Verbal ability for All Government Exams

Verbal Ability or the English Language section is commonly a part of the various Government exams conducted in the country. For most competitive exams conducted in the country, this section is one where a candidate can score more yet tends to lose marks due to the varied options provided.

In this article, we bring to you the detailed syllabus for Verbal Ability in the various Government exams, along with the list of exams in which the section is included in the syllabus.

As the proverb goes “A stitch in time saves nine”, a well-planned preparation for these exams will help in saving more time during the examination.

Test your preparation and score more in the Verbal Ability section with the help of links mentioned below:

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With time management and other factors kept in mind, the Verbal Ability section shall prove to be the most scoring if a candidate is well prepared as no lengthy calculations or solutions are required for this section.

Given below are a few links which may help you ace the Verbal Ability section in the upcoming Government exams:

Given below is the list of topics which are a part of the verbal ability section:

List of topics:

  1. Reading Comprehensions
  2. Cloze Test
  3. Fill in the Blanks
  4. Match the Columns
  5. Error Detection
  6. Jumbled word/Paragraphs
  7. Vocabulary & Grammar
  8. One Word Substitution
  9. Idioms and Phrases
  10. Antonyms and Synonyms

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Other links which may help you prepare for the competitive exams are given below:

Listed below are the steps to solve Verbal Ability questions:

  1. Read the question carefully and do not mark the answers in haste
  2. Do not guess the answers as the options given are similar and candidates may get confused and lose marks
  3. In case of confusion, candidates can start eliminating the incorrect options and this may help them reach the correct answer easily
  4. Do not over complicate the questions and do not panic just by seeing the length of the question asked

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Exams Comprising Verbal Ability as a Subject

Following is the list of exams where one finds the questions from all the topics given above.

  1. CSAT
  2. RBI Exams
    1. RBI Grade – B
    2. RBI Assistant Stage I
    3. RBI Assistant Stage II
  3. SBI Exam
    1. SBI PO Prelims
    2. SBI PO Mains
    3. SBI Clerk Prelims
    4. SBI Clerk Mains
  4. IBPS Exams
    1. IBPS PO Prelims
    2. IBPS PO Mains
    3. IBPS Clerk Prelims
    4. IBPS Clerk Mains
    5. IBPS SO Prelims
    6. IBPS RRB Prelims (Office Assistants)
    7. IBPS RRB Mains (Office Assistants)
    8. IBPS RRB Prelims (Scale I Officers)
    9. IBPS RRB Mains (Scale I Officers)
    10. IBPS RRB General Banking Officers(Scale I)
    11. IBPS RRB Specialist Cadres (Scale II)
    12. IBPS RRB Scale III Officers
  5. SSC Exams
    1. SSC CGL Tier 1
    2. SSC JE Paper 1
    3. SSC GD
    4. SSC CPO Paper 1
  6. RRB Exams
    1. RRB JE-First Stage CBT
    2. RRB NTPC
    3. RRB ALP
  7. Insurance Exams
    1. NIACL AO Exam
    2. NIACL Assistant Exam
    3. NICL Exam
    4. LIC AAO Exam

Candidates preparing for the verbal ability section or any other section, which is a part of the upcoming Government exams, can turn to BYJU’S for assistance regarding the study material, syllabus, preparation tips and exam information.

Given below is the syllabus for various Government exams which candidates can refer to for preparation:

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