Trainee Banking Assistant - RDB Bank

Regional Development Bank Vacancies

Career Opportunities for Talented youth at RDB.

Regional Development Bank, as a premier development bank in Sri Lanka with a network of 276 branches island wide and with over 3500 manpower strength, invites applications from talented, high performing youth with following qualifications to team up with RDB as TRAINEE BANKING ASSISTANT

Designation of Post:- Trainee Banking Assistant

Required Qualifications:
* Pass 6 subjects in G.C.E. Ordinary Level with at least 5 credit passes including Mother Language (Sinhala/Tamil) and Mathematics obtained at one sitting.

* Pass in G.C.E Advanced Level with 3 Passes (excluding General English and General Knowledge) obtained at one sitting. However, having passed in General English will be considered as an added advantage.

* Preference would be given to those who possess knowledge on computer applications and working knowledge in Tamil.

Those who are selected for Tamil speaking areas must have working knowledge in Tamil medium.

Age:- Not less than 18 years and not more than 23 Years as at the closing date of the applications (Applicant’s date of birth should be on or after 31.07.1996 and on 31.07.2001 or before).

Selection Procedure
The Knowledge of shortlisted candidates will be tested by written examination which will comprise with following subjects/papers.

Analytical Skills∕ IQ Test01 hourSinhala ∕Tamil ∕English
General Knowledge01 hourSinhala ∕Tamil ∕English100

Candidates who meet the stipulated standards at the said examination will be called over for one or more interviews. Selections would be done on District basis and the applicants should be permanent resident of that district for at least 05 years

Release of Results
The results of written examination of all candidates would be released by the Department of Examinations through the official website or by post.

Training and Placement:
The appointees will be required to undergo a period of two years training covering all aspects of banking. Confirmation will be subject to probation period of one year (which compute after the training period of two years) and evaluation of performance during the probation period. Confirmation will be considered after producing the Certificate in Banking and Finance (CBF)/ Intermediate in Applied Banking & Finance of IBSL or equivalent qualification from recognized professional body.

Trainees will be paid a fixed monthly allowance of Rs.19,000/- (all inclusive) during the first year of training and Rs.22,000/- (all inclusive) during the second year of training under contract basis. Those who complete training of two years successfully will be absorbed in to the permanent cadre of Banking Assistant Gr. 5-I and placed on the initial salary step of the salary scale of Rs.32,480/- 280 x 20 – 38,080/- per month.

Payment of Examination Fees
Following a payment of Rs. 750∕- as the examination fee at any RDB branch to the Account No. 134012000201, the receipt should be pasted on to the application and sent. However, money orders nor stamps would be accepted as examination fees and reimbursement of examination fees nor exchange of it to another examination would be done under any reason. It is advisable to retain a copy of payment receipt with the applicant.

Provision of False Information
As per the terms and conditions of recruitment, if an applicant is found as not having required qualification to apply nor sit for the examination, before or at or after the examination or at any instance, his∕ her candidacy would be cancelled. If it is revealed that an applicant has provided false information intentionally or has concealed an important information or is proven that during his∕ her service period or at any occasion that he∕ she was ineligible to sit for the examination, he∕ she would be expelled from service instantly. The candidacy of applicants who have not fulfilled the requirements stipulated in this advertisement would be cancelled.

If you have fulfilled the above requirements, your application prepared according to the specified sample, should be sent along with the certified copies of educational certificates to the following address on or before 31.07.2019 by registered post. The specified application could be downloaded from the RDB website Link or could be obtained by sending a letter addressed to the Head of Human Resources Development and Administration, Regional Development Bank, No. 933, Kandy Road, Wedamulla, Kelaniya, with a stamped self-addressed envelope (9’ x 4” size). The post “Trainee Banking Assistant” and District of residence should be indicated on the top left hand corner of the envelope containing the application. It is compulsory for each applicant to have completed all qualifications relevant to the post, before the final date the applications are called in for the examination.Changing the medium requested is not permitted. Canvassing of any form is considered as a disqualification.

The applications should be forwarded to the following address by registered post.

Head of HRD & Administration,
Regional Development Bank
No. 933, Kandy Road,

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