IBPS PO is a national level test conducted online for recruitment of Probationary Officers and Management Trainees in public sector banks. It is held in 3 phases- Prelims, Mains and Interview.
IBPS PO 2017 Mains Exam is scheduled to be held on November 28, 2017. Check IBPS PO Prelims 2017 (7th & 8th October) Answer Key & Paper Analysis
The cut off for mains will be declared in December 2017. The IBPS PO 2017 Cut off Dates are given below:-
|IBPS PO 2017 Online Pre Exam||October 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2017|
|Declaration of IBPS PO Pre Cut off||October 2017|
|IBPS PO Mains Exam Date||November 28, 2017|
|Declaration of IBPS PO Mains Cut off||December 2017|
|IBPS PO Interview Date||February 2018|
|Provisional Allotment||April 2018|
Candidates can expect an increase in IBPS PO Mains exam this year due to introduction of description test. Recently, IBPS PO Mains 2017 Exam Pattern has been changed. It now consists of 2 parts – Objective Test (200 marks) and Descriptive Test (50 marks). Check IBPS PO 2017 Overall Expected Cut off. They will be tested on Letter writing and Essay. Only candidates who qualify Objective test will be allowed to give Descriptive Test.
|Other Backward Classes||52.50|
A candidate needs to score above all the sectional cut off in IBPS PO exam to qualify for the next step i.e. personal interview. The section-wise IBPS PO 2017 Mains Expected cut off given below in the table:-
|Test Name||Maximum Marks||Cut Off (SC/ST/OBC)||Cut Off (General)|
A candidate has to clear IBPS PO Mains exam to appear for Personal Interview. The ratio of normalized score of IBPS PO Mains exam to Interview is 80:20. Candidates will be rewarded 1 mark for every correct answer and 0.25 marks will be deducted if the answer is wrong.
General candidates must score at least 40% marks (35% for reserved category) to be shortlisted for the post of PO. The total marks for the interview is 100.
Formula for Calculation
Total Score in IBPS PO 2017 for allotment = Score obtained in IBPS PO Mains (English language + Quantitative aptitude + Reasoning ability + General awareness + Computer Knowledge+ Description Test) +Marks secured in IBPS PO Interview.
The combined IBPS 2017 Cut off based on the scores of Mains and Interview is provided in the table below. It is calculated out of 100.
Candidates must make sure they clear IBPS PO Mains Objective test cut off to appear for description test. There are many factors that affects IBPS PO 2017 Cut off as given below:-
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.