One Month Study Plan to crack IDBI Executive Exam 2018

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

IDBI Executive Exam 2018 is now just a few weeks away. The exam is scheduled to be held on 28th April 2018.In this post, we are sharing a 30 days study plan to help you effectively in your exam preparation. Go through the below study plan and preparation tips for IDBI Executive Exam 2018!


IDBI Executive Exam 2018 is now just a few weeks away. The exam is scheduled to be held on 28th April 2018.In this post, we are sharing a 30 days study plan to help you effectively in your exam preparation. Go through the below study plan and preparation tips for IDBI Executive Exam 2018!

30 Days Study Plan for IDBI Executive Exam 2018 –

If you are aiming to become an executive in IDBI Bank sincerely then you must utilize the remaining time in a proper manner. This 30-days Study Plan given below will help you all prepare in a better way, so let us go through it –

First 20 Days Study Plan –

In the first 20 days of remaining one month, the candidate must focus on clearing and understanding the concepts of the chapters of each section.Once you are clear with the basic concepts, methods, apply them in your practice. 


Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning Ability

Working English Language

Day 1

Squares up to 30, Cubes up to 20 , Tables up to 30 , Short tricks of findin squares , cubes, square roots and cube roots

Seating Arrangement [Linear Arrangement- Dual Row, Circular Arrangement -Inwards and Outwards, Square Arrangement- Corners and Centres, Inwards and Outwards]

Grammar Rules , Common Errors

Day 2

Simplification and Approximation

Blood relation [Coded and Direct], Direction Sense [Coded and Direct]

Idioms and Phrases

Day 3

Number Series

Inequality (Coded and Direct)

Sentence Improvement, Phrase Replacement, Error Spotting

Day 4

Revision + Full-length Mock Test with analysis

Day 5

Profit and Loss, Percentage 

Coding Decoding (Old Pattern, Coding By Analogy)

Reading Comprehension

Day 6

Average, Ratio & Proportion, Problems based on ages.

Puzzles (Floor Puzzle, Double Line up puzzle, scheduling Puzzle)

Odd Sentence Out, Sentence Starter

Day 7

Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Partnership

Logical  Reasoning(Statement and Assumptions, Cause and Effect, Course of Action)

Fill in the blanks/Double Filler/Para Completion

Day 8

Revision + Full-length Mock Test with analysis

Day 9

Data Interpretation (Tabular, Line Chart)



Day 10

Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Pie Chart)

Alpha-Numeric Symbol Sequence, Data Sufficiency

Para Jumble

Day 11

Data Interpretation (Mixed, Missing)

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

Word Association Pair (Synonyms/Antonym)

Day 12

Revision +  Full-length Mock Test with analysis

Day 13

Data Interpretation (Casellete DI)

Order and Ranking

Sentence Connector

Day 14

Pipes and Cisterns, Speed Time Distance, Boat and Streams, Problems on Trains

Data Sufficiency

Para/Sentence Completion/Odd Sentence Out

Day 15

Time and Work, Work and Wages

 Alphanumeric Series, Number Series, Alphabet Series

Reading comprehension

Day 16

Revision +  Full-length Mock Test with analysis

Day 17

Mixture and Allegation, Probability


Cloze test

Day 18

Quadratic Equation

Syllogism, Inequality, Puzzle and Seating Arrangement

Para jumble, Error Spotting

Day 19

Simplification and Approximation, Number Series

 Puzzle and Seating Arrangement

Para Summary, Fillers

Day 20

Revision + Full-length Mock Test with analysis

Last 10 days Preparation Plan :

Last 10 days are the deciding days of your preparation. If you managed to utilize the last 10 days before the exam effectively then surely you will be able to score good marks in the IDBI Executive Exam 2018. 

  • Mock Test – Attempt Mock test as well as sectional test whenever you get time in the last 10 days. Giving Mock tests very seriously is the key to success.Through attempting Mock test you will be able to revise whatever you have studied till now. Mock test will help you in increasing your speed as well as in making you familiar with the actual exam.
  • Analysis of the mock tests – After completing a mock test, it’s analysis is very important. Thorough analysis is the way to know your strong and weak areas in each section. It will tell you where you are lacking. Work upon it so that you can overcome your shortcomings in the actual exam.
  • Work on Weak points – Work on your weak points and focus on strengthening more your strong areas to boost your score in the actual exam.
  • Focus on important topics – During preparation, try to cover the entire syllabus. But during the last 10 days, focus on the important topics i.e. the topics which carry the highest weightage in section. Such as Reading comprehension, Cloze Test, Fill in the blanks and errors/Phrase replacement in English, Data Interpretation and Simplification/Approximation in maths & Inequality, Syllogism, Puzzles and Seating arrangement in Reasoning section. These are the chapters which carry maximum weightage in respective sections. Focus more on these to boost your score.

IDBI Executive Exam 2018: Preparation Tips

1. Time Management 

There is no sectional time divided in IDBI Executive Exam 2018. The candidate will get total 90 Minutes to attempt 150 questions. In order to clear the sectional as well as the overall cutoff of the exam, the candidate needs to manage the time very efficiently to attempt a good number of question sectional as well as overall.


Ideal Time-division

English Language

20 minutes

Reasoning Ability

35 minutes

Numerical Ability

35 minutes

2. Accuracy is deciding factor –

Accuracy is the key which creates a great difference among the aspirants.There is no benefit of attempting many questions without maintaining the accuracy.Do not fetch negative marking if you are unsure about the answer of a question.

3. A target of Safe Attempts –

In the below table, we have shared minimum safe attempts for the individual section and overall exam. Make an aim to attempt the following number of questions in IDBI Executive Exam 2018.

Name of the Section

Safe Attempts to be targeted

Reasoning Ability

 30-35 Questions

English Language

 22- 25 Questions

Quantitative Aptitude

 35+ Questions

Overall Exam

 105+ Questions

 So follow the study plan and the preparation tips in a proper manner and score well in IDBI Executive Exam 2018.

Let your hard work propel you to a speed so fast that luck has no choice but to ride with a winner like you.

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