Himachal Pradesh State Cooperative Bank Ltd. The HP State Cooperative Bank Ltd., which is a leading Cooperative Bank in the country and the Apex Cooperative Bank in Himachal Pradesh, invites ONLINE applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment to the posts of JUNIOR CLERK and STENO/STENO-TYPIST in the Bank on REGULAR BASIS through IBPS, Mumbai. The desirous candidates should read detailed Instructions for Recruitment on Bank’s website www.hpscb.com. The last date for applying for these posts is 02.07.2021 Applications can be filled ONLINE in Recruitment Link on this website between 05.06.2021 to 02.07.2021 alongwith payment of requisite fee.



RECRUITMENT FOR 149 POSTS OF JUNIOR CLERK AND STENO/ STENO-TYPIST IN THE BANK. The HP State Cooperative Bank Ltd., which is a leading Cooperative Bank in the country and the Apex Cooperative Bank in Himachal Pradesh invites ONLINE applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment to the posts of JUNIOR CLERK and STENO/STENO-TYPIST in the Bank on REGULAR BASIS. The desirous candidates should read detailed Instructions for Recruitment on Bank’s website www.hpscb.com. The last date for applying for these posts is 02.07.2021 Applications can be filled ONLINE in Recruitment Link on the website between 05.06.2021 to 02.07.2021 alongwith payment of requisite fee.

 Only Bonafide Himachali will be eligible for the posts reserved under Society (PACS/OCS) quota. x Candidates belonging to all reserved categories should be bonafide Himachalis only. x The reserved category candidates belonging to other states will be treated as GENERAL CATEGORY CANDIDATES and the benefit of reservation and fee concession will not be admissible to such candidates. x The selection shall be through an online examination followed by evaluation of documents as per laid down criteria. x Please note that in case the number of candidates applying for any category of posts is large, the examination will be held in two phase system of examination i.e. Preliminary and Main Examination. In case the candidates applying for any category of posts is not upto the expected number of candidates, only single main examination will be held. Bank’s decision in this regard shall be final. For the posts of Steno/Steno-Typist, the Skill test shall be conducted at Bank’s level at a later stage. x All the posts will be filled on regular basis in the pay scale having Pay Band of Rs. 10300- 34800/- plus Grade Pay of Rs. 3200/-. x Eligibility criteria and other relevant details are given on Bank’s website www.hpscb.com and desirous candidates may go through the same to ascertain their eligibility before applying for the post. Please note that fee once remitted is non-refundable in any case.

Pattern of online Examination: The online examination for the above posts (Jr. Clerk & Steno/Steno-typists) will be conducted in two phase pattern of examination i.e. Phase-I ( Preliminary examination) and Phase-II (Main Examination) through IBPS, Mumbai. 

IMPORTANT POINTS TO BE NOTED:– i. For every wrong answer, 0.25% marks shall be deducted. In the online examination the question paper shall be of objective type multiple choice providing 5 alternates as answers. The question paper shall be both in English and Hindi. ii. The ibid recruitment process will consist of two stages i.e. online examination (Phase-I & Phase-II examination) and evaluation of documents as per the laid down criteria under Bank’s Service Rules. The candidates declared successful in Phase-II (Main Examination) in case of Jr. Clerk category and Phase-II (Main Examination) alongwith qualifying the skill test in case of Steno/Steno-typist category will be called for evaluation of relevant documents by the Bank at later stage as per the laid down criteria. Final selection will be on the basis of marks of Phase-II (Main Examination) and marks allotted on the basis of evaluation of relevant documents. The candidates declared successful in the online Phase-II (Main Examination) for the post of Steno/Steno-Typist shall have to pass the steno typing/ typing test to be conducted by the Bank at later stage. iii. Final merit of the candidates applying will be decided on the basis of total marks obtained in the online examination and marks allotted to them on the basis evaluation of relevant documents as per the laid down criteria . Waiting list of the candidates will be prepared up to minimum one and up to 50 percent of the total vacant posts. Validity of such merit list will be one year from the date of approval of the same from RCS, H.P. iv. 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. v. Only those candidates who secure at least 45% marks in the Phase-II (Main Examination) will be shortlisted for evaluation of documents.

Name of post: Steno/Steno-Typist, Pay Scale: 10300-34800, Total Emoluments: Rs. 35863 + admissible allowances Per Month.

Age (As on 01.01.2021) x Candidate should be above 18 years and below 45 years of age. x The candidates born between 01.01.2003 and 02.01.1976 (both days inclusive) are eligible. In the case of SC/ ST candidates upper age limit is relaxable upto 5 years and in case of Ex-Servicemen and other reserve categories.

Application Registration: 

1. Candidates to go to the Bank’s website www.hpscb.com click on the option "APPLY ONLINE" which will open a new screen. 

2. To register application, choose the tab "Click here for New Registration" and enter Name, Contact details and Email-id. A Provisional Registration Number and Password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate should note down the Provisional Registration Number and Password. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will also be sent. 

3. In case the candidate is unable to complete the application form in one go, he / she can save the data already entered by choosing "SAVE AND NEXT" tab. Prior to submission of the online application candidates are advised to use the "SAVE AND NEXT" facility to verify the details in the online application form and modify the same if required. Visually Impaired candidates should fill the application form carefully and verify/ get the details verified to ensure that the same are correct prior to final submission. 

4. Candidates are advised to carefully fill and verify the details filled in the online application themselves as no change will be possible/ entertained after clicking the FINAL SUBMIT BUTTON. 

5. The Name of the candidate or his /her Father/ Husband etc. should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the Certificates/ Mark sheets/Identity proof. Any change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature. 

6. Validate your details and Save your application by clicking the 'Validate your details' and 'Save & Next' button. 

7. Candidates can proceed to upload Photo & Signature as per the specifications given in the Guidelines for Scanning and Upload of Photograph and Signature detailed under point "C". 

8. Candidates can proceed to fill other details of the Application Form. 

9. Click on the Preview Tab to preview and verify the entire application form before FINAL SUBMIT. 

10. Modify details, if required, and click on 'FINAL SUBMIT' ONLY after verifying and ensuring that the photograph, signature uploaded and other details filled by you are correct. 11. 

Click on 'Payment' Tab and proceed for payment. 

12. Click on 'Submit' button. 

13. Candidate shall not be allowed to appear in the online examination without Admission card/ Call letter and other required documents for identity verification. 

14. The name of the candidate or his/her father/husband and the Date of Birth shall be indicated in the application form as it appears in the 10th/ 12th class mark sheet / certificate as well as on the valid Identity Card. Any change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature. 

PAYMENT OF FEES: ONLINE MODE 

1. The application form is integrated with the payment gateway and the payment process can be completed by following the instructions. 

2. The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets. 

3. After submitting your payment information in the online application form, PLEASE WAIT FOR THE INTIMATION FROM THE SERVER. DO NOT PRESS BACK OR REFRESH BUTTON IN ORDER TO AVOID DOUBLE CHARGE 

4. On successful completion of the transaction, an e-Receipt will be generated. 

5. Non-generation of 'E-Receipt' indicates PAYMENT FAILURE. On failure of payment, Candidates are advised to login again using their Provisional Registration Number and Password and repeat the process of payment. 

6. Candidates are required to take a printout of the e-Receipt and online Application Form containing fee details .Please note that if the same cannot be generated, online transaction may not have been successful. 

7. For Credit Card users: All charges are listed in Indian Rupee. If you use a non-Indian credit card, your bank will convert to your local currency based on prevailing exchange rates. 

8. To ensure the security of your data, please close the browser window once your transaction is completed. 

9. There is facility to print application form containing fee details after payment of fees.

Procedure for Uploading the documents:- 

• While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with separate links for uploading Photograph / Signature/left thumb impression and hand written declaration. 

• Click on the respective link “Upload Photograph, Signature, left thumb impression and hand written declaration ”

 • Browse and Select the location where the Scanned Photograph / Signature/left thumb impression / hand written declaration file has been saved.

 • Select the file by clicking on it. • Click the ‘Open/Upload’ button. 

• If the file size and format are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed. 

• Preview of the uploaded image will help to see the quality of the image. In case of unclear / smudged, the same may be re-uploaded to the expected clarity /quality.