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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    HARCO Bank Recruitment
  • Mode of Conduction
  • Exam Duration
    Prelims: 90 minutes Mains: 2 hours and 30 minutes
  • Official Website
  • Total No. of Questions
    Prelims: 90 Mains: 180
Exam Dates
  • Official Notification
    March 2022
  • Start of Registration Process
    March 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    June 2022
  • Exam Date
    to be announced
Eligibilty Criteria

Educational Qualification

Those applying for HARCO Bank recruitment must meet educational qualification requirements. These requirements for various positions are listed below.

Posts Educational Qualification
  • Graduation with minimum 55% marks or Commerce Graduate with minimum 50% marks from a recognized University.
  • Knowledge of Hindi/ Sanskrit up to Matric standard
Junior Accountant B.Com/ B.A with Economics or Math/ BSc with Mathematics as one of the subjects with minimum 55% marks in aggregate/ B.Tech with minimum 60% marks.
Senior Accountant
  • Minimum marks of 55% in Commerce or Science with Math or BA in Math or Economics with 3 years experience


  • Minimum of 50% marks in M.Com or MA with Math or Economics
Assistant Manager/ Development Officer
  • A minimum of 60% marks in science and math, arts and economics, or commerce/B.tech.


  • Post Graduate in Mathematics or Economics or Commerce or Business Administration or Engineering with Minimum 55% marks either in Graduation or Post Graduation or Chartered Accountant with Minimum 55% marks.


  • At least 50% marks in postgraduate studies in Economics, Mathematics, or Commerce with CAIIB.


  • Master in Banking and Insurance Management with 60% marks

Age Limit

Candidates must be minimum of 18 years and a maximum of 42 years on the last date of submission of online applications. However, relaxation in age criteria is provided as per categories of candidates.

Category Age Limit and Relaxation
General Minimum 18 years and maximum 42 years
SC/ST/OBC Relaxation up to 5 years
Ex-Serviceman Up to 45 years including 3 years of Military Service
Employees of Government/ Boards/ corporation/ cooperative institutes Relaxation up to 10 years
Exam Pattern

For the posts of Clerk, there are 2 stages which are -

  • Phase 1 - Preliminary Exam
  • Phase 2 - Main Exam

On the other hand for Assistant Manager/Development Officer and Junior Accountant positions at HARCO Bank, the selected process includes the following stages

  • Phase I- Online Exam
  • Interview

HARCO Bank Prelims Exam Pattern for Clerk

Name of test Number of questions Maximum marks Medium of examination Time allotted
English Language 30 30 English Maximum 90 minutes
Reasoning 30 30 English and Hindi
Numerical ability 30 30 English and Hindi
Total 90 90 -

Note: Any preliminary examination will not be conducted for Junior Accountant, Senior Accountant, and Assistant Manager/Development Officer.

HARCO Bank Mains Exam Pattern 2022

The HARCO Bank Mains exam pattern for Harco Bank Jr Accountant, Senior Accountant, and Assistant Manager/Development officer will be conducted in online mode. Here is the HARCO Bank Mains exam pattern:

Name of test Number of questions Maximum marks Medium of examination Time allotted
Reasoning 30 15 English and Hindi Composite time of 2 hours and 30 minutes (total 150 minutes)
General awareness 25 12.5 English and Hindi
Numerical Ability 30 15 English and Hindi
English Language 25 12.5 English
Current affairs 25 12.5 English and Hindi
History, Literature, geography, civics, environment, the culture of Haryana 45 22.5 English and Hindi
Subjects Topics
  • Error Spotting
  • Fill In The Blanks
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Para Jumbles
  • Phrase Replacement/ Sentence Correction
Numerical Ability
  • Simplification And Approximation: BODMAS Rule, Fractions, Decimals, Approximate Rule, Surds & Indices Etc.
  • Data Interpretation: Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular Etc.
  • Number Series: Completing The Series, Finding The Missing Term Etc.
  • Miscellaneous Questions: Average, Simple Interest, Mensuration, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Compound Interest, Algebra, Profit & Loss, Time And Work, Permutation & Combination, Time Speed & Distance, Mixture Problems, Probability Etc.
Reasoning Ability
  • Order & Ranking
  • Inequalities
  • Puzzles & Seating Arrangements
  • Alpha-Numeric Symbol Series
  • Direction Sense
  • Coding And Decoding
  • Blood Relation
  • Syllogism

HARCO Bank Mains Exam Syllabus:

The main examination consists of five papers, and in the following table, a topic-by-topic syllabus is provided.

Subjects Topics
General Awareness
  • Important dates,
  • Banking,
  • Budget and Five Year Plans
  • Sports
  • Books and Authors
  • Major Financial / Economic News
  • Current Science,
  • Indian Current Events,
  • General Knowledge.
  • Technology, Sports & Culture & Banking Sector.
  • General Science,
  • Abbreviations
  • International and National Organizations related topics
  • National & International news
  • Current Affairs (National and International)
  • Awards and Honors
  • Important Days
  • Science – Inventions and Discoveries
Reasoning Ability
  • Number Series,
  • Coding and decoding,
  • Venn Diagrams,
  • Statement & Conclusion type questions,
  • Comprehension Reasoning,
  • Non-verbal series,
  • Arithmetical number series,
  • Input & Output,
  • Problem-Solving Techniques,
  • Seating Arrangements,
  • Decision-Making,
  • Logical Reasoning.
  • Arithmetic reasoning,
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning,
  • Syllogistic reasoning
Numerical Ability
  • Percentage,
  • Time & Work,
  • Number Series,
  • Simplification,
  • Quadratic Equations Average,
  • Profit & Loss,
  • Time & Speed,
  • Investment,
  • HCF LCM,
  • Simple & Compound Interest,
  • Pictorial Graph,
  • Bar Graph,
  • Pie Chart
  • Data Interpretation
  • Area,
  • Problem On Ages
  • Sentence Error,
  • Sentence Arrangements/ Word Arrangement,
  • Geography,
  • Sentence correction,
  • Synonyms,
  • Current Affairs,
  • fill in the blanks,
  • Antonyms,
  • Comprehension & Cloze Test
  • Comprehension.
  • Literature
  • Culture of Haryana
  • Environment,
  • Civics,
  • History

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