This section is also known as Verbal Ability and it tests the English language skills of a candidate. Along with this, this section also tests the reading and apprehending skills. So a candidate should have a good grammar and vocabulary skills along with a good reading habit to excel in this section.
General overview of Marks distribution in English Language for SBI PO Prelim exams:
|Topics||Expected Number of Questions|
|Fill in the blanks||0-5|
|Multiple meaning/error solving||0-5|
The priority based detailed division for English Topics is:
|Priority 1||1. Fill In The Blanks|
|Priority 2||2. Cloze Test|
|3. Jumbled Sentences|
|Priority 3||4. Comprehension|
|5. Spotting The Errors|
|Priority 4||6. Word Association/ Vocabulary|
|7. Sentence/Paragraph Completion|
|8. Correcting The Sentences|
|9. Active/Passive Voices|
The English language section is an easy scoring section and generally the questions are of moderate difficulty and the sectional cutoff can be easily cleared. A candidate should be well versed with the grammar and vocabulary to answer most of the questions from the English Language section. It is also important for the candidates to practice various sample papers and previous year papers to build the confidence for the SBI PO Prelims exam.