OSCB Banking Assistant Shift Timings – Check Details Now

OSCB Banking Assistant Shift Timings: OSCB Banking Assistant exam will be conducted on 13th March 2022 across exam centres in Odhisa. It is very essential for the candidates to know about the shift timings. Therefore, in this blog, we are providing the OSCB Banking Assistant 2022 exam shift timings along with reporting time, exam day instructions and COVID-19 Guidelines for OSCB Banking Assistant Exam 2022.

OSCB Banking Assistant 2022 Shift Timings

OSCB Banking Assistant 2022 exam will be conducted on 13th March 2022(Sunday) across two shifts. The shift timings are 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM and 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM respectively. The detailed information is presented in a tabular format below.

ShiftReporting TimeExam Timings
Shift 18:00 AM9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Shift 210:30 AM11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

OSCB Banking Assistant Admit Card – Download Now

OSCB Banking Assistant Admit Card 2022 is released by OSCB on 24th February 2022. Candidates can download the call letter from 24th February till 13th March 2022. Check the direct link below.

Details to Check on the OSCB Banking Assistant Admit Card

All candidates must check if the following details on their OSCB Banking Assistant Admit Card are correct.

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Registration number
  • Date of birth of the candidate
  • Category of the candidate- General/SC/ST/OBC
  • OSCB Banking Assistant Examination Date and Time
  • The address of the examination centre
  • Photograph of the candidate
  • Gender of the candidate – Male/Female
  • Father’s Name
  • Signature of the candidate
  • Space for the signature of the invigilator
  • Examination day protocols

OSCB Banking Assistant – General Instructions for Candidates

  • The Date, time and exam centre address will be given in the call letter.
  • The call letter should be brought with you to the examination venue along with your recent passport size photograph duly pasted on it.
  • No use of calculators (separate or with watch), books, note books or written notes, cell phones (with or without camera facility), or any other electronic device will be allowed during the examination.
  • Take the call letter with your photograph affixed thereon, a photocopy of photo identity proof stapled with it and same (currently valid) photo ID in original.
  • You should take with you a ball-point pen. Sheets of paper will be provided.

Items not allowed in the Exam Hall

  • Any stationery item like textual material (printed or written), bits of papers, Geometry/Pencil Box, Plastic Pouch, Calculator, Scale, Writing Pad, Pen Drives, Log Table, Electronic Pen/Scanner, Any communication device like Mobile Phone, Bluetooth, Earphones, Microphone, Pager, Health Band etc.
  • Other items like Goggles, Handbags, Hair-pin, Hair-band, Belt, Cap, Any watch/Wrist Watch, Camera, Any metallic item,
  • Any eatable item opened or packed, water bottle (only transparent water bottle is allowed),
  • Any other item which could be used for unfair means for hiding communication devices like camera, bluetooth devices etc.
  • Candidates are advised not to wear ornaments like Ring, Earrings, Nose-pin, Chain/Necklace, Pendants, Badge, brooch etc.

After AarogyaSetu (Mandatory) status display at the entry gate, candidates will be required to switch off their mobile phones, and deposit them at the designated location, to be collected while exiting.

OSCB Banking Assistant – Covid-19 Special Instructions

  • Candidate is required to report at the exam venue strictly as per the time slot mentioned in the Call Letter
  • Mapping of ‘Candidate Roll Number and the Lab Number’ will NOT be displayed outside the exam venue, but the same will be intimated to the candidates individually at the time of entry of the candidate to the exam venue.
  • Candidates will be permitted to carry only certain items with them into the venue.
    • Gloves
    • Personal transparent water bottle (Candidates must bring their own water bottle)
    • Personal hand sanitizer (50 ml)
    • A simple pen
    • Exam related documents (Call Letter and Photocopy of the photo ID card stapled with it, same ID Card in Original.) The name on the ID and on the Call Letter should be exactly the same.
    • In case of Scribe Candidates – Scribe form duly filled and signed with Photograph affixed. No other Items are permitted inside the venue.
    • A Candidate must have Aarogya Setu App installed on his/her mobile phone. It is also recommended to fill Self Declaration form and carry it along with you to exam centre.
    • Candidates with Moderate or High Risk Status on AarogyaSetu App will not be allowed entry.

OSCB Banking Assistant Selection Process

The OSCB Banking Assistant Recruitment is done in two stages. The candidates require to clear all two stages to qualify for the posts. The stages of the recruitment process are:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination

OSCB Banking Assistant Exam Pattern

Preliminary Examination 

The examination pattern for the preliminary paper is given below:

SectionsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksVersion of TestTime allotted for each section
English30 questions30 marksEnglish20 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude35 questions35 marksEnglish20 Minutes
Reasoning Ability35 questions 35 marks English20 Minutes
Total100 Questions100 Marks 60 Minutes
  • The OSCB Banking Assistant Preliminary examination is an objective type Multiple Choice Questions Test.
  • The paper is divided into 3 sections- English, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability.
  • The total duration of the examination is 1 hour (60 minutes).
  • Section-wise time duration: English- 20 minutes, Quantitative Aptitude- 20 minutes, and Reasoning Ability- 20 minutes.
  • The total number of questions is 100
  • Each question carries 1 marks
  • Negative Marking is applicable. For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks are deducted.
  • No negative marking is done for unanswered questions.

Main Examination

Candidates securing the qualifying marks in the Preliminary Examination qualify for the next stage of the recruitment process- the Mains Examination. Following is the Main Examination Pattern:

SectionsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime allotted for each section
General/ Financial Awareness40 questions40 marks 30 Minutes
General English40 questions40 marks 40 Minutes
Reasoning Ability40 questions40 marks35 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude40 questions40 marks35 Minutes
Total160 Questions160 Marks140 Minutes
  • The OSCB Banking Assistant Main examination is an objective type Multiple Choice Questions Test.
  • The paper is divided into 4 sections- General/ Financial Awareness, General English, Reasoning Ability, and Quantitative Aptitude.
  • The total duration of the examination is 140 minutes.
  • Section-wise time duration: General/ Financial Awareness- 30 minutes, General English- 40 minutes, Reasoning Ability- 35 minutes, and Quantitative Aptitude- 35 minutes.
  • The total number of questions is 160.
  • Each question carries 1 mark.
  • Negative Marking is applicable. For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks are deducted.
  • No negative marking is done for unanswered questions.


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