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For those preparing for RRB Clerk and RRB PO Mains must be aware of the fact that the timelines for these two exams have been revised. The revised exam dates are not out yet, however one must not stop practicing for the same. Rather, since the dates will be revised now aspirants will get a little extra time to prepare well so that they can strike while iron is hot. Regularly practicing mock tests will surely give an edge to the candidates. So, we would suggest you to stay ahead of the competition by keep practicing as much as you can. 

IBPS RRB Clerk Mains 2019 General Awareness section is said to be one of the most scoring sections. So, here we are with few tips and tricks to be followed in order to ace this particular section in your exam. First and the foremost thing to do well in any section is that avoid negative marking by all possible means. It is not only speed matters in these examinations, but accuracy matters too so that negative marking can be kept at bay.

As far as the GA section in RRB Clerk Mains is concerned, the maximum marks allotted for the same are 40 and number of questions are 40 too. In order to get a decent score in GA the following topics are to be prepared thoroughly.

Banking & Finance

Static topics related to banking are to be prepared. Topics include:

  • Headquarters of Banks and Institutions
  • Banking rates and ratios
  • Types of Accounts
  • Capital and Money market
  • Nationalization
  • Banking History
  • Functions of Reserve Bank of India
  • Cheques
  • Abbreviations of Banking terms etc…

Moreover, aspirants must keep themselves updated with the current insights on the Banking and economy related fronts including the below mentioned ones:

  • FD Limits
  • Mergers of Banks
  • Chiefs of various banks etc…

Upcoming Government Schemes

All latest schemes launched by the Central Government are to be prepared and revised thoroughly. Though, ample of schemes are launched, however candidates must focus on important schemes related to the economy, banking and insurance sector.

Current Affairs

Last 5 to 6 months of current affairs are to be read and revised thoroughly. We can help you with current affairs preparation by recommending Bazooka which is our monthly magazine especially prepared keeping in the mind the latest current affairs. Moreover, one can even take up CA quizzes to keep oneself regularly updated and it can be done for free by downloading PracticeMock App. As far as current affairs are concerned, mentioned below are few topics to be prepared:

  • Sports Events
  • Awards
  • Book Authors
  • New Books Launched
  • Treaties
  • Deals
  • Defence related and other important events
  • Summits and important organizations etc…

Static General Knowledge

In Static GK portion mainly questions are asked from country’s geography. Few important topics that should be revised by the aspirants are mentioned below:

  • Headquarters of important National and International Organizations
  • Current Chief Ministers
  • Wild Life Sanctuaries
  • Countries and their capitals etc.

By now aspirants must have figured out that preparing for GA section for RRB Clerk Mains is a never-ending process and current affairs and GK is something which needs to be revised every now and then. So, make sure that you have a habit of getting a daily dose of GK from some magazine or newspapers etc in order to stay updated.

You can even refer to the below mentioned blog for various current affairs topics and detailed information about the General Awareness sections of each exam.

PracticeMock Current Affairs Section

We hope this blog aids all aspirants in their RRB Clerk Mains 2019 exam preparation.


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