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December 14, 2020 • 6:04 pm

10 Common Mistakes You Should Avoid in IBPS Exam to Prevent Failure

IBPS Exam Common Mistakes


We human beings are adaptive with common mistakes. Well, by making mistakes we learn to achieve success specially in the exam, but repeating these mistakes is harmful.

The IBPS Exam is the biggest platform to make a career in the banking sector where several candidates try their luck for getting a job in banking.

Some silly mistakes may turn your dream to make a career in banking into nightmare and put you behind several candidates in the race. If you have prepared well for the IBPS Exam, then why let some common silly mistakes to create hurdles in your selection.

By doing Research and Noticing the common repeating mistakes made by the IBPS aspirants, we have brought the list of some mistakes that you may also commit. So, read this complete article and try to avoid the mistakes that students do while preparing for the IBPS Exam.



Mistakes Student do while preparing for IBPS Exam – Have a Look!


Every aspirant preparing for IBPS Exam wants to clear the entrance test in the first attempt. Then why to repeat small mistakes and form them as a hurdle in your success path. Check out from the list given below the most common mistakes done while preparing for the exam and learn to avoid them -



1. Not Having a Definite Goal


Have you ever asked yourself why are you doing IBPS Exam preparations? Why do you want to make a career in the banking sector? The most common mistakes made by aspirants is not having knowledge about their career. You must have complete knowledge about the Banking Career Scopes and after getting the satisfactory answer from self, start your preparations.



2. Making a Fearful Environment of Exams


You must have listened from most of the students saying that the IBPS exam is very tough. This is not true at all. By doing preparations for the exam with the right strategy and complete dedication you can easily crack the IBPS Exam. Do not consider the exam preparation as a burden or else this would definitely lead to loose self-confidence.



3. Starting Too Late When the Exams Are on the Doorstep 


Starting preparations at the last moment will not be enough to crack the exam. The repeated mistakes students do is preparing for the exam very late. This makes problems in doing preparations for the exam and lower down the performances.



4. Preparing Without a Definite Schedule or Plan


If one has decided to prepare for IBPS Exam, he must have a definite IBPS Study Plan for taking the preparations to the next level. Without proper planning and schedule, it is tough task to crack IBPS Exam in a definite time limit.


Suggested Reads:

IBPS PO Study Plan

IBPS RRB Study Plan

IBPS Clerk Study Plan



5. Reading too Many Books


While choosing books for IBPS Exam, one must note that it is required to prepare from the books recommended by experts and as per the latest syllabus of IBPS Exam. Reading too many books may create unwanted confusion. Preparing from the top-notch study material is the right key to get success in this banking exam.



6. Not Practicing the Question Papers


Practicing previous year papers is very essential. Specially if you do not have an idea about the exam pattern and level of questions asked in the exam. Many aspirants do this mistake of not doing preparations from the IBPS Question Papers.

To get the knowledge about the questions which are asked in the various exams of IBPS check below -

IBPS PO Quetion Papers

IBPS SO Question Papers

IBPS Clerk Question Papers



7. Not Clearing the Basic Concepts


IBPS exam preparations could be done by both the methods, by cramming the syllabus and other is by learning the concepts. Most of the students are unaware about the disadvantages of cramming and advantages of preparing by clearing the basic concepts.

The aspirants having cleared the basic concepts could retain the topic for a long time and they perform well in exams.



8. Using the Passive Study Methods / Not Making Proper Notes


The shorter you make the topic, more easily you can complete and learn it. Most of the aspirants are still preparing from the old methods of reading heavily loaded books. They do not make self-preparation short notes. Making proper notes helps to manage time and ease your preparations.



9. No Proper Revision


Only completing the IBPS Syllabus is not helpful to score well in the exam. You are advised to do a proper revision. You can follow some effective strategy for doing a proper revision of IBPS Exam. Do not put hours on a single topic and stay away from the last-minute cramming.  



10. Not Taking Guidance from Subject Expert or Teacher


It is very essential to have a mentor in our life to make it successful. Similarly, to crack IBPS Exam it is very essential to take guidance from study expert. Stay in touch with the teachers and friends and clear your subject related doubt.


Above we have gathered all the relevant information related to the mistakes which are usually made by the aspirants in the IBPS Exam. By following the above steps, you can avoid the common mistakes and can secure a good score in the exam.

Put a comment in the box given below and Share your ideas with us that could help to avoid common mistakes in IBPS Exam.



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  • Kannu laxmicharan Panigrahi
    I am new to this platform although I am working in private bank so my dream was to work in Gov bank but i was undergraduate and i was waiting for my study completion after that i w...
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