IBPS RRB Preparation Tips 2024

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How to Prepare for IBPS RRB 2024 Exam?

The official notification for the IBPS RRB 2024 exam is going to be released soon. The preliminary IBPS RRB examination date is out, which will be held on these respective dates as August 7, 13, 14, 20, 21.

The aspirants still have a period of 2-3 months for the preparation of the Preliminary phase of the IBPS RRB Officer Scale I & Office Assistant Exam. They may go through some important tips for IBPS RRB 2024 exam  in this post. It will help them crack this exam with a good score.

The IBPS RRB Preparation strategy will help clear the subjects with the desired cutoff. Both IBPS RRB exams will be conducted in 2 phases, namely Preliminary and Mains Exam. In this post, IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I & Office Assistant preparation tips 2024 are explained so that the preparation is more accurate and approachable to the result-oriented score.

IBPS RRB Prelims Exam 2024 Sections

We hope you all have had a thorough look at the exam pattern, syllabus as well as previous year cutoff of IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Exam by now. This is essential because unless you have a fair idea of the structure of the overall exam and how many questions you should attempt to clear it, you won’t be able to prepare efficiently.

IBPS RRB Exams would comprise of just 2 sections:

1.      Quantitative Aptitude

2.      Reasoning Ability

Note: Both the section is of 40 marks and there is a deduction of 1/4th negative mark for every wrong answer.

Since there won’t be any test of English Language in this exam, qualifying it would be comparatively easy for many of the students, resulting in a huge competition. So, you need to gear up for this exam right away and prepare rigorously.

Strategy to Prepare IBPS RRB Reasoning Ability

1) Puzzles and Seating Arrangement:

       Most questions from this section (10-15) are based on the Seating Arrangement and Puzzles segment. So, aspirants should have a thorough practice of this topic

2) Inequality:

Most probably there will be 5 questions from this portion. Questions from Inequality are often easy to attempt. So, aspirants should practice this topic as much as they can, so they take up less time while solving these questions.

3) Syllogism:

       The possibility of a new pattern-based Syllogism question is less in the prelims phase, however, aspirants should make sure that they are very clear with the approach to solving these questions as well.

4) Blood relations:

       It is probably one of the easiest topics of the reasoning section and can easily bring 3-4 marks if prepared well. They should try to practice direct as well as coded questions on this topic.

5) Miscellaneous topics:

       They can expect questions from the Alphanumeric series, direction sense, and coding-decoding as well. These topics are quite high-scoring. They just need to ensure that it can be finished off in the minimum time frame.

Strategy to Prepare IBPS RRB Quantitative Aptitude

1) Data Interpretation:

       DI carries maximum weight in the Quantitative Aptitude section. Aspirants can easily expect 10-15 questions on this topic. So, make sure to practice at least 5-7 questions DI regularly.

2) Simplification / Approximation:

       This is one of the most scoring topics in quantitative aptitude. These topics can be easily mastered with thorough practice.

3) Number Series:

       Practice Number Series on a regular basis because you can never perfect this topic in a week or two. The only way you’ll be able to recognize number patterns easily is when you practice questions of this topic daily.

4) Quadratic Equations:

       Root comparison is one of the common topics that has been asked in the banking exams. Once the concept behind these questions are understood then you can easily score good marks in the exam.

5) Miscellaneous question:

       These form another major portion of the Quantitative Aptitude Section in this exam. Almost 10 questions from various arithmetic topics are expected to be asked in the exam. They should focus more on Partnership, Time & Work, Profit & Loss since these questions usually carry maximum marks from the miscellaneous segment.

Important Tips to Prepare IBPS RRB 2024 Exam

Let us now take a look at some of the general exam preparation tips that you should always keep in mind.

1. Proper Time Table:

       Follow a proper timetable. Frame a study plan for yourself, ensuring to complete all the basic concepts of different topics on time and keep ample time to attempt mock tests.

       Follow your timetable properly and make sure to compensate for it in case you miss out on any time frame.

2. Regularity in Studies:

       Do not procrastinate. As we have repeatedly mentioned, one cannot clear this exam with 1-2 weeks of study.

       Aspirants need to put consistent efforts if they want to get through the exam.

3. Mock Tests:

       Mock tests are a must.

       In order to attempt questions in the exam like the interface and have a smooth transition among the sections of the exam, they need to attempt online mock tests.

       Mock tests will also help reduce exam anxiety.

4. Efficient Time Management:

       This is the key to clear this exam.

       Aspirants will be allotted 45 minutes to attempt the above 2 sections in the prelims exam.

       So, divide this time among the 2 sections equally or as per your comfort level in them.

5. Time-Bound Practice:

       While practicing questions, attempt questions/ mock tests within the time frame that you have set for these 2 sections.

6. Self Analysis:

       Keep track of performance. Analyze your strengths in the online tests and keep working on weaker sections simultaneously.

7. Define your Goals/Targets:

       Set a target for yourself. Give yourself a minimum question attempt number and continuously strive to achieve it.

IBPS RRB Officer Preparation Tips FAQs

1.How to Prepare for IBPS RRB 2024 Exam?

Go through the detailed topics and analyse the questions asked in previous year papers. Also, follow the above-given strategies to prepare for the IBPS RRB 2024 exam in the best manner.

2.Is IBPS RRB exam easy?

IBPS RRB exam is of moderate difficulty level.

3.Which section is easy in IBPS RRB Exam?

The complication of the section depends on the comfort of the aspirants. Reasoning sections test the ability of the candidates while the quant section tests the aptitude.

4.How to prepare for IBPS RRB Quantitative Aptitude?

Following are the tricks to ace the IBPS RRB quantitative aptitude section: -

       Focus on core concepts

       Practice more questions

       Apply shortcut techniques

       Solve mock test with time duration

       Proper Time management.

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