By admin 27 February 2018
Employment in the Banking sector has always been the first choice among the youth of the country. The most important reason behind this attraction is – professional stability, handsome salary and lucrative perks. IBPS conducts recruitment exams for Public sector banks, RBI, SBI, NABARD and many other leading banks in the country for their Assistants and officer’s posts.
As mentioned above that youth of our country is attracted towards banking sector jobs, following the same path, are you too one of those aspirants, hopeful for a banking job? Have you gone through the prerequisites or the eligibility criteria? If not, then please go through them in detail before you start your bank exam preparations.
Before you begin your preparation and enrol at either offline or online classes for bank PO, we bring to you this article to guide you and many more aspirants like you to know the best age for bank recruitment exam preparation.
Age criteria for different Bank recruitment exams
Every bank has its predefined set of eligibility criteria and for candidates, it is important and mandatory to adhere to these criteria to evade invalidation of their application. Recruitment exams directed by IBPS hold the most important position across India. These exams cover the 4 major domains, which include:
The age limit for various posts that fall under these 4 domains is:
The State Bank of India conducts exams for Clerk, PO and other Specialist Officers for its own branches and also for its Associate banks across India. The age limits for posts under SBI include:
But then, there is definite relaxation to age criteria for some categories, which include
|Category||Relaxation (in years)|
|SC / ST||5|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC)||3|
|PWD (SC /ST)||15|
|Persons with domicile of Jammu & Kashmir State for the period 1 January 1981 to 31 December 1990||5|
|Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen||Actual service period + 3 years (8 years for disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST subject to maximum age of 50 years)|
|Widows, Divorced and legally separated women & who are not re-married||9 years (subject to the maximum age limit of 35 years for General, 40 years for SC/ST and 38 years for OBC candidates|
These were the age limits set for various posts and various categories, we hope this information will be useful to sort out most of your doubts. Now let’s move ahead with further discussion on the ideal age to start your preparation for the bank exams.
It is quite evident with the above information that the major age range for almost every bank post is 20 to 30 years, hence following the famous quote “it is better to start early then finish late”, we are giving you some tips on what is the best age to flag off your bank exam preparations:
Take it as a suggestion – start preparation now, as it is never too late to fight for your dreams.
This was just the age criteria, there are many other eligibility criteria and prerequisites associated with the bank exam, for information on these and for fruitful bank exam preparation, enrol for bank PO video classes at http://online.vidyaguru.in/bank-coaching/