IBPS PO 2017 – Preparation Tips & Expected Changes

A dream of all
Banking Aspirants, the post of Probationary Officer is a glorious post offered
by various Public Sector Banks to the candidates who clear IBPS PO
 A detailed and comprehensive preparation is required by candidates
if they wish to clear this exam and live their dream of joining one of the
eminent Public Sector Banks of the country.
All your hard
work, your efforts need to be channelized properly if you want to scale IBPS
PO 2017 Examination
. For this you need to plan your preparation for the
exam properly. Time management and picking up your strengths and weakness at
this stage will help you with a systematic preparation. Hardly two months are
left for the commencement of Preliminary Exam of IBPS PO 2017 Exam,
hence the preparation must be done accordingly keeping in mind the exam dates,
pattern of the exam as well as the updated syllabus.
To ease out your
steps in the direction of your aim of clearing IBPS PO 2017 exam,
we are providing you with some preparatory tips. Go through
each point carefully and try to implement it daily and you will have a
guaranteed success in IBPS PO 2017 Exam.
Know the IBPS PO 2017 Exam Date

IBPS has released
the notification for IBPS PO 2017 Exam on 16th August
. The Preliminary Exam of IBPS PO 2017 is scheduled to
be conducted tentatively on 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th October 2017.
Candidates clearing the Preliminary Exam will be eligible to give the Mains
Exam of IBPS PO Exam 2017. Thus it is mandatory for every applicant to clear
Preliminary Exam in order to secure a good foothold on this exam.
The Exam Details for IBPS PO 2017 Exam
is discussed below:
Release of Notification
16th August 2017
Allotment of Admit Card for Prelims
October 2017
Commencement of Prelims
7th, 8th, 14th and 15th October
Allotment of Admit Card for Mains
November 2017
Commencement of Mains Exam
26th November

You must know the IBPS PO 2017 Exam Pattern
IBPS conducts IBPS PO 2017 Exam in three phases 
  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview Process

It is mandatory for every candidate to clear all these phases in order to get
an appointment letter from the Bank of their choice for the post of PO in the
respective Bank.

Preliminary Exam has major three sections to test
candidates on various domains. They are English Language, Reasoning and
Quantitative Aptitude.
Similarly, Mains Exam of
IBPS PO 2017 Exam has five major sections to check a candidate’s proficiency in
various sections namely English Language, Reasoning, Quantitative
Aptitude, Computer Applications and General Awareness & Descriptive Test.
Finally the interview process is
conducted for selected candidates to know their presence of mind,
Banking Awareness and communication skills.
acquainted with IBPS PO 2017 Exam Syllabus
To prepare effectively for the IBPS PO
2017 Exam, it is really essential for candidates to know the entire syllabus of IBPS Po Exam. On knowing the syllabus, it will be
really easy for aspirants to categorize their strengths and weaknesses and work
accordingly on all the sectors.
To know the detail about IBPS PO 2017 Exam Syllabus Click Here
to Prepare for Each Topic
Every section asked in IBPS PO 2017
Exam has its importance and weightage. So it’s really necessary for the
candidates to prepare for each section separately and with extra care keeping
in mind their strengths and weaknesses. This will help them to make less error
in the exam and score more.
Quantitative Aptitude: If you know all the basics and
formulae related to each chapter, then this section is a piece of cake for you.
To score high in this section, you need to get your basics right. Practice
questions on regular basis to increase you speed in this section. You can fetch
marks really easily in this section if you solve more questions accurately in
less time. Questions asked in this section are mostly direct and formulae
Reasoning: This is a tricky section, hence
prepare accordingly. Time management and accuracy is really necessary in this
section. This section can turn out to be a game changer for you if you score
really well in this section as the questions asked in Reasoning are really
challenging and surprising.
English Language: This section can be tricky as
well as can be easy. English Language section can turn out to be really
surprising. Try to focus more on Cloze Test, Fill in the Blanks and Reading
PO Expected Changes
English Reading Comprehension:
  Only Written Paragraph is asked with a set of
5 questions

  Questions on paragraph connector

Sentence Formation:
  Four statements are given and sentence has to
be formed

Error Detection:
  4 question from old method

  4 question from new method

Phrase Interpretation:
  Identify correct interpretation of bold
phrase in a sentence from given option

Double Fillers:
  Two blanks in each sentence, fill the correct
options in both the blanks

Passage Inference:
  Inference to the question will be given,
identify correct passage from the given option

Sentence Rearrangement:
  Arrange the jumbled sentences in accordance
with the passage

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude Diagram based Input Output
  Diagrammatic Input-Output Question

  Deduce logic and inference from Questions

  Puzzles on seating arrangement

  Puzzles on Direction

  Time-based coding decoding questions will be

Data Analysis and Interpretation:
Topic Based Data Interpretation:
  DI based on Time and Work and Profit and Loss
  Advanced level of Probability:

  Advanced conceptual questions on Probability

of Topics
It is really necessary to know which
topic holds more value than the others in each section, so that you can
practice those questions multiple times. This will not only help you in
increasing your speed during the examination but will also ensure the
Sample Papers
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you can. This will help you to get exact analysis of preparation level. You
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