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    jaykant
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    Is a Army officer eligible to join in Civil Services at the age of 25? If yes, Could you please quote authorities in support?

    in case any army officer of age 25 years wants to appear for civil services, is he eligible ? if yes could u please quote authorities in support?





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    pabolu manikanta
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    Smile Re: Is a Army officer eligible to join in Civil Services at the age of 25? If yes, Could you please quote authorities in support?

    Hello Friend

    Indian Civil services which forms the back bone of Indian government and also governs all the major departments which run the State and Central level.
    There are 3 types of services recruited through Civil services like

    1. All India Services
    2. Central Services
    3. State Services


    Civil service examination is considered as one of the prestigious examination which many young Indian aspirants go for it . Every year UPSC ( Union Public Service Commission ) conducts the common entrance exam All India wide.
    It is considered as one of the toughest examination held in India. Every year nearly 4 lakh candidates write the examination for nearly 900 posts.

    The examination is mainly held in 3 rounds
    1. Preliminary ( held in May )
    2. Main ( held in October / November )
    3. Interview ( held in March / April )

    [COLOR="rgb(255, 0, 255)"]YES[/COLOR] you are eligible for Civil Services being an Army officer. Here i am mentioning some of the eligibility criteria required for the UPSC Civil services examination.

    Eligibility :

    Educational Qualification :

    You must have completed your Degree with minimum percentage of marks from any recognized university or its affiliated college or from a deemed university under University grants commission act 1956.

    Age Criteria :

    You must have minimum of 21 years and maximum of 30 years of age.
    Upper age relaxation is accepted if you belong to any of the following category

    - SC / ST - 5 years
    - Other BC - 3 years
    - Defense service personnel - 5 years
    - Kashmir domiciled - 5 years.

    Nationality : You must be

    - an Indian
    - a subject of Nepal
    - a subject of Bhutan
    - a Tibetan refugee
    - Indian migrated to other country.

    Number of Attempts :

    - General category : 4 times
    - Other BC - 7 times
    - SC / ST - No restriction.

    Here i am providing the link consists List of Civil Services that meet the same requirement for applying , go through it and apply for your choice http://www.upscguide.com/upscexam/cs-list-services

    You can also get the examination pattern details , syllabus and all from the site www.upscguide.com

    For any further information leave your message here.

    REGARDS.




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    vandanaexam
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    Re: Is a Army officer eligible to join in Civil Services at the age of 25? If yes, Could you please quote authorities in support?

    yes, a Army officer can join the Civil Services at the age of 25
    You must have minimum of 21 years and maximum of 30 years of age.
    Upper age relaxation is accepted if you belong to any of the following category
    SC / ST - 5 years
    Other BC - 3 years
    Defense service personnel - 5 years
    Kashmir domiciled - 5 years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaykant View Post
    in case any army officer of age 25 years wants to appear for civil services, is he eligible ? if yes could u please quote authorities in support?
    Yes, you are Eligible For civil services if you satisfy other eligibility criteria for civil service Examination .
    In particularly about which Civil Service Examination you want to know about .

    Eligibility for Civil Service Examination :

    Age limit : age should be 21-30 years

    Educational Qualifications :

    Bachelorís degree from a recognised university
    No.of allowed attempts :
    • General :4
    • OBCs :7
    • SC/STs : no Limit


    Good Luck!!

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    Jhon Wright
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    Re: Is a Army officer eligible to join in Civil Services at the age of 25? If yes, Could you please quote authorities in support?

    Dear friend,



    Eligibility Criteria For Civil Service exam:-

    A.)Educational Qualification:-


    The minimum qualification required for appearing the competitive examination is Graduation. Many professionals like Engineers, Doctors, persons with Ph.d qualifications are competing for UPSC.


    B.)Age Factor:-

    1.> For general category :-

    21-30 years and can attempt 4 times.

    2.>For SC/ST :-

    21-35 years ,and there is no limitation .

    3.> For the OBC:-

    21-33 years and can attempt 7 times.

    Examination Pattern:-




    For more Visit:-www.civilserviceindia.com/

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