Top Current Affairs Apps for Competitive Exam Preparation

By | December 29, 2020

Top Current Affairs Apps for Competitive Exam Preparation

Current affairs can be a game changer for candidates appearing for any major government competitive exam such as SSC, RRB, UPSC, Banking exam, Defence and more. It makes up a significant fraction of the general awareness section in any exam. Apart from this, during the interview round an interviewer can ask the candidate about his/her views or opinions on recent developments and events, hence candidate needs to be up to date with daily current affairs to boost his/her preparation. 

Now to prepare for current affairs, candidates need a credible and updated source of content to study. Gone are the days when students preparing for competitive exams used to regularly buy books and magazines to study for current affairs. Due to the recent technological advancement and digitization, it has become possible for the students to access free latest news and articles in just a few clicks. Many online platforms have started offering updated current affairs on their websites or apps for users to help users to prepare for the current affairs section.

On that note, let’s talk about some of best current affairs apps available online to fulfill your daily, weekly and monthly current affairs needs.

  • Byju’s

The Byju’s current affairs app is one of the best current affairs apps available for Civil services preparation. Designed by expert mentors, Byju’s current affairs app comprises well-curated content with regular updates that focuses on the exam relevant topics. 

The app offers features such as Video sessions for current affairs analysis, Tests and quizzes, modules for revision, a user-friendly interface and real-time support, personalized guidance and more. 

Candidates can attempt current affairs quizzes to test their knowledge. Also, every week 50 fresh questions are added according to the UPSC syllabus. It caters to the daily, weekly and monthly current affairs needs of candidates by sourcing credible information from renowned news outlets such as The Hindu, The Indian Express, Press Information Bureau and more.

The candidates can access the free current affairs content on the app and can boost their Civil Service preparation. Apart from this, The app also offers current affairs for other government competitive exams such as RRB, SSC, Banking exams and more. 

  • Testbook

Testbook app offers a one-stop solution to the candidates for their daily, weekly and monthly current affairs needs. The regularly updated current affairs content includes all major news and events such as achievements and awards, books and authors, Government policies and schemes, appointments, economy, sports and more. 

Furthermore, the Testbook app offers quizzes so that candidates can check their knowledge. The quizzes include a detailed performance report which helps candidates in getting insight into their weak areas so that they can work on them to improve their performance. 

The carefully curated current affairs is available for free in PDF form so that the candidates can download it and read it at any time, any place. Also, they can revise the content easily without having to open or log into the app. 

Covers all major government competitive exams such as UPSC, SSC, Railways, Banking exams, Defence and more where current affairs is crucial to score well in the exam.

  • India GK

India GK is perhaps the most cleverly designed current affairs app comprising around 2000 questions with detailed answers covering all relevant fields and subjects important as per competitive exam point of view.

Given below are some features of the app.

  • Get access to all current affairs content for free.
  • The application centers around information, news and events of national and international importance, Science, Static GK and more.
  • The app is programmed with an automatic readout feature that reads the questions for you to listen and answer.
  • It offers a detailed report of your performance in all quizzes you have attempted.
  • You can reattempt quizzes any number of times.
  • With detailed and error-free answers present, candidates can evaluate their answers with the actual ones to learn and correct themselves.
  • Candidates can bookmark important questions under favorites to revise or reattempt them later.

Highly helpful in preparation for all Staff Selection Commission exams such as SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC JE, SSC MTS and more.

  • Times of India 

The Times of India app otherwise known as TOI news app provides latest news and articles covering indian polity, business and economy, sports, technology, education and more. The reader can choose the language he/she prefers to read the news in. The app offers 14 languages including Hindi, English, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Gujrati and more.

The articles and news are curated in a crisp and engaging manner. The content is updated every morning and evening. Apart from this, the offline reading feature allows readers to go through the latest updates in offline mode or without internet.

Furthermore, you can bookmark articles and news stories to read them at any time in future. Customization is another feature which lets readers to have a personalized reading experience by customizing the news notification time, frequency and news articles as per your interest.