What are the facilities that you provide apart from the regular classes? Ans. We provide you with the complete study material comprising of books on reasoning, quantitative aptitude, English and General Awareness along with monthly subscription of masters in current affairs (mica). Mock PO/Clerk papers and memory-based papers are also being conducted at our institute on regular basis as part of our curriculum.. What is the duration of the course for bank PO /Clerk/SSC pre. Ans. The course is designed in such a manner that it gets completed in three months. When will your new batch start? Ans. Every new batch starts on Wednesday. If you want to get enrolled in the batch, kindly contact any of the branches of Mahendra's at least 10 days in advance. What is the Mahendras success rate? Ans. Mahendra's is the no.1 institute in banking services. We guide you through the labyrinth of the entire examination pattern. We provide you with short-cut techniques, process, facts, and knowledge required for taking exam. Mahendra’s success rate can be gauged from the fact that we have the highest number of final selections for the past 10 years. and we also won the best public choice award for test preparation services for exam(world summit award in 2011) and Mahendra’s speed test”: Brahmastra for 100% success in all types of preparatory exams in 2012 What is the eligibility for taking bank PO exam? Ans. For most of the banks, the minimum requirement is that the candidate should fall in the age group of 21 to 30 years and should be a graduate. The percentage and other qualifications required vary from bank to bank and is mentioned in the bank’s notification. How can i get to know about the latest vacancies? Ans.For all the details regarding latest vacancies and results, you can call on hours 24 x 7 toll free no. 1800-103-5225 How many times can I appear for the bank exams? Ans. There is no restriction as to how many times you can appear for the bank exam. As far as you fulfil the eligibility criteria as per the bank’s specification, you can apply. If i opt for any card can i upgrade that card to any other card? Ans. You can upgrade your card to any card of higher value by paying the difference of the amount you paid and the fees of that card What are the subjects that i need to prepare for bank PO/Clerk exams ? Ans. The exam basically comprises of five sections- English, Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness/Computer. The sections are subjected to change according to the bank. Do I need to clear the cut-off in every section ? Ans.In most of the banks, you are required to clear the cut-off in every section i.e. You need to secure minimum marks mentioned in the bank’s notification. Can I pay the fees in installment? Ans. There is no such provision of installment however the decision of branch manager is the final decision if he finds the case genuine he can allow. Or No as per the rules there is only one time payment but if your problem is quite genuine you can discuss it with your respective BM. If I take admission in one of your branches and due to some reason, I am not able to attend classes in that branch can I do my classes in some other branch? Ans. Only after the completion classes of transfer process which includes a payment of transfer fee plus the difference in the fee amount of both the branches. Can I enroll only for the speed test? Ans. There are different packages for getting enrolled only for speed-test. Do you provide any classes for those who are in job? Ans.Yes we do provide the classes for those who are in job we have classes for them in the early morning and in the evening as well Do Mahendra also provide franchise ? Ans. No we don’t provide franchise and we have our own branches all over India. Is there a guaranty of my selection in some bank after taking the classes in your institute? Ans. Institute doesn’t take guaranty of your selection, we make our best effort to train you for the examination, but self study also matters. Why is the fee different from city to city? Ans. Fee varies from city to city in the same way like all the other expenses vary from one city to another. What is the medium of lectures & study material? Ans. There is a mixed medium (English & Hindi) during lectures, but in study material you can go for your preferred medium. Do you have hostel facility? Ans. No,we don't have own hostel facility but the details regarding to nearly available one can be taken from branches. How to apply for job in Mahendras? Ans. To apply for the job drop your resume in our branch nearest to you and also submit your details on our website in career option. I want to buy a card for only ST, but can i discuss my problems with faculty that i have in ST? Ans. Yes, after every ST there is ST discussion session in which you can discuss your problem with the faculty. Are you providing any facility to SC /ST candidate? Ans. No. Such disc. Is given we treat everyone as equal candidate whatever the discount being given at branch that is provided to all. If we don’t want to take any material kit because my bro/sister has already done the course from your coaching and can study from that? Ans. No. It is compulsory to take the material kit no such concession being provided. What are the qualifications of your respected faculties? Ans. Graduate and well trained in that particular subject which one he is interested to teach. Are you giving any kind of selection guarantee? Ans. It totally depends on your hard work and dedication but we assure you that if you going to score good rank continuously in speed tests then you must get selected. Why the same classes being provided for PO and clerical though the difficulty level is different? Ans. Either its PO or Clerical preparation we have to start from basics only. Do you provide the distance learning courses for banking preparation? Ans. No we are only providing regular classes but we invite subscription for banking related study material, correspondence course and our monthly magazine mica Can the green card be utilized by my siblings after my selection? Ans. The I-card is issued on particular students name and it is non-transferable. Will the 3-months course be enough for a student to get selected? Ans. 3-months are enough for learning the basic techniques and short-cuts. The selection however is an entirely different issue based on individual capability, practice and hard work. Yes of-course majorly students of Mahendras do get selected within 3-months as well. Are you providing extra classes if I have some doubts? Ans. Yes there is PSS (problem solving section), where you can discuss your problems with the respective faculties. How much time do I need to give daily in the institute? Ans. The classes are held daily for the duration of two hours from Monday to Saturday. The institute remains closed on Sunday. Is there any eligibility criteria for the admission to the course ? Ans. Yes , a student should be passed in 12th examination. How much time you take to declare the result of ST? Ans.Result is declared within 2 days. What makes you different from others? Ans. We are providing you the facility of speed test(on line/offline) which will increase your speed and let you know about your weak points so that you can focus on that sections and improve yourself. Is your mica enough for GA ? Ans. Surely its enough for GA as its been designed according to that pattern only and for further reference we are also providing you the newspapers like; the Hindu business line. It's the only magazine in India dedicated to banking Is there any facility of GD and interviews simultaneously with the regular classes? Ans. Not with regular classes but when you clear your written exam then you can also avail this facility in which we provide guest lectures periodically on how to appear in GD and interview. Do Mahendras have a specific dress code for students? Ans. No specific dress code but we do issue an i-card which student have to carry with them while coming to Mahendras. What do you mean by up-to selection card? Ans. The term "up-to selection" means that a candidate is entitled to all the benefits associated with the green card until he get selected. FAQS SMART LAB What is offline ST and online ST? Ans. Offline speed test is a facility where students assemble at a given place, and give their speed test manually with their question paper and rough paper by their side, whereas online speed test is a facility where students use laptops, computers and give their question paper online thereby preparing themselves about the new examination pattern. What is in house online speed test facility? Ans. In house online speed test facility is a facility in which a candidate gets the same atmosphere in a laboratory as he/she was getting in an offline speed test previously at a school, branch or other location similar to IBPS. It is a facility where question paper has been replaced by monitor, pattern of filling OMR sheet has been replaced by clicking the right option through mouse, and which even enhances and moreover improves our regularity and punctuality as there is an automatic time slot which starts with the question paper and ends exactly after 120 minutes. The candidate has to be present 15 minutes before the online speed test at the given branch, which not only improves a sense of punctuality but also enhances quick completion of the speed test. The candidate just needs to get a rough paper and a pen while giving the online speed test. Why is online speed test introduced? Ans. Online speed test has been introduced as IBPS has started online entrance examination pattern and thereby in the near future SBI, Railways and other government organizations will start the same and we at Mahendra's want all our students not only to be aware of this new pattern but also to excel and to be selected along with the new change, thereby nothing hampering their success and hard work. What is the benefit of online speed test? Ans. The benefit of online speed test is that it gives the candidates entire examination atmosphere exactly like the one he/she will be facing during the entrance examinations. Why to opt for Mahendras online ST only? Ans. Candidates should opt for Mahendras online speed test as only we provide the online speed test on the same pattern as IBPS like we were doing while conducting offline speed test, and moreover, we are the only institute which provides bilingual question paper i.e. both in Hindi and English thereby giving an opportunity to all candidates to practice the new examination pattern. What is the schedule for online speed test? Ans.Initially two online speed test will be conducted in the given branch/location per week-first on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday whereas the second one on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The third online speed test will be conducted on Wednesday which the student can give from any cyber cafe or his/her house. This process will only be for 15-20 days, as from December onward the third online speed test will also be conducted at the given branch/location thereby making it a complete in house online speed test. How will the results be declared of online ST? Ans. Result will be declared on pan India basis thereby giving the candidate more confidence to see, judge and rank himself/herself with other candidates on all India bases, just like the examination results are declared by the government organizations How will the result be analyzed? Ans. On a single click after completing and submitting one’s online speed test, a candidate can check his/her result online immediately. The result will have various criteria on which it will be finally decided. It will show various categories like total questions, total attempted, left questions, correct and incorrect questions, total and taken time, right marks, negative marks, total and minimum marks. What is the fees for online speed test? Ans. No fees will be charged from candidates till 30 Nov,12.Rs 100 will be taken as registration fees whereas Rs 500 taken as Lab Security Deposit which is refundable can be claimed minimum after one year or till the validity of the card-whichever is more. For ex: Candidates having Brown card which expires after four months can claim for their Security Deposit after one year only. Why is Lab Security fee deposited? Ans.Lab Security fee is deposited as a security amount to ensure no damage to any gadgets, equipment or systems provided by the institution. What are the different time slot of online ST? Ans. The different time slots of online speed test are Morning-10am-12pm Afternoon-12.30pm-2.30pm Afternoon-3 pm-5pm Evening-5.30pm-7.30pm Evening-7.45-9.45----will starts soon Till when is time slot schedule valid? Ans.Time slot schedule is valid only till 3-6 months. Further details will be mailed all candidates very soon. Time slot schedule of a candidate can be cancelled on a condition if he/she fails to give online speed test in the time slot chosen by him/her, thereby categorizing the candidate in yellow/alert zone. If a candidate, moreover, fails to give online speed test for two more times then he/she will be categorized in red zone, thereby cancelling his/her chosen time slot forever. The candidate will then have to go through the process of choosing time slot again through st.mahendras.org as he/she had done earlier. This process has been implemented to maintain a candidate’s regularity as we at Mahendra's not only want our students to excel but also to be selected thereby making them successful individuals.