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IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria

IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria- Get details of IBPS Clerk eligibility criteria with age limit & relaxation, nationality and educational qualification required for IBPS Clerk.

IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria

The IBPS Clerk Notification 2018 is officially out now! Aspirants can now start preparing for the IBPS Clerk exam by going through the notification. Candidates who are interested in working into Banking sector are welcome to apply for the post. IBPS recruits candidates in clerical post for 19 national banks. The official notification also has the date to apply for IBPS Clerk exam but before applying for the exam, students need to check the eligibility criteria associated with IBPS Clerk 2018 exam.

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IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2018 – Details

This article on IBPS Clerk 2018 Eligibility Criteria will throw light on the basic criteria prerequisites that a candidates must satisfy before applying for the post. The valid documents in original and photocopy have to be produced by the candidates in support of their identity and eligibility as mentioned in the online application form at the time of joining and any further stage as demanded by the IBPS/ Participating organization. The eligibility criteria is further segregated into aspects of-

  • Nationality/ Citizenship
  • Age limit
  • Educational Qualification

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IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2018

Nationality/ Citizenship

Candidates of following nations are eligible to apply for IBPS Clerk 2018 :

  • Citizen of India
  • Subject of Nepal
  • Subject of Bhutan
  • Tibetan refugee (who migrated permanently to India prior to January 1, 1962)
  • Person of Indian origin (who returned on a permanent basis from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam)
    For the candidates belonging to b, c, d and e categories, a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

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Age Limit

The candidate’s age should be between 20 to 28 years. He/ She must be born on or between September 2, 1989, and September 1, 1997.

Age Relaxation (upper age limit)

Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
Persons With Disabilities 10 years
Ex-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemen The actual period of service rendered in the defense forces + 3 years. Additional 8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST category. Subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years.
Widows, divorcees, and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried 9 years
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (Applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only) 5 years

Points to remember-

  • For all the candidates who apply for age relaxation, they will have to present relevant certificates at the time of joining or any subsequent stage required by IBPS or Participating Organizations.
  • The Ex- Servicemen will not be eligible for the benefit of reservation on the second occasion for Ex-Servicemen in Central Government jobs.
  • Candidates who are still in the Armed Forces and want to apply under Ex-Servicemen category and whose date of completion of a specific period of engagement or SPE has completed one year from the last date for receipt of online applicationare eligible to apply.

Educational Qualification

Graduation Degree

The graduation degree may be in any stream/ discipline from a Govt. of India recognized University. An equivalent degree recognized by the Central Government will also be accepted. While applying online, a valid mark sheet or degree certificate is required.

Basic Computer Knowledge

The knowledge of computer working and operations in computer systems is necessary. Candidates should have attained a Degree (Certificate or Diploma will also be accepted) in computer operations or Language. He/ She must have studied Computer Science/ Information Technology as one of the subjects in High School/College/Institute instead.

Regional Language

Whichever is the official language of the state/UT for whose vacancy a candidate wishes to apply, he/ she should be able to speak, read/ write the official language.

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