There are thousands of books floating around for preparation of bank po and clerk exams conducted by IBPS through Common Written Exam (CWE). We, at thought of forming a list of the most relevant books for people preparing seriously for these exams. As you know, the common written exam for bank po and clerk test an individual in the following areas –
1) Reasoning (Verbal and Non-Verbal)
2) Quantitative Aptitude / Numerical Ability
3) English Language
4) General Awareness (with special focus on Banking industry)
5) Computer Knowledge

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1) Reasoning (Verbal and Non-Verbal)
2) Quantitative Aptitude / Numerical Ability
3) English Language
4) General Awareness (with special focus on Banking industry)
5) Computer Knowledge

Here is the selection of best books for each of the above areas. You can also buy these books from the flipkart website online at a decent discount.

1. Books on Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning

Verbal ReasoningNon-Verbal ReasoningCombined Edition

2. Quantitative Aptitude / Numerical Ability

3. Objective General English

4-5. General Awareness and Current Affairs

General Awareness and AffairsBanking General AwarenessComputer Awareness

These books have lot of techniques and questions from each of the sections so you can learn how to solve them. Once you learn the concepts well, we suggest to practice the full length tests so you can champion the time management during actual exam also. There are several books for full length tests as well. I am listing down 1 for bank po and 1 for bank clerk below.

Practice Book for IBPS Bank PO Exam

In EnglishIn Hindi

Practice Book for IBPS Bank Clerk Exam

In EnglishIn Hindi

Practice Previous year Papers Online (Visit Link):
IBPS Clerk Sample Paper
IBPS PO Sample Paper

We hope this list helps you in selecting the best books for your preparation. We wish you all the best for the preparation and wish a great career ahead.


  • jitu says:

    sir muje book karidana h please bataye kese.

  • prince says:

    the best practice set by kiran praksn.

  • sadhana dwivedi says:

    hi mere ibps cl me 134(gen) number he aur graduate me 54% mark he kya me andra bank and psb ka form dal sakti hu pls tell me

  • prof.subhash shahane says:

    I suggest IBPS clerk /PO students , to prepare well before cwe and score more in the exam. Normally 50 % marks should be obtained in each paper. In pune, SUMAN SCHOOL OF BANKING AND PRADEEP CLASSES, 408, Somwar peth, Near KEM hospital, behind shahau Garden, Gadge Maharaj road, pune 11,Mob.9561345129, Guiding students properly and accurately. Lot of students got jobs and many are trying in next exam. Besides this, Kiran Prakashan,delhi, books on IBPS Exam are very good and give student success.
    Best of luck students. Prof. subhash Shahane, Pune.

  • Mukesh tiwari says:

    I want to see my marks(ibps po)Held on 2012

  • prof.subhash shahane says:

    I found Kiran Prakashan pvt. ltd. patna books are very useful for CWE Bank clerk and Officers examination conducted by IBPS,Mumbai. I also recommend students or candidates to join Suman school of Banking, c/o. Pradeep Classes, 408, Somwar peth, Behind Shahu Garden and Nr. KEM hospital, pune 411011. Mob. 9561345129. All the best. Thanks.
    Prof. Subhash B. Shahane, Pune

  • ashok says:

    kiran publication is the best book.. and also for tamilnadu students SAM IAS ACADEMY in Tuticorin, Tirunelveli is best coaching centre for all bank exams. Here Karpagavinayagam( scored 201/250 in IBPS PO

  • prof.subhash shahane says:

    IBPS clerk CWE exam notification will come soon, All Graduates be ready for this. If any guidance required, Pl. contact: Suman school of Banking and pradeep classes, pune. Mob.9561345129

  • sandhya rushikesh pol says:

    Get ALL the IBPS Exam 2012 in my inbox.

  • Ashwini says:

    can anyone tell mi pls which books refer for IT officer scale I???

  • diya panday says:

    i”m final year btech studnt.. nd i wnt to apply ibps exam 4 the post of IT officer.. this yr .. bt i hv no experience.. bt i hv seen dat they only ask for one year experienced .. so cn i apply for this dat..without hving ny experience.. cz ds is ma final year… plz..if any1 knw dis rply me soon!!!!!!!

  • rinku says:

    which is d best book for ibps cwe clerical exam

  • Hajisha Nair says:

    Which is the best book for preparation of CWE IBPS Exam

  • poshan says:

    hi mughe koi bataiga ki ibps cwe me koun sa book useful hai please…..

  • saritha says:

    Sir, Can you please suggest a useful books for IT officer conducted by IBPS?

  • saritha says:

    can you pls suggest useful books for IBPS PO exams for Each section . kindly mention the author and publications?

  • SIVAKUMAR G says:

    sir what is the best book to read for professional knowlwdge for banks

  • sindhuja.sarikonda says:

    i sindhuja applied techinical officer scale-1 through offline.i got message to mobile from ibps.but i didn’t got mail.i did a mistake that the first day after registration i done payment in my application& fee is received by my registration is successful.please help me sir.
    phne no:9640377944

  • sindhuja.sarikonda says:

    sir please give solution to my problem.wheather fee is received by IBPS or not?is my registration successful.

  • Rajanikant taradale says:

    dear sir,
    Im doing ibps . Tell me which is best book to freshers(for PO)

  • manisha guru says:

    Sir plz tell me abut good institute for ssc in Delhi

  • ARUNA says:


    How can i get previous papers of CWE- RRb exam papers … Is there any book for that with solved papers… plz rply me…

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