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How Do You Study For Government Exams In Current Affairs And General Knowledge?

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Current affairs along with general knowledge are an integral part of any government or competitive exams. Now a days it holds a significant weightage in any exam. It has such a limitless syllabus that even when you study it daily, you would not be able to complete it thoroughly. Since it is a vast subject and you have to indulge in other subjects as well so you cannot excel at it unless you have thirst to know more.


General knowledge is one of the most important sections in the government exam. It can help you to score good marks because it is an independent part and doesn’t involve any hard work. You just need to keep yourself updated regarding current affairs, sports and books. These are the few things which every person needs to get prepared for competitive exams. 


Recent examinations analysis of SSCUPSC and Railway Banking Exams shows that the number of questions from the current affairs are increasing every year. In Combined Defence Services Examination, even the general knowledge questions from History and Polity are based on the current events that took place in the last year.


Also, in SSC the current affairs question can be asked from any event, national or international, that took place in the last six months. This explains the importance of the current affairs for the government examinations.


Hence, here are some tips to equip you for current affairs for competitive exams:


  • Books: Books are the widely used and reliable source for preparing current affair. There are a lot of books available universally online, offline, shopping portals.


  • Magazines: This magazine is especially for upsc exams and specially designed for UPSC students. It Includes a wide range of topics like current affairs, Indian history, polity, geography, economy and general science. It contains providing the material in both English and Hindi to reach the maximum number of students. 


  • Apps & Websites: Websites & Apps are widely available as now everyone has access to the internet. There is various application which provides 10-20 summarized bi-lingual current affairs for a quicker read. It improves the knowledge besides; it is easy to remember events through visuals. Therefore watch news channels regularly. 


  • Quizzes: Quizzes are also effective in remembering current affair. Time quiz section that test student is another key to learn things as hundreds of new things happen every day.


  • Newspaper: Newspaper not only covers the national & international news but also covers issues of sports, business and politics. Some of the best newspapers are The Hindu, Indian express, and others. It not only helps you to stay up to date but improves your English, vocabulary, reading & understanding skills. 


  • YouTube: It has become the most favorite spot to gain knowledge. Any topic can be easily found & helps you immensely to revise current affairs and for the last-minute preparation, you just need to find a best channel for you to learn from videos and tutorial. Also give online mock test to test how much you know and make note of new points it is very essential as you cannot waste time by searching and reading it again and again.


“The blend of hard work and time management makes a perfect solution for cracking any exam”.

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