Best Books for IBPS PO 2019
Updated on Sep 5, 2019 - 10:34 a.m. IST by Shristi Kirti

Best Books for IBPS PO 2019 - One of the best companions one can ever have are Books. Along with enriching you with diversified knowledge, books can help you to stand outstanding in various fields. If an individual comes in contact with a good book and possess it then it can be an everlasting enrichment to him. Thus, the books are very important in not only ensuring an overall development of an individual but also infuse social intellect. Similarly, to reach a goal, whether it is passing your school, college or getting a job, only books can sail your boat. Thus, a lot of aspirants solely rely on books to crack competitive exams like IBPS PO.

Thus, Careers360 is here with a detailed list of best books for IBPS PO. Candidates who have to appear for IBPS PO exam, must go through these best books to prepare for IBPS PO 2019 exam. By a meticulous study of these IBPS PO best books, candidates preparation can be up to the mark and their chances to crack the exam will be high.

According to the exam pattern of IBPS PO, the test is conducted in three stages - Prelims, Mains and Interview. Candidates can check below the sections in IBPS PO 2019 prelims and mains exam.

Stages of IBPS PO 2019 Exam

1. IBPS PO Exam Pattern - Prelims

  • Reasoning Ability

  • English Language

  • Quantitative Aptitude

2. IBPS PO Exam Pattern - Mains

  • Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

  • General/Economy/Banking Awareness

  • Data Analysis and Interpretation

  • English Language

Best Books for IBPS PO 2019

Choosing the best of the books is the most important thing before the candidates start preparing for the exam. In order to pick best books for IBPS PO 2019 can must keep the following points in mind:

  • Go through Quora to get books recommendation from experts

  • Read book reviews on the internet, magazines or newspapers

  • Pick books which are based on the lastest IBPS PO syllabus prescribed by IBPS.

Preparation Books for IBPS PO 2019

Candidates can go through the list of books below as per the sections from where the questions are asked in the exam

Best Books for IBPS PO - Reasoning Ability



A Modern approach Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning

B.S. Sijwali

Verbal Reasoning

R.S. Agarwal

A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal & Non Verbal

B.S. Sijwali

Logical reasoning

K. Kundan

Test of Reasoning

Pearson Publication

Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning

Kiran Publication

Lucent’s Reasoning


Analytical Reasoning

M.K Pandey

A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal

Arihant Publication

Best Books for IBPS PO 2019 - Quantitative Aptitude



Quantitative Aptitude Book

Wiley’s Publication

Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examination

The Pearson Guide

Teach Yourself Quantitative Aptitude

Arun Sharma

Rapid Quantitative Aptitude with Shortcuts & Tricks

Disha Publication

Aptitude Quantitative

Sarvesh Verma

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic

Rajesh Verma (Arihant Publication)

Quantitative Aptitude

Disha Experts

IBPS PO Books 2019 - English Language



Word Power Made Easy

Norman Lewis

English Grammar & Composition

Wren & Martin

Descriptive General English

S P Bakshi and Richa Sharma

Objective English for Competitive Examinations (5th Edition)

Hari Mohan Prasad, Uma Rani Sinha, Mcgraw Hill Education Publication

Essential Grammar In Use (3rd Edition)

Raymond Murphy, Cambridge University Press New Delhi

New Pattern English Language for SBI/IBPS Bank PO

Disha Experts

IBPS PO 2019 Mains Exam Preparation Books

Only those candidate who will qualify in the prelims exam of IBPS PO will able to take the mains exam. Candidates who qualify for the mains exam will have to then study General Awareness, Date Analysis and Interpretation, and Computer Aptitude.

IBPS PO Best Books 2019 - General Awareness



Guide to Banking General Awareness


Manohar Pandey Book

Arihant Publications

IBPS PO Best Books 2019 - Data Analysis and Interpretation



Data interpretation

Arun Sharma

Data Interpretation magical books series

BSC Publication

Best Books for IBPS PO - Computer Aptitude



Objective Computer Knowledge & Literacy

Kiran Publication

Computer Awareness

Arihant Publication

How to Prepare for IBPS PO 2019

In order to prepare for the IBPS PO exam, candidates must follow certain tips and tricks. It is very important for the candidates to be well off with their preparation so that they can easily crack the examination. The points below mentioned some of the tricks that will help the candidates to crack IBPS PO exam

  1. Know the exam pattern and the syllabus of the examination.

  2. Pick the best books containing all the topics required to study for the exam

  3. Prepare and maintain a study schedule

  4. Solve previous years question papers

  5. Take as many mock tests as possible

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Questions related to IBPS PO

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i was born in 26 February 2001 can i eligible for ibps po

Indrajit Gupta 11th Jan, 2020
Hello parul,
No, you are not eligible for apply IBPS PO. According to the rules, The minimum age of candidate should be 20 and maximum age should be 30. The candidate who born earlier than 1 august 2000 then He/ she can apply for IBPS PO 2020.
I hope this helpful for you.
Best wishes!!

Can we apply for IBPS 8th sem.. ?.. and i am afraiding that my university SDS is declaring result at mid of july

Parvathi Ramachandran 19th Dec, 2019

Greetings !!

Yes , you can definitely apply for both IBPS PO. The eligibility criteria for IBPS PO  with respect to educational qualification is that, a candidate must have done graduation in any discipline or equivalent qualification from a recognized university. Final year or final semester candidates are also eligible to apply, however, they can only apply provisionally. Candidate if called for interview, have to produce their passing mark sheet or proof of passing the graduation exam or the provisional certificate.  If any doubts, pls feel free to ask.

Wish You Good Luck !

Thank You !!


expected cutoff of IBPS PO mains

Ruchika Chauhan Expert 5th Dec, 2019


Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will release the cutoff of IBPS PO 2019 mains exam along wth its scorecard.

Go through the link below and check the previous year cutoff for reference

Good Luck!


Expected cutoff for IBPS PO MAINS 2019

Abhishek Kumar 5th Dec, 2019

Hi Uday,

This year IBPS has announced that there are 4336 vacancies in total for the post of Probationary Officers (PO). The original cut-off for the IBPS PO Mains 2019 exam will be announced soon but the expected cut-off for the exam is mentioned below that are based on various factors:

General - 57 to 62

OBC - 56 to 60

SC/ST - 52 to 55

PwD - 48 to 52

Please note that these are only expected cut-offs and are likely to change. The original cut-off will be nearby this range.


Analysis of IBPS PO MAINS 2019 exam of 30 Nov, 2019

Parvathi Ramachandran 5th Dec, 2019

Greetings !!

IBPS PO mains consist of 4 sections & Descriptive paper. Quant , Reasoning , General Awareness , English. Considering the difficulty level of the exam , various sites and channels predicted good attempts around 63 -66. If you have attempted around this, I strongly suggest you to start preparation for your next level. That is for your interview phase. If any doubts, pls feel free to ask !

Wish You Good Luck !

Thank You

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