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6 Ways To Improve GK For NDA, CDS, AFCAT and TA

All Armed Forces aspirants, who are seeking an opportunity of SSB, have two options to make it possible. Either they have to apply for direct entries, or have to fight qualifying exams. First option comes with a competition of a huge crowd of candidates at the screening phase. While the second option is feared for the G.K section in the qualifying exams. Remember, the taste of success is only enjoyed after a bone wreaking hard work. Many aspirants have mentioned their problem on how to prepare for the G.K. section of competitive exams. So we are here with some tips and direction for all aspirants, who are targeting NDA, CDS, AFCAT and TA exams to get a better chance of selection.


  1. Newspaper Is The Best Source – Opting a newspaper to expand your knowledge is the first step to brushing up your current affairs and G.K. A newspaper gives a bulk of knowledge at a rate of few rupees. Choose a newspaper as per your requirement to attain knowledge. Try to opt any English newspaper and most preferred among them is TOI.
  2. Upkar And Arihant Should Be Consulted – Arihant and Upkar are known for their best book released for Armed forces competitive exams. Many other publications are there in the market, but these two are trusted for the defense exams. Some other publications have their books of G.K. like Lucent, which can also opt.
  3. Mock Papers And Previous Year Papers To Measure The Idea – The previous year papers and mock papers of the respective exam can bring out a blueprint of the syllabus of the exam and how much you have to cover to cross the cut-off.
  4. Magazines, A Better Resource – Monthly, semi-annual and yearbooks are the best source to get related knowledge at a single place. There are many publications that release monthly magazines like Pratiyogita Darpan, CSR, Dhankar etc. Stick to any one of them and stay in touch with it regularly. Try to opt monthly issues as it covers more topics and news as compared to the semi-annual or annual editions.
  5. Attempt Quiz And Browse Knowledge Online – Connectivity with social media is a need for the current generation. Try to turn it to a productive route. Use the internet to browse general knowledge and current affairs as per your requirement. There are several websites that offer free quiz tests. Practice those quizzes and try attempting more in less time.
  6. Listening to News and Informational Shows Can Be an Easy Way – These days, News and informational shows are also a better way to grab knowledge. Many TV channels, news channels and informational shows on many channels telecast such kind of stuff. It will not only raise your knowledge level up to the required level for qualifying exams but will give you an easy way to learn some specific topics. NAT GEO, Discovery, Epic etc are some of the TV channels that telecast such shows.

Conclusion – Every tough task needs strategy, goal selection and punctual attitude. Some aspirants work hard, but not in a smart and judicious manner, digging ditches for themselves. Make a perfect schedule cover selected matter in stipulated time. G.K. is not too hard, rather the fear of aspirants has made it a wall of sand. Your devoted time and dedication toward the preparation should be genuine. Now follow the steps, work hard and tear your fear.

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Ravinder Tanwar
Ravinder Tanwarhttps://ssbcrack.com/
A resident of Jaipur. I am a KVian who is passionate to join Indian Defense Force. I started giving SSB from NDA. After completing my B.Tech in 2012, currently I am working as a Software Engineer in Jaipur in a private company, but the passion is still alive in my soul.



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