Union Public Service Commission
Minimum Educational Qualifications :
The candidate must hold a degree of any of Universities
incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other
educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be
deemed as a University Under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act,
1956, or possess an equivalent qualification.
Age Limits :
(a) A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years
and must not have attained the age of 32 years on the 1st of August, 2014
i.e., he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1982 and not later
than 1st August, 1993. Necessary action to make corresponding changes in
respective Rules/ Regulations pertaining to various services is being taken
(b) The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable :
(i) upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled
Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.
(ii) upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to
Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable
to such candidates.
(iii) upto a maximum of five years if a candidate had ordinarily been
domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from the 1st
January, 1980 to the 31st day of December, 1989.
(iv) upto a maximum of three years in the case of Defence Services personnel
disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a
disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.
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