Banking Current Affairs 2021: Download PDF in Hindi & English

By : Akash Mishra

Updated : Jun 3, 2021, 18:45

Bank Current Affairs: World commerce is reliant on the banks in one way or the other. Therefore, it becomes essential for bankers to be aware of what is happening around them. This is why the current affairs for bank exams is one of the most important parts of the exam curriculum concerning banking exams.

Current affairs topics for bank exams will indeed feature in your exams for several banking-related exams such as IBPS Clerk, PO, SBI Clerk, PO, IBPS RRB Clerk, PO, RBI Grade A & B, NABARD Grade A & B, LIC AAO, etc.

Current Affairs for Bank Exams & GK Topics



Current Affairs

The best way to learn the current affairs is to watch the news channels on the television and to read the newspaper regularly

Static GK

You need to pick up some great books of the latest year edition that will have updated data on static GK


You can watch TV channels such as the History channel to learn more about the current affairs topics in the field of History

Indian History

Dive into the books of civics and history to learn about the history of India


You can read some class 10 geography books of NCERT to learn about the GK topics of Geography


You will need a certain background of laws as banking is a highly regulated sector and you need to pay much attention to this

Some tips to prepare for Current Affairs topics for Bank Exams

Here are some tips and pointers that will aid you in preparing your current affairs syllabus for bank exams-

  • Regularly watch the news channels to remain up-to-date with what is happening around the world
  • Buy some good books of renowned publishers that will give you a good insight into the static GK part
  • Focus more on the current affairs as more of the questions will be based on it
  • Keep a tab on the time that you have to solve this part of the question paper
  • Always remember there is nothing quantifiable in this part, you either know the answer you do not so do not waste time sitting and struggling to recollect

Importance of the Current Affairs topics for Bank Exams

The knowledge of current affairs is very important for a banker's role. Most of the things that are happening around the world are related to banks. The domestic, as well as the international economy, is highly reliant on the efficient functioning of the banking industry. Most of the new projects proposed by the governments, the new industries, etc everything is dependent on the banks. Therefore, bankers need to remain aware of what is going on around the world.

Most Recommended Books for the Current Affairs for Bank Exams

Here is a list of some most recommended books for the preparation of the current affairs topics for banks exams-

  •   Manorama Yearbook 2020 by Mammen Mathew
  •   Quick General Knowledge with Current Affairs Update by Disha 
  •   Arihant's General Knowledge by Manohar Pandey
  •   Lucent’s General Knowledge by Dr. Binay Karna and R. P. Suma  

Why Prepare the Current Affairs Syllabus for bank exams from BYJU'S Exam Prep?

At BYJU'S Exam Prep, you can be sure of one thing and that is you will get nothing but the best preparation guidance and learning material for your banking exams. All the instructors at BYJU'S Exam Prep are selected after rigorous interviews and training process. This helps us to deliver nothing but a quality training program for your banking exams. With our periodic test series, you will learn the answers to the most frequently asked questions by default.


What are the current affairs?

Current affairs refer to the latest happenings of various fields such as national, international, sports, economy, etc.

What all comes in current affairs?

There is no defined boundary for current affairs, all the latest happenings concerning anything are current affairs.

Why do you need to study current affairs topics for bank exams?

The banking industry lies at the core of many new things that are happening in the world such as projects, joint ventures, economic exchanges, government schemes, etc. therefore, bankers need to know everything about current affairs.

How can you prepare for the current affairs syllabus for bank exams?

The best way to prepare for the current affairs syllabus for bank exams is to watch the news every day and to read the newspaper every day.

How to prepare for the current affairs quiz for bank exams online?

You can watch several channels on YouTube or signup with platforms like BYJU'S Exam Prep to prepare for the current affairs quiz for bank exams online. 

Daily GK Update: 25th April 2024

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1. Indonesia commission formally declares Prabowo next President


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  • Subianto, who is currently defence minister, will succeed Joko Widodo in October.
  • He noted that the elected pair secured a total of 96,214,691 votes, or 58.59 percent of the total national valid votes.

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  • The Round Table Conference discussed how the COP28 UN Climate Change Conference in Dubai was a game changer
  • The Ministerial Round Table also discussed energy innovation and collaboration, and implications in managing the evolving energy trilemma trade-offs
  • During the conference, the Union Power Secretary highlighted India’s pivotal role in COP28.

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3. India Fourth Largest Arms Spender in World in 2023: SIPRI


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  • The Indian expenditure on military 2023 was $83.6 billion.
  • In the interim Union Budget of 2024-25 the government of India allocated Rs 6.21 lakh crore for defence spending.
  • The 2024-25 allocation for defence accounts for 1.89% of India's GDP.

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 Banking & Finance

4. RBI bars Kotak Mahindra Bank from onboarding new customers via online


  • The RBI directed Kotak Mahindra Bank to stop onboarding of new customers through its online and mobile banking channels and also barred it from issuing fresh credit cards, with an immediate effect.
  • The bank was found to be deficient in its IT Risk and Information Security Governance for the years 2022 and 2023.
  • In the past two years, the RBI has been in continuous high-level engagement with the bank on all these concerns with a view to strengthening its IT resilience.

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