State Bank of India is all set to hold the online preliminary examination for recruitment to the post of Probationary Officer 2017. The SBI PO Prelims 2017 is scheduled to be held 29 & 30 April and 6 & 7 May 2017 and the Main exam will be conducted on 04 June 2017. As the exam is approaching, aspirants are busy in preparing for the examination. The examination is tough to crack and little unawareness can screw your exam.
To qualify the examination, candidates must achieve the minimum SBI PO cut off marks in each section. Though all sections are necessary, aspirants give more emphasis on Quantitative and Reasoning sections. But, good marks can only be achieved if you focus on general awareness as well.
So, to help the aspirants, we have summoned some quick and necessary tips that you should know to prepare for General Awareness section of SBI PO 2017 Examination. It is the scoring sections, and a little practice can do wonders in your SBI PO result. Before starting, let’s have a look on which are the important topics.
Overview of Sections
The General/Economy/Banking Awareness Section will appear in main examination. There will be 40 questions which hold 40 marks and candidates will have 35 minutes to crack as many questions they can. It is necessary to keep every important point in mind if you want to crack the exam.
Read Newspaper Daily- Reading a newspaper solves your two issues, first, it enhances your reading ability and secondly, keeps you updated with the latest news. In both the cases, you will improve your general awareness section. It is advised to read good English newspaper, Tribune, The Hindu or Times of India. Adopting this habit will also help in solving English section.
Practice Previous Year’s Paper- Solving the papers of previous year helps in knowing the type of questions. Sometimes, aspirants may encounter a few repeated questions. So, never skip solving at least 10 question papers. But make sure you solve them after completing the syllabus, else you may feel a bit confused and unsure about your preparation.
Solve Mock Test- Mock tests are developed on the basis of Online SBI PO exam. Hence, solving them give you a complete exposure to the examination process. By following this, you will be able to manage time in the examinations as well.
Prepare Flash Card- Making short notes or flash cards help you in revising the syllabus easily and quickly. Always create short notes along with preparing a particular lesson and revise the same, before starting another. Always remember, practice makes a man prefect. So, revise as many times you can.
Make a Schedule– As the time is approaching fast, do not forget to make a schedule and follow it strictly.
Hope you get success in exam. All the Best.!!