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IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel) will conduct CWE PO/ MT Recruitment Examination in October 2017. Preparing for Bank PO varies from aspirant to aspirant and depends a lot on their level of preparation. There is lot of practice elements in Bank PO, speed is something which is very critical.
English paper includes various types of question such as Comprehension Skills, Spelling Mistakes, Noun, Verbs, Prepositions, Direct -Indirect, Sentences, Adjective, etc.
Due to IT revolution, all organizations their future employees to have good command over English language. Having good control on English will not only get you good marks in written but it will also have huge impact in Interview round. So, let’s gear up! It does not really matter if you are just starting new i.e. wanting to study from the scratch or you just want to improve your English. In both the cases you have landed on correct page.
If you want to score good in English section, then reading "The Hindu" newspaper should be in your everyday routine. You will feel the difference while attempting questions in exam. There is no need to practice endless reading comprehension questions because practice papers are just a tool to measure performance but if you really want to improve your score then read newspapers every day.
The English section for the IBPS PO exam can be broadly divided into 4 parts- Grammar, Verbal Ability, Vocabulary and Reading Comprehension. One can go through the following article to know more about the same:
You will find direct questions on the following topics in both Prelims and Mains exams.
This section consists of 6 sentence para jumble with 5 questions based on it. Analyze the theme of each para jumble and then try to restoring the paragraph in the right order. Look for connecting words like conjunctions that will help you link the story well.
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The English section of the exam tests the candidate’s basic knowledge of grammar, vocabulary, reading, and verbal ability. Since the selected candidates would be placed as an officer in charge (of some financial /administrative aspect) it is expected from them to have a working knowledge of English language.
The syllabus of the exam just mentions the word English and Comprehension and do not specify what specifically is to be studied. In order to crack the English section of the exam, it is important to have a clear-cut demarcation of what to study and what not. Thus, candidates should have a list of important topics before starting preparations for the exam. To cut your task out we are providing you the list of important topics in English section for the IBPS PO exam based on the analysis of the previous year papers.
As we discussed above that the English section tests the candidates for working knowledge in English language the questions too are not of very high level. The type of questions asked in the English are divided into four parts namely Reading and Comprehension, Vocabulary, verbal ability and basic grammar. The types of question asked under each heads are listed below.
The questions asked under this section are from topics like Tenses, adjective, preposition etc.
The vocabulary section would focus on areas like idioms, phrases, corrections etc.
This portion is pretty much similar to the vocabulary section. The difference is just that you are required to apply your cognitive skills to deduce a correct pattern or order out of random sequences.
Reading and Comprehension
As the name suggests the section tests the candidates for their reading and comprehending skills.
Practice is the key to master the English section for your IBPS PO exam. Solving previous years question papers, Mocks, revision tests etc. would help you in identifying those gray areas in your preparations and would help you in strengthening them with some more handwork. For helping you out in your practice we have attached some sample papers here.
The cut-off of the English section in IBPS PO is not too high and can be easily cracked with a little bit of effort. Candidates who are regular in their preparations would not find it difficult to clear the cut-offs. For your reference, we have tabled the category-wise cut-off of the English section from previous years.
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