GA facts for banking

Dear readers to help you prepare for banking exams, we are presenting you GA facts for banking.

  1. Bank rate – 9.0%.
  2. Repo rate – 8.0%.
  3. Reverse report rate – 7.0%.
  4. Marginal Standing Facility Rate – 9.0%.
  5. Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) – 4.0%
  6. Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) – 22.0%.
  7. Base Rate – 10.00% – 10.25%.
  8. Saving deposit rate – 4.00%.
  9. Term deposit rate – 8.00% – 9.05%.
  10. Money Market Call Rates – 6.00% – 8.05%.
  11.  Full form of GFD – Gross Fiscal Deficit.
  12. Full form of NEFT – National Electronic Funds Transfer.
  13. Full form of RTGS – Real Time Gross Settlement.
  14. Full form of CTR – Cash Transaction Report.
  15. Full form of SME- Small And Medium Enterprises.
  16. Full form of STR – Suspicious Transaction Report.
  17. Full form of CASA – Current and Saving Account.
  18. Full form of LIBOR – London Inter Bank Operation Rate.
  19. Full form of VVR – Voucher Verification Report.
  20. Full form of WPI- Whole Sale Price Index.
  21. World Laughter Day – January 10.
  22. Army Day – January 15.
  23. International Women’s Day – March 8.
  24. World Water Day – March 22.
  25. World Health Day – April 7.
  26. World Earth Day – April 22.
  27. World Book Day – April 23.
  28. World No Tobacco Day – May 31.
  29. World Environment Day – June 5.
  30. World Doctors Day – July 1.
  31. World Population Day – July 11.
  32. International Youth Day – August 12.
  33. International Literacy Day – September 8.
  34. World ozone Day – September 16.
  35. World Nature Day – October 3.
  36. World Postal Day – October 9.
  37. World Standards Day – October 14.
  38. World AIDS day – December 1.
  39. Armed Forces Flay Day – December 7.
  40. Farmers Day – December 23.
  41. 2014 commonwealth games held in – Glasgow, Scotland.
  42. 2018 commonwealth games proposed to be held in – Gold Coast, Australia
  43. 2014 Asian games held in – Incheon, South Korea.
  44. 2015 World cup cricket proposed to be held in – Australia and New Zealand.
  45. 2019 World cup cricket proposed to be held in – England.
  46. 2014 FIFA games are held in – Brazil.
  47. 2018 FIFA world cup games proposed to be held in – Russia.
  48. 2022 FIFA world cup games proposed to be held in – Qatar.
  49. 2012 Olympic games held in – London, United Kingdom.
  50. 2016 Olympic games proposed to be held in – Rio de Janerio, Brazil.
  51. Union minister for Health and Family welfare – Dr. Harsh Vardhan.
  52. Union minister for Women and Child development – Menaka Gandhi.
  53. Union minister for Tribal affairs – Jual Oram.
  54. Union minister for Minority affairs – Dr. Najma A Heptulla.
  55. Union minister for Railways – DV Sadananda Gowda.
  56. Union minister for Road transport – Nitin Jairam Gadkari.
  57. Union minister for Consumer affairs – Ramvilas Paswan.
  58. Union minister for financial affairs – Arun Jaitley.
  59. Union minister for Home affairs – Rajnath Singh.
  60. Union minister for communication and information technology – Ravi Shankar Prasad.
  61. New chief of coal India – AK Dubey.
  62. New Chief of Bharatiya Janata Party BJP – Amit Shah.
  63. New Chief Information Commissioner – Rajiv Mathur.
  64. New Attorney General of India – Mukul Rohatgi.
  65. New chief of Indian Oil Corporation Limited – RK Malhotra.
  66. New chief of National Hydro Power Corporation – RST Sai.
  67. New secretary of Indian Revenue – Shashikant Das.
  68. New Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes – KV Chowdary.
  69. New secretary of urban development – Shankar Agarwal.
  70. New Chief Executive Officer of Infosys – Vishal Sikka.
  71. Head of world bank – Jim Yong Kim.
  72. Head of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) – Alok Joshi.
  73. Head of Border Security Force (BSF) – DK Pathak.
  74. Chairman of University Grants Commission – Ved Prakash.
  75. Chairman of Indian Space Research Organization – K. Radhakrishnan.
  76. Head of World Trade Organization (WTO) – Roberto Azevedo.
  77. Head of World Health Organization (WHO) – Margrete Chan.
  78. Head of Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) – Rana Kapoor.
  79. Head of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) – Sidharth Birla.
  80. Chief of Indian Army – Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh.
  81. Chief of Indian Navy – Admiral Robin K Dhowan.
  82. Head of International Monetary Fund (IMF) – Christane Legarde.
  83. Chairman of Indian Banks Association – TM Bhasin.
  84. Chief of Indian Air Force – Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha.
  85. New chairman of the Chief of Staff Committee – Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha

Note: This article is contributed by our facebook group (Papertyari) member Pankaj Sharma.

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