SBI PO Cut Off 2022: Mains Cut-off Marks (Expected) - Embibe
  • Written By Karen Marwein
  • Last Modified 26-07-2022
  • Written By Karen Marwein
  • Last Modified 26-07-2022

SBI PO Cut Off 2022: Category-Wise Mains Cut-off Marks

SBI PO Cut Off 2021-22: The State Bank of India (SBI) conducted the mains exam of Probationary Officer (PO) on January 2, 2022. Now, it is analysing the performance of appeared candidates to prepare the result—the list of shortlisted candidates. After that, SBI will declare SBI PO Mains Cut Off Marks 2022 on its website, i.e., sbi.co.in. Using the SBI Probationary Officer Cut-off Marks, aspirants can understand whether or not they will be selected for the next round of recruitment. The factors that determine the prelims, mains, and final cut-off have been given on this page. 

Currently, the SBI PO 2022 Mains Cutoff has not been issued officially; therefore, candidates who took the main exam on January 2, 2022, can have a look at the expected cut-off marks given on this page to get an idea about the marks they are supposed to score. The SBI releases the category-wise cut-off list, i.e., for General, SC, ST, OBC, EWS, LD, VI, HI, D & E. Also, going through the minimum qualifying marks for SBI PO 2020 Interview round shall also instruct the candidates about the expected cut-off for this year. Read on to find out more!

Latest – SBI PO Mains Result Declared.

SBI PO Cut Off 2022 Overview

Before getting into the detailed analysis of SBI PO Cut Off Marks, let us first go over the exam overview below:

ParticularsDetails
Exam Name SBI PO
Conducting Body State Bank of India
Name of the PostProbationary Officer
Exam Level National 
Frequency of the Exam Once a year
Exam stages – Preliminary Exam
– Mains Exam and
– Group Exercise & Interview
Exam Mode Online
Exam Duration – Preliminary Exam: 1 hour
– Mains Exam: 3 hours
Mains Exam DateJanuary 2, 2022
Language English and Hindi 
Official Websitesbi.co.in

SBI PO Mains Cut Off 2021-22 (Expected)

The expected cut off marks for SBI PO Mains conducted on January 2, 2022, has been tabulated below:

CategoryExpected Cut-Off Marks (Out of 250)
GEN86-90
OBC78-82
SC71-75
ST64-68
EWS82-86
LD78-82
VI91-95
HI61-65
D & E59-63

SBI PO Prelims Cut Off 2021-22

SBI had conducted the preliminary exam of PO on November 20, 21, and 27 2021, and then released SBI PO Prelims cut off on December 15, 2021. The category-wise SBI PO Prelims Cut Off 2021 has been attached below:

CategoryCut-Off Marks
GEN63
SC54.75
ST49. 25
OBC61.25
EWS62.75

SBI PO Selection Process

The SBI PO selection process consists of 3 stages, Prelims, Mains, and Interview. Therefore, the SBI Probationary Officer Cutoff will be released separately for Prelims, Mains, and Final Selection. The cutoff scores are decided by the official authority based on various factors and it tends to vary every year. Going through the previous cutoff will help you to set a target for the upcoming exam. Besides that, you will also be able to analyze the exam and use this information to prepare well for the upcoming exams.

Factors Affecting SBI PO Cut Off List

The cut-off scores are decided by the authority based on various factors. The list of factors affecting the cutoff score are provided below:

  1. Number of Vacancies
  2. Number of Candidates Appeared for the Exam
  3. Difficulty Level
  4. Category of the candidates

How to Check SBI PO Cutoff 2021-22?

Candidates can check SBI PO Cut off 2021-22 by following the stepwise procedure mentioned below:

1st Step: Visit the official website.

2nd Step: Click on the link SBI PO Cutoff 2022.

3rd Step: A login page will appear. Then, enter the registration number and password.

4th Step: The cutoff scores will be displayed on the screen.

5th Step: Check and take a printout for future reference.

SBI PO Cut Off 2021-22

The prelims cutoff scores has been released on December 16, 2021. Candidates can check the SBI PO Prelims Cutoff 2021-22 along with results on the official website. Check the following criteria for SBI PO Cut off scores mentioned below:

  1. The SBI PO Cutoff scores has been released along with result.
  2. SBI PO Cutoff is released for three stages namely, Prelims, Mains and Interview.
  3. There is no sectional cutoffs.
  4. Candidates will be qualified based on the category wise merit list drawn from the aggregate marks scored in Prelims. Candidates numbering 10 times, the number of vacancies in each category will be shortlisted for Mains. There will be no sectional cutoffs.
  5. Candidates will be qualified based on the category wise merit list drawn from the aggregate marks scored in Mains. Candidates numbering 3 times, the number of vacancies in each category will be shortlisted for Interview. There will be no sectional cutoffs.
  6. The final result will be based on Mains and Interview round.

SBI PO Cut off 2021-22 Dates

Before getting into the details on SBI PO Cut Off 2021-22, let us have a look at the important dates for SBI PO Exam mentioned below:

SBI Probationary Officer Prelims ExamNovember 20, 21, and 27, 2021
SBI Probationary Officer Prelims Cut OffDecember 16, 2021
SBI Probationary Officer Mains Exam January 2, 2022
SBI Probationary Officer Mains Cut OffSoon Out
SBI Probationary Officer Group Discussion & Interview Cut OffSoon Out

SBI PO Previous Year Cut Off

Since the official SBI PO 2022 Cutoff is not released, candidates can go through the previous year SBI Probationary Officer Cutoff to have an idea of the minimum marks needed to qualify in each stage of the exam. The cutoff scores for 2019, 2018, 2017, and 2016 are provided here. Those who wish to get an idea about competition or cut-off trends can also refer to the SBI PO Previous Cut Off Marks that we have attached right below:

SBI PO Cutoff 2019

Check the category-wise Prelims, Mains, Interview, and Final cutoff scores from below:

SBI PO 2019 Prelims Cutoff

CategoryCutoff Score (Out of 100 marks)
General71
EWS68.25
OBC68.25
SC61.75
ST54.75
LD59.5
VI64.75
HI16.25

SBI PO 2019 Mains Cut off

CategoryCut-Off Marks (Out of 250 marks)
GEN104.42
OBC94.28
EWS100.89
SC82.5
ST77.63
LD86.51
VI101.75
HI75.36
D & E75.14

SBI PO 2019 Interview Cutoff

CategoryCut-Off Marks (Out of 50)
GEN20
OBC17.5
EWS20
SC17.5
ST17.5
LD17.5
VI17.5
HI17.5
D & E17.5

SBI PO 2019 Final Cut off

CategoryCut-Off Marks (Normalized to 100)
GEN54.11
OBC48.78
EWS50.13
SC45.74
ST43.9
LD47.11
VI52.58
HI35.29
D & E33.37

SBI PO Cutoff 2018

Check the category-wise 2018 cutoff scores for Prelims, Mains, Interview & Final Selection from below:

SBI PO 2018 Prelims Cut off

CategorySBI PO Cut Off – Prelims (Out of 100)
General56.75
OBC54.25
SC49.00
ST43.00
OH45.25
VH49.00
HI14.75

SBI PO 2018 Mains Cutoff

CategorySBI PO Cut Off – Mains (Out of 250)
General93.10
OBC86.42
SC77.13
ST75.01
LD75.03
VI88.91
HI75.16

SBI PO 2018 Group Discussion & Interview Cut off

CategorySBI PO Cut Off – Group Exercise & Interview (Out of 50)
General20
OBC18
SC18
ST18
LD18
VI18
HI18

SBI PO 2018 Final Cut Off

CategorySBI PO Cut Off – Final Cut Off After Normalization (Out of 100)
General50.79
OBC46.26
SC43.99
ST39.87
LD43.04
VI47.09
HI32.69

SBI PO Cutoff 2017

Check the category-wise cutoff for Prelims and Mains exam from below:

SBI PO 2017 Prelims Cut Off for General Category

SubjectCut Off
English Language8.75
Quantitative Aptitude10.25
Reasoning Ability6.50
 Cut Off on Total Score51.50

SBI PO 2017 Prelims Cut Off for OBC

SubjectCut Off
 English Language5.75
 Quantitative Aptitude7.00
 Reasoning Ability4.00
 Cut Off on Total Score48.25

SBI PO 2017 Prelims Cut Off for SC

SubjectCut Off
 English Language5.75
 Quantitative Aptitude7.00
 Reasoning Ability4.00
 Cut Off on Total Score43.25

SBI PO 2017 Prelims Cut Off for ST

SubjectCut Off
 English Language5.75
 Quantitative Aptitude7.00
 Reasoning Ability4.00
 Cut Off on Total Score31.25

SBI PO 2017 Mains Cut Off

CategoryObjectiveDescriptive
 General5020
 OBC/SC/ST/VH/VI/OH/HI4017.5

Significance of SBI PO Cut off 2022

There are several advantages of referring to SBI Probationary Officer Cut off scores. Check the following key points mentioned below:

  1. With the knowledge of cutoff scores, candidates can get an idea of the minimum marks needed to qualify in each stage of the exam.
  2. Using the cutoff scores as a benchmark or target will help candidates in preparing their study plans.
  3. The cutoff score brings better clarity regarding the marks which candidates need to strive for.
  4. The cutoff analysis for each year will help you understand the variations in cutoff marks, difficulty level, competition, and other parameters.

FAQs on SBI PO Mains Cutoff

The frequently asked question regarding SBI Probationary Officer Cutoff is given below:

Q. What is SBI PO Cutoff for Prelims 2022?
A. The SBI PO Prelims cutoff for prelims is given in this article. Check cutoff table.

Q. Is there a sectional cutoff in SBI Probationary Officer?
A. No, there is no sectional cutoff in SBI PO Prelims and Mains exam.

Q. What is SBI PO expected Cutoff for Mains 2022?
A. The SBI PO Mains expected cutoff is between 99-109 for General Category.

Q. What are the factors determining SBI PO Cutoff scores?
A. The factors determining the SBI PO Cutoff scores are:
1. Number of Vacancies
2. Number of Candidates Appeared for the Exam
3. Difficulty Level
4. Category of the candidates

Q. When was SBI PO 2021-22 Prelims cut off released?
A. The prelims cut-off of SBI PO 2021-22 was released on December 16, 2021. 

Q. When will SBI PO 2021-22 Mains cut off be released?
A. The mains cut-off of SBI PO 2021-22 is to be released anytime soon. We will update the article above once it has been released. 

We have now provided all the relevant information regarding the SBI Probationary Officer Cutoff score. Make sure that you go through the cutoff scores properly to have a clear understanding of the minimum score needed to qualify in each exam stage.

This will help you a lot to bring clarity to your SBI PO Exam Preparation. To assess the progress of your SBI PO preparation, you can take free SBI PO Mock Tests on Embibe. Taking these tests will help you improve your score by enhancing your conceptual knowledge and problem-solving skills.

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