'English must to do well in competitive exams'

'English must to do well in competitive exams'

The scenario of competitive exams demand knowledge of English, to effectively face them, said Head of the Department of English, Manasagangotri K M Chandar.

coaching Registrar of KSOU B S Vishwanath, assistant commissioner of Police of Krishnaraja sub-division N P Prakash Gowda, vice-chancellor of KSOU K S Rangappa, head of department of English, Manasagangothri K M Chandar and KSOU registrar (Evaluation) Somappa look on. DH PHOTO

Addressing the gathering at the inauguration of 45 days English coaching classes organised by competitive exam centre of Karnataka State Open University, he said, aspirants of competitive exams face a great difficulty in English.

Most of the times, though good at other subjects,  due toack of English proficiency, they fail to get good marks.

However, students with good English knowledge, may not be good at other subjects but still they manage to do well.

These are the reasons for which many students are not able to succeed in competitive exams.  
Understanding the questions, answers must be written to the point and in simple language.

While answering debatable questions, ideologies must be expressed correctly with perfect grammar.

No reason of time shortage should be given as time management is a very important aspect of such exams. Any questions should be answered confidently, he guided.

Assistant commissioner of Police of Krishnaraja sub-division N P Prakash Gowda said, English language plays an important role in present days. Therefore everyone should learn English for their own benefit.


Along with love and respect towards Kannada language, for knowledge purpose learning English is essential. It is a equipment for exchange of information with others.

In the context of IAS and KAS exams, English is a must. Rural students should not hesitate to learn English, as it is the source through which they can open up to the outer world, said vice-chancellor of KSOU K S Rangappa.

KSOU is a University recognised nationally. Therefore faculty of University should also be trained with spoken English. In coming days, one hour morning or evening classes for faculty would be arranged, he said.

KSOU registrar (Evaluation) Somappa,  registrar B S Vishwanath, co-ordinator of competitive exam centre Jainahalli Sathyanarayana Gowda and Bannur Devaprasad were present.