IAS Eligibility Criteria 2021

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IAS Eligibility Criteria 2021

IAS (Indian Administrative Service) conducted by the UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) is one of the most accredited civil service examinations on a national level. Every year 2-3 lakhs aspirants appear for the IAS exams to compete for approximately 8000-1000 public job vacancies for different administrative services ranging from railways to defense.

Eligibility criteria to apply for the IAS exam

IAS Exam Eligibility - Age Limit and Age relexation

UPSC has mentioned the age limit for the candidates need to be between 21 years to 32 years as on 1st of August 2021, as date of birth mentioned in School certificate will be considered by Civil service commission. /p>

Category Age Limit for UPSC Exam Number of attempts
General 32 years 6
OBC 35 years 9
ST/SC 37 years Unlimited attempts (till 37 years)
Economically Weaker Section (EWS) 32 years 6
Persons with Benchmark Disability 42 years 9
Ex-Servicemen 37 years 9
Defence Services Personnel 35 years 9

UPSC IAS Eligibility - Educational Qualification

IAS Eligibility- Nationality

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