IBPS RRB Assistant Study Plan 2017: The Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) will be conducting the IBPS RRB Assistant Preliminary Examination on 17, 23, 24 September. For this years IBPS Regional Rural Bank Recruitment, there are 9048 vacancies.
The post of Office Assistant in Rural Banks is different than an Officer Post. It is a clerk-level post where you are in-charge of documentation, filing etc. It is essential for every candidate to crack both Prelims & Mains Examination if he/she wants to get shortlisted for IBPS RRB 2017 recruitment. Hence, with this article, we will formulate and try to follow a proper IBPS RRB Assistant Study Plan for the upcoming 40 days.
IBPS RRB Assistant Study Plan 2017: Tips to Crack Prelims in 40 days
Every candidate wants to get shortlisted for the government job. A perfect strategy with an efficient study plan is needed to cross hurdles. As we are left with 40 days effectively to prepare for IBPS RRB Assistant exam, we should carefully structure and review our IBPS RRB Assistant Study Plan.
Assuming that a student studies for 4 hours a day, we are left with a total of 160 hours to prepare for the test.
|Total Number of Days||40 Days|
|Number of Hours per Day||4 Hours|
|Hours dedicated towards IBPS RRB Assistant Quantitative Aptitude Preparation||80 Hours|
|Hours dedicated towards IBPS RRB Assistant Reasoning Ability Preparation||80 Hours|
Before jumping to the IBPS RRB Assistant study plan section, let us first visit IBPS RRB Assistant Exam pattern to get familiar with the examination structure.
IBPS RRB Phase 1: Prelims Written Examination
Similar to most bank examinations, the exam pattern for IBPS RRB Prelims 2017 will be objective MCQ based. There will be 2 sections – Reasoning Ability and Numerical Ability, with 40 questions each.
|Name of the Section||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks|
The most important details regarding IBPS RRB Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme for Prelims Examination are as follows.
- The Written Examination will be bilingual i.e. English/ Hindi.
- There will be 80 questions in total, 40 from each section.
- Each question will carry 1 mark. Hence, the total score will be 80.
- For every wrong attempt, 0.25 mark will be deducted.
- The total time will be 45 minutes.
After the declaration of IBPS RRB Result for Preliminary Examination, a merit list will be prepared for all the shortlisted candidates for the Mains Examination for Office Assistant Post.
Now let us start by discussing IBPS RRB Assistant study plan for both sections of IBPS RRB Assistant prelims 2017 examination.
IBPS RRB Assistant Study Plan for Quantitative Aptitude
Many aspirants have missed their dream banking job because they were somehow, unable to clear sectional cut offs, primarily in the section we are talking about.
For candidate’s ease, we are folding IBPS RRB Assistant study plan for Quantitative Aptitude section in the form of table.
|Topic||No. of Expected Questions||Allocation of Hours|
|Simplification & Approximation||15||20|
|Time and Work||1-2||5|
|Profit and Loss||1||5|
|Ratio and Proportions||1-2||5|
|Time & Distance||2||5|
Keep a notebook with yourself where you write important points and formulas. This will assist you revisiting the most vital points and formulas on your exam day. Practice with previous years’ question papers during the last 2-3 days of the exam.
IBPS RRB Assistant Study Plan for Reasoning
The best part of preparing for the reasoning section is that it can be solved by using common sense. Presence of mind is more than sufficient to solve these problems.
Let us now analyse IBPS RRB Assistant study plan for Reasoning Ability section:
|Topic Name||Number of Questions (Expected)||Allocation of Hours|
|Arrangements, Patterns, Letters & Number Coding||9-10||20|
|Direction Sense Test||3||5|
|Coding & Decoding||5||10|
To optimally continue progressing further, you should not exceed the time limit by dedicating any more than 40% of the remaining time towards revision.
After your revision, go straight to solving these mock tests series for both the sections of IBPS RRB Office Assistant Exam.