SBI PO Cut Off 2022 - Expected & Previous Year Cutoff

SBI PO Cut Off 2022 - Expected & Previous Year Cutoff

ByAkash Mishra  |  Updated on: Sep 21, 2022
The SBI PO Previous year cutoffs are provided in this post. The candidates can refer to the previous year SBI PO cutoff to analyze the trend, and estimate the cutoffs of this year. Also, get to know about the factors determining the cutoffs.
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SBI will issue the SBI PO cut off 2022 marks after the completion of the examination. It is one of the most sought-after jobs in Banking and hence the competition is very high. So it becomes essential to understand the state and category-wise SBI PO cut off marks to set an appropriate score target for the Prelims and Mains of SBI PO exam 2022

Understanding the SBI PO previous years cut off is of utmost importance, as cutoff helps us to set the right target score to crack the exam, and setting the right target score enables the students to make an effective strategy for the exam. That is why a candidate should go through the sectional and category-wise SBI PO cut off marks to strategize the target score. We have provided the links to download the SBI PO Merit Lists of previous years. 

Last year, the SBI PO Prelims cut off was high in comparison.  We will also discuss the SBI PO Expected cut off 2022, once the exam is conducted successfully. The cut offs of 2021 are also provided herein, as disclosed after the release of the results. 

SBI PO Cut Off 2022

The State Bank of India usually releases the cut-off list within a week of declaring the result. The SBI PO cut off is released at three stages such as prelims cut off, mains cut off and final cut off list. There is only an overall cut-off and no sectional cut-off in the exam. The prelims exam is only qualifying in nature and candidates need to score minimum cut-off marks to qualify for the mains exam. The final merit list is based on the combined marks of mains, Interview and Group Discussion rounds. So the candidate should try to score high in the mains exam and not just clear the cut-off.

Factors Determining the SBI PO Cutoff 2022

Some attributes determine the SBI PO cutoff. The minimum marks sometimes move to the higher side at other times they follow the observed trends. There are some essential factors that influence the cutoffs, they are mentioned herein-

  • The number of applicants.
  • The number of vacancies for ongoing recruitment.
  • The level of the exam
  • The number of candidates who took the SBI PO exam.

SBI PO Previous Year Cut Off

The previous year SBI PO cut off is shared here as disclosed after the completion of the examination. The SBI PO cutoff marks for prelims along with mains cut off marks are based on the difficulty level of the examination with consideration to the previous year's cut-off marks.

To get shortlisted for the desired post, candidates have to secure the SBI PO cutoff marks as well as Mains qualifying cutoff marks for each section as well as accomplish the overall cutoff. Thus, candidates are requested to check out the previous year SBI PO cut-off for 2021/2020/2019/2018 to know the actual exam trend and set targets accordingly.

SBI PO Prelims Cut Off 2021

The following category-wise SBI PO Prelims cutoff 2021 marks have been updated here for your reference as released officially. Candidates can check the minimum qualifying marks required for clearing the prelims exam. Only the candidate securing the minimum SBI PO cutoff marks in the preliminary examination will be eligible to participate in the mains examination.

CategorySBI PO Prelims Cutoff Marks
General63
SC54.75
ST49.25
OBC61.25
EWS62.75
PWD (LD)51.50
PWD (VI)55.25
PWD (HI)19.00
D&E8.50

SBI PO Mains Cut Off 2021

The SBI PO cut off marks for mains are disclosed by officials of State Bank of India. Candidates securing the minimum SBI PO mains cut off marks will be shortlisted for the Group Exercise & Interview. Below we have shared the category-wise SBI PO mains cut off marks for your reference.

CategoryCut-Off Marks (Out of 250) 
GEN94.85
SC77.32
ST75.01
OBC86.54
EWS90.01
LD75.35
VI97.72
HI75.77
D & E75.17

SBI PO Final Cut Off 2021

SBI PO final cut off marks are decided on the basis of the marks scored in the mains and interview round. The State Bank of India has disclosed the category-wise SBI PO cut off marks after the completion of the exam. Candidates who appeared for the interview round can check the final cut off marks for the exam shared in the tabulated form below.

CategoryCut-Off Marks (Normalised to 100)
GEN53.40
SC44.93
ST41.55
OBC47.41
EWS47.94
LD41.64
VI49.93
HI41.59
D & E33.16

SBI PO Interview Qualifying Marks

Candidates who appeared for the SBI PO interview 2021, could check the qualifying marks as disclosed by the State Bank of India officials. However, the candidates will not be shortlisted solely on the basis of the SBI PO interview marks instead final merit list will include the Mains examination marks as well. Below have a look at the category-wise qualifying marks for SBI PO Interview.

CategoryCut-Off Marks (Out of 50)
GEN20
SC17.50
ST17.50
OBC17.50
EWS20
LD17.50
VI17.50
HI17.50
D & E17.50

SBI PO Prelims Cut off 2020 Marks

The State Bank of India has released the result of the SBI PO cut off for Prelims exam 2020. The following table shows the cut-off of the Prelims exam.  Check the minimum qualifying score for various categories.

CategoryMinimum Qualifying Marks (Cut Off Score)
General58.50
SC50
ST43.75
OBC56
EWS56.75
PWD (LD)47.50
PWD (VI)47.75
PWD (HI)13.50
D&E5.75

SBI PO Mains Cut off 2020 Marks

Candidates can check their category-wise qualifying marks in SBI PO Main 2020-21. We have observed a downfall in the Mains cut-off of SBI PO. Last year cut off for the Gen category was 104.42. Check the qualifying marks set by the organizing authority to clear cut off. There is no denying the fact that the exam level of the mains exam was difficult and lengthy. SBI PO cut off marks have been decided considering the difficulty level, students appeared and vacancies released.

CategoryCut Off (Out of 250)
General88.93
EWS84.60
OBC80.96
SC73.83
ST66.86
LD80.45
VI93.08
HI63.10
D & E63.25

SBI PO Interview Cut off 2020-21 (Out Of 50)

After the main examination interview round was conducted for the students who qualified for the Main cut-off. This year due to the ongoing situation only a personal interview round with safety measures was conducted. The table below shows the qualifying marks set by the organization for the personal interview round. The personal Interview round consisted of 50 marks.

CategorySBI PO Interview
Qualifying Marks (Out of 50)
General20
EWS20
OBC17.50
SC17.50
ST17.50
LD17.50
VI17.50
HI17.50
D & E17.50

SBI PO Final Cut off 2020-21 (Normalized Marks out of 100)

The table below shows the marks of the candidates scored by them in both the Interview and Main examination. The marks obtained by them have been normalized. Check the aggregate cut off marks set by the organization to be qualified for the provisional allotment. We have observed a drastic decrease in the final cut-off for SBI PO this year.

CategoryCut Off (Out of 100)
General51.23
EWS45.35
OBC45.09
SC44.09
ST41.87
LD45.27
VI51.55
HI28.62
D & E29.43

SBI PO Cut Off 2019 Marks

Now let's take a look at the SBI PO cut off marks 2019 of the Prelims and Mains examination here. This will enable you to gauge the changes in the level of difficulty of the paper around the years. Also, check the scorecards of selected candidates for SBI PO 2019 recruitment.

SBI PO Prelims Cut Off 2019:

Look into the SBI PO Prelims Cut Off 2019 for your referral. You will be able to analyze the trends of the SBI PO Cut Off. 

CategoryMinimum Qualifying Marks (Cut Off Score)
General71.00
SC61.75
ST54.75
OBC68.25
EWS68.25
PWD (LD)59.50
PWD (VI)64.75
PWD (HI)16.25

SBI PO Mains Cut Off 2019:

CategoryCut-Off Marks (Out of 250)
GEN104.42
OBC94.28
SC82.50
ST77.63
EWS100.89
LD86.51
VI101.75
HI75.36
D & E75.14

SBI PO Group Exercise+Interview Cut Off 2019:

CategoryCut-Off Marks (Out of 50)
GEN20
OBC17.50
SC17.50
ST17.50
EWS20
LD17.50
VI17.50
HI17.50
D & E17.50

SBI PO Final Cut Off 2019:

CategoryCut-Off Marks (Normalised to 100)
GEN54.11
OBC48.78
SC45.74
ST43.90
EWS50.13
LD47.11
VI52.58
HI35.29
D & E33.37

SBI PO Prelims Cut Off 2018:

CategoryMinimum Qualifying Marks (Cut Off Score)
General56.75
SC49
ST43
OBC54.25
PWD (OH)45.25
PWD (VI)49
PWD (HI)14.75

Scorecard of the SBI PO 2018 Prelims Qualifier:byjusexamprep

Check also:

SBI PO Main Cut off 2018:

Check out the cut-off for the SBI PO Main examination and final allotment below:

Sections/ ExamTotal MarksMinimum Qualifying Marks (Cut off Score)
SCSTOBCGENERALLDVIHI
Minimum marks to be secured, to be shortlisted for GE & PI Round (Objective + Descriptive)25077.1375.0186.4293.1075.0388.9175.16
Group Exercise + Interview5018181820181818
Total Cut off Marks after Normalization10043.9939.8746.2650.7943.0447.0932.69

Scorecard of the SBI PO 2018 Mains Qualifier:

The scorecards are released along with the SBI PO result to assist the candidates in analyzing the level of competition. You can get the complete details of the scorecard and get complete details.

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The previous year's cut-off for the SBI PO 2021 exam will help in acknowledging the right targeting score to clear the exam.

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SBI PO 2022 Cut Off FAQs

  • SBI PO cut off is released by the SBI officials and is determined on the basis of several factors including the number of applicants, number of vacancies for ongoing recruitment, the difficulty level of the exam, and the number of candidates who took the SBI PO exam.

  • Recently, SBI PO final cut-off marks 2021 are shared by the SBI officials after the examination based on the difficulty level of the exam and by analyzing various other factors. The general category cut final cut off for SBI PO is 53.40. Moreover, candidates can check here the SBI PO final cut off as disclosed by the officials of State Bank of India.

  • SBI PO 2022 Cut Off will be released after the exam is conducted successfully and the results are announced. We will notify the candidates as the cutoffs will be released on the official website. 

  • Yes, the SBI PO Prelims and the Mains Cut Off marks are calculated differently at each level. Candidates must secure the minimum cut off marks in order to get shortlisted for the next round of selection. However, SBI PO prelims cut off marks will only be of qualifying in nature and no marks will be added to the final merit list.

  • Sectional cut off is not present in the SBI PO exam 2022 at both prelim and main levels. There is only an overall cutoff at both levels. Candidates securing overall SBI PO cut off marks will be shortlisted accordingly.

  • Following are the steps to calculate the marks for the SBI PO final merit list 2022; 

    • Marks obtained by the candidates in the Mains exam out of 250 marks (maximum) are normalized to 75.
    • Similarly, Marks obtained in GE & Interview round out of 50 are normalized to 25.
    • The final Merit list is arrived at after totaling the above-normalized marks of Main Exam, GE & Interview with an aggregate of 100.
  • Yes, the SBI PO Cut Off 2021 is released officially for prelims and mains examination along with final and qualifying cut off marks. Candidates can refer to the previous year SBI PO cut off in order to set a target on the basis of the difficulty level of the examination.

  • SBI PO mains cut off 2021 for the general category is 94.85 whereas for OBC it is 86.54. Candidates who appeared for the mains examination can check out the SBI PO mains cut off 2021 as disclosed by official authorities on 15th March 2022.

  • SBI PO prelims cut off is decided by the officials and is released after the successful examination. The preliminary cut off for SBI PO is 63 for the general category whereas OBC is 61.25. You can also check out the po prelims cut off for all categories above.

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