(1) Simplification
 Weightage → 0 – 5 Questions
 Easy to Solve, Less Time Consuming, High Accuracy Possible.
 Question Types → BODMAS Rule, Approximation, Decimals, Fractions, Surds & Indices, Percentages, etc.
(2) Average
 Weightage → 1 – 2 Questions
 Easy to Solve, Less Time Consuming, High Accuracy Possible.
 Question Types → Average Weight/Height/Age/Marks, Average Money Expenditure, Average Temperature, etc. However, the concept remains simple. We have to use a single formula i.e. Average = Sum of Quantities/Number of Quantities
(3) Percentage
 Weightage → 0 – 1 Question
 Easy to Solve, Less Time Consuming, High Accuracy Possible.
 Question Types → Calculationoriented basic percentage.
(4) Ratio and Proportion
 Weightage → 1 – 3 Questions
 Easy to Solve, Less Time Consuming, High Accuracy Possible.
 Question Types → Simple Ratios, Compound Ratios, Third/Fourth Proportion, Componendo and Dividendo, Direct & Indirect Proportions.
(5) Data Interpretation
 Weightage → 13 – 15 Questions (2 – 3 sets)
 Easy to Moderate in Difficulty, Moderately Time Consuming, High Accuracy Possible
 Question Types → Line Graphs, Bar Graphs, Pie Charts, Tables, Miscellaneous Infographics, Missing Data Type Caselets.
(6) Mensuration
 Weightage → 1 – 2 Questions
 Easy to Moderate in Difficulty, Moderately Time Consuming, High Accuracy Possible.
 Question Types → Area/Volume of Square, Rectangle, Trapezium, Parallelogram, Rhombus, Circle, Semicircle, Triangle, Cone, Cylinder, Cube, Cuboid. Also, Moulding from one shape to another etc.
(7) Quadratic Equations
 Weightage → 4 – 5 Questions (Comparison of 2 variables), 01 questions within other topics such as age, algebraic equations, etc.
 Scoring, Easy if Proper Steps Followed, Less Time Consuming.
 Question Types → Comparing values of x and y when two equations given.
(8) Interest
 Weightage → 2 – 3 Questions
 Scoring, Easy if Formulas & Proper Steps Followed, Moderately Time Consuming.
 Question Types → Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Mixed Interest, Instalments.
(9) Linear Equations in One, Two or More Variables
 Weightage → 1 – 2 Questions
 Scoring, Easy if Proper Steps Followed, Less Time Consuming.
 Question Types → Problems on Ages, algebraic equations, application based questions, ratio of ages, average of ages, etc.
(10) Profit and Loss
 Weightage → 2 – 3 Questions
 Scoring, Easy if Proper Steps Followed, Moderately Time Consuming.
 Question Types → Successive Selling type questions, Partnerships, Discount & MP, Dishonest Dealings.
(12) Number Series
 Weightage → 5 Questions
 Scoring, Moderate in Difficulty, Moderately Time Consuming
 Question Types → Complete the Series, Find the Missing Term, Find the Wrong Term etc.
(13) Speed, Time and Distance
 Weightage →1 – 2 Questions
 Moderate in Difficulty, Moderately Time Consuming
 Question Types → Relative Speed, Average Speed, Problems on Train, Boat & Stream.
(14) Time and Work
 Weightage → 2 – 3 Questions
 Moderate in Difficulty, Moderately Time Consuming
 Question Types → Work Efficiency, Work & Wages, Pipes & Cisterns etc.
(15) Number Systems
 Weightage → 0 – 1 Question
 Could be tricky, Moderately time Consuming
 Question Types → Divisibility & Remainder, Multiples & Factors, Integers, LCM & HCF.
(16) Data Sufficiency
 Weightage → 5 Questions
 Moderate in Difficulty, Moderately Time Consuming, Tricky
 Question Types → DS questions based on Number System, Averages, Percentages, Ratio & Proportion, Profit & Loss, Simple & Compound Interest, Time Speed & Distance, Time & Work, Problems on Age, Mensuration, Mixtures & Alligations.
(17) Permutation & Combination / Probability
 Weightage → 1 – 2 Questions
 Less Time Consuming, Scoring, Easy if all cases considered
 Question Types → Basic Selection & Arrangement Problems, Very basic problems on Probability.
(18) Mixtures & Alligations
 Weightage → 1 – 2 Question
 Tricky, Time Consuming
 Question Types → Mixture of two or more entities/mixtures, dishonest dealings.
