Essay Writing Tips and Strategy for IBPS PO Mains Phase 2 2021 | SBI CBO

Dear aspirants,

While preparing for IBPS PO mains / SBI CBO exam, you need to spend considerable time in other sections along with descriptive English paper. But you should pay higher attention to Descriptive English paper as well. Out of total marks in descriptive English, there could be a difference of 10 or 20 marks if you make an organized preparation solely under the guidance of a mentor instead of a random preparation.

How to Prepare for Essay writing ?

  1. You have to focus on going through different articles based on the Current Announcements of the Government or Events going on in and out of the country.
  2. You have also to keep sound knowledge of Traditional Topics such as Dowry System, Population, Unemployment, Poverty Alleviation, the Menace of Terrorism, etc.
  3. Prepare materials on general issues such as development, women, education, health care, the Internet, technology, science, etc. Your content should include quotations, case studies, examples, government initiatives, and so on. It will come in handy while writing the essay. But pay attention when writing what you have prepared. You should write your essay according to the topic, not what you have prepared.
  4. Get into the habit of reading newspaper editorials daily. Essay topics from current affairs are often asked
  5. You have not only to keep acquiring knowledge on various topics but also keep mentioning all those in black and white in an organized way.
  6. Concentrate more on actual examples rather than theoretical jargon. Although many topics may seem theoretical, you need to write relevant, contemporary, current affairs-related stuff in your essay.
  7. You should try to approach a topic from different angles like political, social, historical, environmental, ethical, etc.
  8. Be firm on writing two to three Essays per day and then get analyzed all of them by a mentor so as to make your Essays much more effective. Do all this on a daily basis.
  9. You essay should have an introduction, body and conclusion.
  10. Apply your Grammatical Knowledge while writing essays.
  11. Keep your sentences precise representing your sound knowledge about the topic given.
  12. Resist the temptation to argue too aggressively or one-sidedly in the essay, regardless of how passionate you are about the topic.
  13. Organize your thought point-wise so as to make it eye-catching. Any verbosity is not entertained.

All the best!