Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) exams are conducted annually to select eligible candidates for different posts in the public sector banks. The applications are available online. Candidates can fill them and submit the applications online.
However, candidates interested in applying for the IBPS exams conducted for the various posts, such as Probationary Officer, Clerk, and Management Trainee should first know about the eligibility criteria before writing the exam.
The eligibility criteria involve three major aspects namely
The eligibility criteria for IBPS states that aspirants aged between 20 and 30 years are eligible to apply.
There is a relaxation in the age limit in certain circumstances such as:
Applicants should be a citizen of India, Nepal or Bhutan. Other persons who are eligible include Tibetan refugees, people who had migrated from countries such as Sri Lanka, Burma, Pakistan, Uganda, Kenya, Malawi, Zaire, Zambia, Vietnam, Ethiopia, and the United Republic of Tanzania. These individuals should intend to settle permanently in India to be considered eligible.
All candidates should have completed graduation from any of the recognized institutions or universities. The mark sheets should be submitted along with the online IBPS application form.
For candidates applying for IBPS clerk exams, which are conducted to fill cashier and clerk posts in all 19 public sector banks across India, graduation in any discipline is accepted.
Graduation is also a criterion for Office Assistant posts.
In thecase of specialist officers’ post, a professional degree like MBA, B.Tech, BE, LLB, CA is required. Specialist officer position includes posts such as IT officer, HR Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, Law Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, and Marketing Officer.
In addition to the basic requirements outlined above, a few other requirements are considered which include:
With the above guidelines, aspirants looking for applying online get a clear idea of the eligibility requirements. Keeping this checklist in mind, candidates can go ahead and apply for the exams and start their preparation.