Expected Cut-Off - IBPS PO Mains 2016

Published on Thursday, November 24, 2016
Hi students!!!!
Many of you have appeared for IBPS PO Mains exam. For the less number of vacancies, everyone is expecting to clear this paper. Many readers requested us to make a cutoff analysis for this exam. We really can't predict anything, but in this article, we have tried to give you an estimated prediction of what could be the cut off for IBPS PO Mains Exam.

Declared Cut-off for Prelims 2016

All the aspirants already knew that the exam is being conducted in three stages: Prelims, Mains and Interview. But the result will be based only on the Mains exam and Interviews. Still, we have witnessed a great competition in prelims. Here, is the declared cut-off of IBPS PO Prelims exam.
Exam Maximum Marks Normalized to
Main Examination
(Phase II)
200 80
(Phase III)
100 20
TOTAL 300 100

The following table shows the section-wise cut-off list. We have prepared it according to latest result of Prelim exam held in 2016.
Sections Max. Marks SC/ST/
English Language 30 04.50 07.00
Reasoning Ability 35 05.50 08.50
Quantitative Aptitude 35 05.25 08.25

Here is the cut-off list for various categories, This can turn the result in your favour as well as against you. 
Category 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

Expected Cut-off for IBPS PO Mains 2016 Exam

You have now a clear idea that prelims cut-off is very high and similarly, the cut-off for mains exam is also going to be higher. 
The following table shows the section-wise expected cut off list:

Section Max. Marks Cutoff Marks (±4)
SC/ OBC ST/ PWD General
Reasoning 50 6 4 8
English Language 40 6 4 8
Computer Knowledge 20 8 7 11
General Awareness 40 10 7 13
Quantitative Aptitude 50 9 6 11

In the following table, we have estimated a category-wise cut off list. You can expect marginal variation in the cut-off.
CategoryTotal Overall
Cut Offs (± 5)

Expected Final Cut-off

Combining both prelims and mains exam, here is the final expected cut-off list. There can be some variation of 0-5 points but this is the most accurate list we could present you.
Category Final
Cut Offs (± 5)
GEN 51
OBC 46
SC 41
ST 38

We wish the aspirants of IBPS PO exam all the best. We want you all to come out with flying colours and keep working hard.

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