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IBPS PO 2019: Check Best Books for Preparation - Recommended by Experts

Check best books for IBPS PO 2019 preparation. IBPS PO 2019 notification has been released recently at ibps.in & this time there are 4000+ vacancies. Get complete details and start your preparation now.

Aug 6, 2019 01:06 IST
IBPS PO 2019

Check best books for IBPS PO 2019 preparation. IBPS PO 2019 notification has been released recently at ibps.in & this time there are 4000+ vacancies. The online registration process for IBPS PO 2019 will start from 7th August onwards. IBPS PO Prelims 2019 Admit Card might be available for download in the first week of October 2019 and preliminary exam will be conducted on12th, 13th, 19th & 20th October 2019. If you haven't started preparing or preparing at a very slow pace then this is the best time to boost your preparation as there is very less time left for the preparation. 

 

The complete recruitment process for IBPS PO is divided into three main phases::

⇨ Phase I: Preliminary Examination

⇨ Phase II: Main Examination

⇨ Phase III: Interview

Generally, teachers and experts suggest that candidates should prepare for IBPS PO Main exam rather than preparing for IBPS PO Prelims specifically. Books discussed here are useful for IBPS Prelims and IBPS Main as well.

Best Books for IBPS PO Preparation (Useful for Prelims & Mains):

 Let’s learn about best books for IBPS PO 2019 preparation:

Test

Book

English

⇒Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis

English Grammar by SP Bakshi

Quantitative Aptitude

⇒ Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Paperback by Rajesh Verma

Reasoning Ability

⇒Analytical Reasoning by M K Panday

Computer Awareness

Lucents Computer by Rani Ahilya 

Banking and Financial Awareness

Banking and Financial Awareness by Kiran Prakashan

Descriptive English 

Descriptive English Paperback by S. P. Bakshi, Richa Sharma

Previous Years Papers (Important)

IBPS and SBI Bank PO Solved Papers Pre and Main by Arihant Expert

Phase I: Preliminary Examination

Section Name

Number of Questions (Marks)

Time Duration

English Language

30 (30)

20 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

35 (35)

20 Minutes

Reasoning Ability

35 (35)

20 Minutes

Total

100 Questions (100 Marks)

1 Hour

In order to qualify, candidates need to clear sectional as well overall cut-off. There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score.


Phase II: Main Examination

IBPS PO 2018 Main Exam will comprise of 5 sections (4 Objective + 1 Descriptive). More details about each section is given below

Name of Tests

Number of Questions

Time allotted for each test

(Separately timed)

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude (60 Marks)

45

60 Minutes

General/Economy/Banking Awareness (40 Marks)

40

35 Minutes

English Language (40 Marks)

35

40 Minutes

Data Analysis & Interpretation (60 Marks)

35

45 Minutes

Total (200 Marks)

155 Questions

3 Hours

English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)

2 (English)

30 Minutes


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main examination and also a minimum total score to be considered to be shortlisted for an interview.