IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2019

Juhee Prasad Updated On: 09 Oct, 2018 15:54 IST

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IBPS Clerk 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates can check below the eligibility norms of IBPS Clerk 2019 to know the requirements they have to fulfil pertaining to their age, qualification, nationality, language proficiency, and others.


  • A candidate should be an Indian citizen or
  • He/She may also be citizen of Nepal or Bhutan or Tibetan Refugee
  • A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of settling permanently in India.
  • 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.


  • Candidate should be between 20 Years and 28 Years.
  • Candidate should be born after 02.08.1988 and before 01.08.1996.

Educational Details:

  • A Bachelor's Degree in any subject from any University recognised by the Government of India or any Central Government.
  • While applying for IBPS Clerk 2017, candidates should have a valid mark sheet / degree certificate of their graduation.
  • All academic qualifications should be from a University/ Institution/ Board recognised by Government of India/ approved by Government Regulatory Bodies and the result should have been declared on or before September 2017.

Language Proficiency:

  • Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT where the candidate has applied.
  • Candidates should know how to read/ write and speak the Official Language of the State/UT.

Computer Literacy:

  • 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.

Relaxation of Upper age limit:


Age Relaxation

Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe

5 years

Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)

3 years

Persons With Disabilities (PWD)

10 Years

Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned 5 years Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least military service and have been released on completion of assignment otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment

5 years

Persons Ordinarily domiciled of the state of Jammu & Kashmir

during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989

5 years

Persons affected by 1984 riots

5 years

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