Banking jobs have always attracted Indian youth for long.Though job security is the primary reason, relaxations offered in eligibility conditions enable many to turn government employees.Who are eligible to apply for bank jobs in the year 2016 are explained here.
IBPS Bank Exams is the biggest & the only recruitment test that is held for bank jobs in India.
While those who were unable to qualify previously are waiting to give their next best shot, fresh graduates are eager to sit for their 1st IBPS bank exams.
The recently released IBPS bank exam calendar 2016 has made aspirants sit up & take note of the upcoming bank exam dates.
4 main banking job exams have been planned for the year 2016-17 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 (Regional Rural Banks)
There are 56 regional rural banks in India which are similar to normal public sector banks but are located only in villages & towns.
Their main purpose is to provide banking services for those in rural areas.
A common written exam is conducted for recruitment of Office Assistants & Officers in branches of these RRB`s.
Here are the eligibility conditions for IBPS RRB V 2016 exams.
Officer (scale I)
|Age||Min:18 yrs Max: 28 (for assistant) & 30 years (for Officers)|
|Education||Pass in degree|
|Others||Knowledge of local language of the state you are applying is necessary.It would be test at the time of Interview.|
The exact date of these tests will be announced later.
Eligibility for Clerk Jobs in 2016
The IBPS Clerk (VI) 2016 Exam will be conducted to fill clerk cum cashier jobs in 19 public sector banks across India.
All those candidates satisfying the below criteria can submit their applications.
- Agelimit: 20 – 28 years (+5yrs for sc/st, +3yrs for obc, +10yrs for disabled)
- Education: Should have completed graduation (any degree)
- Language: Proficiency (able to read /write/ write) in official language of the state that you are applying for, is required.
- Computer Knowledge: Must have studied computer science/ IT as subject in high school or college.If not, then you NEED to posses atleast a certificate/ diploma in computer operations/ language from an institute.
From the current year onwards, there wont be interviews for clerk jobs in banks.Instead, there could be a qualifying or physchometric test that is not yet decided.
|The IBPS clerk 2016 (VI) notification could be released in the month October 2016|
Eligibility for PO Jobs in 2016
To apply for probationary officer (PO) post in 2017-18, one needs to qualify in IBPS PO (VI) 2016 CWE which is to be happen this year.
The eligibility conditions for IBPS PO exams are,
- Agelimit for PO: 20 – 30 years (relaxation in max. age is same just like in clerk)
- You must have passed in degree (any discipline)
|The IBPS PO 2016 (IV) notification announcement can be expected in July 2016|
For Specialist Officers in 2016
If you are a professional degree holder such as BE/ Btech/ MBA (Finance/Marketing/ HR) CA/ LLB then IBPS SO exam for specialist officer jobs in govt banks will be the right choice.
The Specialist Officer positions available in PSBs are IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, HR Officer, Marketing Officer, Law Officer & Rajbhasha Adhikari.
As the eligibility condition differs for each post, see the image below for detailed information.
|The IBPS SO (VI) 2016 notification shall be made during December 2016|
All the above eligibility conditions are set by IBPS & hence can change as per the govt rules prevailing at the time of issuing recruitment notices.
The IBPS banking exams eligibility explained above should have cleared most of your doubts.To know about latest updates you may also visit the page upcoming bank & govt exams
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