10 Time Management Tips for the upcoming IBPS 2017 exams


Time management is one of the most important factors in all competitive exams including the IBPS. In fact, many candidates complain that despite of knowing the answers, they could not complete the paper due to lack of time. Therefore, it is important that along with exam study, you also concentrate in time management for the upcoming exams. Here are few tips to manage your time better in the IBPS 2017 exams. These tips are brought to you by Oliveboard, an online platform to prepare for banking and government job exams.

Before that, let’s have a quick glance through the exam pattern of IBPS PO and IBPS Clerk 2017 exam.


IBPS PO 2017 – Prelims



IBPS PO 2017 – Mains


IBPS Clerk 2017 – Prelims


IBPS Clerk 2017 – Mains



10 Time Management Tips for IBPS 2017
  1. Decide the sections that you are going to attempt first in the exam. Ideally, you should pick up the one that is easy and you are most confident at. This will build up the confidence as well as help you complete the paper faster
  2. Do not waste more time in a particular question. If you are not confident, skip and move on to another question
  3. Try attempting the General awareness and English section first as these two are considered easier and less time consuming
  4. Plan slightly more time for quant and reasoning as both the sections need time and more complex
  5. Remember quant formulas and practice mental math so that you don’t waste time in scribbling or calculation on paper
  6. Attempt as many IBPS mock tests you can before the exam. After each mock test analyse not just your performance but the time needed as well and focus on your weaker points.
  7. For English section, pick up one comprehension first and attempt it carefully and if only time permits attempt the other one
  8. In reasoning and computer aptitude, solve the easy ones first like inequalities, data sufficiency, blood relations, number series etc.
  9. Choose seating arrangement question over puzzle as it is relatively less time consuming
  10. For quant plan maximum time and attempt the easier and more confident question first.




All the best for the exams!






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