Most Expected IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Reasoning Topics, Download PDF!

By Amrit Gouda|Updated : August 1st, 2022
Reasoning Ability is one of the most important sections in the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam 2022 which is going to be commenced from 7th August 2022. This section will definitely help you clear the overall cutoff with consistence practice. You will be able to answer most of the questions in the allotted time period if you prepare properly for this section.


The Reasoning ability section of the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims exam is very easier compared to other exams. Most of the questions will be on the easier side. In this article, we will discuss the most expected questions as per the previous year's analysis and important questions in PDF

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Importance of Reasoning Section in IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam

The reasoning is one of the most important sections in the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam 2022. With dedicated practice and conceptual clarity, you can easily target a score of around 35 marks. Kindly go through the importance of the Reasoning Section in the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam.


IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis:

This is the breakup of the reasoning ability of the IBPS RRB Clerk exam which is conducted on 8 August 2021. The level of the section was easy. 

Distribution of Reasoning Questions:

Given below is the topic-wise distribution of the exam:

Name of the topic

Topic Details

Puzzles & Seating Arrangements

  • Box puzzle: 5Q: 7 boxes
  • Floor-based - 5Q (7-floor puzzle)
  • Circular- 5 Questions


5 Questions


5 Questions (Only a few)

Direction sense

2 Questions

Blood relation

2 Questions

Coding & decoding

1 question
Uncertain Linear5 Q (19 Person)
Alphanumeric Series5 Question

Now, lets us discuss the important topics that you must prepare for the reasoning section of the RRB Office Assistant if you want to crack the exam.

Must-Do topic of Reasoning Ability Section:

Following are the must-do topics of the reasoning section of the RRB Office Assistant:

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement:

  • Puzzle and Seating Arrangement is the toughest topics of reasoning but they are also the most asked topics.
  • You will find puzzles and seating arrangements in almost every banking exam.
  • Last year there are 20 questions on these topics alone. This year also you can expect at least 20 or more questions on these topics.
  • You should practice these topics from the best IBPS RRB books on a daily basis to gain mastery over puzzles and seating arrangements.
  • The good thing about these topics is that with logic and practice these can be solved very easily.  


  • The syllogism is very scoring once one understands the concepts. 
  • You can expect 3-4 questions from the syllogism this year. 
  • With practice, you can score almost 100% in the syllogism.
  • Venn diagram strategy in the exam while solving questions of syllogism. 


  • You can expect 5 questions about inequality.
  • These questions are direct and very easy to solve once you learn the basics.
  • You can easily achieve 100 % accuracy in Inequality.

Direction Sense:

  • Questions asked on direction sense are also easy and score.
  • Like last year, you can expect 3-4 questions on direction sense. 
  • Understand how to solve questions of direction sense, and then practice enough to get a good speed and accuracy. 

Alphanumeric Series/ Alphabet test:

  • Questions from the Alphanumeric Series/ Alphabet test are frequently asked in RRB Exams.
  • Last year a total of 6 questions were asked in the exam. This year you can expect a similar number of questions. 
  • These topics are easy to solve and take less time.

You can check all the Reasoning study material for the IBPS RRB Clerk exam in the below table.






Reverse Syllogism




Order & ranking


Basics of Inequality


Blood Relations


Direction Sense




Data Sufficiency


Venn diagram


Basics of Puzzles 


Ranks of Alphabets

Download Most Important Reasoning MCQs PDF for IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam

Kindly go through the below link to download the most expected questions of the Reasoning Ability section for the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam 2022.

 Download Important Reasoning MCQs PDF for IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims

Expert Tips for IBPS RRB Clerk Exam Reasoning Ability Section

Kindly go through the expert tips provided below for the upcoming IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims Exam Reasoning Ability Section.

  • Go through the previous year's IBPS RRB question paper and cutoff once before the exam.
  • Make sure you go through the wrong attempts in the mock tests that you have completed as of now.


So guys this is all about the most important topics of the reasoning section of the IBSP RRB Office Assistant 2022 exam. 

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  • Inequality, blood relation, direction sense, coding-decoding, and syllogism are the important Reasoning chapters for the IBPS RRB Clerk Prelims exam. You can practice all these chapters from our platform.

  • After covering most of the syllabus, you need to practice the most expected Reasoning Questions to assess your level of preparation. In this article, you will get the most expected Reasoning Questions PDF for the IBPS RRB Clerk exam.

  • You should go through the basic rules and concepts of important and mark-fetching chapters like Inequality, blood relation, direction sense, coding-decoding, and syllogism. Practice last 4-5 year's question papers. Regularly attempt mock tests and sectional tests.

  • First, go through the previous year's question paper and cutoff to understand the level of exam and competition. Then understand the exam pattern and syllabus. Cover the important chapters and practice as many questions as possible.

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