Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank (RAKUB) is a fully state-owned bank in Bangladesh started its banking operation in 1987. There are more than 376 branches in Rajshahi and Rangpur division where the main branch is located in Rajshahi. So this is the only specialized nationalized bank in Bangladesh having main branch outside Dhaka. The main aim for establishment of this bank is overall agricultural development through providing intensive care for 35 million people in Rajshahi and Rangpur divisions. The bank not only works for financing crop production, crop processing and marketing, irrigation equipment & farm machinery, fishery, animal resource, agri-business, agro-based industries through poverty alleviation activities but also performs others banking activities like a commercial bank.
The bank is fully computerized and within very short of time the bank will implement online banking system in all the branches. RAKUB is aware of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and the bank already contributed on CSR by providing financial service for the rural people who are socially disadvantaged. The bank is performing another CSR activity through delivering remittances from migrant workers generating from Rajshahi and Rangpur divisions. Recently RAKUB has adopted Green Banking Policy to save the environment.
There is huge career opportunity for the employees who want to work in a fully state-owned bank like RAKUB. To get a job in this bank an employee will go through two tests; firstly the recruitment test which is a written test and then Viva Voce for the successful candidate. When a candidate will be successful in Viva Voce then he will be finally selected for the respective post. The bank always publishes recent available jobs, result of recruitment test, date for Viva Voce and the finally selected candidates list in its website. So interested candidates can easily apply to RAKUB for a better career opportunity.