How to prepare for IBPS PO-2013
Very valid & necessary question. You are preparing but don't know what topic to study or what not? E.g. take quantatitive aptitude section, there are so many books available in market for aptitude section but these books cover very wide syllabus around 40 to 45 chaptors as these books are published to cover various exams not for a single exam.
Now if you are preparing for IBPS PO-2013, you need to be very precise while studying because there is no time as well as effort to waste. Best book for Quantitative Aptitude for almost all exams is "Quantitative Aptitude byR.S. Agarwal". it cover around 45 chapter but you don't need to cover all cahpter for IBPS PO exams.
Just cover around 16-18 chaptor and you can attempt 98% of paper as there is not enough time for us to cover all 50 question of aptitude section, top scorers attemt 30-35 question only if the difficulty level is not high, if difficulty lelev is slightly high then even top scorer attempt 20-25 question means 50% of paper and you are prepared for 98%, So there is no way you can't beat aptitude section. This would be a piece of cake for you
Discriptions of topic for Quantitative Aptitude to be covered for IBPS PO-2013 Exams.
2.H.C.F. & L.C.M.
3.Simplication ( most important as first 15 question are from Simplification which include 5 calculation, 5 based on BODMAS and 5 series asked to find missing term or last term or wrong term)
4.Problem on numbers
5.Problem on ages
7.Profit & Loss
9.Time & Work
10.Pipes & Cisterns
11.Time & Distance
12.Problems on trains
13.Boats & Streams
14.Simple Interest & Compund Interests.
15.Permitation & Combinations.( V.V. Imp.)
16.Series & Odd man out series.
Deatils of question paper about above chapters.
Question paper consist exaclty 50 question out of whaich
# first 15 question from simplification which include 5 questions of calculation, 5 questions of BODMAS technique & last 5 question from series asked for missing term, lats term & wrong term
# next 2-3 question from HC.F. & L.C.M., Number System, Problems on Numbers.
# One Question from probability
# next 10 question include question from Time & Work, Trains, Time & Distance, Pipe & cistern & Boats & streams.
# Next 10 question include Percentage, Profit & Loss, Partnership.
# next 5 question include Permutation & Combination.
# One set of DI i.e. Data Interpretation which consist 5 question.
So based on the question paper break above,only Simplication & P&C both cover around 20 question, if you prepare 2-3 topics more you can easily clear the exam.
you can attept the 98% of question by just studying 17 chapter .
"The challange is not to solve the question but to solve the question in given time is real cahllange."