Hello and welcome to exampundit. IBPS Clerk Mains is going to be held in January, 2019 hence we have decided to give you an article on How to Prepare General Awareness for IBPS Clerk Mains 2018. We regularly share the GA Questions asked in various exams which you can download from here.
How to Prepare General Awareness for IBPS Clerk Mains 2018
Firstly, the General Awareness Section consists 50 questions with 50 marks in total and a total 35 minutes for the section.
What are the topics included in General Awareness of IBPS Clerk Mains 2018?
Primarily, the General Awareness of IBPS Clerk Mains 2018 will have,
Each of the topics hold equal importance in the General Awareness Section. So, don’t think of skipping any topic.
Current Affairs for IBPS Clerk Mains 2018
Whenever an aspirant asks us How to prepare General Awareness for IBPS Clerk Mains 2018, we always recommend Current Affairs with the highest priority. Because, current affairs consist a lot of Banking News as well as Static GKs. So, when you read Current Affairs, you are simultaneously acquiring Banking Awareness as well as Static GK.
The Current Affairs section is however, quite tricky. Exactly how many months of Current Affairs you need for IBPS Clerk Mains 2018? This question has too many answers and the most common being 6-8 months.
But, we recommend reading Current Affairs smartly.
For IBPS Clerk Mains 2018, an aspirant need to Study Current Affairs from October, 2018 to January 20, 2019 without skipping anything. Is it enough? No.
You also need to make sure you have covered Banking Current Affairs in the last 6-8 months. We recommend you to study Banking News from August, 2018 to January 20, 2018.
To see how much you have done, you can always take the Monthly Banking Awareness Quizzes.
Another important part of General Awareness is Latest Government Schemes. We have compiled each and every important Latest Government Schemes into PDFs which you can download.
In this way, you will be able to cover more than 90% of the Current Affairs Questions in IBPS Clerk Mains 2018.
Banking Awareness for IBPS Clerk Mains 2018
Banking Awareness is no doubt the most difficult, broad and important part of General Awareness. The syllabus of Banking Awareness is vast and one has to study throughout the year like a subject in order to excel.
For those who has a commerce background, Banking Awareness is somewhat known. But the people from Non-commerce background find it new and hence difficult.
Here are the important Banking Awareness Topics you have to cover for IBPS Clerk Mains 2018:
- Important Banking Terms
- RBI ACT and its Important Sections
- Important Sections in Negotiable Instruments Act
- Bank Notes and their dimensions
- Money Market in India
- Credit Rating Agencies of India
- FDI in India
- Banking Ombudsman Scheme
- Payments Bank, Small Finance Banks
- Capital Market Instruments
- BSBDA, Small Accounts
- Retail Banking Products
- NPCI and its products
- Types of NBFCs in India
These are the most important topics, rest you can find in our Banking Awareness Section.
You can also check our Banking Awareness Expected Questions from here.
Static GK for IBPS Clerk Mains 2018
Till 2015, Static GK was mainly for SSC exams and Bank Aspirants enjoyed the ever changing Current Affairs.
After that, Static GK is a part of General Awareness. So, basically static gk is all conventional GK minus the History and Physical Geography Part.
Here are the most important topics of Static GK for IBPS PO Mains 2018:
- Currency and Capitals
- State Capitals of India
- Stadiums in India
- Indian National Parks
- Bird Sanctuaries of India
- Indian Cities on River Banks
- Famous Airports in India (Especially named after someone)
- Powerplants in India
- Tiger Reserves in India
- Folk Dances and Festivals
- National Universities named after personalities
- UN Bodies and their headquarters
Those were the most important topics for Static GK. However, you can easily download all the Important Static GK PDFs from here.
Also, we are regularly providing Important Topic wise Static GK Quizzes for Bank Exams which you can easily visit from here.
That’s it! We answered your question “How to Prepare General Awareness for IBPS Clerk Mains 2018” in the simplest way possible.
We will also provide the Expected Questions PDF for IBPS Clerk Mains as well as Puzzle PDF for Mains Exam soon.
All the best.
May the force be with you.