HPSC Bank Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2021

By Jyoti Bisht|Updated : June 15th, 2021

HPSC Bank Exam Pattern 2021: The HPSC bank exam will have two phases: Prelims and mains. To comprehend the complete syllabus the interested candidates must master the entire syllabus to keep themselves hassle-free for the HPSC Bank 2021 exam.

we are providing the detailed syllabus and exam pattern so that you can practice according to the needful. Having a structured plan to study sorts numerous complications and also reduces exam stress. Stick to this article to know the syllabus for HPSC Bank Prelims & Mains including Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, and General Awareness.

HPSC Bank Exam Pattern 2021 for Junior clerk & Steno/Steno-Typist

Before perceiving the HPSC Syllabus 2021, let's kick off the exam pattern to better understand the syllabus. It gives you an idea of the exam because it briefs the total questions and total marks which is crucial to know by the candidates.

We will start from the prelims exam pattern and then move to the mains exam pattern to keep it untroubled for the aspirants.

HPSC Bank 2021 Exam Pattern for Prelims

Here is the exam pattern for prelims for the posts of junior clerk/steno/steno-typist. This phase is qualifying in nature which will not be counted during the final merit list. In the prelims exam, there will be these sections including Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language.

The prelims exam will be carrying 30 questions in the English Language, 35 questions in Reasoning Ability, and 35 questions in quantitative aptitude. Each question is of 01 marks and the candidates will be given 20 minutes for each section of the HPSC Bank 2021 Exam.

SectionNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksTime Duration
English Language303020 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude353520 minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total10010060 minutes

HPSC Bank 2021 Exam Pattern for Mains

Those candidates who qualify for the prelims exam will be shortlisted for the mains exam. The main exam will be a total of 85 marks for which 120 minutes will be provided to the candidates to complete the HPSC Bank 2021 exam. 

SectionNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksTime Duration
Reasoning Ability402030 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude402030 minutes
English Language402030 minutes
General Awareness502530 minutes
Total17085120 Minutes

Note: The General Awareness section will be consisting of 25% questions about the Himachal Pradesh General Knowledge. So, the aspirants who are going to appear in the HPSC Bank 2021 exam, need to escalate their H.P General Knowledge for scoring marks.

Exam Pattern for Junior Clerk (PACS/OCS Quota)

SectionNo. of QuestionsTotal MarksTime Duration
Reasoning Ability402030 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude402030 minutes
English Language402030 minutes
General Awareness502530 minutes
Total17085120 Minutes

Note: The candidates who belong to the PACS/OCS quota are being informed that in General Awareness, 25 out of 50 questions will be coming from Co-operative Banking. And rest of the 25 questions will be asked from General awareness as well as General Knowledge of Himachal Pradesh.

Important Points to be Noted:

  • For every wrong answer, 0.25% marks shall be deducted.
  • The validity of the merit list will be one year from the date of approval.
  • Preference shall be given to the candidates possessing knowledge of Customs, traditions,
    languages, and culture of the State and the test shall also include questions on the subject.
  • Only those candidates who secure at least 45% marks in Phase-II (Main Examination) will be shortlisted for evaluation of documents.

HPSC Bank Syllabus 2021 for (Jr. Clerk & Steno/Steno-Typist) & Jr. Clerk (PACS/OCS)

The HPSC bank Syllabus for the posts of Junior Clerk, Steno, and steno-typist is discussed in the below table. You can bookmark this article so that you can check it at any time according to its suitability.

We are sharing the HPSC Bank 2021 Syllabus as per the upcoming sections which will assist you while your preparation.

HPSCB 2021 Syllabus for Prelims

In the HPSC Bank Prelims Exam 2021, there will be 3 sections: English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability. Though, we have given a detailed syllabus so that the aspirants can practice constructively.

SectionSyllabus
English Language
  • Cloze Test
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumbles
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para/Sentence Completion
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Mensuration
  • Average
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Work, Time and Energy
  • Time and Distance
  • Probability
  • Relations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Permutation and Combination
Reasoning Ability
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Inequalities
  • Syllogism
  • Input-Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relations
  • Order and Ranking
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Distance and Direction
  • Verbal Reasoning 

HPSCB 2021 Syllabus for Mains 

However, in the Mains of HPSC Bank 2021 exam, the question paper will consist of 4 sections including Reasoning Ability, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness. The syllabus for the mains exam is split for the ease of students. Now, the aspirants can start their preparation by following the updated syllabus of HPSC Bank 2021.

SectionSyllabus
Reasoning Ability
English Language
Quantitative Aptitude
General Awareness
  • Current Affairs
  • Banking Awareness
  • GK Updates
  • Currencies
  • Important Places
  • Books and Authors
  • Awards
  • Headquarters
  • Prime Minister Schemes
  • Important Days

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FAQs

  • There are two phases- Prelims & Mains for the HPSC Bank 2021 Exam.

  • There are 4 sections in the mains of the HPSCB 2021 exam including- Reasoning Ability, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness.

  • The candidates will be allotted 120 minutes to complete the Mains of the HPSCB 2021 Exam.

  • Yes, the candidates will have sectional timing to complete each section of the HPSC Bank 2021 Prelims & Mains Exam. You will get the detailed information in the article.

  • A total of 30 questions will be there in the HPSCB 2021 exam of English Language.

  • Quantitative Aptitude carries the weightage of 35 marks in Prelims & 20 marks in Mains (HPSCB 2021 exam).

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