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The Himachal Pradesh State Cooperative Bank Ltd. is a leading cooperating bank in the country and an Apex bank of the State of Himachal Pradesh. It is listed as Scheduled Bank and has its branches spread across 6 districts of the State. It also has one branch in New Delhi. The H.P. State Co-operative Bank Ltd. is the first State Co-operative Bank to implement CBS (Core Banking solution) in all of its branches in India. At present, HPSCB has all its branches on CBS, which provides its customers benefits of technology at their doorstep.

The HP State Cooperative Bank Ltd. has recently invited online applications from young and eligible candidates for the recruitment of Junior Clerk and Steno/Steno-Typist in the Bank. The recruitment will be held through IBPS, Mumbai. The application process has already been started and the last date for applying for these posts is July 02, 2021. HPSCB Recruitment 2021 is released to fill a total of 149 vacancies.

HPSCB Recruitment Highlights 2021

Conducting AuthorityIBPS
Posts Junior Clerk (under direct recruitment quota)
Junior Clerk (PACS Quota)
Junior Clerk (OCS Quota)
Steno Typist
Mode of application Online
Number of Vacancies  149 (More Details)
Eligibility Criteria (For All Posts) 10+2 with 50% marks or Graduate or above
of a recognized University. (More Details)
Opening date of submission of online application June 05, 2021
Last date of submission of the online application July 02, 2021
Date of downloading of Call Letters Around 7 days before the examination date
Date of Online Examination August 2021 (tentative)
Date of declaration of result for Online Examination Around 15 days after the conduct of the examination

The online examination for HPSCB for the posts of Junior Clerk & Steno/Steno-typists will be conducted in two phases i.e. Phase-1 (Preliminary Examination) and Phase-2 (Main Examination). There will be no interview.

  • Phase 1 - Preliminary Examination
  • Phase 2 - Mains Examination

The HPSCB Prelims exam pattern for Junior Clerk and Steno/Steno Typists consists of the following sections

  • English Language
  • Numerical Ability
  • Reasoning Ability

The Mains exam pattern is different for both the posts i.e. for the Junior Clerk exam and Steno posts. You can check the HPSCB Exam Pattern 2021 to know in detail.

In order to apply for the HPSCB Recruitment 2021, you need to be either 10+2 with 50% marks or a Graduate or above or equivalent of a recognized University/Board. Also, you should be above 18 years and below 45 years of age as of January 01, 2021. If you belong to the reserved category, you will be eligible for age relaxation and also for the concession in the application fee. As the exam date is approaching soon, it is advised to make the best use of this opportunity. You should also practice mocks to get aware of the exam level and question pattern. Practicing mocks will also help in improving your score and increasing your speed.

HPSCB Recruitment Free Mock Tests

HPSCB Junior Clerk Prelims Mock Test 3

HPSCB Junior Clerk Prelims Mock Test 3

  • 60 Minute
  • 100 Question
  • 100 Marks
HPSCB Junior Clerk Prelims Mock Test 2

HPSCB Junior Clerk Prelims Mock Test 2

  • 60 Minute
  • 100 Question
  • 100 Marks
HPSCB Junior Clerk Prelims Mock Test 1

HPSCB Junior Clerk Prelims Mock Test 1

  • 60 Minute
  • 100 Question
  • 100 Marks


The HPSCB Recruitment exam for the post of Jr. Clerk and Steno will be a computer-based multiple-choice objective exam conducted online.
The exam of HPSCB Recruitment is proposed to be held in August 2021.
The result of the same will be declared 15 days after the commencement of the exam.
Yes, In order to apply for the post, you need to pass 10+2 with 50% marks. Provided you should pass it from Himachal Pradesh. Other than this, you can also apply if you have graduated or has any equivalent degree. 
You can seek upper age relaxation only if you are a bonafide Himachali. If you belong to any other state you will be considered under a General Category candidate, hence, no benefit in age relaxation will be provided. 
The last date to apply for this exam is July 02, 2021.
You must be in between a minimum of 18 years of age and a maximum of 45 years of age ( As oN January 01, 2021) to be able to apply for the exam.
Yes. The HPSCB exam is bilingual which means you can attempt all the sections either in English or Hindi except the test of English or Hindi Language.
The benefits of reservation and fee concession will not be admissible to such candidates who are not bonafide Himachali. Only bonafide Himachali are eligible to take benefits of reservation in age relaxation and fee concession. 
You need to possess the desired percentage of marks as mentioned in the notification. For eg - 59.99% will not be treated as 60% and 54.99% will be treated as less than 55%. 
Initially, you will be on probation of 2 years but that may extend as per the guideline by the higher authority.
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