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As per the schedule, IBPS PO Prelims will be held on October 13, 14, 20 & 21, 2018 while the main exam is scheduled for November 18, 2018. Candidates can easily crack the exam if they strat preparing well in advance.
The IBPS PO Prelims would consist of 100 multiple choice questions divided among three sections: English, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability. In each section, candidates are required to obtain a minimum score to clear the sectional cut-off. To meet the overall cut off, candidates are required to obtain the overall qualifying marks in the IBPS PO Prelims. Only those who qualify the IBPS PO Prelims will be shortlisted for the Mains.
IBPS PO is held in two phases: Preliminary and Main. The question papers for IBPS PO 2018 will comprise of the following sections:
In this article, we will discuss the strategy that aspirants should adopt to ensure a good score in the IBPS PO preliminary and main exam. The preparation schedule for IBPS PO 2018 is segregated into three steps.
Prepare a list of all the topics according to the sections from which the questions are usually asked. Begin with the topic which, according to you, is difficult or you have hardly heard about. The time allotment for each section should not be more than an hour. For subjects like Computer Knowledge, General Knowledge and Banking Awareness the time allocation per day should be 30 minutes or half an hour.
Purchase the preparation books and begin working out on questions following the topic list. For solving these questions, you just need to give 1 hour per day. The purpose of using these books is to get familiar with the exam pattern of IBPS PO. This is because their pattern of questions is slightly different from those in the textbooks of the school. Moreover, you should gain the skill of shortcuts in order to solve the long sums.
Register on any site conducting mock tests for IBPS PO and solving a minimum of one paper every day. Besides, solving the mock papers of the Preliminary rounds, the aspirants must also solve the test papers of the Main examination of IBPS . The online mock tests will boost the confidence of the candidates for online exam and they will be benefitted for the same on the day of the examination.
Guidelines to deal with all the subjects
The following details will provide detailed assistance on how to deal with each and every portion of the IBPS PO. Besides, you should also practice the model test paper a lot.
Candidates do not waste much time for preparing this section because the cutoff marks for this portion are comparatively low. The most common problem faced in solving this portion is the ‘Circular Seat Arrangement’. Other areas where you can compensate for this topic are given below:
Just keep yourself updated with all the happenings of past six months related to social events, sports, entertainment, infrastructure, business and economy, etc. You can either read the news and current affairs online or you can follow the different news channels.
This section is tests a candidate’s knowledge of computers. This section covers topics like:
The following tips will help the candidate to crack the IBPS PO conveniently:
These suggestions will help the candidate to get rid of panic, nervousness and tensions on or before the exam days:
The following books will help you a great deal in getting acquainted to the IBPS PO Syllabus and exam pattern. The more variety of questions you try, the better it is for you as it eliminates the element of surprise in exam. Here, we will provide you some help by referring preparatory books to benefit you in preparing well for the exams. Following is the list, section wise:
Books for Reasoning Section
Books for Qualitative Analysis
Books for English Language & General Awareness
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