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IBPS PO Mains exam is scheduled for 28th Nov, 2020 leaving just 38 days in hand for the preparation of this exam. With just 38 days left for the exam to commence it is the right time to strategize your IBPS PO mains exam preparation especially for the Descriptive writing section. If we talk about the Descriptive section it comprises of Letter and Essay writing. Though, nobody can confirm the exact essay title or letter writing topics, however by looking at the current trends and analyzing the previous exams the topics can be predicted to some extent. In this article we are explaining tips and must prepare topics for both essay and letter writing.

Before explaining about the descriptive section of the IBPS PO Mains exam, let us first take a sneak peek into the Mains exam pattern.

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern

Sr. No. Name of test No. of Questions Max. Marks Medium of Examination Time Allotted
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 English & Hindi 60 minutes
2 English Language 35 40 English only 40 minutes
3 Data Analysis and Interpretation 35 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes
4 General, Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi 35 minutes
Total 155 200 180 minutes
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 English 30 minutes

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IBPS PO Mains 2020 Descriptive Writing – Topics for Essay Writing

Essay writing is quite important when it comes to IBPS PO mains examination. As mentioned above, aspirants must be aware of the current events happening as you never know that the essay topic is on the recent event happened. As far as essay topics are concerned they can be from any of the areas including: Social, Science & Technology, Governance, Current Affairs, Economics and other related topics. Here we have compiled a list of some of the hot essay topics which you can prepare and go. Practice these topics and you never know what essay topic you get in the actual IBPS PO mains examination. We have even covered essay writing topics which we suggested for IBPS PO Mains 2019 exam in this article along with the latest ones.

Important Essay Topics Suggested for IBPS PO Mains 2019 Exam

Mentioning below are some of the latest topics that you can practice for IBPS PO Mains descriptive section:

  1. India’s Rank in ease of doing business
  2. Delhi Air Pollution problem – How you think it should be tackled?
  3. Dual Regulation of Indian Banks
  4. Deepening Climate Crisis
  5. Will AI & ML be the reason of massive job-losses
  6. Revocation of Article 370
  7. Draft National Education Policy
  8. Jammu and Kashmir as separate Union Territory in India- good or bad
  9. Digital India Boon or bane ?
  10. The Current Status of Women Empowerment in India.
  11. Life in Plastic: On the Waste Management Framework
  12. Cashless Economy: Digital India
  13. Digital currencies and the Government’s decision to ban them
  14. Banning of e-cigarettes
  15. Global Terrorism & how to tackle it?
  16. Bank Mergers: Benefits and Dangers
  17. How Fake News is widening Social Rifts in India
  18. India’s Space Mission – Chandrayaan 2
  19. Consequences of Brexit
  20. Rising cases of molestation: Are we serious about women security?
  21. One Nation, One Election: A much needed electoral reform?

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Important Essay Topics Suggested for IBPS PO Mains 2020 Exam

These are some of the must prepare topics for essay writing which may be asked in the upcoming IBPS PO mains 2020 exam:

  1. Nobel Prize in Economics 2020
  2. Startup Ecosystem in India
  3. Revocation & Government’s Approach to Article 370
  4. India’s Economic Slowdown
  5. J&K Becoming a Union Territory
  6. Technology Giants and their new regulatory
  7. Digital Payments – Issues in India
  8. India’s rank in the Global Hunger Index
  9. Sex Discrimination in the Workplace
  10. Pros and Cons of Digital Economy
  11. Impact of Online Education
  12. Ayodhya Verdict
  13. Foreign Policy of Modi Era
  14. Trade Wars and its impact
  15. Cyber Security
  16. National Health Protection Scheme
  17. Agricultural Schemes to curb Farmer suicide
  18. Rural banking and its Reform
  19. India’s Airline Industry
  20. Digital currencies and the Government’s decision to ban them
  21. India’s Education System
  22. Bank Mergers: Pros and Cons with the recent mergers
  23. How to maintain our mental health
  24. Artificial Intelligence
  25. Defence Related Trending Topics….

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IBPS PO Mains 2020 Descriptive Writing – Topics for Letter Writing

Letter writing if you have any experience of this, it is easier than writing an essay. Most of the candidates find it easier comparatively to the essay. Below mentioned are few examples of letter writing topics:

  1. Write a letter to your branch manager for insufficient funds in ATM.
  2. Letter to the GM of a Bank for Failure transaction on UPI
  3. Write a letter to the bank manager informing him/ her about the loss of your ATM card and requesting them to urgently block your ATM.
  4. Write a letter to your friend encouraging and wishing him/ her about their civil service examination, that he/she is about to take.
  5. Write a letter to the Bank Manager for reissuing the ATM Card.
  6. Write a letter to the Bank Manager to assign a locker from nearby bank.
  7. Write a letter to the editor of the newspaper alerting him about increasing cases of cybercrime.
  8. Write a letter to the Bank Manager to assign a separate counter for senior citizens.
  9. Write a letter to your friend telling your experience of a foreign trip.
  10. Write a letter to an editor on types of pollution and on the ways of tackling them.
  11. Write a letter to your friend to start his own startup.
  12. These are few samples of letter writing topics.

Descriptive section needs special attention and preparation and unlike other sections, there is no set strategy as how to go about it. We at PracticeMock have come up with some tips and tricks as how to go about essay writing especially.

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Essay & Letter Writing Topics Asked in Previous Year’s

IBPS PO Mains 2019 Descriptive Test Topics

Essay Writing

  1. FDI in retail & Social media influencer

Letter Writing

  1. Letter to cousin for summer job & Letter to manager for a discrepancy

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IBPS PO Mains 2018 Descriptive Test Topics

Essay Writing

  1. Prevalence of Fake News
  2. Need of universal health care system in India
  3. Advantages of learning foreign languages
  4. Publication of books etc. moving from hard copy to soft copy

Letter Writing

  1. A letter to the editor briefing him on the current scenario of pollution and measures to reduce it
  2. A letter to the neighbor thanking them for their help

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IBPS PO Mains 2017 Descriptive Test Topics

Essay Writing

  1. Advantages and Disadvantages of Cashless economy
  2. Which reform in Indian education can be compared with International level
  3. Effects of gadets on intellectual capabilities of humans

Letter Writing

  1. Write a letter to the branch manager requesting him to block your credit card as you’ve lost it and ask him to issue you a new card.
  2. Letter to your office colleague
  3. Write a Letter to you friend encouraging and advising him to plan his own start-up

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Tips to go about Essay Writing – IBPS PO Mains 2020

  • Stick to the Topic you are Writing on

Be precise with what you are writing. Make sure that a candidate is not diverted from the topic. Quality of the content will surely matter; thus, it is important to stick to the topic.

  • Structuring the Essay is important

An essay writing generally consists of three paragraphs at least. Even if you have sound knowledge about the topic you are writing on, random writing won’t help unless it is well structured. The 1st paragraph should be introductory, 2nd should be the body and last paragraph should always be the conclusion.

  • No Grammatical Errors

While writing an essay one should be thorough with basic grammar rules as any grammatical or spelling errors are to be avoided.

  • Simple Language to be used

Some may think that writing a hi-fi language may fetch you good score, however it is absolutely not the case. Essay should be written in the simplest of language so that your ideas and thoughts should be well understood by whosoever is evaluating it.

  • Correct Figure or Data to be included

If you are writing an essay on something factual then make sure that you use only that information including data or figures that are factual or correct.

  • First paragraph should be brief

A brief introduction to be given in the first paragraph of the essay. Just an outline of the topic can be explained.

  • Sticking to the Word Limit is important

Always try to stick to the word limit, no matter even if you have extensive knowledge about the subject/topic.

  • Be neutral for few topics

An essay can either be for or against the topic, however make sure that if the subject is related to religion or politics then try to stay neutral rather than going for or against it.

These are some tips that a candidate must take care while writing an essay. Take a free mock test of IBPS PO Mains and practice well for other sections.

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This is all we have for IBPS PO mains examination descriptive writing section. We advice the candidates to start preparing for these essays and letter topics before they face the actual IBPS PO mains exam which is on November 28, 2020.

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