UPPSC Age Limit, Eligibility Criteria, Educational Qualifications

UPPSC Eligibility Criteria 

The official notification mentions UPPSC 2023 eligibility. The Provincial Civil Service Examination is the official name of the PCS examination. The eligibility requirements for the PCS examination conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission are listed in this article.

It includes educational requirements, age restrictions, and physical fitness. The educational requirements for various positions vary. All posts have an age range of 21 to 40 years. Age relaxation applies to candidates from the reserved categories.

UPPSC Exam Stages 2023

The UPPSC PCS exam is conducted in three different stages namely the Preliminary Exam (Objective Type & Multiple choice), Mains Exam (Conventional Type, i.e. Written examination) and Viva- Voce/Interview (Personality Test).

UPPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria 2023

The eligibility requirements for the UPPSC PCS are determined by a number of variables. The official recruitment announcement issued by UPPSC includes a list of the requirements. Before submitting their UPPSC application forms, candidates must go through them.

UPPSC Educational Qualification 2023

To take the exam, a candidate must meet all of the educational requirements listed below. The candidate applying for the examination must have at least a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from a state or federally recognised university.

Candidates in their final semester or those awaiting results can also apply for the exam. They must, however, submit their final semester grade report during the Detailed Application Form (DAF) submission.

In addition to the prerequisites listed above, some positions have additional criteria. The candidate must have a UG or PG degree in the relevant discipline; the candidate’s CGPA or percentage is irrelevant.

PostRequired Eligibility
A candidate who has applied for a post in District Basic Shiksha Adhikari, Associate DIOS and Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative OfficerThe candidate must hold a Postgraduate degree
A candidate who has applied for Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer of transport, Law officer or Mandi ParishadThe candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree or Postgraduate degree in law
District Audit OfficerThe candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce
District Cane OfficerThe candidate must hold a Bachelor’s degree in agriculture
Veterinary and Welfare officerThe candidate must hold a degree either in B.V.Sc. and A.H or any equivalent degree
Account and Audit Officer (Mandi Parishad)The candidate must hold a degree in Commerce with Accountancy
Senior Sugarcane Development InspectorThe candidate must hold a Master’s degree(PG) in Agriculture Science and the CCC Certificate
Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I)/Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade II)The candidate must hold either a Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree in Science with Physics or Mechanical Engineering as one subject.
District Programme OfficerA bachelor’s degree (Sociology/ Social Science/ Home Science/ Social Work)
Assistant Labour Commissioner
  • Degree in Arts with Sociology or Economics as a subject
  • Degree in Commerce/ Law
Senior Lecturer, DIETB.Ed with Postgraduate Degree
Designated Officer/ Food Safety OfficerPostgraduate in Chemistry
District Probation OfficerA postgraduate degree in any related subject
Statistical officerPostgraduate in Mathematics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Statistics/ Agricultural Statistics
Labour Enforcement OfficerUndergraduate or postgraduate in any relevant field
Extension Service Officer Group-2
  • B.Sc or B.Sc. Agri
  • Post-graduate Diploma Course for at least 15 months
Distt. Horticulture officer GB.Sc Agriculture or B.Sc Horticulture

UPPSC Age Limit

In order to take the exam, a candidate must ensure that they meet both the minimum and maximum age requirements as well as the requirements for a qualifying degree. The board that administers the examination has established some age restrictions for applicants. Applicants can check the dates of the UPPSC exams here. To appear in the exam, a candidate must be at least 21 years old. The maximum age is 40.

UPPSC Age Relaxation 2023

The age relaxation for various categories is below:

CategoryAge Relaxation Upper Age Limit 
OBC5 years age limit relaxation43 years
ST5 years age limit relaxation45 years
SC 5 years age limit relaxation45 years
Skilled players of U.P. of Classified Games5 years age limit relaxation45
State Govt. Employees of U.P. (including Teachers/Staff of Basic Shiksha Parishad and Govt. aided Madhyamik Vidyalayas)5 years age limit relaxation45
Physically Handicapped (PwD)15 years age limit relaxation55
Group- ‘B’ posts for the Emergency Commissioned Officers / Short Service Commissioned Officers / Ex-Army Personnel with experience of 5 years5 years age limit relaxation45

UPPSC PCS Physical Measurements 2023

The board also follows rigorous physical body measurements of the candidates applying for the exam.

The posts for which physical appearances are measured:

  • Assistant Conservator of Forest
  • Range Forest Officer
  • Dy. Superintendent of Police
  • Superintendent of Jail
  • District Commandant Home Guards
  • Excise Inspector

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