The candidates selected for the SBI Mains exam will have to appear for the objective and descriptive test. The candidate has to clear both the sections in order to qualify for the interview. If a candidate fails to clear the objective test, the descriptive test will not be considered.
The descriptive exam will constitute of letter writing and essay writing in English. This test will be of 50 marks and the candidate has to complete it in 60 minutes. So it is very important to manage the time because it will be an online test and the candidate has to type the entire content.
It should also be noted that nearly 350 relevant words are to be written for the essay. So according to that, the candidate has to write at least 30 words per minute to complete the writing part.
One very important thing should be realized that the quality of the content is more important than the quantity. So proper attention to the quality should be given since it is the main criteria for the selection.
Some basic tips for the descriptive paper are:
- The initial step is to collect all the important keywords that would be required in the content.
- Try writing 30 words per minute without compromising the quality of the content.
- Do include relevant, factual and logical points.
- For the essay, start with the introduction followed by pros and cons in the subsequent paragraphs and then conclude.
- Follow a proper format for the letter writing part.
This descriptive part is very important section since it challenges the English skills of the candidates. Hence it is very important that the candidates should be well versed with the English grammar and vocabulary. The grammatical mistakes should be avoided by any chance.
With the help of these tips mentioned on how the descriptive section for the SBI PO exam, the candidate will have a better idea on how much time should be spent for thought process and the number of words to be written within a minute. Practicing previous year’s question papers and typing the answers as the exam is done online will help the candidate in speed and knowledge.
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