Concepts and strategies are required in every field of life, especially in the field of education. All top ranking students understand this concept and intend to build their own exam preparation strategies. However, there are a lot of tips and tricks common amongst all such students.
We have inculcated preparation tips from a list of students as well as experts who have excelled in exams. Here are a few such tips for preparing General Awareness section of banking exams:
1. Understanding Pattern Of Exams
The first and foremost tip before preparing for any government exam is to understand the pattern of the exam. Gaining idea about the total number of questions under each section of the exam is as much as important as learning for the exam.
By that as it may, general awareness section (GK and Current Affairs) of banking exams has the following pattern:
|Exam Name||No.of Ques||Marks|
|IBPS RRB Exam(Officer Scale)||40||40|
|IBPS RRB Exam(Office Assistant)||40||40|
Exam Pattern of General Awareness Section under Banking Exams.
Apart from gaining ideas on the total number of questions, it is equally important to know the type of questions.
By that, as it may, knowing the types of questions within general awareness section of banking exam prepares students well before the final exam. There are many sites and YouTube channels which provide help to students for coping up with new exam patterns as well as the syllabus.
2. Preparing FAQ’s
The second important aspect of scoring high marks under general awareness section of banking exam is to prepare FAQ’s.
A lot of frequently asked questions or FAQ’s can be jotted down from previous year exam papers. Understanding, attempting and/or practicing such questions from previous year paper will definitely differentiate your result from other students.
A simpler way to know the most frequently asked question is to view them on online websites or portals and even practice them every now and then.
3. Following Current Affairs
This might seem the most obvious of all tips, however, this is where most students fail. Why? It is because there is a lot of irrelevant news circulating every now and then, and it is hard for students to make a judgment call.
However, there are a lot of groups, forums. blogs and YouTube channels wherein updated current affair can be viewed at a glance.
Being a part of a mailing list of these channels or blog sites helps to avoid unnecessary stress from exam notification. This is because such channels upload regular news and/or updates in the form or article or video on their website/channels.
Forums/discussion groups/channels and communities help students to clear their doubts before the final exam.
4. Participating In Quiz/Contest
There are a number of online as well as offline contests wherein students can participate not only to test their knowledge but also to get rewarded. Banking aspirants mustn’t miss any such chance to test their knowledge of current affairs.
Just like online quizzes, there are also offline exams conducted before the final exam wherein students can test their knowledge base.
Students can get their roll numbers, and enter with their admit cards on the respective test centers. Taking part in such offline competition helps students to get a real exam like scenario before the final exam.
Appearing in such exam not only helps students to obtain good marks in general awareness section of bank exam, but also to score well in other sections too. In addition, offline exams boost confidence, understanding and knowledge on topics and sections of real exam before the final exam.
5. Attempting Questions From Question Banks
Students preparing for general awareness section of any banking exam should attempt to score high, and not just to clear examinations. There are many websites and channels built to help students score high within the General Awareness section of banking exams.
How are question banks useful?
The key advantage of preparing with the help of question bank are as following:
a) Daily Update
Students get daily updates on the most important questions of the day.
A question bank helps students to revise important issues when-so-ever he/she wishes to do so.
c) Last Minute Preparation
In case any student is preparing for an exam, and forgets a topic or wishes to learn about current affairs of a particular date, he/she can view the same through question banks. There are websites as well as YouTube channels wherein question banks related to general awareness section of banking exams can be found.
Such question banks help students during their last-minute preparation and avoid unnecessary stress.
Conclusively, following these five tips will surely make students score high under general awareness section of banking exams.