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IPPB PO Prelims Exam 2017: Analysis and Expected Cut off

The IPPB prelims exam is over now. Here we are providing exam comprehensive analysis held on 7 and 8th January.

Jan 9, 2017 15:10 IST
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IPPB Exam was conducted successfully for the recruitment of Assistant Manager (Territory) - Scale I Officer on 7 & 8 January 2017. The exam was conducted for 100 marks comprised of 100 questions with a time of 60 minutes.

Pattern of Examination: The examination has 3 sections – Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability, and English Language.  There were five alternatives in every question of a test. The candidates MUST pass in each of the 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.

Analysis of Examination: The overall difficulty level of the examination was Moderate.

The Banking team of Jagranjosh.com has come up with a comprehensive analysis of the question paper and the expected cut-off for the examination.

Section

Total Ques.

Level of Difficulty

Reasoning Ability

35

Moderate

Numerical Ability

35

Moderate

English Language

30

Easy to Moderate

The section wise details are as follows: 

Reasoning Ability

The level of difficulty was Moderate for this section.

Topics

Number of question

Level of difficulty

Circular arrangement Puzzle

5

Moderate

Linear arrangement Puzzle

5

Moderate

Floor based puzzle

5

Moderate

Input-Output

5

Easy to Moderate

Syllogism

5

Easy

Inequalities

5

Easy

Miscellaneous (Blood relation, Direction, series, Ranking, Alphabet Coding etc.)

5

Easy

Total no. of question

35

 

Quantitative aptitude

This overall difficulty level of this section was Moderate.

Topic

Number of question

Level of difficulty

Data Interpretation

10

Moderate

Simplification

5

Easy

Number Series (Based on Missing pattern)

5

Moderate

Quadratic Equations

5

Moderate

Arithmetic- Simple & compound interest, Time and work, Partnership, Pipes and Cisterns, profit and loss , percentage, Probability, Mixture,  Boats and streams, Averages,  Problems on Ages

10

 Moderate

Total no. of question

35

 

English Language

The difficulty level of this section was Easy to Moderate.

Topic

Number of question

Level of difficulty

Reading Comprehension (based on Economic and banking)

10

Moderate

Cloze test

10

Easy to Moderate

Spotting error

10

Easy to Moderate

Total no. of question

30

 

Expected Cut-off marks: - As per our analysis and difficulty level of the examination, the following Cut-off marks are expected for the different category.

General

60-65

SC

52-57

ST

48-53

OBC

58-63

Note: The candidates should note that the above cut-off may vary as it depends upon various factors hence it is not possible to predict the exact cut-off marks until IPPB declared it on its website. The IPPB will announce cut-off mark when the process of selection is over.

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