Just like SBI PO, the pattern for IBPS PO has also changed. IBPS has announced to conduct Prelims and Mains  in the recruitment of its PO examination from this year, i.e, 2015.

For those who are ambitious for a profession in Indian Banking sector, IBPS examination is a great platform. IBPS through its Common Written Test and Interview recruits candidates to various regional and nationalized banks every year.

In this article, we will discuss the eligibility criteria for the IBPS Common Written Examination.

Educational Qualifications:

According to IBPS Exam Notification released on 26th June 2015, Degree (graduation) in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification as recognized by the Central Government. Any final year student, who has not yet received his result till 1st August 2015 , must not apply. The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.

Age Limit:

The age limit for IBPS Bank PO 2015 is 20 years-30 years calculated on 1st July 2015.

i.e. a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02 July 1985 and not later than 01 July 1995 (both dates inclusive).

Age relaxation for different categories is:

Common Queries of Candidate applying for IBPS-PO:

Question 1: Can I appear for IBPS CWE, I have completed +2

Answer: The minimum qualification for appearing for IBPS CWE is a University Degree. So you cannot appear.

Question 2: I have a diploma from a recognized institute. Can I give IBPS exam?

Answer: No you cannot as a diploma is not considered equivalent to 3 years degree course in India.

Question 3: Can I apply for IBPS CWE if I hold a distance education program?

Answer: You can apply for IBPS examination if the course curriculum and the University of study is approved by UGC and other Central Educational Agencies.

Question 4 : Can I apply for IBPS If I passed degree course with 59.99% marks?

Answer: According to the IBPS-PO Notification for 2015, there is no clause of minimum marks in graduation. So you can apply.

Question 5: Can I apply if I am in the last year of my degree course?

Answer: You must have your graduation degree at the time of Interview. You must have received your degree certificate on or before 1st August, 2015. The date of passing the eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark-sheet or provisional certificate issued by University / Institute.

Question: 6 I belong to General Category and my DOB is 25 Nov, 1990. Am I eligible?

Answer: Yes, you are eligible.

(Minimum age for GC is 20 years; Maximum age for GC is 30 years.)

Question 7: Am I eligible to write the exam? I have completed integrated course in Msc., the stream is software Engg. And the duration is of 5 years.

Answer: Yes, you can apply for IBPS Examination.

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