IBPS Clerk Study Plan – Most Important Topics for 2018 Exam!

IBPS Clerk Study Plan 2018


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‘Being Recruited at Government Banking Job as an IBPS Clerk’ – A goal that’s becoming more pervasive and increasingly competitive with the passing and coming years.


Every graduate aspires to appear in IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2018 and qualify it with good scores.



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But do you know what is the perfect IBPS Clerk Study Plan you should follow to become a winner in this toughest and most ambitious exam?


Well! You don’t need to be worried anymore. In this blog, we are going to present you some useful IBPS Clerk Preparation Tips and Strategies that will help you to score more in the exam.


Please check below-



IBPS Clerk Study Plan 2018- Easy Methods to Achieve Your Goal!



As per the IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern, the Prelims and Mains Exam is conducted within 5 sections –



Quantitative Aptitude

Logical Reasoning


 General Awareness

 Computer Knowledge.



Proving a mastery in these subjects is a crucial thing for every aspirant. If he/she is able to qualify all the sections by scoring more than the sectional cut off, then it becomes easier for them to score more than the overall cutoff as well.


To know more about the cutoff marks procedure, please visit here – IBPS Clerk Cutoff Marks!


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IBPS Clerk Exam is conducted in two phases: Prelims and Main. Below we have provided the 60-days IBPS Clerk 2018 Study Plan for Prelims Exam. Please check it below:



2 Months IBPS Clerk 2018 Study Plan for Prelims Exam!


As IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam is near most of the students must be wondering:


How will they prepare Clerk Exam in 2 months?


What all topics should they study in these remaining 2 months?


What should be the best IBPS Clerk Study Plan for Prelims Exam?


So, if you are one of them then you don’t have to worry. We have come up with the perfect IBPS Clerk Study Plan for Prelims Exam.


But before this, first have a look at the important topics of each section of IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam.



IBPS Clerk Important Topics for Quantitative Aptitude:


Data Interpretation


Quadratic Equations


Number Series




Profit & Loss and Time & Work




Ratio and Proportion




Data Sufficiency


Mixture Problems



IBPS Clerk Important Topics for Reasoning:


Seating arrangement




Mathematical Inequalities


Blood relations




Arrangement and Pattern




Direction and Distance






Ordering and ranking



IBPS Clerk Important Topics for English:


Reading Comprehension


Cloze Test


Sentence Correction


Spot the error


Fill in the blanks


Para jumbles


These were the important topics for Prelims Exam. If you want you can check the complete IBPS Clerk Syllabus of all the Sections! 


Follow this week-wise IBPS Clerk 2018 Study Plan for 2 months to score good in your exam.



1st Month IBPS Clerk Study Plan for Prelims Exam!


In the 1st month of your preparation you should start with lengthy topics which requires more time. So, that you are not left with those topics in the final month of your preparation.


If you want to score well in your exam then, you must follow our below mentioned IBPS Clerk Study Plan 2018. You must study these topics in the 1st month of your preparation.


Let’s check out the IBPS Clerk 2018 Schedule.


Weeks Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning English
Week 1 Profit & Loss and Time & Work Direction and Distance, Mathematical Inequalities. Fill in the blanks
Week 2 Mensuration, Percentage Coding-Decoding Idioms & Phrases
Week 3 Quadratic Equations, Number Series Seating arrangement Spot the error
Week 4 Simplification, Ratio and Proportion Blood Relations, Syllogism Reading Comprehension

Revision & Practice in 4th Week



2nd Month IBPS Clerk Study Plan for Prelims Exam!


In the last month of your preparation, you should spend most of your time solving previous papers, taking mock tests and revising all the topics you studied.


Now for this month you must study these below mentioned topics.


So, here is the IBPS Clerk Study Plan for 2nd month.


Weeks Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning English
Week 1 Data Interpretation, Bar & Graphs, Practice Series, Practice Cloze Test, Active/ Passive voice, Practice

Practice Full length Mock Test and 1 Previous Year Paper

Week 2 Data Sufficiency, Revision + Practice Arrangement and Pattern, Revision + Practice Para Jumbles, Revision + Practice

Practice Full length Mock Test and 1 Previous Year Paper

Week 3 Mixture Problems, Revision + Practice Ordering and Ranking, Revision + Practice Sentence Correction, Revision + Practice

Practice Full length Mock Test and 1 Previous Year Paper

Week 4 Practice at least 3 Mock Tests + Complete Revision




IBPS Clerk Study Plan for Quantitative Aptitude Section!



Please check below for the IBPS Clerk Study Plan 2018 and Preparation Tips for QA Section!



To score good in IBPS Quantitative Aptitude Section, speed and accuracy is must, which certainly take lots of efforts and dedication. Click on the above link to get the best tips for preparing this section.



You are allotted a total of 1 hour in Prelims Exam to attempt all the 3 sections and 45 minutes in Mains Exam to attempt all the 50 questions of Quantitative Aptitude Section. It is suggested to allot 25 minutes in Prelims to Quantitative Aptitude Section.



And as you are all aware of the negative marking scheme, so questions must be attempted on calculated risks. Avoid random guesses as attempting 30-40 questions correctly in Quantitative Aptitude Section in IBPS Clerk Mains will be sufficient to score good marks.



You need to spend maximum 45-50 seconds on each question during the If you think that any question will take more time, then it’s better to leave that question and attempt it later.



The Quantitative Aptitude Sections consists of questions from Basic Math of 10th and 12th 



The essential key of scoring good in the exam is to practice, practice and practice. The more you will practice, the more you will become confident about it.



Don’t try to use long methods to solve QA questions! Use of short tricks and formulas will help you to attempt max questions in less time and accuracy too can be maintained.



Spend at least 2-3 hours daily on practising Quantitative Aptitude questions.



Whenever you face any issue in solving the questions, mark them and ask your friends or tutors to assist you with the correct method.



Prepare a cheat-sheet of all the shortcuts and formulas for quick revision.



The IBPS Clerk Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus is vast so it’s better that you cover important topics at first and then other topics.



 Give more emphasis on Data Interpretation as this is the most important section for Prelims and Mains both!

Download the Complete Guide of IBPS Quantitative Aptitude Short Tricks and Boost Up Your Practice!



IBPS Clerk Study Plan for Reasoning Section!



As per expert’s suggestions, the Reasoning Section in IBPS Clerk is the most scoring! You can attempt maximum questions in this section to fill up your qualification bag with more score points.



To follow a systematic approach for Reasoning, please follow the IBPS Clerk Study Plan given below-



You have got total 45 minutes in Mains Exam to attempt at most 50 questions of Reasoning in Mains. This year, Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude will be a combined section in IBPS Clerk Mains.



There are no such particular formulas to solve Logical Reasoning questions, you have to understand the clear meaning of questions and solve them with the help of logical thinking accordingly.



You can spend at least 1-2 hours daily on Reasoning. An afternoon is the best time to practice Reasoning Questions.



As per the IBPS Clerk Reasoning Syllabus, we have come up with the list of important topics that should be covered at first while preparing for this section.



 Logical Reasoning is to test your mental ability and thinking capabilities. So you only have to use your presence of mind to solve such questions.



 The candidates are advised to focus more on the questions of Seating Arrangement, Syllogism and Mathematical Inequalities.



 Candidates must also solve IBPS Clerk previous Year Question Papers as this will help them know their preparation level and also get an idea about the paper pattern.


IBPS Clerk 2018 Study Plan for General English!



The English Section in IBPS Clerk Exam is designed to test candidates’ Basic English Skills, so those who are going to apply for this exam should follow the required steps in the right direction. Please check below to get the IBPS Clerk Preparation Tips to Score well in English Section.



Candidates can practice for IBPS Clerk English at any time during the day. English is always fun to read and learn. You can start your day with an English Newspaper to improve your Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension.



To improve your English, the candidates are advised to read English newspapers and novels and to watch English shows and movies.



The candidates can focus more on improving their vocabulary and grammar, as these two things can help you in achieving success in this section.



 Practice for Reading Comprehension topics more as this can help you in filling up your score bag with the complete 10 points.



IBPS Clerk Study Plan for General Awareness Section!



As you all know, IBPS Clerk Exam is conducted for the recruitment of eligible graduates on the position of Clerk at highly reputed Government Banking Jobs.


So, in the General Awareness Section, candidates are assessed on the basis of their knowledge about Current Affairs, Important Banking Terms and Indian Banking & Financial Policies.



Follow the IBPS Clerk Study Plan 2018 for General Awareness, shared below –



The candidates are advised to make this a habit of reading newspapers and watching news channels daily to keep themselves updated about the latest happenings across India and the Globe.



They can also read Daily, Weekly and Monthly Edition of Current Affairs to increase their General Awareness.



Morning Hours are the best hours to study for IBPS Clerk General Knowledge Section.




How to Prepare for IBPS Clerk Computer Knowledge Section?


In order to prepare well for this section, candidates are advised to follow the below IBPS Clerk Study Plan for Computer Knowledge Section:



 Read Basic Computer Terms and Techniques. Only basic knowledge about Computers can make you an achiever for this section.



 You can prepare at any time for this section. Spend at most 1 hour daily on this section.



 Check out the IBPS Clerk Syllabus for Computer Knowledge for more information about the topics which you have to cover.



 Apart from the above study plan, candidates should work on refining their knowledge more with the best study material and books and assess their performance with the Previous Years Question Papers and Mock Tests.



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If you have any queries regarding the above information or you want to share out your suggestions with us, then please post your review comments in the comment section below. Thanks 



All the Best Folks! 



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2 thoughts on “IBPS Clerk Study Plan – Most Important Topics for 2018 Exam!

  1. Manisha Mishra

    Which website would you suggest for the daily practice of QA and Reasoning?

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Manisha,
      Greetings from Eduncle!
      At Eduncle, we have made the IBPS Previous Years Papers, Mock Test Papers, Solved Model Papers available for the aspirants. You may register yourself at Eduncle and get free access to Mock Test Paper/Model Test Papers for IBPS Clerk Exam.
      Thanks for asking your query with us!
      Kind Regards,
      Eduncle Team

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