IBPS PO 2021 eligibility criteria will have mention in the official notification of IBPS PO 2021 as decided by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. IBPS PO eligibility criteria 2021 include Age limit, Age Relaxation, Educational Qualification, etc. Interested banking job aspirants who want to apply for IBPS PO 2021 must be aware of IBPS PO eligibility criteria 2021 and candidates need to satisfy themselves to apply online.
Candidates will be provisionally allowed to appear in the IBPS PO exam based on the information provided in the application form. During the verification stage, the eligibility of the candidates will be checked and if not meeting the eligibility criteria, their candidature will be canceled. IBPS PO eligibility criteria determine whether an aspirant is eligible to apply for IBPS PO 2021 or not.
IBPS PO 2021 exam will be held in 3 phases: Preliminary, Main Exam, and Interview. To apply for the exam, the candidate should satisfy the IBPS PO eligibility criteria prescribed by the IBPS. If any aspirant does not meet the IBPS PO eligibility criteria, their candidature will be canceled by IBPS.
IBPS PO 2021 Important Dates
|IBPS PO Event||Date|
|Online Registration||Aug/ Sep 2021|
|Preliminary Exam||12th, 13th, 19th, 20th October 2021|
|Preliminary Exam result||Nov 2021|
|Main Exam||30th Nov 2021|
|Main Exam Result||Dec 2021|
|Interview||Jan/ Feb 2022|
|Final Result||April 2022|
|Provisional Allotment||April 2022|
IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2021
Below we have provided details regarding IBPS PO eligibility criteria.
- Nationality – Indian
- Age – 20 years to 30 years
- Educational Qualifications – Bachelor’s degree in any discipline
Nationality is the most important parameter to be considered before applying for IBPS PO 2021. As per IBPS PO 2021 official notification, an applicant must be,
- An Indian citizen (or)
- A subject of Nepal or Bhutan (or)
- Tibetan refugees who have migrated to India before 1st Jan 1962 with an intention to settle in India (or)
- POI origin Migrants that have migrated from Sri Lanka, Burma, Pakistan, and from East African countries of Uganda, Kenya, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, Zaire, and Vietnam with an intention to settle permanently in India.
Persons having a certificate of eligibility issued by the Indian Government are also eligible to apply for IBPS PO 2021. Except for Indian citizens, every other candidate will have to produce a certificate of eligibility issued by the central government, during verification.
IBPS PO 2021 Age Limit (As on 1st Aug 2021)
Age is another important criterion to be looked at to be eligible for IBPS PO 2021 exam. As per the IBPS PO 2021 official notification, as of 1st Aug 2021, the applicant should be 20 years old but has not acquired the age of 30 years i.e., the applicant should be born between 2nd Aug 1990 to 1st Aug 2000 (both dates inclusive).
IBPS PO 2021 aspirants belonging to certain categories can claim age relaxation in the upper age limit as follows.
|S. No.||Category||Age relaxation|
|1.||Persons affected by 1984 riots||5 years|
|2.||Persons living in J&K state while the period 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989||5 years|
|3.||Persons with disabilities as per guidelines issued by Government of India||10 years|
|4.||OBCs of non-creamy layer||3 years|
|5.||STs / SCs||5 years|
|6.||General / Unreserved candidates||Not Applicable|
Note – Aspirants looking for age relaxation will be needed to present and submit necessary certificate(s) / document(s) in original / along with photocopies at the time of the Interview. If they fail to do, they will be considered as General candidates.
Prescribed Formats of certificates for SC, ST, OBC, PWD candidates are available to download on IBPS website @www.ibps.in. Certificates(s) / document(s) produced in other formats will not be accepted by IBPS authorities.
Educational Qualifications (As on 04th Sep 2021)
An applicant must have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline or any equivalent qualification from a recognized University / Institution. Students in their final year of graduation cannot apply to IBPS PO 2021 because indicating the marks with percentage scored in Graduation in the online application is compulsory.
Educational qualification should be from University/Institute recognized by the Government of India/ approved by regulatory bodies. The final result should have been declared on or before 04.09.2021. The date of passing the eligibility qualification is considered as per the date mentioned on the mark sheet.
In case the result has been declared on or before the said date on the website by issuing a web-based certificate by Institute but the original certificates are issued at later date by indicating the date of passing and by signing by the competent authorities will be considered for the verification process.
IBPS PO 2021 Exam
IBPS PO will be a national level recruitment event to be conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection for the selection of personnel for Management Trainee / Probationary Officer posts in the Participating Banks / Organisations. The entire IBPS PO 2021 recruitment event will be conducted in three stages of examination as shown below.
- Phase I / Preliminary examination
- Phase II / Main examination
- Phase III / Interview
IBPS PO 2021 Participating Banks
As per the official notification, 20 banks/organizations are participating in a common recruitment process for the recruitment of probationary officers/management trainees (CRP PO / MT-X for vacancies of 2021-22). Names of participating banks/organizations are given below.
|Allahabad Bank||Andhra Bank|
|Bank of Maharashtra||Bank of Baroda|
|Bank of India||IDBI Bank|
|Canara Bank||Central Bank of India|
|Corporation Bank||Dena Bank|
|Punjab & Sind Bank||Punjab National Bank|
|Oriental Bank of Commerce||Indian Overseas Bank|
|Indian Bank||United Bank of India|
|Union Bank of India||UCO Bank|
|Syndicate Bank||Vijaya Bank|
IBPS PO Eligibility FAQs
Q. I’m A Tibetan Refugee Living In India. Can I Apply For IBPS PO 2021?
A. Yes, you can apply for IBPS PO 2021 if the lineage of your family migrated to India before 1st January 1962.
Q. I Am 31 Years Old and Belong To The Unreserved Category. Am I Eligible For Filling The IBPS PO Online Application Form?
Q. What Is The Lower Age Limit To Apply For IBPS PO 2021?
A. The lower age limit to apply for IBPS PO 2021 for all category candidates is 20 years.
Q. Will Persons Affected By 1984 Riots Are Eligible For Age Relaxation?
A.Yes. They can get relaxation in the upper age limit for up to 5 years i.e. upper age limit for persons affected by the 1984 riots is 35 years.
Q. What Is The Upper Age Limit For General Category Candidates?
A. 30 years.
Q. What is the educational qualification for IBPS PO Exam?
A. candidate must have Graduation in any subject to be eligible for IBPS PO 2021.