SBI PO Mains Descriptive Paper : Essay Writing

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All aspirants completed their preliminary exam phase for SBI PO,now aspirants looking for result and mains exam.There is only 2 weeks left for SBI PO Mains 2016 Exam. In SBI PO mains exam most important 50 marks will be given to English Descriptive paper which include Essay and Letter
Writing.The main purpose behind this Descriptive test is to check your writing,thinking and analytical ability.The candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank only. In 1st part of this article we will discuss Essay only and in 2nd part we will discuss about Letter Writing.

Essay Writing

Essay writing is an interesting intellectual exercise in which the writer must craft thoughtful arguments on topics within the confines of a prescribed and often restrictive word count.Following are some important points which will help you to write Essay.

Selection Of Topic

Because of exam is for banking field essay topics will generally related to bank,economic field only ( sometimes on social issue).In exam you will find 3 topics out of which you need to select one only.Select those topic on which you have most knowledge.Do not go for such topic of which you dont have much idea.


‘First impression is last impression’ according to this introduction of Essay should be attractive,creative one.You can use phrases,quote related to subject then it will work.You may start introduction by asking few questions for reader.Introduction should be ‘Short but sweet’.It will only give introduction of central theme of Essay.

Think Differently

Be creative is soul of essay writing.Paper checker checking multiple essays and if you are writing similar stuff in similar way then you will not get any benefit.So think differently and present creatively so it will grabs the eyes of paper checker and he will give you extra marks than other candidates.

Make List Of All Keywords

After selection of topic try to collect all keywords related to that topic.Make list of it in well sequenced manner.Try to elaborate each keyword with supporting sentences.Use neutral,polite language to elaborate.

Use Of Facts,Data

Collect facts,data related to topic from various government reports,UN reports,NGO survey. Use it in proper way which will give add-on effect to your Essay.

Use Of Paragraph

Make paragraph of each keyword which will support the central theme of Essay.Each keyword should be ranked according to its importance from least importance to heighest importance.Tone of each paragraph should be informative.Sentences should be crisp and clear.Do not use number to paragraph.


Essay never have one sided,biased conclusion.The conclusion always be balanced one.Your conclusion should be sum up the complete article linking it to the title.Do not end the Essay abruptly without writing proper ending statement.

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