How to Prepare for SBI  PO Prelims

How to prepare sbi po prelims

As we all have known that the State Bank of India has released the official notification for the examination of probationary officer through out the country. People have started preparing for the exam, but do they know what would be the best possible way to be best prepared for the examination.

As is the saying that a person must be good in English and mathematics to get qualified in any examination, so English language is necessary for this exam as well. The syllabus consists of grammar, comprehension, and some other easy stuffs.

Reasoning is another very important part  of the SBI P.O exam. Reasoning part decides the selection of a candidate because it is one of the toughest section if not acquainted with reasoning but if a candidate has practiced reasoning sums it becomes one of the most easiest in the most scoring sections of the banking examination, there are puzzles seating arrangement inequality syllogism that can give high results.

First let’s see the pattern of the examination;

SBI PO Preliminary examination

Section Name Total questions Maximum marks Time allotted
English language 30 30 20 min
Numerical ability 35 35 20 min
Reasoning ability 35 35 20 min
Total 100 100 60 min

General awareness is an integral part of any examination, so important for this exam as well. Here mentioned are few books that are important in my perspective. And apart from the mentioned books it is necessary to get regular updates on current affairs. Acquaintance with general knowledge is a must so are these books.

Computer is yet another subject which is asked in this examination, so an aspirant cannot leave this subject. One has to have a basic understanding of the computer and the basic programs like Microsoft office, Operating systems, spreadsheet, documents, PowerPoint, outlook, security system associated to the internet, internet, networks, LAN, MAN, WAN , topology, and all the basic stuffs. Practice previous year question papers for this particular subject as the subject line is very dynamic and the level of questions change from time to time. This is a subject without which a student cannot clear the exam and equal importance is to be given to this as well.

Tips for SBI P.O 2019 preparation

It is better said than done. to get above cut off marks in this examination the students have to practice daily gently from the books which I have already mentioned. Some tips for the SBI Clerical Examination is mentioned below.

  • Be thorough with the syllabus

It is important to know the important topics of the syllabus of the SBI clerk exam and once you have the idea of the syllabus you can plan your own strategy you must also remember that certain topics are very important and some topics can be decide what to live and what to study to manage the time.

  • Make a proper schedule

A proper schedule should be made depending upon the number of days left in the number of Arts you can put in towards your studies. Do not make of 15 hour time table of 20 hour time table because you will not be able to follow it. So it is better to make a 10 year time table 18 hour time table that you follow seriously. Make time table topic wise, day wise, week wise, month wise whatever suits you. And follow it seriously and thoroughly.

  • Read to understand

Many people read out the things to rote out they do not understand what are the concepts. So my request to you is do not rote the things and try and understand the concepts reading the theory part in the book and solve the numericals given in the exercise.

  • Regularize yourself

one thing that is needed for the preparation of an examination and qualifying it is regularity. If a student is regular to a studies no matter how intelligent he is or how average he is or how mediocre he is, the only thing that matters is how regularly you put in the efforts and study the concepts with devotion and hard work.

  • Formula to succeed

The formula to succeed is the formula itself that is how longer you can sustain the formula and use it to your effectiveness in the examination. It is very important that a student must remember all the formula before giving the examination and apply it in the examination.

  • Time management

We all know that time is very important, time and tide wait for none. We just have to manage time and not waste time in a single question during the examination and leave the questions which we can solve and are confident about. In Examination we must know what is important and what not. So we must practice daily within the stipulated time period that we are going to get in the examination and maintain discipline for that time period that will help the students to focus more on examination.

  • Practice sums regularly

As we know that practice makes a man perfect and practice is the key to success 10 practicing is very important in one’s life. So to get success in this examination every aspirant must practice and practise and practice forgetting everything around.

  • The art of leaving

We all know that the banking examinations such as the State Bank of India clerk examination 2019 provides very less time to solve the questions and we have to solve maximum amount of questions to get qualified and get a good rank so we must know to leave the questions we do not know hence the art of leaving.

Hence this art of solving the questions which we know makes us confident during the examination to solve maximum amount of questions within the given time frame.

  • Being positive

To maintain the positivity is a major challenge for the aspirants. The aspirants get influenced by their family and friends in a negative direction and  can even be depressed by comparing themselves to their friends or any other family member who is preparing for the same examination. So it is important to keep away from such negativities and stay focused to your preparation.

  • Practice previous year test papers

Practicing the sums in the prescribed books is as important as solving previous year question papers that help us know the level of questions being asked and the amount of time we require to solve them. This practice of solving previous year test papers give us the correct position of ourselves where we stand, and we can judge the result before even giving the test by such practice.

  • Giving mock test

Mock test help us get the knowledge of practice that we are currently doing and the amount of hard work we need to put in. Whether there is a need to change the time table or it’s perfect all these things are decided by giving mock test. Mock test help our preparation lead in a forward direction in a positive manner.

Hope this will give you much needed help to know more about this examination and the correct attitude needed to clear this SBI P.O Examination 2019, all the best from my side.

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