How To Prepare General Awareness (GA) for IBPS RRB Clerk Mains Exam 2020-21?

The General Awareness section plays a very crucial role in the final stage of banking exams like IBPS RRB Clerk Mains Exam 2021 that is scheduled to be held on 20 February 2021. In IBPS RRB Clerk Mains Exam the General Awareness section carries a weightage of 40 marks which means that the candidates have ample chance of increasing their overall score by scoring maximum marks in the General Awareness Section.

How to Score Maximum Marks in General Awareness for IBPS RRB Clerk Mains 2021?

The General Awareness section consists of three major parts which the candidates must focus on to increase the chance of scoring maximum marks in the general section:

  • Banking and Insurance Awareness
  • Static Awareness
  • Financial Awareness

Important Topics

The basic strategy to prepare for the general awareness section is by covering all the important topics on which the majority of the questions are based in the examinations. Let us not look at some important topics that the candidates must prepare to score good marks in the general awareness section of IBPS RRB Clerk Mains Exam 2021.

Current Affairs

  • National awards and honors
  • International awards and honors
  • Summits and treaties
  • Books and authors
  • Capital and currency
  • Governance, schemes, and policies
  • International affairs
  • Sports
  • The currency of various countries
  • Science and technology

Banking Awareness

  • Important Bank related terms
  • RBI and its functions
  • Recent banking updates
  • National income
  • World financial institutions – functions
  • Monetary policy
  • Financial markets
  • Financial sector regulators
  • Financial committees

General Knowledge

It is very important to cover all the general knowledge topics on which the questions can be based. Those important topics are:

  • Capitals
  • Books and authors
  • Wildlife parks and sanctuaries
  • Important days
  • Census

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Read Newspapers

The majority of the information that can improve a candidate’s general awareness will be found in daily newspapers, editorials, articles, and magazines. There are several articles related to the national and international, financial, and banking sectors that will give ample knowledge to the candidates regarding the ongoing events in our nation or even internationally. Newspapers like: Times of India, Hindustan Times, the Hindu, etc. are some of the most renowned newspapers that the candidates must refer to while preparing for the general awareness section of  IBPS RRB Clerk Mains 2021.

Previous years’ papers

Referred to the previous years’ papers of IBPS RRB Clerk Mains Exam while practicing for the general awareness section. This will give you an idea of the pattern of questions and about some topics that are frequently asked in the examination. There are chances that the candidates get to see some of the questions that were asked in the previous years too.


Practice by attempting mock tests that will give you an overview of the examination and the difficulty level of the general awareness section. Candidates will also get to know about their strengths and weaknesses which they can improve before the actual examination.

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