Success Story of Subha Saha | Cleared IBPS PO & Clerk 2020

Read the success story of Subha, who has cleared two exams recently in 11 months of preparation. His strategy helped him to score good marks in each subject. He says, if you want to become successful, then you have to be consistent in your efforts.


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IBPS Clerk 2021 Latest Update

IBPS Clerk examination is put on hold by the Finance Ministry. The Finance Ministry on Tuesday directed IBPS to put on hold the examination for clerical cadre in public sector banks (PSBs) till a final view is taken on conducting tests in regional languages. In order to look into the demand for holding examination for clerical cadre in Public Sector Banks (PSBs) in local/regional languages, a Committee has been constituted to look into the matter in its entirety. The Committee will give its recommendations within 15 days. The ongoing process of holding the examination initiated by IBPS will be kept on hold until the recommendations of the Committee are made available.

IBPS had earlier released the recruitment notification for the IBPS Clerk exam 2021 on 11th July 2021. A total of 5830 vacancies have been released by the IBPS for 2021. As per the latest official notification, IBPS Clerk prelims is scheduled to be held on August 28th & 29th and September 4th 2021, and the mains examination is scheduled to be held on 31st October 2021. Check out all the latest news on IBPS Clerk exam like admit card, result, free mock test etc. Now with the release of the notification, it is important to prepare for the IBPS Clerk exam with the latest pattern mock test series and online courses on Oliveboard.

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Inspiring Success Story of Subha Saha

I have been selected as PO in Canara Bank and Clerk in PNB in my 1st attempt just in 11 months of preparation at the age of 23. I got 37.75 in Quant in IBPS PO Mains and 32.75 in Quant in IBPS CLERK Mains. I am a small-town boy from West Bengal. I am a Postgraduate in Applied Geology. I have done my BSc and MSc from Jadavpur University. Here I want to share my success story in detail and how my strategy helped me in my journey. 

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Subha Saha Subject-Wise Preparation Strategy

Reasoning: Puzzles are my favourite in reasoning, though for the first 1-2 months I could not solve even Pre-level puzzles. But I always found that solving puzzles was fun for me. All you need to solve a puzzle is the right approach. The Thread method, Pairing system in floor puzzle, Dot method- all these helped me learn how to solve a puzzle in less time.

Quant: I scored 37.75 in Quant in IBPS PO Mains and 32.75 in Quant in IBPS CLERK Mains. I attempted all the DIs in these exams. My teacher always says “Focus on DI, don’t chase after Arithmetic”. This was the main mantra that’s why I got these marks. DIs are the big portion in Quant and they also can be solved in the least possible time that I can say from my experience as well.

General Awareness: I knew that qualifying only Prelims does not give you the job. You also have to clear the Mains and Interview for that. So from Day 1 of my preparation, I started preparing Current Affairs and Banking Awareness daily. I often skipped a lot of news that I could not remember. I read a little but revised it again and again. That was my main strategy.

English: From Day 1, I read The Hindu Editorial and practiced through mock tests which was enough for me to clear all the Prelims this year. Only 6 months after completion of Pre exams, I devoted 2 hours daily and that was enough to clear the mains exams. I think no one should devote more time daily than that for English. Mock Tests have a significant role in my preparation. After 2 months of preparation, I used to give a mock test of Prelims every day and 2 mains mock tests each week. I took the mock tests exactly the same as the exam day and tried to improve my level every single day from my mistakes in those tests.


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Subha Saha Tips To Aspirants

Passion, Dedication, and Self-motivation are the 3 things that make a person successful. To all the aspirants, I would like to say “If I Can Do It, You Also Can”. Persistency is the key to my success. “Try, Try and Try”. Once you also will be able to achieve your goal. I followed the same routine each and every day and never felt bored or anything else. So be consistent in your effort to become successful. Lastly, I want to dedicate my success to my parents and my friend, who consistently helped me in my journey.

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