IBPS Exam Tips-Prelims

IBPS Exam Tips-Prelims Preparation 2016 Shortcut Tricks

IBPS Exam Tips-Prelims Preparation 2016 Shortcut Tricks , topics to be prepared and weightage of questions asked in each topic – time duration is 01 hour .

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) started Preliminary exam for IBPS PO 2016 and IBPS Clerk 2016 post. Most of the students are not familiar with it. Here in this article, we’ll discuss complete details about “IBPS Preliminary Exam 2016” and How to prepare for IBPS Prelims?

First of all, you need to understand that what does prelims exam importance? – It is the primary step for all students in IBPS 2016 Exam. Qualified candidates will be able to participate in IBPS Mains Exam. So you need to focus more on Preliminary test preparation.

Here you find lots of information such as IBPS Preliminary Syllabus with Exam Pattern, Marks distribution, and Proper Strategy of IBPS Preparation for Prelims exam.

Scheduled dates for IBPS Bank Prelims exam for PO and Clerk post

  1. IBPS PO VI Preliminary Exam Dates – 16.10.2016, 22.10.2016 & 23.10.2016
  2. IBPS Clerk VI Preliminary Exam Dates – 26.11.2016, 27.11.2016, 03.12.2016 & 04.12.2016 .

What is IBPS Preliminary Exam?

IBPS Preliminary (Prelims) Exam details

  • – It is an objective type paper which includes 100 questions from 3 subjects
  • – (English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability).
  • – time duration is 01 hour.
  • – Qualifying the Prelims in this way gets you to the Main Exam.

Check the table below for IBPS Prelims Exam Pattern 2016.

And Read How to Prepare IBPS CWE Exam?

Test Name Qns. Marks Duration
Reasoning Ability Test 35 35 01 hour
Quantitative Aptitude Test 35 35
English Language Test 30 30
 Total 100 100

What to Prepare for IBPS Prelims Exam?

Each section has its value. Each chapter has an individual cut-off. Besides this, there is a minimum overall score decided by the IBPS after the results are tallied, that you need to cross to move to the next round. SO You should focus on IBPS Syllabus in detail for prelims exam and major topics from each subject.

Note – Question Paper Structure is same for both exams IBPS PO Preliminary Exam and IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam .

Check Below for detailed information of Each topic:

IBPS Exam Prelims English Language Syllabus

IBPS Exam Prelims Reasoning Syllabus

IBPS Exam Prelims Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

Time to Allocate in Each Section

Time Management for each section – Timing is the crucial part in IBPS Exam 100 questions in 60 minutes, not an easy task. You should well prepare for it. Here in this below chart, I divide your total exam time according to the subjects. You must read this Excellent Time Management for IBPS Bank Exam for saving your time in the exam.

Sections Total Time Spend in Each Section Duration
English Language 15 Min. 01 hour
Reasoning Ability 20 Min.
Quantitative Aptitude 25 Min.


To-Do-List in Last Week for Improving Score

Hope this Complete Guide on “Preliminary Preparation” helps you a lot to better understand the IBPS Prelims exam structure. Now finally we turn towards the Last time Tips to Crack IBPS Prelims Exam.

1.Remember about Negative Marking, So do not try to guess technique. You will be charged for every wrong answer from 0.25 marks. Check Complete Negative Marking Guideline in IBPS Exam.

2.Always Make Small Notes for important topics, formulas, tricks, points, etc. for last time preparation.

3.Recheck Last Year IBPS Solved Question papers for Preliminary exam

4.During the last one week, you should focus only on the practice sessions. Practice the 1 hour IBPS PO VI Prelim Mock Test, which will help you to improve speed and accuracy.

5.Don’t take too much stress for left topics instead strong your skill topics and do much better in it.

6.Final Tip – Take Healthy Diet and Sleep well. Best of Luck. You can also suggest me other useful tips in below comment section. And also share your preparation experiences with me.


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