Current affairs updates for August 11th , 2017 – General Awareness GK for IBPS, SBI, SSC Exams

1. PF account transfer while switching jobs to be automatic soon

Only If you have Aadhaar


Chief provident fund commissioner V P Joy has said that From next month, employees’ PF account will be transferred automatically when they change your job provided they have linked heir Aadhaar number with PF account.
Joy, who is pushing a slew of initiatives in the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) to make it more worker-friendly, said premature closure of accounts was one of their main challenges, and they were trying to address it by improving services.

2. Davinder Singh Becomes 1st Indian To Qualify For Javelin Finals

Neeraj Chopra Out


Davinder Singh Kang became the first Indian to qualify for the final round of the javelin throw at the World Athletics Championships while his more fancied compatriot Neeraj Chopra crashed out in the qualification round.
Competing in the qualification round Group B on Thursday, Kang, who was carrying a shoulder injury, cleared the automatic qualification mark of 83m in his third and final throw as he sent the javelin to a distance of 84.22m.

3. Chinese satellite sends ‘hack-proof’ message

First time in history


China has successfully sent “hack-proof” messages from a satellite to Earth for the first time.
The Micius satellite beamed messages to two mountain-top receiving stations 645 km (400 miles) and 1,200 km away.
The message was protected by exploiting quantum physics, which says any attempt to eavesdrop on it would make detectable changes.
Using satellites avoids some limitations that ground-based systems introduce into quantum communication.

4. Venkaiah Naidu sworn in as Vice President

BJPians in all Top 4 constitutional posts


M Venkaiah Naidu was sworn in as the Vice President of India by this morning.
President Ramnath Kovind administered the oath of office to Naidu, at a brief ceremony in the Durbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan attended by political leaders cutting across party lines.
With Naidu becoming the vice-president, for the first time in the history, BJP leaders would occupy top four constitutional posts of the country. President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan all come from BJP.

5. Bank of England refuses to change animal-fat banknotes

Latest Five Pound has anime fat


The Bank of England said on Thursday it would not change the way its new plastic banknotes are made, despite concerns among some vegetarians and religious groups about trace amounts of animal fat used in their production.
The BoE said the only alternative for its polymer banknotes was to use more expensive chemicals derived from palm oil, and that its suppliers were unable to commit to using only palm oil produced in the most environmentally friendly way.

6. Oxford launches Tamil, Gujarati online dictionaries

Following Hindi


After the Hindi version, Oxford University Press (OUP) has launched online dictionaries in Tamil and Gujarati as part of its special focus on Indian languages.
The Oxford Global Languages (OGL) initiative began in September 2015 with an aim to build dictionaries and lexicographical resources for around 100 of the world’s languages and to make them available online.

7. Hamid Ansari gets a grand farewell

Spent 10 years as Vice President


The Rajya Sabha accorded a grand farewell to Vice-President Hamid Ansari, who retired from the Upper House here on Thursday. The newly elected Vice-President and Chairman of the Rajya Sabha, Venkaiah Naidu,taken oath by this morning.

8. PM launches Manthan, pitches for a New India

75th anniversary of Quit India movement


Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed District Collectors across the country via video-conference on Wednesday on the theme of “New India – Manthan,” which according to him is aimed at catalysing the country and the people at the grassroots level. The programme was launched on the 75th anniversary of Quit India movement.
The Prime Minister said the Centre wants every individual, each family and organisation to set goals to be reached by 2022. He said the district collectors now have to decide where they want to see their districts in that year.

9. BitBay launches trading platform for digital currency

One among top 10


BitBay, one of the top ten cryptocurrency trading platforms in the world, has launched a dedicated platform for trade and exchange of digital currencies such as bitcoin, litecoin, ether, Lisk, monero, dash and gamecredits.
The company will also work towards creating awareness about digital currencies and also removing misconceptions related to these currencies in a market like India.

10. Ivanka to visit India in support of women entrepreneurship

Daughter of US President Trump


US President Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka will lead the American delegation at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India, starting from November 28.
After Indian PM made this announcement in Twitter, US president Trump acknowledged it in the microblogging website.



SSC Multi Tasking Staff (MTS) Recruitment 2016-2017

Staff Selection Commission has released an application for Recruitment to the post of Multi Tasking (Non-Technical) Staff in the Different States and Union Territories 2016. Commission invited aspirants to apply against this recruitment of MTS for filling up various 8300 vacancies. Candidates can fill their Application Form for SSC MTS Recruitment 2016-17.

Candidates who are looking for the Multi Tasking Staff can read the complete information of SSC MTS Recruitment 2016-17 like application process, eligibility criteria, selection process, dates given on this page below.

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Vacancy Details

Total No. of Vacancies – 8300

Age Limit

Age limit for this exam .18-25 years as on 01.08.2017 ( He/She must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1992 and not later than 01.08.1999).

Educational Qualification

Must have passed Matriculation Examination OR equivalent from a recognised Board. Candidates who have not acquired but will acquire the educational qualification and acquire documentary evidence from the Board/University in support thereof as on 01.08.2017 will also be eligible.

Selection Process

Candidates will be selected on the basis of performance of Paper I and Paper II.

Application Fee – Rs. 100/-

How to Apply – Application Form can be filled online at official website of SSC. Candidates have to pay the application fee for completing the process of Application Form.

Exam Pattern

Subject No. of Questions Max Marks
AGeneral Intelligence
& Reasoning
25 25
25 25
General English 50 50


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Staff Selection Commission (SSC) has announced an updated list of tentative vacancies for SSC CGL 2016 with REDUCED vacancies. With a new pattern, the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Tier-I Exam is ongoing right now after several delays. The SSC CGL exam is for recruitment of various posts under the Central Government.

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SSC CGL Tier-III NER Admit Card Released

The Staff Selection Commission has recently released the official notice regarding the change in SSC CGL Tier III Exam Dates. The SSC CGL Tier-III Exam was previously scheduled on 5th March 2017. But in recent notification regarding Exam Date for SSC CGL Tier III, SSC has announced the Tier III exam date on 19th March 2017. Now, Tier III Exam will conduct on 19th March 2017.

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SSC CGL (Tier III), 2016 Exam Date Released

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) will conduct the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Tier-III Examination, 2016 on March 19, 2017. The Tier III examination was tentatively scheduled to be held on 5th March 2017.

SSC issued a notification in this regard on its official website on 1 Feb 2017- Click Here

The tentative date for declaration of CGL Tier II examination is Feb 28, 2017.

SSC Junior Engineers Paper -2 , 2016 Result Announced

Staff Selection Commission is conducting an open competitive examination for recruitment to the post of Junior Engineers (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Quantity Surveying and Contract) Examination, 2016.

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Cutoff mark for Civil Mechanical and Electrical Engineering:

Electrical/Mechanical Engineering SC ST OBC OH HH General Catogory
SSC Junior Engineer Paper 2 Cut off 2016 149 126 180 124 64 215 Marks


Civil Engineering SC ST OBC OH HH General Category
SSC Junior Engineer Paper 2 Cut off 2016. 80 79 100 77 30 136 Marks


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