**STRATEGY FOR APTITUDE SECTION IN IBPS-SO EXAM**

**This is the possible topics that will be asked in IBPS SO Exam in Aptitude section**

SIMPLIFICATION | 2-5 |

NUMBER SYSTEMS | 2-3 |

RATIO & PROPORTION, PERCENTAGE & AVERAGES | 2-3 |

PROFIT & LOSS | 1-2 |

MIXTURES & ALLIGATIONS | 0-1 |

SIMPLE INTEREST & COMPUND INTEREST & SURDS & INDICES | 0-1 |

WORK & TIME | 1-2 |

TIME & DISTANCE | 1-2 |

MENSURATION – CYLINDER, CONE, SPHERE | 0-1 |

SEQUENCE & SERIES | 5 |

PERMUTATION COMBINATION & PROBABILITY | 0-2 |

QUADRATIC EQUATIONS | 3-5 |

DATA INTERPRETATION | 10-15 |

**Last year cutoff of IBPS AFO 2014-15**

Aptitude: General-7 , OBC-6

**Strategy**

**AMONG ALL DI SECTION IS IMPORTANT**

- This part is decision maker. There are 3 sets of 15 questions that has 5 questions in each set carrying 15 marks.
- Simplifications is a matter of past for PO level exams.

**What to do from now:**

- Many questions are repeated so try to solve recent year questions.
- Do not solve 3-4 years old questions.Solve sample papers.
- Use tricks to solve questions in less time. We will upload tips and tricks for some of the section as soon as possible so keep visiting the site.
- Give 35-40 minutes to this section. Giving more and less time can affect your sectional cutoff.
- Try to avoid lengthy questions, these questions are asked only to kill your time.
- Avoiding questions comes only by practicing so try to solve 1-2 sample paper per day. It gives you an idea about which question should not be solved.
- Solve at least 7-8 sectional papers before appearing for exam.

**So from all discussion:**

- Try to Solve 10-12 question accurately to cross the cutoff marks.(Depends on level of question)
- Focus on DI section
- Don’t give more than 30-35 seconds in one question
- Tips and Tricks (will be uploaded soon on KRISHIGYAN.COM)