IPPB Recruitment 2017, Notification & Syllabus

The exam of IPPB 2017 will be tentatively conducted in first week of January 2018. The dates for IPPB 2017 have not been announced yet by Post Payment Bank Ltd. IPPB 2017 Exam will be organized to recruit candidates to the post of Assistant Manager, Manager, Senior Manager and Officer (I, II, III).

IPPB or India Post Payment Bank is a reputed government organization functioning under Indian Postal Department. It was established on 17th July 2014 and currently has its headquarters in Delhi. The organization’s rules are monitored under Banking Regulation Act.

IPPB 2017 Notification

Indian Post Payment Bank Limited will release IPPB 2017 Notification shortly. Candidates are requested to visit this page regularly to remain updated about IPPB 2017 Exam. The dates for IPPB Preliminary Exam 2017 will be declared with the release of official notification for IPPB 2017 Examination. IPPB Mains Exam will be conducted once the result of Preliminary Exam has been declared by IPPB. IPPB Recruitment 2017 will start after the notification has been released by IPPB.

IPPB 2017 Vacancy

A number of vacancies will be created in different departments of Post Payment Banks for Scale I, II and III Officers in different states of India. The number of vacancies is likely to be different from last year due to changing norms of the Central Government. According to last years’ statistics around 1710 positions were filled through IPPB exam. The vacancy is expected to be more or less same this year as well.

IPPB 2017 Exam Dates

The Exam Dates for IPPB 2017 Exam will be released once the Notification for the same has been released. Candidates will be notified about the exam dates once it is announced by India Post Payment Bank Ltd.

IPPB 2017 Exam Pattern

IPPB 2017 will be conducted in three phases:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview Process

Let’s have a look at all these three phases of IPPB 2017 Exam in detail.

IPPB 2017 Preliminary Exam

The Preliminary Exam of IPPB 2017 will constitute of 100 marks and it has to be completed in a time frame of 60 minutes. The major sections asked in Preliminary Exam are:

  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning and 
  • English language.
Sections Asked Total Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 60 minutes
Reasoning 35 35
English Language 30 30
total 100 100

IPPB Mains Exam 2017

IPPB Mains Exam 2017 will constitute of total 200 questions that needs to be completed in total 140 minutes. The major sections asked in Mains Exam are:

  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning
  • English Language
  • Computer Knowledge and 
  • General Awareness.
Let’s have a look at the detailed Exam Pattern of IPPB Mains Exam 2017

Sections Asked Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Reasoning 50 50 40 minutes
Computer Knowledge 20 20 10 minutes
English Language 40 40 30 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 minutes
General Awareness 40 40 20 minutes
Total 200 200 140 minutes

IPPB 2017 Interview Process

After a candidate has cleared the preliminary round as well as the mains round of IPPB 2017 Exam, he/she will be further called for the Interview Process. A candidate's selection to the post of Manager, Assistant Manager or Officer Scale I, II, III will be determined by his/her performance in the Interview Process.

IPPB 2017 Syllabus

To ace IPPB 2017 Exam, a candidate is required to have a deep knowledge of IPPB 2017 Syllabus. The syllabus of IPPB 2017 is quite vast and needs a proper preparation. Let’s have a look at the detailed syllabus of IPPB 2017.

Sections Detailed Syllabus
English Language



Tenses Voices
Verb Agreement


Fill in the Blanks


Sentence Rearrangement


Unseen Passage


Idioms & Phrases

Quantitative Aptitude

Profit and Loss

Ratio and Proportion


Number System

Decimal Fractions


Simple Interest

Tables and Graphs


Time and work

Time and Distance




Data Sufficiency

Puzzle Test


Eligibility Test

Theme Detection

Alphabet Test


Deriving Conclusions

Clock and Calendars

Venn Diagrams

Series Completion

Sequence of words

Statements and Conclusion

Statement and Arguments

Missing Chapters

Arithmetical Reasoning

Mathematical Operation

Statement Arguments

Alphanumeric Sequence Puzzle

Number, Ranking and Time Sequence

Situation Reaction Test
General Awareness

General Knowledge

Current Affairs

Banking Awareness

Budget Basic & Current Union Budget

Indian Banking History

Credit Policies Capital Market

Money Market Financial Institutions

Abbreviations and Economic Terminologies

Government Schemes
Computer Application



Logic Gates

History of Computers




MS Office Security Tools

Number System

IPPB 2017 eligibility Criteria

The applicant should have done Graduation from a University / Institution recognized by the Government of India. The candidates who have done CA or MBA with minimum 3 to 6 years of experience can also apply. Before applying, please refer to the details or eligibility criteria required for that particular post thoroughly.

Age Limit

  • For the position of JMGS Officer Scale-I, the candidate should possess a minimum age of 20 years and maximum up to 30 years.
  • For MMGS Officer Scale-II minimum age limit should be equal or more than 26 years and maximum up to 35 years.
  • For the Post of MMGS Officer Scale-III minimum age should be 23 years and maximum up to 35 years.
Note- The candidates belonging to different reserved categories and appearing in the India Post Payments Bank Recruitment 2017 will be provided age relaxation by Central Government norms and rules

IPPB 2017 Admit Card

The Admit Card for IPPB 2017 will be released once the registration process of IPPB 2017 exam has been completed. The Admit Card will be released on the official website of Post Payment Bank, the link to which will be provided on this page. Admit Card will be released separately for Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam and the Interview Process.The Admit Card will be released 7-10 days before the commencement of each phase of the exam.

IPPB 2017 Result

Though the Final date of IPPB 2017 Result is not mentioned yet, but the candidates who will clear all the stages of Recruitment process will get shortlisted and their names or roll numbers will be declared on the Official Website.

IPPB 2017 Cut-Off

The Cut-Off for IPPB 2017 Exam will be released once the exam for each phase has been conducted by Indian Post Payment Bank Ltd. IPPB 2107 Cut-Off for Preliminary Exam will be released after the result has been declared for the same. Cut-Off for Mains Exam will be declared after the Mains Exam has been conducted and the result has been declared for the same.

Let’s have a look at the Expected Cut-Off for IPPB 2016

The Cut-Off for Preliminary Exam

Section Number of Questions Maximum Marks Expected Cut-Off
English Language 30 30 7-8
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 8-10
Reasoning 35 35 9-12
Total 100 100 50-55

The cut-off for mains exam is:

Sections Number of Questions Duration (in minutes) Expected Cut-Off
English Language 40 30 9-11
Quantitative Aptitude 50 40 12-15
Reasoning 50 40 10-12
Computer Application 20 10 10-13
General Awareness 40 20 12-14
Total 200 140 95-110

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