Preparation Tips for IBPS PO Mains

Published on Saturday, October 17, 2015
preparation tips

Many many congratulations to those whose cleared the IBPS Prelims and no need to disappoint who are not able to crack the Mains as many more exams awaiting. As Mains exam is also round the corner hardly 14 days left so it is important to focus on key sections of exam.

One can easily able to crack the Mains exam only need positive approach .I am here giving some of important tips that one should keep in mind :

General Awareness section

Banking section:

As banking is important from IBPSibps exam point , usually 15-16 questions comes from banking topics so prepare all the banking topics well like :-

Monetary Policy ,Indradhanush Scheme ,Financial Markets, Greece crisis, W.T.O, AIIB , BRICS Bank, contactless card ,Bank apps ,Mudra bank,

Current affairs:

Brush up your last 4-5 months old current affairs regarding sports , government policies ,awards ,war exercises ,places in news .

One should attempt this section in not more than 15 minutes

October month's current affairs are most important here, I will upload 20 days GK Digest tomorrow.

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Quantitative Aptitude and DI


One can expect 15 questions on different DI topics and also these problems can be solved in less time but from experience from previous exams students found this part little hard due to calculations involved ,so try to speed up calculations by learning mathematical tables up to 30x30 ,square root up to 100,cube root up to 30 and also try to solve different types of DI problems.

Quantitative Aptitude

Try of focus on those topics in which you already well versed and practice to solve in less amount of time, don’t waste your time in learning new topics in Quantitative aptitude part.

Quantitative and DI section should be attempted in not more than 30 min


There are usually 10 questions come in reasoning out of 50 that are quiet puzzling so try to attempt these 10 questions at end . don’t waste your time in attempting these puzzling questions at beginning. One should try to focus on topics like Machine input /output, Inequality operators, coding –decoding, Syllogism, Directions,

Reasoning section should be attempted in not more than 30 min.

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One can score good marks in English by attempting topics first like Closet test (10 marks), Comprehension (10 marks), Fill in the blanks (5 marks)

If you are not comfortable with grammatical errors do not leave this section as there are usually 3 questions on this topic are easy , attempt those and leave the rest.

Should be attempted within 20 min.

Computer Awareness

One can prepare computer section well by following Computer knowledge question bank as we have covered all important topics asked in P.O. exam in this set.

Should be attempted not more than 10 min

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