IBPS RRB PO Eligibility Criteria 2022 - Age Limit, Qualification

By Ajay | Updated on: Jun 08, 2022

Eligibility Criteria 

IBPS RRB PO Eligibility Criteria

To apply for any exam, you need to be careful enough while filling the application form. IBPS RRB PO eligibility criteria comprise of various parameters that need to be followed. Non fulfilment of any IBPS RRB PO qualification 2022 will lead to rejection of your application form.  Besides that, you need to be -

  • An Indian National or
  • A Nepalese subject or
  • Bhutanese subject or 
  • A refugee from Tibet who immigrated before January 1, 1962, with the intent to settle in India permanently or
  • A Pakistani, Burmese, East African or Sinhalese immigrant with the intent to settle in India permanently.

Further details on the IBPS RRB PO eligibility are given below.

 Educational Criteria

You need to follow IBPS RRB PO eligibility criteria with respect to educational qualifications. You should possess a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University. Besides this, you must be proficient in the local language and working knowledge of Computer will be an advantage to you. Further details on the IBPS RRB qualification is given below.

PostEducational Criteria
IBPS RRB PO(Scale 1)
  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized University or its equivalent. Preference will be given to the candidates having degree in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Animal Husbandry, Veterinary Science, Agricultural Engineering, Pisciculture, Agricultural Marketing and Cooperation, Information Technology, Management, Law, Economics or Accountancy.
  • Proficiency in local language as prescribed by the participating RRB/s*
  • Desirable: Working knowledge of Computer.

*Proficiency in the local language – For recruitment to IBPS RRB PO 2022, proficiency in the local language as specified below is an essential qualification:-

  • Candidates who have already studied the language of the State in standard VIII or any level above standard VIII in Government recognized Boards of Education/ School or having any certificate to the effect for standard VIII or any level above standard VIII would be considered proficient in that local language.
  • Where the candidate does not meet the aforesaid requirement in local language at the time of selection, he will be given a time of six months from the date of joining to acquire the proficiency. This period can be extended by the Boards of RRBs within the framework of the rules and provided that such extension should not be beyond the probation period.

Desired Local Language Proficiency as prescribed by the Participating RRBs is mentioned below.

Name of RRBs BankPresent Head OfficeState / UTDesired Local Language Proficiency as prescribed by the Participating RRBs
Andhra Pradesh Grameena Vikas Bank Warangal Telangana Telugu
Andhra Pragathi Gramin Bank Kadapa Andhra Pradesh Telugu
Arunachal Pradesh Rural Bank Naharlagun(Papumpare) Arunachal Pradesh English
Aryavart Bank Lucknow Uttar Pradesh Hindi
Assam Gramin Vikash Bank Guwahati Assam Assamese, Bengali, Bodo
Bangiya Gramin Vikash Bank Murshidabad West Bengal Bengali
Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank Bharuch Gujarat Gujarati
Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank Ajmer Rajasthan Hindi
Baroda U P Bank Gorakhpur Uttar Pradesh Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit
Chaitanya Godavari Grameena Bank Guntur Andhra Pradesh Telugu
Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank Raipur Chhattisgarh Hindi
Dakshin Bihar Gramin Bank Patna Bihar Hindi
Ellaquai Dehati Bank Srinagar Jammu & Kashmir Dogri, Kashmiri, Punjabi, Urdu, Gojri, Pahari, Ladakhi, Balti(Palli), Dardi, Hindi
Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank Mandi Himachal Pradesh Hindi
J & K Grameen Bank Jammu Jammu & Kashmir Dogri, Kashmiri, Pahari, Gojri, Punjabi, Ladakhi, Balti (Palli), Dardi, Urdu, Hindi
Jharkhand Rajya Gramin Bank Ranchi Jharkhand Hindi
Karnataka Gramin Bank Bellary Karnataka Kannada
Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank Dharwad Karnataka Kannada
Kerala Gramin Bank Mallapuram Kerala Malayalam
Madhya Pradesh Gramin Bank Indore Madhya Pradesh Hindi
Madhyanchal Gramin Bank Sagar Madhya Pradesh Hindi
Maharashtra Gramin Bank Aurangabad Maharashtra Marathi
Manipur Rural Bank Imphal Manipur Manipuri
Meghalaya Rural Bank Shillong Meghalaya Khasi, Garo
Mizoram Rural Bank Aizawl Mizoram Mizo
Nagaland Rural Bank Kohima Nagaland English
Odisha Gramya Bank Bhubaneshwar Odisha Odia
Paschim Banga Gramin Bank Howrah West Bengal Bengali
Prathama UP Gramin Bank Moradabad Uttar Pradesh Hindi
Puduvai Bharathiar Grama Bank Puducherry Puducherry Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu
Punjab Gramin Bank Kapurthala Punjab Punjabi
Rajasthan Marudhara Gramin Bank Jodhpur Rajasthan Hindi
Saptagiri Grameena Bank Chittor Andhra Pradesh Telugu
Sarva Haryana Gramin Bank Rohtak Haryana Hindi
Saurashtra Gramin Bank Rajkot Gujarat Gujarati
Tamil Nadu Grama Bank Salem Tamil Nadu Tamil
Telangana Grameena Bank Hyderabad Telangana Telugu, Urdu
Tripura Gramin Bank Agartala Tripura Bengali, Kokborak
Utkal Grameen Bank Bolangir Odisha Odia
Uttar Bihar Gramin Bank Muzaffarpur Bihar Hindi
Uttarakhand Gramin Bank Dehradun Uttarakhand Hindi, Sanskrit
Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin Bank Coochbehar West Bengal Bengali, Nepali
Vidharbha Konkan Gramin Bank Nagpur Maharashtra Marathi

Age Criteria 

To apply for IBPS RRB PO 2022, you should be within the prescribed IBPS RRB PO age limit. If you fail to be within this age limit, you will not be allowed to apply for the IBPS RRB PO 2022 exam. IBPS has specified the minimum and maximum age limit for the candidates as follows-

PostAge Criteria
IBPS RRB PO (Scale 1) Above 18 years - Below 30 years i.e. candidates should not have been born earlier than 03.06.1992 and later than 31.05.2004 (both dates inclusive)

Age Relaxation

IBPS also provides relaxation in the upper age limit for some of the reserved categories. The period of relaxation also varies for all categories. The details regarding the IBPS RRB PO age relaxation are as follows-

Sr. No.CategoryAge relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes 3 years
3 Persons With Benchmark Disability as defined under “The Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016” 10 years
4 a. Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen (for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose)) the actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex- Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
4 b. In the case of Ex-servicemen commissioned officers, including ECOs/ SSCOs, who have rendered at least 5 years of 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 invalided, subject to the ceiling as per Government guidelines (for the post of Officers) 5 years
5 Widows, Divorced women, and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried [only for the post of Office Assistant (Multipurpose)] Age concession up to the age of 35 years for General/EWS, 38 years for OBC and 40 years SC/ST candidates
6 Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

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FAQs

IBPS does not have any such percentage criteria to apply for the IBPS RRB PO exam. If you are a Graduate in any stream, you are eligible to apply.
No. There is no such relaxation mentioned specifically for the EWS category. However, such category candidates have separate vacancies.
You can only apply for IBPS RRB PO if you have the desired qualification as on June 27, 2022. Failing to meet the desired qualification will lead to disqualification.

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