IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Qualification, Percentage, Age & Relaxation
IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has determined the IBPS PO 2020 eligibility criteria for all aspiring candidates. The eligibility criteria of IBPS PO is determined on the basis of nationality, age, education qualification. Candidates must meet IBPS PO eligibility criteria 2020 on the basis of all three factors before they fill the IBPS PO application form. As per IBPS PO 2020 eligibility criteria, Indian nationals between 20 to 30 years of age as on August 1, 2020 can apply for the exam. Along with it, candidates must also hold a graduation degree to appear for IBPS PO exam. However, candidates belonging to the reserved categories (SC/ST/OBC/PWD) have also been given the age relaxations in the upper age limit as per the eligibility criteria of IBPS PO. To know more about IBPS PO eligibility criteria 2020, go through the complete article..
IBPS PO exam is conducted in three stages - prelims, mains, and interview. IBPS PO 2020 prelims exam scheduled to be held on October 3, 4, and 10 in online mode. All those candidates who pass in the prelims stage will have to take the mains exam and further the mains qualifying candidates will have to appear for the interview round. As per the IBPS PO exam pattern, the prelims exam will be held for a total of 100 marks while the amins exam will be conducted for a total of 200 marks.
IBPS PO Important Dates 2020
Candidates can check the important dates along with IBPS PO exam dates 2020 in the table below:
IBPS PO 2020 Dates
IBPS PO application form dates
August 1 to 28, 2020 (Tentative)
IBPS PO 2020 exam
Prelims: October 3, 4 and 10
Mains: November 28, 2020
Interview: January/February 2021
IBPS PO 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Candidates can fill IBPS PO application form 2020 only if they meet the eligibility criteria on the basis of the following three factors:
IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Nationality, Age, Education
Age on August 1, 2020 (For General and EWS)
(However, reserved category candidates are given certain age relaxations, the details of which have been listed in the below table.)
Bachelor’s degree from a recognised Universities by the Government of India or equivalent recognized by Central Govt. (The final result must be out on or before August 28, 2020)
IBPS PO 2020 Eligibility Criteria - Relaxations In Age
Candidates belonging to the reserved categories like Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC), Physically Weaker Divisions (PWD) etc have been given certain age relaxations on the upper age limit.
Age Relaxations Given In IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2020
Other Backward Classes (OBC) (Non-Creamy Layer)
Scheduled Caste (SC)/Scheduled Tribe (ST)
Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/SSCOs who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment otherwise than by 5 years 3 way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment
Persons affected by 1984 riots
Jammu & Kashmir domiciled candidates (January 1, 1980 to December 31, 1989)
** It must be noted that the candidates who seek to avail the age relaxation will have to submit necessary category certificates in original along with photocopies at the time of Interview and at any subsequent stage of the recruitment process.
IBPS PO 2020 Eligibility Criteria - Benchmark Disabilities
Candidates with the benchmark disabilities must go through the eligibility criteria of IBPS PO mentioned below along with other guidelines.
IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria - Benchmark Disability
Instructions to be followed by candidates using a scribe.
Instructions for Visually Impaired candidates
Instructions for candidates with Intellectual Disability (ID)
Candidates suffering from more than 40 percent of Intellectual Disability (autism, specific learning disability, intellectual disability, and mental illness) will be given 20 minutes extra per hour of examination, either taking the service of a scribe or not.
Instructions for candidates with locomotor disability and cerebral palsy
A compensatory time of 20 minutes will be given where writing extremity is affected (minimum of 40% impairment)
Who will fall under the EWS Category?
Candidates who will fall under the following points will only be considered for filling the form under the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) categories:
Persons who are not under reservations to SC/ST/OBC and whose family has gross annual income below Rs.8.00 lakh
The income shall include all sources i.e. salary, agriculture, business, profession etc. for the financial year prior to the year of filling the application form.
However, candidates owning the following assets will be excluded from the EWS categories, irrespective of the family income.
5 acres of Agricultural Land and above
Residential flat of 1000 sq. ft. and above;
Residential plot of 100 sq. yards and above in notified municipalities
Residential plot of 200 sq. yards and above in areas other than the notified municipalities.
IBPS PO Application Form 2020
The examination authorities are expected to release the IBPS PO 2020 application form in online mode from August 1. Candidates meeting IBPS PO eligibility criteria 2020 can fill the application form within the allotted time frame. Filling of application form contains various steps like registration, filling details, uploading scanned image of photo and signature, payment of application fee etc. Candidates successfully filling the application form will be issued the IBPS PO admit card 2020.
IBPS PO Application Fee
For all other categories
The application fee must be paid in online mode through Internet Banking, Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, IMPS, Cash Cards/Mobile Wallets.
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Qualification, Percentage, Age & Relaxation
Question: Can I appear for the exam if I have exceeded the age limit by three days?
No, you will not be able to fill the IBPS PO application form 2020, if you exceed the age limit. As per IBPS PO eligibility criteria 2020, you must not be more than 30 years of age as on August 1, 2020.
Question: What is the lower age limit for appearing in the IBPS PO exam?
As per IBPS PO age limit, candidates must not be lower than 20 years of age.
Question: I am in the final year of graduation. Can I apply for the IBPS PO 2020 exam?
Yes, you can definitely apply for the exam if you are an appearing candidate provided your final result of graduation must be released on or before August 28, 2020.
Question: Will I be given any age relaxations on the upper age limit if I belong to the EWS category?
No, candidates belonging to the general and EWS category will have to be between 20 to 30 years of age only. No age relaxation will be given to you for being an EWS candidate.
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Im 20 year old and Im in final year So can I apply for ibps po 2020
i am october 2000 born..can i apply for ibps po 2020 exam..by 2021 march Ill complete my graduation
The minimum age limit to appear for IBPS PO exam is 20 years, and the maximum limit is 30 years of age. However since you are in final year of your graduation, you are not eligible to appear for IBPS PO 2020 exam. To be eligible the graduation result must be declared before registering for the IBPS PO examination.
Are MAKAUT university BSc+MSc data science graduate eligible to apply for RBI grade B DSIM/DEPR post? SSC CGL JSO and Complier post and UPSC ISS, IES post? Please mentioned other opportunities?
see the eligibility criteria for rbi depr post is candidates need to have master degree in Economics / Econometrics / Quantitative Economics / Mathematical Economics / Integrated Economics Course/ Finance, . however in data science there is statistics and mathematics involved, but it is not equivalent with economics, so you are not eligible to apply.
however you are eligible to apply for upsc ISS post since the eligibility criteria is Bachelor's degree with Statistics or Mathematical Statistics or Applied Statistics as one of the subject. since data science has statistics you are eligible to apply.
you are also eligible to apply for ssc cgl junior statistical officer post, the eligibility criteria is Bachelor's Degree in any subject from a recognized University with at least 60% Marks in Mathematics at 12th standard level OR Bachelor's Degree in any discipline with Statistics as one of the subjects at degree level.
I am purshuing 3-2semistor and I am 20 years , can I apply for SBI PO (or) IBPS PO this year
Rama, for being eligible for SBI PO, you need to be between 21 to 30 years . There is an age relaxation for Reserved Categories. If you are 20 years, you should turn 21 at least by April 1st, 2020. If you do not turn 21 by 1st April 2020, you might not be eligible for SBI PO.
But for IBPS PO, the minimum age limit is 20 years and so you qualify for appearing for IBPS exam. Regarding you studying our Final year graduation, Graduates with a Bachelor's degree in any discipline are eligible for both SBI PO and IBPS PO. And those who are appearing for their final year exams are also eligible. But their recruitment is subjective to fulfillment of the eligibility criteria required.
In short, you have to wait for SBI PO until next year but can appear for IBPS PO this year.
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