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IBPS Specialist Officers Exam 2015: Eligibility Criteria

Jagran Josh

Indian Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) invited applicants to apply for various posts of Special Officers required for various participatory organizations and nationalized banks. Those candidates who are eligible for the posts can apply for the job opportunity for which they need to undergo a written test organized by IBPS. The last date of application for the posts is 9 December 2014.

It is not that every candidate can apply for the vacancy. There is certain eligibility criterion that is required for candidates to apply. To know about the eligibility criteria, you have to read below.


Candidates, intending to apply for CRPSPL-IV should ensure that they fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria specified by IBPS Nationality / Citizenship:

A candidate must be either -

  1. a Citizen of India or
  2. a subject of Nepal or
  3. a subject of Bhutan or
  4. a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or 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 01.11.2014)

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Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 30 years i.e. a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.11.1984 and not later than 01.11.1994 (both dates inclusive)

Educational Qualifications (As on 09.12.2014)

Post  Code

Name of the Post




Educational Qualifications

(from a University/ Institution/ Board recognised by Govt. Of India/ approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies)



I.T. Officer (Scale-I)


Min- 20 Years

Max-30 Years


a) 4 year Engineering Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology/ Electronics/ Electronics &

Telecommunications/ Electronics & Communication/ Electronics

& Instrumentation OR

b) Post Graduate Degree in Electronics/ Electronics& Tele Communication/  Electronics & Communication/ Electronics &

Instrumentation/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Computer Applications


Graduate having passed DOEACC ‘B’ level




Field Officer

(Scale I)


Min- 20 Years

Max-30 Years


4 year Degree (graduation) in Agriculture/ Horticulture/Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Agri.Engineering/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry



Rajbhasha Adhikari

(Scale I)


Min- 20 Years

Max-30 Years


Post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the degree (graduation) level


Post graduate degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the degree (graduation) level.



Law Officer

(Scale I)


Min- 20 Years

Max-30 Years


A Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) and enrolled as an advocate with Bar Council





(Scale I)


Min- 20 years

Max- 30 years


Graduate and Full time Post Graduate degree or Full time Post Graduate diploma in Personnel Management / Industrial Relations/

HR/HRD/ Social Work / Labour Law.*





(Scale I)


Min- 20 years

Max- 30 years


Graduate and Full time MBA (Marketing) / Full time 2 years PGDBA/ PGDBM with specialization in Marketing *


For posts other than IT Officer Scale I candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer /Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.

Relaxation of Upper age limit

Sr. No.


Age relaxation


Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe

5 years


Other Backward Classes

3 years


Persons With Disability

10 years


Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency

Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military

service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of

application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment.


5 years


Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89


5 years


Persons affected by 1984 riots

5 years


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