Amongst the other subjects that are decisive for candidate’s performance in bank exams, be it Probationary Officer or Clerical, English forms an important part of the squad. While this paper is generally considered easy by the candidate, the tricky questions makes all the answers seem to be correct. It is therefore essential that the candidate takes this paper seriously and know the basics of the language before jumping on sample papers or previous year’s paper. The English paper will have 50 questions carrying 1 mark each making a total of 50 marks. jagranjosh.com has summarized the preparation tips for English in bank exams.
Detailed syllabus for English in bank exams
English paper in bank PO exam or bank Clerical exam judges the candidate in the following arena viz comprehension; prepositions, correct/ incorrect, fill in the blanks (using verbs, preposition, articles etc), Para jumbles, sentence corrections, Synonyms, Antonyms, Grammatical errors, idiom & phrases, questions on passage, one word substitution, general grammar and questions on passage. The standard of the questions will be of 10+2 level.
Descriptive part of the test reviews a candidate’s writing abilities and includes 4-5 questions in areas including essay on current topics, summary writing, and reading comprehension. The duration of descriptive part is normally one hour.
Preparing for English exam
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