Last minute tips for IBPS PO 2019 exams

The IBPS PO Prelims 2019 will be conducted on 12, 13 and 19 October 2019. As it is time for the aspirants to focus on the revision for the D- day, we thought it would be great if we could present some last-minute preparation tips for the candidates.


As the IBPS PO Prelims is just a qualifying examination and the marks scored in the same will not be combined with the final scores. Hence, the candidates should mainly focus on clearing the examination.


Let’s begin with the IBPS PO 2019 Exam pattern:



Section Name





English Language



60 Minutes


Numerical Ability




Reasoning Ability




Here are some key tips to clear the IBPS PO Prelims 2019 examination:


Focus on the scoring chapters:


The idea should be to focus on all the scoring chapters and practice them thoroughly to gain confidence. One can choose to make a list of all the easy, moderate and difficult topics from all the three sections of IBPS PO Prelims. A candidate who has all the basic concepts cleared thoroughly can have a better understanding of the questions and solve them quickly.


In the Quantitative Aptitude section, Simplification, Number Series, Quadratic Equation and Data Interpretation should be focused on by the candidates.


From the Logical Reasoning section, Blood Relations, Inequalities, Syllogisms, Direction & Distances along with Ordering & Ranking can help the candidates in scoring well easily.

It becomes necessary to focus on Reading Comprehension, Grammar and Verbal Ability majorly in the English Section to be on the safer side.


The clock is ticking, watch it:


As you are well aware of the fact that time plays the most important role whenever you appear for any examination. No matter how much you are prepared for a test, if you don’t have an idea about time management, success can’t be guaranteed. So ensure that you do not waste time if you get stuck at any particular question. You can attempt the topics about which you are confident and further can take up the rest when you have extra time.


Play it safe:


One may get a bit nervous while attempting the examination which is natural. But if the candidate chooses to take an online mock test series, it can be extremely helpful as mock tests give the complete feel of a competitive examination. Eduwhere is one of the best platforms with multiple IBPS SO mock tests. Taking a mock test can help candidate analyse their time management, weak & strong areas and projected score.


With these three major tricks, smart work and ample practise, a candidate can crack the IBPS PO 2019 examination and move ahead to the IBPS PO Mains.