Bank Jobs are essential for students of medium and lower intellect and a passive aggressive choice for the creamy layer of students. Bank Jobs in India fell for a while during the era of engineers and doctors but they are back as decent to good wages are being offered for non brain drenching labour. The banking sector in India is on a rise and the jobs offer thousands of opportunities for the aspirants. A great opportunity is provided to such aspirants via the CWE (Common Written Examination) which is conducted by the IBPS.

The examination is conducted for the posts of Probationary Officer and jobs at clerical level. The eligibility criteria for appearing in the test is securing a 60 % result in the class 12th examinations and getting a percentile of more than 55% in your graduation or post graduation. A pass mark in 10+2 examination is the minimum requirement for clerical jobs. For SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates a pass in HSC exam 10+2 is required. Ex-Servicemen who do not possess the mentioned qualifications should have passed while serving in the armed forces in any of the examinations recognised by the Central Govt. as equivalent of the Civil Examination of HSC. This is as far as we are concerned with the educational qualification required for the CWE examination.

For being eligible to apply for the job via the CWE exam a candidate should have a minimum age of 20 and a maximum age of 30.The criteria is for general candidates only and exemptions are granted to the following groups. The upper age limit is raised by a gap of 5 years for SC and ST candidates. For OBC ( non creamy layer ) candidates 3 years is relaxed. For PWD candidates a relaxation of 3 years is granted. Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers that also includes Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) and for more details you can consult the official website of these banking services. People who are domiciled in Kashmir specifically in J&K, people affected by the 1984 riots and people who have completed 5 years of service in RRB’s are all granted relaxation of 5 years.

To be successfully eligible for the bank a person must have an Indian Nationality, a subject of Nepal, a subject of Bhutan or a refugee from Tibet who came to India pre 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India. 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 are also eligible for bank jobs.

The provided criteria for eligibility is for the¬†common bank exam¬†specifically, therefore Private Sector Banks or participating Public Sector may lay down their own criteria for people who have qualified the CWE. That’s all you need to know regarding the eligibility criteria for bank jobs. Now that you know it’s time to get cracking.

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