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RBI Assistant Preparation Tips 2016 : Get Detailed Study Plan and Strategy

RBI Assistant preparation tips and strategies

"Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”

Which is the ultimate pathway to success? Determination and Smart Preparation is the answer. The RBI Assistant is on the way and candidates are all set to crack the examination with full on confidence and efficient preparation. The RBI Assistant exam is conducted for 610 number of vacancies. The examination is of national level and will be conducted in online mode. The RBI Assistant Prelims examination will be conducted on 23rd and 24th November 2016 and the RBI Assistant Mains examination will be conducted in the month of January 2017. The results of RBI Assistant Prelims examination will be published in the month of January 2017.

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Worried about how to crack RBI Assistant 2016 examination? Hence, we bring you the complete 20 days study plan to crack the exam. But, let us first take a look at the pattern of RBI Assistant 2016 exam:

RBI Assistant 2016: Exam Pattern

The pattern of RBI Assistant Prelims 2016 pattern is different RBI Assistant Mains 2016 pattern. What is the exam pattern of RBI Assistant 2016? Let us check it out:

RBI Assistant Prelims 2016: Exam Pattern

Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks
English Language 30 30
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning 35 35
Total 100 100

 Note: The total of the test is 1 hour.

RBI Assistant Mains 2016: Exam Pattern

Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Reasoning 40 40
English Language 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
General Awareness 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 40
Total 200 200

Note: The number of questions asked from each section is 40 questions. The total time of the test is 2 hours.

Syllabus and Section- wise Preparation Tips for RBI Assistant 2016:

What are the important topics for RBI Assistant 2016? What are the section- wise preparation tips? Let us take a look:


 

Reasoning Ability:

Difficulty Level- The questions asked from this section are tricky. Moreover, the difficulty level of this section usually varies from Easy- Moderate or Moderate.

Syllabus (Important topics) - The Important topics asked from this section are mostly:

Decimal Fractions, LCM-HCF concept, Number system, , Number series, Partnership, Simple/compound Interest, Time, Distance and Speed, Time and Work, Profit and Loss, Percentage, Permutation & Combination, Data Interpretation.

Strategy for preparation

This section is meant to test candidate’s analytical and reasoning skills.

  • Reasoning questions can only be mastered by continuous practice.
  • Go through the questions thoroughly and solve them.
  • Blood relations and word formations Questions based on this topic are easy to attempt and solve. You can read the questions carefully and then solve.
  • For Syllogism, Input-output, standing in the line: Write the alphabets, draw shapes of individuals and solve by rough work. Solving these questions by rough work will make it easy to solve.
  • Circular and Linear arrangements Questions from these topics are trickiest of all. So, be careful while solving these and cross check the results.
  • Take care of negative marking as it may affect your overall performance.

Books to be followed:

  • Analytical Reasoning by M. K. Pandey
  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by R. S. Aggarwal
  • Logical and Analytical Reasoning (English) by A. K. Gupta

Quantitative Aptitude:

Difficulty Level- The questions asked from this section are tough in nature. Moreover, the difficulty level of this section varies from Easy to Moderate

Syllabus (Important topics) - The Important topics asked from this section are mostly: LCM-HCF, Distance and Speed, Number system, Number series, Decimal Fractions, Partnership, Simple/compound Interest, Time, Time and Work, Profit and Loss, Percentage, Permutation & Combination, Data Interpretation.

Strategy for preparation

  • Practice as many questions as many you can from different books. This will give you confidence to attempt questions from this section.
  • DI questions are comparatively easy. So, try to attempt all the questions from DI questions. Avoid questions which seem tough because these questions will take up a lot of time.
  • Questions from topics like Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Percentage, Time and work, Time and Distance and Speed will dominate the paper. So, focus on those topics and practice as much as you can.

Recommended Books

  • Arihant’s Fast Track Objective Arithmetic
  • NCERT Books for Aptitude
  • Quantitative Aptitude by R.S. Agarwal

English Language:

Difficulty Level- The questions asked in this section vary from Easy to Easy- Moderate in terms of difficulty level.

Syllabus (Important topics) - The Important topics asked from this section are mostly:

Spelling check, Idioms and Phrases, Jumbled sentences, Reading Comprehension, Fill in the blanks, Synonyms & Antonyms, Error Spotting in Sentences, One word substitution, etc.

Strategy for preparation

  • Topics like Error spotting, gap fillers, idioms and phrases, etc. are easy to solve and scoring enough if solved properly.
  • The difficulty level of ‘Reading Comprehension’ and ’Jumbled Sentences’ are a bit higher level than easy and a bit tough as compared to the easy topics mentioned above.
  • For jumbled sentences, try to assemble and arrange two sentences at first. Then, you will easily catch the flow and will easily be able to arrange the rest.
  • Go through English newspapers and articles. It will improve your written as well as spoken English skills.
  • Try to learn new words from dictionary and note down. Find out the meanings and use them on a daily basis.

Recommended Books

  • Objective General English by S. P. Bakshi
  • Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
  • English Grammar by Wren and Martin


 

Computer Knowledge:

Difficulty Level- The questions asked in this section are of Easy level. The questions are from computer basics and related concepts.

Syllabus (Important topics) - The Important topics asked from this section are mostly:

MS Excel, Computer Organization, Generations of computer, Basic of Computers, Input & Output Device, Shortcuts & Basic knowledge MS word, MS power point, Memory Orientation, Concepts of Internet, LAN, WAN, Modem, Computer Abbreviations, Modern day Technology, Computer Abbreviations, etc.

Strategy for preparation

  • Go through basic fundamentals of MS Office and Internet concepts. This section will consist of easy questions.
  • LAN and WAN questions will be relatively easy. Moreover, questions from computer Abbreviations and shortcuts will be easy to attempt.
  • Go thorough different text books of class 11th and 12th based on computer fundamentals.

Recommended Books:

  • Lucent’s Computer by Rani Ahilya
  • Computer Literacy And Knowledge for Bank PO and Bank Clerk Exam by Kiran Prakashan 

General Knowledge:

Difficulty Level- The questions asked in this section vary from Moderate and Moderate- Tough as far as the difficulty level is concerned. The questions from this section are not predictable and can be asked from divergent topics.

Syllabus (Important topics) - The Important topics asked from this section are mostly:

Current affairs (of last 6 months), Countries/Currencies of different countries, National and International Economy, Banking and related concepts, Authors & Books, Marketing and related terms, Awards & Honours, Sports, Agriculture, Significant days and dates, Full forms and Abbreviations, News related to census, Roles of Bodies like – RBI, SEBI, IRDA, PFRDA, FSDC, FMC, etc., Government Schemes – Bharat Nirman, Swavlamban, Swabhiman etc. and other relevant topics.

Strategy for preparation

  • Go through current affairs on a daily basis. You can refer to articles or newspapers whichever you find more informative.
  • Stay updated with national and international affairs.
  • Watch and read news regularly.

Recommended Books:

  • Banking Awareness for Bank Clerk/PO/ SO/RRB/RBI Exams by Disha Experts
  • The Manorama Yearbook
  • Objective Banking and Economic Awareness by BSC publication
  • Guide to Banking General Awareness & Banking Aptitude Test by RPH Editorial Board 
  • Lucent’s General Knowledge by Vinay Karna , Manwendra Mukul , Sanjeev Kumar ,Renu Sinha , R. P. Suman

RBI Assistant Prelims 2016: 20 day study plan 

How to crack RBI Assistant 2016 exam in 20 days? Is it easy? Yes, it is. It is easy if you have the perfect plan and the perfect enthusiasm. We bring you the perfect 20 day study plan which will make you hit the bull’s eye.

As per our plan, we will suggest you to allocate some days to a particular subject. Accordingly, prepare and you will be able to crack RBI Assistant examination effortlessly.

Total Number of Days 20 Days
 Number of Hours per Day  5 Hours
 Hours dedicated towards IBPS Clerk Quantitative Aptitude Preparation (Pick up any 3 topics at one time and prepare)  50 Hours
 Hours dedicated towards IBPS Clerk Reasoning Ability Preparation (Pick up any 3 topics at one time and prepare)  50 Hours

Meanwhile, also attempt mock tests and sample papers in a gap of 1 day or so. In the last few days, revise all the concepts as revision will enable you to remember the concepts for a long time.

We hope that this article will be helpful. We wish you All the Best for your exam. Stay tuned!

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Knowledge Expert 1 Months ago
Hi, all the three sections have been mentioned...
sreesha 1 Months ago
How is this possible. .prelims have 3 section. .here only 2 section how it possible. ...plz clarify it.....

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