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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    IPPB
  • Mode of Conduction
    online
  • Exam Duration
    For Prelims: 1 hour and for Mains: 2 hours 20 minutes
  • Exam Frequency
    Based on Vacancies
  • Official Website
    www.ippbonline.com
  • Total Marks
    Prelims: 100 marks Mains: 200 marks
  • Total No. of Questions
    Prelims: 100 Mains: 200
  • Medium of the exam
    English & Hindi
  • Marking Scheme
    +1: correct answer and -0.25: incorrect answer
Exam Dates
  • Start of Registration Process
    May 10 2022
  • End of Registration Process
    May 20 2022
  • Last Date of Payment of Application Fee
    May 20, 2022
  • Admit Card Release Date
    7-10 days after the last date of submission of the application
  • Declaration of Result
    26th June 2022
Eligibilty Criteria

IPPB Eligibility Criteria: Nationality

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • The candidates who are bearing citizenship of Nepal, Bhutan, and Tibetan refugees can also apply for the examination.
  • A refugee who came over to India before January 1962 January is eligible to appear in the examination.

IPPB Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit

The minimum age to apply for IPPB Recruitment 2022 is 20 years while the maximum age is 40 years. The age limit for various posts under the IPPB Recruitment 2022 is:

Name of the Post Age Limit
Officer scale I 20 – 30 Years
Officer scale II 26 – 35 Years
Officer scale III 23 – 35 Years
Manager (Area Sales) 20-40 Years
Assistant Manager (Area Operations) 20-40 Years
Territory Officer 20-40 Years

IPPB Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualifications

The educational qualifications for various IPPB posts are as follows:

Post Educational Qualification
Chief Technology Officer B.Tech or equivalent from a recognized university.
Scale I Officers A graduate degree from a recognized university along with work experience in postal services or sales of financial products/ rural banking or experience as a Business Correspondent for banks are eligible.
Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director The candidate must have a graduate degree from a recognized university. Candidates having an MBA degree or CAIIB certificate (Certified Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers ) are preferred.
Scale II-III Officers The candidate must have a graduate degree from a recognized university. Candidates having an MBA or B.Tech. degree is preferred.
Scale IV-VI Officers Candidates must be a graduate from a recognized university with minimum work experience.
Scale VII Officers The candidate must be a graduate from a recognized university and have an MBA degree or C. A is preferred along with minimum work experience.
Manager (Area Sales) The candidate must be a graduate from a recognized university and have a minimum of 2 years of work experience as Inspector Post in DoP.
Assistant Manager (Area Operations) The candidate must be a graduate from a recognized university and have a minimum of 5 years of work experience as a Postal Assistant in DoP.
Territory Officer The candidate must be a graduate from a recognized university and a minimum of 5 years of experience as GDS or Gramin Dak Sevak.
Exam Pattern

The candidates must be thoroughly clear with the IPPB Exam Pattern in order to score better and crack the exam. The IPPB Recruitment process involves three stages:

  • IPPB Prelims Exam
  • IPPB Mains Exam
  • Interview

Both the written papers are objective type, i.e, in MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) format. Each question will carry 1 mark and 1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Syllabus
Section Important Topics
English Language
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Adverbs
  • Subject-verb Arrangement
  • Verb
  • Article
  • Tenses voice
  • Grammar
  • Idioms and phrases
Reasoning Ability
  • Alphabet test
  • Eligibility test
  • Theme detection
  • Number, Ranking and Time sequence
  • Analogy
  • Puzzle Test
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Data sufficiency
  • Venn Diagram
  • Clock & Calendar
General Awareness
  • Current affairs
  • Banking awareness
  • Indian Banking History
  • Credit policies capital market
  • Money market Financial Institutions
  • Budget Basic & Current Union Budget
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Profit Loss
  • Ratio & protection
  • Percentage
  • Number System
  • Decimal Fraction
  • Discount
  • Simple Interest
  • Tables and Graph
  • Partnership
  • Time &Work
  • Time & Distance
Computer Knowledge Basics related to Computer and Its use.

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