India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) exam syllabus and pattern


India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) exam syllabus and pattern

India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) exam syllabus and pattern : The India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) is a state owned commercial bank in India. The bank would use the existing network of the public-sector postal service, India Post. IPPB will offer demand deposits such as savings and current accounts upto a balance of Rs 1 Lac.It also provides financial services such as insurance, mutual funds, pension, credit products, forex, and more, in partnership with insurance companies, mutual fund houses, pension providers, banks, international money transfer organisations, etc. IPPB will conduct an online examination to recruit candidates. The structure of the examinations which will be conducted online are as follows:

  • Stage 1 – Preliminary Examination
  • Stage 2 – Mains Examination
  • Stage 3 – Interview

India Post Payment Bank Exam Syllabus

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze test
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Error Spotting
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumbles

Reasoning Ability

  • Seating Arrangement
  • Syllogism
  • Input Output
  • Coding Decoding
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Ranking/Direction/Alphabet test
  • Data sufficiency
  • Coded Inequalities
  • Puzzle
  • Logical Reasoning

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Simplification
  • Number Series
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Percentage & Averages
  • Profit & Loss
  • Mixtures & Allegations
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Work & Time
  • Time & Distance
  • Sequence & Series
  • Permutation, Combination & Probability
  • Data Interpretation

Computer Knowledge

  • Fundamentals of Computer
  • History of Computer
  • Internet
  • MS Office – Word, Power point, Excel & Access
  • Memory
  • Input Output devices
  • Computer Shortcuts

General Awareness

  • Banking & Financial Awareness
  • Current Affairs
  • Static GK (Few questions)

India Post Payment Bank Examination Pattern

Preliminary Examination Name of Test No. of Q’s Maximum Marks Duration(Composite Time)
1. English Language 30 30
2. Reasoning Ability 35 35
3. Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
TOTAL 100 100 1 Hour


Mains Examination

sl no. Name of Test No. of Questions Max. Marks Medium of Exam
1 Reasoning 50 50 English & Hindi
2 English Language 40 40 English
3 Computer Knowledge 20 20 English & Hindi
4 General Awareness (with special reference to banking) 40 40
5 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 English & Hindi
TOTAL 200 200 English & Hindi


Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off marks to be decided by IPPB. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IPPB depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for the Online Main Examination.

penalty for wrong answers is applicable to both  Preliminary and Main examination. Penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score.  If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

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