BPSC 70th Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit and Qualification

BPSC 70th Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for BPSC Exam 2024 is given in the BPSC 70th Notification. The eligibility requirement for BPSC CCE is set by the Bihar Public Service Commission. The parameters for eligibility consists of Age Requirement, Age Relaxation, Number of Attempts for Exam, Educational Requirement, Nationality, Physical Standards etc.

The lower age limit starts from 20 years and the upper age limit including age relaxation is 42 years. A graduation or equivalent degree from any government recognized university is required. The interested candidates must be a citizen of India or permanent residents of India, having certificate of Indian citizenship.

Interested candidates must check the criterion before filling the form, to be eligible for the BPSC Exam 2024. If any candidate doesn’t fulfill the parameters, they will be considered ineligible for the Exam. More details about number of attempts and physical standards are given in the article below:

BPSC Eligibility Criteria 2024: Highlights

Below table contains the short details about the eligibility criteria for 70th BPSC:

Exam NameBPSC 70th
Organizing AuthorityBihar Public Service Commission
PostsVarious Posts
Educational QualificationA Graduate Degree from a recognized University or
An equivalent qualification
Age LimitLower age limit for all the candidate: 20 years,
Upper age limit for General male: 37 years,
for General female/ OBC candidates: 40 years,
for SC/ST candidates: 42 years
Job Location Bihar
Official Websitehttps://www.bpsc.bih.nic.in/

BPSC 70th Eligibility

The parameters set by the Bihar Public Service Commission, on which the candidates heading for BPSC exam is evaluated, is notified in the BPSC 70th Notification. The detailed notification will be released soon on the official website.

The list of criteria for eligibility:

  • Nationality
  • Age Limit
  • Age Relaxation
  • Education
  • Physical Standards

some details about the requirement are explained below. Candidates must check that before going for the exam:

BPSC Eligibility 2024 – Nationality

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India, to be eligible for the BPSC exam.
  • The candidate can be permanent resident of the India, but they must have the relevant government-issued documents proving their permanent residency.

70th BPSC Exam: Age Limit Requirement

The minimum age requirement for BPSC Combined competitive Exam is 20 years for some posts. It may be 21 and 22 for others. The maximum age limit varies according to the category and age relaxation which is till 42 years.

BPSC 2024 Minimum Age Requirement for Various Posts and Categories:

Post/Service NameMinimum Age Limit
Deputy Superintendent of Police,
District Commander
20 years
Probation Officer,
Rural Development Officer,
Labour Enforcement Officer,
Block SC/ST Welfare Officer,
Supply Inspector,
State Transport Officer,
Officer, Urban Development & Housing Department
21 years
Prison & Correctional Services Inspector,
State Tax Assistant Commissioner,
Commerce (Tax Department Under Election Officer),
Department Under Election Officer (Election Department Planning Officer),
Planning Officer/District Planning Officer (Gazetted),
Labour Resources Department,
Sugarcane Industries Department
22 years

BPSC 70th Requirement: Age Relaxation

Maximum Age limit according to the category and age relaxation:

CategoryUpper Age Limit
General (Male)37 years
General (Female) 40 years
OBC (Male)40 years
OBC (Female)40 years
SC/ST (Male)42 years
SC/ST (Female)42 years

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit for Ex-Serviceman and PwD

Ex – Serviceman (Permanent)3 years
Ex – Serviceman (Short Service Commission)5 years
Government Employees5 years
PwD (Divyang)10 years

Details For NCC Cadets and Ex-officers

Some other details regarding eligibility criteria:

  • There is no limit on the number of attempts, as long as the age limit is crossed.
  • Ex-servicemen till 53 years of age, can avail BPSC age relaxation of three years.

Educational Qualification Required for BPSC 2024

  • The candidate must have completed their Graduation, or
  • Any other equivalent degree, from a government recognized university or college.

70th BPSC: Physical Requirement

The BPSC CCE category-wise Physical Standards are given in table below:

CategoryHeightChest (without expansion)
General/OBC – Male5 feet 5 inches32 inches
General/OBC – Female5 feet 2 inchesNA
SC/ST – Male 5 feet 2 inches31 inches
SC/ST – Female5 feet 2 inchesNA

Relaxation Requirement for BPSC Eligibility

Candidates going for the BPSC exam, can avail various benefits provided by the Bihar Public Service Commission, but these benefits are specifically available to those who meet certain criteria outlined by the authority. These benefits are applicable to individuals falling under the reservation policy.

Category-wise documents requirement for benefits:

The BC/OBC category aspirants seeking reservation need to present the following documents:

  1. Caste Certificate
  2. Domicile
  3. Non-Creamy Layer Certificate

The SC/ST category aspirants seeking reservation need to present the following documents:

  1. Caste Certificate
  2. Domicile

BPSC 70th Eligibility Criteria FAQs

1. How many percentage of disability is considered for relaxation?

The person with more than 40% disability is considered for relaxation under PwD relaxation. The relaxation criteria is explained in the article above.

2. Are final year students allowed for BPSC exam?

Yes, final year students can go for exam but they have their graduation degree in hand before the last date of application form.

3. Are physical requirements same for male and female?

No, some physical requirement are different. Refer Eligibility Criteria to know about the physical standards.

4. For which post, the minimum age criteria is 20 years?

For Deputy Superintendent of Police and District Commander, the minimum age required is 20 years.

5. Is citizenship certificate required for BPSC 2024?

Yes, the candidate must have any certificate proving they are the permanent citizen of India.


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