Debarment Rules are different in different banks. In some banks, there is no
debarment when minor penalty is awarded while in some others debarment
period extends to 15-20 years also. No debarment period is stipulated in case of
the penalty awarded is Reversion to a lower grade whereas in case of Govt
employees debarment period of reversion is defined. In some organizations,
when criminal proceedings are pending whether for misconduct pertaining to
Bank or some other criminal misconduct, result of the officer is held in sealed
cover throughout the pendancy of criminal proceedings which sometime run for
8-10 years also and sometime beyond the normal retirement date as well.
In case of minor penalty, there should be no rigor and no debarment for
promotion and results if any placed in the Sealed Cover should be given effect to.
The maximum debarment / rigor for a major penalty should not be more than one