment Process. Company may send intimation to download call
letters for the Examination etc. through the registered e-mail ID. In case a candidate does
not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID and mobile
no. before applying on-line and must maintain that email account and mobile number.
iii. APPLICATION FEES/ INTIMATION CHARGES (NON REFUNDABLE)
PAYMENT OF FEE ON LINE : 06.05.2016 TO 17.05.2016 (Both days inclusive)
Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/intimation charges will have to be
borne by the candidate.
A. APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
1. Candidates to go to the Company website: uiic.co.in click on the option “APPLY
ONLINE” which will open a new screen.
2. To register application, choose the tab “Click here for New Registration” and enter
Name, Contact details and Email-id. A Provisional Registration Number and
Password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate
should note down the Provisional Registration Number and Password. An Email &
SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will also be sent.
3. In case the candidate is unable to complete the application form in one go, he / she
can save the data already entered by choosing "SAVE AND NEXT" tab. Prior to
submission of the online application candidates are advised to use the "SAVE AND
NEXT" facility to verify the details in the online application form and modify the
same if required. Visually Impaired candidates should fill the application form
carefully and verify/ get the details verified to ensure that the same are correct prior
to final submission.
4. Candidates are advised to carefully fill and verify the details filled in the online
application themselves as no change will be possible/ entertained after clicking the
FINAL SUBMIT BUTTON.
5. The Name of the candidate or his /her Father/ Husband etc. should be spelt
correctly in the application as it appears in the Certificates/ Mark sheets/Identity
proof. Any change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature.
6. Validate your details and Save your application by clicking the 'Validate your details'
and 'Save & Next' button.
7. Candidates can proceed to upload Photo & Signature as per the specifications given
in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature detailed
under point "C".
8. Candidates can proceed to fill other details of the Application Form.
9. Click on the Preview Tab to preview and verify the entire application form before
10. Modify details, if required, and click on 'FINAL SUBMIT' ONLY after verifying and
ensuring that the photograph, signature uploaded and other details filled by you are
11. Click on 'Payment' Tab and proceed for payment.
12. Click on 'Submit' button.
B. PAYMENT OF FEES
1. The application form is integrated with the payment gateway and the payment
process can be completed by following the instructions.
2. The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro),
Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.
3. After submitting your payment information in the online application form, PLEASE
WAIT FOR THE INTIMATION FROM THE SERVER. DO NOT PRESS BACK OR REFRESH
BUTTON IN ORDER TO AVOID DOUBLE CHARGE
4. On successful completion of the transaction, an e-Receipt will be generated.
5. Non-generation of 'E-Receipt' indicates PAYMENT FAILURE. On failure of payment,
Candidates are advised to login again using their Provisional Registration Number
and Password and repeat the process of payment.
6. Candidates are required to take a printout of the e-Receipt and online Application
Form. Please note that if the same cannot be generated, online transaction may
not have been successful.
7. For Credit Card users: All charges are listed in Indian Rupee. If you use a non-Indian
credit card, your bank will convert to your local currency based on prevailing
8. To ensure the security of your data, please close the browser window once your
transaction is completed.
9. There is facility to print application form containing fee details after payment of
C. Guidelines for scanning and Upload of Photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm) & Signature
Before applying online a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/her
photograph and signature as per the specifications given below.
- Photograph must be a recent passport style colour picture.
- Make sure that the picture is in colour, taken against a light-coloured, preferably
- 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
- 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.
- 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 Attendance sheet and wherever
- The applicant’s signature obtained on the call letter and attendance sheet at the
time of the examination should match the uploaded signature. In case of
mismatch, the applicant may 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
- Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS shall NOT be accepted.
Scanning the photograph & signature:
- 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 :
image01.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 50 kb (photograph) & 20 kb(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
- While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with a
link to upload his/her photograph and signature.
Procedure for Uploading the Photograph and Signature
- There will be two separate links for uploading Photograph and Signature
- Click on the respective link “Upload Photograph / Signature”
- Browse and Select the location where the Scanned Photograph / Signature file
has been saved.
- Select the file by clicking on it
- Click the ‘Open/Upload’ button
Your Online Application will not be registered unless you upload your photograph and
signature as specified.
(1) In case the face in the photograph or signature is unclear the candidate’s
application may be rejected. After uploading the photograph/ signature in
the online application form candidates should check that the images are
clear and have been uploaded correctly. In case the photograph or
signature is not prominently visible, the candidate may edit his/ her
application and re-upload his/ her photograph or signature, prior to
submitting the form.
(2) After registering online candidates are advised to take a printout of their
system generated online application forms.
13. ACTION AGAINST CANDIDATES FOUND GUILTY OF MISCONDUCT/
USE OF UNFAIR MEANS
Candidates are advised in their own interest that they should not furnish any particulars that are
false, tampered with or fabricated and should not suppress any material information while
submitting online application. At the time of examination, interview or in a subsequent selection
procedure, if a candidate is (or has been ) found guilty of –
(i) using unfair means or
(ii) impersonating or procuring impersonation by any person or
(iii) misbehaving in the examination/ interview hall or disclosing, publishing, reproducing,
transmitting, storing or facilitating transmission and storage of contents of the test(s) or
any information therein in whole or part thereof in any form or by any means, verbal or
written, electronically or mechanically for any purpose or
(iv)resorting to any irregular or improper means in connection with his/ her candidature or
(v)obtaining support for his/ her candidature by unfair means, or
(vi) carrying mobile phones or similar electronic devices of communication in the
examination/ interview hall, such a candidate may, in addition to rendering himself/
herself liable to criminal prosecution, be liable :
(a) to be disqualified from the examination for which he/ she is a candidate
(b) to be debarred either permanently or for a specified period from any
examination conducted by bank
(c) for termination of service, if he/ she has already joined the Bank.
14 (A). DOWNLOAD OF CALL LETTER
Candidates will have to visit the Company website for downloading call letters for online test.
Intimation for downloading call letter will also be sent through email/SMS. Once the candidate clicks
the relevant link, he/she can access the window for call letter download. The candidate is required
to use (i) Registration Number/Roll Number, (ii) Password/Date of Birth for downloading the call
letter. Candidate needs to affix recent recognizable photograph on the call letter preferably the
same as provided during registration and appear at the examination centre with (i) Call Letter (ii)
Photo Identity Proof as stipulated in clause (14(B)) below and also specified in the call letter and
photocopy of the same Photo Identity Proof as brought in original.
CANDIDATES REPORTING LATE i.e. after the reporting time specified on the call letter for
Examination will not be permitted to take the examination. The reporting time mentioned on the
call letter is prior to the Start time of the test. Though the duration of the examination is 2 1⁄2 hours,
candidates may be required to be at the venue for about 4 hours including the time required for
completion of various formalities such as verification and collection of various requisite documents,
logging in, giving of instructions.
14 (B). IDENTITY VERIFICATION
In the examination hall as well as at the time of interview, the call letter along with original and a
photocopy of the candidate’s currently valid photo identity (bearing exactly the same name as it
appears on the call letter) such as PAN Card/ Passport/ Driving License/ Voter’s Card/ Bank
Passbook with photograph/ Photo identity proof issued by a Gazette Officer on official letterhead
along with photograph / Photo identity proof issued by a People’s Representative on official
letterhead along with photograph / valid recent Identity Card issued by a recognized College/
University/ Aadhar card with a photograph/ Employee ID/ Bar Council Identity Card with
photograph should be submitted to the invigilator for verification. The candidate’s identity will be
verified with respect to his/her details on the call letter, in the Attendance List and requisite
documents submitted. If identity of the candidate is in doubt the candidate may not be allowed to
appear for the Examination.
E-Aadhar Card and Ration Card are not valid id proofs for this project.
Note: Candidates have to produce in original the photo identity proof and submit photocopy of
the photo identity proof along with Examination call letter as well as the Interview Call Letter while
attending the examination/ interview respectively, without which they will not be allowed to take
up the examination/ interview. Candidates must note that the name as appearing on the call letter
(provided during the process of registration) should exactly match the name as appearing on the
photo identity proof. Female candidates who have changed first/last/middle name post marriage
must take special note of this. If there is any mismatch between the name indicated in the Call
Letter and Photo Identity Proof the candidate will not be allowed to appear for the examination. In
case of candidates who have changed their name, will be allowed only if they produce original
Gazette notification / their original marriage certificate / affidavit in original.
14 (C) CENTRE CLAUSES:
1. The examination will be conducted online in venues given in the respective call letters.
2. No request for change of centre/venue/date/session for Examination shall be entertained.
3. The Company however, reserves the right to cancel any of the Examination Centres and/
or add some other Centres, at its discretion, depending upon the response, administrative
4. The Company also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any centre other than the
one he/she has opted for.
5. Candidate will appear for the examination at an Examination Centre at his/her own risks
and expenses and UIIC will not be responsible for any injury or losses etc. Of any nature.
6. Choice of centre once exercised by the candidate will be final.
If sufficient number of candidates does not opt for a particular centre for “Online” examination, UIIC
reserves the right to allot any other adjunct centre to those candidates OR if the number of
candidates is more than the capacity available for online exam for a centre, United India reserves the
right to allot any other centre to the candidate.
14. (D). OTHER CLAUSES
1. The possibility of occurrence of some problem in the administration of the examination cannot be
ruled out completely which may impact test delivery and/or result from being generated. In that
event, every effort will be made to rectify such problem, which may include movement of
candidates, delay in test. Conduct of a re-exam is at the absolute discretion of test conducting body.
Candidates will not have any claim for a re-test. Candidates not willing to move or not willing to
participate in the delayed process of test delivery shall be summarily rejected from the process.
2. Decision of the Company in all matters relating to recruitment will be final and binding on the
candidate. No correspondence or personal enquiries shall be entertained by the Company in this
3. If the examination is held in more than one session, the scores across various sessions will be
equated to adjust for slight differences in difficulty level of different test batteries used across
sessions. More than one session are required if the nodes capacity is less or some technical
disruption takes place at any center or for any candidate.
4. UIIC would be analyzing the responses (answers) of individual candidates with those of other
candidates to detect patterns of similarity of right and wrong answers. If in the analytical procedure
adopted by UIIC in this regard, it is inferred/ concluded that the responses have been shared and
scores obtained are not genuine/ valid, UIIC reserves right to cancel the candidature of the
concerned candidates and the result of such candidates (disqualified) will be withheld.
5. Instances for providing incorrect information and/or process violation by a candidate detected at
any stage of the selection process will lead of disqualification of the candidate from the selection
process and he/she will not be allowed to appear in any of the Company’s recruitment process in
the future. If such instances go undetected during the current selection process but are detected
subsequently, such disqualification will take place with retrospective affect.
6. Process for Arriving at Scores
The Scores of Online Examination are obtained by adopting the following procedure:
(i)Number of questions answered correctly by a candidate in each objective test is considered for
arriving at the Corrected Score after applying penalty for wrong answers.
(ii)The Corrected Scores so obtained by a candidate are made equivalent to take care of the minor
difference in difficulty level, if any, in each of the objective tests held in different sessions to arrive at
the Equated Scores*
* Scores obtained by candidates on any test are equated to the base form by considering the
distribution of scores of all the forms.
(iii) Test wise scores and scores on total is reported with decimal point upto two digits.
Note: Cutoffs are applied in two stages:
i. on scores in individual tests
ii. on Total Score
15. OTHER RULES:
1. The candidates called for interview would be required to submit the attested copies of certificates
as per the details given below in proof of their age/date of birth, educational qualifications,
community to which they claim to belong etc., at the time of interview.
a. Caste Certificate in respect of SC/ST/OBC candidates is to be obtained from the following
i.District Magistrate / Additional District Magistrate / Collector / Deputy Commissioner /
Deputy Collector / Sub-Divisional Magistrate / Taluka Magistrate / Executive Magistrate /
Extra Assistant Commissioner (Not below the rank of First Class Stipendiary Magistrate)
ii. Chief Presidency Magistrate / Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate / Presidency
iii. Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar
iv. Sub-Divisional Officer of the area where the candidate and/or his family normally resides.
v. In so far as the Scheduled Tribes communities of Tamil Nadu are concerned, only the
Certificate given by the Revenue Divisional Officer (instead of Tehsildar) would be accepted.
b. For claiming reservation under OBC category, candidate should belong to such Caste or
Community, which are common to both the lists in respect of Central and the State
Governments List from the State of their Origin (as per the list published by the Central
Government). The benefits of reservation shall not apply to persons/sections belonging to
“Creamy Layer” as specified vide Column 3 of the Schedule of the Department of Personnel
and Training OM No.36012/22/93-Estt (SCT) dated 08.09.1993. Candidates should produce
certificate (at the time of interview, if called) as per the proforma prescribed by Ministry of
Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Government of India, which should include that
they do not belong to “Creamy Layer”.
c. The SC/ST candidates shall produce latest permanent caste certificates and OBC candidates
shall produce latest fresh caste certificates in support of their claim to belong to SC/ST/OBC
as the case of the competent authority. The said certificates shall be produced at the time
of interview, if called at a later stage.
2. Company reserves the right to fix minimum eligibility standard/bench mark and restrict the
number of candidates to be called for the main exam/interview taking into account various factors
like number of vacancies, performance of the candidates etc., and decide to determine the
qualifying marks for selecting candidates for interview. The company also reserves the right to fix
minimum eligibility standard/cut-off marks while finalizing such candidates to be called for the
main exam/interview as well as selecting the candidates for final selection after the interview. The
decision of the company in this regard shall be final and binding and no correspondence in this
regard would be entertained with the candidates.
3. Company has its Offices throughout India and the Company shall have the prerogative to
decide on allotment and posting of the selected candidates depending on the requirement and not
at the candidate’s choice and no requests in this regard would be entertained.
4. The decision of the Company will be final and binding in all matters. The Company takes no
responsibility for any delay in receipt of or non receipt of application or communication at any point
of time during the recruitment exercise.
5. Company reserves the right not to call any candidates to appear at the online examination and
6. Applications once made will not be allowed to be withdrawn and fee/intimation charges paid
shall not be refunded under any circumstances.
7. In case it is found at any stage of recruitment the candidate does not fulfill the eligibility
criteria and/or he/she has furnished any incorrect/false/incomplete information or has suppressed
any material fact(s), his/her candidature will stand cancelled. If any of these shortcomings detected
even after appointment, his/her services are liable to be terminated forthwith. Before applying for
any post, the candidate should ensure that he/she fulfills the eligibility and other norms mentioned
in this advertisement. The decision of the Company in respect of matters concerning eligibility of the
candidate, the stages at which such scrutiny of eligibility is to be undertaken, the documents to be
produced for the purpose of conduct of interview, selection and any other matter relating to
recruitment will be final and binding on the candidate.
8. The Company shall not entertain any correspondence or personal enquiries.
9. Any resulting dispute arising out of this process / advertisement shall be subject to the sole
jurisdiction of the Courts situated in Chennai.
10. In case an applicant is not short-listed, no claim for refund of cost of application or fee shall be
11. Candidates serving in Govt/Quasi Govt/Public Sector Undertakings are not required to send the
application through proper channel, but they have to produce No Objection Certificate from their
employer at the time of interview if shortlisted for interview.
12. Please note that the eligibility criteria specified herein are the basic criteria for applying for the
post. At the time of interview the Candidates must necessarily produce the relevant documents in
original and a self-attested photocopy in support of their identity and eligibility pertaining to
category, age, educational qualifications etc. as indicated in the online application form. Please note
that no change of application data will be permitted at any stage after completion of registration
process of the online application. Merely applying for the post and being shortlisted in the online
examination and/or in the subsequent interview and/or subsequent processes does not imply that a
candidate will necessarily be offered employment in the Company. No request for considering the
candidature under any category/post other than the one in which applied will be entertained.
Canvassing in any form will disqualify the candidate for consideration for the posts.
Date: 29.04.2016 DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER (HR)
ANNEXURE – I
EXAM CENTRE LIST
1 Andaman & Nicobar
2 Andhra Pradesh
3 Arunachal Pradesh
11 Himachal Pradesh
12 Jammu &Kashmir
16 Madhya Pradesh
Mumbai/Navi Mumbai/Thane/Greater Mumbai
22 New Delhi
Delhi - NCR
30 Uttar Pradesh
32 West Bengal