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 Assistant Manager Exam 2022
The Odisha State Co-operative Bank Ltd (OSCB) has released the notification for the recruitment of the Assistant Manager Grade-II post in the District Co-operative Banks functioning in the Odisha State. The residents of Odisha are eligible for the selection of these posts. They should make an online application on the official website of OSCB before the last date of online application submission. The OSCB has opened the window for 255 vacancies. The allocation of posting will be provided to the selected candidates in Central Co-operative Banks under various categories through the transparent counselling process. Before understanding the significant details of the notification, let's get an overview of the tentative dates of application and selection process for the OSCB Assistant Manager Recruitment.
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OSCB Assistant Manager Recruitment: Overview
|Name of the Institution
|The Odisha State Co-operative Bank Ltd (OSCB)
|Name of post
|Assistant Manager Grade-II
|Location of Deployment
|within the state of Odisha
|Starting date of online submission of application
|Last date of the online application submission
|Payment of application fees
|Payment to be made through online mode between 29-12-2021 to 17-01-2022
|Release of Examination Call Letters
|24th February 2022
|Preliminary Exam (Online)
|6th March 2022
|Mains Exams (Online)
|Tentatively in April or May
|Examination and application fees
|For Unreserved /SEBC – Rs. 1000/-For SC/ST- Rs. 600/-
The candidates who had applied in response to the earlier advertisement dated 13.03.2020 No. 7835 must make fresh applications.
The OSCB has announced vacancies in different cities of Odisha in different Banks for different categories. The table below gives vacancies in different categories under General and Special Recruitment.
The total vacancies of 255 include the provision of 10 vacancies for Persons with Disabilities (PwD) with Low Vision, Locomotive Disability including leprosy, dwarfism, acid attack victims, and many others. The provision for 8 vacancies is created for Ex. Servicemen candidates and 3 vacancies are created for sportsman candidates. If the eligible candidates are unavailable to fill the allocated vacancies for these categories, then the candidates who have successfully cleared the examination will be recruited for these reserved categories.
OSCB Assistant Manager Recruitment: Eligibility
It is pertinent to note for candidates that they should satisfy the eligibility criteria for Assistant Manager before submitting and making payment for examination applications fees. The eligibility criteria are given as follows:
- Residential Status: The candidate should be a resident of the Odisha state. The operational location of DCCBs (District Central Co-operative Banks) is irrelevant for the candidates to make an application.
- Educational Qualification: They should have completed the Graduation from any stream from the recognized University with professional knowledge of computer application.
- Age Limit: The applicants should be 21 years or more, but not more than 32 years.
OSCB Assistant Manager Selection Process
The selection process will be carried out in three (3) stages:
Stage I: Online Preliminary Examination
|No. of questions
Stage II: Online Main Examination
|No. of Questions
|General and Financial Awareness
The successful candidates in the above examinations will be shortlisted for the viva-voce test.
Once the candidates have cleared the examination and appeared for the viva-voce test, they will call them for document verification. The shortlisted candidates will have to appear with the original and self-attested photocopies.