Clerical jobs in the government sectors are just one entry level jobs that can get you to the success ladder in any of the government field. A reputed job in the government sector is like a dream and main target of many willing to make a career that has job security and prestige benefits. Besides all this, the government jobs have much to offer their employee which proves that these jobs are much better than the private sector jobs where overtime and work pressure are always there to ruin your personal life. There are numerous government vacancies announced either once in a year or two.

Candidates with an aim to work as a government employee now have the opportunity to make it through as the IBPS clerk recruitment 2012 and SSC recruitment 2012 announcements have been made. Clerical cadre is the entry level job section that can take you to the successes in the government sector. IBPS is the institute of banking personnel selection that conducts common written examination (CWE) for recruitment of clerks. Before applying for it, it is important for every candidate to be well informed of the details associated with the recruitment process, eligibility and much more. As far as the eligibility is concerned, a candidate should ensure that he/she fulfills the specified eligibility criteria before applying for the CWE test:
(i) Nationality / Citizenship: A candidate must be either -
*A Citizen of India or
*A subject of Nepal or
*A subject of Bhutan or
*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 favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

(ii) The age limit should be minimum 18 and maximum 28 years. Relaxation of 5 years to SC/ST, 3 years for OBC, 10 years for disabled and 5 years for ex-serviceman is an additional benefit for other candidates. As per the educational qualification criteria, a pass with 60% marks in the aggregate in important.

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