• # NABARD Entrance Exam - Reasoning Section Preparation Tips Tricks

Updated : 14-Dec-2017

## Prepare of Reasoning Section

Reasoning section is always considered tough to crack for many aspirants as this section evaluates the sharpness of your mind through various puzzles and questions. It tests the aspirants capacity for logical thinking and analytic skills as well. Therefore, you must solve as many questions as you can within the stipulated time frame. A candidate has to begin the practice early as the questions can be tricky and sometimes confusing as they require presence of mind and wit.

There are various things you should take care of during your preparations for it.

## Sub Topics of The Reasoning section

### (1) Syllogisms:

• This part will have 2-3 Qs.
• There will be direct questionswith 2-3 statements and 2-3 conclusions to it. So, you should have a clear concept of this kind of questions to have clarity about it.
• You can have a better understanding of syllogisms by reading Concepts of Syllogism which you can find online or have a book.

### (2) Arrangement:

• This part will have8-10 Qs.
• The number of questions in this part is more, therefore your preparation should be focused more on this section to crack NABARD exam.
• The expected questionsare Uni & Bi-directional problems on linear, circular, square, rectangular, hexagonal tables and Matrix Arrangement and much more. So, you need to have a clear idea and adequate practice in these kinds of problems as they appear repeatedly year after year.
• The examiner may combine these topics with other information to make it look tricky and difficult. Hence, practice all kinds of problemsthat you think might come and be prepared about it.
• With the help of proper Study Material and enough correct guidance you will be able to have a clear concept in this area and have ample of clear view about it..
• You also need to practice a good number ofQuizzes which can help you in this direction.

### (3) Inequalities:

• This part will have2-3 Qs.
• The expected topics in this part areMathematical Inequalities & Coded Inequalities - so. your preparation should be based on these two topics as well.
• Acing and being pro in these types of questions requires knowledge of your symbols/ special characters. Read some tips for developing better solving skills onHow to Solve Inequalities.
• You should also practice from the Study Material and content available online on various famous websites.
• Practicing of Quizzes is very important as it makes your mind sharp and gives you can edge on solving out of the box questions at the time of exam and overall in making decisions of life.

### (4) Machine Input Output:

• This part has 3-5 Qs.
• Topics most likely to come are Pattern based on shifting, mathematical operation, arrangement, miscellaneous approach or other patterns as well. So, plan your preparation considering that in mind as well.
• It is difficult to crack this section without referring to proper Study Material which provides you for these kinds ofstudy materials like Short tricks for input-output so make sure you hold on to these tiny tit-bits for your exam.

### (5) Comparison:

• This part consists of1-2 Qs.
• Though this part doesn’t have many questions, still you cannot ignore it as it makes lot of difference in itself.
• You should be well prepared with topics like arranging by order & ranking, ages, height, weight etc to score well as these basic ones give a handsome score to your exam.
• You should practice paying attention to the details. Questions are asked with respect to various comparison scales.

### (6) Data Sufficiency:

• This part will have 1-2 Qs.
• As we are going with the flow I must remind ­- you should prepare questions based on  Blood Relations, Coding-decoding and Circular Arrangements as these are repetitive ones.
• Problems on Directions & Distances & Ages & Birthdatesalso need to be covered and prepared well as they are tricky and confusing. Mastering them makes you more confident on these basic terms

### NABARD- Some Facts and Figures

(NABARD) is a major development budgetary institution in India which is headquartered at Bombay in India. The institution has been dealing with "matters concerning policy, planning and operations in the field of credit for agriculture and other economic activities in rural areas in India from a very long time". NABARD as an institution has a major contribution in developing financial inclusion policy and is a major member of the Alliance for Financial Inclusion in India.

NABARD role in rural development in India is major from the beginning. National Bank For Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) is set up as an peak Development Bank by the Government of India with a mandate for facilitating credit flow time to time for promotion and development of agriculture, cottage and village industries. The credit flow to agriculture activities sanctioned by NABARD reached Rs 1,57,480 crore in early 2000. The overall Gross Domestic Product is estimated to grow at 8.4 per cent. The Indian economy is poised for higher growth in the coming years from its resources. NABARD is an overall a highly development institution of India in general and rural & agricultural in specific is highly phenomenal from its growth perspective.

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