Important Tips to Crack Quantitative Aptitude Section in Upcoming SBI PO Prelims 2017:
Dear Readers, We all knew that SBI is conducting Online Examination for the Recruitment of PO cadre for which the exam was scheduled from 29th April onwards. To secure good marks and qualify in SBI PO Prelims 2017, here we are providing a proper study plan on how to crack Quantitative Aptitude section in SBI PO Prelims 2017.
The quantitative aptitude section is incorporated in almost every exam. It basically evaluates a candidate’s numerical ability and problem solving skills. As the quantitative aptitude section comprises of equal weightage of marks, you must start off your preparation with it.
In the following segment we are going to plan the overall strategy about how to prepare for SBI Quantitative Aptitude section.
Analyse the Exam Syllabus and the Time left for Preparation
The first and foremost step to follow is to make a list of the topics that are a part of the syllabus and allot specific time periods for the preparation of each. Try to finish of the preparation in the set time limit. Mark the topics that you full knowledge of. In this way, no topics will be left out and you will have sufficient time to pay individual attention to each topic.
The syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude consists of the following topics:
1) Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Pie Chart, Table Graph, Cumulative Bar Graph, Radar Graph, Caselet, Missing DI)
2) Number Series
3) Simplification and Approximation
4) Quadratic Equation/Inequality
5) Miscellaneous Topics:
· Problems on Ages
· Ratio and Proportion
· Profit and Loss
· Problems on Trains
· Time& Work and Work& Wages
· Pipes and Cisterns
· Boats and Streams
· Allegation or Mixtures
· Simple Interest
· Compound Interest
· Probability, Permutation and Combination
· Data Sufficiency
Note: We have provided a separate E-book on Application Problems you can also make use of it, download link was given below.
This is the most scoring topic in Quants Section of SBI PO. However you are practicing, you can able to score good marks and leads to the front of any other Aspirants. Understanding the questions and the Calculation time you are spending on the questions is matters a lot in this exam. You are required to answer each question in faster and also in more accuracy.
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Memorize Shortcut Techniques, Formulae and Tables
Lot of formulas and lengthy calculations are present in solving aptitude questions. So, to increase your speed and save time, practice a lot of shortcut techniques and use them while solving questions.
Try to memorize formulae, tables, common conversions, squares and cubes to escalate your promptness to solve. This is the best technique to help you prepare for SBI PO Prelims Quantitative Aptitude section.
Note: We have given the important Aptitude Shortcuts and Mind Tricks in the link given below, make use of it.
Prepare your own strategy to tackle the exam with ease:
You need to have two types of strategies which involves in preparation and at the time of exam:
Strategy for preparation: During the preparation stage, ensure that you focus on your weak areas and also develop better competency in terms of speed and accuracy in those parts where you are already strong. Make a To-Do list and set a target for each topic to be completed in Aptitude section. Like a famous quote resembles below
As that of we have to get ideas on what are mistakes you had done during practice and make a healthy preparation plan to increase your efficiency.
Strategy during the exam: Since the time is short, you should be aware of the components which you are most comfortable with. So attempt those first. If you are good at Quant Section, then it is always preferable to start with this section, so that you can attempt maximum questions without any hesitation and manage to clear the sectional cut-off even it can leads to clear Overall- Cut-off. Further, it is advisable to not to take much time for one question and the questions should be solved according to their merit. In fact, the topic-oriented scheme can be useful for problem solving. Remember not to devote more than necessary time for this section as you have to clear the sectional cut-offs for other sections too.
Practice and Solve Mock Tests/Previous Year’s Papers
For scoring well in this subject, one needs to practice as many tests as possible to solve problems accurately in less time. Also, speed matters a lot in this subject, so practice a lot to improve speed. Attempt the mock tests similar to the final exam. This will give you a fair objective assessment of your preparation. Analyse the weak areas and concentrate more on those while preparing and try to avoid the same mistakes in next Mock Tests.
Note: We have provided the links of Previous Year Papers and Practice Mock Test Series Below, Kindly Make use of it.
Overview for tackle Quants Section:
· First of all, learn the concepts thoroughly.
· Take the mock tests and analyze your solving speed. In SBI PO Exam, Solving speed matters a lot. You can also get free mock test series in our mock site: mock.ibpsguide.in
· Concentrate on those topics in which you are weak. And try to work out on it very efficiently.
· Do practice daily so that you can maintain your speed and accuracy.
· The more you do practice for Quants section, the more benefits you will get. In result, you get accuracy and a better problem-solving speed.
· Always try to solve questions within the time limit.
Give a best in your Exam guys. We IBPSGUIDE team wishes you All the Best.