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How to prepare Reasoning Section for IBPS Specialist Officer Exam 2016

The online examination for selection of Specialist Officers’ cadre (CWP SPL-V) posts in the banks and Participating Organisations is tentatively scheduled in January 2016. The banking team of jagranjosh.com has strived hard to blend perfect ingredients for preparation of the candidates. Some tips and strategies for Reasoning Section are mentioned below.

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