How to Prepare Reasoning for RRB NTPC 2019
Team Careers360, 27 Jun 2019, #RRB NTPC

How to Prepare Reasoning for RRB NTPC 2019 - First stage CBT (Computer Based Test) or prelims of RRB NTPC 2019 is just around the corner. Candidates appearing for RRB NTPC need to understand how to prepare reasoning for RRB NTPC 2019. Reasoning section is one of the three sections that appear in the question papers of RRB NTPC first and second stage online exam. It holds 30 marks for 30 questions in RRB NTPC first stage CBT. All the aspiring candidates must focus on how to prepare reasoning for RRB NTPC as it is a scoring section. With the right preparation tips, candidates can score well in this section. To prepare for RRB NTPC 2019 reasoning section, candidates need a rock solid preparation plan, lots of practice and rich preparation material. Candidates must also solve a good amount of mock tests, previous year papers and sample papers to ensure good practice. Find out how to prepare reasoning for RRB NTPC 2019 in the article below.

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Prerequisites for RRB NTPC Reasoning Preparation

Before getting into how to prepare reasoning for RRB NTPC 2019, you must know and have the following particulars.

  • Syllabus and exam pattern of RRB NTPC 2019

  • Best books for reasoning

  • Previous year papers of RRB NTPC, mock tests and sample papers

  • A good preparation plan and study schedule

RRB NTPC Syllabus 2019 - Stage I

It is necessary that candidates check the syllabus of RRB NTPC before preparing for the exam. The topics (along with their difficulty level) that are included in the syllabus of reasoning/ general intelligence section of RRB NTPC are listed below.

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Topic

Difficulty level

Analogies

Easy to moderate

Decision Making

Moderate to difficult

Similarities & Differences

Easy to moderate

Relationship Concepts

Easy to moderate

Statement - Course of Action

Moderate to difficult

Arithmetical Reasoning

Easy to moderate

Syllogism

Moderate to difficult

Verbal and Figure Classification

Moderate to difficult

Statement and Conclusion

Easy to moderate

Number Series

Moderate to difficult

Mirror images

Easy to moderate

Paper folding

Easy to moderate


Check the complete syllabus here - RRB NTPC syllabus 2019

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern 2019

Candidates must know exam pattern of RRB NTPC 2019 in order to figure out how to prepare reasoning for RRB NTPC. The pattern for RRB NTPC stage-1 CBT is given below.

RRB NTPC Exam Pattern for first stage CBT

Sections

Number of questions

Number of marks

Total time duration

General Intelligence and Reasoning

30

30

90 minutes

Mathematics

30

30

General Awareness

40

40

Total

100

100


Exam pattern of RRB NTPC 2019 - Second stage CBT

Sections

Number of questions

Number of marks

Total time duration

General Intelligence and Reasoning

35

35

90 minutes

Mathematics

35

35

General Awareness

50

50

Total

120

120


How to Prepare Reasoning for RRB NTPC 2019 - Preparation Tips

  • Practice as much as you can

  • Set a timer when you solve sample papers, tests, etc. This will increase your speed.

  • Try and score better in every practice test you take

  • Cover all the topics in the syllabus

  • Revise everything at least once and revise the difficult topics until you are comfortable solving difficult questions

  • Keep yourself motivated by taking essential breaks and staying healthy

How to Attempt Reasoning questions in RRB NTPC Exam 2019

  • Keep calm

  • Read all the questions twice and carefully

  • Keep in mind that one-third marks will be deducted for every wrong answer, attempt only those questions that you are sure about

  • Revisit questions that you have left if time permits.

Best Books for RRB NTPC 2019 - Reasoning

There is a lot of preparation material available in the market for RRB NTPC. Making use of the best books for RRB NTPC reasoning in your preparations can make a great difference. Candidates must not get confused between the enormous amount of options available, so a list of best books on how to prepare reasoning for RRB NTPC 2019 is given below.

List of books for the preparation of reasoning for RRB NTPC 2019

S. No.

Name of the book

Author

1.

Modern approach to verbal reasoning

R.S. Aggarwal

2.

Analytical Reasoning

M.K. Pandey

3.

Test of reasoning

Edgar Thorpe

4.

Logical & Analytical Reasoning 1st edition

A.K. Gupta

5.

A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal and Nonverbal (English)

B S Sijwali, Indu Sijwali


Previous year Question Papers and Sample Papers

The advantage of solving RRB NTPC question papers is that the candidates get an idea about how the paper will be set. The speed of solving questions and accuracy is also increased by practicing previous year papers. Candidates must include these papers in their plan on how to prepare reasoning for RRB NTPC 2019. It is suggested that the candidates time themselves while solving previous year papers and sample papers. Doing so will better the speed of the candidates and will help in completing the paper on time. Some previous year question papers of RRB NTPC are provided in the table below.

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Question papers

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RRB NTPC 2nd April 2016 Shift 2

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RRB NTPC 12th April 2016 Shift 3

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RRB NTPC 22nd April 2016 Shift 2

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RRB NTPC 29th March 2016 Shift 3

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RRB NTPC 31st March 2016 Shift 2

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RRB NTPC 28th March 2016 Shift 1

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Use Mock Tests to Increase Practice

Mock tests are an integral part of your plan on how to prepare reasoning for RRB NTPC 2019. You need as much practice as you can get and mock tests are the best way to do so. Coaching institutes that help you prepare for RRB NTPC release many mock tests and online test series on their websites. You can subscribe to these tests and make use of them.

Cover the syllabus before time and spend the rest of your time practising

Say that you have a certain amount of time left for the exam. Follow the tips given below to manage time and get the best results out of your preparations.

  • Plan in a way so that you cover all of the syllabus in one half of the time left.

  • Spend the rest of your time practice solving sample papers, mock tests and previous year question papers of RRB NTPC.

  • Once you have started practising, you should revise the topics that you are unable to score in and find difficult.

Importance of self Analysis

If you want your plan on how to prepare reasoning for RRB NTPC to work, it is necessary that you do a self analysis while practicing on mock tests and question papers. This analysis should include the following points -

  • Find out the topics that you have left accidentally or otherwise

  • Check what are the topics that you are finding difficult to score in

  • Check for any new type of questions that haven’t come across during your preparation

Once you have analysed all of these, work on them, study them and revise if required. You will also get to know the amount of progress that you have made so far.

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