Similar to other IBPS Exams, Nationality, Education, and Age are the three requirements under IBPS Clerk Recruitment Eligibility. Therefore, we have provided all the relevant information with the relaxations provided in age, nationality, and education to help you get the complete understanding of IBPS Clerk eligibility.
IBPS will conduct the IBPS CLERK CWE VII 2017-18 exam for selection of candidates for Public sector banks. The CWE-VII Clerk Preliminary & Mains Exam 2017 will happen tentatively in December 2017 and January ‘18 respectively.
IBPS Clerk 2017-18 Exam Schedule
The IBPS Clerk Exam Process starts in the month of August every year and commences in April of the upcoming year. The exam dates for IBPS Clerk Exam are as follows:
|IBPS Clerk 7 (VII) Exam Schedule||Exam Dates|
|Online registration start date||August 2017|
|Online registration last date||September 2017|
|Online application fees payment date||September 2017|
|Call Letter for Pre-Exam Training||October 2017|
|Conduct of Pre-Exam Training||November 2017|
|Preliminary Exam Admit card download||November 2017|
|Preliminary exam dates||02/12/2017, 03/12/2017,
|Declaration of prelims result||January 2018|
|Mains Exam Admit card download date||January 2018|
|Mains exam dates||21 January 2018|
|Provisional allotment date||April 2018|
Now, to be able to appear for the exam of IBPS Clerk CWE VII 2017-18, a candidate must know the IBPS Clerk Recruitment Eligibility Criteria, given as follows:
1. Nationality Criteria for IBPS Clerk Recruitment Eligibility
A candidate should be a:
- Citizen of India or
- Subject of Nepal or
- Subject of Bhutan or
- Refugee who came to India before 1 Jan 1962 with the intention of settling in India or
- Candidate of Indian origin who has migrated from with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that the Government of India has issued a certificate of eligibility. Countries which comes in the list are Tibet, Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, the United Republic of Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, East African countries of Kenya, and Vietnam.
2. Education Qualification for IBPS Clerk Recruitment Eligibility
A candidate must possess a:
- Graduation degree in any discipline from a Govt. of India recognised University
- Equivalent Qualification from central Govt.
IBPS Clerk Exam also requires skillsets of:
A candidate must know a computer operating system with a degree certificate or diploma in computer operations or Language.
Alternatively, a candidate must have studied Computer or IT in either High School or College (any institute).
Proficiency in Official Language of State/UT
An IBPS Clerk is supposed to know the regional language where he/she gets posted. Hence, a candidate must possess proficiency in the official regional language of the Union Territory or State.
Proficiency in any language means the candidate should know the Regional Language to:
However, there is no minimum pass percentage for language proficiency; you must possess marks sheet or degree certificate as proof.
3. Age Criteria for IBPS Clerk Recruitment Eligibility
Age criteria to appear for IBPS Clerk in General Category is – minimum 20 years, and maximum 28 years.
A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1989 and not later than 01.08.1997 (both dates inclusive)
Although there is age relaxation for various categories as below:
|Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe||5 years|
|Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)||3 years|
|Persons With Disabilities||10 years|
|Ex-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemen||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|
|Widows, divorced women 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|