IBPS RRB Exam 2020

Regional Rural Banks Exam

IBPS RRB Preparation Tips

IBPS every year conducted the common written examination for the recruitment of officers in the Regional Rural Banks (RRB's). A focused and well-planned approach to prepare is the key to qualify and score well in banking exams. So to help you plan your preparations, here are a few tips to plan your exam preparation strategy.

To qualify the written test, the candidate should obtain minimum qualifying marks in the written test to be eligible for the next level of selection, i.e., personal interview.  In order to qualify the examination, candidates must work hard and smart as there is huge competition. Candidates need to focus on their goals.

  • Keep yourself updated with current affairs. Read newspapers every day
  • Prepare for all the topics mentioned in the syllabus
  • Break the syllabus into sections and sections into topics. Study topic wise. Concentrate on a small section of the topic and be thorough with it
  • After completing the entire syllabus, pick a topic at a time and practice question on the same topic to strengthen your hold on it
  • Revision is the key to success. Revise all the topics before the exam. Focus more on your weak topics
  • After completion of revisions, take up mock test. Be honest with yourself and time your test for 2 hours
  • Mock tests and solving old question papers will help you gauge your preparation. It also helps you to understand your weak points

Strategy For Day of Exam

  • On the day of examination make a strategy based on your preparation. Pick your strong section first and leave your weaker sections to the end
  • Keep an eye on the time clock during your test
  • As the exam has negative marking, focus on the accuracy of your answers. Do not make a guess

Important Strategy for Each Section

Opt for the section you are most confident with. Know your strengths and then start answering the section first. This will boost your confidence after the easy sections go to the section you find the toughest.

Reasoning ability: Begin answering questions that are not lengthy and which are easier for you. You will lose valuable time if you get stuck with puzzle type questions.

Numerical Aptitude / Quantitative Aptitude: This section has more weightage as it plays the final role in deciding of the merit list. Candidates who have fared better here, have chances to score high in the whole paper. The same rule applies while solving this paper, do not start with lengthy questions or questions having too many calculations. Make a strategy about the number of questions you want to solve in this section, as solving all 40 questions can be practically not possible.

English/ Hindi Language: Candidate can select any of the two languages. Candidates can start answering questions on which he/she has a good command. Keep the lengthy questions to the end, begin with solving easy questions.

General Awareness: In IBPS RRB examination, general awareness is considered a scoring section. For this section, ready current affairs and important events every day. Make a note, revise and learn all the important facts and events. Most the questions here are from the current affairs and banking section, so keep up to date with the affairs of the last 5 months Banking & Financial awareness.

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