How to Prepare for PSUs – PSUs preparation tips

How should I crack the PSU exams: How to join PSU?

So if you are interested to join in the PSU’s, then there are two ways: either Crack GATE exam or prepare yourself for the exams conducted by various PSUs.

First the aspirants must know how to join PSUs through GATE exam. Almost all of the PSUs are recruiting through GATE exam now, so if you have a good score, then there is a greater chance of getting selected for a job. High GATE scoring students will be called for Group Discussion and interviews or direct recruitment depending upon the PSUs. Some PSUs might have a group discussion as a selection criterion even after the Gate, so just be abreast of current affairs when you get a call and go for the interview

Since you are aspiring to get placed in PSU, you need a really good rank and that requires amazing preparation. And make sure you keep track of when the forms for each PSU is available and fill them accordingly. Most of the PSUs release their notifications after the release of Admit card of GATE exam. I.e. last week of November to January first week. And the PSUs who conduct their own exam have no specific pattern of notification. You have to be alert for these PSUs.

Click here for the Preparation tips of GATE examination.

PSU’s that offer job without considering GATE scores

PSUs of this type ask technical and nontechnical questions. To crack PSU competitive exam, the applicant should prepare his/her study plan for both non-technical and technical portions.

First decide which public sector you want to become enlisted in. After deciding the sector based on the area and interest, start preparing for the entrance as each sector is has somewhat different syllabus and examination pattern. Most of the exams are objective in aspect and follows the following pattern:
1) Quantitative aptitude
2) Reasoning
3) English
4) General knowledge
5) Computer knowledge
6) Respective Sector paper
Some exams have Phase-I and phase-II pattern. The above one is the Phase-I and Phase-II in some examination is descriptive in nature or objective.  According to your choice you have to decide which is a sector of your interest.

Important Tips for written test:

Be aware of exam pattern of different PSUs like number of technical questions, number of non-technical questions, negative marking, exam duration, marks per question etc. Always make it a habit of referring to previous year question papers. Skim through reference books for derivations, equations, conceptual thought process, theory etc.

Short Cut Techniques: Traditional methods of solving numerical problems is a time taking process. Try to adopt short cut techniques to save the time. Practice previous year question papers and analyse in which topics you are weak and concentrate more on those topics. Always try to solve the papers in given time limit to obtain the idea that how many questions you are able to solve in examination conditions

Group Discussion Around: Group Discussion is a crucial round conducted for shortlisted candidates. Good communication skills, topic knowledge, team spirit, leadership qualities, patience level are the major parameters to be considered.

Personal Interview: Sound technical knowledge, positive attitude, body language, good communication skills play an important role to clear personal interviews.