The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released the recruitment notification for 43 Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) on 7 June 2021. A total number of 11,687 vacancies are released for recruitment. Every year lakhs of candidates appear for the IBPS RRB PO examination, and the candidates have to qualify all the stages to get the final selection, Prelims, Mains & the Interview.
Today, in this article we are going to discuss the 1st Stage of IBPS RRB PO 2021 i.e. the Prelims Exam which is having 2 sections, Maths & Reasoning of a total of 80 marks having a time of 45 minutes. To crack the Prelims exam, candidates need to score more than the cut off marks. In this, we are going to discuss the trend in the IBPS RRB PO Prelims Cut Off for the past 3 years, i.e. 2018-2020. This will give all the aspirants an idea about the level of the examination & at least how many questions they have to attempt in Prelims exam.
IBPS RRB PO Cut Off: Factors that decide the cut-off
The cut off is set up based on the following factors:
- Number of Vacancies: This factor influences the total number of vacancies released by the IBPS for the IBPS RRB PO recruitment. An increase or decrease in the vacancies can fluctuate and influence the cut-off.
- Level Of Difficulty: The second factor is the difficulty level of the examinations. When the exam seems to be easy, the cut-off increases, and simultaneously the more exam will be tough, the less cut-off will be released by the recruitment board.
- Number of Candidates appearing for the exam.
IBPS RRB Cut Off Trend: 2018, 2019, 2020
Let’s discuss the cut-off trends of the past 3 years, which will help you in identifying the level of the examinations and will understand the level of the competition.
The above chart highlights the IBPS PO prelims state-wise cut-off trends of the past years. As per the trend, the cut-off for the year 2020 was lower than the year 2019 for most of the states. However, for the year 2018, the overall cut off was on the lower side. It could because of the fact that the paper of IBPS RRB 2018 was a bit difficult. Even the good attempts that we stated was low in our analysis. Similarly, the paper of 2020 was also of moderate level, resulting in a lower cut off in most of the states.
IBPS RRB PO Prelims: Cut Off 2018-2020
The table below mentioned highlights the state-wise cut-off of IBPS RRB PO prelims for the year 2018 to 2020. In the year 2020, there was an increase in the cut off of the three states which are Gujrat, Odisha and Rajasthan. Study the table below carefully:
|General Cut Off Trend|
|Name of the States||2018||2019||2020|
|Jammu & Kashmir||47.25||55.25||52|
We hope that this information will be helpful for all the candidates who will appear in the IBPS RRB PO examination 2021. Keep practicing with Adda247!!
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