The much-awaited notification for RBI Grade B is going to be out likely once the national lockdown because of coronavirus pandemic ends. Since the notification is not out yet and the exam dates are still unknown, aspirants who wish to apply for this reputed exam should start preparing a strategic plan on how to go about getting good marks in the RBI Grade B Phase I exam. We would suggest you kickstart the same by taking a free mock test for RBI Grade B Phase I. Practicing mock tests followed by a detailed exam analysis will help you pinpoint your weak areas so that you can put more efforts towards improving them.
In this article we have come up with strategy to help you prepare RBI Grade B General Awareness. Following this strategy for RBI Grade B General Awareness will definitely give you an edge over other candidates. RBI Grade B General Awareness is a scoring section provided you start preparing for it now itself. Not just preparation, even revision of RBI Grade B General Awareness is equally important. Before having a look at a detailed preparation strategy for RBI Grade B General Awareness, let us first take a look at the exam pattern of the Phase I exam.
RBI Grade B 2020 Phase I Exam Pattern
Since the notification of RBI Grade B isn’t out yet, to help you get an idea, we are providing you with the exam pattern for RBI Grade B Phase I 2019:
|S. No.||Objective Type Test||No. of Questions||Marks||Time|
|(i)||General Awareness||80||80||25 mins|
|(iii)||English Language||30||30||25 mins|
|(iv)||Quantitative Aptitude||30||30||25 mins|
Talking about RBI Grade B General Awareness preparation, knowing its syllabus is of paramount importance. Knowing each and every topic of RBI Grade B General Awareness will not only help you in its preparation but will also help you in its revision and will also ensure that you don’t miss out on revising any important topic. For your convenience, we are providing you with the syllabus of RBI Grade B General Awareness below:
RBI Grade B General Awareness Syllabus
- Current Affairs
- Indian Financial Systems
- Monetary Plans
- Indian Banking Systems
- Banking Terms
- National Institutions
For the RBI Grade B General Awareness section, candidates have to attempt 80 questions of 80 marks and these generally don’t take much of your time. Either you would be knowing the answer of RBI Grade B General Awareness questions or you wouldn’t be knowing the answers. RBI Grade B General Awareness is one of the most scoring sections of the exam and thus, with proper preparation and revision, aspirants can get good marks in this section.
The RBI Grade B General Awareness section comprises of 2 parts including Current Affairs and Static GK.
RBI Grade B General Awareness Static GK- Syllabus
Static GK – In order to stay updated with static GK part of RBI Grade B General Awareness, 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 going through 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.
RBI Grade B General Awareness –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 General Awareness section and thus, aspirants need to be stay updated with these topics.
- 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 practising 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, sign up here and login with your credentials on the PracticeMock App. Kickstart your preparation by attempting the quizzes on regular basis.
These RBI Grade B General Awareness preparation tips will definitely boost your confidence level and you can start your preparation by this section only. If you have any feedback/ suggestion for us, please use the comment box below.
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