Quantitative aptitude syllabus

Quantitative aptitude syllabus

Quantitative aptitude syllabus: Quantitative aptitude is one of the integral parts of the competitive examination and in most of the exams aptitude sections are asked. 

There are numerous examinations like RBI, SBI & IBPS PO/ Clerk, SSC (10+2,CGL,CPO, Multitasking), CMAT, MAT & Other Management Entrances in which quantitative aptitude sections are asked.

Quantitative aptitude syllabus

It is very significant to follow the right syllabus for the optimum result. Here, in this article we are going to present the quantitative aptitude syllabus and topic covered by the most renowned quantitative aptitude book.

Quantitative aptitude syllabus Topic covered by
Rs Aggarwal quantitative aptitude book

Section-I: Arithmetical Ability 

  • Number System 
  • H.C.F. and L.C.M. of Numbers 
  • Decimal Fractions 
  • Simplification 
  • Square Roots and Cube Roots 
  • Average 
  • Problems on Numbers 
  • Problems on Ages 
  • Surds and Indices 
  • Logarithms 
  • Percentage 
  • Profit and Loss 
  • Ratio and Proportion 
  • Partnership 
  • Chain Rule 
  • Pipes and Cisterns 
  • Time and Work 
  • Time and Distance 
  • Boats and Streams 
  • Problems on Trains  
  • Alligation or Mixture 
  • Simple Interest 
  • Compound Interest 
  • Area 
  • Volume and Surface Area 
  • Races and Games of Skill 
  • Calendar 
  • Clocks 
  • Stocks and Shares 
  • Permutations and Combinations 
  • Probability 
  • True Discount 
  • Banker’s Discount 
  • Heights and Distances 
  • Odd Man Out and Series

Section-II: Data Interpretation

  • Tabulation 
  • Bar Graphs 
  • Pie Chart 
  • Line Graphs

Syllabus of analytical reasoning

Quantitative aptitude syllabus Topic covered by
Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma book

  1. Number System

Numerals • Face Value and Place Value of the Digits in a Number • Types of Numbers • Operations on Numbers • Divisibility Tests Unit’s Place of an Expression • Basic Number Theory

  1. Number Series

Types of Series • Types of Questions Asked on Number Series

  1. HCF and LCM

Factors and Multiples • Least Common Multiple (LCM)« Highest Common Factor (HCF) • Method to Calculate LCM and HCF of Fractions • Fast Track Techniques to Solve the Questions • Method to Solve Questions Based on Bells

  1. Simple and Decimal Fractions

Simple Fraction • Decimal Fraction • Operations on Simple Fractions • Operations on Decimal Fractions • Comparison of Simple Fractions • Fast Track Formulae to Solve die Questions

  1. Square Root and Cube Root

Square • Square Root • Properties of Squares and Square Roots • Fast Track Formulae to Solve the Questions • Fast Track Techniques to Solve the Questions • Cube • Cube Root • Properties of Cube and Cube Roots

  1. Indices and Surds

Indices • Surds • Properties of surds • Operations on Surds • Fast Track Techniques to Solve the Questions

  1. Simplification

VBODMAS Rule • Basic Formulae

  1. Approximation

Basic Rules to Solve the Problems by Approximation

  1. Word Problems Based on Numbers 

Types of Word Problems Based on Numbers

  1. Average

Average • Properties of Average • Important Formulae Related to Average of Numbers • Fast Track Techniques to Solve the Questions • Average Speed

  1. Percentage

Percentage • Formula to Calculate Percentage • Fast Track Techniques to Solve the Questions

  1. Profit and Loss

Basic Formulae Related to Profit and Loss • Fast Track Techniques to Solve die Questions

  1. Discount

Marked Price • Basic Formulae Related to Discount • Successive Discount • Fast Track Techniques to Solve die Questions

  1. Simple Interest

Simple Interest (SI) • Instalments • Fast Track Techniques to Solve die Questions

  1. Compound Interest

Basic Formulae Related Compound Interest • Instalments • Fast Track Techniques to Solve die Questions

  1. True Discount and Banker’s Discount

True Discount • Fast Track Formulae to Solve die Questions • Banker’s Discount

  1. Ratio and Proportion

Ratio • Comparison of Ratios • Proportion • Fast Track Techniques to Solve die Questions

  1. Mixture or Alligation

Mixture • Rule of Mixture or Alligation • Fast Track Techniques to Solve die Questions

  1. Partnership

Types of Partnership • Types of Partners • Fast Track Techniques to Solve the Questions

  1. Unitary Method

Direct Proportion • Indirect Proportion

  1. Problem Based on Ages

Important Rules for Problem Based on Ages • Fast Track Techniques to Solve the Questions

  1. Work and Time

Basic Rules Related to Work and Time • Fast Track Techniques to Solve the Questions

  1. Work and Wages

Important Points • Fast Track Formulae to Solve die Questions

  1. Pipes and Cisterns

Important Points • Fast Track Techniques to Solve the Questions

  1. Speed, Time and Distance

Basic Formulae Related to Speed, Time and Distance • Fast Track Techniques to Solve the Questions

  1. Problems Based on Trains

Basic Rules Related to Problems Based on Trains • Fast Track Techniques to Solve the

Questions

  1. Boats and Streams

Basic Formulae Related to Boats and Streams • Fast Track Techniques to Solve dice Questions

  1. Races and Games of Skill

Important Terms • Some Facts about Race • Fast Track Techniques to Solve die Questions

  1. Clock and Calendar

Clock • Important Points Related to Clock • Fast Track Techniques to Solve die Questions • Calendar • Ordinary Year • Leap Year • Odd Days

  1. Linear Equations

Linear Equations in One, Two and Three Variables • Methods of Solving Linear Equations • Consistency of the System of Linear Equations

  1. Quadratic Equations

Important Points Related to Quadratic Equations • Methods of Solving Quadratic Equations • Fast Track Formulae to Solve die Questions

  1. Permutations and Combinations

Permutation • Cases of Permutation • Combination • Cases of Combination • Factorial • Fundamental Principles of Counting • Fast Track Formulae to Solve die Questions

  1. Probability

Terms Related to Probability • Event • Rules/Theorems Related to Probability. • Types of Questions

  1. Area and Perimeter

Area • Perimeter • Triangle • Properties of Triangle • Quadrilateral • Regular Polygon •Circle • Fast Track Techniques to Solve the Questions

  1. Volume and Surface Area

Volume • Surface Area • Cube • Cuboid • Cylinder • Cone • Sphere • Prism • Pyramid •Fast Track Techniques to Solve the Questions

  1. Geometry

Point • Line • Angle • Triangle • Congruence of Triangles • Similarity of Triangles •Quadrilateral • Polygons • Circle

  1. Coordinate Geometry

Rectangular Coordinate Axes • Quadrants • Distance Formula • Basic Points Related to Straight Lines

  1. Trigonometry

Measurement of Angles • Relation between Radian and Degrees • Trigonometric Ratios •Trigonometric Identities • Sign of Trigonometric Functions • Trigonometric Ratios of Combined Angles

  1. Height and Distance

Line of Sight • Horizontal Line • Angle of Elevation Angle of Depression

  1. Data Table
  2. Pie Chart
  3. Bar Chart

Types of Bar Chart

  1. Line Graph

Types of Line Graph

  1. Mixed Graph
  2. Data Sufficiency

Cat quant syllabus Topic covered by
Arihant quantitative aptitude Quantum CAT book 

  • Fundamentals
  • Averages
  • Allegations
  • Ratio proportion and variation
  • Percentages
  • Profit loss and discount
  • CI and SI installments
  • Time and work
  • Time, speed and distance
  • Mensuration  
  • Trigonometry
  • Geometry
  • Elements of algebra
  • Theory of Equations
  • Set theory
  • Logarithm
  • Functions, series and progressions
  • Permutations and combinations
  • Probability
  • Coordinate geometry
  • CAT Solved papers

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