INSTITUTE OF BANKING PERSONNEL SELECTION CLERK 2013 CUTOFF have not been released as yet and will be released after the result of IBPS clerk will be disclosed. To define Cutoff precisely, it is nothing but the minimum marks required by the candidate in order to be eligible for a certain exam. The cutoff marks are always determined by the College, Institute or the governing body whichever is applicable and in the IBPS Clerk case IBPS is the governing body which will declare the cutoff marks for the year 2013 after analysis and observations of previous year trends. The cutoff marks are meant tosegregatethecandidate and it can be used as a parameter to judge the candidate as each and every candidate cannot be selected.

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This article will precisely outlines the expected cutoff marks for IBPS Clerk as the real and original and real cutoff marks are determined by the IBPS. The cutoff marks for every year is different from each other although it can be same as well but the variation in the cutoff marks largely depends on the performance of the candidate and number of the candidate appearing for the exam it can also be said that the performance and cutoff marks of the institute are directly proportional with each other which means higher the performance of the candidates higher will be the cutoff and no single candidates performance can determine the candidate but the cutoff is depends on the performance of the large section of candidate.


The above is a snapshot of last years cutoff of different states and different categories. This snapshot of cutoffs will help the candidates in determining the expected cutoff of IBPS Clerk 2013. This could be used as a reference as this year cutoff will be on the same lines and in the same variation. It is quite clear from the above snapshot that the cutoff marks for OBC, SC, ST is comparatively lesser and the cutoff for General Category is on the higher side, the same comparison of cutoff for the different categories will be evident this year.


The below mentioned cutoff cutoff is an assumption based cutoff and it is not official. It is basically related to all the section and if a candidate takes a certain amount of time in solving the question and the question attempted are right then the cutoff is likely to vary accordingly.

Sections Time allotted on candidates preference (Minutes) Questions to be attempted in the time allotted Expected Cutoff (section wise)
Numerical Aptitude 35 25-30 15
Reasoning 30 22-27 12
English 30 22-27 12
General Awareness 13 20-25 15
Computer 12 30-35 19
Total 120 130-140 90

The below mentioned table depicts the category wise cutoff on the observation basis. This year cutoff of the categories is expected to be in the same proximity although, few variations are expected.

General Category 81.96
Scheduled Caste (SC category) 71.88
Scheduled Tribes (ST category) 71.92
Other Backward Classes (OBC category) 77.32

NOTE: The above snapshot is taken for the reference from a trust worthy site and they are previous years cutoff and this years cutoff will be out after the result is out and this years cutoff is expected to be around the same variations only.


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    i think cut off would be even less than this
    and of general awareness must be less than10, because po’s current affairs was of avg. level and that cut was 8 . so in clerk it should be 7 or 6

    • Anjali Teotia

      Hi Abhijeet.. Yes you might be right and the cutoffs mentioned in the article are based on the previous year trends and analysis so there are chances that variations may take place..


    Dear Sir/ Madam,
    I have written CWE-CLERKS-III exam on 14-12-13. What is the cutoff on total scores for OBC category?


      In my score card the cutoff on total score is mentioned as 63. I got 55. Whether I passed the exam? My category is OBC. What is the cut off score for OBC?

  • Pardeep Singh

    I have scored 106 in punjab Sc category, which means 44.20 weightage of exam and qualifying marks in interview 7.00 truns total score 44.20+7.00=49.20. Punjab final allotment marks for ibps clerk 2013 Sc category will be around 38-43 marks.