# How to Attempt Seating Arrangement Questions in IBPS Prelims 2017

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How to Attempt Seating Arrangement Questions in IBPS Prelims 2017: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is going to recruit candidates for the post of Probationary Officer, Clerk, Office Assistant for the session 2017-18 soon.

In a Competitive exam, Reasoning is one of the most important section. If you get good score in Reasoning test, it will help you to achieve good marks in competitive exams.

Today we are going to share with you some tips and tricks to attempt seating arrangement questions in a very quick and easy manner. Below mentioned are the tips and tricks. Read to know more.

## How to Attempt Seating Arrangement Questions in IBPS Prelims 2017

IBPS Prelims will be posing new challenges for all aspirants. The pattern have divided each section distinctly but this also means that each section can only get a limited time. So, preparing for each section is a must!

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As the name indicates, circular arrangement means we have to arrange given number of persons in circular order whereas in linear arrangement we have to proceed in a single line or parallel lines

### How to Solve Seating Arrangement Questions

• First step is to take a quick glance on the given information and you will get an idea of the situation of the persons.
• Second step is to pick the useful information which is “definite information” and fix the place accordingly. EXPLAIN For e.g. – P is sitting second to the left of Q.

Avoid negative information in first step. EXPLAIN  For e.g. – P is not sitting on the immediate left of Q. or R is not opposite of S.

Now lets move further with some key understanding in seating arrangement. Below we are sharing some quick tricks which will help you attempt seating arrangements efficiently.

## Seating Arrangement Questions: Quick Tricks to Remember

Reasoning shortcut tricks are nothing but to solve reasoning questions very quick and accurately. Below mentioned are the Key understandings regarding Seating arrangement questions:

• If two data is joining by “and”, than the information is talking about the first person. For e.g. – P is third to the left of Q and second to the right of R. Here it means – P is sitting third to the left of Q and also P is sitting second to the right of R. It NEVER means “P is sitting third to the left of Q and Q is sitting second to the right of R”.
• If two information is joining by “who”, than the information given after “who” is talking about the second person. For e.g. – A is third to the left of B who is second to the right of D. Here it means – A is sitting third to the left of B and B is sitting second to the right of D. Many student’s confuse here and take information as a – A is sitting third to the left of B and also A is sitting second to the right of D, which is wrong.
• Adjacent means next to each other not opposite to each other. A and B is adjacent to each other, which means they are immediate neighbour of each other.

#### Let us test your caliber here, Below mentioned is the sample question, try to solve it:

QuestionEight friends P, Q, R, S, U, V, X and Y are sitting in a circle facing the centre. Q is sitting between X and S. Y is third to the left of Q and second to the right of P. R is sitting between P and X and Q and U are not sitting opposite to each other. Who is sitting third to the left of R?

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