PSCB Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2022: Download free section-wise syllabus PDF here

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It is important for all the candidates envisioning to apply for the exam to get acknowledged with the PSCB Recruitment Syllabus. The syllabus for any examination is a must, as it assists in gauging the importance of exact topics where candidates' skills are tested. Knowing the PSCB Syllabus also eases the preparation by defining the topics on which a candidate can be tested. To understand the PSCB exam pattern is of utmost importance to know the scheme of examination and to prepare accordingly.
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  • The PSCB syllabus is released by the commission on its official website.
  • Candidates must have passed the intermediate or its equivalent from a recognized institution. There is special eligibility required for specific positions released by the PSCB.
  • One should download the PSCB Syllabus pdf which is released with the official PSCB notification, from the official website, and use it as the roadmap for the entire preparation.

PSCB Syllabus 2022

PSCB has released the PSCB Syllabus 2022 on its official website. In-depth knowledge of the syllabus helps a lot in knowing all the topics. You can also have a look at the table below for ease in understanding the important topics and weightage for the exam.

Senior Manager

Sr. No.

Subjects

Marks

1.

Banking

40

2.

Computer application

10

3.

Reasoning ability

10

4.

Quantitative aptitude

10

5.

General awareness

20

6.

English

10

Total

100

Manager

Sr. No.

Subjects

Marks

1.

Computer application

10

2.

Reasoning ability

15

3.

Quantitative aptitude

15

4.

General Awareness and Banking

35

5.

Punjabi

10

6.

English

15

Total

100

IT Officer

Sr. No.

Subjects

Marks

1.

Information Technology and Computer Application

45

2.

Reasoning ability

10

3.

Quantitative aptitude

10

4.

General Awareness and Banking

15

5.

Punjabi

10

6.

English

10

Total

100

Clerk cum Data Entry Operator and Steno-Typists

Sr. No.

Subjects

Marks

1.

Computer application

15

2.

Reasoning ability

15

3.

Quantitative aptitude

15

4.

General Awareness and Banking

25

5.

Punjabi

15

6.

English

15

Total

100

 

Here is the detailed syllabus for PSCB:

  • Banking: Impact of Government Policy and Regulation on Banking and the Financial-Services Industry, Measuring and Evaluating the Performance of Banks, Prudential Norms, Asset-Liability Management, Managing the Investment Portfolios and Liquidity Positions of Bank, Liquidity and Reserve Management, Managing and Pricing Deposit Services, Providing Loans to Businesses and Consumers, Risk Management, Balance Sheet Management, International Banking, Treasury Management, Economic analysis, Business mathematics, Human resource management, Credit management, Advanced Money, Banking and Cooperative Act.
  • Computer Application: Basic computer operations, classification of computers, input devices, output devices, Computer hardware and software, memory of the computer, storage, processing of data, number system and computer languages, operating systems, networking, internet and email, maintenance and security.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • General Awareness: 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.
  • English: 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.
  • Information Technology And Computer Application: In the technical section, shall include questions from areas like Basics of Computer such as WINDOWS OS/DOS. Questions on Office Applications, RDBMS - Oracle, etc. shall also be included. The technical test may also cover questions on below said
    • Database Management (DBMS)
    • Networking
    • Network Security
    • Web Technologies
    • Programming concepts (Basics)
    • Basic hardware (Microprocessor, timer, ALU, etc)
    • Internet technologies and other emerging technologies

PSCB Exam Pattern 2022

  • The candidates need to appear for a written exam.
  • Candidates need to score at least 40% (35% for SC) marks.
  • Selection will be based solely on the merit of the written test and there shall be no interview.
  • There shall be Punjabi and English Shorthand skill tests for the post of steno-typists in addition to the written tests. The skill test will be a qualifying test only.
  • The Punjabi and English Shorthand skill test shall be conducted on the merit of the written test. A speed of 80 WPM and transcription of 20 WPM are required. The number of candidates to be called for the skill test will be 10 times the total number of vacancies.

Let's look at the detailed examination pattern of PSCB.

  • The written exam shall comprise multiple-choice questions.
  • The duration of the paper will be 120 minutes.
  • For each wrong answer, 1/4th or 0.25 of marks assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty.
  • The same applies if a candidate gives more than one answer.
  • No negative marking for unattempted questions.

How to Prepare for the PSCB Exam?

Government exams have always been the first choice for aspirants preparing for jobs because of its stability and security which it offers. There are various other favorable factors because of which we see a surge in the number of applicants applying for government jobs. With the competition increasing in the coming time, an applicant must have the right strategy to prepare for the exam. Here we are providing a complete guide on how to prepare for the PSCB Exam 2022.

  • Study the exam Syllabus carefully and scrutinize the exam difficulty level by solving the previous year's actual papers.
  • Segregate Topics which are your strength and weakness.
  • Take up Strong topics first as they will consume less time. Brush up all the concepts and Formulas of the related topic.
  • Practice Mock tests to get the feel of the actual exam. This will also help in increasing your accuracy and speed.
  • Analyze your mock tests and note your improvements to score more than the PSCB Cut Off marks.
  • Make quick notes for revision.
  • Divide your time equally among all the subjects.



 

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What will be the level of the PSCB exam?


The PSCB examination will be of intermediate level.

Are there any negative markings in the PSCB Exam?


Yes, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 mark for every wrong answer. All the information regarding the marking scheme of the examination will be informed to the candidates in the official recruitment notification.

How can I download the PSCB Syllabus 2022?


The PSCB Syllabus is released by the commission. You can download the PSCB Syllabus 2022 from the official website.

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