IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam Preparation Tips & Tricks: Get Experts’ Tips to Crack IBPS Clerk 2017

IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam Preparation Tips

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IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam Preparation Tips

IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam Preparation TipsAs all the aspirants are already aware that IBPS Clerk Prelims 2017 Examination is round the corner and students are speeding up their preparation process day by day. Students are still in a chaos regarding how the paper will look like as recently there was a change in the Mains. Last year, slight changes were trending in almost every banking paper. Therefore, this has caused immense pressure on the students as they are trying to guess the Strategies and Preparation Tips to Crack IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam.

IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam Preparation Tips- Paper Pattern

We are here to help you with the IBPS Clerk 2017 Preparation with an in-depth analysis. The examination comprises of 3 subjects which are English Language, Numerical Ability, and Reasoning Ability. English section consists 30 questions & Numerical Ability, and Reasoning Ability consists 35 questions.

Let’s take a brief review of the exam pattern

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IBPS Clerk 2017 Prelims Pattern

The IBPS Clerk exam is of 1-hour time duration and is qualifying in nature. Given below is the exam pattern for IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam is mentioned below –

S. No. Name of Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. English Language 30 30 Total composite time of 60 minutes (1 hour)
2. Reasoning Ability 35 35
3. Numerical Ability 35 35
  Total 100 100

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IBPS Clerk Mains 2017 Pattern 

Aspirants should keep in mind that their score in mains exam is taken into consideration in the final selection procedure. So, it is very crucial to perform well in IBPS Mains to crack IBPS clerk exam. The IBPS Clerk Mains exam pattern is as mentioned below-

S. No. Name of Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks Sectional Time
1. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
2. General English 40 40 35 minutes
3. Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
4. General Awareness/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
  Total 190 200 160 minutes

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Tips to Crack IBPS Clerk Reasoning Test

This section can come with surprises and can turn the ball into your court. To crack this section you need to formulate a proper strategy, and for that, we’ll help you.

  • Firstly, you need to understand the concept, and this will make it easier for you to understand the questions and then attempt.

  • Focus on topics like Coding-Decoding, Blood Relations, and Inequalities to score good marks.

  • Topics which are easy like Alphabets, Direction, and Ranking, Inequalities should be solved first, but for that, you need to practice hard, as once you get to hold on them, it’ll be easier for you to crack it.

  • Finally, you can come up with topics like Syllogism and Machine Input -Output which are quite tricky, but all you need is practice for these.

  • Then you have logical Reasoning, Puzzles, and Seating Arrangement. These questions can be easily solved if you solve them with focus. These consume pretty much time and thus if you have less time and so many issues then just try to skip these.

Tips to Prepare English Language Test

This section surprised everyone in the IBPS Clerk Prelims because of the slight changes present in the questions.

  • It comprises of 30 question of 1 mark each with a time limit of 30 minutes.

  • Firstly, attempt topics like antonyms/synonyms Fill in the blanks, Spellings, as they tend to easier than other problems and will consume less time as well.

  • Do not take risk as penalty for every wrong answer is provided

  • After that jump on Sentence Improvement and Jumbled paragraph questions.

  • Then comes the Passage or the comprehension, for the clerical story based comprehension is expected. To solve it just go through the mentioned questions first and then look for the answer as it will be less time-consuming. Also, keep in mind to pin down important keywords while reading the comprehension.

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Strategies for Numerical Ability Test

This section comprises of 35 questions of 35 marks each. Quant needs practice and to score well you need to practice hard, it’ll help you in bringing better results.

  • Firstly, Number system, Quadratic Equation, Simplification, and Approximation are considered to be of easy to moderate level.

  • After solving the above, you can target the interpretation questions. Data analysis will consist of sets of 5 questions among which 2-3 questions are will range from easy to moderate level. But it can get you good scores with practice.

  • Your next target should be word problems which include ratio and proportion, average, partnership, work & wages, time and work, Allegations or Mixtures, Pipes and Cisterns, CI, SI, PnC, Mensuration, Data Sufficiency and Probability. But the tip you need to follow in this section doesn’t try to be the god of all these questions just attempt the questions you are good at.


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