Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
General studies/knowledge is a discipline that includes facts of almost all subjects such as geography, Indian polity, history, science, sports, current affairs, economy and many other miscellaneous topics.
How do I study for general studies for competitive exams?
Basically, you have to work hard to be a champion in this field. Reading Text Book very well, Make Notes, and can Practice Mock question regularly be the basic process. You can watch YouTube Videos regularly for better results.
What is GS in competitive exams?
Look GS means a bunch of subjects such as geography, Indian polity, history, science, sports, current affairs, economy, and many other miscellaneous topics. In every competitive exam questions are coming regularly.
Which book is better for general studies?
The best book is a textbook nothing can compare with it. Additionally, you can follow some reference books. You can visit Booklist here.
How can I study GK and current affairs?
Reading the newspaper alone is not sufficient for Current Affairs preparation, below listed are some useful way by which candidates can refer for current affairs:
- India Year Book.
- Newspaper- The Hindu, Indian Express.
- Manorama Yearbook.
- Economic Survey.
- Mathrubhumi Yearbook.
- Current Affairs of our website.
- GK Textbook list provided earlier in this post.
How can I make my GK strong?
- Reading Text Book Properly, line by line
- Making clear and sound notes from it
- Practice regular Mock Question
- Discuss with other aspirants
How to improve your general knowledge?
- Read English international GK daily
- Listen to English News every day on TV
- Read Gk books preferably Text Book
- Surf the web Visit for Complete GK Series
- Mock Test Gk
- Watch Youtube
- Write, write and write it can increase your chances.
What is the difference between general awareness and general studies?
General awareness is the knowledge of current happenings. General Studies is a course of study that covers a variety of topics, typically as a school subject.
Which newspaper is best for GK?
Hindu, Indian Express and also watch International News
This is because GK helps in growing at personal and at an academic level.
Best Newspaper for Current Affairs for UPSC Exam
- The Hindu. The Hindu began in 1878 as a weekly edition
- The Indian Express.
- Business Standard.
- Dainik Bhaskar.
- Dainik Jagran.
Best Newspaper for Current Affairs for Competitive Exam
How can I grow my knowledge?
Practice, Practice, practice it is the best possible way to make you sound in general knowledge.
What is the syllabus of general awareness?
SSC CGL General Awareness Static General Knowledge covers 40% of the GA section and includes topics such as History, Indian Politics, Culture, Economy, Geography, and more. General Science in the SSC CGL exam 2021 holds 40% of the section and includes Indian Science topics such as biology, chemistry, and daily science.
How many types of general knowledge are there?
General Knowledge: Static GK. In this general knowledge, Static General Knowledge is divided into three main categories as Basic GK, India GK, World GK.
Which newspaper is best for government jobs?
Top 5 Newspapers
- The Hindu. The Hindu is one of the most prominent newspapers in India.
- The Indian Express. The Indian Express is one of the most recommended newspapers when it comes to the UPSC Civil Examination
- The Economic Times
- Business Standard
- The Times of India.
Is world history important for SSC CGL?
Very Important, not only SSC CGL but also each and every competitive exam because a large no of questions is coming every year. Ancient History, Medieval History, Modern History and Indian National Movements are the vital parts.
How can I easily remember GK?
Basically, there is no secret behind it, but one of the best ways the remember GK is by reading regularly. Make a slot in your timetable for reading GK possibly an hour every day will be very helpful. And make sure to read theoretically first before solving GK Questions.
Is Lucent GK enough for SSC CGL?
Almost, Lucent GK is a very good book for Exams like SSC CGL, but I always prefer reading textbooks with it. Because there are no books like a textbook for competitive exams. The theory is the king, So, you should go through the textbook of every topic, and with it, you can use lucent for better results.
Can SSC CGL be cracked without coaching?
Definitely, but you should have proper knowledge of everything, like Exam pattern, syllabus, question pattern, and of course in-depth knowledge of every subject regarding SSC CGL. If you are aware of these then make sure you hard very hard, but don’t remember of smart work like timetable management, etc. then you are on.