IBPS Clerk 2016 notification out | Get to know the eligibility criteria

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The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released the much awaited IBPS Clerk Notification 2016. The exam conducting body IBPS has announced over 19,000 vacancies in Clerical Cadre posts in 29 banks for the current year, 2016. According to the IBPS Clerk Notification 2016, the recruitment process will be done through two online examinations – Prelims and Mains. The exams are tentatively scheduled for November/December 2016 & January 2017.

Go through the complete article to find out if you are eligible for IBPS Clerk 2016 Recruitment Process.

What are the IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria?

1. Age (as on 1st August 2016)
Minimum: 20 years & Maximum: 28 years.
i.e. One important point to keep in mind here that you should not have been born before 02.08.1988 and not after 01.08.1996 (both dates inclusive).

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC (Non Creamy Layer) 3 years
Persons With Disabilities 10 years
Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled
actual period of service rendered
in defense 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 9 years
Jammu & Kashmir domiciled during
01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989
5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
Regular Employees of Union Carbide Factory,
Bhopal retrenched from service
(for MP state Only)
5 years

2. Required Educational Qualification
(A) A degree (graduation) in any discipline from a University recognized by GoI, or any equivalent qualification.
(B) Computer Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer Systems is mandatory. You should have a Certificate/ Diploma/ Degree in Computer Operations/ Language or should have studied Computer/ Information Technology as one of the subjects in High School/ College/ Institute.
(C) Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/ UT is preferable. You should be able to read, write and speak it.
Note: All results must be declared on or before 12th September 2016.

3. Nationality/ Citizenship
You must be either –
(a) a Citizen of India or
(b) a Subject of Nepal or Bhutan or
(c) a Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India.
(d) a Person of Indian Origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, with the intention of permanently settling in India.

To download the official advertisement of IBPS Clerk 2016 notification, click here.


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