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GIC Assistant Manager Exam Preparation Tips

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The notification for GIC Assistant Manager has been released for 2017. This exam is for recruiting candidates for Assistant Manager Scale I Posts in various disciplines. The candidates will be selected based on their performance in Written Test, Group Discussion & Personal Interview. The motive of this article is to provide exam preparation tips for GIC Assistant Manager.

Refer to the article ‘GIC Assistant Manager Exam Pattern Syllabus 2017’ to be aware of the syllabus for general stream as well as specialist stream.

The first step towards a good preparation is to make a study plan which includes all the topics as per the syllabus. Part A consists of Higher Order Reasoning Ability/Critical Thinking.

(A) Let us see the preparation tips for part A which is an objective type of section.

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Preparation Tips for Higher Order Reasoning Ability/Critical Thinking Section:

This section includes critical, reflective, meta cognitive and creative thinking. These thinking abilities get activated when an individual goes through unfamiliar problems, uncertainties, questions, or dilemmas. On successful application of these skills one can excel in explanations, decision making, performances and products that are valid within the context of available knowledge. Higher order thinking skills are grounded in lower order skills such as discriminations, simple application and analysis, and cognitive strategies and are linked to prior knowledge of subject matter content. Appropriate teaching strategies can enhance the student-persistence, self-monitoring, and open-minded, flexible attitudes.

Preparation Tips for (Finance/ Accounts):

This section is to check professional knowledge of an individual and the questions are based on Finance and Accounts related topics. You must prepare on the below topics:

  1. Introduction to Financial Management

  2. Financial Statement Analysis

  3. Sources of Financing

  4. Capitalization

  5. Capital Structure

  6. Cost of Capital

  7. Leverage

  8. Dividend Decision

  9. Capital Budgeting

  10. Working Capital

  11. Working Capital Management

  12. Special Financing

  13. Financial System

Preparation Tips for Accounts:

Prepare on the topics:

  1. Accounting Concepts and Conventions

  2. Basic Accounting Concepts and Financial Statements

  3. Cash Accounting

  4. Accrual Accounting

  5. Basic Accounting Terms

  6. Revenue Recognition Principle

  7. Matching Principle

  8. Example Income Statement

Preparation Tips for Insurance:

This is a very unpredictable section. The professional as well as the knowledge related to insurance related topics will be checked in the exam. Keep yourself updated with the topics below:

  1. The concept of insurance

  2. Principles on the basis of which insurance works

  3. Need of insurance

  4. Overview of Indian Insurance Sector

  5. Types of Insurances

(B) Let us see the preparation tips for part B which is an objective type of section.

Preparation Tips for Reasoning Section:

Practice all types of questions from model papers. Solve the easier and quick to finish questions than the challenging ones. Questions related to these topics are important:

  1. Number Systems

  2. Simple Interest & Compound Interest

  3. Time & Work

  4. Time & Distance

  5. Profit & Loss

  6. Percentage

  7. Average

  8. Ratio and Proportion

  9. Bar graph & Pie-chart

  10. Probability

Preparation Tips for English Language Section:

The English section can be divided mainly into:

  1. Vocabulary

  2. Grammar

  3. Reading Comprehension

  4. Verbal Ability

Improve your basic concepts in English. Brush up your grammar rules, start reading news paper on a daily basis. Memorize antonyms and synonyms and know the usage of the words. Some of the important topics are:

  1. Reading Comprehension

  2. Spotting the Error

  3. Para - Jumbles

  4. Idioms & Phrases

  5. Synonyms & Antonyms.

Preparation Tips for General Awareness:

General Awareness topics are mostly the one related to books and authors, current events, banking and financial topics. You must keep reading news papers, magazines, watch news channels and update yourself with loads of information related to finance, economics, History of Banking, Banking Terms, and Fiscal & Monetary Policies, current affairs of the last 6 months.

Preparation Tips for Computer Aptitude:

Computer Knowledge mainly contains questions related to basic knowledge about computer. So you need to be aware about computer here. You must be aware of the abbreviations and definitions of most used terms related to computers.

Lastly, you must solve model papers, mock tests online. Practising the question papers improves accuracy and speed. Prepare well and give your best.

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GIC Assistant Manager Exam Pattern Syllabus 2017

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GIC Assistant Manager Exam Pattern Syllabus 2017

The notification for GIC Assistant Manager has been released for 2017. This exam is for recruiting candidates for Assistant Manager Scale I Posts in various disciplines. The candidates will be selected based on their performance in the Written Test, Group Discussion & Personal Interview conducted by General Insurance Corporation of India officials. This article deals with the pattern and syllabus of GIC Assistant Manager Exam  

GIC Assistant Manager Scale I Exam Pattern 2017 for General Stream Aspirants:

Subject

Questions

Duration

Higher Order Reasoning Ability/Critical Thinking

40

30 Minutes

Test of Reasoning

20

60 Minutes

Test of English Language

20

Test of General Awareness

20

Test of Numerical Ability & Computer Literacy

20

Test of English Language – Essay, Precise and Comprehension

03

60 Minutes

Total

123

150 Minutes

GIC Assistant Manager Scale I Exam Pattern 2017 for Specialist Stream Aspirants:

Subject

Questions

Duration

Technical & Professional Knowledge Test in the Relevant Discipline

40

30 Minutes

Test of Reasoning

20

60 Minutes

Test of English Language

20

Test of General Awareness

20

Test of Numerical Ability & Computer Literacy

20

Test of English Language – Essay, Precise and Comprehension

03

60 Minutes

Total

123

150 Minutes

GIC Assistant Manager Exam Syllabus 2017:

The candidates must be aware of the syllabus for a good preparation and here goes the syllabus for GIC Assistant Manager Exam Syllabus 2017

Syllabus for Test of Reasoning:

  1. Number Series
  2. Non-Verbal Series
  3. Coding-Decoding
  4. Alphabet Series
  5. Number Ranking
  6. Arithmetical Reasoning
  7. Directions
  8. Analogy
  9. Decision Making
  10. Blood Relations
  11. Clocks & Calendars
  12. Mirror Images
  13. Cubes and Dice
  14. Embedded Figures etc

Syllabus for Test of English Language:

  1. Verb
  2. Tenses
  3. Subject-Verb Agreement
  4. Adverb
  5. Error Correction
  6. Sentence Rearrangement
  7. Articles
  8. Comprehension
  9. Fill in the Blanks
  10. Vocabulary
  11. Grammar
  12. Unseen Passages
  13. Synonyms
  14. Idioms & Phrases
  15. Antonyms etc

Syllabus for Test of Numerical Ability:

  1. Number System
  2. Decimal & Fractions
  3. Percentages
  4. Problems on Ages
  5. Average
  6. Simplification
  7. Time and Work
  8. Profit and Loss
  9. Time and Distance
  10. Ratio and Proportions
  11. Mixtures & Allegations
  12. HCF & LCM
  13. Simple & Compound Interest
  14. Data Interpretation etc

Syllabus for Computer Literacy:

  1. Operating System
  2. MS Excel – Spread Sheets
  3. Computer Software
  4. MS Word – Word Processing
  5. Computer Fundamentals
  6. MS Power-Point – Presentation
  7. Internet Usage etc

Syllabus for General Awareness:

  1. Current Affairs – National & International
  2. Union Budget
  3. Sports
  4. Important Financial & Economic News
  5. Five Year Plans
  6. Books and Authors
  7. Awards and Honors
  8. Abbreviations
  9. Banking Awareness
  10. Science – Inventions & Discoveries
  11. Important Days
  12. International & National Organizations
  13. Countries & Capitals etc

Please keep checking the official website http://www.gicofindia.in/ for regular updates.

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