UPSC Eligibility Criteria 2017: STOP
and Read Before Applying: Check UPSC Eligibility Criteria for all CDS, IAS,
NDA, IFS, CMS Exam First!!! UPSC stands for Union Public Service Commission and
it conducts various examinations such as Civil Services, Engineering Services,
Defence Services, CMS, and Geologist every year to fill up various Positions.
Candidates, if you are going to apply for any UPSC Exam, first you should know
the UPSC Exam Eligibility Criteria, so here on this page you may get the UPSC
Qualification Criteria needed, UPSC Age Limit and UPSC Attempts from the below
Union Public Service Commission was established on 1st
October 1926 and governed by Government of India. You may also check the Union
Public Service Commission Eligibility Criteria from official site through
online mode. Candidates may get the complete details UPSC Eligibility Criteria from
the below section of this page which is written by the team members of
privatejobshub.in. Have a look on the examinations conducted by UPSC on yearly
basis in India which are as follows along with Age Limit, attempt etc.
For Indian Administrative Services & Indian Police
Services candidate must be a citizen of India.
For other services, candidate must be either:
1.a citizen of India, or
2.a subject of Nepal, or
3.a subject of Bhutan, or
4.a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before
1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or
5.a person of Indian origin who has migrated from
Pakistan, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United
Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the
intention of permanently settling in India.
CDS Educational Qualification: Interested candidates
must hold Graduate Degree from any discipline with good academic records from a
recognized university/ institute. Appearing candidates in final year can also
Age Limit: Age of candidates should not be less than
21 years and not more than 30 years as on 1st August of the year of
examination. The upper age is limit relaxed of 3 years for OBC candidates and 5
years for SC/ST candidates.
Number of attempts: The number of attempts is 4 for
General candidates under the creamy layer, seven attempts for OBC candidates
and no limit for SC/ST candidates.
IAS Educational Qualification: Interested candidates
should possess Bachelor’s Degree from any discipline from a recognized
university. Appearing candidates in final year can also apply.
Age Restriction: Age of candidates should not be
less than 21 years and not more than 32 years as on 1st August of the year
of examination. The upper age is limit relaxed of 3 years for OBC candidates
and 5 years for SC/ST candidates.
IAS Attempt: The General candidates can attempt for
6 times, OBC can do for 9 times and for SC/ST there is no limit.
NDA Educational Qualification: Candidates must have
completed 12th Standard in any stream. For Indian Air Force & Indian Navy
the candidates must have qualified 12th standard with Physics &
Limitation of Age: The candidates must have aged
between 16 to 19 years.
No of Attempt: No Restriction. There is no limit on
the number of attempts.
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