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.
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.
Topic rearrangement of passage
Topics with expected number of questions in IBPS PO exam
|Topic||Expected number of questions|
|TIME & DISTANCE||2|
Topics with expected number of questions in IBPS Clerk exam
|Topic||Expected number of question|
|MULTIPLE MEANING WORDS/ERROR SPOTTING||0-5|
|PARAGRAPH COMPLETION/SENTENCE CORRECTION||5|
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.
- Bank exam English book by Hari Prasad (Objective English)
- R.S.Agrawal(Objective general)
- Kiran Prakashan
- Arihant books General English for exam)
- Ajay Singh(Objective English)
- 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|
| IBPS RRB Exam
(Office Assistant) English Paper
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.
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.