Quantitative Aptitude Preparation Strategy for SBI PO 2020 Prelims Exam

Readout this article to know the tips and tricks to ace the Quantitative Aptitude section.

Quantitative Aptitude is an important section to crack SBI PO 2020. This is one section which requires a lot of practice. The notification for SBI PO will be release once the situation will be under control which means that you will not have much time then. Quantitative Aptitude section is generally of 35 marks with 35 questions. There is a provision of negative marking as well. You can score full marks in this section with smart approach and  in this article, we will be discussing the tips & strategied to tackle this section. 

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Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus:

Topics Expected Number of Questions
Simplification 5
Ratio & Proportion, Percentage 3
Number System 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 5
Data Interpretation 15
Sequence & Series 5

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SBI PO Quantitative Aptitude Preparation Tips

Revise What You have studied 

It is very Important for Candidates to revise as much as they can. Instead of using different material. Try to stick to one source and revise it multiple times. It will help you to memorize formula in a better way.

Revise with video tutorials

Video tutorials helps you to learn something new. The online teacher can tell you more than one trick to solve a question than a book.

Build a section-wise preparation tips

It is important that you have a list of topics that are being asked in the examination and study as per it. If you want to attempt the maximum number of questions, candidates must have a clear strategy to attempt each section.

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Take Mock Tests

There is no better thing than mock tests to prepare for this section. This is a time consuming section and it can consume your whole day in the revision of one topic so the ideal way is to take mock tests. This way you will be able to revise the whole syllabus in one go.

Analyse Your mock tests

Taking mock tests is important but analysing them is even more important. Visit those questions first which you thought you knew but are marked wrong. Then move to those questions which you left unmarked. This way you will know your strength and weaknesses.

Be clear with concepts

A Candidate must be clear with the concepts. The standard of SBI PO syllabus is of graduation level and you are expected to have that level aptitude.So, make sure you know the concept of each and every topic of this section.

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Devise Topic-Wise strategy

Attempt those questions first in which you are good at. This will build your confidence and will give you lead. Then move to that topic you know yu can attempt. Then if there is some time left, move to those questions with whise topics you are aware of and try to attempt them.

Learn The Tricks

The trick to ace in this section is to learrn different tricks to tackle questions. You can never clear this section by going through the standard method. You will have to take a different approach to ace it.

Practice is the Key

Yes! Practice makes a man perfect. You must be knowing several strategies but you can never succeed until you practice.Take more and more sectional tests, take one mock test every day. Practice on the computer for optimum results.

Guesswork should be limited

In SBI PO exam, there is no way you can take the chance of marking a wrong answer. Only mark when you are 90 percent sure. Do not do random guess work as it will only lead in negative marking.

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