RBI Grade B Exam : Tips To Score Well in Reasoning Section

RBI has released the official notificiaton of RBI Grade B 2019 in the month of September. The last date of filling online application of RBI Grade B officer 2019 is 11th October 2019. Candidates aspiring to pursue their career with Reserve Bank of India (RBI) must apply online on the official website. As per RBI Grade B Notification 2019, the prelims exam is to be conducted to be held on 9th November while the mains stage of RBI Grade B officer exam is to be held on 1-2nd December 2019. Aspirants appearing for RBI Grade B must be looking for the best strategy to crack RBI Grade B exam. It is not going to be an easy task as RBI throws new challenges every year in RBI Grade B exam.

RBI Grade B exam is conducted in three stages: preliminary, mains and interview. The prelims stage consist of general awareness, reasoning, quantitative aptitude and english and is of objective in nature. The mains stage of RBI Grade B exam is both objective and descriptive in nature. There is sectional cut-off in RBI Grade B exam. So, you have to give time to every section accordingly. RBI Grade B exam pattern is very different. Unlike, other banking examination, RBI Grade B exam pattern is more general awareness centric. Still, as per the marking pattern, the need is to ace every section properly. RBI throws challenge every year to RBI Grade B officer aspirants. So, candidates be ready to face the challenge.

This article is dedicated to strategize your preparation for Reasoning section for RBI Grade B 2019. Here we will let you know the things to give you assurity of reasoning section of RBI Grade B exam.

Reasoning Preparation for RBI Grade B 2019

Reasoning forms a major portion in RBI Grade B preliminary examination after the general awareness section. It carries a total of 60 marks with 60 questions in total that is almost very scoring. So, reasoning section is very significant with but obvious reason. It is also an tricky area to deal with but once you start getting the right way to ace the topics, you will consider this section as the most interesting and easy to handle. Here are tips to preparation for RBI Grade B to ace reasoning section:

Previous Year Papers: The previous year paper’s are very significant as they gives an overall insight of the type of examination. Go through atleast 5-7 year previous year’s question paper that can give you an idea of the scoring areas and the level of increasng difficulty.

Syllabus: The syllabus for RBI Grade B prelims is not well defined. However, you can check previous year’s paper and other bank examination syllabus for reasoning that is almost the same. The topics covered in the syllabus for RBI Grade B are given below:

  • Syllogistic reasoning
  • Relationship Concepts
  • Statement conclusion
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Analogies Space Visualization
  • Similarities and Differences
  • Decision Making
  • Problem-Solving
  • Arithmetical Number Series
  • Differences
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Analysis
  • Judgement
  • Visual memory
  • Observation
  • Discrimination
  • Verbal and Figure Classification
  • Non-verbal series
  • Coding Decoding

Speed Test: This is the most important step that should not be missed at any cost. Speed test comes in full length as well as section-wise. It is important as it will not only provide you with a sectional time management but also helps in maintaining speed and accuracy. Do not ever leave this step. This can take you a step backward and snatch your chance to crack the exam.

Tricks: Reasoning section demands solution by tricks. You can not manually solve the tricky questions thrown by RBI in its Grade B examination. Try youtube videos and other techniques available on internet to help you deal th problems. It will save your time and energy. For more details, you can click in the link below.

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Revision: The topics of resoning needs less time in revision, once you are done with it. This does not mean that you do not need revision. You should revise every scoring topic as this section can fetch you marks easily in the examination.

Practice: This topics demands practice. So, practice as much as can as it can only increase your accuracy level in the reasoning section of RBI Grade B exam.

Top scoring topics of Reasoning in RBI Grade B exam

Although you should go through with all the topics but there are some top-scoring topics that can make you sail through the RBI Grade B exam. They are as follows:

  • Blood relations
  • Input output
  • Syllogism
  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Critical Reasoning

So, aspirants, we wish you all the best for the exam. 

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