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6 sure- shot tips to crack Reasoning Section in IBPS PO Prelims 2016

“The expert in anything was once a beginner”

Efforts, efforts and efforts… The never ending saga for success.

IBPS PO 2016 Reasoning

In my student life, there was a continuous push forward from my parents to work hard. But, I guess, in the shadow of innocence and immaturity, I was not that interested to pay attention to their statements. It was a misconception that life is easy without hard work. But then after a few years, I was mature enough to realize the importance of hard work as it definitely pays off. What I am trying to convey is attitude for that hard work and dedication should be cultivated from the very beginning in order to develop the right ethics in the direction of success.

IBPS PO examination is one of the most admired examinations in the banking sector. The Prelims examination is round the corner and all the aspirants are on the edge of their seat. The most question in every aspirant mind is “How to crack IBPS PO Prelims examination”. Well, the answer for this is some smart strategies and master tricks which no one else can think of. Smart Preparation is more effective than hard core preparation. We bring you some extraordinary tips and suggestions to crack the trickiest yet the most scoring section of the entire paper i.e. “Reasoning”

Before going to the tips, let us take a look at the pattern of IBPS PO Prelims 2016:

Section

No of Questions

Marks

Duration

English Language

30

30

1 Hour

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

Reasoning Ability

35

35

Total

100

100

Please note that you need to clear both the overall cut off mark and the individual cut offs for each of the above.

Do you have a knowledge of the number of banks participating in the IBPS PO 2016? If not, please go through the table below:

Allahabad Bank

Oriental Bank of Commerce

Canara Bank

Union Bank of India

Indian Bank

Bank of India

Syndicate Bank

Dena Bank

Andhra Bank

Punjab National Bank

Central Bank of India

United Bank of India

Indian Overseas Bank

Bank of Maharashtra

UCO Bank

IDBI Bank

Bank of Baroda

Punjab & Sind Bank

Corporation Bank

Vijaya Bank

Let us then take a look at the important dates of IBPS PO Prelims 2016:

Event

Date

Online registration of IBPS PO 2016 application

July 26 - Aug 13, 2016

Online Fee Payment

July 26 - Aug 13, 2016

Download of IBPS PO 2016 admit card for pre-exam training

September 23 - October 9, 2016

Conduct of pre-exam training

October 3 - October 10, 2016

Download of IBPS PO 2016 admit card for Preliminary

October 2016

IBPS PO 2016 Preliminary Exam 

October 16, 22 and 23, 2016

Result of IBPS PO 2016 Preliminary

November, 2016

Tips to crack “Reasoning Section” of IBPS PO Prelims

  • Focus on the important ones- Try to focus on the topics which are important and give less importance on the topics which are not important. Some of the important topics of this section are:
  • Alphanumeric series
  • Substitution coding
  • Syllogism
  • Sitting/Seating arrangement
  • Inequalities
  • Ranking
  • Blood relation
  • Puzzle

  • Follow a topic wise break up:

The following break up of questions will help you in efficient time management:

Topic

No of Questions

 Coding Decoding

3

 Inequalities

5

 Syllogism

5

 Blood Relation

2

 Direction Sense

2

 Seating Arrangement

5-10

 Puzzles

5-10

 Miscellaneous

5

  • Time Allocation is crucial: If you are good enough in your reasoning skills, you should attempt it after attempting English section (or Quant as per your convenience). We would suggest to attempt English first followed by Reasoning because this approach will keep you in the right track of time management. 20- 25 minutes can be an ideal allocation to this section which implies approximately 35 seconds per question. Try to figure out the questions which are less time taking and attempt them first and attempt the time taking ones at last. On the contrary, if you are among those people who are not that good at reasoning skills, we would suggest you to go for this section at last and ideally allocating 15 mins.

  • Solve time consuming questions at last: The questions from the topics given below are the most time consuming ones. Try to attempt these questions at last:

  • Seating Arrangement
  • Complex Puzzle
  • Floor Puzzle
  • Input Output Machine

  • Solve sample papers: Solve different standard sample papers and mock test which will give you an idea of the pattern of questions asked. Moreover, you will get to practice and this will increase your pace and accuracy.

  • Confidence is your greatest weapon: Be confident about yourself and believe that you can do it. It is you and only you who can fulfil your ambitions. Remember, Take a risk, take a chance, make a change and breakaway!

Stay tuned for more updates. We anticipate your preparation to be up to the mark. All the very best!

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Top 6 Time Management Tips for IBPS PO 2016

“Good time management is a good motivator, from my perspective”- Charles Smith

IBPS PO 2016 exam time management tips

In the exam hall, I was all set to start with the paper. The examination was of 1 hour and the first thing which came to my mind was “One hour is more than enough. I can complete the entire paper”. I started with the questions which seemed tough and lengthy. As the questions were really tough, I was stuck at many points and ended up wasting a lot of time gazing at the diagrams of the questions, randomly guessing the solutions and scratching the head of my pencil on the forehead. The remainder from the teacher which was “Last 10 mins” was like a last minute monster. I was very confused of what to attempt and what not. I still recall the experience as one of the “worst time management” experiences.

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Time management: An essential tool for giving your best performances in any field. Sensing the importance of time management in crucial examinations like IBPS PO Prelims, we have got some of the most promising time management tips for you.

But before going to the tips, let us take a look at some of the note- worthy details of IBPS PO Prelims 2016:

IBPS PO Prelims 2016: Pattern:

Sl. No.

Sections

Qns.

Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning Ability Paper

35

35

01 hour

2

Quantitative Aptitude Paper

35

35

3

English Language Paper

30

30

 Total

100

100

IBPS PO Cut-off Category-wise (Expected):

Now, let us take a look at the cut- off marks of IBPS PO Prelims 2016:

Candidate’s Category

Cut-offs on Total (Out of 100)

Hearing Impaired (HI)

9.5

Visually Impaired (VI)

10

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

17.75

Orthopedically Challenged (OC)

25.25

Scheduled Caste (SC)

30.75

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

37.25

General (Gen)

37.25

Let us take a look at the top 7 appealing tips for exceptional time management in IBPS PO Prelims:

  • Every section is essential: You should never ignore any section in the entire paper. Each section is equally important as sectional cut- off is also considered. Allot suitable time slots to each section which will help you easily manage the total time duration.
  • Try to be consistent in preparation: Consistency in preparation will help you increase your speed and pace. This, in turn, will make you manage time very cleverly.
  • Don’t stick to questions you are confused with: Don’t stick the questions you are not sure about as you will end up wasting time which you could utilize for other questions.
  • English first: We would suggest you to attempt the English section first if it is your strong point. It is less time taking and you will get ample time for other sections.
  • 1 minute for one question: Invest one minute for one question. This is the golden trick for answering maximum number of questions.
  • Skip lengthy portions: If possible, skip the portions which are lengthy. It will help you save a lot of your valuable time and prevent you from running out of time.

We would suggest you an ideal time allocation for each section which would prove to be very helpful if you go according to it:

  • English language - 18-20 minutes
  • Quantitative Aptitude - 20-22 minutes
  • Reasoning - 20-22 minutes

We hope that this article would help you fly high in the IBPS PO examination 2016. Stay connected for more updates. Way to go!

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10 Tips to Crack Quantitative Aptitude/ Numerical Ability in IBPS PO Prelims 2016

“Behind every brilliant performance there were countless hours of Practice and preparation”.

In my college days, there was a friend of mine who used to score the highest in “Quantitative Aptitude” section in the entire classroom. I used to constantly wonder how she could solve the Quant questions so effectively when I was not able to do so. I tried to mug up all the formulae and was still unable to attempt the quant section like she did. When I asked her about the secret, the answer was ‘a few hours for dedicated practice’. We believe that ‘practice and practice’ can be the only strategy which can help you overcome all anxieties regarding aptitude questions.

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We come across many dialogues in our day- to- day life like: “The Aptitude section is the toughest one”, “If I had a 10 mins more I would have cleared the paper”, “I wish the aptitude section was a bit easier in every exam”. These are the most common complaints or remarks by the students appearing the aptitude section of the IBPS PO exam. But, don’t worry and keep calm. We have come up with a few tips which will help you to score outstanding marks in the “Quantitative Aptitude” section of the IBPS PO Prelims examination.

But before going to the tips, let us take a look at the pattern of IBPS PO Prelims:

IBPS PO Prelims 2016: Pattern

Sl. No.

Sections

Qns.

Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning Ability Paper

35

35

01 hour

2

Quantitative Aptitude Paper

35

35

3

English Language Paper

30

30

 Total

100

100

Now let us take a look at the expected breakup of the sections of “Quantitative Aptitude”:

Arithmetic Questions (Percentage, Profit and Loss, Ration and Proportion, SI & CI, Time and work, TSD, SI &CI, Mixture and allegations, Averages, Problems on Ages etc.)

8-10

Series

5

Quadratic Equations

5

Simplification

5

Probability

0-2

DI [Pie Chart, Bar Graph, Tables etc.)

10 (5 *2)

IBPS PO Prelims Cut-off Category-wise (Expected):

Candidate’s Category

Cut-offs on Total (Out of 100)

Hearing Impaired (HI)

9.5

Visually Impaired (VI)

10

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

17.75

Orthopedically Challenged (OC)

25.25

Scheduled Caste (SC)

30.75

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

37.25

General (Gen)

37.25

Let us take a look at a few tips which will help you score the best in this section:

  • Practice makes a man perfect: As we have already demonstrated the importance of practice for this section, trust us there is no other way you can ace this section other than efficient practice. Practice different mock tests and sample papers which will help you increase your speed and accuracy.

  • Jot down the formulae: Try to note down all the important formulae or tricks and look at it whenever you are free. This practice will help you in memorizing them and it will not go out of your mind that easily.

  • Time allocation matters! : If you are good at solving aptitude section, you may attend this section after attending quant section and then solve this section within 20 minutes. But, we sincerely advise those who are weak in aptitude to attend this section at the end and should dedicate 25 minutes of total time for this. This section will prove to be a “scoring area” which will help you with the overall cut- off marks.

  • Easy ones are the first: Always start with the questions from the following sections as they are relatively easy and are less time taking:
  • Data Insufficiency
  • Simplification
  • Arithmetic: Questions on Percentage, Profit and Loss, Ratio and Proportions, S.I. / C.I., Averages, Ages etc.

  • Tricky ones at last: Try to solve the questions from those topics after attempting the easy ones. Questions from these sections are generally tricky and time- taking. Approximately, there will be 11- 12 questions from this section:
  • Probability
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Arithmetic Topics : Mixture and allegations , Time Speed, Time and Work and Distance
  • Another DI Set
  • Number Series

  • Questions are cunning! : Students in most of the examinations make a common mistake while solving the questions of numerical ability. In hurry, they don’t read the complete question which actually tricky. As a result of this, they end up making mistakes which were extremely avoidable. So, we advise all the aspiring candidates to go through the questions carefully before solving them.

  • Risky shortcuts can be threats! : Avoid risky shortcuts (the tricks which you are not sure about) as they will make you come up with an incorrect answer and you will end up hampering your performance.

  • Avoid making random guess: Do not make random guesses unless and until you are 100 percent sure about it. It will adversely affect your total score. So, be careful about this.

  • Work hard on weak areas: Make a note of the areas in which you are weak and practice those sections rigorously. This practice will make you confident with these sections and you will able to make an approach to solve the questions from this section with ease.

  • Believe in your potential: Self-confidence is the biggest asset which will help you make the most of your calibre. So, believe in yourself that you can definitely do the best and see the magic work!

We hope that this article will prove to be a “performance booster” for the IBPS PO aspirants. Stay connected with us if you wish to read some more interesting stuff. We wish you good luck!

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RBI Grade B 2016: Exam Analysis and Expected Cut- Off

“Every day do something which will inch you closer to a better tomorrow.”

The most happening examination in the banking sector i.e. RBI Grade B 2016 examination has successfully received a remarkable response from the banking aspirants. All the aspirants must be curious about the pattern of the questions asked in the examination and the Cut- off marks for shortlisting. We have the perfect solution for your curiosity in this article.

RBI Grade B Exam Analysis, Questions Asked, expected cut off, review

Whenever we talk of analysis of an examination, does it sound like some kind of Rocket Science job? It might be but trust us, it is very simple and beneficial to analyse an examination with respect to the pattern and types of questions asked. It is more of a systematic representation of data and information by breaking it into components based on their interdependence.

Before going on the analysis, let us take a look at the pattern of RBI Grade B examination pattern:

RBI Grade B: Pattern

Section

No. of Questions

Marks

Duration

General Awareness

80

80

English Language

30

30

Quantitative Aptitude

30

30

Reasoning

60

60

200

200

120 minutes

All total of 200 questions will be asked in the examination comprising of questions from all he four sections.

Now let us take a look at the section wise analysis:

RBI Grade B: Analysis (Section wise)

This analysis has been designed on the basis of the review given by different candidates across the country:

Quantitative Aptitude:

Topic

No of Questions

Level

DI

10

Tough

Quadratic Equation

5

Moderate

Series

5

Moderate

Arithmetic

10

Tough

Total

30

Tough

Reasoning:

Topic

No of Questions

Level

Syllogism

5

Easy

Seating Arrangement

5

Tough

Puzzle

10

Tough

Data Sufficiency

5

Easy-Moderate

Input/ Output

5

Easy-Moderate

Coding Decoding

5

Easy-Moderate

Inequality

5

Easy-Moderate

Miscellaneous

20

Moderate

Total

60

Moderate

English Language:

Topic

No of Questions

Level

Cloze Test

10

Moderate

Error Detection

5

Easy-Moderate

Fillers

5

Easy- Moderate

Comprehension

10

Moderate

Total

25

Moderate

General Awareness:

The section of “General Awareness” had all total of 80 questions and the questions were of ‘moderate’ level. Given below are a few questions asked in the examination:

  • Andy Murray is related to? – tennis
  • Hopman cup related to tennis.
  • Courage and commitment author
  • Who changed my interest rates author
  • Capital complex heritage site- state
  • Maitree exercise b/w
  • NDTL full form

RRB Grade B 2016: Decent Attempts:

The decent attempt for the RBI Grade B examination will be 115- 120 as per our assumptions.

RBI Grade B 2016: Expected Cut- off marks:

General:

95-105 Out of 200.

OBC :

90- 95 Out of 100.

SC/ST:

80- 90 Out of 100

.

We hope that this article helps you in the RBI Grade B exam analysis. Stay connected for more updates. We wish you good luck!

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11 tips to crack English in IBPS PO 2016

“Learning a language is to understand others; to form connections”

Prepare English for IBPS Bank Exam, tips to crack

How does it feel when you are surrounded by people who speak flawless English with an amazing flow? Yes, it feels so good that you can barely prevent yourself from listening to them. This adds to the personality of an individual and makes him/ her “apple of the eye”. It doesn’t mean that you cannot do it? Yes, you can do it. Develop your interest towards improving it, not because you have to. In fact, you will learn more when you want to learn. Set a goal towards improving English, not a short term but a long term one because it will help in making yourself extremely presentable.

In this article, we provide you some of the incredible tips to excel in the English section of IBPS PO Prelims 2016 examination. Sensing the hesitation of the maximum candidates for attempting questions for English section, we have come up with a few tips which will help you in this direction.

But before that, let us take a look at the syllabus of the IBPS PO Prelims 2016 examination:

IBPS PO Prelims 2016: Pattern

Sl. No.

Sections

Qns.

Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning Ability Paper

35

35

01 hour

2

Quantitative Aptitude Paper

35

35

3

English Language Paper

30

30

 Total

100

100

English Language:

As the IBPS PO Prelims examination is round the corner, you should be well aware of the pattern of the English paper and the weightage of each topic asked in the IBPS PO Prelims 2016.

Reading Comprehension

 10

Cloze Test

5

Sentence Correction

5

Spot the error

5

Fill in the blanks

5

Para jumbles

5

 IBPS PO Prelims 2016: Expected Cut- off Marks:

Candidate’s Category

Cut-offs on Total (Out of 100)

Hearing Impaired (HI)

9.5

Visually Impaired (VI)

10

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

17.75

Orthopedically Challenged (OC)

25.25

Scheduled Caste (SC)

30.75

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

37.25

General (Gen)

37.25

We give you 10 phenomenal tips to score high in the ‘English Language’ section of IBPS PO 2016 examination. Here we go:

  • Please go through some of the standard books for grammar and go through the grammar rules. Having a good knowledge of the grammar rules will make you less prone to mistakes.
  • Develop the habit of reading. You can read newspapers, books and any other stuff you would love to but do not skip the habit of reading. This habit will improve your margin in English Language both in ‘Spoken English’ and ‘Written English’
  • Attempt the English Language section of some standard sample papers. This practice will improve your confidence and make you fast in your pace. You can also figure out the areas where you are poor and stress those areas in your practice sessions.
  • In the examination, always start with the sections which are small and answer them. This practice will develop a lot of your valuable time which you can invest in the sections which are time taking.
  • While attempting the questions of ‘Gap Fillers’ with two blanks, fill in the first blank first. After you fill in the first blank, it becomes easy to guess and fill in the second blank.
  • In the questions asked from sentence rearrangement, figure out the first and last sentence first. Meanwhile, you can arrange the rest.
  • For solving questions of reading comprehension, go through the questions first instead of going through the entire passage. Find out the answers in the passage. This method will save a lot of your time and is simple.
  • Please do not have a misconception that answering all the questions will get you good scores. Instead, the negative marking for the incorrect answers will affect your scores in a bad manner. Try to answer only those questions which you are sure about and skip the questions which you are not sure about.
  • Check out the ‘English Language’ section of the previous year’s IBPS PO Prelims papers. It will give you an idea of the questions asked.
  • Last but not the least, don’t take your abilities for granted. Sharpen them with your sincere efforts and hard work.

We hope that this article will help you create wonders in the English section of the IBPS PO examination. Good luck and stay connected for more updates.

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RBI Grade B Examination: Pattern, Cut- off marks and Last Minute Preparation Tips

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is to try just one more time.”- Thomas A. Edison.

While preparing for exams, it often comes to our minds that it would have been a lot easier to ace any examination if some kind of magic spell like “Abra ka Dabra” would have helped us answer all the questions in the examination. In case of the RBI Grade B examination, this can happen when the magic spell is “Effective preparation”.

RBI Grade B examination: Pattern

The RBI or Reserve Bank of India is one of the prominent names in the banking sector. The phase 1 of the RBI Grade B examination will be conducted on 4th September 2016 and the paper of Phase 1 will consist of the following sections:

  • General Awareness
  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning
  • The entire paper of the phase 1

The entire paper will be of 200 marks. The candidates those who will successfully complete the Phase 1 examination will be eligible for the Phase II of RBI Grade B examination. The phase II examination will comprise of questions worth 300 marks and it will be an online examination. The entire examination will consist all total of three papers i.e. paper 1, paper 2 and paper 3. After this, the candidates will be shortlisted based on the aggregate of marks scored in all three papers of phase 2. The last round will be an interview round which will have questions worth 50 marks.

Pattern of Phase I:

Name of the section

Number of questions asked

Marks allotted for the section

General Awareness

80

80

English Language

30

30

Quantitative Aptitude

30

30

Reasoning

60

60

Total

200 questions

200 Marks

Pattern of Phase II:

Name of the Paper

Type of the Paper

Time allotted for each Paper

Marks allotted for each Paper

Paper 1

Economic and Social Issues

Objective Type questions

90 minutes

100 marks

Paper 2

English (Writing Skills)

Descriptive, to be typed with the help of the keyboard

90 minutes

100 marks

Paper 3

Optional subject

Objective Type questions

90 minutes

100 marks

Total

270 minutes

300 marks

Note- worthy updates of RBI Grade B examination:

  • The examination will be conducted in online mode.
  • The phase 1 examination will be of objective type and the phase 2 will consist of some questions which will be descriptive in nature.
  • The negative marking will be equal to 1/4th of the marks allotted to each response which is correct. There will be no deductions for questions which are not attempted.

RBI Grade B: Cut- Off Marks

The expected Cut- Off of the RBI Grade B examination are as follows:

Section Wise And Total Cut Off Expected Marks – RBI Officer Grade B Phase I 2016

Sr. No.

Section

Category

General

OBC

SC

ST

PwD (OH/HI/VH)

 1

General Awareness (Maximum Marks = 80)

35-40

30-35

29-35

30-35

30-35

 2

English (Maximum Marks = 30)

15-20

12-18

10-15

10-15

10-15

 3

Quantitative Aptitude (Maximum Marks = 30

15-20

12-18

10-15

10-15

10-15

 4

Reasoning (Maximum Marks = 60)

30-35

22-28

20-25

20-25

20-25

 5

Total Marks (Maximum Marks = 200)

115-120

100- 105

90-95

70-75

70-75

Some of the factors which can probably affect the RBI Grade B Cut- Off are:

  • The Number of candidates appearing in the Examination
  • Number of vacancies released by RBI
  • Difficulty level of the question paper
  • Previous year cut off marks

RBI Grade B: Last Minute Preparation Tips

(i) An ounce of practice is worth more than tons of teaching.  So, practice the questions of the important topics instead of practising questions from all the sections.

(ii) Take a stop watch and practice sample tests. It will give you a sense of your accuracy and speed and help you improve accordingly.

(iii) Prefer studying in group at times. It will give some quality time to discuss concepts with your friends and you will be able to grasp the concepts well.

 (iv) The main weapon to crack RBI Grade B Officers exam is the proper Time Management. Try to manage time properly as it is one of those inevitable factors which will determine your performance.

(iii) Don’t get stuck on a single as you will end up wasting a lot of time which will, in turn, degrade your performance  You are not under a compulsion to answer all the questions at any cost. Answer only those questions which you are sure about instead of answering all the questions and ending up with negative marking due to some incorrect answers.

(iv) Last but not the least, Keep calm and believe in yourself. Confidence matters!

We hope that this article will help you get a flying start. Stay tuned for more updates. We wish you good luck!

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IBPS Clerk 2016: Process of Application

“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all”. What would be your feeling if you see people congratulating you for getting selected in the IBPS Clerk 2016 examination? How would you feel if you get appreciation all the way from your distance relatives, your friends and most importantly your family members going gaga over your success? The feeling cannot be described in words and certainly is a “out of the world” feeling. If you have that strong determination of fulfilling your dreams for yourself and your family, who has been your strength in all the highs and lows, you can definitely achieve it. The IBPS Clerk 2016 registration has caught attention of all the aspirants across the country and we want to have a “motivational start” in your preparation.

IBPS Clerk Application Process

The IBPS or Institute of Banking Personnel has started the application process for IBPS Clerk 2016 from 22nd August 2016. The last date for submission of IBPS Clerk Application Form 2016 is September 19, 2016. The payment of the Application Fees can be done till September 12, 2016. The Online Editing of Application Form will be allowed till 9th September 2016.

The last date for printing of IBPS Clerk Application Form 2016 is September 27, 2016. The candidates, before finally submitting their Application Form of IBPS Clerk 2016, are advised to preview it once in order to avoid silly mistakes because no correction or editing will be allowed after final submission of the application form. The candidates should also make sure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria of the IBPS Clerk 2016 before filling the application form.

IBPS Clerk 2016: Number of vacancies and participating banks

Number of vacancies

19243

Number of participating banks

19

IBPS Clerk 2016: Important dates

Now, let us take a look at some of the important dates associated with the IBPS Clerk 2016:

Sl.No.

Events

Important Dates

1

On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates

22.08.2016 to 12.09.2016

2

Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online)

22.08.2016 to 12.09.2016

3

Last date for printing of Application Form 

September 27, 2016

4.

Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training

25.10.2016 to 07.11.2016

5.

Conduct of Pre-Exam Training

07.11.2016 to 12.11.2016

6.

Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary

18.11.2016 onwards

7.

Online Examination – Preliminary

26 & 27.11.2016 03.12.2016 & 04.12.2016 (if required)

IBPS Clerk 2016: Fees for application

The candidates should make payment of application fee through online mode. The table below shows the fees structure of IBPS Clerk 2016 (category-wise):

For SC/ ST/ PWD/ EXSM candidates

Rs. 100

For others

Rs. 600

IBPS Clerk 2016: Prerequisites before application (Online Application)

The candidates before applying online should have some of these already ready with them:

  • Scanned copies of photograph and signature (Both the images need to be of 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm)
  • A personal valid email ID.
  • All the important documents/ details for online payment of the application fees
  • Educational certificates and all other important documents which will be necessary while filling up the application form.

IBPS Clerk 2016: Process of Application

  • Go to the link given here to start with the registration process: Click here
  • Click on the link which says “Click here for new registration”
  • The candidates have to register themselves by filling in all the details asked like Name, DOB, Age, Email ID, Gender, Category, Communication address, and Contact details etc.
  • After you register, there will be generation of a provisional registration number and password. These details will be sent to the candidate via text message or email.
  • After this, upload the scanned copies of your photograph and signature
  • Then, fill in the other details such as education, qualification, past work experience (if any) and languages known.
  • Go through the entire form to avoid any mistakes which are clearly avoidable. Please note that you will not be able to edit the form once it gets submitted.
  • Make the payment of the application fees. You can make use of various online methods to make the payment. After successful payment of the application fee, there will be generation of an e- receipt which you need to keep with you for future reference.

IBPS Clerk 2016: Do’s and Do not’s during application process

  • The candidates need to provide all the correct details during application.
  • A candidate should not submit more than one application.
  • The candidate should clearly state name of the state which he/ she selects for provisional allotment.
  • The image of the signature should be in upper case (capital letters)
  • The candidate should note down the provisional registration number and password and save it safely.
  • After making the payment, please wait for the response from the server. Do not refresh or retry if you want to avoid to double payment.
  • In case the candidate is unable to fill in the application form in one attempt, he/ she can save the data which is already entered.

We hope that this article will help you with your application process for IBPS Clerk 2016. Stay tuned with us for more updates. Good luck!

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SBI PO Mains 2016: Call letter for GD and Interview (Phase III) and Download Details of Bio- Data Form

“Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise.”

The State Bank of India had successfully conducted the SBI PO Mains 2016 examination across various centres across the country. The call letter for the candidates who have successfully cleared the mains examination will be issued on 24th August 2016 at the official website of SBI i.e. www.sbi.co.in. The candidates can check their results in the SBI PO Mains 2016 and the qualified candidates can download the interview schedule and their respective call letters for further proceedings. As per sources, al total of 4767 candidates have qualified for the Phase III.

The State Bank of India is one of the renowned and prominent numbers in the banking industry. Most of the students seeking jobs in the banking industry prefer for jobs in SBI as it has the biggest network in the banking sector. The SBI had announced the results of the SBI PO Mains 2016 on August 19 and has scheduled the phase III of the SBI PO Mains 2016 from 1st September, 2016

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SBI PO Mains 2016 - Call letter for phase 3 - GD and PI

Process to download your call letter:

  • Visit the official website of SBI
  • Click on the link which says “Careers”
  • Go the latest announcements panel and click on the sixth dot
  • Click on the link which says “Call letter for GD- Interview (Phase III) Bio- data form”
  • Provide the details asked such as roll no/ registration no and password/ date of birth in the format of dd-mm-yy at the places asked.
  • Identify the captcha code given in the box and enter it.
  • Login in order to download the call letter
  • Take a print out of the call letter and keep it for future reference.

You can also click here to go to the login page directly: Click here

Along with the SBI PO Phase III Admit card, you also need to fill a bio data form which will ask some of you relevant details.

Steps for easy access your bio data form:

  • After you click on the link for downloading the bio data form, the bio data form will open in the form of a PDF.
  • Download the PDF, go through the details carefully and then fill in the required fields.
  • You can also find other important instructions and some essential documents along with bio data form.
  • Please note that you need to carry all the necessary documents along with you on the day of interview. Admit card is highly mandatory on the day of the interview.

You can download the bio data form using the link given:

 http://www.sbi.co.in/webfiles/uploads/files/1472019695169_BIODATA_FORM.pdf

Important dates:

Dates

Significance

24- 08- 2016

Availability of call letter

11- 09- 2016

Closure of Call letter download

01-09-2016

Interview

 We hope that this article will help you getting some of the most important details. Stay tuned for more updates. We wish you loads of good luck!
 

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IBPS PO Exam 2016 Registration of Application will end on13th August 2016 ( LAST DATE OF APPLICATION)

IBPS or Institute Banking Personnel Selection is a Mumbai-based organization which conducts recruitment exam for all banks. The last date for filling the application form for IBPS PO Recruitment 2016-17 Exam is 13th August 2016, Saturday.

IBPS PO 2016 - Online Registration

Hurry Up if you want to appear on IBPS PO Exam 2016 . Today is the last date for IBPS PO Application.


 

Every year a lot of applicants sit for the IBPS PO Exam and only the talented ones get shortlisted. IBPS ensures that the examination is conducted in a smooth manner. This time IBPS PO Recruitment exam has a total of 8822 vacancies. The applicants can apply online without being bothered by making trips to different application centers. IBPS PO Recruitment 2016-17 Application forms were available for the students from July 26th, 2016.


For the benefit of the aspirants, IBPS has made all the necessary details for the PO exam 2016-17 public. You can check online the selection method, required minimum educational qualifications to appear for the exam, application fees, age limit (if any), and important dates such as exam date or last date of application. The IBPS PO Recruitment 2016-17 is being conducted for vacancies throughout the country therefore, the turnout for this exam is overwhelmingly huge.


 

How to Submit IBPS PO Application Form


To fill the online application form for the IBPS Probationary Officer Exam, the candidates can login to www.ibps.in


Eligibility Criteria for IBPS PO Recruitment 2016:


Please keep the following things in mind to ensure success in this exam.


 

  • Education Qualification: The candidates must have completed graduation degree from any of recognized university or government-recognized institute.


 

  • Age Limit: Those who are filling application form for IBPS PO 2016 must be between 20 years to 30 years old. For cases of age relaxation, you may have to read the terms and conditions by IBPS PO.


 

  • Selection Procedure: The IBPS Recruitment Board selects the right candidates on the basis of performance in written exam and personal interview.


 

  • Application Fees: It is mandatory for the IBPS Recruitment 2016 aspirants to deposit the Application Fees with their application form. The fees is as such:


 

      • For GEN / OBC category: Rs. 600/- only

      • For SC / ST / Ex – Serviceman category: Rs. 100/- only.


If you think you meet the above eligibility conditions and you aim to be a PO. Then today you have the chance before you. Last date of IBPS PO 2016 Application is today. So fill up your IBPS PO Application form 2016 today itself.


 

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SBI PO Mains 2016 Result Declared - Check here for Result pdf

“Success doesn’t lie in results but in efforts, being the best is not so important but doing the best is all that matters”. The SBI PO Mains 2016 results for the post of Probationary Officers (PO) have declared today. TopRankers congratulates all the 4767 candidates who have successfully qualified the exam. This news may make the candidates have butterflies in their stomach but we anticipate all of them to perform very well. The State Bank of India (SBI) had conducted the SBI PO Mains examination on 31st July 2016. The candidates can check their results by visiting the official website of SBI i.e. www.sbi.co.in

The Process of application for SBI PO had started on 4th of May and ended on 24th of May. The candidates who will be able to qualify the SBI PO Mains 2016 will be called for the interview round and it is mandatory for the candidates to clear all three rounds for the post of Probationary Officer (PO).

The State Bank of India is one of the reputed and most prominent names in the banking industry. It conducts various examinations annually to fill in the vacancies throughout all the branches across the country. It had declared an official notification (CRPD/PO/2016-17/02) to recruit the candidates who are eligible for 2, 260 posts of probationary officer across all the branches in the country.

SBI PO 2016: Exam pattern

The following table contains the examination pattern of the SBI PO

Section

Number of questions

Marks

Duration

English Language

35

40

60 minutes

Data Analysis and Interpretation

35

60

45 minutes

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

45

60

35 minutes

General Awareness about economy/ banking

40

40

40 minutes

Total

155

200

3 hours

SBI PO 2016: Important dates

SBI PO Events

Dates

SBI PO Preliminary Exam

July 2, 3, 9, 10, 2016

SBI PO Preliminary Result - Declared

July 17, 2016

SBI PO Main Exam

July 31, 2016

SBI PO Main Exam Result

August 16, 2016

GD and Interview

September 1, 2016

SBI PO Final Result

September 30, 2016

SBI PO Mains 2016 results: Steps to check

Follow the steps given below to check the SBI PO Mains 2016 results:

  • Visit the official website of State Bank of India (SBI) and log in (i.e. http://www.sbi.co.in/ )
  • Enter all the necessary details like Roll No/ Registration No and Date of Birth/ Password.
  • Click on the submit button when you are done with entering the details.
  • The SBI PO Mains 2016 scorecard will appear on the screen. It will display some of the necessary info like marks obtained, qualifying marks, total marks etc.
  • Download the score card and store it for future reference.
  • No hard copies of the score card will be released
  • The candidates who will score the highest in the merit list will be invited for the interview.

SBI PO Mains 2016 results: Important highlights

  • The SBI PO results 2016 will only be announced for those candidates who will pass the online entrance test. According to the criteria of selection, the candidates have to score the passing marks in each section– English Language, General Awareness, Marketing & Computers, Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation and Reasoning. A descriptive test of English Language of 30 minutes will also be conducted. The candidates need to pass in each of the given subjects in order to qualify the SBI PO 2016 exam. The performance of all the competing candidates will be taken together into consideration in order to decide the passing marks of the exam. Candidates have to score a minimum percentage marks as decided by the SBI to qualify the SBI PO 2016 mains exam. For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/XS candidates, a relaxation of 5% marks will be applicable while determining the qualifying marks. The number of candidates appearing in the online exam and difficulty level of the paper will serve as the deciding factors for finalizing the minimum percentage marks.
  • Based on their corresponding ranks in the merit list in the ratio of maximum 3 candidates per vacancy, the candidates will be invited for the rounds of “Group Discussion (20 marks)” & “Interview (30 marks)”. They need to obtain a minimum percentage (to be decided by SBI) in the interview round which will be considered for the final selection for the posts.

SBI PO Mains 2016 results: Cut- off marks:

Section- wise Cut Off:

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

Data Analysis and Interpretation

General Awareness about economy/ banking

English Language

Marks for Gen

12.5

11.5

20.0

13.0

Marks (For OBC / SC/ ST/ PwD)

8.5

8.5

18.0

8.5

Category- wise overall Cut Off:

General

OBC

SC

ST

Marks

82.5

72.5

67.5

62.5

We hope this article helps you to go through some of the note- worthy updates on SBI PO Mains results. We wish you all the best. Stay tuned for more updates. Keep your fingers crossed!

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