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Letter Writing Tips for Bank PO Exams – SBI, IBPS

Letter writing is an important component of the English section of major banks exams like SBI PO,   IBPS PO etc. Letter writing allows you with an opportunity to show your writing skills and vocabulary. You need to express your views along with writing style on the paper so that your writing and communication skills are assessed in the examination.

Letter Writing Tips for Bank PO

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Many of the aspiring candidates face problems while writing formal/informal letter asked in the PO exams. Here are the Letter Writing Tips for Bank PO Exams – SBI, IBPS for your assistance.

  • Follow the format: No matter what always follow the format. The general format of a letter is given below:

  • Heading of a letter: address of the writer and the date. Heading must be written on the left corner of the first page of the letter.

  • Salutation is an important part of the letter is an important part. Always put the salutation at the left hand of the page, at a lower level to the Heading. Start the first and last word of the salutation in Capital Letters.

  • Subject: Mention the purpose of the letter in short.

  • Body: The body must cover the entirety of the subject given in the question. Be short and precise.

  • Subscription: A polite form of thanking. It is generally written on the left hand side corner of the lines after the body.

  • Designation follows the subscription.

  • Be specific, Stick to the subject of the letter: Do not write stores. Elaborate things with a limit.

  • Do not repeat sentences or the matter that you are writing about. Generally, candidates repeat too many things in order to show lengthy letter. This is absolutely wrong.

  • Check your command over the Language and tone: Use language tone according to the letter type that has been assigned t you. If it is formal then use formal and precise tone.

  • Maintain a Flow: Yes, you must maintain a steady flow while writing a letter. From start till the end, stick to particular type of flow.

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