# IBPS RRB PO Study Plan 2017: Tips to Crack Prelims

As we know IBPS will be conducting the IBPS RRB Officer Grade Preliminary Examination in the month of September 2017. IBPS RRB PO Recruitment 2017 brings a great opportunity for every student aiming to become a banker in this year 2017.

Now it is important that you maintain your focus on IBPS RRB PO and do not let your attention distract from your dream job. A proper smart strategy with a perfect study plan is needed to cross hurdles. As we are left approx 3 months effectively to prepare for IBPS RRB Officer Prelims exam.

IBPS RRB PO Exam Pattern 2017

 S. No. Name of Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time ( Minute) 1. Reasoning Ability 40 40 45 2. Quantitative Aptitude 40 40 TOTAL 80 80

### IBPS RRB PO Pre 2016 Exam Analysis

1. Quantitative Aptitude: 40 Questions were asked from this section. The overall level of this section was Moderate.
 Topic Name Number of Questions Number Series 5  Questions ( Moderate) Simplification/ Approximation 5Questions (Easy to Moderate) Data Interpretation 15 Questions  (Tabular graph, Pie Chart and Bar graph) Miscellaneous Questions 10 Questions Quadratic Equations 5 Questions (Easy)

1. Reasoning Ability: 40 Questions were asked from this section. The overall level of this section was Moderate.
 Topic Name Number of questions Puzzles and Arrangements 15 QuestionsThere were 3 puzzles and Seating Arrangement which are given below:-·         Linear Puzzle·         Floor Puzzle·         Square (8 people and seven days of week) Syllogism 5 Questions Inequality 5 Questions (3 questions were direct and 2 questions had conclusion given) Miscellaneous 15 Questions Coding-Decoding, Blood relations, Direction sense, and Ranking.

Now we are sure you would be looking for proper study plan for your IBPS RRB PO 2017. So here we have come up with this article focusing on 10-week smart study plan for IBPS RRB PO Pre exam 2017.

## IBPS RRB PO Study Plan 2017

### First 3 week study plan:

• In this, you should be all about clearing the basics concepts of the topics and most importantly focus on your weaker sections.
• In a first 3 week, you work on accuracy. If you have all the basics concepts clear, you will be able to attempt the questions correctly in exam time.
• In first 3 weeks you practice every topic and take at least one mock test in a week and also do revision all the topics after attempting the mock tests, make sure that you analyze your performance.

### First 1- 3-week study plan

 Days Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability 1 Number Series Order, Raking and Direction 2 Average Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 3 Time, work and wages Syllogism 4 Quadratic equations Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 5 Profit and Loss Coding-Decoding 6 Simplification/ Approximation Inequalities 7 Revision + Mock Test of the week Revision + Mock Test of the week 8 Percentage Coding-Decoding 9 Simplification/ Approximation Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 10 Ratio and Proportion Alpha Numeric Symbol Sequence 11 Quadratic equations Order, Raking and Direction 12 Problems on ages Syllogism 13 Time and Distance Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 14 Revision + Mock Test of the week Revision + Mock Test of the week 15 Number Series Blood Relation 16 Simplification/ Approximation Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 17 Quadratic equations Syllogism 18 Allegation and Mixtures Inequalities 19 Average Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 20 Simple and Compound Interest Coding-Decoding 21 Revision + Mock Test of the week Revision + Mock Test of the week

### Week 4-6 Study Plan

• In these weeks you should practice of all the topics of first 3 weeks and follow same tips as well.
• You’ll also need to cover the all remaining topics in these weeks.
• Keep in mind that practice at least 1 mock test weekly within a time limit and analyze your performance.

### Week 4-6 Study Plan

 Days Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability 22 Problems on ages Data Sufficiency 23 DI: Tabular Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 24 Number Series Coding-Decoding 25 DI: Pi chart Syllogism 26 DI: Tabular Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 27 Simple and Compound Interest Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 28 Revision + Mock Test of the week Revision + Mock Test of the week 29 Quadratic equations Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 30 DI: Combined Graph Inequalities 31 Simplification/ Approximation Order, Raking and Direction 32 DI: Line Graph Syllogism 33 DI: Pi chart Coding-Decoding 34 Number Series Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 35 Revision + Mock Test of the week Revision + Mock Test of the week 36 Profit and Loss Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 37 DI: Bar Graph Data Sufficiency 38 DI: Combined Graph Alpha Numeric Symbol Sequence 39 Simplification/ Approximation Inequalities 40 DI: Caselets Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 41 DI: Tabular Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 42 Revision + Mock Test of the week Revision + Mock Test of the week

### Week 7-9 Study Plan

• In these weeks you should practice of all the topics of the first 1-6 week and follow same tips as well.
• You’ll also need to cover the all remaining topics in these weeks and also do revision regularly.
• Keep in mind that practice at least 1 mock test weekly within a time limit and analyze your performance.

### Week 7-9 Study Plan

 Days Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability 43 Simplification/ Approximation Syllogism 44 DI: Line Graph Blood Relation 45 Quadratic equations Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 46 DI: Tabular Alpha Numeric Symbol Sequence 47 DI: Caselets Data Sufficiency 48 DI: Pi chart Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 49 Revision + Mock Test of the week Revision + Mock Test of the week 50 Number Series Inequalities 51 DI: Tabular Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 52 DI: Missing Order, Raking and Direction 53 Percentage Machine Input-Output 54 Quadratic equations Alpha Numeric Symbol Sequence 55 DI: Line Graph Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 56 Revision + Mock Test of the week Revision + Mock Test of the week 57 Quadratic equations Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 58 Number Series Order, Raking and Direction 59 DI: Tabular Syllogism 60 DI: Missing Inequalities/ Blood Relation 61 DI: Pi chart Puzzle and Seating Arrangement 62 Percentage Coding-Decoding 63 Mock Test  (with full analysis) Mock Test  (with full analysis)

### Final week Study plan

• Keep the last 5-6 days solving mock tests.
• In final week practice at least 2 mock tests daily within a time limit.
• Time Management and Accuracy are essential for all exams. So practice as many Mock Tests as you can to check your speed & accuracy and analyze your performance section wise.
• This week you should also practice of topics of week 1 to 9 and also a Short revision of the all above topics.

### Final week Study plan

 Days Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability 64 Mock Test  (with full analysis) Mock Test  (with full analysis) 65 Mock Test  (with full analysis) Mock Test  (with full analysis) 66 Mock Test (with full analysis) Mock Test (with full analysis) 67 Mock Test (with full analysis) Mock Test (with full analysis) 68 Short revision of the first 9-week Short revision of the first 9 week 69 Short revision of the all above topics Short revision of the all above topics 70 Mock Test  (with full analysis) Mock Test  (with full analysis)

We hope that these tips and study plan will help you all in managing your time properly and also helped you in getting good marks in the exam.