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Last Minute Tips for SBI PO Exam

Want some motivational tips to crack SBI PO Prelims 2018? Go ahead and check them out now!

10 Best Motivational Tips to Crack SBI PO Prelims 2018

The SBI PO Prelims exam is approaching fast. The exam will take place on 1st, 7th, and 8th July 2018 in four shifts each day. Are you ready to face the exam? Many candidates become anxious before the exam date and we can vouch for it. Negative outcomes and scenarios may fill your mind and start demotivating you. When this happens, just take a deep breath and remember this quote by Edwin C. Bliss -

"Success does not mean the absence of failures. It means the attainment of ultimate objectives. It means winning the war, not every battle."

SBI PO Prelims Exam Shift Timings

Please note that you need to report to the exam centre one hour in advance.

  • 1st Shift - 9:00 to 10:00
  • 2nd Shift - 11:30 to 12:30
  • 3rd Shift - 14:00 to 15:00
  • 4th Shift - 16:30 to 17:30

Smart Tips to Crack SBI PO Prelims 2018

  • The first step is always the toughest, the rest will be extremely easy.
  • Attempt only those questions which you are sure of, since negative marking scheme is applicable.
  • Sectional timing has also been introduced in the Prelims exam. However, there is no sectional cut off - so, attempt more of those topics and questions which you are strong in.
  • If you get stuck on one question, do not worry - just move on to the next question.
  • If you wish for something with your soul and work towards it with complete dedication and passion, there is nothing that you can't achieve.
  • Completed your preparation and revision? Downloaded the admit card? You have already done the majority of the work!
  • If you think that you can, you will get success; and if you think you can't, you won't.
  • A lot of the success factor also depends on your thought process. Be confident and conquer exam fear!
  • Repeat in your mind this quote - "I Can".
  • Before giving up, always try 10 times.

We wish you all the best for the SBI PO Prelims Exam!

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Be Ready with your Prerequisites

Keep your admit card and other important documents ready. Y.ou must have a rough idea of previous years cut off. It will help you to estimate the number of questions you should attempt in order to be on the safe side. Also, we will post the exam analysis on our blog where you will find the detailed analysis & questions that are asked in the exam.

Believe in Yourself

You only need to think about doing the deed well without thinking about the outcome. Give the exam and then, hope for the best. It's awesome if you secure the job - and we hope you DO! However, if you don't, move forward and let life take you through another beautiful journey. One that has success written at the end.

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Sahyadri Sahakari Bank Recruitment 2018

Sahyadri Sahakari Bank Recruitment 2018

Sahyadri Sahakari Bank has released notification for the recruitment of Clerks, Officers and AGM posts in its bank for a total of 73 vacancies. Interested and eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for the posts of AGM, Clerks and Officers. It is a wonderful opportunity to work in a bank. The banking sector growing and there it is a wonderful time to join the banking sector and develop your career as a banker. The Sahyadri Sahakari Bank ltd., Mumbai established in the year 1968 by late Shri. Namdevrao Anandrao Kadam along with his like-minded associates. The bank is established by the common man for the common man and of the common man. The bank takes care of the banking needs of the common man.

Sahyadri Sahakari Bank Vacancies:

Post Vacancies Age limit Qualification Experience
Assistant General Manager 3 vacancies 35-45 years Graduates with minimum 50% marks. No marks criteria for Postgraduates. Preference for MBA finance. 10-15 yrs
Officers 10 Vacancies 30 – 40 years Graduates with minimum 50% marks. No marks criteria for Postgraduates. Preference for Commerce, legal, marketing, HRD and Banking 5-10 years experience in Bank
Clerk 60 vacancies 22-35 years Graduates in any discipline with 40% marks Work Experience in banks, English and Marathi typing will be given preference.

Last Date for Filling Applications for Sahyadri Sahakari Bank Recruitment 2018:

2nd July 2018 till 5.00 PM

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply for the posts at Sahyadri Sahkari Bank.

How to apply for Sahyadri Sahakari Bank Recruitment 2018?

Click Here to Download the application form for Sahyadri Sahakari Bank 2018 Recruitment

Send your duly filled  form along with all the documents to the following address:

The Sahyadri Sahakari Bank Ltd, Mumbai
446, Jagannath Shankarsheth Road,
Mumbai 400 002
(Tel : 22017477 / 22016770)

You can send your applications by post/registered/Speed post or alternatively drop your applications in the Drop Box on working days between 10.00 AM to 4.00 PM. Candidates must drop their applications enclosed in an envelope and the title of the post should be mentioned on the envelope cover.

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South Indian Bank PO Exam Pattern

South Indian Bank PO Exam Pattern

The official notice for South Indian Bank PO recruitment 2018 has been released recently. The online exam will be held tentatively on 7th July 2018. Since there is just more than two weeks left for the exam, we advise you to speed up your preparation. Also, it’s advisable to go through the latest South Indian Bank PO Exam Pattern to check for any modifications that may be made. We have provided the exam pattern here for your convenience. Scroll down to read more details.

South Indian Bank PO Exam Pattern

Written Test

For every wrong attempt, a negative marking of 0.25 marks apply. Also, sectional timing is there for every section. Please find the Online Test pattern below.

Section No. of Qs Marks Time
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 35 35 35 min
General Awareness/Economy/Banking Awareness 35 35 15 min
English Language 35 35 35 min
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 35 35 min
Total 140 140 120 min

If you qualify the Written Test, you have to appear for the Group Discussion and Personal Interview round. You need to qualify these rounds too.

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South Indian Bank PO Syllabus

South Indian Bank PO Syllabus – Check the detailed SIB PO PGDBF Syllabus 2018 along with the exam pattern here.

South Indian Bank PO Syllabus

Dear Banking Exam Aspirants,

South Indian Bank has released the South Indian Bank PO PGDBF notification. South Indian Bank has invited applications for admissions to the one year Post Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance course in Manipal Global Education Services Pvt. Ltd. (MaGE), Bangalore. The selected candidates shall undergo 8-months residential campus programme at the Manipal Global Education Services Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore (MaGE) and 4 months’ internship at a Bank Branch. On successful completion of the complete course within 1 year, the candidates would be appointed as Probationary Officer in Scale-I in the bank.

Selection Process:

  • Phase I     –  Online Test
  • Phase II   –  Group Discussion and/or Personal Interview

South Indian Bank PO Exam Pattern for Online Exam

Let’s take a quick look at the exam pattern of South Indian Bank Probationary Officer. The exam pattern will help you to understand the marking scheme of the paper and which section to focus more on.

Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Qs. Max. Marks  Version Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 35 35  Only English 35 minutes
2 General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 35 35 15 minutes
3 English Language 35 35 35 minutes
4 Quantitative Ability & Data Interpretations 35 35 35 minutes
Total 140 140 120 minutes
  • The Bank will conduct an online test for initial screening
  • Question Paper is asked in the English Language
  • There is a negative marking scheme of the 1/4th mark for every wrong answer

Detailed South Indian Bank PO Syllabus

Here you can find the detailed examination paper pattern and syllabus for South Indian Bank Probationary Officer PGDBF Course. It will help you in your preparation for SIB PO PGDBF course.

South Indian Bank PO Syllabus 2018 – Reasoning
  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Alpha Numeric Sequence Puzzle
  • Situation Reaction Test
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Eligibility Test
  • Inserting The Missing Character
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Logic
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical Venn Diagrams
  • Analogy
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Statement – Conclusions
  • Number, Ranking & Time Sequence
  • Alphabet Test
  • Theme Detection
  • Statement – Arguments
  • Series Completion
  • Logical Sequence of Words
SIB PO Syllabus – Computer Aptitude
  • Averages
  • Profit & Loss
  • Number Series
  • Pipes & Cisterns
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Partnership
  • Mixture & Allegation
  • Mensuration
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Data Interpretation
  • Percentages
  • Time & Distance
  • Simplification / Approximation
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Time & Work
  • Problem on Ages
  • Probability
South Indian Bank PO Exam Syllabus – English Language
  • Grammar
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Tenses
  • Word Formation
  • Verb
  • Comprehension
  • Conclusion
  • Unseen Passages
  • Adverb
  • Error Correction
  • Articles
  • Synonyms
  • Vocabulary
  • Sentence Completion
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Theme detection
  • Passage Completion
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Antonyms
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness – South Indian Bank PO Syllabus 2018
  • Indian Constitution Questions
  • Questions on Indian Economy
  • International Economy
  • Countries / currencies
  • History of Banking
  • Current Affairs of last six months especially with reference to Banking Industry
  • UNO
  • Finance
  • Banking Terms
  • RBI Functions, Fiscal-Monetary Policies
  • Awards & Honors Sports
  • Marketing
  • Books & Their Authors
  • Agriculture
South Indian Bank PO Syllabus – Data Analysis & Interpretation
  • Tabular graph
  • Pie charts
  • Miscellaneous Topics
  • Tables
  • Probability
  • Bar Graphs
  • Mixed Graphs
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Radar Graphs
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Line charts
  • Line Graph

We hope you have got all the necessary information from our article on South Indian Bank PO Syllabus 2018! Feel free to comment if you have any query. Also, keep an eye on the official website.

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SBI PO Admit Card

SBI PO Admit Card

State bank of India has released the SBI PO Admit card for prelims 2018 exam. Through this recruitment cycle SBI will fill 2000 vacancies at the post of probationary officer. The SBI PO Prelims exam will be conducted on 1st, 7th and 8th July 2018. Download Link of SBI PO admit card is active now. So, download your SBI PO Call Letter and know your exam date, exam venue & shift timing.

How to download SBI PO Admit Card 2018

Direct Link – Download SBI PO Prelims Admit Card 2018

  • Click on the link given above.
  • Enter your Registration number and Date of birth, Captcha code,
  • Download and take a print out of the SBI PO Prelims Admit card.

ALTERNATIVELY,

  • Log on to the official website of SBI.
  • Click on the Current Opening sections under Join SBI.
  • Under the Recruitment of Probationary Officer in State Bank of India, click on the link that says Download Preliminary Examination Call Letter.
  • A new window will open.
  • Enter the required credentials and click on submit.
  • Download your SBI PO Prelims Admit Card 2018.

Details mentioned in SBI PO Prelims admit card 2018:

SBI PO Hall Ticket 2018 will consist of below-mentioned details;

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Father’s Name
  • Roll Number and Registration ID
  • Photograph and Signature
  • Prelims Exam Date
  • Exam Timing
  • Exam Venue
  • Important Exam Instructions for the exam
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Last Minute Motivation for SBI Clerk

Want some last minute motivation to crack SBI Clerk Prelims 2018? Go ahead and check ’em out now!

Last Minute Motivation for SBI Clerk

The SBI Clerk Prelims exam is approaching fast. (The exam will commence from 23rd June – OMG, only 5 days left for the big day!) Are you getting cold feet at the thought of sitting for the exam? If yes, you are not the only one on this planet. Many candidates become anxious before the exam date and we can vouch for it. Negative outcomes and scenarios may fill your mind and start demotivating you. When this happens, just take a deep breath and remember this quote by Edwin C. Bliss – “Success does not mean the absence of failures. It means the attainment of ultimate objectives. It means winning the war, not every battle.”

You need to accept that success is not a destination but a journey. And a journey may comprise of both failures and success. Without experiencing failure, you will never know the joy of tasting success. Yes, success feels incredibly good. Nevertheless, failure isn’t that bad when you see the big picture. Cracking this particular exam may be your dream but everyone has their own capabilities and time of making it big in this world. Yes, time plays a major role in deciding the outcome of an action. If your time hasn’t come, it will be next to impossible to attain what you wish for.

And who knows, maybe it’s a way of the forces at play to nudge you in another direction. Maybe, you are meant for something else…something bigger and better…

You only need to think about doing the deed well without thinking about the outcome. Give the exam and then, hope for the best. It’s awesome if you secure the job – and we hope you DO! However, if you don’t, move forward and let life take you through another beautiful journey. One that has success written at the end.

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Saraswat Bank Admit Card 2018 Released – Download Call Letter Here

Saraswat Bank admit card for Junior Officer or clerk exam 2018 has been released. The direct link to download the call letter has been provided below.

Saraswat Bank Admit Card 2018

Good news for Banking Aspirants who have applied for Saraswat Bank Clerk exam 2018. Saraswat Co-operative bank has issued the admit card for Junior Officer or Clerk exam. The exam is scheduled to be held on 15th July 2018. The call letter can  be downloaded from the official link which is provided below. Also, you can check the official notification of Saraswat bank Clerk exam.

How to Download Saraswat Bank Clerk Admit Card 2018

Direct Link to Download Saraswat Bank Clerk  2018 Admit Card

The step by step instructions to download the Saraswat bank clerk call letter or hall ticket is given below.

  1. First of All, visit the official website of the Saraswat Co-operative Bank
  2.  Click on the ‘Careers‘ from the top menu
  3. Click on the Link – ‘Requirement for Junior Officers – Marketing and Operations
  4. You can find the link to download the Saraswat Bank call letter there.
  5. Provide the required details to download the admit card.
  6. Take a print out of the admit card for future reference

Important Dates for Sarawat Bank Clerk/ Junior Officer exam

Events Date
Commencement of Call letter Download 14 – 06 – 2018
Closure of Call letter Download 15 – 07 – 2018
Exam Date 15 – 07 – 2018

Important Instructions for Saraswat Bank Clerk Exam 2018

  1. Go through the instructions provided in the admit card.
  2. Reach the exam venue before the reporting time.
  3. Read the information hangout provided below for detailed guidelines.

Mandatory Documents to be Carried for the Exam

The following documents should be carried to the exam hall:

  1. Print out of the admit card
  2. Original ID proof (Aadhar card, Election ID, PAN Card, Passport etc.) and its copy
  3. Photograph resembling the one used in the admit card
  4. Stationary Items – pen, pencil etc. as required

All the Best for the Exam!

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How to Prepare for IBPS RRB Prelims 2018

How to Prepare for IBPS RRB Prelims 2018

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has recently released an official notice regarding the recruitment of Office Assistant and Officers in Scale I, II, and III. The exam will be held on 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 25th August, and 1st September 2018. As there are only two months left before the exam, we hope that you have started preparing with full determination. If you haven’t done so, we suggest you start now. The exam pattern for both the posts is the same. The only difference is the difficulty level of the exam – more difficult for Officer Scale I compared to Office Assistant. Scroll down to read how to prepare for IBPS RRB Prelims.

How to Prepare for IBPS RRB Prelims 2018

Good news, guys! The Preliminary exam for IBPS RRB consists of two sections only – Reasoning Ability and Numerical Ability. You will get total of 45 minutes to complete both the sections. So, you need to assign around 20 minutes each for each section. Negative marking of 0.25 marks applies for each incorrect attempt. And therefore, you should attempt only those questions which you are 100% sure of. Also, keep in mind that this exam is of qualifying nature only. So, don’t stress your mind trying to score excessively high. You only need to clear the cutoff score.

#1stWeek Preparation Strategy

  • Clear your concepts on the following topics from Numerical – Ratio & Proportion, Percentages & Averages, and from Reasoning – Linear and Circular Seating Arrangement, and Puzzles.
  • Devote three hours to each section on a daily basis.
  • Give topic tests and quizzes on the same.

#2ndWeek Preparation Strategy

  • Work on the following topics – Number System and Simplification/Approximation from Numerical, and Coding Decoding and Blood Relations from Reasoning.
  • practice previous year questions on the same.

#3rdWeek Preparation Strategy

  • Devote your time on the following – Interest, Profit & Loss, Time & Work, Time & Distance from Numerical and Syllogism and Coded Inequalities from Reasoning.
  • Practice as many problems as you can during this time.

#4thWeek Preparation Strategy

  • Give your time to the following – Data Interpretation, Permutation/Combination, and Probability from Numerical, and Data Sufficiency, Ordering & Ranking, Direction Sense, Input-Output from Reasoning.
  • Attempt Mock Tests and evaluate your skills.

#5thWeek Preparation Strategy

  • Dedicate your time to the remaining miscellaneous topics like – Mixtures & Alligations from Numerical and Alphanumeric Series and Non-verbal Reasoning from Reasoning.
  • Start attempting Full-Length Mock Tests on a daily basis.
  • Work on your weak areas after evaluating your performance.
  • Practice more of those questions which you could not solve.

#6thWeek Preparation Strategy

  • Take one Full-Length Mock Test daily and analyse your performance.
  • Practice previous year papers and sample papers.
  • Dedicate time to your weak areas.
  • Give Speed Tests to improve time-management skills and speed.

#7thWeek Preparation Strategy

  • Continue taking Mock Tests and Speed Tests to improve your score gradually.
  • Go through your notes and revise.

#8thWeek Preparation Strategy

  • Revise important rules and formulae.
  • Attempt Online Tests and Speed Tests till the last day.
  • Have proper food and rest.
  • Peform recreational activities during breaks to keep your mind refreshed.
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NABARD SO Recruitment 2018

NABARD SO Recruitment 2018

NABARD SO Recruitment 2018 for Specialist Officer. NABARD has released notification for the recruitment of young and dynamic candidates for NABARD SO 2018. It is an interesting opportunity and all eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for NABARD SO Recruitment 2018. It is a wonderful opportunity for all those who are entering the banking field. You can find all the important details like eligibility criteria, vacancies, application process and other key details in the post. NABARD has released newspaper advertisement recently. It will release complete notification and online application very soon.

NABARD came into existence on 12 July 1982 and was set up during the regime of Indira Gandhi. Set up with an initial capital of Rs.100 crore, its’ paid-up capital stood at Rs. 5,000 crores as on 31 March 2016. The Government of India today holds a stake of Rs. 4,980 crore (99.60%) while Reserve Bank of India holds a stake of Rs. 20.00 crore (0.40%). The mission of NABARD is to take Rural India forward.

NABARD SO Vacancy

NABARD is yet to release the official vacancies. The official vacancies will be released soon.

NABARD SO Important Dates

  • Online Application Starts – 14th June 2018
  • Online Application Closes – 5th July 2018

NABARD SO Eligibility Criteria 2018:

NABARD SO Educational Qualifications:

NABARD will soon release the educational qualifications for NABARD SO in its official notification that will be released soon.

NABARD SO Age criteria:

NABARD will soon release the Age Criteria for NABARD SO in its official notification that will be released soon

NABARD Selection Criteria 2018:

  1. Prelims Exam – Online mode (Objective type MCQs)
  2. Mains Exam – Online Mode (Objective type MCQs + Descriptive Paper)
  3. Interview

How to apply for NABARD SO Recruitment 2018

Click here to apply for NABARD SO 2018 Recruitment

  1. Go to career notices
  2. Look for NABARD SO Recruitment 2018
  3. Register yourself
  4. Enter all personal details, academic and professional details
  5. Upload documents, photograph and Signature
  6. Submit the online application form
  7. Pay Online Application Fee
  8. Take Print out of Online Application Form

NABARD SO Application Fee 2018

All Candidates must pay the prescribed application fee for the recruitment process. Application Fees can be paid via a digital mode of payments like Debit card, credit cards, Internet banking. Offline Mode of Payment would be by using E-challan at selected banks.

NABARD SO Admit Card 2018

It is mandatory to carry Admit card to the examination hall. Candidates who do not carry Admit card will not be allowed inside the examination hall. It is also mandatory to carry a valid photo ID proof like AADHAR card, PAN Card, Voter ID or Drivers license to the exam hall. It is most likely that biometric verification will be done using AADHAR card. Separate Admit card will be released for each selection round.

NABARD SO Result 2018:

The Selection process comprises of a Prelims, Mains and Interview. NABARD will release results after each phase of the exam. It would separately declare results after prelims, mains and final selection. Candidates have to qualify in each round of selection to be eligible for the next round.

The Selection process comprises of a Prelims, Mains and Interview. NABARD will release results after each phase of the exam. It would separately declare results after prelims, mains and final selection. Candidates have to qualify in each round of selection to be eligible for the next round.

Stay tuned for more updates on NABARD SO Recruitment 2018!

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BOB PO Recruitment

BOB PO Recruitment 2018

An official notice has been released by Bank of Baroda for the recruitment of Probationary Officers through the Post Graduate Certificate in Banking & Finance Course. A total number of 600 vacancies are announced this year. Upon clearing the BOB PO PGDBF Exam, you have to go through the 9 months course by Manipal Academy of Higher Education. The online application process has started today i.e. on 12th June 2018 and the last date to apply is 2nd July 2018. The BOB PO exam will take place on 28th July 2018. Scroll down to read more details.

Vacancy Details for Bank of Baroda Recruitment 2018 for PO

A total number of 600 vacancies have been announced.

  • Unreserved – 303
  • OBC – 162
  • SC – 90
  • ST – 45

Important Dates for Bank of Baroda Recruitment 2018 for PO

Event Date
Online registration starts 12th June 2018
Last date to apply and pay fee 2nd July 2018
Admit Card release (tentative) 18th July 2018
Online exam (tentative) 28th July 2018

Eligibility Criteria for Bank of Baroda Recruitment 2018 for PO

Age Limit (as on 2nd July 2018)
  • Minimum – 20 years
  • Maximum – 28 years

However, age relaxation rules apply for the reserved categories – 3 years for OBC and 5 years for SC/ST candidates.

Educational Qualification

You must have a Graduate degree in any discipline with minimum 55% marks from a recognized University.

Selection Process for Bank of Baroda Recruitment 2018 for PO

The selection process comprises of three phases –

  • Online test
  • Group Discussion
  • Personal Interview

You need to bring the documents in original as well as self-attested photocopies of the relevant documents in the Interview round.

Online Test
Section No. of Qs Marks Time
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 50 75 2 hours 30 minutes
General (Financial) Awareness 40 40
Numerical Ability 40 50
English Language 35 35

In addition, there will be a descriptive test of 50 marks in English that you need to complete within 30 minutes.

How to Apply for Bank of Baroda Recruitment 2018 for PO

  • First of all, visit the official website.
  • Then, click on Careers link.
  • Then, click on Current Opportunities.
  • After that, click and read the full advertisement carefully.
  • Then, go back and click on the online application link for the desired post.
  • After that, fill in the required details.
  • Then, upload the scanned copies of the required documents.
  • After that, make the application fee payment.
  • Finally, submit the application.

Application Fee for Bank of Baroda Recruitment 2018 for PO

  • Unreserved – Rs.600/-
  • SC/ST/PwD – Rs.100/-

Fees for the course

You need to pay Rs.3,45,000/-  as course fees. After 5 years of service, the amount will be reimbursed. To finance the fee, you can also avail an Educational Loan from Bank of Baroda at a highy concessional rate of 8% per annum.

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