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Verbal Ability - Reading Comprehension

This section covers the English language, Grammar, Vocabulary, and correct understanding of the language among varied topics

Verbal Ability

10Q | Overall 10%, Sectional 29% Marks weightage
Topics
Expected Qs
Type
Description
Jumbled Paragraphs
3-4
No Negative Marking, Non-MCQ
Jumbled sentences to be arranged
Summary/Inference of short paragraph
3-4
No Negative Marking, Non-MCQ
Small para of 4-5 sentences followed by 4 answer options
Picking the Odd sentence out of Jumbled Paragraph
3
No Negative Marking, Non-MCQ
Jumbled Sentences out of which one odd sentence to be picked out

Reading Comprehension

24 Q | Overall 24%, Sectional 71% Marks weightage

RC’s
Expected Qs
Type
Long Passage-1 – Usually moderate based on facts
5
MCQs with 1/3 Negative Marking
Long passage-2 – Moderate to difficult with rich vocabulary – more literary and opinion based
5
MCQs with 1/3 Negative Marking
Long passage-3 – Difficult-based on abstract topic/opinion based/literature based, may contain too many unknown vocabulary words
5
MCQs with 1/3 Negative Marking
Short passage-1 – Moderate to difficult; business-economy/geography based
4/5
MCQs with 1/3 Negative Marking
Short passage-2- sometimes difficult with difficult words; based on historical facts, opinion, future plans
4/5
MCQs with 1/3 Negative Marking
Short passage 2 (2nd Option) – difficult passage with specific words on any Abstract topic

Key Topics are as follows:

Topics
Expected Qs
Type
Key Features
Reasoning type of questions
4-5
MCQs with 1/3 Negative Marking
Statement, Assumption, True-False, Inference, Judgement
Vocabulary based Questions
5-6
MCQs with 1/3 Negative Marking
Explaining the similar meaning of the word/phrase used in the RC passage
Opposite Meaning questions
2-3
MCQs with 1/3 Negative Marking
Picking out the answer option with the opposite meaning of the word/phrase as used in the passage
Thought based
3-4
MCQs with 1/3 Negative Marking
Summarising the idea as expressed in the passage
Fact verification
2-3
MCQs with 1/3 Negative Marking
Choosing the answer that agrees/disagrees with the idea expressed by the author

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