Important LAST MINUTE TIPS for IBPS CLERK Prelims Exam 2019


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The largest and the most expected exam of the year , IBPS CLERK Prelims Exam 2019 is happening tomorrow (7th December, 2019) and all the aspirants who have worked hard in and out by practicing the tricks and shortcuts will be able to finally put that to test along with it.

The Total Number of vacancies available for all the states is 12,075 Vacancies.

Last few suggestions for the aspirants cum candidates who are appearing for the IBPS CLERK Prelims Exam 2019 and before jumping into that, All the aspirants will be having some questions disturbing their mind about the Cutoff marks for the previous year IBPS CLERK Exams.

Please keep in mind that not all the exams have the same level of Difficulty level and it varies accordingly, so have a look into the previous year cutoff marks of IBPS CLERK and don’t fix the number of questions to attend based on that.

Previous Year Cutoff Marks – IBPS CLERK Prelims Exam (2018)

States Cutoff Marks (OBC)
Andhra Pradesh 75.75
Assam 67.25
Bihar 73.50
Madhya Pradesh 71.25
Gujarat 67.75
Maharashtra 63.25
Delhi 71.75
Himachal Pradesh 73.00
Karnataka 66.25
Haryana 73.00
Odisha 72.75
Rajasthan 73.00
Tamil Nadu 57.75
Telangana 58.25
Punjab 73.25
Kerala 68.50
Jharkhand 74.00
West Bengal 73.50
Uttar Pradesh 74.00
Uttarakhand 73.50

These are the simple last minute tips which the aspirants should take notice about the IBPS CLERK Prelims Exam 2019.

  1. Take the Printout Hall Ticket and Copy of an Identity Proof along with the Original Identity Proof + One Set of Photo which should be pasted in the Hall Ticket.

Download – Admit Card – IBPS CLERK Prelims 2019

  1. Visit the Exam Center Before the Time mentioned in the Hall Ticket.
  2. Items not allowed in the exam center:
  • Any stationery item like textual material (printed or written), bits of papers, Geometry/Pencil Box, Plastic Pouch, Calculator, Scale, Writing Pad, Pen Drives, Log Table, Electronic Pen/Scanner etc. Any communication device like Mobile Phone, Bluetooth, Earphones, Microphone, Pager, Health Band etc. Other items like Goggles, Handbags, Hairpin, Hairband, Belt, Cap etc.
  • Any watch/Wristwatch, Camera etc. Any metallic item, any eatable item opened or packed, water bottle etc. Any other item which could be used for unfair means for hiding communication devices like camera, blue tooth devices etc.
  • All ornaments like Ring, Earrings, Nose-pin, Chain/Necklace, Pendants, Badge, brooch etc. will be thoroughly checked.

IBPS CLERK Prelims Exam 2019 – Last Minute Tips

  1. Attend Maximum Number of Questions in the IBPS CLERK Prelims Exam 2019 as cutoff marks are decided by the Difficulty Level of the Exams, Number of Candidates appearing for the exams and various such conditions. So, don’t settle for a particular set of questions.
  2. First Analyze and read the questions before solving it, this would provide you an idea on whether it will be an easier one or a tougher one.
  3. Remember, the one who attend more number of questions (by getting the required cutoff marks) will clear the exams , so smart works matter.
  4. Solve the topics which takes very less amount of time first.

For Example, in Quantitative Aptitude Section, this is the most Preferred order of solving for the aspirants (IBPS CLERK Prelims Exam 2019).

  1. Simplification
  2. Quadratic Equation
  3. Missing Number Series / Wrong Number Series
  4. Data Interpretation
  5. Miscellaneous (CI, SI, Time and Work, Time and Distance, etc.)

(In this there might be some difficult problems which needs to be left to solve a greater number of problems).

  1. Many Aspirants consider English Language as their weak section and have a greater fear factor of losing the overall. A simple hack to get easy marks is to read the reading comprehension fully and attend the Questions from that and then attend the Error Spotting Questions. It’s still tough for many aspirants but your practice and hard work in solving a greater number of questions will definitely provide you a chance to crack the English Section in the IBPS CLERK Prelims Exam 2019.

Top 100 Spectacular Rules For Spotting Error – Part 2 – Download PDF

Top 100 Spectacular Rules For Spotting Error – Part 1 – Download PDF

  • For Many, the Reasoning Section is a Cake-Walk and scoring more is not a big problem as the logic and the way in which the aspirants solves the problems decides the probability of solving the the questions in that section.
  • Don’t get involved in a question for a longer time, if you get struck, don’t hesitate to leave the question.
  • This is the common fear factor for all the aspirants after finishing the exam, which is, Do the Exam was tough to me?

Please remember, if the exam was tougher for you, then the same applies to all aspirants who are preparing hard and vise versa. So, don’t panic about the difficulty level of the exams and the cutoff marks.

  • This Point is the important of all,

There are negative marks for wrong answers and normalization will be applied, so answering a greater number of questions is very important along with 100% accuracy which will improve your marks too. So, accuracy and more number of accurate questions are the key to crack the IBPS CLERK Prelims Exam 2019.

Important Links – IBPS CLERK 2019 

IBPS Clerk 2019 Notification : 12000+ Vacancies

IBPS CLERK 2019 : State-Wise Vacancies List – 12,075 Vacancies

IBPS CLERK Prelims 2019 – Call Letter Released – Download Now

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