Strategy to clear cutoff in IBPS PO Mains Exam 2018

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  • IBPS PO Mains is scheduled on 18th of November 2018. Candidates have already started preparing for this exam.

  • Candidates must be worried regarding their preparations for the Mains Examination.

  • We all aware that the pattern of all the banking examinations has been showing extreme modifications when compared to the previous year’s examinations.

Strategy to clear cutoff in IBPS PO Mains Exam 2018

IBPS PO Mains is scheduled on 18th of November 2018. Candidates have already started preparing for this exam. Candidates must be worried regarding their preparations for the Mains Examination. We all aware that the pattern of all the banking examinations has been showing extreme modifications when compared to the previous year’s examinations. So, all that you need to do is to be ready for a bolt from the blue and tackle the questions with ease. And to help you score maximum marks in the upcoming IBPS PO Mains Examination, safalta education portal is providing you all with a strategy intended to solve all your queries regarding the IBPS PO Mains Exam Preparations.

The Mains Examination (Online Objective Test) for 200 marks, would be of three hours duration and will consist of 4 sections followed by a descriptive paper (English) of 25 marks as follows:


Sr. No.


Name of Tests
(NOT BY SEQUENCE)


No. of
Questions


Maximum
Marks


Medium of
Exam


Time allotted for each Test (Separately timed)


1.


Reasoning & Computer Aptitude


45


60


English & Hindi


60 minutes


2.


General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness


40


40


English & Hindi


35 minutes


3.


English Language


35


40


English


40 minutes


4.


Data Analysis & Interpretation


35


60


English & Hindi


45 minutes


 


TOTAL


155


200


 


3 hours


5.


English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)


2


25


English


30 minutes


Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude Section Strategy
•    Candidates should attempt questions of their strength first, the trick to attempt the maximum number of questions in Reasoning Section in minimum time is to attempt the difficult puzzles in the end. 
•    You should start with the questions that are not in the form of puzzles, you can choose to start with the questions based on inequalities, direction and distance, syllogism, coding-decoding, alphanumeric series, and other random topics. 
•     After that candidates should try to start with puzzles that appear easy to solve and proceed with moderate and difficult puzzles in a similar way. So, this is how you have to manage to attempt this section.
•     Computer Aptitude section is quite easy and less time consuming and most of the students are already familiar with. This section is merged with the reasoning section so computer awareness section will you to score 
•    For this section, you need to be familiar with basics of computers and proper definitions. You can refer to the computer capsule available on safalta education portal for quick revision.

English Language Section Strategy
•     The trick to score in English section in less time may vary from one person to another depending on your strengths and weaknesses. 
•     If your Vocabs are good enough then attempt the reading comprehension first and proceed with Cloze Test and other miscellaneous topics like Error Detection, Phrase Replacement, Para Jumbles, Double Fillers, etc. 
•     But if you are lacking in vocabs and good at grammar, attempt Reading Comprehension in the end. 
•    Reading comprehension should also be attempted in a way that you attempt questions based on vocab and phrases first and after that, you attempt the questions that need a deeper penetration through the paragraphs. 
•     The important topics for cloze test are subject preposition, verbs and Subject-verb agreement. These topics may help candidates to do some other questions too that will be based on grammar. So make sure that you have these topics on your fingertips when you are to attempt the examination.  

General Awareness Section Strategy
•    Candidates are required to update themselves about what is happening around every day and have a look over all the schemes and plans launched by Government. 
•    In order to save your precious time, we provide you with an alternative that safalta education portal for current affairs, tips, strategies and much more which is totally based on competitive examinations. And All the study material is specially designed by our expert team.
•    Candidates should avoid the habit of ignoring the everyday news, telling yourself that you will do it in the end when the examinations are close, you only end up lying crushed under a pile of news. 
•     You can also go through the Monthly Capsules available on safalta education portal for both Current Affairs as well as Banking Awareness regarding IBPS PO Exam. 

Quantitative Aptitude/ Numerical Ability Section Strategy
•     The trick to score good marks in Quantitative Aptitude Section is to attempt the questions on Simplification, Approximation and Quadratic Equations first and then going for Number Series. 
•     After Completing this part efficiently, candidates should go for Data Interpretation. 
•    An at the Last, Candidates should go for the remaining questions which will be based on miscellaneous topics like CI & SI, Time and Work, Pipes and Cisterns, Partnership, etc. 

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