How deal with Maths while preparing for Bank PO exam

Banking sector in recent times have appeared to be very lucrative job. It's the desire of many aspirants to crack this exam and avail the post's befits to fullest. But many people's dream cannot be fulfilled due to wrong strategies. In this context this article is about how to prepare maths well in bank Po exam.

Banking sector in recent times have appeared to be very lucrative job . It's the desire of many aspirants to crack this exam and avail the post's befits to fullest. But before one can enjoy the fruit of success, he have to reap and explore his wisdom of knowledge. Bank po exam educational requisite is graduate and exam paper is not that tough. But yet some fail to compete. The previous results have proved its not tea of everyone's cup. The success resolves around speed and accuracy. An average student can easily do well with these exam if prepare the exam in strategic manner. And when we talk about strategic preparation quantitative aptitude plays a vital role. No one can crack the bank po exam without doing well in this section. It is the master of all when it appears to test an individual's speed and accuracy. So here are the few major tips to prepare mathematics paper for bank po exam.

Start with basics

Starting with basics is the magical idea to remove all the obstacle in the path of math's preparations. This will help to clear all the fundamentals which consequently provide accuracy and speed. The so called fear for math can be curbed easily the moment you start playing with numbers. Exhaustive practice of all basic math should be done to have super fast calculation. 60% of the bank po syllabus is calculation and rest 40% is only understanding. So mastering calculation have no escapism and one must start with it if they lack those super fast calculation. Basic include fast addition, multiplication, division, table upto 30, cube root and square root.

Try to learn Vedic mathematics

Once you done with basic math one must try to learn Vedic mathematics. Vedic mathematics helps to provide speed and accuracy. After learning all the traditional way of calculation the very next step is adding Vedic mathematics tricks into practice. Its most desirable as it help individual to solve more questions in less time and finally increasing overall success in exam. Besides this now bank po exams have turned online so adapting the idea of think without ink can make examination experience more fruitful and result fetching.

Targeting syllabus more precisely

Studying blindly can never provide you result even if you work hard. Sometimes all effort goes in vain due to lack of planning and strategies. So before moving ahead one must decide what their ultimate goal –is it just bank po exam or a combined preparation of all competitive exam. This decision plays very crucial role as it determines the success. If targeting only bank po exam see what is in the syllabus. Rely on previous papers to trace what is more important. Syllabus of quantitative aptitude is almost same for all but weight age of marks may vary. And if you know the pattern well you can target good score. This will help to prepare you well and help to crack the exam in few month's preparation even if you are known to be not so good student in math's in your school days.

Emphasize on understanding

Many a times student rely more on formulas and even follow ways of solving for particular types of question. This is the most devastating step which mitigate even the hard work. The difficulty level and the type of question is not regular as appeared from last few exams. Twisted questions are more in than simple traditional one. So one must make concept of every chapter very clear and rely much on understanding rather than just keep on bugging every formula and way to solve. Each and every question must be understand well then solved. This approach will help to solve even the difficult question while giving exam.

Practice more and more

It is very old saying practice makes the man perfect, same is applied here to experience the moment you really start enjoying mathematics is when you practice more and more. Only regular and continuous practice is solution to growing demand of speed and accuracy in banking exam. If you have perfect schedule which cover the revision along with carrying new chapters concepts you will surely able to manage the math paper well.

Keep in mind nature of exam

Before preparing and even while preparing the math paper for bank Po exam always remember its nature and patter of exam. Bank po exam math's paper is not subjective in nature rather its objective one. Unlike SSC exam pattern in bank Po exam one have to chose 1 answer out of four i.e. multiple choice question. So one must avoid lengthy and time consuming steps to solve question as one have to do for SSC. Tricks should be applied and even ways must be known to deduct answer from given answer applicable to few question of number system. So this step plays vital role as it help you attempt more in less time.

Way of attempting in exam

Way of attempting questions in exam decides the fate of success. This unique way of attempting involve escapism of few lengthy or time consuming questions. You have to decide quick and apply that even if you know to solve this question which may take longer time and in that period of time you can easily attempt three easy question or less time consuming question. Then the smart decision says apply to escape. This idea is applicable to all sections of bank po exam. But this is also true only by practicing and mastering well one can know which is time consuming and which is good attempt. So whole mantra to do well with math paper is clearing basics along with understanding and practice.


So these were the few simple but most effective way to deal with math's paper. If one follows these steps seriously the success is not far away. And as we all know mathematics is a scoring paper so once any student have command over it he can perform pretty well in bank Po exam and can easily achieve their dream job. So keep the goal high and enjoy preparing all competitive exam with confidence to crack it and not just keep on working blindly just in hope to have some miracle happen.Having good job is all about smart and strategic preparation.

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Guest Author: Rakhi sharma21 Aug 2014

hello respected sir/madam I am in Fybcom and I am confused whether to give bank po exam or not because I'm very bad in maths in school times also I used to fail in geometry and algebra so I am not confident about this exam but my father wants me to give this exam please help me in this problem

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