PSCADB Syllabus 2017 Exam Pattern for ITO, DEO, Field and Manager Jobs

PSCADB Syllabus 2017: Punjab State Cooperative Agricultural Development Bank Limited (PSCADB) is a cooperative bank which provides loan for the owners of land or immovable properties to carry out agriculture. Few days back this bank scattered out a recruitment notification through its official portal with the aim of recruiting suitable persons in the designation of Manager, IT Officer, Field Officer and Data Entry Operator (DEO). Personnel, who are already serving in the similar designations applied with reference to this notification. As the number of applications received through the online is large in number, PSCADB decided to organize a screening test through offline mode. To guide the contenders for this exam, we are updating the new PSCADB Syllabus in this website. In the below section we have given the detailed explanation for Syllabus and exam pattern for the upcoming exam.

Board Punjab State Cooperative Agricultural Development Bank Limited (PSCADB)
Exam Name ITO and Manager Exam
Material ITO and Manager Syllabus
Exam Type Objective

About PSCADB ITO and Manager Exam

Aspirants who have completed B.Com/ B.Sc/ MCA/ M.Sc/ BE/ B.Tech or any equivalent qualification in their respective field are eligible to apply for the above mentioned post. In addition to this, the applicant must have passed Punjabi examination in intermediate level.

Many Punjabi graduates aging between 18 to 45 years applied for these jobs. As mentioned in the notification of PSCADB Recruitment 2016 about 191 vacancies are yet to be filled. In order to minimize the number of application, PSCADB is going to conduct an ITO and Manager Exam. Individuals who have applied for these jobs can start your preparation for this examination by referring the syllabus given in this site.

PSCADB Syllabus 2017 for ITO, DEO, Field and Manager

Contenders who are going to appear for the ITO and Manager Exam will not be aware of the topics from which the question will be asked. By now, they will be searching for the PSCADB ITO and Manager Syllabus 2017 throughout the career sites. To assist those candidates, we are providing the latest syllabus for the upcoming examination.

Candidates who have already prepared for any other competitive examination will feel easy to answer the English, General awareness, Mental ability and computer awareness topics. In the below section, we have listed the necessary topics for the ITO and Manager Post.

English Grammar and Language

  • Fill in the blanks
  • Error Spotting
  • Articles
  • Adjectives
  • Verbs
  • Antonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Comprehension passage
  • Cloze test
  • Active & passive voice, etc

Computer Awareness

  • Keyboard Shortcuts (MS-Word)
  • Computer Generations
  • Abbreviations
  • Hardware & Software
  • DBMS
  • Basic Internet Usage
  • MS-Office application, etc

Mental Ability

  • Blood Relation
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Ranking
  • Alphabetical series
  • Direction
  • Analogies
  • Circle Puzzle, etc

General Knowledge

  • Static GK
  • Books & Author
  • Indian Economy
  • Currencies & capital
  • Current Affairs
  • Sports
  • Awards

Computer or Information Technology

  • Fundamental concept of information Technology & Roles
  • MS-Office
  • Computer Networking
  • VB/ ASP/ SQL Scripting & Dot Net
  • C/ C++ Programming
  • Knowledge of Basic Designing Tools
  • Database Management Systems
  • Data Structure
  • Computer organization and architecture
  • System analysis and Design

General Awareness in Agriculture

  • Soil Resources
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Types of Agriculture, etc

The topics listed out below each subjects are the important topics for the ITO and Manager Exam. So the candidates have to concentrate more on these portions. You can also refer the official notification for getting more topics.

Exam Pattern for ITO and Manager Exam

Eligible aspirants who have applied through online will be intimated for the written examination. Candidates can obtain their e-admits from the official recruitment site i.e. “” 4 to 5 days before the exam. This recruitment test will be held for a period of 90 minutes and comprises of multiple choice questions. The ITO and Manager Exam Pattern is explained clearly in the below table.

Subject No of Questions Marks allotted Duration
English Grammar & Language 100 100 90 minutes
Computer Awareness
Indian Economy, Commerce, Agriculture
General Awareness
Total 100 100
IT Officer
Subject No of Questions Marks allotted Duration
English Grammar & Language 100 100 90 minutes
General Awareness, Current Events
Mental Ability
Computer/ IT
Total 100 100
Data Entry Operator
Subject No of Questions Marks allotted Duration
English Grammar & Language 100 100 90 minutes
Computer Awareness
General Knowledge
Mental Ability
Economics & Commerce
Total 100 100
Field Officer
Subject No of Questions Marks Allotted Duration
English Grammar & Language 100 100 90 minutes
Computer Awareness
General Knowledge
Mental Ability
Economics & Commerce
General Awareness in Agriculture
Total 100 100

This examination will be conducted in pen and paper mode only. Contestants have to shade their answers in OMR sheet only. Aspirants have to answer the questions carefully because there will be negative marks for each wrong answer.

The minimum qualifying marks set for the General and OBC category candidate is 40% and 35 % for the reserved category applicants. Those who are securing the minimum pass mark will be added to the merit list. However, aspirants who have applied for DEO post have to appear for skill test.

Official Syllabus

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Important Dates

Last Date for online application 16-12-2016
Last Date for fee payment through bank 20-12-2016
Date of Examination February/ March 2017

Note: To make it easy for the job hunters, we have explained lot for details about PSCADB Syllabus and Exam Pattern for ITO and Manager Post in the above sub headings. For further clarification, you can refer the official notification.

Updated: 05-12-2016 — 8:30 am
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