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OSCB Banking Assistant Grade-II Exam 2024

OSCB Banking Assistant Mock Test 2024


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About OSCB

The Odisha State Cooperative Bank (OSCB) is one of the Scheduled State Cooperative Banks incorporated under the Orissa Cooperative Societies Act on 2nd April, 1948. Since its inception, the Bank has been playing a pivotal role in transforming the agrarian economy of the State by catering to the credit requirement of the farm families. The Bank leads the Short Term Cooperative Credit Structure (STCCS) in Odisha comprising 2709 PACS (including 212 LAMPS and 6 FSS) at the grassroots level, 17 District Central Cooperative Banks (with 323 Branches) at the middle tier. The Bank has facilitated enrollment of 53.69 lakh agricultural families from out of about 55 lakh agricultural families in the State covering 97.6% of the families. As a State partnered Bank, the OSCB has been implementing various plans and programmes of the State Government meant for agriculture production and productivity with rural development. The Bank has a network of 14 Branches spread across the State and it has been supporting the Central Cooperative Banks with its 323 Branches to consolidate the Short Term Cooperative Credit Structure.

OSCB Banking Assistant Exam 2024

Odisha State Cooperative Bank Limited (OSCB) will release an official notification on its website. It has invited online applications from eligible candidates for filling Banking assistants and assistant managers (Grade 2) posts. Continue reading this guide to know all relevant information regarding OSCB recruitment 2024, like important dates, application fees, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, etc., as mentioned on the OSCB Banking Assistant Recruitment Notification.

OSCB Banking Assistant Exam Mock Test

The OSCB Banking Assistant has the following features:

  1. The OSCB Banking Assistant online test series consists of 10 sets of prelims and 5 sets of mains mock tests for practice
  2. All Mock Tests for OSCB Banking Assistant Exam are prepared as per the latest pattern with detailed solutions
  3. These mock tests are created by exam toppers and experts
  4. Analyze your performance using our AI-Based Detailed Performance Analysis
  5. These mock tests will help you identify your strong and weak areas

OSCB Banking Assistant Recruitment Notification: Overview

The table below provides an overview of the OSCB Recruitment 2024 for candidates.

Name of OrganizationOdisha State Cooperative Bank Ltd. (OSCB)
Post NameBanking Assistance Grade-II
VacanciesTo be notified
Application ModeOnline
CategoryBanking Jobs in the District Central Co-op Banks
Job LocationOdisha
Official SiteOSCB (

OSCB Banking Assistant Notification 2024 Important Dates

Notification Released DateTo be notified
Starting Date for Online RegistrationTo be notified
Last Date for Online RegistrationTo be notified
Date for Payment of Application FeeTo be notified
Admit Card Release DateTo be notified
Online Preliminary Exam DateTo be notified
Online Mains Exam DateTo be notified

OSCB Banking Assistant Vacancies 2022

The OSCB has declared 725 vacancies for recruitment in 2022, out of which 423 are for Banking Assistance and 182 for Assistant Manager. See the table below to know the vacancy distribution for the District Co-operative Central Banks in Odisha.

Name of the BankNumber of Vacancies
Balasore- Bhadrak68
Puri- Nimapara12

The category-wise distribution for 423 vacancies is as follows:

  • Unreserved: 214
  • ST: 109
  • Sc: 79
  • SEBC (OBC): 21

Special Recruitment for Backlog Vacancies

Sl. NoName of the BankNumber of Vacancies

The category-wise distribution for 47 backlog vacancies is as follows:

  • Unreserved: 0
  • ST: 25
  • SC: 19
  • SEBC (OBC): 3

OSCB Banking Assistant Exam 2024 Eligibility Criteria


The candidate has to be a resident of Odisha State regardless of the geographical or operational area of the District Co-operative Central Banks. 

Educational Qualification

To apply for OSCB Banking Assistance jobs, the candidate must possess a graduation degree in any discipline from any recognized University. They must also have proficiency in computer applications. 

Age Limit 

  • Minimum: 21 years 
  • Maximum: 32 Years 

Step to Apply Online For OSCB Banking Assistant Exam 2024

  • Visit OSBC's official website.
  • Search for the "Apply for Baking Assistant" link on the home page.
  • Click on New Registration.
  • After filling in all details, click submit.
  • You will get registration no. and password via the mail.
  • Log in again using the same.
  • Fill in all the details in the OSCB online application form and upload all required documents and photographs.
  • Pay the Application Fee (if applicable) through net banking, credit/debit card, UPI, bank challan, etc.
  • Re-check all your details, then click for the Final Submission.
  • Take a printout of the OSCB application form for future references.

Application Fee

Failing to do so, the OSCB will reject their application. The application fee for OSCB recruitment 2024 is as follows.

  • Unreserved/SEBC Category: Rs. 1000
  • SC/ST Category: Rs. 600

OSCB Banking Assistant Exam Points to Remember:

Before filling out the application form, the candidates must keep the following things ready:

  • Scanned photograph of size 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm
  • Signature with black pen (not in bold letters)
  • Left thumb impression on white paper with blue/black ink
  • A handwritten declaration on white paper with a black pen

All the scanned documents must meet the pre-set specification mentioned in the notification.

OSCB Banking Assistant Selection Process 2024

The selection process followed by the OSCB involves the following stages:

  • Online Preliminary Examination
  • Online Mains Examination

Prelims Exam Pattern

SectionMaximum MarksNo. of questionsDuration
English303020 min
Numerical Ability353520 min
Reasoning353520 min
Total10010060 min

Mains Exam Pattern

SectionMaximum marksNo. of questionsDuration
General & Financial Awareness404030 min
General English404040 min
Reasoning404035 min
Numerical Ability404035 min
Total160160140 minutes

Marking Scheme

Both prelims and mains are computer-based MCQ exams. Each question will have 4 options. 

The OSCB follows a negative marking scheme, in which it will deduct 0.25 marks for each wrong answer and give 1 mark for every correct answer. However, there is no deduction in case of unanswered questions.

OSCB Banking Assistant Syllabus

Let's take a look at the OSCB Banking Assistant Syllabus 2024 section-by-section:


  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Antonyms
  • Completion
  • Error Correction (Phrase in Bold)
  • Error Correction (Underlined Part)
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Joining Sentences
  • Para Completion
  • Passage Completion
  • Prepositions
  • Sentence
  • Sentence Arrangement
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Spelling Test
  • Spotting Errors
  • Substitution
  • Substitution
  • Synonyms
  • Transformation

Numerical Ability

  • Areas
  • Averages
  • Boats and Streams
  • Compound Interest
  • Indices and Surds
  • Mensuration
  • Mixtures and Allegations
  • Numbers and Ages
  • Odd Man Out
  • Percentages
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Probability
  • Problems on LCM and HCF
  • Problems on Numbers
  • Problems on Trains
  • Profit and Loss
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Races and Games
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simple Equations
  • Simple Interest
  • Simplification and Approximation
  • Time and Distance
  • Time and Work Partnership
  • Volumes

Reasoning Ability

  • Alpha-Numeric Sequence Puzzle
  • Analogy
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Assertion and Reasoning
  • Blood Relations
  • Classification
  • Classification
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Completion Incomplete Pattern
  • Construction of Squares and Triangles
  • Cubes and Dice
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Directions
  • Dot Situation
  • Eligibility Test
  • Figure Matrix
  • Forming figures and analysis
  • Identical figure groupings
  • Mirror Images
  • Missing Characters
  • Operations of Mathematics
  • Paper Cutting
  • Paper Folding
  • Puzzle Test
  • Rules Detection
  • Sequential Output training
  • Series
  • Series Completion
  • Situation Reaction Test
  • Spotting embedded figures
  • Test on Alphabets
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Verification of truth of the Statement
  • Water Images
  • Word Sequence

General/ Finance Awareness

  • Bills
  • Capital market in India
  • Concept of Budget
  • Current Events – National & International
  • Economic Planning
  • Finance Commissions
  • Financial and Railway Budget
  • Functions of Banks
  • Indian Banking Industry History
  • Indian Constitution
  • Indian Culture & Heritage
  • Indian Economy
  • Indian Geography
  • Indian History
  • Indian Polity
  • Inflation
  • IT & Space etc
  • Money Market in India
  • National Income
  • Public Finance
  • RBI and its Monetary Policy
  • Revenue of Central Government
  • Role of Banking.
  • Schemes and Policies implemented by Government
  • Science & Technology
  • Taxes on Income and Expenditure
  • Types of Banks

OSCB Banking Assistant Cut Off and Result

The OSBC will prepare the cut-off lists and results after each exam and a final cut-off list and final result. It will prepare the cut-off list based on the scores, difficulty level of the exams, and equated scores. They will call the qualifying candidates for the job only after they clear both stages and document verification. 


This guide has all relevant details from the OSCB Banking Assistant Recruitment Notification. We advise all eligible candidates to frequently check the official website or our guide to stay up-to-date on the latest exam information.

Exam Date

To be notified

Total Vacancies

To be notified

Pricing Plan

Flexible pricing options for all the aspirants
OSCB Banking Assistant Prelims and Mains

₹ 199

31st December, 2022
  • 5 Prelims Mock Tests & 5 Mains Mock Tests


What is the minimum eligibility to apply for OSCB Recruitment 2024?

Candidates need to be residents of Odisha state and have completed their graduation from a recognized university. Maximum age limit to apply for OSCB recruitment is 32 years.

What is selection process for OSCB recruitment 2024? +

Candidates need to qualify the preliminary and mains examination after which the qualified candidates will be called for the viva-voce test. Final selection will be made on the basis of the total of marks obtained in both test and performance in the viva voce test.

What is the salary of OSCB Banking Assistant Manager and Banking Assistant? +

The salary of a Banking Assistant in OSCB is in the range of INR 5200-20200 while the salary of Assistant Manager is between INR 9300-34800.

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