IBPS Clerk Exam 2013: Tips and Strategy

Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection (IBPS) is ready to conduct Common Written Examination for recruitment of Probationary Officers in 19 Public Sector Banks.

Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection (IBPS) is ready to conduct Common Written Examination for recruitment of Probationary Officers in 19 Public Sector Banks. The written examination will be conducted on 30 November 2013, 01 December 2013, 07 December 2013, 08 December 2013, 14 December 2013, and 15 December 2013. The exam will be held through online format at different centers across the country. 

Here is a structure of examination, which will be conducted online is as follows.

Name of Tests

Maximum Marks

Total Time
Reasoning 40 2 hours
English Language 40
Numerical Ability 40
General Awareness (With Special  Reference to banking industry) 40
Computer Knowledge 40
Total 200





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English Language: Tips

English Language is considered as one of the interesting sections in IBPS Clerk Exam, which requires good command over English language. For this, the candidates are required to strengthen their vocabulary power in order to score well. The candidates should try to enhance their grammatical concepts. This section generally includes Passage Based questions, Common Error in Sentence, Rapid Fillers, Close Test, Antonyms, and Synonyms etc.

Numerical Ability: Tips

For solving the questions of Numerical Ability, the candidate should have knowledge of basic calculations, and approximation concepts. The clarity in basic concept knowledge will directly drive the candidates to the right option. Apart from this, speed is the foremost requirement for numerical ability section. The questions in this section are generally from the topics of Simplification, Approximation, Profit and Loss Percentage, Discount, Average, Data Interpretation, Time and Work etc.

Reasoning Aptitude: Tips

For preparation of Reasoning Section, one should require mental alertness and logical skills. To be an expertise in this section, candidate should understand the nature of questions by practicing similar questions from model papers and previous year exam papers. The questions in this section are included from topics like Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning including topics- Analogy, Input-Output, Classification, Syllogism, Inferences etc.

General Awareness: Tips

It is one of the scoring sections of the IBPS Clerk Exam Question Paper. For preparation of this section, the candidates should have an eye over latest happenings of the banking industry and economy. This requires knowledge of General Awareness along with Banking Awareness. The topics included in GA Section comprise Banking System of India, Money, Budgeting, Financial Planning, National and International Organization etc.

Computer Knowledge: Tips

Computer Knowledge Section is also one of the scoring sections in the question paper. It requires the basic knowledge of computer, Networking, Internet, and Communication along with new researches in the same field. The topics included in this section include Computer Components, Languages, operations, Networking etc.

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