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Federal Bank Officers Online Application

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Federal Bank Officers Online Application

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Prospective Candidates can visit Federal Bank Official Website or can click on APPLY ONLINE to submit the Federal Bank Officers Online Application form. No other means/ mode of application will be accepted. Candidates can apply online from 14/08/2018 to 31/08/2018 i.e. from August 14th, 2018 till August 31st, 2018.

Post Application Fees
Federal Bank Officers SC/ ST 350/-
General/ Others: 700/-


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This chapter provides a Quick Guide and a Detailed Guide (with elaborate instructions) for filling Online Application for Federal Bank Officers Scale-I 2018.

The online application process for Federal Bank Officers 2018 is an easy procedure, provided, the candidates have all the required data before starting the process. Below is a Step-by-Step Guide for the online application process.

1. Go to the official Website of Federal Bank Careers

2. Click on Apply Now.

3. Click on “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” to register on the Federal Bank Officers.

4. Enter all the required details. The name entered in the online application form should match exactly with requisite documents (PHOTO ID, etc.) to be produced at the time of the examination and interview. Any discrepancies/mismatches will result in getting debarred from the selection process.

5. It is very important to enter an active phone number and an active email ID as the mentioned phone number and email Id will be the only way through which updates/notifications are communicated.

6. Upload the photograph and signature wherever needed.

7. Preview all the entered information.

8. Pay the Required fees through debit card/credit card/internet banking.


Click Here – For Federal Bank Officers 2018 – Official Notification

Click Here – To Apply Online


Application Fee Details (Non-refundable)

Category Application Fees*
SC/ ST 350/-
General/ Others 700/-

*Online transaction charges & GST at applicable rates (@ 18%) to be charged extra.

(i) Candidates desirous of participating in selection processes for both the posts shall submit separate applications & make applicable payments accordingly.

(ii) Application fees can only be paid online through the payment gateway, using a Debit Cards (RuPay/ Visa/ MasterCard/ Maestro), Credit cards or Internet Banking. On successful completion of the transaction through the payment gateway, the online application form will be generated with the payment details.

(iii) The payment towards recruitment application fees can be made between 14.08.2018 and 27.08.2018 (both days inclusive).

A. Application Registration

    1. To submit applications online, log on to Bank’s website www.federalbank.co.in, follow the link ‘Careers’, click ‘Current Openings’ tab and click the link ‘Recruitment Process 2018 -19’. Read the eligibility criteria and the instructions carefully. Now click on ‘Apply Now’ button hosted below the link ‘Recruitment Process 2018 – 19’.

    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. The Name of the candidate or his/ her Father/ Spouse/ Mother 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.

    4. Candidates can proceed to upload Photo & Signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature.

    5. Candidates can proceed to fill other details of the Application Form.

    6. Validate your details and Save your application by clicking the ‘Validate your details’ and ‘Save & Next’ button on every page.

    7. 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.

    8. Click on the Preview Tab to preview and verify the entire application form before FINAL SUBMIT.

    9. 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 correct.

    10. 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.

    11. Click on ‘Payment’ Tab and proceed for payment.


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, 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 PAYMENT.

    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. There is facility to print application form containing fee details after payment of fees by logging in as Registered User using Registration Number and Password.

    7. Candidates are required to take a printout of the E-Receipt and online Application Form containing fee details. Please note that if the same cannot be generated, online transaction may not have been successful.

    8. To ensure the security of your data, please close the browser window once your transaction is completed.

Guidelines for Scanning and Uploading of Photograph & Signature

Before applying online, candidates are required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/ her photograph and signature as per the specifications given below.

a) Photograph Image:

  • Photograph must be a recent passport style color picture.

  • Make sure that the picture is in color, taken 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 colors etc., during the process of scanning.


b) 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 same signature should be put on the Attendance sheet and wherever necessary.

  • The applicant’s signature obtained on the call letter and attendance sheet at the time of the online aptitude test 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.


c) Guidelines – 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 in 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 editors 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/ her photograph and signature.


d) Procedure for Uploading the Photograph and Signature:

  • There will be two separate links for uploading Photograph and Signature.

  • Click on “Choose File” Button.

  • 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.


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Candidates can contact the Help Desk for any concerns/ issues like filling up the form, payment of fee/ intimation charges or receipt of Admission/ call letter during the Federal Bank Officers Recruitment Process.

E-mail: careers@federalbank.co.in

Please do not forget to provide following details while writing to us: (1) REGISTRATION NO. (2)MOBILE NO. (3) EMAIL ID as entered in application. In case of application failure or any error message, we would like to have the screenshot of the error in JPG, GIF format or as MS Word file. Additionally, you may provide the PC Details including the Operating System (like Windows XP, Vista, Linux etc.) & Internet Browser & version (like Internet Explorer 6.0, Mozilla 3.0, Firefox 3.5 etc.) used.


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Federal Bank Officers Online Application process is a detailed process and solicits great attention. Application once submitted cannot be retrieved and hence candidates should exercise extreme caution while submitting the online application. Several times candidates have queries regarding different elements of the application process. Below provide is a guide with different frequently asked questions that will help the candidates with certain queries.

Click Here – For FAQ of Online Registration Process


Federal Bank Officers – Related Information
Federal Bank Officers 2018 – Eligibility Criteria
Federal Bank Officers 2018 – Official Notification