Tips & Tricks to Crack Reasoning Ability for FCI Manager Exam 2021 Exam

By Jyoti Bisht|Updated : June 23rd, 2021

Candidates going to appear for FCI Manager 2021 exam in July 2021, must check out some amazing tips and tricks to solve reasoning ability. Only 35 questions asked from reasoning ability in the FCI Manager Phase I exam. Thus, it is important to understand the concepts in a much deeper way to tackle the difficult questions with ease and crack the cut-off.

In this article, you will get to know the tips and tricks to make your preparation easy for the Reasoning Ability of the FCI Manager 2021 Exam. Make sure that you are following the provided tips to solve the reasoning section grab good marks in the FCI Phase-I exam. 

Through this article, we are sharing some important tips for preparing the Reasoning Ability section. The interested candidates are advised to go through these tips carefully and score well in the exam.

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Candidates going to appear for FCI Manager 2021 exam in July 2021, must check out some amazing tips and tricks to solve reasoning ability. Only 35 questions asked from reasoning ability in the FCI Manager Phase I exam. Thus, it is important to understand the concepts in a much deeper way to tackle the difficult questions with ease and crack the cut-off.

In this article, you will get to know the tips and tricks to make your preparation easy for the Reasoning Ability of the FCI Manager 2021 Exam. Make sure that you are following the provided tips to solve the reasoning section grab good marks in the FCI Phase-I exam. 

Through this article, we are sharing some important tips for preparing the Reasoning Ability section. The interested candidates are advised to go through these tips carefully and score well in the exam.

With ever-increasing competition, it becomes very essential to club your hard work with the right approach and right study material. The exam pattern for this recruitment is a bit different from the usual exams. The preliminary exam is similar to that of banking Exams, but in the main phase, your domain knowledge will be tested. Let us now look at the exam pattern of both the preliminary and Mains-Phase.

FCI Manager Phase I Exam Pattern

In the FCI Phase-I, there will be only 3 sections which are the English Language, Reasoning Ability & Numerical Aptitude. The total number of questions from English, Reasoning & Numerical are 30, 35 & 35 respectively. Apparently, the aspirants will be allotted a time duration of 60 minutes to solve the entire FCI Manager 2021 Phase I exam. For better understanding, go through the below-given table of the FCI Manager 2021 Phase-I Exam Pattern.

Section

Number Of Questions

Max. Marks

Duration 

English Language

30

30

20 mins

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 mins

Numerical Aptitude

35

35

20 mins

Total

100

100

60 mins

The preliminary section is only qualifying in nature. Its marks will not be considered in the final evaluation. Yet, you need to clear this phase. Talking of the preliminary phase, the Reasoning Ability section is one the most scoring section if you prepare it well. Even if you develop a good grasp of solving Puzzles and Seating Arrangements, you can score well in this section.

Check the FCI Manager 2021 Exam Pattern details

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Topic-wise FCI Manager Preparation Tips

To ease your preparation, we are providing the best preparation tips according to the topic to save your time. The topic-wise FCI Manager preparation tips will help you in solving such questions without any hesitation as you will build a strong grip with the help of it.  

1. Puzzles and Seating Arrangement

  • A good number of questions in the Reasoning section will be from Puzzles and Seating Arrangement questions
  • Practice multiple variables based questions, be it arrangements, scheduling, tabulation, or floor-based puzzles
  • Daily practice at least 4-5 puzzles
  • Regular and continuous practice is the only way to master this section. Spend at least 1 hour per day exclusively on this topic
  • Find below some useful tips to remember

    1. Start with the direct information given
    2. Revise and retain the basic terms like “seating to the left/right” “immediate right/left”, etc.
    3. After placing the direct information, work on an indirect one.

50 Puzzle & Seating Arrangement Questions, Download PDF Here

 

2. Input-Output

  • Questions of Input-Output are a bit tricky, but once you get the right logic, you will earn 5 marks easily.
  • As seen in recently held exams, we noticed that nowadays they are not only based on the shifting of terms but also include mathematical operations.
  • Practice this topic rigorously because you can easily expect 4-5 questions from the Input-Output section.

3. Coding-Decoding

A maximum of 4-5 questions based on the updated pattern can be expected in the exam. New patterns of this topic have been asked in the recently held banking exams.  

Consider the following sample statements and the questions that follow. 
In a certain code language
“login BYJU'S Exam Prep and check” is coded as “$4e %4g #2n @6d”
“reads article study there” is coded as “@6i #4u $4e %4a”
“comment about your doubt” is coded as “$4u @4o %6m #4u”
“get clear exams to enjoy” is coded as “@4e #4a $4j %2e”

Now the questions are as follows :

1. What is the code for the exams?
2. What is the code for the study?
3. What is the code for about? And questions like this 
Read the statements and given codes properly first. If you have seen it carefully, you can check that all numbers in codes are even and the letters of words in the statement are odd. So we can say that there is some addition or subtraction in the number of letters of the word.

4. Syllogism

  • Nowadays the new pattern-based Syllogism questions are being asked in all the exams
  • Also, practice Direct and Reverse Syllogism based questions

Learn the tricks to solve Syllogism-

Syllogism

30 Syllogism and Coding-Decoding Questions All Exam, Download PDF

5. Data Sufficiency

  • 4-5 questions are expected from this topic in the exam.
  • Questions of data sufficiency are based on the other topics of this section like profit and loss, mixtures and allegations, etc. If you have a clear understanding of them, solving questions about this topic becomes quite easy.
  • Go through the complete question properly. You’ll have to figure out which data is required to arrive at the answer to the question.
  • You don’t have to solve the question completely.
  • Use the elimination technique of options to narrow down the possible answers.
  • Do go through the links below to prepare this topic better:

6. Miscellaneous Topics :

The miscellaneous topic includes:

  • Alphanumeric Symbol Sequence series

You can expect 5 questions on this topic. It is one of the easy topics, but it requires a good and accurate understanding of the terms like, right, left, in the middle of, and so on.

It contains alphabets, numbers, and symbols arranged in a sequence and you have to answer questions based on that.

Eg: 5 P ) S Y 9 6 # 1 D ? 1 ^ Q % d T % Q ! r t 5 !@@!

Here are some important tips to note:

  1. Work on your calculation so that you can easily solve the series
  2. Learn the ranks of alphabets to quickly apply the operations on them.
  3. Have a clear understanding of the use of operations; “to the right/left of”, “in the middle of”, “to the right or left of” and vice versa.
  • Blood relations : 
  1. Here, the correct answer depends on the knowledge of blood relations. So have good knowledge on the same topic
  2. Make a relationship tree while solving, do not try to solve it verbally
  3. Be familiar with paternal and maternal relations
  4. They might be asked with Puzzles also
  • Order and ranking :
  1. These questions are easily solvable if you know the basic concepts and formulas related to this topic
  2. 2-3 questions might come from this topic.
  3. Practice questions of left and right as well as top and bottom and between. There are some formulas for each type of question, learn those well.
  • Direction Sense:
  1. Have a clear understanding of all the direction names. Apart from four main directions i.e. North, South, East, and West, also know about North-East, North-West, South-East, and South-West.
  2. Start question by considering yourself facing the north direction and then further solve the question
  3. Practice such questions a lot to improve understanding. In some statements, rotation to the left or to the right is given. Always remember that rotating right implies clockwise rotation and rotating left implies rotating anti-clockwise.

So, these were some of the important tips topic-wise to prepare the Reasoning Ability section for the upcoming FCI Manager Exam 2021. Now, it's your turn to include these preparation tips while you are practicing the Reasoning Ability for FCI Manager 2021 exam. Undoubtedly, you will get the tactics to solve the reasoning problems without consuming much time. For more such articles stay tuned with us to get the latest updates on FCI Manager 2021 exam.

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FAQs

  • The weightage of the Reasoning Ability in the FCI 2021 Exam is 35 marks.

  • The candidates will be given 20 minutes to solve the Reasoning Ability Section of the FCI 2021 Exam.

  • Yes, for every wrong answer there will be a deduction of 0.25 marks in the Reasoning Ability Section of FCI 2021 Exam.

  • A total of 35 questions are asked from Reasoning Ability in FCI 2021 Exam.

  • No, if you leave a question blank then there is no negative marking for that in the Reasoning Ability of FCI 2021 Exam.

  • You can directly download the free PDF and notes from this article for the Reasoning Ability of FCI 2021 Exam

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