JK Bank Apprenticeship Examination Notification, Syllabus & Call Letters

JK Bank Apprenticeship Examination Notification, Syllabus & Call Letters

Apprenticeship Examination Notification @ J&K Bank

In continuation to advertisement No. JKB/HRD/Rectt/2023-708 dated 28-08-2023 for engagement of Apprentices in J&K Bank under Apprentices Act, 1961 for F.Y. 2023-24.
The online examination for engagement as apprentice is scheduled on 6th October 2023. Candidates are requested to download Call Letters from Bank’s website www.jkbank.com under careers tab.

(A) Details of the On-line Examination Pattern: 

(1) The examination would be conducted on-line i.e. on a computer.

(2) The tests will be provided in English.

(3) All the questions will have multiple choices. Out of the five answers to a question only one will be the correct
answer. The candidate has to select the most appropriate answer and ‘mouse click’ that alternative which he/ she feels is appropriate/ correct. The alternative/ option that is clicked on will be treated as  
the answer to that question. Answer to any question will be considered for final evaluation, only when candidates have submitted the answers by clicking on “Save & Next” or “Mark for Review & Next”. 

(4) The clock has been set at the server and the countdown timer at the top right corner of your screen will display the time remaining for you to complete the test(s). When the clock runs out the exam ends by default - you are not required to end or submit your exam.

(5) The Question Palette displayed on the right side of screen will show the status of each question using one of  the following symbols: 

The Marked for Review status for a question simply indicates that you would like to look at that question again.

If a question is answered and Marked for Review, your answer for that question will be considered in the evaluation. 

(6) To select a question to answer, you can do one of the following :

(a) Click on the question number on the question palette at the right of your screen to go to that numbered question directly. Note that using this option does NOT save your answer to the current question.  

(b) Click on ‘Save & Next’ to save answer to current question and to go to the next question in sequence.

(c) Click on ‘Mark for Review and Next’ to save answer to current question, mark it for review, and to go to the next question in sequence. 

(7) To select your answer, click on one of the option buttons.

(8) To change your answer, click another desired option button.

(9) To save your answer, you MUST click on Save & Next.

(10) To deselect a chosen answer, click on the chosen option again or click on the Clear Response button.

(11) To mark a question for review click on Mark for Review & Next. If an answer is selected for a question that is Marked for Review, the answer will be considered in the final evaluation.  

(12) To change an answer to a question, first select the question and then click on the new answer option followed by a click on the Save & Next button. 

(13) Questions that are saved or marked for review after answering will ONLY be considered for evaluation.

(14) Test name(s) will be displayed on the top bar of the screen. Questions in a test can be viewed by clicking on the test name. The test you will view will be highlighted. 

(15) After clicking the Save & Next button on the last question for a test, you will not be taken to the first question of the (next) test until the time allocated for that test is exhausted.  

(16) You can move the mouse cursor over the test names to view the status of the questions for that test.

(17) Tests are separately timed. You can attempt any question in a particular test during the time allotted to that test only. 

(18) The candidates are requested to follow the instructions of the “Test Administrator” carefully. If any candidate
does not follow the instructions / rules, it would be treated as a case of misconduct/ adoption of unfair means and such a candidate would be liable for debarment from appearing for examinations for a period as decided by the Bank.  

(19) The candidates may ask the Test Administrator about their doubts or questions only before the commencement
of the test. No query shall be entertained after the commencement of the examination.

(20) After the expiry of 60 minutes, the candidates will not be able to attempt any question or check their answers. The answers of the candidate would be saved automatically by the computer system even if he/ she has not clicked the “Submit” button.  

(21) Please note :
(a) Candidates will not be allowed to “finally submit” unless they have exhausted the actual test time.

(b) Under no circumstances should a caB] 

General Instructions:

(1) Please note Date, Reporting time and Venue address of the examination given in the call letter.

(2) You may visit the venue one day before the Online Examination to confirm the location so that you are able to report on time (as printed on the call letter) on the day of the examination. Late comers will not be allowed. 

(3) The call letter should be brought with you to the examination venue along with your recent passport size photograph duly pasted on it. (Preferably the same photograph as was uploaded). 

(4) You must scrupulously follow the instructions of the Test Administrator and the Bank Representative at the examination venue. If you violate the instructions you will be disqualified and will be asked to leave the examination venue. 

(5) No use of calculators (separate or with watch), books, note books or written notes, cell phones (with or without
camera facility) or any other electronic device will be allowed during the examination.

(6) Please bring call letter with your photograph affixed thereon, currently valid Photo identity proof in original and a
photocopy of the same ID proof which you bring in original - THIS IS ESSENTIAL. This call-letter alongwith photocopy of photo identity proof duly stapled together are to be submitted to the invigilator at the end  
of exam. Currently valid photo identity proof may be PAN Card/Passport /Permanent Driving License/Voter’s
Card with photograph/Bank Passbook with photograph/Valid recent Identity Card issued by a recognised College/University/Aadhaar Card/E-Aadhaar Card with a photograph/Employee ID in original/Bar Council Identity card with photograph. Please Note - Ration Card and Learner’s Driving License will NOT be  
accepted as valid ID proof for this purpose. Please note that your name as appearing on the call letter (provided by you 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 you will not be allowed to appear for the exam. In case of candidates who have changed their name will be allowed  
only if they produce Gazette notification/their marriage certificate/affidavit.

(7) Biometric data (thumb impression) and photograph will be captured at the examination venue before the start of
examination. Decision of the Biometric data verification authority with regard to its status (matched or mismatched)
shall be final and binding upon the candidates. Refusal to participate in the process of biometric data capturing / verification on any occasion may lead to cancellation of candidature. With regards to the same, please note the following : 

(a) If fingers are coated (stamped ink/mehndi/coloured...etc.), ensure to thoroughly wash them so that coating is
completely removed before the examination day.

(b) If fingers are dirty or dusty, ensure to wash them and dry them before the thumb impression (biometric) is captured. 

(c) Ensure fingers of both hands are dry. If fingers are moist, wipe each finger to dry them.

(d) If the primary finger (thumb) to be captured is injured/damaged, immediately notify the concerned authority in
the test centre. (Any failure to observe these points will result in non- admittance for the examination). 

(8) Your responses (answers) will be analysed with other candidates to detect patterns of similarity of right and
wrong answers. If in the analytical procedure adopted in this regard, it is inferred/concluded that the responses
have been shared and scores obtained are not genuine/valid, your candidature may be cancelled. Any candidate who is found copying or receiving or giving assistance or engaging in any behaviour unbecoming of a candidate will not be considered for assessment. The Bank may take further action against such candidates as  
deemed fit by it.

(9) You should bring with you a ball-point pen. You may bring your own ink stamp pad (blue/black). A sheet of paper will be provided which can be used for rough work or taking down the question number you would like to review at the end of the test before submitting your answers. After the test is over you MUST handover this  
sheet of paper along with the Call Letter to the invigilator.

(10) 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 problems, which may include movement of candidates, delay in test. The conduct of a re- exam is at the absolute discretion of the 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.

(11) 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 is
required if the nodes capacity is less or some technical disruption takes place at any centre or for any candidate.

(12) Please note that a candidate is allowed to appear only once in the online examination. Multiple appearance in
online examination will result in cancellation of candidature. In case more than one call letter has been
generated, candidates are advised to appear only once on the date and at the time mentioned on the respective
call letter. All other call letters are to be surrendered.

(13) Anyone found to be disclosing, publishing, reproducing, transmitting, storing or facilitating transmission and
storage of test contents in any form or any information therein in whole or part thereof or by any means verbal or
written, electronic or mechanical or taking away the papers supplied in the examination hall or found to be in
unauthorised possession of test content is likely to be prosecuted.

(14) Instances for providing incorrect information and/or process violation by a candidate detected at any stage of
the selection, process will lead to disqualification of the candidate from the selection process and he/she will not
be allowed to appear in any J and K Bank 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. 


1 Candidate is required to report at the exam venue strictly as per the time slot mentioned in the Call Letter. Latecomers will not be allowed to take the test. 

2 Mapping of ‘Candidate Roll Number and the Lab Number’ will NOT be displayed outside the exam venue, but the
same will be intimated to the candidates individually at the time of entry of the candidate to the exam venue.

3 Items permitted into the venue for Candidates

Candidates will be permitted to carry only following items with them into the venue:
a. Mask
b. Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml)
c. A simple pen and ink stamp pad (blue/black)
d. Exam related documents (Call Letter and Photocopy of the ID card stapled with it, ID Card in Original)
e. In the case of Scribe Candidates - Scribe form duly filled and signed with Photograph affixed.
No other Items are permitted inside the venue.

4 Candidate should not share any of their personal belonging/material with anyone.

5 Candidate should maintain safe social distance with one another.

6 Candidate should stand in the row as per the instructions provided at venue.

7 If a candidate is availing services of a scribe, then scribe also should bring their own Mask.

8 On completion of examination, the candidates should move out in an orderly manner without crowding as instructed by the venue staff. 

Apprenticeship Examination Notification @ J&K Bank

Information Handout for Online Examination - Engagement of Apprentices

Call Letter for Online Examination - Engagement of Apprentices