IBPS RRB Preparation 2018: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is all set to conduct recruitment exams (Prelims) for RRB Office Assistant and Officer Scale I posts. Exam dates for RRB Officer Scale I post are 11.08.2018, 12.08.2018 and 18.08.2018 whereas exam dates for Office Assistant are 19.08.2018, 25.08.2018 & 01.09.2018. IBPS has already released admit card for these exams.
Candidates who have not downloaded admit card yet can download admit card from this link. Now there is very less time left for final preparation. In order to help the candidates here, we have provided some last minute preparation tips for IBPS RRB Prelims 2018 (Office Assistant & Officer Scale - I) posts. Candidates can also follow these tips as per their convenience.
These tips are given below:
1. Devote maximum time to the topics having maximum weightage in the exam
There are a number of topics in the latest syllabus of IBPS RRB. Out of the complete syllabus of IBPS RRB Prelims 2018 (Office Assistant & Officer Scale - I), candidates need to identify which topics have maximum weightage. Candidates can easily identify the topics after going through the analysis of previous IBPS RRB exams (available in the banking section of Jagranjosh.com). Candidates need to put maximum effort on topics with maximum weightage in the exam.
2. Take help from video tutorials
There a number of video tutorials are available on the internet for bank exam preparation. Short video tutorials (less than 5 minutes) are very helpful for revision.
While doing the revision, if candidates are facing problem in any concepts then candidates should try to resolve it using video tutorials.
Banking section of Jagranjosh.com has also provided few video tutorials on the important topics. With the help of these video tutorials, you can revise major important topics in a very short amount of time (a few hours).
3. Make a complete strategy to attempt the exam
In order to attempt the maximum number of questions in the exam, you should have a clear-cut strategy to attempt each section. For example, if you are going to attempt the Reasoning section first then it must be pre-decide in your mind that what types of questions you will be going to solve first.
4 ‒ Attempt and analyse mock tests
A few days before the exam candidates should focus more on revision rather than attempting new mock tests. Analyse mock test which you have already attempted, understand your weaknesses and work on it. If you are feeling a problem in any particular concept then take help of the video tutorials again. Don’t attempt too many mock tests at the last moment.
5 ‒ Mentally prepare yourself for the exam
As you will attempt the online computer based exam, chances are there that examiner might come near to you and look at you or your computer screen. There might be some other similar distractions in the exam. These things might be annoying to some people and may hamper their performance in the exam. Candidates need to mentally prepare themselves to overcome these possible distractions so that they can focus on attempting questions only.
6 ‒ Avoid guesswork
In both the exam, there will be negative marks for each incorrect response. Generally, guesswork is not recommended in bank recruitment exams and while making a guess, there is very little probability that you will mark the correct answer. However, in some questions (in which you have a little doubt about the correct option) you can take the calculated risk.
7‒ Avoid spending too much time in any question while attempting the exam
While attempting the exam, don’t get stuck in any question. If you are unable to understand the question in 30 seconds, then leave that question. Be very careful while attempting questions based on puzzles. If you want to learn the best way to attempt puzzle based questions then take help of the video tutorials available in Jagranjosh.com.
Last but not the least; don’t forget to carry mandatory documents (ID proof, photo, admit card). Also, candidates should report in the examination centre before the reporting time (before 15 to 30 minutes). Recently, many candidates were not allowed to enter the examination centre as some don’t have the necessary documents and some others were late.
These are some last minute preparation tips for IBPS RRB Prelims exam 2018 (Officer Scale I and Office Assistant). With hard work and dedication, an average candidate can easily qualify for the mains.
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