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# IBPS CLERK - VI : TIPS & STRATEGIES - PRELIMS EXAM

Mahendra Guru

IBPS Clerk - VI Notification has been released and there are 19243 vacancies. It is a great opportunity for student to get a job in Nationalized Bank. And one more advantage is that there is no interview for the post of Clerk now. All of you must have been thinking about how to give your preparation the required amount of throttle and how to cross the hurdle of exam. These all questions start getting tougher as we move further specially with the Tips & Strategies.

These Tips & Strategies are :

English Language Tips & strategies to crack English Language section Providing instructions to crack English Language section has been mysterious over the years. As a matter of fact, it is a simple mantra that can make this section as easy as it is. Successful people don't do different things. They do things differently. Not only hard but also smart work leads to success.

Our mantra:

2. English language cannot exist without exceptions. Reading will help you come across 'n' number of exceptions used daily by great thinkers, economists and famous personalities.

3. Grammar basics are the fundamental building blocks as bricks are the most essential components for buildings. They constitute one of the most scoring and easiest sections, come what may.

4. Verb, tense, subject-verb agreement, preposition are synchronous with heart, liver, kidney, and brain. As a human being can live his entire life with the aforesaid organs, you can qualify the cut-off by gaining expertise on the above stated topics.

Quantitative Aptitude

Tips & strategies for Quantitative Aptitude section As far as CLERK (Prelims) is concerned, the below chapters are of utmost importance:

1. Data interpretation

2. Number series

3. Simplification

4. Percentage/profit & loss

5. Simple interest/Compound interest

6. Ratio & proportion

7. Time & work

8. Speed, time & distance

9. Permutation & Combination/Probability Data interpretation is an integral part of the CLERK (Prelims) exam.

You should focus on the basics of percentage, ratio & proportion, Compound interest & average. Nowadays, number series is very important and asked in almost every bank exam. So, comprehensive information is required related to it like addition series, multiplication series, divide series, and multiplication with fractional numbers. Firstly, you have to understand and analyse the graphs, and go through the given information. Secondly, you should have an ability of calculating orally in the graphs so as to save your time  Take one online ST every day with proper analysis.

Reasoning Ability

Tips & strategies to crack Reasoning section As far as PO (Prelims) is concerned, the topics given below are very important.

1. Alphanumeric series

2. Substitution coding

3. Syllogism

4. Sitting/Seating arrangement

5. Inequalities

6. Ranking

7. Blood relation

8. Puzzle

We should focus on the basics of these chapters along with accuracy, efficiency and time management. Time management is one of the most essential factors to crack this section. For that, you have to make a cluster of 50 questions and practise it within the scheduled time. This must be a daily practice to get an optimum accuracy level.

Speed tests are the major speed boosters to overcome the speed issue. Sitting arrangement and puzzles are very important for the mains exam. Puzzles are a series of interlinked information, and you are expected to have the ability of quantitative analysis of data in order to reach quick and correct conclusions. For that, you must explore definite information given in the question and link it with the invisible information. The same applies for sitting arrangement. Remember ! Effective time management including strong basics is the only key to success.

BEST OF LUCK !!!