Complete SBI PO Previous Year Cut Off (prelims & mains)- 2019, 2018 and 2017

Aspirants need not be told, How important knowing previous year cut off is? The previous year cutoffs help understand as to what can be expected in the paper. Given that SBI PO is expected very soon, here’s a series of SBI PO Previous year cut off to help you gear up your prep for SBI PO 2020.

Previous 3 years prelims, Mains & Final Cut Off is taken for comparing the changes in cut off over the years. Read along and get a comprehensive idea.

SBI PO Previous Year Cut Off – 2019, 2018, 2017

SBI PO Cut Off for Prelims 2019

Category Prelims Cut Off
Gen 71
SC 61.75
ST 54.75
OBC 68.25
EWS 68.25

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SBI PO Previous Year Cut Off – Mains 2019

The cut off for SBI PO Mains 2019 includes the descriptive paper of 50 marks. Thus the total marks are 250 and the cutoffs mentioned are from 250.

Category Cut-Off Marks (Out of 250)
GEN 104.42
SC 82.5
ST 77.63
OBC 94.28
EWS 100.89
LD 86.51
VI 101.75
HI 75.36
D & E 75.14

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SBI PO Final Cut Off 2019

Category Cut-Off Marks (Normalised to 100)
GEN 54.11
SC 45.74
ST 43.9
OBC 48.78
EWS 50.13
LD 47.11
VI 52.58
HI 35.29
D & E 33.37

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SBI PO Previous Year Cut off 2018

SBI PO Prelims 2018 Cut Off

Category Cutoffs
General 56.75
SC 49
ST 43
OBC 54.25
OH 45.25
VH 49
HI 14.75

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SBI PO Mains 2018 Cut off including descriptive test(out of 250)


Cut of Score

General (UR) 93.1
Other Backward Class (OBC) 86.42
Scheduled Caste (SC) 77.13
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 75.01
LD 75.03
VI 88.91
HI 75.16

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SBI PO 2018 Final Cut off (Out of 100 Marks)


Cut off Score

General (UR) 50.79
Other Backward Class (OBC) 46.26
Scheduled Caste (SC) 43.99
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 39.87
LD 43.04
VI 47.09
HI 32.69

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SBI PO Previous Year Cut Off 2017

SBI PO Prelims 2017 Cut off

Subject Cut Off
SC/ST/OBC General
English Language 5.75 8.75
Reasoning Ability 4.00 6.50
Quantitative Aptitude 7.00 10.25
Total Cut Off for Prelims SC- 43.25

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SBI PO Mains 2017 Cut off

Objective Test 40 40 40 50 40 40 40
Descriptive Type Test (English Language) (Evaluated only for those candidates who have qualified in each level of the Objective Test) 17.5 17.5 17.5 20 17.5 17.5 17.5
Minimum marks to be secured to be shortlisted for GE-cum Interview
(Objective + Descriptive Test)
62.5 62.5 79.5 89.25 62.5 88.09 62.5
Total: GE + Interview 18 18 18 20 18 18 18
Total marks secured by last ranked selected candidate (Out to 100) 38.95 28.88 40.83 46.59 37.24 46.11 32.95

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SBI PO Previous Year Final Cut Off Comparison

The cut off for the last 3 years has gradually increased when it comes to categories. This shows that the competitions are consistently increasing and a lot of efforts are needed to be put in.

Here’s a comparison of the last 3 year’s final cut off:

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A more detailed table is attached below for better understanding.

Category 2019 2018 2017
GEN 54.11 50.79 46.59
SC 45.74 46.26 38.95
ST 43.9 43.99 28.88
OBC 48.78 39.87 40.83
EWS 50.13 43.04
LD 47.11 47.09
VI 52.58 32.69 46.11
HI 35.29 32.95
D & E 33.37

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SBI PO Frequently Asked Questions

Q1) Does SBI PO has sectional Cut off?

Ans:- No, SBI PO does not have the sectional cut off. However, overall cut off is still there.

Q2) How SBI calculates SBI PO Cut off?

Ans:- The SBI considers following pointers for Cut off, no. of vacancies, no. of candidates appearing, the difficulty level of questions & marks of a candidate.

Q3) When Can I know SBI PO 2020 Cut Off?

Ans:- SBI releases the cut off post the exams take place. The notification for SBI PO 2020 is still to come.

That’s all from us in this blog. We hope these previous years’ cut-offs help you set target goals and achieve them in the first attempt.

All the Best!

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