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Expected Cut Offs for SBI PO Preliminary Exam 2017

Mar 22, 2017 17:51 IST

Expected Cut Off for SBI PO Preliminary Exam 2017

SBI PO 2017 notification is out and all of you must be geared up to take the new challenge in the New Year. This is a dream job for many of you because of the compensation package and attractive promotional avenues offered to Probationary Officers in the bank. Within a span of 20 years, you can reach the top of the hierarchy. In our endeavour to help you with the preparation, we are publishing articles regarding various topics. In this installment, we are bringing to you the previous year cut off marks for this examination.

SBI PO prelims exam is slated in April-May 2017. The first stage examination will consist of three sections and the total time allotted is 1 hour for 100 marks. The sections are:

  • English Language (30 marks)
  • Quantitative Aptitude (35 marks)
  • Reasoning Ability (35 marks)

In this regard, let us first see the overall cut off for the prelims examination held in July 2016 (out of 100 marks):

Category

Cut Off Marks

General

47.50

Scheduled Caste

38.75

Scheduled Tribe

29.25

Other Backward Caste

44.50

Orthopedically Handicapped

36

Visually handicapped

37

HI

15.75

 However, getting the overall cut-off marks is not the ticket to get into the second phase i.e. the main examination. You need to score the sectional cut off marks minimum to qualify for the mains examination. The sectional cut-offs are as follows:

 

General

SC/ST/OBC/VH/HI/OH

English Language

8.75

6.00

Quantitative Aptitude

7.25

4.25

Reasoning Ability

7.00

4.25

 In the year 2015, the prelims examination was conducted for the first time and the cut off marks were as follows:

Category

Cut Off Marks

General

47.50

Scheduled Caste

37.25

Scheduled Tribe

19.75

Other Backward Caste

42.25

Orthopedically Handicapped

29.25

Visually handicapped

30.75

 Coming to the sectional cut off marks, the same were as follows:

 

General

SC/ST/OBC/VH/OH

English Language

5.75

3.25

Quantitative Aptitude

5.75

3.50

Reasoning Ability

9.25

5.75

 SBI PO 2017: Expected Cut Off

Though it is too early to predict cut off for the upcoming exam, we are trying to give a rough idea regarding the same taking into account the factors that generally affect the outcome of the candidates in the examination:

  • Number of vacancies
  • Difficulty level of the examination
  • Previous year cut off

The sectional cut off for the prelims exam 2017 is expected to be as follows:

 

General

SC/ST/OBC/VH/HI/OH

English Language

8.00 & above

5.75 & above

Quantitative Aptitude

7.00 & above

4.00 & above

Reasoning Ability

6.75 & above

4.00 & above

 Whereas, the overall cut off for the examination is expected in the following lines:

Category

Cut Off Marks

General

47.25 & above

Scheduled Caste

38.25 & above

Scheduled Tribe

29.00 & above

Other Backward Caste

44.25 & above

Orthopedically Handicapped

35.75 & above

Visually handicapped

36.75 & above

HI

15.50 & above

 Disclaimer: The above cut off is based on the factors that influence the cut off in any normal examination. However, the final cut off will be released in due course by the Exam conducting organization after the examination. In any case, the cut off published in the official website of SBI will be final and binding on the candidates.

This is an attempt on our part to give you idea regarding the number of attempts you should make in the examination though the level of examination plays a vital role in determining the actual cut off marks. We have taken the level of exam as similar to last year and that is why, based on increased vacancies, we have made our prediction. Carry on with your preparation in full swing so that you can crack this prestigious and most sought after examination easily. We wish that you finish this year as a PO in SBI catering to customers.

All the best!!

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