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Course Code Course Title Course Planner Lectures Tutorials Practicals Credits
PEA501 ANALYTICAL SKILLS-I 16763::Vishal Ahuja 2.0 1.0 0.0 2.0
Course Category Courses with Placement focus
TextBooks
Sr No Title Author Edition Year Publisher Name
T-1 Verbal & Non Verbal Reasoning Dr R S Aggarwal 14th 2012 S Chand & Company Limited
Reference Books
Sr No Title Author Edition Year Publisher Name
R-1 Analytical Reasoning M K Pandey 3rd 2011 Banking Service Chronicle
R-2 How to Prepare for Quantitative
Aptitude for CAT
Arun Sharma 5th 2012 Tata McGraw Hill India
Other Reading
Sr No Journals articles as Compulsary reading (specific articles, complete reference)
OR-1 Competition Success Review - Magazine for practicing competitive exam papers. ,
OR-2 Civil Services Times - Magazine for practicing competitive exam papers. ,
Relevant Websites
Sr No (Web address) (only if relevant to the course) Salient Features
RW-1 http://www.indiabix.com The best website for practicing aptitude questions online.
RW-2 https://www.khanacademy.org The website to view online vidoes and practice questions related to topics
on Quantitative Aptitude.
RW-3 http://www.placementexpress.com Suggested Website to view placement papers of the reputed Companies.
Software/Equipments/Databases
Sr No (S/E/D) (only if relevant to the course) Salient Features
SW-1 http://www.way2success.com/ The tool for practicing competitive exam questions online.
SW-2 www.classmarker.com/ The best tool for uploading online test for the students.
LTP week distribution: (LTP Weeks)
Weeks before MTE 7
Weeks After MTE 7
Week
Number
Lecture
Number
Broad Topic(Sub Topic) Chapters/Sections
of Text/reference
books
Other Readings,
Relevant
Websites, Audio
Visual Aids,
software and
Virtual Labs
Lecture Description Learning Outcomes Pedagogical Tool
Demonstration/ Case
Study / Images /
animation / ppt etc.
Planned
Week 1 Lecture 1 Series Completion(Concept Clarity
& Practice Problems)
T-1:Chapter-1 To identify the
patterns in the
Relationship given
The student learns to
know what kind of
pattern is followed in
the given relationships
Brainstorming
Series Completion(Concept Clarity
& Practice Problems)
T-1:Chapter-1 To identify the
patterns in the
Relationship given
The student learns to
know what kind of
pattern is followed in
the given relationships
Brainstorming
Lecture 2 Series Completion(Analogy) T-1:Chapter-2
& 3
RW-1
SW-1
Identify the similar
patterns in the
Relationship given
The student learns to
know what kind of
similar patterns is
followed in the given
relationships
Power Point
Presentation
Series Completion(Analogy) T-1:Chapter-2
& 3
RW-1
SW-1
Identify the similar
patterns in the
Relationship given
The student learns to
know what kind of
similar patterns is
followed in the given
relationships
Power Point
Presentation
Series Completion(Classification) T-1:Chapter-2
& 3
RW-1
SW-1
Identify the odd one out
in
Relationship given
The student learns to
know odd one out in the
given relationship
Power Point
Presentation
Week 2 Lecture 3 Coding-Decoding(Letter Coding) T-1:Chapter-4 RW-1
SW-1
Crack the codes that
decipher the message
The student will learn
to decipher the code
Power Point
Presentation
Coding-Decoding(Direct Letter
Coding)
T-1:Chapter-4 RW-1
SW-1
Crack the codes that
decipher the message
The student will learn
to decipher the code
Power Point
Presentation
Coding-Decoding(Number/Symbol
Coding)
T-1:Chapter-4 RW-1
SW-1
Crack the codes that
decipher the message
The student will learn
to decipher the code
Power Point
Presentation
Coding-Decoding(Matrix Coding) T-1:Chapter-4 RW-1
SW-1
Crack the codes that
decipher the message
The student will learn
to decipher the code
Power Point
Presentation
Coding-Decoding(Substitution) T-1:Chapter-4 RW-1
SW-1
Crack the codes that
decipher the message
The student will learn
to decipher the code
Power Point
Presentation
Coding-Decoding(Deciphering
Message word Codes)
T-1:Chapter-4 RW-1
SW-1
Crack the codes that
decipher the message
The student will learn
to decipher the code
Power Point
Presentation
Detailed Plan For Lectures
Spill Over 2
Week 2 Lecture 3 Coding-Decoding(Deciphering
Number and Symbol Codes for
messages)
T-1:Chapter-4 RW-1
SW-1
Crack the codes that
decipher the message
The student will learn
to decipher the code
Power Point
Presentation
Lecture 4 Blood Relations(Deciphering
Jumbled Descriptions.)
T-1:Chapter-5 RW-1
SW-1
Develop a family chart
for analyzing the
relationships
To student will learn to
decipher the
relationship between
the persons concerned
Power Point
Presentation
Blood Relations(Relation-puzzle) T-1:Chapter-5 RW-1
SW-1
Develop a family chart
for analyzing the
relationships
To student will learn to
decipher the
relationship between
the persons concerned
Power Point
Presentation
Blood Relations(Coded Relations) T-1:Chapter-5 RW-1
SW-1
Develop a family chart
for analyzing the
relationships
To student will learn to
decipher the
relationship between
the persons concerned
Power Point
Presentation
Week 3 Lecture 5 Quiz1
Lecture 6 Puzzle Test(Classification Type
Questions)
T-1:Chapter-6 RW-1
SW-1
Puzzles involve certain
number of items, things
or persons
The student will learn
to condense the
information in suitable
form to answer the
questions asked
Brainstorming
Puzzle Test(Seating /Placing
Arrangements)
T-1:Chapter-6 RW-1
SW-1
Puzzles involve certain
number of items, things
or persons
The student will learn
to condense the
information in suitable
form to answer the
questions asked
Brainstorming
Puzzle Test(Comparison Type
Questions)
T-1:Chapter-6 RW-1
SW-1
Puzzles involve certain
number of items, things
or persons
The student will learn
to condense the
information in suitable
form to answer the
questions asked
Brainstorming
Week 4 Lecture 7 Puzzle Test(Sequential Order of
Things)
T-1:Chapter-6 RW-1
SW-1
Puzzles involve certain
number of items, things
or persons
The student will learn
to condense the
information in suitable
form to answer the
questions asked
Brainstorming
Puzzle Test(Selection Based on
Given Conditions)
T-1:Chapter-6 RW-1
SW-1
Puzzles involve certain
number of items, things
or persons
The student will learn
to condense the
information in suitable
form to answer the
questions asked
Brainstorming
Puzzle Test(Family-Based
Problems)
T-1:Chapter-6 RW-1
SW-1
Puzzles involve certain
number of items, things
or persons
The student will learn
to condense the
information in suitable
form to answer the
questions asked
Brainstorming
Week 4 Lecture 7 Puzzle Test(Jumbled Problems) T-1:Chapter-6 RW-1
SW-1
Puzzles involve certain
number of items, things
or persons
The student will learn
to condense the
information in suitable
form to answer the
questions asked
Brainstorming
Lecture 8 Sequential Output Tracing
(Concept clarity and practice
problem.)
T-1:Chapter-7 RW-1
SW-1
Message comprising of
randomized numbers or
words that is rearranged
to give sequential
outputs
The student will learn
to trace the pattern in
the given rearrangement
and then decide the
desired
output step
Brainstorming
Week 5 Lecture 10 Quiz2
Lecture 9 Direction Sense Test(Concept
clarity and practice problem)
T-1:Chapter-8 RW-1
SW-1
Direction puzzle
consisting of successive
follow up directions
The student will learn
to trace the final
direction
Brainstorming
Week 6 Lecture 11 Logical Venn Diagrams(Concept
clarity and practice problem)
T-1:Chapter-9 RW-1
SW-1
Relate a given group of
items diagrammatically
The student will learn
how to relate a given
group of items and
illustrate it
diagrammatically
Brainstorming
Lecture 12 Alphabet Test(Alphabetical Order
of Words)
T-1:Chapter-10
& 11
RW-1
SW-1
Identify the analogical
relationship between a
given pair of
combination
of elements
The student will learn
to identify the
analogical relationship
between a given pair of
combination of
elements
Brainstorming
Alphabet Test(Letter-Word
Problems)
T-1:Chapter-10
& 11
RW-1
SW-1
Identify the analogical
relationship between a
given pair of
combination
of elements
The student will learn
to identify the
analogical relationship
between a given pair of
combination of
elements
Brainstorming
Alphabet Test(Rule Detection) T-1:Chapter-10
& 11
RW-1
SW-1
Identify the analogical
relationship between a
given pair of
combination
of elements
The student will learn
to identify the
analogical relationship
between a given pair of
combination of
elements
Brainstorming
Alphabet Test(Alphabetical
Quibble)
T-1:Chapter-10
& 11
RW-1
SW-1
Identify the analogical
relationship between a
given pair of
combination
of elements
The student will learn
to identify the
analogical relationship
between a given pair of
combination of
elements
Brainstorming
Alphabet Test(Word Formation by
Unscrambling Letters)
T-1:Chapter-10
& 11
RW-1
SW-1
Identify the analogical
relationship between a
given pair of
combination
of elements
The student will learn
to identify the
analogical relationship
between a given pair of
combination of
elements
Brainstorming
Week 6 Lecture 12 Alphabet Test(Word Formation
using Letters of a given word)
T-1:Chapter-10
& 11
RW-1
SW-1
Identify the analogical
relationship between a
given pair of
combination
of elements
The student will learn
to identify the
analogical relationship
between a given pair of
combination of
elements
Brainstorming
Alphabet Test(Alpha-Numeric
Sequence Puzzle)
T-1:Chapter-10
& 11
RW-1
SW-1
Identify the analogical
relationship between a
given pair of
combination
of elements
The student will learn
to identify the
analogical relationship
between a given pair of
combination of
elements
Brainstorming
Week 7 Lecture 13 Number,Ranking & Time
Sequence Test(Number Test)
T-1:Chapter-12 RW-1
SW-1
A group or series of
numerals is given which
follow some pattern
The student will learn
to trace out numerals
following certain given
conditions after
shuffling according to
certain given pattern
Power Point
Presentation
Number,Ranking & Time
Sequence Test(Ranking Test)
T-1:Chapter-12 RW-1
SW-1
A group or series of
numerals is given which
follow some pattern
The student will learn
to trace out numerals
following certain given
conditions after
shuffling according to
certain given pattern
Power Point
Presentation
Number,Ranking & Time
Sequence Test(Time Sequence
Test)
T-1:Chapter-12 RW-1
SW-1
A group or series of
numerals is given which
follow some pattern
The student will learn
to trace out numerals
following certain given
conditions after
shuffling according to
certain given pattern
Power Point
Presentation
Lecture 14 Mathematical Operations(Problem
Solving by substitution)
T-1:Chapter-13
& 14
RW-1
SW-1
Four fundamental
operations are
represented by symbols
different from usual ones
The student learns to
substitute the real signs
with symbols very
different from usual
ones
Brainstorming
Mathematical Operations
(Interchange of signs and numbers)
T-1:Chapter-13
& 14
RW-1
SW-1
Four fundamental
operations are
represented by symbols
different from usual ones
The student learns to
substitute the real signs
with symbols very
different from usual
ones
Brainstorming
Mathematical Operations(Deriving
the Appropriate conclusions)
T-1:Chapter-13
& 14
RW-1
SW-1
Four fundamental
operations are
represented by symbols
different from usual ones
The student learns to
substitute the real signs
with symbols very
different from usual
ones
Brainstorming
Mathematical Operations(Logical
Sequence of Words)
T-1:Chapter-13
& 14
RW-1
SW-1
Four fundamental
operations are
represented by symbols
different from usual ones
The student learns to
substitute the real signs
with symbols very
different from usual
ones
Brainstorming
MID-TERM
Week 8 Lecture 15 Arithmetical Reasoning
(Calculation -Based Problems)
T-1:Chapter-15 RW-1
SW-1
Four fundamental
operations are
represented by symbols
different from usual one
The student learns to
substitute the real signs
with symbols very
different from usual
ones
Power Point
Presentation
Arithmetical Reasoning(Data-
Based Questions)
T-1:Chapter-15 RW-1
SW-1
Four fundamental
operations are
represented by symbols
different from usual one
The student learns to
substitute the real signs
with symbols very
different from usual
ones
Power Point
Presentation
Arithmetical Reasoning(Problems
on Ages)
T-1:Chapter-15 RW-1
SW-1
Four fundamental
operations are
represented by symbols
different from usual one
The student learns to
substitute the real signs
with symbols very
different from usual
ones
Power Point
Presentation
Arithmetical Reasoning(Venn-
Diagrams Based Questions)
T-1:Chapter-15 RW-1
SW-1
Four fundamental
operations are
represented by symbols
different from usual one
The student learns to
substitute the real signs
with symbols very
different from usual
ones
Power Point
Presentation
Lecture 16 Inserting the Missing Character
(Concept clarity and practice
problem)
T-1:Chapter-16 RW-1
SW-1
Figures are given and
missing data is to be
filled
The student learns to
identify the pattern
based on that the
missing figure is known
Power Point
Presentation
Week 9 Lecture 17 Data Sufficiency(Concept clarity
and practice problem)
T-1:Chapter-17 RW-1
SW-1
A problem is given
followed by certain
statements containing
facts providing clues to
solve the question
The student learns to
identify which
statement is sufficient
to answer the question
Brainstorming
Lecture 18 Quiz3
Week 10 Lecture 19 Logical Reasoning(Assertion &
Reason)
T-1:Chapter-19
& 20
RW-1
SW-1
Two statements are
given referred to as
Reason Assertion and a
decision on given
situation is to be taken
The student learns to
highlight a valid reason
and the student learns to
choose the best
response indicating
he/she is a good
professional
Brainstorming
Logical Reasoning(Situation
Reaction Test)
T-1:Chapter-19
& 20
RW-1
SW-1
Two statements are
given referred to as
Reason Assertion and a
decision on given
situation is to be taken
The student learns to
highlight a valid reason
and the student learns to
choose the best
response indicating
he/she is a good
professional
Brainstorming
Week 10 Lecture 20 Logical Reasoning(Verification of
Truth)
T-1:Chapter-21
& Sec-II
Chapter-1
RW-1
SW-1
A decision regarding
which is the uniform
truth that is always true
The student learns to
choose the best
response which is
universally and always
true
Power Point
Presentation
Logical Reasoning(Logic) T-1:Chapter-21
& Sec-II
Chapter-1
RW-1
SW-1
A decision regarding
which is the uniform
truth that is always true
The student learns to
choose the best
response which is
universally and always
true
Power Point
Presentation
Week 11 Lecture 21 Quiz4
Lecture 22 Logical Reasoning(Statement &
Arguments)
T-1:Sec-II Chapter-2
& 3
RW-1
SW-1
A statement concerned
with political, social,
issue followed by certain
argument in favor or
against the statement is
given
The student learns to
find which argument
holds good for the
given statement
Brainstorming
Logical Reasoning(Statement &
Assumptions)
T-1:Sec-II Chapter-2
& 3
RW-1
SW-1
A statement concerned
with political, social,
issue followed by certain
argument in favor or
against the statement is
given
The student learns to
find which argument
holds good for the
given statement
Brainstorming
Week 12 Lecture 23 Logical Reasoning(Statement &
Courses of Action)
T-1:Sec-II Chapter-4
& 5
RW-1
SW-1
The student learns to find
which course of action
holds good for the given
statement
The student learns to
find which course of
action holds good for
the given statement
Brainstorming
Logical Reasoning(Statement &
Conclusions)
T-1:Sec-II Chapter-4
& 5
RW-1
SW-1
The student learns to find
which course of action
holds good for the given
statement
The student learns to
find which course of
action holds good for
the given statement
Brainstorming
Lecture 24 Quiz5
Week 13 Lecture 25 Theme Detection(Theme
Detection)
T-1:Sec-II Chapter-6
& 7
RW-1
SW-1
A paragraph is given
followed by certain
statements which may or
may not be inferred from
the passage
The student learns to
identify which
statement contains the
theme of the passage
Power Point
Presentation
Theme Detection(Deriving
Conclusions from Passages)
T-1:Sec-II Chapter-6
& 7
RW-1
SW-1
A paragraph is given
followed by certain
statements which may or
may not be inferred from
the passage
The student learns to
identify which
statement contains the
theme of the passage
Power Point
Presentation
Lecture 26 Cause & Effect Reasoning
(Concept clarity and practice
problem)
T-1:Sec-II Chapter-8 RW-1
SW-1
Two statements would
be given out of which
one will the cause and
the other would be the
effect
The student learns to
identify which
statement is the valid
cause or the effect
Brainstorming
Week 14 Lecture 27 Non-Verbal Reasoning(Series of
Figures)
T-1:Sec-III
Chapter-1
OR-1
OR-2
There is a sequence of
figures depicting a
change step by step
The student learns to
identify the pattern in
the figures that helps to
form the next set of
figure
Power Point
Presentation
Lecture 28 Non-Verbal Reasoning(Analogy of
Figures)
T-1:Sec-III
Chapter-2 & 3
RW-2
RW-3
Similar set of figures are
given. A figure has to
chosen which satisfies
the similar relationship
The student learns to
identify which figure
has the similar kind of
relationship out of the
given set of figures
Power Point
Presentation
Non-Verbal Reasoning
(Classification of Figures)
T-1:Sec-III
Chapter-2 & 3
RW-1
SW-2
Similar set of figures are
given. A figure has to
chosen which satisfies
the similar relationship
The student learns to
identify which figure
has the similar kind of
relationship out of the
given set of figures
Power Point
Presentation
SPILL OVER
Week 15 Lecture 29 Spill Over
Lecture 30 Spill Over
Scheme for CA:
Component Frequency Out Of Each Marks Total Marks
Quiz 4 5 5 20
Total :- 5 20
Details of Academic Task(s)
AT No. Objective Topic of the Academic Task Nature of Academic Task
(group/individuals/field
work
Evaluation Mode Allottment /
submission Week
Quiz1 To check the general
mental ability of the
students.
30 MCQ type questions would be asked covering topics from
Lecture No. 1-4. NOTE-All CA's would be conducted in the labs
against the Lecture in which respective CA is planned. The
faculty would have to make use of two labs if student group is of
60. The faculty would seek assistance from Lab technician for
arrangement of labs and other faculty for conducting test in other
lab.
Individual There would be 30
MCQ of 0.5 mark
each (equal to 15
Marks) which
would further be
prorated out of 5
Marks finally.
Negative Marking
of 25% should be
done to avoid guess
work. Quiz should
be of 30 minu
2 / 3
Quiz2 To check the general
mental ability of the
students.
30 MCQ type questions would be asked covering topics from
Lecture No. 6-9. NOTE-All CA's would be conducted in the labs
against the Lecture in which respective CA is planned. The
faculty would have to make use of two labs if student group is of
60. The faculty would seek assistance from Lab technician for
arrangement of labs and other faculty for conducting test in other
lab.
Individual There would be 30
MCQ of 0.5 mark
each (equal to 15
Marks) which
would further be
prorated out of 5
Marks finally.
Negative Marking
of 25% should be
done to avoid guess
work. Quiz should
be of 30 minu
4 / 5
Quiz3 To check the general
mental ability of the
students.
30 MCQ type questions would be asked covering topics from
Lecture No. 15-17. NOTE-All CA's would be conducted in the
labs against the Lecture in which respective CA is planned. The
faculty would have to make use of two labs if student group is of
60. The faculty would seek assistance from Lab technician for
arrangement of labs and other faculty for conducting test in other
lab.
Individual There would be 30
MCQ of 0.5 mark
each (equal to 15
Marks) which
would further be
prorated out of 5
Marks finally.
Negative Marking
of 25% should be
done to avoid guess
work. Quiz should
be of 30 minu
8 / 9
Quiz4 To check the general
mental ability of the
students.
30 MCQ type questions would be asked covering topics from
Lecture No. 19-20. NOTE-All CA's would be conducted in the
labs against the Lecture in which respective CA is planned. The
faculty would have to make use of two labs if student group is of
60. The faculty would seek assistance from Lab technician for
arrangement of labs and other faculty for conducting test in other
lab.
Individual There would be 30
MCQ of 0.5 mark
each (equal to 15
Marks) which
would further be
prorated out of 5
Marks finally.
Negative Marking
of 25% should be
done to avoid guess
work. Quiz should
be of 30 minu
10 / 11
Quiz5 To check the general
mental ability of the
students.
30 MCQ type questions would be asked covering topics from
Lecture No. 22-23. NOTE-All CA's would be conducted in the
labs against the Lecture in which respective CA is planned. The
faculty would have to make use of two labs if student group is of
60. The faculty would seek assistance from Lab technician for
arrangement of labs and other faculty for conducting test in other
lab.
Individual There would be 30
MCQ of 0.5 mark
each (equal to 15
Marks) which
would further be
prorated out of 5
Marks finally.
Negative Marking
of 25% should be
done to avoid guess
work. Quiz should
be of 30 minu
11 / 12
Plan for Tutorial: (Please do not use these time slots for syllabus coverage)
Tutorial No. Lecture Topic Type of pedagogical tool(s) planned
(case analysis,problem solving test,role play,business game etc)
Tutorial1 Practice Questions on Series Completion,Analogy
,Classification.
Problem Solving
Tutorial2 Practice Questions on Coding Decoding and Blood
Relations.
Problem Solving
Tutorial3 Practice Questions on Puzzles. Problem Solving
Tutorial4 Practice Questions on Sequential Output Tracing. Problem Solving
Tutorial5 Practice Questions on Direction Sense Test and Logical
Venn Diagrams.
Problem Solving
Tutorial6 Practice Questions on Alphabet Quiz ,Alpha-Numeric
Sequence Puzzle, Number, Ranking & Time
Sequence,.
Problem Solving
Tutorial7 Practice Questions on Mathematical Operations,
Logical Sequence of Words.
Problem Solving
After Mid-Term
Tutorial8 Practice Questions on Arithmetical Reasoning and
Inserting the missing Character.
Problem Solving
Tutorial9 Practice Questions on Data Sufficiency,Reason &
Assertion & Situation-Reaction.
Problem Solving
Tutorial10 Practice Questions on Verification of Truth & Logic. Problem Solving
Tutorial11 Practice Questions on Statement & Argument,
Statement & Assumption and Statement & Course of
Action.
Problem Solving
Tutorial12 Practice Questions on Statement & Conclusion and
Cause & Effect Reasoning.
Problem Solving
Tutorial13 Practice Questions on Deriving conclusions from the
passages & Theme Detection.
Problem Solving
Tutorial14 Practice Questions on Series of Figures,Analogy of
Figures & Classification of Figures.
Problem Solving