ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA (as on 01.07.2011)
Please note that the eligibility criteria specified is the basic criteria for applying to various Public Sector Banks. However merely applying for CWE/ appearing for the examination does not imply that a candidate will necessarily be eligible for employment in all or any of the 19 Public Sector Banks as each Bank will stipulate its own eligibility/ qualifying criteria.
Prospective Candidates should ensure that they fulfill the specified eligibility criteria before applying for the Common Written Examination (CWE):
I. Nationality / Citizenship: Indian
II Age (As on 01.07.2011): Minimum: 20 Years Maximum: 30 Years
The maximum age limit specified is applicable to General Category candidates.
Relaxation of Upper age limit
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
3 Persons With Disabilities 10 years
4 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 5 years the stipulated time) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment
5 Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period
01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
6 Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
7 Persons who have completed 5 years of service in RRBs 5 years
(i) In case of a candidate who is eligible for relaxation under more than one of the above categories the age relaxation will be available on a cumulative
basis with any one of the remaining categories for which age relaxation is permitted as mentioned above.
Candidates seeking age relaxation will be required to submit copies of
necessary certificate(s) at the time of Interview conducted by a particular
Bank, if called by the Bank
NOTE: (1) Ex-Servicemen candidates who have already secured employment under the
Central Government in Group ‘C’ & ‘D’ will be permitted the benefit of age
relaxation as prescribed for Ex-Servicemen for securing another employment in
a higher grade or cadre in Group ‘C’/ ‘D’ under the Central Government.
However, such candidates will not be eligible for the benefit of reservation for
Ex-Servicemen in Central Government jobs.
C. EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (as on 01.07.2011)
A degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.