IBPS PO 2018 ELIGIBILITY
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2018 mandates a candidate to hold a Bachelor’s Degree to apply for the exam. Only the candidates who fulfill IBPS PO Eligibility can proceed towards filling IBPS PO Application Form from August 2018.
|SC/ ST (Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe)||5 years|
|OBC (Other Backward Classes –Non-Creamy Layer)||3 years|
|PwD (Persons With Disabilities)||10 years|
|Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs). These candidates must have rendered at least 5 years of military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within an year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service||5 years|
|Persons actually domiciled in the J & K during the period from January 01, 1980 to December 31, 1989.||5 years|
|Persons affected by 1984 riots||5 years|
Under section 34 of “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”, persons with benchmark disabilities are eligible for Reservation. The reserved categories of disabilities mentioned under this Act are namely:
Note: Definition of the above specified disabilities will be as per “THE RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, 2016”. The allocation of reserved vacancies for the persons with benchmark disabilities will be as prescribed in the “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016” and as per vacancies reported to IBPS by Participating Organisations.
There are specific guidelines for PwD candidates using a scribe. These candidates must adhere to the guidelines both at the time of applying and on the day of examination. The facility for scribe during online examination is available only for visually impaired candidates or candidates whose writing ability is hampered permanently due to any reason. The candidates have to bear the cost of scribe themselves.
The following rules and regulations would apply for the use of scribe.
IBPS PO Registration can be done via online mode. To apply online, candidates can register at ibps.in. Here’s how you can fill IBPS PO Application Form in online mode:
Application Fees will be as follows –
Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees will have to be borne by candidate.
Ques. I am a Tibetan refugee residing in India. Am I eligible to fill and submit the IBPS PO application form?
Ques. Can I fill the IBPS PO online application form when my graduation final year result is awaiting?
Ans. No, results must be declared before registration.
Ques. I am 31 years old and belong to the unreserved category. Am I eligible for filling the IBPS PO online application form?
Ques. I am 32 years old and belong to the SC category. Am I eligible for filling the IBPS PO online application form?
Ques. I am 19 years old and belong to the OBC category. Am I eligible for filling the IBPS PO online application form?
Ans. No, the lower age limit is 20 years for any category.
Ques. I belong to the OBC category as per state norms, but it is not in the central list. What should I mention in the registration form?
Ans. In that case, you will be considered as a general candidate and you have to mention it as General category.
Ques. I belong to the General category, and secured just 45% marks in my B.Sc. Am I eligible for filling the IBPS PO online application form this year again?
Ans. Yes, there is no such condition about required minimum percentage.
Ques. I belong to the General category, and have attempted IBPS PO five times before. Am I eligible for filling the IBPS PO online application form this?
Ans. Yes, as long as age limit criteria is met, there is no limit on number of attempts.
Ques. I belong to the ST category. What fee do I need to pay while registering for IBPS PO?
Ans. You need to pay INR 100 to register for IBPS PO.
Ques. I am an Arts graduate. Am I eligible for filling the IBPS PO online application form?
Ans. Yes, you can be graduate in any discipline from a recognized university or hold any equivalent qualification recognized by the central/state government.
Ques. I have gap of 2 years in my academic career. Am I eligible for applying to IBPS PO?
Ans. Yes, as long as you fulfill the specified criteria.
Ques. Can a foreign citizen apply for this post?
Ans. A candidate must satisfy the following nationality conditions. The candidate must either be:
Ques. I belong to Bhutan. Do I need to produce some eligibility certificate for applying to IBPS PO?
Ans. Yes, the candidates who are not the citizen of India must produce the certificate of eligibility issued by the Indian government.
Ques. What is minimum percentage required in the qualifying exam to apply for IBPS PO?
Ans. There is no such condition about required minimum percentage.
Ques. Is there also age criteria for the IBPS PO exam?
Ans. Yes, the minimum age limit is 20 years, and maximum age limit is 30 years. Upper age relaxation for some categories is mentioned below:
Ques. Is there any limit on number of attempts for IBPS PO?
Ans. No, as long as age limit criteria is met, there is no limit on number of attempts.
Ques. What is the minimum educational qualification required for the IBPS PO exam?
Ans. Candidate must have graduated in any discipline from a recognized university or must hold an equivalent qualification recognized by the central/state government. Moreover, candidates must have a valid certificate (mark-sheet/degree) of graduation on the day of registration and must specify percentage of marks secured while registering online.
Ques. I have completed B.Tech. in Civil Engineering. Will I be eligible for applying to IBPS PO?
Ques. Is computer knowledge must for applying for IBPS PO?
Ans. The mode of exam is online. Therefore, you must have the basic knowledge of computers for applying for IBPS PO.
Ques. I am 19 years old. Shall I be able to apply for IBPS PO?
Ans. Your age must be at least 20 years at the time of registering for the application.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College
The main exam for IBPS PO is scheduled for Novembe ...