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India is a vast populous country with talented graduates who get into IT industry where few prudent folks look out for government examinations. They all tend to move to a dignified job and one such prodigious exam is being conducted by IBPS. It recruits Clerk, Probationary officers and Specialist Officers to various public sector banks.

Primarily, all bank exams have preliminary exam and mains exam. Preliminary exam consists of 100 objective type questions to be attempted in 60 minutes and it has three sections.

Logical ReasoningMarks to be scored: 27+

This part is considered to be the most scoring part in Preliminary exam. Examination if you have a regular practice in this section.

Important topics to focus in logical reasoning:


Seating Arrangement

Puzzle Test

Coding Decoding

Mathematical operations / inequalities

Blood Realtion

Number Ranking

You have given 20 minutes for logical reasoning. If you can maintain accuracy and have the confidence to score more than 27 mark then it is a good score. The main objective is to attend the easy questions first and score more marks that are needed to clear the prelims .Most students have a hard time skipping questions as they are attached to specific topics. If one attends a hard puzzle he not only loses time but also marks that could have been obtained in other topics. keep in mind  each question carries the same mark so it doesn’t matter if you attend hard or easy question, try to attend more questions with higher accuracy.

AptitudeSmart way to score 25+

When it comes to Aptitude the scoring parts depend heavily on basic maths.The scoring topics in this are

Simplification or Approximation

Quadratic Equation

missing/wrong number

Data Interpretation – Table, Pi     


Time and distance

Time and work

The best way to score in this section is to practice basic simplification as it is the basis for the first four topics in the above list. As always the smart way to score 25+ marks in aptitude is to skipping hard question which takes more time.

EnglishBest way to face your mortal enemy

This might be a very old advise, inorder to improve in this section you have to read editorials and business news.This will improve your vocabulary drastically and makes it easy for you to attend reading comprehension.Error spotting is another hard topic in this section. There are a number of grammar rules for each part of speech, these are the essential to score good in error spotting. The key is to practice the applications of the rules as soon as you learn them, this will enable you to find the error in a sentence with just a view.

Cloze test and double fillers are one of the easiest parts in english. One can easily solve this just by following editorial and the grammar rules.Jumbled sentences is another hard part in english, it is hard because one might get stuck in the middle sentence and waste a lot of time here. Hence it is advised to attend the jumbled sentences at the last.

Cloze test

Double fillers

Reading Comprehension

Error spotting

Jumbled sentences

Only way to win your mortal enemy is to make him your friend.

General AwarenessBest way to Score 35+ marks

This section plays the vital role in mains exam. General awareness section generally consists of last 6 to 7 months(from the date of mains exam)current affairs. In this section particularly last 4 months is very important and it have the Weightage of 50% of this section mark. General awareness section also includes some basic banking knowledge questions which have came in current affairs and also it has static gk (such as national parks, rivers and dams, country capitals and it’s currency which also comes in current affairs, national festivals, important schemes that have recently launched by the govt)

Moreover you should revise the current affairs regularly and try to attempt many quizzes.

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