General Awareness Preparation Digest | Strategy & Sources

Dear Students, most of the mains level examinations that are closing in on you call for the need to focus on general awareness that makes a significant part of the exams. Having the key points all grasped helps attempt the maximum number of questions in the minimum time as one doesn't need to perform the complex calculations to settle for the answers. Unlike other sections, it only takes seconds to read the question, if you know the answer, you will mark the correct answer and skip otherwise. So, it's pretty clear that turning a blind eye to this section can actually put you in a dicey situation and to be on the safe side, you need to get everything set before the exams take place. 

General Awareness takes in banking awareness, static general knowledge, and current affairs of the past 6 months. Taking into account the questions asked in the General Awareness Section of recent examination, we can conjecture that even the static and banking awareness questions are based on the events that have been in the news a little while back. In essence, unless one knows the historical background or the geographical location of events reported, they will convey little of the value of importance. So, one should have detailed information about the pickup lines of the recent events, if they are to serve any purpose.

Avoid the habit of ignoring the everyday news, you only end up lying crushed under a pile of news when the exams are near. Read everyday news with an informed mind so that you only need to revise them in the end. And to save your precious time, we provide you with Adda247’s “Daily GK Update” (Available in both Hindi and English languages) that incorporates only the news that is important from the point of view of competitive examinations. Lastly, go through the Monthly Capsules provided by Bankersadda for both Current Affairs and Banking Awareness and you are ready to ace the General Awareness Section of the upcoming banking examinations. Here is the list of study and practice material that you can refer to:

ACE Banking Awareness & Static Awareness Book is available for Rs. 299 on the Adda247 online store. This book covers the theories on Banking and its History, RBI and its Functions to Monetary Policy Committee, NPAs, Economic Survey, and Union Budget. For the static awareness portion, the book covers lists of Government Schemes, National Parks, Folk Dances, Cities on River Banks, Dams, Important Awards, Power Plants and a lot more. Not only that but the book also includes memory based questions asked in SBI Clerk and SBI PO Mains 2018.

Salient Features of this book are:
  • Covers Finance/Banking Concepts
  • Digital Banking
  • Static General Knowledge
  • Memory-Based Questions of SBI PO and Clerk Mains 2018

To pave your way to ace the grades in General Awareness Section of banking and other competitive exams, Adda247 Publications brings to you an E-book Combo Half Yearly eBook: The Hindu One-Liners (April-September) at a price of Rs. 249. This half-yearly E-book Combo provides day-wise questions on Current happenings, Static and Banking Awareness of April, May, June, July, August and September 2018. Based on the everyday news, questions in the e-book will be updated every evening on a regular basis. This E-book Combo will be incorporating more than 1800 questions based on the current affairs of these 6 months from The Hindu newspaper and it is prepared by Gopal Anand Sir.

Salient features of  Hindu Based Current Affairs Practice Questions E-book:
  • Day-wise questions on Current, Static and Banking Awareness
  • Incorporates more than 1800 questions
  • Questions based on the news from April to September 2018
  • Available in the English Medium

This Online Batch is specially brought up for those who are not able to join classroom programs due to certain reasons. 
The batch started on 16-Oct-2018 (Time: 09:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.). The classes run from Monday to Friday for 2 hours for Banking Awareness, Static Awareness and Current Affairs. There are a total of 150 seats for the batch and the candidate is required to have the minimum internet connectivity of 5MBPS to run the online classes without any interruptions. You will also be provided with Monthly Current Ebooks Oct & Nov 2018. The candidates can freely ask their doubts during a separate doubt session and this is why you are required to have a headphones/ earphones that have a mike too. The fee that is required to be paid for the batch is Rs. 1999/-.

Salient Features:
  • You can get recorded videos of all the live classes after completion of every class. It will help you with revision.
  • Save your traveling and lodging cost.
  • Get classes at home in your own comfort zone.
  • Clear all your doubts one on one with faculties during live classes.

You can only manage to attempt the maximum number of questions in the examination if you have practiced with mock tests before the real examination. That's the reason why Adda247 comes up with General Awareness Online Test series (Based on GA Power Capsule): Special PackageGeneral Awareness Online Test Series Package is available for Rs. 299 in which you will get 1850 + Questions based on General Awareness | Banking | Static Awareness and Current Affairs (1st June to 30 November 2018).

Salient Features of General Awareness Online Test Series Package
  • Available in English Medium
  • Accessible on Adda247 online store and Adda247 mobile application
  • Analysis of attempted tests in detail (All India Rank, comparison with toppers etc.)

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