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LIC HFL has recently come up with a notification regarding the recruitment of Assistants. This year the number of vacancies is 125. For these 125 vacancies, the competition is going to be intensive. To face the competition and to ace the exam, you need to start your preparation early and give your best shot to it. The exam is scheduled on Oct 9, 2019, which leaves you with only 34 days of preparation. The selection process involves an online exam followed by interviews. We have come up with this article to help you kickstart your preparation of the Logical Reasoning section.

LIC HFL Assistant- Logical Reasoning Details

The Logical Reasoning Section will have 50 questions of 50 marks which need to be solved in 35 minutes. This only gives you around 42 seconds per question. To make the most of this section, you need to start your preparation right away and practice hard. Let’s have a look at the list of topics asked in the Logical Reasoning Section of LIC HFL Assistant exam.

Topics to be prepared for the Logical Reasoning Section

  • Logical Reasoning
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Coded Inequalities
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Puzzles
  • Tabulation
  • Syllogism
  • Blood Relations
  • Input-Output
  • Coding-Decoding

And before we move to the preparation part, let’s have a look at the topics from which questions were asked in the 2018 LIC HFL Assistant exam. While nobody knows what will be asked this year, this will definitely help you with your preparation strategy.

LIC HFL Assistant 2018- Logical Reasoning Topics from which questions were asked

S. No.Topic
1Puzzles & Seating ArrangementOne Linear Seating ArrangementOne Floor-based puzzleOne Circular Seating Arrangement (5 Questions)One Month-based puzzle (5 Questions)
2Syllogism (5 Questions)
3Inequality (4 Questions)
4Coding-Decoding (5 Questions)
5Number Series (5 Questions)
6Alphabet Series (5 Questions)
7Miscellaneous Questions

It can be clearly seen that the main focus of this section was on questions related to Puzzles & Seating Arrangement. So prepare for this section well and do a lot of practice on different kinds of puzzles & seating arrangement questions. That said, don’t make the mistake of skipping any topic especially when 34 days are left now as you never know which topic would be asked in the exam. Let’s have a look at the tips of preparing well for the Logical Reasoning section.

Tips to Start Your Preparation for Logical Reasoning

  • Start by taking a Free Mock Test of LIC HFL Assistant. This will get you a broad idea of what this section is all about. Once you’re done with the Mock Test, analyze all the topics and have crystal-clear conceptual clarity on them. Solve at least 80-100 questions on each topic to get accustomed to different types of questions. Use the initial 15-20 days for this purpose.
  • As you practice, you will get to know your strong and weak areas. While it’s important to keep practising your strengths, it is equally important to put extra efforts on your weak areas. This is to ensure that you don’t miss on any chance of scoring marks.
  • By the third week of September, you should have covered all the topics. Start taking Mock Tests now. At this point in time, it is important to time your attempts. Mock Tests will not only introduce you to the look & feel of the actual exam but it will also highlight your strengths & weaknesses. What’s more! You get to know your national rank as well when you take a Mock Test.

We hope that this strategy will be useful in your preparation. Wishing you all the best for your preparation. Let us know in the comments section below if you adopted a different preparation strategy.


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