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IBPS/Bank PO 2017-18 : Study These General Awareness Topics

Other than other subject and topics General Awareness is one topic can prepare and score generously.

Sagar Mavani 

IBPS MT/PO 2017: Prelim, Main Exam and Interview Details

Due to tough competition to crack the candidates are expected to prepare for the examinations appropriately. The first step for the same is that the candidates should we well aware about the and pattern. Other than other subject and topics General Awareness is one topic can prepare and score generously. But be aware that proper preparation is required for the same. Please note that as a topic is part of main examinations and not IBPS preliminary examinations.

The conducts various examinations year round for recruitment in to various posts such as Probationary Officers (PO), Clerks, Specialist Officers and personals for Regional Rural Banks. Different examinations are held for recruitment in to different posts such as IBPS PO examinations, IBPS Clerk examinations, and Syllabus for various IBPS examinations covers subjects and topics that are identical; it is the difficulty level that changes with the specific IBPS examinations.

In IBPS main examinations the syllabus can be further divided into 3 sub-topics which are General Knowledge, Current Affairs and Knowledge about Banking and Finance Sector.

General Knowledge: It is a vast subject and can cover anything under the sun. To prepare for this section candidates are advised to refer books on General Knowledge. Most Important GK topics include Country-Capital-Currency, Important Days (Along with Themes), International Organizations -it’s HQ & Heads, Census 2011, National Thermal and Nuclear Power Plants, Important Dams and Rivers, Important Stadiums and Grounds, Indian Rivers and Cities, Important Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks, Research Centers in India, List of Banks CMDs-HQ-Taglines, Small Finance Banks – Heads and Headquarters, Airports and Seaports, Important Temples, Important Classical, Folks and Tribal Dances, Cabinet, Ministers and their Constituencies, Important Boundary Lines, Union and Railway Budgets.

Other Key Static GK Topics:

 * International Food Festivals  * Revolutions
 * Important Cities and their Nick
   Names
 * Awards and Related Fields
 * Longest-Highest-Largest
   (Example Mountain Ranges)
 * Important Palaces, Museums 
   and its locations
 * Important Stock Exchanges  * List of Lakes
 * Important Sports & Trophies  * Denomination of bank notes, 
   new notes


Best Reference Book For General Awareness

One of the best ways to prepare for the section of is to refer the Business Standard for IBPS & Bank PO book. The book contains more than 3000 relevant questions that candidates can learn and practise upon. The questions include latest topics such as GST, Budget 2017, Demonetisation and the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code and much more. Please find further details on this link. Other than the Business Standard for IBPS & Bank PO book another alternative method to prepare for the section of the is to sign up for Business Standard Learning solution - IBPS and Bank PO examination special online. The module consist of 3000+ questions on General Awareness, Banking and Economy covering topics such as Agriculture, Awards & Honours, Banking, Books & Authors, Budget, Business & Economy, International Developments, Politics & Government, Science & Technology, Sports and more.

First Published: Mon, October 16 2017. 13:18 IST