India Post Payment Bank Preliminary Exam has started from today. The 3rd slot of IPPB Preliminary exam 2016-17 was conducted from (In time 1:30)  2:00 PM - 3:00 PM. In this post , we represent the Review of IPPB Officer Scale I Prelims Exam step by step on the basis of the review given by our users. Please note, this is the review given by our users, we are stating that here, if anything does not match which came in the exam, AIMSUCCESS will not be responsible for the same.

India Post Payment Bank Exam Pattern

S. N.

Name of the Subject

Maximum Marks

Total Time

1. English Language30Composite time of 01 hour
2.Reasoning Ability35
3.Quantitative Aptitude35
The Overall level of the exam was  Easy to Moderate. 

The analysis has been presented based on the reviews shared by our readers who appeared for the exam. In case of any anomaly, let us know in the comments, we will update it.

English Language

Number of questions - 30
Level of the exam – Easy to Moderate
  • Reading Comprehension - 10 Questions  -  Moderate ( 02 synonyms asked in RC.)
  • Cloze test - 10 Questions (Easy to moderate)
  • Errors - 10 Questions (Easy to moderate)

Reasoning Ability

Number of questions - 35
Level of the exam – Moderate

Sitting Arrangement and  Puzzles– 15 Questions - (Easy to moderate) 
  • One Circular Seating Arrangement in which 8 friends were sitting (Not all are facing Centre). Seating Arrangement was linear, 8 persons sitting in two rows facing each other.
  • There was one Floor Puzzles (8 persons)] - 
Syllogism - 5 Questions (Easy to moderate)
Coding-Decoding : 5 Questions (Easy to moderate)
Inequality - 5 Questions (Easy)
Direction - 2 Questions (Easy)
Blood Relation, Ranking order - 1+1 Questions (Easy)
Alphabet - 1 Questions (Easy)

Quantitative Aptitude

Number of questions - 35
Level of the exam  Moderate to Difficult
  • Simplification/Approximation -5 Questions (Easy to moderate)
  • Number Series - 5 Questions (Moderate)
  • Quadratic Equation -  5 Questions  (Easy to moderate)
  • Data Interpretation -2 sets :  10 Questions (Moderate) - (03 Sets of DI (Bar Graph and Tabular)
  • Miscellaneous - 10 Questions (Moderate) [Questions based on Age, Mixture Allegation, Partnership,Pipes and Cisterns, Profit Loss, Average, Boats & Stream, Compound/Simple Interest, Time & Work, etc.]

Questions Asked in IPPB Officer Scale I Pre Exam- 7th Jan 2017

OverAll Analysis of IPPB Officer Scale I Prelims Exam

Good Attempt - 77+

Reasoning Ability - 27+
Quantative Aptitute - 25+
English Language - 20+

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