A Modern Approach To VERBAL & Non-VERBAL REASONING by RS Agarwal

NO dought, RS Agarwal is one of the popular and valuable writers for Competitive Exams books. A Modern Approach To VERBAL & Non-VERBAL REASONING is one of his best books in this category. Probably most of the entrance and competitive exams enlist Reasoning in the syllabus. And this is a subject, which has not been introduced in traditional education bust it has a good weightage in the test. Therefore the candidates must be aware of this and need proper guidance and study material to qualify for the competitive test. It is constructive for the following exams.


The reasoning is two types, and these are 1. Verbal and 2. Non-Verbal.

A Modern Approach To VERBAL & Non-VERBAL REASONING has covered both portions. If you complete this book, you have a good chance to score very well in this subject in your upcoming exam.

Specification A Modern Approach To VERBAL & Non-VERBAL REASONING Book

As we have already told you that this guidebook covered both parts of the reasoning. So, no dought that this single book can increase depth in this subject. If you talk about its alternative, then you have, but we think it is not as rich as it is. Partially you may get a good alternative. We will discuss this topic, but here we are going to brief analysis of this book.  The weak and good sides are disclosing as a reader, which will help you choose the book before collecting this or another alternative.

Some Important information

Book Name: A Modern Approach To VERBAL & Non-VERBAL REASONING

Writer: RS Agarwal
Publisher: S. Chand & Co Lid.
First Published: 2012.
Revised publish: 2015
pages: 1568

this Book has been discussed in two parts. 1. Verbal Parts and 2. Non-verbal Parts. Do you want to know the index? Look at the below table.

Part 1: Verbal Reasoning

Section 1 Section 2
General Mental Ability
• Series Completion
• Analogy
• Classification
• Coding-Decoding
• Blood Relations
• Puzzle Test
• Sequential Output Tracing
• Direction Sense Test
• Logical Venn Diagrams
• Alphabet Test
• Alpha – Numeric Sequence Puzzle
• Number, Ranking & Time Sequence Test
• Mathematical Operations
• Logical Sequence of Words
• Arithmetical Reasoning
• Inserting the Missing Character
• Data Sufficiency
• Eligibility Test
• Assertion and Reason
• Situation Reaction Test
• Verification of Truth of the Statement
 Logical Deduction

• Logic

• Statement – Arguments

• Statement – Assumptions

• Statement – Courses of Action

• Statement – Conclusions

• Deriving Conclusions from Passages

• Theme Detection

• Cause and Effect Reasoning

Part 2: Non-Verbal Reasoning

• Series • Analogy • Classification • Analytical Reasoning • Mirror-Images • Water-Images • Spotting Out the Embedded Figures • Completion of Incomplete Pattern • Figure Matrix • Paper Folding • Paper Cutting • Rule Detection • Grouping of Identical Figures • Cubes and Dice • Dot Situation • Construction of Squares and Triangles • Figure Formation & Analysis • Additional Questions with Answers

◙ Paper quality is outstanding in the Color edition.

◙ Included previous years questions and answers.

◙  Remove printing Mistakes.

Disadvantages of the book

◙ Still, there are many printing mistakes.

◙ The Volume of Pages and Content is rich, so it may not be complete for the book in a short time.


Some disadvantage is there yet it is one of the best in the market. You will not heart by completing the book as this book is beneficial for many competitive exams and separately discussed each chapter with the brief content and question and answer. So it can be kept in our archive for the competitive exam books purpose.

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Objective General English from Arihant Publishers

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