IBPS PO Age Limit 2020-21 | Relaxation, Attempts

IBPS PO Age Limit

Hello guys. In today’s article, we will focus on IBPS PO Age Limit, where we will see exact range in which your birth date must lie to be eligible for upcoming IBPS PO Exam 2020. Apart from just age limit of IBPS PO Exam, other important things like educational qualification, number of attempts, age relaxation for different categories and all other eligibility criteria’s will be explained in detail.

If you are a graduate or in the last year of graudation, IBPS Exam is the best opportunity to gain a class 1 white-collar job in various Nationalized Banks of India like Allahabad Bank, Canara Bank, Punjab National Bank, Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, etc. So, calculate the number of attempts for IBPS PO exam and start preparation as early as possible.

IBPS PO Exam can be easily cracked in First Attempt if you start your preparation in the Last Year of Graduation (means 1 year of preparation time!)

IBPS PO Age Limit 2020

Age Limit for IBPS PO Exam 2020= 20 years to 30 years

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) Exam for Probationary Officer needs your age between the range of 20 years to 30 years as on 1st August 2020.

  • IBPS PO Age Limit 2020: Candidate must be born not earlier than 02.08.1990 and not later than 01.08.2000
  • IBPS PO Age Limit 2021: Candidate must be born not earlier than 02.08.1991 and not later than 01.08.2001
  • IBPS PO Age Limit 2022: Candidate must be born not earlier than 02.08.1992 and not later than 01.08.2002
  • IBPS PO Age Limit 2023: Candidate must be born not earlier than 02.08.1993 and not later than 01.08.2003
  • IBPS PO Age Limit 2024: Candidate must be born not earlier than 02.08.1994 and not later than 01.08.2004

(Start and End dates are Inclusive)

IBPS PO Age Limit Relaxation

If you belong to particular category like OBC, SC/ST, Ex-Servicemen, SSC Officers, PWD, etc then you will get relaxation in IBPS PO Exam Age Limit. Let us analyze each case one by one:

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ ST (Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe) 5 years
OBC (Other Backward Classes – Non Creamy Layer) 3 years
PwD (Persons With Disabilities) 10 years
Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers which inlcudes Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) 5 years
Domiciled in Jammu and Kashmir from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 1989 5 years
People affected by 1984 riots 5 years

If you are OBC Candidate, and if you wish to avail the age relaxation facility, then you must have Non Creamy Layer Certificate issued by Government.

Number of Attempts for IBPS PO Exam

We have seen that number of attempts for SBI PO exam is 4 but that’s not the case with IBPS PO. There is no limit of attempts for IBPS PO Exam. It means that you can give unilimited number of attempts till you are within the age limit.

Guidelines for Persons With Benchmark Disabilities (IBPS PO Exam 2020)

IBPS PO Exam Rules for Handicapp

Educational Qualification for IBPS PO Exam

IBPS PO Educational Qualification: Degree from any discipline with minimum 60% Marks

If you want to apply for IBPS PO Exam, then you must have minimum 60% aggregate Marks in your Graduation (Average of all Terms) If you belong to SC/ST/PwD category, then you need minimum 55% Marks in Graduation.

Your marks will not be rounded up to calculate aggregate score. For example, if you have 59.99% marks in graduation, it will not be treated as 60% and same is the case with 54.99%

Graduation can be from any discipline


We have seen A to Z details related to IBPS PO Exam Age Limit, number of attempts and age relaxations for candidates beloging to different categories. These things may seem basic but are very crucial in making our strategy for the exam.Our website also has IBPS PO Preparation Strategy which will help you to do self preparation at your home (without coaching) which was prepared by All India Toppers of 2018 and 2019.

And to be very frank, do not worry about the less number of attempts left. Because serious aspirants just need 1 attempt to make it through! Hopefully you understood.

Jai Hind!


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