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

IBPS PO Mains Cut Off
IBPS PO Mains Cut Off

Hello friends. In Today’s article, we will have a look at IBPS PO Mains Cut off marks so that you can have a basic idea of the ideal score in IBPS PO Exam 2020. In the previous article, we have seen the IBPS PO Prelims cutoff marks and recieved request from many aspirants related to Mains Cut Off of IBPS PO Exam. We will see A to Z aspects related to IBPS PO Mains Exam so that you can set a realistic target and achieve it with a detailed IBPS PO Strategy.

IBPS PO Exam is conducted in 3 Main Stages:

  1. IBPS PO Prelims- Just Qualifying in Nature
  2. IBPS PO Mains- Marks Considered in Final Merit List
  3. IBPS PO Interview-Marks Considered in Final Merit List

You cannot take the risk of scoring less marks in IBPS PO Mains exam because Final merit list is directly proportional to your Mains score. So, initially we will have a look at IBPS PO Mains Pattern for better understanding. Moreover, IBPS PO Mains Cut off for last 5 years will also be provided to analyse the latest trend of cut off. So, lets begin with this detailed guide on IBPS PO Mains Cut Off Analysis.

IBPS PO Mains Cut Off 2020

Before beginning with the actual IBPS PO Mains Cut Off Analysis, we will see some highlights of IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern so that understanding the the IBPS PO Sectional and Overall Cut Off Becomes More Easy. 

No Sections Number of Questions Marks Medium of Exam Time
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 English & Hindi 60 minutes
2 English Language 35 40 English only 40 minutes
3 Data Analysis and Interpretation 35 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes
4 General, Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 English & Hindi 35 minutes
Total 155 200 180 minutes
Descriptive (Letter & Essay) 2 25 English 30 minutes

Types of IBPS PO Mains Cut Off

There are two types of IBPS PO Mains Cut Off:

  1. Sectional Cut Off Marks
  2. Overall Cut Off Marks
  • IBPS PO Sectional Cut Off deals with the minimum marks one needs to score in each section of Mains Paper like Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis and Interpretation, English Language, General, Economy/Banking Awareness, etc
  • IBPS PO Overall Cut Off deals with Total Marks scored in Mains Exam (Out of 225 Marks)

Also Read: IBPS PO Age Limit 2020

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

Yes, Of course. Sectional and Overall Cut Off Exists in IBPS PO Mains Examination.

Are "IBPS PO Mains Marks" considered in Final Merit List?

Yes. IBPS PO Mains Score will be considered in Final Merit List. Moreover, the weightage of IBPS Mains Marks in Final Merit list is very high. So, aim to score as High as possible in Mains Examination itself (To ensure your final selection!)

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

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

Yes. Relaxation exists in IBPS PO Mains Exam for candidates belonging to following categories:

  • 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 Mains Cut Off will be less for you as compared to general category.

Also Read: IBPS PO Mains Weightage

IBPS PO Mains Cut Off 2019

IBPS PO Mains Cut-Off 2019

Category IBPS PO Mains Cut Off
Marks (Calculated Out of 225)
GENERAL 71.25
EWS 65.88
OBC 70.25
SC 55.63
ST 38.13
HI 41
OC 46.13
VI 70.50
ID 45.88

IBPS PO Mains Sectional Cut Off 2019:

S. No. Subject Maximum Marks IBPS PO Sectional Cut Off (SC/ST/ OBC/PwD) IBPS PO Sectional Cut Off (General/ EWS)
1. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 60 05.50 07.75
2. English Language 40 10.75 14.25
3. Data Analysis & Interpretation 60 02.50 05.25
4. General Economy & Banking Awareness 40 05.00 08.00
5. English Language (Descriptive) 25 08.75 10.00

Also Read: IBPS PO Syllabus (Chapter-Wise Weightage of Prelims)

IBPS PO Mains Cut Off 2018

IBPS PO 2018 Mains Cut Off:

Category IBPS PO Mains Cut Off Marks
GENERAL 74.50
OBC 68.38
SC 56.38
ST 35.75
HI 42.63
OC 53.25
VI 66.88
ID 37.00

IBPS PO Mains Section Wise Cut-Off 2018:

Serial No. Subject Maximum Marks IBPS PO Section-Wise Cut Off (SC/ST/OBC/PwD) IBPS PO Section-Wise Cut Off (General)
1. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 60 7.50 10.25
2. English Language 40 7.50 11.25
3. Data Analysis & Interpretation 60 2.25 4.50
4. General Economy & Banking Awareness 40 5.00 8.00
5. English Language (Descriptive) 25 8.75 10.00

Conclusion

We had an basic overview of IBPS PO Cut Off marks for Mains Exam. We have sectional Cut off in IBPS PO Mains. Along with clearing the sectional cutoff, you must aim to score 25-30 marks above IBPS PO Mains Cut Off if you want your name in Final Merit List. This can be possible by focusing more on topics you are strong at.

Practice is the only solution to score high marks in Mains 2020. So, make sure you practice each type of question atleast 2-3 times before Mains Examination. And if you are still facing any difficulty, do let sarkari service team know about it in the comment section below. We will solve your queries within 24 hours.

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