Topicewise Tips to Score Maximum in RBI Assistant Numerical Ability

The RBI Assistant prelims 2017 is scheduled on
27th and 28th November 2017. With just few days away, you
might have already started prepping up for the prelims. For your assistance, we
bring to you tips on how to ace the numerical ability section in RBI Assistant
2017. These tips are brought to you by Oliveboard, an online exam preparation platform for
banking and government jobs. Let’s quickly glance through the syllabus before
moving on to the tips.
Numerical Ability – RBI Assistant Prelims 2017
No. of Questions: 35
Maximum Marks: 35
Syllabus:

• Number Series
• Data Interpretation
• Averages
• Profit & Loss
• Time & Work
• Data Sufficiency
• Simplification / Approximation
• Time & Distance
• Partnership
• Ratio & Proportion
Topic-Wise Tips
1. Number
Series
Expected No. of Questions: 5
Level of Questions: Easy to Moderate
Two types of questions are generally asked from
this topic – either to find out missing number or the wrong number in the given
series. Practice many series questions to get equipped to identifying patterns.
Few common patterns are square, square root, cube, prime number, geometric
series etc.
2. Data Interpretation
Expected No. of Questions: 5 – 10
Level of Questions: Easy to Moderate
Learn
concepts like Percentage, Ration and Proportion and Average in depth.
Memorize tables and practice mental math and short tricks. Always read the
instructions carefully for data interpretation questions.
3. Simplification and
Approximation
Expected No. of Questions: 10-15
Level of Questions: Easy to Moderate
Get
strong hold over the basic rules of B.O.D.M.A.S. Practice as many tests
you can to improve your calculation speed.
Expected No. of Questions: 0-5
Level of Questions: Easy to Moderate
Learn
the basic concepts, factorization techniques and short tricks that
will come handy for this section.
5. Miscellaneous
Expected No. of Questions: 10-15
Level of Questions: Moderate to Difficult
Topics
like Average, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Time & Work, Mixture
& Allegation and more will be included in this section. Understand all
basic Arithmetic concepts and practice as many tests you can from these topics.
Recommended Study Materials

Time Management
Time
management is crucial in every competitive exam. While practicing for the
numerical ability section of RBI Assistant, you need to keep an eye on the time
spent. Try to improve your calculation speed. Include calculation in your daily
life, practice mental math, memorize multiplication, square and cubes tables. Learn
Vedic math tricks and short-cuts to solve problems. You will start gaining a
strong hold over these tricks only with rigorous practice.

Practice Mock Tests

Practice
makes a man perfect and it is true with Numerical Ability or Quantitative
Aptitude. Work out topical as well as full-length mock tests for RBI Assistant
Prelims 2017. With Oliveboard’s
Mocks
, you can do mock analysis for each mock attempt and
structure your exam preparation better.

Hope
this helps. We wish you all the best for the exam!