# SBI Junior Associate 2018 Preparation Plan

SBI Clerk 2018 notification is already out and the total number of vacancies updated is 8031.As per the notification, 'there are no qualifying marks for individual sections'. However, the selection wholly lies within the criteria set up by the hiring organization. For complete notification, click on 'SBI Junior Associates 2018 Official Notification'. The preliminary exam is going to be conducted on 23rd, 24th and 30th of June. With less than a month before the D-day, how prepared are you to face the competition?

The next thirty-day window is a precious time period for devising your strategy in SBI Clerk Prelims 2018. It is for the first time that sectional time limits have been introduced in SBI Clerk Prelims. Hence, it is important to schedule an efficient study plan which helps analyze your performance. Let's look at the syllabus in a detailed manner.

SBI Clerk(Junior Associate) Exam Syllabus:

 Numerical Ability Reasoning Ability English Language Simplifications & Approximations Puzzles Reading Comprehension Number Series Seating Arrangements Cloze Test Quadratic Equations Syllogisms Error Spotting Data Interpretation Inequalities Sentence Improvement Miscellaneous: Ratio & Proportions, Percentages, Simple & Compound Interest, Mixtures & Alligations, Profit & Loss, Number Systems, Permutations & Combinations, Probability Coding & Decoding Para jumbles Miscellaneous: Time, Speed & Distance, Time & Work Series - Numeric, Alphabetic and Alphanumeric Vocabulary based questions Miscellaneous: Permutations & Combinations, Probability Miscellaneous - Blood Relations, Direction Sense, Order & Ranking Fill in the blanks

An efficient study plan is the one that contains equal learning of new concepts and revising old concepts while making sure both of them are being applied during mock tests. Hence, the action steps would be

a) Learning a part of syllabus every day

b) Practicing sample questions/ previous year questions based on the learned concepts

c) Revising old concepts to retain the already acquired knowledge

d) Constantly evaluating yourself on old/ new concepts by attempting mock tests

Below is an action plan you can follow for the next 6 weeks to secure yourself the prestigious position of a Junior Associate at SBI.

SBI Clerk (Junior Associate) Prelims Week Wise Preparation Plan:

### Week 1

 Number of Days Action Plan 3 Topics to be covered - Simplifications & Approximations, Puzzles & Seating Arrangement, Reading Comprehension 3 Attempting Mock Tests and Analyzing your performance

Attempting a mock test will be complete only when a thorough analysis has been done post exam. A thorough analysis consists of identifying the following kinds of questions

1. Easy questions you have not attempted

2. Easy questions you have attempted incorrectly

3. Difficult questions you have attempted

The sole aim of this analysis is to refine your judgment about a question - easy, medium and difficult and use it to your advantage thereby maximizing your overall scores.

Here are Free sample Questions on SBI Clerk Prelims Quantitative Aptitude, SBI Clerk Prelims Verbal Ability and SBI Clerk Prelims Reasoning Ability created based on previous years' question papers. Attempt Now to find out where you stand and level up your preparation.

The same plan can be followed for subsequent weeks covering the entire syllabus by the end of 5 weeks thereby fine-tuning your strategy.

### Week 2

 Number of Days Action Plan 3 English Language: Cloze Test and Fill In The BlanksNumerical Ability: Number Series & Quadratic EquationsReasoning Ability: Numeric & Alphanumeric series, Coding & Decoding 3 Attempting Mock Tests and Analyzing your performance

### Week 3

 Number of Days Action Plan 3 English Language: Error Spotting & Sentence ImprovementNumerical Ability: Data InterpretationReasoning Ability: Syllogisms & Inequalities 3 Attempting Mock Tests and Analyzing your performance

### Week 4

 Number of Days Action Plan 3 English Language: Para Jumbles & Vocabulary based QuestionsNumerical Ability: MiscellaneousReasoning Ability: Miscellaneous 3 Attempting Mock Tests and Analyzing your performance

By week 4, you will have gained a complete understanding of your strong and weak areas thereby helping you make smart question choices during the exam. This knowledge can be tested out during the daily mock tests you attempt in the whole of last week before the exam day.

All the best! Fight on!

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