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SBI ASSOCIATES CLERK EXAM STRATEGY

SBI ASSOCIATES CLERK EXAM STRATEGY 
DAILY GK

ONE BANK-ONE STATE
Above no of posts are further bifurcated state wise,  As Clerk is State Cadre, One can apply only for one bank and in one State. The best option is State Bank of Patiala for North Region Aspirants. Preferable State is in this order Punjab > Haryana> HP

PATTERN OF EXAM
Following is the pattern of exam
This Exam is Divided in Five Section and weightage of each section is 20%, 40 questions of 40 marks in every section. Like other bank exams this exam will also be conducted online. The total time to tackle this will be 2hours 15 min.
The test will be online objective type, consisting of
 (i) General Awareness
40 QUESTIONS
40 MARKS
(ii) General English
40 QUESTIONS
40 MARKS
(Iii) Quantitativeaptitude
40 QUESTIONS
40 MARKS
(Iv) Reasoningability
40 QUESTIONS
40 MARKS
(v) Marketingaptitude /Computer Knowledge
40 QUESTIONS
40 MARKS
TOTAL
200 QUESTIONS
200 MARKS
There will be negative marks for wrong answers

TARGET SETTING
This is very important exercise. In our day to day life, if we are planning to visit some place, the very first thing we will do is to know the target Distance of that place which we have to cover. In this exam on basis of previous Cut-offs, the following is the general Target for each aspirant. 


The target will give us insight about the distance we have to cover.
The above is for general strategy, but we need to be specific, for that you need to understand two concepts
1.          Category of Questions.
2.          Category of Aspirant.
QUESTIONS
ASPIRANT
Type
MATHS/
REASONING
ENG/ GK MARKETING /COMPUTER
MOCK TEST SCORE
Type
EASY
60-70%
Less Lengthy
Important
70% & more
Excellent
MEDIUM
10-20%
Lengthy
Less Imp
60% - 70%
Good
DIFFICULT
5-15%
Very Lengthy
Rare/ Not Important
Less than 60 %
Poor

1.      Category of Questions.
In any exam there are three types of questions- Easy, Medium & Difficult. The cracking any exam is like winning a game. FIFA winner Germany won it by one Goal, in the same way No questions you are attempting is not important, but comparatively how you are performing is more important.
As you need a strategy for any game in the same way you need it for your exam. Your strategy should be attempting all the Easy Questions, then half of Moderate questions if time available, by skipping Difficult Questions, because they are like hurdles for you.  We can check the Comparative performance on basis of previous year question paper and its cut-off. On that basis we have figured out that easy questions share the maximum part, but they are hidden behind the difficult questions. We need to figure out them.

2.       Category of Aspirants: -There are three categories of aspirants; we need to find our category. Give one Mock Test first, and then on basis of our marks in each section and total score, we will find out our category and we will try to improve in each section, if we are POOR we will try to become GOOD, if we are GOOD, and then try to be excellent.

Quantitative Aptitude
Reasoning
·         Simplification
·         HCF/LCM
·         Numbers
·         Average
·         Ages
·         Percentage
·         Ratio & Prop
·         SI & CI
·         Time Speed Distance
·         Profit Loss
·         Permutation & Combination
·         Data Interpretation (Table, Line Graph, Pie Chart and Caselet)
·         Blood Relation 1 & 2
·         Symmetry
·         Coding-Decoding
·         Direction
·         No. Series
·         Letter Series
·         No. Ranking
·         Alphabet Series
·         Syllogism (Possibility Que)
·         Symbo Operations
·         MIX reasoning
·         Puzzles
·         Argument /assumption
Source:- Quant Books of R.S.Aggarwal and kiran
Source:- Reasoning Books of R.S.Aggarwal and kiran

General Awareness
English
Marketing/Computer

Banking + Current Affair

 Banking Awareness
 +
Jigaysa Monthly magazine

Grammar + Comprehension + Vocab.

English book of Arihant

Basic Concepts

Banking Awareness
+
Jigaysa Monthly magazine


In GK- Don’t put question on “mark n review”.
Reason: if you don’t know the answer for a general awareness question on the first timereading, there is very low chance that you can solve it by “mark and review” (unlike mathematics or reasoning question). Here in GA question, you’ll just waste time in mark-n-review, and in the worst case, your mind will seduce you into tickingsome wrong answer just to overcome to the imaginary cut-offs.

In Comprehension
Suppose, after reading the paragraph, you’ve to answer five question andsuppose you can answer only 3 question. Remaining two questions are difficult. Now you decide to putother two on “mark and review”.
Problem= when you come back to review the same question at the end of exam, the passage wouldhave evaporated from your head, and you’ll need to re-read the whole passage again just for thosetwo question =lot of time wasted. Therefore, solve all Comprehension questions at once after readingthe passage, if you can’t solve any, then just leave it, don’t come back later for mark& review. 
TIME STRATEGY
TOPIC
TARGET MARKS
TIME ALLOTMENT
OTHER DETAILS
General Awareness
30+
20min

Time is very valuable and we need to be careful while spending it.
Marketing /Computer
30+
20min
English
30+
25min
Quantitative Aptitude
25+
35min
Reasoning
25+
35min
Total
135+
135 min

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