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IBPS RRB Cutoff Marks 2017 for Office Assistant + Officers State Wise

IBPS RRB Cut Off 2017 for Prelims and Mains Exam (State wise and Category wise).

Institute of banking personnel selection (IBPS) is the conducting body which recruits candidates for banking sector for different public sector banks. The department conducts ibps exam every year for different posts which include three phase’s preliminary, mains and interview.

Today here in this article you’ll find answers of all of these given topics.

Recently department is going to declare IBPS RRB 2017 Notification for the selection of Office assistants and officers (Scale I, II, III) for Regional Rural Banks (RRBs), which is also called Gramin Banks.

The candidates need to clear both the examination and the candidates who would be shortlisted on the basis of high performance in mains examination would be called for interview. Check Latest IBPS RRB Salary Structure for Office Assistant and Officer post.

In order for a candidate to qualify, there is the ibps rrb 2017 cut-offs marks list decided by IBPS for both preliminary and mains examination. These cut-offs are state wise and category wise.

What is IBPS RRB Cut Off Marks 2017?

IBPS RRB Cutoff is the minimum marks decided by the conducting body. The candidate should score at least ibps rrb preliminary cutoff marks so as to qualify. If in case a candidate is not able to secure the cut-offs, then he/she would not be able to appear for next level.

Some marks decide the future of the candidate. As IBPS RRB Exam 2017 has three posts that are scale I, scale II and scale III, the cut-offs would be different for the different scales.

IBPS RRB Sectional Cutoff is the minimum marks which a candidate should secure so as to qualify for the next level. It is based on the sectional concept that is there are different cutoffs for different sections of a particular exam. The IBPS RRB Preliminary Exam has three sections means the cutoffs for all the three sections would be different and candidate needs to secure at least the cutoffs in each section.

IBPS RRB Overall Cutoff is the minimum marks which is required for a candidate to qualify for the next level. The overall cut-offs are based on the collaborative concept. It means the candidate should secure the cut-offs in sections and then collaborating the sectional marks it should be more than the cut-offs decided for the particular exam.

IBPS RRB Cut off marks state wise varies according to the state and as per categories such as (General, OBC, ST/SC). The general candidate and reserved category candidates have different cut-offs. Also, the state-wise cut-offs also vary as per the guidelines by IBPS.

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Factors deciding the IBPS RRB cut off (Officers + Office Assistant)

There are various factors which contribute for deciding the IBPS RRB Cut off. The factors are as follows:

  1. Regional Rural Banks Exam difficulty level,
  2. Previous year recruitment statistics,
  3. IBPS RRB previous year cut off,
  4. The number of vacancies,
  5. The level of competition (difficulty),
  6. The number of candidates appeared for the exam.
  7. Difference IBPS RRB Officer and Office Assistant
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The cut-offs are generally decided to let the deserving candidates go for the next step and appear for the next level examination. These cut off marks bifurcate the candidates. These factors are generally considered for deciding the marks and these marks are disclosed in the final ibps rrb scorecard.

Expected IBPS RRB Cut Offs 2017 (Prelims + Mains + Interview)

The expected sectional cut off for IBPS RRB 2017 is calculated as per the cut off from last year that is 2017, cut off marks. The IBPS RRB expected cut off for 2017 is as follow:

IBPS RRB subject wise cut off marks list

Expected IBPS RRB Category wise cut off marks list 2017

Expected IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I Cut off 2017

Category Wise Subject Wise
Category Overall Cut off
(Out of 80)
Reasoning Cut Off
(Out of 40)
Quantitative Aptitude Cut Off
(Out of 40)
General 58-65 16.00 14.25
OBC 51-53 12.75 9.75
SC 42-44 11.25 8.75
ST 25-30

Expected IBPS RRB Office Assistant Cut off 2017

Category Numerical Ability Cut off (Out of 40) Reasoning Ability Cut off (Out of 40)
General 17.25 19.25
OBC 12.50 14.25
SC 12.50 14.25

Important Points Related to IBPS RRB Exam Cut Off marks


The candidates who would score at least minimum qualifying marks in online mains examination would be shortlisted for interview round.

The interview round is having the criteria. Depending on the number of vacancies available, an adequate number of candidates in each category not exceeding three times of the declared vacancies in each state has been called for the interview, subject to availability.

Prior to completion of the interview process, scores obtained in the online main examination has not been shared with the candidates shortlisted for interview.

These rules are eligible and applicable to all the candidates for Scale I, Scale II, Scale III.

For interview round, the relative weight age of CWE and the interview will be 80:20 respectively for officer’s cadre.

IBPS RRB Result Declaration Process

The online test is divided into 5 different sections. The candidates can apply for the exam for 4 positions. Each of the section has different scores/ weight age. The conducting body would consider the number of aspirants appeared in the exam and vacancies and then declare the final ibps rrb sectional cut off for each section and then a scorecard would be prepared.

The candidates who would be able to score more than ibps rrb bank cut off marks, would be declared as qualified and the candidates listed under reserved list means that they will not be selected in the first attempt but if the requirement will arrive they would be asked to join immediately.

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Process for Arriving at IBPS RRB Scores

The process for arriving the scorecard is as per the scoring pattern is given below and also there would be the deduction as well in case of any incorrect answer which is 0.25 marks would be deducted as per ibps rrb negative marking guidelines. The corrected scores are made equivalent to take care of minor differences in difficulty level.

How to Calculate Cut off marks for IBPS RRB?

The process for calculating the marks is different for different scales.

  • For Office Assistant, Total weighted score = scores obtained in (Reasoning*1.25 + computer knowledge* 0.50 + General awareness *1.00 + English/Hindi Language * 1.00 + Numerical Ability * 1.25) – number of incorrect questions * 0.25
  • For Officer Scale I, total weighted score = scores obtained in (Reasoning*1.25 + computer knowledge* 0.50 + General awareness *1.00 + English/Hindi Language * 1.00 + quantitative aptitude * 1.25) – number of incorrect questions * 0.25
  • For officer scale II (GBO) and Officer Scale III, total weighted score = scores obtained in (Reasoning*1.25 + computer knowledge* 0.50 + financial awareness *1.00 + English/Hindi Language * 1.00 + quantitative aptitude and data interpretation * 1.25) – number of incorrect questions * 0.25
  • For officer scale II in specialist cadre, total weighted score = scores obtained in (Professional knowledge * 1.00 + Reasoning*1.00 + computer knowledge* 0.50 + financial awareness *1.00 + English/Hindi Language * 0.50 + quantitative aptitude and data interpretation * 1.00) – number of incorrect questions * 0.25
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How many marks to Score to clear IBPS RRB cut off?

IBPS RRB Cut off for the allotment – The candidates need to perform very well and should secure as high marks as possible so as to increase the chances of selection in the next level. But the cut off is decided as per three steps:

IBPS RRB Cut Offs 2016 (Prelims + Mains) Subject and Category wise Final Cut Off

The overall cut off for office assistant category wise is for general the marks are 130.5 – 135.5, for OBC the marks were 129.5 – 132.5, for SC the marks were 118-123, for ST the marks were 113-117.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Cut Off 2016

S.No. Subjects General OBC SC ST
1 Numerical Ability 16.25 11.50 11.50
2 Reasoning Ability 18.25 13.25 13.25

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Cutoff 2016 – Category Wise

Category IBPS RRB Office Assistant Cut Off
General 53-61
OBC 51-55
SC 46-50
ST 40-45
PWD 17-19

IBPS RRB 2016 cutoff (Office Assistant – Multipurpose)

State IBPS RRB Cutoff 2016 for Office Assistants
Andhra Pradesh 71.25
Assam 57.5
Bihar 62.75
Chhattisgarh 69.75
Gujarat 55.5
Haryana 70
Himachal Pradesh 62.25
J&K 58.75
Jharkhand 61.75
Karnataka 54.25
Kerala 69.5
M.P 64
Maharashtra 66.75
Odisha 67.75
Punjab 72.5
Rajasthan 66
Tamil Nadu 58
Telangana 62
Tripura 53.5
Uttar Pradesh 64.75
Uttrakhand 65.75
West Bengal 70

IBPS RRB Officer Scale – I Prelims 2016 Cutoff (Section & Category Wise)

Category Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude
General 15.00 12.25
OBC 10.75 8.50
SC 10.75 8.50
ST  –  –

IBPS RRB Officer Scale – I Mains 2016 Sectional Cut Off

Section Maximum Marks Gen OBC
Reasoning 40 14.25 11.75
Computer Knowledge 40 19.50 17.00
General Awareness 40 11.25 8.50
English Language 40 5.75
Hindi Language 40 22.50 20.00
Quantitative Aptitude 40 14.00 11.50

For General category, the marks for reasoning section is 14.25 and for reserved categories, its 11.75 and total marks for the section is 40 marks.

The cutoff marks for general category candidates for computer knowledge section is 19.50 and for reserved categories, the marks are 17.00 and the total marks for the section are 40.

For the General Awareness section, the cutoff marks for general category is 11.25 and for reserved category candidates the cut off marks are 8.50.

For the English Language section, the cut off marks for the candidates is 5.75.

For the next section of Hindi Language, the cut off marks for general category candidates is 22.50 and for reserved category candidates it is 20.00.

For the last section of quantitative aptitude, the cut off marks for general category candidates is 14.00 and for reserved category candidates it’s 11.50.

IBPS RRB Cut off for the interview round: – the total marks would be 100 and the minimum qualifying marks for general category candidates is 40% and for SC/ ST/OBC/ PWD candidates the minimum qualifying marks are 35%.

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IBPS RRB 2016 cut off (Officers Scale I)

State IBPS RRB 2016 cut off
Uttar Pradesh 52.25
Gujarat 41.25
Assam 45.25
Jharkhand 52.75
Karnataka 40
Kerala 55.5
Maharashtra 51.25
Himachal Pradesh 50.25
Punjab 57.25
Odisha 57
Andhra Pradesh 56.75
West Bengal 53.25
Bihar 49.5
Rajasthan 52.75
Haryana 56.25
M.P 50.50
J&K 50.50
Tamil Nadu 45
Uttrakhand 53.75
Chhattisgarh  46.5
Telangana  47

For officer scale, the cutoff varies sectional as well as category wise. The marks for general in reasoning section is 15 and for quantitative aptitude is 12.25. For OBC the marks were 10.75 in reasoning and 8.50 in quantitative aptitude. For SC the marks were 10.75 in reasoning and in quantitative aptitude 8.50.

IBPS RRB Cut Offs 2015 (Prelims + Mains) Subject and Category wise Final Cut Off

For office assistant and officer cadre, the Total weighted score for IBPS RRB is 70 marks or above for reserved categories such as ST/ SC/ PWD and for general categories it should be 80 marks or above.

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Cut Off Score

Test Name Maximum Score SC / ST OBC / GEN
Reasoning 40 13& above 18& above
Numerical Ability 40 17& above 22& above
General Awareness 40 10& above 13& above
English Language 40 13& above 17& above
Hindi Language 40 19& above 23& above
Computer Knowledge 40 16& above 20& above
Cutoffs on Total Weighted Score  Total 70& above  80& above 

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-I  Cut Off Score

Test Name Maximum Score SC / ST OBC / GEN
Reasoning 40 13& above 17& above
Quantitative Aptitude 40 7& above 11& above
General Awareness 40 6& above 09& above
English Language 40 7& above 11& above
Hindi Language 40 14& above 17& above
Computer Knowledge 40 10& above 13& above
Cutoffs on Total Weighted Score Total 70& above 80& above

How to Check IBPS RRB Result Online?

The candidates could check their results by visiting the official website of IBPS www.ibps.in. and then select IBPS RRBs section and going to results corner and filling in your particulars such as registration number and date of birth. The particulars should be correct in order to get the results in case if it has been declared.

The candidates must go through all the cut offs of previous years as well for an estimate. The actual details could be checked using the internet.

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  1. Minimum how many marks score in mains more thn cutoff marks ,to get through in final list…

  2. Sir please provide me computer question of rrb office assistant 2017 exam

  3. Sir I have cleared rrb office assistant pre 2017.but I filled my category wrong in application form. I filled it ST .but my category is SC. And my score is 49.75 .so what should I do, whether I should go for mains exam or not? What is the overall cutt off for SC category for office assistant pre 2017 ? Please tell me sir.

    1. Ur candidature will be rejected at last. But u can appear in main exam as a ST candidate for practice only but U can not join finally.

  4. Plz tell what was the cutoff of rrb office assistant mains previous year of general category????how much minimum marks we required to clear rrb office assistant mains? Plz rly

  5. Registration number:1561100694,RRBs_CWE_VI for recruitment of group “A” officers (scake-1)

  6. Hello Mahi can you tell us how much was the cut off of RRB office assistant 2016 for Rajasthan state.

  7. Sir,

    Please confirm that, is computer certificate is mandatory for ibps clerk 2017-18, or else will it be okay if we have computer subject in our degree mark sheets.

    1. Rajesh, For IBPS Clerk Computer Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.

  8. Sir ibps rrb ki vacancy 2018 19 me aayegil. Pls. Tell me.

    1. Yes, Manish Aayegi.

  9. Please anybody can see my result roll no-1510700704 birth date 6/1/1995

  10. any body see my result ,registration no 1550313303,date of birth 20-01-1989

    1. Result Status of Online Preliminary Examination of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) (CWE RRB VI)
      Name SRINIVASA RAO KORAPATI
      Registration No. 1550313303
      Roll No. 2930101507
      POST OFFICE ASSISTANTS (MULTIPURPOSE)
      “Thank you for appearing for the Online Preliminary Examination for Office Assistant (Multipurpose) (CWE RRB VI) held in September 2017. We regret to convey that you have not been shortlisted for the Online Main Examination. Scores obtained by you in the Online Preliminary Examination for Office Assistant (Multipurpose) (CWE RRB VI) will be available on this website within 7 days. Wish you all the best in your future endeavours”.

  11. when will the result come for ibps rrb officer scale 1?

    1. Pavitra, it will come in October last week.

      1. Mam/sir, ibps rrb mains me hindi or english subject kii sectional cut off toh different rhti h lekin kya overall cut off bhi different rhti h kya?? plz reply

      2. Yes, Saurav, Overall Cut Off Bhi Different Hogi.

      3. Sir/Mam, mera ibps rrb po ka APPLICATION FORM nhi mil rha. me kya kru?? mera prelims clear ho gya. kya ibps phir se downlond wala link open krega? plz help me

    2. October 10 pavitra gaaru

  12. Ex servicemen ka cut off kya hoga in office assistant in ibps regional rural bank

  13. Rrb office assistant ki himachal me obc ki kya cut off rahegi , 53 q. Kiye h

  14. Sir last year gujrat ka assistant mains ka cut off kitna gya tha….. Mko bs thoda sa conform krna h…. Plz reply..

  15. Hello Sir,

    For qualifying to ibps rrb office assistant mains exam, we need to cross both sectional cut off as well as overall cut off? Is it necessary to cross both??

    Please clarify the doubt…

    1. Hello Suba, Yes it is compulsory to cross both.

  16. Sir
    I am exserviceman, plz tell me about rrb clerk prelims and ibps clerk prelims cutoff marks of 2016 of Exserviceman group State – Jharkhand

  17. Ibps rrb me mere 46 ban rahe h me sc se hu kya salect ho skta hu

  18. Hello sir, ex serviceman ki cut off Rajasthan ki kitni hogi

  19. Hello Sir, Could you plz give me the list of topics for IBPS RRB Officer Scale – II (Specialist Cadre – IT Officer – only Professional Knowledge) as I am unable to find it. I will be very grateful.

  20. What is the date of ibps rrb specialist officer scale II exam. Is it two exams like prelims and mains or only one written exam and interview? Plzz tell me

    1. Amulya, IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II exam is held on 5-11-17, It is a single written exam and interview.

    2. two exams coming soon amulya gaaru

  21. sir,in rrb multipurpouse exam (office assistent) I crosses only sectional cutt-off in pre-exam ,then I selected in mains or not. otherwise overall cutt off of pre is nacessary to qualify the pre. please confirm it.

    1. Saroj, Candidates have to qualify the tests by securing minimum cut-off marks. An adequate number of candidates in each category, depending upon requirements, will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

  22. HI,
    I just wanted to know that are DA,HRA,PF etc applicable to the post of office assistant (multipurpose)? IF yes then can you please provide me complete salary details?
    I am an aspirant of RRB U.P.

    1. Hello, Dhruv you can check complete IBPS RRB Office Assistant salary details here.

  23. How cut off will be calculate for ibps rrb pre exam 2017….?

  24. If a candidate applies for both office assistant and scale-1 officer posts,is it necessary that he has to clear both the prelims to get to the mains of one exam atleast??Or clearing only one prelims is enough??

    1. Arun, You required clearing both prelims for both posts separately. If you cleared Office assistant prelims than you are only eligible for Office assistant mains not for Officer mains.

  25. is there interview for office assistant

    1. Hello Harshita, Candidates who apply for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose) will be provisionally allotted on the basis of the marks obtained by them in the Main examination and the vacancies reported by the RRBs.

  26. Is there interview for office assistant and officer scale 1?

    1. Yes, There is Interview.

  27. What is expected date of notification of ibps po exam?

  28. what is the ibps rrb office scale1 and office assistant- 2016 preliminary cutt off for puduchery

  29. My DOB 08-07-1986. I am eligible for sbi clerk,ibps po, ibps rrb office asst. And rrb officer scale-1.

    1. Not Eligible.

      1. mahi saini ..need to talk to you ..urgent

      2. Submit Your Query. I will reply

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