IBPS RRB PO Study Plan 2017: Tips to Crack Prelims

As we know IBPS will be conducting the IBPS RRB Officer Grade Preliminary Examination in the month of September 2017. IBPS RRB PO Recruitment 2017 brings a great opportunity for every student aiming to become a banker in this year 2017.

Now it is important that you maintain your focus on IBPS RRB PO and do not let your attention distract from your dream job. A proper smart strategy with a perfect study plan is needed to cross hurdles. As we are left approx 3 months effectively to prepare for IBPS RRB Officer Prelims exam.

IBPS RRB PO Exam Pattern 2017

S. No.Name of SubjectNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime ( Minute)
1.Reasoning Ability4040 45

 

2.Quantitative Aptitude4040
 TOTAL8080

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IBPS RRB PO Pre 2016 Exam Analysis

  1. Quantitative Aptitude: 40 Questions were asked from this section. The overall level of this section was Moderate.
Topic NameNumber of Questions
Number Series5  Questions ( Moderate)
Simplification/ Approximation5Questions (Easy to Moderate)
Data Interpretation15 Questions  (Tabular graph, Pie Chart and Bar graph)
Miscellaneous Questions10 Questions
Quadratic Equations5 Questions (Easy)

 

  1. Reasoning Ability: 40 Questions were asked from this section. The overall level of this section was Moderate.
Topic NameNumber of questions
Puzzles and Arrangements15 QuestionsThere were 3 puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-

·         Linear Puzzle

·         Floor Puzzle

·         Square (8 people and seven days of week)

Syllogism5 Questions
Inequality5 Questions (3 questions were direct and 2 questions had conclusion given)
Miscellaneous15 Questions Coding-Decoding, Blood relations, Direction sense, and Ranking.

 

Now we are sure you would be looking for proper study plan for your IBPS RRB PO 2017. So here we have come up with this article focusing on 10-week smart study plan for IBPS RRB PO Pre exam 2017.

IBPS RRB PO Study Plan 2017

First 3 week study plan:

  • In this, you should be all about clearing the basics concepts of the topics and most importantly focus on your weaker sections.
  • In a first 3 week, you work on accuracy. If you have all the basics concepts clear, you will be able to attempt the questions correctly in exam time.
  • In first 3 weeks you practice every topic and take at least one mock test in a week and also do revision all the topics after attempting the mock tests, make sure that you analyze your performance.

First 1- 3-week study plan

DaysQuantitative AptitudeReasoning Ability
1Number SeriesOrder, Raking and Direction
2AveragePuzzle and Seating Arrangement
3Time, work and wagesSyllogism
4Quadratic equationsPuzzle and Seating Arrangement
5Profit and LossCoding-Decoding
6Simplification/ ApproximationInequalities
7Revision + Mock Test of the weekRevision + Mock Test of the week
8PercentageCoding-Decoding
9Simplification/ ApproximationPuzzle and Seating Arrangement
10Ratio and ProportionAlpha Numeric Symbol Sequence
11Quadratic equationsOrder, Raking and Direction
12Problems on agesSyllogism
13Time and DistancePuzzle and Seating Arrangement
14Revision + Mock Test of the weekRevision + Mock Test of the week
15Number SeriesBlood Relation
16Simplification/ ApproximationPuzzle and Seating Arrangement
17Quadratic equationsSyllogism
18Allegation and MixturesInequalities
19AveragePuzzle and Seating Arrangement
20Simple and Compound InterestCoding-Decoding
21Revision + Mock Test of the weekRevision + Mock Test of the week

 

Week 4-6 Study Plan

  • In these weeks you should practice of all the topics of first 3 weeks and follow same tips as well.
  • You’ll also need to cover the all remaining topics in these weeks.
  • Keep in mind that practice at least 1 mock test weekly within a time limit and analyze your performance.

Week 4-6 Study Plan

DaysQuantitative AptitudeReasoning Ability
22Problems on agesData Sufficiency
23DI: TabularPuzzle and Seating Arrangement
24Number SeriesCoding-Decoding
25DI: Pi chartSyllogism
26DI: TabularPuzzle and Seating Arrangement
27Simple and Compound InterestPuzzle and Seating Arrangement
28Revision + Mock Test of the weekRevision + Mock Test of the week
29Quadratic equationsPuzzle and Seating Arrangement
30DI: Combined GraphInequalities
31Simplification/ ApproximationOrder, Raking and Direction
32DI: Line GraphSyllogism
33DI: Pi chartCoding-Decoding
34Number SeriesPuzzle and Seating Arrangement
35Revision + Mock Test of the weekRevision + Mock Test of the week
36Profit and LossPuzzle and Seating Arrangement
37DI: Bar GraphData Sufficiency
38DI: Combined GraphAlpha Numeric Symbol Sequence
39Simplification/ ApproximationInequalities
40DI: CaseletsPuzzle and Seating Arrangement
41DI: TabularPuzzle and Seating Arrangement
42Revision + Mock Test of the weekRevision + Mock Test of the week


Week 7-9 Study Plan

  • In these weeks you should practice of all the topics of the first 1-6 week and follow same tips as well.
  • You’ll also need to cover the all remaining topics in these weeks and also do revision regularly.
  • Keep in mind that practice at least 1 mock test weekly within a time limit and analyze your performance.

Week 7-9 Study Plan

DaysQuantitative AptitudeReasoning Ability
43Simplification/ ApproximationSyllogism
44DI: Line GraphBlood Relation
45Quadratic equationsPuzzle and Seating Arrangement
46DI: TabularAlpha Numeric Symbol Sequence
47DI: CaseletsData Sufficiency
48DI: Pi chartPuzzle and Seating Arrangement
49Revision + Mock Test of the weekRevision + Mock Test of the week
50Number SeriesInequalities
51DI: TabularPuzzle and Seating Arrangement
52DI: MissingOrder, Raking and Direction
53PercentageMachine Input-Output
54Quadratic equationsAlpha Numeric Symbol Sequence
55DI: Line GraphPuzzle and Seating Arrangement
56Revision + Mock Test of the weekRevision + Mock Test of the week
57Quadratic equationsPuzzle and Seating Arrangement
58Number SeriesOrder, Raking and Direction
59DI: TabularSyllogism
60DI: MissingInequalities/ Blood Relation
61DI: Pi chartPuzzle and Seating Arrangement
62PercentageCoding-Decoding
63Mock Test  (with full analysis) Mock Test  (with full analysis) 

Final week Study plan

  • Keep the last 5-6 days solving mock tests.
  • In final week practice at least 2 mock tests daily within a time limit.
  • Time Management and Accuracy are essential for all exams. So practice as many Mock Tests as you can to check your speed & accuracy and analyze your performance section wise.
  • This week you should also practice of topics of week 1 to 9 and also a Short revision of the all above topics.

Final week Study plan

DaysQuantitative AptitudeReasoning Ability
64Mock Test  (with full analysis) Mock Test  (with full analysis) 
65Mock Test  (with full analysis) Mock Test  (with full analysis) 
66Mock Test (with full analysis) Mock Test (with full analysis) 
67Mock Test (with full analysis) Mock Test (with full analysis) 
68Short revision of the first 9-weekShort revision of the first 9 week
69Short revision of the all above topicsShort revision of the all above topics
70Mock Test  (with full analysis) Mock Test  (with full analysis) 

We hope that these tips and study plan will help you all in managing your time properly and also helped you in getting good marks in the exam.

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