IBPS Clerk Age Limit

IBPS Clerk Exam is conducted every year by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection to recruit clerical cadres in multiple banks all over the country. Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join any of the Participating Banks as a Clerk or in a similar post in that cadre, is required to register for the Common Recruitment Process (CRP Clerks -XI).

In this article, IBPS clerk exam age limits are given in detail. For more details on IBPS Clerk Exam, refer to the linked article. 

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Age Limit for IBPS Clerk

  • Candidates intending to apply for CRP Clerks-XI should ensure that they fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria specified by IBPS.
  •  The IBPS clerk eligibility criteria are majorly based on the candidate’s:
    • Nationality
    • Age 
    • Educational Qualification
  • At the time of joining and any subsequent stage of the recruitment process as required by IBPS/ Participating Banks, the candidates must produce the relevant documents in original and a photocopy in support of their identity and eligibility pertaining to category, nationality, age, educational qualifications etc. 

Therefore, it is important to have knowledge about eligibility criteria. 

  • Minimum Age Limit for IBPS Clerk Exam – 20 Years
  • Maximum Age Limit for IBPS Clerk Exam – 28 Years

Note – For IBPS Clerk Vacancies of 2023-24, a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.07.1994 and not later than 01.07.2002 (both dates inclusive). 

IBPS Clerk Upper Age Limit (Category-wise)

The notification also mentions upper age limits as per the categories mentioned below in the table.

S.No Category Age relaxation 
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
Persons With Disabilities 10 years
Ex-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemen Actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
Widows, divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried Age concession up to the age of 35 years for General/EWS, 38 years for OBC and 40 years for SC/ST candidates.
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

IBPS Clerk Age Limit Relaxation

  • Ex-Servicemen candidates who have already secured employment under the Central Government in Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ will be permitted the benefit of age relaxation
  • The maximum age limit specified is applicable to General Category candidates and Economically Weaker (EWS) Category Candidates.  
  • For candidates belonging to the OBC category, the certificate should specifically contain a clause that the candidate does not belong to the creamy layer section excluded from the benefits of reservation for Other Backward Classes in Civil post & services under Government of India.

To know more about eligibility criteria, aspirants can go through the linked  IBPS Clerk Eligibility

Additional Information – List of Participating Banks

Bank of Baroda  Canara Bank Indian Overseas Bank UCO Bank 
Bank of India Central Bank of India Punjab National Bank Union Bank of India
Bank of Maharashtra  Indian Bank Punjab & Sind Bank

FAQ about IBPS Clerk Age Limit


How many attempts are allowed for IBPS clerks?

As there are no limitations for the number of attempts, the candidates can take the exam as many times as they want irrespective of the category they belong to.

What is the age limit for IBPS jobs?

The minimum and maximum age for the IBPS clerk exam is 20 years and 28 years respectively. The age relaxations is given to different categories as mentioned above in the article.

Is typing necessary for bank clerks?

As far as IBPS clerk exam is concerned, there is no typing test in the selection process. But, a bank clerk should have a good typing speed.

What is the maximum age limit for bank exams?

The maximum age limit is different for different bank exams. For IBPS clerk exam the maximum age limit is 28 years,  SBI PO- 30 years, IBPS PO 30 years.

Who is eligible for IBPS Clerk Exam?

Candidates, intending to apply for the IBPS clerk exam should ensure that they fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria specified by IBPS.

Related Links:

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IBPS RRB Clerk IBPS Clerk Syllabus
IBPS Clerk Cut Off IBPS PO Cut Off


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