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# What are the index lessons of Quantitative/Reasoning and English sections of Bank Probationary Officer exam?

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WHAT ARE THE INDEX LESSONS OF QUANTITATIVE / REASING AND ENGLISH PAPER

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## Re: What are the index lessons of Quantitative/Reasoning and English sections of Bank Probationary Officer exam?

The index lession is VERBAL/NONVERBAL reasoning for Quantitative aptitude.........you can follow the book of RS AGARWAL(A Modern Approach to Verbal & Nonverbal reasoning) for your BPO exam.....

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## Re: What are the index lessons of Quantitative/Reasoning and English sections of Bank Probationary Officer exam?

These are some of the important topics in Reasoning (verbal / non verbal)

1.Number Series
2.Letter and Symbol Series
3.Artificial Language
4.Matching Definitions
5.Verbal Reasoning
6.Logical Problems
7.Statement and Assumption
8.Course of Action
9.Statement and Conclusion
10.Blood Relation Test
11.Series Completion
12.Venn Diagrams

These are some of the important topics in Aptitude

1.Problems on Trains
2.Time and Distance
3.Height and Distance
4.Time and Work
5.Simple Interest Compound Interest
6.Profit and Loss Partnership
7.Percentage
8.Calendar
9.Clock
10.Average Area
11Volume and Surface Area
12.Permutation and Combination
13.Numbers Problems on Numbers
14Problems on H.C.F and L.C.M
15Decimal Fraction
16.Ratio and Proportion
17Chain Rule
18.Boats and Streams
19Allegation or Mixture
20Probability
21Odd Man Out and Series

you can refer this book

A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by R S Aggarwal

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## Re: What are the index lessons of Quantitative/Reasoning and English sections of Bank Probationary Officer exam?

The Probationary Officer cadre exam for Banks is conducted by IBPS every year, for around 19 banks.

The syllabus for the exam, along with the topics under each of the subjects are as follows:

1. Test of Reasoning/Mental Ability/Aptitude:

This section usually tries to test the reasoning abilities and mental aptitude of the candidate.
Questions are asked mainly from the following categories.

VERBAL

Number Series
Alphabet Series
Test of Direction Sense
Coding-Decoding
Number Ranking
Arithmetical Reasoning
Problem on Age Calculation
Blood Relations
Analogy
Decision Making etc.

NON-VERBAL

Non Verbal Series
Mirror Images
Cubes and Dice
Grouping Identical Figures
Embedded Figures etc

2. Quantitative Aptitude:

This section tests the quantitative and mathematical skills of the candidate. Questions are asked mainly from the following categories.

Number System
HCF, LCM
Simplification
Decimal Fractions
Ratio and Proportions
Unitary Method
Percentage
Time and Distance
Time and Work
Profit and Loss
Average
Simple and Compound Interest
Mensuration (2D and 3D)
Algebra
Data Interpretation

3. English:

This section is designed to test the language abilities and understanding of English grammar. Questions are asked mainly from the following categories.

Verb
Subject Verb Agreement
Error Correction
Tenses
Sentence Rearrangement
Fill in the Blanks with Modals, Articles etc
Comprehension
Answering questions based on Unseen Passages
Vocabulary
Synonyms
Antonyms

4. General Awareness:

This section is checks whether the candidate keep himself/herself up to date with the world around them. Questions are asked mainly from the following categories.

Current Affairs (National and International)
Major Financial/Economic News
Budget and Five Year Plans
Who' s Who
Sports
Books and Authors
Awards and Honours
Science - Inventions and Discoveries
Abbreviations
Important Days
International and National Organisations

Prepare well!!!! All the best!!!