The SBI PO Mains paper’s pattern was a bolt out of the blue. We’ve seen SBI’s tricky level in Prelims examination, but the sudden change of pattern in yesterday’s Mains exam left many students puzzled. But students, SBI PO Mains paper was not the end of your journey. It’s time analyse it carefully and learn from it. This examination has shown that simply mugging up concepts won’t do you any good, ‘The aspirant bankers’ need to develop and enhance their cognitive ability in order to keep up with the change and pace.
Some of you might have given many attempts of banking examinations and some of you might have just started, the key point that you need to learn from this examination is that the right decision and proper understanding of questions can be your game changer.
You need to learn and adapt to face situations out of your comfort zone. What should you do if there’s a question in the examination, whose pattern you are not familiar with? In such situation firstly it’s important not to panic, maintain your calm and secondly read the directions carefully. Those few seconds that you’ll invest in reading the given directions carefully will definitely help you in developing better understanding of the questions asked and you might figure out its answer sooner than you’ve expected. Also you must develop a habit of reading stuff ‘on screen’ and intercept the information very quickly. A little investment of time and effort in developing this skill will help you a lot in future and you could save those valuable minutes and invest them in solving the questions. You can opt to read journals online or newspapers or you can also give various online quizzes and tests.
It’s up to you, whether you choose to mourn over this new unexpected pattern or you take it as a challenge and prepare accordingly for upcoming exams. Don’t wait for the cut off list as that is not in your hand, you’ve done your part , you’ve given the exam; What you can do know is learn from this experience and improve your skills as the competition is cut throat.