Post MBA entrance exam results, MBA aspirants will soon be tested for their soft skills in communication, body language and attitude. Somehow or the other general knowledge is the key to attain all these soft skills. It is essential for you to analyze the news and read in-depth of any editorial which is being written in Newspaper or magazine. You should also listen to news features at All India Radio.
Let us take example of FDI, here you must know why FDI is brought now? How farmers will be benefited? How consumers will be benefited? How Government will be benefited? What are the implications on retailers like Kirana stores? You need not get into the news stories of the political parties.
Knowing news on some topic is not enough. But it must be supplemented with detailed analysis of the topic. This would help you to update your GK and be successful in second Phase of selection process.