“Start where you are,
Use what you have, Do what you can.”
Hello Friends !!
My name is Mayank Jain. I am a B.tech graduate of 2014 batch in computer science engineering. I was a mediocre student in school as well as in college days. I belong to Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh.
I have recently cleared State Bank of India (Probationary Officer) exam 2018. I am thankful to God, my parents, various tutors and many aspirants who supported me in my journey towards success.
So, its payback time from my end by motivating all of you and also sharing the strategy and approach that I followed while preparing for bank exams. It would be very grateful if I can play even a minor role in your success story.
It all started in September 2017. I was working for Infosys Limited as a senior software engineer. Everything was working well for me, be it incentives, appraisals, promotions or the work culture. But still I was searching for job security and stability. Since, I heard that the process for bank exams was quick (Infact it is the quickest), I decided to prepare for bank exams (SBI to be specific) because State Bank of India provides a really handsome salary. I started my preparation.
I came across a Youtube channel i.e. Adda247. This channel and other relevant sources were the foundation stone of my success story. I started watching videos on every topic and tried to understand the concept till depth and then practice questions on adda247 application by giving various quizzes.
I appeared for IBPS PO 2017, but couldn’t clear prelims. I was shattered. But as they say : “कोशिश करने वालों की कभी हार नहीं होती ||”
I kept on preparing at my nominal pace. Then, in the month of April-May 2018, SBI released vacancies for probationary officer post. After that I started preparing in full swing. I used to wake up at 5:30 am, and used to study daily GK updates from bankersadda.com. General Awareness is an important section that may turn the tables around for you, if you have really prepared well.
I used to depart office at 9 am and used to arrive home by 7 pm. Then, I used to start the practice session by giving quizzes on adda247 app. This continued for three months.
English section was a piece of cake for me. Since I have studied in a convent school, so English was not a hurdle. Still I learned some of the grammar rules and practice various quizzes, just to gain confidence.
I cleared SBI PO prelims with good score. The judgement day was approaching gradually ie 4th August 2018, SBI PO Mains day.
15 days prior to the mains exam, I joined Adda247 Test Series. I started giving mock tests daily in the morning, and after coming home from office, I used to analyse the mistakes that I had made in those mock tests. This is the most important thing you should do, otherwise the purpose of attempting mock will not be fulfilled.
Guys, try to maintain accuracy. Remember, Mocks will be the cornerstone of your success.There are several utmost things which all the aspirants should keep in mind while preparing:
1. Practice daily:
Attempt mock tests as much as you can and daily quiz uploaded on Bankersadda (Adda247) app by not just giving, but also analyze and improve.
Patience is the key. If you are after one thing it has to be yours one day. DO NOT give up on your dreams.
3. Believe in yourself:
Nothing can be achieved if you don’t have faith in yourself. You are no less than others.
“No masterpiece was ever created by a lazy artist.” “If Hard Work Is Your Weapon, Success Will Be Your Slave”
“असफलता एक चुनौती है, इसे स्वीकार करो,
क्या कमी रह गई, देखो और सुधार करो।
जब तक न सफल हो, नींद चैन को त्यागो तुम,
संघर्ष का मैदान छोड़ कर मत भागो तुम।
कुछ किये बिना ही जय जय कार नहीं होती,
कोशिश करने वालों की कभी हार नहीं होती।”
Thank you and All the best !!
Thanks Mayank for sharing your Success Story with us. Adda247 wishes you a good luck for the bright future ahead.
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