My previous readers may get shocked on seeing the title. Arul.. Is tat you writing blogs about such stuffs?? Okay.. listen..y am writing about this? Since my dad insisted to attend the (so called) coaching class I attended it. Actually it wasn’t bad at all.. I got some ideas about competitive exams. So thought of sharing with all.. And one more thing I came to know.. there is a craze for government jobs always among people with age limit 30 .. after a long time I listened to class for 2 hours.. yaayyyy!!
Ok ok.. lets get into the business..
Total Examination timing: 135 min
Question Type: objectives (5 parts of questions)
Approximate cut off marks required: 140+ (they consider sectional cut off)
KEY POINT TO CLEAR THE EXAM: TIME MANAGEMENT AND SHORT CUT TECHNIQUES
Part A : Test of Reasoning
Preferred Book: R S Agarwal verbal- non verbal reasoning
Topics that are repeatedly asked in Verbal reasoning:
* Blood relation
* Coding & decoding
* Puzzle test
* Logical reduction (syllogism)
* Number ranking sequence
* Conclusion derivation
* Direction test
Part B: test of quantitative aptitude
Two types of question were asked – 1) problems solved using BODMAS rule
2) Statement problems
Preferred Book: R S Agarwal quantitative aptitude
Topics that are repeatedly asked in quantitative aptitude:
· Problems on trains
· Problems on ages
· Problems on Boats and streams
· Time and work
· Numbers, square roots, cube roots
Well, you can get the short cuts and solved problems from the above preferred book.
Part C: Test of English language
· Reading comprehension (passages related to economics, banking, marketing)
· Spotting errors in sentences
· Fill in the blanks
· Jumbled sentences
Part D : Marketing and computer science
Marketing deals with the terms and definitions of banking marketing.
Basic knowledge of computer science is enough to answer these questions it seems
Part E: general awareness (current affairs)
Questions are likely to be asked from the events happened in the past 6 months
* Persons of importance
* State bank related questions (who is the founder, recent policies, branches, schemes, etc.)
* Books and authors
* Awards and honors
* Recent conference and seminars
Preferred book: competition success review (latest edition)
Well tats all I grabbed in that 2 hrs of class!! All the best for all who attending the exam..and exam is on November 8 or 15..last date for applying is 15th of September 2009
Errr… too technical and academics oriented post, rite?? cool it… :) :)
response to the comments:
i will try to put up the materials as soon as possible.. you can cum bak and chek it out at the sep end..
The above blog will help u with some more details..