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The IBPS SO Prelims Exam is scheduled to take place on 30th & 31st December 2017. The exams are around the corner & you have less than 3 weeks to prepare for the IBPS SO Prelims (https://testbook.com/ibps-so) exam. At this time you need focus study in order to make it to the Mains. Therefore we are providing you 20 Days IBPS SO Study Schedule for Prelims. This IBPS SO Study plan covers all the important topics that you need to cover to clear the SO Prelims cut off. Let’s quickly have a look at the IBPS SO Exam pattern. You can also download this article as PDF. Download This As PDF (https://testbook.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/20-Days-IBPS-SO-

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IBPS SO Prelims Syllabus 2017 Before making any study plan, it is very important that you should know the detailed syllabus. It will help you to know the weightage of each topic & type of questions asked. In the IBPS SO Study Schedule, the topic carrying more weightage are place at the starting. IBPS SO Syllabus - Prelims (https://testbook.com/blog/ibps-so-syllabus/) Before getting to the IBPS SO study plan, firstly go through the expected as well as previous years IBPS SO cut offs. IBPS SO Cut Off (https://testbook.com/blog/official-ibps-so-cut-off/)

Highlights of IBPS SO Study Schedule – Prelims 2017 This IBPS SO study plan for Prelims has been designed keeping in mind that only 20 days are left for the exam. It covered all the important topics that you could easily complete in this time. Keep one thing noted that IBPS SO Prelims is only qualifying in nature. Its marks are not added in the final merit list. So you have to only clear the sectional & overall cut off marks. 1. Topics carrying more weightage in the exam are placed higher above in the schedule. 2. You can easily achieve the targets set for each day. We have not set any unrealistic goals for you. 3. You can give time to the topics according to your weak & strong areas. 4. After understanding the concept of topics as mentioned in the study plan, you have to also attempt the short quizzes based on that. 5. After studying for the 10 days, you have to start attempting the full Mock Test so, that you can figure out the best time management strategy for yourself. 6. This is how you need to divide your time:


Time Allocation

Quantitative Aptitude (Mini Quizzes & Short Speed Test)

1 hr

English Language (Mini Quizzes & Short Speed Test)

1 hr

Reasoning (Mini Quizzes & Short Speed Test)

1 hr

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1 hr

Mock Analysis

1 hr

20 Days IBPS SO Study Schedule 2017 The subjects are colour coded as follows: English Language: Blue Quantitative Aptitude: Green Reasoning Ability: Pink Attempt Mock Test: Red


English Language

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning Ability

Days/ Time

1 Hr

1 Hr

1 Hr


Revision of Basic Grammar Rule

Simplification & Approximation, Practice fast Calculation Tricks

Syllogism, Inequalities

Blood Relation, Direction & Distance, Coding Decoding


Error Spotting

Percentage, Average, Ratio & Proportion


Sentence Improvement

Number Series


Cloze Test

Quadratic Equations


Sentence Completion

Reading Comprehension

Data Interpretation – Pie Chart – Line Graph – Bar Graph – Tabular Graph – Mixed of any two (mentioned till now)

Para Jumble

Profit & Loss, Discount, Dishonest Dealings

Fill in the Blanks

6 7 8 9 10

Linear Arrangement

Circular Arrangement

Order & Ranking (Basic Concept & Puzzle Qs ) Machine Input Output

Start Attempting 1 Full Mock Daily from Now Onwards Odd sentence out



Time & Work Scheduling Speed Time & Distance

Error Spotting


Interest Double Lineup


Phrase Replacement

Mixtures Problems


Single Filler

Problem on Ages


Cloze Test



Word Association Pair

Verbal Reasoning

Data Sufficiency


Reading Comprehension


Para Jumble


Phrase & Idioms

Data Sufficiency

Analytical Decision Making Practice & Attempt Mock Test


We hope you find this IBPS SO Study Schedule useful for your preparation. Note that, you can tweak the table according to your strong & weak areas and the time that you can practically devote daily. Also, mere following this table is not going to suffice. You have to take mock tests regularly and based on that evaluate your performance. Here are some more articles that will boost your preparation level;

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