Central Bank of India Reviews

Updated January 10, 2015
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Pros
  • Better career growth,fast promotions (in 2 reviews)

  • public sector bank, vast network (in 2 reviews)

Cons
  • Age gap between senior and junior (in 2 reviews)

  • Processes are ill defined which is the main obstacle to get any work done quickly (in 2 reviews)

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  1. First Indian Origin Bank

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Central Bank of India

    Pros

    My seniors were great in there work but did not utilize my skill.

    Cons

    Administration i.e. facilities are average. Few staff has no work so Management should keep eye on them and delegate duties efficiently if paid by the bank. Lots of paper waste and lot of money invested in unused infrastructure.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing

  2. excellent place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lucknow (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lucknow (India)

    I have been working at Central Bank of India (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    the working condition is like that of old school of banks with very little space for maneuvering

    Cons

    non acceptance of new ideas

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  3. Average Internship

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Mumbai (India)
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Central Bank of India as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    As an Intern i din't recieve any perks so i wont comment anything on that

    Cons

    There is nothing in place. I don't even know where to begin with. The HR/Managers have no clue what are the basic process to follow

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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  5. Central bank of India

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Delhi (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Delhi (India)

    I have been working at Central Bank of India full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Govt Job
    Female employees are given preference in postings and promotions
    Varied exposure

    Cons

    Not acknowledged for work
    Alott of pressure and tensed envt.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Management should show their support to employees
    Reward strategy to be adopted

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
  6. Risk Manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Risk Manager in Chandigarh (India)
    Current Employee - Risk Manager in Chandigarh (India)

    I have been working at Central Bank of India full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Initial stage of basel implementation so nice place to learn

    Cons

    seniors are mostly too old, large age gap, difficult to make them understand

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    employee right person for the right job.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  7. gud xperience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Mumbai (India)
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Mumbai (India)

    I worked at Central Bank of India as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    it is a gr8 bank to work ... nice people .. gud atmosphere

    Cons

    Boring government job ... paid less .. private firms can offer more pay

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8. enterprising and motivating

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Central Bank of India full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    working environment good and promotions based on performance skills and bank has been growing steadily

    Cons

    culture is good , encouraging leadership qualities , benefits to customers and self-satisfaction

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More motivation to performers by incentives and promotions

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9. RISK MANAGEMENT

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager Scale II in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Manager Scale II in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Central Bank of India full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    You will get opportunity to work across all the functional areas like Credit , Operational , Market Risk.

    Cons

    To achieve career growth it is necessary to serve minimum 3 years in Semiurban/Rural area as Branch manager

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    There must be separate carrier path fro specialized fields like Risk Management , Treasury , marketing etc.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  10. Vast amount of experience and learning

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager - Credit in Mumbai (India)
    Current Employee - Manager - Credit in Mumbai (India)

    I have been working at Central Bank of India full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Strong value based company and gives a holistic way of dealing with customer and people.

    Cons

    Too much work pressure on a single person, if that person is hardworking.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To provide more strength to the branches who have large number of accounts and big size of advances.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  11. Good for non techies..

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Calcutta (India)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Calcutta (India)

    I worked at Central Bank of India full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Various perks for employees... and lot of paid leaves..

    Cons

    Processes are ill defined which is the main obstacle to get any work done quickly...

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    More concrete training sessions on CBS should be arranged for the aged employees...

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

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