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IPPB Officer Scale 1 (Assistant Manager) Prelims 2016: Section- wise Preparation Tips

IPPB Officer Scale 1 (Assistant Manager) Prelims 2016: Section- wise Preparation Tips

Indian Post Payments Bank (IPPB) is ready to conduct the ‘Indian Post Payments Bank Online Examination’ Prelims. This examination is a big opportunity for the banking aspirants at the Indian Post Payments Bank. IPPB has announced vacancies of 650 and the bank seeks determined and capable individuals to work with.

The IPPB Officer Scale 1 (Assistant Manager) 2016 Prelims examination is scheduled to be conducted on 7th and 8th January 2016. Every IPPB aspirant is busy with his/ her preparation to crack the exam.

IPPB Officer Scale 1 (Assistant Manager) Prelims 2016: Exam Pattern

Let us take a look at the exam pattern of IPPB Officer Scale 1 (Assistant Manager) 2016:

Sr. No

Name of the section

Maximum Marks

1

English Language

30

2

Reasoning Ability

35

3

Quantitative Aptitude

35

Total

100

Note: The time duration of the examination will be of 1 hour. The number of questions asked from English Language are 30 and from Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Aptitude are 35. Hence, the total number of questions will be 100 questions.

IPPB Officer Scale 1 (Assistant Manager) Prelims 2016: Section – wise preparation

Please note that candidates need to qualify the sectional cut- off marks as decided by IPPB. Hence, we bring you the important topics and syllabus from every section. We suggest you not to prepare topics apart from these and concentrate on those topics largely.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Please make sure you practice questions from different sources. When you do so, you will get familiar with variety and it will enhance your performance.
  • The habit of practising is a must. If you practice, you will end up enhancing your accuracy and help you score well.
  • Apply short cut tricks to solve questions. This approach will help you solve fast in less amount of time.
  • Never go for the business of “Guessing”. You will suffer with negative marking if your answer is wrong. Attempt questions only if you are sure.

Important Topics for Reasoning:

  • Inequalities
  • Direction sense
  • Alphanumeric series
  • Input / Output Questions
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Blood Relations
  • Ranking
  • Causes and Effects
  • Statements and Assumptions
  • Syllogism
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Puzzles
  • Data Sufficiency

Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Build and brush up your basics. Basics and fundamentals are highly essential to score in this section.
  • Keep practising as many questions as you can. Make sure you solve every variety of question.
  • Remember and apply formulae as per necessity.
  • Learn new shortcuts to solve the questions. This way is faster and accurate as compared to ‘lengthy’ way of solving.

Important Topics for Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Mixture & Allegations
  • Speed, Time and Distance
  • Simplification/Approximation
  • Work & Time
  • Profit & Loss
  • Discounts
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest
  • Data Interpretation (focus on Table, Line graph, Caselets, Pie chart and Bar chart)
  • Number Series (Figure out the wrong in this series)
  • Pipes and Cistern
  • Percentages
  • Averages
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Probability
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Problems on boats and Streams
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Age problems
  • Mensuration
  • Data comparison
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Partnership

English Language:

  • Try reading a newspaper on every day basis. This habit will enhance your written and spoken English skills.
  • Build you vocabulary by learning new words and use them on every day basis.
  • Practice model test papers and sample papers to intensify your performance.
  • Practice Reading Comprehension questions as they are lengthy. They are the most time consuming ones.

Important Topics for English Language:

  • Error Spotting
  • Parajumbles
  • Correction of Sentences
  • Replacement of Phrases
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Fill in the Blanks

IPPB Officer Scale 1 (Assistant Manager) Prelims 2016: Preparation Tips

  • Understand the pattern and practice.
  • Know the syllabus and the important topics. Focus on them while preparation.
  • Choose the section you are strong in and start.
  • Once done with the above topics, move on to the weak areas and work hard.
  • Inculcate a habit of practising regularly.
  • Maintain balance between all the sections. Don’t skip or neglect any of them.
  • Develop self-confidence and hope for the best.

Recommended Books for IPPB Exam Preparation 

Here is a short and crisp list of Best Books for IPPB Officer Scale 1 (Assistant MAnager) Exam 2016 Preparation.

Quantitative Aptitude books for IPPB Exam Preparation:

Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R.S. Aggarwal 

Reasoning books for IPPB Exam Preparation:

A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Aggarawal
A New Approach to Reasoning Verbal & Non-Verbal by B.S. Sijwali

English books for IPPB Exam Preparation:

English (From Plinth to Paramount)  by Neetu Singh
Objective General English by SP Bakshi

We hope that this article will help you boost your preparation for IPPB Officer Scale 1 (Assistant Manager) Prelims 2016. Keep learning!

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India Post Payment Bank (IPPB) Scale I Officer Prelims 2016-17 Exam Date Announced

IPPB Scale-1 Officer Exam Date

The India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) is a newly formed Public Limited Company under the Department of Posts. IPPB will conduct an online recruitment exam for the recruitment of officers at junior and senior levels.

India Post Payment Bank (IPPB) has invited application for filling 650 posts for Scale I officers and Administrator posts.

Selection will consist of the following steps:

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Main Examination
  3. Interview

IPPB Scale I officers – Assistant Manager (Territory) Prelims Exam Dates:

The IPPB Scale I officer prelims exam will be held on 7 and 8 January 2017.

IPPB Scale I officers – Assistant Manager (Territory) Prelims Admit Card:

The admit cards for IPPB Scale I officers – Assistant Manager (Territory) is available on the official website.

  • Start Date for Download of Admit Card: 18 December 2016
  • Last Date for Download of Admit Card: 8 January 2017

Click here to Download IPPB Scale-1 Admit Card 2016

IPPB Scale I officers – Assistant Manager (Territory) Prelims Exam Pattern:

Section

Number of Questions

Max. Marks

English Language

30

30

Reasoning Ability

35

35

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

Total

100

100

Note: Duration of the exam: A composite time of 60 Minutes

The candidates MUST pass in each of the above Objective tests. The passing marks in each test will be decided by IPPB on the basis of the performance of all the candidates appearing in the tests. Candidate may accordingly allocate their time to each test within total time of 60 minutes for all the three tests put together.

Candidates will have to pass in each of the objective tests. The Scores of Online Examination will be obtained by adopting the following procedure :

  1. Number of questions answered correctly by a candidate in each objective test is considered for arriving at the Corrected Score after applying penalty for wrong answers.
  2. The Corrected Scores so obtained by a candidate are made equivalent to take care of the minor difference in difficulty level, if any, in each of the objective tests held in different sessions to arrive at the Equated Scores i.e Scores obtained by candidates on any test are equated to the base form by considering the distribution of scores of all the forms.
  3. Test-wise scores and scores on total is reported with decimal points upto two digits.

Stay tuned with us for more updated. Till then, Practice and Grow!

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IPPB Scale 1 2016 Admit Card Released - Download here

IPPB Scale 1 2016 Admit Card will be release soon

India Post Payment Bank (IPPB) has invited application for filling 650 vacant posts for Scale I officers and Administrator posts. The recruitment exam for Scale 1 officers will be conducted in December 2016/ January 2017.

IPPB Officer Admit card 2016

 The call letters required to appear for IPPB Officer exam. India Post Payments Bank Limited will take written exam of Objective type for Officer Scale-I in December 2016/ January 2017. For that, admit card is released.


Selection will consist of the following steps:

(i) Preliminary Examination

(ii) Main Examination

(iii) Interview

The final selection shall be made on the basis of interview. Merely satisfying the eligibility norms do not entitle a candidate to be called for Examination / Group Discussion / Interview.

Click here for Download IPPB Admit Card Scale-I  2016

IPPB Admit Card 2016

The IPPB Admit Card 2016 have been made available by the India Post Payment Bank IPPB on its official website.

Steps to Download IPPB Admit Card 2016 Online

There are some simple steps that the candidates will have to follow on the official website of India Post Payment Bank IPPB to check their results.

Go to the official website of India Post Payment Bank IPPB

  1. Look for the ‘IPPB Admit Card 2016′ link and click on it.
  2. Fill in the required details and submit.
  3. It is advised to take a print out of the admit card for future reference.


 

Instructions for Candidates:

  • Documents needed at the Exam hall/venue:
  1. Valid IPPB Admit Card
  2. Photo Identity Proof (Aadhar Card, e-Aadhar Card, PAN Card, Driving License, Election Card, Bank Passbook, Passport or ID Card issued by School/College)
  3. Photocopy of Photo Identity Proof
  • Reach the venue at least 2 hours before the given time.
  • Candidates reporting after a specified time will not be allowed to take the test.
  • Any misconduct by the applicant in the premises may result in cancellation of candidature from future exams conducted by this department.
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India Post Payments Bank Admit Card 2016-17 – Download IPPB Call letter | Scale II, III and V Officers

IPPB Exam 2016 - Download Admit Card Now

India Post Payment Bank (IPPB) has invited application for filling 2246 vacant posts for Scale II, III and V officers and Administrator posts. The recruitment exam for Scale 1 officers will be conducted on17th December 2016.

IPPB Officer Admit card 2016

 The call letters required to appear for IPPB Officer exam. India Post Payments Bank Limited will take written exam of Objective type for Officer Scale II, III and V on 17th December 2016. For that, admit card have been released .


Selection will consist of the following steps:

(i) Written Examination

(ii) Interview

The final selection shall be made on the basis of interview. Merely satisfying the eligibility norms do not entitle a candidate to be called for Examination / Group Discussion / Interview.

IPPB Admit Card 2016

The IPPB Admit Card 2016 have been made available by the India Post Payment Bank IPPB on its official website.

Steps to Download IPPB Admit Card 2016 Online

There are some simple steps that the candidates will have to follow on the official website of India Post Payment Bank IPPB to check their results.

Go to the official website of India Post Payment Bank IPPB

  1. Look for the ‘IPPB Admit Card 2016′ link and click on it.
  2. Fill in the required details and submit.
  3. It is advised to take a print out of the admit card for future reference.


 

Instructions for Candidates:

  • Documents needed at the Exam hall/venue:
  1. Valid IPPB Admit Card
  2. Photo Identity Proof (Aadhar Card, e-Aadhar Card, PAN Card, Driving License, Election Card, Bank Passbook, Passport or ID Card issued by School/College)
  3. Photocopy of Photo Identity Proof
  • Reach the venue at least 2 hours before the given time.
  • Candidates reporting after a specified time will not be allowed to take the test.
  • Any misconduct by the applicant in the premises may result in cancellation of candidature from future exams conducted by this department.

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IPPB Exam 2016 : Exam Details and Preparation Strategy

IPPB Recruitment 2016

IPPB or India Post Payments Bank is a newcomer bank into the banking domain. It is a state owned bank in India which uses public- sector postal service of India i.e. India post.

The online examination of IPPB Prelims has the following pattern:

Sl. No.

Name of Test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration(Composite Time)

1.

English Language

30

30


 

1 Hour

2.

Reasoning Ability

35

35

3.

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

TOTAL

100

100

Please note that in order to clear the examination, the candidate needs to clear the prelims examination. The candidate needs to clear the marks in each of the section which means sectional cut- off will be considered.

The online examination of IPPB Mains 2016 has the following pattern:

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

English & Hindi

5

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

English & Hindi

TOTAL

200

200

English & Hindi

If any changes in the pattern of IPPB, it will be intimated to the students via official notifications on the website. For every incorrect response, 0.25 of marks assigned to the question will be deducted from the score of the candidate.

Please note that the scores obtained by the candidate in the mains examination.

The marks allotment in IPPB is done as per some specific approaches. The “equi- percentile method” is used to normalize the scores of the candidate in different sessions. In order to calculate, scores up to two decimal points are considered. Generally, the cut – off scores is applied in two stages: scores in separate tests and total score.

Let us go through some of the preparation tips of IBBP Bank exams which will make you lucid with the idea of smart preparation resulting in effective results:

  • Go through the pattern in detail. Prepare a strategy which will incorporate all the important topics.
  • Initiate the preparation with your strongest part and let it be your strength. Work hard on the weak areas and improve them.
  • Practice questions from all the important topics. This will give you the perfect platform for preparation of different types of questions.
  • Be confident about yourself. You have to be stringent about your preparation and strictly adhere to your schedule of preparation.
  • Attempt previous year mock tests and make sure that you practice them regularly. It will make you practice well before your exams.

We hope that this article will be helpful for your IPPB bank exam preparation. Follow our website for more updates. Good luck!

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