SBI | IBPS | Schedule | Syllabus | Strategy : 2019-20

SBI | IBPS | Schedule | Syllabus | Strategy : 2019-20

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Here we are come up with the detailed information about 2019-20 bank exams which includes SBI PO 2019 and all IBPS 2019-20 exams. we are guiding you through this article for preparation of SBI PO 2019 and IBPS 2019-20. Providing the deatiled syllabus of sbi po 2019 and ibps 2019-20 and also share somme strategy for the preparation. Hope it will be helpful for those aspirants who are mostly new in this preparation line. All the best for your future and check the detail given below.

RRB officer scale 1 and Office Assistants Dates
(Preliminary Examination) 3/8/2019, 4/8/2019, 11/8/2019, 17/8/2019, 18/8/2019, 25/8/2019
(Main Examination) Scale 1- 22/9/2019

Office Assistants – 29/9/2019

IBPS PO Preliminary Examination-12/10/2019, 13/10/2019, 19/10/2019, 20/10,2019

Main- 30/11/2019

IBPS CLERK Preliminary Examination- 7/12/2019, 8/12/2019, 14/12/2019, 15/12/2019

Mains- 19/1/2020

Specialist Officer Preliminary Examination- 28/12/2019, 29/12/2019

Mains – 25/1/ 2020

How do I prepare for IBPS PO/Clerk, RRB PO/Clerk 2019

Make a practical time table – Most of the time, students prepare the time table and starts studying with full energy and over the time their energy is exhausted and they stray from their schedule. To avoid this, you must make sure that the time table you’re devoting so much time in preparing is practical enough to be followed easily. Do not waste time in putting goals that cannot be achieved. For e.g if you’ve decided to finish one or two topics in a day then under no circumstances you should delay it. 

Go through the syllabus: You must read the complete syllabus at least thrice to know what topics you need to prepare.

Read English newspaper to improve your English and GK (Likes Ambitious baba The Hindu review) : To improve your English vocabulary and General knowledge, you should make a habit of reading the English newspaper. This will also benefit you in the Interview round.

Practice mock tests daily: One thing that will definitely help you in the exam in solving the mock papers/test series. You should solve at least one test series daily to keep a check on your performance. With the help of mock tests, you will also get to know the weak points where you need improvement.

Collect good study material from the reliable sources (Ambitiousbaba.com): One of the most asked questions is “what books/PDF should be used for preparing for IBPS PO/ Clerk exam”. The answer to this lies in the fact that there are certain books/PDF that can give you an edge over your competitors if you follow them religiously. There are plenty of preparation PDF available in the Ambitiousbaba.com, but you should only Download those which can be relied upon.

Motivate yourself: There will be times when you’ll fell confused and won’t know whether to keep on preparing for the exam or not. But those are the times where your perseverance and patience will be tested. You should motivate yourself by reading the success story of those who have qualified the exam previous year and learn from their hardships and hurdles.

“SBI PO 2019”

Preliminary Examination

Section Question Mark Duration Topic
Numerical Ability (Moderate) 35 35 20 Data Interpretation–  Pie Chart Bar Graph,  Caselet,  Tabular (10-15 Questions)

Wrong/Missing  Number Series– 5 Questions

Data Sufficiency- 5 Questions

Quadratic Equation- 4- 5 Questions

Arithmetic– (Approx – 5 questions )

Percentage- (1 Question)

Profit /Loss- (1 Question)

Stream and Boat- (1 Question)

Time &Work- (1 Question)

Time, Speed & Distance– (1 Question)

Age Problem- 1 Question

Reasoning Paper (Easy-Moderate) 35 35 20 Puzzle- Circular Seating Arrangement(1 variable) ,Linear Seating Arrangement (1 Variable),Box-based puzzle (1 Variable),Scheduling Puzzle (1 Variable), Random Arrangement based puzzle (2 Variable) (10-15 Questions)

Inequality – (Approx 3- 5 Questions)

Blood Relation– (Approx 1-2 Questions)

Direction– (Approx 2-3 Questions)

Alphabetical Series– (Approx 1-2 Questions)

Numeric Series – (Approx 4-5 Questions)

Data Sufficiency- 5 Questions

English (Easy-Moderate) 30 30 20 Reading Comprehension- Approx-7-8 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)

Error Detection- 4-5 Questions

Cloze Test- 6-7 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)

Sentence Rearrangement- 5 Questions

Double Filler- 5 Questions

Phrase Replacement- 4-5 Questions

Para jumbles- 4-5 Questions

Total 100 100 60min  

Mains  Examination

Section Question Mark Duration Topic
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

( Difficult )

45 60 60min Puzzle- Triangular Seating Arrangement

(2 Variables), Rectangular Seating Arrangement (2 Variables), Linear seating arrangement (2 Variables), Scheduling Puzzle (2 Variable), Random Arrangement based puzzle (2 Variable)

Approx – 25 Questions

Logical Reasoning – 4-5 Questions

Coding Decoding- 4-5 Questions

Passage Inference- 2-3 Questions

DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION

( Difficult )

35 60 45min Data Interpretation–  Pie Chart, Bar Graph,  Caselet,  Tabular missing  (25Questions)

Data Sufficiency- 5 Questions

Quantity I, Quantity II- 5 Questions

Miscellaneous- Some time Asked 5-6 Miscellaneous Question

English Language

( Difficult )

35 40 40min Reading Comprehension- Approx-10-15 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)

Cloze Test- 6-7 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)

Sentence Rearrangement- 5 Questions

Double/ Tripple Filler- 3-4 Questions

Sentence Completion- 4-5Questions

General Economy & Banking Awareness 40 40 35min IBPS  PO asked current affairs and Banking dating back to 5-6 months rather than the recent ones. There were 3-4 questions from static awareness
Total 155 200 180min  
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 50 30min Candidates had to choose from given 5 options to write a letter and an essay.

Letter Writing -(150 words)

Essay Writing  -(150 words)

 “IBPS RRB Officer Scale-1”

 Preliminary Examination

Section Question Marks Duration Topic
Reasoning

(Moderate)

 

40 40 A cumulative Puzzle- Circular Seating Arrangement(1 variable) Scheduling Puzzle (2 Variable), Linear Seating Arrangement (1-2 Variable), Box-based puzzle (1 Variable) , Height Comparison based (Approx – 25 Questions)

Syllogism– (Approx 3- 5 Questions)

Inequality – (Approx 3- 5 Questions)

Blood Relation– (Approx 2-3 Questions)

Direction– (Approx 2-3 Questions)

Alphabetical Series– (Approx 1-2 Questions)

Numeric Series – (Approx 1-2 Questions)

 

 

Quantitative Aptitude

(Moderate)

 

40 40 40Min Data Interpretation– Caselet, Bar Graph, Line Graph, Pie Graph  (Approx – 15 Questions)

Quadratic Equation– 5 Questions

Wrong/Missing  Number Series– 5 Questions

Arithmetic– (Approx – 15 questions )

Percentage- (1-2 Questions)

Profit /Loss- (1-2 Questions)

Stream and Boat- (1-2 Questions)

Time &Work- (1-2 Questions)

Time, Speed & Distance– (1-2 Questions)

Average – 1Question

Ratio- 1 Question

Age problem –1 Question

Partnership – 1 Question

mixture allegation- 1 question

 

 “Mains  Examination”

Section Questions Marks Duration Topic
Reasoning Paper (Moderate) 40 50   Puzzle- Linear Seating Arrangement (2 Variable), Parallel Lines Seating Arrangement (2 Variable), Random Arrangement Puzzle (2-3 Variable), Scheduling Puzzle (2-3 Variable) (Approx- 18-20 Questions)

Data Sufficiency- 5 Questions

Statement and Assumption- 5 Questions

Machine Input- Output- 5 Questions

Direction- 3-5 Questions

Alphabet- 1-2 Question

Number based – 1-2 Question

Blood Relation – 1-2 Question

Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate – Difficult) 40 50   Data Interpretation– Double Pie Chart Bar Graph,  Caselet,  Tabular (20 Questions) 

Quadratic Equation- 5 Questions

Data Sufficiency- 5 Questions

Arithmetic– 10 Questions 

Percentage- (1-2 Questions)

Profit /Loss- (1-2 Questions)

Stream and Boat- (1-2 Questions)

Time &Work- (1-2 Questions)

Time, Speed & Distance– (1-2 Questions)

Partnership – (1- 2 Question )

English Language/ Hindi Language (Moderate) 40 40   Reading Comprehension- 10 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)

Error Detection- 7-8 Questions

Cloze Test- 6-7 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)

Sentence Rearrangement- 5 Questions

Filler- 5 Questions

Vocab based Errors- 5 Questions

General Awareness (Moderate) 40 40   IBPS RRB PO asked current affairs and Banking dating back to 5-6 months rather than the recent ones. There were 8-10 questions from static awareness
Computer Knowledge

(Easy)

40 20   MS Office- 8-10 Questions (Basic)

Terminologies of the Internet- 6-8 Questions (Basic)

Encryption and decryption- 5-6 Questions (Basic)

Full Form – 5-6 Questions

Micro Processor – 3-4 Question

Computer HardWare- 5-6 Questions( about Motherboard, CPU, etc)

 

 IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose)”

Preliminary Examination

Section Question Marks Duration Topic
Reasoning

(Easy to Moderate)

 

40 40 A cumulative Puzzle- Circular Seating Arrangement(1 variable) ,Linear Seating Arrangement (1 Variable),Box-based puzzle (1 Variable),Scheduling Puzzle (1 Variable) (Approx- 20 Questions)

Syllogism– (Approx 3- 5 Questions)

Inequality – (Approx 3- 5 Questions)

Blood Relation– (Approx 2-3 Questions)

Direction– (Approx 2-3 Questions)

Alphabetical Series– (Approx 1-2 Questions)

Numeric Series – (Approx 4-5 Questions)

Coding Decoding- (Approx 2-3 Questions)

Quantitative Aptitude

(Easy to Moderate)

 

40 40 40Min Data Interpretation– Caselet, Bar Graph, Line Graph, Pie Graph  (Approx – 10 Questions)

Wrong/Missing  Number Series– 5 Questions

Approximation/ Simplification- (Approx-12-15 Questions)

Arithmetic– (Approx – 10 questions )

Percentage- (1-2 Questions)

Profit /Loss- (1-2 Questions)

Stream and Boat- (1-2 Questions)

Time &Work- (1-2 Questions)

Time, Speed & Distance– (1-2 Questions)

Average – 1Question

Ratio- 1 Question

Age problem –1 Question

Partnership – 1 Question

mixture allegation- 1 question

 

 Mains  Examination

Section Questions Marks Duration Topic
Reasoning Paper (Moderate) 40 50   Puzzle- Linear Seating Arrangement (2 Variable), Parallel Lines Seating Arrangement (2 Variable), Random Arrangement Puzzle (2-3 Variable), Scheduling Puzzle (2-3 Variable)

(25 Questions)

Data Sufficiency- 5 Questions

Direction- 3-5 Questions

Alphabet- 1-2 Question

Number based – 1-2 Question

Blood Relation – 1-2 Question

Quantitative Aptitude (Moderate but Lengthy) 40 50   Data Interpretation– Double Pie Chart Bar Graph,  Caselet,  Tabular (20 Questions) 

Data Sufficiency- 5 Questions

Arithmetic– 15 Questions 

Percentage- (1-2 Questions)

Profit /Loss- (1-2 Questions)

Stream and Boat- (1-2 Questions)

Time &Work- (1-2 Questions)

Time, Speed & Distance– (1-2 Questions)

Partnership – (1- 2 Question )

Age problem – (1-2 Questions)

Ratio- (1-2 Questions)

Mensuration- (1-2 Questions)

English Language/ Hindi Language (Moderate) 40 40   Reading Comprehension- 10 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)

Error Detection- 7-8 Questions

Cloze Test- 6-7 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)

Sentence Rearrangement- 5 Questions

Filler- 5 Questions

Vocab based Errors- 5 Questions

General Awareness (Moderate) 40 40   IBPS RRB PO asked current affairs and Banking dating back to 5-6 months rather than the recent ones. There were 12-14 questions from static awareness
Computer Knowledge

(Easy)

40 20   MS Office- 8-10 Questions (Basic)

Terminologies of the Internet- 6-8 Questions (Basic)

Encryption and decryption- 5-6 Questions (Basic)

Full Form – 5-6 Questions

Micro Processor – 3-4 Question

Computer Hardware- 5-6 Questions( about Motherboard, CPU, etc)

 

“IBPS CLERK 2019-20”

 Preliminary Examination

Section Question Mark Duration Topic
Numerical Ability (Easy-Moderate) 35 35   Data Interpretation–  Pie Chart Bar Graph,  Caselet,  Tabular (10 Questions)

Wrong/Missing  Number Series– 5 Questions

Approximation/ Simplification- (10 Questions)

Arithmetic– (10 questions )

Percentage- (1-2 Questions)

Profit /Loss- (1-2 Questions)

Stream and Boat- (1-2 Questions)

Time &Work- (1-2 Questions)

Time, Speed & Distance– (1-2 Questions)

Average – 1Question

Ratio- 1 Question

Age problem –1 Question

Partnership – 1 Question

mixture allegation- 1 question

 

Reasoning Paper (Easy-Moderate) 35 35   Puzzle- Circular Seating Arrangement(1 variable) ,Linear Seating Arrangement (1 Variable),Box-based puzzle (1 Variable),Scheduling Puzzle (1 Variable), Random Arrangement based puzzle (Approx- 20 Questions)

Syllogism– (Approx 3- 5 Questions)

Inequality – (Approx 3- 5 Questions)

Blood Relation– (Approx 2-3 Questions)

Direction– (Approx 2-3 Questions)

Alphabetical Series– (Approx 1-2 Questions)

Numeric Series – (Approx 4-5 Questions)

Coding Decoding- (Approx 2-3 Questions)

 

English (Easy-Moderate) 30 30   Reading Comprehension- Approx-7-8 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)

Error Detection- 4-5 Questions

Cloze Test- 6-7 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)

Sentence Rearrangement- 5 Questions

Single Filler- 5 Questions

Sentence Rearrangement- 3-4 Questions

Vocab based Errors- 5 Questions

Total 100 100 60min  

 Mains  Examination

Section Question Mark Duration Topic
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

(Moderate)

50 60 45min Puzzle- Triangular Seating Arrangement

(2 Variables), Rectangular Seating Arrangement (2 Variables), Linear seating arrangement (2 Variables), Scheduling Puzzle (2 Variable), Random Arrangement based puzzle (2 Variable)

Approx – 20-25 Questions

Logical Reasoning – 6-7 Questions

Syllogism– (Approx 3- 4 Questions)

Inequality – (Approx 3-4Questions)

 

Machine Input Output- 3-5 Questions

Coding Decoding- 2-3 Questions

Direction– (Approx 1-2 Questions)

Alphabetical Series– ( 1-2 Questions)

Numeric Series – (Approx 1-2

Quantitative Aptitude

(Moderate)

50 50 45min Data Interpretation–  Pie Chart Bar Graph,  Caselet,  Tabular (15-20 Questions)

Data Sufficiency- 5 Questions

Quantity1, Quantity 2- 4-5 Questions

Quadratic Equation- 5 Questions

Arithmetic– (Approx – 7-8 questions )

Percentage- (1 Question)

Profit /Loss- (1 Question)

Stream and Boat- (1 Question)

Time &Work- (1 Question)

Time, Speed & Distance– (1

English Language

 

40 40 35min Reading Comprehension- Approx-10-15 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)

Error Detection- 4-5 Questions

Cloze Test- 6-7 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)

Sentence Rearrangement- 5 Questions

Sentence Connectors- 5 Questions

 Fillers 5 Questions

General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35min IBPS  clerk asked current affairs and Banking dating back to 5-6 months rather than the recent ones. There were 7-8 questions from static awareness
Total 190 200 160min  

“IBPS PO 2019-20”

(Saal ka Sabse Bada Bank Exam)

Preliminary Examination

Section Question Mark Duration Topic
Numerical Ability (Moderate) 35 35 20 Data Interpretation–  Pie Chart Bar Graph,  Caselet,  Tabular (15 Questions)

Wrong/Missing  Number Series– 5 Questions

Quadratic Equation- 4- 5 Questions

Data Sufficiency- 5 Questions

Arithmetic– (Approx – 5 questions )

Percentage- (1 Question)

Profit /Loss- (1 Question)

Stream and Boat- (1 Question)

Time &Work- (1 Question)

Time, Speed & Distance– (1 Question)

Age Problem- 1 Question

Reasoning Paper (Easy-Moderate) 35 35 20 Puzzle- Circular Seating Arrangement(1 variable) ,Linear Seating Arrangement (1 Variable),Box-based puzzle (1 Variable),Scheduling Puzzle (1 Variable), Random Arrangement based puzzle (2 Variable) (20 Questions)

Syllogism– (Approx 3- 5 Questions)

Inequality – (Approx 3- 5 Questions)

Blood Relation– (Approx 2-3 Questions)

Direction– (Approx 2-3 Questions)

Alphabetical Series– (Approx 1-2 Questions)

Numeric Series – (Approx 4-5 Questions)

English (Easy-Moderate) 30 30 20 Reading Comprehension- Approx-7-8 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)

Error Detection- 4-5 Questions

Cloze Test- 6-7 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)

Sentence Rearrangement- 5 Questions

Single Filler- 5 Questions

Phrase Replacement- 4-5 Questions

Para jumbles- 4-5 Questions

Total 100 100 60min  

Mains  Examination

Section Question Mark Duration Topic
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

( Difficult )

45 60 60min Puzzle- Triangular Seating Arrangement

(2 Variables), Rectangular Seating Arrangement (2 Variables), Linear seating arrangement (2 Variables), Scheduling Puzzle (2 Variable), Random Arrangement based puzzle (2 Variable)

Approx – 23-25 Questions

Logical Reasoning – 8-10 Questions

Machine Input Output- 3-5 Questions

Coding Decoding- 2-3 Questions

Blood Relation– ( 1-2 Questions)

Direction– (Approx 1-2 Questions)

Alphabetical Series– ( 1-2 Questions)

Numeric Series – (Approx 1-2 Qus)

 

DATA ANALYSIS AND INTERPRETATION

( Difficult )

35 60 45min Data Interpretation–  Pie Chart Bar Graph,  Caselet,  Tabular (15-18 Questions)

Wrong/Missing  Number Series– 5 Questions (New Pattern)

Data Sufficiency- 5 Questions

Arithmetic– (Approx – 7-8 questions )

Percentage- (1 Question)

Profit /Loss- (1 Question)

Stream and Boat- (1 Question)

Time &Work- (1 Question)

Time, Speed & Distance– (1 Question)

Age Problem- 1 Question

Mensuration- 1 Question

Permutation, Combination &Probability- 1 Question

Mixtures & Alligations- 1 Question

 

English Language

( Difficult )

35 40 40min Reading Comprehension- Approx-10-15 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)

Error Detection- 4-5 Questions

Cloze Test- 6-7 Questions (Recent News paper editorial)

Sentence Rearrangement- 5 Questions

Para jumbles- 4-5 Questions

General Economy & Banking Awareness 40 40 35min IBPS  PO asked current affairs and Banking dating back to 5-6 months rather than the recent ones. There were 7-8 questions from static awareness
Total 155 200 180min  
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 30min Candidates had to choose from given 5 options to write a letter and an essay.

Letter Writing -(150 words)

Essay Writing  -(200 words)

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