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How to prepare Reasoning Section for IBPS Specialist Officer Exam 2016

Dec 15, 2015 14:59 IST

    The online examination for Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for selection of Specialist Officers’ cadre (CWP SPL-V) posts in the banks and Participating Organisations is tentatively scheduled in January 2016. IBPS, an autonomous body will conduct the online examination for the post. The short listed candidates in main examination will subsequently be called for Interview.

    Sr. No.

    POSTS

    01

    I.T. Officer (Scale I)

    02

    Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)

    03

    Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)

    04

    Law Officer (Scale I)

    05

    HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)

    06

     

    Marketing Officer (Scale I)

     

    Pattern of the Examination:

    The structure of the Online CWE will be as follows:

    Law Officer- Scale I & Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I

    Name of tests

    Maximum Marks

    Duration

    Reasoning

    50

     

    120 minutes

     

     

     

     

    English Language

    25

    General Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry

    50

    Professional Knowledge

    75

    Total

    200

    IT Officer Scale I, Agricultural Field Officer Scale I, HR/ Personnel Officer Scale I &Marketing Officer Scale I

    Name of tests

    Maximum Marks

    Duration

    Reasoning

    50

     

    120 minutes

     

     

     

     

    English Language

    25

    Quantitative Aptitude

    50

    Professional Knowledge

    75

    Total

    200

    Note: The above tests except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.

    The tentative schedule of events is as follows:

    Online Examination (Tentative dates)- some/ all/ additional dates as the need arises

    30.01.2016 & 31.01.2016

    Declaration of result status of examination (CWE)

    February 2016

    Download of call letters for Interview

    February / March 2016

    Conduct of Interview

    March 2016

    Provisional Allotment

    April 2016

    The banking team of jagranjosh.com has strived hard to blend perfect ingredients for preparation of the candidates. For ensuring good results to the students, we have provided section wise tips and strategies for the candidates in making them perfect for exam. Some tips and strategies for Reasoning Section are mentioned below.

    Importance Chapter Guidelines for IBPS Specialist Officers 2014: Reasoning

    Logical Reasoning

    Very Important

     

    Data Sufficiency

    Very Important

     

    Syllogism

    Very Important

     

    Input-Output

    Very Important

     

    Coding-Decoding

    Very Important

     

    Analogy

     

    Important

    Blood Relation

    Very Important

     

    Puzzle Test

    Very Important 


    Direction Sense


    Important 

    Logical Venn Diagrams

     

    Important

    Alphabet & Alpha Numeric Sequence Test

    Very Important 


    Eligibility Test

    Very Important 


    Arrangements-Linear & Circular

    Very Important

     

    Non Verbal Reasoning

    Very Important

     

    Note: The above analysis is prepared on the basis of questions asked in previous year exams.

    Mental Alertness

    Mental alertness and logical skill is required to solve the reasoning section of IBPS Specialist Officers Exam as these are essential requisite for solving reasoning questions. The candidates should try to solve the questions logically. For enhancing mental alertness, the candidates should do more practice of questions, Online tests, Group discussion of topics with friends, and try to solve large number of quizzes and puzzles.

    Understanding of Concept

    Proper understanding of each and every concept of reasoning is required for the candidates preparing for the examination. Individual needs to understand the nature of question from previous year question paper. For this, the candidates should go through good study material.

    Time Management Skills

    One should develop the skills of time management to make themselves prepare for solving questions in a speedy manner. The candidate should devote the time accordingly to solve maximum number of questions in least possible time. The time should be devoted according to the topics/Preparations and Practice.

    Regular Practice

    For enhancing speed, the candidates should do more and more practice of previous year and model question papers, which will be helpful for them in scoring well in exam. Also, online test would be a better option to judge your speed in solving reasoning section.

    Click here for previous year paper of Specialist officer

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