New Delhi : Public sector banks face a shortage of 56,022 personnel across various cadres and the lenders are at different stages of filling these posts, official sources said. In the officer category, 25 public sector banks have 23,794 vacancies as of March, 2013. Of this, 5,815 officer level posts are in Bank of Baroda (BoB) only, sources said.
Syndicate Bank has 1,500 vacancies of officer level posts. Andhra Bank is facing a shortage of 1,484 officers. The number for the same in Bank of India is 1,473. Allahabad Bank needs to hire 1,450 officers, Punjab & Sind Bank 1,454 and Punjab National Bank 1,119. With regard to vacancies in the clerical cadre, sources said that as many as 22,347 posts are vacant in various banks including five associate banks of State Bank of India (SBI).