IBPS PO Exam: Quantitative Aptitude-Tips and Strategies

Oct 1, 2013 13:13 IST

Institute of Banking & Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Common Written Examination (CWE) for Recruitment to the post of Probationary Officers in Public Sector Banks throughout the country. The question paper for CWE PO Exam includes 5 Sections, which includes Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry, English Language, and Computer Knowledge. Each section contains 40 objective type questions with 5 options.

The expert team of jagranjosh.com has come up with section wise tips and strategies for the candidates to make them strong for exam. Some tips and strategies for Quantitative Aptitude Section are mentioned below.

• Quantitative Aptitude section generally includes questions from topic like Simplification, Approximation, Data Analysis and Interpretation, Work and Time, Partnership, Simple and Compound Interest, Mensuration, Permutation, and Combination, Data Sufficiency
• Knowledge of Basic  Mathematics from class VI to XII is required for QA Section of IBPS PO Exam
• The candidates should know the basic rules applied in each chapter.
• By heart learning of formulas and their application would be perfect way to solve many questions
• Basic calculation and approximation concept should be strong as they directly drive the candidate to right option
• More and More Practice of Model Questions and Previous Year Questions will be very helpful for the candidates in scoring well in the exam.

Chapterwise Importance of Topics in IBPS PO Exam

Important Chapter Guidelines for IBPS PO 2013 : Quantitative Aptitude

Chapter

Importance

Number System

High

Number Series

High

Percentage Partnership and Share

High

Simplification and Approximation

High

Average

Low

Ratio, Proportion & Alligation

Low

Time & Work

Low

Profit, Loss & Discount

High

Simple Interest and Compound Interest

Low

Time, Distance and Speed

Low

Permutation and Combination & Probability

High

Data Interpretation-Table Charts

High

Data Interpretation-Bar Graph

High

Data Interpretation-Line Graph

High

Data Interpretation-Pie Charts

High

Data Interpretation-Caselets

High

Data Interpretation-Miscellaneous Graphs

High

Mensuration

Low

Note : Prepared on the basis of questions asked in previous year papers

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