General Awareness of the Bank PO examinations aims to test a candidate’s knowledge and awareness about the environment around him. The questions asked is mostly concerning current events happening in the country and also around the world.
General Awareness like the General English section is a very high scoring section. High scores can be achieved by spending minimum time on the questions thus saving time for other sections. There are a few tips and tricks that can be handy for a candidate in their preparation listed below:
Regularly reading newspapers, articles, journals, yearbooks or anything regarding the major current events around the globe with special attention to Indian events relating to the Indian banking system and economy would lead a candidate along a long way into achieving a high score in the section. Further constant reading of such topics not only will improve a candidate’s vocabulary but also arm him with the necessary facts and knowledge in case there is a descriptive paper to the examination which is not highly unlikely.
Preparing notes on important events will help instill the information in the candidates mind. It also provides a one stop shop for revision purposes for the candidates. Being updated with current event details for at least up to a year mark, up till two months before the set exam date is necessary.
Utilizing All Resources
In this modern day and age newspapers and news channels are not the only suppliers of information on current events. In order to help candidates prepare for Bank PO exams, numerous websites have been created online and there are some with dedicated general awareness section. These websites provide daily updates of current events and weekly question sets. Therefore utilize all resources available to get the most comprehensive preparation for the examination and this section in particular.
Revise Revise Revise
The only way to ensure a high score in this section is constantly revising. Just reading up daily on the current events is not enough. You have to ensure the information is present at your fingertips come exam day. The only way that is possible is constant revision and weekly tests series provided on the web for the current events.