LETTER MOCK OF THE DAY | NABARD MAINS 2020 | TEST 4

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LETTER WRITING MOCK TEST 1 for NABARD, SBI, IBPS, RRB and other Banking Exams

Now, let’s discuss the kinds of Letters. Broadly speaking, letters are of two types:
(a) Formal Letters and
(b) Informal Letters
Formal Letters
Please, keep in mind the following things before you switch to writing a letter:
(a) Start a letter going straight downwards without leaving any space on the left margin.
(b) Change the paragraph leaving one line-space.
(c) While writing any Formal letter, keep yourself to the point. Better start abruptly and end abruptly. This will keep you to the point. The examiner will feel convenient to get to the theme of your letter. Avoid maintaining too much formality.
(d) While writing any Informal letter, just start writing it keeping in mind the fact the you are causing the reader to feel your presence through the letter; in other words, the reader should read the letter as if he were talking to you.
(e) Always keep in mind the purpose of writing the letter and just ask yourself whether the letter will fulfil your purpose.
Look at the Format:
Place: XXX
Address: XXX
April 6, 2020.
Subject: _______ (to be given only in Formal Letters) __________
Sir,
I……..____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
(One-line space)
________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________.
Yours ……
Xyz

Letter Writing: Exercises

Letter writing

Formal Letters to be attempted

Write a letter to your sibling about how to prepare for Bank examinations.

Write a letter to the copany accepting the job offer of an Assistant Manager in the company

Write a letter on behalf of your department to the CEO of your company for working in late hours and not appreciated by management members

Write a letter to the Zonal Head of the bank you have been selecting in requesting him to extend the date of your appointment. Give due reasons.

Letter Writing: Fundamentals

Letter writing

Dear Aspirant,
Communication means sharing of information or intelligence. We employ two mediums of communication:

(a) Verbal and

(b) Non-verbal

In Verbal Communication, we use a language that we know. And a good verbal communicator has the following qualities:

1. S/He keeps good command over words and their usage

2. S/He keeps good command over the English Grammar

3. S/He listens a lot but speaks only the essential

4. S/He has sound analytical power to analyze any particular situation

5. S/He has potential to process his thought

If you are good at writing Articles, Essays, Letters, Editorials and the other, it means you’re a good verbal communicator.

Note: In Non-verbal Communication, we use our gestures and postures.

Sample Letters

Descriptive Paper Letter Writing for SBI

Dear Friend,

Keep in mind the following things before you switch to writing a letter:

Start a letter going straight downwards without leaving any space on the left margin.

Change the paragraph leaving one line-space.

While writing any Formal letter, keep yourself to the point. Better start abruptly and end abruptly. This will keep you to the point. The examiner will feel convenient to get to the theme of your letter. Avoid maintaining too much formality.

While writing any Informal letter, just start writing it keeping in mind the fact the you are causing the reader to feel your presence through the letter; in other words, the reader should read the letter as if he were talking to you.

Always keep in mind the purpose of writing the letter and just ask yourself whether the letter will fulfil your purpose.

Previously Asked Letter-Topics: IBPS PO

Letter Writing Model 4

Write a letter to the Bank Manager to share an innovative idea on File Management System in Banks.
Write a letter to the newspaper Editor on how to stop Crime in the City.
Write a letter to your old teacher to thank him/her for making you a good human being.
A letter of complaint: Being a customer of a so and so bank. You have to write a complaint letter to the Bank Manager about the negligence/irresponsibility of the employees.
Letter to the Editor about tampering the currency notes by punching pins to it.

Previous Year Paper: Letter Writing asked in RBI Grade B

RBI letter writing

Grade B Exam – 2014

Attempt any one of the following in about 250 words:— 20 marks

It has been reported to R.B.I. that few banks are violating the prescribed norms while granting loans to the Private Companies. As the General Manager of R.B.I., direct a committee to be instantly constituted to look into the matter and recommend remedial measures to be initiated against such banks. Draft a committee report.

On behalf of RBI, issue a circular to all the subsidiary banks to open a special cell to deal with educational loan applications for higher education in India and abroad and expedite the essential procedures to sanction the loans within a specific period of 10 days.

The Chairman of Customers’ Association has reported to R.B.I. that banks located in rural areas are not able to function well due to frequent cuts in power supply. It causes tremendous inconvenience to customers who come from far off places and go back without their work being done. On behalf of R.B.I., draft a letter to the Chairman of the Association, assuring him that the matter will be seriously taken into account and rural banks will be instructed to make provision for the installation of generators to address this problem permanently in case of power failure.