Important Descriptive Writing Topics For IBPS PO Mains Exam 2018

Dear Students, the IBPS PO Mains Exam is scheduled to be held on 18th November and we all know that the competition to secure a seat in a Public Sector Bank is going to be tough. And the descriptive test is also being conducted along with the objective type paper of IBPS PO Mains Exam 2018. 

All the candidates are supposed to obtain a minimum score in each section of the objective test separately to get shortlisted for the Descriptive Test Evaluation/Interview. That minimum score is decided by IBPS itself.  The paper will be conducted only in the English Language in an online mode. The time duration to finish the test would be 30 minutes and the test will carry a total of 25 marks. You will have to write an essay and a letter on the topics as mentioned in the question paper. Writing skills are an important part of English Language and Descriptive Test (of English Language) will test your writing skills, understanding, analyzing and summarising skills. 

When you are writing, try not to use heavy vocabulary thinking it will leave a good impression on the reader's mind. Your language should always be easy to understand and the sentences should be easy to comprehend. Also, make sure that you write everything to the point, as writing much of unnecessary things about the topic will only consume your words that will be very limited, and you will be running short of words to mention the other necessary points in the end. The expected word limit for the essay and letter in the IBPS PO Mains Descriptive Paper is 250 and 150 words respectively. 

Now, many of you would be wondering if what could be the most expected descriptive writing topics for IBPS PO Descriptive Paper. So, we, team Adda247 are providing you all with the most important descriptive writing topics for IBPS PO Mains Exam 2018. 

Essay Writing Topics:

1. Social Issues: Related to Women Empowerment or Gender Equality, Terrorism, Corruption, Drug Abuse, Education, Reservation, Religious Intolerance, Impacts of Social Media, Poverty, etc.

2. Environmental Issues: Climate Catastrophe, Pollution, Global Warming, Deforestation, Globalisation and Environmental Problems, etc.

3. Technology Related: Technology's positive/negative effect on humans, Ransomware, Cyber Crime, Cyber Security, Impact of Social Media, Effect of Digitization, etc.

4. Government Schemes: Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Clean India Campaign, Digital India, Start-Up India Stand Up India, Smart Cities, etc.

Also prepare the topics that have been in news for a while. You can visit Current Affairs Adda for daily GK updates.


1. Informal Letter:
  • Letter to your friend congratulating her/him for her/his Academic Success.
  • Letter to Hostel Warden complaining about the condition of food and hygiene.
  • Letter to uncle convincing him to sponsor you to get admission to a famous university.
  • Letter to the younger brother who was recently found to be involved in some malpractices during school examination.
  • Letter to your mentor thanking him for helping you get through a competitive examination.

2. Formal Letter: 
  • Letter to Editor expressing your concern over the impact of social media on youngsters.
  • Letter to Editor, requesting him to publish an article expressing the importance of on Green India Clean India.
  • Letter to the District Magistrate of your locality regarding increasing incidents of Cyber Crime.
  • Letter to Branch Manager requesting him to transfer your endowment policy from Mysore branch to Pune branch.
  • Letter to an insurance company for the assessment of loss in your warehouse due to an explosion in the neighboring factory.

In our effort to provide you all with the latest topics, solved examples and practice exercise set for descriptive writing, we bring to you Descriptive Writing Ebook that will prepare you to tackle the questions asked in Descriptive Paper of IBPS PO Mains Examination with poise. 

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