IBPS Clerk Preparation Tips & Tricks for 2020 – Detailed strategy

IBPS Clerk Preparation: IBPS Clerk is one for the important banking notifications. To get the Clerical Cadre in Public Sector Banks is a big dream for every banking aspirants. Because of bank job will provide you a safe & secure job environment, society status & excellent career growth. So there is always a great demand for the bank jobs. There will be a lot of vacancies are in queued for the upcoming days. So now days a lot of aspirants who had finished their graduates had started their preparation towards the banking exams. The competitive level for the bank exam will become more and more in the recent days. To successfully compete the difficult competitive level, candidates should make their own preparation strategies and plans to get success in their exams.

IBPS Clerk Preparation

IBPS Clerk Notification 2019: Every year the Institute of Personnel Banking Selection has released the notification for PO, SO & Clerk posts. This year too the IBPS will be going to released the clerk notification in short due course. Every banking aspirants are very much eagerly expecting this notification. As per the last year vacancy this year also they will announce a large numbers. So aspirants start your preparation process for the upcoming clerk exam.

As per the prescheduled calendar

Prelims Exam: 7th, 8th, 14th, and 15th of December 2019

Mains Exam: 19th of January 2020

Selection Procedure:

The board will conduct the recruitment process in 2 stages. They are

  • Prelims Exam
  • Mains Exam

Candidates should qualify both the stages to become a successful banker. 

Prelims Exam:

Name of TestNo. of questionsMaximum MarksTotal duration
English language303020 minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Quantitative Ability353520 minutes
Total1001001 hour


  • Prelims Exam is the initial stage of the selection process.
  • It comprised of 3 sections namely Quantitative, Reasoning & English Language.
  • There will be a 20 minutes sectional timing for each section.
  • Candidates should score the minimum qualifying marks in each section as prescribed by the panel board.
  • There will be a 0.25 negative mark for every wrong answer.

Mains Exam:

Name of TestNo. of questionsMaximum MarksTotal duration
General/Financial Awareness505035 minutes
English Language404035 minutes
Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude506045 minutes
Quantitative Ability505045 minutes
Total190200160 minutes

 Preparation Strategies for IBPS Clerk Exam 2019:

Now days the competitive level of the bank exams will be in higher level. So the difficulty level of the exam will goes in higher level. To successfully overcome the heavy competitive level aspirants should make their own preparation strategies and planning’s to face the exam with hopefully. There are a various strategies to prepare for the clerk exams. Here we have given the most preferred strategies followed by most of the aspirants. They are

If you want to take hard level you can take even IBPS PO mock test series. That will help you to enrich your performance.

Prepare with Quality Publications:

This is the common & classic strategy followed by most of the aspirants. There is a lot of publications regarding the banking exams available in the market. Among that you have to choose the best one. Then only your quality of preparation will goes on increasing for your exams. Before buying the books candidates should confirm whether the book is updated with the recent updated syllabus & pattern or not. Along with whether the book is having the previous year paper or not. These are the important things for a quality publication. If these are available in that book then you can buy and start your preparation process.

Online Video Courses:

As the technology grows up, a lot of aspirants have showed their interest to learn from the online video courses. This is one of the smart ways to learn the topics related to the bank exams. This is similar to attending the offline classes. If you have any doubts regarding any topics you can ask the faculty through the chat. The professional experts will resolve your doubts within the short period. If you want to learn a particular topic once again you can learn. This is one of the major advantages for this video course.

Previous year question papers:

After finishing your preparation, collect the IBPS Clerk previous year papers. Then start practice with that question papers. Practice with the previous papers then only you will know the type of questions asked in the previous exams. So you can aware of the strange type of questions.

Online Mock Test Series:

After finishing all the above strategies start practicing with the IBPS Online Test and IBPS Clerk Mock test Series. This is one of the most important strategies for every bank exams. Practicing with the online mock tests will give you a feel like the real exam scenario. Practice more & more mock tests then only you can know improve your resolution & Time management. After finishing the mock test you can get the detailed analysis of your test report in the form of chart. With that you can analyze your weaker section and errors. So after that you can spend more time on your weaker section to score your marks in your exams.

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