Coding – Decoding is a method of encrypting a message before transmitting it to someone, which no third person can understand without knowing the key. Coding and Decoding is an integral part of the Logical Reasoning section in many Government Exams. In exams such as IBPS, SBI, LIC, NICL, SSC etc. 5 – 7 questions are asked from this topic alone, thus making it an important one.
Also, if you understand this topic well. You will be able to solve these questions in next to no time, making it very scoring. By reading the tips given below, you will be able to crack Coding-Decoding with great accuracy and ease.
Coding is a process in which a word or a number or a series of combination of words and numbers is expressed in a particular code or pattern based on various rules. You have to answer the questions based on these set of rules.
Decoding is the process of (interpreting) deciphering the coded pattern and reverting it to its original form from the given codes. Hence, you are required to understand the logic behind the coding pattern and then apply this logic to find answers.