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IBPS PO Eligibility 2021:Check Age Limit, Educational Qualifications And Other Details Here

Safalta Expert Published by: Deepesh Mehra Updated Fri, 13 Aug 2021 02:44 PM IST


Check out IBPS PO Eligibility criteria with Safalta and get details on age limit, educational qualifications, and other information here.
The IBPS  PO Eligibility criteria depend upon the age limit, educational qualifications, and other requirements set by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). The IBPS is yet to release the notification for the year 2021, there are very high chances that the IBPS PO Notification will come out in the month of August. As per the official website of IBPS prelims exam is scheduled to be held on 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th October 2021 while the expected date for mains is 27th November 2021. Candidates who wish to appear for the exam must be aware of detailed IBPS PO Eligibility criteria before they apply for the post. The notification which is soon to be released will contain the detailed eligibility criteria along with other details. This space will cover the eligibility for the PO exam based on last year's notification. We do not expect any change in the eligibility criteria this year. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, then download our app- 'Exam Taiyari App' and boost your preparation. Prepare for any competitive exam with Free Courses, E-books, and Mock-Tests on Safalta App.

IBPS PO Eligibility 

The exam's eligibility is broadly based on the following criteria. Each candidate must satisfy all the criteria to be eligible to appear for the exam, except in case he is permitted any relaxation
  • Nationality
  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualifications
The details are covered below.

IBPS PO -Nationality

As per the official notification, a candidate must be.
  • A Citizen of India 
  • A Subject of Nepal 
  • A Subject of Bhutan 
  • A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before January 1, 1962, to permanently settle in India 
  • A person of Indian origin who 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 to permanently settle in India.

IBPS PO -Age Limit

A candidate in the age group of 20 to 30 years is eligible to apply for the post. The details related to the date for calculation of age will be provided with the official notification. There is also various relaxations in the age limit depending upon the category they are covered below.
Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) 10 years
Ex-Servicemen (Army personnel) 5 years
Widows/Divorced Women 9 years
Persons with Domicile of Jammu &Kashmir during the period of 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
Retrenched from service(for MP state Only) 5 years

IBPS PO- Educational Qualification

The eligibility criteria for the IBPS PO exam is as basic as a graduation degree (BA, BCom, BSc, B.Tech or as such) in any discipline from a recognized university. The candidate should also possess the relevant documents to validate the same. Besides, the basic educational qualification candidates must also possess computer literacy and proficiency in the English language based on the job profile.

IBPS PO Eligibility 2021: Important Points

  • Candidates who do not satisfy the above-mentioned eligibility criteria, their candidature can get canceled
  • Candidates must have all the relevant documents to support their educational qualifications, age, and caste. 
  • Documents must be original and they must also have digital versions of them/ or scanned copies.

IBPS PO Eligibility 2021: Number of Attempts

There is no specified number of attempts for IBPS  PO. The age limit has been defined as that of between 18 to 30 years of age. Candidates can give IBPS  PO Exam as many times as they want to be provided they satisfy all of the eligibility criteria mentioned above. 

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IBPS PO Eligibility - FAQ 

Q1. What is the exam date for IBPS PO exam?

A1.  The exam date for IBPS PO exam is 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th October 2021.

Q2. Is the notification for IBPS PO 2021 out?

A2. No, the notification for IBPS PO 2021 is not out yet.

Q3. What is the age limit for IBPS PO exam?

A3. The age limit for IBPS PO exam is 20 to 30 years.

Q4. What is the educational qualification for IBPS PO exam?

A 4. The educational qualification for IBPS PO exam is graduation.

Q5. Is there is a bar on the number of attempts in IBPS PO exam?

A5. No, there is no bar on the number of attempts in the IBPS PO exam.


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