IBPS CLERK PRELIMS 2017 – OVERALL CUTOFF MARKS

Dear Banking Aspirant,

The IBPS CLERK PRELIMS EXAM results have been announced in the last week of December, 2017 and every aspirant was waiting for the score card to be released because that would help them to evaluate themselves to uplift their preparations. Cutoff marks , the buzzword , everyone says after the exams and every aspirant was very eager to know the Overall Cutoff marks of the IBPS CLERK PRELIMS EXAM 2017 and also the individual cutoff marks of the IBPS CLERK PRELIMS EXAM 2017.

The score card of the IBPS CLERK PRELIMS EXAM have been released a day back and we hope you would have seen the IBPS CLERK PRELIMS scores now , if not check your scores of the IBPS CLERK PRELIMS  EXAM 2017 from the links that is provided below.


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First of all , the process of arriving at the cutoff marks of each exams  be it IBPS CLERK, IBPS PO, IBPS SO has it’s own methods and IBPS will also provide the necessary ones available after the exams results and scorecards are announced. A candidate have to score more to be qualified in the exams and nevertheless to day that a candidate has to cross the overall cutoff marks and also get the necessary marks in the individual sections to ace the exams. Both the overall cutoff marks and the individual cutoff marks should be obtained by a candidate to cross the particular exams.

We have got some feedback from some of the candidates who have appeared for the IBPS CLERK PRELIMS EXAM and they have shared the cutoff marks of the particular states and the individual cutoff marks of the IBPS CLERK PRELIMS EXAM 2017.

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As mentioned above , to ace a particular phase of the exam, two things are considered vital, they are

(i) Overall Cutoff marks

(ii) Individual Cutoff marks of each section *

* The individual cutoff marks for each section varies and it is different and may not be the same.


The cutoff marks for the IBPS CLERK PRELIMS EXAM 2017 has been released and here goes the cutoff marks for various sections and their individual cutoff marks.


The Individual Cutoff marks of IBPS CLERK PRELIMS EXAM 2017 (for TN)

Quantitative Aptitude – 9.25

Reasoning Ability – 10

English Language – 6.50

The Individual Cutoff marks of IBPS CLERK PRELIMS EXAM 2017 (for some states)

Quantitative Aptitude – 13.50

Reasoning Ability – 14.50

English Language – 9.50


The Overall cutoff marks of the IBPS CLERK PRELIMS EXAM 2017 is different for different states as this exam is a Clerical exam and so every state has a different cutoff marks for the IBPS CLERK PRELIMS EXAM. This is the common one for all the lower grade exams, since regional language criteria plays a vital role in the last phase of the exam.

The Overall cutoff marks for the IBPS CLERK PRELIMS EXAM for TamilNadu is 53.25 ( OBC ) and we have mentioned the cutoff marks for the other states in the table below.

IBPS CLERK PRELIMS OVERALL CUTOFF MARKS 
S.NO STATE OVERALL CUTOFF MARKS
1 Tamil Nadu 53.25
2 Karnataka 61.25
3 Kerala 77
4 UP 76.25
5 Jharkhand 74.25
6 Telangana 69.75
7 Uttarkhand 78.75
8 Andhra Pradesh 73.5
9 Gujarat 67
10 Delhi 76.75
11 Pondicherry 40
12 Goa 67.75
13 Punjab 74

Update : (Cutoff marks added)

  • Goa
  • Punjab
  • Pondicherry 

We will be adding the cutoff marks of the other states , once we get valid feedback from the aspirants. if you are from a state who have attended the IBPS CLERK PRELIMS EXAM 2017, please mention the cutoff marks of your state.


As you can clearly see, the cutoff marks is clearly defined by the number of vacancies and also by the difficulty level of the questions asked in the exams. The accuracy of the answers also plays a vital role in determining the marks for the aspirants and so it will also get added to the above list. You will be confused at seeing the cutoff marks , as they will have some sought of process for arriving at the scores.

Process of Arriving at Scores :

1. The  Number of questions answered correctly after deducting the penalty for the wrong answers.

2. Difficulty Level of the Sections after the corrected scores from all the sections has been obtained. The Difficulty Level will be taken into consideration to arrive at the Equated Scores.

3. Scores of the Overall Cutoff Marks will be Equated to two digits after the decimal point.


The Total Scores of the Online Preliminary Examination of a candidate is taken as a sum of scores obtained by the candidate in the sections like English Language , Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Aptitude after the score arrival for each section. Do remember that the individual cutoff marks of each sections added together will not be the overall cutoff marks and the process of arriving at the overall cutoff marks for the respective states depends upon the various factors and the process of arriving at the over cutoff marks is different.

As you all see the individual cutoff marks for the English Language section is less when compared to the other sections (even though the English section had many new pattern questions and the questions asked in the exam was in the difficult level). Many of the candidates may have got marks because some of the questions were in the easier range(considering the easier questions which were not in the new pattern). The English section would have been the determining factor for many of the aspirants, so prepare for this section more, if you are preparing for the IBPS CLERK MAINS EXAM 2017.


(You can share your marks in the comments sections and also can share the difficult section and which section could be the determining factor in the IBPS CLERK MAINS EXAM 2017, share with your fellow aspirants)


Alternately candidates can also attend the daily quizzes from the IBPS CLERK MAINS PLANNER and can enhance their preparations along with the FREE MOCK TESTS. Please click the link below to attend the daily quizzes at the particular time.


IBPS CLERK MAINS PLANNER 2017


You can check the official notification of the IBPS CLERK Examination 2017 from the links given below.


Official Notification of IBPS CLERK Exam 2017


The Perks of being an IBPS Clerk and benefits they are entitled to,is an important aspect to know, so please click the link below to check the perks of being a IBPS Clerk and the emoluments they are provided in their work.


Perks of being a IBPS Clerk and the benefits


 

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