Last Minute Tips to Score in Descriptive Writing Test of SBI CBO 2020 Exam

The State Bank of India is conducting the SBI CBO exam tomorrow on 28th November 2020. SBI is conducting this exam to recruit 3850 Circle Based Officers. SBI is conducting this exam for the very first time and candidates are dubious about the newly introduced section which is the descriptive test. In this article, we will be discussing some last-minute tips that the aspirants can follow in order to score well in the descriptive writing test of the SBI CBO 2020 Exam. Let us first discuss the exam pattern of the descriptive test section.

SBI CBO Descriptive Test: Exam Pattern

Name of Test (Descriptive Test) No of Questions Max Marks Duration
Letter Writing 1 25 30 mins
Essay-250 words on banking related 1 25
Total 2 50 30 mins
Total (A+B)   250 2 Hrs 30 Mins

Last-minute tips to score in the Descriptive Writing Test of the SBI CBO 2020 exam:

  • Letter to the editor is the most common topic of Letter Writing. Aspirants are advised to go through samples of letters written to the editors in order to get an overview of its pattern. The expected topics that can come in the letter to the editor section are public health a national emergency, ongoing pandemic related topic, etc.
  • The application form of Letter is also an expected topic on which candidates will be asked to write letters. Topics on which applications will be waste can be a letter to the bank manager for transferring the account, suspending the account or opening of an account, etc.
  • Another form of letters that are most likely to come is informal letters that are letters to a friend or family member.
  • Question on Essay writing that will be asked in the examination will either be related to the current ongoing topics or related to the field of banking as the SBI CBO exam is for those who already are bankers.

Candidates are advised to keep the above-mentioned points in mind while preparing for the descriptive writing test section office SBI CBO and increase their chance of scoring maximum in the examination. Other tips that the candidates must keep in mind are:

  • Read sample essays and letters: Try reading as many sample articles or essays as possible, today, to get an overview and idea, benefitting yourself during the descriptive writing test.
  • Read Previous Years’ SBI PO Exam Papers: As the State bank of India is conducting the SBI CBO exam for the first time it is likely that the exam will follow the same pattern of the questions as SBI PO. Candidates are advised to go through the previous year’s questions of SBI PO on essays or letter writings.
  • Read Current Affairs: The Essay that the candidates will be asked to write in the descriptive writing test is most likely to be based on the current affairs topics so the candidates are advised to go through the current news, ongoing trending topics, etc.