SBI-PO Prelims was scheduled to be held on 29, 30 April & 6, 7 May'17. The exam for the first 2 days is over now.Candidates are curious to know the expected cut-off required to clear SBI-PO PRELIMS 2017 . This post is especially for the candidates who are to take the exam in the coming week, want to plan & prepare their attempt strategy as per the estimated cut-off of SBI-PO 2017. SBI-PO cut-off is the primary selection criterion applied to the Prelims score of the candidate which decides who will qualify for the next level.

This post covers the following:-

  • How SBI-PO 2017 cut-off will be decided?
  • On what basis PrepLadder will predict the cut-off for SBI-PO 2017?
  • Cut-off's of SBI-PO prelims in 2015 & 2016.
  • What is the expected cut-off for SBI-PO 2017?

 

How SBI-PO 2017 Cut-Off will be decided?

  • On the basis of candidates score in each section-

Each section has individual qualifying marks. First of all you need to qualify the sectional cut-off.

  • On Total score

After qualifying the sectional cut-off, candidate is required to qualify total score decided by SBI to pass the exam.

 

On what basis is the actual cut-off decided?

  • Difficulty level of the paper
  • Number of students taking the exam
  • Number of vacancies i.e how many students are to be prompted to the next level.

 

Basis on which PrepLadder Experts have made the predictions for SBI PO Prelims 2017:

We are going to predict the cut-off’s for SBI-PO 2017 on the following basis:-

  • Difficulty level of exam                   
  • Student Performance Feedback
  • Previous years cut-offs in SBI-PO
  • New pattern adopted by SBI

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Benefits of Knowing SBI-PO Prelims 2017 Cut-off

  • It helps the candidates to understand the general pattern of the examination.
  • The score which they must obtain in order to clear the examination.
  • Required marks to clear the examination

Also read: Number Series asked in SBI-PO Prelims (29 & 30 April'17)

 

Previous year’s cut-off trends in SBI-PO:

 

Sectional SBI-PO PRELIMS cut-off 2016

Section

Total Marks

Cut-off (General category)

Cut-off marks (SC/ST/OBC/VH/OH)

English Language

30

8.75

6.00

Quantitative Aptitude

35

7.00

4.25               

Logical Reasoning

35

7.25

4.25

 

Overall SBI PO PRELIMS cut-off 2016

Category

General

OBC

SC

ST

VH

OH

Total marks-100

47.50

44.50

38.75

29.25

37.00

36.00

 

Sectional SBI-PO PRELIMS cut-off 2015

Section

Total Marks

Cut-off (General category)

Cut-off marks (SC/ST/OBC/VH/OH)

English Language

30

5.75

3.25

Quantitative Aptitude

35

5.75

3.50

Logical Reasoning

35

9.25

5.75

 

Overall SBI PO PRELIMS cut-off 2015

Category

General

OBC

SC

ST

VH

OH

Total marks-100

47.50

42.25

37.25

19.75

30.75

29.25

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Expected Cut-Off for SBI-PO Prelims 2017

Here is the expected cut-off for SBI-PO Prelims 2017. The cut-off predictions are made for General category. The Official category predictions will vary from category to category with small variations.

SECTIONS

CUT-OFF MARKS

English Language

9

Quantitative Aptitude

8

Reasoning Ability

10

OVERALL

47-52

Remember, a candidate is said to qualify if he scores marks equal to or above the minimum qualifying marks. To be on safer side, you should aim to attempt atleast 65 questions in SBI-PO Prelims out of 100 with the accuracy over 80% to clear the cut-off.

Also read: Guaranteed questions expected in SBI-PO Prelims

 

Action Plan for SBI-PO 2017:

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  • Develop an attempt strategy based on your strong & weak areas.

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