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August 21, 2019 • 2:57 pm

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2019: Age Limit, Qualification, Percentage

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IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2019

 

 

Attention Aspirants!

IBPS PO Exam is conducted for the recruitment of Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees in Public Sector Banks.

 

Candidates who are willing to appear in the exam must satisfy the minimum IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria specified by the Organization. If a candidate does not meet the eligibility criteria, he/she will not be allowed to take the IBPS PO 2019 Exam.

 

In this article, candidates will get to know the complete details regarding IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2019.

 

It is necessary to satisfy all the three IBPS PO Eligibility 2019 Conditions:

 

Nationality

Age Limit

Educational Qualification for Bank PO

 

 

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IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2019

 

Candidates who wish to appear in IBPS PO Exam must fulfill all the aspects of IBPS PO Eligibility 2019.

 

IBPS PO Exam Eligibility is specified based on three aspects: Nationality, Age Limit, and Educational Qualification for Bank PO, which we are going to explain in following sections.

 

 

Age Limit

 

The minimum age for a candidate to give IBPS PO Exam is 20 years and maximum age is 30 years i.e. a candidate must be born on or after 02nd August 1989 but not later than 01st August 1999. IBPS PO Age limit is considered an important criterion for the selection of eligible candidates.

 

 

Age Relaxation

 

S. No. Category Age Relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 Years
2 Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 Years
3 Persons with Disabilities 10 Years
4 Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment 5 Years
5 Persons ordinarily domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989 5 Years
6 Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 Years
 

 

Nationality

 

A candidate must be either –

 

A Citizen of India or

A Subject 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.

 

Note: Candidate who belong from any of the above-mentioned category must have an identity proof certified by the Government of India.

 

 

Educational Qualification for Bank PO

 

A candidate with a Graduation Degree in any branch/stream from a University recognized by the Govt. of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The final result of their Graduation Degree must be declared on or before 28th August 2019.

In case a candidate is awarded with CGPA/OGPA, they must convert it into a percentage (nearest to 2 decimal places) and mention it in the application form.

The fraction of percentage will be counted as whole number i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60%. While filling your application form you will be required to fill in your graduation percentage. So, you should mention it accordingly.

Calculation of Percentage: The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all semester(s)/year(s) by aggregate maximum marks multiplied by 100. This will be applicable for those Universities also where Class / Grade is decided based on Honors marks only.

 

Note: There is no restriction on the number of attempts in IBPS PO Exam. A candidate can attempt the exam as many times as he wants, until he surpasses the IBPS PO Age Limit.

 

 

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IBPS PO Eligibility 2019- Reservation for Persons with Benchmark Disabilities

 

According to The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016, Section 34, candidates with Benchmark Disabilities are eligible for reservation.

 

Categories mentioned under this Act are enlisted below:

 

Blindness and Low Vision.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

Locomotor disability including Cerebral Palsy. Leprosy cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims and Muscular Dystrophy.

Autism, Intellectual Disability, Specific Learning Disability and Mental Illness.

Multiple Disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including Deaf-Blindness in the posts identified for each disability.

 

Candidates must note that the allocation of these reserved categories will be as prescribed in “The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016” and as per the vacancies reported to IBPS by Participating Organizations.

 

 

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria- Frequently Asked Questions

 

Many candidates have doubts related to IBPS PO Exam Eligibility. Some of these questions are asked about the basic Bank PO eligibility criteria for the exam and some require detailed information regarding the age limit & qualification criteria.

 

Drop us a comment to ask your doubts regarding IBPS PO 2019 Eligibility Criteria. We’ll gladly answer all your questions at the earliest.

So, below we have enlisted the Most Asked Questions/FAQs regarding IBPS PO Eligibility 2019.

 

 

Ques 1. I scored less than 60% in my Bachelor’s degree. Am I eligible for IBPS PO?

The answer is Yes. Candidates with less than 60% marks in their Graduation Degree are also eligible for IBPS PO Exam because candidates only need a Graduation Degree to appear in the exam.

 

 

Ques 2. Are Engineering students eligible for an IBPS PO position?

Yes, Engineering students can also appear in IBPS PO Exam. Candidates with Graduation Degree from any stream/branch are eligible for IBPS PO 2019 Exam. Engineering Candidates are eligible to appear in any competitive exam. If not, the eligibility for engineering students will be mentioned in the official notice of that exam.

 

 

Ques 3. Are B.Tech 4th year students eligible for the IBPS PO Exam?

Yes, candidates in their final year of their Graduation Degree are not eligible. Candidates must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate of Graduation with percentage of marks obtained, while registering online.

 

 

Ques 4. Is a Partially deaf candidate (deaf by one ear) eligible for IBPS PO?

Yes, candidates who are partially deaf are eligible for IBPS PO 2019 Exam. Above we have mentioned the details regarding IBPS PO Exam Eligibility for candidates with Benchmark Disabilities. Candidates who cannot write the exam or whose writing speed is adversely affected permanently for any reason, can use their own scribe. Rules for using Scribe are mentioned in the Official Notification of IBPS PO 2019 Exam.

 

 

Ques 5: How Many Attempts I Can Get for IBPS PO Exam?

You can take as many attempts as you want . There is no restriction on number of attempts for IBPS Bank PO Exam. However in SBI PO, you can appear in the exam only 4 time. In upcoming years, IBPS may introduce it as well.

 

 

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Above we have provided every single detail for IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria. Candidates are suggested to appear in IBPS Bank PO Exam being sure whether you are qualified for it or not. If a candidate satisfies the above mentioned IBPS PO Exam Eligibility, he/she will be eligible to write the exam.

 

Hope, all your doubts/queries regarding IBPS PO Exam Eligibility will get cleared after reading this blog. If you still have some questions, you can ask in the comment section provided below.

 

 

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  • Akansha Jain
    Hello My birthdate is in january 1989 Is i am eligible to give ibps po 2019
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Akansha,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    The minimum age for a candidate to give IBPS PO Exam is 20 years and maximum age is 30 years i.e. a candidate must be born on or after 02nd August 1989 but not later than 01st August 1999.
    Thank You!!
  • Shefali Verma
    Hello! I am final year B.Sc botany student. Am i eligible for PO exam 2019. My 3rd year has just started, that means i will be giving my exams in May 2020 and results will come out in July 2020 . So am I eligible for it. Please help.
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Shefali,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    Yes, you can apply for IBPS PO Exam but you must have a provisional certificate or degree of completing the graduation during the document verification.
    Thank You!!
  • Violeena
    If someone is having backs in one subject, can she / he write ibps clerk exam?
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  • Sachin Srivastava
    If i have back in one subject but i have all the mark sheet of my graduation. Can i appear for the exam ?
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Sachin,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    If you have a graduate degree from the time of the interview then you can become a PO Officer.
    Thank You!!
  • Pradnya
    I scored 56.39% in my Bachelor's degree. Am I eligible for IBPS PO?
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Pradnya,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    There is no percentage limit to apply for IBPS PO Exam.
    Thank You!!
  • Bhaveshsharma719@gmail.com
    My name is Bhavesh sharma .I want to know how much attempts are there for open category candidates
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Bhavesh,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    There is no attempt limit in IBPS PO Exam. If you satisfy the educational qualification and age criteria then you are eligible for IBPS PO Exam.
    Thank You!!
  • Heena
    I'm a final year bsc student.. I've one subject back in 4th semester.. I'm I eligible to apply for ibps exams
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Heena
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    If you want to appear in the IBPS PO exam, you must have completed your graduation before the interview round.
    Thank You!!
  • Srijan
    What are the stages in the exam ? Does it contains interviews also or only written exams ?
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Srijan,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    Yes, IBPS PO contains the Interview. The candidates who qualify the Pre exam will be shortlisted for Main Exam and those who also qualify the main exam will have to clear Personal Interview round to be finalized for the post of PO in IBPS Associated Banks.
    Thank You!!
  • Bhavesh
    is pharmacist eligible for ibps po exam ?
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Bhavesh,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you can apply for the IBPS PO exam. According to exam guidelines, aspirants who are graduated in any discipline from a University recognized by the Government of India are eligible for the exam. Make sure you also meet all the required criteria for exam.
    Thank You.
  • Poornima
    I have scored 48 % in PUC and bachelor with 80%..Am I eligible to apply IBPS exam or not
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Poornima,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you can apply for the IBPS PO exam. According to exam guidelines, aspirants who are graduated in any discipline from a University recognized by the Government of India are eligible for the exam. Make sure you also meet all the required criteria for exam.
    Thank You.
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