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India Post Payment Bank Recruitment 2016: Detailed Exam Pattern

India Post Payments Bank Limited (IPPB) invites online applications from qualified candidates who will be appointed in JMG Scale I. Candidates will be selected through a selection process i.e. Preliminary and Mains exam followed by interview.

Oct 12, 2016 08:48 IST
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India Post Payments Bank Limited (IPPB) invites online applications from qualified candidates who will be appointed in JMG Scale I. Candidates will be selected through a selection process i.e. Preliminary , Mains  exam and Interview.

The structure of the examinations which will be conducted online are as follows:

1.Pattern of Online Preliminary Examination:


Name of Test

No. of Q’s

Maximum Marks

Duration

1.

English Language

30

30

 

Composite Time of 1 Hour

2.

Reasoning Ability

35

35

3.

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35


TOTAL

100

100

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off marks to be decided by IPPB. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IPPB depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for the Online Main Examination.

2.Pattern of Mains Examination:


Name of Tests (Not by sequence)

No. of Questions

Max. Marks

Medium of Exam

Time allotted for each test

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

English & Hindi

140 minutes

IPPB reserves the right to modify the structure of the examination which will be intimated through its authorized website. Other detailed information regarding the examination will be given in an Information Handout, which will be made available for the candidates to download along with the call letters from the authorized IPPB website.

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination):

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score.  If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Note: Marks obtained in the main examination only will be considered for shortlisting for interview and also for final merit listing.
Interview:

Candidates who have been shortlisted in the main examination for IPPB will subsequently be called for an Interview to be conducted by IPPB. Interviews will be conducted at select centres. The centre, address of the venue, time & date of Interview will be informed to the shortlisted candidates in the call letter. Candidates are required to download their interview call letters from the authorised IPPB website. Please note that any request regarding change in date, centre etc. of interview will not be entertained.

The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates). The weightage (ratio) of Main exam and interview will be 80:20 respectively. The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the Main Examination and Interview. Interview score of the candidates failing to secure minimum qualifying marks or otherwise barred from the interview or further process shall not be disclosed.

A candidate should qualify both in the Main Examination and interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for subsequent provisional allotment process, details of which will be made available subsequently on IPPB website.

While appearing for the Interview, the candidate should produce valid prescribed documents given below.

In the absence of documents candidature of the candidates shall be cancelled. IPPB shall take no responsibility to receive/ collect any certificate/remittance/ document sent separately.

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