How To Prepare Reasoning for SSC CGL 2017

How To Prepare Reasoning for SSC CGL 2017

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How To Prepare Reasoning for SSC CGL 2017

How To Prepare Reasoning for SSC CGL 2017. SSC CGL is one of the most awaited exam of the year among all the aspirants who are preparing for any competitive exam and here we are going to tell you about the selection process and the importance of Reasoning in SSC CGL Tier 1.

Reasoning is the section in your exam which has its importance.

Pattern of Exam of SSC CGL 2017 (Reasoning Section)

No of Questions – 25                                                                                                    Maximum Marks – 50

Therefore each question is of 2 marks and these 50 marks of reasoning plays an important role in clearing your overall cut off. So please take reasoning seriously and do follow the below given advice and do practice to get full marks.

Syllabus of reasoning for SSC CGL Tier 1: Following are the few topics which are really important and you must cover these topics if you want to get high score in your reasoning section.

  1. Series
  2. Analogy
  3. Direction Sense
  4. Blood Relation
  5. Sitting Arrangement
  6. Venn Diagram
  7. Semantic Classification
  8. Arithmetical Reasoning
  9. Coding Decoding
  10. Statement Conclusion
  11. Rule Detection, Dices, Ranks

General Intelligence and Reasoning for SSC CGL Tier 1

This section is also very important as it constitutes 25

This section of SSC CGL Tier 1 Examination constitutes 25% of the total score, hence all the aspirants needs to give an equal importance to this section and try to get full marks to clear overall cut off.

These are the topics which you have to practice in the beginning time as the question from these topics are confirmed to be come in exam.

Covering the general problem solving skills, one should focus on the topics in logical deductions and general logic application.

The topics of space visualization along with number series would be easily tackled by many, as would the relationship concepts.

The most important and confusing topic of reasoning is Syllogism.


The trick to avoid confusion between the categories mentioned in different statements is to solve them by drawing venn diagrams. Reading the question clearly and taking one step at a time will help avoid the overlaps of categories.

Verbal analogies:

The trick to solve verbal analogies fast is to try and find the relationship between terms in first pair. It might take some time though if two terms are missing. Building up strong vocabulary will be of great help in this type of questions.

And you can follow our study material section to get all the materials regarding your syllabus and pattern of your exam.

All the best !!!





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4 Responses to How To Prepare Reasoning for SSC CGL 2017

  1. Bhargavi says:

    How to prepare exactly?
    What is the selection criteria for women?

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