24 Sep

Best Books for SBI Associate Banks PO Recruitment 2014

State Bank of India(SBI) is going to conduct the common exam for the recruitment of 2986 vacancies of PO in 5 Associate Banks of SBI. Read advertisement here.


Phase-I Examination consisting Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks.
The Objective Test will be online. Immediately after online Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered. Cadidates will have to answer Descriptive Test on paper/Pen mode.
(i) The Objective Test with 2 hour duration consists of 4 Sections with 50 Objective Test:
marks each (Total 200 marks) as follows:
a) Test of English Language (Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.)
b) Test of General Awareness, Marketing & Computers
c) Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation
d) Test of Reasoning (High Level)
The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.
(ii) The Descriptive Test with 1 hour duration (50marks) will be of “Test Descriptive Test: of English Language (comprehension, short précis, letter writing & essay)”.
The candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.
Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are Placed adequately high as per total marks in objective test.

Phase II Exam consists of Group Discussion and Interview.

Check out the Best Books for SBI PO 2014(PROBATIONARY OFFICERS) Exam:

A) English Language:

1) General English by Lucent Publications: This is by far the best book available in the market for the preparation of all entrance exams. The content in this book is written in both English and Hindi language for easy understanding. All the concepts are explained in a crystal clear and step by step manner. Hundreds of rules of English grammar are given in this book chapter wise, so you will cover each and every aspect of English language.

2) Objective General English by SP Bakshi: Another best book to prepare for Objective English. All the topics are explained in a very clear and sequential manner. But personally, I’d prefer Lucent book.

If the book is not available on Flipkart, purchase on Amazon:

B) General Intelligence and Reasoning:

1) A Modern Approach To Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal: The best and only book you need to prepare for this section. Every topic is covered in detail in this book. This book is good for high level reasoning as required in SBI PO exam.

2) The Hand on Guide to Analytical Reasoning and Logical Reasoning: A Must have Resource for Aspirants of CAT, MAT, XAT, IIFT, CMAT, CSAT, SBI PO, Bank Clerk, SSC: This is another best book for high level reasoning learning and practice.

C) Data Analysis & Interpretation:

1) Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Arihant: As this section in the SBI PO exam will be related to Data Analysis and Interpretation but for that, you need to clear your basics of mathematics. This is great book for Mathematics to improve your speed and efficiency with thousands of shortcuts. It covers all the topics with so many formulas, concepts, shortcuts, examples and thousands of questions to practice.

If book is not available on Flipkart, buy it on Amazon:

2) The Accredited Guide to Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency: A Must have Resource for Aspirants of CAT, MAT, XAT, IIFT, CSAT, SBI PO, Bank Clerk, SSC: This is best book available in the market for Data Analysis and Interpretation.

D) General Awareness, Marketing & Computers:

1) Handbook on Computer Awareness: This Book is really useful for Recruitment Exams such as SBI PO, IBPS PO/Clerk, SSC, LIC AAO, Railways and entrance exams of MCA, MBA, BBA and similar courses.

If this book is not available, buy this book:

2) Guide to Banking General Awareness and Banking Aptitude Test: Great book for banking awareness section. It contains more than 1,000 questions for the preparation of Banking awareness section.

3) Marketing Aptitude Test by BSC: Best book of marketing to prepare for all competitive exams.

If this book is shown “Out of stock” on the above link, try the link below.

4) IBPS CWE Specialist Officers Marketing Officer Exam Practice Work Book by Kiran Prakashan: Another good book to prepare for marketing section in SBI PO exam.

5) General Knowledge 2014: Essential ‘Knowledge Capsule’ in General Awareness and Current Affairs by Manohar Pandey(Arihant Publications) I strongly recommend this book as you can do it within a week and it covers the entire General awareness in a concise manner.

For general awareness or current affairs section, you need to read newspaper daily or like our Facebook page to get current affairs daily or follow our monthly current affairs section on this website.

E) Descriptive Section:

1) Descriptive General English by SP Bakshi: This is a great book to prepare for Descriptive/Subjective section of SBI PO exam. This book covers many essays, letters, precis, reports and much more to cover every bit of descriptive topic in a very detailed manner.

We will update this post with more new books for SBI PO preparation. Keep visiting our website.

See Also: SBI PO 2013 Cutoff – Written Exam and Interview

All the best for the exam.

24 Sep

DRDO 899 Vacancies 2014 (Admin & Technical Cadre)

DRDO invites applications from the eligible candidates for the recruitment of Admin & Technical Cadre. The total number of vacancies are 899.

Advertisement No. CEPTAM -07

Details are given below:

1) Senior Technical Assistant B: 419 vacancies.
Essential Educational Qualification: B.Sc/Diploma in Engineering/Technology in specified subject/Disciplines.

2) Technician A: 235 vacancies.
Essential Educational Qualification: 10th class pass with ITI in specified trade.

3) Admin & Allied Cadre: 245 vacancies.
Essential Educational Qualification varies. See full advertisement for more details.

Important Dates:

Date of Advertisement in Employment news and online: Sep. 27, 2014
Last Date to apply: October 17, 2014
Tentative Date of Exam: Feb 1, 2015(Sunday)

Check out DRDO official website here for more details.

Best Books for DRDO Exam Preparation: Click here to get Best Books for the Preparation of DRDO Recruitment.

All the best.

23 Sep

SSC CGL 2013 Tier 2 Re-Exam Review, Answer Key, Cutoff & Results

SSC conducted the CGL Tier 2(Mains) re-exam on September 20 & 21, 2013. Check out SSC CGL 2013 Tier 2 Re-Exam Review, Answer Key, Cutoff & Results.

SSC CGL Tier 2 (Mains) Review 2013:

Quantitative Abilities: This paper was tougher than the last time esp. the Mensuration part as the questions were taking longer time to solve. Average marks for a student with the good preparation would be around 140-150 as questions were also tricky increasing the chances of mistake.

English Language & Comprehension: The surprise part of this paper was that it was time consuming. Last year people were easily able to score 180 marks but this time same people are getting only 160-170.

SSC CGL Tier 2 (Mains) Answer Key 2013:

Check out unofficial keys below:

CGL 2013 Tier 2 Maths Answer Key

SSC CGL 2013 Tier 2 Maths Answer Key

Click here to check answer keys by Career Launcher for both Maths & English Papers.

SSC would release the official answer key also very soon.

SSC CGL Tier 2 (Mains) Cutoff & Results 2013:

The cutoff is expected to be around 380-390. The results are expected very soon as SSC wants to finish the interviews by December – January.
Keep visiting here for more details.

Check out final result here.

SSC CGL 2013 FINAL RESULT ANNOUNCED(After interview and CPT):

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