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Punjab National Bank Reviews

Updated March 16, 2017
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Punjab National Bank Chairman & Managing Director KR Kamath
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Pros
  • Job security, timely payment of salary, good pension scheme (in 9 reviews)

  • The work life balance is really good, at least in the branch where I work (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • too much workload,difficult to maintain work life balance (in 5 reviews)

  • Almost all the officer grade employees are highly unsatisfied with the work culture and politics involved (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Clerk"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Good place to work. Really helpful people. Customer Priority

    Cons

    less number of people working


  2. "Chief Manager"

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    Former Employee - Loan Officer and Manager in North Canton, OH
    Former Employee - Loan Officer and Manager in North Canton, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Punjab National Bank (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Strong,disciplined bank . Financially strong . strong track record. Well documented policies and procedures.

    Cons

    Anti employee policies. Too much accountability is hampering progress of employees and growth of the bank

    Advice to Management

    Should create healthy work atmosphere for employees


  3. "Credit Analyst- Intern"

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    Former Employee - Intern in Arlington, MA
    Former Employee - Intern in Arlington, MA

    I worked at Punjab National Bank (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It was a great learning experience. I got to do a real time project.

    Cons

    Staff is very busy so our mentor couldn't give us much time.


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Fair, equal opportunities employer"

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    Current Employee - CHIEF MANAGER
    Current Employee - CHIEF MANAGER
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Punjab National Bank full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Big universal bank, plenty of opportunities to learn every aspect of banking, opportunities to work from most corners of India.

    Cons

    Promotion process is not very objective, and connections and networking is more important than your performance at the work place.

    Advice to Management

    Objectivity in promotion process must be built if the institution has to be a world class one.


  6. "Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Patna, Bihar (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Patna, Bihar (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very friendly environment. Salary paid on 25th every month even on holiday.

    Cons

    Too many parameter to achieve on quarterly basis.

    Advice to Management

    Infrastructure setup to be improved on branch level.


  7. "Credit appraisal of working capital financing"

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    Former Employee - Management Trainee in New Delhi (India)
    Former Employee - Management Trainee in New Delhi (India)

    I worked at Punjab National Bank (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It allows the study of intricacies of working capital assessment method and project appraisal with case studies.
    Also allows to study in credit department and studied the non-performing assets of Punjab National Bank and devise strategies to curb non-performing assets.

    Cons

    More cases from the current scenario should be provided.


  8. "Good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Swo A in South Goa (India)
    Current Employee - Swo A in South Goa (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Punjab National Bank full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    On time salary exactly on the 25 even on holidays, good work life balance especially for clerks, scope for promotions, good interest rate for staffs.

    Cons

    Targets at higher levels especially managers, low salaries as compared to other smaller psbs even corporation bank offers more,

    Advice to Management

    Its time to improve compensation to employees to prevent attrition even smaller psb offer more facilities especially to clerks.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Wonderful learning experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Big name
    Experienced professionals
    Good amount of work

    Cons

    Little lazy work culture, less employee engagement activities


  10. "One of the best bank"

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    Current Employee - Manager in New Delhi (India)
    Current Employee - Manager in New Delhi (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Lot to learn, but heavy pressure

    Cons

    Pressure, tension and hr policy is worst

    Advice to Management

    Employee friendly HR Policy


  11. "Pnb review"

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    Former Employee - Management Trainee in El Hotel (El Salvador)
    Former Employee - Management Trainee in El Hotel (El Salvador)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Punjab National Bank full-time

    Pros

    Not much to write cannot able to remember the pros

    Cons

    Worst bank to work with red tapism and union politics

    Advice to Management

    They all are old and won't hear anything from young employees



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