English for Competitive Exams

While most Indian students are comfortable with the quantitative section of competitive exams such as CAT, GMATGREIELTS, etc, English for competitive exams remains a challenge for many. With equal weightage, if not more, to English for competitive exams as to Maths, it’s imperative to gain clarity about basic grammar rules, understand the skills it needs to crack the verbal section of competitive exams and get extremely comfortable and confident with English for competitive exams.  Does the “English monster” petrify you and gives you doubts about cracking the competitive exam you are preparing for?

Worry not, you will conquer and win over this monster after reading this guide. This blog will help you gain clarity on general English for competitive exams, the best English books for preparation, golden rules of grammar, tips to improve your score in the verbal section of various competitive exams, and the types of questions asked!

English Grammar for Competitive Exams

English is one of the most scoring sections of competitive exams if you do them well. They are designed to understand your proficiency and understanding of English. Moreover, if you are able to answer Grammar questions correctly and quickly, you have more time to focus on other sections of the exam. So, let’s check out some of the important English grammar sections for competitive exams:

  1. Rules For Tenses 
  2. Rules For Prepositions 
  3. List of Prepositions
  4. Rules and List of Conjunctions 
  5. Active And Passive Voice Rules
  6. List of One Word Substitutions
  7. List of Homophones/Homonyms
  8. List of Synonyms and Antonyms
  9. Idioms And Phrases
  10. Spotting the Error
  11. Reading Comprehension
  12. Cloze Test
  13. Letter Writing Format
  14. Precis Writing
  15. Sentence Correction Questions
  16. Adjective Degree Of Comparison Rules
  17. Article Rules
  18. Direct & Indirect Speech Rules
  19. Sentence Rearrangement & Para jumbles

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