SBI Clerk Cut Off 2016 is decided by the State Bank of India. Cut off of SBI Clerk 2016 indicates minimum marks required to qualify prelims, mains, and interview. Depending upon cut off, result of SBI Clerk is declared. SBI Clerk 2016 Cut Off is published out of 100 for preliminary exam, alongside test wise cut offs. Whereas cut off for mains is published out of 200 with test wise cut off. Candidates must obtain minimum qualifying marks in each test (subject) and overall cut off in order to qualify SBI Clerk Recruitment 2016. State Bank of India publishes SBI Clerk 2016 cutoff at the time of releasing marks. Those who have appeared for clerical cadre (Junior Associates and Junior Agricultural Associates) exam can log in using roll number or registration number and date of birth to check official SBI Clerk cut off 2016. As SBI has declared marks of preliminary exam held in May and June, official data for SBI Clerk Cut Off 2016 for Preliminary Exam is updated here. SBI has also conducted mains exam in June and several coaching centers and education experts have proposed expected cut offs. As soon as SBI Clerk 2016 Mains Result is announced actual figures for SBI Clerk 2016 cutoff for mains will also be updated. State Bank of India will hold interviews as per GOI approval for candidates who obtain cut off marks in mains exam. Get here complete details of SBI Clerk Cut Off 2016 for preliminary, mains, and interview.

Latest – SBI has declared SBI Clerk 2016 cut off for preliminary exam.

SBI Clerk Cut Off 2016

SBI Clerk Cut Off 2016 for Main Exam – Bank will shortlist candidates for interview (subject to GOI approval) on basis of SBI Clerk 2016 Cut Off of Mains. Depending upon important factors that decide qualifying marks, cut off of SBI Clerk Mains 2016 will be fixed for General / Financial Awareness, General English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning ability and computer aptitude, and overall. SBI will declare Mains 2016 Cut Off for interview when declaring results and marks of Mains exam. In the meantime candidates can check expected cut offs for SBI Clerk 2016 given below.

SBI Clerk Cut Off 2016 for Preliminary Exam – Bank has established minimum qualifying marks for English language, Numerical ability, Reasoning ability. SBI Clerk 2016 cutoff for preliminary exam consists of minimum qualifying marks for individual subjects and overall. Actual numbers for cutoff are known, as referred to from SBI Clerk 2016 Preliminary marks / score card. Number of candidates qualified for mains on basis of SBI Clerk Cut Off 2016 for Prelims, is approximately 20 times number of vacancies for each category. Total marks obtained in preliminary examination by last candidate shortlisted for main exam is referred to as overall cut off or aggregate cut off. Cut off is specified for each category including SC, ST, OBC, Gen, OH, VI, HI, XS, DXS.

Cut Off of SBI Clerk 2016 Mains (Expected)

Category Marks (out of 200)
General 120 – 130
SC 95 – 105
ST 85 – 95
OBC 105 – 115

Cut Off of SBI Clerk 2016 Preliminary (Official)

Cut off marks of SBI Clerk 2016 prelims out of 100 – Total marks (out of 100) secured in the Preliminary Examination (Phase I) by the last candidate shortlisted for the Main Examination (Phase II) is given below for each state.

States Gen OBC SC ST
Madhya Pradesh 54.75 54.75 36.5 9
Rajasthan 64.5 64.5 53.5 25.5
Uttar Pradesh 59 56.25 42.75 31.5
Himachal Pradesh 57.5 57 42.75 48.25
West Bengal 51.25 35.25 32 20.75
Maharashtra 51.5 51.5 51.5 24.5
Delhi / Haryana 66.25 50.75 56 10
Bihar 51.5 51.5 33.5 57.25
Punjab 67.5 56.5 45 45
Chhattisgarh 22.5 22.5 9.5 9.25
Gujarat 42 42 42 28
Uttarakhand 59.25 48.25 37.5 45.25
Tamil Nadu 21.25 21.25 21.25 21
Nagaland 21.75 21.75 21.75 21.75
Andhra Pradesh 39.25 39.25 39.25 10
Jharkhand 38.5 38.5 31.5 29.25

Minimum qualifying marks – For each subject, a minimum qualifying marks is defined. Candidate must obtain cut off mark in each subject.

Subject GEN SC / ST / OBC / OH / VI / HI / XS / DXS
English language 6.75 (out of 30) 3.25 (out of 30)
Numerical ability 5.5 (out of 35) 2 (out of 35)
Reasoning ability 7.75 (out of 35) 3.25 (out of 35)

State Bank of India, the exam conducting body, compiles merit list of candidates based on marks obtained in exam. A number of candidates as fixed by bank, is to be called for next stage of selection. Taking that into consideration along with minimum requirements for recruitment, SBI Clerk Cut Off 2016 is decided. Only those who score minimum qualifying cut off in each subject and overall are issued admit card for next stage of selection. Apart from SBI Clerk 2016 cutoff for prelims and mains, cut off is to be fixed for interview round also. There are separate cut off for each category.

Candidates called for mains exam is approximately 20 times number of vacancy in each category. For SBI Clerk Recruitment 2016, by that point, around 4 lakh candidates were called. Then, on basis of SBI Clerk Result 2016 of Mains, around 3 times number vacancy in each category are to be called for interviews if interviews are held. To prepare final merit list, SBI will consider marks scored in mains exam (Phase II) and interview (Phase III). Preliminary exam marks are only taken for qualifying Phase I. In case interview is not held by SBI, then most probably bank will only use marks of mains exam for final selection of candidates for SBI Clerical Cadre Recruitment 2016.

Significance of SBI Clerk Cut Off

  • Cut off of SBI Clerk 2016 is minimum marks required to qualify. There is sectional cut off as well as overall cut off.
  • Candidates who have appeared for SBI Clerk Recruitment 2016 can use SBI Clerk 2016 cutoff to know at what marks selections are being done this year.
  • Govt job seekers who will later appear for SBI Clerk Recruitment can find cut off SBI Clerk 2016 useful. Often test takers refer to last year cut offs to set goals although it is not advised. Candidates must aim at scoring as high as they can and not just minimum marks.

About SBI Clerk Sectional Cutoff

SBI Clerical Cadre Recruitment 2016 has two exams – prelims and mains. In each exam there are subjects / sections in which exam is divided into. Sectional cut off of SBI Clerk refers to minimum marks needed in each section or test subject in order to qualify. SBI Clerk 2016 cutoff for prelims has sectional cut offs for English language (out of 30), Numerical ability (out of 35), Reasoning ability (out of 35). SBI Clerk Cut Off for Mains has sectional cut offs for General / Financial Awareness (out of 50), General English (out of 40), Quantitative Aptitude (out of 50), Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude (out of 60).

About SBI Clerk Overall Cut Off

Aggregate or overall cut off of SBI Clerk 2016 indicates marks that candidates must secure out of total marks in order to qualify that stage of selection. It is same as marks obtained by last candidate (in merit) who has qualified. Note that this is not same as sum of sectional cut offs. It is applicable on total marks obtained. SBI Clerk 2016 cutoff is different for each category and state.

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2016

State Bank of India is conducting the SBI Clerk Examination 2016 for the recruitment of Junior associates and Junior agricultural associates in clerical grade. SBI Clerk Cut Off 2016 will indicate the minimum marks to be secured for qualification and selection in SBI Clerk Recruitment 2016. The Cut Offs will be released along with the SBI Clerk Result 2016.

SBI Clerk Cut Off of Previous Year

Check last year SBI Clerk Cut Off to get an idea of overall cut offs.

State GEN OBC SC ST
Andhra Pradesh/Telangana 148 143 131 113
Bihar 155 146 126 106
Delhi/Haryana 153 136 129 138
Gujarat 137 134 131 87
Karnataka 98 98 89 77
Kerala 124 124 110 91
Madhya Pradesh 147 139 131 105
Maharashtra 132 111 120 70
Odisha 151 148 125 103
Rajasthan 155 140 123 108
Tamil Nadu 119 119 119 105
Uttar Pradesh 155 146 122 107
Uttarakhand 150 142 101 97

The candidates who secure the minimum cut off marks in the examination are considered for the process of SBI Clerk Recruitment 2016. We will update the SBI Clerk Cut off 2016 on this page as and when it is released officially.

Candidates may note that the marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for the selection and only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II) will be added to the marks obtained in Interview (Phase-III) (if interview is held) for preparation of the final merit list. Final selection will be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the test (main examination) and interview (if interview is held) taken together. Results of the candidates who have qualified for Interview and the list of candidates finally selected will be made available on the Bank’s website. Final select list will be published in Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar.

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