On popular demand, we bring to you Last Minute Tips for SBI PO Prelims 2015.  We will be discussing both the exam taking last minute tips as well as tips for softer aspects which matter when it comes to exam taking day. CLICK HERE FOR SBI PO PRELIMS EXPECTED CUTOFF 2015.

Last Minute Tips for SBI PO Prelims

Last Minute Tips for SBI PO Prelims 2015

Time Management

There are 3 sections in the paper: Quantitative Aptitude (35 Questions), Reasoning (35 Questions) and Verbal Ability (30 Questions). Out of 60 minutes of the exam, ideal distribution of the time across the sections is 20 minutes for Quantitative Aptitude, 15 minutes for English and 25 minutes for Reasoning.

However, ideal time for every section depends on your strengths and weaknesses as well. Try to spend upto 75% of the time solving the questions from your strong areas (assuming 2 sections out of 3 are your strong areas) so that you maximize the potential there and maximize your overall score. Once you are done with solving the questions from your strong areas, move to your weak areas and solve the questions there to ensure that you stretch your overall score as much as you can.

Revise Important Topics and Not the Entire Syllabus

At this time you should be revising the important topics only from SBI PO Prelims perspective and not waste your time revising the entire syllabus. You should focus on following topics from the different sections: 

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Time and Work
  • Time Speed and Distance
  • Linear Equations
  • Percentage
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  • Profit and Loss
  • LCM Based Questions from Numbers
  • Tables, Bar Graphs and Pie Charts 


  • Family Tree
  • Syllogism
  • Seating Arrangement


  • Vocabulary 
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Parajumbles
  • Inference Based Questions

Revise Past Papers and Solve One Mock Test 

Do not miss out at revising the past year papers to get an idea. Even though SBI PO Prelims is being conducted for the first time, past SBI PO Papers will give you a fair idea of what type of questions will be asked in the paper. 

Last but not the least, do solve one SBI PO Prelims Mock Test Online today to condition yourself for the exam. 

Stay Calm and Composed

Do not get panic at any moment from now on. Stay calm and composed and you will do well in the examination. Any panic at this moment might hit you on exam day. So, just focus on staying determined and do not let any pressure build on you. 

If you have studied well and prepared with commitment, no one can stop you tomorrow from doing well in SBI PO Prelims and clearing the cutoff for SBI PO Prelims.