BOB PO Cut Off 2018
Shristi Kirti, 28 Sep 2018

BOB PO Cut Off 2018 – BOB PO cut off 2018 is the minimum qualifying marks that a candidate must score in order to pass the exam. Bank of Baroda (BOB) releases the BOB PO cut off 2018 for the online exam in order to select candidates for the next stage – Group Discussion and Interview. Cut off of BOB PO 2018 will be released by the exam conducting authority after the declaration of the exam result. BOB PO cut off contains the sectional as well as the category wise cut off. Candidates can refer to the cut off of BOB PO to know how much they need to score to qualify in the exam. BOB PO final result 2018 was declared on September 28 in online mode.

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BOB PO Cut Off 2018 Important Dates

Events

Dates

Start date for Online Registration

June 12, 2018

Online Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges

June 12 to July 2, 2018

Last date for Online Registration including Edit/
Modification of Application by candidates

July 2, 2018

Download of Call letters for Online Examination

July 18, 2018

Date of Online Examination

July 28, 2018

Declaration of BOB PO result 2018

August 27, 2018

BOB PO cut off 2018 – online exam

After the result announcement

Date of Group Discussion/Interview

September 2018

Declaration of Final Result of BOB PO 2018

September 28, 2018

BOB PO Final cut off 2018

After the announcement of BOB PO final result

Factors determining BOB PO Cut Off 2018

 

There are various factors that determine the BOB PO cut off 2018:

  • Number of Candidates appearing in BOB PO 2018 exam

  • Total Number of Vacancies

  • Difficulty Level of the Question Paper

  • Previous Years Cut Off Trends 

Understanding BOB PO Cut Off 2018

 

BOB PO Cutoff of Online Exam

 

Candidates appearing for BOB PO online exam must score a minimum qualifying mark in each section - Reasoning Ability, English, General Awareness, and Quantitative Aptitude carrying 50 marks each. The qualifying marks for each section is different for different categories. Candidates must also score overall cut off marks for the online objective exam. If the candidate fails to score the overall cut off of the objective exam, then the descriptive part of the exam will not be assessed.

 

BOB PO Cutoff of Descriptive Paper

 

Candidates who score equal to or more than the cut off marks of the online objective exam will only be eligible to get their descriptive paper assessed. The Descriptive paper has only 2 questions for 50 marks (25 each). Candidates must score the cut off marks of the descriptive exam determined by the exam conducting authority.

 

BOB PO Overall/Total Cutoff

 

BOB PO overall/total cut off means the minimum marks that a candidate must score while the overall cut off is calculated. The overall cutoff is the score/marks which is determined after taking into account the online objective and descriptive paper marks.  A candidate who scores equal to or more than the overall/total cut off will be eligible to appear for the Group Discussion and Interview.

 

BOB PO Cutoff of GD & Interview

 

Group Discussion and Interview of BOB PO carry 50 marks each and thus the cut off of both is released separately. Candidates must score equal to or more than the cut off marks in both Group Discussion and Interview.

 

BOB PO Cutoff for Final Selection

 

BOB releases the BOB PO final cut off for selecting the candidates. The Cut off of BOB PO for final selection is released batch and category wise on the total marks. Candidates who score equal to or more than the final cut off of BOB PO 2018 will be selected by the bank in its Probationary Officer cadre.

 

Important Note – Change in BOB PO Exam Pattern

 

The exam pattern of BOB PO has been changed from 2018. Thus, candidates can expect a huge variation in the cutoff of BOB PO this year. As per the new exam pattern, the marking scheme of BOB PO 2018 online exam has changed. Earlier, where the 4 sections of the online exam would carry 50 marks each, now Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, General/Economy/Banking Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness will carry 75, 40, 50 and 35 marks respectively.

 

BOB PO Cut Off 2018 – Previous Year (Section wise)

The following table contains the Sectional and Category wise cut off of the online exam which was conducted in 2017. The BOB PO exam contained four sections – Reasoning Ability, English, General Awareness, and Quantitative Aptitude carrying 50 marks each.

 

BOB PO Cut Off of Reasoning Ability

Category

Reasoning (Out of 50 marks)

UR

16.5

SC

11.25

ST

11.25

HI

11.25

OBC

11.25

VI

11.25

BOB PO Cut Off for Quantitative Aptitude

Category

Quantitative Aptitude
 (Out of 50 marks)

UR

12.25

SC

8.5

ST

8.5

HI

8.5

OBC

8.5

VI

8.5

Cut Off of BOB PO for the English Language

Category

English Language (Out of 50 marks)

UR

11.75

SC

7.5

ST

7.5

HI

7.5

OBC

7.5

VI

7.5

BOB PO Cut Off for General Awareness

Category

General Awareness (Out of 50 marks)

UR

8.75

SC

5.25

ST

5.25

HI

5.25

OBC

5.25

VI

5.25

  • The minimum qualifying marks for Unreserved category candidates (UR) was higher as compared to rest of the categories – OBC, SC, ST, HI, OC, and VI.

  • The sectional cut off was higher for the Reasoning Ability section for all categories. 

BOB PO Overall Cutoff of Online Test

Category

Written Test Total/Overall Cutoff (Out of 200)

UR

123.75

SC

108.25

ST

92.25

HI

62.5

OBC

119.75

VI

108

BOB PO Cut Off – Descriptive Paper

Category

Cutoff Marks for the assessment of Descriptive Paper (from 200)

Descriptive

(in 50)

UR

95.25

17.5

SC

82.75

15

ST

69.75

15

HI

43.25

15

OBC

94

15

VI

79

15

Candidates who scored equal to more than the BOB PO cut off mentioned in the table above were called for the next phase of the exam – Group Discussion and Interview.

 

BOB PO Cut Off – GD & Interview

Category

Total Marks

UR

OBC

SC

ST

HI

OC

VI

GD

50

20

17.5

17.5

17.5

17.5

17.5

17.5

Interview

50

20

17.5

17.5

17.5

17.5

17.5

17.5

Batch wise, Category wise Cut Off – Final selection

Batch

UR

OBC

SC

ST

HI

OC

VI

Batch 21

61.28

58.44

58.08

49.9

46.86

53.45

57.4

Batch 22

59.5

56.92

53.27

47.52

43.54

51.42

54.9

Previous Year’s BOB PO Cutoff - 2016

 

Candidates can also go through the cut off of BOB PO 2016 and compare the difference between the sectional and category wise cut off of the exams conducted in two different years.

 

BOB PO Cut Off – Objective Paper (Phase I)

Category

Total
Marks

UR

OBC

SC

ST

HI

OC

VI

English

50

14.5

9.5

9.5

9.5

9.5

9.5

9.5

Reasoning Ability

50

15.25

10.75

10.75

10.75

10.75

10.75

10.75

Quantitative Aptitude

50

11.75

8

8

8

8

8

8

General Awareness

50

14.75

10.25

10.25

10.25

10.25

10.25

10.25

 BOB PO Cut Off – Descriptive (Phase I)

Category

UR

OBC

SC

ST

HI

OC

VI

Descriptive
Paper

17.5

15

15

15

15

15

15

BOB PO Cut Off 2016 – GD & Interview (Phase II)

Category

Total Marks

UR

OBC

SC

ST

HI

OC

VI

GD

50

20

17.5

17.5

17.5

17.5

17.5

17.5

Interview

50

20

17.5

17.5

17.5

17.5

17.5

17.5

BOB PO Result 2018

 

Bank of Baroda (BOB) has declared the result of BOB PO for the preliminary phase in August 27. The BOB PO 2018 was conducted on July 28, 2018. The final merit list will be declared on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in online test (Objective + Descriptive), Group Discussion and Interview.

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