IBPS Clerk Prelims Result – Download your IBPS Clerk Score Card 2018

IBPS Clerk Prelims Result 2018, How to Check? Selection Process & Cut-off Scores

IBPS is a renowned institution that conducts recruitment examination every year across India.

The mode of examination is online. IBPS clerk is the entry-level post in the bank.  ­­­­­­­­

Every year lakhs of candidates applied for the designation. Nowadays, the banking career seems a promising opportunity for young job aspirants.

As we know every job has its own benefits.  If you are selected in clerk cadre examination. The job benefits are tremendous.

Besides IBPS clerk salary, they are entitled to get various grade pay, allowances and also an opportunity for promotion. isn’t that enticing?

Clerk job profile is very important in every bank. As a clerk, you will be given multiples job growth opportunities to climb up in the corporate ladder with efficient performance and experience.

Besides this, clerk officer is entitled to various perks, allowances, and increment subjected by the policy of participating bank and government.

Clerk posts have the great scope of promotion opportunity and growth.

Before applying for the post of clerical cadre you must ensure your eligibility for the same.

Students are often too curious to know the tentative dates of a result of IBPS Clerk exam 2018.

In this post, I have covered the following topics

IBPS Clerk Result

  • Ibps clerk score evaluation 2018
  • Stages of IBPS clerk 2018 result declaration
  • How to check the ibps clerk result?
  • IBPS clerk provisional allotment
  • Ibps cut off marks (expected+ previous)

IBPS Clerk Prelims Score Evaluation 2018

How to calculate and evaluate my score is the common question among students who have appeared for the IBPS clerk examination.

Ibps have released the cut-off on the official website

Cut-off scores and expected cut-off will give students an estimated regarding whether they are selected for the final round or not.

Which cut-off will matter?

Let us discuss the following cut-off and their importance in score evaluation

IBPS Clerk Sectional cut-off- IBPS cut-off as per the marks are sectional cut-off. It is minimum qualifying marks to clear particular section.

IBPS Clerk Overall-cut off – Overall cut off will determine whether the candidate is eligible or qualified for the interview round. Take a look at the following overall cut off

1 Tamil Nadu 53.25
2 Karnataka 61.25
3 Kerala 77
4 UP 76.25
5 Jharkhand 74.25
6 Telangana 69.75
7 Uttarakhand 78.75
8 Andhra Pradesh 73.5
9 Gujarat 67
10 Delhi 76.75
11 Pondicherry 40
12 Goa 67.75
13 Punjab 74

IBPS cut off are clearly defined by the number of vacancies and the difficulty level asked by the questions.

The accuracy of your answer plays an important role in deciding the marks of an individual.

Following is the procedure to arrive at the score;

  • The total number of question-answer after deduction of penalty
  • The difficulty level of the section after the corrected score
  • Scores of the overall cut-off marks will be equated to two digits after decimal point.

Stages of IBPS Clerk 2018 Result Declaration

The IBPS clerks’ prelims examination results are expected to release in the month of December 2018.

Whereas, the mains is expected to release in April 2019.

The final result will be declared based on the marks secured by the candidates in the mains. Candidates will be provisionally allotted on the criteria based on by the participating bank

IBPS Clerk Result 2018 – Important Dates

Given below is the stage of IBPS result declaration. Have a look at the following

Event Dates
Exam dates of IBPS Clerk 2018 – Prelims November 8, 9, 15 and 16, 2018
Declaration of IBPS Clerk Result 2018 for Prelims Exam December 2018
Exam date of IBPS Clerk 2018 – Mains January 20, 2019
Declaration of IBPS Clerk Result 2018 for Mains Exam April 2019
Provisional Allotment April 2019

How to Check IBPS Clerk Prelims Result 2018?

The result of IBPS clerk 2018 will be declared online. Students you can follow the given below steps;

  1. Candidates are required to visit the official website of www.ibps.in
  2. Then next you have to click on the result link
  3. Enter registration number along with all necessary details
  4. Click on the “login” button
  5. Your results will be displayed on the screen
  6. Take a print out of the result for further use.

By following above simple steps you can check your online result OF IBPS CLERK 2018 examination.

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IBPS Clerk Selection Process

The examination is conducted for the post of clerical cadre in various public sector banks. Yes, you are required to check what the selection procedure is for IBPS Clerk 2018.

IBPS Clerk selection procedure

  1. Prelims examination
  2. Mains examination

IBPS Clerk CWE- institute of banking personnel selection schedule the examination in an objective type paper mode

  1. IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam – You are required to clear this examination in order to reach the mains. It consists of total 100 questions with a duration of 1 hour. There is a penalty for every wrong answer. 0.25 marks will be deducted
  1. IBPS Clerk Mains Exam – Mains examination includes 190 question. From four section that is
  • Reasoning
  • Computer aptitude
  • English
  • General awareness

Candidates are required to score minimum passing marks to get qualified for the final selection.

Final IBPS clerk selection

If you luckily clear the prelims and mains with sufficient required scores then you will post in the participating government banks.

IBPS Clerk Provisional Allotment

The provisional allotment of the student is subjected to the criteria set by the participating bank.

Following are the key points regarding IBPS clerk provisional allotment;

Let’s have a look

  • Depending on the state wise and union territory wise based on the business needs of participating banks students shortlisted will be provisionally allotted to one of the bank based on merit cum preference.
  • In the event of two or more students who have scored the same marks, merit order is decided as per date of birth.
  • Students belonging to the reserved category selected on the basis of norms as applicable to the General category will be treated equally to face value with the general category students for declaring the final merit list.
  • Reserve list to the extent of approximately 10 percent of the vacancies under each category will be kept.

IBPS Clerk Cut off Scores (Previous + Expected)

Before discussing the cut-off for IBPS clerk examination, let us first know what the factor determining cut-off is

  • Available total number of vacancies
  • Total number of candidates
  • Level of difficulty
  • Reservation norms
  • Marking scheme

Following is the expected cut-off category wise

Expected IBPS Clerk Preliminary Cut Off

Category English Language Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability Total
    General 7.75 10.75 10.25 28.75
SC/ ST/ OBC 4.25 5.75 6.75 16.75

Expected IBPS Clerk Preliminary Cut Off – Overall Cut off

Category Cut off
General Category 47.50
OBC 42.25
ST 19.75
SC 37.5
Visually Impaired (VI) 31.00

Expected IBPS Clerk Cut Off for Main Exam – Sectional cut off

  Category English language Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability General Awareness Computer Knowledge Total
General 4.75 12.00 5.25 10.75 6.0 51.50
SC/ ST/ PWD/ OBC 2.25 10.75 3.25 8 5 31.50 – 52.5

Expected IBPS Clerk Cut Off for Main Exam – Overall cutoff:

Candidate’s Category Cut-offs on Total Marks (Out of 100)
General (Gen) 48.50
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 50.50
Scheduled Caste (SC) 40.75
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 30.50
Orthopaedically Challenged (OC) 34.50
Visually Impaired (VI) 37.50
Hearing Impaired (HI) 37.00
Category Expected Cut Off (Out of 100 Marks)
GEN  65-70
OBC 55-60
SC  50-55
ST  45-50

Expected IBPS CLERK Cut Off for Final Selection:

Category UR (General) OBC SC ST OC VI HI
Maximum Scores 52.4 50.3 46.3 45.2 51.7 55.3 40.4
Minimum Scores 40.1 39.5 33.9 28.5 31.5 33.0 25.5

IBPS clerk cut-off marks for the reserve list

IBPS maintain reserve list of 10% of the number of vacancies under each category

Expected IBPS CLERK Cut Off for Final Selection:

Category UR (General) OBC SC ST OC VI HI
Maximum Scores 52.4 50.3 46.3 45.2 51.7 55.3 40.4
Minimum Scores 40.1 39.5 33.9 28.5 31.5 33.0 25.5

IBPS Clerk Cut Off – Sectional Prelims 2017

Section Unreserved OBC/SC/ST
Quantitative Aptitude 13.5 9.25
Reasoning Ability 14.50 10.00
English Language 9.50 6.50

Following is the state wise cut-off for  mains examination 2017

Andaman & Nicobar NA NA NA NA
Andhra Pradesh 40.27 31.84 48.31 50.78
Arunachal Pradesh NA 41.49 NA 46.43
Assam 40.79 36.16 43.43 47.17
Bihar 38.86 37.27 50.95 53.43
Chandigarh 46.39 NA 47.95 54.07
Chattisgarh 39.46 24.49 50.34 50.43
Dadar & Nagar Haweli NA NA NA 39.02
Daman & Diu NA NA 36.91 45.92
Delhi 42.58 38.03 47.81 53.82
Goa NA 24.43 44.07 44.70
Gujarat 39.95 23.68 44.04 47.53
Haryana 39.21 NA 46.81 52.72
Himachal Pradesh 43.91 40.74 43.17 52.88
Jammu & Kashmir NA 35.74 42.71 52.31
Jharkhand 34.24 31.02 46.21 47.29
Karnataka 36.77 31.41 43.67 44.56
Kerala 40.68 30.85 50.52 52.32
Lakshadweep NA NA NA NA
Madhya Pradesh 36.43 26.63 45.03 48.89
Maharashtra 42.91 26.32 43.93 45.95
Manipur 45.77 41.74 62.36 44.21
Meghalaya NA 38.31 37.82 39.09
Mizoram NA NA NA 40.79
Nagaland NA 39.74 NA 40.45
Odisha 37.07 31.32 50.64 51.22
Puducherry 41.27 NA 47.47 48.06
Punjab 37.88 NA 45.22 53.16
Rajasthan 38.28 34.70 48.17 52.93
Sikkim NA NA 47.21 49.67
Tamil Nadu 39.39 35.29 48.27 48.49
Telangana 40.18 34.17 38.72 49.97
Tripura 45.68 28.50 NA 48.86
Uttar Pradesh 37.20 33.53 44.24 51.13
Uttarakhand 40.16 38.11 47.11 53.16
West Bengal 42.14 35.95 45.06 54.47

Students are curious to know about expected and previous year IBPS clerk cut off because it gives a fair idea regarding the selection and also students appearing for exam get an assessment of required marks to clear the ibps clerk examination.


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Yes, it is indeed the best designation if you wish to pursue your career as a banker. It is the entry-level post in public sector banks.

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