IBPS Clerk Mains Sectional and State-Wise Cutoff (Revised)

IBPS Clerk Mains Sectional and State-Wise Cutoff (Revised)

IBPS Clerk Mains Sectional and State-Wise Cutoff (Revised): A few days ago, the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection made the lives of many IBPS aspirants a whole lot easier by finally putting all speculations to an end. In an official notification, IBPS clearly specified that No Interviews will be conducted for the post of IBPS Clerk this year.

IBPS CWE Clerk V Result Out

IBPS Clerk V Final Results Out

Hence, the final merit list is being prepared on the basis of performance in IBPS Mains Examination for Bank Clerk. Owing to the fact that the selection procedure has been changed, the final IBPS Clerk Mains Sectional and State-Wise Cutoff has been revised accordingly.


IBPS Clerk Mains Sectional and State-Wise Cutoff (Revised)

Since only the marks secured in IBPS Clerk Mains 2015 will be taken into consideration, we expect the cutoff to go a little higher than last year. The Revised Cutoff for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam has been provided below.


IBPS Clerk Mains Sectional Cutoff

 Name of the Section General   SC/ ST/ OBC
 Reasoning Ability  11-14  9-11
 Quantitative Aptitude  9-11  7-9
 English Language  12-14  9-12
 General Awareness  10-13  9-11
 Computer Knowledge  13-16  11-13

IBPS Clerk Mains State-Wise Cutoff

State  General
  Andhra Pradesh  138-140
  West Bengal  133-138
  Uttarakhand  125-130
  Uttar Pradesh  135-138
  Tripura  75-90
  Tamil Nadu  102-105
  Sikkim   80-82
  Rajasthan  125-128
  Punjab  114-117
  Pondicherry  75-90
  Odisha  128-132
  Andaman & Nicobar  83-86
  Arunachal Pradesh  80-90
  Assam   105-108
  Bihar   133-138
  Chandigarh   120-125
  Chattisgarh   118-121
  Dadra & Nagar Haveli   80-90
  Daman & Diu   83-92
  Goa   100-105
  Gujarat   109-112
  Haryana   128-132
  Himachal Pradesh   110-118
  Jammu & Kashmir   122-127
  Jharkhand   119-123
  Karnataka  102-106
  Kerala  125-130
  Lakshadweep   N.A.
  Madhya Pardesh  129-134
  Maharashtra   91-93
  Manipur  70-80
  Meghalaya   70-80
  Mizoram  60-65
  Nagaland  70-73
  New Delhi 132-137

Now, let us revisit the earlier exam review of IBPS Clerk Mains.


IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Analysis/ Review 2015

Overall the exam was Moderate. Out of all the sections, the Reasoning and Computer section was easy and scoring and General Awareness, Mathematics & English Language section were easy to moderate. Here is the detailed analysis of IBPS Clerk V 2015-16 Mains Exam.

 Name of the Section   Optimal Time during IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 
 Reasoning Ability  30-35 mins
 English Language  20-25 mins
 Quantitative Aptitude  40-45 mins
 Computer Knowledge  10-15 mins
 General Knowledge  10-15 mins

1. IBPS Clerk Mains 2015: Reasoning Ability 

This year, Reasoning Ability was an absolute scoring section. The level of difficulty was fairly easy. While Inequality-based questions needed a little time to solve, syllogism and linear arrangement questions could be solved by inspection alone. Coding and Decoding based questions were nowhere to be found.  

Level – Easy to Moderate

  • Syllogism – 5 Qs. 
  • Linear Arrangement – 5 Qs. 
  • Puzzle – 5 Qs. 
  • Alpha-numeric series – 5 Qs.
  • Data Sufficiency – 5 Qs.
  • Blood Relation and Direction Sense – 5 Qs.
  • Inequality – 5 Qs.
  • Seating Arrangement – 5 Qs.


2. IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Analysis for English Language

As usual, Cloze Test and Fill in the Blanks were easy. Reading Comprehension were a bit time consuming and the level of difficulty was moderate. Sentence Improvement and Parajumbles were comparatively easy. Overall, English Language Section of IBPS Clerk Mains 2015 was a little lengthy. 

Level – Easy to Moderate

  • Reading Comprehension – 10 Qs. 
  • Cloze Test – 10 Qs. 
  • Parajumbles – 5 Qs. 
  • Sentence Improvement – 5 Qs.
  • Spotting Error – 5 Qs.
  • Fill in the Blank – 5 Qs.


3. IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Analysis for Quantitative Aptitude

Keeping up with the General IBPS Trend, Quantitative Aptitude had a mixture of moderate to challenging questions. Simplification and Data Interpretation based questions were time-consuming. Number Series had a few questions which were confusing to a number of candidates. Arithmetic and Algebra based Questions were straightforward and surprisingly, no questions were asked on Quadratic Equations and Data Sufficiency. 

Level – Moderate

  • Number Series – 5 Qs.
  • Data Interpretation – 5 Qs.
  • Simplification – 10 Qs.
  • Miscellaneous – 20 Qs.

Miscellaneous Questions consist of questions from different topics such as – Profit loss, Average, SI & CI, Ratio & Proportion, Time & Work, Time, Speed & Distance, Boats & Streams, etc.


4. IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Analysis for Computer Knowledge

Computer Knowledge Section will help in improving overall score. The questions were mostly elementary. Even if you have a basic understanding of computer systems, you can score well in this section of IBPS Clerk Mains 2015. 

Level – Easy

  • Hardware – 6 Qs.
  • Software – 5 Qs.
  • Internet – 4 Qs.
  • Networking – 3 Qs.
  • Operating system – 2 Qs.
  • Others – 9 Qs.
  • Memory – 4 Qs.
  • Binary Code – 1 Qs.
  • MS Office – 6 Qs


5. IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Analysis for General Awareness

If you are not confident with your level of preparation, perhaps ease down in this section. General Awareness had a number of questions on Books and Authors, Currencies, Important Places, Awards, Headquarters, Prime Ministers Schemes, Important Days etc. The overall difficulty level of questions was moderate.

Level – Moderate

  • Banking – 15 Qs.
  • General Awareness and Static GK – 25 Qs.

We expect IBPS Clerk Mains Sectional and State-Wise Cutoff Marks around these projected scores. How much are you expecting to score in IBPS Clerk Mains? Let us know in the comments section below.

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  1. Sir.
    I m from Rajasthan. And i attempted 161 o.b.c. catg.
    Math -19 Regi-37 Eng-28 com-40 gk-37.
    Accuracy 100% in math Reasoning and computer.
    80%in eng and GK. What r my chance sir. In OBC

  2. eng- 30 80% accuracy
    qa- 31 90% accuracy
    reason- 40 99% accuracy
    computer- 34 99% accuracy
    ga- 14 exactly 2 wrong
    do i have any chance

  3. there was a difference of 12 marks in west bengal and uttar pradesh in ibps pre examination ….and you are saying cut off of WB will be lower than UP….

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