20 Days Plan For IBPS Clerk Mains Examination

IBPS Clerk Mains Examination is going to be held on 21st of January, 2018. Many aspirants must be anxious about their preparations. Students, worrying about things is not an option. Stay positive as once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results. In the upcoming IBPS Clerk Mains Examination, there is a sectional timing for different sections and your strategy of ignoring a difficult section and thereby doing the section that you are good at won’t be working anymore. Now that you have got only 20 days remaining for your preparations, work hard to the best of your ability to make the grade in this examination.

How to prepare for IBPS Clerk Mains in 20 days: The main subjects that you need to be excellent at are General/ Economy/ Banking AwarenessReasoning & Computer Aptitude, English Language and Data Analysis & Interpretation.

Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude Section Strategy

  • The trick to attempt maximum number of questions in Reasoning Section in minimum time is to attempt the difficult puzzles in the end. 
  • Start with the questions that are not in the form of puzzles, you can choose to start with the questions based on inequalities, direction and distance, syllogism, coding-decoding, alphanumeric series, and other random topics. 
  • Then try to start with puzzles that appear easy to solve and proceed with moderate and difficult puzzles in a similar way. So, this is how you have to manage to attempt this section.
  • Computer Aptitude is a subject that many students are already familiar with. Although in SBI PO Mains there were no questions from computer aptitude but as an aspirant yearning to score maximum in exam, you should revise this subject as well. So in case if there is a set of questions in this section from computer aptitude; they will help you score.
  • For Computer Aptitude you need to be familiar with basics of computers and proper definitions. You can refer to the computer capsule available on Bankersadda and Adda247 App for quick revision.

English Language Section Strategy

  • The trick to score in English section can vary from one person to another depending on his/her strengths and weaknesses. 
  • If you are good at vocab and reading then attempt the reading comprehension first and proceed with Cloze Test and other miscellaneous topics like Error Detection, Para Jumbles, Phrase Replacement, Double Fillers, etc. 
  • But if you are good at grammar, attempt Reading Comprehension in the end. 
  • The Reading comprehension too should be attempted in a way that you attempt questions based on vocab and phrases first and then the questions that need a deeper penetration through the paragraphs. 
  • The important topics for cloze test are subject verb agreement, preposition and verbs. These topics may help you do some other questions too that will be based on grammar. So make sure that you have these topics on your finger tips when you are to attempt the examination.  

General Awareness Section Strategy

  • So much is happening every day that unless you keep yourself abreast of these changes you cannot adjust yourself to them or tackle the GA section of any exam smoothly and easily. 
  • To save your precious time, we provide you with an alternative that is Adda247’s “Daily GK Update” (Available in both Hindi and English languages) that contains only the news that is important from the point of view of competitive examinations. It contains all the news that is likely to be asked in the IBPS Clerk Mains  Examinations. 
  • Avoid the habit of ignoring everyday news, telling yourself that you will do it in the end when the examinations are close, you only end up lying crushed under a pile of news. 
  • You can go through the Monthly Capsules provided by Bankersadda for both Current Affairs as well as Banking Awareness. 

Quantitative Aptitude/ Numerical Ability Section Strategy

  • The trick to score marks in Quantitative Aptitude Section is to attempt the questions on Quadratic Equations, Simplification and Approximation first and then going for Number Series. 
  • After having attempted all these questions efficiently, go for Data Interpretation. 
  •  The remaining few questions will be based on miscellaneous topics like CI & SI, Time and Work, Pipes and Cisterns, Partnership, etc. 
So, here is the 20 days plan for IBPS Clerk Mains Examination that you have to follow from today onwards, i.e. 1st of January.

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Computer Knowledge
Blood Relation
Sentence Rearrangement
History of Computer
Number Series
Sentence Rearrangement
Computer Knowledge Misc.
Quadratic Equations and Inequalities
Error Detection
Computer Organisation
Ratio and Proportion
Ranking and Direction
Phrasal verb based
Hardware-I/O Devices
Percentage, Profit and Loss, Partnership
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement
Reading Comprehension
Memory and Storage Devices
Alligation and Mixtures
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement
Phrase Replacement
Time and Work
Puzzle and Seating Arrangement
Reading Comprehension
Time and Distance
Cloze Test
Operating System
Problem on Ages
Cause and Effect

Para completion
Computer Knowledge Misc.
Statement and Assumption
Fill in the Blanks
Comp. Network
Permutation & Combination & Probability
Course of Actions

Coherent Paragraph
Comp. Network &Transmission Media
Passage References
Sentence Improvement

Data sufficiency
Strength of an Argument

Word Based
Computer Languages
DI (Table Graph), DI (Bar Graph), DI (Pie Graph), DI (Line Graph)
Data Sufficiency
MS Office
DI (Missing), DI (Radar Graph), DI (Caselet), 
Data Sufficiency
Error Detection
Computer Knowledge Misc.
Arithmetic Problems-Revision
Machine Input-Output
Word Based
Number System
Practice Set I
Fill in the Blanks
Practice Set I
Practice Set II
Practice Set I
MS Office
Practice Set II
Practice Set III
Practice Set II
Practice Set I
Practice Set III
Practice Set IV
Practice Set III
Practice Set II

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