DSSSB PGT Teacher 2022: Check Preparation Strategy for Mental Ability and Reasoning

DSSSB PGT Admit Card 2022 Released. DSSSB Teacher 2022 Exam to be held on 3rd and 21st November 2022 for PGT Sanskrit (Female), PGT Music (Male), PGT Urdu (Male & Female), PGT Computer Science (Male & Female).

DSSSB PGT Teacher 2022: Check Preparation Strategy for Mental Ability and Reasoning
DSSSB PGT Teacher 2022: Check Preparation Strategy for Mental Ability and Reasoning

DSSSB PGT Teacher 2022 Reasoning Preparation Strategy: The Delhi Subordinate Services Selection Board will be conducting the DSSSB PGT Teacher Exam 2022 on 3rd and 21st November 2022 for PGT posts which include PGT Sanskrit (Female), PGT Music (Male), PGT Urdu (Male & Female), PGT Computer Science (Male & Female).

DSSSB Teacher Recruitment 2022 Calendar

DSSSB Recruitment Events

Important Dates

Notification Release Date

20th July 2022

Online Application Start Date

28th July 2022

Online Application End Date

27th August 2022

DSSSB Admit Card Download Date

27th October 2022

DSSSB PGT Exam Dates

3rd & 21st November 2022

DSSSB Result

To be announced

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DSSSB Teacher Exam Pattern 2022 PGT Posts

PGT Sanskrit (Female), PGT Urdu (Male & Female)

S. No

Subjects

Questions

Marks

Duration

Section-A

  3 hours

1.

Mental Ability and Reasoning Ability

20

20

2.

General Awareness

20

20

3.

English Language & Comprehension

20

20

4.

Hindi Language & Comprehension

20

20

5.

Numerical Aptitude & Data interpretation

20

20

Section-B

6.

MCQs pertaining to Post Graduation qualification and teaching methodology required for the post.

200

200

 

Total

300

300

PGT Music (Male), PGT Computer Science (Male & Female)

S. No

Subjects

Questions

Marks

Duration

Section-A

  3 hours

1.

Mental Ability and Reasoning Ability

20

20

2.

General Awareness

20

20

3.

English Language & Comprehension

20

20

4.

Hindi Language & Comprehension

20

20

5.

Numerical Aptitude & Data interpretation

20

20

Section-B

6.

MCQs pertaining to Post Graduation qualification

200

200

 

Total

300

300

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DSSSB PGT Teacher Preparation Strategy 2022

How to Prepare Mental Ability and Reasoning for DSSSB PGT 2022 Exam?

Syllabus: Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning, Analogies, Similarities, Differences, Space Visualization, Problem-Solving, Decision-Making, Visual Memory, Discrimination, Observation, Relationship Concepts, Arithmetical Reasoning, Verbal and figure Classification, Arithmetical Number Series, etc.

1. Regularly solve 10-20 practice questions related to Mental Ability and Reasoning

Practice is key to scoring high in DSSSB PGT Reasoning section. One should practice each topic as per their study plan. Take up at minimum 10 questions in each topic ranging from easy to difficult level. There will be 20 questions in the test. Ensure to keep your basics about each topics clear to be able to solve complex problems.

2. Solve previous years’ question papers, mock tests, quizzes on Reasoning

The best way to understand the kind of questions asked and their difficulty level is to solve previous years’ question papers, mock tests, etc. This will help you to gauge your performance, spot your strong areas, weak areas, and enhance solving speed.

3. Important topics to prepare to crack Mental Ability and Reasoning

One of the key topics in Mental Ability and Reasoning section is Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning. Under this, have a look below important topics to prepare:

Verbal Reasoning: Seating Arrangement, Statement and Conclusion, Direction, Missing Number/Figure series, Coding-Decoding, Arithmetical Reasoning, Blood Relations, Alphabetical/Numeric Series, Odd One Out, Venn Diagram, Analogy

Non-Verbal Reasoning: Mirror Problems, Paper-based Folding, Figure Embedding, etc.

Verbal Reasoning Topic-wise Important Tips

Seating Arrangement: Study all different types of seating arrangements such as linear/circular/ tabular, etc. Understand the pattern of puzzles/seating arrangement. Questions may include diagram-based arrangements.

Blood Relation: Start by breaking up the statements in subparts. Incorporate family tree diagram. Start with last person mentioned in the statement to reduce confusion. Never assume the gender if the question does not explicitly mention it.

Direction: Always consider all eight directions. To reduce confusion, always assume they are facing North unless mentioned otherwise. In case of rotation-based problems, assume the subject in the question is rotating clockwise or anti-clockwise in relation to the direction in which they are facing.

Coding-Decoding: First examine the numbers and alphabets carefully to notice if there a pattern or rule being established among the elements mentioned in the question. Remember to analyze if the coding is in ascending or descending order.

4. Avoid Guesswork, Negative Marking Applicable

Candidates should note that there will be a penalty for each wrong answer in DSSSB PGT 2022 Exam. If a candidate marks a wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted. If a candidate marks a right answer, 1 mark will be allotted.

5. Recommended books to prepare Mental Ability and Reasoning section

Best Books for DSSSB PGT Reasoning Preparation

Conducted by DSSSB PGT Teacher Selection Exam

Arihant Experts

A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

R S Aggarwal

A New Approach to Reasoning: Verbal, Non-Verbal & Analytical

B S Sijwali, Indu Sijwali

General Mental Ability Logical Reasoning & Analytical Ability

UPSC Portal

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