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IBPS PO 2017 Overall Expected Cut off

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Oct 14, 2017

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IBPS PO Cut off is calculated considering mains and interview scores. This year out of 20 participating banks only 9 will recruit through IBPS PO 2017

  • IBPS PO comprises 3 rounds prelims, mains and interview
  • IBPS prelims score acts as qualifying score for the next round i.e. mains
  • Weightage given to prelims and mains in 80:20

Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) conducts IBPS PO exam for recruitment of Probationary Officers in various participating banks. The prelims round is scheduled in October mid week followed by Mains in November. Check: IBPS PO Cut Off 2017


IBPS PO 2017 Prelims Expected Cut Off

IBPS PO Prelims consists of 100 questions to be solved in  60 minutes. 30 questions will be from English, 35 from Quantitative Ability and 35 from Reasoning Ability. The level of examination is expected to slightly tougher this year, as with increasing competition, the level of this exam has been rising constantly.

Here is the expected overall cut off for IBPS PO 2017 Preliminary Examination –

CATEGORY OVERALL CUTOFF
General 48-51
OBC 45-47
SC 43-44
ST 33-35
OC 34-37
VI 32-34
HI 21-23

To clear sectional cut offs is equally important as clearing the overall cut offs, as candidates cannot progress towards mains examination without clearing the sectional cutoffs.

Here are the expected sectional cutoffs for IBPS PO 2017 Preliminary Examination –

Section Cut off for General Category Cut off for SC/ST/OBC/PWD Maximum Marks
English Language 6-8 4-5 30
Quantitative Ability 9-10 6-7 35
Reasoning Ability 9-10 5-6 35

Check Details About: IBPS PO Prelims 2017 Cut off

IBPS PO 2017 Mains Cutoffs

IBPS PO Mains examination will feature questions from Data Interpretation, Reasoning, General Awareness and English Language. The examination will be of a total of 200 marks and is to be completed within 3 hours. Mains examination also carries a descriptive test, which carries 25 marks, in addition to those 200 marks.

IBPS PO 2016 Main paper was a very tough one, due to which the cutoff was very low. However, due to lesser number of questions and more time available, the cut off is expected to rise a bit.

Mentioned below is the expected cut off for IBPS PO 2017 Mains examination –

Category Overall Cutoff
General 52-57
OBC 51-56
SC 41-45
ST 31-36
HI 36-40
OC 33-37
VI 37-40

The expected sectional cutoffs for IBPS PO 2017 Mains examination are as follows –

Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Cutoff for general category Cut off for SC/ST/OBC/PWD
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 45 60 8-9 6-7
General Awareness 40 40 8-9 6-7
English Language 35 40 5-6 4-5
Data Interpretation 35 60 9-10 7-8

IBPS PO 2017 cut off for Provisional Allotment

The cutoff for final allotment includes both mains examination scores and interview scores. Where mains examination has a maximum score of 200, interview scores are allotted out of 100. These carry a weightage of 80:20 in final allotment, and the scores are thus obtained out of 100. Candidates also need to score at least 40% marks in interview (35% for all categories except general).

Here are the expected cutoffs for provisional allotment –

Category Maximum Marks Minimum Marks
General 57-60 40-42
OBC 50-52 37-39
SC 46-48 33-35
ST 45-47 28-30
HI 40-42 25-27
OC 50-52 31-33
VI 50-52 33-35

The expected cut off for reserved list for IBPS PO 2017 is as follows –

Category Overall Cutoff
General 40-42
OBC 36-38
SC 33-35
ST 27-29
HI 25-27
OC 30-32
VI 32-34

IBPS PO 2016 Cutoffs

Past year cutoffs can help candidates analyze and understand the trend in difficulty and cutoffs for IBPS PO exam. Mentioned below are the actual cutoffs of 2016 IBPS PO exam, of all stages –

IBPO PO 2016 Preliminary Cutoffs

The overall cutoffs for preliminary examinations of IBPS PO 2016 are as follows

CATEGORY OVERALL CUTOFF
General 47.5
OBC 46.5
SC 40
ST 31.25
OC 32.75
VI 31.5
HI 18

In the same examination, the sectional cutoffs were as follows -

Section Cut off for General Category Cut off for SC/ST/OBC/PWD Maximum Marks
English Language 7 4.5 30
Quantitative Ability 8.5 5.5 35
Reasoning Ability 8.25 5.25 35

IBPS PO 2016 Main Cutoffs

Candidates may refer to the following table to know the overall cutoffs for IBPS PO Mains examination of the year 2016-

CATEGORY OVERALL CUTOFF
General 52.5
OBC 52.5
SC 41.75
ST 31.5
OC 37
VI 34
HI 37.5

The sectional cutoffs for IBPS PO 2016 Mains examination are as follows-

Section Cutoff for General Category Cutoff for SC/ST/PWD/OBC Maximum Marks
Reasoning Ability 5.25 3.25 50
English Language 4.75 2.25 40
Computer Awareness 6.5 5 20
General Awareness 10.75 8 40
Quantitative Aptitude 12.5 10.75 50

IBPS PO 2016 Provisional Allotment Cutoffs

The qualifying marks for getting provisional allotment in IBPS PO 2016 are as follows -

Category Maximum Marks Minimum Marks
General 57.4 39.9
OBC 50.2 37
SC 46.3 33.7
ST 45.1 28.6
HI 40.5 25.40
OC 52.7 31.40
VI 55.2 33.10

Candidates with marks as follows were having a name in the reserved list of IBPS PO 2016

CATEGORY OVERALL CUTOFF
General 39.4
OBC 36.7
SC 33.3
ST 27.7
OC NA
VI 30.9
HI 32

IBPS PO 2015 Cutoffs

Candidates may take a look at the cutoffs for IBPS PO 2015 as this was the year in which current pattern for Preliminary Examinations was adopted. Candidates may find the cutoffs for IBPS PO 2015 Examination below –

IBPO PO 2015 Preliminary Cutoffs

The qualifying marks for Preliminary Examination of IBPS PO 2015 are as below -

CATEGORY OVERALL CUTOFF
General 37.25
OBC 37.25
SC 30.75
ST 17.75

The sectional cutoffs for preliminary examination of IBPS PO 2015 are mentioned in the following table -

Section Cut off for General Category Cut off for SC/ST/OBC/PWD Maximum Marks
English Language 7.5 4.75 30
Quantitative Ability 7.75 5 35
Reasoning Ability 11.25 7.75 35

IBPS PO 2015 Main Cutoffs

Take a look at the overall cutoffs for Mains examination of IBPS PO 2015 below -

CATEGORY OVERALL CUTOFF
General 76
OBC 76
SC 50
ST 47.75
OC 52.5
VI 36
HI 35.25

Here are the minimum marks required in each section to clear the sectional cutoffs for IBPS PO 2015 -

Section Cutoff for General Category Cutoff for SC/OBC Cutoff for ST/PWD Maximum Marks
Reasoning Ability 10 7.25 3 50
English Language 12.5 9.5 5.25 40
Computer Awareness 12.25 11 8.75 20
General Awareness 13.75 10.25 5 40
Quantitative Aptitude 11 8.75 5.25 50

IBPS PO 2015 Provisional Allotment Cutoffs

Candidates needed to achieve following mentioned marks in order to get provisionally allotted in IBPS PO 2015 exam-

Category Maximum Marks Minimum Marks
General 71.6 49.9
OBC 60.6 46.7
SC 57 41.4
ST 52.4 36.3
HI 57.6 37.9
OC 62.9 37.2
VI 50.4 22.1

The cutoff for reserved list of IBPS PO 2015 is as follows -

CATEGORY OVERALL CUTOFF
General 49.4
OBC 46.4
SC 41
ST 35.8
OC 37.2
VI 35.8
HI NA

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.

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