IBPS PO Age Limit

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will be conducting the mains examinations for the selection of its Probationary Officers (PO) on January 22, 2022. The admit card for the sae was released on January 10, 2022.

The IBPS has many eligibility criteria with regards to selecting its Probationary Officers. One of them being the Age Limit. To know more about other IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria, candidates can check the linked article.

For now this article will specifically give details about the age limit for the IBPS PO Exam.

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What is the Age Limit for IBPS PO 2021-2022?

Going by the details given in the official IBPS PO notification released in October 2021, a candidate must be minimum 20 years of age and maximum 30 years of age. In short, a candidate should be born after 02.10.1990 and before 01.11.2000 to meet the eligibility criteria.

The IBPS has also set certain age relaxation criteria for certain categories of applicants. Its details are given in the table below:

IBPS PO Age Limit Relaxation

Categories Age Relaxation
SC/ST Candidates 5 years
OBC category from the non-creamy layer 3 years
Persons With Disabilities:

  • Partial or Full Blindness
  • Partial or Total Loss of Hearing
  • Locomotor Disabilities
  • Intellectual or Learning Disabilities, Autism and Mental Illness
  • Multiple Concurrent Disabilities
10 years
Ex-Servicemen 5 years
Person Domiciled in Jammu and Kashmir Between 1980-1989 5 years
1984 Riot Victims 5 years

Salient points regarding IBPS PO Age Limit

  1. Upper age relaxation for SC/ST/OBC categories are on a cumulative basis
  2. The specified age limit is applicable to General Category and Economically Weaker Candidates.
  3. To get age relaxation, the required documents need to be submitted at the time of interview or any subsequent stage of the recruitment process
  4. If an ex-serviceman applies for various vacancies before joining any civil employment, he/she can avail of the benefit of reservation as an ex-serviceman for any subsequent employment.

Frequently asked Questions about IBPS PO Age Limit

What is the age limit for IBPS PO 2021?

The age parameter is a minimum of 20 and a maximum of 30 years of age. However, the age limit varies according to the caste of the candidate.

Is there upper age relaxation for the Economically Weaker Section or General Category candidates?

No, 12th standard candidates are not eligible for the WBCS exam. They need to possess at least a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university

Is graduation necessary for WBCS?

There is no upper age limit relaxation for candidates belonging to General and Economically Weaker Section Category candidates.

To know more about the WBPSC Exam, candidates can refer to the following links. To know more in detail about other PSC Exams, visit the linked article.


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