How to maximize your score in IBPS PO ??

With IBPS bank Po and clerk exams round the corner, many aspirants have started to buckle down all their efforts and hard work to acquire an excellent secured career in government jobs. Among the lakhs of students who apply every year for IBPS jobs, hardly very few get selected. So, if you want to be among those lucky few, then better gear up your preparation for the same. Here are few tips that can help you maximize your IBPS PO score.

The first and foremost approach is knowing “Where You Stand”. Before sitting for the final exam, you ought to be familiar with the ways and methods of this exam, so as to score an admirable rank in the final exam. But how can that be done? Well, the answer to your question is Mock Tests! It is one of the best methods to practice for bank exams or any of the competitive exams that you will be facing ahead in your life. Practicing in a platform that gives you the exact same atmosphere feel as compared to the final exam can do real help in boosting up your score. Mock tests can improve your accuracy, speed, time management etc. Also from the results of these mock tests, you can realize your weak areas and work consistently on improving that section. Although you can take these mock tests online by your own, still there are various coaching institutes for IBPS bank PO and other bank exams that can really perk up your preparations for the same. They help you, guide you, prepare you for your ultimate achievement.

The confidence of being able to crack the exam alone is not enough to maximize your score. Although the syllabus of the bank exams include what was taught to us in school days, but the basic fundamental point to be kept in mind during these exams include the fact that when sitting for a competitive exam, your main aim is to acquire speed as well as accuracy. There has to be a perfect balance between solving the questions at a considerable speed along with getting most of the attempted question correct. If you fail to acquire any one of these two aspect, then unfortunately you will lag behind in the race. This perfect synchronization can be achieved by the dint of some best coaching institutions for IBPS. They teach you tricks, shortcuts, proper time management, tips etc to help you stay ahead in the run for success.

IBPS PO (Prelims) exam pattern

Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Composite time:60 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
English 30 30
Total 100 100



IBPS PO (Main) exam pattern

Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time Limit
Reasoning Ability 50 50 40 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 minutes
English Language 40 40 30 minutes
Computer Knowledge 20 20 10 minutes
General/Banking Awareness 40 40 20 minutes
Total 200 200 140 minutes

Nextly here are few tips to keepin mind for the D-Day. The main thing to be noted is to not let yourself hover around a single question or a single section for long. It is vital that you go through all the questions and sections of the question paper; and attempt the easier ones instantly with proper accuracy and save the tough ones for later. Yes, quite opposite to the normal belief, you should always attempt the easier section first in the exam. Usually English, Computer and General Awareness sections must be attempted first as they are easy and take least time to solve. Attempting the easier sections first will build up your confidence and a positive mind and good confidence can take you a long way while attempting the harder sections. But be sure to attempt enough number of questions on each section so as to secure the cut-off mark in each section. The Quant and Logical Reasoning section of IBPS PO exam are considered to be the toughest sections. Tricks and shortcuts can give you a real push towards achieving a higher score in these sections. So, make sure to revise and memorize all the fundamentals, formulas, tables and shortcuts that are taught to you in your coaching classes for Bank PO. Maintaining a preparation strategy as well as examination strategy and following it properly can lead you to your success steps. Keeping stopwatch handy while attending the questions can help you decrease the time for each question.

So, I hope this blog can aid you in achieving your desired success in IBPS PO exam by helping you maximize your score in the exam.!!



 Trips to maximize your score in IBPS PO …


1.Analyze yourself  ( Analyze your strong and weak areas depending upon your sectional scores.)

2.Time management (Use your ability one’s time effectively or productively, especially at exam.)

3.Adequate practice (Enroll or join any coaching institute mock testes )

4.Don’t focus on the entire syllabus

5. Ability of Reasoning,English Language ,Quantitative Aptitude

6.General Awareness(Go through current affairs of past 4-5 months thoroughly.)

7.Order of the sections (You should first attempt the section you are most strong at. )

8.Don’t focus on the entire syllabus





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