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Top 10 tips to crack SBI PO Mains 2016 (Objective test): Success at your doorstep!

Every day you come across hundreds of success stories which inspire you. You get to learn so much from those. But, have you ever thought of creating a story of your own success? This can be done with hard work and smart preparation. The candidates who have appeared for the SBI PO Prelims must be aspiring for the same for the next but major step- SBI PO Mains 2016. The SBI PO Mains 2016 will be held on 31st July, 2016.

                                Behind every success story there is a smart strategy. Keeping this in mind, we present you this article to help you prepare well for the SBI PO Mains 2016.

Top ten tricks to crack SBI PO Mains 2016:

a. Improvise your vocabulary and grammar by going through various materials (handy grammar books like Wren and Martin).  This will help you to shine in the section of “English language”.

b. Read good newspaper articles and magazines which will help you improve your general awareness/ current affairs. This will also help you improve your abilities in English. Whenever you come across a new word, find out the meaning, remember it and try to use it in sentences.

c. Solve last few years’ SBI PO Mains papers which will make you handy at practising as well as give you an idea of a critical area where you should focus.

d. Keep a notepad with you and note down top 10 headlines of a day regularly. This will help you stay updated with the current affairs. Practice from sections like current affairs of last 6 months, topics related to finance and economics, history of banking, banking terms and fiscal and monetory policies.

e. Practice questions from different areas of reasoning abilities. Look at the previous year papers, make a note of the common topics from which questions have been asked every year and give some priority to these topics while practising.

f. Watch and listen to several news broadcasts and talk shows on television and pronounce them. This will help you in the group discussion rounds of SBI PO Mains 2016.

g. From the quant section, pratice questions from some of the important topics like Number Systems, Number Series, Simple Interest and Compound interest, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Profit and Loss, Percentage, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Data interpretation, Probability etc.

h.  From the reasoning section, pratice questions from some of the important topics like Blood Relations, Syllogism, Statement and Conclusion, Missing Character, Directions, Seating Arrangements, Ranking, Data Sufficiency, Puzzles, Non- verbal Reasoning, Coding- Decoding, Analogy, Classification etc.

i. For scoring well in computer knowledge section, stay updated with basic knowledge about computer and practice questions from sections like hardware, software, MS Office, keyboard shortcuts, Internet etc.

j. Last but not the least, learn time management skills. Try to manage your time spent on different types of questions and try to manage it.


We hope that these tips will help you to crack the SBI PO Mains 2016. Prepare well and do it!

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