Best Books for IBPS PO 2019
Shristi Kirti, 05 Sep 2019, #IBPS PO

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 have finished my bachelors degree in anaesthesia am i elilgible for IBPS

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 17th Oct, 2019


Yes, Bachelor's Degree in Anaesthesia in  three year undergraduate program and as per eligibility criteria of IBPS candidate needs to passed graduation in any discipline from a recognized university, so you definitely fulfill its eligibility criteria.


For IBPS PO 2019 and IBPS Clerk , EWS Certificate for which financial year is required? 2018-19 or 2019-20?

Piyush Dixit 9th Oct, 2019

Candidates who are applying for IBPS PO and Clerk should be noted that EWS Certificate will be required for the income of the financial year prior to the year of application. Hence 2018-19 is the year for which certificate is required


how many question to attend to qualify prelims

Ankhi Banerjee 23rd Sep, 2019


In IBPS PO prelims, there are a total of 100 questions each carrying 1 mark. In preliminary exam, there are 30 questions in english, 35 questions in quantitative aptitude and 35 questions in reasoning ability. There is a sectional cut-off in all the 3 sections which you will need to qualify separately as well as the overall cutoff. As a result of this, every year the cut-off changes. In 2018, the cut-off was 56.75 for general, 55.50 for OBC, 49.25 for SC and 41.75 for ST category. So try to solve correctly more number of questions as there is a negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer.


Sir/madam Can final year B.Tech students apply for ibps Po and clerk 2019 or not?????

Piyush Dixit 18th Sep, 2019

Hello Vishnu

Yes final year student can apply for IBPS PO and Clerk exam as you have to produce the documents while final stage of exam. Candidates who plan to appear in the exam should check the eligibility criteria of IBPS exam 2019.


i got 46% marks in graduation and i belong from general category. am i eligible for the exam or not?

Supriya Kumari 11th Sep, 2019


To appear for IBPS PO exam, there is no minimum percentage required. Candidates who have a bachelor's degree in any stream can apply for IBPS PO. Know more about IBPS PO Eligiblity Criteria here.

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