IBPS RRB Officer Study Plan 2017: Tips to Crack Prelims in 14 Days

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IBPS RRB Officer Study Plan 2017: Tips to Crack Prelims in 14 Days

IBPS RRB Officer Study Plan 2017: The Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) will be commencing IBPS RRB Officer Scale I recruitment exam on 9th September 2017. It is essential for the candidates to crack both prelims and mains examination to get recruited as Scale I Officer for various RRBs.

Here in this article, we will formulate a proper IBPS RRB Officer Study Plan for the next 14 days so as to crack IBPS RRB preliminary examination.

 

IBPS RRB Officer Study Plan 2017: Tips to Crack Prelims in 14 Days

Here, we have built a proper IBPS RRB Officer Study Plan for each section of the exam. Further, section wise compilation of topics has also been mentioned for you to formulate your strategy. 

As we are left with 14 days effectively to prepare for IBPS RRB Assistant Prelims exam, we should carefully structure and review our “Study Plan”. Assuming that a student studies for 5 hours a day, we are left with a total of 70 hours to prepare for the test.

Total Number of Days  14
Number of Hours per Day  5 Hours
Hours dedicated towards IBPS RRB Quantitative Aptitude Preparation  35 Hours
Hours dedicated towards IBPS RRB Reasoning Ability Preparation  35 Hours

Before heading to or section wise preparation plan, have a look at the enitre IBPS RRB Syllabus for Officer Scale I.  Knowing the syllabus and important topics helps majorly in formulating a proper IBPS RRB Officer study plan.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Exam Pattern 2017

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 Quantitative Aptitude, with 40 questions each.

Name of the Section   Number of Questions  Maximum Marks
 Reasoning Ability  40  40
 Quantitative Ability  40  40
 Total  80  80

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.

Now let us start by discussing the study plan for each section of the IBPS RRB Exam 2017.

IBPS RRB Officer Study Plan for Quantitative Aptitude

For IBPS RRB Quantitative Aptitude section, Compartmentalization of topics is very important. One must know the topics one is comfortable with – from least to most. One also needs to know as to what could be the level of difficulty of questions; one can handle in an examination scenario.

Here with the help of this table, you will be able to understand and allocate time accordingly for each topic of Quantitative Aptitude section.

 Topic  No. of Expected Questions Allocation of Hours 
Simplification  10  3
Number Series  5  3
Distance, Speed and Time  3  2
Time and Work  1-2  1
Percentage  1-2  1
Average  1-2  1
Profit and Loss  1-2  1
Ratio and Proportions  1-2  1
Partnerships  1-2  1
Boats and Streams  1-2  2
Pipes and Cisterns  1-2  2
Number system (LCM and HCF, last digit concept, factors and factorials, divisibility rule, properties of numbers)  1-3  3
Bar Graphs  5  3
Tabulations and Tables  5  3
Pie Charts  5  3
Mixture and Allegations  2  1
Linear Inequalities  5  3
Square Roots and Surds  2  1

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 Officer Study Plan for Reasoning Ability

For IBPS RRB Reasoning section, One’s presence of mind is more than sufficient to solve these problems. One can score very heavily in Reasoning by having a proper IBPS RRB Officer Study Plan resulting in achieving the overall cut-off for the exam. Here with the help of this table, you will be able to understand and allocate time accordingly for each topic of Reasoning section.

 Topic   No. of Expected Questions  Allocation of Hours
Relationships and Blood Relations  2-4  2
Coding-Decoding  3-5  3
Mathematical Operations and Inequalities  5  3
Direction Based Tests/ Direction Sense Tests  2-4  3
Alphabet Tests and Dictionary  2-4  3
Number, Ranking and Time Sequence Test  3-5  3
Sitting Arrangements  5-7  3
Decision Making  3  3
Sequential Input and Output  5  3
Assertion and Reasoning  3  2
Figure Series  3  2
Statement/ Inference/ Course of Action  3  2
Logical Statements and Syllogisms  3-5  3

To optimally continue progressing further in the IBPS RRB Officer Study Plan to crack Prelims exam 2017 Examination, you should not exceed the time limit by dedicating any more than 40% of the remaining time towards revision.

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We hope this article helps you in formulating a proper IBPS RRB Officer Study Plan to crack prelims exam in the next 14 days. Stay connected for more information regarding IBPS RRB Recruitment 2017. To excel in Bank Examinations, download the Best IBPS RRB Exam Preparation App for free.

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