General Awareness Test – Why & How to Prepare?

prepare for general knowledge,general awareness bank exams,prepare for bank exams,bank exams in india Many would have often wondered the need to test one`s general knowledge skills in bank exams.How much do you know of the surroundings, tells lot about your behavior & mindset.Read on to know why is it necessary & how to prepare for general awareness sections.


A paper on general knowledge/awareness is now part of all competition exams  especially in government & public sector recruitments.But most people score very low marks in this section due to improper preparations, affecting their score & ranking.


Newspaper is one of the best source of updating yourself on the events happening nationally & internationally.It is necessary to read newspaper daily with more focus on business & banking news - as it would help you for banking jobs & in Interview.While reading newspapers, pay attention to usage of words, verbs & sentence formation that can improve your english skills as well.


TV news: Television channels report news with visuals as they occur, making it easier for anyone to know what has really taken place.While talk shows & debates on news channels, could provide more insight on a specific issue that could be useful in group discussion, there isn't any bigger advantage of watching news on TV.


Note it down: Taking note of important news events date or month-wise has helped candidates in preparing for GK exams.It is not advisable to go through all the newspapers of a certain period, just days before the exam - as it can only lead to confusion.Prepare notes as you read to avoid last minute rush.


Question banks: Nowadays all those who are preparing for competitive exams are buying books containing numerous questions on general knowledge.As questions from various categories are provided with answers in a single book, practicing with such materials help in gaining speed at the time of exams.They are also called year books, are available at all leading book stores.


* Manorama Year Book 2011 (with free CD) – Rs.120 – Buy Online (pay in cash/ net banking/ ATM card)

Special preparations for General Awareness may not be required if you follow the above regularly

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Anonymous said...

Sir please let me know how many months current affairs we have to prepare to attend for the Andhra Bank P.O Examination which is going to be held on 8-5-2011. said...

One thing about preparing for GK sections is you cannot limit your knowledge about world.You may get questions related to India`s economic policy of 1950.So try to know as much as possible of all imporatnt events - which is possible only if you prepare regularly

Anonymous said...

Are there any specific rules and regulations which are to be followed by the colleges while conducting bank exams.
Recently madina degree college for women,8-5-2011 himayath nagar, hyderabad has made students to worry instead of concentrarting on the exams.The rules they followed were very odd and so far we have not seen any other college doing such things.they have collected money from the candidates for keeping our mobiles and bags with avoid such problems whom shouled we approach?