Friday, 1 January 2016

Last minute tips on how to approach General awareness Section in IBPS Clerk Mains Exam

Hi, Experts. Sagar jain presenting must read article for you. IBPS Clerk Mains is just a step ahead, it’s time for you to give your best for IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam. The time is running out, now i suggest you to give your preparation a final touch. You all have prepared well for the exam, but planned strategy plays an equal important role. So, here is the toppers tips on how to approach General Awareness in IBPS Clerk Mains Exam.

You all must know that General Awareness and computer Awareness is a game changer for the exam. This time IBPS has introduced the Mains Pattern on the lines of IBPS PO Mains Exam. General Awareness section is considered as the most scoring section of the Exam. In this section, there are 40- questions. Lets have a look on the expected pattern of questions of General Awareness.

Exam Pattern of General Awareness for IBPS Clerk Mains

Latest Current Affairs: In this part, we expect 25 + questions
  1. Banking Awareness: from Banking, there would be 8 – 10 questions
  2. Static Gk, India GK: 5 – 6 questions is expected to come from this part.
Success Tip: Guys, Always remember you only need to secure cut off of 10 -15 marks in General Awareness section out of 40 questions. The golden rule is don’t try to attempt each and every question. Try only those questions in which you feel comfortable and you are confident enough. The questions in General Awareness section are expected to be of moderate difficulty.

Expected cut off: 10-15
Good marks: 21-25
Time to solve the section:15 mins
Safe attempts: 25 -32 with 90% accuracy

Current Affairs: Last day revision

It is often seen that those who are good in Current and Banking Affairs, can easily score 27 to 30 questions. If you are still scared with the current affairs, revise short notes of General Awareness. This short notes will surely help you to revise the Current and Banking Affairs news which has occurred in the last 4-5 months.
What you need to revise to secure good marks in General Awareness Section

To make yourself comfortable with the pattern and level of Banking and General Questions, practise the questions which were asked in various banking exams like – IBPS PO Mains, SBI PO Mains, RBI exams and other. Many times same questions are repeated in the banking exam.
Before night of IBPS Clerk Mains Exam, revise the following topics to master in General awareness Section:
(i) Important New Appointments (India & World), Awards & Honours, India’s Position in Important Indexes
(ii) Important Committees, Summits & International Conference
(iii) News related to RBI,  Books & Authors and Defense & Science News 
(iv) National & International Affairs
(v) Important Schemes launched by State & Union Govt.

How to approach the questions of General Awareness 
  • First of all, you need to divide the topics according to your comfort and study. Let suppose, If you are interested in Committees and appointments related questions than try to cover all important news related to appointments first than move to other topics.
  • then Move on to Banking Terms and Abbreviation. Scan the paper and find out the questions related to Banking Terms and Abbreviation. Attempt this questions and secure 5 marks.
  • then follow the questions relevant to Banking Awareness Theory  and Economy Current Affairs.
  • Now, attempt the questions based on current news related to Banking Sector, about RBI and Indian Financial System.
  • Attempt those questions in which you are 100% confidence, in order to increase your attempt in this section don’t do guess work.
  • Last 6 Month Current Affairs Capsule PDF Download – Study Notes Format

All the Best !!!

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