IPPB Mains Exam Analysis, Officer Scale 1 Review: 29 January 2017

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IPPB Mains Exam Analysis, Officer Scale 1 Review: 29 January 2017

IPPB Mains Exam Analysis 2017: The India Post Payments Bank held the mains examination for PO Scale-I post today. The Written Examination was attempted by candidates shortlisted based on the performance in preliminary examination of IPPB PO Scale 1.

In this article, we will talk about IPPB Mains Exam Analysis for Officer Scale-I Post conducted today i.e. 29th January. If you’ve appeared for the paper, refer to the section below.

 

IPPB Mains Exam Analysis 2016-17

The overall paper review for IPPB Officer Scale 1 Mains Examination will begin right after we mention the pattern of the paper. Similar to prelims, the mains paper was objective MCQ based. There were 200 questions in total and section-wise distribution was as follows.

 Section Name  Questions  Marks
 Quantitative Aptitude  50  50
 Reasoning Ability  50  50
 English Language  40  40
 General Awareness  40  40
 Computer Knowledge  20  20
 Total  200  200

Now, talking about IPPB Mains Exam Analysis, the overall difficulty level of the paper ranged from Moderate to slightly Challenging. This theme is usually carried with most Bank Exams since this is the final written paper before the interview round or document verification.

Let us talk about it more in our section-wise IPPB Mains Exam Analysis and understand which section could have fetched you more marks.

IPPB Mains Exam Analysis of Quant Section

Beginning our paper review of IPPB Officer Scale 1 mains, let us talk about the questions asked in Quantitative Aptitude Section. The level of difficulty was Hard.

  • Most of the questions were from DI Section. Although a lot of candidates were able to solve them but most found them calculative.
  • Data Sufficiency and Number Series Questions were challenging. A lot of candidates skipped them.
  • Questions based on Quadratic Equations and Arithmetic were moderate and could be solved by following proper methods. 

Owing to the difficulty level of the section, we expect an attempt between 15 to 18 questions as a good achievable target.

IPPB Mains Exam Analysis of Reasoning Section

Our next section would be reasoning. The level of difficulty was Moderate to Challenging, which was expected. 

  • Sitting Arrangement and Puzzle based questions were abundant and only with proper application of methods could one solve them.
  • Decision Making Questions were slightly Tricky. 
  • Some candidates found Coding Decoding and Input Output Questions to be borderline unsolvable. 

Owing to the difficulty level of the section, we expect an attempt between 21 to 24 questions as a good achievable target.

IPPB Mains Exam Analysis of English Section

Our next section would be english. Same as reasoning section, the level of difficulty was Moderate to Challenging

  • Reading Comprehension Questions was pretty much 50% weightage. If your reading speed is good and you’ve practiced enough, we expect a good attempt in this.
  • Cloze Test Questions were slightly Tricky in terms of language. 

Owing to the difficulty level of the section, we expect an attempt between 18 to 21 questions as a good achievable target.

IPPB Mains Exam Analysis of GK Section

Our next section would be General Awareness. To ease up the candidates a bit, the level of difficulty was Easy and Doable. 

  • The questions were mostly around banking terminologies and IPPB.
  • Question based on static GK were more to be found than current affairs.

Owing to the difficulty level of the section, we expect an attempt between 25 to 28 questions as a good achievable target.

IPPB Mains Exam Analysis of Computer Knowledge Section

Our next section would be Computer Knowledge. Surprising the candidates again, the level of difficulty was Moderate to slightly Challenging. 

  • The questions were based on terminologies, history of computers and various static affairs related to the world of computer systems.
  • Most of the current tech questions were not asked.

Owing to the difficulty level of the section, we expect an attempt between 9 to 12 questions as a good achievable target.

We wrap up our IPPB Mains Exam Analysis here. The candidates who are able to crack IPPB Officer Scale-I Mains Examination will be called for the interview round.

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