How To Prepare General Awareness (GA) For SBI PO Mains 2021?

We all know that the general awareness section carries a crucial role in the final stage of banking exams like SBI PO Mains which is scheduled to be held on 29 January 2021. In SBI PO Mains Exam the General Awareness section carries a good weightage of marks. If the candidates score well in the general awareness section they can ensure increasing their overall scores. But the question is how to score maximum marks in the general awareness section? In this article, we will be answering the question along with the best preparation strategies to score maximum marks in the general awareness section.

How to score maximum marks in General Awareness for SBI PO Mains 2021?

Good study material and revision are the two basics that will help the candidate’s preparation for any subject/section. But there are some additional tips that the candidates must follow while preparing for the general awareness section for SBI PO Mains 2021 Exam.

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The General Awareness section can be categorized into three parts as follows:

  • Current affairs
  • Banking awareness
  • General knowledge

Cover Important Topics

Let us first look at the most important current affairs topics that the candidates must cover while preparing for the general awareness section of the SBI PO 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

Read Newspapers

Candidates will find most of the important information in the daily newspapers, articles, and magazines. Articles related to the national and international, financial, and banking sectors will give ample knowledge to the candidates regarding the ongoing important events. Apart from reading the daily newspapers candidates should also watch daily news channels and check the top daily headlines that will help them improve their current affairs knowledge. Newspapers like: Times of India, Hindustan Times, the Hindu, etc. are some of the most renowned newspapers that the candidates must refer to improve their general awareness.


Attempt mock tests and GA quizzes that will help you revise the syllabus and will familiarise you with the questions/pattern of questions that are asked in the general awareness section of the SBI PO Mains Exam.


Previous Year’s Papers

Candidates can refer to the previous years’ question papers of SBI PO Mains That will give them an exact overview of the questions/types of questions that are asked in the general awareness section. There are chances that candidates get to see some of the questions that were asked in the previous year too.

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