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IBPS SO Cut off – Previous Year and Expected

Updated On - January 11th 2018

Cut off marks are the minimum marks scored by the candidate in order to eligible for the further stages of the recruitment process. Cut off will be declared by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). The IBPS SO exam is conducted in three stages i.e. Prelims, Mains and Personal Interview.

  • IBPS Specialist Officer cut off are of two types i.e. Sectional and Overall.
  • The cut off marks will be declared along with the result of each stage.
  • All the students who are able to score sectional and overall cut off marks will be shortlisted for the next stage of selection process.   
  • IBPS SO Prelims cut off will be declared in the month of January followed by the Main cut off in the month of February.
  • Interview cut off will be announced in the month of April.
  • Those who have scored less than the cut off mark will not be shortlisted for Specialists Officer Mains Exam.

IBPS SO Expected Cut off

The marks obtained by the students in the Prelims exam will not be counted in the final merit list. IBPS Cut off marks will be decided on the basis of various following factors:

  • Total Number of Vacancies
  • Total Number of Candidates Participating in each stage
  • Difficulty level of questions
  • Marking scheme
  • Reservation norms
  • Last year cut-off trends

The expected section-wise cut off for IBPS SO Prelims exam is mentioned below:

SectionsCut off (Marks)
General Awareness13-14
Quantitative Aptitude8.5-9.5
Logical Reasoning11-12

IBPS SO Cut off

IBPS will release two separate Cut off lists i.e. Provisional Allotment and Reserve List. Both the lists are explained as below:

Provisional Allotment: Provisional Allotment in IBPS SO is defined as lowest marks that students have to obtain provisionally allotted in any of the participating banks. Provisional Allotment will be calculated out of 100 and after eliminating ties on the date of birth basis.

Reserve List: IBPS will prepare the backup list which will be the final waiting list to fill up to 10% reserved vacancies for each category in the participating banks. Students in the reserve list will not be considered for provisional allotment.

So, the maximum and minimum IBPS Specialist Officer Cut off for different previous years is tabulated below as category-wise and post-wise.

IBPS SO Cut off 2017: Provisional Allotment Maximum Scores

I.T. Officer (Scale – I73.468.268.468.8NA6640
Agriculture Field Officer (Scale -I)60.4525047.446.840.636.8
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale -I)82.686.461.45975.654.8NA
Law Officer (Scale -I)76.863.875.260.456.658.626.4
H.R/Personnel Officer (Scale -I)78.868.264.860.443.248.636.4
Marketing Officer (Scale -I)85.28279.670.869.27244.4

IBPS SO Cut off 2017: Provisional Allotment Minimum Scores

I.T. Officer (Scale – I62.60 13/ 11/ 8960.6 25/ 2/ 9558.00 7/ 1/ 8952.60 9/ 8/ 9238.80 6/ 7/ 8157.20 1/ 11/ 90NA
Agriculture Field Officer (Scale -I)35.00 8/8/9234.80 19/5/8831.20 18/7/9429.20 25/09/9120.40 04/08/9532.00 25/11/9127.20 09/10/93
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale -I)52.60 25/7/9255.60 01/3/8752.00 19/10/8646.60 5/10/86NA29.80 12/08/9073.60 27/06/84
Law Officer (Scale -I)57.40 14/11/8751.60 27/6/8948.00 28/09/8831.80 06/09/8926.40 16/01/9044.40 18/01/9046.00 03/02/90
H.R/Personnel Officer (Scale -I)60.60 19/11/8757.60 20/7/9357.20 12/11/8755.40 23/09/8936.40 29/05/9248.60 25/06/8743.20 13/06/92
Marketing Officer (Scale -I)67.20 03/4/8965.40 01/7/8763.40 29/07/8951.80 27/10/8844.40 07/08/8365.20 01/12/9252.80 26/05/86

IBPS SO Cut off 2017: Reserve List

I.T. Officer (Scale – I62.460.257.652.437.857NA
Agriculture Field Officer (Scale -I)34.434.430.628.6NA31.226.8
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale -I)51.851.851.841.2NANANA
Law Officer (Scale -I)56.851.447.230.2NA42.643
H.R/Personnel Officer (Scale -I)6056.857.255.4NA4732.8
Marketing Officer (Scale -I)666562.850NA62.852

IBPS SO Cut off 2016: After Normalization

Marketing Officer74.9566.859.462.05NA58.133.7
IT Officer76.7564.0565.155.0565.461.8550.5
Law Officer62.8555.871.1547.543.754.4NA
H.R/Personnel Officer73.3565.162.9556.45NANA43.4
Agriculture Field Officer69.7560.9552.353.4560.2549.0545.6
Rajbhasha Adhikari66.6562.251.8549.869.0543.55NA

IBPS SO Cut off 2016: Provisional Allotment

Marketing Officer55.30 26/09/8951.90 05/04/9247.35 30/08/9138.50 09/07/8833.70 27/08/8839.40 16/08/92NA
IT Officer61.50 29/08/9257.75 26/10/9353.35 26/09/8946.50 18/03/9240.60 19/108650.15 13/06/9060.10 05/12/87
Law Officer52.95 11/07/8949.20 08/05/8644.95 25/02/9339.55 22/07/81NA39.65 05/02/7636.70 09/05/84
H.R/Personnel Officer60.75 05/10/90 53.50 25/11/89 50.70 21/07/9146.65 27/12/8543.40 10/07/86NANA
Agriculture Field Officer41.65 15/03/9240.90 04/05/8534.65 30/06/8930.00 10/12/8326.50 31/01/8727.20 03/06/9328.95 25/01/93
Rajbhasha Adhikari44.1512/10/8945.05 02/01/9243.35 27/05/8434.20 11/08/90NA38.75 16/05/ 9069.05 01/04/90

IBPS SO Cut off 2016: Reserve List

I.T. Officer (Scale – I61.557.553.146.340.349.3555.95
Agriculture Field Officer (Scale -I)40.640.5534.129.325.9526.728.7
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale -I)43.5544.642.833.7NA35.95NA
Law Officer (Scale -I)52.2548.7544.6539.15NA38.3530.8
H.R/Personnel Officer (Scale -I)60.551.8549.644.631.75NANA
Marketing Officer (Scale -I)54.851.5546.9538.15NA38.8NA

IBPS SO Cut off 2016: Final Cut off

IT Officer76.75 to 61.5064.05 to 57.7555.05 to 46.5065.10 to 53.3550.50 to 40.6061.85 to 50.1565.40 to 60.10
Agriculture Field Officer69.75 to 41.6560.95 to 40.9052.30 to 34.6553.45 to 30.0045.60 to 26.5049.05 to 27.2060.25 to 25.95
Rajbhasha Adhikari66.65 to 44.1562.20 to 45.0551.85 to 43.3549.80 to 34.20NA43.55 to 38.7569.05 to 69.05
Law Officer62.85 to 52.9555.80 to 49.20071.15 to 44.9547.50 to 39.55NA54.40 to 39.6543.70 to 36.70
H.R/Personnel Officer73.35 to 60.7565.10 to 53.5062.95 to 50.7056.45 to 46.6543.40 to 43.40NANA
Marketing Officer74.95 to 55.3066.80 to 51.9059.40 to 47.3562.05 to 35.5033.70 to 33.7058.10 to 39.40NA

IBPS SO Cut off 2015

IT Officer (Scale–I)56.0055.20 ----

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



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