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Best Reasoning Books for IBPS RRB Officer Scale 1 and Office Assistant 2016

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection had issued the notification for the Regional Rural Banks Officer Scale 1 and Multipurpose Office Assistant Exam to be conduced in the coming months. The online applications are being invited as of now. You can fill the application form on the official website of IBPS. You should first read their official notification to check your eligibility, age criteria, education qualifications and many other things. If you are eligible then you can go ahead and fill the application form for post of Officer Scale 1 or Multipurpose Office Assistant.

If you are eligible for any other posts such as Officer Scale 2 or Officer Scale 3 then select the appropriate choice while filling the application form.


IBPS RRB Exam 2016 will conduct prelims for both the posts of PO and Office Assistant. Earlier Prelims has 3 sections namely Quantitative aptitude, Logical reasoning and English. This time English section has been removed from the prelims making it more difficult for many students. If your English and Reasoning was good then candidates used to get in based on the marks of these 2 and just clearing the cutoff the aptitude section marks. However this is not the case this time. You have to work hard in reasoning and aptitude section equally to reach the prelims cutoff.

Here are some of the best books in reasoning for IBPS RRB Exam 2016:

  1. A New Approach to REASONING Verbal & Non-Verbal – Bijwali
  2. How to Crack Test Of Reasoning- REVISED EDITION
  3. A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning By RS Aggarwal
  4. 50 Practice Sets Reasoning ( Verbal., Non Verbal & Analytical Reasoning ) – Arihant

Logical reasoning section is always pretty easy to score. However it’s same for everyone. In order to get ahead of everyone in reasoning section, you need to work even harder. Your speed and accuracy should match the top candidates who score almost full marks in this section. If your numerical ability isn’t that good then it becomes even more important to get good marks in this section to reach overall cutoff of prelims.

If you have given any IBPS exams then you already know the type of questions being asked in the exam. You should prepare such questions more. You should solve practice question papers from practice sets. Try to solve atleast 2 papers daily before the exam. It will increase your speed and accuracy. Questions like sitting arrangement, inequality etc.. are very easy and just need presence of mind in the exam. Try to solve them with cool mind as they will fetch more marks.

Study hard as still there is enough time left for the IBPS RRB Exam 2016. Mains will consist of all 5 sections that come everytime. As soon as you clear the prelims start preparing for the IBPS RRB Mains exam 2016.