The IBPS RRB exam is one of the most prestigious banking sector examinations conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection.
Candidates are appointed at both Clerical and Officer posts in the various Regional Rural Banks of the country. The salary, perks, job profile, etc. are similar to the ones provided to an Officer/Clerk in a Public Sector Bank, respectively.
This year, the official notification for the recruitment of candidates was released on September 30, 2020, and over 9000 vacancies have been released for the same.
The exam is conducted for three major posts:
- Officer Scale I (Bank PO)
- Officer Scale-II and III
- Office Assistant (Bank Clerk)
Interested candidates can get all the relevant information regarding the IBPS RRB exam at the linked article.
With the prelims scheduled for September and Mains for October 2020, candidates must start focusing on the revision to crack the examination, amid tough competition.
Discussed below are 10 easy tips which will help you prepare for the upcoming exam and ace it.
Best Tips for IBPS RRB Preparation
The top 10 tips which will make the bank exam preparation even more convenient and fruitful, are discussed below. Candidates can refer to these for the best results.
- The Appropriate Strategy – Make a time table, equally distribute time and follow it strictly. This will bring in discipline to your exam preparation.
- Explore the Detailed Syllabus – Go through the syllabus and explore the topics under each section. Based on this, candidates can shortlist the topics/ subjects which require more hard work and practise.
- Collect Books & Study Material – Preparing online/ offline or with the help of assistance/ self-study, having the best set of books and study material is a must.
- Make Proper Notes – Understanding notes made by oneself is easier in comparison to the ones made by someone else. Thus, compiling proper notes in a systematic manner can be extremely helpful.
- Focus on Time Management – With sectional and overall time limit set in the online examinations, candidates must emphasize on not just solve questions efficiently but also answering them within a shorter time span.
- Review Previous Year Question Papers – Analysing papers from the past will give a better and wider knowledge of the type of questions asked and the exam pattern. This will also help apprehend the difficulty level of the exam.
- Do Not Over-Pressurise Yourself – Divide time in a manner that the entire syllabus can be covered over a period of time and too many things are not left for the last moment. This might cause stress to the candidate.
- Sufficient Time for Revision – The last one month before the exam must entirely be devoted to revision. Revisiting the important formulas, shortcut tricks and implying them on questions to strengthen your command over them must be done in the last 30-45 days before the examination.
- Overview of the Previous Year Cut Off – This will enable the candidate in analysing the trend increase or decrease in the minimum qualifying marks over the years and guide the candidate to prepare accordingly.
- Mock Tests/ Practise Papers – Solving mock tests, which are easily available on offline and online platforms can be of utmost help. Solving these can assist candidates by going through the entire syllabus at a single time.
With not much time left for the upcoming exam, candidates must focus on solving practise papers as much as possible and boost their confidence based on the marks scored in each test. Candidates can also visit the IBPS RRB Mock Test page to get a free online test series for exam preparation.