In this post I am going to tell you about the SBI PO Preliminary Exam Cut Off for the previous years as well as expected cut off. I will discuss only about Preliminary Exam Cut Off in this post and will discuss about Mains Cut Off in a separate post.
SBI PO Exam is conducted by SBI every year for recruitment of the Probationary Officers. SBI is having separate recruitment process for SBI Clerk and SBI PO and it is separate from IBPS. SBI PO is a very popular exam and the post carries attractive salary and allowances. The Exam consists of Preliminary Exam, Main Exam, Group Discussion and Interview. The first hurdle is preliminary examination therefore first your focus should be to clear the Preliminary Examination.
Let us discuss about the SBI PO Preliminary Exam Cut Off for the previous years as well as expected cut off for this year examination. First see how the cut off has remained in the last three years. This will give you an idea about the expected cut off as well. I am giving here only overall cut off of the previous years as SBI has removed the bar of sectional cut off from this year. It means that there will not be any sectional cut off in SBI PO Preliminary Exam this year.
SBI PO Prelims Cut Off 2016
SBI PO Prelims Cut Off 2017
SBI PO Prelims Cut Off 2018
If you look at the last three years cut off, you will find that cut off is increasing every year and it is increasing by a substantial margin. For example the Cut Off for the General Candidates was 47.50, 51.50 and 56.75 for the years 2016, 2017 and 2018 respectively. The cut off is increasing by 4-5 marks every year. The main reason for increase in the cut off is increase in the level of competition. Therefore if you really want to qualify the SBI PO Preliminary Examination you need to put your best effort so that you can score high marks. Remember even fraction of a mark can take you many places up or down in the merit list. So understand the value of each mark. Based on the above analysis the cut off is likely to further increase and expected cut off may remain in the range of:-
Expected SBI PO Prelims Cut Off 2019