IBPS PO Mains 2018: Last minute tips and tricks | All The Best For Your PO Mains Exam :-)

The IBPS PO Mains 2018 Examination will be divided into 4 sections i.e. Reasoning and Computer Section, English, Data Interpretation and General Awareness.

he Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has scheduled the mains examination for IBPS PO Recruitment on November 18, 2018.

IBPS PO Mains 2018: Division of marks

  • IBPS Mains Examination will constitute 155 questions for 200 marks to be answered within the duration of 3 hours
  • The Examination will be divided into 4 sections i.e. Reasoning and Computer Section, English, Data Interpretation and General Awareness
  • The overall time allotted for IBPS PO Mains 2018 is 180 minutes

General Awareness

This will be the Game changer in this Examination as higher the attempt in this section will be directly proportional to your selection.

Topics to Focus on:

1. Financial Awareness

This topic will include Current Affairs specifically related to all the Financial Institutions and presently occurring changes within the Financial/ Banking/ Economic Industry.

2. Current Affairs

  • National
  • International
  • Agreements
  • Appointments
  • Schemes
  • Summits
  • Awards
  • Business
  • Economy
  • Banking
  • Important days
  • Sports

3. General Knowledge

English Section

This section will have mixed questions from both grammar and non-grammar section. So, practice more and more questions, increase vocabulary by learning new words.

Reading Comprehension

  • Cloze Test Error Detection
  • Idioms and Phrases Para
  • Jumble Sentence Completion
  • Phrase Replacement
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Odd one out cum para jumbles
  • Paragraph Based Questions

Reasoning Section

The best part of the reasoning section is that it can be solved by using common sense. Presence of mind is more than sufficient to solve these problems. Focus on Syllogism. Practice Visual/ Verbal Reasoning more so that you manage to score lead. Try to attempt at least 80 per cent of reasoning questions with full accuracy.

Important topics:

  • Series: Alpha-Numeric, Alphabetical, Alpha-Numeric Symbol
  • Inequality
  • Coding- Decoding
  • Order and Ranking
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Sitting Arrangement
  • Complex Arrangement
  • Blood Relation
  • Directions
  • Syllogism
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Input and Output

Quantitative Section

Data Interpretation questions will be there in the huge number. The route towards the success lies in increasing the number of accurate attempts as the time given for the section is more than the real time to complete the section especially in case of quant. This doesn’t mean that you can increase your guesses as it will have a negative impact. Quantitative section is completely based on practice as in this you required good speed with accuracy, which can only be achieved by practice.

Important topics:

  • Simplification
  • Average
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Data Interpretation
  • Mensuration and Geometry
  • Profit and Loss
  • Number Series
  • Speed, Distance and Time
  • Time and Work
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Number System
  • Mixture and Allegations
  • Linear Equation
  • Permutation and Combination and Probability

Computer Knowledge

  • Learn abbreviations, shortcuts, basic theories related to MS Office, OS and basic computer
  • Read topic by topic each day so that you didn’t feel monopoly

Important topics:

  • Number System
  • History of Computers
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Database (introduction)
  • Communication (Basic Introduction)
  • Networking (LAN, WAN,)
  • Internet (Concept, History, working environment, Application)
  • Security Tools, Virus, Hacker
  • MS Windows, MS Office
  • Logic Gates

Here we conclude our article on IBPS PO Mains exam last minute preparation tips. Have faith in your preparation and you will persevere.



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