Are you preparing for the Departmental exam to promote to the Inspector post? It is good news for you that IPO exam 2021 notification has been released by the Post Office Department. Today I am going to tell you about the notification for the IPO exam 2021 and IPO exam date 2021, IPO Syllabus 2021 in detail. Just read this post up to the end for IPO exam latest news.

IPO exam 2021 notification

What is IPO Exam 2021 in Postal Departmental? 

As we already know that every state and central government departments conduct various departmental examination. Same to same, the department of posts also conducts a departmental exam called LDCE (Limited Departmental Competitive Examination. IPO examination is one of the departmental exams of India Post.

IPO exam full form is the Inspector of Posts examination (inspector of post officer exam). The Inspector of Posts exam that will be held in 2021 is called IPO exam 2021.

LDCE IPO Exam means Limited Departmental Competitive Examination for recruitment of Inspector of Posts in the post offices from eligible PA / SA/ LSG.

The LDCE IPO Examination is conducted every year by the Directorate each year. Sometimes this exam can be conducted after two or three years by the Postal Directorate due to some reason. Last time IPO Exam 2019 was conducted on 16 November 2020 and 17 November 2020.

IPO Exam Date 2021 and IPO exam 2021 New Exam dates

The IPO exam 2021 date is 25.06.2022 and 26.06.2022. These dates are new ipo exam dates for the IP exam 2021. It means IP exam will be held on 25 and 26 June 2022.

IPO exam 2021 new date

Revised IPO exam 2021 date

25.06.2022 and 26.06.2022

IPO Exam 2021 Notification out

The official notification for the IPO examination for the year 2021 is now released by the Postal Directorate dated 09.05.2022. You can check the official IPO exam 2021 Notification here.

IPO exam notification for the year 2021

IPO exam 2021 Notification

IPO Exam notification 2021

IPO Exam 2021 notification PDF download

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Important dates for IPO exam online application (Apply Online)

The details are as under:-

IPO Exam 2021 Notification Issued


IPO exam 2021 apply online start date


IPO exam apply online 2021 last date


Correction in IPO application form

02.06.2022 and 03.06.2022

IPO Exam 2021 Admit card issue date


IPO exam 2021 Exam Date

25.06.2022 and 26.06.2022

IPO exam 2021 Answer key release date

Not Available

IPO exam 2021 Result declaration date

Not Available

IPO Exam 2021 Apply online link

Apply Online

IPO exam 2021 Vacancy Detail

The vacancy detail is as under-

IPO exam 2021 vacancy

IPO exam 2021 Apply Online @

Application forms are filled through online mediums only. Eligible candidates have to apply online for IPO exam online application. IPO Exam 2021 apply online started now.

The official link to apply online for the IPO exam 2021 is

IPO Exam 2021 Notification

IPO Exam 2021 Notification

Who is eligible to appear in IP0 Exam 2021?

We already know that all applications are invited online. An online portal is already available on the internet to apply for this LDCE examination. Postal Assistant, Sorting Assistant, and Lower Section Grade (LSG) cadre postal departmental employee can apply for IPO LDCE examination. The official working in the PA/SA cadre should put in not less than eight years five years of regular service on the crucial date of eligibility.

IPO Exam 2021 Pattern

The pattern for Inspector Posts examination has already been circulated by the SPB-II section of the Directorate vide letter no. 7-14/2011-SPB.II (1) dated 27.03.2019 and 03.09.2019.

Here I am also going to share the actual exam pattern for this examination. IPO departmental exam consists of four papers. 

  • 01. Paper I (300 marks)
  • 02. Paper II (300 marks)
  • 03. Paper III (300 marks)
  • 04. Paper IV (300 marks)

Paper-I, II, and III have 150 questions of MCQ type. Paper IV has 125 questions of MCQ type and 50 questions of Noting & Drafting. Each exam is for 3 hours. You have to answer all questions in this duration only.

IPO Exam Syllabus 2021

The Postal Directorate released the IPO exam syllabus in the year 2019. There are no changes in the IPO syllabus 2021. You can check it from the below link. 

IPO Exam Question Paper (previous years IPO exam papers)

IPO exam was held in the year 2012, 2013, 2016, and 2019. Here I am going to share all previous year question papers or IPO exam papers for IPO exam 2011, IPO exam 2012, IPO exam 2013, IPO exam 2016, and IPO exam 2019.

IPO exam question paper 2011 (IPO exam papers 2011)

You can download question papers for IPO exam 2011 from the below link.

IPO exam question paper 2012 (IPO exam papers 2012)

You can download question papers for IPO exam 2012 from the below link.

IPO exam question paper 2013 (IPO exam papers 2013)

You can download question papers for IPO exam 2013 from the below link.

IPO exam question paper 2014 (IPO exam papers 2014)

You can download question papers for IPO exam 2013 from the below link.

IPO exam question paper 2016 (IPO exam papers 2016)

You can download question papers for IPO exam 2016 from the below link.

IPO exam question paper 2019 (IPO exam papers 2019)

You can download question papers for IPO exam 2019 from the below link.

IPO Exam 2021 Answer key and IPO exam Result 2021

When the official answer key of IPO examination 2021 will be released. I will post the same here. 

The result of IPO examination 2021 will be released soon. Same I will upload here. Keep visit this website on daily basis to know the answer key and result of the 2021 IP examination,

IPO Exam Study Material 2021

Hey friends, I know that many Postal Assistant and Sorting Assistant want to collect IPO exam questions, IPO exam MCQ questions, IPO exam question bank, IPO exam books in Hindi, etc to prepare and got select in the IPO examination. So don't worry about it. Here I am going to post enough Exam study material for the IPO exam. 

1) Acts: 

Government Savings Bank Act, 1873
Government Savings Certificate Act, 1959
PPF Act, 1968
Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 and its Amendments
Necessary on account of AML/CFT Norms)

4. Postal Life Insurance: