How to crack IBPS Clerk 2022 Exam in 1st Attempt? A sure shot strategy for Selection

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

How to crack IBPS Clerk 2022 Exam in 1st Attempt: As the IBPS Clerk prelims exam approaches soon the preparation strategy for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2022 covers the tips and tricks for reasoning, quantitative aptitude, the English section that are asked in this exam.

No doubt there has been a drastic change in the level of the IBPS Clerk Exam in the past few years. It is important for each candidate to pen down a full-proof strategy to crack the IBPS Clerk prelims exam in the first attempt.


Candidates must be preparing hard to crack this examination while a few must be looking for useful tips to prepare each section. You all have to work on your weak areas, mistakes that you make, and other things are needed to be improved. For this, we have launched the IBPS Clerk Advanced course for the aspirants who are targeting the IBPS Clerk exam this year.

To aid you in your journey to become the IBPS Clerk in the year 2022, we have written this article to provide you with the Preparation Strategy for the IBPS Clerk exam 2022. If you follow the correct strategy to the end your will surely can crack the IBPS Clerk Exam easily.

IBPS Clerk Preparation Tips 2022 

1. Strong command of the basics of each section

  • First and foremost, build a strong grasp on the conceptual knowledge of each topic of all three sections. Understand the chapters one by one.  You have enough time in hand to get the conceptual clarity of each chapter. 
  • Once you are thorough with the concepts, start practicing questions. More questions you solve, the better speed, accuracy, and concept clarity you will achieve.

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2. The best approach is to do section-wise planning, focus on your strengths and weakness and work on them accordingly

3. Solve the questions first in which you are more confident. If you are good at solving questions of the number series, then attempt this topic first, or if you are an expert in Error Spotting or Puzzle/Seating arrangement then, start with these topics. This will give you a lot of confidence and fetch you maximum score in minimum time.

Keeping this thing in mind, we are below sharing a section-wise strategy to help you further in your exam preparation.

How to Prepare Numerical Ability for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2022:

  • Quantitative aptitude is the toughest part and you need to have hands-on practice to clear the same. Start with a Quantitative Aptitude Quiz
  • It is conducted to test your mental ability and how your calculations and basics are as per your school studies.
  • You should be well versed with the calculations and tricks to solve the questions.
  • Few important topics are like Data Interpretation, Quadratic Equation, Number Series, Data Sufficiency, Simplification/Approximation, Mensuration, Profit and Loss, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Time and Work, Mixture problems, Quadratic equation, Pie Chart, Mixed Graph, Line Graph, Bar Graph, Probability, etc.
  • Just plan your schedule accordingly so that you can cover all topics. 
  • If you are weak or average in this section then you should practice questions daily.
  • Daily analyze your mistakes and try to seek help from the topics you are weak in.
  • Practice those topics again with a different approach.
  • Solve those questions first in which you feel you are strong to boost your solving skills.

To help in your preparation, we recommend you attempt our daily quizzes of the other 2 sections. The links are provided below:

IBPS Clerk English Language Preparation Tips

Undoubtedly, many candidates are weak and below average in the English section and feel worried while attempting this section. But if you prepare well, this section can prove to be the most scoring in the exam. It is important to note that the level of Questions in the English section will be easy and you can easily attempt 25+ questions in the exam.

Try to practice questions from each topic daily to acquire proficiency in this section. Analyze your attempt after practicing it and do not repeat the same mistake during the exam.

Study Notes For the English Language

IBPS Clerk Reasoning Ability Preparation Tips

Many of you have good command over this section. This section is considered one of the scoring sections in the exam. You can attempt as well as score high in this section if you manage to answer maximum questions with 100% accuracy.

Before approaching this section, always make sure that don’t waste your time attempting lengthy and confusing questions. Just attempt all the easy questions first and then move to the next section.

Start with those questions which are not lengthy and which appear easy to you. It is always a good idea to attempt the Reasoning section in the following order:

(i) Syllogism – Level (Easy)
(ii) Inequalities – Level (Easy)
(iii) Coding-decoding – Level (Easy)
(iv) Miscellaneous Questions – Level (Moderate )
(v) Linear Arrangement – Level (Moderate )
(vi) Circular Seating Arrangement – Level (Moderate )
(vii) Puzzle – Level (Moderate)
(viii) Input-Output – (Moderate)

Study Notes For Reasoning Ability

Strategy to Crack IBPS Clerk Prelims 2022

Here are some tips to help you boost your performance in IBPS Clerk Exam 2022-

1. A fast approach to achieve success in the IBPS Clerk Prelims exam is to find and attempt easy questions first. You will be in a safer zone if you can get yourself 21 to 27 marks in each section.

2. Each question needs a certain time to get solved, the ratio of the question to time allotted in the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam is less than 1. Thus, skip all the time-consuming questions and do them later when you are sure that you have attempted as many easy and scoring questions as you could have.

3. Time Management is very important, especially for the Preliminary. Give more and more mocks, to practice giving mocks within in defined time limit.

4. Solve all the previous years’ solved papers and practice them properly. This will familiarize you with the exam pattern.

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