Published On : Wed, Feb 27th, 2019

How to Calculate the Cut-Off for SBI Clerk Exam?

The qualifying marks to crack any competitive exam is commonly known as the cut-off of the exam. The cut-off marks are the marks which are decided by the official exam conducting authority in order to appear for the next level of the exam. There are various factors of the exam which are considered before releasing the official cut-off of the exam.

As per the official notification of the SBI Clerk exam, you need to clear three stages of the exam. And at every stage, you need to crack the cut-off of the exam which is decided by the SBI in order to appear for the next stage of the exam. Further, in SBI Clerk Prelims exam, you need to clear the overall cut-off the exam. So, to assist you in knowing the complete procedure of SBI Clerk cut-off, we are sharing the essential information for you below.

SBI Clerk Exam Cut Off


Every year the State Bank of India conducts SBI Clerk recruitment exam to fill the various posts of Clerical Cadre in SBI banks of India. You can apply for the exam through the online website of SBI. The complete selection process of SBI Clerk exam includes three phases which are as follows:

  1. SBI Clerk Preliminary Examination
  2. SBI Clerk Mains Examination
  3. Language Proficiency Test

The proper knowledge of the cut-off trends of SBI Clerk exam helps you in understanding the number of questions which you need to attempt as safe targets in the recruitment exam. You will be required to clear the overall cut-off of the SBI Clerk Prelims exam in order appear for SBI Clerk Mains exam. Further state-wise cut-off will be provided for the candidates appearing for the SBI Clerk recruitment exam.

The cut-off for the SBI Clerk exam is decided after considering various factors by the exam conducting authority i.e. SBI. The various factors are as follows:

  • The number of candidates appearing for the SBI Clerk exam
  • The number of opening for the exam
  • The difficulty level of the question papers
  • The cut-off trends of the SBI Clerk exam

Let’s now look at the cut-off of the SBI Clerk exam of the previous year:

States Gen OBC SC ST OH VI HI XS DXS
Madhya Pradesh 66.25 66.25 51 46
Rajasthan 69
Uttar Pradesh 69.25 65.5 54.5 46.75 56.5 58.75 34.5 46.5 0
Himachal Pradesh 68.75
West Bengal 66.5 55.25 51.75 45 43 0 13.25 36.5 0
Maharashtra 57 57 57 42.25 49.5 61.75 18.5 23 0
Haryana 70.5 67 55.75 70.5 52.25 43.75 16.75 49 0
Delhi 71.75
Bihar 66.5 66.5 52.25 53.25 57 54.5 37 44 0
Punjab 71.5 65 58 71.5 54 45.75 0 42.5 3.25
Chhattisgarh 67.25 67.25 52.25 45.5 53.75 37.75 5.25 37.5 3
Gujarat 57.5 57.25 57.5 39.75 41.25 38.25 0 19.5 0
Uttrakhand 71 66.25 61 59.25 58.25 5 49.5 9.25
Tamil Nadu 69.5 60 59 53 51.25 58.75 18.5 32.25 0
Andhra Pradesh 71 71 64.75 57 67.25 66.5 66.5 31 45
Jharkhand 69.5
Meghalaya 50.75 50.75 50.75 46 0 47 6.75 9.5
Assam 51.25 50.25 46.25 46.75 17.75 5 0 0 0
Telangana 68 68 59.25 59.5 59.5 66 75 29.25 1
Karnataka 63.75 58 52.25 51.75 51.5 53.25 36.75 34.25 3.5
Kerala 69 69 56.75 44.5 45.75 45.75 5 49.75 1.75
Odisha 62.5
Mizoram 11.25 11.25 11.25 11.25 24.75 21.25 24.25
Chhattisgarh 67.25 67.25 52.25 45.5 53.75 37.75 5.25 21.25 24.25
Chandigarh 71.25 64.5 64.5 71.25
Andaman & Nicobar 53.5 53.5 53.5 53.5

 

Resolution of Ties

 This tie-breaking rules will be applicable when two or more number of candidates score an equal number of marks in the SBI Clerk exam. Then SBI applies some tie-breaking rules which are as follows:

  • Consideration of Age- the senior candidate will be given preference
  • Consideration of Name- The alphabetical order of the name will be deciding factor
  • Total marks obtained- Marks will be calculated to the last decimal position.

It is suggested to check the previous year cut-off trends of the examination before commencing with the preparation of the exam as it will help you in understanding the number of questions you will be required to attempt in the exam in order to clear the exam.

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