18 Nov, 2014 9:56p.m.

Govt. lowers age limit and attempts for UPSC civil services exams

In a move that could effect thousands of civil service aspirants, the Government on Tuesday lowered the upper age limit for Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) aspirants.

According to a government notification, the upper age limit for general category will be 26, from the existing 30. The age limit for OBCs will now be 28 from the existing 33 and 29 from 35 for Scheduled Caste (SC) and Scheduled Tribe (ST) categories.

The number of attempts has also been reduced as general category aspirants can appear for the test only thrice, whare as for the OBCs it is five times and for SCs and STs at six.

The order is likely to be implemented as early as in 2015.
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