Tips to Ace NMAT Logical Reasoning Section.Anisha Mukhija
NMAT Logical Reasoning Section contains 36 questions to be solved in 40 minutes. There are two main components to ace the NMAT Logical Reasoning Section. To illustrate those are Analytical Reasoning and Verbal Reasoning. As per the previous year’s NMAT paper analysis, most of the questions are from verbal reasoning.
As there are 19 questions from verbal reasoning. Subsequently 17 questions from analytical reasoning. This year NMAT exams are expected to be conducted from 2nd October to the last weak of December. The difficulty level of Logical Reasoning is generally moderate to tough. On the other hand, the NMAT paper is well-known for its aspirants-friendly nature.
NMAT Logical Reasoning Section exam pattern.
This NMAT section contains 36 questions. Which are to be solved within 40 minutes. As there are 19 questions from verbal reasoning. Subsequently 17 questions from analytical reasoning. There is 1 mark for every right answer. Subsequently, there is no negative marking on the wrong question.
|The total question Logical Reasoning Section contains||36 questions|
|Question type||MCQ( having 4 choices)|
|Specified time limit||40 minutes|
1 mark for every right answer. Subsequently, there are no negative
marking on the wrong question.
NMAT Logical Reasoning Section Syllabus Analysis.
There are two main components to ace the NMAT Logical Reasoning Section. To illustrate those are Analytical Reasoning and Verbal Reasoning. Topics related to these main components are mentioned below:
|Analytical Reasoning Related topics||Verbal Reasoning Related topics|
|Blood Relation, coding and decoding Questions||Critical Reasoning|
|Series, and Direction Questions||Decision Making, Course of Action|
|Matrix Type, Classification and Syllogisms Questions||Statement, and Inference-Based Questions|
|Linear, and Circular Arrangements||Statement, and Assumption-Based Questions|
|Blood Relation, Input-Output Questions||Statement, and Argument-Based Questions|
Some important questions in this section. Namely, the section contains 8 to 10 questions about arrangements and selections in 2 to 3 sets. 5 to 6 questions are related to Critical Reasoning. Further 4 to 5 questions related to the Family tree, Blood relations, and Directions. As well as 3 to 4 questions related to Coding, Decoding, and Input-Output. Set Theory, Puzzles, and visual reasoning topics are equally important. As 7 to 8 questions are related to this topic. And further 3 to 4 questions of Statement Assumption Conclusion, and course of action.
Moreover, arrangements, Theory, Puzzles, visual reasoning, and selections are important topics.
Some Tips to Ace NMAT Logical Reasoning Section.
Here are tips for preparation aspirants can follow to ace. The Logical Reasoning Section for the NMAT exam
1. Prepare Preparation Plan First
First and foremost, analysis, identifying the question type and solving the method of questions. With the help of this aspirants could easily identify their areas of strengths and weaknesses. So that aspirants could decide which topics they should go ahead with. Once the analysis is done, it will become easier to prepare for the Logical Reasoning section. Systematically by focusing on comfortable and strong topics.
However, aspirants must ensure to work on the topics carrying good weightage. Otherwise, it would become difficult for him to ace the logical reasoning section.
2. Practice questions as many as you can.
As you all have been aware the phase practice makes a man perfect. No one could ace the logical reasoning section without practice. However, this section is all practical-based section. There is no theoretical element in this section. That’s why one needs to focus on practice to ace this section. Practice mock test papers. Set timer before attempting mock test paper. Try to attempt 2 to 3 mock test papers in a week.
Practise every day as it will help you. This will make me familiar with the type of questions. That could come in the examination.
3. In sum read questions carefully.
As answers are lies in the question itself. You just need to read the question carefully and identify the conclusion. Aspirants should mainly focus on reading questions. As the answer is already mentioned in questions and given statements. Learn tricks and shortcuts to solve questions correctly. Don’t assume while solving questions a small detail could solve your question.
Pay special attention to words. Words like “all”, “some”, and “none”. When the aspirant is solving questions related to facts. The further word you need to pay attention. A word like “only, “other than” and “unless”. As these small words could change your answer completely. Read the questions carefully and identify the clues or hints. Which will help to answer the questions.
4. Visualise the question before solving the question.
It will become easy to solve a question if you visualised the question before solving it. Hence, the topper and mentors suggest that aspirants draw a rough diagram. During solving the question. Firstly aspirants should draw any sort of diagram. For example draw a diagram, table, chart or table. Drawn a rough diagram by using the data or clues mentioned within the question. Visualize questions will make a mind map
5. Develop a reading habit.
Although you may feel building reading habits is meant for the Language Skills or Verbal Ability section. But it is equally important for the logical reasoning section. As answers are already mentioned in the questions. All you need is concentration and understanding. To solve questions more accurately.
Preparation Strategy For Non-Verbal Reasoning
- Revise and practice your strong topics. It makes you confident. It will also help you achieve an ace LR section.
- Visualize the question before solving the question. Visualizing questions will make a mind map. Hence, the topper and mentors suggest that aspirants draw a rough diagram. Draw a rough diagram. For example draw a table, arrangement, chart or table to get a clear idea of the question.
- In Data Analysis questions, it is become easier to eliminate the choices. From the answer eliminate your choices which do not seem correct. Then the possible answer will help you to gradually arrive at the correct answer.
- Read the entire question and statement properly. Subsequently, in a hurry, you may miss out on important hints. That could gradually change your answer.
- You should concentrate on one topic at a time. Because of conceptual clarity. And solving using a certain technique is equally important. Even though there may seem to be an overlapping of topics. Aspirants should go through the topics one by one.
In a word practice, visualisation, reading habit, and revisions. Thus these tips will truly help you ace NMAT Quantitative section.
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