We conduct separate and comprehensive courses for the preparation of these exams. The duration, eligibility, course fees for these UPSC/MPSC courses in Pune are different. The candidates must secure admission after a thorough understanding of all these. Consider all the alternatives including the courses mentioned here, graduate and postgraduate courses in Public Services and the Abhyas Mahotsav held twice a year. Each one is suggested to choose an option best suited to him/her depending on the available time, priority, educational qualification, etc. But once you have chosen a particular option, we insist that you do it with full devotion. Prelims and Mains having 3 hours of daily input. In addition to this, we organize 7 days residential camp in January every year, for the preparation of prelims. Page 31 contains more information about the camp. The interview preparation program is held after the result of the main examination.
Interview Phase III:
Candidates will be shortlisted for the interview, centered on the aggregate of marks obtained in Phase-II (Paper-I +Paper-II +Paper-III). The interview will be of 50 marks. The candidate may opt for interview either in Hindi or English. Final Selection will be through merit list which will be prepared by adding marks secured by candidates in Phase-II examination and interview.Generally, the Main Examination is supposed to be held three and a half or four months after the result of the Prelims exam is declared. This examination is held at four centers viz. Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad, and Nagpur. The candidates who qualify in the Preliminarily Examination and hold University degrees of graduation level are eligible to appear for Main Examination. From 2012 MPSC state services Mains there have been sea changes. The optional subjects have been removed from the exam and 4 papers for General Studies have been introduced.
RBI Grade B – Syllabus
General Awareness Syllabus for RBI Grade B: The level of General Awareness section expected to be easy to moderate. This is the only segment where candidates can score more and be able to be in the merit list. There are total 80 questions which will be asked in this section. The questions can be asked about different topics which are mentioned below-
(i) Current Affairs – National & International News, Awards & Authors, Sports News, Summits & Conferences, Schemes, Agreement & Deals, Science & technology etc.
(ii) Banking & Financial + Economic News– Banking Terminology, Banking & Economic news, Monetary policies, Current rates, Financial & Economics News, Economics terms, etc.
(iii) Static GK – Static GK – Mountains Rivers, Ports , Parks, Dam, Thermal Power Plants, Temples, Stadiums, Airports, etc.
English Language syllabus for RBI Grade B:
Level of English Language section expected to be moderate. Given is the list of important topics and questions to be asked from them-
(i) Spotting Error – 5 Questions (Moderate Level)
(ii) Reading Comprehension (R.C) – 10 Questions (Lengthy) based on Banking & Economy
(iii) Cloze Test – 10 Questions (Moderate Level)
(iV) Parajumbles (6-7 sentences)– 5 Questions (Moderate Level)
Quantitative Aptitude syllabus for RBI Grade B Level of Quantitative Aptitude section expected to be moderate.
(i) Quadratic Equation – (Moderate to Tough)
(ii) Number Series – (Moderate to Tough level)
(iii) Data Interpretation – Based on Missing DI, Pie Chart , Caselet DI ,Mix DI – (Tough level)
(iv) Miscellaneous Questions – (Tough) Miscellaneous Questions may contain of questions from topics like –Average, Ratio & Proportion, Profit loss, SI & CI, Time & Work, Time, Speed & Distance, Boats & Streams, Permutation& Probability etc.
Reasoning Ability Syllabus for RBI Grade B:
The overall level of this section is expected to be Moderate. Questions will be asked from following –
(i) Puzzle Test – (Tough Level)
(ii) Seating Arrangement (Circular) (Inside Outside) Blood Relation based – (Tough Level)
iii) Linear Arrangement – (Moderate Level)
(v) Input-Output – (Tough Level)
(vi) Logical / Analytical Reasoning – (Tough Level)
(vii) Data Sufficiency – (Moderate Level) mostly on the seating arrangement
(viii) Inequality – (Moderate Level)
(ix) Coding Decoding – (Moderate Level)
RBI Grade B Mains Syllabus (Phase II)
Paper-I – Economic and Social Issues:
Economic Issues Social Issues
2. Poor educational standards
3. Poor Infrastructure
4. The balance of Payments deterioration.
5. High levels of private debt
6. Inequality has risen rather than decreased. 7. Large Budget Deficit
8. Rigid labor Laws
9. Inefficient agriculture
10. Slowdown in growth
3. Child Marriage
4. Child Labour
5. Casteism, Communalism, Regionalism and Language Conflicts
Paper-II -English (Writing Skills) –
This Descriptive paper of English is conducted to judge the writing skills of the candidate.
RBI Assistant Mains Exam Syllabus:
English Language General Awareness Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Computer Knowledge
- Reading Comprehension
- Synonyms ∙ Antonyms ∙ Sentence Correction
- Word Meanings ∙ Cloze Test
- One Word Substitution
- Sentence Rearrangement
- Sentence Completion
- Active & Passive Voice
- Current World News
- Current India News
- Geography Concepts
- History Concepts
- Political Science
- Banking Awareness
- RBI Terms
- Emoluments and Other Benefits
- Acts and Laws related to Bank (RBI)
- Time and Distance
- Time and Work
- HCF and LCM
- Simple and Compound Interest
- Problems on Trains
- Allegations and Comparison
- Permutation and Combination
- Pipes& Cistern
- Number System
- Number Series
- Blood Relations
- Odd Man Out
- Number Series
- Coding and Decoding
- Directions Based Concept
- Row Arrangements ∙ Symbols
- Statement Reading, Understanding
- Basic Hardware and Software
- History of Computers
- Viruses and Hacking
The IBPS PO preliminary examination will be conducted online and candidates are allocated total duration of 1 hour to complete the preliminary exam. It consists of 3 sections with a total of 100 questions and maximum score of 100 marks. There is negative marking in IBPS PO preliminary exam and 0.25 marks are deducted for each wrong answer attempted by a candidate. It is necessary to clear the cut-off in all 3 sections to qualify for the IBPS PO Main exam. IBPS PO
IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern IBPS PO Mains Exam encountered quite a number of changes last year. Let’s have a look at all these changes in detail.
IBPS PO Interview Process Candidates who qualify the Mains Exam are finally called for the Interview Process by IBPS. The Interview Process will constitute of 100 marks and the minimum marks for qualifying this round will be 40% which is reduced to 35% for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD categories.
Penalty for Wrong Answers:
Institute for Banking and Personnel Selection (IBPS) Clerk Preliminary Exam Major changes have been observed in the Exam Pattern of IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam. The IBPS Clerk preliminary examination is conducted online and candidates are allocated total duration of 1 hour (20 minutes for each section) to complete the preliminary exam. Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main examination. IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern
Generally, the Main Examination is supposed to be held three and a half or four months after the result of the Prelims exam is declared. This examination is held at four centers viz. Mumbai, Pune, Aurangabad, and Nagpur. The candidates who qualify in the Preliminarily Examination and hold University degrees of graduation level are eligible to appear for Main Examination. From 2012 MPSC state services Mains there have been sea changes. The optional subjects have been removed from the exam and 4 papers for General Studies have been introduced.
MPSC has provided a detailed syllabi for these papers. There is a total of 6 papers in this exam, among them, 4 are GS papers. But unlike UPSC the nature of GS papers is multiple choice type. But language papers for English and Marathi are still subjective (essay type). There is a 1/3 negative marking system for all the GS papers. The scope of General Studies has been expanded. In every single paper, the qualifying marks for open category candidates are 45 whereas for reserved category candidates it is 40.