The much-awaited notification for RBI Grade B is out and the online application and registration for the same starts from September 21 to October 11, 2019. Since the notification is out and the exam is scheduled on November 9, 2019, candidates those who wish to apply for this reputed exam must have started preparing a strategic plan as how to go about it. We would suggest you to kickstart the same by giving a free mock test for RBI Grade B.
Practicing mock tests followed by a detailed exam analysis will help you to know your weak areas better so that candidates can stay focused. Revising General Awareness thoroughly will give you an edge over other candidates. Before starting with a detailed preparation strategy, let us first take a look at the exam pattern of this exam.
The expected exam pattern for RBI Grade B Phase I 2019 is as follows:
|Serial Number||Section||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
Composite time of 2 hours
We are here to talk about how to go about General Awareness preparation for this particular exam. As far as the syllabus for GA in RBI Grade B 2019 Phase I is concerned mentioned below are the topics that candidates must focus on:
- Current Affairs
- Indian Financial Systems
- Monetary Plans
- Indian Banking Systems
- Banking Terms
- National Institutions
For the General Awareness section candidates have to attempt 80 questions worth 80 marks and these generally don’t take much of your time. It is one of the most scoring sections of the exam and thus, with little extra effort aspirants can ace the GA section of RBI Grade B Phase I.
The General Awareness section comprises of 2 parts including Current Affairs and Static GK.
Static GK – In order to stay updated with static GK, the below mentioned areas needs to be covered for preparation:
- Banking Abbreviations
- Dams and Thermal Power Plants of India
- Bird Sanctuaries in India
- National Parks, Wildlife Sanctuaries and Biodiversity Hotspots
- Famous Monuments & Temples
- Indian Cities and River Banks
- Stadiums in India
- Important Acts of Banking Sector
- List of Chief Ministers, CJIs and Governors
Apart from reading all this a candidate can never be too prepared for this particular section at least. Thus, in order to ensure success in this one keep practicing mock tests on a regular basis.
Current Affairs Preparation Strategy
In order to stay updated with the current affairs, regular reading of the newspapers is extremely important. Though, magazines can help but major reading is to be done through newspapers only.
- Current Affairs of at least 6 months before are to be studied well.
- The following details which comes under any new category are to be thoroughly done:
- Sports News
- Science/Technology News
- National/Government News
- Economic/Business News
- International News
These highlighted topics are completely relevant for RBI Grade B Phase I General Awareness section and thus, need to be stay updated with.
- Start preparing topics that are asked in the previous years
Pick and choose previous years topics and start practicing questions on those. It will surely give you an insight about the questions and even gives you an edge above other aspirants.
Mock tests are well curated by a team of experts and since they have been observing it since long, they will surely have a better idea as what questions may be asked etc. So, regularly practicing of mock tests will give candidates an edge over aspirants those who are not giving mock tests regularly.
- Daily Quizzes
There are quizzes available on several platforms for candidates to practice and the more you practice the better will be your performance in GA section. Moreover, in order to take up Free topic-wise quizzes on a daily basis, download PracticeMock App. Kickstart your preparation by attempting the quizzes on regular basis.
These General Awareness preparation tips will definitely boost your confidence level and you can start your preparation by this section only.