The first session of IBPS Clerk CWE Prelims has been successfully held across all the centres on November 26 and 27, 2016. IBPS organised four slots of one hour on each day. Candidates who had attended the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2016 rated the exam as moderate level. As per their memory, the quantitative aptitude questions were bit challenging in IBPS Clerk Prelims question paper 2016. One more session of IBPS Clerk Prelims is left which will be conducted on December 3 and 4. 2016. The candidates are going to appear for the upcoming session of IBPS CWE Clerk Prelims 2016 should go through the question paper analysis and questions asked in the exam to get the idea of the type of questions that might be included in next question paper also.


The candidates who had appeared for IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam for November 26 and 27 sessions are looking for the cutoff list of the preliminary examination. The cutoff marks list is very important for the candidates to know about the minimum marks for getting eligible for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2016. It has already specified in Official Notification of IBPS Clerk Exam 2016 that the selection of the candidates will be based on the performance in Preliminary and Mains Exam. Those who will qualify IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2016 with the marks more than or equal to the cutoff list. The official cutoff list is not yet declared by IBPS. For the meantime, we have prepared expected cut off the basis of exam paper analysis. The candidates should go through the cutoff list and start preparing for upcoming Mains Exam 2016. (ALSO READ: How to crack IBPS Clerk Exam in 30 Days: Complete Strategy for Preliminary Exam).


Statewise Expected cut off for IBPS Clerk Prelims Cutoff 2016


Andhra Pradesh (AP) 51
Assam 33
Bihar 47
Chandigarh 48
Chhattisgarh 33.5
Daman & Diu 39
Delhi 47
Goa 33.5
Gujarat 32.5
Haryana 47
Himachal Pradesh 47
Jammu & Kashmir 54
Jharkhand 51.5
Karnataka 32
Kerala 51.25
Madhya Pradesh 44.5
Maharashtra 32.5
Manipur 38.5
Meghalaya 36
Odisha 54
Puducherry 38
Punjab 32.5
Rajasthan 47
Tamil Nadu 31
Telangana 32
Tripura 34
Uttar Pradesh 45.5
Uttarakhand 50.5
West Bengal 56

Expected Cutoff for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2016

Category Cutoff 
General 142-148
OBC 138-144
SC 129-134
ST 124-130


Categorywise Expected Cutoff for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016

Category Cutoff score
SC 35-39
ST 29-34
OBC 40-45
General Category 44-51


Sectionwise Expected Cutoff for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016

Sections Cutoff
English 7-9
Quantitative 6-10
Reasoning 9-11


About IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2016

The candidates who will successfully qualify IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam will be eligible to appear for Mains Exam, which will be held in December 2016. The IBPS Clerk Mains Exam will comprise of 200 questions segregated into five section including Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, General Awareness, Computer Knowledge. Each section will have 40 multiple choice questions. Candidates will be given five options to choose the correct answer. The marks secured by the candidates in IBPS Clerk Mains 2016 will only be considered for final allotment. Preliminary Exam Score will not be taken into consideration for allotment. It will just decide the eligibility of the candidates for Mains Phase. Those who will fail the prelims will be shown exit gate from IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2016. All the candidates are advised to be cautious for Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam if they wish to serve the banking sector as their career domain.