|Table of contents|
|Importance of Reasoning Section in banking exams|
|Step by Step guide for Reasoning|
|Step 1: Understand the Weightage, Exam Pattern and Syllabus of the section|
|Step 2: Conceptual understanding is important!|
|Step 3: Practice more often|
|Step 4: Manage your time wisely|
|Step 5: Solve a lot of Mock Tests|
|Tips to score more in the Reasoning Section for Banking Exam:|
Reasoning checks your mental ability as in your decision-making skills or your ability to analyze different aspects . Reasoning makes you think rationally, it will help you to make decisions efficiently and effectively. So as to make sure you excel in this skill during exams and in everyday life ahead, EduRev has prepared this step by step guide for the Reasoning Section to help aspirants like you score great marks in the Reasoning section of your Banking Exam.
We all know that reasoning aptitude helps in measuring the mental, verbal and numerical ability of an individual to evaluate his/her inborn skills and capacity for learning and acquiring new skills..
You will need logical reasoning ability in future to make important decisions of banks you are working in
It is a vital element included in every competitive exam to judge the mental strength of the aspirants.
Due to these reasons, Reasoning aptitude is included to enhance the mental skills of the candidates.
Through EduRev's Step-by-step guide you'll be able enhance your skills in the reasoning section of banking exams
It's critical to have a thorough understanding of the exam's specific requirements before beginning to study.
|Exam||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|Mains (PO)||45||60||60 Minutes|
|Mains (Clerk)||50||60||45 Minutes|
|For Prelims||For Mains|
Directions & Distances
Course of action
|Analytical Decision Making|
According to the latest trend of examinations, 60-70 % of questions of reasoning asked in the exam are only puzzles. Other important topics like Logical Reasoning, Syllogism, Data Sufficiency, Direction and Distance, Blood Relation, Ranking, Direction Sense, etc.
First focus on puzzles and seating arrangement as 60-70% of the questions of reasoning are from these two topics only. One needs to build strong basics on these topics so to be able to attempt the maximum number of questions.
Once you’ve built a strong foundation of these two topics, move on to the other topics like:
These topics are very easy to understand. These are just one liner questions which help you score more while occupying less time. You SHOULD practice puzzles and seating arrangement questions while practicing these topics.
Once you’re done with concept learning, move on to practicing these topics.
Acquired the knowledge? Time to enhance your skills.
Once you’ve learnt the concept, keep practicing the different sets of questions.
The questions asked from this topic are based on assumptions, a course of action, cause and effect, conclusions, the strength of arguments, interference, etc.
It is important to practice Reasoning verbal as much as possible.
The questions asked from this topic are always of a moderate level. Hence, it is easy to attempt more questions without wasting time.
Puzzles may occasionally be blended with other exam topics, such as age categories and blood relation, etc to raise the exam's difficulty level. After answering the other, less challenging questions, you simply need to try these last. You can attempt EduRev's practice test series.
The main aim of any aspirant should be to conquer the speed in such questions.
Once you’ve built the foundation of your concepts and have practiced enough, your speed will automatically increase. But now it's time to enhance that speed.
While answering questions, set a timer so you can evaluate how much practise you still need to get. EduRev provides you to test your skills. You can check the Mock Test for Banking and Past year papers playlist here
The more you practice, the better you get. Only practice can lead to reaching your goal. So, to let you practice and ace the score in the Reasoning Section in IBPS PO exam, EduRev provides you with detailed course for Mock Tests and Previous Year Questions, check it out here.
Knowledge is of no value unless you put it in practice. Work hard, keep practicing, and everything will come up roses in the end.
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|1. Why is the Reasoning section important in banking exams?|
|2. How can I prepare for the Reasoning section in banking exams?|
|3. What are some tips to score more in the Reasoning section of banking exams?|
|4. What topics are covered in the Reasoning section of banking exams?|
|5. How can I improve my logical reasoning skills for the banking exams?|