Are you an aspirant for the UP Judiciary Exam? Then, you must understand that preparing for the GK section is as important as preparing for law subjects as you can expect more questions from this section in the exam.

Most of you might be thinking that general knowledge is easy and you can prepare it at the end. But this is not true. You must require a proper preparation strategy to crack this section with a high score.

Wondering, what is the strategy for GK? How can I start my GK preparation? Well, read through the post to get a complete idea about how to prepare GK for UP PCS J Exam, important topics, best books, and more.

How to Prepare for GK for UP Judiciary Exam?

Most of you might neglect the GK section thinking that the syllabus is vast. However, this section plays an important role in qualifying the UP PCS J Exam.

By following a smart study plan and preparation strategy, you can definitely score good marks in the upcoming exam.

To ease out your preparation, our experts at Judiciary Gold (a pioneer in providing the best online guidance for Judiciary exams) have curated the best Preparation Tips for UP Judicial Service Examination for GK section.

Try to follow all these tips and better succeed in the exam.

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Do Smart Study

  • Preparing a smart study plan would definitely help you fetch more marks in this section.
  • Try to focus only on important topics rather than studying all the topics.
  • Along with Law subjects, allocate at least 1.5 - 2 hours of your daily time for GK.

Know the Syllabus

Before starting the preparation, make sure to go through the detailed GK Syllabus for UP Judiciary Exam. Mainly the GK section is broadly divided into two categories: Static and Current Affairs. 

Most of the questions are based on Indian Economy, Geography, Indian History, Current Affairs, art and culture, the person in news, and Science.

In the UP PCS J Exam, you can expect more question from science category.

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Recommended GK Books

  • For static GK, you can refer to Lucent GK or Ghatnachakra as these are highly recommended UP Judiciary Books for GK Preparation by experts and toppers.
  • Ghatnachakra book provides a compilation of questions from each topic. Also, this book contains GK questions asked in the previous year judiciary exams.
  • Lucent GK book covers all the topics of Static GK.
  • While studying from Lucent book, you need to focus more on Modern History than Ancient and Medival History.
  • make sure to highlight important questions and most commonly asked questions from these books.

Newspaper Reading

  • Newspaper plays an important while preparing for the Daily Current Affairs section.
  • You can find many newspapers. However, most reliable are The Hindu and The Indian Express.
  • You cannot just read the newspapers randomly. Instead, pick the important news. 
  • Don't read irrelevant news or political news. 
  • Jot down the important news related to government schemes, important person death, an agreement between countries as this will help during your revision.

Practice Current Affairs Quiz

  • Practice is the key to prepare well for the current affairs section.
  • Solving daily current affairs questions and monthly quizzes you can build your confidence levels and analyze your preparation levels.
  • Also, you can take up Indian Monthly Current Affairs Quiz as this will help you revise full month news.

Focus on Science 

As said above, science is an important segment in the UP Judiciary Exam. You can refer to Lucent GK for reading topics related to Science.

Practice as many questions as possible from GK today as it this will help you get an idea about the type of questions asked in the exam.

Previous Year Paper Analysis

  • By analyzing the previous year's Question Papers of UP Judiciary Exam, you will get an idea about the difficulty level of the questions.
  • Also, you can know on which topics the questions are asked consistently.
  • You can estimate which topics are prominent in the GK section and focus more on those topics.

Make Notes for GK

  • Don't refer to multiple resources as it will create confusion.
  • It would be good if you choose any 2 to 3 reliable sources and stick to it.
  • Do not get demotivated by seeing others preparation.