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UPPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Age Relaxation, Educational Qualification Latest news

by ExamYatra - June 19, 2021
UPPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria, Age Limit, Age Relaxation, Educational Qualification 2021

UPPSC PCS Eligibility Criteria 2021

Uttar Pradesh PSC releases the eligibility criteria for PCS examination in the official notification. The applicants must check and confirm that they comply with the UPPSC eligibility 2021 before applying for the exam. The UPPSC eligibility 2021 contains a limitation on age limit and educational qualification. There are certain posts which require specialized eligibility criteria. The complete details about the UPPSC eligibility is mentioned below.


The UPPSC PCS age limit 2021 mentioned in the official notification is calculated as on July 1, 2021. To apply for UPPSC PCS 2021 you need to be a minimum 21 years old and the maximum age limit is 40 years old. Candidates fulfilling the age limit criteria can apply for UPPSC recruitment 2021. The above prescribed UPPSC age limit for general is for the Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services Examination 2021.

For the age-relaxation of the various category, please check out the information below.

UPPSC PCS Age Relaxation

Candidates can claim reservation/Age relaxation in one category. Applicants must note that ) The SC, ST, OBC, EWS, Dependents of Freedom Fighter, PH. and Ex-Serviceman candidates who are not the permanent residents of U.P. shall not be given the benefit of reservation/age relaxation.

UPPSC PCS 2021 Age Limit

Age Relaxation

UPPSC PCS age limit for SC

5 Years

UPPSC PCS age limit for ST

5 Years

UPPSC PCS age limit for OBC

5 Years

UPPSC PCS age limit for Sports Person

5 Years

UPPSC PCS age limit for State Govt. Employees

5 Years

UPPSC PCS age limit for Physical Handicapped

15 Years

UPPSC PCS age limit for Ex. Servicemen

5 Years

UPPSC PCS Educational Qualification 2021

UPPSC PCS educational qualification is the minimum education requirement to apply for the Combined State Service exam 2021. The general UPPSC educational eligibility criteria are that candidates should have a Bachelor's Degree from recognized University or equivalent qualification. there is no mention of UPPSC educational qualification percentage.

There are certain specific post-wise educational qualification requirements which are mentioned below.

UP Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services Post Name

UPPSC PCS 2021 Educational Qualification

Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport)

Law Graduate

District Basic Shiksha Adhikari / Associate DIOS and Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative Officer

Post Graduate Degree

District Cane Officer, U.P. Agriculture Service

Group “B” (Development Branch)

Agriculture Graduate

District Audit Officer (Revenue Audit)

Commerce Graduate

Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I) / Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-II)

Degree in Science with Physics or Mechanical Engineering as one subject

Assistant Director of Industries (Marketing),

Assistant Director Industries (Handloom)

Post Graduate Degree

Assistant Labour Commissioner

Degree in Arts with Sociology or Economics as a subject or Commerce/Law

District Programme Officer

Degree in Sociology or Social Science or Home Science or Social Work

Senior Lecturer, DIET

Post Graduate Degree with B.Ed.

District Probation Officer

Post Graduate Degree

Designated Officer/Food Safety Officer

Post Graduate Degree in Chemistry

Bachelor's Degree in Food Technology or Dairy Technology or Biotechnology

Statistical officer

Post Graduate Degree in mathematics

Information Officer/District Information Officer/Script Writer/Feature Writers/In Charge, English

Bachelor's degree

Principals, Government

Intermediate Colleges

(For Boys or Girls)

Post-graduate degree

Labour Enforcement Officer

Bachelor's degree with Economics or Sociology or commerce

and Post Graduate Diploma or Postgraduate Degree


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