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IPPB Recruitment: Exam Syllabus, Pattern, Books & Preparation Tips

September 8, 2022

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Syllabus of IPPB Exams

The new notification for IPPB Exams 2021 is not published yet, but we can prepare a tentative exam syllabus based on the subjects arranged for the exam. The exam syllabus is similar for the prelims and mains, but the mains exam is much more difficult. IPPB Exam Pattern also gets released with the IPPB Exam syllabus. Both are equally important for the better preparation of the applicants.

Syllabus for General Awareness (GA)

  1. Books and Authors
  2. Entertainment and Sports
  3. Awards
  4. Current affairs
  5. Headquarters and Important Organizations
  6. Currencies, Countries, and Capitals

Syllabus for Reasoning Ability (RA)

  1. Alphabet Exams
  2. Blood Relations
  3. Data Sufficiency
  4. Analogy
  5. Cubes and Dices
  6. Input and Output
  7. Ranking and Orders
  8. Direction Making
  9. Coding and Decoding

Syllabus for Eng. paper

  1. Basics of Grammar
  2. Fill in the blanks
  3. Voice
  4. Reading Comprehensions
  5. Verbs
  6. Tenses
  7. Modes of Narration
  8. Articles
  9. Cloze Exams

Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude (QA)

  1. Date Interpretations
  2. Percentage
  3. Pipes and Cisterns
  4. Sums on Ages
  5. Mixtures
  6. Ratio and Propositions
  7. Average
  8. Boats and Streams
  9. Mensuration

Syllabus for Comp paper

  1. History of Computer
  2. MS Office – Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access
  3. Input-Output devices
  4. Fundamentals of Computer
  5. Internet
  6. Memory
  7. Computer Shortcuts

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IPPB Exam pattern

There are two rounds of exams for the IPPB hiring process. Firstly, the prelims and secondly, the mains. The IPPB Exam Pattern for both papers is below in tabular forms.

IPPB Exam pattern for prelims

The paper gets conducted for 1 hour and has three sections.

SectionsNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Eng. paper30301 Hour

IPPB Exam pattern for Mains

The mains exam has 200 marks in all total. Also, the mains exam is very much tough than the prelims exam.

SectionsNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Eng. paper404030
Comp paper202010

IPPB can alter the IPPB Exam Pattern any time after publishing too. Hence, the applicant must stay updated regularly with the information regarding this exam. So, the applicant should check the official site every day.

Other detailed information regarding the IPPB Exam Pattern will be given in an Information Handout. It will be available for the candidates to download from the official IPPB website.

IPPB Exams Recommended books

  1. Competitive Examination Quantitative Aptitude authored by RS Aggarwal, Abhijit Guha.
  2. A modern approach to verbal and non-verbal reasoning (New edition) got authored by RS Aggarwal.
  3. Verbal reasoning authored by MK Pandey
  4. General Objective English by SP Bakshi
  5. The arithmetic objective is written by Rajesh Verma
  6. Quantum CAT is written by Suresh K Verma.
  7. Analytical reasoning wrote by M K Pandey
  8. Grammar and Composition English High School by Wren and Martin
  9. English objective for competitive examinations (5th Edition) written by Hari Mohan Prasad, Uma Rani Sinha.

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Tips For The Preparation of The IPPB Exams

  1. Firstly, the applicant must study the previous year’s question papers to understand the IPPB Exam Pattern.
  2. Secondly, the applicant must go through the entire syllabus to understand how to prepare for the IPPB Exam Pattern.
  3. Next, the applicant must prepare themselves for the subjects they are good at. It will help them in preparing the IPPB Exam Pattern.
  4. Then, the applicants must start to prepare for those subjects which seem to be difficult for them.
  5. Next, the applicant should practice daily and more. The more they practice, the more they will become fully prepared for the exams. The applicant must not quit and withdraw themselves from the exams. The mains exam is so tough.
  6. Also, the applicants must balance all the subjects well. Focusing on only one or two papers will make the exam more difficult for the applicants. They should study all the subjects equally.
  7. The applicants need to attend both papers.
  8. They should not go for any particular exam.
  9. They have to follow the IPPB Exam Pattern properly.
  10. Also, the applicants must make notes properly for each subject. It will make them more capable of all the papers.

More Tips:

  1. Next, after studying, the applicants must also take the mock exams. It will give them an idea about how much score they will get in the exam. Also, in how much time they will finish the exam.
  2. The applicants should also take a printout of the syllabus PDF. It will help the applicants understand that what the syllabus would be in the 2021 examination. The syllabus is the main thing in these exams.
  3. Then, the applicants should also choose the appropriate study materials for the exam and only one. Too many study materials can affect the preparation of the applicants.
  4. Also, the applicants must read English Newspapers daily. As a result, the applicants will be in touch with the current affairs of India. It will also improve their English language. Hence, this will prepare them better for the GA paper.
  5. Finally, the applicants need to relax more before the exam. It will make their minds calm, and they can give the exam properly in the exam hall.

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Q.1 What books would it be advisable for the applicants to purchase for the IPPB Exams?

Ans. Any great book for banking exams and individual books for the points is appropriate for the IPPB Exams.

Q.2 Would the applicants get ready for the Prelims and Mains together?

Ans. There is a different syllabus in IPPB Mains and Prelims. The difficulty level is different for both exams. But still, the applicants can tackle the mains exams smoothly. The applicants can cover the prelims schedule as well. If the applicant works hard day and night, then they will receive achievement in these papers.

Q.3 Are similar books appropriate for the two prelims and mains arrangements?

Ans. It is better to get the necessary examination materials for the Prelims and Mains separately.

Q.4 Would the applicants be able to complete the whole syllabus 90 days before the exam?

Ans. If the applicant studies day by day 8-10 hours study routine. If the applicant follows it every day, they can complete the whole prelims and mains syllabus of the exam in just 90 days.

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