IBPS Preparation

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) initiates the conduct of Common Written Examination (CWE). Today, IBPS has become a body that provides integrated end to end solutions for human resource management of client organizations. IBPS issues a score card only after the candidate passes the exam whether for Clerks, Probationary Officers or Specialist officers. Thus, the candidate who desires for such posts will require a valid scorecard of the CWE. It is now mandatory for all the candidates to produce this score card to the recruiting bank. Since the pattern of the exam remains the same, general tips for Preparation for Banking Exams especially for IBPS preparation hold good. Candidate needs to focus on fundamentals of Quantitive Aptitute and read a lot of material on general awareness. He/she will have to focus on the banking and financial sector as well, since majority of questions in the general awareness section are from the banking sector. Candidate also needs to brush up basic computer knowledge as well, since this section is high scoring. For IBPS Exam, one must prepare taking into consideration the difficulty Level of the IBPS Exams, as IBPS is known for surprises. Although The Market is flooded with lot many books with exciting banners to attract you, but it is important you must wisely choose the right books and study material, so that it pays you in the long run ...more

Our study material has been largely divided into five sections:

Arithmetic Aptitude

Every student who wants to clear IBPS exam. To solve the question students to command over it, and there is only one way that is Practices 
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English

Although, the syllabus of English section for IBPS Exams is quite exhaustive, but it  very important and need to qualify must and should,... more

General Awareness

Candidates appearing for the examination must be prepared for General Awareness questions of last 6 months, You can collect the information from several...more

Computer Knowledge

Computer knowledge is the major topic in competitive exams because now a days every one using the computers.To crack this section the candidate must check out the topics... more

Reasoning

In this section you can learn and practice Reasoning (Questions with Answers) to improve your skills in order to crack ibps exams ... more


 

Daily Current Affairs - 25 July 2015


  • Today’s is the important date in India as three of the presidents are formed as on the same date. These three president names are as follows:

1)    Avul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam (A P J Abdul Kalam) formed 11th President of India by succeeding K R Narayanan. He won the 2002 presidential election with an electoral vote of 922,884, surpassing 107,366 votes won by Lakshmi Sehgal. He served from 25 July 2002 to 25 July 2007. He is currently a visiting professor at Indian Institute of Management Shillong, Indian Institute of Management Ahmadabad and Indian Institute of Management Indore, honorary fellow of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Chancellor of the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology Thiruvananthapuram, a professor of Aerospace Engineering at Anna University (Chennai), JSS University (Mysore) and an adjunct/visiting faculty at many other academic and research institutions across India.

2)    Pratibha Devisingh Patil formed as 12th President of India by succeeding A P J Abdul Kalam. she was the first woman to hold the office. She was sworn in as president on 25 July 2007 after defeating her rival Bhairon Singh Shekhawat. Patil won the election held on 19 July 2007. She garnered nearly two-thirds of the votes and took office as India's first woman president on 25 July 2007.

3)    Pranab Mukherjee formed as 13th President of India by succeeding Pratibha Devisingh Patil. He was sworn-in by the Chief Justice of India on 25 July 2012, becoming the first Bengali to hold the post of President of India. He was nominated as the presidential candidate of the United Progressive Alliance on 15 June 2012 after considerable political intrigue. He was received 713,763 votes, while Sangma had 315,987. After being administered the oath of office, he said we are amidst of fourth world war of terror and what minutes of peace can achieve cannot be achieved in many years of war.

 

  • Indian Premier League spot-fixing case, the MCOCA court at Delhi's Patiala House cleared all accused, including three Rajasthan Royals players S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan, of charges. The court discharged all 36 accused who were arrested by police saying there was no evidence against them. All 36 accused are presently out on bail. On July 30, 2013, Delhi police had filed a chargesheet in connection with the IPL 6 spot-fixing case, alleging that Dawood Ibrahim and his aide Chhota Shakeel were the "main guys" behind the Indian Premier League (IPL) spot-fixing scandal. Police had chargesheeted 42 accused of which six including underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and Chota Shakeel are absconding. Despite the MCOCA court dropping all charges against Rajasthan Royals players S Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan in the IPL6 spot-fixing case on Saturday, the BCCI stood by its decision to ban the players.

 

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Deendayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) along with various other development projects in Patna to provide electrification to all villages. The Scheme has an outlay of 76000 crore rupees for implementation of the projects under which Union Government shall provide Grant of 63000 crore rupees. It includes improvement of Sub-transmission and distribution network to improve the quality and reliability of the supply also implementation of meters to reduce the losses. Put feeder separation to ensure sufficient power to farmers and regular supply to other consumers.

Other projects are as follows:

i)             Inaugurated the Daniawan-Bihar Sharif new railway line, Campus of IIT Patna and construction of the first phase of the Jagdishpur-Haldia pipeline project.

ii)            Flagged off the Rajgir-Bihar Sharif-Daniawan-Fatuha passenger train and Patna-Mumbai AC Suvidha Express.

iii)           Laid the foundation stone for Incubation Centre for Medical Electronics, Patna.

 

  • Madhya Pradesh government will launch a scheme on August 15 to provide health and accident insurance to journalists in the state. Under the scheme, personal health insurance cover of Rs 2 lakh will be provided to a media representative and accident insurance of Rs 5 lakh. Media representatives between the age of 21 and 70 years, will be eligible for this insurance scheme. Madhya Pradesh Public Relations and Energy minister Rajendra Shukla announced last evening and earned fame at national and international levels by dint of its development and natural beauty. He conferred photojournalism awards on Akhil Hardia of Indore for year 2008, Rajesh Malviya of Jabalpur for 2009, Sandeep Jadiya of Rewa for 2010, Bhopal's A M Farooqui for 2011, Praveen Vajpayee for 2012 and Prakash Hathvalne for 2013 and Ravi Upadhyay of Gwalior for year 2014. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 1.5 lakh and a citation.

 

  • Union Government constituted All India Council of Sports as an advisory body for the Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, headed by a President in the rank of Minister of State and will include four Members of Parliament, Sports personalities, coaches, sports experts, sports administrators, D-G of Sports Authority of India, D-G of National Anti Doping Agency, Vice Chancellor of LNIPE, officials from Sports Ministry, representatives from  National Sports Federations, Indian Olympic Association and NGOs. The advice rendered by the council will be duly considered by the government, but it will not be binding and obligatory on the government. The Council will meet from time to time, at least once in a quarter and will deliberate on matters relating to the promotion and development of sports and games in the country.

 

  • Helena Ndume of Namibia and Jorge Sampaio of Portugal awarded with the first-ever Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela Prize by the United Nations (UN) at the UN Headquarters in New York. Ndume was awarded for treating blindness and eye-related illnesses in Namibia and throughout the developing world. While Sampaio, the former president of Portugal from 1996 to 2006 and also the former mayor of Lisbon from 1989 to 1995, was awarded for his contribution to his country for his struggle for the restoration of democracy in Portugal. The award ceremony was a part of the annual commemoration of Nelson Mandela International Day, which is observed on 18 July every year.

 

  • Egypt began today the first trial run of its "new Suez canal, ahead of the formal inauguration of the new shipping route next month. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi launched the project in August and set an ambitious target of digging the expanded canal within a year. A ceremony will be held on August 6 to officially inaugurate the project. Officials said six vessels in two fleets of three each were scheduled to cross through the expanded canal as part of the first trial run. The fleet sailing from south to north had vessels flying flags of Singapore, Luxembourg and Bahrain. Those sailing from north to south had flags from Liberia, Singapore and Hong Kong. Dubbed the Suez Canal Axis, the new 72km project is aimed at speeding up traffic along the existing waterway by reducing the waiting period of vessels, as well as boosting revenues for Egypt. The new waterway involves 37km of dry digging and 35 kilometers of expansion and deepening of the Suez Canal, in a bid to help speed up the movement of vessels.

 

  • A Bangkok-based firm will soon open the world's first modeling agency in Los Angeles that will specially cater to transgender clients run by Apple Model Management. The company began representing transgender models in Thailand in November 2014 along with its existing group of non-transgender male and female models. The firm is hunting for new clients to boost the roster.

 

  • Pakistani government plans to shut down BlackBerry Ltd's secure messaging services by December 1 for "security reasons". They has issued directions to local mobile phone operators to close BlackBerry Enterprise Services from November 30 on security reasons," an official with the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority. BlackBerry encrypts data such as emails and its BlackBerry Messenger messages sent between a user's phone and public networks, ensuring greater privacy for users but making life harder for police and intelligence agencies.

 

  • The new images show fascinating details within the Texas-sized plain, informally named Sputnik Planum, which lies within the western half of Pluto's heart-shaped feature, known as Tombaugh Regio. The mission found evidence of exotic ices flowing across Pluto's surface and revealing signs of recent geologic activity, something scientists hoped to find but did not expect. The Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) on board New Horizons also captured sunlight streaming through the atmosphere and revealing hazes as high as 130 kms above Pluto's surface. A preliminary analysis of the image shows two distinct layers of haze, one about 80 kms above the surface and the other at an altitude of about 50 kms.

 

  • Hockey India President Narinder Batra announced High Performance Director Roelant Oltmans as the coach of men's national team after Paul van Ass's six-month tenure ended under unceremonious circumstances. Batra met Sports Authority of India's (SAI) Director General, Injeti Srinivas, before making the announcement on the lines of recommendations made by the Special Committee constituted by Hockey India.

 

  • Former governor of Kerala and Bihar RS Gavai died in afternoon after a prolonged illness at a private hospital here. He was 86. Gavai was a former chairman of the state legislative council and Lok Sabha member from Amravati constituency. He was the chairman of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Smarak Samiti, which manages the Deekshabhoomi, the historic place where Ambedkar embraced Buddhism in 1956.
 

Daily Current Affairs - 26 July 2015


  • Today observed as Kargil Vijay Diwas in India, named after the success of Operation Vijay. On this day, 26 July 1999, India successfully took command of the high outposts which had been lost to Pakistani intruders. The Kargil war was fought for more than 60 days, ended on 26 July and resulted in the loss of life on both sides, India and Pakistan. Pakistan retreated after international diplomatic pressure. This day is celebrated in the Kargil - Dras sector and the national capital New Delhi, where the Prime Minister of India, pays homage to the soldiers at Amar Jawan Jyoti at India Gate every year. Functions are also organized all over the country to commemorate the contribution of the Armed forces. PM Modi pays homage to martyrs of Kargil in his 'Mann ki Baat'.

 

 

  • Government has ordered blocking of at least 40 webpages with inflammatory content relating to a minority community, including posts on social media and popular video-sharing platforms. Govt has issued order under Information Technology (Procedure and Safeguards for Blocking Access of Information by Public) Rules 2009 to block some...videos that could incite minority community, online videos, dated June 29, was issued to all internet service providers, who have now blocked most of such posts. However, a few of them are still accessible and the internet service providers claim these cannot be blocked totally as they have been posted through a 'secure internet protocol'.

 

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced over 50 thousand crore rupees package and inaugurated two trains (Rajgir-Biharsharif-Daniawan-Fatuha passenger train  and Patna-Mumbai AC Suvidha Express) and also commissioned a 38km-long new line in poll-bound for Bihar on 87th foundation day celebrations of the Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) in Patna on 25th July 2015.

 

  • Gandhian activist Anna Hazare joined former defence personnel protesting against the Centre for non-implementation of One Rank One Pension scheme (OROP) at the Jantar Mantar today. He will do rallies in Ludhiana on August 2, in Rohtak on August 9 and in Maharashtra on August 23 to create awareness about OROP. Hazare has already announced launching an indefinite fast on October 2 in Delhi over the Land Bill and to press for OROP. In the letter to Modi, Hazare had said, "We have to take care of our soldiers and farmers. Making hollow announcements for their welfare and actually implementing them are different things. In a democracy, the government should listen to woes of the people and redress them”.

 

  • Andhra Bank has received First prize for award of excellence in recognition of the exceptional contribution to Rural Self Employment Training Institute (RSETI) movement in the country for the year 2013-14 whereas Allahabad Bank is at the second prize.

 

  • A joint report by New World Wealth and LIO Global said India has seen the second-biggest outflow of high net worth individuals in last 14 years, with as many as 61,000 millionaires shifting base to abroad due to reasons like tax, security and child education. Some 61,000 uber-rich Indians have changed domicile between 2000 to 2014 -- second only to China which saw an outflow of 91,000 ultra-rich persons in the same period whereas also said the change in domicile, along with a rise in second citizenship applications, has increased dramatically since the turn of the century. ndian HNWIs tend to move to the UAE, the UK, the US and Australia," the report said, adding that Chinese HNWIs mainly moved to the US, Hong Kong, Singapore and the UK. Overall, the UK has seen the biggest inflow of HNWIs from abroad and the figure stood at 1.25 lakh over the past 14 years.

 

  • MCX - Multi Commodity Exchange of India Limited has signed a MoU with the US-based CME group, which runs the world’s largest chain of exchanges in derivatives products, for a study on setting up operations in the International Finance Service Centre at the Gujarat International finance Tec-city (GIFT) near Ahmadabad. Chicago Mercantile Exchange(CME) the world’s largest US futures exchange company and MCX will initially conduct a joint viability study of setting up operations in an International Finance Service Center (IFSC) in India. India’s big exchange platforms like National stock Exchange (NS), Bombay stock Exchange (BSE) and commodity exchange NCDEX had already announced it plans for operations in GIFT, the first IFSC in India and now MCX has also joined them. MCX expects that this partnership will fetch the marketplace with best practices and much diversified product slate to the stakeholders of Indian commodities markets.

 

  • Entertainment Network India (ENIL) or Times Group has got the approval from Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry to acquire four FM radio station as Oye radio stations in Jodhpur, Amritsar, Shimla and Patiala. Earlier this similar deal was rejected by I&B ministry on ground that it violates FM radio guidelines and thus the said deal was held after fulfillment of conditions specified by the Ministry.

 

  • IRDA - Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India has constituted three committees Life insurance committee, General insurance committee and Reinsurance committee for review of regulations in life insurance, general insurance and reinsurance including registration of foreign offices of reinsurers. They will look into regulations in areas like assets, liabilities, solvency margin, claim reserving, reinsurance and registration of branches of foreign reinsurers among others. Ever since the Insurance Act has been approved there was a need to review and revise existing regulations in insurance sector, these committees are the formed to fulfill the same motive. These committees mandatorily have to submit report within one month to the Member Actuary of IRDAI.

 

  • M Damodaran, former chairman of SEBI launched a trust that aims to address challenges faced by non-executive especially independent directors on companies’ board directors to promote discussions among non-executive directors and to give viable solution to the concerns faced by them. The main issues faced by them are; Lack of role clarity, absence of domain knowledge and increasing liabilities under the new companies Act.

 

  • KFC and the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) signed a agreement to launch a delivery system for commuters on trains. Under e-catering service initiatives commuters now can place order for KFC meal while booking tickets through IRTC website and provide meal to the limited trains which do not have pantry cars. This service is presently available only on 12 trains passing through New Delhi railway station and will later expand to Hyderabad, Vishakhapatnam and Bengaluru stations.

 

  • Mashable, a New York-based news and blogging portal has joined hands with India.com, a Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) sponsored website for the launching of its Indian version in India. It will provide editorial and advertising support to Mashable so that it will generate content for the Indian market and helped by india.com, through its experts and its market reach to penetrate in Indian market. Mashable has to steer with top blog portals like Huffington Post and Business Insider that has already entered in India’s blogging space. These websites were brought in India by Times Internet a digital platform of Bennett Coleman & Company (BCCL).

 

  • Central Reserve Police Force, the country's largest paramilitary force, has prohibited routine purchase of liquor for its jawans and officers after it found consumption of hard drinks was having an "adverse" effect on the health of the troops. The 3 lakh-strong forces has now centralized the process of procurement of these spirits like Whisky, Rum, Gin and Vodka, taking the decision away from the field formations to the force headquarters in the national capital.

 

  • Usain Bolt formed world record clocks 9.87 seconds to win 100 meter race at London Diamond League.

 

  • China launched two new 18th and 19th navigational satellites into space as part of its domestic navigation system BeiDou as Compass for navigation, messaging, transportation and weather forecasting sectors. It also helps for military applications. Expedition-1, or Yuanzheng-1, is an independent aircraft installed on the carrier rocket with the ability of sending one or more spacecraft into different orbits in space. Through this China has total constellation of 35 satellites been successfully launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwestern Sichuan province. It is is 2nd generation of the Chinese navigational system seen as rival to the US’s Global Positioning System (GPS). The system has been gradually put into use in extended sectors including transportation, weather forecasting, marine fishing industry, forestry and telecommunications.

 

  • China has successfully tested the power system of Long March-5, a fifth generation of carrier rocket belonging to China’s Long March family of rockets. This announcement was after Long March-5 rocket carrier, entered a runoff phase. It has payload capacity of 14 tonnes to geostationary transfer orbit and 25 tonnes to low Earth orbits.

 

  • Chinese financial hub Shanghai has approved the first work permit for an international student who has just graduated doing away with mandatory two year experience for foreign students who graduate from Shanghai universities with a master's degree or above and seek a job in the Shanghai Pilot Free Trade Zone or the Zhangjiang National Innovation Demonstration Zone. Foreign students graduating from Chinese universities with a bachelor's degree or above who aim to bring entrepreneurial skills to the city will get a two-year residence permit as well, according to the new policy.

 

  • Chinese government has finally decided to relax its guidelines and will allow video game makers to manufacture and sell their gaming devices anywhere in the country. Video game consoles were first banned in 2000 over concerns that these games would have a negative mental and physical affect on the development of children. However, last year, the country allowed game makers to operate in an experimental free trade zone with certin restrictions. Video game makers like Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft among others now have the chance to once again sell their gaming consoles in the Chinese Market.

 

  • A total of 14 members of a Chinese religious cult have been jailed for up to three years after two members were executed this year for killing a woman. Nine members of the banned Quannengshen group were convicted of "undermining the implementation of laws by making use of cult organizations. The organisation appeared in the 1990s and the founder and his wife fled to the United States in 2000. Followers of Quannengshen, whose name can be translated as Church of Almighty God, believe that Jesus has been reincarnated as a Chinese woman -- the wife of the cult's founder.

 

  • Tunisia’s Parliament has adopted a new anti-terror law, which seeks to counter the threat posed by militants especially jihadist threat overwhelmingly by 174 members of parliament with ten abstentions and no votes against the bill. It allows government authorities to detain suspects for 15 days without access to a lawyer or appearance before a judge and convicted of terrorism in Tunisia will face the death penalty. To give government authorities powers to tap suspects’ phones for investigational purpose to avert threats and terrorist attacks.

 

  • A well-preserved skeleton of a Bronze Age teenager, dating back to 4,000 years, has been discovered in a fetal position near the prehistoric monument Stonehenge in UK, discovered by University of Reading archaeologists excavating Wilsford Henge in the Vale of Pewsey, Wiltshire. The well-preserved remains were found near the bottom of a Neolithic henge in Wilsford. The body, roughly 1.5m in length, was placed in a foetal position with legs drawn up, arms crossed and head turned to the right, and was wearing an amber necklace.
   
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