Tips & Procedure for to Crack IBPS PO 2015 Mains Exam:
Here one of the most successful men, Ben Sweetland, told correctly that “SUCCESS IS A JOURNEY, BUT NOT A DESTINATION“. Don’t worry about your exam, Keep on moving ahead without wasting your time, definitely you’ll get success.
IBPS PO 2016 Main Exam is scheduled to be held on 20 November 2016. This is very Important or Critical time for those who Qualified on IBPS PO 2016 Prelims Exam. We’re very sure that you’re looking for good Solution for your preparation without wasting your time. Here we’ll put you together and we’ll present some important Tips, it will helpful for your preparation to get good score in IBPS PO 2016 Main Exam.
Let us discuss the pattern for IBPS PO 2016 Mains Exam:
Coming to the Mains Exam, it contains 5 sections which are covered by Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, General Awareness and Computer knowledge.
Duration: 2 Hrs
Total No. of Questions: 200
Tips & Procedure for Section Wise:Here the sectional cut-off is applicable in Mains Exam, just like what you have appeared in Prelims Exam, which means you have to clear the Cut-off for each section to qualify for the Interview Round.
Follow the procedure and tips to crack the IBPS PO 2016 Mains Exam:
1. Computer AwarenessIn this section, it contains 20 questions and it is one of the easiest way to score the marks in this exam, if you have good knowledge over this section, you can score 14 –16 marks easily.
How, you can Gain Maximum marks in this section?
a. Read the computer books which are provided by your coaching, keep on remembering that make pointers for each chapter and it’s very useful to learn some shortcut methods.
b. If you are very good with the concepts, you can crack this section within 8-10 minutes to attempt 20 questions.
c. At Most, you have to practice and try to solve the previous year Bank Exam Questions. Most of the Questions are repeating every year especially in the Banking Exam. So, if you get hard practiced more than 400+ questions, you will get an idea about this section and what type of questions are repeated what they are asking in IBPS Exam.
Follow these chapters to be Skilful in this section:
a. History of Computers
b. Generation of Computers
c. Operating System (OS)
d. MS – Office [Word, Excel, Power Point]
e. Internet & Memory
2. General Awareness (Current Affairs & Banking Awareness):
In this section contains 40 questions, it is also been one of the good scoring section in this exam. If you are good in Current Affairs and related Banking Awareness, definitely you can score max. of 30-35 questions. For these, you need to cover all the current and Banking Awareness News, which was published from the Last 5 Months before the exam.
How to get good scoring on this section?
a. Try to focus on current Banking news. Ex: RBI & Indian Financial System. And, make a notebook and note down all the important news of the day and revise it on a regular basis. Further days, you will be the Expert in the Current Affairs.
c. You have to focus some areas like Banking Awareness Theory & Economy Current Affairs.
d. If you followed above 2 steps then you’ll get good command on Banking Terms and Abbreviation.
e. Must Read Good magazines like Banking Service Chronicle and try to solve the GK part given in it.
f. Be practice in Banking & General Questions, which are asked in various banking exam (SBI PO 2015 Mains Exam, RBI Assistant 2015 Exam & IBPS RRB Officer 2015 Exam). From these question papers, so many questions are repeated every year.
Follow these topics to be Proficient in this section:
a. News related to RBI & Indian Financial System
b. Important Schemes Launched by State Govt. & Union Govt.
c. Awards & Honors
d. Leaders visited India
e. New Appointments from India & world
f. Important Committees, Dates, Agreement & Deals
h. Defense & Science News
i. Summits & International Conference
Referral Books For this section:
a. Mahendra’s Financial Awareness introduced by Manohar Pandey [Arihant].
b. Money Banking & Finance [BSC Publication].
c. How to Prepare for Bank Interview introduced by NS Toor.
3. English LanguageIn this section, it contains 40 questions & one of the most confusing sections in this exam. Many of the students who are appearing for this exam, there are in difficult situation, whether He/She will clear the cut-off for this section or not, even they attempt so many good no. of questions in just 20 minutes. It’s somewhat of critical section for all even they have very good skilled person you can score 20-25 questions in this section.
How you can get score Max. Marks in this section?
a. First of all, you need to focus on Grammar Rules, comprehension & sentence Improvements on daily basis.
b. Then after words, you need to practice the previously attempted exam papers from various Banking Exams, if you’re weak or avg.
c. Try to practice, at least 5-10 sets of below Topics on a daily basis
1. Cloze Test
2. Fill in the Blanks [Double Spacing]
3. Para jumbles &
4. Sentence Improvement.
d. If you want to score high in the English Language Section, then, you need to attempt Reading Comprehension questions in the Exam. From these 2 questions asked in the Mains Exam of 10 questions each. Here you have chance of clearing the cut-off will be good to manage the 4-5 questions in the Reading comprehensions.
e. If you want to improve your skills set then please follow the referral book for Grammar part [Wren & Martin] And S.P.Bakshi [Arihant].
4. Reasoning AbilityIn this section, it contains 50 questions. These section tests your ability to interrupt the data and information given in the form of Puzzles, brain teasers or clues. Mainly, it tests your Analytical & Logical Reasoning Skills. In this section, you can score 25-30 questions in just 30 minutes but it requires a lot of practice with good accuracy.
How you can get Max. Marks in this section?
a. First follow the simple questions in Reasoning section, it don’t take very much time to solve
Ex: Coding or Equality, Decoding or Inequality & syllogism.
b. Mostly, the scoring topics in Reasoning sections are,
4. Input-output &
5. Data Sufficiency
c. Some of the concepts must confuse by you, until don’t try to attempt Puzzle and Seating Arrangement Type of questions in exam unless, if you are very good confident on related topic it leads to be more time consuming.
d. Similarly, in the case of Logical Reasoning Part, solving these questions will make you familiar with the different logics based on which questions might be asked in the exams. If you’re getting any doubt on these types of questions, you can view another language like Hindi…... then you can get some good idea for those questions.
e. Coming to the INPUT-OUTPUT method type of questions will definitely come in every year exam. So, if you want to attempt the questions from this topic, you need to know the pattern of the questions, which come under the Bank PO Exam from INPUT-OUPUT Topic. They may ask these questions with difficulty and need time to understand the pattern.
f. Finally, Data Sufficiency, these types of questions to read and understand the instructions very carefully and follow them to letter. Most of cases, even if the instructions are the same; their order may be changed due to changing the answer options.
Referral Books for this section:
1. RS Aggarawal Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning Published by S.Chand.
2. MK Pandey Analytical Reasoning Published by BSC.
3. Previous IBPS Papers [Common written exam for Bank PO/MT with detailed solutions(English)]
5. Quantitative AptitudeFinally, this section contains 50 questions and it is the one of the most difficult section in IBPS PO Exams. In this section, if you are weak or strong in quantitative section, it leads to devote the Max. Time. So, you have to attempt max. questions and manage to clear the sectional cut-off and try to complete within 40 minutes, here you can score 16-24 questions with accuracy, this will enhance your marks and saves time.
How you have to crack Max. Marks in this section?
a. First, you have to put concentration on these topics, especially if you want to score more marks in this section. Topics are :
1. Data Interpretation
2. Quadratic Equations
3. Number Series
4. Data Sufficiency &
b. You have must and should attempt the Data Interpretation for clearing at least cut-off in this section. It is expected that 20 questions will be asked from this topic in Mains Exam.
c. Simply, all the Data Interpretation Questions is based on Ratio, Percentage & Average concepts of Arithmetic.
d. In these Data Interpretation Questions, you can easily solve the 3-4 questions from each Data Interpretation and if you can manage to do this you can clear this Quantitative section very easily. But, don’t try to attempt 20+ questions, if you find the questions with difficulty and lengthy.
e. In Miscellaneous Type of questions, you should know the basic rules what they applied in the each chapter. You can simply by-heart some of the formulas, it would be perfect way to solve as many questions. Mostly you need to concentrate the Calculation and Approximation Part should be strong and try to learn & use some shortcut tricks for saving your time.
Referral Books for Quantitative Aptitude section:
1. M. Tyra’s Quicker Maths [The Best Book for Shortcut Tricks] Published by BSC.
2. RS Aggarawal Quantitative Aptitude.
3. Data Interpretation Published by BSC[Here all the DI topics were covered]
If you need to boost your score & to crack the cut-off, we are suggesting you to work with procedurally need to attempt the IBPS PO MAINS ONLINE EXAM.
Important Tips to Crack the Exam before Attempting Question Paper:
a. Read The Question Paper:
Once, if you got the question paper on your screen, first, you need to take a brief look to the questions. You should be so patient, careful and peek at that time.
b. Divide Time For Different Sections :
Once, you’re going to start questions, you need to divide the given time i.e., 2 Hrs to various sections in accordance with your section wise strengths and weakness, must to follow the procedure according to certain priorities among the sections.
c. Need To Fight Good Accuracy :
For this exam, you need more concentration, to maintain good accuracy during the exam and revision of your calculation is always helpful to sole questions carefully.
d. Speed :
For every one need to maintain the speed it saves our time and the speed can’t be compromised when we’re appearing the exam and when we leave the exam in the middle of time with the lack of time that leads to us so painful.
e. Revise :
At the end of the examination, you need to save some time for revision of your answers after completion of your test. Sometimes it leads to save us from a big mistake.
Finally, never lose your hope. Trust yourself once, on your abilities and on your strength and be always self motivated whatever the situation it leads to you. Trust hard works, finally you got successfully achieve the goal.
“Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts. Work hard in silence; let your success be your noise. Success occurs, when the opportunity meets preparation”.
All the Best for Your Bright Future! Wish You a Good Luck.