IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Qualification, Nationality, Age Limit
IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) determines IBPS Clerk 2020 eligibility criteria for all the aspiring candidates. Before filling the application form, it is important for the candidates to meet the eligibility criteria of IBPS Clerk 2020. The authorities have determined the IBPS Clerk eligibility criteria 2020 on the basis of nationality, age and education qualification. As per IBPS Clerk 2020 eligibility criteria, a graduate between 20 to 28 years of age as on September 1, 2020 can fill the application form. However, there are certain age relaxations given to the reserved category candidates on the upper age limit. Thus, candidates must meet the eligibility criteria on all the grounds before applying for the IBPS Clerk exam. The candidature of the candidates might be rejected in case they are found not meeting the IBPS Clerk eligibility criteria 2020. To know more about the IBPS Clerk 2020 eligibility criteria, go through the article below.
IBPS Clerk exam is conducted in three stages - prelims, mains, and interview. The IBPS Clerk 2020 prelims exam is scheduled to be held on December 12, 13 and 19, 2020 while the mains exam is to be conducted on January 24, 2021. Candidates will be able to fill the application form of IBPS Clerk from September 17 tentatively.
IBPS Clerk 2020 Dates
The table below contains the important dates along with the IBPS Clerk exam dates 2020 for both prelims and the mains examination.
IBPS PO Important Dates 2020
IBPS Clerk notification
September 12, 2020 (Tentative)
Start date of online registration
September 17, 2020 (Tentative)
Last date to fill IBPS Clerk application form
October 9, 2020 (Tentative)
Dates of Prelims exam
December 12, 13 and 19, 2020
Dates of the mains exam
January 24, 2021
IBPS Clerk 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The authorities determine the eligibility criteria of IBPS Clerk on the basis of the following grounds:
IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Nationality
On the basis of nationality, a candidate must be
Citizen of India or
A citizen of Nepal or
A subject of Bhutan or
A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
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) & (5) and have certificate of eligibility issued by the Government of India.
IBPS Clerk 2020 Eligibility Criteria - Age Limit (As on September 1, 2020)
Lower age limit: 20 years
Upper age limit: 28 years
IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria - Age Relaxation
The table below contains the various age relaxations given to the candidates belonging to the reserved categories. Candidates will have to present documents to support their claim for age relaxation while the document verification.
IBPS Clerk 2020 Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)
Persons With Disabilities
Ex-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemen
Actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
Widows, divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989
Persons affected by 1984 riots
Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (Applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only)
IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Education Qualification
Graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.
Knowledge of Computer - Must have knowledge of operating and working computers.
Candidates must have a certificate/diploma/degree in computer operations/language/ should have studied Computer/Information Technology as one of the subjects in the high school/college/institute.
Knowledge of official and local language - Must have proficiency in the official language of the state/UT.
IBPS Clerk Application Form 2020
The exam authorities will release IBPS Clerk 2020 application form tentatively on September 17 in online mode at the official website. Candidates fulfilling the IBPS Clerk eligibility criteria 2020 will be able to fill the application form. Along with filling out the application form, candidates also need to pay the prescribed application fee as per their category. Candidates successfully filling the application form will be issued the IBPS Clerk admit card.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Qualification, Nationality, Age Limit
Question: What is the educational qualification for IBPS Clerk 2020?
Candidates have been a graduate in any discipline.
Question: I have appeared for the test thrice. Will I be able to take the test this year or is there any limit in attempts?
No, there is no limit in the number of attempts in IBPS Clerk exam and thus you will be able to appear for the test.
Question: Is there any minimum percentage required in graduation to be eligible to appear in the exam?
No, you just need to be a graduate irrespective of the marks secured in the graduation.
Question: Do I have to upload my category certificate while filing the application form?
No, all the certificates proving your eligibility whether it is education, caste etc, will be checked during the documents verification.
Question: Till what age can I fill the application form if I am an ST candidate?
Since the authorities have given a relaxation of 5 years on the upper age limit of the candidates belonging to the SC/ST category, you can fill the application form till 33 years of age.
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Recently i m sellectd for ibps clerk mains.while applying for the exam i mentioned my work experiance in application form but i did not get noc from my employer.Is there any problem for document verification if i didnt submitted my noc n work experience ???
I would like to say that you should try to get the NOC as fast as possible because not in the first day but within 6 weeks of joining the position you will be asked to submit all the certificates for authentication, failing to which can hamper your credits being added to your profile. Please try and get the NOC and submit in your office.
Congratulations on your achievement!
Im appearing in last year of graduation. can i face ibps clerck exam?
Candidates who are in final year of their graduation appearing in qualifying exam in 2020 must obtain their results on or by August 28, 2020.You are eligible to apply.If you qualify in the exam your bachelor's degree results must be declared by the above mentioned date.If not you will be not eligible for further stage of recruitment process even if you qualify.
I gave ibps clerk mains exam in January IN EWS category, and my EWS certificate issued in February , will I face any problem at the tym of document verification?
No, you won't face any problem at the time of document verification if your EWS certificate is issued after the examination date.As long as it is valid and issued by a competent authority you can provide your EWS certificate to claim EWS reservations.
What will be the overall and sectional cut off marks for ex servicemen for ibps clerk mains 2019 for assam ?
Hello Aspirant !
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts a Common Recruitment Process (CRP) every year to select candidates for the clerical cadre posts in 17 public sector banks.
IBPS Clerk mains 2019 cut off for assam is :
- SC : 41.79
- ST : 37.16
- OBC : 44.43
- UR : 48.17
Hope it helps !
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