SBI Clerk General Awareness – Know all about General Awareness section

SBI Clerk General Awareness details here. State Bank of India (SBI) is going to conduct the SBI Clerk Mains 2020 exam on 31 October for the recruitment of around 8000 vacancies of Clerk (Junior Associates) in the bank. It is high time for the candidates to prepare well for the SBI Clerk Mains exam and put in all the necessary efforts in the last minute to boost their overall score. In this blog, we will discuss about SBI Clerk General Awareness section and preparation strategy.

SBI Clerk General Awareness Syllabus

General/Financial Awareness
Current Affairs – news on banking industry, awards and honors, books and authors, latest appointments, obituaries, new schemes of central and state governments, sports, new establishments etc.
Static GK – country-capital, country-currency, headquarters of financial organizations, constituencies of ministers, dance forms, nuclear and thermal power stations, abbreviations related to finance etc.
Banking/Financial terms, Static Awareness, Banking and Financial Awareness covering RBI regulation, schemes of the banks, mergers and acquisitions etc

Key Points to Keep in Mind Regarding SBI Clerk Mains exam

  • SBI Clerk General Awareness generally contains 70-75% current affair, so the focus should be on covering the last 6 months current affairs.
  • The is negative marking of 1/4 marks for each wrong answer so avoid guess work. mark the answer only when you are 100% sure.
  • SBI Clerk examination is sectionally timed.

SBI Clerk General Awareness preparation strategy

  • Pay more attention to current affairs

General Awareness of bank exams contain a good amount of last 6 months current affairs questions. 70-75% questions in the bank exams are from either current affairs or the static awareness portion interlinked with it. So the candidate must go through this section very carefully.

  • Static gk coverage

Candidates must cover Static gk like related countries, their currencies, capitals etc hand in hand while preparing  current affairs. Banking awareness section can also be covered in the same way.

  • Revise on daily ,weekly and monthly basis

Since SBI clerk mains 2020 is round the corner, at this point candidates must focus on revising last 6 months current affairs as much as they can. SBI Clerk General Awareness is a game of memory and your brain will be able to retain diverse information only when you revise current affairs at least 2-3 times.

  • Refer to weekly and monthly current affairs PDFs 

 Current affairs PDFs will provide you with the crucial information and important news from the exam point of view. If you are preparing for the SBI Clerk General Awareness section at the last minute, monthly current affairs PDFs are what you need.

  • Take regular quizzes to analyse your performance

Taking regular SBI Clerk Gk quizzes will help you analyse your performance and show you the mirror. Avoid guess work in this section because there is a negative marking system in SBI Clerk mains examination.

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SBI Clerk General Awareness FAQs

Q.Is there a sectional cut off in SBI Clerk mains examination?

A. NO SECTIONAL CUTOFF is present for the SBI Clerk mains 2020 examination.

Q. How many current affairs questions are asked in the SBI Clerk General Awareness section?

A. They account to 70-75% of the general awareness section.

Q. Is there negative marking in  SBI Clerk mains examination?

A. Yes, There is negative marking of 1/4 marks for each wrong answer.

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