Last Minute Strategy for IBPS PO Prelims 2017

Hello and welcome to exampunditThousands of aspirants from all over India will appear in this year’s 2nd Major Banking Recruitment Exam after SBI PO. IBPS PO has always been one of the most important exams for all aspirants. However, due to recent changes is format, decrement in number of vacancies a lot of things have changed. From cut-off to difficulty level, everything is unpredictable these days.

However, like always, today we will be giving you a last minute strategy & some crucial information to crack the IBPS PO Prelims 2017 Exam.

Important Chapters for IBPS PO Prelims

Reasoning Ability
  • Puzzles – Expect 3-4 confusing/time consuming puzzles in prelims
  • Inequalities
  • Syllogisms
  • Direction Test
  • Blood relation
  • Alpha-Numeric Coding-Decoding

English Language
  • Comprehension
  • Error Correction
  • Cloze Test (New Pattern)
  • Phrase Correction


Quantitative Aptitude:
  • Table DI
  • PI Chart DI
  • Graph DI
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Approximation
  • Series
  • Percentage
  • Time & Distance
  • Compound Interest (Higher Level)
  • Mensuration
  • Profit & loss
  • Average
  • Time & Work

How to Score Maximum in IBPS PO 2017? What can be the Difficulty Level in IBPS PO?

This is IBPS PO. So it is always advised that you prepare one step ahead of the current level. The RRB OS-I clearly showed some light on what can you expect from this year’s IBPS PO. So, keeping this in my, you have to make sure that you are focused on time & scoring sensibly.

Expect Reasoning to be a lot of time consuming and puzzles to be little trickier than IBPS RRB OS-I. On other hand, it is expected that Quantitative Aptitude will test your interpretation skills, calculation skills as well as time management skills. Finally, English is also expected to be little difficult. A good grip in grammar will help you to score maximum in English section.

We will not predict any cut-off for IBPS PO Prelims as the exam has not even started. However, somewhere between 52 to 57 might be considered as a good attempt.

As said " Practice makes the man perfect". This is the right time for all IBPS PO Aspirants to practice & take up this Live IBPS PO 2017 Mock Test based as per the Latest Exam Pattern. Before it's too late!

Key Highlights of Live Mock Test
  • Live Mock Test
  • With Detailed Solutions
  • Sectional Test like English, Quantitative Aptitude & English
  • Performance  Analysis

Do’s & Don’ts of IBPS PO Prelims 2017

Set a minimum target for each section.
After securing the sectional target, target the easy ones.
Always start with your favorite subject.
Be quick while browsing through questions.
Take proper rest before the examination.

Never think about the outcome/cut-off during the exam.
Don’t discourage yourself for failing to solve one question.
Don’t try to score maximum from one subject without securing a minimum from all.
Don’t spend too much time on one question.
Don’t stress yourself before or after examination.

“Never throughout history has a man who lived a life of ease left a name worth remembering.”
― Theodore Roosevelt

All the best.

May the force be with you!



Team ExamPundit