The IBPS Clerk cut off is released by the conducting body for the Clerk examination. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is the conducting body for the IBPS Clerk exam. Cut Off marks are the minimum marks that a candidate needs to obtain to qualify an exam.
Further below in this article, aspirants can find the state-wise and category-wise minimum qualifying marks for both prelims and mains phase of the clerical cadre examination.
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The category wise cut off 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).
IBPS issues cut off marks of each stage during the announcement of the Clerk Result. The IBPS Clerk exam is conducted in two stages of online examination, i.e., Prelims and Mains exam.
In this article, you will find the IBPS Clerk cut off for the past few years to know the trend change in the cut off released by IBPS for the Clerical cadre. For candidates who are either appearing for the exam or are willing to appear for the exam can check the sectional and overall, category-wise cut off in this article and prepare themselves accordingly.
Candidates can check the IBPS Clerk notification at the linked article.
How To Check IBPS Clerk Cut Off?
Candidates can check the IBPS Clerk cut off by following a few simple steps. These steps are the same to check the qualifying marks for both prelims and mains exam. Refer to the following:
- Visit the official site of IBPS
- Click on IBPS Clerk Cut off link available at the top of the homepage.
- Enter your roll number/registration number and password/date of birth and then fill in the captcha
- You are redirected to the IBPS Clerk scorecard page which displays the candidate’s marks and overall cut off.
For detailed information regarding the IBPS Clerk result, important result declaration dates and steps to check it, candidates can visit the linked article.
Factors Determining IBPS Clerk Cut Off
Some factors 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.
Aspirants can check the steps to download their IBPS Clerk Scorecard at the linked article.
Ensure that all the subjects included in the bank exam syllabus are covered and well prepared to easily score the IBPS Clerk cut off. Refer to the links below for the same:
|Logical Reasoning||Quantitative Aptitude|
|Verbal Ability||Computer Knowledge|
|Banking Awareness||Logical Reasoning Question and Answers|
IBPS Clerk Cut Off 2020
Over the years the cut off has gradually seen an increase and this is because of the tough competition and the increasing number of applicants.
The IBPS Clerk cut off defines the minimum qualifying marks section-wise as well as overall. Also, these marks differ for candidates applying from different states.
Given below is the IBPS Clerk final cut off 2020-21 based on the mains exam held on February 28, 2021:
Also, the minimum qualifying marks for the reserve list for clerical cadre recruitment has been released by the conducting body:
Given below is the IBPS Clerk Cut Off 2020-21 for the preliminary examination conducted between December 5th and 12th, 2020:
|State-wise IBPS Clerk Prelims Cut-Off 2020-21|
|State Name||Cut Off (General)|
Candidates looking forward to applying for the Probationary Officer post can also check the IBPS PO cut off page and know the previous year qualifying marks.
IBPS Clerk Cut Off 2019-20
The final result for the IBPS clerk Mains conducted on January 19, 2020, was released on May 20, 2020. Given below is the state-wise IBPS Clerk mains cut off for the 2019-20 recruitment:
|IBPS Clerk Mains Cut Off 2019-20|
|Jammu & Kashmir||49.25||34.88|
|Daman & Diu||38.13||38.13|
The IBPS cut off for Clerk is released separately for all the States. Also, sectional and overall category-wise cut off is also released for all phases of the examination.
Given below is the state-wise IBPS Clerk Prelims cut off 2019 for General Category:
|IBPS Clerk Cut Off 2019-20|
|State Name||Cut-Off for General Category|
|Jammu & Kashmir||—|
IBPS has a set pattern that it follows to release the result for the post of Clerk. The result is released 2 to 3 weeks from the date of examination, and then one week later the IBPS Clerk scorecard is released which states the marks scored by the candidate and the cut-off.
For best result in the upcoming Clerk exam, candidates can go through the IBPS Clerk syllabus carefully and prepare themselves well for every topic under each section.
Candidates can refer to previous year exam analysis to understand the IBPS Clerk exam better and to improve their performance in the upcoming 2021 exam:
IBPS Clerk Cut Off 2018
The final IBPS Clerk cut off 2018 was released on April 1, 2019, and candidates across the country were shortlisted to join the Clerical cadre in the various participating Banks of IBPS.
Since the vacancies released in IBPS clerk are state-wise, the cut off is also different for different states.
IBPS Clerk Prelims Cut Off 2018
The IBPS Clerk prelims exam 2018 was conducted on December 8, 9 and 15, 2018 and the result for the same was released in January 2019.
The table given below mentions the IBPS Clerk cut off for prelims exam 2018 for the General category:
|IBPS Clerk Cut Off 2018 – Prelims|
|State Name||Cut Off|
IBPS Clerk Mains Cut Off 2018
The Mains phase of the examination is the final phase in the IBPS Clerk exam. Candidates need to qualify the mains exam with good marks in order to qualify the Clerical cadre examination.
The mains cut off is only considered the final cut off for the IBPS Clerk exam. Given below is the Final cut off 2018 based on the IBPS Clerk score card for the reference of candidates:
|IBPS Clerk Cut Off 2018 – Mains|
|Andaman & Nicobar||—||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|Dadara & Nagar Haveli||44.25||—||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|Daman & Diu||37.93||37.8||—||—||—||—||—||—|
|Jammu & Kashmir||54.93||44||39.35||33.43||—||—||—||—|
To improve your IBPS Clerk score card, candidates are suggested to solve mock tests and question papers on a daily basis and keep themselves updated with the latest exam pattern and the type of questions asked in the exam.
IBPS Clerk Cut Off 2017
IBPS Clerk exam is an annually conducted exam, and candidates across the country await the recruitment for the same to start. IBPS Clerk scorecard shall help candidates understand the level of competition and how much effort needs to be put in during the exam preparation.
IBPS Clerk Prelims Cut Off 2017
Given below is the state-wise IBPS Clerk cut off 2017 for the prelims examination for Unreserved Category:
|IBPS Clerk Cut Off 2017 – Prelims|
|Daman & Diu||70.75|
IBPS Clerk Mains Cut Off 2017
Given below is the category-wise IBPS cut off for Clerical cadre for the Mains examination:
|IBPS Clerk Cut Off 2017 – Mains|
|Andaman & Nicobar||—||—||—||—|
|Dadar & Nagar Haweli||—||—||—||39.02|
|Daman & Diu||—||—||36.91||45.92|
|Jammu & Kashmir||—||35.74||42.71||52.31|
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 also provides various preparation tips and guides to help the aspirants strategize their preparation.
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Frequently Asked Questions for IBPS Clerk Cut Off
Q 1. Is there sectional IBPS Clerk cut off?
Q 2. What to do if a candidate qualifies the overall cut off but does not qualify the sectional cut off?
Q 3. What are the best books to prepare for the IBPS Clerk exam?
Ans. Given below is a list of books that may help candidates prepare for the IBPS Clerk exam:
- Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by R.S.Agarwal
- Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination by R.S.Agarwal
- Pratiyogita Darpan (Monthly Edition)
- Data Interpretation by Arun Sharma
- Banking Awareness by Arihant Publications
- English Grammar by Wren and Martin
For best results and to secure the IBPS Clerk cut off marks, candidates must refer to the list of books given above.