Tips to prepare for current affairs and general awareness questions
The blend of hard work and time management makes the perfect solution for cracking any competitive exam with ease. Now, the question paper of almost every competitive exam, be it IPBS, UPSC, SSC or Railways, is divided into four popular categories, and they are Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, English Comprehension and Current Affairs & General awareness. It is most important for aspirants to evaluate these sections smartly and devote proper time for preparation.
After close observation, one may notice that the section of Current Affairs & General Awareness is the most rewarding section, and any candidate can score maximum in this section and better his/her chances to pass the examination. The questions asked in this section are no brainer at all, and if an aspirant knows the answer, it becomes easy to answer all the questions in no time at all, leaving ample time to solve the questions of other three sections.
Nevertheless, there are certain ways to prepare for current affairs and general awareness in order to become a master in this field.
An important note: The plus point with current affairs questions asked in competitive exams is that you can solve them without wasting any time. Unlike in other sections of reasoning and quantitative aptitude where you have to crosscheck your answers; you need few minutes to solve current affairs questions. Therefore, current affairs section is one such section in every entrance exam paper where you can score maximum in no time at all.
Here are some of the important tips that you must follow:
Current Affair eBooks
Thanks to the rise of internet and online media as it has opened many doors for aspirants who are constantly looking for quality study material. eBooks like Current Affairs 2015 Complete Year Package and Current Affairs 2016 April eBook are specifically designed for aspirants looking for a complete guide in current affairs. These aforementioned eBooks cover all major topics that happened during the year and the content is presented in a user-friendly way. Moreover, each and every question is explained with in-depth analysis for better understanding and one liner questions are included for quick revision.
Follow Newspapers and Magazines
This is the most effective and traditional way to prepare for the upcoming competitive exams. Aspirants should make it a habit of reading newspaper on a daily basis as it will keep them updated about the trending topics happening across the globe. Further, reading magazines can also help as it keeps you updated on weekly, monthly, half yearly and annual events.
Using Social Media the Right Way
Social media is not only for entertainment purpose as it has lots of educative stuffs in store for aspirants preparing for competitive exams. There are lots of groups, pages and communities on Facebook, which are dedicatedly meant for those who are preparing for competitive exams. Anyone can participate in these forums and increase their knowledge about events and topics that are in trends. Similarly, one can follow influencers on Twitter in order to stay updated with recent news, tips, strategies and many more things on government competitive exams.
Maintain a dairy
It is very important to maintain a dairy on daily preparation and listing down the future day plans. This is the way to enhance your memory and keep in mind all the current affairs question/answers that you jot down in your dairy. It is also useful for one last time revision.
A proper channel of preparation
Discipline and smart work is most important for getting success in any competitive exam. Therefore, plan your daily work, make routines, follow the schedules and set time frame for each and every section. This will increase your chances to get huge success in any entrance examination.
All the best!