India Post Payment Bank (IPPB) Preliminary Exam Analysis 7th January 2017 1st Slot

By Akanksha Jigyasu|Updated : January 7th, 2017

India Post Payment Bank Preliminary Exam has started from today. The 1st slot of IPPB Preliminary exam 2016-17 was conducted from 9:00 - 10:00 AM. We are now going to share the detailed analysis of this slot. You can read here about the Exam analysis of the 1st slot of India Post Payment Bank Preliminary Exam 2016.

India Post Payment Bank Exam Pattern -

S. No.

Name of the Subject

Maximum Marks

Total Time

1. English Language30Composite time of 1 hour

2.Reasoning Ability35
3.Quantitative Aptitude35

The Overall level of the exam was 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 – Moderate

Reading Comprehension 10 Questions (Based on Economy - World Bank Report) (Synonyms and Antonyms were asked)
Cloze test 10 Questions (Based on Pullution in China)
Spotting Errors 10 Questions

Reasoning Ability

Number of questions - 35
Level of the exam – Moderate 

Seating Arrangement and Puzzles

 3 sets (15 Questions)

  • One Circular arrangement with some people facing center and some facing outside
  • One Linear arrangement with people sitting in row, some facing north and some facing south
  • Floor based puzzle (8 people living on 8 different floors)
Syllogism 5 Questions
Inequality 5 Questions (Direct questions)
Coding - Decoding 5 Questions (Sentence Coding)
Miscellaneous 5 Questions (Based on Distance and Direction, Blood Relation etc.) 
 (How many words can be formed from UMET? )

Quantitative Aptitude

Number of questions - 35
Level of the exam – Moderate

Number Series

 5 questions

  • 180  191  193  203  206  215  ?
  • 418  208  102  48  ?  5
  • 153  155  160  170  187  ?
  • 3  1.5  1.5  3  12  ?
  • 3  4  9  28  ?
Data Interpretation

 2 sets (10 questions)

  • One Line Graph
  • One Tabular graph (based on percentage of votes)
Simplification / Approximation 5 questions
Quadratic Equations 5 Questions
Miscellaneous 10 questions (Age, Mixture Allegation, Partnership,Pipes and Cisterns, Profit Loss, Average, Boats & Stream, Compound/Simple Interest, Time & Work, Probability etc.)

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