# HPSCB Recruitment Syllabus

In order to draft a fair strategy for the exam, you must be aware of the detailed syllabus. Knowing the exam syllabus makes you aware of all the sections involved as well as gives you a brief idea of what to expect in the exam. Before starting preparation for the HPSCB recruitment exam, it is advisable to look at the HPSCB exam syllabus for the junior clerk and Steno posts. There are four sections involved in this exam namely- Reasoning, Numerical Ability, English, and General Awareness (General knowledge questions related to HP will also be asked). The detailed HP State Cooperative Bank exam syllabus for Junior Clerk and Steno is given below.

SectionTopics
Reasoning Coding & Decoding, Inequalities, Syllogisms, Double Lineup, Linear Seating Arrangement, Circular Seating Arrangement, Floor Puzzle, Scheduling, Data Sufficiency, Arrangement & Pattern, Blood Relations, Ordering & Ranking, Directions & Distances, Verbal Reasoning
Reasoning Ability Puzzles, Seating Arrangement- Circular, Square & Linear, Data Sufficiency, Directions and Distance, Coding Decoding, Blood relations, Inequality, Syllogism, Machine input and output, Verbal Reasoning, Ordering and Ranking, Arrangement and Pattern, Scheduling, Distance and Direction, Ranking
Numerical Ability Quadratic equations, Data sufficiency, Data interpretation, Number series, Partnership, Problems on Ages, Percentage, Averages, Ratio and proportion, Mixture & allegation, Profit and loss, Work and time, Simple and compound interest, Time and distance, Simplification/approximation, Boats and streams
English Language Anonyms, Homonyms, Antonyms, Spelling, Word formation, Idioms and phrases, Fill in the suitable words, Grammar, Spotting errors, Sentence correction, Active/ passive voice, Phrases and idioms, Direct and indirect speech, Reading Comprehension, Passage completion, Theme detection, Deriving conclusion, Rearrangement of passage
General Awareness Banking Awareness, Banking Current Affairs, Appointments, Mergers, Bank Taglines, Headquarters, Financial Awareness, Annual Budget, RBI monetary policy rates, Economic survey, All Latest Government Schemes and Policies, Current Affairs – Last 6 months, Static Awareness, Awards, Important Days, Books and Authors

### Books

The HPSCB exam 2021 is proposed in August 2021 as per the official notification You don’t have much time to plan your preparation strategy therefore, it is advised to not waste any time in assembling or reading from the wrong source and try to channel all your energy in preparation from the right study material and make the most out of this opportunity. Books play a crucial role in exam preparation and therefore, we are providing a list of some useful books that will surely help in the preparation.

PaperBookAuthor / Publisher
Reasoning A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning R.S. Aggarwal
Analytical Reasoning MK Pandey
How to Crack Test of Reasoning: In All Competitive Exam Arihant Publication
A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal B.S. Sijwali & Indu Sijwali
General Awareness Manorama Year Book 2021 -
Pratiyogita Darpan -
Lucent’s General Knowledge -
English Language Objective English 4th Edition Edgar Thorpe / Pearson
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis / Penguin
Objective General English 2nd Edition S.P Bakshi / Arihant
Numerical Ability A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning R.S. Aggarwal

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