The IBPS Clerk V Prelims exam was scheduled in the first 2 weeks of December. Candidates are inquisitive to know the expected cut – off required to clear IBPS - Clerk 2015 Prelims exam soon after the exam is conducted. The candidates want to know if they should start preparing for the Mains as per the estimated cut – off for IBPS Clerk 2015. In this post, we will cover three aspects:

I.     On what basis is the actual cut – off decided?

II.   On what basis PrepLadder will predict the cut – off for IBPS Clerk 2015?

III.  What is the expected cut – off for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2015?

On What basis is actual IBPS-Clerk cut–off decided?

The cut–off for any exam and not exclusively IBPS–Clerk, Common Written Exam rests on:

  • Difficulty level of the Exam
  • Performance of the students in the examination
  • Number of candidates to be promoted to the next level

As we do not have any data about 2 out the 3 above written points for IBPS Clerk 2015, the expected cut – off can only be guessed and estimated.


Something different about IBPS Clerk cut-off:

IBPS-Clerk is a state level exam where a candidate is placed in a state for which he applies. Hence, the cut-off declared after the exam is state-wise and not one single cut-off for the entire country [expected].

There are two cases:

Case I: When the number of vacancies in a state is less, state cut off is higher.

Case II: When the number of vacancies in a state is more, state cut off is comparatively lower.


PrepLadder experts will predict the cut – off for IBPS Clerk 2015 on the following basis:

PrepLadder Professionals had accurately predicted the Prelims cut – off for IBPS-PO Prelims and Mains 2015. Now we are going to predict the cut-offs for IBPS Clerk 2015 on the basis of the following points:

  • Cut offs in IBPS Clerk exam of previous years
  • Cut – off of IBPS-PO 2015

Get acquainted with the exam pattern of IBPS-Clerk and prepare accordingly.

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Expected Cut off for IBPS Clerk 2015

After seeing the difficulty level of the exam, we can expect a Cut – off of 55 – 60/100 marks for majority of the states. To achieve this cut-off you need a lot of speed and practice of almost all types of questions expected in IBPS-Clerk exam. To score such high marks, you won’t have time to understand a question that you have never seen before and have no clue how to solve.

We advise you to prepare and practice thoroughly. Good luck!!

Also Read: Expected cut-off for IBPS-Clerk Mains 2015.

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