State Bank of India is conducting recruitment for Probationary Officers currently. The recruitment is currently under process and first two phases are over. The notification came out earlier in month of May. So the preliminary examination was conducted across India on 2, 3, 9 & 10th of July 2016. Over 65 lakhs candidates appeared for this exam and few were selected for the next phase. SBI PO Main examination phase was conducted on 31 July, 2016. Candidates are eager as well as tensed due to the unexpected exam pattern that SBI conducted this year. It was very first time that SBI has gone off the traditional track, and tested the real abilities of the candidates by putting them in tough situation.

SBI PO 2016 Main Exam Expected Cut Off

Many candidates reported that they were confused during the examination as the questions from all sections were twisted. If you are one of those who attempted low number of questions in the SBI PO Main examination, then don’t worry. There are many other too, who found it very difficult to reach intended number of attempts. SBI already mentioned in their official notification that SBI PO Main exam result will be out on 16 August, 2016. However, there is always a state of anxiety among the aspirants to know whether they will be selected or not. You must be wondering now ‘What will be the cut off for SBI PO Main Exam?’. Well, we might help you to clear that from your mind. Here is the table that will give idea of SBI PO 2016 examination expected cut off marks.

Subject General SC/ST/OBC
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 12-13 9-11
English Language 10-12 9-10
General Awareness 12-14 10-12
Data Analysis & Interpretation 13-15 10-11
Overall Cut off 120+ 110+

This is rough estimate of the SBI PO cut off. Now you can compare these figures with your performance in the exam, and check whether you stand any chance of clearing exam or not. Don’t be upset if you are not in the criteria, you should start preparing for IBPS PO without wasting your time. Read the most powerful ways for studying productively here.

Note that this year’s exam pattern was entirely different, so it is hard to predict cut off of SBI PO Main exam. The expected cut off mentioned above is rough idea that we got after analyzing number of attempts by the students. Also, we have mentioned the categories SC, ST & OBC in the same column. The cut off might vary for all those three categories.

SBI PO Previous year’s Main Exam Cut off

Here is the previous year’s cut off of SBI PO Main Examination for different categories.

Category Total Marks
General 151
OBC 137
VH 132
SC 128
OH 118
ST 116

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