How to Prepare reasoning

How to Prepare reasoning

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How to Prepare reasoning for any Government Exam

Today we will learn how to prepare reasoning for government exam. Now every job seeker is preparing for government exam as everyone wants security and benefits or facilities of government job.

Government jobs provide us reasonable working hours, income, facilities, benefits and most important thing i.e. security. First benefit of Security is that it provides us a fixed amount of salary even after our retirement.


Who can appear in government exam?

Government provides jobs for all persons who possess different education. Any student can appear for government exam who has completed its 10th/12th/graduation or Postgraduate.

Exam Pattern of Government Exam where we will learn, How to Prepare reasoning?

In each government exam, questions can be ask from any of the below section-

  • General Knowledge
  • General Awareness
  • Reasoning ability
  • Numerical Ability/Quantitative Aptitude
  • English
  • Computer Knowledge
  • Professional Knowledge

UPSC study material

Importance of Reasoning should be known for How to Prepare reasoning

Each government organisation(railway, bank, ssc,upsc etc.) who recruit candidates through written exam, follows the different exam pattern according to their need to check the ability of candidate.

One of the important section in government exam is “Reasoning ability”.Each organisation give more importance to this section as this section is one of the best  way to check mental ability of the person. This ability defines how a person think on various problems and how he/she find solution for the same. This ability helps the organisation to find the way to come out from the critical situation/condition.

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Full Syllabus and important topics of Reasoning  –

Before starting preparation, you must know what topics covered in Reasoning.


Topics for Verbal Reasoning


Sl.No. Topic Time Duration
1 Analogy 2 hour
2 Blood relationship 2hour
3 Inequality 2hour
4 Classification 2 hour
5 Distance and Direction 1 hour
6 Series(Part-1)finding missing term

Series(Part-2)number Test

                                                              1 hour
7 Coding-Decoding 2 hour
8 Syllogism 4 hour
9 Statement and conclusion                                                                1 hour
10 Ranking 1 hour
11 Alphabet 1 hour
12 Sequential Output Tracing/Machine Input                                                                2 hour


13 Problem Solving/Puzzle

1.Classification Test

2.Sitting arrangement

3.Sequential order of Things

4.Family based problem puzzle

5.Comparison type Puzzle

6.Selection based puzzle

                                                             10 hour
14 Argumentation 1 hour
15 Assumption 1 hour
16 Courses of Action 1 hour
17 Data Sufficiency 1 hour
18 Data Analysis 1 hour
19 Cause & Effect 1 hour
20 Number Test 1 hour


Topics for Non Verbal Reasoning-

Sl.No Topic Weightage Approximately time to cover topic
19 Series 4-5 2 hour
20 Analogy or Similarity 4-5 2 hour
21 Classification 2-3 2 hour
27 Finding the missing figure 2-3 2 hour


How to prepare these topics-

To prepare these topics you must know the concept of each topic and tricks and shortcuts for the same.


Find shortcut tricks for each topic of reasoning here.


Best of luck


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