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Best Books of Bank Exams

March 30th, 2011 | 3 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

Bank exams, be it Bank PO (probationary officer) examination or Bank Clerical are not that difficult to crack as many people presume them to be. The main issue in this area is “vacancies : applicants” ratio. So instead of focusing on the toughness of the paper, one needs to concentrate on preparation. One has to surpass the scores of many others in order to stand a chance.

The first thing you need to know is the pattern of the exam. A written test for a bank exam consists of 2 parts, objective part and a descriptive part. The objective part consists of four sections namely, Verbal ability, Quantitative ability, Logical Reasoning and General Awareness/ Marketing aptitude. The exact pattern for a specific bank can be found in the ‘acquaint yourself booklet’ which you get when you apply for an exam.

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What is Lateral Thinking?

March 27th, 2011 | 4 Comments | Posted in Uncategorized

Lateral Thinking is a powerful method to use the unused potential of brain. This is originally propounded by Edward De Bono.  In this post various simple methods which can bring about lateral thinking capabilities in a reader are described. This post will surely help all CAT aspirants and future managers.

Lateral Thinking Methods or Skills-

There are a number of mental tools or methods that can be used to bring about lateral thinking. These include the following-

Random Entry: Choose an object at random, and associate that with the area you are thinking about. This is also called the method of focal objects.

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