The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will be conducting the main recruitment examination for scale 1 officers in Reserve Rural Banks (RRBs) on November 5, 2017. With just a day to go for the paper, candidates are in a rush to prepare for the same.
Here are some last minute tips for candidates who are appearing for the IBPS RRB officer scale 1 main exam this Sunday:
1. What to study:
The paper will include 40 questions each on subjects including reasoning, quantitative aptitude, general awareness, English language, Hindi language and computer knowledge. Since there is little time left, candidates must now focus on the subjects which they feel confident in and brush up on the more important topics. Picking up an unknown topic at this time is inadvisable as it will only lead to panic.
The key to acing any examination is by practicing it. Candidates who wish to understand what sort of questions may appear during the examination and how much time to spend in each section, should try to solve at least one or two practice papers, mock tests and previous years’ papers. This will not only increase their confidence, but also help in picking up speed.
3. What to carry:
Candidates are required to bring a copy of their photo identity proofs along with the original. They also require their hall tickets. These are available for download on the official website (ibps.in). The hall tickets and photocopy of the the identity proof mus be surrendered to the invigilator at the exam hall. Candidates may bring with them a ball point pen, pencil and an eraser to the exam hall. Keep these items ready on the day before the exam to prevent any last minute rush.
4. Do not bring:
The following items are prohibited in the exam hall. Make sure you do not have these objects on your person on the day of the exam-
– Textual material (printed or written)
– Bits of paper
– Geometry/pencil box
– Plastic pouch
– Writing pad
– Pen drives
– Log table
– Electronic pen/scanner
– Any communication devive
– Metallic items
– Water bottles
5. Be on time:
Candidates must be at the examination centre on time on Sunday. For this purpose, candidates should look up the location of the exam centre prior to the exam day and figure out the quickest route. They should also get a good night’s rest, wake up on time and reach the centre before the reporting time to avoid missing the paper.