All the candidates must know the eligibility criteria before applying for the UPSC CSE exam. We will look at all factors related to UPSC CSE eligibility in this blog. It would Include Age Limit & Age relaxation, Educational qualification, Nationality.
UPSC CSE 2022 Eligibility
The eligibility criteria for UPSC CSE is divided into three categories
- Educational Qualification
Let us look into it in detail
UPSC has a predefined age limit for the candidates who want to apply for the UPSC CSE 2021 exam. The age limit must be calculated as of 1st of August, 2022
|Category||Minimum Age||Maximum Age|
|UPSC CSE age limit for General||21 year||32 year|
|UPSC CSE age limit for OBC||21 year||35 year|
|UPSC CSE age limit for SC/ST||21 year||37 year|
The UPSC has mentioned age relaxation for the candidates applying for the UPSC CSE 2022 exam. UPSC age relaxation for the general category is not applicable, however, the UPSC age relaxation for SC/ST, OBC, Defence Personnel, ex-servicemen and others is mentioned below.
|Scheduled caste/Scheduled tribe||5 years|
|Other backward classes (OBC)||3 years|
|Defense Services Personnel||3 years|
|Ex-servicemen including Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs||5 years|
|Deaf, hard of hearing, low vision or blindness, ex-servicemen or candidates with any other locomotor disability or muscle deformity||10 years|
Read on for more details: UPSC CSE 2022 Notification, UPSC CSE 2022 Exam Pattern, UPSC CSE 2022 Syllabus, UPSC CSE 2022 Exam Date, UPSC CSE 2022 Cut off
The UPSC CSE Educational Qualification states that the candidates applying for the UPSC Civil Services Examination must have a graduation degree from a govt. recognized university. The educational qualification is not limited to any particular stream.
Candidates who are pursuing graduation and are waiting for their final results can also apply, but only on the condition that the result should be declared before filling the application for the UPSC Mains 2022 exam. Also, candidates who have appeared for degrees such as MBBS, ICSI, ICAI, and ICWAI and are awaiting results can apply, but they need to provide proof of qualifying for the degree.
The candidates who wish to appear in the UPSC civil services examination 2022 should be a:
- citizen of India or
- should be a citizen of Nepal or
- the subject of Bhutan or
- he/she must be Tibetan Refugee who was migrated to India to settle permanently before January 01, 1962, or
- person of Indian origin who migrated from Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Ethiopia, Malawi, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Kenya, Vietnam, and Zaire.
1. What is the last date to apply for UPSC CSE 2022 Examination?
A. The last date to apply for UPSC CSE 2022 Examination is 22nd February 2022 till 6 pm.
2. Where can I apply for UPSC CSE 2022 Examination?
A. Click on the link here to apply for UPSC CSE 2022 Examination.
3. What is the minimum age to apply for UPSC CSE 2022 Examination?
A. Minimum age to apply for UPSC CSE 2022 Examination is 21 years.
4. What is the maximum age to apply for UPSC CSE 2022 Examination?
A. The maximum age to apply for UPSC CSE 2022 Examination is 32 year for Gen Category, 35 years for OBC Category and 37 years for SC/ST Category.
5. What is the minimum educational eligibility for UPSC CSE 2022 Examination?
A. The UPSC CSE Educational Qualification states that the candidates applying for the UPSC Civil Services Examination must have a graduation degree from a govt. recognized university.