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.
Latest: IBPS Clerk Mains Exam date announced. IBPS Clerk Admit Card to be released in November for prelims exam.
IBPS Clerk 2020 Dates
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 5, 12, and 13, 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 2 till September 23 .
The table below contains the important dates along with the IBPS Clerk exam dates 2020 for both prelims and the mains examination.
IBPS Clerk Important Dates 2020
IBPS Clerk notification
September 1, 2020
Start date of online registration
September 2, 2020
October 23 to November 6, 2020 [Additional]
Last date to fill IBPS Clerk application form
September 23, 2020
Dates of Prelims exam
December 5, 12, and 13, 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 released IBPS Clerk 2020 application form on September 2 in online mode on 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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Questions related to IBPS Clerk
i applied to IBPS clerk exam and mentioned that i finished my degree but i am still pursuing and i jsut applied to check my ability thats all, do any issue will be generated regarding this??
As the eligibility criteria states that candidates who have completed their degree are only eligible to give IBPS clerk and the lower age limit is 20 years as on September 1 2020 are only eligible to give IBPS Clerk 2020. So as you are still pursuing your degree your application will be rejected but whenever you are eligible to give IBPS Clerk you can give the exam. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the IBPS Clerk Prelims admit card in online mode on November 20.
I am dumb 21 old wasted 3 years done Bcom but not prepared for anything else very weak student And my goal Sbi exams filed Ibps clerk form exam is on 5th dec no preparation will fail miserably. Is there chance for me to rise stronger,am dumb student no knowledge of anything totally weak hopeless
YOU ARE NOT DUMB OR A FAILURE. Please I urge you not to think so low for yourself, everyone has their own pace of learning and not everyone can excel in something they have to do just because someone else dictated it. Since you already have an under-graduation degree i.e. B.Com (//B.Com) that is cool. Now you have LBPS Clerk Exam on 5th December and do not worry if you have faith in yourself, study hard till 3rd Dec, take a day off and confidently give your examination. There are these methods you can employ to aid your hard work:
- Figure out a systematic study plan.
- Have access to the best study material.
- Refer to best books for preparation .
- Solve mock tests , practise papers and previous year question papers .
- Stay updated with current affairs.
- Revise on a daily basis.
REMEMBER: Do not give up and focus on yourself.
I will also urge you to sit for Student and Career Counselling offered by NGOs which will help and guide you.
Have Faith in yourself
BEST OF LUCK!
when ibps clerk admit card release?
The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is scheduled to issue the 2020 Preliminary Examination Clerk Admission Card (CRP CLERKS-X) on Wednesday 18 November 2020. The IBPS Clerk Prelims Review 2020 is scheduled for 5, 12 and 13 December. Earlier it was supposed to be released day before yesterday but the admit card can be released anytime soon. Kindly check out the official website for more latest updates regarding this exam.
still studing final year under graduate (be) can apply.
I think you want to know if you can apply for the IBPS clerk exam while you are in your final year of BE degree.
The answer is short and straight- NO. As per the recent information, you need to produce a valid under graduate degree/ marksheet at the time of application only. So, you need to complete your final year exams first of all. And your age must be between 20-28 years. If you are waiting for your final year results, then you can start preparing for the entrance test. IBPS Clerk Registration window for November exams is reopened from October 23 to November 6, 2020. If you are expecting your results between these dates, you can apply for the exam.
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All the best!
I filled my form for IBPS clerk in September! But after final submission I realized I made some mistakes But now IBPS has again reopened the registration window! So..can I fill the form again? Is it allowed? I will have to use different email ID or Can I use the same ID?
Yes, you can apply once again using a new email ID and phone number but the application fee for the previous application will not be refunded to you. You have to pay the application fee once again. And if there are multiple applications then the latest fully completed application submitted by the candidate will be considered. Please double all the details before final submission.