How to score maximum marks in Indian Bank PO mains
The Indian Bank PO Mains Exam date is 4 th Nov 2018. The qualified candidates must be on the verge of their preparations. The major change in this year exam is sectional timings in Mains section and merging computer aptitude with reasoning section. Firstly, the aspirants must know the Indian Bank PO syllabus and the exam pattern thoroughly, therefore this article will provide the exam pattern and the tips to score maximum marks in Indian Bank PO Mains.
Exam Pattern of Indian Bank PO Mains: The mains examination is conducted online and is of multiple choice type.
Name of Test
No. of Qs
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
Data Analysis & Interpretation
General Awareness (With Special Reference to Banking)
There will be descriptive type of paper too. It is a test of English language – Letter Writing and Essay. This paper will be evaluated for those candidates who qualify in the Mains objective test.
Name of Test
No. of Qs
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)
Preparation Tips for Reasoning and Computer Aptitude: 1. This section is all about how well you practice the questions as there will not be any formulae to memorize. It is all about your ability to think and analyze. 2. So, understand how to approach the questions in reasoning section. 3. Allocate 2 hours on a daily basis for this section and practice different topics. Your accuracy and speed develops, the more your practice. 4. Focus and puzzles and seating arrangement questions of at least 2-3 parameters. By doing so, you can easily expect 3 to 4 questions of this type and practice will help you solve these questions. 5. You must have the basic computer knowledge. Be through with the definitions and abbreviations.
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Preparation Tips for English Language: This section is one that can fetch you more marks compared to other sections. 1. Develop your vocabulary, read books, newspapers, magazines to enhance your language. Ensure to use the newly learnt words in your context, this is the best way to remember the words and their usage. 2. Try to watch chat shows, debates on the national television. Make a note of the new words, find out the meaning, synonyms, antonyms and usage too. 3. Try to converse in English with friends, involve yourself in discussions and debates to develop the flow of language. 4. These tips will not only improve your language but your overall personality indeed. 5. Read the passages, practice reading comprehension passages as much as you can to develop speed and accuracy.
Preparation Tips for Data Analysis and Interpretation: Firstly, develop accuracy in calculations speed. This is one section that required both accuracy and speed at the same time. 1. You must master in multiplying three/two-digit numbers by three/two-digit numbers. 2. Learn square roots of up to 4 digit perfect squares. 3. Also, cube roots of up to 6 digit perfect cubes. 4. Practice well in multiplication by 5, 25, 75, 125. 5. You must first analyze the data through visual estimation, understand and then start solving the problem. 6. Carefully read the data from the right spot. When you take the data, chances are that you may copy incorrect data from bar or line graph. While taking an online exam, firstly, understand the nature of give data and the units too. 7. You must get familiar with all types of data. 8. The best approach is to attempt the questions that you are sure of 100% accuracy so that negative marking can be avoided.
Preparation Tips for General Awareness with special reference to Banking: 1. Prepare for the last 5 to 6 months of current affairs. 2. Prepare GK with reference to banking and finance such as the below: 3.
Financial Terms and Concepts Banking Awareness RBI Bank Mergers Financial Organizations Schemes and Policies People and Banks in News Financial Markets Monetary Policy Indian Economy (Union Budget and Economic Survey) World Economy Committees & Recommendations Agreements & MoUs Summits and Pacts Business Deals and Acquisitions Follow the national as well international news related to banking and economics. 4. Static Banking Awareness questions include Repo Rate, CRR, SLR. NABARD, Cheque, Negotiable Instrument Act, Banking Regulation Act, NBFC, History of Banking etc. One thing you must do is practice and revise well. Take Indian Bank PO mains test series as much as you can. Analyze where you are lagging and prepare to knock it off. All the best.