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Topic-Wise Breakup

Topic wise break up of IBPS PO & Clerical (PSBs) – Quantitative Aptitude
Topic PO 2016 Main (20th Oct) PO 2016 Prelim (16/22nd/23rdoct) PO 2015 Main (31st Oct) PO 2015 Prelim (3rd Oct) PO 2014 (18th Oct 2014) PO 2013 PO 2012 PO 2011 Clerk 2016 Main (1st Jan'17) Clerk 2016 Prelim (26th / 27th Nov) Clerk 2015 Main (2nd Jan'16) Clerk 2015 Prelim (5th Dec) Clerk 14 Clerk 13 Clerk 12 Clerk 11
Data Interpretation 20 10(Table-5;Line Graph-5) 18-26 10(Table-5;Line Graph-5) 23 25 20 20 10 5 5 5 5 5
Simple Equations 12-22 1 1 5 3 15 10 15 15 2 3 1 2
Ratio, Prop, Var 1 1 1 3 1 2 1 2 1
Percentages 1 1 1 3 3 1 3 3
Profit & Loss 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 2
Partnership 1 1 1 1 1 1
Simple & Compound Interest 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 2 2
Averages 1 1 1 2 1 1 3
Mixtures & Alligations 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Time & Work 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 1
Time & Distance 1 1 1 2 1 2 2 5 5
Geometry & Mensuration 1 1 3 3 1 1 2 3 3
Numbers 1 2
Perm & Comb 1 1
Probability 1 1 1 1 5 1
Data Sufficiency 5 (3 Statements) 5 – 6 (2 Statements) 5 (2 Statements) 5 (3 Statements) 5 (3 Statements)
Quadratic Comparisons 5 5 5 5 5
Data Comparisons 5
Wrong/Missing series 5 (Wrong No) 5(Missing No) 5 – 6 (Wrong No) 5(Missing No) 5 (Wrong No) 5 5 (Wrong No) 5 (Wrong No) 5(Missing No) 5(Missing No) 5 5 5 5 5 5
Approximations 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5
Simplifications 5 5 10 15 10 10 15 10 15
Total 50 35 50 35 50 50 50 50 40 35 40 35 40 40 40 50
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 31st July'16 (SBI PO Main Exam) July'16 (SBI PO Prelim Exam) July'15 (SBI PO Main Exam) June'15 (SBI PO Prelim Exam) Nov'14 June'14 April'13 August'11 July '11 April'10 March '10
SBI PO SBI PO SBI PO SBI PO SBI Asso PO SBI PO SBI PO SBI Asso PO SBI PO SBI PO SBI Asso PO
Symbols & Notations 5 5 8 5 6 4 10 2 1 6
Series (Condition Based) 5
Letter Series 5 5
Sequences 1
Coding & Decoding 5 5 5 6 6 2
Odd Man Out 3 5
Direction Sense 2 2 2
Word Formation 2
Ranking
Blood Relations 3
Stat & Concl 1 1 5
Misc 1
Data Sufficiency 5 (2 stmt) 5 (2 stmt) 5 5 3 5 5
Inferences 6 8 1 1 1 2 2 5
Strong & Weak Arg 2 3 2 5
Assumptions 2 1 2 4 2 5
Conclusions 2
Course of Action 1 1 2 5
Cause and Effect 1 2
Assertion & Reasons 2
Deductions 5 5 6 6 5 6 6 5 5
Input - Output 5 5 6 6 5 3 5
Decision Making 4 (Flow Chart based) 5 5
Other Critical Reas ( Business Related ) 3 7
Circular Arrangement (Most of times wrt Blood relations) 25 14 5 6 6 5 7 7 5
Distributions 5 5 6 5 5
Seating Arrangement 5
Linear Arrangements 5 6 6
Floor Arrangement 5 5
Comparisons 3 3 1
Non – Verbal Reasoning 5 5 5 5 5
Total 45 35 50 35 50 50 50 48 50 48 40
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) July 2014 14th Oct 2012 (SBI Associates) 7th Oct 2012 (SBI Associates) 3rd June 2012 (Morning ) 27th May 2012 (Morning) 16th Jan 2011
Simplification 10 15 10 15 15 15 15 10
Approximation 5 5 5 5
Quadratic Comparison 5
Series (Missing / Wrong Number) 5 (Missing No) 5 (Missing No) 5 5 5 5 5
Data Interpretation 10(Table & Li ne graph) 5 (Table) 5 5 (Table) 5 (Table) 5 (Pie) 5 (Bar Graph) 5 (Table) 10 (Table,2 Pie)
Data Sufficiency 5(2 stmt)
Simple Equations 20 1 4 1 2 2 2
Ratio 2 1 2 1 4
Percentages 5 2 1 7 2 2
Profit & Loss 1 2 2 1 5 2
Partnership 1
SI,CI 2 1 2 1 2 2 2
Averages 1 1 3 2 4 1 1 1
Mixtures & Alligation 1 1 1
Mensuration 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 1
Time & Work 1 1 2 2 1 1 1
Time & Distance 2 1 3 1 1 1
Numbers 1 1
Indices 1
Permutation & Combination 1 1 1
Number Series 1
Total 50 35 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 – Quantitative Aptitude
Topic PO 2013 (22nd Sep 2013) PO 2012 (2nd Sep 2012) Clerk 13 (29th Sep 2013) Clerk 12 (9th Sep 2012)
Data Interpretation 15 (Table,Bar,Caselet) 10 (Table,Pie)

Simple Eqns
2 1 3
Ratio, Prop, Var 1 2 2 2
Percentages

2 3
Profit & Loss

1
Partnership



SI CI 1
1 1
TW
1 2
TD

2 1
Mensuration 1 1 2 1
Numbers 1
1 1
Averages

1 2
Mixt.& Allig 1


Perm & Comb


1
Probability
1

Wrong/Missing series 5 5 5 5
Data Suff



Quadratic Comparisons 5


Comparisons (Inequalities)
5

Simplifications 5 5 15 15
Approximations 5 5 5 5
Total 40 37 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 2013 (22nd Sep 2013) PO 2012 (2nd Sep 2012) Clerk 13 (29th Sep 2013) Clerk 12 (9th Sep 2012)
General Intelligence:



Letter Series
1

Coding & Decoding 6 (5 Set based & 1 individual) 5 6 (5 Set based & 1 individual)
Odd Man Out 1
1 1
Word formation 2 2 7 1
Letter Sequence

1
Digit Sequence

5 1
Symbols&Notations based conclusions 5 5
5
Direction Sense 1
2 2
Blood Relations

1
Data Sufficiency 5 3

Puzzles:



Distribution



Circular Arrang. 5 5 5 5
Row Arrangement 5 6 5 6
Comparisions 3 1 2 3
Critical Reasoning:



Inference 1


Assertion & Reasons 1 1

Course of Action
1

Deductions 5 5 5 5
Input - Output



Decision Making



Non verbal Reas
5 (Series)
10 (Series)
Misc

1
Total 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 2013 (22nd Sep 2013) PO 2012 (2nd Sep 2012) Clerk 13 (29th Sep 2013) Clerk 12 (9th Sep 2012)
Reading Comprehension 10 (1 Passage) 10 (1 Passage) 10 (1 Passage) 10 (1 Passage)
Cloze Test 10 10 10 10
Para Jumbled Sentences 5 5 5 5
FIB 5 (2 Blanks) 5 (2 Blanks)

Grammar 5 (Error Identification) 10 (Phrase Replacement-5,Error Identification – 5) 10 (Error Identification) 10 (Error Identification)
Wrongly spelt word in a sentence 5
5 5
Total 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 – General Awareness
Topic PO 2013 (22nd Sep 2013) PO 2012 (2nd Sep 2012) Clerk 13 (29th Sep 2013) Clerk 12 (9th Sep 2012)
Banking 9 5 3 7
Indian Economy 19 11 5 4
Current - National 1 4 7 6
Current - International
10 4 7
Sports 2 4 7 6
Literature 1 3 2 2
Science & Tech



Awards 1 3
1
Movies



Misc 7
12 7
Total 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 – Computer Knowledge
Topic PO 2013 (22nd Sep 2013) PO 2012 (2nd Sep 2012) Clerk 13 (29th Sep 2013) Clerk 12 (9th Sep 2012)
Basic comp concepts 12 7 12 14
Comp Architecture 3 8 9 6
Memory 3
2 2
Software concepts 3 8 2 9
Operating system 4

1
Networks 2 5 1 3
Internet 4 5 1 1
E-Commerce 1


MS Word 7 2 5 2
MS Excel 1 3 3 1
MS power point



DBMS
2
1
Misc

5
Total 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