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Books/Study Material recommended for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016

Books or Study Material recommended for IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2016

Overview:  IBPS conducts Common Recruitment Process once in a year for the recruitment of Clerks in Public sector banks. Based on the performance in the written test (Preliminary and MAINS Examination), the 19 participating banks recruit Clerks in their banks. Best Books and study material play a vital in the preparation of any exam. There are thousands of Books floating around for preparation of Bank Clerk Exam conducted by IBPS through Common Recruitment Process. So, choose the best one available in the market. The IBPS Clerical Prelims Exam is to be held in November/December 2016.


The structure of the Preliminary Examination which will be conducted ONLINE is as follows:

  • English Language
  • Numerical Ability
  • Reasoning Ability

Section wise Recommended Books for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016:

Name of
the Subject
Book Link to
Reasoning Section A Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning

Author: R. S. Agarawal

Quantitative Aptitude  Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations

Author: R. S. Agarawal


Author: R. S. Agarawal

Complete Guide for IBPS Clerk IBPS Bank Clerk (Common Written Examination) : Success Master 5th Edition (English, Paperback, Arihant Experts)

Publisher: Arihant


Here is the selection of best books for each of the above sections:

English Language –>

Name of the Book Author Publisher Link (To buy the book)
Objective English for Competitive Examinations Hari Mohan Prasad, Uma Rani Sinha Tata McGraw – Hill Education (2009) click here
Objective General English 22nd Edition R. S. Aggarwal, Vikas Aggarwal S. Chand Publisher (2011) click here
Objective English 4 Edition Edgar Thorpe Pearson (2011) click here

 Numerical Ability –>

Name of the Book Author Publisher Link (To buy the book)
Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examinations 17th Edition R. S. Aggarwal S. Chand Publishing (2012) click here
Magical Book On Quicker Maths 3 Edition M Tyra BSC Publishing (2013) click here
Quantitative Aptitude Test N. K. Singh Upkar Prakashan (2008)

 Reasoning Ability –>

Name of the Book Author Publisher Link (To buy the book)
A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Revised Edition R. S. Aggarwal Publisher: S.Chand Publishing (2012) click here
A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Non-Verbal 1st Edition BS Sijwali, Indu Sijwal Arihant Publications (2011) click here
The Hand on Guide to Analytical Reasoning and Logical Reasoning Peeyush Bhardwaj Arihant (2012) click here

Above listed books have lot of questions from each of the sections so you can learn how to solve all kind of questions without any difficulty. Once you learn all the concepts well, below are the books to practice the full length tests.

You can refer the below book for full length tests:

Name of the Book

Author Publisher

Link (To buy the book)

Bank Clerical Solved Papers For IBPS Bank Clerk For 20 Public Sector Banks CWE Exam Previous Years Solved Papers With ExplanationsEnglish Kiran Prakashan Kiran Prakashan click here
IBPS – Bank Clerk Recruitment Examination : Solved Papers (English) 4th Edition Arihant Experts Arihant click here

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All the best Guys. .!!

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