SBI is going to held PO exam on 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th July 2016. So the candidates are looking for some quick tips whereby they can enhance their efficiency in preparing for the exam. The Computer Knowledge segment is a scoring segment for the candidates. Here are 10 crisp tips for computer paper in SBI PO Exam 2016-
#1- Know the abbreviations
The shortcut to score marks in the computer section is to be thorough with the abbreviation. The examiner offers the students to score freely in this section. Questions such as ‘What is the full form of WWW while entering a web address?’ can boost the score of the candidates in the exam.
#2- Knowledge about basic operations is a must
It is important for a candidate to be well versed with the basic operations in Computer. Knowledge in terms of shifting files from one folder to another, burning a disc, sending an email, etc., should be present in the candidate.
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#3- Preparing about the History of Computers in Details is not necessary
Many a time, you would see that candidates waste a lot of time preparing for the history of computers in detail. However, you should not spend more than 2 hours in total for making this preparation. Hardly 1-2 questions are asked from the history of computers and the same can also be skipped.
#4- Questions on Internet are tricky
One may consider that he is a fluent user of the internet. However, there are certain tricky questions which looks easy, but is presented in a twisted form. Choose an option from the given answer only when you are more than 90% sure about it.
#5- Data Processing questions are easy
Questions relating to data processing are extremely simple. A person who has used the computer just once or twice can also answer them within a matter of seconds.
#6- MS Word and MS excel can fetch you quick marks
The questions on MS Word and MS Excel are of standard type. A candidate who qualifies in the PO exam is expected to work on MS Word and MS Excel on a regular basis. The questions generally cover the areas relating to functions and formatting.
#7- Do not spend more than 10 minutes on computer section
While answering the paper, you are advised not to spend more than 10 minutes in the computer section. The total number of questions asked from this section is very less and hence, you should try and save some more time for data interpretation and reasoning ability.
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#8- Questions based on components of Computer can be tricky
Components of the computer generally include questions relating to Control Unit, Arithmetic Logic Unit, Input, Output, etc. Answer them if you know the correct answer, else move ahead and attempt other questions. A wrong answer will cost of -0.25 every time.
#9- Memorize the shortcuts on keyboard
It is very easy to remember certain shortcuts on the keyword such as the shortcut to copy, cut and paste. But when it comes to the PO exam, questions may include certain tough ones as well. Over the internet, you can find a variety of charts which reveals more than 100 shortcuts through the keyboard.
#10- Do not spend much time in preparing for this section
This section is extremely simple. A candidate should not spend hours after hours preparing for this. His objective should be to prepare with a smarter approach where he can save time as well as add knowledge. The best way to do it is by taking small breaks and covering one or more areas of this section.
Over the years, many candidates have got a perfect score in this section. With a little effort, you too can become one of those candidates.
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