BSPHCL AO Exam 2018: Important dates, Application Process, Eligibility, Syllabus, Admit Card, Result

BSPHCL AO Exam

BSPHL (Bihar State Power Holding Company Limited) is one of the famous organizations in the state of Bihar. This year, it invites online applications from the eligible candidates for 30 posts of AO (Accounts Officer). Candidates, who meet eligibility criteria, can apply for this post. Although no such official date has been declared for the written exam till now, it is expected to be held in the last week of June 2018. The exam will be highly competitive and candidates need to have excellent preparation in order to crack it. For getting more information, they should this article thoroughly.


Available Application Forms

BSPHCL AO Exam 2018 Important Dates

The BSPHCL AO Exam 2018 is likely to be held in a few days and it is important for eligible candidates to know exact dates for online application, last date of application, exam dates etc. All these pieces of information are explained in a tabular form below:

Events

Dates

Commencement for online Registration

15th May 2018

Last date for online registration

5th June 2018

Availability of Admit Card

12th June 2018

Last date for payment of fee

5th June 2018

Written Exam

Last week of June 2018 (Tentative)


BSPHCL AO Exam 2018 Pattern & Syllabus

Prior to having excellent preparation for the exam, it is important for candidates to know the syllabus and the exam pattern of BSPHCL AO. For their kind reference, they are mentioned below:

BSPHCL AO Exam Syllabus

There are five subjects, which are covered under the BSPHCL AO Exam. Their syllabi are explained below one by one:

Accounts: This subject covers General Aptitude/Awareness, Accounts, Financial Management, Cost Accounting, Taxation- Direct/ Indirect, Commercial Laws, Company Laws, Auditing and Ind AS.

Knowledge of Computer

  • Fundamentals of Computer: CPU, Memory, Hard Disk, Input/Out devices and Knowledge of Number System.
  • Basic Knowledge of Computer (Hardware and Software): Computer Software, Operating System and Computer Language.
  • Basic Knowledge of MS Office: MS Word, MS Excel and MS Powerpoint.
  • Basic Knowledge of Internet: Web Browser, E-mail, Search Engines and Web servers.
  • Basic Knowledge of Computer Network: LAN, WAN and MODEM

Logical Reasoning: This subject covers Analogies, Similarities, Problem-solving, Differences, Analysis, Relationship Concepts, Observations, Verbal and Figure Classification, Space Visualization, Decision Making, Arithmetical Number Series, Arithmetical Reasoning, Judgement,  Visual Memory and Discrimination.

General English and Comprehension: It covers Antonyms, Synonyms, One Word Substitution, Error Detection, Idioms and Phrases and Passage Comprehension.

General Knowledge: It covers Current Affairs—National and International, Indian History, Indian Geography, Indian Constitution, Indian Culture and Heritage, Indian Polity and Science and Technology.

BSPHCL AO Exam 2018 Exam pattern

There will be Computer Based Test (CBT). If the applicants are more than 15000, then under this condition, the examination may be divided into two parts- Preliminary and Mains. Both exams will have objective type questions. The minimum qualifying marks for general, BC, EBC and SC/ST/Female candidates will be 40%, 36.5%, 34% and 32% respectively.



BSPHCL AO Exam 2018 Eligibility

Age

With regard to age, the age limits for various categories of candidates are mentioned in a tabular form below:

Category of candidates

      Age limits (calculated on 01/01/2018)

 

Minimum

Maximum

General

21 years

37 years

SC

21 years

42 years

ST

21 years

42 years

EBC (Extremely Backward Class)

21 years

40 years

BC (Backward Class)

21 years

40 years

Female (General)

21 years

40 years

Educational Qualification

Candidates must have passed Charted Accountancy final examination from Institute of Charted Accountants of India or CMA/ICWA examination from Institute of Cost Accountants of India. Candidates, who are appearing in the final year of examination, need not apply.


BSPHCL AO Exam 2018 Application Process

BSPHCL AO Application Process 2018: How to Apply?

There are a few steps that candidates need to follow for filling the online application:

  • Go to the official website—http://bsphcl.bih.nic.in/.
  • Search for the BSPHCL Junior Accounts Online Application Form.
  • Enter all the relevant information—name, date of birth, educational qualification etc.
  • Upload your self-attested photocopies of documents—10th mark sheet, degree, etc.
  • Pay your application fee as per your category through online payment mode.
  • Before you click the button ‘Submit’, check all details.
  • Do not forget to get a hard copy of your application form for further reference.

BSPHCL AO Application Fees 2018

Category

Fees

General category candidates

₹ 1500

Extremely Backward Class (EBC)/ Backward Class   (BC) applicants and Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribes   (ST)   applicants   (non-domicile of Bihar)

₹ 1500

For Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribes (ST) applicants (domicile of Bihar only)

₹ 375

  For Divyang applicants (belonging to any category)

₹ 375


Other Details

How to Get BSPHCL AO Admit Card 2018?

Candidates should note that the admit card is very important for them. They have to carry it to the examination hall along with any identity proof, such as voter ID, driving license, etc. The steps that they need to follow to download it include the following:

  • Open the official website— http://bsphcl.bih.nic.in/
  • Click on the ‘Recruitment Option’
  • Latest updates will be there
  • Look for the link ‘Admit Card for Accounts Officer Posts’
  • Click on it
  • Enter your application ID and password
  • The admit card will appear on the screen
  • Save it and take a print out of it

BSPHCL AO Selection Process 2018

The selection of candidates depends on the following factors:

  • Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • Document Verification
  • Interview

A merit list will be prepared on the basis of performance shown by candidates during these three steps, and accordingly, they will be selected.

BSPHCL AO Probation Period 2018

The selected candidates will be under probation period of 3 years from the date of appointment. In case their performance is unsatisfactory, then probation period may be extended.

BSPHCL AO Pay Scale 2018

Under the probation period, the pay scale for employees will be ₹  36,800/-   and after completion of the period, they will be getting ₹ 56, 300 plus other allowances.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is the commencing date for the online registration of BSPHCL AO Exam 2018?

It is 15th of May 2018.

What is the last date for online registration of this exam?

It is 5th June 2018. No application form will be accepted after this date.

When will the BSPHCL AO Written Exam 2018 be held?

It is likely to be held during the last week of June 2018. Right now, no certain date has been officially declared.

What is the educational qualification required for this exam?

Candidates must have obtained degrees of Charted Accountancy/ CMA/ICWA.

I am a 40-year general category charted accountant. Am I eligible for this post?

No, you are not eligible. The maximum age limit for general category students is 37 years.

Is there relaxation in age for general female candidates in this exam?

Yes, the upper age limit is relaxable by 3 years for female candidates.

How much relaxation in age is provided to SC/ST candidates in BSPHCL AO Exam 2018?

For them, the upper age limit is relaxable by 5 years. That means they can appear at this exam up to 42 years of age.

From which subjects are questions asked in this exam?

The subjects, which are covered in this exam, include Accounts, Computer Knowledge, Logical Reasoning, General English and Comprehension and General Knowledge.

What is the mode of the exam - Offline/Online?

It is an online exam—Computer Based Test (CBT).

How is the selection of candidates done in the BSPHCL AO Exam 2018?

The selection of candidates depends on three factors— Computer Based Test (CBT), Document Verification and Interview.


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