Attempt Strategy for Quant Section in IBPS RRB Assistant Mains

As we all know that the IBPS RRB Office Assistant preliminary examination is over, and now it is the time to focus on its IBPS RRB Office Assistant mains examination. The IBPS RRB Office Assistant Mains examination is not very difficult but it is a bit lengthy and calculative. In this blog, we are going to provide you the best attempt strategy for Quant Section in RRB Assistant Mains to help you to improve your skills and assure you to score well in the mains examination.

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The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts Regional Rural Banking examinations every year to recruit candidates for various posts in the rural banks of the country. Lakhs of candidates from all over the country appear for the exam every year to fetch a job in Gramin Banks. This makes IBPS RRB Assistant a highly competitive exam.  It is advisable that candidates should thoroughly prepare for the exam on the basis of the latest syllabus and exam pattern to crack the IBPS RRB Assistant 2020 exam with flying colors.

IBPS RRB Mains 2020 Exam Pattern: Office Assistant (Multipurpose)

 

Section No. of questions Marks Time
Reasoning 40 50 2 Hours
Quants 40 50
General Awareness 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 20
English/Hindi Language 40 40
Total 200 200 2 Hours

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As clearly mentioned in the pattern, 40 questions would be asked in the Quant section and there is no sectional timing but it is advised to finish this section within 40-42 minutes.

The Quant Section comprises of the major chunk of Data Interpretation (Bar graph, pie chart, Line graph, tabulation, caselet base) and Arithmetic miscellaneous questions (Number System, Profit & Loss, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Time & Work, Time & Distance, HCF & LCM, Decimal & Fraction, Averages, Partnership, percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Permutation & Combination, and Probability). Additionally, questions from Quantity comparison, Data Sufficiency, and Quadratic equation are also asked in the paper.

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Attempt Strategy for Quant Section in RRB Assistant Mains

Below are a few important points that will surely help you frame your strategy.

(I) This section is the one that a lot of candidates are frightened of. Through enough practice, one can score high marks in this section. It is suggested that to start attempting this section with Data Interpretation because there will be approximately 20 – 25 questions would be there from this topic in this section.

(II) After that you can attempt quadratic equations, quantity comparison, or Data sufficiency questions. Practice your calculation speed and try to calculate faster, so, that you can attempt maximum questions that will increase your chances of scoring more. Although, faster problem solving should also be correct problem-solving

(III) For faster calculation, it is advised to learn and revise the tables(1-40), squares (1-50), cubes (1-30) to solve questions in a fast manner in the exam.

(IV) After that in the remaining time you can attempt the rest of the miscellaneous word problem questions. You should be versed with all the topics and practice as many questions as you can.

(V) Revise and practice the tricks of the square, square root, cubes, cube root finding. Practice techniques of approximation so that you take less time while addition, multiplication, subtraction, and division operations.

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