Government job exams & Bank jobs have always attracted Indian youth for long.Though job security is the primary reason, relaxations offered in eligibility conditions enabled many to turn government employees.Who are eligible to apply for bank jobs in the year 2015 are explained here.
IBPS by publishing the bank exam calendar 2015 has made aspirants sit straight & take note of the upcoming test dates.It is possible that the institute may stick to the same schedule for 2015 as well.
It was only recently the results for previous common written examinations were released.While those who were unable to qualify earlier are waiting to give their next best shot, fresh graduates are eager to site for their first IBPS CWE.
4 main banking job exams have been planned in a year as per the notification released by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection.They are:
Now let us look at the eligibility conditions required to apply for each IBPS exam.
IBPS RRB Exam
This common written exam is conducted for recruitment of Office Assistants & Officers (scale I, II & III) in 62 regional rural banks spread across India.
Here is the eligibility table for IBPS RRB CWE that is to happen in September 2015
Officer (scale I)
|Age||18 - 28 years|
|Education||Pass in degree|
|Others||knowledge of local language of the state is necessary.should have passed in that lang. as subject in std.X|
Eligibility for Clerk Posts
The IBPS Clerk CWE will be conducted in the month of December and candidates satisfying the below criteria can submit their applications.
- Agelimit: 20 – 28 years (+5yrs for sc/st, +3yrs for obc, +10yrs for disabled)
- Should have completed graduation (any degree)
- Proficiency (able to read/write/write) in the official language of the state that you are applying for, is required.
- Must have studied computer science/ IT as subject in high school/ college.If not, then you NEED to posses atleast a certificate/ diploma in computer operations/ language from an institute.
|The IBPS clerk notification for next exam might be announced in October 2015.|
Eligibility for PO Jobs
To apply for probationary officer vacancies in public sector banks, one needs to qualify in IBPS PO CWE scheduled in the month of October. See below to understand who is eligible for PO exam.
- Agelimit for PO: 20 – 30 years (relaxation in max. age is same just like in clerk)
- You must be a degree graduate (any discipline)
|The IBPS PO exam notification would be released in July 2015.|
For Specialist Officer Posts
Those with specialized degrees such as BE/ Btech/ MBA (Finance/Marketing/ HR) CA/ LLB can join as Specialist Officer in respective departments.
The selection board conducts a separate common test for these posts known as IBPS Specialist Officer CWE - IV in January 2016
The advertisement calling for specialist officer CWE registrations could be released in November.
All the above were compiled based on previous recruitment notices released by IBPS. Since recruitments are based on various govt. guidelines, policies etc., it may change.
We hope the general eligibility for upcoming bank exams is clear to understand. Incase you have any doubts or something more to add, feel free to voice it through comments below.