With the completion of the SBI PO Prelims exam, the candidates are now eagerly awaiting the results based on Prelims 2016 expected cut-off. Candidates must now focus on SBI PO Mains preparation that is scheduled for July 31st, 2016.

Since the candidates are required to qualify the Mains cutoff released by the SBI, they must ensure that their preparation is going on in the right direction. This article will cast light on the expected cutoff for SBI PO Mains 2016, so that serious candidates can prepare the best exam taking startegy accordingly.

 

SBI PO Mains Previous Year’s Cutoff

The SBI-PO exam was conducted in the form of Prelims, Mains, Interview for the first time in 2015. Before that there was one common written exam. The Mains cut-off for 2015 was as following for the various sections and categories:

Section

Total Marks

Cutoff Scores

GEN

OBC

SC

ST

OH/VH

 

Reasoning

50

12.5

10

10

7.5

7.5

Data Analysis and Interpretation

50

12.5

10

10

7.5

7.5

General Awareness

50

21.5

18.5

18.5

18.5

18.5

English Language

50

12.5

10

10

7.5

7.5

Total Marks of Mains

(Objective+Descriptive)

250

124.25

110.75

89

79

70

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Expected Cutoff for SBI PO Mains 2016

Our experts have prepared the expected cutoff based on the following factors:

  1. a) intense analysis of previous years’ papers.
  2. b) expecting difficulty level of SBI-PO Mains 2016 to be higher than SBI-PO Mains 2015
  3. c) number of candidates who will qualify for the Mains
  4. d) cut-off of previous year papers

The expected cutoff for SBI PO Mains is listed below:

Expected Cutoff for SBI PO Mains 2016

Topic

GEN

OBC (NC)

SC

ST

Total Marks

(Out of 250)

(Objective + Descriptive)

126-133

111-118

90-98

80-87

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Impact of Changed Exam Pattern on 2016 Mains Cutoff Score:

With the complete change in the exam pattern of SBI PO Mains, the startegy of attempting the Mains exam and hence the cutoff score will be highly affected.

SBI has now introduced sectional time-limits and has also lowered the number of questions in each section.

Let’s see the impact of changed exam pattern on SBI-PO Mains 2016 Cutoff score.

  • With the introduction of sectional time limits, the sectional cutoff is likely to rise in SBI PO Mains 2016. All students will get equal time to attempt all questions and hence are expected to better utilize the dedictaed time available for each section.
  • The overall cutoff is likely to rise in Mains 2016 with the changed exam pattern of SBI PO Mains. Candidates these days come better prpeared and score better in all competitive exams.
  • The overall cutoff will rise since the number of candidates appearing for Prelims are increasing every year and SBI filters out only the most deserving candidates.

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