Tips to Crack the IBPS PO Exam and Overcome Your Exam Preparation Fear Phase!

Once the official notification of IBPS PO exam is out, most of the candidates start their preparation for the exam.

The candidates must keep in mind the IBPS PO cut-offs so that they know what their target should be. IBPS PO exam is not so tough to clear if one starts preparing methodically and systematically. With a well-organized timetable and the correct study material, if you prepare for the exam, it becomes easy to qualify it.

Below are a few strategies that can be followed while preparing for the IBPS PO exam to get better marks in the IBPS PO scorecard.

Follow 3 Ps Strategy

For any exam preparation, the 3 Ps must be adopted by candidates – plan, prepare, and practice.

Plan: Planning requires the candidate to prepare a schedule by setting up a timetable and allocating time that needs to be devoted to each subject.

Prepare: After planning, the next step to start your preparation according to the plan. It must be done as per the timetable and days committed for each subject. The weekends can be used for solving mock tests.

Practice: Practice is what makes everything perfect. Some subjects like Mathematics, Reasoning, Grammar, and so on require practice. Practicing will increase your self-esteem as well as will give the required confidence to attempt the exam. It also improves accuracy which is very important as there is negative marking for every wrong answer.

Solve IBPS PO Previous Years’ Question Paper

  • Solving IBPS PO previous year question papers is important to score well in the exam. By solving these papers, candidates can get familiarized with the types of that are asked in the examination. They also get an analysis of the trend, evaluation of their performance, and get to know the areas that require more of their attention.
  • Candidates must focus on subjects that are of high importance and get more practice on them by solving more questions related to them.
  • Instead of just reading concepts, it is crucial to have a deep understanding of them. Candidates must try engaging in smart studying instead of just reading the whole day.
  • It is advised that candidates attempt a minimum of three mock tests or solve question banks during the weekend. This helps the candidates to find areas that need more work and understand which topics require more preparation.

Improve Accuracy

In IBPS PO exam candidates must attempt the questions they are sure of as there is negative marking. Therefore, candidates should practice solving more questions to improve their accuracy. This will also help them to have a good speed to attempt all questions on time.

Prepare Quick Notes

While preparing for the IBPS PO exam, candidates must prepare short or quick notes subject-wise for all the important topics. These short or quick notes will help in a quick revision of the entire syllabus before the exam. Make sure these notes cover all the important topics, formulas, definitions, and so on that you will need for a last-minute revision and make the notes neat.

Study Right Books

You must select the best book for each subject to study. Make sure that the book that you study from is easily understood. You can discuss it with a teacher if you want to know the correct books for every subject that will help you in covering the entire syllabus.

With all these strategies mentioned, it is your task to make sure you follow them with dedication and it surely will help you in your exam preparation and the result will be seen on the IBPS PO scorecard!

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