PNB SO 2022: Check Exam Result, Cut Off Marks & Score Card

September 8, 2022

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PNB SO: Exam result

The Punjab national bank PNB has released the result for the candidates who had given their exams in the year 2020-2021. To find the result, the candidates have to check the result on the official site of the Punjab national bank ( The result is released online. 

Other details such as how to check the result, how to download the results, how to check the cut-off marks, how to calculate the cut-off marks are detailed on this page. The highlights of the PNB SO Result is given below:

Name of examinationPNB SO
Name of organizationPunjab national bank
Number of vacancies535
Date of exam22 NOVEMBER 2020
Job locationIndia
Post nameSpecialist officer
Selection processOnline written exam test and personal interview

 The PNB SO merit list will be available 30 days after conducting the written exam. The candidates can expect a lot of vacancies every year for this PNB SO post.

How to check the PNB SO 2021 Results?

The results are posted after the answer list and the cut-off marks are released. Perform the given instructions and check the results for the PNB SO examination.

  • Visit the official website of the Punjab national bank. That is,
  • Then, search for the PNB SO result 2021.
  • Then, the link is displayed. Open it.
  • Enter the date of birth, roll number, and select submit button.
  • Now, the PNB SO result is displayed on the screen.
  • Select save and take a printout of it for future reference.

PNB SO 2021 Cut off marks

The minimum number of marks decided by the examination board is the cut-off marks. The candidates have to achieve at least the cut-off marks to be forwarded to the further processes. On the same official page, the candidates can find the cut-off marks and the merit list details. You can also download the PNB SO examinations cut-off marks from their official website (

After the exam is conducted, within a few days the answer key will be out. The students can then verify and check the key with the answers that they chose in the examination. And the cut-off marks are also out.

 After the calculation of the marks based on the released key, the candidates need to check whether they come under the merit list. The direct link will also be available on their official website to check the results. After downloading the results, the candidates can download the PNB SO merit list from the same page.

The PNB SO 2021 cut-off marks of the year 2021 are not released yet. The candidates can compare the cut-off marks from the previous year for reference.

CategoryExpected cut-off

 How to check the PNB SO cut off

After the examination is completed, the cut-off is released in a couple of months. Follow the below steps to check and download the cut-off marks:

  • Visit the official website of PNB SO.
  • Select the PNB SO Cut Off on the homepage.
  • The cut-off is present there.
  • Download the document.
  • Take a printout and keep it for future reference.

How to calculate marks for PNB SO 2021?

PNB releases the answer key every year after every exam. The candidates can refer to the answer keys and compare the answers they had given in their examination. Follow the below steps to calculate the total marks before the cut-off is released on the actual website. Follow the below pattern to calculate the total marks.

  • 1 mark is given for each correct answer.
  • for every wrong answer, 0.25 marks are cut.
  • No marks are cut for an unanswered question.

Using this pattern, the candidate can calculate the total marks. You can calculate the marks even before the cut-off marks are out.

Factors affecting the PNB SO Cut-off marks

The marks vary every year based on the candidate’s category. The following factors affect the cut-off marks;

  • The total number of candidates: The more the number of candidates, the more the cut-off and competition, while a lower number of candidates will make up a lower cut-off.
  • The absolute number of vacancies: The vacancies for the PSB SO post-change every year. This causes a change in cut-off marks. An enormous number of vacancies will get a lower cut-off also vice-versa.
  • The difficulty level of the question paper: The difficulty of the question paper will reflect directly in the cut-off marks, as the performance of the applicants also varies greatly.
  • The previous year cut-off: The present year’s cut-off is greater than that of the previous year. This happens because the number of candidates in the exam increases every year. Hence, the previous year’s cut-off is less compared to the present year’s cut-off.

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Q1. Where to check the PNB SO Result?

The PNB SO Result and cut off will be released on their official website (

Q2. What is the PNB SO Result 2021 release date?

After the online test, the results will be out in a week.

Q3. What is the interview date for the PNB SO manager post?

 The candidates can check the PNB SO interview date with the result.

Q4. PNB SO result announced online or offline?

 The results are out online.

Q5. Is there any cut-off in PNB SO?

Yes, there is a cut-off for PNB SO examination. Refer to the above page to check the cut-off details.

Q6. How to download the PNB SO cut-off 2021?

To download the cut-off marks, follow the steps on the above page.

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