Quantitative Aptitude Preparation Strategy For IBPS PO exam 2020

As we are heading towards the IBPS PO exam, so Adda247 has come up with some strategies that could help you to ace the Quantitative Aptitude section with good scoring marks.

We are only 7 weeks away from IBPS PO 2020, as the exam dates has been announced for 3, 10, and 11 October 2020, so the candidates should wrap up their preparation and begin working on revision and the section upon which they are weak at. For making it easy, we are providing you with some strategical tips for cracking Quantitative Aptitude section with good marks as this section is scoring and important from the exam point of view. Read the complete article and try to indulge these strategies with the ones you are already working at and move forward to attain good marks in the IBPS PO 2020. 

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IBPS PO 2020: Quantitative Aptitude Strategy

Given below is the Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus along with the expected number of questions to be asked in IBPS PO 2020:

Topics Expected Number of Questions
Simplification 5-10
Ratio & Proportion, Percentage 3
Profit & Loss 2
Mixtures & Allegations 1-2
Simple Interest & Compound Interest 1-2
Work & Time 2
Time & Distance 2
Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere 1-2
Permutation, Combination & Probability 1-2
Data Interpretation 15
Sequence & Series 5

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Lets begin with topic-wise strategies:

Simplification-  One of the most important topic in Quantitative Aptitude section is Simplification and over the years, we have seen the weightage carried by this topic has only increased. Approximately 5 to 7 questions are asked in IBPS PO, that makes it one of the most important topic of the exam and you cannot give a cold shoulder to it.  One of the pros of preparing this topic is that,  practicing simplification daily will not only help you to fetch the marks allocated to this topic but it will also help you to increase you calculation in Data Interpretation etc. Given below are some more detail explanations on this topic along with some practice sets.

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Arithmetic Topics- This might seem a burden to some of the students and some might be thinking to skip it completely but the deal is that the mains is all about Arithmetic topic. You want to clear the job not one stage and for that this topic is a must do to crack IBPS PO. Almost all the topic whether its DI or Caselet DI, they are all dependent on one or the other concept involved in Arithmetic so make sure you do it properly. Must Practice questions on Time and Work, Ratio and Proportion, Ages, SI & CI etc.  Given below are the study notes of all the Arithmetic topics that you must do in order to succeed.

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Data Interpretation- This is the backbone of the Quantitative Aptitude section of IBPS PO prelims because this topic dominates the whole Quant section. There are many important and different types of graphs that are asked in Quantitative Aptitude section of IBPS PO Prelims like:  Bar Graph, Line Graph, Pie Chart etc.  Given below are some detail notes on the explanation of various types of DI these notes will be very beneficial for you to crack this topic at ease.

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Quadratic equations Inequalities:  Over the year, one topic that has maintained its place in almost all the banking exams especially IBPS PO Prelims is Quadratic Equation and we are sure that this year also, you will get to see questions from this topic. There are certain tips and tricks associated with this topic which can really help you to ace this topic. In less than a minute you can solve questions on this topic with the right approach.

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Miscellaneous questions- This topic involves the concept of Data sufficiency based on the  topics like: Average, Percentages, Profit and Loss, Interest, Ratio and Proportion. You have to practice all the formulas well. You can easily fetch good marks in this topic if you practice these questions daily and try to solve them with complete accuracy. It is very easy find DI  based on these topics so do not skip any of these as they are very important.

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