Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the call letters for the IBPS Rural Regional Banking (RRB) Clerk 2021 online preliminary examination. Call letters have been uploaded on the official website ibps.in. Registered candidates can download their admit cards from the official website on or before August 14, 2021. The preliminary recruitment exam is all set to be conducted on August 01, 07, 08, 14, 21, 2021, through the online mode. Candidates who qualify for the preliminary stage shall be eligible to appear for the main exam and the interview round, subsequently.
How to download IBPS RRB 2021 call letters?
IBPS authorities have released the admit cards for the RRB 2021 preliminary online exam on the official website ibps.in. To download the admit cards, candidates must use the following sequence of steps –
Step 1: Visit the official website ibps.in.
Step 2: On the website’s homepage, click on the “Click here to download the Online Preliminary Exam Call Letter for CRP-RRBS-X- Office Assistants” link.
Step 3: A new page shall open, select the appropriate language and enter the login credentials like Registration Number/Roll Number, Password and the captcha code.
Step 4: After entering the required details, click on the ‘login’ button to access the call letter.
Step 5: Download or print a copy of the admit card well in advance before the exam.
The syllabus for the exam entirely depends on the paper pattern and the type of questions expected. The preliminary online exam shall comprise objective type questions. The test will be held for a duration of 45 minutes. The paper will contain two sections – 1. Reasoning and 2. Numerical Ability. Each subject will cover 40 questions for a maximum of 40 marks. Therefore, the IBPS RRB 2021 preliminary exam will have a total of 80 questions for 80 marks. Questions will be displayed in both English and state-specific languages.
Topics covered under Reasoning Ability include linear/circular arrangements, blood relations, inequality, coding-decoding, ordering, syllogism, input-output, statement assumption, statement conclusion, etc. Similarly, topics covered under Numerical Ability include ratio, proportion and variation, work and time, profit and loss, permutations and combinations, probability, quadratic equations, etc. While the syllabus is more or less clear, candidates can get an idea about the types of questions asked by accessing the sample paper. IBPS has uploaded the sample paper on the official website.
Importance of IBPS RRB 2021 prelims previous-year papers
Just three weeks left for the IBPS RRB Clerk 2021 preliminary examination. While candidates rigorously prepare for the exam, they must refer to the previous year question papers. These papers are a goldmine and play an instrumental role in helping candidates understand the paper pattern. Moreover, previous-year papers also shed light on the types of questions asked in the prelim exam. This will help candidates prepare better for the exam.
Other than previous-year question papers, mock tests are also useful in preparing for the IBPS Clerk 2021 exam. Mock tests help candidates manage time and improve their thinking capacity under pressure. To determine how prepared they are for the exam, candidates also try solving the IPBS RRB Free Mock Test.
With just three weeks left for the exam, here are certain last-minute tips to follow –
#Keep a checklist of all the important IBPS RRB Clerk 2021 prelims concepts to revise. Make sure to revise and tick all these concepts before the exam.
#Prepare a three-week exam strategy and stick to it till the very end because consistency is the key to success.
#IBPS Reasoning section is all about puzzles and tricks. To ace them, solve as many mock tests as possible to improve problem-solving capability. Also, time these mock tests and make sure to not give more than 30 seconds to each question while initially solving the paper.
#Numerical or Quantitative Ability is all about Mathematics and faster calculations. For this, candidates must have mathematical formulae at their fingertips. Therefore, every day, make it a point to revise all the formulae first thing in the morning. With a fresh mind, these formulae are easier to learn and register.