IBPS PO Prelims 2020: The IBPS PO Prelims is almost here and this is the time when you should start doing the final round of revision. There are certain Do’s and Don’t that you must keep in mind in these last days to make sure that you clear the exam this year. The exams dates as well as the admit cards are out and IBPS is all set to conduct the IBPS PO Prelims exam on 3rd and 10th October 2020 and hope the candidates who are going to appear in the exam Prepared well for the exam. It is the best time when the candidates must wrap up their study material and focus on some last minutes tips to keep them calm and relaxed for the exam. With the same perspective, we have enlisted a few tips in this article that a candidate must take care of during these last hours to go for IBPS PO Prelims 2020. These last minute preparation tips will help you in strategizing how to attempt the exam and how to manage the speed for every section. Read out the complete article to know more. The admit card for PO Prelims are out, go and download yours.
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IBPS PO Pre 2020 Exam Pattern
Before moving to the tips, let’s have a look at the exam pattern of the exam as every candidate appearing in the exam must be aware of the exam pattern of any competitive exam. IBPS PO Prelims exam comprises three sections: Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.
|Sl. No||Topic||No. of Questions||Marks Obtained||Duration|
|1||Reasoning Ability||35||35||1 Hour|
Last Minute Tips for IBPS PO Prelims Exam 2020
Do not start new topic at the last Moment:- You should not start any new topic before the exam. This will be of no good because you didn’t get enough time to practice the topic at this time.
Revise all the important topics and important formulas:- Revise all the topics that you have prepared so far. Do not forget to revise the important topics at the last moment. It must revise all the formulas and tricks to solve the questions. Revising formulas will help you keep them in mind.
Time Management: This is the most important strategy that a candidate must prepare in his head before he enters the exam hall. Try to finish each section before the time and take last few minutes to revise the question which you didn’t attempted. To follow this time management, the candidate speed and accuracy to the concept matters.
Speed: The candidate need to solve the questions with a speed and obviously accurately. Skip the questions which you are not confident about and move further to the next question, as this could help in missing any question that you know very well.
Practice more: In these 8-9 days, do not begin with any new concept or new topic, try practicing the previous topics as much as you can. As learning a new topic might confuse you and make you feel uneasy about all the topics you have already prepared for. Try full length mock tests, test series, and previous year question papers.
Take mock test:- Analyze your performance through the mock tests. The mock test will help you to identify your weakness. Practice through the mock test in the final week.
Section-wise Last Minute tips for IBPS PO Prelims Exam 2020
Reasoning Section: Start solving the questions from your strong areas. Keep puzzles & arrangement questions to be done in the last if you are not sure about them because these topics are lengthy also. During solving puzzles, in case you find yourself nowhere even after spending 3 minutes on it, then better move on to next question. Spending time wisely is the most important thing to be kept in mind during IBPS PO Prelims Exam. Do not get nervous just take a deep breath and solve confidently. Make sure, you do not lose marks on topics like Syllogism, Inequality, Blood Relations, Order & Ranking, Alpha-numeric Series & Distance & Direction as these are the most scoring topics in the exam.
Tips for Quantitative Aptitude: Practice simplification & percentage topics well in these 8-9 days. Revise all the concepts studied so far as these topics help in solving questions from almost all other topics like, DI, ratio-proportion, ages, profit & loss, work & time, mixture-allegation, etc. Tips for solving word problems is do not mess up your head just first read carefully and avoid wasting time in multiple readings. Keep noting down the information you feel is important as you read, so that once you are through reading the question, you can simply put it in the formula and solve.
English Language:- Try to attempt Cloze Test, Fill in the blanks, Spotting errors, Vocabulary based questions first. After that attempt the Reading comprehension and para jumbles question because these topics are time taking.
Do’s and Don’t for IBPS PO Prelims exam
- Eat well and sleep well a night before the exam so that you wake fresh on the exam day.
- Do not mess up your head on the exam day and reach the center with calm head on time.
- When in the exam hall, do read all the instructions carefully and do not panic after seeing the question paper.
- Do not stuck on a single question, if any question is consuming time, skip it and solve the next.
- Do keep all the necessary documents that need to be taken to the exam hall ready a night before only.