Checkout IBPS PO CutOff Marks 2018 and Previous Years

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Every student desperately wait for cutoff marks after exam to check their chances of selection, so in this blog checkout IBPS PO CutOff Marks 2018 and IBPS PO 2017 cutoff marks.

The IBPS PO Examination is round the corner and all of you must be preparing in full swing in order to get successful in this very popular examination. In any examination, in order to get selected, you need to score a minimum mark which is known as the cut-off marks for that examination.

If you participated or willing to participate in IBPS PO exam, then you should also interested in updated IBPS PO results and IBPS PO answer keys for 2018 exam.

In the banking examinations, this cut-off is not calculated based on the total aggregate marks only but for each section in the examination, there is separate cut-off marks decided by the IBPS. 

How is the IBPS PO cut-off marks decided?

You need to understand that the cut-off marks is not some pre-determined marks by IBPS but it is decided after you take the test. Hence, do not be disheartened if you find the examination too difficult and you were not able to solve many questions in the examination or in any particular section. You still have a chance to qualify in that particular section or in the exam itself. 

The cut-off marks is generally decided based on the total number of students, the average attempts by such students and the number of students that is to be selected from all the students. 

Since the IBPS PO will be conducted in different shifts, the marks of candidates in all such shifts will be normalized in order to adjust for the various difficulty levels in such shifts. Then the cut-off marks for each section and also the entire examination will be decided by the IBPS. 

How to check your cutoff marks?

So, the next question is when will you get to know the cut-off marks? Will you know it as soon as the exam is over or you get to know it once the results are out? Well, the cut-off marks are generally declared once the results are out. You can check the cut-off from your results page itself or the same may also be declared in the form of write-up separately on the website of IBPS i.e.

In order to check the IBPS PO cutoff marks, the following steps should be followed:

  • Go to the IBPS website 
  • Check the link for CRP PO/MT VIII on the left hand side of the page (After you click the CRP PO /MT Link on the home page)
  • You can see the detailed information regarding the CRP PO/MT VIII recruitment exercise such as the advertisement, result status etc. if the cut off is declared separately, you will find the write up on that page itself and if it is declared with individual results, you can find it on your results page once login with your registration number / roll number and date of birth / password. 

The cut-off marks are the minimum marks that you have to secure in this examination so that you can get selected in the examination. Based on this only, the provisional allotment is done by IBPS after the interview and also the reserve list is also decided based on minimum cut-off marks that you need to secure in the final merit list. 

What were the IBPS PO Cutoff marks for 2017?

For the IBPS PO Prelims Examination 2017, the overall cut-off declared by IBPS was:



Scheduled Caste 


Scheduled Tribes 




Regarding the Sectional Cut-Off in the IBPS PO Prelims Exam, the same were as follows:

English Language 


Reasoning Ability 


Numerical Ability 


Coming to the IBPS PO Mains Examination, the overall cut-off marks were as follows:









However, it should be kept in mind that the cut-off marks of IBPS PO vary from year to year according to the level of difficulty of the examination and also the average number of attempts by the candidates appearing in the exam. 

The article is about how to check the cut-off marks for the IBPS PO Examination that is coming up in the months of October and November 2018. The cut off marks of 2017 have been given as only reference and no expected cut off has been given since the exam is yet to be conducted. Please stay tuned with in order to get expected cut off marks once the exam is over and the average attempts of the candidates are available with us. 

I hope this article has given you complete details regarding the process to check the cut off marks for IBPS PO Examination which is separate for the Prelims, Mains and the interview process. There is also separate cut off for each stage of the examination. In case of any doubts, please ask in the comments section below. 

All the Best for exam!!

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