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Bank of Maharashtra Clerk 2016 Exam: Preparation Tips and Study Plan

Smart work blended with hard work- It is the perfect combination for any person to be successful. Most of the education experts believe that the above combination works wonders for any student, be it an average or a bright student. This approach helps the candidate to get a fast- track pace in his/ her attempts and succeed in examination. It doesn’t matter how good your coaching classes are or how good you maintain your notes, effective preparation counts in the end.

Bank of Maharashtra has released notifications for clerical examinations. It is one of the most reputed and well- known banks established in 16th September 1935. Let us go through details of vacancies for Bank of Maharashtra Clerk 2016 exam

Bank of Maharashtra Clerical vacancy 2016 Details:

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It’s time to go through the pattern of Bank of Maharashtra Clerical examination.

Bank of Maharashtra Clerk Exam 2016 Pattern:


Number of questions

General Knowledge and Reasoning Ability

30 questions

General English Language

30 questions


40 questions

There will be negative marking for each incorrect response and each correct answer will be of 1 mark each.

Bank of Maharashtra Clerk Exam 2016 Highlights:

Name of exam: Bank of Maharashtra Clerical Recruitment Examination 2016

Name of the conducting body: Bank of Maharashtra

Name of the post: Clerk and Officer

Number of Vacancies: 1315

Last date for online application: 6th September 2016

Exam Date: Will be announced shortly

A proper study plan will help you to get the essence of effective preparation. Before going on to the study plan, let us take a look at the important topics of all the sections:

English Language:

  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Comprehension Passage
  • Phrases and idioms
  • Spotting Error Questions
  • Prepositions
  • Sentence Improvement


Reasoning Ability:

  • Series Making /Analogy,
  • Number Series Coding and de-coding
  • Problem Solving Questions
  • Passage and Conclusions type questions
  • Comprehension Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Data Interpretation
  • Sequence & Series
  • Number System
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Sequence & Series
  • Ratio
  • Proportion
  • Percentage & Averages
  • Simplification

General Knowledge:

  • Current Affairs of last 6 months
  • Indian Economy Questions
  • Marketing
  • Awards & Honours
  • Sports
  • Finance
  • Agriculture
  • History of Banking
  • Banking Terms
  • RBI Functions
  • Fiscal Monetary Policies

We present you a 7 days plan to gear up with your preparation plan. Here you go! :

Day 1

Go through the important topics of ‘General Knowledge’. This is the section which should be focused on and seeks utmost attention.

Day 2  

Go through the topics of Quant (any four topics) and go through the topics of English Grammar (any four topics).

Day 3  

Solve 1 full length test from each section and analyse the paper completely.

Day 4

Brush up on all types of Descriptive Writing Questions (Précis Writing, Letter and Essays).

Day 5

Go through the topics of Reasoning (any four topics) and go through the topics of English Grammar (any four topics).

Day 6 & 7

Go through the last 6 months’ GK & General Awareness material. Solve mock tests from any two sections.


Now it’s high time for some amazing preparation tips:

  • Go for a structured planning (hours wise) in a day. Strictly adhere to the plan and go by it. This will make you have an organized planning and will help you stay in touch with all the sections.
  • Stay updated with all the national and international significant events. There are maximum possibilities of questions from the latest happenings.
  • Focus on an approach which will enable you to stay in touch with all the sections. Please keep in mind that sectional cut- off is essential to crack the exam.
  • Please prioritize the general knowledge as it is the most unpredictable section among all.
  • Time management is the most crucial factor. Please take care of the time slots you allot to different sections as it will determine a significant part of your performance. Try to speed up your calculations as it will help you to a large extent.
  • Practice Mock tests as they will give you the expertise to perform well. When you practice with mock tests, you get to practice all types of questions in one shot. Also look at the previous year papers to get an idea of questions asked.
  • Go for tight revision sessions. Try to revise on an everyday basis. If you don’t revise, there are high chances that you will forget what you had prepared.
  • Lastly, develop self-confidence. Self-confidence is the weapon which will help you sail through any examination with unbelievable success.

We hope that this article turns out to be helpful. Stay connected for more updates. We wish you good luck!

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Bank of Maharashtra Recruitment 2016 : Legal Assistants and Agricultural Assistants in Clerical Cadre

Bank of maharastra clerk

Attention all aspirants appearing for Bank of Maharashtra Examination! The Bank of Maharashtra announces applications for recruitment of Legal Assistants and Agricultural Assistants in Clerical cadre. Candidates interested can submit their applications on the official website .

The Bank of Maharashtra was founded in the year 1935 as a banking company. The Bank of Maharashtra has released notifications for 1315 number of posts.

Highlights of “Bank of Maharashtra Vacancies”:

  • Probationary Officer: 500 Vacancies

  • Senior Manager: 100 Vacancies

  • Manager: 200 Vacancies

  • Security Officer-Manager: 15 Vacancies

  • Clerk (Sales Assistant): 200 Vacancies

  • Legal Assistant: 100 Vacancies

  • Agriculture Assistant: 200 Vacancies

Pre- requisites for Application:

Age Limit: The candidate’s age should be between 18 years to 30 years for Post No. 1, 5, 6, and 7, and between 23 years to 34 years for Post No. 2 & 3, and between 28 years to 45 years for Post No. 4 as on 01-07-2016. As per rules of the government, age relaxation will be applicable up to- 5 years for ST/SC Candidates, 3 Years for OBC category candidates, and 10 years for PWD candidates.

Selection Process:  The selection process will consist of the following processes:

  • Online Test followed

  • Personal Interview

  • Group Discussion.

Important Dates:

  • Commence of Date of Online Application: 12-08-2016

  • Last Date to Submit Online Application: 06-09-2016

Educational Qualification: The candidates should hold a graduation degree for Post No. 1, should hold a graduate and Professional degree like MBA (Finance)/CA/ICWA/CFA/FRM/CAIIB for Post No. 2 & 3, Graduate in any discipline for Post No. 4 & 5, Graduate in Law for Post No. 6, and Graduate in Agriculture or Agriculture Allied Courses for Post No. 7 from a recognized university or institution.

Application Fee: The application fee is Rs. 600 (An amount of Rs. 100 as intimation charges only for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates) and an intimation charge via online payment mode.

Procedure of Application:

  • Please visit the official website.

  • Click on the link which says “Careers”

  • You will find a link saying “Recruitment Process”. Click on it.

  • You will find a link saying “Current Openings”. Click on it.

  • Select the post you need to apply for and click on the “Apply Online” link.

  • Click for ‘New Registration’.

  • Please fill in all the details wherever required, upload your photograph and signature and make the payment.

  • Now, finally make the submission, take a printout (hardcopy) and keep it with you for further reference.

Significant Dates:

Important Events


Commencement of on-line registration of application


Closure of registration of application


Closure for editing application details


Last date for printing your application


Online Fee Payment

12/08/2016 to 06/09/2016

Click here to Submit the Application

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