applications for the IBPS Common entrance exam for PO, Clerk and Specialist Officers. Students
preparing for these exams should make sure that the study material and the way of preparing for
this exam is right.
are good at aptitude but not in English which will result in the difficulty to get shortlisted. So for
clearing the exam students need to prepare for all sections. Then only it is possible to get your
dream job in one of the 19 banks.
Distance, Problems on train, Profit and loss, Ages and Percentages.
1. Quick/speed maths
2. Basic concepts
3. Shortcuts in multiplications
4. Short tricks in each and every topic
5. Logical thinking
6. Finding the right answer from multiple options, without solving the problem
Analytical reasoning, Series, Critical reasoning, Cubes, Data interpretation, Data Sufficiency etc.
1. Think different ways while solving the problem.
2. Don’t take more than 45 minutes to solve this section.
3. If you get stuck on one question , move on to the other
4. Think logically
5. Try to answer some (for qualifying) questions only in this section.
Most of the students will get qualify in this section, who know the language and where to use words
Important topics for English section in IBPS clerk exam are: English grammar, Comprehension,
Vocabulary and Sentence correction.
To prepare for this section Learn 10-15 synonyms/ antonyms per day. Also read one English
newspaper every day, improve fast reading as it will help you in passages.
knowledge, testing of computer, internet banking etc.
Read about invention of computer, history of computers. It can be important for IBPS clerk exam.
Topics that need to be concentrated on for preparing for this section are:
Basics, Automation, Computers, Memories, Booting, Desktop, MS-Office, MS-Excel, MS-Access, MS-
Power point, Networks, Network Topology etc.
2. Go through yearbooks to get a concise picture of the happenings in all fields.
3. Keep it in mind that general awareness and current affairs section cannot be prepared
overnight, so keep a track of current events by reading newspapers, media, internet etc.
4. Make notes of the daily news headlines so that it’s easier to revise later on.
5. Keep a note of the personalities in news from both in India and world affairs.