IBPS PO 2017 Prelims Result: Check Previous Year Cut Off Marks
Candidates who appeared for the IBPS PO Prelims Exam 2017 can now check their result
on the official website. The online prelim exam was conducted on 7th, 8th, 14th, and 15th October in multiple sessions. As per the official notification, the result for the preliminary exam is supposed to be declared in October 2017 thus giving the qualified candidates ample time to prepare for the Main examination which will be conducted on November 26, 2017.
The preliminary exam is only qualifying in nature and marks scored by a candidate in this exam have no bearing whatsoever on the final result. However, a candidate must qualify the preliminary test in order to be eligible for the Main examination.
The cut offs generally lie in the same range as previous year cut off with a spike or decrease of a few marks based on how tough or easy the exam was.
In Prelims exam, there are three sections - English Language, Reasoning Ability, and Quantitative Ability. In 2016, the cut off marks for English Language section was 4.50 for SC/ST/OBC/PwD and 7.00 for general candidates. For reasoning ability section, cut off was 5.50 for SC/ST/OBC/PwD and 8.50 for general candidates. For Quantitative Aptitude section, the cut off was 5.25 for SC/ST/OBC/PwD and 8.25 for general candidates.
The category-wise cut off for IBPS PO 2016 Prelim exam is given below:
General - 47.50
OBC - 46.50
SC - 40.00
ST - 31.25
OC - 32.75
VI - 31.50
HI - 18.00
As per the rules, a candidate has to score section-wise cut off marks as well as overall category-wise cut off marks to be called for the Main exam.
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