To counteract the pressure of ever rising competition and increase in the number of aspirants, IBPS has adopted new exam pattern for IBPS PO Exam for last few years. It has intimidated students as exams have become tougher by all standards. Despite drastic changes in exam pattern, one can overcome the fear of mounting competition with determined efforts to ace all the sections of the paper. The students should organize a thorough strategy to prepare for IBPS PO 2019 Exam by making a well-compiled study plan. It should be prepared in such a way that it covers the entire syllabus in few months. To get a better perspective of concepts, the students should download Android App from reputed coaching institute. It will provide you comprehensive “study material” for this exam.
In this blog, we will discuss useful tips which can help students escape the fear of frequently changing exam pattern of IBPS PO exam every year.
1.Quantitative Aptitude Section is the toughest section and so students should work hard on its basics and should learn short trick and quick calculation methods. The main focus should be on Data Interpretation, Profit and Loss, Number System, Simple and Compound Interest, Quadratic Equations, Problems on Ages etc. The students should not get perplexed by the language of the question. They should try to understand the question carefully and then try to apply the desired fundamental to solve the question. So, if your basics are strong then it will be easier for you to solve questions accurately. For quicker calculations, you are advised to learn and understand tables, square roots and cube roots, as it will benefit you in solving complicated questions in lesser time. Do develop a habit of solving question in time, as the questions from this section are very time-consuming.
2. Reasoning section tests the reasoning and logical abilities of students. The typical questions are basically from Puzzles and Verbal Reasoning topics. The question based on Verbal Reasoning comprises mainly of topics like Blood Relations, Direction Based Questions, Order and Ranking and Inequalities. The students should go through the statements correctly and then try to understand what it suggests. Subsequently, they should go through the assumptions and try to analyze if these statements can be assumed according to the information in the statement. Therefore, it is advisable not to make your assumptions to solve these questions. For getting perfect in it, the students should daily practice questions based on these topics. Once again, the students’ imagination and reasoning power should be accurate in solving questions, as it will enhance their score in the exam.
3.The section of General Awareness has gone through a major make-over. It is because banking sector is developing at fast pace and IBPS expects every future banker to be well-versed in recent developments in financial and banking world. Therefore, a major stress is given to questions based on news, information, terminologies, facts, figures, places and persons linked to banking industries, especially Indian banking industry. Besides joining online coaching course or downloading MakeMyExam Android App, the students should develop habit of reading financial newspapers like The Economic Times, visiting informative website, reading competitive magazines to collect relevant information. The questions are also asked on important terms like Repo Rate, Reverse Repo Rate, GDP, SLR etc. Likewise, the facts related to important developments and changes going through Indian Banking Industry are also questioned prominently in IBPS PO exam. The topics like Static GK have taken a back seat but still you should prepare it well through standard textbooks. The objective of this section is test candidate’s ability to grasp new information and knowledge related to banking industry.
4.In last few years, English section has surprised every student with its changing exam pattern. The objective of this section is to test candidate’s proficiency in English grammar and Vocabulary skills with typical questions. The most effective way of preparing this section is to develop habit of reading superior quality English Literature in the form of daily newspapers, magazines, books or novel etc and develops good reading habit. It will make you proficient in almost every topic, if you work hard in learning grammar rules and applying it in solving questions. The students should develop of learning 25 to 30 new typical words every day. It will build a good vocabulary skill in them.
In revision stage, the students should take regular mock tests to test their skills and aptitude. It will monitor their strengths, weaknesses and shortcoming in most transparent way. The mode of online coaching and Android App is interactive and accessible through IBT Chennai. Therefore, students should make the best of these resources to score well in the exam.
All the Best!!!