How to prepare
Preparing for IBPS Bank PO is albeit a simple task but requires firm dedication and a lot of consistent hard work.
1. The first step in this competition is to prepare a time schedule for you. This will keep you in check of all the course material that you need to prepare, the material that you have completed and how much time is left for that
2. The second would be to procure complete IBPS syllabus and sort it out according to your time table.
3. For quantitative ability, the best is to prepare by using your NCERT book, these books cover a complete range of topics and are very easy to read.
4. Avoid using any calculating devices such as mobile devices and electronic calculator as this deters the calculation power of brain;instead work in it by solving numerous calculationproblems.
5. Maths (Quantitative Analysis) often demands the most of your preparation time, the no. of questions from different topics ranges from 1-3; hence you are required to complete all the topics. So to achieve that, divide your time according to the chapters and then start their preparation.
6. It is also very important to focus on your English, as the section is of considerable weightage. The best way to do this is to start reading a good English newspaper, this will benefit in two ways, one is that you will improve your language skills; the second is it will massively improve your general awareness and current affairs.
7. For general awareness, there are a lot of good books available in the market. You can buy them at a moderate price; books like this will help you go a long way in preparing your general awareness section.
8. It is also very important that you keep your revisions up-to-date; putting them aside for exam time will only result in unexpected glitches and a whole lot of turmoil. Revising your topics frequently keeps them fresh in mind and at the time of finals it doesn’t take much time.
Selection Procedure for IBPS Bank PO
Getting recruited by IBPS as Probationary officer (PO) for banks is relatively a simple process in terms of steps involved.
The first thing a candidate has to do is apply for the exam, after that he/she must prepare well and take the CWE (common written examination) and clear the cutoff set by IBPS.
Candidates shortlisted on the basis of marks obtained in the written exam are then called for the interview. In some particular instances the second step may be divided into two sections, i.e. Group discussion (GD) and Personal Interview (PI).
The selected candidates get called in for IBPS recruitment.