IBPS Cut Off 2017 Expected Marks Analysis for Clerk, PO & RRB CWE Exams

IBPS Cut Off 2017: Cut-offs will be usually fixed for all competitive exams. It is the minimum mark that participants should take in exam/ interview, to be declared as qualified. Candidates who scores above the cut-offs fixed by recruiting organization will only be given first preference in any recruitment. Similarly for Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) exams also there are cut-offs. It will be fixed only by IBPS, by considering the following factors.

  • Difficulty level of exam
  • Number of competitors
  • Number of vacancies in public or regional rural banks
  • State-wise vacancies in banks, etc.
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IBPS Cut off 2017

For IBPS Probationary Officer (PO)/ Clerk/ Regional Rural Banks (RRBs)/ Specialist Officer (SO) exams, cut-offs will be fixed on two stages which are,

  • Cut-offs for individuals topic/ test
  • Overall cut-off (combining all topics)

Cut-offs for Individual topic/ Sectional Cut-offs: Cut-offs will be fixed for each topic under which questions are drafted for IBPS exams. If competitors fail to meet the sectional cut-offs fixed by IBPS in any one section, then he/ she will not be considered for further rounds of selection or provisional allotment.

Overall Cut-offs: IBPS will fix an overall cut-off for prelims and main exam individually, other than sectional cut-offs. Even if competitors meet the sectional cut-offs set by IBPS, when combining the topic-wise marks candidates should also have to meet the overall cut-offs set by IBPS. Otherwise he/ she will not be invited for further round of selection or provisional allotment.

IBPS Exam and Marks

IBPS Exams will be conducted in online mode only. Questions will display in objective type. Depending upon the number of correct answers marked by candidates, the performance score will also increase. But if contestants marked any wrong answers, then 0.25 marks per question will be deducted. After doing corrections, the final scores in each test will be rounded off to upto two decimal points.

IBPS Exams 2017

From 2011 onwards, IBPS exams are being conducted nationwide for filling the various managerial and clerical level posts in reputed banks of India. First and all IBPS exams are not that much tougher. As the competitor’s number increased year-to-year, institute started changing the exam pattern and cut-offs each year. That’s why the qualifying volume is very less in IBPS exams nowadays.

By analyzing previous years cut-offs set by IBPS, we have provided the expected IBPS Cut Off 2017 for upcoming IBPS PO, SO, RRB, Clerk exams. Candidates who are going to participate in IBPS 2017 can refer this section to prepare well for exams and interview, to meet qualifying cut-offs.

IBPS PO Cut off 2017

The minimum qualifying cut-offs that should be satisfied by candidates participating in IBPS PO exams are given below.

IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off 2017

The Prelims exam for Probationary Officer posts will be conducted for 100 marks. Within 1 hour duration participants have to answer for 100 questions. The expected cut-offs for IBPS PO Prelims exam is,

Category
Sections SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWDs General
Previous year (2016) Expected (2017) Previous year (2016) Expected (2017)
English Language 4.50 5.50 7.00 8.00
Reasoning Ability 5.50 6.50 8.50 9.50
Quantitative Aptitude 5.25 6.00 8.25 9.00

IBPS PO Mains Cut Off 2017

The expected sectional cut-offs for IBPS PO Main exam is tabulated below. The main exam will be held for 200 marks. This exam will be more difficult than prelims, because within 140 minutes aspirants have to answer for 200 questions.

Category
Sections SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWDs General
Previous year (2016) Expected (2017) Previous year (2016) Expected (2017)
English Language 2.25 3.50 4.75 6.00
Reasoning Ability 3.25 4.75 5.25 6.75
Quantitative Aptitude 10.75 12.00 12.50 13.75
Computer Knowledge 5.00 6.50 6.50 8.00
General Awareness 8.00 9.75 10.75 12.50

Overall Cut-offs: For IBPS PO Prelims & Main Exam 2017

Details about how the overall IBPS Cut Off 2017 for IBPS PO prelims & mains exam will be calculated and the expected cut-offs are given below.

  • Overall Cut-offs for PO Prelims Exam 2017 = Score obtained in English + Reasoning + Quantitative Aptitude
  • Overall Cut-offs for PO Main Exam 2017 = Scores obtained in Reasoning + English + General Awareness + Computer Knowledge + Quantitative Aptitude
Category Overall Cut-offs for Prelims (out of 100 marks) Overall Cut-offs for main exam (out of 200)
  Previous year (2016) Expected (2017) Previous year (2016) Expected (2017)
General 47.50 48.75 52.50 54.00
OBC 46.50 47.75 52.50 53.75
SC 40.00 41.00 41.75 43.00
ST 31.25 32.00 31.50 32.75
OC 32.75 33.75 37.00 35.50
VI 31.50 32.00 34.00 38.25
HI 18.00 19.00 37.50 38.75

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IBPS SO Cut off 2017

From this year onwards, IBPS will conduct preliminary and main examination for the various Specialist Officer posts apart from interview. In the below tables we have given the previous year’s cut-off details and this year’s expected cut-off for IBPS SO Examination, based on position and category. Candidates who are going to write IBPS SO 2017 examination can refer these details and make their preparations faster.

Previous year Cut-off (2016):

Post SC ST OBC UR HI OC VI
IT Officer 65.10 55.05 64.05 76.75 50.50 61.85 65.40
Agriculture Field Officer 52.30 53.45 60.95 69.75 45.60 49.05 60.25
Rajbhasha Adhikari 51.85 49.80 62.20 66.65 NA 43.55 69.05
Law Officer 71.15 47.50 55.80 62.85 NA 54.40 43.70
H.R/ Personnel Officer 62.95 56.45 65.10 73.35 43.40 NA NA
Marketing Officer 59.40 62.05 66.80 74.95 33.70 58.10 NA

Expected Cut-off for IBPS SO 2017:

Post SC ST OBC UR HI OC VI
IT Officer 63.15 52.05 67.90 78.15 48.50 66.95 60.45
Agriculture Field Officer 50.35 51.50 64.15 72.90 44.65 52.05 58.15
Rajbhasha Adhikari 50.85 47.85 67.55 69.10 NA 45.55 69.15
Law Officer 69.15 47.55 57.80 65.30 NA 57.10 44.70
H.R/ Personnel Officer 60.15 55.15 66.65 75.35 43.45 NA NA
Marketing Officer 58.70 60.50 68.30 76.25 31.90 60.50 NA

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IBPS Clerk Cut off 2017

The minimum percentage of marks that should be secured by aspirants participating in IBPS Clerk Exam 2017 are tabulated below.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Cut Off 2017

IBPS Preliminary examination for Clerk posts is going to be conducted for 100 marks with 100 questions. Within 60 minutes time candidates have to answer for these questions as much questions possible. The expected sectional cut-offs of prelims exam is given below.

General OBC/ SC/ STs
No. Sections
Previous year (2016) Expected (2017) Previous year (2016) Expected (2017)
1. Numerical Ability 10.75 10.00 6.75 6.00
2. Reasoning Ability 10.25 9.50 5.75 5.25
3. English Language 7.75 6.50 4.25 4.75

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IBPS Clerk Mains Cut Off 2017

As like Probationary Officer, the Clerk exam would also be organized by IBPS for 200 marks only. From Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness and Computer Knowledge topics about 200 questions will be asked. But the maximum allotted time is 135 minutes.

By analyzing some of the previous year cut-offs we have given the expected IBPS Clerk Cut-offs 2017 in below table.

  • Main Exam Cut-off = Scores obtained in Reasoning + English Language + Quantitative Aptitude + General Awareness + Computer Knowledge
Category Expected cut-off marks
General 148 to 152
OBC 137 to 145
SC 127 to 135
ST 123 to 132

Apart from this, state wise cut-offs will also be fixed by IBPS for hiring aspirants in Clerical level vacancies at public sector banks. Based on the number of vacancies in each state, the state-wise cut-offs will be fixed.

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IBPS RRB Cut off 2017

The IBPS RRB Exam is to hire suitable aspirants for Regional Rural Banks. The posts going to be occupied through this exam are Office Assistant and Officer (Scale-I, II, III). There will be prelims & mains exam for Office Assistant, Officer Scale-I posts and single phase exam for others (i.e. Officer Scale-II, III)

The preliminary exam for IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I & Office Assistant posts will be conducted for 80 marks and questions for this exam will be drafted from two varied topics. About 80 questions should be answered by participants within 45 minutes. In the below section you can see the expected cut-offs of these upcoming IBPS exams.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I Prelims Cut-Off 2017

Category Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude
Previous year (2016) Expected (2017) Previous year (2016) Expected (2017)
General 15.00 15.95 12.25 13.00
OBC 10.75 11.00 8.50 9.15
SC 10.75 11.00 8.50 9.15

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Cut-Off 2017

Category Reasoning Numerical Ability
Previous year (2016) Expected (2017) Previous year (2016) Expected (2017)
General 18.25 19.45 16.25 15.10
OBC 13.25 14.00 11.50 11.00
SC 13.25 14.00 11.50 11.00

The main exam for Officer Scale-I & Office Assistant posts will be organized for 200 marks. About 200 questions will be asked for these tests and maximum time that will be given to competitors is 120 minutes. Topics from which questions will be drafted for both the exams are same. Refer the expected main cut-offs of these IBPS exams from below tables.

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I Mains Cut-Off 2017

Sections Previous Year cut-offs (2016) Expected Cut-offs (2017)
General OBC/ SC General OBC/ SC
Reasoning 14.25 11.75 16.10 13.00
Computer Knowledge 19.50 17.00 20.20 19.55
General Awareness 11.25 8.50 13.25 9.45
English Language 5.75 6.00 5.00
Hindi Language 22.50 20.00 23.55 19.10
Quantitative Aptitude 14.00 11.50 16.00 12.00

Overall Cut-offs: For Office Assistant Posts (Mains Exam)

  • Overall Cut-offs = Scores taken in Reasoning + Computer Knowledge + General Awareness + English/ Hindi Language + Quantitative Aptitude
Category Previous Cut-offs Expected Cut-offs
General 130.50 to 135.50 132 to 137
OBC 129.50 to 132.50 134 to 138.90
SC 118 to 123 125 to 128
ST 113 to 117 120 to 122

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer) Cut-Off 2017

About 200 questions will be asked for this exam from varied topics. For each correct answer 1 mark will be provided and hence the total marks for which exam is planned is also 200. But allotted time is 2 hours. To know about the previous years and expected cut-offs of 2017, refer the below table.

Sections Previous Year cut-offs (2016) Expected Cut-offs (2017)
General OBC/ SC/ ST/ PWD General OBC/ SC/ ST/ PWD
Reasoning 5.00 1.50 5.95 1.25
Computer Knowledge 15.25 12.00 15.00 16.37
Financial Awareness 3.00 1.00 4.10 1.95
English Language 4.50 1.25 5.00 1.50
Hindi Language 11.75 8.25 12.00 9.96
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation 2.75 1.00 3.50 1.68

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre) Cut-Off 2017

The exam pattern of IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II GBO & Specialist cadre is same. But additionally about 40 Professional Knowledge questions will be asked for this IBPS RRB Exam and hence the total marks for which this Specialist cadre exam will be conducted is 240.

Sections Previous Year cut-offs (2016) Expected Cut-offs (2017)
General OBC/ SC/ ST/ PWD General OBC/ SC/ ST/ PWD
Reasoning 5.00 1.50 6.25 1.97
Financial Awareness 3.00 1.0 3.10 1.60
English Language 4.50 1.25 4.00 1.95
Hindi Language 11.75 8.25 10.45 9.45
Computer Knowledge 15.25 12.00 14.63 13.25
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation 2.75 1.00 2.80 1.00
Professional Knowledge 5.00 to 13.75 1.00 to 10.75 5.50 to 14.00 1.50 to 14.00

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-III Cut-Off 2017

The IBPS RRB Officer Scale-III is also similar to that of IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (GBO) exam i.e. pattern will be same. Anyhow the total marks for which exam will be conducted is 200. To know about the previous years and expected sectional cut-offs of 2017 refer the below table.

Sections Previous Year cut-offs (2016) Expected Cut-offs (2017)
General OBC/ SC/ ST/ PWD General OBC/ SC/ ST/ PWD
Reasoning 3.00 1.00 4.10 1.45
Computer Knowledge 5.50 2.50 6.00 3.00
Financial Awareness 3.75 1.25 3.55 1.76
English Language 4.00 1.00 4.10 1.50
Hindi Language 12.75 9.25 12.55 10.00
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation 2.25 1.00 2.57 1.25

RRB Minimum Qualifying Cut-offs for Interview (Except Office Assistant):

After main and single level IBPS exams, based on above cut-offs candidates will be shortlisted for interview. The interview will be conducted for 100 marks. Depending upon performance of aspirants mark will be provided. But those who are failing to meet the minimum qualifying cut-offs set by IBPS (given below) will not be considered for the provisional allotment. For Clerk and Office Assistant posts there is no interview.

Category Marks (out of 100)
General 40%
SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWDs 35%

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It should be remembered that, based on exam difficulty level and number of vacancies in banks the interview cut-offs may also vary later.

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Updated: 2017-07-27 — 2:17 pm

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