IBPS Clerk Notification: How to prepare for IBPS CLERK Exam in short period?

Best Books for IBPS Clerk Preparation

IBPS conducts a common written exam for the clerical cadre in public sector banks across the country. This exam is the basis to fill in the vacancies for this post by several public sector banks. The IBPS Clerk exam is conducted in two stages: Preliminary exam and mains exam. Candidates who clear both the exams are selected for the post.


S.No Activity Date
1 Start Of Online Application 12th September 2017
2 End Of Online Application 03rd October 2017
3 Preliminary Exam 2nd, 3rd, 9th and 10th December 2017
4 Mains Examination 21st January 2018

With not much time left in hand, it is high time to start with the preparations. With roughly 2.5 months in hand for prelims, the target and focus should be on cracking this exam first. As you are aware that prelims have three sections viz. English language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability.

The mains exam will cover topics of Computer aptitude and General/ Financial Awareness apart from these three sections, so it is imperative to sync yourself with current affairs alongside to prepare for the mains exam too.

Important Tips to prepare for IBPS CLERK Exam in short period

    • Start by making a strategy: Preparation strategy is utmost important. Analyse the syllabus and last year question papers to understand the exam pattern and important topics. List down the topics from all the sections which are easy and scoring. Choose the IBPS Clerk Exam Preparation guide Disha publications bring you updated and best book for IBPS clerk which cover the basics with proper examples. Along with learning of concepts, allot time for practice and revision. Make revision notes which you can go through in the last days of preparation.
    • Manage speed, time and accuracy: Attempting 100 questions in 60 minutes requires you to be quick. Work upon attaining the accuracy by practicing mock tests daily. The aim is to achieve maximum questions in limited time. Practice as many questions as possible to ace your grip on the topics. It is very important to note that while each correct answer fetches 1 mark, each wrong answer will take 0.25 marks away. So steer away from the guessing game.
    • Stay Calm and Focussed: In these two months, put in all your efforts and focus on clearing this exam. Remember it could fetch you your dream job.

All the best!

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