IBPS PO 2014 Exam Preparation – When to start?

June 17th, 2014 by

The question of when to start preparation for IBPS PO 2014 exam boggles many students and frankly speaking - there is no right answer for it. However, what I have seen after teaching students for around a decade is this - it requires roughly 300 hours to prepare for IBPS PO properly. These 300 hours should be divided into two broad categories: a) Learning - 200 hours b) Practice / Testing / Improvement - 100 hours So, keeping the above framework in mind, if you can study for 3 hours a day, you need to start slightly more than 3 months before the actual exam. Having said that, starting


How to prepare for the Descriptive test of SBI PO 2014 Exam

June 3rd, 2014 by

Many students have been asking me for a strategy to prepare for Descriptive test of SBI PO Exam. So here are a few guidelines. Let us look at the pattern for the Descriptive Test It would be of 50 marks with one hour duration to test the English language skills. The descriptive paper will test four types of skills. Letter writing  Précis writing  Essay writing  Reading Comprehension 1. Letter writing: - You will be asked to choose from either a formal or an informal letter. If it is an informal letter, greet the person and then explain the purpose of your letter. Keep i