3 Important Tips for SBI Clerk Mains 2016 General Awareness

Hello and welcome to exampunditSBI Clerk Mains is heading your way this weekend and almost everyone is little tensed about the General Awareness section in the exam. So we decided to publish an article on few important tips for SBI Clerk Mains General Awareness 2016.

1) Current Affairs – As you know, UIIC AO had questions from old news. However, most of the “old news”, somehow trended during April to May, 2016. Which means, they actually followed the pattern, but in a different way.

So, you have to keep an eye on old important topics which has recently trended. For example, if by any chance, PM Jan Dhan Yojana was in news within 2 months, make sure you read everything about it.

You actually do not need to study current affairs of last 6-7 months. You just have to keep an eye on the important topics which trended.

2) Banking Awareness – Banking Awareness is the most crucial part for any bank exams. The most important banking stuffs which you should read are
a) Day to Day Banking Activities
b) Banking Products & their features
c) Various Guidelines issued by RBI in recent times
d) Payments & Settlements Apps & Schemes in recent times
e) Priority Sector Lending
f) Various Acts, Committees on Banking and RBI
g) Apps & Schemes launched by Banks in the recent times

These are the most important topics for Banking Awareness. For more you can always check out our Banking Awareness Quiz section from below:


3) General Knowledge [Non-Financial] – From BHEL to our honorable Prime Minister, any topic having names of places or countries in the recent current affairs, definitely contributes in the stock gk part.

For eg. When BHEL commissions a powerplant, you get the name of the plant along with its location, which is very important. On the other hand, PM or President’s visited countries may pop up in the screen during exam asking for their capital or currency.

So here is a list of important Stock GK Topics and their sources
a)  any National/International stadium which was in news
b) any national/international powerplant which was in news
c) Currency & Capitals of Countries visited by – PM, External Affairs Minister, President, Vice President
d) any National/International Organisation in news
e) Recently elected ministers and their respective constituencies

The above mentioned tips will definitely help you to score maximum marks in the General Awareness section SBI Clerk Mains 2016.


All the best

May the force be with you.


Team ExamPundit