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IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria

IBPS Clerk 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The expected eligibility Criteria - Educational Qualification, Age limit for IBPS CLERK 2019 Bank Examinations is mentioned below: 

IBPS Clerk 2019 Educational Qualification

  • A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.
  • The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he/she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.
  • Computer Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.
  • Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT candidates should know how to read/ write and speak the Official Language of the State/UT  for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable
  • Ex-Servicemen who do not possess the above civil examination qualifications should be matriculate. Ex-Servicemen who have obtained the Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force after having completed not less than 15 years of service in the Armed Forces of the Union as on 03.10.2018. Such certificates should be dated               

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IBPS Clerk 2019 Criteria for Age

  • Age will be reckoned as on 01.09.2019
  • Age should be between 20-28 years (Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 28 years)
  • A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1991 and not later than 01.09.1999 (both dates inclusive).
  • There is an age relaxation provided to reserved category candidates as described below: 


IBPS Clerk 2019 Age Relaxation

The permisisble age relaxation for various categories is detailed below:

S. No.

                Reservation Category 

     Age Relaxation


Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 

5 Years


Oher Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)

3 Years


Persons with Disabilities (PWD)

PWD (Gen) - 10 Years        

PWD(SC/ST) - 15 Years
PWD (OBC) - 13 Years


Persons ordinarily domicile of the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period      01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 

5 Years


Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen

Actual period of service rendered in defence services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled Ex-Serviceman belonging to SC/ST) subject to max.age of  50 years


Widows, Divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands & who are not remarried 

9 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


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