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Before beginning this discussion, it is important to analyze the latest exam pattern of IBPS PO exam. The exam pattern is tabulated below: - 

Exam Pattern of IBPS PO Prelims 2019 Exam

S.No.

Name of Section/Subject

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Time allowed

1

English Language

30

30

20 minutes

2

Numerical Ability

35

35

20 minutes

3

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 minutes

Total

100

100

60 minutes


Exam Pattern of IBPS PO Exam (Mains) 2019

Sr. No.

Name of Section/Subject

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

Medium of Examination

Time Allowed

1

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

45

60

English & Hindi

60 minutes

2

English Language

35

40

English only

40 minutes

3

Data Analysis and Interpretation

35

60

English & Hindi

45 minutes

4

General, Economy/Banking Awareness

40

40

English & Hindi

35 minutes


Total

155

200


180 minutes


English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)

2

25

English

30 minutes

The drastic changes in the exam pattern have surprised many of the aspirants. The introduction of sectional timings has made this competition more challenging and engaging. It demands good sense of time management skills to attempt any particular section in allotted time limit. Now, a candidate has to be proficient in all the sections, if he wants to qualify this exam. 


As we have thoroughly understood that mastering time management skills are essential to qualify this exam and so we will now discuss the important tips to master it. 

1. The candidates should be well-versed with the latest exam pattern and syllabus. So, they are required to visit the official website of IBPS and note down the important details from the latest notifications issued for IBPS PO BANK EXAM

2. Similarly speaking, the candidates are required to analyze the allotted time to crack the exam and also time required to be devoted to each section to attain success in the exam. In IBPS PO Prelims exam, the students should note that time devoted to each section is same. In Institute of Banking Personnel Selection PO Mains, the time allotted varies from section to section and so the details of the exam pattern should be thoroughly understood. The students should work hard in enhancing their speed of answering questions accurately. 

3. For better results, it is advisable to join online coaching institute or LATEST IBPS PO ONLINE TEST SERIES that will provide you services of speed tests, topic tests and mock tests. 

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The online portal will provide you with the feedback which will be very helpful for you in self-analyzing your performance and preparations. In Mathematics topics, you are required to work hard on learning formulas, shortcuts and practicing fast calculations. The more you practice more perfect you become and finally it will help you in building good speed of solving complex calculations.

4. In English section, do polish your reading skills and try to solve couple of Reading Comprehension each day successfully. The good reading speed will help you to understand better and will help you in solving questions related to the given passage or comprehension. If you are regular reader of daily newspaper then your vocabulary skills will automatically be developed. After reading articles on various topics, you are going to develop good word power of thousands of typical words. Do try to learn their synonyms and antonyms and their usage in making sentences. It will work wonders for you in solving any type of complicated questions in the exam. 

5. The Reasoning Section will measure your reasoning and logical abilities. The questions will be verbal as well as non-verbal in nature. The important topics to be prepared are Syllogism, Puzzles, Blood Relations, Seating Arrangements, and Logical Reasoning etc. You are required to understand the language as well as the complexities of the question. Thereafter, do apply the appropriate logic in solving it in stipulated time. Once again, your time management skills will be tested and so practice topic tests and speed tests to attain proficiency. 

After the end of the discussion, we hope that you have now understood the importance of time management skills, accuracy and knowledge power in cracking PO exam. The introduction of sectional timing has intensified the competition and has made it even fiercer for the students.  

Good tactical skills and well-organized smart work will surely be reaping fruitful results for you!

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All the best!!!

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