Quantitative Aptitude is a very imporant and integral section of various competitive exams in the country. These questions are asked to test the analytical and logical skills of a candidates along with their ability to solve algebric questions. In most of the competitive exams the pattern of the exam is such that candidates have to solve these questions in a limited amount of time. Each question must be solved within one minute. To clear the exam and score well, it is mandatory that candidates practice as much as possible and understand the concepts clearly.
Quantitative Aptitude: Exams
There are various exams which comprise of questions from Quantitative Aptitude. Those exam are as follows:
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- RRB JE-First Stage CBT
- RRB NTPC
- RRB ALP
- RBI Grade – B
- RBI Assistant Stage I
- RBI Assistant Stage II
- IBPS PO Prelims
- IBPS PO Mains
- IBPS Clerk Prelims
- IBPS Clerk Mains
- IBPS SO Prelims
- IBPS RRB Prelims (Office Assistants)
- IBPS RRB Mains (Office Assistants)
- IBPS RRB Prelims (Scale I Officers)
- IBPS RRB Mains (Scale I Officers)
- IBPS RRB General Banking Officers(Scale I)
- IBPS RRB Specialist Cadres (Scale II)
- IBPS RRB Scale III Officers
- SSC CGL Tier 1
- SSC JE Paper 1
- SSC GD
- SSC CPO Paper 1
- SBI PO Prelims
- SBI PO Mains
- SBI Clerk Prelims
- SBI Clerk Mains
Each of these exams are highly competitive and require accuracy and speed for you to score well above the cut off.
Quantitative Aptitude: Topics
There are various topics in Quantitative Aptitude which are a part of the syllabus of the above mentioned exams. These topics are extremely important and candidates should have good command over these topics to score well. Topics under quantitative aptitude are as follows:
- Alligations are Mixtures
- Averages, Mean, Median and Mode
- Boats and Strems
- Chain rule
- Data Interpretation
- Games and Races
- Heights and distances
- Number Series
- LCM and HCF
- Linear Equations
- Number theory
- Number System – Fractions, Decimals
- Permutation and Combinations
- Pipes and Cisterns
- Points, lines and angles
- Profit and Loss
- Quadratic Equations
- Ratio and Proportions
- Remainder theorem and unit digit
- Sets and Venn Diagrams
- Simple and Compound Interest
- Speed, Distance and Time
- Stocks and shares
- Data Sufficiency
- Surds, Indices, Exponents, and Powers
- Surface area
- Time and Work
- Work and Wages
Candidates should ensure that they understand these topics well and practice good number of questions from these topics to score well in various competitive exams.
If you are preparing for competitive exams, then you can check questions related to the following topics of Quantitative Aptitude section and practice them.
Quantiative Aptitude: Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Is Quantitative Aptitude section tough?
A. Quantitative Aptitude section is not tough as such provided you practice a lot of questions and have conceptual clarity. It is lengthy and there are time constraints which make this section challanging.
Q. What are the exams in which questions from Quantitative Aptitude section are asked?
A. Questions from Quantitative Aptitude section are asked in RRB, SSC, RBI and other banking exams such as those conducted by IBPS and SBI.
Q. How should I prepare for Quantitative Aptitude section?
A. You should check the syllabus of the exam and identify important topics, understand them and practice as much as possible to score good in this section.
Q. How many questions are asked from Quantitative Aptitude section?
A. The number of questions asked from this section depends on the exam. It differs from exam to exam.