SBI PO 2016 CUT OFF

With the SBI PO 2017 on the verge, it is now very important to know the cutoff details of SBI PO 2017 exam so as to get an idea about the different section-wise and category-wise cutoffs for the exam.

SBI PO 2016 CUT OFF

Like every bank exams, the SBI too has a sectional cutoff and an overall cutoff which the candidate needs to clear in order to get selected for the successive rounds. Here, are detailed information about the cutoff for SBI PO 2016 exam. This is given so that you get an overview of the average marks that should be scored in this year for clearing the exams.

Types of cutoffs:
1. Sectional cutoff:
The sectional cutoff refers to the minimum marks that should be scored in the individual sections to get qualified for the next round.

2. Overall cutoff:
The overall cutoff refers to the minimum marks that should be scored in the overall paper to get qualified for the next round.


I. SBI PO 2016- Prelims Cutoffs:

1. Sectional cutoffs (category wise):

S No. Section Total Marks Cutoff for General Cutoff for SC, ST, OBC, VH, OH
1. Reasoning Ability 35 7.00 4.25
2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 7.25 4.25
3. English Language 30 8.75 6.00

2. Overall Cutoff (category wise):

S. No Category Marks (out of 100)
1. General 47.50
2. OBC 44.50
3. SC 38.75
4. ST 29.25
5. OH 36.00
6. VH 37.00
7. HI 15.75

II. SBI PO 2016- Mains Cutoff:

1. Sectional Cutoff- Objective Paper (category wise):

S.NO Section Total Marks Cutoff for General Cutoff for SC, ST, OBC, VH, OH
1. Reasoning Ability 60 9 6.00
2. General Awareness 40 13 10
3. English Language 40 6.00 4.00
4. Data Interpretation and Analysis 60 9 6

2. Overall Cutoff- Objective Paper (category wise)

S.No Category Marks (out of 200)
1. General 70
2. Category Marks (out of 200)
3. SC 60
4. ST 60
5. OH 60
6. VH 60
7. HI 60

3. Overall Cutoff- Descriptive paper (category wise)

S.No Category Marks (out of 50)
1. General 20
2. OBC 17.5
3. SC 17.5
4. ST 17.5
5. OH 17.5
6. VH 17.5
7. HI 17.5

4.Overall Cutoff- Objective + Descriptive (category wise)

S.No Category Marks (out of 250)
1. General 90
2. OBC 87.25
3. SC 78
4. ST 78.75
5. OH 82.75
6. VH 79.50
7. HI 79.25


III. SBI PO 2016- Final Cutoff

S.No Category Marks (out of 250)
1. General 49.75
2. OBC 44.43
3. SC 34.25
4. ST 34.73
5. OH 38.45
6. VH 43.08
7. HI 40.78

Around 17 lakhs applicants had enrolled for the SBI PO 2016 exam and only about 5000 candidates were called for the interview from which only 2200 candidates were finally selected. These numbers simply give an idea about the competition level in the SBI PO exam and of course, this exam deserves to be highly competitive since the post of Probationary Officer in SBI branches guarantees a respectable, secured and high paying job with many additional amenities for the aspirants.

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