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IBPS English Preparation Notes

English Preparation Notes

IBPS English Preparation Notes

IBPS has invited the candidate for applying for the posts of Clerk, PO, and others. In this section,we will study about the “English”.It is very important part of the government job exams.The English Language is an important part of the selection of clerk,PO,SO and others.It is also scoring portion of the exam.

According to the recent survey,51% students have some knowledge of English syllabus topics for the exam which major part is grammar and vocabulary.This section is compulsory for all exams.

  • Prepare your English exam with provided notes. Here we are providing links for notes with important & most coming questions:

English Preparation Notes : English Notes for IBPS Bank Exam

Syllabus of English

These are following topics for the preparation of English:



Words which spelling same but pronunciation different.


Words which have opposite meaning.


Words which have the same meaning.

Word Formation(वर्ड फार्मेशन)

New word forming by adding  prefixed and suffixe.


Words which are spelled.


Spotting Errors

Finding the mistakes on the basis of grammar.

Phrases and idioms

Common words understood meaning.

Direct and Indirect speech

Express the content of statements,questions etc.

Active/ Passive voice

Subject performs with the help of verb.


 Reading Comprehension

Theme Detection
Passage completion
Topic rearrangement of passage
Deriving Conclusion


Topics with expected number of questions in IBPS PO exam

 Topic Expected number of questions
 Total 50 Marks
Also Read:  IBPS PO Prelims Syllabus 2016


Topics with expected number of questions in IBPS Clerk exam


 Topic Expected number of question
 Total 50 Marks

IBPS English Books

The English section have three parts(General English, Comprehension, and Spelling.) and contains 40 marks in it.

Some Of other IBPS Reference books for The English Language.

  1. Bank exam English book by Hari Prasad (Objective English)
  2. R.S.Agrawal(Objective general)
  3. Kiran Prakashan
  4. Arihant books General English for exam)
  5. Ajay Singh(Objective English)
  6. Vikas Agrawal

 English portion in IBPS Exams

 IBPS Exam Name No.of question Marks
 IBPS Clerk English Paper  40 40
 IBPS PO English Paper  40 40
 IBPS Specialist Officer English Paper  50 25
 IBPS RRB Exam (Officer scale) English Paper  40 40
(Office Assistant) English Paper
 40 40
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Tips & Strategy


Arrangement and re-arrangement of sentences

In this ,how to form sentences and re-arranging the word to form proper sentences.

Keep an eye for the Grammar

Grammar is the main part of English language.They focused on active/passive voice, direct and indirect speeches, use of verbs, tense and other questions pertaining to basic grammar.

Make a habit of reading

Reading is improving the English language skills.This also improves the vocabulary and knowledge of the language and helps in solving questions related to homonyms, synonyms, antonyms, phrases and idioms etc.

Write regularly

Writing is also very important practice during the process of preparation of the prelims examination.It is for checking the speed,grammar and spelling of English Grammar.

Updated: August 27, 2016 — 7:19 am

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