IBPS SO Cut off 2018 – IBPS has released the final result of IBPS SO 2018 on April 1, 2019. The authority will released IBPS SO 2018 cut off for mains exam few days after the declaration of result. IBPS SO final result 2019 is announced by taking the combined performance of candidates in the mains and interview. IBPS has announced the result of IBPS SO 2018 for mains exam on February 6, 2019. The cut off of IBPS SO 2018 is released separately for the three stages of the exams – prelims, mains and the interview. IBPS SO cut off for the mains exam will be determined by the exam conducting authority to shortlist candidates over 3 times the number of vacancies for the next stage – interview of the exam. IBPS SO cutoff 2018 is the barometer to filter the deserving candidates to enter the next level of the recruitment exam. It must be noted that the call letters will be issued to only those candidates (for appearing in the next level of the exam) who secure the cut off of IBPS SO 2018 in the preceding exam stage. Thus, by checking IBPS SO previous years cut off gives an idea to the aspiring candidates about how much they need to score in the exam.
Marks secured by the candidates in IBPS SO prelims determine their candidature for taking the mains exam, while the marks secured in mains determine whether they will appear in the interview. Marks obtained by the candidates in the mains exam and the interview are normalised to 100. Thereafter, the allotment of the banks to the candidates is strictly based on the candidates normalised score in the exam and their preferences.
Latest: IBPS SO admit card 2019 available now.
Candidates can check the types of cutoff of IBPS SO here. IBPS releases the following types of IBPS SO cutoff:
IBPS SO cut off of Prelims
IBPS SO cutoff for mains
IBPS SO cut off for shortlisting candidates for Interview
IBPS SO Provisional Allotment Cutoff
IBPS SO Reserve List Cut off
IBPS SO cutoff 2018 will be available only after the announcement of the result at the different stages of the exam.
While calculating the IBPS SO cutoff, Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) adopts the below-given process.
Scores: The corrected scores secured by the candidates in different sessions (if held) are normalised with the use of the equipercentile method. It must be noted that scores up to two decimal points are taken for the purpose of calculation.
A total of 100 marks are allotted for the interview. Candidates have to secure the minimum qualifying marks in the interview are 40% for unreserved or General Category, while the minimum qualifying marks for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates are 35%. The combined final score of the candidates is calculated by giving 80% weightage to the online mains exam marks and 20% weightage to the marks scored in the interview. Candidates have to qualify in both the IBPS SO 2018 online mains exam and interview and be sufficiently high in the merit to be shortlisted for subsequent allotment process.
Cut off Score: Each candidate will be required to secure the minimum score in each test and also a minimum total score, as explained below. Only then the candidates will be considered for shortlisting for interview. Depending on the number of vacancies, IBPS SO cut off will be decided and candidates will be shortlisted for interview. Before the completion of the interview procedure, scores secured in the online exam will not be shared with the candidates shortlisted for interview.
Means – 3/4th of standard deviation for SC/ST/OBC/PWD categories
Mean – 1/4th of standard deviation for General Category
There will be a second level cut off point on the total as per requirement
IBPS SO Prelims Cut off has been mentioned here as per the posts, sections, subjects and different categories. IBPS SO previous year’s cutoff for prelims is given as per the total marks of the different sections and the total marks for different papers as per the posts. Check below.
IBPS SO Prelims Cut Off 2018 - Overall (IT Officer Scale I)
IBPS SO Prelims section-wise cut off (2018) for IT Officer Scale I
Cut off Marks
General Awareness/Quantitative Aptitude
IBPS SO Prelims Cut Off 2018 - Overall Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)
Cut-off (out of 125)
IBPS SO Prelims section-wise cut off (2018) for Agricultural Field Officer (Scale I)
IBPS SO Prelims Cut Off 2018 - Overall Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)
IBPS SO Prelims section-wise cut off (2018) for Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)
IBPS SO Prelims Cut Off 2018 - Overall Law Officer (Scale I)
IBPS SO Prelims section-wise cut off (2018) for Law Officer (Scale I)
IBPS SO Prelims section-wise cut off (2018) for HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)
IBPS SO Prelims Cut Off 2018 - Overall Marketing Officer (Scale I)
IBPS SO Prelims section-wise cut off (2018) for Marketing Officer (Scale I)
Check the previous year’s cutoff of IBPS SO for prelims, main and interview below. The cut off of IBPS SO is released separately at the different stages of the exam. The cutoff of IBPS SO is not available for the year 2018, however, candidates can go through the IBPS SO previous year’s cut off from the tables below.
IBPS SO Prelims Cut off (2017)for Law Officer Scale I and IT Officer Scale I - 2017
Law Officer Scale I
IT Officer Scale I
Name of Tests
Cut Off Marks
General Awareness/Qualitative Aptitude
Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I Prelims Cut off - 2017
Agricultural Field Officer Scale I Prelims Cut off - 2017
Marketing officer Scale I Prelims Cut off - 2017
IBPS SO Mains Cut off (2017)
Name of the Test
I.T. Officer (Scale-I)
Agriculture Field Officer (Scale I)
Rajbhasha Adhikari (Scale I)
Law (Officer Scale I)
HR/Personnel Officer (Scale I)
IBPS SO Cutoff 2017 (Applied for shortlisting candidates to interview)
IBPS SO Combined Cutoff Score - Minimum and Maximum Scores
The cutoff data in the table below represents the range from the minimum to the maximum score in which admission to the qualifying candidates was offered. The cutoff of IBPS SO reflects the score range separately for different posts as per the different categories. This score is calculated in the ratio of 80:20, giving 80% weighatge to score in the online mains exam, and 20% weightage to the marks in the interview.
Minimum and Maximum Scores (Combined scores in Online Main Examination and Interview (Out of 100) - 2017
50.93 to 66.27
46.73 to 58.67
41.00 to 57.40
32.27 to 55.47
46.87 to 63.00
46.07 to 56.47
41.40 to 51.67
38.53 to 51.33
45.53 to 65.80
43.07 to 47.67
38.67 to 43.67
Law Officer (Scale I)
59.00 to 76.00
52.93 to 66.07
47.67 to 59.93
46.00 to 66.40
HR/ Personnel Officer (Scale I)
63.07 to 77.33
59.33 to 74.67
50.00 to 56.93
47.67 to 47.67
Marketing Officer (Scale I)
70.53 to 89.07
67.00 to 75.60
63.33 to 71.40
55.67 to 76.93
Minimum and Maximum Scores (Combined scores in Online Main Examination and Interview (Out of 100) - 2016
76.75 to 61.50
64.05 to 57.75
55.05 to 46.50
65.10 to 53.35
Agriculture Field Officer
69.75 to 41.65
60.95 to 40.90
52.30 to 34.65
53.45 to 30.00
66.65 to 44.15
62.20 to 45.05
51.85 to 43.35
49.80 to 34.20
62.85 to 52.95
55.80 to 49.200
71.15 to 44.95
47.50 to 39.55
H.R/ Personnel Officer
73.35 to 60.75
65.10 to 53.50
62.95 to 50.70
56.45 to 46.65
74.95 to 55.30
66.80 to 51.90
59.40 to 47.35
62.05 to 35.50
IBPS SO Cut off Score for Provisional Allotment
The provisional cutoff of IBPS SO is the marks at which the allotment for the recruitment of Specialist Officers post ends. Thus, candidates must secure this IBPS SO provisional cut off marks to be able to secure their place in the recruitment process as per the post they have applied for. The provisional allotment cutoff of IBPS SO is calculated out of 100, eliminating inter-se-merit (ties) on the basis of date of birth of the candidates.
IBPS SO Cut off Score for Provisional Allotment – 2016
IBPS SO Reserve List Cutoff 2018
IBPS SO reserve list cutoff is the score which is determined for the recruitment of the candidates who are kept as standby or as back up for the vacancies which may arise once allotted candidates withdraw or decide not to take up the job. The candidates in the reserve list will be considered eligible only if they secure the IBPS SO cutoff score for the reserve list 2018. The cutoff score of IBPS SO for reserve list is calculated after normalising the scores out of 100. Check the table below.
IBPS SO Cut off Score for Provisional Allotment – Reserve List 2017
IBPS SO Cut off Score for Provisional Allotment – Reserve List (2016)
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To be eligible for IBPS PO, you need to be a graduate in any stream. You should have completed your Graduation in any stream from a recognised University. There is no specific discipline that you should be completing your Graduation in. It can be BA, B.Sc, B.Com, B.Tech, etc. You should have computer proficiency.
It doesn't matter if your minor is marketing in MBA, as long as you have knowledge and skills in the field you can apply for any marketing related jobs. So you need not hesitate to apply for the job. So you are definitely eligible to apply for any marketing and finance jobs as you have both these as your major and minor specialisations.
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