Institute of Banking Personnel and Selection(IBPS) has released the IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2021 on the official website. The candidates who wish to apply and appear for the IBPS Clerk exam can find the basic qualification required for the same. The board has strictly notified that the application forms of those candidates who do not qualify for any of the basic criteria will be rejected.
 
The eligibility criteria comprise a lot of basic qualifications i.e. Age Limit, Educational Qualifications, Nationality, Minimum Attempts etc. The candidates should cross-check each eligibility point and then apply for the IBPS Clerk Application Form 2021. Smartkeeda has come up with this article that describes the eligibility criteria of the IBPS Clerk Exam 2021.
 

IBPS Clerk Important Dates 2021

 
The candidates can check out the important dates of the IBPS Clerk 2021 examination on the table below:
 
IBPS Clerk Events Important Dates
IBPS Clerk Official Notification  July 11, 2021
IBPS Clerk Online Application Releases  July 12, 2021, to 01 August 2021
IBPS Clerk PET Call Letter releases 01 August 2021
IBPS Clerk PET Dates 16 August 2021
IBPS Clerk Preliminary Admit Card August 2021
IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam August 28, August 29 and September 04 2021
IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Result September 2021
IBPS Clerk Mains Admit Card October 2021
IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Date October 31, 2021
IBPS Clerk Mains Result 01 April 2022
IBPS Clerk Provisional Allotment 01 April 2022
 

IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2021

 
The candidates can check out the basic IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria for all the candidates in the space below:
 

Nationality

 
The candidate must fulfil the following criteria as mentioned in the space below:
 
• 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.
 

Age Limit

 
The basic age limit for the candidates who belong to unreserved candidates is 21 years to 28 years. While the candidates who are from the reserved category will get the following age relaxation as mentioned in the table below:
 
Category Age Relaxations
OBC 3 Years
SC 10 Years
ST 10 Years
Physically Disabled Category 15 Years
 

Educational Qualification

 
The candidates willing to apply for IBPS Clerk should be a Graduate from a recognised University in any of the disciplines. There is no mention of minimum aggregate marks for candidates of any category.
 

Physical Disability

 
The candidates who belong to the physically disabled category should possess at least 40% of any kind of physical disability.
 
IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2021 FAQs
 
Q.1: What is the age limit for the IBPS Clerk Exam 2021?
 
Ans.: The age limit for the IBPS Clerk Exam 2021 is 21 years to 28 years for the General candidates.
 
Q.2: Can a Diploma holder with first class be eligible for the IBPS Clerk Exam 2021?
 
Ans.: No, a Diploma holder with first class is not eligible for the IBPS Clerk Exam 2021
 
Q.3: Is there any age relaxation in the IBPS Clerk Exam 2021 for the OBC candidates?
 
Ans.: Yes, there is age relaxation in the IBPS Clerk Exam 2021 for the OBC candidates of 3 years in the upper age limit.
 
Q.4: How many times can a candidate appear for the IBPS Clerk Exam 2021?
 
Ans.: A candidate can appear for the IBPS Clerk Exam as long as they satisfy the age limit for the same.
 
Q.5: What is the reservation policy for the Physically disabled candidates for the IBPS Clerk Exam 2021?
 
Ans.: The Physically disabled candidates for the IBPS Clerk Exam 2021 who have a disability of more than 40% will be eligible for age relaxations.


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