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About OSCB BA/AM/steno Exam

OSCB Assistant Manager and Banking Assistant 2022 Notification released by the officials of Odisha State Cooperative Bank for 754 vacancies. The OSCB Application Form 2022 was available from December 29, 2022 till January 17, 2022.

Candidates who have successfully applied for the Assistant Manager and Banking Assistant 2022 exam are now eligible to download the OSCB admit card 2022. We have provided you with the direct link to download the OSCB call letter as available officially.

Candidates can check out all the important details related to OSCB recruitment like eligibility, application process, exam day selection process, syllabus, and other important information from the post below along with the download link to OSCB notification PDF is also provided.

The OSCB result 2022 has been released on the official site, you can get access to the result. The candidates who have taken the exam can check the result to examine their performance.


OSCB BA/AM/steno Exam Date

The following are the OSCB exam dates for 2022.

Events Important Dates
Notification Release Date December 29, 2021,
Last Date to Apply for OSCB Recruitment 2022 January 17, 2022,
Admit Card February 24, 2022,
Preliminary Examination March 13, 2022,
Mains Admit Card To be announced
Mains Examination April/May 2022 (Tentative)
Mains Result To be announced
Viva Voce Test To be announced
Recruitment 2022 Final Result To be announced

OSCB BA/AM/steno Eligibility

The eligibility criteria and selection process depend on various parameters like educational qualifications, age limit, citizenship of thecandidate, and other different factors, which are given indetailbelow. 
 

Educational Qualification

Candidates mustbe graduates in any specialization from a recognized university to apply for differentposts under OSCB recruitment 2022.
 

Age Limit

Candidates who would like to apply for OSCB Recruitment 2022 must be between the agesof 21 and 32 years old. Candidates who belong to one of the following reserved groups are eligible for age relaxation.

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST/Women Candidates 5 years
PWD Candidates 10 years
Ex-servicemen Depending on their extent of defense service

OSCB BA/AM/steno Vacancy

Candidates interested in applying for the positions of Assistant Manager, Banking Assistant, and System Managerat the Odisha State Cooperative Bank can view the category-wise OSCB vacancies available in several cities in Odisha in the table below. 
 

OSCB Assistant Manager Grade-II (General Recruitment)

The details are given below:

Bank Name/City ST SC OBC General Total
Angul 2 1 0 3 6
Aska 4 3 2 9 18
Balasore-Bhadrak 3 1 0 4 8
Banki 4 4 0 8 16
Berhampur 5 4 1 10 20
Bhawanipatna 6 1 1 10 18
Bolangir 1 0 0 1 2
Cuttack 9 5 0 14 28
Khordha 4 2 1 8 15
Koraput 4 2 2 8 16
Mayurbhanj 5 0 0 5 10
NayaGarh 3 1 1 5 10
Sambalpur 2 1 0 3 6
Sundargarh 3 0 1 5 9
Total 55 25 9 93 182
OSCB Assistant Manager Grade-II (Backlog Vacancies)

The details are given below:

Bank Name/City ST SC OBC General Total
Angul 1 1 0 0 2
Balasore-Bhadrak 10 0 0 0 10
Banki 1 0 0 0 1
Berhampur 2 2 0 0 4
Bolangir 8 6 0 0 14
Cuttack 1 1 0 0 2
Keonjhar 4 3 0 0 7
Khordha 3 0 0 0 3
Koraput 5 1 1 0 7
NayaGarh 1 0 0 0 1
Sambalpur 9 1 0 0 10
Puri-Nimapara 5 1 0 0 6
Total 55 17 1 0 73
OSCB Banking Assistant Grade-II (General Recruitment)

The details are given below:

Bank Name/City ST SC OBC General Total
Angul 5 3 0 8 16
Aska 4 3 2 9 18
Balasore-Bhadrak 20 14 0 34 68
Banki 3 2 0 6 11
Berhampur 8 6 4 19 37
Bolangir 6 4 2 12 24
Boudh 5 4 2 12 23
Cuttack 6 4 0 10 20
Khordha 8 5 2 15 30
Koraput 4 3 2 9 18
Mayurbhanj 7 6 2 15 30
NayaGarh 5 4 2 12 23
Sambalpur 21 16 0 38 75
Sundargarh 4 3 2 9 18
Puri-Nimapara 3 2 1 6 12
Total 109 79 21 214 423
OSCB Banking Assistant Grade-II (Backlog Vacancies)

The details are given below:

Bank Name ST SC OBC General Total
Angul 8 5 0 0 13
Banki 5 3 0 0 8
Bolangir 7 6 0 0 13
Khordha 2 1 0 0 3
Sundargarh 3 4 3 0 10
Total 25 19 3 0 47
OSCB System Manager Vacancies

The details are given below:

Bank Name/City ST SC OBC General Total
Angul 1 0 0 1 2
Aska 1 0 0 1 2
Balasore-Bhadrak 1 0 0 1 2
Banki 1 0 0 1 2
Berhampur 1 0 0 1 2
Bhawanipatna 1 0 0 1 2
Bolangir 0 0 0 1 0
Boudh 1 0 0 1 2
Keonjhar 1 0 0 1 2
Khordha 1 0 0 1 2
Koraput 1 0 0 1 2
Mayurbhanj 1 0 0 1 2
Sambalpur 1 0 0 1 2
Sundargarh 1 0 0 1 2
Puri-Nimapara 1 0 0 1 2
Total 14 0 0 15 29

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OSCB BA/AM/steno Admit Card

Admit Card is an important and mandatory document to bring on the day of the examination for the candidates. Follow the stepsoutlined here to obtain your OSCB admitcard. 

Step 1: Visit the official website of the Odisha State Cooperative Bank.

Step 2: The notification for the OSCB Exam 2022 can be found here.

Step 3: Use the applicationnumber that was assigned to you to log in.

Step 4: Analyze the detailson your admit card. If there is a discrepancy, notify the appropriate authorities at once and have it resolved.

Step 5: Take a printout of your admit card


OSCB BA/AM/steno Salary

The OSCB salary offered to Banking Assistant, Assistant Manager and System Managers have been shared below along with the allowances offered other than the pay scale. Let's have a look at the detailed OSCB salary structure for various posts under OSCB recruitment 2022.

Salary OSCB Banking Assistant

As per the OSCB Notification, any Banking Assistant in OSCB will carry the scale of pay of 5200-20200 with a Grade Pay of 2000. Various allowances offered to Banking Assistants are given below:

  • Dearness Allowances
  • HRA 
  • Travel Allowances 
  • Other permissible allowances.

Salary of an OSCB Assistant Manager 

Any person appointed as Assistant Manager in OSCB bank will carry a pay scale of 9300-34800 with grade pay of 4200 along with other permissible allowances like dearness allowances and other allowance.

Salary of an OSCB System Manager

The salary of a System Manager will be the same as an Assistant Manager with a pay scale of 9300-34800 with grade pay of 4200 along with other permissible allowances like dearness allowances and other allowance.

Probation Period: Any person appointed as Banking Assistant or Assistant/System  Manager will be kept under probation of 24 months in which they have to give prescribed half-yearly tests. After completion of the probation period, candidates will be analyzed on the basis of their performance in the test. If found unsuitable candidates will be given another six months to improve their performance. 


OSCB BA/AM/steno Selection

Candidates who are appearing in the OSCB recruitment process had to clear the following stages in OSCB Selection Process:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Mains Examination
  • Viva-Voce Test

OSCB BA/AM/steno Syllabus

Candidates who are preparing for the OSCB exam need to know all the important topics under the subject-wise OSCB Syllabus from which the questions will be asked in the paper. Here we have provided some of the important topics covered under the syllabus of the OSCB Exam for both preliminary and mains examination. While some subjects are common in both tests, the syllabus is given below subject-wise. 

OSCB Syllabus 2022: List of Important Topics

Subject 

Important Topics

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Number System
  • Trigonometry
  • Mensuration
  • Surface Area and Volume
  • Speed Time and Distance
  • Unitary Method
  • Profit and Loss (Simple and Compound Interest)
  • Linear Equations
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Problems on Time and Work
  • Permutation and Combination

Reasoning

  • Coding and Decoding
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Syllogism
  • Sequence and Series
  • Logical Reasoning

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Grammar
  • Idioms and Proverbs
  • Questions to test Vocabulary

General and Financial Awareness

  • General Knowledge
  • Current Affairs
  • Countries and Capitals
  • Discoveries and invention
  • Latest change in the field of science
  • Current economic situation of the country
  • National Schemes
  • Banking and Economics

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OSCB BA/AM/steno Exam Pattern

Preliminary Exam: It will be an online test consisting of 100 questions divided into 4 sections needed to be attempted in 60 minutes (1 Hour). Each Question has a weightage of 1 mark. There will be a sectional time limit of 20 minutes for each section.

OSCB Preliminary Test Exam Pattern

Subject

Number of Questions

Marks

Time Duration

English Language

30

30

20 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

20 Minutes

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 Minutes

Total

100

100

60 minutes

Note: - A Penalty of .25 marks will be applied for every wrong answer as negative marking

Mains Examination: This exam will consist of 160 questions needed to be attempted in 140 minutes. The weightage of each question is 1 mark and a sectional time limit of each section will be 40 minutes. 

OSCB Mains Exam Pattern

Subject

Number of Question

Marks

Time Duration

General and Financial Awareness

40

40

30 Minutes

General English

40

40

40 Minutes

Reasoning Ability

40

40

35 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

40

40

35 Minutes

Total

160

160

140 minutes

There will be a negative marking of .25 marks for every wrong answer.

Viva Voce Test: Candidates who clear both the papers will have to appear in Viva Voce. 

Final selection will be made on the basis of marks in the Preliminary and Mains exams and performance in Viva Voce.


OSCB BA/AM/steno Cut off

OSCB Cut off is the minimum marks to be obtained by the candidates in order to clear any paper and proceed further in the selection process. As in OSCB Recruitment, cutoff is applied in 2 stages given below:

  • On score in Individual Test
  • On Total Score

That means that candidates have to clear both the paper on the basis of OSCB cut off marks and also the final selection will also be made through cutoff marks for the total of the score obtained in both the examinations. 


OSCB BA/AM/steno How to Apply

Candidates must fill out and submit the OSCB Recruitment 2022 application form via online mode to appear in the exam. Candidates can follow the following steps to fill out the application form for the OSCB Recruitment Exam. 

Step 1: Visit the official website of the Odisha State Cooperative Bank.

Step 2: Thelinkfor the OCSB Application Form 2022can be found on the homepage of the official website. You will be redirected to the registration page after clicking onthe link.

Step 3: Candidates must register with a phone number and an email address. Afterregistering, log in again and begin filling out the application form.

Step 4: Fill out the application carefully and upload all the required documents.

Step 5: After successfully completing the application form, make the application form payment online.

Step 6: When you receive payment confirmation, it implies that theapplication has been approved and you are now eligible to sitfor the OSCB examination in 2022.

Step 7: Save a PDF copy of the application form or take a printout for future use.
 

Application Fee

The OSCB Application fees for each category are listed below.

Category Application Fee
General/OBC INR 1000
SC/ST INR 600

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