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Topic wise break up of IBPS PO (PSBs) – Quantitative Aptitude
Topic PO 2019 Prelim (12th/ 19th Oct) PO 2018 Main (18thNov) PO 2018 Prelim (13th/ 14th Oct) PO 2017 Main (26thNov) PO 2017 Prelim (7th / 8th / 14th Oct)
Data Interpretation 10 – 15 15 – 18 10 – 18 15 12
Simple Equations 8 – 13 10 – 12 7 – 13 5 12 – 13
Ratio, Prop, Var
Percentages
Profit & Loss
Partnership
Simple & Compound Interest
Averages
Mixtures & Alligations
Time & Work
Time & Distance
Geometry & Mensuration
Numbers
Perm & Comb
Probability
Data Sufficiency 2 - 3 (3 Statements) 5 (2 Statements) (in some slots) 5 (2 Statements)
Quadratic Comparisons 5 – 6 (in some slots) 5 – 6 (in some slots) 5 (in some slots)
Data Comparisons 2 – 3 ( 3 Qty) 5 (2 Qty ) (in some slots) 5
Wrong/Missing series 5 – 6 (in some slots) 4 – 5 5 – 6 (in some slots) 5 5(Missing No) (in some slots)
Approximations 5 – 6 (in some slots) 5 (in some slots) 5 – 6
Simplifications
Total 35 35 35 35 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  (PSBs) – Reasoning Ability
Topic PO 2019 Prelim (12th/ 19thOct) PO 2018 Main (18thNov) PO 2018 Prelim (13th/ 14thOct) PO 2017 Main (26thNov) PO 2017 Prelim (7th/ 8th/ 14thOct)
Coding & Decoding 5 ( in some slots) 2 5  (in some slots) 3 3 – 5 (in some slots)
Odd Man Out
Word formation
Letter Sequence
Digit Sequence
Alphabetical Order
Symbols&Notations 2 – 4 ( in some slots) 5  (in some slots) 3 – 5 (in some slots)
Set of Numbers
Alpha Numeric Series
Stat & Conclusions
Direction Sense 3 ( in some slots) 1 5  (in some slots) 5 2
Blood Relations 3 ( in some slots) 3  (in some slots) 4 2
Data Sufficiency 2 5 ( 2 Statements) 2
Critical Reasoning 9 10
Distribution 18 – 25 24 15 – 25 18 20
Circular Arrang.
Linear Arrangemen
Square Arrangement
Floor Arrangement
Comparisions
Non verbal Reas
Deductions 3 – 5 ( in some slots) 5  (in some slots) 3 – 5 (in some slots)
Input - Output 4 5  (in some slots) 3 5 (in some slots)
Decision Making
Sequence 3
Miscellaneous 2 – 3 ( in some slots) 1 (Ranking)
Total 35 45 35 45 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 (PSBs) - English Language
Topic PO 2019 Prelim (12th/ 19thOct) PO 2018 Main (18thNov) PO 2018 Prelim (13th/ 14th Oct) PO 2017 Main (26thNov) PO 2017 Prelim (7th/ 8th/ 14thOct)
Reading Comprehension 5 – 10 20 – 22 6 – 8 10 (2 ) 10 (1)
Cloze Test 5 – 6 ( in some slots) 10 – 11 5 – 6 (in some slots) 6 – 7
Para Jumbled Sentences 5 – 6 ( in some slots) 5 4 – 6 (in some slots) 3 – 4
FIB 2 – 5 3 – 5 (1Blank) (in some slots)
Match the Column 5 ( in some slots) 3 – 5  (in some slots)
Word Interchange 4 – 5 ( in some slots) 3 – 5  (in some slots)
Word Replacement 5 ( in some slots)
Incorrect / Inappropriate Usage 3 – 5 ( in some slots) 2 – 5  (in some slots)
Grammar 5 – 6 (Error Identification ), 3 – 5 ( Phrase Replacement ) (in some slots) 5 – 8 (Error Identification ), 4 – 6 ( Phrase Replacement ) (in some slots) 5 Error Identification, 3 Phrase Replacement ) 20 (10 Error Identification (in some slots) and 10 Phrase Replacement)
Sentence Starter 2 – 3
Sentence Rearrangement 5 (in some slots)
Sentence Odd Man out 5 (in some slots)
Para Completion Qs
Synonymous words / phrases
Out of Context (Odd one out)
Direct Synonym-Antonym 4
Total 30 40 30 40 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
Topic wise break up of IBPS Clerical (PSBs) – Quantitative Aptitude
Topic Clerk 2016 Main (1st Jan'17) Clerk 2016 Prelim (26th / 27th Nov) Clerk 2015 Main (2nd Jan'16) Clerk 2015 Prelim (5th Dec’15)
Data Interpretation 10 5 5 5
Simple Equations 1 15
Ratio, Prop, Var 1 3
Percentages 1 3 2
Profit & Loss 2 1
Partnership 1
Simple & Compound Interest 3 1 2
Averages 1 1
Mixtures & Alligations 1 1
Time & Work 2 (1 TW and 1 Pipes) 2 (1 TW and 1 Pipes) 1
Time & Distance 3 (2 Trains, 1 TD) 1 (Boats & Streams) 2
Geometry & Mensuration 1 3
Numbers
Perm & Comb
Probability
Data Sufficiency 5 (3 Statements) 0
Quadratic Comparisons 5
Data Comparisons
Wrong/Missing series 5(Missing No) 5(Missing No) 5 5(Missing No)
Approximations 5
Simplifications 10 15 10
Total 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 Clerical (PSBs) – Reasoning Ability
Topic Clerk 2016 Main (1stJan'17) Clerk 2016 Prelim (26th/ 27thNov) Clerk 2015 Main (2ndJan'16) Clerk 2015 Prelim (5thDec)
Coding & Decoding 5 5 5 8
Odd Man Out
Word formation 1
Letter Sequence
Digit Sequence 1
Alphabetical Order 1
Symbols&Notations 5 5 5
Set of Numbers 5
Alpha Numeric Series 5
Stat & Conclusions
Direction Sense 2
Blood Relations 2
Data Sufficiency 5 (3 Statements) 3
Critical Reasoning 4
Distribution 26 2
Circular Arrang. 5 5
Linear Arrangemen 10 5 5
Square Arrangement 5
Floor Arrangement 5
Comparisions
Non verbal Reas
Deductions 5
Input - Output
Decision Making
Sequence 5
Miscellaneous 5
Total 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 Clerical (PSBs) - English Language
Topic Clerk 2016 Main (1stJan'17) Clerk 2016 Prelim (26th/ 27thNov) Clerk 2015 Main (2ndJan'16) Clerk 2015 Prelim (5thDec)
Reading Comprehension 16 (2 Passages) 10 (1 Passage) (6+4) , 750 words (Story Based) 10 10 (1 Passage) (6+4) , 750 words (Story Based)
Cloze Test 10 (275 words) 10 5 (160 Words)
Para Jumbled Sentences 1 5 5 (6 Sentences)
FIB 5 (3 Blanks) 5 (2 Blanks)
Grammar 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
Para Completion Qs 1
Synonymous words / phrases
Out of Context (Odd one out) 8
Direct Synonym-Antonym
Total 39 30 40 30
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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
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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