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How to Prepare Reasoning for Any Competitive Exams? Golden Tips & Tricks

How To Prepare Reasoning

Well, Reasoning subjects plays a vital role in all Competitive Exams and almost every candidate get question in their mind that How To Prepare Reasoning….! Through this exam, they check mental strength and judgment of the applicants. Also, this section is considered as a highly scoring as candidates just have to put their presence of mind and some skills, tricks as well.

Moreover, if you are going to appear in Competitive Exams such as Bank, Railway, SSC, UPSC or any other, then this page is going to be very beneficial for you. So read till end and check How To Prepare Reasoning.

There are many little things that one should know while preparing for reasoning subject for Competitive Exams such as speed, high learning approach, right material and many others that you can get from below preparation tips.

However, if you are new to logical or non verbal reasoning test then you need to develop an in-depth understanding of Logic. Don’t worry through this page, you will definitely able to crack competitive exam and achieve best marks in this examination.

How To Prepare Reasoning

Reading, practicing and working hard is all you need in this Reasoning section while preparing for Bank, Railway, SSC, UPSC competitive papers. There are many contenders who apply against these exams and failed to clear it, the reason behind was just planning.

If you start your preparation with some analysis that which subject takes more time and which take more efforts, then it will be very easy for you to do preparation. Read this page of carefully and formulate proper study plan and execute your preparation.

Preparation Tips To Get Scored Marks IN Reasoning

Here some list of topics, from which questions are almost asked in every competitive exam that are Coding & Decoding, Inequalities, Syllogisms, Puzzles (Especially Seating Arrangement), Blood Relations and many other. Whatever the topic or situation is, if you get these tricks then you can solve any question. So must check it…

  • Proper Study Material

You must collect proper study material for your reasoning test preparation such as IBPS 2018 Reasoning and any other. If you have the best preparation material then it will be helpful for you in analyzing what is given in the question and note it in a proper way on a paper to help you solve better. So must get it from your coaching centers or it is also available by the organizing committee of exam.

Check HARDEST Online: Logical Reasoning Quiz

  • Data Interpretation

This part in the reasoning sections cover major section as it contains myriad of graphs, charts and tables from which you will have to glean and analyze data and one must be perfect in the basic formulas and tables at least 2 to 20 so that it helps you in solving the mathematical problems in a quick way.

Simple trick to get best in reasoning is once you understand the problem that what question demands for and then you can easily give the suitable answer.

Analytical Reasoning


Count the number of squares in the given figure

Answer: 30

Start Now: Reasoning Quiz


What is the minimum number of colors required to fill the spaces in the given diagram without any two adjacent spaces having the same color?

Answer: 3

  • Coded/Mathematical Inequalities

In Mathematical Inequalities, candidates need to know what each symbol means and also candidates most important thing that have to be pointed is that you have to focus on the details because you can lose marks otherwise.

Use proper tricks and method for solving any problem. Moreover, practice more from the quizzes as through this you will get to know the concept of the particular examination. You can also take help from articles that are given below:

  • Coded Inequality
  • Mathematical Inequality.

Check Here, Basic: Maths Formulas

  • Syllogisms – How to Prepare

This is also the most vital part of reasoning sections as it includes questions from the logical reasoning abilities, for the preparation of this type of question you need to start preparation by reading articles on Syllogisms like Concepts of Syllogism or any other related to it.

It will definitely help to understand the concept of exam. But candidates don’t forget to manage equal time for every question, so that you can complete the entire section in the given time slot.

Read Out Here: Syllogism Tips & Tricks

  • Coding & Decoding – How to Prepare

Well, in this section candidates have to give proper time to the numbers and alphabets in the given code and you need to check whether sequences in the questions are in an ascending or descending order.

For the best preparation of this topic, candidates need to Solve relevant puzzles can greatly help in improving solving skills and thereby helps to improve your reasoning power. Aspirants can also read the articles related to it such as Shortcut to Solve Coding Decoding and Coding Decoding for Bank Exams.

AlphabetsAlphabetical OrderReverse Order

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  • Ordering & Ranking

Reasoning mostly covers sections like Critical Reasoning, Analytical reasoning and Reasoning Data Sufficiency. If nothing is coming out as a conclusion; try eliminating options according to the information given to find the correct answers. Remember that the given problem will be solved by the data given only, don’t make any assumptions or judgment while solving the question.

  • Analog

In this part candidates have to solve the questions from the topic, check the examples that are given below. Through it you will come to know the concept from which questions will be asked and the way in which questions are asked in this section. Also, check there are various types of analog from which questions are being asked.

Try It Now: Analogies Quiz

Example 1: Completing Analog Pair

Oasis: Sand :: Island: ?
a) River   b) Sea   c) Water   d) Waves


  • first pair is ⇒ “Oasis: Sand” and second pair is “Island:?”. ‘Oasis’ is a mass of water amidst ‘Sand’ similarly ‘Island’ is a mass of land amidst ‘water’.
  • Note: It’d be Island: Sea had the first pair been Oasis: Desert.
  • We’re given the name of thing desert is made of i.e. Sand.
  • So, we’ll use the name of thing Sea is made of i.e. Water –

Example 2: Simple Analogy

Sweet is to Chocolate as Book is to…?
a) Dictionary   b) Library   c) Encyclopedia   d) Atlas


Chocolate can be sweet or bitter but ‘Sweet’ is the enlarged form of chocolate. Similarly, ‘Encyclopedia’ is an enlarged form of a ‘book’.

Start Practice With:  Online Quiz for Competitive Exams

Some important Tricks to solve Reasoning

  • The answer of a reasoning problem always hidden in its question so must understand the question carefully.
  • The given Data/ Diagram are most important part of the question so observe them cautiously.
  • Boost up your skills to solve Mathematics problems that assist you in time managing.
  • The knowledge of Directions must be accurate i.e. which direction is East, West, North and South.
  • Remember the sequencing of alphabets i.e. which alphabet comes before/ after the particular alphabet and also remember their numerical position as 1 to 26.
  • Imagine the object in 3D way like dice and paper folding etc. it will help in solving the relevant problems.

We hope the above provided tricks and tips for How To Prepare Reasoning for Competitive Exams will be helpful for you in boost up your exams and by keeping the above points in mind; candidates can easily crack the Reasoning Section of any Competitive exam. Our team of wish you good luck for your exams, use above tips and prepare well for your exams.

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