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IBPS PO 2016 Cut off for Mains Exams

Last Updated - May 09, 2018

IBPS PO Mains Cut Offs are the minimum marks that must be obtained by the candidates to get qualified for the IBPS PO Interview. Candidates should obtain a minimum score in each section of the exam and also a qualifying total score. It depends upon the total number of vacancies, what does the cut off go and what number of candidates are shortlisted for the IBPS PO Interview. 

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IBPS PO Prelims Expected Cut-off 

The cut off of IBPS PO 2018 is expected to be bit more than the cut off of previous year. There are various factors that affects the cut off. IBPS PO Cut off will be displayed on the official website of IBPS soon after the declaration of IBPS PO Mains Results.

The sectional and overall cut offs are determined by normalizing the cut off score. Sectional cut off is the minimum score in a particular section. Apart from clearing all the sectional cutoffs in IBPS PO exam, candidates have to clear the minimum required marks on the total marks. This is known as overall cut off.

IBPS PO Mains Expected Cut Off

With the increase in IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off, it is expected, Mains cut off will also be competitively high. It could be because of the lower number of vacancies this year. Or else, it could be that this being the 2nd year, and several exams have been conducted in online mode and candidates are familiar with it.

Analysis of IBPS PO Expected Cutoff is depicted in the following graph.

IBPS PO 2016 Expected Cutoff

Candidates can expect rise in sectional cut off too.  In the following table, expected sectional cut off and overall cut off for IBPS PO Mains is determined:

Section wise IBPS PO Cut Off 2016 Mains

SectionMaximum MarksIBPS PO Mains Expected Cut Off
English Language4011110714
Computer Knowledge2013131014
General Awareness4012120715
Quantitative Aptitude5010100712

The above cut off is expected and it can be varied by ±3.

Category wise Overall IBPS PO Cut Off 2016 Mains

CategoryCut off Marks (Out of 200)
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Previous Year IBPS PO Cut Off Score for Mains

IBPS PO Mains 2015 overall cut off is given in the following table. The overall marks are calculated by adding up the marks scored in all the sections. The following cut off is distinguish on the basis of categories.

CategoryCutoff (Out of 200)
Scheduled Caste (SC)50.00
Scheduled Tribe (ST)47.75
Other Backward Classes (OBC)76.00
General (Gen)76.00
Hearing Impaired (HI)35.25
Orthopedically Challenged (OC)52.50
Visually Impaired (VI)36.00

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IBPS PO Main 2015 sectional cut off is represented in the following table. It can be seen that, the cut off for SC and OBC category were same and similar for the candidates belonging to ST and PwD categories.

SectionMaximum MarksIBPS PO Mains Expected Cut Off
English Language4009.5009.5005.2512.50
Computer Knowledge2011.0011.0008.7512.25
General Awareness4010.2510.2505.0013.75
Quantitative Aptitude5008.7508.7505.2511.00



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