Arithmetic Reasoning is one of the most important topics of Logical Reasoning. Spread over the section in majority, students cannot escape the topic while getting shortlisted for the next level. Over the years, owing to the changes in SSC CGL Test Pattern and weightage of topics comprising, we have observed erratic changes in Arithmetic Reasoning. Let’s take a quick look at the topic
Reasoning test observes your mental as well as problem solving ability. SSC CGL Arithmetic Reasoning is not a numerical skill in which you can simply mug up a formula and solve those questions by applying the formula. You have to prepare yourself well to answer these questions.
When we talk about SSC arithmetic reasoning, 20-25 questions can fetch you 40 above marks through daily practice and by common sense. If you ardently practice daily, you can very easily score high marks in this section.
When you start your preparation, certain questions come to your mind, that how you can crack the exam with out taking any coaching or guidance?
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Below are mentioned some of the most important topics that should be practiced on daily basis in order to score good marks.
The topics covered under Arithmetic Reasoning in the exam are-
Students are not able to focus on their strong concepts. They lack time management skills and they see solving of reasoning problems as a time consuming process. The syllabus needs to be revised regularly.
Solving the arithmetic questions can get very tricky unless you have practiced to the core. In addition to solving the sample test papers, every student must prepare at least 100 reasoning questions everyday. In this way, you will be able to solve innumerable questions before your actually appear for the exam. Gradually, you will start devising your own tricks of tackling the difficult reasoning questions. Lets device a strategy that can give you an impetus that you need to ace this difficult exam.
Note: Your aim is to attempt at least 15-20 questions in the exam with reasonable accuracy, within 20 minutes. Try to solve this section in the exam in no more than twenty minutes.
|A. Brother||B. Nephew|
|C. Uncle||D. Son-in-law|
|A. FIK||B. DGI|
|C. MPR||D. KND|
|A. 20||B. 15|
|C. 10||D. 24|
|A. 20||B. 15|
|C. 10||D. 24|
Arithmetic reasoning is extremely tough. So, it is recommended to follow the practice papers that are available on many websites as these practice papers will boost your score.
Some of the websites are examrace.com, mockbank.com, indiabix.com, reasoning.wifistudy.com, ssconlineexam.com etc.
|Serial Number||SSC CGL Reasoning books||Author|
|1.||Analytical Reasoning||M.K. Pandey|
|2.||Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning||R.S. Aggarwal|
|3.||Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning (Hindi)||Kiran publication|
|4.||A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal & Non-Verbal (English)||B.S. Sijwali|
|5.||Logical and analytical reasoning (English)||A.K. Gupta|
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.