Punjab State Cooperative Bank Syllabus
Syllabus for written examination to be held for the posts of Clerk-cum Data Entry Operator and Steno-Typist:-
1. COMPUTER APPLICATION
Basic computer operations, classification of computers, input devices, output devices, Computer hardware and software, the memory of the computer, storage, processing of data, number system and computer languages, operating systems, networking, internet and email, maintenance and security.
2. REASONING ABILITY
This section judges the candidate on their reasoning abilities and mental aptitude. Mentioned below are the various categories across which questions can be asked: Verbal Number Series, Alphabet Series, Test of Direction Sense, Coding-Decoding, Number Ranking, Arithmetical Reasoning, Problem on Age Calculation, Blood Relations, Analogy, Decision Making, etc.
Non-Verbal Series, Mirror Images, Cubes and Dice, Grouping Identical Figures, Embedded Figures etc
3. QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE
This section checks the quantitative and mathematical skills of the candidate. The questions asked in the entrance exam are from the following categories:
Number System, HCF, LCM, Simplification, Decimal Fractions, Ratio and Proportions, Unitary Method, Percentage, Time and Distance, Time and Work, Profit and Loss, Average, Simple and Compound Interest, Mensuration (2D and 3D), Algebra, Data Interpretation.
4. GENERAL AWARENESS AND BANKING
This section tests the candidate on their awareness of the world around them. Questions are asked mainly from the following categories: Current Affairs (National and International), Major Financial/Economic News, Budget and Five Year Plans, Who's Who, Sports, Economy and Geography with special reference to Punjab, Awards and Honours, Science - Inventions and Discoveries, Abbreviations, History and culture with special reference to Punjab, International and National Organisations.
The questions regarding the banking and Cooperative Societies Act will be general in nature.
ਮੁਹਾਵਰੇ ਅਤੇ ਅਖਾਣ, ਦਿੱਤੇ ਹੋਏ ਵਾਕਾਂਜਾਂ ਸੁਬਦਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਸੁਧ ਕਰਨਾ, ਵਾਕਵਟਾਂਦਰਾ (ਵਾਕਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਦਿੱਤੀਆਂ ਹੋਈਆ ਹਦਾਇਤਾਂ ਅਨੁਸਾਰ ਬਦਲਣਾ), ਵਿਸਰਾਮ ਚਿੰਨ੍ਹ ਲਗਾਉਣਾ, ਅਗੇਤਰ, ਪਿਛੇਤਰ, ਬਹੁ ਆਰਥਕ ਸਬਦ, ਸਮਾਨਆਰਥਕ ਸਬਦ, ਵਿਰੋਧੀ ਸਬਦ, ਬਹੁਤੇ ਸਬਦਾਂ ਦੀ ਥਾਂ ਇੱਕ ਸਬਦ, ਲਿੰਗ-ਪੁਲਿੰਗ, ਇਕਵਚ਼ਨ-ਬਹੁਵਚਨ ਆਦਿ।
The candidates are gauged on the language abilities and understanding of English grammar in this section. Questions are asked mainly from the following categories: Error correction, Tenses, Sentence rearrangement, Fill in the blanks with modals, articles and prepositions, etc., Comprehension, Vocabulary, Synonyms, Antonyms
Note: - The above syllabus is indicative of the broad pattern of the examination, there may be some deviation in the allocation of marks/weightage across different topics mentioned.