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Suryakant Jena

Have you ever wondered that your smartphone can be your best tutor if you use it for maximizing your performance in examinations? Whilst your parents may be worried over the time that you spend on mobiles playing games, chatting or even watching videos, there are  are a plethora of apps, many of them available for free, that you can easily download and use them to make your time more productive.

At a time when preparation for entrance examinations in the country has become tougher than ever, these apps will help you a lot in reducing stress and enhancing your performance. Here's the list.


This app by by the Bankers Adda team primarily aims towards banking examinations including IBPS, SBI PO and Clerical and other similar tests. With a fine user interface and variety of materials from text to video tutorials on several sections even on offline mode, it is one of the best followed mobile app for exam preparations.

Pocket Aptitude

It is another best exam preparation apps for both iOS and android users.; With more than 2000 questions on quantitative aptitude it comes as a handy for several entrance exams like CAT, XAT, Banking, UPSC and several others.

Daily Current Affairs and GK

Developed by Jagran, this app helps candidates get easily updated with GK and current affairs from all around the world. What is best in this app is that it also has archives from which you can get news and GK for previous days, weeks and years even when you don’t have internet connection.

Online Tyari

It is a leading web and mobile app platform which assists students preparing for variety of entrance exams.

Clear IAS

It is another such app providing free online study materials and online mocks.

Pratiyogita Darpan

The leader among the magazines for UPSC aspirants, its app covers current affairs and interviews of prominent personalities and now comes as an app in mobile.

RRB Railway Exam

It is a wonderful app for the preparation of Railway Exams which covers topics from world’s events, GK, History and politics. It also puts you on alert during notifications for new Railway jobs.


This app provides videos on lectures for different subjects like Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and others helping students avoid costly competitive preparation courses at coaching centres.

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