The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts the IBPS PO exam for selecting aspirants for the posts of Probationary officers (PO)/ Management Trainee (MT). The authority will soon release the IBPS PO Notification on the official website.
According to the exam calendar, the tentative prelims exam dates of IBPS PO 2021 are October 9, 10, 16, and 17, 2021. Hence, the aspirants will have 6 months’ time for preparation. While preparing for IBPS PO Exam, candidates can follow Kirtan Buhecha’s strategy to ace in 6 months.
Choosing the best subject-wise books and study materials will be highly effective for the IBPS PO Preparation. It will, in turn, help the aspirants to gain knowledge on all sections and topics of the IBPS PO Syllabus. Check the following content to know more about the subject-wise best books for the IBPS PO exam 2021.
Table of Contents
This section is common for both Prelims and Mains exams. Go through the following table for IBPS PO English Language books:
|Word Power Made Easy||Norman Lewis||Penguin|
|English Grammar & Composition||Wren and Martin||S. Chand|
|Descriptive General English||S P Bakshi and Richa Sharma||Arihant|
|Objective English for Competitive Examinations||Hari Mohan Prasad, Uma Rani Sinha||Mcgraw Hill Education|
|Objective General English||R.S Aggarwal, Vikas Aggarwal||S. Chand|
|Practise Papers||Kiran Prakashan||Kiran Prakashan|
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This book explains several topics in a simple manner and covers all aspects of English Grammar for IBPS PO exam preparation in detail.
This book provides an insight into all key aspects of English Grammar to all the IBPS PO exam aspirants.
This book helps the aspirants to develop their Vocabulary Skills and how to use them in sentences along with pronunciations.
Go through the following quick links:
|Application and Registration||IBPS PO Eligibility||IBPS PO Admit Card|
|Selection Process||Salary Structure||IBPS PO Cutoff|
The Practice Papers by Kiran Prakashan will help you to complete your preparation for the English Language section before you appear for the IBPS PO exam 2021-22.
This section is also common for both the Preliminary and Mains exams of the IBPS PO exam. Check the following content to know more about the best books on Quantitative Aptitude Preparation:
|Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams||R.S. Aggarwal||S. Chand|
|Quantitative Aptitude Test||N.K Singh||Upkar Prakashan|
|Arithmetic for General Competitions||Neetu Singh||K.D. Publication|
|Guide to Quantitative Aptitude||Dinesh Khattar||Pearson|
|Data Interpretation||Arun Sharma||Mcgraw Hill Education|
|Data Interpretation||K. Kundan||BSC Publication|
|Objective Mathematics for Competitive Exams||Tarun Goyal||Arihant|
The aspirants will get a bulk of questions along with the understandable solutions for practice from this book.
The aspirants will get a chance to build the basic concept of the Arithmetic section by following the simple and formative way as well as by practicing the quality questions:
Reasoning Ability is the common section of both Prelims and Mains exam. The best books for the IBPS PO Reasoning Ability section are listed in the following:
|A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning||BS Sijwali||S. Chand|
|A New Approach to Reasoning||B S Sijwali||Arihant|
|Analytical Reasoning||M.K.Pandey||BSC Publishing|
|Logical Reasoning||K Kundan||BSC Publishing|
|Bank PO/ MT Examination Practice Workbook||Experts Compilation||Arihant|
This book is helpful for the IBPS PO exam aspirants to understand the Reasoning ABility questions with the utmost ease.
The revised version of this book is classified into three sub-sections, Analytical Reasoning, Verbal Reasoning, and Non-Verbal Reasoning.
This book is helpful to uplift the knowledge on reasoning and logical skills of the candidates.
The aspirants, who will be shortlisted for the Mains exam, will appear for the Computer Aptitude Test. Some of the best books for preparing the Computer Aptitude section are:
|Objective Computer Awareness||Somya Ranjan Behera|
This book highlights the basic concepts of Computer Hardware and Software, which should be known to beginners. This book has full coverage for IBPS PO preparation.
Objective Computer Awareness book covers both the Objective and Subjective topics, from Introduction to Data Representation, Computer Languages (Programming Languages) and Microsoft Access to Internet, etc.
To prepare for the General Awareness section, the candidates are required to read newspapers daily for keeping themselves updated with current affairs and current events. Apart from that, some of the best books are:
|India Year Book||Publications Division, Government of India|
|Banking Awareness||B.K Raut and S.R Behera|
|Guide to Banking General Awareness||R Gupta|
|Manorama Pandey Book||Arihant Publications|
|Manorama Yearbook 2020 ( English) Paperback||Philip Mathew|
|Banking and Economic Awareness||Rakesh Kumar|
Apart from reading the above-mentioned books, the candidates should improve their General Awareness knowledge by reading the newspapers daily and weekly current affairs.
The book comprises all the general questions on the banking and economic scenario of the nation.
This book is able to increase the general knowledge of the candidates on the banking and economic state of the places.
The good preparation of the Quantitative Aptitude section for the IBPS PO prelims exam is enough to obtain a good score in the Data Analysis and Interpretation Section in the IBPS PO Mains exam. Nonetheless, if the candidates are looking for solving some specific problems related to Data Analysis and Interpretation such as Pie Charts, Bar Graphs, etc, then the following books will be helpful:
|Data Interpretation||Arun Sharma||Mc Graw Hill Education|
|Data Interpretation||K. Kundan||BSC Publication|
|Data Analysis & Interpretation Data Sufficiency||Kiran Prakashan||Kiran Prakashan|
The Descriptive Test of the IBPS PO Exam Mains comprises Essay and Letter Writing. Hence, the qualified aspirants should practice this section more and read more newspapers, general communication, practice writing, general communication in reading books and English.
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Ques. How can I choose IBPS PO Books?
Ans. The candidates should choose those books, which have covered the overall syllabus of the IBPS PO exam and the books should be easy to learn and understand.
Ques. Do IBPS PO books contain sample papers?
Ans. Some books of IBPS PO contain sample papers.
Ques. IS six months of preparation enough for the IBPS PO exam?
Ans. If the aspirants follow the strategy wisely, then six-month of preparation is enough to crack the IBPS PO exam at one go.
Ques. How to prepare the Seating Arrangement questions?
Ans. Try to solve puzzles for improving the knowledge of seating arrangement.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.