The IBPS is all set to conduct the main examination for PO/MT 2015. It is scheduled to be held on 31 October 2015. Candidates who have qualified in pre exam will have to appear in Main examination and short listed candidate in main examination will subsequently be called for Interview. Marks obtained only in the main examination will be considered for Shortlisting for interview and also for final merit listing. The total marks allotted for the mains examination are 200.The weightage (ratio) of Main exam and interview will be 80:20 respectively.
Effective Time Management Tips: The banking team of Jagranjosh.com has come up with few time management tips which will prove helpful to crack the main examination, stated as below:
Prepare a revision time table: Make a revision strategy and study according to this schedule just before the examination .Candidates are advised to revise all the formulas and rules for each subject. For example: Revise basic English grammar rules from any grammar book.
Figure out what's covered: Concentrate on the topics that you have already covered and about which you are confident. Do not try to learn new topics as at this time it will only lower your confidence. Revise General Awareness and Computer Knowledge section as these are scoring section.
Time allocation for each section: Allocate time to each section as there is sectional cut offs so, candidates has to qualify in each section. Candidates should decide in advance how much time they will spend on each section. Plan this out according to your strengths and weaknesses.
Focus on accuracy: Candidates should not try to attempt all the questions as it is not possible to solve all questions in given time. Candidates are advised to focus on accuracy.
Cross-check the options also: Sometimes one can easily get the answer by just checking the given options. So cross check the given options before marking your answer.
Avoid wastage of Time: Don’t spend too much time on reviewing question paper and avoid solving a particular question repeatedly, it will lead to have inadequate time to solve other sections.
Avoid guessing answers: With each wrong answer you would decrease your chances of selection in the written examination as negative marking is applicable in this examination. Hence, it is safe to answer whatever falls under the purview of your knowledge. Guessing doesn’t help in such examinations to topple the hurdle.
Be confident: Self Confidence is the key to crack this examination. From a comparative analysis of the candidates who got already selected, self confidence was one thing that found common amongst all selected ones. You need to keep yourself charged and have faith in yourself. This will definitely help you to answer your questions in the examination with self-assurance and conviction.
Don’t overstress yourself: In order to do well in the exam, your mind needs to be stress-free. You need to take breaks in between your preparation hours to refresh your mind and stay focused on your study.