IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off 2020 | Sectional & Overall Cut Off | Analysis

IBPS PO Cut Off
IBPS PO Cut Off

Hello Future Bankers. Today we are back with IBPS PO Cut Off 2020. This IBPS PO Cut Off will give you basic idea about necessary marks to clear IBPS PO Prelims (written exam) and qualify the next stage. We must set a realistic target which must be 15-20 marks above the previous year IBPS PO Cut Off marks. Because due to increasing competition and less number of vacancies, sudden rise in the IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off can be seen. So, its better to be on a safer side.

IBPS PO Exam is conducted in 3 Main Stages:

  1. IBPS PO Prelims
  2. IBPS PO Mains
  3. IBPS PO Interview

IBPS Cut Off Exists for Prelims as we all Mains Exam. But we will focus only on IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off in this article so that detail analysis of Sectional and Overall cut off Marks can be done. Moreover, we will analyse last 5 year IBPS PO Prelims Cut off so that you have a clear idea about ideal score to qualify the exam. So, lets begin.

IBPS PO Cut Off 2020

Before beginning with the actual IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off Marks, let us have a basic overview of IBPS PO Exam Pattern so that understanding IBPS Prelims Overall Cut Off, sectional cut off and normalized cut off becomes easy.

No.Diff. SectionsNo. of QuestionsMarks AllotedAlloted Time
1English Language303020 minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total10010060 minutes

Now, its clear that IBPS PO Prelims exam is conducted out of 100 Marks. So, IBPS PO Cut Off of Prelims exam will be calculated out of 100 Marks!

Different Types of IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off

IBPS PO exam has 2 types Cut Off’s which you need to clear to Qualify the First Stage of Exam:

  1. Overall Cut Off (Out of 100)
  2. Sectional Cut Off (Individual Cut Off for English, Reasoning and Maths)

IBPS PO Prelims has 3 sections= English Language, Numerical Ability, Reasoning Ability  which has an individual cut off marks which you have to clear (along with Overall Cut Off)

Is there a Sectional and Overall Cut Off Scenario in the IBPS PO exam?

Yes. You have Sectional as well as Overall Cut Off Scenario in IBPS PO Prelims Exam. SBI PO Exam, which is similar to IBPS PO Exam, do not have a sectional cut off in Prelims Exam. So, its important to remember the difference between the two banking exams.


Are "IBPS PO Prelims Marks" considered in Final Selection (Merit List)?

No. IBPS PO Prelims marks are just qualifying in nature. You need to clear it only to qualify for Next stage. IBPS Final Merit is calculated based on your score in:

  • IBPS PO Mains Exam
  • IBPS PO Personal Interview

IBPS PO Final Merit List= 80% Weightage to Mains + 20% Weightage to PI

Is IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off Less for Candidates belonging to OBC, SC, ST, PWD Category?

Yes. Relaxation exists in IBPS PO Prelims Exam for candidates belonging to following categories (Relaxation in age limit,number of attempts also exists)

  • Econmically Weaker Sections (EWS)
  • Other Backward Class (OBC)
  • Scheduled Caste (SC)
  • Scheduled Tribes (ST)
  • Visual Impairment (VI)
  • Deaf & Hearing Impaired (HI)
  • Dilation and Evacuation (D and E)
  • learning Disabilities (LD)

So, if you belong to any of the following categories, then IBPS PO Cut Off will be less for you as compared to general category.

IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off 2019

IBPS PO Prelims Overall Cut Off 2019:

Different CategoriesIBPS PO Prelims Cut Off 2019
General59.75
OBC59.75
SC53.50
ST46.25
EWS59.75
HI21.25
OC44.50
VI52.25
ID20.75

IBPS PO Prelims Sectional Cut Off 2019:


SubjectsEnglish LanguageQuantitative AptitudeReasoning AbilityTotal
Maximum Score303535100
IBPS PO Cut off (Sectional) for
EWS/UR
10.508.7510.2559.75
IBPS PO Cut off (Sectional) for
SC/ST/OBC/PWBD
6.505.256.50

Also Check: IBPS PO Syllabus (Topic-Wise Weightage)

IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off 2018

IBPS PO Prelims Overall Cut Off 2018:

CategoryIBPS PO Prelims Cut Off Marks
General56.75
OBC55.50
SC49.25
ST41.75

IBPS PO Prelims Sectional Cut Off 2018:

SubjectsEnglish LanguageQuantitative AptitudeReasoning Ability
Maximum Score303535
IBPS PO Cut off (Sectional) for General/EWS08.7507.759.00
IBPS PO Cut off (Sectional) for SC/ST/OBC/PWBD06.5005.2506.50

IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off 2017

IBPS PO Prelims Overall Cut Off 2017:

Different CategoriesIBPS PO Prelims Cut off
Scheduled Caste (SC)36.00
Scheduled Tribe (ST)28.50
Other Backward Classes (OBC)42.25
General (Gen)42.75
Hearing Impaired15.75
Orthopaedically Challenged28.75
Visually Impaired23.25
Intellectual Disability17.75

IBPS PO Prelims Sectional Cut Off 2017 (General Category):

SubjectsEnglish LanguageQuantitative AptitudeReasoning AbilityTotal
Maximum Score303535100
IBPS PO Cutoff  (Sectional)05.0007.7510.0042.75

Also Check: IBPS PO Mains Syllabus (Topic-Wise Weightage)

IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off 2016

IBPS PO Prelims Overall Cut Off 2016:

Different CategoriesIBPS PO Prelims Cut off
General47.50
OBC46.50
SC40.00
ST31.25
OC32.75
VI31.50
HI18.00

IBPS PO Prelims Sectional Cut Off 2016:

SectionsMaximum MarksIBPS PO Cut Off (Sectional) SC/ST/OBC/PWDGeneral
English Language3004.5007.00
Reasoning Ability3505.5008.50
Quantitative Aptitude3505.2508.25

IBPS PO Prelims Cut Off 2020

Official IBPS PO Cut Off 2020 is not yet released. Will update as soon as it will be declared.


Conclusion

We have seen IBPS PO Cut Off Marks for Last 5 attempts. Sectional Cut Off of IBPS PO Prelims is also given for different categories. Now, its you duty to set a realistic target and stop not until the goal is achieved. Follow IBPS PO Detailed Strategy for guaranteed success. And if you still have any doubts related to IBPS PO Cut Off Marks, do let us know in the comment section below. Your doubts will be solved within 24 hours.

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