Institute of Banking Personnel and Selection releases the IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria along with the official notification. The candidates need to cross-check the eligibility criteria before applying for the IBPS PO 2021. According to the notification, the minimum age limit for the candidates is 28 years. The upper age limit of the candidates who belong to the reserved category can be relaxed as per the rules applicable for the aforesaid category. 
 
The candidates applying for the IBPS PO exams have to qualify for all the points mentioned on the eligibility criteria. The candidates need to cross-check each eligibility point and then apply for the IBPS PO Application Form 2021. Smartkeeda has come up with this article that describes the eligibility criteria of the IBPS PO Exam 2021.
 

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2021

 
The candidates can check out the basic eligibility criteria i.e. Age Limit, Educational Qualification etc admissible for an IBPS PO from the space below: 
 

Nationality

 
The candidates who wish to apply for the IBPS PO exam need to qualify any of the following eligibility:
 

Age Limit

 
The minimum age limit for the candidates who belong to unreserved candidates is 21 years to 30 years. Along with this, candidates who belong to the reserved category will be eligible to get the 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 PO should be graduates from a recognised University in any of the disciplines. There is no mention of minimum aggregate marks for candidates of any category.
 

Scribe Eligibility

 
The candidates who are Orthopaedically or visually impaired can avail the scribe facility while appearing for the IBPS PO exam. The candidates need to mention this clause while filling the application form and they have to bring their own scribe on the exam day. Along with this, the qualification of the scribe should be less than that of the candidate and must not be preparing for the IBPS PO exam.
 

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2021 FAQs

 
Q1: What is the age limit for the IBPS PO Exam 2021?
 
A1: The age limit for the IBPS PO Exam 2021 is 21 years to 28 years for the General candidates.
 
Q2: Can a Diploma holder with first-class be eligible for the IBPS PO Exam 2021?
 
A2: No, a Diploma holder with first class is not eligible for the IBPS PO Exam 2021
 
Q3: Is there any age relaxation in the IBPS PO Exam 2021 for the OBC candidates?
 
A3: Yes, there is age relaxation in the IBPS PO Exam 2021 for the OBC candidates of 3 years in the upper age limit.
 
Q4: How many times can a candidate appear for the IBPS PO Exam 2021?
 
A4: A candidate can appear for the IBPS PO Exam as long as they satisfy the age limit for the same.
 
Q5: What is the reservation policy for the Physically disabled candidates for the IBPS PO Exam 2021?
 
A5: The Physically disabled candidates for the IBPS PO Exam 2021 who have a disability of more than 40% will be eligible for age relaxations.

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