6 Best Apps to prepare for Indian Competitive Exams

Studying on tablets and mobile phones doesn’t seem like a great idea as it would take a hard time convincing parents for the same.

But, dear parents you don’t need to be worried as there are great mobile applications available to prepare for exams where they are filled with quizzes, general knowledge, current affairs, sample papers, previous year papers and much more.

Gone are the days when people used to ask others for previous year exam question papers or even books as everything is now made available on the internet in the form of well-equipped apps that have been used greatly and appreciated a lot.


Most of the applications available on Play Store (Android phones) are free and do not require much storage space on the phone or the tablet.

Exam such as JEE, MAT, JIPMER, TANCET, JCECE Exam 2018-2019, AP-EAMCET 2018-2019 etc, around the corner, such that it is very important to be effective and efficient in every way possible.


The idea behind such apps is to engage the students and make the syllabi interesting and informative.

Preparation using such apps saves a lot of time and makes the task much easier.

So, we present before you a list of some of the “Best apps to prepare for competitive exams“.

1. Jagran Josh- Current Affairs & GK in English & Hindi:

With a rating of 4.3/5, it has been voted as one the best applications to learn both current affairs and general knowledge that too in English and Hindi both.

The application is filled with unlimited quizzes with the facility of playing quizzes in the offline mode as well.

The following resources are available:

  • Current Affairs and GK in Hindi & English
  • Exam wise Current Affairs
  • Weekly Current Affairs Videos & Recaps
  • All available in offline mode.

The app is regularly used for the preparation of exams such as SSC, MBA, Railway, Teaching exams, TET, Clerk, Officers and other government exams.

The app is perfect to boost up your knowledge of daily current affairs & GK in a detailed manner, it is available for free of cost.

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2. Pocket Aptitude:

The application is used for exams that are more aptitude based. The app can be used as a preparation tool for both job/placement aspirants and for students preparing for competitive exams.

The application can be used to prepare for the following exams:

  • Campus Placements
  • Bank PO, IBPS, Clerk
  • SSC
  • RRB, Railways
  • NTSE

It can be used in any of the following modes:

  1. Study
  2. Training
  3. Challenges
  4. Quiz

[appbox googleplay co.gradeup.android]

3. English Grammar Book:

With over 5 million downloads on google play store, it is one of the best apps to learn nuances of English grammar which is extremely useful when it comes to MBA, UPSC, and other exams.

It is totally free to use and comes with an interactive user interface and guarantees detailed explanation using simple tables and lots of practice exercises.

This app is extremely useful as it can be used to improve English which will anyway be helpful in the long run.

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4. Aptitude Test and Preparation, Tricks & Practice:

With an astonishing rating of 4.5/5 stars, the app is filled with tricks for faster math calculations which are extremely useful for exams like CAT, GMAT, SAT and other banking exams.

Through this app, one can easily improve their calculating skills, enrich their IQ using ‘Tips and Tricks’ and increase their concentration.

The app is wonderfully built and provides a personal workspace for the user and has a great number of puzzles, quizzes, practice test and online tests.

It also consists detailed solutions for every problem which helps to understand the problem easily.

Best preparation PDF Materials for the exams like UPSC, CAT, CSAT, XAT, MAT, GRE, IBPS Civil Service Aptitude Test are available in the app.

[appbox googleplay nithra.math.aptitude]

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5. MadGuy Labs:

The app helps prepares for exams namely SSC, SSC CHSL 10+2, IBPS PO exam, SBI Clerk, UPSC and other state level exams like MPSC, KPSC, UPPSC, RPSC.

It is facilitated with the various mock test, daily current affairs, study material, online learning material, Government job notifications, large Question banks for various topics including aptitude, reasoning, language comprehension and Solved Papers.

All the content is offered in both languages i.e. English and Hindi language.

The app is free of cost and only 4.7 MB in size

[appbox googleplay com.madguy.student]

6. Testbook:

This app helps in the preparation for various government exams namely Bank SO, SSC CGL and various other competitive exams.

A very special feature of the app is that it gives the estimated All India Rank on the basis of the attempted tests and there is powerful analytics that gives the detailed overview of a performance.

It also contains various questions created by toppers and experts.

The subjects that are covered are:

  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Logical Reasoning
  • English
  • Data Interpretation
  • Banking Awareness
  • Computer Awareness
  • Placement Aptitude
  • Current Affairs

[appbox googleplay com.testbook.tbapp]

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