How To Crack IBPS PO Recruitment Exams in the first attempt?

IBPS has released the notification for the much-awaited notification of the year IBPS PO 2020. The application process of the same is going on till 26th September 2020. There may be many students who will be giving this exam for the very first time and in this space we will be discussing the tips and tricks for all those students and how they can crack the IBPS PO exam in first attempt. There are many students who easily cracked this exam in one go with right strategy and here we will be discussing all those strategies that can help you to excel this exam.

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How to Crack IBPS PO Recruitment Exams in the first attempt?

Given below are some of the tips and tricks to crack IBPS PO recruitment exams in the first attempt:

Know the Exam Pattern

It is important that you know the exam pattern of IBPS PO 2020. IBPS PO is a three stage recruitment process namely: Prelims, Mains and Interview. This will help you to prepare well for this exam.

S.No. Name of 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
100 100 60 minutes

IBPS PO 2020: Mains

Given below is the Mains exam syllabus for IBPS PO 2020:

S.No. Name of Tests(Objective) 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 3 Hours


This is the last stage of the recruitment process and can help you fulfill your dream of final selection.

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Know the Syllabus

Its important that you must know the syllabus of IBPS PO 2020. Given below is the syllabus of IBPS PO 2020:

IBPS PO Prelims Syllabus

Reasoning Quantitative Ability English Language
Puzzle Simplification & Approximation Reading Comprehension
Alphanumeric Series/ Alphabets/ Numeric Series Number Series Cloze Test
 Direction sense Inequality (Quadratic & Quantity based) Para jumbles
Data Sufficiency Ratio & Proportion, Partnership Vocabulary Based
Inequalities Percentage Fill in the blanks
Seating Arrangement Mixtures & Alligations Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting
Input-Output Average & ages Paragraph Completion
Syllogism Profit & Loss Spelling Errors
Blood Relation Time and work & Pipe and cistern Word Replacement
Order and Ranking Simple Interest & Compound Interest Column based Fillers and Sentence Connectors
coding-decoding Time & Distance, Boat & stream Word Usage
Permutation, Combination &Probability Idioms and Phrases
Mensuration (2D&3D) Sentence Completion
Data Interpretation ( Bar, line, pie, mixed, missing, arithmetic, caselet),
Data sufficiency

IBPS PO Mains Syllabus

Data Analysis Reasoning English Language General/Economy/Banking Awareness Computer Aptitude
Number System, HCF &LCM,
Puzzle Reading Comprehension Banking and Financial Awareness Internet
(Quantity based)
Syllogism Error Detection Current Affairs (4-5 Months) Memory
Ratio & Proportion, Partnership  Seating Arrangement Vocabulary Static Awareness Keyboard Shortcuts
Percentage Input-Output Phrase Replacement Computer Abbreviation
Mixtures & Alligations Blood Relations Word Association Microsoft Office
Average & ages Sentence Improvement Computer Hardware
Profit & Loss Direction sense Para Jumbles Computer Software
Time and work & Pipe and cistern Data Sufficiency Cloze Test Operating System
Simple Interest & Compound Interest Coding-Decoding Spelling Errors Networking
Time & Distance, Boat & stream Inequalities Fill in the blanks Computer Fundamentals/Terminologies
Permutation, Combination & Probability Logical Reasoning Column Based Fillers Number System
Mensuration (2D&3D) Sentence Connectors Basic of Logic Gates
   Data Interpretation   ( Bar, line, pie, mixed, missing, arithmetic, radar), Word Replacement
Caselet Word Usage
Sentence Rearrangement
Sentence Completion

Choose The Right Resources

Its very important that you choose the right resources to study because studying from correct sources will not only save your time but will also be helpful for you to learn concept at ease. Given below are some of the sources that we provide at Adda247, that are proven to be very beneficial for students to crack banking exam.

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The Hindu Review

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The Hindu editorial Vocabulary

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Previous Years’ Question Papers

We will be giving you previous years’ question papers so that you can understand the demand of the exam and the pattern:

Most Important One Liners (Bi-monthly)

The next important point is that of the “Most Important One Liners” that will help you to ace the General awareness section.

For Motivation And To Gain Experience

Read Success Stories

We understand that not everytime you can be motivated but to learn how other did it can surely help you to moticate yourself.

Success Story of Geetanjali selected as PO in Bank Of India and as Clerk

Success Story of Jyoti Daga Selected in EPFO SSA and IBPS Clerk 2019

Success Story of Mrutyunjaya Mishra Selected as IBPS Clerk in Central Bank of India

Time Management

IBPS PO is all about time management. Prelims is an easy exam and requires just speed and accuracy. To develop that speed and accuracy, its important that you take as many mocks as possible and even if you are studying offline, practice questions with timer.

Take Mocks

To understand the exam pattern and types of questions and also the topics from which questions are asked, its important to take as many mocks as you can. Adda247 has the best test series that has proven to be very helpful to our majority of the selected students. Practice is the only key and taking mock is the best practice that you can do.

We hope that the tips and tricks mentioned above will be helpful to you. For more interesting and Informative articles, stay tuned to bankersadda!

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