English in IBPS RRB Mains 2020| Tips and Strategies


Candidates have taken the preliminary stage exam of the IBPS RRB 2020 and its mains exam is going to be held in September. Now candidates must be on the brink of finalizing their preparation for it as it is only a week away. As expected, there will be numerous sections for different posts. English Language will be one of them carrying 20 to 40 marks and consist of 40 questions. We are providing in this article some tips to prepare for the same to make the process of learning easier at this stage of the exam. Read below for know more about English in IBPS RRB Mains 2020.

How to prepare for English in IBPS RRB Mains 2020?

Looking at the exam pattern, we find that this section has a relatively lesser weightage (of about 10-20%) than other sections.  Nonetheless, candidates are advised to make sure they don’t miss out on the topics which we have discussed below:

Reading Comprehension is examiner’s favorite topic and it could be equally favorite for you if the e-papers provided by the print media is extensively utilized by you at a consistent pace. Speed improvement in terms of reading long passages is the key factor in these type of questions.

In order to be successful in cloze test, one has to be absolutely thorough with grammar ethics including the correct usage of verbs, articles, nouns etc. in a sentence. These will mostly be fill in the blank and paragraph based, for which one can get enough practice through sample papers.

Questions on para-jumbles and error spotting will be very similar to that of cloze test, in that one’s grammatical flexibility will be judged through sets of sentences.

The main trick to be applied in this section is fast reading and accurate answering. Things will start to look easy if one pays clear attention to the classical rules of English language. So, don’t stop learning and keep taking mock tests.