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Tips to crack General Awareness Section in CMAT

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Published : Saturday, 14 January, 2017 10:00 AM

 

Tips to crack General Awareness Section in CMAT

CMAT is being conducted in January 2018 and you will have to attempt 25 questions on General Awareness with allotted 100 marks. With negative marking, it is a tough nut to crack and compete. 
 
General Awareness section is always a stumbling step that or a road block for many students across competitive examinations. Similarly, for the aspirants of CMAT 2018, the section of general awareness which deals with current affairs of domestic and international events could prove to be a speed breaker in their smooth journey towards cracking the exam. 
Indeed you can’t build your General awareness overnight hence, it is essential to have fair amount of understanding from the trend of questions which can be asked in CMAT 2017 exam.
 
Questions on Following Topics are expected in General Awareness
  • Areas of current affairs and economics
  • Understanding on government schemes in areas of economy
  • Environmental issues
  • News related to Sports
  • Social issues, Business, Finance, Automobiles, Entertainment, Politics  
  • Major corporate events, Famous award and prizes
  • World Records, Books and authors
  • International News- Global Events
 

Tips to strengthen your general awareness level

  • Read General Awareness topics  
  • The latest happening around the world should not be taken lightly and you need to concentrate on every event of politics, sports, economy, books, awards, titles, etc.
  • To know the latest happenings, read English newspapers daily

You may divide the general awareness section into two parts

Current affairs, for which you need to be aware of the major happenings of the last six months
 
Static general knowledge for which the most important thing is to read up on everything and satisfy your thirst for knowledge
  • You also may make a list of commonly asked things in static GK after reading mock papers such as awards, books, ministers, capitals and governors of Indian states and Indian history etc.
  • Now that the CMAT 2017 is so near, expose yourself to many facts and figures of general awareness
  • You can give at least two hours daily to prepare for this section as neglecting this section could affect your overall performance and ranking
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