Indian Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has announced the dates for Clerk Examination to rope in aspiring candidates to various nationalized banks. It conducts online written examination every year to select candidates for banking jobs. Exams are scheduled for the month of December and the candidates are on the verge of final preparation. It is the time to get ready for the last minute preparations for the candidates that would help them to score well in the examinations. The candidates would have to prepare for the four consisting subjects equally which are of 200 marks. The total time to solve all the questions is two hours and time management thus becomes a crucial issue for the candidates to score well in the examination.
There are five subjects in the overall examination namely Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude/Numerical Ability, English Language, General Awareness and Computer Knowledge which carries equal marks in the IBPS Clerk examination. Numerical Ability paper tests the basic mathematical knowledge of the candidates and becomes quite tricky at times. It is a wise decision to move away from questions which causes trouble and takes a lot of time in the examination, to solve them later when you finish all the other questions that you are familiar with. The paper tests the basics of mathematical and quantitative knowledge of the candidates and questions related to decision making and basic mathematical operations are asked in general.
Preparation for Numerical Ability
The quantitative aptitude or the Numerical Ability section contains questions related to basic mathematical operations and those candidates having their basics clear can score well in the examination. It is quite a scoring paper where the candidates, having a clear knowledge and techniques of solving the problems in limited time can score really high. It helps in reaching the overall cut-off marks for the candidates as well. It carries varied questions related to algebra, trigonometry, profit loss, interest problems, Time and distance measurements, Percentage and ratios, number system, HCF & LCM, number series and many other. There are questions related to statistics carrying questions in bar graphs, line graphs, mensuration, data table probability etc.
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