IBPS PO Answer Key 2017: The answer key of IBPS PO 2017 exam consists of correct answers asked in the exam. The SBI PO answer key will help the candidates to know the number of their correct and incorrect answers and based on same they will be able to calculate their estimated score. The IBPS PO 2017 exam consists of two stages- prelims and mains, both conducted online, therefore the official answer key of IBPS PO will not be released. Unofficial IBPS PO 2017 answer key will be made available by coaching institutes. The IBPS PO answer key released unofficially may be memory based and can differ from the actual question paper. Calculation of estimated score for IBPS PO 2017 will help the candidates to check the cutoff scores and gauge their chances of selection. Candidates need to secure overall as well as subject-wise cutoff score to qualify the prelims exam, however marks secured in the preliminary exam will not be counted while preparing the final result. The main examination of IBPS PO 2017 will be conducted for 200 marks comprising of five sections – Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, Banking Awareness, English Language, Data Analysis and Interpretation and English Letter Writing and Essay. The IBPS PO answer key of mains examination will be released in November, 2017. Candidates can read all details of IBPS PO answer key 2017 here.
The answer key of IBPS PO will be released as per the dates given in the table below.
|IBPS PO 2017 answer key events||Important Dates|
|IBPS PO 2017 Prelims exam||October 7, 8, 14 & 15, 2017|
|IBPS PO answer key of prelims||October|
|IBPS PO 2017 Mains exam||November 26, 2017|
|IBPS PO Mains answer key||November 2017|
Candidates can check below the procedure to download IBPS PO 2017 answer key.
The marking scheme of IBPS PO 2017 is given in the table below.
|Specifications||IBPS PO marking scheme|
|For correct answer||+1|
|For wrong answers||0.25|
|Calculation of score||(Number of correct answers x 1) – (Number of incorrect answers x 0.25)|
The IBPS PO 2017 Preliminary and Mains exam will be conducted online. The preliminary examination of IBPS PO will comprise of three sections - English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability. There will be total 100 questions and total marks allotted for the exam is 100 marks. The mains examination of IBPS PO will consist of Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness (with special reference to Banking) and Computer Knowledge. There will be total 200 questions and total marks of the exam is 200. The Interview of IBPS PO will be held for 100 marks.
Candidates need to secure the minimum marks in Preliminary examination in each section as well as in aggregate to qualify the exam and become eligible for mains examination. Based on the IBPS PO cutoff of prelims exam, candidates will be selected for mains. The cutoff of IBPS 2016 of preliminary examination is given below.
|Category||Cut off (Out of 100)|