# Tips to Score More in Data Interpretation in SBI PO Mains 2017

### With the result for SBI PO Prelims 2017 announced last night, there is very little time left to brush up for SBI PO Mains 2017. Read on for a quick revision of Data Interpretation, which is actually an entire section in the SBI PO Mains 2017!

The SBI PO Mains is just 18 days away and most of you must be losing sleeping over how to prepare for the exam and ensure one of those 2313 vacancies is reserved for you! In the SBI PO Mains 2017 Phase-I shortlisted candidates will have to appear for a 3 hour long objective paper with 4 sections- Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis and Interpretation, General Awareness and Economy and English Language, for a total of 200 marks. Since it’s an online test, every section has a time limit! Let’s get started for a quick revision of Data Interpretation for SBI PO Mains 2017.

### What is Data Interpretation?

The process on analyzing data to extract information form it is called Data interpretation. It helps in drawing conclusions from the given data. Different statistical tools are used to represent the data in organized structures. There are 5 different ways in which data can be represented and questions in SBI PO Mains 2017 can be asked form any of these.

### Concepts needed to solve Data Interpretation Questions

To solve questions from this topic in SBI PO Mains 2017 or any other competitive exam, you need mathematical concepts like-
Also since questions on DI involve a lot of calculations, you need to master some tricks that will help you calculate fast without pen and paper in just a few seconds!

### DI Tips for SBI PO Mains 2017

DI is undoubtedly one of the most scoring of the 4 sections in SBI PO Mains 2017. There will be 35 questions for 60 marks and you will 45 minutes to solve them. You must maximize your score in this section in SBI PO Mains 2017 by following these-
•          Practice DI for 2-3 hours every day for the next 18 days because there is no short cut to practice ever!
•          While practicing ensure that you practice different kind of data forms like- linear, tabular, graph, pie chart etc.
•         Revise the key concepts of percentages, averages and ratio proportion to score well.
•         Use smart calculation tricks while practicing because you need to be an expert at quick calculations!
Watch our expert faculty discuss some important concepts in DI along with tips and tricks that will help you get a good score in this section in SBI PO Mains 2017.
All the Best!