NIACL Assistant Reasoning – Preparation strategy and tips

NIACL Assistant Prelims exam has 3 sections – Reasoning, English and Numerical Ability. Each of these sections is equally important as there will be separate sectional cutoff and sectional timings for these sections. In this blog, we aim to provide essential tips for NIACL Assistant Reasoning preparation. This blog will be your guide for Reasoning preparation as it has previous year’s question paper analysis of Reasoning Section, syllabus, List of books and resource for Reasoning and some valuable tips to shape your preparation plan for NIACL Assistant Reasoning Section. So let’s begin.

NIACL Assistant Recruitment 2018 – Important Dates

NIACL Assistants Recruitment 2018 Apply Online – Starting Date 16th July 2018
NIACL Assistants Recruitment 2018 – Application Form – Last Date 31st July 2018
Last Date to Pay Application Form 31st July 2018
NIACL Assistants Recruitment 2018 Exam Date: Tier I – Preliminary Exam 08th and or 09th September 2018 (Tentative)
NIACL Assistants Recruitment 2018 Exam Date: Tier II – Main Exam: 6th October 2018 (Tentative)

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NIACL Assistant Reasoning – 2017 Prelims Question paper analysis

Last year – 2017’s Reasoning Section of NIACL Assistant Prelims exam was of Easy-Moderate Difficulty level. The following table shows the number of questions asked for each question type. This would help you understand which topic of the syllabus carries how much weightage so that you can plan your time and effort for each topic accordingly.

Question Type (Reasoning)

Number of Questions

Analytical Reasoning/ Puzzles 15
Word Re-arrangement 5
Alphanumeric Coding 5
Direction Sense 1
Syllogism 5
Blood Relations 1
Coding – Decoding 1
Miscellaneous 2


NIACL Assistant Reasoning – Syllabus

Puzzles Syllogism
Verbal Reasoning Direction
Input-output Seating Arrangement
Coding-decoding Inequality
Alphanumeric Series Problem solving
Blood Relations Decision making
Order and Ranking

NIACL Assistant Reasoning – Books & Resources

NIACL Assistant Reasoning – Preparation Tips

  • Prioritize the Reasoning questions for NIACL Assistant Prelims Exam. Start with the easy questions and then move onto difficult ones.
  • While starting the preparation of Reasoning, focus on understanding the basics concepts of tricky question types like puzzles, Syllogism.
  • There are numerous tricks for Reasoning which have been given the above mentioned NIACL Assistant Reasoning books and resources. Master these tricks by solving as many questions as possible for different question types.
  • Give at least a couple of mock tests every week at the start and then increase the frequency of mock test to 1 every day as the exam day nears
  • Analyse your mock test performance and identify your weak and strong areas of NIACL Assitant Reasoning Syllabus.
  • Do not forget to solve all the previous year’s question papers of NIACL Assistant Exam

This brings us to the end of this blog. we hope you find the tips for NIACL Assistant Reasoning preparation useful for your overall exam preparation.

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