Bank PO English Syllabus

In this post we are providing Bank PO English Syllabus and tips on How to Prepare for English Section. You must be aware that IBPS PO and SBI PO exams are being conducted every year.

The pattern of the exams has gone under change over the years and now there is provision of preliminary as well as of main examination.

English language paper will be part of both preliminary as well as of main examination of Bank PO. Therefore it is very important for aspirants to understand about Bank PO English Syllabus so that they can score good marks in both pre and main exams.

Brodly English language section of Bank PO consists of comprehension; fill in the blanks, Para jumbles, sentence corrections, idiom & phrases, cloze test etc.

How to prepare for English Section: To perform well in the English Language section of the Bank PO right strategy would be to read a good English newspaper on a regular basis.

Newspaper such as Times of India, Economic Times and The Hindu are very good. Regular reading will improve your vocabulary as well as your ability to read fast and understand the sentences structures.

The editorial part of the newspaper helps the aspirants not only in building their comprehension skills but also in other parts also as it helps in building your understanding of the language. Note down the difficult words and look up for their meaning in the dictionary which will automatically build your vocabulary. Friends this sounds very basic but let me tell you it is very effective. You should also try to build your knowledge of grammar which you can do by reading good grammar books of 10th level. Reading of newspaper thoroughly everyday for two hours will improve your English a lot.

Also attempt practice sets for English language on a regular basis and keep an eye on your score. What you can do here for improvement is that after attempting the practice set you should revisit it and find out the questions in which you have faced difficulty. Find out the solutions of such questions to make sure that you do it correctly next time. You know friends once you start doing this you will find that you are able to do well in this section since questions are based on certain patterns hence you will find similar types of questions again and again.

Bank PO English Syllabus Details

  • Error Correction
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Fill in the Blanks with Modals, Articles etc
  • Comprehension
  • Answering questions based on Unseen Passages
  • Vocabulary
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Spellings
  • One word substitutions
  • Idioms and phrases etc.

Now let us discuss briefly about the Bank PO English Syllabus point wise. In Error Correction there will be a sentence given you have to find out which part of the sentence contains error or if there is No Error. In Sentence Rearrangement 4-5 sentences will be given in jumbled way, you have to arrange them to make proper paragraph. Fill in the Blanks questions can be for preposition, articles or to fill meaningful words. There will be a Comprehension passage, in this you have to answer the questions based on a paragraph.

There will also be questions on synonyms, antonyms, spellings, one word substitutions, idioms and phrases and vocabulary.


bank po english syllabus

bank po English syllabus

Preparation of English can be done by developing your habit of involving yourselves more and more in reading English Paper, English Books, watching English News Channels, discussion with friends in English etc. Friends, I would like to share my own experience with you that by adopting methods which I have mentioned here, I have performed always well in English Section. English section is such a section which you can prepare during your day to day routine. The more you involve you with English the better command you will have on this language which will not only help you to qualify the English Section of Bank PO but it will also help you to perform well in your interview as well as in your professional life later.

If you want to know more about how you can effectively learn English language you can post your comment and I will surely guide you as much as I can.

I am sure after reading this article you must have got an idea about how to prepare for English Section of Bank PO and also about Bank PO English Syllabus. I wish you good luck for the coming exams.

Free Study material for English Section

1. Objective English – Test 1

2. Objective English – Test 2

3. Objective English – Test 3

4. Objective English – Test 4

5. Objective English – Test 5

6. Objective English – Test 6

7. Objective English – Test 7