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RRB NTPC 2020: Check The Important Topics For General Intelligence and Reasoning; Check Details Here

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Dec 10, 2020

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In order to score more in the RRB NTPC 2020 Exam, Candidates are required to practice the section-wise important topics of the RRB NTPC 2020 exam. Sections such as General Intelligence and Reasoning test's logical thinking ability of the candidate and it's one of the highest-scoring sections of RRB NTPC 2020 exam. It will test your ability and solve the given problems and the questions are always based on brain teasers. A total of 30 questions are asked in this section. 

Check: RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Pattern & Syllabus 

General Intelligence and Reasoning sections always consists of questions asked from the following topics, 

  • Analogies
  • Alphabetical and Number Series
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Relationships
  • Syllogism
  • Jumbling
  • Venn Diagram
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Data Interpretation 

Therefore, candidates preparing for the RRB NTPC 2020 exam must always go through and revise the previous year's question papers and attempt the mock tests to get practiced for the forthcoming examinations. 

Check: RRB NTPC 2020 Subject-wise Preparation Tips - Quantitative, General Awareness & Reasoning 

RRB NTPC 2020: Essential topics for General Intelligence and Reasoning

Candidates who are going to appear for the RRB NTPC 2020 exam can go through the table below to know the essential topics of General Intelligence and Reasoning section from RRB NTPC 2020 exam.

Topics  Sub-topics 
Series  Analogy 
Odd pair
Missing characters
Coding-Decoding Symbols
Mathematical Operations
Arrangements  Seating Arrangement
Blood Relations
Direction Sense
Logic Statement-Assumption, Statement-Conclusion, Statement-Courses of Action
Venn Diagrams
Data Sufficiency, Decision Making
Miscellaneous  Calendar 
Non-Verbal Sequence of Figures
Configuration Odd Pieces, etc
Cube and Dices
Mirrors and Water Reflection

Check: RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Results & Counselling

RRB NTPC 2020: Details on General Intelligence and Reasoning 


Topics  Details 
Coding-Decoding Candidates must have the ability to decipher the coding language and the questions are asked in a coded form of the word which is asked. Thus, they're required to decode the logic behind the coding for the final answer 

Seating Arrangement
This type of question is most important in the logical thinking section, usually questions are asked from the seating arrangement sections which includes circular-based, floor-based, and linear-based questions and covers the topics such as blood relations, puzzles, and directing sense 
Logic-based Candidates are required to think logically and technically and to avoid confusion, they can solve by using the venn diagram 
Non-Verbal  Candidates are required to solve questions from topics such as Spatial Relations, Symbolic Operations, Space Visualizations, Symbol Series, Pictorial Analogies 

Check: RRB NTPC 2020 Exam Selection Process 

RRB NTPC 2020 Exam: Preparation Tips To Solve General Intelligence and Reasoning section

For the convenience of the candidates, we've provided preparation tips to solve the General Intelligence and Reasoning section. 

  • Sharpen your analytical and logical thinking skills
  • Go through the concepts and build command over it
  • Focus on both verbal and non-verbal type of concepts
  • Practice previous year's question papers and attempt mock tests 
  • Think out of the box and use appropriate tricks to solve the problems 
  • Plan a proper strategy and follow it accordingly 

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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.