30 Aug, 2018

IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2019 – is important for candidates who are applying to check before submitting the application form otherwise their application form might be rejected if they won’t fulfill the eligibility properly. Those candidates who will not found eligible during the selections process their candidature will be cancelled immediately. There are some specific eligibility criteria set up by the officials. IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2019 differ for reserved and unreserved candidates. IBPS (Institute for Banking Personnel Selection) conducts IBPS Clerk exam to recruit candidates for the position of clerk. Candidates get entry in public sector Bank. This exam is conducted at National level. This exam is conducted in stages. Stages are:

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Mains Examination

NOTE: There is no interview round in IBPS Clerk exam.

An Overview of the Examination:

    Name of the Examination

    Institute of Banking Personnel Selection – Clerk

    Conducting Body

    IBPS(Institute Of Banking Personnel Selection)

    Exam Level

    National Level

    Stages of Examination

    1.      Preliminary Exam

    2.      Main Exam

    Application Mode

    Online Mode

    Mode of Examination

    Computer Based Test

    Official Website


    Expected Date

    1.      Preliminary Exam – December 2019

    2.      Main Exam- January 2019

    Help Desk Number

    1800 222 366/1800 103 4566

    Participating Banks:

     Allahabad Bank

    Central Bank of India

    Oriental Bank of Commerce

    Indian Overseas Bank

    Andhra Bank

    Bank of Baroda

    Corporation Bank

    Dena Bank


    Bank of Maharashtra

    Bank of India

    Canara Bank

    Indian Bank

    Syndicate Bank

    United bank of India

    Vijaya Bank

    Union Bank of India

    UCO Bank

    Punjab and Sindh bank.


    Roles and Responsibilities of Clerk in Bank:

    Backbone of any bank is its clerical staff. Clerical staff handles cash transaction, clearing cheques, checking details etc. 70 percent of staff is comprises of clerical staff. Without clerical staff it is impossible for a bank to run for a long. Now, every bank wants to hire clerical staff that has good communication skills and knowledge of computers. As far as need of clerical staff is there in the banks, opportunities for growth are possible. Clerk can give internal exams conducted by that bank only to get the higher positions. Candidate who will qualify that individual exam enjoys the perks of Officers post. If a candidate is good focused he/she can get the upper post in just 2-3 years.

    IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2019

    Candidates can check their IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2019 here.

    1. Nationality
    • Candidate must be citizen of India.
    • Applying candidate can be a subject of Bhutan and Nepal but should satisfy the conditions mandated by the Government of India.
    • Refugees of Tibet can also apply, but they should shift to India before January 1, 1962.
    • Candidates of Indian origin who have shifted in India with the intension of permanently settling here i.e. Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Burma, Vietman, Malawi, Zaire, Zambia, , Kenya Ethiopia.

    NOTE: Candidates belonging to last three points should have their certificate issued by the Government of India. If any Candidate fails to show their certificate he/she will not be eligible.

    1. Age Limit
    • Age limit should be 20-28 years.
    • Candidate should be born 02 august 1998 and after 01 august 1996.
    • Relaxation in age is also given to the following categories:


    Relaxation in Age

    Schedule Castes

    05 years

    Schedule Tribes

    05 years

    Other backward classes – Non creamy layer (OBS-NCL)

    03 years

    Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned officers and Short service Commissioned Officers who worked not less than 05 years and resigned on the conclusion of the assigned project.

    05 years

    Person with disability(PWD)

    10 years

    Ex Servicemen

    05 years

    Domicile of Kashmir division

    05 years

    Candidates who were affected in the riots of 1984

    05 years

    Divorced women

    09 years


    1. Educational Qualification:

    Candidate must have Graduation degree or equivalent from a recognized University by Government of India.

    Mention above three points should be ensured by the candidates to satisfy IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2019.

    We hope this article will be helpful for applying candidates to check their IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2019. We wish every candidate a very good luck. For further Information for IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam, Stay connected with our article.


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