Success Story Bank PO – Mr. Akhilesh Rawat

In this post I am going to provide you Success Story of Mr. Akhilesh Rawat. Mr. Rawat has got selection as a Probationary Officer in Canara Bank. He has got selection through recently completed IBPS PO CWE 5. You can go through the success story of Mr. Akhilesh Rawat in his own words.

Success Story of Mr. Akhilesh Rawat

Success Story

Success Story

Hello everyone I am Akhilesh Rawat, a B.Sc. graduate from Dehradun. Today I would like to share my IBPS PO CWE 5 preparation technique.

I started my preparation from July 2015 keeping IBPS PO CWE5 as my only target. I didn’t appear for IBPS RRB or any IBPS clerical paper.

I made a time schedule for preparation at home in which I devoted

2 hours = Newspaper reading (8-10 am)

2 hours= Math (10:30-12:30 pm)

1:30 hours for reasoning (1-2:30 pm)

1 hour (7-8) to revise daily GK quiz and monthly GK digest.

1 hour (8-9) for my English grammar on weekdays and on weekends. I prepared my computer notes from Arihant computer book, also solved computer quizzes on internet.

I also did running to maintain my physical fitness and improved concentration. Besides this I also developed reading habit for novels from 10-11.

For prelims I made strategy of 22-24-14 min for reasoning quant and English. My prelims score was 59.75 and my attempts were 64.

From October 2015 I started solving mock tests. Mock test were very lucid and difficulty level matched up to mains level. I also referred other mocks to get more practice. Morning time was utilized in mocks. And evening time I utilized in revising GK and computer.

Mains strategy

Time allocation

Gk + computer = 12 minutes

English = 28 minutes

Reasoning= 40 minutes

Quant= 40 minutes

And by this sequence I attempted all sections.

Mathematics should be attempted at last as per my opinion as Maths needs calm and relaxed mind. So once you finish all sections you are likely to prevent silly mistakes and make hurry thus leading you to a handsome score in mains.

I was confident for not only qualifying but also with a good score.

So I started preparing interview notes from November 2015. Being a science graduate it was an ABC journey for me to prepare banking concepts. I prepared notes and revised the moment I noted and I did mirror practice and my friends took my mock interviews.

My mains score + interview helped me to secure Canara bank my first preference.

A suggestion I would like to give to all aspirants is don’t worry at all when u get stuck in any questions as all question carry same marks. So quickly move to next.

I would like to thank all the other teachers, my parents, didi and friends who made me capable to clear exam with such an ease. Thanks a lot to all of you for your invaluable guidance.

Analysis: You can see that Mr. Akhilesh Rawat has prepared with full dedication and commitment. He had a clear strategy and plan in his mind for the preparation. He studied for almost 7-8 hours on a daily basis and paid attention towards all sections. He also planned well for the time management for each section. Overall it was a very good attempt and success. I wish Mr. Rawat all success in his career. If you also have a success story to share you can send the same to us. If you have any question from Mr. Akhilesh Rawat you can ask which he will love to reply.


  1. Reshma says:

    How to prep for quant and reasoning? Wch book to refer for any PO exams

    • I think every book is same overall,so its better to study any book of r s agrawal and rest depends upon ur practice and self study

    • I think every book is same overall,so its better to study any book of r s agrawal and rest depends upon ur practice and self study,we can’t fully depend upon a book, I teach maths and reasoning ,though I am graduate with eng

  2. Alpana kumari says:

    How to prepare the g.k and from where to start and how to start???Please give me some suggestion.

  3. my weakness is computer and english how can i improve it?
    And while reading newspaper what are the basic points which I need to focus?
    and from where can I get the knowledge of financial and bankig awareness.
    plzz suggest…….

  4. Have you joined any coaching classes or self study and from which book you practice maths nd reasoning

  5. Rangoli Srivastava says:

    Hello Sir… Please give me some tips for cracking ibps 2016… Which will be held in october…

  6. Apoorva Choudhary says:

    Hello Mr. Akhilesh!
    First of all congratulations for your success.
    I have problems mostly in puzzle section, it takes a lot of time. In quant I hardly manage to solve a question in a minute however I have been practicing for it for last year, so please give me some guidelines related to it.
    which monthly magazines should I prefer for current Gk ?

  7. ADITYA says:

    Sir aap ne coaching bhi join kiya tha kya

  8. saroj chauhan says:

    English..reasoning ..banking k liye kon se book pdni chiye

  9. ank shukla says:

    sir kya hme computer ki taiyari pre dene k bad suru karni chahiye ag computer ek ratne wala term h

  10. Which newspaper we have to follow

  11. keshav aggarwal says:

    I have a problem in memorizing the current affairs tell me some trick how can i do so

  12. masum rja says:

    I m prepare for banking examination how to crack exam

  13. firstly congratulations on your success. may i know you have prepared only at home or else you took coaching from any institute???

  14. elabrith deb says:

    For clerk or po post for banking sector ,which magazine Should be follow? Or which book should be follow for practice for all the sections?

  15. Harvinder says:

    Sir SBI k liye koi best book dass dyo


    dada,bank ka liya gk app kaha se porte ho??or online test kon site acha hayy??aur math hum kaha se practice karenga..

  17. Akshay Ajmera says:

    Hello Akhilesh.. many congrats for being selected as PO.. your strategy is truly great to prepare for these exams.. my question is actually my one confusion.. could you please tell me Working as a PO is satisfactory or not for those who are looking for typical government job schedule… u know what I m trying to ask! 🙂

  18. Hello sir….this is Monika I want to become a po but my maths is not good can u give me any reference of book or site where can I study it in easy language or I have also problm in syllogs I m very confused in it…can u give my any suggestion

  19. ABHINANDAN says:

    Have u clear in 1st attempt.

  20. Ritu Sharma says:

    Sir..can you tell me…for GK which magazine is best

  21. Ashutosh says:

    Hello Webmaster,
    There was no contact page on this website so i thought to drop an comment.
    Your website is all about bank exams. I have some videos that i have published on youtube for free. Its complete aptitude and reasoning. I was wondering if it was possible for you to embed those videos on your site?

  22. Rekha Shil says:

    Many congrats. To you Akhilesh…plz suggest books for all section nd how to prepare for it.

  23. krishna yadav says:

    Hello sir……My weaknesses points r meths and English.. Can u give me suggestion to improve it and get good score to pass ibps6 clerk exam

  24. Hi Sir,

    Please Give me Your Suggestions how to Start Preparation. I Working as a Software Engineer in One of the MNC Company

  25. MOHD YASEEN says:

    Tell me name of good books to crack IBPS exam.

  26. CHETNA SONI says:

    sir/madam i’m chetna i’m self preparing for bank po exam 2016 .my problem is reasoning topic MACHINE INPUT OUTPUT n i can solve simpley 3 to 4 types of questions but some question high difficulty level ( sbi po) is level k question ka main ligic hi ni samajh pa ri hu so please healp me and suggest me best way for solving my problem or best source high level question with solution please i’ll realy thankfull to u ……. if you suggest me wayyy…………

    • Administrator says:

      study from Banking services chronicle monthly magazines, they are good for high level reasoning practice.

  27. DAYA SAGAR says:

    meri weakness mathematics or english h kya kru plz guide me

  28. Meghesh sharma says:

    Sir i have much problem in ga section
    I do not get passing marks in ga section
    So plz help me and tell me that
    What book i prefer to score 35 marks
    Plzzzzz help me

  29. shourya saini says:

    plz suggested me best eng. grammer book

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