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Analysis – IPPB Mains Exam – 29th January 2017

India Post Payment Bank – IPPB Mains Exam – is an exam held for the post of Probationary Officer Scale I. It was held on January 29, 2017 from 2.00 pm to 4.20 pm.

Here is our analysis for IPPB Mains Exam 2017

Overall level of exam was Moderate to Difficult

Sections No. Of Questions Difficulty Level Good Attempts
Reasoning Ability 50  Moderate to Difficult 25+
English Language 40  Moderate 17+
Quantitative Aptitude 50 Difficult 17+
Computers 20 Difficult 12+
General Awareness 40 Moderate to Tough 27-30
Overall 200   Moderate – Difficult 95-105 

Do note that this is based on the inputs of Studycopter students who appeared for the IPPB Mains Exam 2017

1. English Language

  • Total Questions: 40
  • Good Attempts: 17+
  • Level: Moderate
  1. Reading Comprehension: 2 Set with 15 questions; One passage was on Banking and other passage was on China’s economy.
  2. Spotting Errors: 5 questions.
  3. Cloze Test: 5 questions; based on India Post
  4. Para Completion: 5 questions

2. Reasoning

  • Total Questions: 50
  • Good Attempts: 25+
  • Level: Moderate
  1. Puzzle: 2 sets of 10 questions
  2. Seating Arrangement: Linear sitting arrangement
  3. Puzzle: 5 questions
  4. Coding Decoding: 5 questions
  5. Syllogism
  6. Input Output: 5 questions
  7. Logical Reasoning: 10 questions
    8. Miscellaneous: 5 questions

3. Quantitative Aptitude

  • Total Questions: 50
  • Good Attempts: 17+
  • Level: Difficult
  1. Number Series: 5 questions; Students were suppose to find the wrong number
  2. Data Interpretation: 3 sets of 15 questions

(a). Missing Di (Tabular)
(b). Mix DI; Bar Graph + Table
(c). Pie Chart

3. Quadratic Equation: 5questions
4. Data Sufficiency: 5 questions
5. Miscellaneous: 20 questions

Note: Miscellaneous questions were asked from different topics like Profit Loss, Average, Ratio & proportion, etc.

4. General Awareness

  • Total Questions: 40
  • Good Attempts: 27+
  • Level: Moderate to Tough

Questions were asked from Banking, Static GK and Current Affairs topics.  There was nothing out of the ordinary.

Here is a detailed list of GK questions asked on the exam

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5. Computers

  • Total Questions: 20
  • Good Attempts: 12+
  • Level: Moderate to Tough


Here is a detailed list of Computer questions asked on the exam

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