Akshay Kumar Kumar @Eduncle posted an Article
May 12, 2015 • 12:00 am

IBPS Exam Preparation Tips for Quantitative Aptitude


IBPS Exam Preparation Tips for Quantitative AptitudeIBPS Officials have recently released tentative exam dates for RRB, PO, Clerical, and Specialist Officer Common Written Exam (CWE) for the session 2015-2016.

IBPS PO 2015 Exam Schedule:RRB CWE- IV: 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 September 2015CWE PO/MT-V

Tier-I Exam: 3, 4, 10, 11, 31 October 2015

Tier-II Exam: 31st October 2015

CWE Clerk-V

Tier-I Exam: 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20 December 2015

Tier-II Exam: 3rd January 2016

CWE Specialist-V: 30, 31 January 2016

As you all know the syllabus is huge so start preparing few months before the exam. Clearing each section i.e. getting min. marks/cut-off marks in each section is very essential to crack IBPS Exam.

No matter how efficient you are in a particular section, if you cannot get cut-off marks in each particular section, you will remain disqualified. So, a candidate must be well prepared for cracking each section. Try to solve as many as Mock Question Papers for Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, English Language & Computer Knowledge, as learning has no limits.

In this blog, Eduncle will be guiding you through some tips & tricks on how to crack Quantitative Aptitude section with ease. With the conscious efforts we’ll try to drive you through the learning process so as to make these tedious calculations sound more interesting!!! And when you gradually develop interest in solving these questions you will strive hard to learn more, ultimately making your chances to SCORE well in IBPS CWE!!!

Click here for detailed Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus & IBPS New Recruitment Process that IBPS Officials has recently updated.

Here are some useful tips to make Quantitative Aptitude easier & interesting:

1. Master your basics by self-study: One reason that people struggle in Quantitative Aptitude is because their basics and their fundamentals are not fully developed. Self-study is the most efficient way of studying Quantitative Aptitude. Eduncle recommend you to buy QA textbooks from a local bookstore. You can also search on the internet for great QA books. It's good to buy more than one book for your preparation, since some books leave out certain concepts.

2. Fast Track QA: Learning to perform fast mental math calculation will help you immensely. These mental maths tricks will give you a positive edge over the others. As we all know, to qualify the IBPS Exam, one needs to solve as many as problems by allotting minimum possible time to a particular section.

For example:

To multiply 52 and 11, imagine a space between 52

52 * 11= 5_2 (Put an imaginary space in between)

Now, what to do with that space?

Just add 5 and 2 and put the result in the imaginary space.

So, 52 * 11 =572 (which is your answer)

Isn't it great? :)

There are many books & websites, from where you can learn many short tricks, which can prove to be benefical for you in solving quantitative aptitude section in short period of time. You just need to strive to learn these short tricks, and surely the success will be yours. :)

3. Solve as many as Mock Test paper: Try to solve as many as mock test papers, especially 1-2 months before the exam, as it will give you a clear idea about the difficulty level, pattern, & how to allot minimum time to solve particular type of questions. This will help you know yourself, your capabilities & the field in which you are lagging.

4. Competete with yourself: Compete with yourself first. Try to enhance your learning & grabbing skills. You should always strive to get better than you, yourself that you were in the past!! :) If you're a fast learner, then it would be even better since you can learn the higher level concepts quicker.

If your school has a math club or team or if there is any other math competition in your nearby area that you can join, go for it! Chances are, you'll meet individuals who are very talented in math and can help you expand your knowledge by attending competitions.

5. Hard Work + Smart Preparation = Lethal Combination

Shortcut techniques are key to crack IBPS exams. As you know most of the students fails to crack because they don't have time to solve all questions. You need to learn shortcut techniques. Most famous shortcut techniques are Vedic math and Alligations.

IBPS Objective exams are meant for assessing candidates decision making ability, no one can solve 250 questions in 120 minutes. It's all about estimation, after reaching a point where you can estimate the answer, you need to reject options which according to you are wide away from your expected answer.

For example - If your expected answer is 162 and there are options 130,140,150 and 160. Obviously a wise student will choose 160.

Nothing in Life is hard to achieve, the stronger your will and desire to achieve your goal is, the easier the route to success is. Aiming for success is what everyone desires, but to reach success is what needs to be planned with a systematic approach.

At you can not only locate the finest of the quality study material, question banks, mock test papers, to judge your preparations. With these tips hope you can crack the Quantitative Aptitude section more easily!!!

Good Luck