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About IBPS Clerk Exam

IBPS is an autonomous body that conducts the recruitment process of IBPS Clerk exam once every year.

Any eligible candidate who aspires to join as Clerk (CRP Clerk IX) in the participating organisations (Indian Banks) can apply for the IBPS Clerk examination.

The details of the IBPS Clerk examination along with scheme and syllabus of the IBPS Clerk exam are given below.


Eligibility for IBPS Clerk exam

Nationality / Citizenship

A candidate must be either:

  1. A Citizen of India or
  2. A subject of Nepal or
  3. A subject of Bhutan or
  4. A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
  5. 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 2, 3, 4 and 5 shall be a person n whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.


Age Limit for IBPS Clerk exam

The minimum age limit for IBPS Clerk exam is 20 years and the maximum age limit for the IBPS Clerk exam is 28 years.

Relaxation of Upper age limit

Code No

Category

Age relaxation permissible beyond the upper age limit

01

SC/ST

5 years

02

OBC

3 years

03

PwD

10 years

04

Ex-Servicemen (ESM)

05 years

05

Person domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir

05 years

06

Person affected by 1984 riots

05 years


Educational Qualification

  • The minimum qualification required for IBPS Clerk exam is Graduation in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • To apply for IBPS Clerk exam, the candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the 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: 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.

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