Pitch Report - IBPS PO V Prelims

Hello and welcome to ExamPunditIBPS PO Prelims 2015 is just 5 days away from us. So, we are giving the Pitch Report which is a Brief Preview on the upcoming examination. So, lets get started!!

Exam Pattern:

Number of Question
English Language
Quantitative Aptitude
Reasoning Ability

Sectional Cut-off and Negative Marking Scheme:

Each candidate will have to secure a minimum score on each of the tests as well as on the Total to be considered to be shortlisted for Main Examination.

THERE WILL BE PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWER MARKED BYYOU IN THE OBJECTIVE TESTS. There are five alternatives in every question of a test. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by you, one-fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty. If a question is left blank i.e. no answer is given by you there will be no penalty for that question.

Quantitative Aptitude:

Expect Quantitative Aptitude to be Moderate to Tough. Tough as in calculative and complex in nature. Aspirants practicing a lot of Calculations including Simplifications and Approximations will definitely have an advantage. You need to practice a lot of Simplifications, Approximations for the Prelims. On the other hand do practice Number Series, Quadratic Equations.
Profit and Loss, Average, Simple and Compound Interest and all the Common chapters are very important for the IBPS PO Prelims. So make sure you have done all the homework.
Do practice Data Interpretations which are based on Profit & Loss, Import and Export and Other Important topics.

English Language:

For English you need to focus on Grammar. A lot of Grammar and Vocabulary. A lot of candidates tend to skip or avoid the comprehension to save time, but you must know that Comprehension can fetch a good amount of numbers. So try to attempt the comprehension in the Prelims exam. On the other hand, do practice Sentence Improvement and Fill in the Blanks. Cloze test can be simple yet having a little bit of grammar, so make sure you are practicing them regularly.
Expect English to be Moderate to Normal Standard. Do focus on grammar as we said earlier.

Reasoning Ability:

Reasoning can be Moderate, so make sure you are practicing on a regular basis. Syllogisms, Inequalities and Puzzles can be tricky and little bit on the tougher side. So practice them and try to maintain your speed in a stable manner. Also, make sure you are practicing a lot of Coding and Decoding, Direction Tests, Blood Relation Test and All the common topics.

The bottom-line is: Expect the Prelims to be Moderate in level all over and practice a lot of calculations. On the other hand, make sure you have a proper time-management strategy.

Try to attempt the question which you are sure about. Don’t think about Cut-off and Aftermath of the Prelims. Just Focus on the Prelims and You will surely succeed.

All the best. Study Hard. May the Force be With You.


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