Bihar State Cooperative Bank Syllabus 2021 (Prelims & Mains)

Bihar State Cooperative Bank Syllabus 2021 (Prelims & Mains)

ByKanika Ralhan  |  Updated on: Mar 26, 2021Bihar State Cooperative Bank recruitment 2021 notification released for total 200 vacancies at the official website of BSCB. Check here the exam date, apply online, salary, exam pattern, eligibility and more.
Bihar State Cooperative Bank recruitment 2021 notification released for total 200 vacancies at the official website of BSCB. Check here the exam date, apply online, salary, exam pattern, eligibility and more.
...Read More
Sign up for Free Mock Test

Bihar State Cooperative Bank Syllabus 2021

Candidates must be fully aware of the Bihar State Cooperative Bank syllabus 2021 before starting the exam preparation. The Bihar State Co-Operative Bank Ltd. shall carry out this entrance exam for filling 200 posts of Assistant (Multipurpose) in the Bihar State Cooperative Bank and 11 District Central Co-operative Banks of Bihar.

This entrance exam is conducted in only two stages, that is, prelims and mains. The exam is carried out in an online manner, and the questions are of multiple-choice type questions. You must go through the Bihar State Cooperative Bank syllabus 2021 carefully to not miss any crucial topics and cover everything.

Latest: Bihar State Cooperative Bank Admit Card 2021 Released

Below you will find useful syllabus-related information that will help you plan your strategy for the preparation of Bihar State Cooperative Bank Exam 2021 effectively and efficiently. 

Bihar State Cooperative Bank Exam Marking Scheme

The question papers are prepared in an objective type pattern that is multiple-choice questions will be there in both the papers. It is essential for you to understand the scheme of awarding marks for the correct and wrong answer during your answer sheets' evaluation. The authorities have decided that each correct answer will be given one mark, and for every incorrect answer, 0.25 marks shall be deducted.

Read here the complete Exam Pattern

Bihar State Cooperative Bank Prelims Syllabus 2021

Below you will find Bihar State Cooperative Bank Subject-wise Syllabus 2021 for the prelims exam for your ready reference.

The Bihar State Co-Operative Bank Assistant (Multipurpose) Prelims Exam has three parts, which are:

  • English Language - This section consists of grammar and comprehension etc. related questions.   
  • Reasoning Ability - This section tests the critical thinking capacity and decision-making skills of the candidate. 
  • Quantitative Aptitude – The aim of this section is to test the analyzing capability of the candidate to solve mathematical problems.

Bihar State Cooperative Bank English Syllabus

This section of the examination tests the knowledge of the English language of the appearing candidate. Your ability is evaluated for grammar, vocabulary, English proficiency, usage errors and corrections, and reading comprehension. The main topics of the Bihar State Cooperative Bank English Syllabus are as follows.

  • English Vocabulary – synonyms, antonyms, analogies spelling mistakes
  • English Proficiency - idioms and phrases, one-word substitution, sentence formation, sentence completion and improvement, sentence reconstruction, rearrangement of words in a sentence, paragraph formation, rearrangement of a sentence in the paragraph, paragraph completion, and fill in the blanks.
  • English Usage Errors - common errors, spotting errors, inappropriate usage of words, the sentence correction
  • English comprehension

Name of the Topic

Expected Number of Questions

Reading Comprehension

5 - 10 Questions

Cloze Test 

5-10 Questions

Spotting Errors 

5-10 Questions

Sentence Improvement 

5-7 Questions

Para Jumbles 

4-5 Questions

Fill in the Blanks 

5-7 Questions

Vocabulary

5-7 Questions

Bihar State Cooperative Bank Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

This portion evaluates the mathematical skills and problem-solving abilities of the candidate. The most important topics of the Bihar State Cooperative Bank Quantitative Aptitude syllabus are as follows.

  • Elementary Mathematics - arithmetic (number theory), number systems, square roots, cube roots, fraction and decimals, H.C.F. and L.C.M, variation, chain rule, ratio and proportion, average, logarithms
  • Additional Topics in Arithmetic – ages, boats and streams, clocks and calendars, pipes and cisterns, problems on trains, unitary method, time and distance, work and wages, time and work
  • Commercial maths - simple interest, profit and loss, compound interest, percentage, partnership, mensuration, discounts, areas and volumes, volume and surface area of solid, area and perimeter of a plane figure.

Name of the Topic

Expected Number of Questions

Number Series

5 Questions

Simplification/ Approximation

5-10 Questions

Quadratic Equations

4-5 Questions

Data Interpretation

5-10 Questions

Miscellaneous Arithmetic Question

10-15 Questions

Bihar State Cooperative Bank Reasoning Ability Syllabus

This section of the examination assesses the application for logical reasoning capabilities, decision-making, and critical thinking skills. A banking professional is always required to comprehend a given situation analytically and reach a logically-driven conclusion. The essential topics that need to be covered under Bihar State Cooperative Bank Reasoning Ability Syllabus are given below.

  • Verbal Tests - reasoning tests, analytical reasoning, direction, and distance test, linear arrangement test, complex arrangement test, analogy test, classification test, coding-decoding test, series test, blood relationships test, symbols and notations, alphabet test, data sufficiency test, data interpretation test
  • Logic Tests – syllogism, statements assumptions, statements arguments, statements conclusions, statements action
  • Non-Verbal Tests - problems based on symmetry, problems based on visual ability, classification, series, analogy

Name of the Topic

Expected Number of Questions

Puzzles & Seating Arrangement

10-15 Questions

Inequality

4-5 Questions

Syllogism

4-5 Questions

Alphanumeric & Numeric Series

5-10 Questions

Coding-Decoding

4-5 Questions

Miscellaneous Problems

5-7 Questions

Bihar State Cooperative Bank Mains Syllabus 2021

The Bihar State Co-Operative Bank Assistant (Multipurpose) Main Exam has four parts as given below:

  • Reasoning – This section tests the thinking and reasoning ability of the candidate.
  • Computer Knowledge – This section aims to test the computer knowledge of the candidate. In the present time, possessing computer knowledge is almost mandatory to excel professionally.
  • General Awareness – This section tests the general knowledge, current affairs, and financial/business awareness of the candidate.
  • English Language/Hindi Language – This section tests the language capability/understanding of the candidate.
  • Quantitative Aptitude – This section aims to analyze the mathematical skills of the candidate and his/her accuracy under time-pressure.

Bihar State Cooperative Bank Reasoning Ability Syllabus

Reasoning Ability Syllabus for Bihar State Co-Operative Bank Assistant (Multipurpose) Main 2021. Below, we have given some very important topics of the Reasoning Ability section along with the expected number of questions asked from them.

Name of the Topic

Expected Number of Questions

Syllogism5 Qs (Moderate)
Inequality3 Qs (Easy)
Seating Arrangement (Circular – Inward Outward)5 Qs (Moderate)
Linear Arrangement (North-South)5 Qs (Moderate)
Puzzle – Floor based5 Qs (Moderate)
Coding-Decoding3 to 5 Qs (Moderate)
Blood Relation2 to 3 Qs (Moderate)
Order and Ranking2 to 3 Qs (Moderate)
Direction Sense1-2 Qs (Moderate)
Data Sufficiency3 to 4 Qs (Moderate)
Input-output5 Qs (Easy)

Bihar State Cooperative Bank Hindi Language Syllabus

Hindi Language (optional) Syllabus for Bihar State Co-Operative Bank Assistant (Multipurpose) Main 2021. 

विपरीतार्थक शब्दवाक्यों में त्रुटियाँ
पर्यायवाची शब्दवाक्यों में रिक्त-स्थानों की पूर्ति
मुहावरे तथा लोकोक्तियांवर्तनी अशुद्धियाँ
गुढार्थी (क्लोज टाइप) प्रकार का गद्यांशवाक्यांश के लिए एक शब्द
वाक्यक्रम व्यवस्थापनअपठित गद्यांश

Bihar State Cooperative Bank Computer Knowledge Syllabus

In this portion, questions are designed to assess the candidate's knowledge of computer applications and usage. Most of the work is done through computers these days, so it is of utmost importance that the candidate is fully aware of using a computer and computer applications to carry out the necessary work. The general topics covered in Bihar State Cooperative Bank Computer Knowledge Syllabus are as follows.

  • Fundamentals of Computer
  • History of computer development - generation of computers, history of computers
  • Future of Computers
  • Basic Knowledge of Internet & Networking
  • Computer Hardware - input devices, output devices, storage devices, computer memory
  • Computer Software - system software, application software, database management system
  • Abbreviations
  • Shortcut Keys
  • MS Office      
  • Database        
  • Security Tools, Virus, Hacking, Trojans
  • Input and Output Devices
  • Computer Languages

Bihar State Cooperative Bank Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus for Bihar State Co-Operative Bank Assistant (Multipurpose) Main 2021. Following are some very important topics of the Quantitative Aptitude section along with the expected number of questions asked from them. 

Name of the Topic

Expected Number of Questions

Number Series5 Qs (Moderate)
Data Interpretation3 Sets -10 Qs (Easy to Moderate) – Tabular /Bar Graph / Pie Chart / Missing DI/Mixed DI
Quadratic Equation5 Qs (Moderate)
Quantity Based Questions5 Qs (Moderate)
Data Sufficiency5 Qs (Easy)
Miscellaneous Questions*15 Qs (Moderate)

Bihar State Cooperative Bank General Awareness Syllabus

 Some questions in this section are asked from Current Affairs and Static GK while the rest of the questions are asked from banking/financial awareness.

 The topic may include – sports, awards & honours, appointments, national/international news, events, sports, films, new schemes, eminent personalities, science & technology, latest developments, new discoveries, trending topics, mergers-acquisitions of banks/organisations, monetary policies, economics, civics, geography, etc.

Posted by:

Kanika RalhanKanika RalhanMember since Jan 2018
Program Manager- Banking & Insurance exams
Share this exam info   |

Bihar Bank Syllabus FAQs

  • Gradeup is now BYJU'S Exam Prep that offers the most comprehensive preparation for all exams. Get Monthly/Weekly Current Affairs, Daily GK Update, Online Courses, Latest Pattern Test Series and detailed Study Material from the top faculty at your fingertips. Want to learn more? Do not hesitate to contact our customer care here.

  • No, there is not a particular or fixed syllabus declared by the authorities. However, the topics covered in this article and previous years papers give a fair idea of the syllabus.

  • Yes, 1/4 marks are deducted for every wrong answer.

  • When it is said that questions are framed from elementary level maths, it means questions are framed from mathematics topics studied till class 10. 

  • In the comprehension section, candidates must understand the central theme of the passage, the meanings of the words used inside the paragraph and then answer the questions asked. 

  • Some useful Bihar State Cooperative Bank Preparation Tips 2021 are as follows -

    1. Read about current world affairs and the latest news regularly.
    2. Revise your concepts in basic mathematics
    3. Prepare notes and revise them often
    4. Identify your problem areas and work upon them.
    5. Stick to a tangible time table, eat healthy and fresh to stay healthy. Have an adequate amount of water and sleep every day.
    6. Take mock tests towards the last of preparation.
    7. Practise Bihar State Cooperative Bank Previous Year Question Papers and various sample papers.

PO, Clerk, SO, Insurance

BankingIBPS POIBPS ClerkSBI PONIACL AOIDBISBI ClerkIBPSLICESICJAIIBBNPBSCBPSCBRBIOtherQuick LinkMock Test