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SBI Clerk Cut off 2016 || Gen OBC SC ST Expected Cut Off 2016


SBI Clerk Cut off 2016: With the SBI Clerk Prelims 2016 Exam is over, the candidates who have appeared for the exam must be searching for SBI Clerk Cutoff 2016 to know where they stand in the competition. We have provided here the Cutoff of SBI Clerk 2016 for the candidates. This will help the candidates to get an idea of this year's Cutoff. The cutoff is the minimum benchmark score decided by the bank to filter the best from the major chunk of candidates. SBI decides the minimum score (cut-off) to gauge the capability of the candidates. As per the trends observed in the previous years, it has been observed that the cutoff score for the SBI Clerk Exam has been lying in the range of 121 to 145. The result of SBI Clerk 2016 exam will be declared in mid of June. The Cutoff Score as per category will be released by SBI after the declaration of the result. The link of checking the Cutoff will be hosted on this page. Candidates can check the SBI Clerk Cutoff 2016 from here. The Cutoff Score for Prelims Exam will range between 47 – 50.

Expected Cutoff of SBI Clerk Prelims 2016 Exam

CategoryMarks (Out of 100)
ST 19.75
SC 37.25
OBC 42.25
General 47.50
OH 29.25
VH 30.75

SBI Clerk Cut off 2016 (Expected)

Here is the data which shows the expected cutoff of SBI Clerk 2016. Candidates must note that actual cutoff may vary to a great extent and this data is merely for representation purpose.

SerialCategoryMarks (out of 200)
1 Scheduled Caste 121
2 Other Backward Classes 136
3 General 137
4 Scheduled Tribe 107
5 Ex-Serviceman 108

What is cut off?

Cutoff is the minimum marks a candidate must achieve in the online written examination for getting selected in the next round of recruitment process i.e. personal interview. If his marks are less than the decided SBI Clerk Cut off 2016, he will be rejected while if his marks are equal to or more than the cutoff, he shall be selected. The cutoff is primarily released along with the declaration of the scorecard. SBI will not post the scorecard till the complete recruitment process is over. In the scorecard, candidates can check their marks against the respective sectional cutoff. It is important to note that cutoff is applied at several stages: at sectional level (each subject of the examination paper), at an aggregate level (at the total combined marks) and at the final merit list. A candidate must cross all these cutoffs to get finally selected for the post of Clerk in the bank.

Factors that contributes to SBI Clerk Cut off 2016

Some of the factors that are considered while deciding the cutoff score are mentioned here below-

  • Number of candidates
  • Number of posts
  • Exam difficulty level
  • Marking scheme
  • Reservation norms

What is Sectional cut-off and Overall cut-off ?

For the information of the candidates, every competitive examination has two types of cutoff namely sectional cut off and overall cut off. The sectional cut-off is the minimum score which a candidate is required to score in a particular section/test in order to proceed to the next level and an overall cut-off score is cumulative of all sectional scores which may or may not be equal to the total. Both the sectional and overall cutoff are formulated on the basis of the certain criteria so as to normalize the score.

Important Footnotes

  • SBI Clerk Cut off 2016 will be different for each category
  • If some of the seats are left out in reserved category, it would be transferred to unreserved candidates.
  • The cutoff is disclosed with the declaration of the scorecard, not before.
  • The candidates who qualify the cutoff in written marks will be called for document verification and personal interview etc., whose scheduled will be issued later.

This article focuses entirely on providing the information related to the SBI Clerk Cut off 2016, its implications and relevance in the selection of the candidates.

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