How to Prepare General Awareness (GA) for IBPS RRB Mains 2022 Exam?

By BYJU'S Exam Prep

Updated on: September 25th, 2023

Kick off the preparation of the General Awareness section, which will carry 40 questions in the mains exam of IBPS RRB PO/Clerk 2022.

We have shared a good piece of advice: start this section without waiting for the prelims result since it contains questions around general knowledge, current affairs, and banking awareness knowledge.

In this article, we will be discussing the best strategy to prepare General Awareness for the IBPS RRB PO/Clerk exam with these topics – National & International Sports Abbreviations, Currencies & Capitals, General Science, Government Schemes & Policies Banking Awareness, RBI & National Parks & Sanctuaries.

IBPS RRB PO/Clerk 2022 Mains exam will be conducted on 24th September & 1st October 2022 respectively. We hope you have already started preparing for the exam since long ago. We also believe that our mock tests are assisting you in getting the real feel of the exam.

How to Prepare General Awareness (GA) for IBPS RRB Mains 2022 Exam?

IBPS RRB 2022 mains exam dates are still to be announced but it’s high time you start revising the General Awareness (esp. current affairs at least of past six months) section, which is an important as well as a scoring section among all.

It also provides you with 100% accuracy unless you follow the guesswork. The topics that come under General Awareness are dynamic. This means that you shouldn’t rely on any book as it would only give you outdated information.

Hence, we have shared with you the best preparation strategy to help you score well in your GA section.

IBPS RRB PO/Clerk Mains GA Syllabus 2022

Firstly, we need to understand what the examiner is looking for. Resources are few, so we must allocate them wisely. We’ve outlined the syllabus one should study for the Financial Awareness section of the IBPS RRB PO/Clerk mains 2022.

  • Current events in the Financial World
  • Monetary Policy
  • Budget
  • Economic Survey
  • Banking Reforms in India
  • Asset Reconstruction Companies
  • Non-Performing Assets
  • Restructuring of Loans
  • Risk Management
  • Organizations – RBI, SEBI, IMF, World Bank & others

IBPS RRB Mains GA Preparation Tips 2022

The general awareness segment of the exam is challenging for many aspirants in general, but the financial awareness question is a particular challenge for the majority of them.

In this article, we’ll talk about some advice for the financial awareness test and how to get the best possible score.

So without further ado, let’s strengthen our preparation by delving deep. Below are the tips to prep smart for the General Awareness Section for IBPS RRB Mains exam 2022:

How to Prepare General Awareness (GA) for IBPS RRB Mains 2022 Exam?

1. Classify the Topics

It is important for a student to classify the sub-topics of General Awareness so they can be covered easily. It is always wiser to divide your tasks into small packets to make them accomplished.

Similarly, the topics of GA should be divided into small packets and covered one by one. The small packets can be made like:

  • Static GK (includes the Indian States and Culture; Countries, their capitals & currencies; National Parks; Constituencies) 
  • Financial/ Banking Awareness (includes Banking & Economy; Roles & functions of institutions like RBI, NABARD, SIDBI, etc.; Banking Exchange Rate and other related facts)
  • Current Affairs (includes events that have a political or even a social significance that happens at the current time. This can be looked upon from the world point of view or from the viewpoint of a single country). For this, our expert helps you by releasing the Daily Quiz Current Affairs.

2. Digesting the Daily GA Update

Following daily GA updates and then revising it through Monthly Digest makes things easier. This helps in memorizing your current affairs better, which will further enable you to gain 100% accuracy in the exam.

Also, writing down everything and making short notes in your own words is considered the best way to mug up every piece of information.

3. Newspaper: The Best Source of Content

Daily newspapers, editorials, articles, and magazines will typically include the majority of the knowledge that can raise a candidate’s level of general awareness. The candidates will have a thorough understanding of the current happenings in our country or even outside thanks to a number of articles relating to the national and international, financial, and banking sectors.

The best study material one can get for IBPS RRB PO/Clerk Mains General Awareness would include the thorough and selective reading of newspapers like The Times of India (TOI), The Hindu, Economic Times, The Indian Express, etc.

These are the best source of content for GA and cover all the topics related to Banking/ Financial Awareness as well as the latest updates on the Economy and other awareness sectors.

4. Go through the Previous Papers

This is the smartest way to prepare by going through the previous papers or the memory-based papers we provide to you. This will help you to have an idea of the topics or the areas you should cover to score maximum in the exam.

One can easily know what topics he/she needs to prepare for the upcoming exam just by having a comprehensive analysis of the topics that were targeted in the previous years to form questions in the exam. 

5. Practice Daily

Solving daily quizzes based on the GA questions won’t take much time. It should not be forgotten that learning GA is bliss as compared to other sections of the exam.

This can be done easily, anytime, anywhere. Like you can solve a quiz of 10 questions while having a break from the continuous study of 2-3 hours or while having a meal, you can solve a short quiz consisting of 5 to 10 questions. This can be made a smart strategy to be regular with as well as dedicated to your practice.

Hence, it is always easier to learn and practice General Awareness by following the above-mentioned tips and which everyone finds the most difficult. Converting your worries into advantages is what has been told via this preparation strategy. 

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To practice General Awareness daily-

Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Monthly Digest

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