UPSC Exam Age Limit for All category

UPSC Exam Age Limit for All category

UPSC Age Limit for IAS Exam

The UPSC Exam is know as Civil Services Examination (CSE), which is conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to recruit group “A” officers of the Government of India. UPSC Exam Age Limit is 21 years to 32 years. As per category wise age relaxation, this age limit can vary with respect to the caste reservations.

Civil Services Exam Eligibility Criteria – Age Limit

Here we will discuss IAS Exam age limit according to the caste reservation system. Minimum age requirement is 21 years (means applicant should have completed 21 years as on 01-07-2020 for UPSC Exam 2020 and Maximum age (Upper limit of the age) is applicant must have not completed 32 years as on 01-07-2020.

IAS Exam Age limit relaxations

Now, lets discuss about the age relaxation and number of attempts as per various categories. If you want books for UPSC or IAS Exam then you can visit our website.

CategoryAge relaxation (in years)No of Attempts
SC\ST5Unlimited (Up to age limit)
Defence Services Personnel (Disabled)3
Persons with Benchmark Disability EWS (Economically weaker section)3
In the case of (a) blindness and low vision; (b) deaf and hard of hearing; (c) locomotor disability including cerebral palsy, leprosy cured, dwarfism, acid attack victims and muscular dystrophy; (d) autism, intellectual disability, specific learning disability and mental illness; and (e) multiple disabilities from amongst persons under clauses (a) to (d) including deaf-blindness10
if a candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period from the 1st day of January, 1980 to the 31st day of December, 1989.5
in the case of ECOs/SSCOs who have completed an initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service as on 1st August, 2019 and whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil employment and that they will be released on three months’ notice on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment.5

Date of Birth

Note 1: All the applicant should note that whatever date of birth is mentioned in the Matriculation (10th Class)/Secondary Examination (12th Class) certificate or an any other equivalent certificate on the date of submission of upsc exam application form will be accepted by the Union Public Service Commission. Remember commission will not grant any kind of permission to change the date of birth.

Note 2: All the applicant should also note that after filling your date of birth in the form of IAS Exam or Civil Services examinations or once a date of birth has been claimed by you. As per rules and guideline of UPSC, you cant not make any changes (on any grounds whatsoever) in the date of birth once you have entered it in the records of the commission.

Note 3: All The Applicant should be careful while entering their date of birth in the online UPSC IAS Application Form for the Prelims Exam. If any variation is found in their date of birth, disciplinary action will be taken against such candidates by the Union Public Service Commission under the Rules.


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