If you are appearing for APICET 2016, you need to develop analytical ability. Logical thinking is crucial for the managers, executives and the IT professionals and this skill is tested upon in several competitive exams and entrance tests.
A sharp memory is the pre-requisite for answering the questions that appear in the analytical ability section of APICET 2016 but you can adopt a few strategies to better your skill. Let us take a look at them.
Play Games and Solve Puzzles
There are several games that tone our mind and hone the analytical skills. Games, both indoor as well as outdoor comes with an array of advantages.
Board games like chess can improve the thinking capacity as
well as the rationale of individuals. Playing cards and video games have their
own advantages. You can also solve Sudoku to improve your
Take time and try to observe things. You need not arrive at the conclusion right at the moment you see something. Take out time and observe everything in a little more detail. If you don’t arrive at the conclusion on the spur of the moment, don’t worry, it will come to you naturally after some time.
Visit a Park and Pay Attention to the Happenings Around
You must be visiting the park in your locality every now and then. How about making use of it to develop your analytical ability?
If you visit a park, you are quite likely to come across a squirrel, a cat or a dog. Observe them. See what they are doing and try to locate a reason behind every deed. Even if it appears a simple deed like eating or fetching something, watch them in action and try to comprehend the reason behind each act.
Maintain a Journal
Maintaining a journal is one of the best ways to revisit your day. It is a wonderful way to explore different types of ideas.
Writing a journal will allow you to expand ideas as well as form connections.
While you are writing in a journal, you will never be able to focus on an array of ideas at a single go. It is possible to focus on only one or two ideas at a given point of time. I am sure that your hectic schedule rarely allows you to have so much time at your disposal. Maintaining a journal will help you develop your critical thinking ability and enhance your analytical skills.
Read Books, Magazines and Newspapers
It is often said that the students who read books or magazines by understanding it can sharpen their analytical skills. The result accrued of it is much better than the students who prefer to rush through and is always in a hurry to complete the book as soon as possible.
While going through a piece, mark the words. See whether it makes use of common terminologies or the not so common ones. Try to guess the meaning of the words you have not come across before. After you are done going through the material, you can check out on the meaning of the words and find out if you guessed the meaning right.
Use Memory Palace Technique
is a metaphor for a well-known place that you can visualize easily.
It may be inside your home or the route you follow everyday while you go to your
nearest bus stop. One of the most valuable as well as popularly used memory
aids, here a place or a number of places come under consideration. In these
places, you will be storing the information you need to remember.
One of the best ways to develop any skill is practicing hard. Analytical ability is not an exception either. To better your skill in this, try to solve APICET papers or the available model test papers. You may face trouble in answering them all at the first go. You will probably make a few mistakes too. Don’t get disheartened and go on practicing. This is the only way to better your skill in answering the questions on analytical ability.
The above-discussed strategies will help you develop analytical skills and score high in APICET 2016.
All the best for your exam!