How to Crack IBPS Clerk, PO Exams in First Attempt?


If you are preparing For Banking Examination and want to build a career in Banking, You are on right Article. Here will discuss How to Crack IBPS Clerk, PO Exams in First Attempt.

Lakhs of aspirants are appearing for  IBPSbank Exams which are held every year. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts a recruitment exam on behalf of all the Public Sector Banks and the Regional Rural Banks based on annually.

How to Crack IBPS ClerkThe Candidates wishing for a job public sector have to appear for this exam. Each year competition level is shooting up. Due to the recent layoff in IT industry, demand for a public sector job has increased.

Let’s Know About IBPS (The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection):-

The IBPS maintains a speed, accuracy, and Confidentiality which are known as the three pillars of philosophy for each and every activity of IBPS. With the help of academic expertise and the modern technology, this organization strives hard to achieve the same. IBPS has become the India’s most reputed and gained agency over many years.

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Every year, these clerical exams are conducted by IBPS for PO, Clerk, RRB &Specialist officers Vacancies for all the Public Sector Banks, Co. Op. banks, SBI,  Associate Banks of RBI, SBI, NABARD, SIDBI and the regular members pertaining to the IBPS Society as well as the insurance companies.

The IBPS Clerical Exam is a Computer-based online exam for the graduates or even any equivalent degree conducted based on all India level.

Do you aspire to crack IBSP Clerk and PO in First attempt?

Are you one among those who are looking to crack the IBPS this year?

Then take a look at these tips below which can help you in getting through this online exam which is conducted by IBPS and come out successful.

Tips to Crack the IBPS Clerk, PO Exam in First Attempt

how to crack IBPSBefore getting into the study plan, first get to know the exam pattern so that you will get a clear idea of your topics and syllabus for the exam.

IBPS PO and Clerk examinations are conducted in two tiers. Tier-1 is a preliminary examination and Tier-2 is mains.In preliminary, there are three sections, Quantitative/Numerical aptitude, logical reasoning and English.In mains, in addition to these three sections, there will be questions from banking&Gk, computer awareness.

The IBPS exam will be conducted online and the exam pattern is as shown below.

IBPS Clerk, PO preliminary exam pattern:-

IBPS Clerk, PO preliminary exam pattern

IBPS Clerk mains exam pattern:-

IBPS Clerk mains exam pattern

IBPS PO Mains exam pattern:-

IBPS PO Mains exam pattern

Each of the questions carries 1 mark and for every wrong answer, there will be a deduction of 0.25 which is called the negative marking. The final selection of the students will be purely based on the merits as per the marks scored in the mains exam and succeeding interview.

Tips and Study Plans for cracking IBPS bank exam in the first attempt

tips to crack IBPS ExamHere are some of the study tips for those aspirants who are wishing to crack the IBPS clerk, PO in the first attempt-

  • Proper analysis of Exam syllabus and pattern:

The aspirants should make a clear note of the syllabus in a careful manner so as to know about the topics going to be asked in the question paper. It is more advisable to check both the prelims and the mains test syllabus in a detailed way in order to start the preparation accordingly.

  • Do avoid the guessing while answering:

The aspirants need not mark the answers of which they are not sure enough about. This is intended because of the negative marking that can lead to deduction of marks obtained from the correct answer. By this, there are lower chances of getting through prelims round.

  • Good practice of mock questions and previous year question papers:

Practicing as many as question papers(previous question papers and model question papers are considered to be an ideal method that improves the speed and accuracy of the candidate.

  • Identify your area of strength and weakness:

By solving IBPS Clerk and PO model papers identify topics in which you are weaker.Just brush up your skill in easy topics and spare more time for your weak areas.

  • Time Management:

Here lies the ultimate success in IBPS bank exams.In preliminary examinations, there are no section wise timings. So, you yourselves have to assign time for different sections based on your skill in that particular section, so that section wise cut-off will be met.

Don’t spend too much time on any question.If you feel like, a particular question takes too much time then, leave it and go for next one.

  • Work smarter:

Work harder, but in a smarter way. To solve aptitude questions, don’t apply routine step by step primary school methods. For most of the questions asked, there are shortcuts. Quantitative is the most time-consuming section in bank exams.

Adopting some quant shortcut formulas and tricks in your exams will make you bit smarter than your competitors.­­ Shortcuts are crucial for time management in IBPS PO and clerk examination.

  • Boost your level of confidence:

One needs to be confident while answering in the examination. Confidence is one of those keys that lead to success. A Candidate should make hold of his/her nerves while in a personal interview round and also while facing written examination.Never get panic by seeing some tougher questions.There will be easy questions too.

Confidence is one of those keys that lead to success. A Candidate should make hold of his/her nerves while in a personal interview round and also while facing written examination.Never get panic by seeing some tougher questions.There will be easy questions too.

If you are aspiring to become a  successful Banker in a PSU bank, then you must have 100% dedication towards your goal. We are sure that, following the above tips you can secure a job in a leading public sector bank in coming recruitments.

Don’t forget “Victory Loves Preparation”. Prepare yourselves in a smarter way to reach your goal faster.All the best for your efforts to crack IBPS clerk, PO in the first attempt.

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