Probationary officer/management trainee main examination conducted by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) was held on October 31.
According to the experts, the expected cut off would be 80 and above. As per the notification, the cut off score for the main examination is as below:
Expected cut off score:
The cut off score has been set as one-fourth of standard deviation for the General & Other Backward Class (OBC) categories and three-fourth of standard deviation for SC/ST categories.
The candidates should score the minimum qualifying score as decided by IBPS in order to qualify for the interview. There will be a second level cutoff point on total as per requirement.
The the cutoffs will be decided based on the number of vacancies. Prior to the completion of the interview process, scores obtained in the online examination will not be shared with the candidates. The scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be normalised using equi-percentile method. The scores up to two decimal points shall be taken for the purpose of calculations.
Based on the performance in the preliminary examination, written examination and interview candidates will be short-listed. The exam was comprised of 200 questions based on English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, General Awareness and Computer Knowledge.