IBPS PO Cut Off- Prelims, Mains, Expected Cut Off

IBPS PO Cut Off- Prelims, Mains, Expected Cut Off

ByAkash Mishra  |  Updated on: Aug 2, 2022
Check IBPS PO previous year cut off marks to identify the difficulty level of the competition. Previous year IBPS Cut off score will enable you to judge the safe score in order to get shortlisted for the desired recruitment.
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The candidates must be conversant of the IBPS PO cut off to be able to have a safe target score, and bring forth an effective strategy for the exam. The officials of IBPS reveal the IBPS PO cut off 2022 after the examination along with the scorecard. Only the candidates securing the minimum IBPS PO cutoff marks are eligible to participate in the next round of selection.

There are varied factors influencing the IBPS PO cut off marks and hence it witnesses a surge and decline accordingly. Gauge the IBPS PO cut off marks of previous years to frame an effective strategy for the exam.

Candidates who are dreaming to become a PO this year must start their preparation now as IBPS PO 2022 notification has been disclosed. A fair idea of the IBPS PO cut off is important as it will help you identify the minimum number of safe attempts from the individual sections as well as the overall IBPS PO exam.

IBPS PO Cut Off 2022

IBPS PO cut off 2022 will be released by the official authorities after the successful conduction of the exam. The cut off will be released at every stage, and the candidates need to outperform at every stage in order to accomplish the desired result. You must prepare an effective strategy for the exam to be able to proceed further in the recruitment process and attain the cut off marks.

Candidates can now check here the current and previous year IBPS PO 2022 cut off marks for Prelims, Mains exams here. You also can compare the IBPS PO 2022 cut off for Prelims and mains along with the current year's cut off marks.

You can check the complete details of IBPS PO Prelims, Mains, & Final cut-off marks for the years 2021, 2020, 201920182017, and 2016. Let us first understand a few things about the IBPS PO cutoff score, then we will go through IBPS PO previous year's cutoff marks to estimate the targeted score.

What is IBPS PO Cut off Score?

The cutoff score of IBPS PO is the minimum score that the candidates need to score at the sectional as well as the overall exam level, in order to qualify the exam and be eligible for the next phase. The cut off marks determine the level of competition and the difficulty level of the exam, you can kickstart your preparation effectively for the exam.

How is IBPS PO Cut off Is Applied?

The candidates must be well aware of the method through which IBPS PO cut off marks are applied, to be able to mark the details of the exam. The officials decide the IBPS PO cut off and in turn influence the chances of the candidates getting selected for the recruitment process.

  • The cutoff marks of IBPS PO are applied at 2 levels, namely individual sections and an overall exam.
  • Candidates need to secure a minimum score in each section as well as the overall exam (both prelims and mains phase) in order to qualify them.
  • The cutoff scores are decided by IBPS based on various parameters such as exam level, number of vacancies, etc. 
  • The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions are normalized using the equi-percentile method. Scores up to two decimal points shall be taken for the purpose of calculations.

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IBPS PO Expected Cut Off 2022

The IBPS PO expected cut off 2022 will be presented by the experts after the smooth conduction of the exam. You will be able to optimally analyze your performance in the exam. The difficulty level, and good attempts at the exam will be elaborated on here according to the feedback received from the candidates.

The difficulty level of the exam also depends on the groundwork and framework of the candidates preparing for the exam. The experts will be concluding the IBPS PO cut off keeping into consideration the detailed exam pattern, syllabus, and the difficulty level of the questions asked in the exam.

IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off 2021

Check here the IBPS PO Prelims cutoff marks will enable you to get a conclusion of your performance in the examination. Moreover, we have updated you with the IBPS PO Prelims qualifying cutoff marks along with the IBPS PO prelims sectional cut off below.

IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off Marks 2021

The prelims is the first stage of the selection process, it is essential for the candidates to attain the requisite marks in the prelims exam to be able to step further in the recruitment process. You need to attain the sectional marks for the exam to be able to move ahead in the recruitment process.

Name of the Test

Maximum Marks

Cutoff Score

General/EWS

English Language

30

10.00

Reasoning Ability

35

10.00

Quantitative Aptitude

35

9.00

Overall Cut  Off

100

58.75

IBPS PO Cut Off 2021- Prelims

The IBPS PO cut off for the prelims category will be released on the official site notifying the candidates getting selected in the exam and proceeding further. You can get the complete details of the cut off score in the prelims exam and the details pertaining to it. The category-wise cut-off has been laid here.

Category

Cut-off Score (Out of 100)

General

50.50

SC

44.50

ST

38.00

OBC

50.50

HI (Hearing Impaired)

20.75

OC (Orthopaedically Challenged)

42.00

VI (Visually Impaired)

37.00

ID (Intellectual Disability)

20.75

EWS

50.50

IBPS PO Mains Cut Off 2021

IBPS PO mains cut off 2021 is the minimum marks to be secured by the candidates who have appeared for the examination. IBPS PO Mains cutoff marks are shared here as disclosed by the officials of IBPS.

Subjects
Cut off Marks
SC/ST/OBC/PWDEWS/General
English Language10.0013.25
Data Interpretation & Analysis6.5009.25
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude4.507.25
General/Economy/Banking Awareness1.753.75
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)8.7510.00

IBPS PO Mains Cut off

The IBPS PO cut off is released category-wise and you can note the alterations introduced in the cut off in subsequent times. The sectional cut off will be elaborated on here for assisting the candidates in their way to preparing for the exam.

Category

Cut-offs on Total

(Out of 225)

Scheduled Caste (SC)

65.50

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

57.75

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

75.75

Economically Weaker Section (EWS)

77.25

General (Gen)

80.75

Hearing Impaired (HI)

42.50

Orthopaedically Challenged (OC)

62.50

Visually Impaired (VI)

77.75

Intellectual Disability(ID)

46.00

IBPS PO Mains Cut Off for Candidates Shortlisted for Interview

The candidates must note the IBPS PO cut off to get complete knowledge of the minimum marks to be obtained by the candidates in the exam. You can strategize your preparation according to the range of the cut off witnessed in each subject to be able to outrank in the exam.

Subjects
Cut off Marks
 
EWS/GeneralTotal Marks
English Language13.2540
Data Interpretation & Analysis09.2560
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude07.2560
General/Economy/Banking Awareness03.7540
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)10.0025
Total Score86.75225

IBPS PO Final Cut Off 2021

The mains stage contributed to the final cut off, the candidates who will be able to outperform in the mains and interview will be able to make their names shine on the final merit list. Candidates can check out the IBPS PO final cut off score which is shared on the basis of the marks secured in mains and interview round.

Provisional Allotment

Category

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

UR

HI

OC

VI

ID

Maximum Scores

60.38

49.87

58.04

52.58

68.76

43.00

52.27

53.04

54.09

Minimum Scores

40.18

28/10/1997

37.89

29/04/1999

44.00

12/03/2000

45.20

25/07/1999

47.00

16/02/2000

26.00

10/09/1990

40.98

25/01/1999

44.27

17/07/1994

26.36

17/07/1993

 RESERVE LIST (subject to vacancy for 2022-23 and availability of candidates) – CRP- PO/MT-XI

Category

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

UR

HI

OC

VI

ID

Minimum Scores

39.87

37.49

43.71

44.89

46.67

NA

40.58

44.09

NA

IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off 2020

IBPS PO prelims cut off has been officially declared by IBPS. The IBPS PO cut off is a highly influencing factor in determining the cut off and the chances of the candidates getting selected for the exam. Candidates can check the section-wise IBPS PO prelims cut off 2020 for all categories in the tabulated form below:

Name of the Test

Maximum Marks

Cutoff Score

SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD

General/EWS

English Language

30

7.75

11

Reasoning Ability

35

04.2508.00

Quantitative Aptitude

35

06.0009.25

Overall Cut  Off

100

-

58.75

IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off 2020-21

The prelims stage poses immense competition, hence you need to put in dedicated and consistent efforts in order to proceed further in the selection process. The vivid depiction of the cut off will assist the candidates in laying out an impeccable strategy for the exam.

Category

Cut-off Score (Out of 100)

General

58.75

SC

51.00

ST

43.50

OBC

58.50

HI (Hearing Impaired)

19.75

OC (Orthopaedically Challenged)

46.00

VI (Visually Impaired)

54.25

ID (Intellectual Disability)

21.75

EWS

57.75

IBPS PO Mains Cut Off 2020

IBPS PO Main Scorecard 2020-2021 was released on 24th February 2021. Candidates can check the IBPS PO mains cut off 2020 as released officially by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. The marks scored in the mains exam will be influencing the final cut off. IBPS PO Mains exam cut-offs are the minimum qualifying marks that aspirants need in order to secure their place in the merit list.

There are many facts that may decide the cut off of the PO mains cut-offs, some of them are:

  1. The level of the exam.
  2. The number of aspirants who appeared in the exam.
  3. The number of vacancies released. etc.

IBPS PO Mains Cut Off 2020 (Subject-Wise)

The subject-wise details of the cut off marks scored by the candidates have been elaborated here. You can get the category-wise details of the exam to be able to gain insights into the exam.

SubjectSC/ST/OBC/PWDEWS/General
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude03.7506.00
Data Analysis & Interpretation 05.7508.75
English Language08.5011.75
General/Economy/Banking Awareness06.2509.75
English Language (Letter & Essay Writing)08.7510.00

IBPS PO Mains Overall Cut Off 2020

The overall IBPS PO cut off has been illustrated here, you can mark the range of the cut off and lay an optimal assumption of the cut off to be released this year and headstart your preparation accordingly.

CategoryOverall Cut Off
SC66.38
ST52.25
OBC78.63
EWS75.75
General83.50
HI38.25
OC61.25
VI84.88
ID53.00

IBPS PO Final Cut Off 2020

IBPS PO final cut off has been declared along with the final result and provisional allotment under the reserve list. Candidates can check below the category-wise IBPS PO final cut off 2020-21.

CategorySCSTOBCEWSURHIOCVIID
Maximum Scores52.5052.1155.8252.4062.9853.7864.1642.1654.31
Minimum Scores39.73
10/06/99
35.56
08/06/97
43.96
03/11/94
42.98
25/10/95
47.89
13/01/97
38.84
09/08/90
45.89
18/05/95
27.20
20/07/93
28.44
20/09/98

IBPS PO Reserve List Cut off 2020

IBPS has also released the Reserve list cutoff for IBPS PO Exam 2020. The cut-off has been shared in the table below :
 
CategorySCSTOBCEWSUROCVIHIID
Minimum Scores

39.31

17/10/98

35.20

25/10/1998

43.60

09/09/1996

42.58

07/04/1997

47.42

19/08/1999

38.22

08/08/1997

45.51

04/09/1980

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IBPS PO Cut Off 2019

Check below the previous year's IBPS PO cut off to help you judge the exam targets and prepare accordingly for the exam. These IBPS PO cut-offs are determined by the officials of IBPS and released after the result along with the scorecard.

IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off 2019

S. No.

Name of the Test

Maximum Marks

Cutoff Score

SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD

General/EWS

1.

English Language

30

6.5

10.50

2.

Reasoning Ability

35

6.5

10.25

3.

Quantitative Aptitude

35

5.25

8.75

IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off 2019 - Category wise

Category

Cut-off Score (Out of 100)

General

59.75

SC

53.50

ST

46.25

OBC

59.75

HI (Hearing Impaired)

21.25

OC (Orthopaedically Challenged)

44.50

VI (Visually Impaired)

52.25

ID (Intellectual Disability)

20.75

EWS

59.75

IBPS PO Mains Cut Off 2019

S. No.

Name of the Test

Maximum Marks

Cutoff Score

SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD

General/EWS

1.

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

6005.5007.75

2.

Banking/Economy/General Awareness

40

05.00

08.00

3.

Data Analysis & Interpretation60

02.50

05.25

4.

English Language40

10.75

14.25

5.

English Language (Descriptive)25

08.75

10.00

IBPS PO Mains Category wise Cut Off 2019

Name of CategoryCutoff on Total (Out of 225)
General71.50
SC55.63
ST38.13
OBC70.25
EWS (Economically Weaker Sections)65.88
HI (Hearing Impaired)41.00
OC (Orthopaedically Challenged)46.13
VI (Visually Impaired)70.50
ID (Intellectual Disability)45.88

IBPS PO Final Cut off 2019

CategorySCSTOBCEWSUROCVIHIID
Maximum Scores47.0750.8050.2248.9860.5846.3853.1642.3342.04
Minimum Scores36.0233.2440.2740.8244.4436.0042.1826.3628.80

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IBPS PO Cut Off 2018

The proper analysis of the IBPS PO previous year cut off will assist the candidates in framing an effective strategy for the exam. Mark the section-wise cut off marks as illustrated here and aim to attain maximum marks in each subject. You can go through the IBPS PO cutoff scores for prelims section of individual sections as well as the overall exam from the table shared below:

IBPS PO Section wise Cut Off 2018

S. No.Name of the TestMaximum MarksIBPS PO Cut off Score
SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWDGeneral
1.English Language305.508.75
2.Reasoning Ability355.259.00
3.Quantitative Aptitude354.757.75

IBPS PO Category wise Cut Off 2018

Name of CategoryCutoff Score (Out of 100)
General56.75
SC49.25
ST41.75
OBC55.50
HI (Hearing Impaired)16.50
OC (Orthopaedically Challenged)42.75
VI (Visually Impaired)38.75
ID (Intellectual Disability)17.00

Go through the below table to know all about the category-wise sectional as well as the overall cutoff for IBPS PO Mains Exam 2018 -

IBPS PO Mains Section Wise Cutoff 2018

S. No.Name of the SectionMaximum MarksCutoff Marks
SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWDGeneral
1.Objective TestReasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude607.5010.25
2.General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness405.008.00
3.English Language407.5011.25
4.Data Analysis & Interpretation602.254.50
5.Descriptive TestEnglish Language 258.7510.00

IBPS PO Mains Overall Cutoff 2018

Name of the CategoryTotal Cutoff Score (Out of 225)
General74.50
OBC68.38
SC56.38
ST35.75
HI (Hearing Impaired)42.63
OC (Orthopedically Challenged) 53.25
VI (Visually Impaired)66.88
ID (Intellectual Disability)37.00

IBPS PO Final Cutoff 2018

With the announcement of IBPS PO/MT-VIII Final Result, IBPS PO Cutoff has also been released. We have shared here the category-wise final cutoff in below table :

CategorySCSTOBCURHIOCVIID
Maximum 
Scores
55.3447.3353.0263.9134.6950.6956.1143.69
Minimum Scores35.7831.6040.2943.8725.1631.3642.0920.36

IBPS PO Reserve List Cut off 2018

IBPS has also released the Reserve list cutoff for IBPS PO Exam 2018. The cut-off has been shared in the table below :

CategorySCSTOBCURHIOCVIID
Minimum
Scores
35.3831.0539.9143.42NA30.4240.71NA

IBPS PO Cut Off 2017

The IBPS PO cut off of the prelims section. You can go through the IBPS PO Prelims section-wise cutoff 2019 of individual sections as well as the overall exam below:

IBPS PO Prelims Section-wise Cut Off 2017

S. No.Name of the TestMaximum MarksCutoff Score
SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWDGeneral
1.English Language302.755.00
2.Reasoning Ability356.7510.00
3.Quantitative Aptitude354.757.75

IBPS PO Category wise Cut Off 2017

Name of CategoryCutoff Score (Out of 100)
SC36.00
ST28.50
OBC42.25
General42.75
HI (Hearing Impaired)15.75
OC (Orthopaedically Challenged)28.75
VI (Visually Impaired)23.25
ID (Intellectual Disability)17.75

IBPS PO Mains Section-wise Cutoff 2017

S. No.Name of the SectionMaximum MarksCutoff Marks
SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWDGeneral
1.Objective TestReasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude6007.5010.25
2.General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness4008.2511.25
3.English Language4003.2505.75
4.Data Analysis & Interpretation6010.7514.00
5.Descriptive TestEnglish Language 2508.7510.00

IBPS PO Mains Overall Cutoff 2017

Name of the CategoryTotal Cutoff Score (Out of 225)
General82.00
OBC75.63
SC62.50
ST42.25
HI (Hearing Impaired)47.75
OC (Orthopedically Challenged) 59.63
VI (Visually Impaired)77.87
ID (Intellectual Disability)55.00

IBPS PO Final Cut off 2017 (Provisional Allotment)

You can check the minimum and maximum scores of IBPS PO 2017 for provisional allotment from the table shared below:

CategorySCSTOBCURHIOCVIID
Maximum Scores53.2054.7457.1865.5845.4251.1174.1444.38
Minimum Scores38.5633.7343.0247.0425.0738.5345.8828.87

Reserve List Cutoff (subject to the vacancy for 2017-18 & availability of candidates)

CategorySCSTOBCURHIOCVIID
Minimum Scores38.2233.3342.6946.65NA38.1844.50NA

IBPS PO Cutoff 2016

The candidates must possess an in-depth knowledge of the IBPS PO cut off to be able to gain insights into the selection process. You must grasp the core concepts and fundamentals to be able to progress ahead in the steps of the recruitment drive. You can gain insights into the exam and the selection process to able to get detailed knowledge of the exam.

IBPS PO Prelims Sectional Cut Off 2016

As there is no state-wise cut off for IBPS PO, we have shared the individual section-wise cut off of IBPS PO Preliminary Exam 2016 in the below table :

S.No.SubjectsMax. MarksSC/ST/PWD/OBCGeneral
1.Reasoning Ability3505.5008.50
2.Quantitative Aptitude3505.2508.25
3. English Language3004.5007.00

IBPS PO Prelims Overall Overall Cutoff 2016

Following are the overall category wise cut IBPS PO cut off for Prelims exam 2016 :

S. No.CategoryCut off Marks (Out of 100)
1.General47.50
2.OBC46.50
3.SC40.00
4.ST31.25
5.OH32.75
6.VH31.50
7.HI18.00

IBPS PO Mains Section-wise Cut Off 2016

Here is the IBPS PO Cut off 2016 for Mains exam for individual sections-

S.No.SubjectsMax. MarksSC/ST/PWD/OBCGeneral
1.Reasoning Ability503.255.25
2.Quantitative Aptitude5010.7512.50
3. General Awareness508.0010.75
4.English Language502.254.75
5.Computer Knowledge505.006.50

IBPS PO Mains 2016 Overall Cut Off

The below table consists of category wise cut off for IBPS PO Mains phase 2016. 

S.No.CategoryCut off Marks (Out of 100)
1.Visually Impaired37.50
2.ST31.50
3.SC41.75
4.OBC52.50
5.OC34.00
6.HI37.00
7.General52.50

IBPS PO Final Cutoff 2016

Minimum and Maximum Scores (combined scores in CWE - Main Examination and Interview out of 100) as released by IBPS for provisional allotment are:

CategorySCSTOBCUR (General)OCVIHI
Maximum Scores46.3045.1050.2057.4052.7055.2040.50
Minimum Scores33.7028.6037.0039.9031.4033.1025.40

IBPS PO Reserve List 2016

Check cut off marks for a reserve list of IBPS PO Exam 2016-17 in the below table :

CategorySCSTOBCUR (General)OCVIHI
Minimum Scores33.3027.7036.7039.4030.9032.00NA

Factors Influencing IBPS PO Cut Off

There are numerous factors that influence the IBPS PO cut off and the chances of the candidates getting selected for the exam. This will assist the candidates in framing an apt and accurate strategy for the exam to be able to get ahead in the recruitment process. Take a look at all the parameters centering on the cut off to be able to bring forth an enlightening strategy for the exam and move ahead in the recruitment process.

  • The number of candidates taking the exam.
  • The difficulty level of the exam.
  • Vacancies rolled out by the officials.

IBPS PO Cut Off FAQs

  • IBPS PO cut off is the minimum marks to be attained by the candidates in order to move ahead in the selection process. The sectional cut off is released, and the candidates need to attain marks equivalent to the sectional cut off in order to move ahead in the recruitment process.

  • IBPS PO cut off is calculated by the officials of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection on the basis of the difficulty level of the competition, the number of candidates who appeared for the examination, previous year cut off marks, and the number of vacancies available, etc. Only the candidates securing the IBPS PO cut off marks will be eligible to participate in the next round of the recruitment process. The IBPS PO 2022 poses immense competition, hence candidates must prepare effectively for the exam.

  • Yes, there is a sectional as well as overall cut off in the IBPS PO exam disclosed by the officials along with the results and scorecards. Candidates need to qualify IBPS PO section cut off as well as IBPS PO overall cut off in order to get shortlisted for the desired job profile.

  • The IBPS PO expected cut off will be released by the experts after the successful conduction of the exam. The cut off will be concluded by the experts keeping into consideration the various factors affecting the cut off and the feedback received from the candidates.

  • IBPS PO cut off is disclosed by the official authorities of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection along with the scorecards. The scorecards are announced 7 days after the declaration of the results. Only the candidates cracking the IBPS PO cut off marks will be shortlisted for the next round of selection.

  • Yes, securing the IBPS PO cut off marks at each stage is important to crack the IBPS PO recruitment successfully. Candidates failing to secure the minimum qualifying marks will not be allowed to participate in the next round of selection. Thus, make sure to secure a good score in the exam in order to get shortlisted easily while creating the aggregate list of students.
  • Yes, the IBPS PO cut off marks are calculated based on the normalisation process. The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be normalized using the equi-percentile method. Scores up to two decimal points shall be taken for the purpose of calculations
  • No, the IBPS PO prelims exam is qualifying in nature. Thus, you need to crack the IBPS PO Prelims cut off to be eligible for mains exam. An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for the online mains examination. However, the final merit list will be prepared on the basis of the marks obtained in mains & interview phases.

  • It is of prime essentiality for the candidates to be well versed with the IBPS PO cut off and frame an apt strategy for the exam. The factors that influence the cut off are as listed herewith:

    • The number of candidates taking the exam.
    • The difficulty level of the exam.
    • Vacancies rolled out by the concerned authorities. 

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