IBPS PO Preliminary Score Card Released

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Apr 3, 2017

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IBPS just announced the scorecards has been released. IBPS PO Preliminary Result declared on November 4, 2016. The scorecard gives a complete idea about the performance of the candidate. Qualified candidates will now prepare for IBPS PO Mains Exam. Candidates who appeared for IBPS PO 2016 prelims can check their scorecards and the final cut off scores on the IBPS website.

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How You Can Check IBPS PO Prelims Score Card?

The only detail a candidate would need: Registration Number/ Roll Number and Password/ Date of Birth. IBPS PO Prelims Result could be checked until the scores are released. Here’s how you find your IBPS PO Prelims Scorecard 2016-

  • Visit the IBPS Website
  • Click on the link: Click Here To View Your Scores of Online Preliminary Examination for CWE-PO-MT-VI

  • A new window will open, enter the login credentials: Registration no./ Roll No., Password/DOB and Captcha

  • Verify and click on Login button
  • Your IBPS PO Prelims Scorecard will be shown

Qualified candidates can start preparing for IBPS PO Mains 2016 exam, Interview and Group Discussion right away.

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IBPS PO 2016 Recruitment Dates

In the following table, IBPS PO 2016 important dates related to the recruitment process is mentioned:

IBPS PO 2016 Events Dates
IBPS PO Preliminary Result 2016 declared on November 4, 2016
Release of IBPS PO Prelims Scorecard November 11, 2016
Availability of IBPS PO Mains Admit Card November 9 – 20, 2016
IBPS PO Mains Exam November 20, 2016
Result of IBPS PO Mains Exam December, 2016

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IBPS PO Prelims 2016 Cut Off

IBPS PO cut off is applied in 2 stages- a) scores in individual section, b) on total scores. The cut off in each objective test is represented in the following table:

Name of the Test Maximum Marks Cut Off
SC/ST/OBC/PwD General
English Language 30 Marks 4.50 7.00
Reasoning Ability 35 Marks 5.50 8.50
Quantitative Aptitude 35 Marks 5.25 8.25

This year, a change in cut off is observed as compared to previous year. Overall cut off is calculated on the total scores.

Total Scores (100 Marks) = Reasoning Ability (35 Marks) + Quantitative Aptitude (35 Marks) + English Language (30 Marks)

The overall cut off for IBPS PO Prelims Exam category wise is mentioned in the following table:

Category Overall Cut Off (Out of 100)
General 47.50
Other Backward Caste (OBC) 46.50
Scheduled Caste (SC) 40.00
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 31.25
Orthopedically Challenged (OC) 32.75
Visually Impaired (VI) 31.50
Hearing Impaired (HI) 18.00

IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off Analysis

Change in cut off is observed as compared to last year. In 2015, the overall cut off was reported 37.25 for general category candidates but this year it is raised by almost 10 marks i.e. 47.50.

Scores secured in IBPS PO Prelims will not be added in final IBPS PO selection process. But a great score is always an energy booster in mains exam. Change in cut off is observed due to increase in number of candidates, pattern of exam and level of questions. It is always difficult to select a right candidate from a huge crowd. Thus, IBPS introduced Prelims and Mains in the written examination.

What To Do When IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off Marks are Out?

Scores more than 70 marks: candidates who have secured marks more than the set cut off are in a good position. They have better chances to clear IBPS PO Mains Exam. Marks secured in each section defines the performance of the candidate. If in any section, the performance is not good then practice is the only key to score better.

Scores ranging in 45-60: Number of vacancies is always less than the number of aspirants. The candidates who have secured IBPS PO Prelims cut off in the defined range then they are in a somewhat dangerous situation. Focus on each section of the mains exam and mostly the weakest subject. Read. Practice. Repeat.

Scores below the cut off: No need to worry if the cut off marks are not cleared. Better luck next time. This score card gives you the result of your performance in the exam. If you just left with a mark or 2 then you’re on the right track. Just be focused and practice hard with dedication for IBPS PO.

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