How to manage Sectional Timings in RBI Grade B Prelims?

The Reserve Bank of India will soon be conducting the RBI Grade B Exam 2021 On 6th March 2021. All the candidates who were appearing for this examination must be in their final phase of preparation. Preparing for exams like these is very important but on the same side managing sectional time limit is also crucial and importantThing to keep in mind. In this article, we will be discussing some tricks and tips that the candidates must follow to manage the sectional time limit during the RBI Grade B Exam 2021.


How to Manage Sectional Time in RBI Grade B Exam 2021?

As per the RBI Grade B Exam Pattern 2021, there is no sectional time limit for any section. A total of two hours will be given to the candidates to attend 200 questions of all four sections. This means that The candidates have to divide the time effectively so that they attempt all the scoring questions within the time limit and do not miss any scoring part.

Section-Wise Time Management Tips 

Reasoning and Quant: The reasoning ability and quantitative aptitude section are the most time-consuming sections. Both the section carries around 50 questions each. This means that a total of a hundred out of 200 questions are from these two sections. The candidates need to manage time for these two sections as it can hamper your attempt for the other sections two. Can candidates take 50 to 55 minutes for the reasoning and quantitative aptitude section together? Both the sections demand calculation and question solving hence the candidates must manage time effectively with accurate attempts.

English language: In this section, the grammar, vocabulary, and reading skills of the candidate will be judged. Candidates should not take more than 25-30 minutes for this section. While managing the time the candidates need to attempt those questions first which they think are easy and they might have an accurate attempt on them.

General awareness: this section will judge your general knowledge, knowledge about current affairs, and your general awareness. These questions won’t take much time if you have enough practice. Try to attempt this section between 20 to 25 minutes.

If you have read The above distribution of time, you will note that still 5 to 10 minutes are spared. That time is for a final run. Candidates must run through the tempted questions which they think are scoring add an attempt on them will be accurate. Following this time distribution candidates will be able to complete the majority of the paper within two hours with effective and accurate attempts.

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Other Important Tips For Time Management 

Now let us look at some tips which the candidates can follow to manage time for each section

  • Prioritize your attempts. The best way to utilize time is to prioritize those questions that the candidates think are easier than others and can be solved quickly and with accuracy. In the English language section, there are topics like fill in blanks, para jumbles, etc. that can be sold quickly without consuming much time. In the reasoning ability section Dehra topics like blood relations, coding-decoding which two are less time consuming
  • There is always a situation where candidates are stuck in a dilemma whether to attempt a question or not. This dilemma will undoubtedly consume 3 to 4 minutes which might hamper those questions which are more is going. That is why the candidates need to leave the questions over which they are having such dilemma.
  • More time-consuming questions shall be attempted at last because the time consumed in those questions might not prove to be much fruitful than attempting those questions that are less time-consuming and more scoring.

Why is time management important?

Time management is very important in not only the banking exams but also in every competitive exam. Let us discuss some points on why time management is important in banking exams:

  • In the banking exam, there is always a time duration that is given to the candidates in which they have to attempt the questions. Time management will ensure that the candidates do not go off-track and miss out on questions.
  • There are some situations where candidates leave questions on attempted in which they could have scored well. This leads to the downfall of their overall score. That is why it is important to manage time in the banking exams so that no scoring question is left un-attempted.
  • Time management also prevents negative markings. If a candidate is investing most of his time on a single question for which he is unsure, with the ability to manage time he can leave that question which might: 


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