SBI PO 2017 Prelims Preparation Plan
Overview: State bank of India (SBI) is a multinational banking organisation that provides investment banking, insurance, savings and many other services to the customers. More than 2.3 lakhs employees have been working in this organisation. They are well known for their services and to provide such services they keep on recruiting candidates who are skilled and capable of working in any environment.
SBI PO 2017 Exam Pattern:
SBI has made done some major changes in SBI PO Exam pattern and SBI PO syllabus 2017. The Exam Pattern of SBI PO consists of three phases –
Phase-I –> Preliminary Examination
Phase-II –> Main Examination
Phase-III –> Group Discussion & Interview
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Preparation Plan for SBI PO 2017 Preliminary Examination: SBI PO Preliminary Preparation plan is quite detailed, elaborate and descriptive and it has in total of three subjects which as follows:
- English Language
- Quantitative Aptitude
- Reasoning Ability
Tips for cracking each section are:
<—Reasoning Ability preparation plan for SBI 2017 PO Prelims Exam–>
Reasoning is a test of observing our mental and problem solving ability. Reasoning is not like numerical skill where you learn some formula and solve question by applying that formula. Understand the question before solving it. Don’t take much time for single question. You have to be very careful while answering these questions. Practice similar questions from previous model papers or previous year’s exam papers are the key to do well in this section. The most important questions from this section are on the topics such as
- Seating Arrangements
- Blood Relations
- Series problems
- Data sufficiency
Which questions you have to attempt first –
It’s better to attempt first those questions on which you are very confident and you can attempt in a lesser time. Please do not start with Seating Arrangement/Puzzle type’s questions because once you stuck in these questions, you will lose your valuable time.
<–Quantitative Aptitude preparation for SBI 2017 PO Prelims Exam –>
This section contains the basic mathematical questions. Before exercising such questions, it is better to go through the basic mathematical formulae and learn some short cuts to solve the questions in lesser time. In this section, the questions act as Calculation Instruments. This section is extremely scoring and the right understanding of the problem can help the aspirants to sail through this section. The most important questions from this section are on the topics such as
- Number Systems
- Ratio and Proportion
- Time & Work
- Profit & Loss
- Simple Interest & Compound Interest
- Time & Distance
- Bar graph, Pie-chart and Probability
Data Analysis and Interpretation contains Pie charts, Bar Diagrams and graphs. It is one of the time consuming concept. So it’s better to do at least five questions of this type a day to speed up your calculations.
Don’t try guesses in this section, Speed up your calculation and Learn Square up to 30 and multiplication tables up to 20 are some key points to score well in this section.
<–English Language preparation for SBI PO 2017 Prelims Exam–>
SBI PO English Exam is tough when you compare with other competitive exams and this is the section where many aspirants are not able to score minimum cut off marks. As you all read English books, chat with your friends in English and of course watch English movies. But you cannot get score good marks in English section. Most of the students face difficulty in this section. This is a test principally to determine candidate’s ability to remember main ideas and significant details. The most important questions from this section are on the topics such as
- Error Correction
- Cloze Test and Fill in the blanks
- Para jumbles
- Synonyms & Antonyms.
Apart from this study material, few tips from Engistan’s side:
- Read English newspapers daily.
- Improve your vocabulary by knowing 10 new words everyday along with its Synonyms and Antonyms.
- Watch good English news channels.
- Can refer the book ‘Wren n Martin’.
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All the best Guys. .!!