NICL AO Prelims Final Week Revision Plan: Things to Do

NICL AO Prelims Final Week Revision Plan: Things to Do

NICL AO Prelims Final Week Revision Plan: With just a few days to go, we expect that most candidates will be on full prep/ revision mode for the upcoming examination. The NICL AO Prelims 2017 has been scheduled for 3th and 4th June this year.

As our final take on how to crack NICL AO Exam, here are a few pointers on how to devise a proper revision strategy for the next few days.


NICL AO Prelims 2017: Final Week Revision Plan

The Online Computer-Based Test (CBT) for NICL AO Prelims 2017 will be conducted in objective MCQ pattern. This test would be of 60 minutes duration consisting of 3 sections- English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability.

Section Name Questions Maximum Marks
English Language 30 30
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Ideally, a candidate aims to attempt 60-65% of the paper with an overall accuracy of 90% and above, just to land in the safe zone. This must be your aim too!

For NICL AO Prelims Final Week Revision Plan, here are the things you need to do.

NICL AO Revision Tip #1: Write Down all that you know

You need to put a full stop on your preparation right here, and go full throttle on revising everything you know. You can do this in simple steps.

  • Go section and by section and write down all the topics you’ve prepared for.
  • Make sure you also mark them according to the level of comfort you have while solving each of the topics.

With this, you’ll know the actual syllabus you have to cover in the time you have.

NICL AO Revision Tip #2: Pick One Section a Day

For NICL AO Prelims 2017, there are 3 sections. This is quite similar to most insurance and bank exams.

Since there is a time frame of 1 week, we recommend you all to dedicate one full day to each section. We have already published section-wise preparation tips for each.

Do not forget to mark all the essential question types you’d want to have a final look at before appearing for the paper.

NICL AO Revision Tip #3: Solve a ‘Challenging’ Paper Set

The preliminary examination for NICL AO Recruitment will be quite challenging. Just to avoid any surprises on the examination day, make sure you try out a bunch of mock test papers, especially the ones regarded as ‘tough to crack’.


NICL AO 2017 Mock Test Series by Cosmos Bookhive Publications

This mock test contains 100 questions comprising all three subjects. It covers different topics so that you get familiar with most of the topics. This practice test is designed for the NICL AO aspirants.

Click here to try a few questions

We also strongly recommend you all to attempt our NICL AO Prelims All India Test.

NICL AO Prelims All India Test (AIT)|29 May 2017: Register Now

You can register and appear for this specialised mock test for FREE!

NICL AO Revision Tip #4: Thoroughly Analyse your Performance

The Revision Plan for NICL AO Prelims 2017 will be a complete failure if you leave this step out. A thorough self-review of your performance is necessary to do well in the actual paper. The analysis should be around the following aspects.

  • Which type of questions are time consuming?

  • Which areas are your core strengths?

  • Which areas are you willing to skip regardless of the difficulty level?

  • Are you still committing silly mistakes like calculation errors?

  • Are you giving enough time to each section to boost your overall score?

If you are able to answer these questions and willing to work upon these over the next few days, you have good chances of further improving your performance.

NICL AO Revision Tip #5: Avoid Over-Stuffing/ Excess Mugging

There is no harm in memorising tables, squares, cubes and common ratio conversions for the paper. Infact, we recommend you to do so. But, we also strongly recommend you to

  • Avoid any over-stuffing of content formats, steps or sequences, which will be absolutely useless while attempting the paper.
  • Another strong suggestion would be to avoid taking up an entirely new topic at the moment.

Focus on what you know and have faith. You will do well and move towards the next level i.e. NICL AO Mains 2017 Examination. All the Best and meet you in our article on ‘How to Attempt NICL AO Prelims Exam in the Best Way Possible!’

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