Tips To Manage Time During The IBPS RRB PO Prelims Exam 2020

Are you stressed of how will you manage those crucial 45 minutes of the IBPS RRB PO Prelims exam? Here are some tips that would surely help you in the management of time in the exam hall.

IBPS RRB PO Prelims 2020: Time management is the only way that can help you to score good marks in IBPS RRB PO Prelims 2020. As the number of questions are more and time allotted is half of that number i.e. Questions Asked are 80 and time is 45 minutes, which is quiet important for every candidate to know how to manage time in the exam. As the competition level is increasing every year, so cracking RRB PO prelims exam can be quite tough for the candidates, however, this time management may be a great help for you to crack the exam with flying colors. Read the complete article to learn time management for both the sections. This article is quite important for the candidates who have been appearing for the first time in the exam.

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Time Management for IBPS RRB PO Prelims 2020

The candidates are required to allot proper time to each section asked in the exam and try to solve the questions which are of your strength areas. Try not to give more than 30 seconds to any question while solving them as only 45 minutes are alloted for 80 questions. Instead of getting stuck with a particular question, move to other questions and keep it for last. Candidates must keep track of time during the whole examination and solve questions according without panic and loosing mind. There is a negative marking of 1/4th marks for every incorrect attempt in the Prelims exam so with speed maintain accuracy for the solved questions too.

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Time Management for Reasoning Section

The candidate must give 20 minutes out of total 45 minutes for solving reasoning section. We have provided a rough idea of time to be consumed to the topics of Reasoning Section, you plan accordingly your preparation level. Solve questions calmly and correctly as there is negative marking for each wrong answer.

SNo Topics Time
1 Inequality 2-3 Minutes
2 Syllogism 3-4 Minutes
3 Coding- Decoding 3-4 Minutes
4 Directions- Single 1 Minute
5 Directions- Passage 3 Minutes
6 Miscellaneous 1 Minute
7 Puzzles 3-4 Minutes
8 Blood Relations 2-3 Minutes

Also read; Important topics for Reasoning Sections

Time Management for Quant. Section

The candidates should give rest of 25 minutes for this section, and begin with the topic on which you are confident about. Do not stuck on any question which consumes more time as per your plan as it would be a loss to the further question which you might be knowing very well. Plan for your exam with the help of the table below

S No Topics Time 
1 Number Series 2.5 Minutes
2 Simplifications 2.5 Minutes
3 Arithmetic 6 Minutes
4 Data Interpretation 7 Minutes
5 Caselets 4 Minutes
6 Quadratic Equations 3 Minutes

*Note: This time management is just an rough idea as per the number of questions expected and difficulty level; the candidates can plan their own time distrbution with the help of this article. 

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