IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2018

Juhee Prasad Updated On: 08 Oct, 2018 17:10 IST


14 Aug-04 Sep, 2018

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IBPS PO 2018 Eligibility Criteria

IBPS PO is an all India level examination conducted for the aspirants of the banking sector. In order to participate in the Probationary Officers, examination candidates need to know the IBPS PO 2018 eligibility criteria. Candidates must meet the minimum age requirement, educational qualification and citizenship criteria to be eligible for the examination.

Candidates are advised to check the detailed description related to the eligibility criteria of IBPS PO 2018 given below. Any candidate who is found to be unqualified for the IBPS PO examination at any phase of the Common Recruitment Process will be declared ineligible immediately.

IBPS PO 2018 Eligibility Norms

Nationality: Candidates should be an Indian citizen, they may also be citizens of Nepal or Bhutan or Tibetan Refugee who have settled in India. Migrated candidates from Uganda, The United Republic of Tanzania, Pakistan, Burma, Zambia, Malawi, Vietnam, Ethiopia, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, and Zaire with the intention of settling in India are eligible to apply for IBPS PO examination.

Age Criteria: The minimum age requirement is 20 years while the upper age limit is 30 years. According to the criteria of IBPS, the age relaxation will be based on the candidate's category.

The table listed below mentions the upper age relaxations for different categories in the IBPS PO examination:


Age Relaxation

Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)

5 years

Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)

3 years

Persons With Disabilities (PWD)


10 Years

Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs),

Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) Who has worked in the army for less than 5 years and

left the project's conclusion.

5 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

Academic Qualification:

  • A Bachelor's degree in any subject/stream from any recognised university by the Central Government or Indian Government.
  • Candidate should have the Marksheet/ Degree Certificate indicating the percentage of marks obtained in the Graduation programme entered during IBPS PO Online Registration.
  • Candidates who are appearing for the last year of their degree programme can also apply for the IBPS PO exam.

The notification of IBPO 2018 is yet to be released. Stay tuned for updates!

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