IBPS SO Cut-Off 2017 Expected for Prelims & Mains Exam CWE VII

IBPS SO Cut Off 2017: Candidates who are waiting for the release of official notification for IBPS Specialist Officer (SO) exam might have heard the news that the exam pattern is going to change from this year. Upto last year, there is only single phase exam and interview. But from CWE SPL-VII onwards the selection process is going to be changed as preliminary, main exam and interview. Before beginning to prepare for this upcoming exam, all aspirants will search for previous year cut-off details. But candidates should remember one thing, from this year onwards there will be cut-offs for all the three rounds of selection. Anyhow, for your reference we have given previous as well as expected cut-off details in the below section. Interested aspirants can go through it.

IBPS SO Cut Off 2017 – Highlights
Exam Name IBPS CWE SO VII Exam 2017 Exam Type Objective
Information IBPS SO Cut Off 2017 Exam Phase  Prelims & Mains
Exam Date Jan 2018 Exam Mode Online
Authority IBPS Official Site www.ibps.in

IBPS SO Cut off 2017

IBPS is the abbreviation of Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. Most competitive exams like SO will be conducted only once in a year by IBPS, nationwide. For 20 public sector banks like Allahabad, Dena, Syndicate, UCO, etc., IBPS is organizing this exam.

As the exam conducting authority is IBPS, cut-offs will also be fixed by IBPS after exams to declare results. Usually cut-offs for IBPS SO exam will be released by considering the following factors.

  • Difficulty level of exam
  • Number of competitors
  • Lowest and average marks taken by aspirants in exam
  • Availability of vacancies, etc.

First Preliminary Exam will be conducted andso the cut-off marks will be first fixed for prelims exam only. Second, main exam will be conducted. Candidates who are scoring marks above the minimum cut-offs set for prelims examination shall only be invited for the main examination. Again, after main exam IBPS will fix cut-off marks. The cut-off marks thus going to be fixed by IBPS will be of following categories.

  • Sectional Cut-offs
  • Overall Cut-offs
  • Post-wise Cut-offs

In the above order only, IBPS will screen the unsuitable aspirants i.e. first candidates satisfying sectional cut-offs will be cross checked with the overall cut-offs fixed by IBPS (for both prelims & main exam).

Then depending upon availability of vacancies, finally post-wise cut-offs will be fixed for provisional allotment. IBPS cut-offs for SO exam also differs based on category. By referring the following previous as well as expected cut-off details aspirants may get idea about it.

IBPS SO Prelims Cut off  2017

As like earlier SO exams, the upcoming preliminary exam for IBPS SO posts will also be conducted online only. Questions will be purely of objective type. See the differences between previous and expected cut-offs from below tables.

Previous Sectional Cut-offs of IBPS SO CWE-VI: Only single phase exam has been conducted till last year. So the cut-offs have been fixed in the following format for CWE SO VI.

Prelims Sectional Cut Off for IBPS SO 2016
For Law Officer & Rajbhasha Adhikari SO posts For IT Officer, Agri. Field Officer, HR and Marketing Officer SO posts
Sections Total Questions Total Marks Minimum Cut-offs Sections Total Questions Total Marks Minimum Cut-offs
Reasoning 50 Qualify 9 Reasoning 50 Qualify 9
English Language 50 Qualify 5 English Language 50 Qualify 5
General Awareness 50 Qualify Qualify Quantitative Aptitude 50 Qualify 8.25
Professional Knowledge 50 80 marks 13.75 Professional Knowledge 50 80 marks 13.75

Expected Sectional Cut-offs for IBPS SO CWE-VII Prelims Exam: The exact pattern of IBPS SO CWE-VII will be let out at the time of release of official notice for upcoming exam.

Here in the below table, we have just assumed and given how the exam questions will be asked for upcoming exam and their expected cut-offs.

Expected Sectional Cut-offs for IBPS SO 2017
For Law Officer & Rajbhasha Adhikari SO posts For IT Officer, Agri. Field Officer, HR and Marketing Officer SO posts
Sections Total Marks Cut-off Sections Total Marks Cut-off
Reasoning 35 9.50 Reasoning 35 9.55
English Language 30 9.0 English Language 30 9.0
General Awareness 35 10.00 Quantitative Aptitude 35 10.00

Remember: The overall cut-offs of preliminary exam will be calculated by combining all the exam topics as follows.

  • Overall IBPS SO VII Prelims cut-off = Scores obtained in Reasoning + English Language + General Awareness/ Quantitative Aptitude

IBPS SO Mains Cut off 2017

Till last year, there is no main exam. But this year IBPS has announced that the professional knowledge questions will be drafted for main examination. By keeping that in mind we have given the expected cut-off details in below table generally. But remember, the cut-offs vary based on category.

Subject Expected Cut-off marks (out of 100)
Professional Knowledge 27.88

IBPS SO Interview Cut off 2017

After preliminary and main exam, there will be interview. Aspirants performing well in main examination shall only be given with call letters to appear in this personal interview. The interview will be conducted for 100 marks. Do you want to know about minimum qualifying cut-offs of interview? Then look into the following table.

Category Minimum Interview cut-off (out of 100 marks)
SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWDs 35%
Other categories 40%

IBPS SO Provisional Allotment Cut Off 2017

In the upcoming IBPS SO recruitment, the main exam and interview marks of candidates will be taken into account for preparation of provisional allotment list. The percentage/ cut-offs will be calculated in the following ratio.

  • Provisional Allotment for IBPS SO-VII = Common Written Exam (main only) + Interview marks (80: 20)

Previous IBPS SO Provisional Allotment Cut-offs (i.e. CWE-VI): The minimum and maximum combined scores of provisional allotment fixed by IBPS (CWE and interview) last year is tabulated below.

Combined scores of CWE and Interview (out of 100 marks) – 2016
IT Officer 58.00 to 68.40 52.60 to 68.80 60.60 to 68.20 62.60 to 73.40 38.80 to 40.00 57.20 to 66.00 NA
Agricultural Field Officer 31.20 to 50.00 29.20 to 47.40 34.80 to 52.50 35.00 to 60.40 20.40 to 36.80 32.00 to 40.60 27.20 to 46.80
Rajbhasha Adhikari 52.00 to 61.40 46.60 to 59.00 55.60 to 86.40 52.60 to 82.60 NA 29.80 to 54.80 73.60 to 75.60
Law Officer 48.00 to 75.20 31.80 to 60.40 51.60 to 63.80 57.40 to 76.80 26.40 44.40 to 58.60 46.00 to 56.60
HR/ Personnel Officer 57.20 to 64.80 55.40 to 60.40 57.60 to 68.20 60.60 to 78.80 36.40 48.60 43.20
Marketing Officer 63.40 to 79.60 51.80 to 70.80 65.40 to 82.00 67.20 to 85.20 44.40 65.20 to 72.00 52.80 to 69.20

Expected IBPS SO Provisional Allotment Cut-off 2017: This year cut-offs will be fixed somewhat difficult than last year. Here in the below table, we have given the expected cut-off of IBPS CWE-VII SO recruitment for provisional allotment.

Combined scores of CWE and Interview (out of 100 marks) – 2017
IT Officer 59.00 to 69.22 52.98 to 69.88 63.12 to 70.23 65.89 to 75.76 38.87 to 41.23 59.22 to 68.43 NA
Agricultural Field Officer 33.67 to 53.45 29.78to 47.45 32.12 to 56.50 43.00 to 66.75 18.14 to 35.28 35.10 to 40.68 25.82 to 47.88
Rajbhasha Adhikari 53.00 to 61.47 43.69 to 55.44 54.88 to 87.11 54.98 to 88.56 NA 28.88 to 55.66 50.22 to 78.65
Law Officer 47.56 to 76.78 32.67 to 62.56 54.34 to 62.67 58.00 to 77.56 28.40 46.40 to 58.98 48.70 to 57.89
HR/ Personnel Officer 58.34 to 65.88 56.99 to 63.33 58.99 to 70.00 62.88 to 82.67 37.99 50.14 47.78
Marketing Officer 65.78 to 84.32 52.87 to 72.88 66.76 to 83.00 68.22 to 87.22 47.40 66.20 to 72.90 56.84 to 65.21

IBPS SO Reserve List Cut Off 2017

It is like a waiting list. If candidates coming under above said provisional cut-offs didn’t join the concerned banks, then candidates falling within the reserve list cut-off shall be considered for appointment based on availability of vacancies.

Also, approximately for one year period the reserve list will be kept safe. Within this period, if any vacancies arise for SO posts in respective participating banks individuals falling under reserve list cut-off list will be taken into consideration for appointment.

Previous Year Reserve List Cut-offs:

Combined scores of CWE and Interview (out of 100 marks) – 2016
IT Officer 57.60 52.40 60.20 62.40 37.80 57.00 NA
Agricultural Field Officer 30.60 28.60 34.40 34.40 NA 31.20 26.80
Rajbhasha Adhikari 51.80 41.20 51.80 51.80 NA 42.60 43.00
Law Officer 47.20 30.20 51.40 56.80 NA 42.60 43.00
HR/ Personnel Officer 57.20 55.40 56.80 60.00 NA 47.00 32.80
Marketing Officer 62.80 50.00 65.00 66.60 NA 62.80 52.00

Expected IBPS SO Reserve List Cut-offs:

Combined scores of CWE and Interview (out of 100 marks) – 2017
IT Officer 58.12 51.80 62.90 63.55 37.75 58.65 NA
Agricultural Field Officer 32.88 29.75 32.10 42.80 NA 34.80 25.00
Rajbhasha Adhikari 52.19 43.00 54.20 54.15 NA 27.75 50.15
Law Officer 47.00 32.10 54.15 56.15 NA 46.15 47.65
HR/ Personnel Officer 58.00 55.45 57.55 62.10 NA 49.65 47.35
Marketing Officer 65.10 51.20 65.40 67.45 NA 65.25 55.95
Reference Links
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Official Website www.ibps.in

Aspirants can get the details of expected IBPS SO Cut off 2017 (CWE-VII) from above section. To know more about this upcoming exam, keep in touch with our website.

Updated: 2017-07-31 — 10:07 am

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