Bank of Maharashtra Recruitment 2021 | 100 Agriculture Field Officer Jobs at Bank of Maharashtra

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Bank of Maharashtra Recruitment 2021 | BANK OF MAHARASHTRA, leading listed Public Sector Bank having Head Office in Pune and all India network of branches across the India, invites online application from candidates for recruitment of Specialist Officers in Scale I & II. Bank is looking forward to augmenting agriculture sector, strengthening cyber security, impregnable legal services and emulating techno-savvy systems in tandem. Please visit for Latest Government Jobs in Maharashtra.

Bank of Maharashtra Agriculture Field Officer Vacancy details

Post Name: Agriculture Field Officer (JMGS SCALE I)
No. of Vacancies: 100
Salary: Rs. 36000 – (1490/7) - 46430 – (1740/2) – 49910 –(1990/7)- 63840.
The official will also be eligible for D.A, H.R.A/ Lease rental, C.C.A, Medical and other allowances etc. in a Metropolitan center & perquisites as per rules in force from time to time. Allowances may vary depending upon the place of posting.
Minimum Bond Period: Three years from the date of Joining the Bank.
Probation Period: Two years 
Qualification: 4-year Degree (Graduation) in Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri. Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry/ Forestry/ Agricultural Biotechnology/ Food Science/ Agriculture Business Management/ Food Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Agricultural Engineering/ Sericulture with a minimum required marks of 60% in aggregate of all semesters/ years and 55% in aggregate of all semesters/ years for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PwD.
Job Profile: 
1) To undertake survey of the villages in the command area of the allotted branches and identify the potential available for lending to Agriculture and allied activity sectors. To scout Agriculture proposals from the command area villages, identify the needy farmers, explain banks’ various credit products and obtain the loan application forms.
2) To arrange credit camps in the villages from the command area of the branch, explain banks’ various schemes of Agricultural lending, scrutinize the required papers/ documents such as 8A, 7/12 extracts, mutation certificates etc. required for financing and help the farmers in filling up our Loan application forms. Carry out pre sanction field visits to the field & verify the details given in the application form.
3) To prepare pre sanction visit report, appraise the technical feasibility and economic viability of the proposal and submit the same to the Branch Manager along with specific recommendations. Assist the branch in execution of documents and disbursement of Agriculture loans. To carry out post sanction visit for verification of end use of the funds disbursed.
4) To guide the farmers on improved cultivation practices, new high yielding crop varieties, plant protection measures, land development, soil conservation, watershed development, effective use of scarce water resources by adopting appropriate crops and irrigation methods, rain water harvesting etc. Educate/ guidance to farmers on adopting supplementary activities to enhance income like Dairy, Poultry, Piggery, Apiculture (Bee keeping) etc.
5) Explore feasibility for floriculture, horticulture, food processing activities and organize training to set up such activities on a viable basis through bank finance. Identify the additional credit requirements of the farmer and guide them suitably.
6) Maintain liaison with the state Government officials particularly with Agriculture/ Horticulture/ Animal Husbandry/ Fishery and others related to Agriculture and allied activities to know the new activities coming up in the area, and propagate them in the villages. Further to maintain liaison with the Block and District authorities of various Government sponsored schemes for effective implementation.
7) To maintain liaison with Processing industries in the area and follow up for recovery from the sale proceeds such as Sugarcane, Cotton, milk and milk products etc. To collect market information of various Agriculture products and share the same with the farming community. To arrange recovery camps in the command area for recovery of dues.
8) To help the branch in formation and credit linkage of Self Help Groups and also formation of Farmers’ Clubs. Any other related work for the development of Agriculture, Agriculture lending and recovery. Preparation of agriculture credit plans for the assigned branches. Recovery in NPA accounts, arrangement of recovery camps etc. Submission of eligible crop insurance claims and Coordination with Lead District Manager in respect of implementation of SLBC guidelines.
Age Limit: Minimum 20 and Maximum 30 years. (Relaxation for reserved categories shall be applicable as per Govt. guidelines).

Important Notes

1) Candidate should be proficient in computers; good in inter-personal communication skills, analytical skills and drafting skills. The appointment of officers is on PAN India basis and the selected candidates are liable to be posted anywhere in India as a Branch Manager/ Officer as per Bank’s requirement. Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. Candidates having Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.03.2021.
2) The date of passing eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University/ Institute. In case the result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the University/ Institute, a certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the University/ Institute indicating the date on which the result was posted on the website will be taken as the date of passing.  
3) Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application. Where CGPA/ OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicated in the online application. If called for interview, the candidate will have to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia stating the norms of the University regarding conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks scored by the candidate in terms of these norms.
4) Calculation of Percentage: The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all the semester(s)/ year(s) by aggregate maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of honours/ optional/ additional optional subject, if any. This will be applicable for those Universities also where Class/ Grade is decided on basis of Honours marks only. The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60%.
5) In case of any candidate completed the Diploma Course and got directly entry into second year/ semester in degree course by getting exemption of few semesters/ years then only those semesters/ years marks would be considered which are part of bachelor’s degree, neither diploma marks nor any exempted semesters/ years marks shall be considered for eligibility. The same shall also be applicable for other degree courses. 

Job Location

Pan India/ Pune

Application Fees

1. UR / EWS / OBC - 1000 + GST (180) = Rs. 1180
2. SC / ST - 100 + GST (18) = Rs. 118
3. PwBD - Fee Exempted
4. Women Candidates - Fee Exempted

Vacancy in Bank of Maharashtra - Selection Procedure

(1) The candidates shall be required to appear for online examination to be conducted through IBPS. The successful candidates shall be called for interview in the proportion of 1:4 based on their ranking. The allocation of marks for online examination and Interview is each of 100 only, which will be converted into 60:40. The minimum cut off marks for online examination, interview and final selection shall be 50% for UR/ EWS and 45% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PwBD.
(2) The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the Online Examination and Interview and accordingly a merit list shall be prepared for selection of candidates. Merit list for selection will be prepared in descending order on the basis of combined scores obtained, in case more than one candidate score the cut-off marks (common marks at cut-off point), such candidates will be ranked according to their age in descending order, in the merit.
(3) In case, in the opinion of the bank, adequate number of candidates have not qualified by obtaining minimum marks as stipulated above in the online examination, bank reserves right to reduce the minimum marks as deemed fit.
(4) Mere eligibility/ admission to Group Discussions/ Interview/ pass in GD/ interview does not imply that the Bank is satisfied beyond doubt about the candidate’s eligibility and shall not vest any right in a candidate for selection

Bank of Maharashtra Recruitment - How To Apply

(1) Candidates are advised to go to the Bank’s website and click on the ‘Careers ’ Recruitment Process Current Openings to open the link “Online application for recruitment of “SPECIALIST OFFICERS IN SCALE I & II 2021-22” and then 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 e-mail 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) 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 COMPLETE REGISTRATION.
(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. Any change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature.
(6) Validate your details and Save your application by clicking the Validate your details’ and ‘Proceed’ button.
(7) Candidates can proceed to upload Photo, Signature, Left Thumb Impression & Hand Written Declaration as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature.
(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 COMPLETE REGISTRATION.
(10) Modify details, if required, and click on ‘COMPLETE REGISTRATION’ ONLY after verifying and ensuring that the photograph, signature uploaded and other details filled by you are correct.

Important Dates

👉 Commencement date of on-line application: September 01, 2021

👉 Last Date of online application: September 19, 2021

Important Links

👉 Official Notification: Click Here

👉 Revised format of Experience Certificate: Click Here

👉 Apply Link: Apply Online


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