It is a common saying that ‘myth is a never-ending story.’ Myths relating to banking examinations are common, and one such is SBI PO. Here let us look at some of the popular myths about SBI PO exam. The examination is becoming tough due to the increased competition day by day. Thousands and lakhs of youngsters enroll for crash courses and desire to crack the banking examination to have bright and secured future. One obvious reason for the same is the security, perks, and benefits that are offered by the banking sector. It is same for SBI PO, SBI Clerk or IBPS examination.
The myth is more like a mystery until you go through those hours of struggle of the dedicated aspirants to crack the examination. The journey that undertakes through and set cracking the examination as their only priority is outstanding and definitely stands out as a myth. From moderate to tough questions, the aspirants have to go through all in order get a secured position in the banking sector. So, it is time to think outside the ideas revolving around a myth and start fresh strategically. Some of the popular myths regarding SBI PO are listed below.
Coaching classes are mandatory or not
The first and foremost myth that comes to your mind is preparation in the right manner. For the same, proper guidance is required and enrolling in coaching classes is of utmost importance. It is definitely not true that banking exams are a hard nut crack without coaching classes. The classes give you a thorough idea about the basics of the chapters. They can in no way build a magical sense for you to crack the examination without preparation. The saying is undoubtedly true that guidance is helpful, but it will not bring your success. Self-support combined with guidance would help to achieve success. The coaching classes can give you the source for practicing the online tests, but they can never do the same for you. You have to practice it yourself to enhance your efficiency and speed.
A well-planned strategy
Most of the job aspirants are confused about which exam strategy should help them to complete the curriculum effectively. The more you practice, the more you are able to answer accurately in the examination. No such strategy can assure you success. The only strategy that you should follow is studying hard with full confidence and determination. Among the basic strategies, you should know how to analyze the weak and strong points and according invest more time on the weak points. The own tried and tested strategy is the best to follow without following the ones that come from the toppers. You can never start the preparation with any such strategies. Therefore, knowing the curriculum is of more importance than following any strategy.
Only English medium students can crack the examination
The candidates who are from English medium background definitely get an advantage, but this cannot be the deciding factor for cracking the examination. Even students who belong from other medium can hone their skills by reading books and newspapers that shall help them to deal with both the general awareness and English language section. You can score high in these sections.
Number of questions or accuracy- what matters the most?
All the banking examination has negative marking, and for every wrong attempt, 0.25 marks are deducted. Therefore, blind guesses are definitely not the right way to answer the questions. What is more important is accuracy that shall help you to score high grades. Even after attempting all the questions in the examination, you fail to assure accuracy, and then there is less chance of cracking the examination. Therefore, you should have both accuracy and the ability to have high number attempts in the given time.
Appearing for one exam at a time
The pattern of the banking examination is almost the same with a little difference in some of the chapters. You should not miss the chance to appear in more than one examination at the same time. This shall definitely help you to know about your own faults, and you can rectify the same in your upcoming examination like SBI PO
and IBPS. Also, this shall help you to become accustomed to the exam strategies well. This shall further help you to utilize your effort for more than one examination.
8-10 long hour of study is required
There is no definite number of hours that can bring you success. You can study seriously for two to three hours; it is enough for you to qualify with flying colors. But the case could be that even after investing most of the time, you are unable to qualify for the examination. You have to make your schedule according to your convenience. In between studying, you should plan such that you have break time and you do not feel fatigued while studying. Instead of investing more hours of study, it is necessary to evaluate yourself thoroughly.
Working professionals cannot qualify examination
It is said that for any working professionals, it becomes difficult to manage time well and complete the syllabus. As a result of this, they are unable to crack the examination. But that is not true. If you invest even 1 hour properly, then it should not be a big deal for you to crack the examination. If you are focused, nothing should come in your way as obstacles. All you should know is how to utilize your time well.
Reading books help
For getting the basic concepts, you should refer to one book at a time. Once you have completed going through the basics, then for the practice series, you can refer to as many books you can. In addition, you can also take help from the online websites and the mobile applications. For the basic ides, consulting more than one book will only lead you to confusion.
Therefore, if you had enough these myths, it is time to concrete on your preparation and achieve your destination in the best way possible.