IBPS Clerk Cutoff – Expected Cutoff 2022, Previous Years’ Cutoff

Institute of Banking and Personnel (IBPS) declares IBPS Clerk recruitment cut off after the completion of each selection stage. The authority will publish the official notification in September 2021 with the release schedule of IBPS Clerk cut off for Prelims & Mains. Candidates can check the IBPS Clerk cutoff 2021 and the scorecard by visiting its official web portal. 

IBPS Clerk cut off is basically the minimum marks or score that applicants must obtain to qualify the Prelims and Mains exam. IBPS will release the state and category-wise cut off list for Prelims and Mains exam. Candidates who score higher than IBPS Clerk Prelims cut off will get shortlisted for IBPS Mains exam. Applicants have to qualify both IBPS Clerk sectional and overall cut off scores to get shortlisted for the final selection rounds.

Read this article to check the details of the expected IBPS Clerk cut off 2022 with the statistics of previous years for both IBPS Clerk Preliminary and Mains exam.

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Factors that Determine IBPS Clerk Cutoff 2022

Candidates must be aware of the parameters that influence IBPS Clerk cut off:

  1. Number of applicants appearing for the exam
  2. Number of available seats or vacancies
  3. Previous years’ cut off trends 
  4. Difficulty level of the exam
  5. Marking scheme 
  6. Reservation criteria

How to download  IBPS Clerk Cutoff 2022?

To check IBPS Clerk cut off 2022 for prelims and mains exam, follow the below given instructions:

  1. Visit the website of IBPS, i.e., www.ibps.in
  2. Click on the link ‘IBPS Scorecard’
  3. Provide registration number and date of birth in the specified boxes
  4. You will get the IBPS clerk scorecard on the screen
  5. Category- and state-wise cut off will also be displayed 
  6. Take the printout of your IBPS scorecard and cutoff for further reference 

IBPS Clerk Cut off – Normalization Process  

IBPS evaluates or decides the cut off score as per the normalization process. In this process, equi-percentile technique is used to normalize the candidates’ marks in various sessions. For evaluation of IBPS cut off, the authority considers the marks of the candidates up to two decimal points. The  IBPS Clerk cut off lists are published separately for IBPS Clerk Preliminary and Mains exams. 

Read More :- IBPS Clerk Result – Prelims and Mains Result, Scorecard, Normalisation

How IBPS Clerk Cutoff Marks are Applied?

The authority publishes sectional and overall IBPS Clerk cut off on its website. In order to qualify the exam, it is mandatory for candidates to score higher marks than IBPS Clerk cut off in every section and overall. To get clarity on how IBPS Clerk 2020 cut off will be applied, applicants must go through the below given details:

  • The authority decides the overall cut off of IBPS Clerk on the grounds of the total score
  • To decide section-wise cut off marks, the authority takes total marks for each section into consideration

IBPS Clerk Cut Off for 2021-2022 Recruitment 

Candidates cannot overlook the fact that they need to score equal to or higher than both sectional and overall cut off to get selected for IBPS Clerk recruitment. Experts have analyzed the trends of previous years’ cut off and evaluated the anticipated statistics for the year 2021-2022. Candidates should go through the below given tables that contain both section-wise and overall (state-wise) cut off for 2021-2022. 

IBPS Clerk Prelims Cut-Off 2020-21 (General)

State Name

Cut Off
Andhra Pradesh

78

Bihar

71.25
Delhi

77

Gujarat

72
Goa

53.75

Himachal Pradesh

72
J & K

77.5

Jharkhand

75.75
Kerala

77.25

Madhya Pradesh

77.75
Maharashtra

69.75

Odisha

75
Punjab

75.25

Rajasthan

78.25
Karnataka

65.75

Telangana

74.25
Tripura

59.25 (OBC)

Uttar Pradesh

73.5
Uttarakhand

78.50

West Bengal

61.50
Tamil Nadu

71 (OBC)

IBPS Clerk expected cut off 2020

Category

IBPS Clerk expected cut off
General

128-130

OBC

130-135
SC

145-150

ST

140-145

Previous Years’ Trends for IBPS Clerk Cut Off

Candidates will get clarity on IBPS Clerk 2022 cut off if they know the statistics of past few years. The category-wise sectional and overall (state-wise) cut off data for IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains exam for the years 2019, 2018, 2017 is stated in below given tables:

Section-wise IBPS Clerk Prelims Cut Off 2019

Sections Maximum marks Cut off for General category Cut off for SC, ST and OBC category
English Language 30 8.25 4.75
Quantitative Aptitude 35 7.75 3.5
Reasoning Ability 35 7.5 2.75


State-wise IBPS Clerk Prelims Cut Off (General Category) 2019

List of States Cut Off Marks
Andhra Pradesh 66.25
Assam 63
Bihar 65
Chandigarh 71.5
Delhi 71.75 
Goa 67
Gujarat 27
Haryana 68.5
Himachal Pradesh 62.25 
Jammu & Kashmir
Jharkhand 73 
Karnataka 53.25 
Kerala 73.5
Madhya Pradesh 70
Maharashtra 61.5
Odisha 71.5
Punjab 66.25
Rajasthan 71.25
Tamil Nadu 57.75
Telangana 61
Uttar Pradesh 68.25
Uttarakhand 76
West Bengal 70.75


State-wise IBPS Clerk Mains Cut Off 2019

List of States Cut off for General Category  Cut off for OBC Category
Uttar Pradesh 45.13 38.63
Delhi 49.63 42.38
Madhya Pradesh 44 41.63
Gujarat 42.25 36.13
Goa 35 32.25
Bihar 45.38 42.63
Chattisgarh 43.63 43.63
Tamil Nadu 47 46.75
Odisha 46.13 45.5
Rajasthan 47.38 44.75
Haryana 48.63 41
Andhra Pradesh 45.13 44.13
Telangana 43.88 43.38
Tripura 40.13
Karnataka 40.38 38.75 
Kerala 49.63 47.88 
Himachal Pradesh 47.13 35.88 
Jammu & Kashmir 49.25 34.88 
Maharashtra 42.88 41 
Jharkhand 43.38 39 
Assam 41.88 36.50 
West Bengal 47.38 37.75 
Punjab 48.88 48.88
Chandigarh 47.25 44.5
Arunachal Pradesh 41.5
Daman & Diu 38.13 38.13
Sikkim 42.13 39
Uttarakhand 49.88 39.63


Section-wise IBPS Clerk Prelims Cut Off 2018

Sections Maximum marks Cut off for General category Cut off for SC, OBC and ST category
English Language 30 9.75 6.75
Quantitative Aptitude 35 11.75 8
Reasoning Ability 35 10.75 6.25


State-wise IBPS Clerk Prelims Cut Off (General Category) 2018

List of States Cut off Marks
Uttar Pradesh 74
Madhya Pradesh 71.25
Delhi 71.75
Gujarat 67.75
Bihar 73.5
Tamil Nadu 57.75
Odisha 72.75
Rajasthan 73
Haryana 73
Andhra Pradesh 75.75
Telangana 58.25
Karnataka 66.25
Himachal Pradesh 73
Jharkhand 74
Maharashtra 63.25
Assam 67.25
West Bengal 73.5
Punjab 73.25
Chandigarh 66.75


Section-wise IBPS Clerk Mains Cut Off 2018

Sections Maximum marks Cut off for General category Cut off for SC, OBC and ST categories
English Language 40 12.5 9.25
Quantitative Aptitude 50 15.5 12.75
Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude 60 17.75 14.5
General/Financial awareness 50 10.25 6.5


State-wise IBPS Clerk Mains Cut Off 2018

List of states General OBC SC ST HI OC VI ID
Andaman & Nicobar
Andhra Pradesh 50.98 48.1 41.43 32.95 40.9 52.4 54.75
Arunachal Pradesh 40.03 32.7
Assam 49.83 44.2 43.4 38.48 43.53
Bihar 51.78 49.1 36.6 35.28 27.33 44.6 48.1 36.53
Chandigarh 55.18 48.38 43.63
Chhattisgarh 49.88 48.05 34.55 26.35 35.68 34.78
Dadara & Nagar Haveli 44.25
Daman & Diu 37.93 37.8
Delhi 55.83 50.6 44.35 38.18 32.58 48.85 59.1 39.73
Goa 48.93 48.1 39.93 31.38
Gujarat 48.45 42.3 39.83 25.38 23.95 23.75 31.85
Haryana 56.43 50.03 44.18 43.35 52.28
Himachal Pradesh 53.05 45.15 40.28 40.38 35.53 44.4
Jammu & Kashmir 54.93 44 39.35 33.43
Jharkhand 50.63 46.03 28.93 26.53 35.2 50.05 40.4
Karnataka 51.95 49.8 42.78 36.83 34.98 46.2 48.35
Kerala 53.58 51.5 39.68 28.85 36.03 57.3 41.25
Lakshadweep 46.45
Madhya Pradesh 51.18 47.05 37.33 27.78 33.45 37.93 49.18
Maharashtra 50.08 48.2 46.1 33.93 27.53 44.05 57.02 31.23
Manipur 49.05 43.53
Meghalaya 39.7 31.95
Mizoram 54.73 37.63
Nagaland 45.45 44.3
Odisha 51.28 49.78 37.9 24.68 43.28 40.75 41.3 32.78
Puducherry 51.25 51.25 41.55
Punjab 56.58 48.45 40.88 31.03 36.48 38.53
Rajasthan 53.18 51.23 40.88 31.75 31.9 42.4 45.7 30.63
Sikkim 45.75 45.75 41.53
Tamil Nadu 52.35 52.35 43.95 32.55 39.1 45 53.05 35.68
Telangana 51.75 49.5 43.53 37.23 27.98 54.2 57.45 35.3
Tripura 50.33 35.53 32.88
Uttar Pradesh 51.45 44.88 37.13 27.8 27.83 38.93 49.58 31.38
Uttrakhand  52.5 44.35 41.15 46.48 39.98 38.68
West Bengal 53.28 44.2 40.73 34.73 24.5 42.2 36.78 26.53


State-wise IBPS Clerk Prelims Cut Off 2017

States Overall Marks (General Category)
Maharashtra 64.5
Andhra Pradesh 73.5
Madhya Pradesh 74.25
Haryana 76
Rajasthan 73.25
Daman & Diu 70.75
Delhi 76.25
West Bengal 77.25
Uttar Pradesh 76.25
Punjab 74
Gujarat 67
Bihar 74.75


State-wise IBPS Clerk Mains Cut Off 2017

States SC ST OBC UR
Andaman & Nicobar
Andhra Pradesh 40.27 31.84 48.31 50.78
Arunachal Pradesh 41.49 46.43
Assam 40.79 36.16 43.43 47.17
Bihar 38.86 37.27 50.95 53.43
Chandigarh 46.39 47.95 54.07
Chattisgarh 39.46 24.49 50.34 50.43
Dadra & Nagar Haweli 39.02
Daman & Diu 36.91 45.92
Delhi 42.58 38.03 47.81 53.82
Goa 24.43 44.07 44.7
Gujarat 39.95 23.68 44.04 47.53
Haryana 39.21 46.81 52.72
Himachal Pradesh 43.91 40.74 43.17 52.88
Jammu & Kashmir 35.74 42.71 52.31
Jharkhand 34.24 31.02 46.21 47.29
Karnataka 36.77 31.41 43.67 44.56
Kerala 40.68 30.85 50.52 52.32
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh 36.43 26.63 45.03 48.89
Maharashtra 42.91 26.32 43.93 45.95
Manipur 45.77 41.74 62.36 44.21
Meghalaya 38.31 37.82 39.09
Mizoram 40.79
Nagaland 39.74 40.45
Odisha 37.07 31.32 50.64 51.22
Puducherry 41.27 47.47 48.06
Punjab 37.88 45.22 53.16
Rajasthan 38.28 34.7 48.17 52.93
Sikkim 47.21 49.67
Tamil Nadu 39.39 35.29 48.27 48.49
Telangana 40.18 34.17 38.72 49.97
Tripura 45.68 28.5 48.86
Uttar Pradesh 37.2 33.53 44.24 51.13
Uttarakhand 40.16 38.11 47.11 53.16
West Bengal 42.14 35.95 45.06 54.47

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IBPS Clerk Cut Off – FAQs 

✔️ When will the authority release IBPS Clerk cut off 2022?

IBPS is yet to announce the release date of IBPS Clerk cut off 2022 for both Prelims & Mains stages. It will release the overall schedule of both the stages (Prelims & Mains) with the issuance of official notification in September 2021.

✔️ Is the normalization process used for calculating IBPS Clerk 2022 cut off?

Yes, IBPS uses an equi-percentile method to normalize the IBPS Clerk recruitment exam scores of the candidates. In this method, marks up to two decimal points are taken for calculations to ensure fairness and preciseness in determining the cut off marks of IBPS Clerk exam.

✔️ Does the authority publish sectional and overall IBPS Clerk cut off?

Yes, IBPS will release both section-wise and overall state-wise cut off list for various categories of the candidates at Prelims and Mains exam levels.

✔️ On what factors does IBPS Clerk cut off depend?

IBPS clerk cut off is based on various parameters like number of test-takers, total vacancies, difficulty level of exam, past years’ trends, reservation criteria, etc.

✔️ What if I score sectional cut-off but fail to obtain the marks equal to overall cut off of IBPS Clerk exam?

It is mandatory for the candidates to qualify both sectional and overall cut off of IBPS to inch closer towards final selection under IBPS Clerk recruitment process. Scoring only section-wise cut off marks would not be enough.

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