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Topic-Wise Breakup

Topic wise break up of IBPS PO & Clerical (PSBs) – Quantitative Aptitude
Topic PO 2017 Prelim (7th/ 8th/ 14thOct) PO 2016 Main (20thNov) PO 2016 Prelim (16th/ 22nd/ 23rd Oct) PO 2015 Main (31st Oct) PO 2015 Prelim (3rdOct) Clerk 2016 Main (1stJan'17) Clerk 2016 Prelim (26th/ 27thNov) Clerk 2015 Main (2ndJan'16) Clerk 2015 Prelim (5thDec)
Data Interpretation 12 20 10(Table-5;Line Graph-5) 18-26 10(Table-5;Line Graph-5) 10 5 5 5
Simple Equations 12 – 13 12-22 1 1 15
Ratio, Prop, Var 1 1 1 3
Percentages 1 1 3 2
Profit & Loss 2 1 1 2 1
Partnership 1 1 1 1
Simple & Compound Interest 1 1 1 3 1 2
Averages 1 1 1 1
Mixtures & Alligations 1 1 1 1 1
Time & Work 1 1 1 2 (1 TW and 1 Pipes) 2 (1 TW and 1 Pipes) 1
Time & Distance 1 1 1 3 (2 Trains, 1 TD) 1 (Boats & Streams) 2
Geometry & Mensuration 1 1 1 3
Numbers
Perm & Comb
Probability 1 1 1
Data Sufficiency 5 (3 Statements) 5 – 6 (2 Statements) 5 (3 Statements) 0
Quadratic Comparisons 5 (in some slots) 5 5 5
Data Comparisons 5
Wrong/Missing series 5(Missing No) (in some slots) 5 (Wrong No) 5(Missing No) 5 – 6 (Wrong No) 5(Missing No) 5(Missing No) 5(Missing No) 5 5(Missing No)
Approximations 5 – 6 5 5 5 5
Simplifications 10 15 10
Total 35 50 35 50 35 40 35 40 35
The topic wise break up given above pertains to one of the slots in which the exam was conducted.The topic wise break up could be different for other slots.The above information is generated based on the feedback given by T.I.M.E. Students
Topic wise break up of IBPS PO & Clerical (PSBs) – Reasoning Ability
Topic PO 2017 Prelim (7th/ 8th/ 14thOct) PO 2016 Main (20thNov) PO 2016 Prelim (16th/ 22nd/ 23rd Oct) PO 2015 Main (31st Oct) PO 2015 Prelim (3rdoct) Clerk 2016 Main (1stJan'17) Clerk 2016 Prelim (26th/ 27thNov) Clerk 2015 Main (2ndJan'16) Clerk 2015 Prelim (5thDec)
Coding & Decoding 3 – 5 (in some slots) 5 5 5 5 5 8
Odd Man Out
Word formation 1
Letter Sequence
Digit Sequence 1
Alphabetical Order 1
Symbols&Notations 3 – 5 (in some slots) 5 5 5 5 5
Set of Numbers 5
Alpha Numeric Series 5
Stat & Conclusions
Direction Sense 2 5 3 2
Blood Relations 2 3 2 2
Data Sufficiency 5 5 (2 Statements) 5 (3 Statements) 3
Critical Reasoning 10 10 4
Distribution 20 5 6 25 5 26 2
Circular Arrang. 5 5 5 5 5
Linear Arrangemen 5 5 5 10 5 5
Square Arrangement 5
Floor Arrangement 5 5
Comparisions 3 3
Non verbal Reas
Deductions 3 – 5 (in some slots) 5 5 5 5 5
Input - Output 5 (in some slots) 5
Decision Making
Sequence 5
Miscellaneous 1 (Ranking) 5
Total 35 50 35 50 35 40 35 40 35
The topic wise break up given above pertains to one of the slots in which the exam was conducted.The topic wise break up could be different for other slots.The above information is generated based on the feedback given by T.I.M.E. Students
Topic wise break up of IBPS PO & Clerical (PSBs) - English Language
Topic PO 2017 Prelim (7th/ 8th/ 14thOct) PO 2016 Main (20thNov) PO 2016 Prelim (16th/ 22nd/ 23rd Oct) PO 2015 Main (31st Oct) PO 2015 Prelim (3rdoct) Clerk 2016 Main (1stJan'17) Clerk 2016 Prelim (26th/ 27thNov) Clerk 2015 Main (2ndJan'16) Clerk 2015 Prelim (5thDec)
Reading Comprehension 10 15 (2 Passages) 7 20 (2 Passages) 10 16 (2 Passages) 10 (1 Passage) (6+4) , 750 words (Story Based) 10 10 (1 Passage) (6+4) , 750 words (Story Based)
Cloze Test 8 5 5 10 (275 words) 10 5 (160 Words)
Para Jumbled Sentences 5 5 5 1 5 5 (6 Sentences)
FIB 5 (2 Blanks) 5 (3 Blanks) 5 (2 Blanks)
Grammar 20 (10 Error Identification (in some slots) and 10 Phrase Replacemnt) 10 (5 Error Identification; 5 Phrase Replacement) 10 (Error Identification) 10 (5 Error Identification; 5 Phrase Replacement) 5 (Error identification) 8 (4 Error Identification; 4 Phrase Replacement) 10 (Error identification) 10 (5 Error Identification; 5 Phrase Replacement) 10 (5 Error Identification; 5 wrongly spelt / inappropriate usage)
Sentence Odd Man out 5 (in some slots)
Para Completion Qs 5 1
Synonymous words / phrases
Out of Context (Odd one out) 5 8
Direct Synonym-Antonym 5
Total 30 40 30 40 30 39 30 30
The topic wise break up given above pertains to one of the slots in which the exam was conducted.The topic wise break up could be different for other slots.The above information is generated based on the feedback given by T.I.M.E. Students
Reasoning – Topic Wise break up – Previous SBI PO / SBI Asso PO papers
Topic 4thJune '17 (SBI PO Main Exam) April 2017 (SBI PO Prelim Exam) 31stJuly'16 (SBI PO Main Exam) July'16 (SBI PO Prelim Exam) July'15 (SBI PO Main Exam) June'15 (SBI PO Prelim Exam)
SBI PO SBI PO SBI PO SBI PO SBI PO SBI PO
Symbols & Notations 5 5 5 5 8 5
Series (Condition Based) 5
Letter Series 5
Sequences
Coding & Decoding 1 – 2 5 5
Odd Man Out
Direction Sense 2 – 3 2 2
Word Formation
Ranking 2 – 3
Blood Relations 2 – 3 3
Stat & Concl
Misc
Data Sufficiency 3 (3 Stmt) 5 (2 stmt) 5 (2 stmt)
Inferences 8 – 10 6 8
Strong & Weak Arg
Assumptions
Conclusions
Course of Action
Cause and Effect
Assertion & Reasons
Deductions 5 5
Input - Output 5 5 5
Decision Making 4 (Flow Chart based)
Other Critical Reas ( Business Related )
Circular Arrangement (Most of times wrt Blood relations) 22 20 – 23 25 14 5
Distributions 5
Seating Arrangement 5
Linear Arrangements 5
Floor Arrangement 5
Comparisons
Non – Verbal Reasoning
Total 45 35 45 35 50 35
Data Interpretation & Analysis – Topic Wise break up – Previous SBI PO / SBI Asso PO papers
Topic 4thJune '17 (SBI PO Main Exam) April 2017 (SBI PO Prelim Exam) 31stJuly'16 (SBI PO Main Exam) July'16 (SBI PO Prelim Exam) July'15 (SBI PO Main Exam) June'15 (SBI PO Prelim Exam)
SBI PO SBI PO SBI PO SBI PO SBI PO SBI PO
Table 5 5 5 12 (2 sets) 5
Caselet 2 (TW based) 6
Bar + Line
Two Tables
Line Graph 5 6 5
Two Line Graphs 5
Bar Graph 5 5
Pie Chart
Two Pie Charts 5 6
3 Pie Charts
Line Graph + Table 10
Pie Chart + Table
2 Pie Chart + Table 5
Radar Graph
Individual DI Qs
DI Total 15 10 22 10 30 10
Perm & Comb 10
Probability 5 3 1 5 1
Simple Equations
Ratio 2
Percentages 1
Profit & Loss 1 1
Partnership 1 1
SI CI 1 1
TW 1 1
TD 1 1
Mensuration 1 1
Averages 1
Mixtures & Alligations 2 – 3 1 1
Numbers
Wrong No/ Missing No. series 5 (Missing No) 5 (Missing No) 5 (Wrong No) 5 (Missing No)
Simplifications 5
Approximations 5 5
Data Sufficiency 5 (3 Statements) 5 (2 Statements) 5 (2 Statements)
Quadratic Comparisons 5 5 5 5
Data Comparison 5 5
Miscellaneous 2 – 3
Quant Total 20 25 13 25 20 25
DI + quant Total 35 35 35 35 50 35
English– Topic Wise break up – Previous SBI PO / SBI Asso PO papers
Topic 4thJune '17 (SBI PO Main Exam) April 2017 (SBI PO Prelim Exam) 31stJuly'16 (SBI PO Main Exam) July'16 (SBI PO Prelim Exam)) July'15 (SBI PO Main Exam) June'15 (SBI PO Prelim Exam)
SBI PO SBI PO SBI PO SBI PO SBI PO SBI PO
Reading Comprehension 10 (2 Passages) 10 10 (2 Passages) 10 20 (2 Passages) 10
Odd Man Out (Out of context) 5
Cloze Test 10 5 10 5
Paragraph Completion 5
Vocabulary
Direct Synonym-Antonym 7
FIB (2 blanks) 5 5 5
Combining of Statements 5
Para Jumbled Sentences 2 5 5 5
FIB (2 sentences with 2 blanks each) 5
Central idea of the sentence in the given paragraph 3
Grammar 15 ( 10 on Error Identification, 5 on phrase replacement) 10 (Phrase Replacement) 5 (Error Identification) 10 ( 5 on Error Identification, 5 on phrase replacement) 5 (Error Identification)
Total 35 30 32 30 50 30
Topic wise break up of SBI Clerk – Quantitative Aptitude
Topic 26th June 2016 (Main Exam) 21st / 22nd May 2016 (Prelim Exam) Jan 2015 (SBI Associates)
Simplification 10 15
Approximation 5
Quadratic Comparison 5
Series (Missing / Wrong Number) 5 (Missing No) 5 (Missing No) 5
Data Interpretation 10(Table & Li ne graph) 5 (Table) 5
Data Sufficiency 5(2 stmt)
Simple Equations 20 1
Ratio 2
Percentages 5 2
Profit & Loss 1 2
Partnership 1
SI,CI 2 1
Averages 1 1
Mixtures & Alligation 1 1
Mensuration 1 2
Time & Work 1 1
Time & Distance 2 1
Numbers 1
Indices
Permutation & Combination
Number Series
Total 50 35 40
The topic wise break up given above pertains to one of the slots in which the exam was conducted.The topic wise break up could be different for other slots.The above information is generated based on the feedback given by T.I.M.E. Students
Topic wise break up of SBI Clerk – Reasoning Ability
Topic 26thJune 2016 (Main Exam) 21st/ 22ndMay 2016 (Prelim Exam) Jan 2015 (SBI Associates)
Letter Series
Analogy
Coding & Decoding 5 3 5
Odd Man Out
Word formation 1 5
Alphabetical Order 1
Sequence 5 5
Alpha Numeric Series 5
Symbols & Notations based conclusions 5 5 6
Set of numbers 5
Direction Sense 2
Blood Relation 3 3 1
Distribution 20
Circular Arrangement 5 6
Row Arrangement 1 6
Comparisions
Floor Arrangement 5
Non verbal Reas (Series)
Deductions 5
Input Output 5
Venn Diagram
Data Sufficiency 5 (2stmt)
Diagram based (Dots & Triangles) 2
Computer Knowledge -
Total 50 35 40
The topic wise break up given above pertains to one of the slots in which the exam was conducted.The topic wise break up could be different for other slots.The above information is generated based on the feedback given by T.I.M.E. Students
Topic wise break up of SBI Clerk – English Language
Topic 26thJune 2016 (Main Exam) 21st/ 22ndMay 2016 (Prelim Exam) Jan 2015 (SBI Associates)
Reading Comprehension 15 (3 passages) 10 (1 Passage) 10 (1 Passage)
Cloze Test 10 5 10
Para Jumbled Sentences 5 5 5
FIB 5 (2 Blanks) 5 (Single Blank)
Grammar:
Error Identification 5 5
Phrase Replacement
Wrongly spelt word in a sentence 5 5 5
Idioms / Proverbs
Total 40 30 40
The topic wise break up given above pertains to one of the slots in which the exam was conducted.The topic wise break up could be different for other slots.The above information is generated based on the feedback given by T.I.M.E. Students
Topic wise break up of RRB PO & Clerical – Quantitative Aptitude
Topic PO Prelim (Sep 2017) PO Main (11.12.2016) PO Prelim (04-11-2016) PO 2015 (12-09-2015) Clerk Prelim (Sep 2017) Clerk Main (18.12.2016) Clerk Prelim (12-11-2016)
Data Interpretation 15 15 15 20 (Table, 2 Pie charts, Line graph & Caselet) 5 10 5
Simple Eqns 10 15 10 15 20 15
Ratio, Prop, Var 1
Percentages 1
Profit & Loss 1
Partnership 1
SI CI 1
TW 1
TD 1
Mensuration 1
Numbers
Averages 1
Mixt.& Allig 1
Perm & Comb
Probability
Wrong/Missing series 5 (Missing No) 5 (Wrong No) 5 (Missing No) 5 (Missing No) 5 (Missing No) 5 (Missing No)
Data Suff 5
Quadratic Comparisons 5 5 5 5 5
Comparisons (Inequalities)
Simplifications 5 10 10
Approximations 5 5 5
Total 40 40 40 40 40 40 40
The topic wise break up given above pertains to one of the slots in which the exam was conducted.The topic wise break up could be different for other slots.The above information is generated based on the feedback given by T.I.M.E. Students
Topic wise break up of RRB PO & Clerical – Reasoning Ability
Topic PO Prelim (Sep 2017) PO Main (11.12.2016) PO Prelim (04-11-2016) PO 2015 (12-09-2015) Clerk Prelim (Sep 2017) Clerk Main (18.12.2016) Clerk Prelim (12-11-2016)
General Intelligence:
Letter Series
Coding & Decoding 5 2 2 5 (Set based) 5 5 2 – 3
Odd Man Out
Word formation
Letter Sequence 5
Digit Sequence
Symbols & Notations based conclusions 5 5 5 5 5
Direction Sense 2 3 3 3
Blood Relations 1 2 3 2 2
Data Sufficiency 5 5
Alpha Numeric Series 5
Set of words 5
Puzzles:
Floor Arrangement 20 20 (Box puzzle on 7 floors having some articles , 8 cars of different colors with different speeds, 7 person from 7 cities work in 3 department that is HR, MARKETING, PRODUCTION, Parallel row 12 persons – 6 persons in each row – 1 row facing North & 1 row facing South 5 6 5 5
Distribution 5
Circular Arrang. 5 5 5
Row Arrangement 5 5 5 5 5
Comparisions 2
Square Arrangement 5
Critical Reasoning:
Inference 5 (Assumption & Course of Action)
Assertion & Reasons 1
Course of Action 1
Strong & Weak Arguments 2
Deductions 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Input - Output
Decision Making
Non verbal Reas
Misc 5 8 (Alpha Numeric Series, Ranking etc..) 5 7
Total 40 40 40 40 40 40 40
The topic wise break up given above pertains to one of the slots in which the exam was conducted.The topic wise break up could be different for other slots.The above information is generated based on the feedback given by T.I.M.E. Students
Topic wise break up of RRB PO & Clerical – English Language
Topic PO Main (11.12.2016) PO 2015 (12-09-2015) PO 2012 (02-09-2012) Clerk Main (18.12.2016)
Reading Comprehension 15 (2 Passages) 10 (1 Passage) 10 (1 Passage) 15 (2 Passages)
Cloze Test 10 10 10 10
Para Jumbled Sentences 5 5 (6 sentences) 5 5
FIB 5 5 (2 Blanks) 5 (2 Blanks)
Grammar 5 (Error Identification) 10 (Phrase Replacement-5,Error Identification – 5) 10 (Phrase Replacement-5,Error Identification – 5) 5 (Finding Grammatically incorrect sentence)
Wrongly spelt word in a sentence
PCQs 5
Total 40 40 40
The topic wise break up given above pertains to one of the slots in which the exam was conducted.The topic wise break up could be different for other slots.The above information is generated based on the feedback given by T.I.M.E. Students