How to prepare for Social GK which is a part of exams like IRMA, TISS and XAT.
Focus on issues like:
Social issues in development
In Cetking’s Visual Gk section we have made elaborate mention of these issues.
Apart from this you can study from:
School text books of 8 9 10 ncert geography economy are also helpful.
Keep india year book as reference.
Since institute of banking personnel conducts the exam go through a few bank po papers.
There is no short cut formula. You have to read and remember.
Apart from Cetking’s Visual GK which contains 100s of questions on Social GK – Yojana, India Year book, prathiyogita kiran, prathiyogitha durpan are good sources of material.
General Awareness – The questions are asked from many different field –
Home Loan ,
Foreign exchange ,
Green Revolution ,
White Revolution ,
Export /Import ,
Senior Citizens .
Books you can refer to prepare for GK could be –
Manorama Year Book – Specifically for Static and Current Affairs,
GK digest by Thorpe & Thorpe- Specifically for Static and a little Current Affairs,
Management Compass- Specifically for Business Awareness and Current Awareness.
To crack Social GK, you need to have a strong GK database regarding the rural India. Latest economic data, constitution, geography and current affairs. Reading newspapers daily, and going through weekly magazines like India Today, Outlook, and Frontline will help you improve your general awareness. Good Luck. Hope this helps!