How To Prepare Quantitative Aptitude For IBPS SO | IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer & Marketing Officer


IBPS SO Prelims Exam for the posts of IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer & Marketing Officer is scheduled to be held on the 29th and 30th of the next month. That means you are still left with a month to give the final touch to your preparations for this exam. IBPS PO Mains exam was conducted recently and we got to see a variety of new pattern questions on the question paper. That the pattern is only getting complex and convoluted day by day, Quantitative Aptitude is a section nobody can give a cold shoulder to. The total number of questions in the Quantitative Aptitude Section of IBPS SO Prelims Examination 2018 will be 50. Here is the strategy to score good marks in Quantitative Aptitude Section of IBPS SO Exam 2018.

A total of 50 questions will be asked in the Quantitative Aptitude Section of IBPS SO Prelims Exam for the posts of IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer & Marketing Officer. The trick to make the grade in Quantitative Aptitude Section is pretty easy. Choose to attempt the questions on Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, Quantity 1 & Quantity 2, Data Sufficiency, Approximation, and Number Series first. The total number of expected questions on Number Series (Missing or Wrong Number series) is 5, Approximations is 5, Inequality is 5, Data Sufficiency is 5, Quantity 1 & Quantity 2/Quadratic Equations is 5. If we talk about the previous year Examination of IBPS SO Prelims Exam, there were 5 questions each on Number Series, Inequality and Number Series.

After having attempted all these questions efficiently, go for Data Interpretation/ Caselet. There were 20 DI questions in the previous year IBPS SO Prelims Examination, out of which, 5 were from Caselet. So, this year also, it is expected that a Caselet and 3 sets of DI (5 questions each) could be asked. Attempt the questions based on Arithmetic in the end. There were a total number of 15 questions from miscellaneous topics in IBPS SO Prelims Exam 2017, so, we can expect 10-15 questions from this part this year, out of which, at least 6 questions will be doable.

Remember that a mix of accuracy and good number of attempts can do a good turn in Quantitative Aptitude Section. Practice Exercises (Quizzes) on these topics are being provided on Bankersadda and Adda247 Mobile App on a daily basis. Keep practicing because that's the only key to ace the Quant Section of this examination. The more you practice, the better you get. Knowledge is of no value unless you put it in practice. So, work hard, keep practicing, and everything will come up roses in the end. All the best!!


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