IBPS Clerk Cut Off

The IBPS recruitment board decides the cutoff marks every year. These are the minimum marks which a candidate needs to obtain in order to get qualified. The category wise cutoff marks are also be given for the candidates belonging to different categories. The candidates who will score equal to or higher than this cutoff will be considered qualified for the next phase(s). The IBPS board will issue cutoff marks of each stage during the announcement of the result.

IBPS Clerk 2017 Cutoff for Preliminary Examination:

The sectional, as well as the overall cut-off marks of the candidates, are considered in the selection process of the IBPS Clerk exam. There is also a category-wise marks for the reserved and unreserved categories.

The expected category-wise overall and sectional cutoff marks for the IBPS Clerk 2017 are given below:

Overall cutoffs:

Category wise overall cutoff marks
Category Cutoff
General category 47.50
ST 19.75
OBC 42.25
SC 37.25

Sectional cutoffs:

Sectional cutoff marks
Sections Cutoff
Quantitative 6.75-7
English 6.5-7
Reasoning 9-10.5

IBPS Clerk 2017 Cutoff for Mains Examination:

Once the candidates clear the preliminary examination i.e. they get the required cut-off marks or more in the prelims, they are allowed to appear for the mains exam. The candidates will also have to clear the overall and sectional cutoff in the mains exam to qualify for the provisional allotment process.

The expected category wise overall and sectional cut-offs for the IBPS Clerk 2017 are given below:

Overall cutoffs:

Category wise overall cutoff marks
Category Cutoff 
General 145-150
OBC 140-145
ST 128-130
SC 130-135

Sectional cutoffs:

Sectional cutoff marks
Sections Cutoff
Quantitative 9-11
English 8-11
Reasoning 5-8
Computer Knowledge 10-15
General Awareness 10-12

IBPS Clerk cutoff factors:

There are some factors that determine the cutoff for IBPS Clerk examination like:

  • Total number of candidates who appeared in the exam
  • Competitiveness among the candidates
  • Vacancies in the participating banks

It should be noted that though the cutoff for the IBPS Clerk exam varies from state to state but the difference is minimal. The detailed cutoff for the IBPS Clerk will be updated soon along with the latest IBPS Clerk notification .

Aspirants are suggested to stay tuned with Byju’s to get more details about the IBPS Clerk exams along with the updated syllabus and pattern. Byju’s also provide various preparation tips and guides to help the aspirants strategize their preparation.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *