How to Prepare for General Awareness in RBI Grade B 2019

How to Prepare for General Awareness in RBI Grade B

RBI Grade B General Awareness section is one of the important sections asked in the RBI Grade B Phase I exam. Being one of the most unpredictable sections of all, the weightage of this section and can fetch you more marks. The section is more about dynamic questions (answers vary at different points of time). Know how to prepare for General Awareness in RBI Grade B and check the level of awareness of a candidate.

How to Prepare for General Awareness in RBI Grade B 2019

The basic difference between GK (General Knowledge) and GA (General Awareness). GK refers to the mostly static portion of GK whereas general awareness refers to the dynamic section. We, in this article, will provide you expert tips on How to Prepare for General Awareness in RBI Grade B 2019 which will help you compensate in other sections if you haven’t answered well.

RBI Grade B General Awareness Syllabus 2019

The RBI Grade General Awareness questions are generally asked from the following areas-

  • Banking Awareness
  • Finance
  • Economy
  • Current Affairs

 You need to prepare and practice questions from the above topics from GK quizzes and RBI Grade mock tests. We recommend all our students to take a close look at the questions asked in RBI Grade B previous year question papers.

How to Prepare for General Awareness in RBI Grade B

Preparation Tips for RBI Grade B General Awareness

We bring you complete tips on how to prepare in RBI Grade B general awareness

  • Current Affairs- As far as general awareness is concerned, you need to stay updated with the current affairs of the last 4 – 6 months. Subscribe to newsletters, GK capsules, etc. which will give you details of the latest news feed. You need to stay updated with the latest national and international events which are in headlines.
  • Banking Awareness, Finance, and Economy- RBI Grade B exam- the name of the exam makes it obvious that banking is an essential part of General Awareness preparation. In the case of banking awareness, you need to prepare both static and dynamic portions. You should prioritize concepts related to economy, banking, and finance.
  • GK Quizzes- Practice questions based on GK quizzes. GK quizzes comprise questions from different topics/ areas and you can practice diverse questions at one go.
  • News and Articles- Go through newspapers and articles. Newspapers (offline and online). Make a note of news headlines and go through them on a regular basis. You can subscribe to daily digest with GK updates or follow a magazine EPW or BSC (Banking Services Chronicle) and the Mahendra’s magazine which will help you score better
  • Previous year papers- The RBI Grade B previous year papers will help you get acquainted with the pattern asked in the exam. You will get to know the weightage of topics, marks distribution and difficulty level of the questions.
  • GK Apps- Download apps in your cell phones like TOI (Times of India) which will notify you about all the latest happenings all around the world even if when you are at the move.
  • Revise what you’ve read- Revise the topics which you have already read as revision will help you to boost your preparation. Make a plan in which you can allot topics for each day and practice the same. If you go by the plan, you will never miss a topic from the General Awareness important topics.

How to Prepare for General Awareness in RBI Grade B

List of Books to Prepare for RBI Grade B General Awareness 2019

In the case of books, you need to follow a book that is accurate and informative. You must check the trend of topics in a book before starting preparation with it.

  • Pratiyogita Darpan
  • Lucent’s General Knowledge(4th Edition)
  • Manorama Year Book 2016
  • India 2015 by Ministry of Information

You should follow the following newspapers for the day- to day updates on GA

  • The Hindu
  • Economic Times
  • Business Standard

In the case of magazines, you must follow the following-

  • Economic and Political Weekly
  • Southern Economist
  • Yojana
  • Business India
  • RBI Bulletins
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