While the 6th IBPS PO exam 2016 is slated to happen on November 20th, many applicants are growing nervous each day.The reason is quite simple as this is the first time a IBPS PO mains is being held in new pattern.Though candidates are very eager to crack IBPS PO mains at first shot, it is necessary to follow certain rules of the exam.
The IBPS main exams as part of PO recruitment in public sector banks is to be held on November 20, 2016 (Sunday).
This test is conducted to fill 8800 PO vacancies & based on IBPS PO prelims results –approximately 2 lakh candidates may be expected to sit for the exam.
Documents to Carry for Mains Test
You may have prepared well, practiced numerous questions & will be ready to take the test.Is that enough? NO.
There are few important documents mentioned by IBPS that every candidate must bring to the exam hall.Even if you miss any one of it, you will surely be pushed out of the centre.
So here are those important things that you should carry:
- Call letter with your recent passport sized photo (call letters are available on ibps website which must be printed on paper)
- Photo ID proof in original & photocopy (xerox copies).
- 1 ball point pen
Ladies who have changed their name after marriage or anyone with name change MUST bring their marriage certificate/ affidavit/ gazette notification.
Valid ID proofs (carry any one): Passport/ PAN Card/ Driving License/ Voter’s Card/ Bank passbook with photo/ /Identity card issued by a college/ University/ Aadhar card with photo /Employee ID.
Ration card is not a valid ID proof.So DO NOT carry it as the invigilators will not allow you to enter the test centre.
Biometric Data: The invigilator will also take your right thumb impression at the exam venue. Hence make sure to remove any stains, tattoos, mehndi etc on your thumb so the impression is captured properly.
Reach the test centre 15 minutes before the reporting time.The IBPS PO Mains is going to be an online test for 2 hours but candidates are to be present inside the hall 1 hour earlier for completing the necessary formalities.
Invigilators are given powers to disallow anyone who comes late.So do not come to the venue beyond the reporting time given on your call letter.
Your Final Tips for IBPS PO Mains
if you spend a lot of time in one section, you will not be able to attend all the questions in bank exams.Take a look at the IBPS PO mains pattern:
As you can see from the image above, all the 5 sections carry equal weightage of 1 mark for each correct answer.Also you have just 2 hour & 20 minutes to answer 200 questions.
|There are cutoff scores on each paper & also on your total marks, which will be revealed by IBPS only after the results are announced.|
Here are some last minute tips for you to help crack IBPS PO mains 2016:
- Negative mark of 0.25 will be reduced for each wrong answer.So think twice before answering an unknown question.No mark will be reduced if you don’t answer it.
- Focus on getting as many answers correct instead of attending all questions.
- Avoid wasting time in thinking.If you have a doubt in answers, move on to the next question.
Sectional Time Limit: Since each section already has a pre-specified time, it is not
necessary for candidates to allot time.
The section you need to answer first, automatically opens up on the screen & once you the time is completed, it move to the next section.
There is no facility to choose the section you want to answer so be careful in managing the time.Don’t spend more than 1.5 - 2 minutes to answer any question.
Attend the exam confidently. Best wishes from BankExamsIndia.com team !!