How to prepare for IPPB PO 2017 strategy for exam.India post payment banks was set up in the year 2015 by the government of India under the ministry of communication. It is fully working under the government of India to make small payment obligations. Earlier the bank had released notification for the recruitment of candidates to the post of PO in the bank as territory scale 1 and other posts and large number of candidates have applied for it. Now all those who have been looking for the exam need to know how they have to prepare well for the written test.
The test will be conducted in two parts. The first phase of the exam will be prelim phase and it is initial phase. Without clearing the prelim exam candidates will not be allowed to appear for the mains phase. Here some important strategy has been given to prepare for IPPB PO examination. Candidates should download the notification of IPPB available at the official website and after this they can gain the prerequisites of the recruitment before preparing for the examination. IPPB will conduct the written test online and sponsored by IBPS.
How to prepare for India post payment bank PO prelim exam 2017
In November 2016 the bank had released notification for the recruitment of territory scale I in the bank and large number of candidates had applied for the exam. Now the first phase of the exam is soon going to be conducted. All those who have applied successfully for the examination should try to score good marks in the prelim as the cutoff is going higher generally. For this exam too, the cutoff is expected to be higher. Candidates who are going to appear I the exam should first understand the pattern of the examination which is very important.
IPPB PO prelim exam pattern 2017
The exam will be conducted online by IBPS on the behalf of India post payment bank. The exam will be conducted online and there will be 100 questions in the examination. There will be negative marking in the exam which can affect the performance of candidates in exam. There will be 3 sections in the exam as under
- English test for 30 marks
- Reasoning test for 35 marks
- Quantitative aptitude for 35 marks
Total test will consist of 100 questions for 100 marks and there will be time of 1 hour to finish the test. Candidates should manage their time to score maximum possible number of questions in the examination. let us start each section one by one and understand what type of questions are being asked in the examination.
It will be an important section in any examination. there will be 30 questions in the exam from this section. Questions are expected from the below topics
- Unseen passage / RC
- Double fillers
- Cloze test
- Error correction
- Error detection
- Idioms and phrases etc
How to prepare for English section
One of the basic question is always on the way of preparation of the English language. As it is a language, candidates should know that it will take time. For the prelim, candidates should strictly follow the questions given above and leave the rest of others till now. First passing I prelim is required. Some tips can be as under
- Attempt the RC only after you have attempted all other type of questions
- Read each question carefully and after that answer it
- Improve your reading speed and this will enable you to solve 30 questions in minimum time possible
Next coming to the reasoning section. Frist understand what type of questions may be asked from this section.
- Sitting arrangement/ straight line or circular sitting arrangement
- Direction test
- Blood relation test
- Coding and decoding test
- Syllogism test
- Miscellaneous test
How to prepare for reasoning section
Now the next phase is to prepare this section. Candidates should start from that part of question in which they are confident. They should start it from direction test or blood relation test. Sitting arrangement generally would take more time and candidates should solve it at the last. This is a piece of advice to follow
This will be an important section and one of the difficult sections in the exam. Questions are generally moderate to easy. Questions will be asked from
- Data interpretation
- Series based questions
- Inequalities based questions
- Simplification based questions
- Miscellaneous type of questions consisting of Profit and loss, age problem, mixture and allegation, speed and distance etc
How to prepare for QA
This is again very important to know how you can prepare for the QA. The number of questions from DI can be for 5-10 marks and candidates should focus this. DI will be asked from tabular data, pie chart, line diagram only. Candidates can focus on these type of DI only for the examination. For the statement based questions nothing can be predicted as in the previous tests conducted by IBPS there were 15-20 questions only from statement based. Candidates should read each question and if they can understand it they should solve it or move on to the next question.
Candidates should use practice sets to prepare for the examination with an aim to time management.