Find Reasoning solving tricks for SSC CGL, CHSL, MTS, Steno, CPO exams. Get SSC reasoning books, study material, notes for SSC exams. Reasoning Section is a high scoring section. The difficulty level of different questions is different and hence the time taken to solve them is different too. This section can be done easily if you understand how to prepare for reasoning with respect to the time limit and then prepare for it accordingly.

SSC Reasoning Weightage for CGL/CHSL/MTS/CPO Exams

Exam-Wise weightage will help you understand the importance of reasoning section based on the number of marks, hold in every exam.

 

Exams No. of Questions Maximum Marks
SSC CGL 25 50
SSC CHSL 25 50
SSC MTS 25 37.5
SSC CPO 50 50
SSC Steno 50 50
SSC Scientific Assistant 25 25
RBI Office Attendant 30 30

 

SSC Reasoning Topics Weightage

Before you begin the preparation, it is very important to know the topic-wise weightage of various topics that come under the reasoning section.

 

Topics CGL CHSL Steno MTS CPO Scientific Assistant
Analogy 3 3 9 3 6 3
Classification 3 3 5 3 6 3
Dictionary 1 1 4 1 2
Series 2 2 7 2 4 3
Word Formation (can/cannot be formed) 1 1 2 1 2 1
Missing Number (matrix form) 1 1 4 1 2 1
Distance & Direction 1 1 1 1 1 1
Statements & Conclusion 1 1 1
Venn Diagram 1 1 1 1 3 1
Figure Completion 1 1 1 1 2 2
Embedded Figure 1 1 1 1 2 1
Paper Cutting & Folding 1 1 1 1 2 1
Mirror Image 1 1 1 1 2 1
Matrix 1 1 1 1 2 1
Mathematical Operations (Changing of signs) 1 1 1 1 2 1
Counting of figures 1 1 1 2
Coding-Decoding 2 2 3 2 4 2
Blood relation/ Mathematics Formula/Calendar/ Ranking Order/ Cubes & Dice/ Clocks & Calendar 2 2 2 2 4 1
Syllogism 2 2 1
Arithmetic Reasoning 1

 

SSC Reasoning Study Material

Topics Study Material
Classification Easy Way to solve Classification Questions in Reasoning Section
Number Series Tricks to solve problems related to Series in Reasoning Section
Arrangement of Words Basic Concepts on Logical Arrangement of Words in Reasoning Section
Word Formation How to solve Word Formation questions quickly in Reasoning Section
Alphabet Test How to solve Alphabet Test in Reasoning Section
Coding-Decoding Tips and Tricks for Coding – Decoding in Reasoning Section
Mathematical Operators Basic Concepts on Mathematical Operators in Reasoning Section
Order & Ranking How to solve Ranking & Arrangement Questions in Reasoning
Clock & Calendar
  • Short Tricks to solve Time and Calendar related questions in Reasoning
  • Basic Concepts & Short Tricks to solve Clock related Questions in Reasoning
Blood Relation How to solve Blood Relation Questions easily
Distance & Direction Test Short Tricks & Basic Concepts on Direction Test
Venn Diagrams How to solve Venn Diagram Questions easily in Reasoning Section
Statement & Conclusions How to solve Statement & Conclusion Questions in Reasoning Section
Cubes & Dices
  • Dices & Cubes|Verbal & Nonverbal Reasoning Problems for SSC
  • Important Notes on DICE
Mirror & Water Image Short Tricks to Solve Mirror and Water Images Questions in Reasoning
Analogy Tips and Tricks on Analogy (Non-Verbal) in Reasoning Section

SSC Reasoning Books

S.No. Book Author’s Name
1. Lucent Reasoning Arihant Publication
2. Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning R S Aggarwal
3. Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning (Hindi) Kiran Publication
4. Logical & Analytical Reasoning (English) A K Gupta
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