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Kotak Bank PO Programme 2013

The Kotak Probationary Officer Course has been set up jointly by Kotak Mahindra Bank and Manipal Global Education Services Private Ltd to attract dynamic young graduates who wish to pursue career in Banking sector.
The complete course duration will be 1 year, comprising of 9 month full-time residential course which is followed by 3 months of internship in one of the branches at Kotak Bank located anywhere in India. Those who successfully complete this one year intensive Course will be awarded a Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Relationship Management by Manipal Education and will be subsequently absorbed as Probationary officers in Kotak Bank in Relationship Roles as the job profile.

Features of 12 Month Kotak PO Course are as under:
1) The Course has blended curriculum comprising classroom inputs, e-learning and on-the-job internship.
2) It imparts knowledge and skills in core banking, specialized areas in banking besides managerial skills, etiquette, grooming and language skills.
3) The classroom sessions (9 months, trimester pattern) will be conducted at Manipal Education and internship (3 months) will take place at any of the Kotak Bank branches.
4) The students are paid an educational grant every month for the 9 month duration of the Course and a stipend during the 3 months internship period.
5) The students will get assured employment with Kotak Bank on successful completion of the Course.
6) Kotak Bank provides easy financing of the Course fees to all students who are selected for the program.

Program Fees
Total Course Fee – Rs.3 lacs + Taxes
In addition to this there is a Notional Fee of Rs. 1,00,000/- which shall be borne by Kotak Bank.
In case the applicant is going for self-funding he will have to deposit the entire Course fees along with the applicable service tax with Kotak Bank before joining the Course at the Manipal Education campus in Bangalore.

Stipend & Salary
On successful completion of the course (12 months), the candidate will join Kotak Bank as a Probationary Officer.
The 1st year Probationary Officer will get a gross annual salary of Rs.3.5 Lakhs. Additionally the PO would be entitled for one time guaranteed Annual Bonus of Rs. 50,000/ – on successful completion of one year of service in Kotak Bank subject to attaining a minimum performance rating of “Meets Expectations”.

Eligibility Criteria – Age and Qualification
The eligibility criteria for applying for admission are:

Graduate in any discipline from a recognized University with 50% or above marks.

Minimum 21 years, Maximum 25 years at the time of applying for the Course.

Selection Procedure
Selection process is a multi stage selection process comprising of the following stages:
• Online Aptitude test
• Personality Profiling
• Cultural fit profiling
• Personal Interview

How to Apply
Candidate who wish to enroll for Kotak Probationary Officer Program can apply as follows:
1. Click on the “Apply for Kotak PO Program” tab provided on Kotak Bank Careers section.
2. Candidate has to properly fill in the Two Page Application form.
3. A pop-up will apear prompting you to make the payment of Rs 500 towards registration fees. Candidate can make payment through Credit Card / Debit Card / Net Banking Only.
4. On completion of application, candidate will receive 2 e-mails on the registered e-mail ID you have provided consisting of the “myamcat user ID” and “password” and confirmation of receipt of application fee.
5. Application submission is now complete.
6. Last Date of sending application is 01st October 2013, application post last date will be rejected.

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  1. My friend apply for that and he was shortlisted by you for 2013. My question is how he will know to join for po.

  2. can student persuing graduation apply for same?

    1. No, if you are not a graduate, you cannot apply for PO program.

  3. Yogesh Pandurang Alim

    1. How much pay I’ll get during my internship program?
    2. Who’ll pay all the course fee (i.e. 3.0 Lacs + Tax) during my 12 months PO program, me or KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK?
    3. Who’ll pay the accomdation & fooding facility?
    4. What will be the starting date of PO program in this current year i.e. 2014?

    1. 1. How much pay I’ll get during my internship program?
      A) During Internship you will be paid 10,000
      2. Who’ll pay all the course fee (i.e. 3.0 Lacs + Tax) during my 12 months PO program, me or KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK?
      A) Kotak Bank
      3. Who’ll pay the accommodation & food facility?
      A) Kotak Bank
      4. What will be the starting date of PO program in this current year i.e. 2014?
      A) To Be Announced.

      You can find this information on the internet, push yourself a little if you want to be successful in life.

  4. i have been selected in 8th batch kotak po program i sent confirmation that i want to join kotak po course but lately so i shifted in 9th batch i also sent scan copy of Demand Draft to and Demand Draft by speed post till now i didn’t get any confirmation email about my selection in 9th batch where my seat is booked or not in 9th batch so please help me for taking further step

    1. Sorry, can’t help about it, we don’t have the contact numbers either.

  5. hello
    i want to ask is there computer programming related que in kotak bank po exam? if yes then how to prepare for that because being a science bio student its kinda tough..
    thank you :)

    1. No there are no questions related to computer programming.

  6. Tell me madam
    If the candidate get fail or not attan the exam what will happen

    1. You can apply it next year, provided you meet the eligibility in terms of age.

  7. hi…
    I am graduate in hotrel management and got 57% marks…
    I want to ask yu that…I am eligible for the po program

    1. Yes you are, try and apply for Axis Bank Young Bankers Program.

  8. HI madam,for the kotak po programme , i don’t know where i would be there so, unfortunatly i had applied an application form of couple times with the change in the examination,will you help for the next stages….

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