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 Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will release the IBPS RRB Cut Off in November, December 2016 along with declaration of result. Candidates will have to secure the desired Cutoff of IBPS RRB to qualify each level of recruitment process. The IBPS RRB Cutoff 2016 will largely depend on the number of candidates appeared in the exam, vacancies available and difficulty level of the paper. The Cut off of IBPS will be decided by IBPS. To get shortlisted for the next round, the candidates will have to secure the minimum qualifying marks and above in each test and also in aggregate scores. The recruitment through this exam will be made broadly for two categories of vacancies Group A Officers (Scale – I, II, III) and Group B Office Assistants (Multipurpose)

IBPS RRB Cut off 2016 for various posts

For Office Assistants (Multipurpose) –

  • Each candidate will be required to obtain a IBPS RRB Cut off 2016 minimum score in each test of Online Main examination to be considered for provisional allotment.
  • Depending on the number of vacancies available in each state, candidates will be shortlisted for provisional allotment.

For Officers Scale I –

  • Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum IBPS RRB Cut off score in each test of Online Main examination to be considered for interview.
  • Depending on the number of vacancies available, adequate number of candidates in each category not exceeding three times of the declared vacancies in each state shall be called for interview, subject to availability.
  • Prior to the completion of the interview process, scores obtained in the online main examination will not be shared with the candidates shortlisted for interview.

For Officers Scale II and III

  • Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum IBPS RRB Cut off score in each test of Online Single examination to be considered to be shortlisted for interview.
  • Depending upon the number if vacancies, adequate number of candidates in each category not exceeding 3 times shall be called for Interview.

How IBPS RRB Cut off 2016 will be decided?

IBPS RRB Cut off 2016 will be applied in three stages :

  • On the basis of candidates’ scores in each separate section.
  • On Total Weighted Score (TWS)
  • On TWS against 3 times the number of vacancies as reported by RRBs for shortlisting for Interviews.

Details and Benefits of Knowing the IBPS RRB Cut off 2016

There are various benefits of knowing the IBPS RRB Cutoff 2016:

  • Knowing the cutoff helps the candidate understand the general pattern of examination which they are going to face in the examination.
  • The score which they must obtain in order to pass the examination successfully and easily.
  • The cutoff score for different posts are different and hence they can understand the required marks to get through any post examination.

Through this cutoff score the exam officials will prepare the final merit list for recruitment, based on the score in CWE and interview. Candidates are suggested to have a look at the previous year stats of cutoff to have an idea of the ideal attempts they must make in the CWE. It would help them to know how many attempts must be made so as to clear the cutoff. There would be a deviation of 10-15 marks (approx.) from last year’s total cutoff of 2nd stage.

Arriving at the weighted scores in IBPS RRB 2016 

  • For Office Assistant- Total Weighted Score = Scores obtained in (Reasoning 1.25 + Numerical Ability1.25 + General Awareness 1.00 + English Language/ Hindi Language 1.00 + Computer Knowledge  0.50)
  • For Officer Scale-I- Total Weighted Score = Scores obtained in (Reasoning  1.25 + Quantitative Aptitude  1.25 + General Awareness  1.00 + English Language/ Hindi Language  1.00 + Computer Knowledge  0.50)
  • For Officer Scale-II (GBO) and Officer Scale-III– Total Weighted Score = Scores obtained in (Reasoning  1.25 + Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation  1.25 + Financial Awareness  1.00 + English Language/ Hindi Language 1.00 + Computer Knowledge  0.50)
  • For Officer Scale-II in Specialist Cadre- Total Weighted Score = Scores obtained in (Reasoning  1.00 + Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation  1.00 + Financial Awareness  1.00 + English Language/ Hindi Language  0.50 + Computer Knowledge  0.50 + Professional Knowledge  1.00)

Previous Year IBPS RRB Cut off

The candidates can refer to the following cutoff score to analyze the expected cutoff this year. This will also help understand the requisite marks which needed to be scored to get through the examination.

IBPS RRB 2015 Cutoff 

Office Assistant

Name of the Test

Maximum Score

QualifyingScore

SC/ST/ SC-

PWD/ ST-PWD/ SC-EXS/ ST- EXS

OBC/ GEN/ OBC-

PWD/ GEN-PWD/ OBC-EXS/ GEN-EXS

Reasoning

40

09.25 & above

13.75 & above

Computer Knowledge

40

10.25 & above

14.25 & above

General Awareness

40

04.25 & above

06.50 & above

English Language

40

09.50 & above

14.00 & above

Hindi Language

40

12.50 & above

16.50 & above

Numerical Ability

40

05.75 & above

09.25 & above

Cutoffs on Total Weighted Score

70 & above

80 & above

 

 

For Officer Scale-I

 

Name of the Test

Maximum Score

QualifyingScore

SC/ST/ SC-

PWD/ ST-PWD

OBC/ GEN/ OBC-

PWD/ GEN-PWD

Reasoning

40

10.00 & above

13.50 & above

Computer Knowledge

40

13.75 & above

17.25 & above

General Awareness

40

06.00 & above

09.00 & above

English Language

40

07.00 & above

10.25 & above

Hindi Language

40

08.50 & above

11.25 & above

Quantitative Aptitude

40

05.50 & above

08.50 & above

Cutoffs on Total Weighted Score

70 & above

80 & above

For Officer Scale-II (GBO)

Name of the Test

Maximum Score

Qualifying Score

SC/ST/ SC-

PWD/ ST-PWD

OBC/ GEN/ OBC-

PWD/ GEN-PWD

Reasoning

40

04.75 & above

07.50 & above

Computer Knowledge

40

12.50 & above

16.00 & above

Financial Awareness

40

04.00 & above

06.25 & above

English Language

40

07.25 & above

10.75 & above

Hindi Language

40

11.25 & above

14.00 & above

Quantitative Aptitude & Data

Interpretation

40

04.00 & above

06.50 & above

Cutoffs on Total Weighted Score

70 & above

80 & above

For Officer Scale-II IT, CA, Law, Treasury, Marketing and Agricultural Officer

Name of the Test

Maximum Score

Qualifying Score

SC/ST/ SC-PWD/

ST-PWD

OBC/ GEN/ OBC-

PWD/ GEN-PWD

Professional Knowledge – IT

40

13.00 & above

16.00 & above

Professional Knowledge – CA

40

19.75 & above

22.00 & above

Professional Knowledge – Law

40

06.50 & above

09.25 & above

Professional Knowledge – Treasury

40

02.00 & above

03.75 & above

Professional Knowledge – Marketing

40

07.50 & above

10.25 & above

Professional Knowledge – Agricultural

40

06.25 & above

08.75 & above

Reasoning

40

04.75 & above

07.50 & above

Computer Knowledge

40

12.50 & above

16.00 & above

English Language

40

07.25 & above

10.75 & above

Hindi Language

40

11.25 & above

14.00 & above

Financial Awareness

40

04.00 & above

06.25 & above

Quantitative Aptitude & Data

Interpretation

40

04.00 & above

06.50 & above

Cutoffs on Total Weighted Score for Officer Scale-II

70 & above

80 & above

For Officer Scale-III

Name of the Test

Maximum Score

Qualifying Score

SC/ST/ SC-PWD/

ST-PWD

OBC/ GEN/ OBC-

PWD/ GEN-PWD

Reasoning

40

02.50 & above

04.75 & above

Computer Knowledge

40

09.25 & above

12.25 & above

Financial Awareness

40

04.50 & above

06.75 & above

English Language

40

08.25 & above

12.25 & above

Hindi Language

40

11.00 & above

14.00 & above

Quantitative Aptitude & Data

Interpretation

40

02.75 & above

04.75 & above

Cutoffs on Total Weighted Score

70 & above

80 & above

IBPS RRB 2014 Cutoff 

  1. For Office Assistant

 

  Name of the Test  Maximum ScoreQualifying Score
SC/ ST/ SC-PWD/ ST-PWD/ SC-EXS/ ST-EXSOBC/ GEN/ OBC-PWD/GEN-

PWD/ OBC-EXS/ GEN-EXS

Reasoning4013 & above17 & above
Quantitative Aptitude4007 & above11 & above
General Awareness4006 & above09 & above
English Language4007 & above11 & above
Hindi Language4014 & above17 & above
Computer Knowledge4010 & above13 & above
Cutoffs on Total Weighted Score70 & above80 & above

For Officer Scale-I

Name of the Test

Maximum Score

Qualifying Score

SC/ST/ SC-

PWD/ ST-PWD

OBC/ GEN/ OBC-

PWD/ GEN-PWD

Reasoning4010.00 & above13.50 & above
Computer Knowledge4013.75 & above17.25 & above
General Awareness4006.00 & above09.00 & above
English Language4007.00 & above10.25 & above
Hindi Language4008.50 & above11.25 & above
Quantitative Aptitude4005.50 & above08.50 & above
Cutoffs on Total Weighted Score70 & above80 & above

For Officer Scale-II (GBO)

  Name of the Test  Maximum ScoreQualifying Score
SC/ ST/ SC-PWD/ ST-PWD/ SC-EXS/ ST-EXSOBC/ GEN/ OBC-PWD/

GEN-PWD/ OBC-EXS/ GEN-EXS

Reasoning4008 & above12 & above
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation4004 & above07 & above
Financial Awareness4004 & above06 & above
English Language4008 & above12 & above
Hindi Language4013 & above17 & above
Computer Knowledge4012 & above15 & above
Cutoffs on Total Weighted Score70 & above80 & above

For Officer Scale-II IT, CA, Law, Treasury, Marketing and Agricultural Officer

  Name of the Test  Maximum ScoreQualifying Score
SC/ ST/ SC-PWD/ ST-PWD/ SC-EXS/ ST-EXSOBC/ GEN/ OBC-PWD/GEN-

PWD/ OBC-EXS/ GEN-EXS

Reasoning4008 & above12 & above
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation4004 & above07 & above
Financial Awareness4004 & above06 & above
English Language4008 & above12 & above
Hindi Language4013 & above17 & above
Computer Knowledge4012 & above15 & above
Professional Knowledge – IT4010 & above13 & above
Professional Knowledge – CA4021 & above23 & above
Professional Knowledge -Law4005 & above07 & above
Professional Knowledge -Treasury4005 & above07 & above
Professional Knowledge -Marketing4010 & above13 & above
Professional Knowledge -Agricultural4005 & above07 & above
Cutoffs on Total Weighted Score for Officer Scale-II Score70 & above80 & above

For Officer Scale-III

Name of the TestMaximum ScoreQualifying Score
SC/ ST/ SC-PWD/ ST-PWD/ SC-EXS/ ST-EXSOBC/ GEN/ OBC-PWD/\GEN-

PWD/ OBC-EXS/ GEN-EXS

Reasoning4005 & above08 & above
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation4002 & above04 & above
Financial Awareness4005 & above07 & above
English Language4007 & above12 & above
Hindi Language4011 & above15 & above
Computer Knowledge4011 & above14 & above
Cutoffs on Total Weighted Score70 & above80 & above

 The above IBPS RRB Cut off 2016 score is a reflection of what is going to come in the next examination. The candidates should understand it as a measure important for preparing in the examination and hence should not be taken lightly as in most cases the students do. Knowing the cutoff well hikes your chances a bit as you already know the target as the chasing team in a cricket match does.