Seating arrangement of Reasoning

Seating arrangement of reasoning for Ibps PO

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     How to prepare seating arrangement of reasoning for Ibps PO

Hello Friends,

As you know Reasoning is very important section in all government exams. Same as In IBPS PO,  reasoning plays a very important role. To score good marks in this section we must know the exam structure and important topics.

Exam Structure for reasoning and importance of seating arrangement of reasoning for IBPS exams-

The exam structure of IBPS PO is mentioned below-

 

Preliminary Exam Structure for IBPS PO-

You should check How to prepare reasoning for Bank PO

 

Sl. No. TestName No. of Questions Marks
1 Reasoning 35 35

 

Main Exam Structure for IBPS PO-

 

Sl. No. Test Name No. of Questions Marks Version Time Allotted to each test
1 Reasoning 50 50 English/hindi 40 Minutes

 

List of important topics-

 

  1. Seating Arrangement
  2. Direction and Distance
  3. Blood Relation
  4. Inequality
  5. Order and Ranking
  6. Classification test
  7. Syllogism

 

What is seating arrangement – Seating arrangement is a sub topic of puzzle type questions. It covers all questions that is related to arrangement of seating of persons in any order. Seating arrangement of reasoning is one of most important topic.

 

Problem Solving/Puzzle

1.Classification Test

2.Seating arrangement

3.Sequential order of Things

4.Family based problem puzzle

5.Comparison type Puzzle

6.Selection based puzzle

 

 

Importance of Seating Arrangement- Seating arrangement is very important topic as compare to other topics in reasoning for IBPS PO. To score good marks in reasoning we have to give more attention to this topic as it gains more weightage than the other topics.

In preliminary exam it comes with  15-20 marks

And

In Mains Exam it comes with 10-15 marks

What types of Question comes in seating arrangement- In sitting arrangement,We have three types/forms of questions-

 

1)Line/Row-Single questions and Parallel rows questions– In these types of question we have to sit down the persons on a single row/line or on parallel rows.

2)Circular table questions- In this type of question persons are seated around a circular table.

These questions come in 2 cases.

Case 1: When all are facing the centre or when all are facing the outside.

Case 2: When some of the people are facing the centre while some others are facing outside(i.e. In a direction opposite to the centre).

These questions became tricky when they come with extra features of persons like their professions, gender, department etc..we have to assign these features/specifications to which they belong .

 

3)Square/Rectangle/Pentagon/Hexagon/Octagon/Decagon table questions- In this types of question persons are seated around shapes such as square, rectangle, pentagon, hexagon etc.

These questions come in 2 cases.

Case 1: When all are facing the centre or when all are facing the outside.

Case 2: When some of the people are facing the centre while some others are facing outside(i.e. In a direction opposite to the centre).

These questions became tricky when they come with extra features of persons like their professions, gender, department etc.. We have to also assign these features/specifications to which they belong .

 

Time Management – Time is very important factor in reasoning questions and this topic takes lots of time to solve these questions. For time management we must find tricks and shortcuts for these questions. We know that any question of seating arrangement come with at least  5 to 6 marks weightage so i am deciding to take 5-6 minutes to solve complete question.

 

We must solve the information given for these questions within 4 minutes and should take 1 minute to answer the questions based on these information.

 

For Ex-Study the following information carefully and answer the given questions:-

A,B,C,D,E,F,G and H are sitting around a circle,facing the centre.A sits fourth to the right of H while second to the left of F.C is not the neighbour of F and B.D sits third to the right of C.H never sits next to G. (Bank PO 2008)

Q1.Who amongst the following sits between B and D?

Q2.Which of the following pairs sit between H and G?

Q3.Who is immediate right of A?

Q4.Who sits second to the right of B?

Q5.Which is the position of B with respect of C?

To solve the information in red colour you should take 4-5 minutes and for the Q1 to Q5 you should take only one minute.

Tricks to solve Sitting Arrangement questions-  you can find tricks on seating arrangement by clicking on below links.

Practice- Last but not least this topic demands lots of practice. The one who do as much as practice on this topic, the more proficient he/she can be in this topic .

 

So work hard, do practice and enjoy reasoning.

 

Best of Luck

Above research on Seating arrangement for Bank PO exam have been developed by best bank Po coaching of Noida 

 

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