# How to Score 40+ in Reasoning Section in SSC CGL Tier I

How to prepare for reasoning section in SSC exam 2018 – Preparing for SSC CGL exam? Check here how to score 40+ in Reasoning Section in SSC CGL Tier I.

## How to Score 40+ in Reasoning Section in SSC CGL Tier I

Dear Aspirants,

Reasoning is the most critical section which tests your presence of mind and logical thinking. You must be quick and a smart thinker at the same time. If you love solving those crossword puzzles and tough riddles, this is your thing. Even if you aren’t good at it, we will help you with some simple tips and tricks to get through this section. So today we are sharing Reasoning Section Strategy for SSC CGL 2018 exam for you to excel the section.

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### How to prepare for reasoning for SSC CGL Tier-1

The reasoning section of SSC CGL consists 25 questions. The first and foremost thing you need to do is to read the question very carefully. Examine even the tiniest details of the questions. Only then you’ll be able to solve the question. The reason section majorly comprises of 3 sections:

• High Level
• Visual Reasoning
• Verbal Reasoning

Let us go through each of them so that we know how to score 40+ in reasoning section in SSC CGL Tier-I :

High Level Reasoning: This section mainly have Syllogism and Statement Conclusion. Though this section can be answered easily compared to others, it is really very time-consuming. You must keep an eye on the time while solving this section.

Visual Reasoning: This category covers important topics like Figure completion, Dice, Counting of Figures, Rule detection, Images, Pattern Completion, Mirror Images, Water Images, Figure Matrix, Paper folding etc. This section is quite easy and scoring but you need to practise regularly to get a hold of this section. Also, practise to solve it faster so that you have enough time for other sections.

Verbal Reasoning: This section mostly consists of topics like Series, Ranks, Direction, Arrangements,Coding-decoding, Analogy, Classification/Odd Pair. It is a bit difficult section but can be aced with proper practise. Make sure to devote a substantial amount of time practising this section.

### General Tips to crack Reasoning Section in SSC CGL 2019

• Try to know the basic concept of the above mentioned sections first. Your speed and time will improve eventually if your concepts are clear.
• Make a plan. We cannot achieve anything in life without proper planning. Emphasis on how many questions, from each section, comes in the exam quite regularly. Keep practicing them until you achieve perfection.
• Read the questions very carefully. Do not make any assumptions or judgement of your own. The question will be solved only with the data given in the question.
• Learn the basic concepts first and then implement your own ways to solve a problem.
• If you are stuck in a particular question, try solving it by eliminating options. Don’t try to attempt too many questions leading to negative marking.
• Reasoning Section is too time consuming. So, keep a check on the time. While practising, implement your own methods in solving a problem.
• Keep a track of your performance. Mark your strong and weak points. Speed up on the sections you are good at and improve performance where you are lagging behind.
• It is a very scoring section in SSC CGL Tier 1 exam and can be a gateway to your Tier 2. So play well in this section. Try to aim around 45 in this section and you’ll be good to clear the SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam.

### How to Score 40+ in Reasoning Section in SSC CGL Tier I- Suggested Books

You can refer the following books for better scoring in SSC CGL Tier 1 Exam:

1. Analytical Reasoning (M K Pandey)
2. Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning (R S Aggarwal)
3. Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Hindi (Kiran Publication)
4. A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal & Non-Verbal English (B S Sijwali, Indu Sijwali)
5. Logical & Analytical Reasoning English (A K Gupta)

If you are confused & don’t know from where to study then go through the article below:

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