Crack IBPS Po Exam In The First Attempt

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts exams for recruitment Public Sector Banks and Regional Rural Banks, on a yearly premise. Competitors who are aspiring for a job in banking sector need to crack this examination. Here are some ensured tips to help you to give your best in IBPS PO examination and to crack it. These tips have been gathered from individuals who have effectively cracked the Common Written Examination directed by the Institute of Banking Personnel choice.

The Candidate has to prepare very well for all the sections:

  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning
  • English Language
  • General Knowledge
  • Computer knowledge

Candidates generally pay attention to general knowledge and reasoning part, but if they will pay special attention to English and Computer, they can increase their overall score. Many candidates think that they should prepare for only the quantitative part and the reasoning part and they neglect their much- needed preparation in English and computer. They have to keep in mind that there is a sectional cutoff which they should to clear along with the overall cutoff. So if a candidate is not good in reasoning he/she can practice it for getting the minimum required cutoff marks and he/she can give more stress on English and computer to increase the overall cutoff

Here, we are providing the best preparation tips for each section for IBPS PO:

Preparation tips for Reasoning:

This is the section of the examination that is totally based on logic and it doesn’t contain only mathematical skills, where you just remember the formulas put it in the places and the work is done, it’s not that simple, here you have to practice with strategies of solving the reasoning problems. The weightage for the questions from each section and the topics to focus on reasoning are:

Reasoning Topics Weightage of question
Seating Arrangement   3-10
Mathematical Inequalities    2-5
Blood Relations    2-5
Coding-Decoding    3-5
Ordering and Ranking    1-2
Arrangement and Pattern    0-3
Series    0-5
Classification/Analogy     0-2
Syllogism     2-5
Direction and Distance     1-2
Scheduling     0-5

This is the topics to prepare with more focus and the weightage of the questions are also given so that the candidates can prepare accordingly.

Preparation tips for Quantitative Aptitude:

This is the part which includes the basic numerical questions just to check the numerical ability of the candidate. The best way to attend this part is to first attempt those questions which are easy and doesn’t need many calculations. Build your concepts and practice as much as you can. The topics with their weightage of questions are:

Aptitude Topics Weightage of Questions
Mensuration 1-3
Simplification 2-5
Profit and Loss 1-3
Time and Work 1-3
Percentage 1-2
Ratio and Proportion 1-2
Data Sufficiency 2-5
Simplification 2-5
Data Interpretation 5-10
Quadratic Equation 0-5
Mixture Problem 1-2

This is the topics to prepare with more focus and the weightage of the questions are also given so that the candidates can prepare accordingly.

Preparation tips for the English Language:

Candidates have to have a clear concept of English for this particular section. They need to learn basic grammar. They can prefer their own desired book.  Along with that, the candidates should read the newspaper which will improve candidate’s reading skills. The important topics to focus on are:

  • Spotting the Error
  • Para Jumbles
  • Idioms & Phrases
  • Synonyms & Antonyms
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test

Prepare well on the above-given topics and excel in your vocabulary day by day.

Preparation tips on General Awareness:

The general awareness section includes questions related to only Banking awareness, Financial awareness, and Economic Awareness all these topics will have questions related to banking issue and topics. The topics to cover for excelling in General awareness are:

  • Topics related to Finance and Economics.
  • History of Banking.
  • Current Affairs of last 6 months.
  • Fiscal & Monetary Policies.
  • Banking Terms.

Preparation tips for Computer Knowledge:

The questions asked in IBPS PO from the computer are generally the basic knowledge of computer and this is the easiest part if the candidate just learns the basic computer knowledge and they can score well in this part.  The topics to focus on this section are:

  • Hardware.
  • Software.
  • MS Office.
  • Keyboard Shortcuts.
  • Internet.

The basic knowledge the above- mentioned topics are enough for the IBPS PO Examination.

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