Check important tips and tricks to crack IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018. With these tips, one can easily improve his or her score in the computer based online exam. As per the official Notification, exam dates for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018 are 8th, 9th, 15th and 16th December 2018.This year there are 7275 vacancies for this post in nationalized banks, and it is an excellent opportunity for the candidates seeking jobs in public sector banks.
Let’s learn some useful tips for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018
1. Identify topics with maximum weightage in IBPS Clerk Prelims and pay more attention to them
In the complete IBPS Clerk Prelims Syllabus, there are some important topics from which maximum questions are expected in the exam. One can easily learn about these topics from previous and ongoing bank exams analysis. Candidates preparing for IBPS Clerk Prelims are advised to go through previous and ongoing bank exams analysis and learn about important topics. Candidates should pay more attention to these topics while doing practice and revision for the exam.
2. Take help from short video tutorials
Video tutorials come handy when it comes to the revision of essential topics in short duration of time. Sometimes a candidate might encounter confusion and difficulty in understanding an important question (or concept), and one needs immediate guidance, in such situations, candidates can also take help of video tutorials. Jagranjosh.com has also provided many video tutorials for bank exam preparation (free of cost).
3. Order of attempts and time management while attempting IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018
Time management and order of attempts (while attempting the exam) have a significant impact on the scorecard (of IBPS Clerk Prelims) of a candidate.
Candidates who are going to appear for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018 should have a clear idea about both the things while attempting the computer-based online exam. You can check an important article on time management and order of attempts from the link given below
Although this article is for IBPS PO, it is also useful for the preparation of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018 (as the pattern of both the exams is same).
4. Practice with latest mock tests
By attempting mock tests, you can quickly analyse your preparation level for the exam. Attempting mock tests will also enhance your problem-solving skills and calculation speed. Mock test plays a significant role when it comes to preparation of bank recruitment exams like IBPS. No matter how much a candidate study, he or she can’t perform well until and unless he had solved sufficient mock test before the exam. So try to attempt at least one mock test on a daily basis before the exam.
5. Avoid guesswork during the exam
In IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018, there is negative marking for each incorrect response. Generally, guesswork is not recommended in bank recruitment exams, and there is very little probability that you will mark the correct answer out of 5 options only through guesswork. However, in some questions (in which you have a little doubt about the right possibility), you can take the calculated risk and exercise guesswork.
6. Don’t get stuck in the exam
While taking IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018, candidates should not get stuck on any particular question. If you don’t understand the question within one minute of reading the problem, then you should move on to the next question. First attempt easy questions of a section. Don't try to solve every question in a sequential manner.
7. Last but not least, don’t forget to carry the necessary documents
Candidates should read the instructions given in their IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018 admit card carefully. Entry in the examination hall will only be granted if candidates will reach the examination centre on or before the time.
Candidates should also need to produce original and a copy of the photo identity (bearing exactly the same name as it appears on the call letter) such as PAN Card / Passport / Driving License / Voters Card / Bank Pass Book with Photograph / Photo embossed Credit Card / Aadhaar Card for verification. If the identity of the candidate is in doubt, the candidate will not be allowed for the test. Make sure you don’t forget.
These are some important last minute tips for the preparation of the exam. Candidates preparing for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018 can take help of other relevant articles by visiting banking section of Jagranjosh.com