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How To Prepare For Ibps Rrb 2016

2017-08-19 22:35:46

The Institute of Banking Personnel selection (IBPS) is the organizing body which conducts the sole examination for various types of posts coming under the purview of the Regional Rural Banks (RRBs). The two phases of recruitment for the IBPS RRB Exam are the entrance examination and the Interview. The level of toughness for the IBPS RRB exam is slightly lesser than that of the IBPS PO or the IBPS Clerk examination. However, it is also true that the level of exam has gradually gone up due to rising number of applicants for IBPS RRB recruitment. Any banking exam aspirant can crack the IBPS RRB Preparation 2016 by following the below mentioned guidance on various aspects of its syllabus.


  • The five sections of the test are Reasoning (50 questions one mark each), Quantitative Aptitude (50 questions one mark each), General Awareness (40 questions one mark each), Language proficiency test for Hindi/ English (40 questions one mark each) and Computer Proficiency (20 questions one mark each). So, the IBPS RRB 2016 exam syllabus summary explains 200 marks paper for 200 questions. There is a negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer and an overall cutoff is required to clear the exam. There are no specific benchmarks for the overall cutoff as it is decided by the IBPS board every year. Hence, for gaining a stand against the tough competition, the individual section-wise preparation is a very important point of focus in this IBPS RRB 2016 exam.
  • The IBPS Reasoning section is the best in terms of quick scoring and is directly based on questions from the basics of reasoning. A good strategy for excelling ahead via this section is to strengthen one’s analytical reasoning skills rather than merely mugging up shortcut tricks.

  • Decimals & Fractions, Ratio & Percentage, Averages & Simple Interest,  Speed -Time & Distance, and Statistics & Graphical Charts are the main segments to focus upon. Practicing numerical problems daily is a key to crack this section.
  • Current affairs, Indian Economy and RBI functions, Politics and Banking history, etc. are some of the key topics that need to be prepared for this segment and special focus on all bank related events is very important.
  • Language and computer proficiency skills are focused on testing the basic level knowledge and ability to communicate well. The test examines Hindi language as rural banking has huge applications of Hindi.