How to Prepare for IBSAT 2020.

Abhinav Chamoli Updated On: 10 Jan, 2020 17:51 IST

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How to Prepare for IBSAT 2020

Candidates who want to appear in the IBSAT 2020 entrance should be aware of the preparation strategy which should be adopted by them in order to successfully ace the entrance. Going through this section will help them know about the various tips and tricks which can turn out to be very effective in chalking out a preparation strategy. IBPS is a national level entrance examination which is conducted for the management aspirants by the ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education. As it is a national level examination, the number of candidates appearing in it every year is huge. Hence, an inference can be drawn about the level of competition in the entrance being very high.

Experts advise that the first and the foremost step for any preparation strategy is to know about the complete syllabus of IBSAT 2020. This includes knowledge about all the topics present in the various sections of the syllabus. It is only after then, that the candidates can draw a time table or a preparation flow. The time table scheduled by the candidates should justify the syllabus, no part of it should be left untouched. Another major strategy of the preparation flow is knowledge about the marking scheme and exam pattern of IBSAT 2020. This will give them an idea about the structure of the entrance. Candidates should also be clear about which books to refer to while preparing for IBSAT 2020. They should also invest time for regular revisions. Appearing for mock tests and solving previous years question papers of IBSAT can be considered to be a unique way of revising the pre learnt topics.

To know more regarding this topic, aspirants are advised to go through the sections below with utter diligence.

Section-wise Preparation Strategy for IBSAT 2020

The syllabus of IBSAT 2020 can be divided into three major sections i.e Quantitative Aptitude, Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension and Data Interpretation & Data Adequacy. CollegeDekho has provided the candidates with section wise tips which can turn out to be very effective if adopted in the preparation strategy.

Quantitative Aptitude

The problem-solving capabilities of the students are tested in this section. There are 30 questions which will be asked in this section of the question paper. The questions asked will be tricky, tips for Quantitative aptitude have been provided below:

  • It is necessary for aspiring candidates to brush up their basics in order to answer the questions successfully.

  • It is to be remembered that “practice is the key to success”. Therefore, they should solve the problems at regular intervals.

  • Candidates are advised to not use calculators during self study. This will help them to improve their calculative skills.

  • Management of time is considered to be a key element if the candidates are to do well in this section. They should keep track of time while solving each question. Using a timer might turn out to be of great help.

  • It is advisable for the candidates to have all the formals by heart.

  • They should be aware of all the shortcut methods that can be implemented in solving the problems.

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

This section is to test the speaking and writing the English language capabilities of the candidates. The section of verbal ability and reading comprehension can be further classified into para jumbles, vocabulary usage, English grammar, punctuation & analogies, replacing the missing words. Some of the tips which can turn out to be helpful for candidates preparing for these sections are being provided below:

  • Candidates are advised to read newspapers on a daily basis. This will help them to be aware of the current events occurring all across the world. It can also enhance the vocabulary of the candidates.

  • It is advisable for the candidates to listen or watch speeches, movies or documentaries along with subtitles. This can be considered to be an effective step to work on the knowledge of spoken English.

  • They should also work on the basics of grammar which will help them to encounter the problems based on sentence correction.

  • Candidates are advised to be familiar with new english words. They should also try to find out the synonyms and antonyms of the newly learned words.

  • Experts also advise communicating in English which helps the candidates to grow a feeling of self-confidence and accuracy.

  • Candidates should invest an ample amount of time to understand the gist of the comprehension passage.

  • They should organize the thoughts they have while reading the passage. It is necessary to give those thoughts a particular structure.

Data Interpretation & Data Adequacy

This section of the question paper consists of 30 questions. The main aim of these questions is to test identify patterns, decision-making ability, understanding of logical links of the examinees. It is considered the most scoring section if compared with the other two. The tips for Data Interpretation & Data Adequacy are given in the pointers below:

  • Each question should be read carefully by the candidates. 

  • Candidates should only consider the information provided in the question to solve the problem.

  • Both the sentence completion instructions and the factual passage must be read carefully by the candidates. All of these instructions must be kept in mind while answering the questions.

  • Shortcut methods should be used in solving the questions.

  • Both the simple and the critical questions must be solved at regular intervals to have a strong grip over them.

  • Candidates can take notes while preparing for the various sections of Data Interpretation and Data Adequacy.

  • Few other ways to prepare for this section are solving crosswords, puzzles, riddles, sudoku etc.

General Tips & Tricks for IBSAT 2020

  • Candidates should be well aware of the syllabus for the IBSAT 2020 entrance exam. It is to be noted that the syllabus comprises of all the topics from which the questions will be asked in the IBSAT 2020 entrance exam. No section of the exam should be left untouched by the candidates if they aspire to do well in the examination.

  • After getting aware of all topics included in the IBSAT 2020 syllabus, candidates should chalk out a strategy and a time table. It is very important for them to stick to the time table.

  • Candidates should take notes for several important sections of the syllabus. This turns out to be of great help the time of revision.

  • Solving previous years question paper is another effective element of the examination strategy. It also helps the candidates to know about the trend of questions asked in the entrance.

  • Candidates should appear for mock tests at regular intervals. It helps them to generate a feeling of self-confidence which is the key to do well in the examination.

  • In case of confusion, candidates should seek help from the experts.

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