The IBPS Probationary Officer holds the most prestigious and highly respectable position in banking bodies. Now-a-days, Bank PO as a career is the much preferred career option for young graduates and IBPS Recruitment Exam is the gateway to this job destination. However, becoming an IBPS PO is not that easy as the difficulty level of this exam increases every year. If we talk about IBPS PO Exam 2017, only around 8000 vacant seats are available and lakhs of aspirants are going to appear in the exam. So the candidates need to prepare so brilliantly that they can beat up their competitors and notch up the top scores in the exam. The official website has released the tentative dates for IBPS PO Recruitment 2017. Preliminary Exam will be held on 07.10.17, 08.10.17, 14.10.17 and 15.10.17. Main Examination will be conducted on 26.11.17. Candidates need to be well prepared for IBPS Exam. Below are the preparation tips to crack IBPS PO 2017 Exam: Prepare a daily schedule to accomplish your preparation goals and stick to it! Prepare a schedule, divide the topics to be learned, assign a particular time duration to topic and also set time for revision. Follow this schedule strictly. Assign Deadlines to yourself and try your best to meet them. Spend almost 7-8 hours daily on your studies and take each section one by one. For better time management, you can take General Awareness Section in the morning hours and save your noon time for practicing Math questions. For smart study, you can take help of short tricks and formulas to solve the questions. To make your practice more effective, take help of IBPS PO Previous Years Question Papers . This is the smartest way to practice for the exam as you get to know the exact format of questions that come in the question paper. IBPS General Awareness Section consists most of the questions from Current Affairs and Banking Awareness . So Read them on daily basis. To become stronger in IBPS English , you can start reading English Newspapers and Novels, watch English Movies and TV Shows. Also make it a habit to speak in English while talking with your friends or family. IBPS Computer Knowledge Section consists questions from basic computer terms and terminologies . So focus on gaining the basic computer knowledge! You can also take help of online learning!