A graduate engineer in E&C who was imprudent in technical skills so anticipated the ultimate path to get a job is to groundwork for non tech, sounds to be credulous but when started it made me realize the competitive world is messy and ever changing.
I started without any guidance it was July 2014 and the outcome was quite obvious, beginning was with SBI PO shattered me completely, got 48/200, gathered courage and appeared next one it was SBI clerk, the result was same a collapse, this time 112/200 gave me a little mettle, Next one was SIDBI got 94/200 once again a disappointment but by giving these and analyzing the pattern I quickly realized something is lagging and that was a guidance.
“The ray of hope came in the form of BA just before PO-VI and CWE-VI Clerk as I came to know about them, I mugged up all their capsules and appeared result started to came and from there I didn’t look back I always tried to be better than what I was yesterday, I was in competition with myself only a single thought that let me going.”
Sharing the gloomy side but yet encouraging one:-
1. SBI PO 48/200 an epic failure not even qualified cut off in 2 sections.
2. SBI clerk 112/200 failure
3. SIDBI 94/200 failure cut off 114
4. RBI Assistant 146/200 failed cut off 160 around
5. RRB PO 109 but didn’t got a call
6. RRB clerk 160 but no call
7. NICL AO missed by 1 mark
8. NIACL AO missed by 4 marks
9. UIIC AO by 2 marks
10. Oriental AO by 1.75 marks
11. SBI Associate PO missed by 4 marks for interview
But after every dark night there is a bright morning, qualified many…but success was still far to reach…
1. Bob cards failed in interview
2. NIACL Asst. got 157 written but missed after interview
3. NICL Asst. rejected in interview
4.Syndicate Bank Manipal rejected in interview later selected through contingency list.
5. NICL Asst. rejected in interview
6. SBI PO interview rejection.
7. IBPS PO reserve list wasted my one year who thought but it happened L
8. NABARD Mains was not even close to the cut off
But someone has rightly said…
लहरों से डर कर नौका पार नहीं होती,
कोशिश करने वालों की कभी हार नहीं होती। So it started coming
➙ First was LVB Laxmi Vilas bank (Chennai)
➙ Syndicate bank Manipal reserve list they declared 5-6 lists
➙ BOB Manipal written score 121/200 got 16 batch but was puzzled ➙ The biggest relief IBPS Clerk got 160 written and overall 76.6 got PNB
➙ Just 3 days before my PNB joining, SBI Clerk result came out and I scored 163/200 and 194/235 the biggest booster for me to get the tempo going, I decided not to join PNB and wait till October-November. Meanwhile it gave me 3-4 months’ intense preparation and I converted that time to be the milestone for my carrier, I covered all my loop holes and also took coaching of Indian economics in Delhi for RBI and NABARDand now it was my time to convert my work process into reality.
❶SBI PO 2015 appeared in interview, the very exam I didn’t even qualified cut off although missed but performed very well no regrets as the best was selected.
❷IBPS PO-V scored 112.50, in po4 it was 90 only last year a sharp rise.
❸Nabard Asst. scored 168.25 qualified
❺LIC AAO appeared attempts 151/160 I didn’t appear any more exam thereafter, was pretty sure.
❻IRDAI phase 1st 112 score and phase 2nd 3april 2015 scored 167.5 cut off 180
Finally got officer job on 31 March and 1April both.
PO4 reserve list allotted :-BANK OF BARODA
PO5 allotted :-IDBI got 57.40 overall
And my destiny: LIC AAO ON 07 SEP 2016 got 275.75 in written and 45 in interview
Much more is yet to come, all I can say is keep working and of course follow BA the pioneers to unite virtual world through education hats off to your team without years of effortsI could have been a mediocre performer, thanks my parents, Guneet mam _/_ , Prashant sir team BA, and BA friends u people are amazing…
Gratitude to some of the fantastic people on BASasy (U were right got the best farewell), Nivin limitless(canara po6 ) , arun bhai , Hulk, Julian Assange,Jetha Lal(_/_) ,Co2,vijay bhai (salaamz), Angry Nerd ,Combatant(officer ko _/_), Hacker, Ben, Shehzada,thor(po6 is yrs) Mr srivastava ,Gujju pooh, Nadaan , Creatru ,Lovedeep,Definite, Bruce wayne,Pascal, Abhi, Kamal,Prk pagla,Sunshine,J Star,Yash Sharma,Car-loss,Mugli,
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And some ones with whome I ever interacted… your blessings eased my journey Diana prince (rule the heart always) Moktika, Dimple girl,Lazy, Dairy milk girl Ziva, Jenny, Rupral, Aruna, Pooja, Happy minion, Kathy, Aaria the fish , Pari, Cynosure
Strategy that I followed
☑Maths:- Sarvesh kr verma: 9 chapters needed for banking, DI for CAT by Arihant and case studies from the same book , Series questions from Mtyra and previous papers, Permutation and Probability basics from NCERT only rest online test and BA quizzes(Time limit PO 40 minutes)
☑Reasoning:- High level reasoning and puzzles , focused more on puzzles, and syllogism
and inequality from solved papers of SBI and PO only and quizzes and tests of BA (Time limit 45 min)
☑ English:- Ardent reader of hindu and also referred a magazine the gist of hindu articles, noted down vocab and kept on revising, lastly around 150-180 online test , for English you don’t need much just read all I can say and analyze each and every test u give for English. Time 20-25 min
☑General Awareness:- English and GA are my strongest portion, GA daily updates of BA and the Hindu download monthly questionnaire from the other websites, banking and other stuffs from BA capsules and tonic + monthly updates of BA for each and every exam I revised upto 6 month, although 3 month is necessary but that gave me edge w.r.t other aspirants. (8-10min+computers)