India Post Payment Bank (IPPB) Preliminary Exam Analysis 8th January 2017 2nd Slot

By Akanksha Jigyasu|Updated : January 8th, 2017

India Post Payment Bank Preliminary Exam had started from 7th January 2017. Today is the last shift of IPPB Prelims. The 2nd slot of IPPB Preliminary exam 2016-17 was conducted from 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM. We are now going to share the detailed analysis of this slot. You can read here about the Exam analysis of the 2nd 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 (Synonyms and Antonyms were asked) (Passage based on Economy of USA)
Cloze test 10 Questions (Based on Transport system of schools)
Spotting Errors 10 Questions

Reasoning Ability

Number of questions - 35
Level of the exam – Moderate 

Seating Arrangement and Puzzles

 3 sets (15 Questions)

  • One Square arrangement. 4 people at corners facing outside and 4 people at the center facing inside
  • One Linear arrangement with people sitting in row, some facing north and some facing south
  • Puzzle based on different days of the week.
Syllogism 3 Questions
Inequality 3 Questions (Direct questions)
Input Output 5 Questions 
Miscellaneous 9 Questions (3 Blood relations, 1 Coding - decoding, 1 alphabet based question, 3 age related questions etc.)

Quantitative Aptitude

Number of questions - 35
Level of the exam – Moderate to Difficult

Number Series

 5 questions (Based on same pattern as that of previous slot)

  • 22   11   11   16.5   33   ?
  • 6   5   9   26   103   ?
  • 401   401   394   368   305  ?
  • 4   75   136   186   224   ?
  • 158   80   42   24   ?
Data Interpretation

 2 sets (10 questions)

  • One Line Graph (Based on data of a dance class)
  • One Tabular graph (Calculative)
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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