Quantitative or Numerical abilities is the toughest and most important part of SBI PO Prelims exam but you follow the below given tips you’ll definitely crack this part in exam. This section plays a crucial role in exam and there are many candidates who want to make their career in public banking sector fail to score in quantitative aptitude section.
If you are going to appear in SBI PO exam, in this article, you’ll learn all the tips and tricks to solve numerical section during exam time. Time management is most important part of any competitive exam and if you successfully manage and divide time during exam, you can crack the exam easily. First of all, we know the exam pattern of SBI PO to understand how much time we get to solve each question.
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SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern 2019
|S.No.||Name of Tests(Objective)||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 Minutes|
|2||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 Minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 Minutes|
As you saw, you’ll get only 20 minutes for solving 30 questions means you’ll get 1 & half minute to solve one questions. So now you can think how important is to manage time. One extra second can make big difference in the end.
Numerical Abilities Syllabus & Tips and Tricks For SBI PO Prelims 2019
Number Series:- There are almost five to six questions asked in exam.
Tips:- Question of Number series are easy and doesn’t take too much time. Once you have to learn how to approach and after that you can easily solve the question. To know approaching method, you have to practice at 300 question of number series. Once you solve all type of question, you can easily solve.
Simplification:- Almost 3 to 5 questions are asked from this topics in SBI PO Prelims Exams.
Tips:- Simplification is little bit time taking but you can solve it easily, if you practice to solve simplification questions. You should be strong in mental calculation because simplification is all about calculation and its pattern. You’ll need short trick for solving this simplification questions because if you go with the process, it become very lengthy and time taking. Below I have given some short tricks solving books for you.
Data Interpretation :-There are 5 to 10 questions come in question paper.
Tips:- You should exercise Data Interpretation daily. You should try at least one these topics- pie chart, line graph, bar graph and miscellaneous question to get perfection in DI. The questions will be limited to concept involving percentage, Averages and ratio etc. So just practice these topics also on daily basis.
So these are the main topics which come in Quantitative aptitude in SBI PO Prelims. As you know, best books are important for best preparation. So I have given some best numerical ability books below.
Top Quantitative Aptitude Books for SBI PO Prelims 2019
- COMBO BANK PO ALL EXAMS (REASONING/ENGLISH/QUANTITATIVE APTIUDE) SET OF 3 BOOKS 2018-19 EXAMS
- Shortcuts in Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams 2019 by Disha Experts
- Bank PO Quantitative Aptitude Chapterwise Solved Papers 1999-Till Date 6900+ Objective Question – 1969 with General Knowledge arihant Latest Edition 2018-20232018 by A Panel of Expert and A Team of Experts
- Topic-wise Solved Papers for IBPS/SBI Bank PO/Clerk Prelim & Main Exam (2010-18) Quantitative Aptitude20 May 2018 by Disha Experts
- Bank PO Quantitative Aptitude Chapterwise Solved Papers 1999 Till Date 7500+ Objective Question – 2297
So these are the best quantitative aptitude books for SBI PO prelims exam. If you have any question related to SBI PO exam or on any other competitive exam, please comment below and feel free to ask questions.