IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) has issued an online invitation for applications from qualified candidates in order to fill 6432 PO/MT positions. The three stages of the IBPS PO exam are the preliminary, main, and interview. Only those who make the short list will be provisionally assigned to one of the participating banks. The IBPS PO Exam is held once a year.
IBPS PO 2022 Exam Pattern
Three stages make up the IBPS PO Recruitment 2022 selection process: the online preliminary exam, the online main exam (which includes a descriptive component), and the interview stage. Only students who complete one stage successfully will advance to the next. Starting over would be the result of failing at any stage.
The MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) format of the IBPS PO Prelims 2022 Exam will be used. Three subjects—reasoning ability, English language, and quantitative aptitude—will be covered on the exam, and there will be separate sectional timing for each section, with a 20-minute time limit for each.
Question & Marks allowed
There will be 35 questions in the reasoning ability section, and each one will be worth one mark. For the entire section, 20 minutes are allotted. Both Hindi and English can be used as the medium for answering questions. There will be 30 questions in the English Language section, each worth one mark. For the entire section, 20 minutes are allotted. Only English is allowed as the medium for answering questions. There will be 35 questions with a single mark each in the quantitative aptitude section. For the entire section, 20 minutes are allotted. Both Hindi and English can be used as the medium for answering questions. There will be a 1 mark maximum for each correct question, a 1/4th or 0.25 mark deduction for each incorrect answer, and no deduction for questions that go unanswered.
How to prepare for Reasoning Ability in IBPS PO Prelims 2022?
Logical reasoning is used in the Reasoning Ability section of the IBPS PO Prelims to assess a candidate’s problem-solving abilities, accuracy, and speed. The only things that will enable you to overcome this are practice and mental clarity.
Attempt Only Sure Ones
Please remember that the IBPS PO Prelims are a qualifying exam for the Mains, so don’t attempt every question. Additionally, there is a 0.25 mark deduction. To avoid penalties, candidates are advised to attempt the questions correctly or leave them blank. Also keep in mind that you cannot return to the previous section using the computer-based method after the time has expired. so take appropriate action.
Analyze syllabus & Firstly Prepare Important Topics
To create a schedule and a systematic approach to preparing for the Reasoning Ability section of the IBPS PO 2022 Prelims, analyze the syllabus, exam pattern, section-by-section important topics, and exam analysis from the previous year. To increase your reasoning speed and accuracy, allot some time to practice the Reasoning Ability section of the exam.
Develop Formula Tricks
Knowing only concepts won’t help you because banking exams are about speed and accuracy. Learn strategies and techniques to perform accurately on the test. Practice frequently. You must comprehend the concept of solving linear seating arrangements, blood relations with seating arrangements, puzzles, syllogisms (basic & reverse), inequalities (coded & direct), etc. because it is challenging to solve 35 questions in 20 minutes.
Solve at least 10-15 reasoning ability questions per day. There is no if and but here. Clearing banking exams such as IBPS PO requires a high level of consistency. Puzzles/Seating Arrangement, Alphanumeric Series, Input-Output, Blood Relations, Inequality, Syllogism, and Direction Sense are some important topics.
Strategize according to your strengths and weaknesses
Concentrate on your strong points while balancing your weaknesses. Leaving anyone behind is not an option. Don’t get stuck on a single question. Determine which questions must be attempted first and which will take the most time.