SBI PO Previous Year Cut off

Previous Year Cut-off

SBI PO Previous Year Cut Off

Being well prepared for any examination means being well-informed about it. Collecting all information related to the examination includes not only the syllabus and exam pattern, but knowing the previous year cut-off also prove very helpful and beneficial in the preparation. Below are the SBI PO previous year cut off for some years.

Final Cut Off 2020-21: Mains & Interview

Given below is the category wise final cut off for the SBI PO exam. The list includes marks obtained by a candidate in the Mains and Interview

CategoryCut Off Marks
Mains (out of 250)Interview (out of 50)Final (normalised to 100)
General 88.93 20 51.23
SC 73.83 17.50 44.09
ST 66.86 17.50 41.87
OBC 80.96 17.50 45.09
EWS 84.60 20 45.35
LD 80.45 17.50 45.27
VI 93.08 17.50 51.55
HI 63.10 17.50 28.62
D & E 63.25 17.50 29.43

Cut Off 2020-21: Prelims

The detailed category wise cut off for SBI PO Prelims is given below.

CategoryCut Off Marks
General 58.5
SC 50
ST 43.75
OBC 56
EWS 56.75

Cut off 2019

It is extremely important to be well aware of the previous year cut off because it gives a clear idea of the difficulty level of the exam. Cut off is determined by two things – i.e. Difficulty level of the SBI PO exam and the number of vacancies released. To help you with this we are providing the previous year cut off of SBI PO Prelims, Mains and the final cut-off for SBI PO exam 2019.

2019: Prelims Cut off

There is no sectional cut off in the SBI PO Prelims exam and only the overall cut off is required. Please note that this exam is qualifying in nature hence the marks obtained by you will not be added in the final merit list. Following is the SBI PO Prelims cutoff 2019 for different categories.

Marks 71.00 61.75 54.75 68.25 68.25 59.50 64.75 16.25

2019: Mains Cut Off

After qualifying the Prelims exam candidate are selected for the SBI PO Mains exam which is held soon after the Prelims. Marks obtained in this exam is counted in making the final merit list of the SBI PO exam. Please refer to the table below for the previous year cut off for Mains.

Cut-Off Marks (Out of 250) 104.42 82.50 77.63 94.28 100.89 86.51 101.75 75.36 75.14

2019 Group Exercise & Interview Cut Off

Following are the category wise cut-off for SBI PO 2019 for GD and Interview round.

Cut-Off Marks (Out of 50) 20 17.50 17.50 17.50 20 17.50 17.50 17.50 17.50

2019 Final Cut-Off

The final merit list is made after the interview process is complete. The final cut off is made by combining the scores of SBI PO Mains and Interview. Following is the list of final cut off for the SBI PO 2019 exam.

Cut-Off Marks (Normalised to 100) 54.11 45.74 43.90 48.78 50.13 47.11 52.58 35.29 33.37

Cut Off 2018

2018 Cut Off for Prelims

SBI PO cut off for different categories differ and the detailed insight for SBI PO 2018 cut off for Prelims exam can be obtained from the table below. By going through the SBI PO previous year cut off you will have a rough idea of how much practice you need to stay ahead in the race.

Marks 56.75 54.25 49.00 43.00 45.25 49.00 14.75

2018 Mains Cut-Off 

Minimum Marks to be secured to be shortlisted for GD-cum-Interview (Objective + Descriptive Test)- 250 marks

Marks 93.10 86.42 77.1 75.01 75.03 88.91 75.16

Category wise SBI PO 2018 cutoff for the GD and Interview Rounds (Out of 50 Marks)

Marks 20 18 18 18 18 18 18

Overall Cut Off for SBI PO 2018 

The table given below shows the overall cut-off for SBI PO Mains 2018 exam.

Marks 43.99 46.26 43.99 39.87 47.09 32.69 43.04

Cut Off 2017

SBI PO Cut Off 2017 for Prelims

SBI PO cut-off for 2017 Prelims is given below.

Marks 51.50 48.25 43.25 31.25 42.50 18.50

Sectional Cut Off for SBI PO Prelims 2017

The previous year cut-off for the individual sections for the SBI PO Prelims 2017 is given in the table below.

SectionsReasoningQuantitative AptitudeEnglish Language
Marks(for GEN) 6.50 10.25 8.75
Marks(for OBC/SC/ST/PWD) 4.00 7.00 5.75

Sectional Cut Off for SBI PO Mains 2017

The tables given below indicate the previous year cut-offs for the 2017 SBI PO Mains exam.

SectionsReasoningData InterpretationGeneral AwarenessEnglish Language
Total Marks 60 60 40 40
General 9 9 13 6
SC/ST/OBC/ OH/VI/HI 6 6 10 4

Overall Cut Off for SBI PO 2017 Mains

The table given below shows the overall cut-off for SBI PO Mains 2017 exam.

Marks 70 60 60 60 60 60

Exam Analysis

Before starting off your preparation for the SBI PO exam, it is advisable to study the exam analysis for the previous year SBI PO exam that will give better clarity in setting your goals and knowing the exam level and the type of questions. The video given below will give an insight into how to approach questions in the SBI PO exam, what can be the good attempts and difficulty level. Though the cut off depends on the exam paper level but still a rough idea can be obtained so that we have some useful information in our store.

Previous Year Papers

SBI PO is one of the most important bank exams, which is quite popular among all bank aspirants. SBI PO previous year paper with solutions will assist you in gaining a proper idea about what to expect from the SBI PO Exam. Practice the SBI PO previous year question papers and perform well on the final day.

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Frequently Asked Questions


Is the SBI PO Prelims score is included in the final merit list?


No, SBI PO Mains and Interview scores are combined to prepare the final merit list.