IBPS PO 2018 Eligibility- Candidates who wants to apply for IBPS PO 2018 Recruitment process will have to verify their eligibility before applying. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released the examination dates for IBPS PO 2018. The interested candidates can register themselves on the official portal before the deadline otherwise, their applications won’t be accepted. The application process for IBPS PO 2018 will soon be starting. IBPS PO 2018 Eligibility criteria is explained on this page below. Only the candidates who will satisfy IBPS PO 2018 Eligibility will be able to fill Application form. Candidates should satisfy the requirements like Nationality, Educational Qualification and Age Limit. Candidate satisfying all the three requirements can apply without any worries. Check all the details regarding IBPS PO 2018 Eligibility.

IBPS PO 2018 Eligibility

IBPS PO Exam for Probationary Officers will be conducted in three phases. Candidates satisfying the eligibility criteria for first phase. However, to appear in second phase candidates need to clear Phase-I with  minimum qualifying marks. Candidates who wants to appear in the exam must satisfy these Eligibility requirements before filling the Application form.

  • Nationality
  • Educational Qualification
  • Age limit

It is necessary to satisfy the eligibility conditions before you apply for the Online Application Process of IBPS PO 2018. As in the case, any discrepancy is found later in the application form against the original documents, then it could lead to rejection.


An aspirant will be eligible to apply if he/ she belongs to the following countries.

  • India
  • (subject of) Nepal
  • (subject of) Bhutan
  • A Refugee from Tibet can also participate in the application process if he is residing in India since 1st January 1962.
  • An individual who has citizenship of India and has moved to India from the countries mentioned below can apply.
  1. Pakistan
  2. Burma
  3. Sri Lanka
  4. East African countries of Kenya
  5. Uganda
  6. The United Republic of Tanzania
  7. Zambia
  8. Malawi
  9. Zaire
  10. Ethiopia
  11. Vietnam

Educational Qualification

The candidates interested to apply for IBPS PO must have done graduation in any field from a recognized University. In order to support the qualification, they will need to show up along with the valid Mark Sheets/ Degree Certificates.

Age Limit

An aspirant must be at least 20 years of age and less than 30 years of age to be eligible to write the IBPS PO Examination.

Age Relaxation

The Upper Age Limit Relaxation is mentioned below in the table given below.

S.No Name of the Category Age Relaxation
1. SC/ST 5 Years
2. OBC 3 Years
3. PWD Candidates 10 Years
4. Widows/ Divorced females 9 Years
5. Ex-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemen actual period of service rendered in the defense forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
6. Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 5 Years
7. Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (Applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only) 5 Years
8. Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 Years

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