IBPS-PO Prelims 2016 is approaching and those who started late are searing for most important topics to prepare first for the Prelims exam. With over 20 lack applicants each year, qualifying the IBPS-PO Prelims is not easy and requires backbreaking hard work coupled with strong determination.

A majority of the aspirants face difficulty in preparation owing to lack of awareness of the important and high-yielding topics. Keeping this in mind, we have compiled a list of the most-important topics for IBPS-PO Prelims 2016.

 

Subject-Wise Most-Important Topics for IBPS PO Prelims 2016

1. Reasoning Ability

Here is a list of the Most-Important topics of Reasoning Ability for IBPS-Po Prelims along with the expected number of questions.

Most-Important Topics

Expected No. of Questions

 

Syllogism

4-5 questions

Coded Inequalities

4-5 questions

Circular Seating Arrangement

4-5 questions

Coding Decoding

4-5 questions

Blood Relations

2-3 questions

Linear Arrangement

(North South)

4-5 questions

Puzzles

4-5 questions

Miscellaneous Questions

(Ranking, Direction Test)

3-4 questions

Also Read: How to solve complex seating arrangement questions actually asked in IBPS-PO exam?

 

Suggested Order of Attempt

Questions based on Coding Decoding, Syllogism, Inequality, Blood Relations and Miscellaneous questions are usually easy and therefore, they must be attempted in the earlier phase. Questions such as puzzles, circular seating arrangement and linear arrangement are usually difficult & time-consuming and therefore, must be attempted in the later phase.

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2. Quantitative Aptitude

The Most Important topics of Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS-PO have been listed in the table below with the expected number of questions.

Most-Important Topics

Expected No. of Questions

Number Series

4-5 questions

 

Approximation

4-5 questions

 

Data Interpretation

(Two Sets)

9-10 questions

Quadratic Equations

4-5 questions

 

Miscellaneous Topics

 

Problem on Ages

Mixture & Alligation

Partnership

Profit & Loss

Boats & Streams

Average

Simple & Compound Interest

Time & Work

 

 

 

 

9-10 questions

 

Suggested Order of Attempt

Attempt the Approximation and the Quadratic Equations questions in the beginning since they are usually easy and less time-consuming.

Next, attempt the Data Interpretation questions which are of moderate difficulty level. They questions can fetch you 9-10 marks in a single attempt but make sure that you perform calculations cautiously.

Next, attempt the questions based on Number Series and the Miscellaneous questions which are Moderate-Difficult.

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3. English Language

Most-Important Topics

Expected No. of Questions

Reading Comprehension

9-10 questions

Cloze Test

4-5 questions

Fill in the Blanks/ Sentence Improvement

4-5 questions

Spotting Error

4-5 questions

Para Jumbles

4-5 questions

 

Suggested Order of Attempt

Attempt the questions based on Fill in the Blanks, Cloze Test, Parajumbles & Spotting Error questions in the beginning since they are relatively easier in comparison to other questions. Next, attempt the Reading Comprehension questions which can fetch you 9-10 marks in a single attempt.

We hope that this article will enlighten the aspirants with the Most Important Topics for IBPS-PO Prelims 2016.

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