IBPS Clerk 2017 Eligibility Criteria
Nationality / Citizenship:
A candidate must be either
(i) a Citizen of India or
(ii) a subject of Nepal or
(iii) a subject of Bhutan or
(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently
settling in India or
(v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries
of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia,
Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India,
provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour
a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
Age (As on 01.09.2017):
Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 28 years
i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.09.1989 and not later than 01.09.1997 (both dates
1. It is mandatory for the candidate to have a degree from the government recognized college or university or the equivalent alternative of a degree considered. There is no particular field specified, a candidate from any study background is allowed only having the degree is mandatory. Also, the candidate should have knowledge of computer and the local language.
2. The applicant must have a valid Mark-sheet OR Degree Certificate.
3. Computer Literacy: Applicants should have a Diploma/Certificate/Degree in computer operations/language OR should have studied via Computer/IT (Information Technology) as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute. Applicants must have working and operating knowledge in computer systems is compulsory.
4. Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT (applicants should know how to write, read as well as speak the Official Language of the State/UT) for which vacancies an applicant wishes to apply is better.