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RBI Assistant Prelims Exam 2016: Last Minute Preparation Tips & Tricks

RBI Assistant Prelims Exam 2016: Last Minute Preparation Tips & Tricks

RBI, which stands for Reserved Bank of India, is conducting examinations for recruiting candidates for RBI Assistant posts in different RBI offices. As we all know, success is not served on a silver plate and one has to work hard to achieve it. It is the most ‘in demand’ examination and number of candidates approaching this exam keep increasing every year. Sensing this competition, we bring you some last minute preparation tips for RBI Assistant Prelims exam 2016:

RBI Assistant Prelims 2016: Exam Pattern

Subjects

No. of Questions

Marks

English Language

30

30

Numerical Ability

35

35

Reasoning Ability

35

35


Note: The total time duration is 1 hour.

RBI Assistant Prelims 2016: Last Minute Preparation Tips

English Language-

  • This will have grammar questions dominating the paper. Practice topics from grammar (parts of speech, direct and indirect speech, active and passive, etc.).
  • It will also have non- grammar questions. It will include reading comprehension, etc. Practice reading comprehension questions from different sources. Find out the answers from the passage itself instead of reading the whole passage and then answering questions.
  • Focus on topics like Errors, Comprehension, Cloze Test, etc.
  • Enhance your vocabulary by learning new words and newspapers.
  • Try to attempt fill in the blanks and sentence arrangement questions as soon as possible. They are easy, less time consuming and scoring as well.

Quantitative Aptitude-

  • Try to save time from other sections and invest in this section. It is the most time consuming as compared to other questions.
  • The questions will be of a bit higher level as compared to other sections.
  • Don’t get stuck to one question. You will end up wasting time and won’t get enough time to solve other questions.
  • Try to focus on topics like Simplification, Profit & loss, Average, Percentage. Data Interpretation, etc.
  • Make a plan of how many questions you will be able to solve correctly. Don’t answer all the questions which will affect your performance due to negative marking.

Reasoning Ability-

  • This section is trickiest yet scoring. Candidates need to focus on this section.
  • The topics to focus from this section are coding-decoding, Statement & Conclusion, Series, Seating Arrangements, Direction, Blood Relation, Syllogism, etc.
  • Try to practice questions based on previous year papers and sample papers.

  • Focus on time management- Time is an essential tool. Go for efficient time management tips and tricks which will help you solve questions faster in a short span of time.
  • Build your own shortcuts and tricks- Solve questions using shortcuts. This approach will help you improve your accuracy.
  • Be confident and don’t panic- Believe that your hard work will yield you results. Don’t panic under any circumstances, it will make you forget whatever you have prepared.

Stay tuned for more updates on RBI Assistant Prelims 2016 and other examinations as well. We wish you good luck!

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RBI Assistant Preparation Tips 2016 : Get Detailed Study Plan and Strategy

RBI Assistant preparation tips and strategies

"Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”

Which is the ultimate pathway to success? Determination and Smart Preparation is the answer. The RBI Assistant is on the way and candidates are all set to crack the examination with full on confidence and efficient preparation. The RBI Assistant exam is conducted for 610 number of vacancies. The examination is of national level and will be conducted in online mode. The RBI Assistant Prelims examination will be conducted on 23rd and 24th November 2016 and the RBI Assistant Mains examination will be conducted in the month of January 2017. The results of RBI Assistant Prelims examination will be published in the month of January 2017.

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Worried about how to crack RBI Assistant 2016 examination? Hence, we bring you the complete 20 days study plan to crack the exam. But, let us first take a look at the pattern of RBI Assistant 2016 exam:

RBI Assistant 2016: Exam Pattern

The pattern of RBI Assistant Prelims 2016 pattern is different RBI Assistant Mains 2016 pattern. What is the exam pattern of RBI Assistant 2016? Let us check it out:

RBI Assistant Prelims 2016: Exam Pattern

Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks
English Language 30 30
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning 35 35
Total 100 100

 Note: The total of the test is 1 hour.

RBI Assistant Mains 2016: Exam Pattern

Sections Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Reasoning 40 40
English Language 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
General Awareness 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 40
Total 200 200

Note: The number of questions asked from each section is 40 questions. The total time of the test is 2 hours.

Syllabus and Section- wise Preparation Tips for RBI Assistant 2016:

What are the important topics for RBI Assistant 2016? What are the section- wise preparation tips? Let us take a look:


 

Reasoning Ability:

Difficulty Level- The questions asked from this section are tricky. Moreover, the difficulty level of this section usually varies from Easy- Moderate or Moderate.

Syllabus (Important topics) - The Important topics asked from this section are mostly:

Decimal Fractions, LCM-HCF concept, Number system, , Number series, Partnership, Simple/compound Interest, Time, Distance and Speed, Time and Work, Profit and Loss, Percentage, Permutation & Combination, Data Interpretation.

Strategy for preparation

This section is meant to test candidate’s analytical and reasoning skills.

  • Reasoning questions can only be mastered by continuous practice.
  • Go through the questions thoroughly and solve them.
  • Blood relations and word formations Questions based on this topic are easy to attempt and solve. You can read the questions carefully and then solve.
  • For Syllogism, Input-output, standing in the line: Write the alphabets, draw shapes of individuals and solve by rough work. Solving these questions by rough work will make it easy to solve.
  • Circular and Linear arrangements Questions from these topics are trickiest of all. So, be careful while solving these and cross check the results.
  • Take care of negative marking as it may affect your overall performance.

Books to be followed:

  • Analytical Reasoning by M. K. Pandey
  • Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by R. S. Aggarwal
  • Logical and Analytical Reasoning (English) by A. K. Gupta

Quantitative Aptitude:

Difficulty Level- The questions asked from this section are tough in nature. Moreover, the difficulty level of this section varies from Easy to Moderate

Syllabus (Important topics) - The Important topics asked from this section are mostly: LCM-HCF, Distance and Speed, Number system, Number series, Decimal Fractions, Partnership, Simple/compound Interest, Time, Time and Work, Profit and Loss, Percentage, Permutation & Combination, Data Interpretation.

Strategy for preparation

  • Practice as many questions as many you can from different books. This will give you confidence to attempt questions from this section.
  • DI questions are comparatively easy. So, try to attempt all the questions from DI questions. Avoid questions which seem tough because these questions will take up a lot of time.
  • Questions from topics like Simple and Compound Interest, Profit and Loss, Percentage, Time and work, Time and Distance and Speed will dominate the paper. So, focus on those topics and practice as much as you can.

Recommended Books

  • Arihant’s Fast Track Objective Arithmetic
  • NCERT Books for Aptitude
  • Quantitative Aptitude by R.S. Agarwal

English Language:

Difficulty Level- The questions asked in this section vary from Easy to Easy- Moderate in terms of difficulty level.

Syllabus (Important topics) - The Important topics asked from this section are mostly:

Spelling check, Idioms and Phrases, Jumbled sentences, Reading Comprehension, Fill in the blanks, Synonyms & Antonyms, Error Spotting in Sentences, One word substitution, etc.

Strategy for preparation

  • Topics like Error spotting, gap fillers, idioms and phrases, etc. are easy to solve and scoring enough if solved properly.
  • The difficulty level of ‘Reading Comprehension’ and ’Jumbled Sentences’ are a bit higher level than easy and a bit tough as compared to the easy topics mentioned above.
  • For jumbled sentences, try to assemble and arrange two sentences at first. Then, you will easily catch the flow and will easily be able to arrange the rest.
  • Go through English newspapers and articles. It will improve your written as well as spoken English skills.
  • Try to learn new words from dictionary and note down. Find out the meanings and use them on a daily basis.

Recommended Books

  • Objective General English by S. P. Bakshi
  • Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis
  • English Grammar by Wren and Martin


 

Computer Knowledge:

Difficulty Level- The questions asked in this section are of Easy level. The questions are from computer basics and related concepts.

Syllabus (Important topics) - The Important topics asked from this section are mostly:

MS Excel, Computer Organization, Generations of computer, Basic of Computers, Input & Output Device, Shortcuts & Basic knowledge MS word, MS power point, Memory Orientation, Concepts of Internet, LAN, WAN, Modem, Computer Abbreviations, Modern day Technology, Computer Abbreviations, etc.

Strategy for preparation

  • Go through basic fundamentals of MS Office and Internet concepts. This section will consist of easy questions.
  • LAN and WAN questions will be relatively easy. Moreover, questions from computer Abbreviations and shortcuts will be easy to attempt.
  • Go thorough different text books of class 11th and 12th based on computer fundamentals.

Recommended Books:

  • Lucent’s Computer by Rani Ahilya
  • Computer Literacy And Knowledge for Bank PO and Bank Clerk Exam by Kiran Prakashan 

General Knowledge:

Difficulty Level- The questions asked in this section vary from Moderate and Moderate- Tough as far as the difficulty level is concerned. The questions from this section are not predictable and can be asked from divergent topics.

Syllabus (Important topics) - The Important topics asked from this section are mostly:

Current affairs (of last 6 months), Countries/Currencies of different countries, National and International Economy, Banking and related concepts, Authors & Books, Marketing and related terms, Awards & Honours, Sports, Agriculture, Significant days and dates, Full forms and Abbreviations, News related to census, Roles of Bodies like – RBI, SEBI, IRDA, PFRDA, FSDC, FMC, etc., Government Schemes – Bharat Nirman, Swavlamban, Swabhiman etc. and other relevant topics.

Strategy for preparation

  • Go through current affairs on a daily basis. You can refer to articles or newspapers whichever you find more informative.
  • Stay updated with national and international affairs.
  • Watch and read news regularly.

Recommended Books:

  • Banking Awareness for Bank Clerk/PO/ SO/RRB/RBI Exams by Disha Experts
  • The Manorama Yearbook
  • Objective Banking and Economic Awareness by BSC publication
  • Guide to Banking General Awareness & Banking Aptitude Test by RPH Editorial Board 
  • Lucent’s General Knowledge by Vinay Karna , Manwendra Mukul , Sanjeev Kumar ,Renu Sinha , R. P. Suman

RBI Assistant Prelims 2016: 20 day study plan 

How to crack RBI Assistant 2016 exam in 20 days? Is it easy? Yes, it is. It is easy if you have the perfect plan and the perfect enthusiasm. We bring you the perfect 20 day study plan which will make you hit the bull’s eye.

As per our plan, we will suggest you to allocate some days to a particular subject. Accordingly, prepare and you will be able to crack RBI Assistant examination effortlessly.

Total Number of Days 20 Days
 Number of Hours per Day  5 Hours
 Hours dedicated towards IBPS Clerk Quantitative Aptitude Preparation (Pick up any 3 topics at one time and prepare)  50 Hours
 Hours dedicated towards IBPS Clerk Reasoning Ability Preparation (Pick up any 3 topics at one time and prepare)  50 Hours

Meanwhile, also attempt mock tests and sample papers in a gap of 1 day or so. In the last few days, revise all the concepts as revision will enable you to remember the concepts for a long time.

We hope that this article will be helpful. We wish you All the Best for your exam. Stay tuned!

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RBI Assistant (Prelims) Admit Card 2016 - Download Here

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Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released the call letter for the post of RBI Assistant 2016. The admit card is meant for “Assistant” post in three phases: Preliminary, Mains and Interview.

RBI Assistant Prelims Exam date : 23rd and 24th  December 2016

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The date of release of admit cards of RBI Assistant Prelims 2016 will be notified to the candidates. The essential credentials to log in and download the admit cards are:

  • Registration ID/ Roll number
  • Date of Birth (DOB)

Initially, admit card will be issued for candidates who will qualify the prelims examination. After that, candidates who will manage to qualify the prelims examination will be eligible for issue of RBI Assistant Prelims exam admit card.The issue and download of admit cards will be online as there will no hard copies of admit cards.

RBI Assistant Prelims 2016: Details essential for downloading admit card

Given below are the details required for downloading RBI Assistant 2016 admit cards:

  • Roll number
  • Date of Birth/ Password

Or

  • Registration ID
  • Date of Birth/ Password

RBI Assistant Prelims 2016: Information in the admit card

Given below are the details contained in the admit card:

  • Exam Date, day and time
  • Reporting time
  • Birth date
  • Name of the student
  • Enrolment number
  • Application number
  • Signature and photo
  • Exam centre and Exam code
  • Gender of the candidate
  • Exam Category
  • Instructions of exam

RBI Assistant 2016: Procedure to download RBI Assistant Pre exam admit card 2016

Please follow the following instructions for downloading RBI Assistant Admit Card 2016.

Step 1: We will make available the direct link for download of admit card.

Step 2: Please click on the appropriate link which says “RBI Assistant Admit Card PY-2016”

Step 3: The admit card page opens after you click on the link.

Step 4: Please enter the credentials like Registration No/Roll No, Password/Date of Birth in the login screen.

Step 5: Click on the ‘Submit’ button after entering the credentials.

Step 6: The admit card appears on the screen as soon as you enter the details.

Step 7: Click on the ‘Download’ button after verifying all the details.

Step 8: Save the admit card after downloading and use it for further use.

RBI Assistant Prelims Admit Card 2016

RBI Assistant 2016: Documents carried along with RBI Assistant  Prelims Admit Card

Given below are the documents to be carried along with RBI Assistant pre Admit Card in the RBI Assistant 2016 exams:

  • Voter ID
  • Signature
  • Passport
  • PAN Card
  • Date of Birth
  • Driving license
  • Employee identification card
  • College ID
  • Residential Address

RBI Assistant  Pre Admit Card 2016: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q. In case of any discrepancy in accessing the page, what is the first step which I should follow?

Ans: This may happen when server slows down due to multiple number of admit card downloads. In case you are unable to download the Call Letter immediately, retry after 10 mins or so. You may also try during off-peak hours during the night as this time has maximum internet speed.

Q. Where will I report in case of any inconvenience?

Ans: In case of any inconvenience, you may immediately report to RBI. Please make sure that the Registration number received on submission of application and Roll no. indicated in ‘Admission Letter’ must be mentioned.

 

Q. I am unable to login/screen displays the login failed message?

Ans:Check your entries in the login screen. Cross check and verify if the entered details are correct.

We hope that this article on “RBI Assistant Admit Card 2016” is helpful. Stay tuned for more updates. Till then, keep learning and hope for the best!

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RBI Assistant Recruitment Out: 2016/17 – Apply Now for 610 Posts

RBI Assistant Recruitment 2016

Reserve Bank of India(RBI) 2016 has released notification for the recruitment of 610 Assistant.  Online registration of application starts from 07th November(Monday) 2016. Eligible and Interested candidates may apply online before  28th November 2016.

Job Details:


Name of the Post  - Assistant Officers   


Number of Posts - 610   

Online Examination Dates: 

Prelims Exam - December 23 & 24, 2016.

Mains Exam-  January 2017(Tentatively)

Interview - January/February 2017(Tentatively)

 
 

Eligible Criteria:

Minimum Educational Qualification: Graduation in any discipline with 50% aggregate marks from a recognized university.

Age Limit(As on 28th November): 20 to 28 years

Application Fee(Non Refundable): 

• General & OBC : Rs. 450(Examination Fees + Intimation Charges)

• SC/ST/PWD/EXS: Rs. 50(Only Intimation Charges)

Selection Process: Prelims + Mains + Interview

Salary(Per Month) - Rs.14,650(Basic Pay) + Other Allowances

Job Location:  All India


 Important Timelines: 

• Opening Date of Online Registration of Application: 07th November 2016

• Closing Date of Online Registration of Application : 28th November 2016

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