To crack the SBI Clerk 218, it is important to have a smart strategy to attempt SBI Clerk question paper of Prelims exam which is scheduled to be held on 23rd, 24th and 30th June 2018. SBI Clerk Pre 2018 exam have objective questions from the English Language with a weightage of 30 marks, Reasoning and Numerical Ability Aptitude, having equal weightage of 35 marks. Each question is set to have five options. A negative marking of 1/4th marks also comes attached, for incorrect answers.
How to attempt questions?
Students should attempt the exam in the following sequence English – Reasoning – Numerical Ability (Though it certainly depends on your strength).
Going by previous years’ trends, students generally prefer to attempt English first followed by Reasoning and Numerical Ability. Attempting the exam in this sequence would help in securing essential marks.
How to score vital marks
Regular practice and appropriate strategy will certainly help you to score good marks in SBI Clerk Prelims 2018 exam. Students should be clear with the sections and topics asked in the exam and also where he/she can score maximum marks.
It is always a good idea to start with the basic English grammar rules. If you are good with basics of nouns, pronouns, adverbs, adjectives, prepositions, tenses, parts of speech, subject-verb agreement, conditional sentences and other important topics of English Grammar then solving questions of Sentence Improvement, Sentence Correction, Error Spotting would be a cakewalk for you.
Expected topics from this section are Reading Comprehension, Fill in the blanks/double fillers, Error Spotting (New type also), Sentence Correction, Sentence Improvement, Cloze Test and Para jumbles etc.
Numerical Ability is one of the most scoring section if you have clarity of concepts and strong calculation skills.
The expected topics of this section are Number Series, Approximation, Simplification, Data Sufficiency, Data Interpretation, Quadratic Equation and Miscellaneous questions.
Reasoning section checks your logical and reasoning skills. If you are clear with the concepts, then you can easily crack this section.
Expected topics for Reasoning are Inequality, Syllogism, Blood Relation, Direction, Order and Ranking, Series Questions (Alphanumeric, Alphabet, Number Series), Puzzles and Seating Arrangement are the most important topics.