Detailed Pattern of India Post Payment Bank Examination

October 18,2016   Comments   1455 Views  By jobsupdate

India Post Payments Bank Limited (IPPB) has invited online applications from eligible and talented candidates for JMG Scale I. Recruitment procedure for this post will be done through Preliminary Exam, Mains Examination and Personal Interview. To help the candidates in their preparation for the examination, we are below discussing the examination pattern in detail.

Pattern of Online Preliminary Examination:

Sl. No. Name of Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
1. English Language 30 30 Composite Time of 1 Hour
2. Reasoning Ability 35 35
3. Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
  TOTAL 100 100

Pattern of Online Mains Examination:

Sl. No. Name of Section Total Questions Max. Marks Medium of Examination Time allotted for each section
1. Reasoning 50 50 English & Hindi 40 minutes
2. English Language 40 40 English 30 minutes
3. Computer Knowledge 20 20 English & Hindi 10 minutes
4. General Awareness (with special reference to banking) 40 40   20 minutes
5. Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 English & Hindi  
  TOTAL 200 200   140 minutes

In order to get selected for the post, candidates have to clear cut off marks of each paper. Candidates clearing the online preliminary examination are called for online mains examination.

IPPB reserves the right to alter the structure of examination anytime, which will be intimidated to the candidates through its website. Other guidelines and information related to examination will be made available to the candidates with the call letters.

Negative Marking Against Wrong Answers:

This test contains objective type questions and for every wrong answer made by the candidates, there is a penalty of 0.25 marks of the total marks assigned to that particular question to reach the corrected score.


Marks obtained by the candidates in Mains examination are called to appear in the interview, which will be conducted through various centres across the nation. Candidates are intimidated about centres, dates, and day of the interview.

Interview comprises total 100 marks. The minimum qualifying marks for the interview are 40 (35 for SC/ST/OBC candidates). The weightage given to marks of mains and interview is 80:20. On the basis of marks obtained by the aspirants in the Mains examination and interview final merit will be prepared and the candidates will be recruited for the post. They are required to produce valid and original documents at the time of interview.

If the candidates fail to produce valid documents the candidature of the aspirants will be cancelled.