Odisha Banking Assistant Exam Pattern

By Reena Pal | Updated on: Jan 21, 2022

Exam Pattern

Odisha Banking Assistant

The OSCB recruitment –cy– for the post of Assistant Grade 2 has been released. The Odisha State Cooperative Bank Assistant Grade 2 exam pattern –cy– comprises three stages as mentioned below.

  • Online Prelims exam (qualifying in nature)
  • Online Mains exam
  • Document verification

Let's look at the OSCB Assistant Grade 2 objective test, marking scheme and other details from below.

Prelims exam

Odisha State Cooperative Bank Assistant Grade 2 Prelims exam will be an online test consisting of three sections - English Language, Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Aptitude respectively. You will be allotted a total of 60 minutes to solve the paper. Also, You do not have any option to switch to another section in between unless the time for that section is exhausted.

SectionsNo. of questionsTotal MarksDuration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes/ 1 hour

  • The Odisha State Cooperative Bank Assistant Grade 2 Prelims exam will be qualifying in nature. 
  • There will be sectional as well as overall cut off decided as per the discretion of the bank. 

Mains exam 

After qualifying for the OSCB Assistant Grade 2 Prelims exam 2021, you will have to undergo the Mains exam. The Odisha State Cooperative Bank Assistant Grade 2 Mains exam pattern 2021 will comprise four sections: English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability and General and Financial Awareness respectively. You can find the detailed Odisha State Cooperative Bank Assistant Grade 2 exam pattern from the table below. 

SectionsNo. of questionsTotal MarksDuration
General/ Financial Awareness 40 40 30 minutes
General English 40 40 40 minutes
Reasoning Ability 40 40 35 minutes
Numerical Ability 40 40 35 minutes
Total 160 160 140 minutes

  • The Odisha State Cooperative Bank Assistant Grade 2 Mains exam will only be considered to make the final merit list. 
  • There will be sectional as well as overall cut off decided as per the discretion of the bank. 

Marking Scheme

A penalty of 1/4th or 0.25 marks will be charged for every incorrect answer in the OSCB Assistant grade 2 exam (for both Prelims and Mains). A complete table of the Odisha State Cooperative Assistant grade 2 marking scheme has been provided in the table below. 

OSCB Banking Assistant Marking Scheme

OSCB Banking Assistant Marking SchemeConsidered Marks
For correct answers 1 mark
For wrong answers 0.25 or 1/4 marks
For not attempted 0 (no marks)

Exam Language

In the Odisha State Cooperative Bank exam --cy– for the post of Assistant Grade 2, you will be given a choice to attempt the paper in the English language only. No other choice will be provided to you. This is for both the Preliminary and Mains exams. 

Free Mock Test

Odisha State Cooperative BankAssistant Grade 2 exam 2021 is a great opportunity and you should take it seriously if you aspire to become a banker. ixamBee has launched the OSCB Assistant grade 2 Mock test series to help you fetch some more marks through practice. Odisha State Cooperative Bank Assistant Grade 2 mock tests will help you analyse your preparation level and prepare according to the cutoff. These tests are high-quality online practice tests and absolutely free of cost. 

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FAQs

Yes. There will be separate timings allotted to each section in the Odisha State Cooperative Bank Assistant Grade 2 Prelims as well as Mains examination.
No, there is no such limit on the number of attempts for Odisha State Cooperative Bank Assistant Grade 2 2021. A candidate can apply for the exam until he reaches the maximum age limit.
 There will be three phases in Odisha State Cooperative Bank Assistant Grade 2
  • Prelims exam
  • Mains exam
  • Document Verification
No, you can attempt the Odisha State Cooperative Bank Assistant Grade 2 2021 only in the English Language.
The Odisha State Cooperative Bank Assistant Grade 2 2021 exam will be in ONLINE mode.
Yes, there will an interview in the Odisha State Cooperative Bank Assistant Grade 2 recruitment process and is named as Viva and Voice test

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