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BSSC CGL Cut Off 2024, Category-wise Previous Year Cut Off

BSSC CGL Cut-Off 2024

The Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) conducts the Combined Graduate Level (CGL) examination to recruit candidates for various posts in the state government. The BSSC CGL exam is highly competitive, attracting lakhs of aspirants yearly. Understanding the previous year’s cut-offs is crucial for candidates as it helps in setting realistic targets and strategizing their preparation accordingly.


A cut-off is the minimum number of marks a candidate must score to qualify for the next stage of the recruitment process. The cut-off marks depend on various factors such as the number of candidates appearing for the exam, the difficulty level of the paper, the number of vacancies, and the overall performance of the candidates.

BSSC CGL Previous Year Cut-Off Analysis

Here, we have provided a detailed analysis of the BSSC CGL previous year cut-off which will help aspirants set a rough target for BSSC CGL 4. In the 3rd BSSC CGL examination, 11240 candidates were selected for the mains examination which shows the level of competition for each post. Aspirants who want to join the government service in Bihar must check the BSSC CGL 2022 cut-off before starting their preparation.  

BSSC CGL 2022 Prelims Cut Off

Bihar Staff Selection Commission (BSSC) does not release the cut-off instead, it releases the cut-off percentile. The cut-off percentile is a score that represents the minimum score required to pass or qualify for further stages. For example, if the cut-off percentile is 90, it means you need to score better than 90% of the people who took the test to qualify.

Sr. No. Category Cut-off Percentile
1 Unreserved 99.4613854
2 Unreserved (Female) 94.5798978
3 Economically Weaker Section 98.5908171
4 Economically Weaker Section (Female) 90.3745338
5 Backward Class 99.0697384
6 Backward Class (Female) 91.6844194
7 Extremely Backward Class 98.3083025
8 Extremely Backward Class (Female) 86.3579347
9 Scheduled Caste 93.4982089
10 Scheduled Caste (Female) 67.9460802
11 Scheduled Tribe 94.2277943
12 Backward Class Women 89.5431509
13 Visually Impaired 82.8745296
14 Hearing Impaired 72.5085037
15 Physically Handicapped 93.4982089
16 Mentally Disabled / Multiple Disabilities 47.9743703
17 Dependent on Freedom Fighter 85.9290775

Factors Affecting Cut-Off Marks

  1. Number of Vacancies: More vacancies may lead to a lower cut-off as more candidates can be selected.
  2. Number of Applicants: Higher competition generally pushes the cut-off marks higher.
  3. Difficulty Level: A tough question paper may result in lower cut-off marks as average scores tend to drop.
  4. Previous Year’s Cut-Off: The cut-off in past years helps in predicting the current year’s cut-off to some extent.


What was the BSSC CGL 3 cut off for the prelims exam?

BSSC had not released the cut off, instead it released the cut off percentile. Aspirants who are preparing for BSSC CGL 4 can check the category wise cut off percentile here.

What was the BSSC CGL Cut Off 2023 for the general category?

The cut off percentile for the general category candidates was 99.4613854


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