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OSCB Banking Assistant Notification 2022

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OSCB Banking Assistant Notification 2022

Odisha State Cooperative Bank Limited (OSCB) has released an official notification on its website on 22nd December 2021. It has invited online applications from eligible candidates for filling Banking assistants and assistant managers (Grade 2) posts. The OSCB has declared a total of 725 posts for OSCB Recruitment 2022, out of which 423 are for Banking Assistant Grade-II officers. It will conduct a preliminary exam for recruitment on 13th March 2022. Continue reading this guide to know all relevant information regarding OSCB recruitment 2022, like important dates, application fees, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, etc., as mentioned on the OSCB Banking Assistant Recruitment Notification.

OSCB Banking Assistant Recruitment Notification: Overview

The table below provides an overview of the OSCB Recruitment 2022 for candidates.

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

OSCB Banking Assistant Recruitment Notification: Important Dates

Notification Released Date21st December 2021
Starting Date for Online Registration29th December 2021
Last Date for Online Registration17th January 2022
Date for Payment of Application Fee29th December 2021, to 17th January 2022
Admit Card Release Date24th February 2022
Online Preliminary Exam Date13th March 2022
Online Mains Exam DateTentatively in April or May 2022

OSCB Banking Assistant Vacancies

The OSCB has declared 725 vacancies for recruitment in 2022, out of which 423 are for Banking Assistance and 182 for Assistance 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 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 (as of 01.01.2020)

  • Minimum: 21 years (not born before 02.01. 1988)
  • Maximum: 32 Years (not born after 01.01.199)

Application Form

The OSBC will accept the candidates' online applications from 29th December 2021 to 17th January 2022. The application process is entirely online. Interested candidates must fill their application on the link available on OSBC's official website. Follow the step-by-step instructions mentioned below to fill your application form at ease:

  • 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

Candidates must submit a fee while filling their application form from 29th December 2021 to 17th January 2022. Failing to do so, the OSCB will reject their application. The application fee for OSCB recruitment 2022 is as follows.

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

Point to Remember:

Before filling 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 hand-written declaration on white paper with a black pen

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

Selection Process

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

  • Online Preliminary Examination
  • Online Mains Examination

OSCB Banking Assistant Exam Pattern

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.

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.


When is the last date to fill the application form for OSCB Recruitment 2022?

The last date to fill an online application form for OSCB Recruitment 2021 is 17th January 2022.

How many vacancies are released under OSCB Banking Assistant Recruitment Notification 2022?

The OSCB Banking Assistant Recruitment Notification mentions 423 vacancies for general recruitment and 47 vacancies for backlog recruitment.

What is the selection process for the OSCB Banking Assistant Recruitment?

The Selection process for the OSCB Banking Assistant Recruitment involves two online computer-based tests namely the Prelims Exam and Mains Exam

Pricing Plan

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OSCB Banking Assistant Prelims and Mains

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


What is the minimum eligibility to apply for OSCB Recruitment 2022?

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 2022 +

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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