Check out the IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria right here. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is responsible for conducting the IBPS PO Examination on an annual basis to recruit young, dynamic and intelligent candidates for the post of Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees. A total of 20 government banks will be participating in the recruitment process. The interested candidates can register themselves on the official portal before the deadline otherwise, their applications won’t be accepted. Once an aspirant satisfies the IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria against his/ her credentials, then he/ she can proceed to fill up of Application form without any worry.

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2017

The eligibility conditions of IBPS PO Exam are mentioned on the page below. Scroll down to view whether the conditions given below sounds like you or not. In case, you do not satisfy the eligibility norms set by IBPS, then it is advisable not to apply for the recruitment process as you won’t be able to issue the admit card and therefore cannot appear for the IBPS PO 2017 Exam.

Brief Details About the IBPS Probationary Officers Examination 2017

Fetch the quick details regarding the conduct of IBPS PO 2017 Examination.

Name of the Examination IBPS PO Examination 2017
Name of the Conducting Body Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Number of Participating Organisations 20
Official Website
Name of the Post Probationary Officers/ Management Trainees

It is necessary to satisfy the eligibility conditions before you apply for the Online Application Process of IBPS PO 2017. As in the case, any discrepancy is found later in the application form against the original documents, then it could lead to rejection. Therefore, go through the eligibility criteria mentioned below and know whether you can apply for it or not.


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.

Upper Age Limit

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

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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