IBPS RRB Cutoff | How Much to Score in IBPS RRB 2018


IBPS RRB is a dream job for many aspirants. Not only does it give you a secured life, but it also gives you the satisfaction of serving some of the poorest sections of the society. But, how much marks you need to score to get selected in the IBPS RRB officers exam or the IBPS office assistant exam? Here, we are going to check the IBPS RRB cutoff 2018 so that you can get an idea about the marks that you need to get selected in IBPS RRB 2018 exam.

IBPS RRB 2018 Cutoffs

The minimum marks (or the cutoff) required for a candidate to score in the IBPS RRB 2018 is to be decided by the governing body i.e. the IBPS and the Nodal banks. The factors on which the cutoff depends are:

  • IBPS RRB previous year cut off
  • Exam’s difficulty level
  • Number of vacancies
  • Candidate attendance in the exam

Candidates need to clear both sectional and overall cutoffs in order to progress to the next stage of the examination.

IBPS RRB Prelims Cutoff

As you know, candidates applying for office assistants and officer (scale I) posts are required to sit for the preliminary exam. You have to clear the cutoff for IBPS RRB prelims to appear for IBPS RRB mains. The expected cutoff for IBPS RRB prelims are as follows:

Expected IBPS RRB Office Assistant Cut Off for Prelims

Section Maximum Marks Cutoff for General Cutoff for OBC Cutoff for SC/ST
Reasoning 40 12.75 10.50 7.75
Numerical Ability 40 13.75 11.50 8.75

Expected IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Cut off for Prelims

Section Maximum Marks Cutoff for General Cutoff for OBC Cutoff for SC/ST
Reasoning 40 15 10.75 10.75
Numerical Ability 40 12.25 8.50 8.50

IBPS RRB Cutoff 2018 for Mains Examination

As the preliminary examination, we have driven the cutoff for the expected cutoffs  IBPS RRB 2018 as well.  Please note that this is an expected cut off marks and they are based on the IBPS RRB previous year cutoff. This can be different from the actual cutoffs.

Expected IBPS RRB cutoff 2018  for Officer Scale

Name of
Expected Cut Off Marks
Reasoning 50 15-19 12-14
Computer Knowledge 20 14-16 11-13
General Awareness 40 12-14 9-11
English Language 40 7-8 3-4
Hindi Language 40 18-20 14-16
Quantitative Aptitude 50 13-15 10-13
Total Weighted Score 200 92-113  78-100 

Expected IBPS RRB cutoff 2018  for Office Assistant

Name of
Expected Cut Off Marks
Reasoning 50 16-18 13-15
Computer Knowledge 20 15-17 11-13
General Awareness 40 14-17 10-12
English Language 40 6-7 4-5
Hindi Language 40 17-20 13-15
Quantitative Aptitude 50 14-16 11-13
Total Weighted Score 200 92-120  84-105

Note that these IBPS RRB cut off scores vary from region to region and are strictly dependent upon the factors mentioned earlier on. Candidates qualifying the mains exam will get a chance to appear for the interview after which a ratio of 80: 20 (CWE: Interview) will be calculated for the final selection.


The IBPS would release the IBPS RRB result for 2018 after the exams are conducted. There would be separate results at each stage of the examination. You have to check your results online and then proceed to the next round. To know more about the IBPS RRB result and how you can download it, click on the link below:


The IBPS RRB 2018 is expected to adopt a rigorous procedure of selection like its previous versions over the years to seek the brightest of minds from all around the country. We wish the candidates a very good luck in their endeavors.

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