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# Reasoning Strategy For IBPS PO 2020 Exam Preparation

### IBPS PO Prelims 2020: Reasoning Ability

Given below is the syllabus of IBPS PO Prelims Reasoning Ability Section based on the previous year exam trend:

 Seating Arrangements & Puzzles 15- 20 Questions Inequalities 5 Questions Syllogism 5 Questions Input-Output 5 Questions Data Sufficiency 5 Questions Blood Relations 3-5 Questions Order and Ranking 3-5 Questions Alphanumeric Series 5 questions Distance and Direction 3-5 Questions

Puzzle and Seating Arrangement- This is the backbone of Reasoning section and the whole section is dominated by the questions from this topic. The number of questions that you may see in any banking exam or especially in IBPS PO PRELIMS is around 10-15 questions out of 35. With this you can estimate the importance of this section and the fact that leaving this topic can actually cost your selection. Timely practice with right approach is the key to ace this topic. There are certain types that are majorly asked so make sure you practice them well. Circular arrangement, Linear Arrangement are some of the popular seating arrangement of IBPS PO prelims exam.

### Types Of Puzzle To Prepare

Inequality- Want to make sure that you score maximum marks in this section, this topic can actually be your saviour and can easily fetch you those extra 5 marks that will help you to stand in the que of selected students. It can be a little bit tricky if you will go by the standard method, the approach should be to minimize the time as much as you can and use easy tricks. It is important that you make sure to learn some tricks and apply them while taking the mocks.

### How to Solve Inequality Questions in Reasoning for Bank Exams?

Direction Sense- This topic again can be relief for you if you attempt them with right approach. The number of questions that are asked are around 3 to 5 questions. There are lots of tricks for example- Making the direction graph can really help you. Try to locate those variable first which are common in more that two relations and then finally locate the rest of the variables. Make sure to get your basics right and you are all good to go for this section.

Blood relation- This is an easy topic and can again fetch you good marks . In exam around 3-5 questions are asked from this topic and some tips mixed with the basic concepts can do wonder for you. Make certain sign for certain relation like: + For male and – for female, = for spouse relation and — for sibling relation etc. these symbols will help you alot while solving the long blood relation topics.

### Blood Relation For Bank PO

We hope that these tips and tricks will help you to ace your IBPS PO Prelims exam. For more interesting and informative articles, stay tuned to bankersadda!

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