1. Get through the Exam pattern: Before starting your preparation, check the detailed exam pattern to get a fair idea about the marking scheme, the time allotted, name and number of sections, total questions, etc. This will help you to manage your preparation as required, to ace the exam.
2. Check Detailed Syllabus: After scanning through the exam pattern, prepare a list of all the important topics from each section, to be prepared, and make sure no important topic is left untouched. Once you have penned down the topics, you can prioritize what you have to cover first. Get here detailed NABARD Grade A Syllabus
3. Check Previous year paper: Banking exams are generally based on a set pattern, which is followed by the respective organizing authority. Before you start your preparation, check what type of questions have been asked in the previous examination, what level of difficulty you can expect in the coming time, and what could the expected questions be. NABARD Grade A previous years’ papers will help you to minimize the chances of wrong selection of the topics for the exam.
4. Check Previous years cut off: Getting through the NABARD Grade A previous years’ cut off will help you set a benchmark for yourself. You can get an idea of how much you have to push yourself to sail through the NABARD Grade A prelims exam.
5. Pick out the important topics: Once you have scanned through the previous years’ papers, you can decide on which topic to give importance to and what areas are still to be refined. Picking up the important topic for NABARD Grade A is the foremost thing one should do.
6. Make a plan: From the first day when you start preparing for your targeted job, make a plan and stick to it. This plan must contain all the things that you have to cover to clear all the required sections. No topic/chapter should be left, as this may cost you your dream job. ESI and ARD sections of the syllabus carry the most weightage so plan accordingly.
7. Divide time equally for each section: As there are 7 sections in total, the syllabus is vast. It requires proper time management to prepare for each section. If you are good/bad at a section, you can accordingly divide your time giving importance to your weak section/sections. Do not neglect a single section/topic/chapter even if you are good at it.
8. Time Management: As only the Reasoning and Quant sections would consume most of your time, it is advisable to keep a check on the time spent on these sections. Your reading and knowledge would be tested in the rest of the sections.
9. Study material: Having the best study material equipped with quality questions as per the banking exam level is a blessing for the aspirants. Students can prefer the free mock being provided on BYJU'S Exam Prep apart from the study notes, free quizzes, etc.
10. Mock Test: The mock test helps a student in analyzing his/her performance deeply. It ensures one's strengths and weaknesses by highlighting the mistakes. The main advantage of taking a NABARD mock test is, you can improvise on the silly mistakes that you have made in the previous examination or while taking mock tests previously.
11. Avoid distractions: Many students feel distracted during their study hours. They must avoid the things that distract them from their desired goal. Make sure you cut down on social activities to stay focused.
12. Know Prelim is the gate pass: Remember NABARD Grade A prelims is the entry pass to your NABARD Grade A Mains examination. Although the exam is qualifying in nature, you must crack it to secure your entry in the NABARD Grade A prelims exam.