RRB JE CBT-2 Exam Tips: 10 techniques that will help you crack this Railway exam
For technical SSC JE previous year book or any specific book having objective questions can be referred.
RRB JE CBT-2 Exam: After the declaration of RRB CBT-1 result, students are left with a very short period of time - around twenty days - to prepare for CBT 2. With smart preparation and by incorporating a few techniques, the candidates can ace the CBT-2 exam as well, says Akhand Swaroop Pandit, Founder & CEO, Catalyst Group (Online learning platform). Pandit shares seven tips and techniques with Zee Business Online to help candidates crack the exam.
Analyse the syllabus:
First things first, it is advised that the students should first analyse the syllabus which is classified and concise. The preparation of RRB JE CBT-2 differs from SSC/GATE OR IES preparation. So, the students should stick to the syllabus and prepare smartly.
Practice direct questions:
Students should focus on practicing direct questions rather than giving too much time to theory. Compared to reading theory, it will be beneficial for the students if they do solve direct questions as it may increase their efficiency also. Level of questions are expected to be moderate so high level questions should not be considered.
For technical SSC JE previous year book or any specific book having objective questions can be referred. For non-technical part-specific books are not available but mainly environment and ecology part can be covered with the help of Wikipedia and NCERT, basic information for computer and programs can be covered from class 10th level CBSE books.
Prepare a proper time table
Student should make a proper time table including two-three subjects daily. It’s always advised to study two-three subjects daily in loop than going for only one subject to maintain the efficiency. And, direct question should be practiced on a daily basis at least hundred to two hundred questions.
Don’t ignore the non-technical part
Nontechnical part covers 50 marks and it needs to be practiced daily. Students to dedicatedly devote at least an hour daily to practice it, students who ace this section will definitely score well and get at the edge.
Time Management Strategy
The total time allotted to each student is 120 minutes, in which the students can devote 20 minutes to non-technical questions and the other 90 minutes for the technical part. Every student must have 10 minutes in their hand to revise the questions attempted. It is advised that the students attempt non-technical part prior to technical part as this will consume less time.
Tackling negative marking
To tackle negative marking students should first go through the question paper thoroughly and answer the questions he/she is 100% confident about. After this they can work on the numericals but numericals based questions should be given second priority after direct theory questions as they consume more time.
A good revision strategy is also important because without revision whatever the students study will be futile. So at least every third day student should revise whatever they have studied in past two days. This cycle of revision must continue till the exam.
Formulas are very important
For RRB JE CBT-2, the numerical’s will be mostly based on direct formulas and thus students must remember them. A simple hack to remember all the formulas are that they can write all the formulas on a chart paper and paste them in front of their study table which will help them in daily revisions. This is an important step as in CBT-2 exam virtual calculator is allowed and mostly all the numerical’s will be formula based and those formulas must be on your tips.
Short Notes & Flash Cards
Students should revise from the short notes and flash cards to save time. RRB JE CBT-2 exam is all about smart preparation thus short notes & flash cards are always a better option for smart and fast revision. Since the gap between CBT-1 and CBT-2 is very short the exam is expected to be easy. So, it is all about right preparation at the right time and you can score well.