With SBI PO mains few days away from now, quite a few of you have been asking about the possible SBI PO Mains Cutoff, with new exam pattern in place. While it is tough to predict cutoffs, we have used our expertise across multiple competitive exams in different domains, and have tried to project the SBI PO Mains cutoff as per the new exam pattern in this article.
SBI PO Mains Cutoff
There will be 4 sections in the exam, with respective time limit for each section.
- Reasoning and Computer Aptitude – 45 Questions – 60 Marks – 60 minutes
- Data Analysis and Interpretation – 35 Questions – 60 Marks – 45 minutes
- GK and Banking Awareness – 40 Questions – 40 marks – 35 minutes
- English Language – 35 Questions – 40 marks – 40 minutes
Because of the sectional time limits, sectional cutoff scores are expected to come down a bit.
Expected category wise sectional cutoff
|Data Analysis and Interpretation||11 to 13||9 to 11||7 to 9||6 to 8||6 to 8|
|Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||12 to 14||10 to 12||8 to 10||7 to 9||7 to 9|
|General and Banking Awareness||16 to 19||14 to 16||14 to 16||14 to 16||14 to 16|
|English Language||9 to 11||8 to 10||8 to 10||6 to 8||6 to 8|
Expected category wise overall cutoff
|Overall (out of 200)||82 to 87||72 to 75||65 to 70||60 to 62||60 to 62|
Expected category wise Descriptive English cutoff
Please do note that candidates who clear both the sectional and overall cutoffs will have their Descriptive English Paper evaluated and the cutoff of Descriptive English paper is expected to remain same as that of last year.
|Descriptive English (out of 50)||20 marks||17.5 marks||17.5 marks||17.5 marks||17.5 marks|
For the candidates who clear Descriptive English cutoff, a new merit list is prepared for combined marks of Mains overall marks and Descriptive English marks out of 250, and this has a new cutoff for total sum of marks out of 250.
Expected cutoffs for this sum total is as follows:
|Overall Sum (out of 250)||122 to 127||108 to 112||87 to 92||77 to 82||87 to 95|
We hope that the above article helps you in strategizing better for the exam.
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