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How to prepare English for SBI PO: Best tips to crack the exam

Safalta Expert Published by: Deepesh Mehra Updated Thu, 07 Oct 2021 12:15 AM IST


Master English for SBI PO know the best tips and get sure shot success in any bank exam. SBI PO Examination is fast approaching learn English for SBI PO with Safalta.
SBI PO 2021 exam will be conducted by the State Bank of India (SBI) to select eligible candidates for the post of Probationary Officers (PO) in different branches of the State Bank of India. SBI PO notification has been released by the State Bank of India on 04th October 2021 to recruit 2056 Probationary Officers (PO) in different offices of SBI in India. This is a good time for candidates to master The English Language section of the SBI PO exam. English is relatively the easy section for many. Utility of good preparation for English is high in the exam, English Language section in SBI PO is exam is part of prelims and mains. Good command of English will also be helpful in GD and interviews. In this article, we will guide you with respect to the English section of SBI PO. First step towards mastering English for SBI PO is to know the number of questions asked and be thorough with the grammar and vocabulary. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our monthly FREE Current Affairs E-book- Download Now.

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Prepare English for SBI PO: Know the Number of questions.

English Language section is not a tough nut to crack. Yet many fail to qualify, due to sectional cutoff. Candidates should know the number and type of questions asked in the exam, here is a breakdown of a number of questions asked in the exam.
 Prelims total 30 questions
Mains 35 objective type questions and 2 descriptive type
Candidates can go through past year cut-offs here.

Prepare English for SBI PO: Go through the previous year papers

In order to help the candidates to deal with bank exam questions we highly recommend you to go through past year memory based papers. It will help you to know the demand and difficulty level of the exam. Past year exam papers will also give a fair idea about trends in the paper.

Prepare English for SBI PO: General Tips 

  1. Habit of reading 

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    Reading is always helpful in life more so for exam purposes. Candidates must inculcate the habit of reading a good national newspaper on daily basis. Newspaper reading will add to your vocabulary, and also boost your ability to read comprehensions fast and in an effective way. 
  2. Vocabulary Building:
    Vocabulary is something that can be built either passively(Reading newspapers) or by active efforts(learning words) . We suggest mix of both. Know the difficult words in daily editorials, supplement it with a reading of Norman Lowe's vocabulary book. Making notes from the editorial of difficult words is recommended
  3. Get command over Grammar
    No one is perfect in this world, candidates suffering with English section of SBI PO, are advised to build strong foundation in language. Reading of a good Grammar Book, along with conscious efforts to understand the concept will help to build command over Language. Multiple revisions may be needed. 
  4. Practice is the Key 
    Reading and notes making will not be sufficient if you are not analyzing your progress. We suggest you practice questions on daily basis. Keep a track of your progress, improvement, strengths, and weaknesses.

Prepare English for SBI PO: Exam Centric Tips
Every exam needs a focused and dedicated preparation. General Tips will help you in long run, but to crack the exam in the limited time period we advise you to:
  1. Plan your preparation 
  2. Manage time and implement General Tips on daily basis
  3. Get good mock tests 
  4. Solve mock tests regularly 
  5. Analyze your performance 
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As in SBI PO Exam, is time factor is critical. Mocks will not only add to your concepts but also teach you time management.  

We hope these points discussed above help you to prepare for the SBI PO English section. Meanwhile, you can join our foundation batch SBI PO 2021, to give direction to your preparation. Boost your chances of success. 

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