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Strategy And Tips for Reasoning Section: KVS 2020

Strategy & Tips for Reasoning Section: KVS 2020

KVS is the most seeking/ desirable job in govt. Education sector. It offers the best salary among all teaching jobs in govt. sectors. KVS Notification 2020  has released by Central Board of Secondary Education. This year KVS will be going to fill around 5,206 teacher posts , out of which 779 and 387 vacancies are earmarked for SCs and STs respectively.As per KVS, A total of 5,949 teaching posts are lying vacant against 48,236 sanctioned posts in different Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs).

KVS 2020 Exam includes subjects viz. English, Hindi, General Knowledge and Current Affairs, Reasoning ability, Computer And Teaching methodology.  Out of these subjects Reasoning is the most scoring section in the exam.In KVS Exam, reasoning sections comprises 40 marks in TGT exam & 10 marks in PGT & PRT. In this way, we can say that Reasoning section plays a vital role for upgrade your score in KVS Exam.

KVS(TGT, PGT And PRT) 2020 Selection Process:

KVS will take exams in two parts:
  • Written Test
  • Interview

KVS Exam Pattern For TGT 

PAPER I General English 10 10 150 Minutes
General Hindi 10 10
PAPER II General Knowledge & Current Affairs 40 40
Reasoning Ability 40 40
Teaching Methodology 40 40
Computer 10 10
Total 150 150

KVS Exam Pattern For PGT & PRT
PAPER I General English 10 10 150 Minutes
General Hindi 10 10
PAPER II Current Affairs 10 10
Reasoning and Numerical Ability 10 10
Computer 10 10
Teaching Methodology 20 20
Subject Concerned 80 80
Total 150 150

KVS 2020 Exam Patterns

Strategy For Reasoning Ability Section:

Reasoning Ability  are designed to assess a candidate’s ability at skills such as how to interpret patterns, number sequences or the relationships between shapes. It is closely related with general intelligence. It assess a candidate’s ability and other skills related to presence of mind.
Questions from both verbal and non-verbal reasoning section will be part of the exam. In order to score more full marks in this section you need to work on your speed and accuracy. Question will be asked from the following topics given below:



Verbal Reasoning


Odd One Out

Venn Diagram

Series Completion(alphabets, Numeric)

Blood Relations

Arithmetical Reasoning

Coding- Decoding

Insert the missing Character/ Number/Figure


Seating Arrangement

Statement and Conclusion

Non-Verbal Reasoning

Figure Embedding

Paper Based Folding

Mirror Reflection

Click Here For KVS 2020 Detailed Syllabus

Important Strategies For Reasoning  Sections:

1 Improve Logical Skills:

  • This section test candidates’ ability to think and problem solving skills, therefore it is required by the students to sharpen their logical and analytical skills.

2. Command Over Concepts And Formulas:

  • Both verbal and non-verbal section is important and should be focused by candidates.
  • The understanding of Directions and seating arrangements should be accurate, i.e., identifying which direction is West, North, East or South. Try to Solve these type of questions through tricks.
  • Remember the sequence of alphabets and  their numerical position i.e., 1-26 both direction (forward and reverse). This will ease to solve the alpha-numeric based questions.
  • Series is the most important topic, but it is also very difficult to master. You should make sure you practice each and every concept thoroughly.
  • Solve more figure based questions it is easy and fun based as compare to other topics.

3. Look at one rule at a time:

  • There may be extraneous data within the question, which is designed to confuse you. Focusing on a single aspect can help you work out what is important and what’s not.

4. Don’t make unnecessary assumptions:

  • Always remember that the given question will be solved by the data given only
  • Don’t make unnecessary assumption and judgments while solving the questions.
  • Use smart tricks and method for solving the questions.

Other Important Tips:

1. Sometimes you will come up against a question where you just cannot see the answer. Tempting as it can be, don’t spend too much time on it. Move on and if you have time at the end, go back and check it.

2. Try to attempt more quizzes as possible as you can. Also, give mock test so that you can prepare better for the upcoming exam.

Practice Reasoning Quizzes Here

3. Revise the previous year exam papers and sample papers. It helps to gain an insight into the pattern.

Download KVS Previous Year Questions Paper

4. You should need to concentrate on a single topic at a time. Pay serious attention to each and every topic.

5. Reasoning problems takes more time than other sections, hence manage your time wisely while attempting this section.

The above preparation tips and strategy will definitely help you in achieving high score to ace this exam. Do not miss these topics. There is no shortcut other than this and you must try hard to get through these concepts at least.

All The Best !

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