IPPB New Exam Pattern 2016 for Officer Scale II, III, V Recruitment

IPPB New Exam Pattern

IPPB New Exam Pattern 2016: India Post Payments Bank has announced a new pattern for IPPB Officer Scale II, III and V. This new exam pattern will be valid for this years’ paper and candidates who are set to appear for the written exam will attempt IPPB Examination based on this new exam pattern.

The Preliminary Examination for IPPB Officer Scale II, III and V will be held on 17th December 2016 and the shortlisted candidates will be called for Mains Examination.


IPPB New Exam Pattern 2016 for Officer Scale II, III, V

IPPB Selection Procedure 2016 for Officer Scale II, III and V Post will be completed in various stages. As per the notification, the new exam pattern will be as follows.

 Section Name  Questions  Marks
 Reasoning Ability  50  50
 English Language  40  40
 General Financial Awareness (with reference to banking)  60  60
 Quantitative Aptitude  50  50
 Total  200  200

The important points related to IPPB New Exam Pattern for Office Scale II, III and V are

  • The examination will be Objective Computer-Based Test (CBT).
  • There will be 4 sections – Reasoning, English, Quant and General Awareness.
  • The Medium of the paper will be English/ Hindi.
  • The total number of questions/ marks will be 200.
  • Each questions will carry 1 mark. For every incorrect attempt, 0.25 marks will be deducted from the score.
  • Total Time will be 120 minutes i.e. 2 Hours.

Even though the exam time is 120 minutes; you may have to be at the venue for approximately 180 minutes including the time required for logging in, collection of the call letters, going through the instructions etc. We hope this covers all the important sections of IPPB New Exam Pattern. To download IPPB officer admit card, click here.

To understand the job profile and other information related to IPPB Officer, read the article below which shows how an IPPB PO Job Profile is different than that of a Bank PO.

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