How To Prepare English For SBI Clerk 2021

Safalta Academics Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Wed, 12 May 2021 01:18 PM IST


Know the tips and strategy to prepare for English Section for SBI Clerk Exam 2021.
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English Section of SBI Clerk Exam is a very scoring section. Candidates only need to have their concepts cleared in order to score well in this section. Sometimes candidates are very scared of this section or sometimes take it for granted and keep it for last minute. But to clear SBI Clerk Exam, English Section cannot be taken for granted. Irrespective of whether candidates find it difficult or easy, candidates should study this subject on a daily basis. 

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SBI Clerk 2021 Notification was released by the State Bank of India on April 26, 2021. As per the official notification, SBI Clerk Prelims 2021 will be conducted in the month of June and SBI Clerk Mains 2021 will be conducted in the month of July. With less than two months left for SBI Clerk Prelims 2021, candidates must start preparing seriously for SBI Clerk Exam.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern For English Section

There are a total of 30 question from English Section in SBI Clerk Prelims Exam and a total of 40 questions in the Mains exam. The detailed pattern for English Section is as follows:
Phase No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
SBI Clerk Prelims 30 30 20 minutes
SBI Clerk Mains 40 40 35 minutes

The range of topics from which questions are asked in English Section of SBI Clerk Exam are as follows:
  • Comprehension
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Sentence Rearragement
  • Sentence Correction
  • Spelling Errors
  • Cloze Test
  • Fill in The Blanks
  • Erro Detection
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How To Prepare English For SBI Clerk Exam 2021

Looking at the exam pattern for English Section of SBI Clerk Exam, it is easy to identify that candidates have to solve a good number of questions within a limited time and English Section is a very important part of the paper. Hence candidates must prepare very well for this section in order to clear SBI Clerk Exam 2021. Candidates can follow the following tips to score well in this section:

1. Improve your vocabulary

Candidates should focus on improving their vocabulary as it will help them in topics like antonyms and synonyms, cloze test etc. To improve vocabulary, candidates should read the newspaper on a daily basis and makes notes of the words that they do not know the meaning of. Candidates should note down the meaning of those words, their synonyms, antonyms etc and keep revising them.

2. Brush up English Grammar

Good command over English Grammar will help candidates score good in the exam. This will help candidates solve questions from topics like error detection, fill in the blanks, sentence correction, cloze test etc. Candidates should brush up the basic grammar rules related to topics such as Parts of Speech, Voice, Tenses, Narration, Subject Verb Agreement etc. Candidates should try and understand the concepts behind all the rules of english grammar.

3. Work on Comprehension Reading Skills

To do this, candidates should develop reading skills and try to read from various resources and understand the logic behind each statement. This will also help candidates imprve their reading speed which will again help them in solving Comprehension related questions.

4. Solve Previous Year Papers

Candidates should necessarily solve the previous year questions and understand the questions as well the answers. The questions that you are not able to solve, candidates should note down those questions, and make notes on those questions and the topics to which those questions are related.

5. Solve Mock Test Papers

Candidates should attempt as many mock tests as possible to make a strategy so as to how they should be attempting the paper to score the maximum within the given time. Attempting mock tests will be a good pracitce for candidates. Candidates should also analyze the mock tests and note down their mistakes and rectify them.

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6. Revise

Candidates should keep revising all the topics and be thorough with them
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