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IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2019

The Eligibility Criteria for Common Recruitment Process for IBPS PO (CRP PO /MT -VIII) for Recruitment of Probationary Officer is mentioned below:

  • Prospective Candidates should ensure that they fulfil the specified eligibility criteria as mentioned below before applying for the Common Recruitment Process 
  • Candidates may please note that the eligibility criteria specified is the basic criteria for appointment to the aforesaid posts in the Regional Rural Banks.

Educational Qualification for IBPS PO

Educational Qualification for Recruitment of IBPS PO (CRP PO /MT -VIII)  is mentioned below:

A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized 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. 

Nationality / Citizenship for IBPS PO 

A applicant must fulfil the following criteria wrt nationality for applying to the post of Officers 'Scale -I".

A candidate must be either : 

(i) a Citizen of India or  

(ii) a subject of Nepal or  

(iii) a subject of Bhutan or  

(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or 

(v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.  



IBPS PO Age Criteria

Age Limit:  Age will be reckoned as on 01 August 2019. 

Minimum: 20 years   Maximum: 30 years 

 i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1989 and not later than 01.08.1999 (both dates inclusive) 

Age Relaxation for IBPS PO: 

The maximum age limit specified above is applicable to General Category candidates only. For other categories, the following relaxations would apply: 


Age relaxation

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe

5 Years

Other Backward Classes

3 Years

Persons with Benchmark Disability as defined under “The Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016”

10 Years

In the case of Ex- servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ SSCOs, who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within the next one year from the last date for receipt of application) other than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability attributable to military service or on invalidment, subject to ceiling as per Government guidelines

(for the post of Officers)

 5 years

Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89

5 Years

Persons affected by 1984 riots

5 Years

Getting through IBPS PO is a very good chance for candidates aspiring to make their career in Banking Sector.

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