With the date of RBI Assistant Prelims falling on Feb 14, 2020, there is a little bit more than a month left for your preparation. Please note that no RBI Assistant recruitment took place in the year 2019 and with 926 vacancies the competition would be really high. There will be lakhs of aspirants appearing in Prelims and you need to outshine them by preparing well. Use this time period of one month to understand different topics of all the 3 sections (viz. English Language, Numerical Ability & Reasoning Ability) and practice a number of questions. In this article, we are going to help you with the syllabus & reasoning preparation strategy for RBI Assistant Prelims. Let’s first have a look at the RBI Assistant 2020 Prelims Exam Pattern.
RBI Assistant 2020 Prelims Exam Pattern
|S. No.||Name of Objective Test||No. of Questions||Max Marks||Total Time|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 mins|
|2||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 mins|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 mins|
RBI Assistant 2020 Prelims- Reasoning Syllabus
Before starting with the preparation of Reasoning section, you must have a complete idea of what all topics you need to cover. We are providing the syllabus for reasoning section below:
- Alphanumeric Series
- Logical Reasoning
- Alphabet Test
- Data Sufficiency
- Coded Inequalities
- Seating Arrangement
- Blood Relations
RBI Assistant 2020 Prelims- Getting Started with the Preparation of Reasoning
There are 35 questions to be solved in 20 minutes which is definitely going to be a challenge. Also, the fact that there is a negative marking of 0.25 mark so you need to be very careful as you maintain the balance of speed and accuracy. We suggest that you take a free mock test of RBI Assistant Prelims. This will help you get an overall idea of the level of your preparation. Also, it will highlight your weak areas. Now the next task would be to divide the topics of this section into 3 parts: easy, moderate and difficult. Work on those topics which seem difficult to you and ensure that you understand the concept well. For this purpose, watch online videos or learn from books.
RBI Assistant 2020 Prelims- Practice, Review, Repeat
Once you have understood the concepts of the majority of the topics, start practising questions without any time limit. Solve at least 100 questions on each topic. Even if a question looks difficult to you, try solving it. Look at the detailed explanation and try to understand it. Doing this repeatedly will clarify your concept and at the same time, this exercise will help you identify easy & moderate questions. Solving 100 questions on a single topic is not easy and you need to devote 6-8 hours on a daily basis towards your preparation. Try to finish this practising task by the 1st week of February.
RBI Assistant 2020 Prelims- Start Taking Mocks
After having done enough practice, now would be the best time to put your skills to test in an exam-like environment. Start taking mock tests and test different strategies. For eg., you can try answering the easy & moderate questions first before moving to the difficult ones. Use all the shortcuts & tricks you have learnt all this while and see how well do you cope up in a controlled environment. Don’t just stop at taking mock tests. Take some time to analyse them as well. By analysing them you will get to know your mistakes and by referring to the detailed solutions, you can ensure that you don’t repeat the same mistake in the actual exam.
This is all from us in this article of reasoning preparation strategy for RBI Assistant Prelims. Remember to keep taking mock tests to ensure that you are at the best of your performance. Please use the comment box below if you have any feedback for us.
Wishing you good luck with your preparation!
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