The MH-CET exam has approximately 75 questions of logical reasoning. This paper usually does not have negative marking and all the questions are of one mark. The other major difference in this exam as compared to the other entrance exams is that the questions of different sections are jumbled in this paper i.e. these 75 questions would not be placed consecutively rather in between the questions of quant, visual reasoning and verbal ability. The difficulty level of questions in this category is from easy to moderate.
In this section, the majority of the questions appear from the areas like analytical puzzles, alpha-numeric series, blood relations, coding-decoding, Symboperation, Input-output, Syllogism etc. Besides that the questions on different areas of verbal reasoning like implicit assumptions, courses of action and conclusions also appear in a sufficient number. The question on deductive reasoning known as syllogism appears with three statement and three conclusions or four conclusions as well. Revising the concept of complementary pairs in a syllogism is a must for solving all the syllogism questions. You are advised to revise the concept of the above-mentioned areas in a thorough manner.
Let us have a look at one of the questions, which was asked in one of the previous MH-CET exams.
In each of the following questions assuming the given statements to be true, find out which of the two Conclusions I and II given below them is /are true.
In order to answer these kinds of question, just an understanding of the concepts is needed i.e. you should be able to conclude that if P is neither smaller nor equal to Q, then it has to be greater than Q and so on.
The questions from syllogism also appear regularly in this paper. Let us have a look at one of the questions from the actual CET - Exam, as reported by the students. It states
This question cannot be called easy. First of all you need to make the diagram involving 4 diagrams, then you have to consider the various possibilities for their intersection. After deciding the conclusion, there is a further need to compare the pair, which can fit into the complimentary pair category. So it can be concluded that this is a tough question
Overall the level of difficulty of logical reasoning questions varies from easy to moderate. The question based on alpha-numeric series and coding can be put into the easy category, whereas the questions on Syllogism and analytical reasoning can be put into the medium category. To increase your speed and accuracy in this section, it is important that you do sufficient practice of all types of reasoning questions. Though all areas of reasoning need to be covered, a careful study of the previous papers reveals that some topics are more important than others. Thus, it is recommended that you cover the entire syllabus, with special focus on the areas mentioned above.