Eligibility for Bank tests and notification about exams?

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RE: Eligibility for Bank tests and notification about exams?

Prathamesh Kapote
Prathamesh Kapote
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Founder And Director At Canvas Career
  • Nasik

Hello Utkarsh,

A warm welcome to CareerGuide.com

Thanks for visiting us and writing us your career query.

When we talk about the Banking field we see that there are many career opportunities . Banking system of India is one of the strongest Banking system. Banking sector has been growing rapidly with the growing economy of the country. In Banking sector earlier there were only the Public Banks but later there has been also many private banking players in this field. 

One can make a career in any of the Banking Sector i.e Private or Public Banking Sector. Both of them has been growing rapidly.

If you are planning to make a career in the Private Banks like ICICI,AXIS,HDFC etc than for them usually the eligibility criteria is as follows-

  1. A candidate should have a Graduate degree in any stream from a recognised university with minimum 55%.
  2. Should be an Indian
  3. Should be within 25 years of age.

You can apply for the Bank Clerk or PO Exam. You need to check for the notification,application,eligibility etc. to the respective banks website.

If your are planning to make a career in Public Banking Sector than again you have an option to apply for the Clerk or PO exam.


The Candidates who aspires to make a career in SBI bank they need to give an SBI PO or Clerk exam.; whereas the candidate who wish to make a career as PO or Clerk in any of the Government Banks they need to give an IBPS Bank PO or Clerk exam. IBPS BANK PO  and Clerk exam is conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection for the remaining 21 Government Banks in the Country.


Following are the eligibility criteria for the Bank Clerk and Bank PO Exams-

  1. A candidate should have completed a Graduation Degree from any of the stream from a recognised university or a student who are in the final year of the degree and waiting for their results are also eligible to apply for the Bank Exam.
  2. Nationality- Indian
  3. Age- 20 to 30 years; 5 years of relaxation for SC/ST, 3 years for OBC, 10 years for disabled person.

The notification of the Public Bank exams van be found on the IBPS website i.e www.ibps.in or www.sbi.co.in

Whereas the notifications are also published in the National Newspapers and Local Newspapers. You can refer to the Rozgar Samachar or Employment News paper.

I hope you find this information useful and helpful.

Feel free to get in touch again.

Wish you Good Luck

Thank you

Warm Regards,

Prathamesh Kapote



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