Institute of Banking Personnel and Selection (IBPS) has released notification of Office Assistants (Multipurpose) in various Regional Rural Banks across the country. A total of 4682 vacancies has been released. Interested candidates are advised to apply online. The IBPS RRB Clerk is conducted in three phases. The Clerical posts are RRB’s are highly preferred because of the less amount of workload on comparison with other PSBs and the criteria of home posting. In this article, we are providing a complete strategy for the preparation for Reasoning Ability for IBPS RRB Clerk 2020.
- PRELIMINARY EXAM
- MAINS EXAM
- LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY TEST
|Section||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|Reasoning||40||40||Composite time of 45 minutes|
|Section||No. of Questions||Marks||Time|
Expected Number of Questions
|Section||Expected number of questions|
|Puzzle& Seating Arrangement||10-15|
|Section||Expected number of questions|
|Puzzle& Seating Arrangement||20-25|
Preparation Strategy for Reasoning Ability for IBPS RRB Clerk
1. Understand the Syllabus
Before starting preparation, it is really important to understand the exam pattern and syllabus.
- Alphabet test
- Blood Relation
- Series Completion
- Direction & Distance
- Number Ranking
- Data Sufficiency
- Decision Making
- Statement and Conclusion
- Statement and Inference
- Statements and Course of action
2. Start studying the Fundamentals
The most important step while preparing for any exams is having a strong fundamental. Develop a strong fundamental on each topic by referring to a good book or watching any video classes. You can study the basics of the different topics from any reputed books or by watching our free Youtube videos.
Books for Reference
- Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by Dr R.S. Aggarwal
- Logical and Analytical Reasoning by A.K.Gupta
- How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning by Arun Sharma
- Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey
3. More Practise, Better Marks
Attempt as many questions possible to increase your command on the respective topic. Practising more will help you increase your accuracy and speed. We provide an unlimited number of quality questions on various topics on our app. Download the Entri app and start practising.
Never fail to attempt mock tests. Attempting mock tests religiously and its thorough analysis helps you in better understanding the exam, tips to tackle the exam and most importantly in identifying your strengths as well as weak points. Entri app helps you analyse the mock test in a more accurate and scientific manner by providing all India ranks and percentile of your performance.
4. Practice Daily
“Continuous practise makes you a pro”. Keeping this in mind, we have prepared an unlimited number of topic wise speed tests on various subjects. You can also avail free PDFs of previous year question papers in our app.
Practising doesn’t mean that you have to practise topics you find difficult. There is a misconception among aspirants that you only have to practice difficult topics. But this actually wrong. You have to practice questions from those easy topics also so as to improve your speed.
5. Revise Frequently
Simply attempting mocks and practise only won’t help you in the real exam. After studying or dong mocks, review them frequently to memorise your mistakes, so that you can avoid it in the real exam. Try to by-heart short tricks for various topics which will help you save time mainly in the preliminary examination.
There are short tricks for various topics which help you find answers very easily rather than using a conventional method which is really time-consuming.
6. Time Management
Time management is very important while attempting the exam. Always remember that you don’t have to attempt each and every question in the section. Attempting the maximum number of questions in a time-bound manner should be your priority. So try to attempt questions from the topics you are comfortable with.
For example, if you are very accurate in blood relation, try to attempt questions from the topic within least time possible. The only way to make this possible is by attempting and by analysing mock tests. Adopting this method will help you save a lot of time in the examination hall.
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