Book reviews: Objective General English by SP Bakshi latest edition pdf

Book reviews: Objective General English by SP Bakshi latest edition pdf


In this blog, we will be discussing the author, summary, and review.

Who is this book for?

Since English has become a global language, it is necessary for all walks of life, to achieve eloquence this book is suggested for students and professionals by majority of the English Language trainers in India. SP Bakshi has written the Objective General English book in simple and easy English to help students prepare for competitive exams such as NDA, Bank, SSC, UPSC, PSC, CAT, MAT etc. This book covers all the topics that are asked in the competitive exams. The students preparing for the competitive exams may either buy an Objective General Englishhard copy or an Objective General English PDF soft copy of this book which could be delivered at their addresses or downloaded.


The Objective General English book is fractionated into a few segments namely Foundation Module, Verbal Ability, Sequence of sentences, Objective Comprehension, and Practical Grammar. These segments of the book are further fractioned into Units and Chapters. All these chapters respectively discuss synopsis and rules concepts for building grammar. The book furthermore contains Practice Exercises, and Mock Exercises along with the answer keys, thus, giving an idea about the question paper pattern. The book also mentors the students by providing them with techniques to solve tricky questions asked in the entrance examination.

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It is best to read the topic that the book covers and To get a finer view of the book before one buys one must read the in-depth topics that have been covered in the book, to make it easy for you we have written down about the topics covered in the book in detail.

The Objective General English book is divided into four parts.

  • Part A consists of six units out of which unit I and unit II are called the Foundation Module, each unit has revision exercises for practice. The first unit educates about Tenses and their functions, Voice, and Modals. The second unit is about different types of Sentences, Clauses, and Verbs. The third article consists of Articles, Nouns, and Pronouns. The fourth unit consists of Adjectives, Adverbs and Prepositions. The fifth unit consists of Phrasal Verbs, Idioms, and Phrases. The last unit from the first part consists of Spotting Errors, Sentence Improvement Exercises and Selection of Correct Sentences.
  • Part B of the book guides Verbal Ability such as Paronyms, Homonyms, Word Substitutions, Word Meanings, Synonyms and Antonyms, Foreign Words and Expressions, Sentence Completion, Cloze Test.
  • Part C enlightens on Sequence of Sentences and Objective Comprehension.
  • Part D which sheds light upon Practical Grammar and the topic it covers are Narration, Synthesis, Transformation, Punctuation, Spelling Rules and Contraction


Those preparing for competitive exams should read Newspapers and magazines on a regular basis for at least 15 minutes and take notes of the new words, idioms and phrases which will improve your vocabulary, grammar and reading speed. It is also advised to join a good test series, and also practice previous years exam questions.


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