Monday, September 3, 2018

What is the Perfect strategy to crack IBPS PO | Books | Study Plan | Mock Analysis




IBPS PO Exam 2018 -19 : Every year Institute of Banking Personnel Selection holds the IBPS PO Bank Exam to select Probationary Officers in Public Sector banks. IBPS PO is one of the Most Prestigious Exam and One of best way to Join the Banking Industry as an Officer. In this Post we will discuss starting from Today what should be the Perfect Strategy to Crack IBPS PO Exam.I am sharing you some of the tips which you can use to get selected in any Bank PO exam.

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IBPS PO 2018 Preliminary Exam Pattern:
Sr.No.
Name of the Test
No.
of Questions
Maximum Marks
Duration
 1
English Language
30
30
20 minutes
 2
Quantitative Aptitude
35
35
20 minutes
 3
Reasoning Ability
35
35
20 minutes
Total
100
100

IBPS PO 2018 Mains Exam Pattern:
Sr.No.
Name of the Test
No. of Questions
Maximum Marks
Duration
 1
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
45
60
60 minutes
 2
English Language
35
40
40 minutes
 3
Data Analysis & Interpretation
35
60
45 minutes
4
General Economy & Banking Awareness
40
40
35 minutes
Total
155
200
180 minutes
 5
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)
2
25
30 minutes


Some Important Points About IBPS PO Exam
  1. In exam If you are able to score 60% marks with 90% accuracy, you will surely be through.
  2. Sectional cut off marks on an average fall between the bracket of 4–12 marks per section which clearly suggests that one need not be a master of all the sections while preparing for this prestigious exam.
  3. Accuracy is the key. I repeat, ‘Accuracy’ is the key to success in IBPS PO exam. IBPS marking system works on the basis of ‘Percentile’ so it’s always better to attempt only those questions which you are confident
  4. Never assume which questions will be asked in the exam or which type of difficulty level can be asked. They can change the pattern as per their convenience and requirement. Your job is to prepare for the worst case scenario.
  5. Concept clearance :- Fundamental should be strong and consider this as one time work so that it can help you in all the coming exam. Watch YouTube videos for that.
  6. Online Mock Test - Practice Daily 1-2 Mock Paper but what is more important than attempting mock paper is its analysis. Until and unless you do not analyze your every mistake, weakness and your strength, you won't be able to improve yourself. Oliveboard is one such mock which you can look up to for upcoming IBPS PO Exam.
  7. Daily Quiz from Various Apps - Attempting Daily Quiz will help you in sectional time management which is most important for this year's prelim exam. You can use adda, Grade up, affairs cloud,bsc4success etc.
  8. Giving time to weak Subject - If you are not good in any subject, most people it's either English or Aptitude. Give 2 hour daily to increase your level or at least you should be able to clear with any type of paper.
Study Plan for IBPS PO Exam Preparation
  1. Divide your Day in three Category → Must Do Daily Activity , Chapter Wise Preparation & Mock Test Practice.
  2. Must Do Activity (Give 3 Hr Daily for These Activity)→ Reading News Paper, Cramming Vocabulary, Reading News Paper, Learning Speed Math Techniques( cramming Tables, squares, cube, fractions etc.). Remember Current affairs is current activity don’t make it past one.
  3. Mock Practice (Daily 2 hr) → As we all Know without lots of practice we can’t crack any exam, so you will have to give lots of mock test before exam and analyze it Properly. Get Oliveboard Mock Test.
  4. Chapter-Wise Preparation (2 Hour for all three subject)→ With Mock test you will also have to practice chapter-wise (Only Important and High Weightage) Questions. when you solve chapter-wise, solve it with in time, like 60 questions in 35–45 min, then only it will help you in exam.
Don’t demotivate with Mocks Test score - The biggest myth that candidate have in their mind is that they take mock to check how good they are but it should be to know where they can Improve themselves. Also who are not scoring good marks in Mock Test, they feel that it’s waste of preparation and it is end of road for them. Keep Practicing regularly you can make it in exam.
You get to know your strong and weak areas, You can categorize your Preparation level based on below method and work on the Improvement.
  1. Good Speed, Good Accuracy: You are already good but do regular practice.
  2. Good Speed, Bad Accuracy: Look at your practice answers. Where is the mistake happening? Is there a pattern? Assess and improve.
  3. Bad Speed, Bad Accuracy: Put in the most focus into this section. Work by researching on easy tips and techniques to improve the speed and accuracy for these types of questions.
  4. Bad Speed, Good Accuracy: Practice, Practice hard, Practice more. Practice each questions by setting timer. Try to apply short tricks. Practice will improve speed. Get easy strategies on improving and keeping the momentum that are available by us.
Study Material and Reference Books
Numerical Ability :
  1. Quantum CAT by Servesh Verma (L1 & L2)
  2. Daily Quizzes and Sectional Test ( Adda247, gradeup, affairs cloud, bsc4successc etc.)
Reasoning :
  1. Try to solve as many quiz as possible online . No book is needed for this section.
  2. Focus On High Level Puzzle and New Pattern Question (In Prelim Exam 22 out of 35 Questions will be from Puzzle same even in Mains Exam.)
  3. Follow Online PDFs for New Pattern Coding Decoding, Input Output, Reverse Syllogism.
English :
  1. English - Read daily Hindu for at least for 1–2 hour
  2. Daily Quizzes and Sectional Test ( Adda247, grade up, affairs cloud)
General Awareness :
  1. BSC magazine on banking awareness ( basics and advanced level covered for the exam)
  2. BankersAdda Capsule/Affairs Cloud Daily Current Affairs
  3. Watch my videos on banking and Economic Affairs, no need to other source.
  4. Static Awareness from PDF online
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