How to Prepare Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS PO 2022?

Safalta Expert Published by: Kirti Singh Updated Sat, 06 Aug 2022 04:31 AM IST


Are you preparing for IBPS PO or any other banking exam and have any doubt in Quantitative Aptitude, you can read this full article for a complete preparation strategy, study plan, know the important topics, marking schemes, best books, etc.

Quantitative Aptitude is an essential part of the IBPS PO examination. Preparing the basics first is the key to success and it will help to make your base strong. Proper strategies and preparation planning will help the candidate score well in the Quantitative Aptitude. The most important thing you should keep in your mind during preparation is accuracy and speed. Moreover, if the candidate is knowing IBPS PO Preparation Tips and shortcuts, it can speed up the calculations well.

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Also, quantitative aptitude is a high-scoring subject if it is prepared well. Hence, it's important to have complete knowledge of the syllabus, it will help you to make a proper strategy. In this article, we will be discussing How to Prepare Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS PO? It consists of a complete strategy, study plan, tips, and tricks that will help a candidate to score well in the Quantitative Aptitude section of IBPS PO and other banking exams.

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Important Topics to Focus on in Quantitative Aptitude
How to Start Preparation?
What’s the Next Step?
Best Books for Quantitative Aptitude

Important Topics to Focus on in Quantitative Aptitude:

It is important to first focus on the important topics in quantitative aptitude for IBPS PO. The topics which are asked more in the exam can help to score well in exam. Hence below are some important topics to be covered under this section and the number of questions asked in the IBPS PO Exam:
Topics No. of Questions asked
Data Interpretation 10 - 15
Number System 3 - 5
Simplification 3 - 5
Average 1 - 2
Profit and Loss 1 - 2
Simple Interest 1 - 2
Ratio Proportion 3 - 4
LCM, HCF 1 - 2
Speed, Time, Work & Distance 3 - 5
Miscellaneous 10 - 15
Age Problem 2 - 3
Quadratic Equation 3 - 5
Permutation, Combination & Probability 3 - 5

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How to Start Preparation?

  • Go Through Complete Syllabus: Knowing the syllabus will help you to understand which topic you have to focus on. Also, you will be clear with what you have to study whatnot. It will save you time and will help you to make a proper preparation plan.
  • Make your Base Strong: To start your preparation for IBPS PO Quantitative Aptitude you need to start from the basics, theoretical concepts, equations, formulas. This will help you solve the questions accurately within time. Basics play a vital role in strengthening speed and accuracy. Clear all your concepts so that it will be easier to solve typical questions.
  • Solve Chapter wise questions:  After clearing the basics it's important to start practicing chapter-wise questions. Solve questions of all the difficulty levels. Chapter-wise question solving of different types will help you to know the type of questions from all the sections. Moreover, you will get command over the types of questions asked.
  • Practice as much as you can:  Practice is an integral part of Quantitative Aptitude. Hence, practice as much as you can, it will improve your speed and accuracy and by practicing different types of questions you will get confidence.
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What’s the Next Step?

  • Start Practicing Question Papers & Mock Tests:  Once, you complete your chapter-wise practicing, it's time to practice the previous year's question paper and Mock Test. It will help to get your speed and accuracy. Also, it will help to know all your strengths and weaknesses.
  • Work on Time Management:  Start working on time management. It will help you to attempt a maximum number of questions in the examination. It is one of the important things for getting good marks in quantitative aptitude.
  • Always do Revision:  Do not ever neglect revision, always revise your previous chapters. Do ten questions daily from different topics. It will help you to revise the previous chapters easily. Doing the revision will always make your preparation strong.
  • Be Confidence:  Being confident is another key to success. Confidence will help you to solve questions more easily. Don’t be nervous during the examination because you can’t solve even the questions you know if you are nervous.

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Best Books for Quantitative Aptitude:

Selecting the best study material is also important for quantitative aptitude preparation. Hence, below are the best books for the preparation of Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS PO:
Best Books for Quantitative Aptitude Author/Publication
Quantitative Aptitude Book Wiley’s Publication
Quantitative Aptitude For Competitive Examination The Pearson Guide
Rapid Quantitative Aptitude with Shortcuts & Tricks Disha Publication
SmartBook by Testbook Testbook/S.Chand
Teach Yourself Quantitative Aptitude Arun Sharma
Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Rajesh Verma (Arihant Publication)
Quantitative Aptitude Disha Experts
Sarvesh Verma
Data Interpretation magical books series BSC Publication
Data interpretation Arun Sharma

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