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Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Examiniation Eligibility Criteria
  

Union Public Service Commission Eligibility Criteria

Conditions of Eligibility:

A. Nationality:
  1. A candidate must either be :

  2. A Citizen of India, or

  3. A subject of Bhutan, or

  4. A subject of Nepal, or

  5. A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before the 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

  6. A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire and Ethiopia or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

    Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

    Certificate of eligibility will, however, not be necessary in the case of candidates who are Gorkha subjects of Nepal.

    A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination provisionally subject to the necessary certificate being given to him by the Govt. before declaration of result by UPSC.
B. Age Limits, Sex and Marital Status :
  1. For IMA-Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1986 and not later than 1st January, 1991 only are eligible.

  2. For Naval Academy-Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1988 (2nd January, 1986 in case of NCC/Naval Wing �C� Certificate holders) and not later than 1st January, 1991 only are eligible.

  3. For Air Force Academy-Unmarried male candidates born not earlier than 2nd January, 1987 and not later than 1st January, 1991 only are eligible.

  4. For Officers Training Academy-(SSC Course for Men): Male candidates (married or unmarried born not earlier than 2nd January, 1985 and not later than 1st January, 1991 only are eligible.

  5. For Officers' Training Academy - (SSC Women Non-Technical Course):

Unmarried women are eligible. They should have been born not earlier than 2nd January, 1985 and not later than 1st January, 1991

The date of birth accepted by the Commission is that entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognised by an Indian University as equivalent to Matriculation or in an extract from a Register of Matriculates maintained by a University which extract must be certified by the proper authority of the University or in the Higher Secondary or an equivalent examination certificate. These certificates are required to be submitted only after the declaration of the result of the written part of the examination. No other document relating to age like horoscopes, affidavits, birth extracts from Municipal Corporation, service records and the like will be accepted.

The expression Matriculation/Higher Secondary Examination Certificate in this part of the instruction includes the alternative certificates mentioned above.

Sometimes the Matriculation/Higher Secondary Examination Certificate does not show the date of birth, or only shows the age by completed years or completed years and months. In such cases a candidate must send in addition to the attested/certified copy of Matriculation/Higher Secondary Examination Certificate an attested/certified copy of a certificate from the Headmaster/Principal of the Institution from where he passed the Matriculation/Higher Secondary Examination showing the date of his birth or exact age as recorded in the Admission Register of the Institution.

Note 1 : Candidates should note that only the Date of Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/Higher Secondary Examination Certificate or an equivalent certificate on the date of submission of applications will be accepted by the Commission and no subsequent request for its change will be considered or granted.

Note 2 : Candidates should also note that once a Date of Birth has been claimed by them and entered in the records of the Commission for the purpose of admission to an Examination, no change will be allowed subsequently or at a subsequent examination on any ground whatsoever.

Note 3 : The candidates should exercise due care while entering their date of birth in column 8 of the application form for the Examination. If on verification at any subsequent stage any variation is found in their date of birth from the one entered in their Matriculation or equivalent examination certificate, disciplinary action will be taken against them by the Commission under the Rules.

C. Educational Qualifications :
  1. For I.M.A. and Officers� Training Academy-Degree of a recognised University or equivalent.
  2. For Naval Academy : B.Sc. (with Physics & Mathematics) or Bachelor of Engineering.
  3. For Air Force Academy : Degree of Recognized University (with Physics and Mathematics at 10+2 level) or Bachelor of Engineering.

Graduates with first choice as Army/Navy/Air Force are to submit proof of graduation provisional certificates on the date of commencement of the SSB Interview at the SSB.

Candidates who are studying in the final year Degree course and have yet to pass the final year degree examination can also apply but they will be required to submit proof of passing the degree examination to reach the Army HQ/Rtg. CDSE Entry, West Block III, R K Puram, New Delhi-110066 in case of IMA/SSC first choice candidates and Naval HQ �DMPR� (I.O & R Section), Room No. 204, �C� Wing, Sena Bhawan, New Delhi-110011 in case of Navy first choice candidates and PO3(A)/Air Headquarters, �J� Block, Room No. 17, Opp. Vayu Bhawan, Motilal Nehru Marg, New Delhi-110011 in case of Air Force first choice candidates by the following dates failing which their candidature will stand cancelled :

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Re: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Examiniation Eligibility Criteria

I have done B.Tech (3 Yrs.) in Distance Education through Lateral Entry Scheme after B.Sc (PCM) i have got direct admisson in 3rd Sem(2nd Year) .There are some Public/Private compnies only hire 4 yrs. Engineering Degree Candidate.
Pl let me know whether i can apply for the same position while having 3 Yrs. B.Tech Degree in Civil Engineering (Exemption 2 Semestor, 1 Year)
I want to prepare for SSC & UPSC Engineering Exam but due to above reason having confusion.

Pl suggest me

Adesh
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Re: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Examiniation Eligibility Criteria

You are completely eligible for the UPSC and SSC. Only some of the organization asking for the 4 year engineering. And minimum requirement for the UPSC and SSC are nothing but the Graduation which you have already completed. So you can easily apply for exam without having any issue. All the best
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Re: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Examiniation Eligibility Criteria

Hi everybody, i'm doing Bsc geography in a open university this is my final year by december exams will be done, is there a way i can appear for the upcoming UPSC examinations this year. PLEASE ANYONE HELP ME PROVIDING THE INFO.
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Re: Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Examiniation Eligibility Criteria

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Hi everybody, i'm doing Bsc geography in a open university this is my final year by december exams will be done, is there a way i can appear for the upcoming UPSC examinations this year. PLEASE ANYONE HELP ME PROVIDING THE INFO.
I would suggest you to first complete the Bsc geography and then after completing it go for the UPSC examinations. Normally, the Commission, shortlist the candidates to be called for the interview on the basis of certain pre-determined criteria related to the job. A large number of recruitment cases is handled by the Commission.
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Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Examiniation Eligibility Criteria

i m doing BCA 1st sem. in this year from Punjab technical university (PTU)... can i apply for IPS before complete my degree.. from this institute...and my D\O\B is 8-9-1992.

am i eligible for any of these: Indian army, Indian navy, Indian air force...
and please give me the full information about the all eligibility ...to use in the examination...
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