Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative aptitude is an inseparable and an integral part of aptitude exams in India. It tests the quantitative skills along with logical and analytical skills. One can test their own number of handling techniques and problem-solving skills by solving these questions.

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As the proverb goes “A stitch in time saves nine”, a well-planned preparation for these exams will help in saving more time during the examination.

On average, one minute per question is the time available to solve questions in the exams.

Practise more to score more in the Quantitative Aptitude section. Refer to the links given below:

Check the 10 Simple Maths Tricks and Shortcuts to save time in solving the Quantitative Aptitude section for the upcoming Government exams.

Hence, along with gaining expertise in conceptual and analytical sections, one has to master the speed of solving questions also. Following is the list of topics under quantitative aptitude.

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List of topics:

  1. Algebra
  2. Alligations and mixtures
  3. Area
  4. Problems on Age
  5. Averages, Mean, Median and Mode
  6. Boat Problems
  7. Chain rule
  8. Discount
  9. Data Interpretation
  10. Games and Races
  11. Heights and distances
  12. Inequalities
  13. Number Series
  14. LCM and HCF
  15. Linear Equations
  16. Logarithms
  17. Number theory
  18. Number System – Fractions, Decimals
  19. Partnerships
  20. Percentage
  21. Permutation and Combinations
  22. Pipes and Cisterns
  23. Points, lines and angles
  24. Probability
  25. Profit and Loss
  26. Progressions
  27. Quadratic Equations
  28. Ratio and Proportions
  29. Remainder theorem and unit digit
  30. Sets and Venn Diagrams
  31. Simple and Compound Interest
  32. Simplification and Approximation
  33. Speed, Distance and Time
  34. Stocks and shares
  35. Data Sufficiency
  36. Surds, Indices, Exponents, and Powers
  37. Surface area
  38. Time and Work
  39. Problems on Train
  40. Trigonometry
  41. Volumes
  42. Work and Wages

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Listed below are the steps to solve Quantitative aptitude questions:

  1. Read and understand the information carefully.
  2. Analyze the critical information.
  3. Apply the concepts or formulae to the situation.
  4. Evaluate the answer in the required units.
  5. Verify the calculations and select the correct answer.

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Following is the list of exams where one finds the questions from all the topics given above.

  1. CSAT
  2. RBI Exams
    1. RBI Grade – B
    2. RBI Assistant Stage I
    3. RBI Assistant Stage II
  3. SBI Exam
    1. SBI PO Prelims
    2. SBI PO Mains
    3. SBI Clerk Prelims
    4. SBI Clerk Mains
  4. IBPS Exams
    1. IBPS PO Prelims
    2. IBPS PO Mains
    3. IBPS Clerk Prelims
    4. IBPS Clerk Mains
    5. IBPS SO Prelims
    6. IBPS RRB Prelims (Office Assistants)
    7. IBPS RRB Mains (Office Assistants)
    8. IBPS RRB Prelims (Scale I Officers)
    9. IBPS RRB Mains (Scale I Officers)
    10. IBPS RRB General Banking Officers(Scale I)
    11. IBPS RRB Specialist Cadres (Scale II)
    12. IBPS RRB Scale III Officers
  5. SSC Exams
    1. SSC CGL Tier 1
    2. SSC JE Paper 1
    3. SSC GD
    4. SSC CPO Paper 1
  6. RRB Exams
    1. RRB JE-First Stage CBT
    2. RRB NTPC
    3. RRB ALP

Candidates can prepare themselves well for the government exams if they solve mock tests and previous year question papers on a regular basis.

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Given below are a set of links which may help you prepare for the upcoming Government exams:

Shortcut Tricks For Square and Cubes  Bank Exam Syllabus
Tips to solve Number Series Banking Awareness

Solving all these shall prove to be very useful for the candidates preparing for the quantitative aptitude section in bank exams.

All Government exam aspirants can also visit the Preparation Strategy for Competitive Exams page to get the best tips to ace the upcoming examinations.

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Frequently Asked Questions on Quantitative Aptitude


Q 1. What type of questions are asked in the quantitative aptitude section?

Ans. The quantitative aptitude section is included in almost all major competitive exams to check the numerical ability of the candidates. Questions in the form of word problems, graphs or data interpretation are asked.

Q 2. Is the quantitative aptitude section tough?

Ans. More than being tough, the quantitative aptitude section is lengthy as a lot of calculations are to be done to get the final answer. Candidates need to cope up with their speed in order to score more in the quantitative aptitude section.

Q 3. Quantitative Aptitude is a part of what all Government exams?

Ans. Given below is a list of Government exams in which quantitative aptitude is included:

  • SSC Exams
  • Bank Exams
  • Insurance Exams
  • FCI Manager Exam
  • Railway Recruitment Board Exams

Quantitative Aptitude/ Numerical Ability section is also included in the major competitive exams conducted in the country, including CAT.


Q 4. How to prepare for quantitative aptitude?

Ans. Given below are a few simple tips which will help candidates prepare for the quantitative aptitude section of competitive exams:

  • Focus on understanding the core concept
  • Practise more and more questions based on each topic
  • Apply shortcuts and tricks while solving the quantitative aptitude questions
  • Try solving mock tests and question papers specifically designed for this section
  • Time management must be kept in mind
  • In case of a large decimal number, try rounding them off and solving the question

Q 5. How many questions are asked in the quantitative aptitude section?

Ans. The number of questions asked from quantitative aptitude differs for different exams. Candidates must carefully analyse the exam pattern for the respective exams before starting their preparation.


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