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What’s the purpose of Logical Reasoning in SSC exams?

Aug 10, 2016 17:21 IST

    Staff Selection Commission takes up written examination for Higher Secondary, Graduate level and specialist officer posts. This examination contains papers such as

               -  General Intelligence & Reasoning,

               -  English Language,

               -  Quantitative Aptitude

               -  General Awareness. 

     All the papers need to be answered with equal care and preparation for them should be done keeping in mind the fact that candidates need to score individual cut off marks in the papers.

    Understanding Logical Reasoning

    Logical Reasoning is a part of General Intelligence & Reasoning in SSC exams. This is one such paper which is quite tricky and requires constant practice from the candidates, in order to achieve perfection. Logical reasoning tests

             -  The reasoning and decision making capability of the candidates.

             -  The ability of the candidates to analyze questions and reach to conclusion in a limited time frame.

             -  The ability of the candidate’s reflex and spontaneity over complex situations and decisions.

             -  Problems solving ability in limited amount of time which in turn prepares them for the real life challenges as well.

    Logical reasoning has also the ability keep track of the intelligence quotient of the candidates and checks their ability to perform under pressure. The derivations that needs to be done and selection from the number of identical answers also denotes the power of use of negation theory of the candidates, which is very important in solving questions related to logical reasoning.

    Preparation for Logical Reasoning

    Logical reasoning is a very important part in the overall written examination and thus needs regular preparation from the part of candidates. At times it can get very tricky and results in huge loss of time of the candidates. This shouldn’t be allowed to happen in the actual examination by the candidates and thus this problem should be dealt with in the preparatory stages by the candidates. If a candidate get stuck to any particular question, it is advisable to move forward to other better known question and get back to the question later if time permits.

    Logical Reasoning also requires

         → adequate practice

         →  learning of tricks

         →  methods and strategies,

    It makes possible for the candidates to solve them in limited time. It can be best achieved through

         √  Preparation guides,

         √  Books,

         √  Journals and

         √  Previous year question papers along with mock question papers.

    Time remains a huge factor in solving this paper and thus the candidates should prepare for the paper keeping a stop watch beside them, so that the time for other papers did not get overlapped by this paper.

    All the Best!!!!

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