The preliminary phase of the IBPS PO 2018 is scheduled to be conducted on October 13, 14, 20 and October 21. 20 banks from across the country are participating in the exam, which is being held to fill 3247 PO vacancies. Candidates qualifying prelims exam take mains exam which carries 80 % weightage in the final selection.
Cut off of IBPS PO Prelims will be declared along with the result in October 2017 tentatively. Candidates have to secure cut off score in each subject – English language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability. IBPS PO 2017 category wise cut off will be decided out of total marks of 100.
|Category||Prelims Cut off (Out of 100)|
IBPS, conducting body of IBPS PO will release the official cut off for IBPS PO 2017 in March. Until then the candidates can check IBPS PO 2017 Cut off for Mains Exam.
Given below are tables delivering information about the Section Wise as well as Category Wise cut off of IBPS PO exam.
Sectional wise cut off stands for the minimum score, a candidate needs to score in a particular section in order to proceed to the next level. Candidates can check the table given below to know about the cut off as per their category.
|Section Name||Maximum Marks|
The overall cut off score refers to the cumulative of all sectional scores which may or may not be equal to the total.
|Category||Cut off Marks (Out of 200)|
|Other Backword Classes (OBC)||52.50|
|Hearing Imapaired (HI)||37.00|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||41.75|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||31.50|
|Visually Impaired (VI)||37.50|
Note: The statistics mentioned above are out of 200 Marks.
Mains Exam is the second level that a candidate needs to clear so as to move to the final step i.e. Personal Interview. The weightage (ratio) of IBPS PO mains exam and interview will be 80:20 respectively.
Total Score in IBPS PO 2017 for allotment = Score obtained in IBPS PO Mains (English language + Quantitative aptitude + Reasoning ability + General awareness + Computer Knowledge) + Marks secured in IBPS PO Interview
The category wise minimum and maximum scores for provisional allotment is given below. The scores are decided on the basis of combined scores of mains and interview out of 100.
Both the sectional and overall cut off are formulated on the basis of the certain criteria so as to normalize the score.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.