Tuesday, June 12, 2018

BOB PGDBF PO Notification 2018 Out | Check Complete Syllabus & Preparation Strategy

Bank of Baroda has released the official notification of BOB Manipal PGDBF PO Admission 2018 (बीओबी मणिपाल नोटिफिकेशन 2018: PO के 600 पद ) for Total 600 Posts on its official website of the bank.

Bank of Baroda PGDBF (PO) has released the notification of Probationary Officer (PO) from Manipal Academy of Higher education (MAHE) to be conducted at the Baroda Manipal school of Banking.  After successful completion of the course, the candidate would be awarded a Post Graduate Certificate in Banking & Finance and will be offered appointment in the Bank as Probationary Officer in Junior Management Grade/Scale-I.  

Schedule of Events Dates-
The start date for Online Registration: 12th June 2018
Online Payment of Application Fees / Intimation Charges: 12th June to 02nd July 2018
Download of Call letters for Online Examination (Tentative): After 18th July 2018


Sunday, June 10, 2018

Download 1500+ Number Series Asked in Previous Paper

Most of the Bank PO and Clerk Exams including IBPS PO, SBI PO ask 5 questions from Number Series and from this Topics there are total four Types of Questions can be asked - Missing Number Series, Wrong Number Series, Next Number Series and Two Line Number Series Questions. Here we are providing 1500+ Previous Year Number Series questions asked in Different Banking Exam. 


Saturday, June 9, 2018

IBPS RRB Officer Scale -1 & Office Assistant Exam 2018 Syllabus

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has announced the RRB Recruitment Notification for RRB Officer Scale I and Office Assistant. This year, there are 3312 vacancies announced for IBPS RRB RRB Officer Scale I posts and 5249 vacancies for IBPS RRB Office Assistant posts.
IBPS RRB Exam Syllabus – Reasoning Ability
  • Input output
  • Seating arrangement (circular & linear)
  • Coding decoding
  • Syllogism - Old and New Pattern
  • Data sufficiency
  • Alphanumeric series
  • Alphabet test
  • Order & Ranking
  • Coded inequalities
  • Puzzles - Floor Arrangement, Box Arrangement, Scheduling Puzzle
  • Blood relations - Direct and Coded
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Logical reasoning.
IBPS RRB Exam Syllabus – Quantitative Aptitude
  • Quadratic equations
  • Data sufficiency
  • Data interpretation
  • Number series
  • Partnership
  • Problems on ages
  • Percentage
  • Averages
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Mixture & allegation
  • Profit and loss
  • Work and time
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Time and distance
  • Simplification/approximation
  • Boats and streams.
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IBPS RRB Exam Syllabus – General Awareness
  • Banking Awareness
  • Financial Awareness
  • Schemes and Policies
  • Current Affairs
  • Static Awareness
IBPS RRB Exam Syllabus – English Language
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Fillers
  • Sentence Errors
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Word Usage
  • Phrase/Connectors
  • Paragraph related questions
IBPS RRB Exam Syllabus – Hindi Language
  • विपरीतार्थक शब्द
  • पर्यायवाची शब्द
  • मुहावरे तथा लोकोक्तियां
  • गुढार्थी (क्लोज टाइप) प्रकार का गद्यांश
  • वाक्यक्रम व्यवस्थापन
  • वाक्यों में त्रुटियाँ
  • वाक्यों में रिक्त-स्थानों की पूर्ति
  • वर्तनी अशुद्धियाँ
  • वाक्यांश के लिए एक शब्द
  • अपठित गद्यांश
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IBPS RRB Exam Syllabus – Computer Knowledge
  • History and Generation of Computers
  • Introduction to Computer Organisation
  • Computer Memory
  • Computer Hardware and I/O Devices
  • Computer Software
  • Computer Languages
  • Operating System
  • Computer Network
  • Internet
  • MS Office Suit and Shortcut keys
  • Basics of DBMS
  • Number System and Conversions
  • Computer and Network Security

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Free Download Bharati Pathak's Indian Financial System for RBI GRADE B

Bharati Pathak's Indian Financial System for RBI GRADE B is a comprehensive book that offers insight into the complex amalgamation of various institutions, markets, regulations and laws, analysts, transactions, claims, and liabilities. This edition has been substantively revised, with incorporation of the up-to-date amendments and variations and imperative discussions on topics like financial markets and institutions, instruments, agencies and regulations in a methodical and critical manner.

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Free Download Accounting and Finance for Bankers by Macmillan | RBI GRADE B

Macmillan's Accounting and Finance For Bankers for JAIIB Examination & RBI GRADE B - To cover Finance and Accounting Part of RBI GRADE B Phase - 2 Exam, You can have this book as a reference Material. Though this book is written for JAIIB Aspirants but it will be helpful for RBI Grade B Finance Section.

This Book is Written with the aim of helping aspirants for upcoming JAIIB examination, the book focuses majorly on principles and practices of banking, accounting and finance for bankers. It covers key terms like annual accounts, balance sheets, accounting ratios, cash flow, profit and loss and other financial reporting techniques.

Free Download Principles and Practice of Banking by Macmillan for RBI GRADE B

The book, Principles and Practices of Banking, introduces readers to all the basic concepts and practices in the banking and financial sector in India.

The development of Banking industry, right from its infancy to the present expanding scenario, is covered in Principles and Practices of Banking. The book also focuses on the challenges faced by the sector in these changing times, the expanding use of technology that helps the sector provide more services more efficiently, and the regulations put in place by the Reserve Bank of India to provide financial stability and safeguard the interests of depositors.

Following are the topics covered in this book: The Deposit Function, Specialized Services and Products, Bank Investments, Evolution of Banking, Lending Function, Electronic Financial Services,  RBI Regulations, and Fund Management.

Principles and Practices of Banking is a good introductory book to familiarize the reader with the various aspects of the banking industry and the regulations that govern it. The expanding markets, the various functions, impact of technology on the sector, and RBI rules are explained clearly.
Principles and Practices of Banking is a compilation of contributions from several experts at IIBF. The Indian Institute of Banking and Finance (IIBF), established in 1928, is an association of banking and financial institutions.


Saturday, June 2, 2018

How is Oliveboard Mock Test Series and Online Course for SBI PO

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How is Oliveboard Mock Test Series and Online Course for SBI PO - When it comes to High level Exam like SBI PO | RBI Grade B | IBPS PO Exam in Banking Sector, Oliveboard is Best because of It’s level of Practice Questions, Study Material, Performance Analysis and Ranking among Toppers (Most of the Toppers follow Oliveboard) to give you best Preparation Experience that anyone can Provide.

As said about SBI PO Exam "Hope for the best and be ready for the worst. This is what Oliveboard does". They make you practice Unexpected High Level New Pattern Questions through their mock test series.

Some Facts about Oliveboard-
  1. Up to Date pattern as it comes in various exams
  2. Good difficulty level of questions - as easy questions are freely available on the internet
  3. Excellent interface and error free answers — User Interface of Online Mock is very good and it’s similar as IBPS.
  4. Good and elaborated solutions which is must to analyze and fix your Mistakes in Mock.
  5. Their solutions and analysis part is well designed. You can easily see your weak areas and work on it.
  6. Most recommended for SBI PO | RBI Grade B and IBPS PO and RRB PO.
Here is the Link to Attempt Oliveboard Mock Test → Attempt first Mock Free to check your Preparation level.

Apart from Mock Test Oliveboard has taken some new Initiative for Competitive Exam Preparation.
  1. Oliveboard has Launched New Topic Test
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3. Oliveboard has also Launched new Sectional Test
Apart from Full Length Mock Test Practice you need to Solve Sectional Test also, so that you score good marks in every section. As SBI has changed the Prelim Exam Pattern from this year and it’s expected IBPS PO & CLERK Prelim for 2018 will be on same pattern so it’s high time you start practicing sectional test.
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Free Download Objective Economics & Social Development by Ramesh Singh

Economics and Social Issue is Very Important for RBI GRADE B Phase -2 Exam and After covering the theoretical part you need to practice lots of questions before going into Exam. The topics covered and the range of questions available in this edition will also be helpful for students appearing for UPSC / RBI GRADE and other competitive examination in India having Objective Type Question format.
Table of Contents:
  • Part-I: Fundamentals of Economics
  • Part-II: Indian Economics (Theoretical Dimensions)
  • Part-III: Indian Economy (Current Aspects)
  • Part-IV: Questions from Previous Years Examination Papers

Saturday, April 28, 2018

How to Prepare SSC CGL Tier III | Exam Pattern | Essay & Letter Writing Tips

From Last year SSC has changed a bit in Pattern of Exam and added Descriptive Section in Tier-3. Below I am sharing some tips to Follow for the Preparation of Descriptive Section.
Exam Pattern of SSC CGL Tier III
  • Tier III will be a descriptive type paper of 100 marks
  • Exam will be conducted in Pen and Paper mode
  • Duration of Paper will be 60 minutes
  • There will be questions of Essay Writing (250 Words)/ Letter Writing
  • This exam will be of qualifying nature but marks are included in the preparation of final merit
  • The paper will be bilingual i.e. you can write answer either in Hindi or English Language.
One thing which is favorable here is you have choice of writing descriptive in Both Hindi and English,and I am sure it will be definitely easy for lots of Aspirants to write an essay in Hindi if they are not from English background.
Essay Writing Tips for SSC CGL Tier III
  1. Read newspaper Editorial daily to understand the effective way of writing and topics that are important in the current period.
  2. Practice writing - Practice is the key, whenever you read any editorial or any article try to write it in your language, whatever you understand about topic, try to write it once.
  3. Before writing always formulate the Idea about Topics on which you want to write , make short points on which you will focus during your writing.
  4. Logical order of Essay is Important means whatever you are writing should be in a structured way, For Example you can’t write Advantage and then Introduction about Topic. So keep this thing in mind also.
  5. Stick to word limit.
  6. Pay attention to correct use of grammar.
  7. Once you have finished writing, check for grammatical errors, repetition, spelling mistakes
  8. Write your essay and get it evaluated by your friends so that you can work on weak portion.
Remember These 5 Important Points for Easy Writing
  1. Clarity of expression
  2. Command over language
  3. Continuity of Sentence
  4. Content
  5. Suggestions
Letter/Application Writing:
  1. Letter writing is easy compared to easy. So focus should be maximize your marks in this section.
  2. The most important thing in letter writing is its format so you should know the proper format of both Letter writing and Application writing.
  3. Introductory paragraph, main body and closing body should be in proper place as it will play a major role.
  4. Practice both types of letter i.e. formal and informal.
Some of Important Current Topics on which you can Practice.
  1. GST and Its effects on Indian Economy
  2. Demonetization and Its effects on Indian Economy
  3. India and its relations with other countries
  4. Online Exams: Its merits and demerits
  5. Reforms needed in Indian Educational System
  6. Role of Judiciary in the Country Today
  7. The Coalition Politics
  8. The Fight Against Terrorism
  9. Should There Be Reservations?
  10. Role of Media
  11. Communal Riots
  12. Effect of Online System of Examinations on Cheating
  13. Sexual Harassment: The Hidden Truth
  14. Cashless economy
  15. Women Empowerment
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Sunday, April 15, 2018

How to prepare Finance & Management Section for RBI Grade B Exam 2018

What topics do I need to complete in the Finance & Management section of RBI Grade-B Exam 2018. This is the Question everyone ask when they start preparing for RBI Grade B Phase -2 Exam. The Finance & Management (F&M) section of RBI Grade B Exam is regarded as the toughest section in Phase II. But if you prepare it smartly then you can easily manage to score very good marks in less time.

Phase-II: Three Papers - 300 marks 
(a) Paper-I – online- English-( writing skills)- 1½ hours - 100 marks 
(b) Paper-II – Economic and Social Issues – 1½ hours – 100 marks 
(c) Paper-III - Optional Paper (Finance & Management/ Economics/ Statistics) – 1½ hours - 100 marks

In Phase - 2 Exam there will be three Paper consisting 100 Marks Each and the third Paper is Finance and Management. In F&M paper 60% Questions come from Finance Section and rest from Management.

Some General Analysis of Paper Based on Previous Year Paper :

  1. There will be Total 65 Questions (30 - One Marks and 35 - Two Marks)
  2. One Marks Questions are Direct but the Two Marks questions are factual and Tricky.
  3. If you divide the Whole Finance & Management Paper, the Questions will be categorize in mainly four category, Three Finance Category I have mentioned below and fourth will be Questions from Management Section.
  4. Go through Previous year paper and analyze them properly before starting your preparation.
  5. As the Syllabus recommended by RBI is huge so I would suggest don't try to cover complete book only focus on Particular Terms or Topics.

Questions in Finance Section is Divided into Three Category 

  1. Basic Understanding of Syllabus
  2. Related to Finance News and 
  3. Finance Numerical

What to Study in Finance Syllabus

Financial System:
  • Regulators of Banks & Financial Institutions
  • Functions of RBI, conduct of monetary policy, Banking system of India, Financial Institutions (SIDBI, NABARD, EXIM, NHB)
Financial Markets:
  • Primary & Secondary markets (Forex, Money, Bond, Equity), Functions, Instruments, Recent developments.
General Topics:
  • Risk Management in Banking sector
  • Basics of Derivatives: Forward, Futures and Swap
  • Changing landscape of Banking sector
  • Recent developments in Financial sector, Portfolio investment, Public sector reforms, Disinvestments
  • Financial Inclusion – Use of technology
  • Alternate source of Finance, private and social cost-benefit, Public-Private partnership
  • Corporate Governance in Banking sector, role of e-governance in addressing the issues of corruption & inefficiency in the government sector
  • The Union budget – Direct and indirect taxes; Non-tax sources of Revenue, GST, 13th Finance Commission and GST, Finance commission, Fiscal policy, Fiscal responsibility and budget management act
  • Inflation: Definition, trends, estimates, consequences, and remedies: WPI, CPI – components of trends
What to Study in Finance Numerical (15-20 Marks)

What to Study in Management Syllabus
  • Nature & Scope
  • Processes (Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Directing, Controlling)
  • Role of a Manager in an organization
  • Tasks of a leader
  • Styles & theories
  • Successful vs Effective leader
  • Human Resource Development:
  • Concepts & goals of HRD
  • Performance appraisal – Potential appraisal & development – Feedback & Performance counselling – Career planning – Training & development – Rewards – Employee welfare.
  • Theories
  • Morale & Incentive
  • How managers motivate
  • Morale concept
  • Factors influencing morale
  • Role of incentives in building up morale
  • Steps in communication process
  • Communication channels
  • Communication types : Oral vs Written; Verbal vs Non-verbal; Upward, downward & lateral
  • Role of IT
  • Barriers to communication
Corporate Governance:
  • Mechanisms
  • Factors affecting corporate governance
Books & Study Materials to Follow

  • Financial Management by Prasanna Chandra
  • Financial System in India by Bharti Pathak 
  • Financial system: FAQ sections of SIDBI, NABARD, EXIM etc., websites, RBI website FAQ, Current affairs capsules
  • Financial markets & General topics: Google, updated documents
  • NCERT Business Studies (12th standard)
  • Organizational Behavior by S.P. Robbins
  • Principles of Management by I.M. Prasad
  • IGNOU Management Notes

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