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IBPS PO 2019 Exam official notification released, best books recommended by toppers

The official notification for the upcoming IBPS PO 2019 Exam has been released. Check the list of best books for Prelims and Main Exam according to the new exam pattern.

Jul 26, 2019 17:08 IST
IBPS PO 2019 Exam official notification released, best books recommended by toppers

IBPS PO prelims Exam is going to be conducted in the 2nd and 3rd week of October, 2019. The registration process will tentatively begin from the 2nd week of August. The exam is held for the position of Management Trainee and Probationary Officer in various Indian public sector banks. The IBPS PO online examination is conducted in two phases, Preliminary and Main. The exam will be a computer based test, wherein the time duration for the Prelims and Main Exams will be 1 hour, and 3 hours & 30 minutes respectively.

IBPS PO 2019 Exam: Important Dates

The list of new dates of IBPS PO 2019 Exam is presented below in the tabular format:

Notification

Date

Online Registration

July-August 2019

IBPS PO Prelims Admit Card

September 2019

IBPS PO Prelims Exam

12, 13, 19 & 20th October 2019

IBPS PO Main Exam

Last week of November

IBPS PO Main Exam Result

December

IBPS PO 2019 EXAM: Eligibility Criteria

In order to become eligible for IBPS PO 2019 Exam, candidates need to fulfill the following requirements:

  • Candidates need to have Graduation Degree from a recognized university with minimum 60% marks (5% relaxation for reserved category)
  • Should fall in the age bracket of 20 (Min) - 30 years (Max), as on August 1, 2019 (Age relaxation for reserved category)

IBPS PO 2019 Prelims:  Exam Pattern & Best Books

The IBPS PO Prelims Exam will have objective type questions, and the time duration of the exam is 1 hour. The Prelims exam paper is divided into three sections of English, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability. The medium of the exam will be English and Hindi. The section wise distribution of questions and best books for each section is listed below:

Sections

No. of Questions

Best Books

English

30

English for Success In Competitive Exams

Quantitative Aptitude

35

Shortcuts & Tips in Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning Ability

35

Verbal Ability and Reasoning for Competitive Examinations

IBPS PO 2019 Main:  Exam Pattern & Best Books

The IBPS PO Main exam paper is divided into 5 sections of English Language, Essay & Letter Writing, Data Analysis & Interpretation, General Banking Awareness and Reasoning & Computer Aptitude. The total number of questions asked in the exam is 225, and the time duration is 210 minutes. The section wise distribution of questions and best books for each section is listed below:

Sections

No. of Questions

Best Books

English Language

40

English Language & Literature

Essay & Letter Writing

25

The Art of Writing Essay

Data Analysis & Interpretation

60

A Complete Book on Data Interpretation and Analysis

General Banking Awareness

40

OBJECTIVE Computer Awareness and Banking Awareness

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

60

How to Crack Test Of Reasoning

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