Important Points to Keep in Mind about Descriptive Test of SBI PO 2016
- Unlike previous offline exams, descriptive test starts immediately after the objective test. There will be no time gap (even for a second).
- Last year they didn't ask questions from Precis writing. They have asked only Letter and Essay writing.
- The Descriptive Test will be Online.
- Two sets of questions will be displayed on screen. 3 of them are for Essay writing and 3 of them are for Letter writing. You will have to pick one from each set and should type your answer .
- Last time they asked Letter for 20 marks and the Essay for 30 marks.
- Don't bother about perfection. There will be marks for each and every step. For example, in letter writing there will be marks for Heading, Addresses, Greeting, Subject Line, Body paragraphs, Complimentary Close. So, if you are completely clueless about the given topics, try to write something with the above formalities. You will get at-least 4 marks which will save you from interviews.
Here are the Descriptive questions asked in Last Years (2015) SBI PO Main Online Exam
Essay (Any 1):-
- (a) Pros & Cons of implementation of “One Rank One Pension”.
- (b) Ethical problems of E – Commerce.
- (c) India’s over dependence on the monsoon
Letter (Any 1):-
Write a letter to:-
- (a) The Manager pointing out the haphazard manner in which files are maintained in the office & proposing some innovative methods of filling.
- (b) The Editor of a newspaper bringing to his notice the number of cybercrimes taking place in your city & suggest measures to curb this menace.
- (c) An aged teacher of yours thanking him/her for his/her contribution to your success as a human being.
Study Material for SBI PO 2016 Main Exam Descriptive Section
Essay Writing :
- Lesson 1 : Introduction to Essay Writing
- Lesson 2 : How to Write Essays for Bank and Other Competitive Exams Here
Lesson 3 : Preparation of Essay Here
Lesson 4 : Writing Plan of Essays Here
Lesson 5 : Drafting and writing Conclusion Here
Lesson 6 : How to score Maximum Marks in Essay Writing ?
Example Essays :
Letter Writing :
- Lesson 1 : Introduction to Letter Writing
- Lesson 2 : Personal / Informal Letter Writing
- Lesson 3 : Formal Letter writing tips