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How to Prepare for TS ICET 2022 Analytical Ability?

Tiyasa Khanra
Tiyasa KhanraUpdated On: June 09, 2022 04:54 pm IST

While preparing for the Analytical Ability section of the TSICET exam, candidates must acquire a good understanding of the basic concepts. They must solve mock tests or previous years’ TS ICET question papers to evaluate their preparation level for the exam. Read the article below for more information!

How to Prepare for TS ICET 2022 Analytical Ability?

TS ICET - 2022 (Telangana State Integrated Common Entrance Test) is conducted for admission to MBA and MCA courses for all the Universities in Telangana State and their affiliated colleges. The Analytical Ability section of TS ICET 2022 aims to assess a candidate's ability to use critical thinking and logical reasoning skills. It measures a candidate's comprehension skills and his ability to identify key information, apply logic and find patterns. 

Before starting the preparation for the TS ICET 2022 Exam, it is imperative for the aspirants to gain insight into the TS ICET exam pattern and marking scheme of the analytical ability section and the major topics asked in the exam. TS ICET is a state-level entrance exam. Kakatiya University conducts the TS ICET exam on behalf of TSCHE. TS ICET 2022 exam is going to be held tentatively in the last week of August 2022.

Also Read:Last Minute Preparation Tips for TS ICET 2022

TS ICET 2022 Analytical Ability Exam Pattern 

The TS ICET Analytical Ability section has 75 questions in total from two subsections, namely, Data Sufficiency and problem-solving. The structure of the Analytical Ability section of the TS ICET exam has been provided in the table below:


Number of Questions

Marks Allotted

Data Sufficiency



Problem Solving



Total Questions in Analytical Ability





Type of questions


Number of questions


Time limit

There will be no time limit in solving the question of the analytical ability section

Negative marking

No negative marking

Marking scheme

One mark will be awarded for each correct answer

Type of Questions asked in the TS ICET Analytical Ability Section

Given below are the kind of questions asked in the TS ICET Analytical Ability section

Data Sufficiency: Candidates require impeccable critical evaluation skills to solve these types of questions because they are given two statements and on the basis of their analytical abilities, they need to check whether the given data is sufficient or not. To avoid getting perplexed, candidates must read the statements carefully and critically analyse the given statements/data, and answer accordingly. Between the two arguments, if the data given in the first option explains everything that the question is asking, then the answer would be Option 1, or, it could be the second option if the first option fails to answer the question. 

Problem Solving: To ace this section, candidates must be well-versed in solving questions on the basis of identification, prioritizing, and finding the correct alternative. Hypothetical and real-life, both types of problems could be asked hence candidates should prepare for both. 

Tips on how to prepare for TS ICET 2022 Analytical Ability Section

TS ICET 2022 preparation requires complete focus and a good understanding of basic concepts. Students who are preparing for TS ICET 2022 can follow the tips and tricks mentioned below to score a good rank in the examination:

Analyse the Syllabus

Go through the TS ICET 2022 syllabus to familiarize yourself with each of the subjects/topics that will be asked in the examination. 

Clear Basic Concepts

Basic Concepts should be very clear regarding the graphs, line charts, column graphs, etc. Refer to the official TS ICET syllabus 2022 to gain a deeper conceptual knowledge of each topic in the analytical ability section for better understanding.

Draw Charts / Write down the explanation

At the time of preparing or solving questions, try to give an explanation and make charts/diagrams for better understanding. This will help in reducing the average solving time. 

Practise Previous Year Papers of TS ICET

Practice the TS ICET previous year question papers as it will help to familiarize you with the TS ICET 2022 exam pattern & topics that appear frequently from the last years. It will also improve your skills, and knowledge, enhance your speed, and also let you know about your time management. Try to learn the shortcut methods to gain accuracy.

Take Mock Tests

Solving one mock test every day helps to evaluate one’s progress and revision. It is imperative to evaluate one’s performance after completing every mock test. This will enable the candidates to pay extra attention to weak areas. By taking mock tests candidates will also know about the level of questions and the pattern of the TS ICET exam. Solve as many TS ICET mock tests to have an accuracy over this subject.

Speed Reading with Focus and Attention

Read essential newspapers like The Hindu, Indian Express, and The Economic Times, and magazines such as Outlook, The Economist, India Today, etc. to update their general knowledge and current affairs.

Refer to the right study material

The most important key to performing efficiently in the TS ICET 2022 exam is to refer to the right study material that covers the entire TS ICET Syllabus. Collecting a bulk of study material only confuses the students and hampers the preparation. Effective preparation can only be done if students refer to the right study material. A plethora of study material is available both online and offline for TS ICET preparation. 

Manage your Time

Make a proper timetable that covers all the subjects/topics of the TS ICET syllabus before proceeding with the preparation. Allot more time to subjects that need more attention and that is asked every year in the TS ICET exam.


Revision is very important before going for the TS ICET Exam 2022 as it helps you to remember facts, figures, topics, and methodologies that you have covered some time ago.Try to complete the TS ICET syllabus in time so that you will get enough time for revision. Allot the last two days of examination for the revision of important topics.

TSICET Preparation: Section Wise Strategies to Answer Questions

Data Sufficiency 

  • Gain clarity on basic mathematical concepts as this will help attempt questions with accuracy.

  • Since the questions are lengthy, read and re-read each question before selecting an answer.

  • Follow a systematic approach to solving the questions. Solve questions with the first statement first and then proceed with the second separately.

  • After reading both options, analyse which of the options helps you reach the conclusion.

  • Do not rely on guesswork.

Problem Solving

  • Try to figure out the common pattern while solving questions from sequences and series, tables, graphs, Venn diagrams, coding, decoding, calendar problems, notation interpretation, etc. Analyse and find out if most of the questions are a combination of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. One can find squares, cubes, and reverse patterns as well.

  • For Sequence & Series, candidates should polish the basic concepts of analogies of numbers and alphabet, completion of blank spaces following the pattern in the a: b: c: d relationship, and odd things out: missing numbers in a sequence or a series. In the odd one out, try to find a similar pattern. If there are names of four places, try to find the odd one out.

  • To perform well in the Date, Time & Arrangement Problems, candidates must practice Calendar problems, clock problems, blood relationships, arrivals, departures and schedules, seating arrangements, and symbol and notion interpretation. Keep your practice consistent to answer the questions fast.

  • In Coding and Decoding problems, candidates will find a code pattern of the English alphabet. Aspirants must practice how to code and decode a given word or group of letters based on the given code or codes. Solve these questions with speed and accuracy to save time for tricky questions.

  • In the Data Analysis section, direct questions are asked based on simple tables and pie charts. Candidates can score full marks in this section if they attempt the questions carefully and with perseverance.

Best books for TS ICET 2022 Analytical Ability

Applicants can prepare for Analytical Ability by reading some of these best books for TS ICET:

  • Data Interpretation and Data Sufficiency by Arihant

  • How to Prepare for Logical Reasoning by Arun Sharma

  • Logical reasoning by Arihant

  • Non-Verbal Reasoning by R. S Agarwal

  • Competitive Reasoning by Kiran Publication

  • Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation by Nishit Sinha

  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams by RS Aggarwal

  • A New Approach to Reasoning by B.S. Sijwali & S. Aijwali Arihant

  • Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey

  • Multi-Dimensional Reasoning by Mishra & Kumar Dr Lal

  • Logical Reasoning and Data Interpretation by Arun Sharma

  • Reasoning Book for Competitive Examinations by Pearson

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