ECGC PO Preparation Strategy 2022 | Complete Section Wise Tips

Your ECGC PO Preparation Strategy must be as good as the previous toppers of the exam. In many cases it should be better. To help candidates devise a standard and impactful preparation strategy, we are here with this blog. Tips and tricks mentioned here are honest representation of strategies from earlier toppers of the exam. ECGC PO exam is scheduled to be held on 29 May 2022, and it’s better to solidify your preparation early on. So lets start with some basic know how’s of the exam and built your strategy around that.

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ECGC PO Exam 2022

The before we move to the preparation strategy for ECGC PO Written Exam, here is a quick overview & important dates of the entire recruitment process. Export Credit Guarantee Corporation (ECGC) of India Ltd. conducts recruitment for the posts of probationary officers (PO) in two stages: online test and interview. Based on the scores obtained in the online test, a selected number of candidates will be called for the interviews for various branches of ECGC. Interview stage plays an important role in the final selection of ECGC PO recruitment.

ECGC PO Exam 2022 Overview

Name of the Exam ECGC PO Recruitment 2022
Full-Form of the ExamExport Credit Guarantee Corporation Probationary Officier
Name of the OrganizationExport Credit Guarantee Corporation (ECGC)
Exam LevelNational-Level
Application FeesSC/ST/PWD: INR 175Others: INR 850
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Number of Vacancies75 (In 2022)
Exam ModeOnline
Exam DurationObjective Paper: 2 hours 20 minutesDescriptive Paper: 40 minutes
Pay Scale53600-2645(14)-90630-2865(4)-102090 

ECGC PO Exam Important Dates

StagesExam Dates
Online Registrations Begins21.03.2022
Online Registrations Ends20.04.2022
Payment of application fee /intimation charges21.03.2022 to 20.04.2022  
The download of call letters25.04.2022 Onwards 
Pre- Examination Training for SC/ST 1st-2nd week of May 2022 
The download of call letters for Online written examination The first week of May 2022 
Online written Examination29th May 2022
result of Online Written Examination Between 15th – 19th June, 2022
InterviewJuly /August 2022  

Download ECGC PO Official Notification Here

ECGC PO Recruitment 2022 – Exam Pattern

SectionNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Duration
Reasoning Ability505040 minutes
English Language404030 minutes
Computer Knowledge202010 minutes
General Awareness404020 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude505040 minutes
Total200200140 minutes

Note: There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty to arrive at a corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question.

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Section-wise preparation strategy – ECGC PO 2022

Reasoning, English, Computer, General Awareness, and Quant constitutes the syllabus for ECGC PO written exam.

Reasoning Ability

Here are the strategies for the preparation of Reasoning section:

  • Avoid any theory, practice with previous year questions and timed sectional tests on the topic (Register to get some free practice here).
  • Try and maintain a fair balance between the number of questions attempted and the total duration alloted to the section.
  • Make use of fast calculation tricks and shortcut to save time.
  • Solving different types of reasoning question will boost your confidence. There is no easy or hard reasoning questions, they just need practice.

English Language

English language test is the Bible of banking and management related exams. Although for candidates not having English as their language of instruction in school find it tough, there are certain techniques that will help you to pass it they way it should be done. Here is how –

  • Know the format and the question type of the exam pattern and find out how much time you spend solving all of them. Reduce the amount of time with an increased accuracy over the duration of your preparation.
  • Practice with mock tests (Take a free one now) that brings out the best in you. Practice questions of a level higher than expected difficulty to get used to working under time pressure.
  • Make use of online resources, you can find them on Oliveboard website here.
  • And the last, but certainly the most important – Read, listen, speak and watch – and read some more English. Maybe it is time to watch some of your favourite Hollywood movies, not dubbed.

Computer Knowledge

Now computer knowledge does come with experience of the subject, but a bit of theory is never bad. Here is a consolidated computer awareness ebook prepared just for banking exams. Make sure you register to download more of such ebooks every time.

General Awareness

Now the links below will take you to the ebooks that suffice the general awareness preparation of any banking exam in the country. Yes, this is what our topper feel. So go ahead and download them.

Quantitative Aptitude

Quant’s preparation has always remained a mystery to a lot of aspirants, no matter how they decide to prepare. But this is not unattainable. It’s basically a lot of practice based on the pattern and that too in very less time. Sometimes you just need a good mentor who can help to with your preparation strategy. In that case the ECGC PO Cracker Course should be really helpful. And if you are a self learner, even solving 1000 questions might not be enough. You should take on the section topic wise and master them one at a time, followed by sectional tests and full mock tests.

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  • Go through a lot of self-written short notes.
  • Practice previous year’s question papers in form of online mock tests available for free.
  • Do a proper analysis of your test attempts to know your strong and weak areas, improve them before the actual exam.
  • We have free ebooks that you can download. Find the links towards the end of the blog.

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