IBPS PO Mains 2017 Expected Cutoff & Previous Years Cutoffs
IBPS PO Mains 2017 Cut-off : The Mains phase of IBPS PO exam 2017 will take place on 26th November 2017. This year the prelims exam was Moderate to difficult level & it has shown various changes in different slots. As a result of which the cut off has fallen down as compared to previous year. Therefore, you must be ready for all the surprises in the Mains examination. If you got entry to the Mains exam, then it is very important for you to know the expected & Previous Years IBPS PO Cut Off for Mains. This post on IBPS PO Cut Off will give you a fair idea of the difficulty level of the upcoming IBPS PO exam & help you to set the benchmark so that you qualify the exam with flying colours.
Students, a pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity and an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty. So, be positive and hopeful because cut off is not going to go that high as the paper was really very tricky. Conventional pattern questions were hardly seen in the IBPS PO Mains examination and the new introduction of Online Descriptive Test made it more challenging for the students to deal with the examination with poise.
If we talk about the section wise changes then English was the section that showed the extreme changes in the pattern of examination followed by Reasoning, Data Analysis and Interpretation and General/Economic/Financial Awareness. In English Section, there were new pattern questions of Errors, Double Fillers, and Cloze test. In Reasoning Section, all the questions, apart from the ones on Data Sufficiency, followed a new and convoluted pattern that took the students to invest more time than usual in this Sections. New pattern Caselet and inclusion of Geometry in Data Sufficiency made Data Analysis and Interpretation Section more difficult and complicated than ever before.
And students, if we talk about the expected overall cut off of IBPS PO Mains 2017 Examination then it is supposed to be around 62 to 68.
If we talk about section-wise cut off then the IBPS PO Mains expected cut-off 2017 is as follows:
IBPS PO Mains – Objective Paper (Expected Sectional Cut Off)
Cutoff Marks GEN OBC/SC/
60 8-9 6-7 English
40 5-6 3-4 General
40 10-12 8-9 Data Analysis &
60 7-8 4-5
IBPS PO Mains – Objective Paper (Expected Overall Cut Off)
These cut offs are out of 200. This year IBPS has introduced various changes in the Mains exam pattern.
Category GEN OBC SC ST Cut Off
(out of 200)
65-75 63-73 52-55 41-45
Expected IBPS PO Mains Cut Off – Descriptive Paper
The IBPS PO Descriptive Paper is of 25 marks consisting of time duration of 30 minutes. This paper is only qualifying in nature. These marks will not be added in the final merit list.
Category Cut Off Marks
(Out of 30)
GEN 11-12 OBC 9-10 SC 9-10 ST 9-10 OH/VI/HI 9-10
Official IBPS PO Cut Off – Prelims 2017
This year it is being expected that the cut off will be higher. The table below shows the expected sectional & overall cut off for the different categories.
Official Sectional IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off
30 5 2.75 Reasoning
35 10 6.75 Quantitative
35 7.75 4.75
Overall IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off
Category GEN OBC SC ST OC VI HI ID Cut Off
(Out of 100)
42.75 42.25 36 28.50 28.75 23.25 15.75 17.75
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Previous Years’ IBPS PO Cut Off
Here are the previous years cut off for IBPS PO Exam. Go through the 2016 & 2015 year cut off & analyse the increasing trend in the IBPS Exam.
Official IBPS PO Cut Off 2016:
IBPS PO Prelims 2016 – Sectional Cut Off
30 04.50 07.00 Reasoning
35 05.50 08.50 Quantitative
35 05.25 08.25
IBPS PO Prelims 2016 – Overall Cut Off
(Out of 100)
General 47.50 OBC 46.50 SC 40.00 ST 31.25 OC 32.75 VI 31.50 HI 18.00
So students, stop wasting your time being upset about something you can’t change. Start over right now, implement the lessons you have learned from your mistakes, and do it better next time.
(Authored article by Anil Nagar, CEO and Co-Founder of Adda247)
Content Source – IndiaToday