Every year IBPS conducts recruitment drive for the clerical cadre in the public sector banks across the country. IBPS Clerk CWE(Common Written Examination) -IX notification has yet to come. The official IBPS calendar shows December and January as the dates for preliminary and main examination respectively. Last year there were 7275 vacancies, so candidates can expect vacancies around 7000 for this year too. The IBPS Clerk examination need good 4-month preparation. For starting your preparation the very first step is the selection of the best resources. While selecting the IBPS Clerk – 2019 Study Materials one has to make sure to have a clear understanding of the syllabus. The syllabus and the exam pattern for the IBPS Clerk – 2019 would be same as that of 2018
How to Prepare for IBPS Clerk Exam 2019?
In IBPS Clerk – 2019, preliminary examination candidates have to solve 35 questions from both Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability within 20 minutes. For the English section too the time limit is 20 minutes but there you have only 30 questions. One has to practice daily in order to solve 35 questions from Numerical Ability section within the stipulated time. 30 – 35 seconds should be the maximum time you spent for a question. The IBPS Clerk 2019 Study Materials and mock test selection will have a huge impact on your preparation. A fine selection from the hundreds of materials available in the market itself is a Himalayan task.
If you are a fresher invest your time to clear the basic concepts. Start solving the questions even from the first day of your preparation. As you progress try to solve within a time frame. IBPS exams are a race against time. Sectional mock tests will help you to analyze your performance for each and every breakup in the syllabus.
IBPS Clerk 2019 Study Materials
Following books will help you to understand the basics. Try to solve as many as questions possible. Once you are done with these books, you can move to the sectional and full-length mock tests
IBPS Clerk 2019 Numerical Ability
- Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams- R.S. Agarwal
- Quantitative Aptitude – N. K Sharma
- Quickest Mathematics- Kiran Publications
IBPS Clerk 2019 Reasoning Ability
- Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning- R.S. Agarwal
- Success Master IBPS Clerk Examination – Arihant Publications
- A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal 2nd Edition – Indu Sijwali & B. S. Sijwali
IBPS Clerk 2019 English Language
- High School English Grammar and Composition – Wren and Martin
- Word Power Made Easy – Norman Lewis
- The Hindu Newspaper
Above given materials along with mock tests will be more than enough for the IBPS Clerk preliminary exam 2019 preparation. For the Main examination, candidates need to give attention to the general awareness section and computer awareness. For General Awareness section The Hindu newspaper will be enough. Try to cover all the financial and banking awareness from June 2019 onwards. For the Computer Awareness candidates, Computer Awareness by Arihant Publications will help.
Do not forget to attempt the mock tests. Mock tests will help you with the time management which is very important for the IBPS examinations.
Candidates have good six months for the preparation of IBPS Clerk. Try to make use of this valuable time and crack the exam with the ease. Start preparing today. Entri wishes you all the best.