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    Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?
    thank you




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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    Hi there!
    >>following are the criteria for the civil services examination:
    -You must be an Indian citizen.
    -You must have a graduation degree from a government recognized university.
    -you age has to be in between 21 and 30 years.
    -Relaxation in the upper age limit is there for the reserved category student

    All the best




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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    No, you can't write. You have crossed the upper age limits.

    Age limits:

    You must have attained 21 years and not be over 30 years on August 1 of the year of examination.

    The upper age limit is relaxed in specific cases as mentioned below:
    upto a maximum of 5 years if the candidate belongs to SC/ST.
    upto a maximum of 3 years if the candidate belongs to Other Backward Classes(BC's)



    Attempts :
    If you belong to the “Open Category” you can give the exam 4 times maximum!
    If you belong to the “OBC” you can give the exam 7 times.
    If you belong to the “SC/ST” you can give the exam as many times as you want. There is no restriction on the number of times!

    Here's the clear notification:


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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?
    thank you
    well,friend;..



    Civil Services Exams :

    No you are NOT eligible, because of follow bellow and civil services exams are conducted by the union public services exams.

    Here under civil services exams are IAS,IPS ,IFS ,GROUPS,SSC entrance exams for requiting the various posts in different departments and for these required requirements are follow bellow;..

    Required Requirements :


    Educational Qualification:

    For these posts required educational qualifications are you must completed the graduation from recognized university and here not required any percentage.

    Age Limit :

    Required age limit,is minimum 21 years and maximum should be 30 years for general category candidates and here age relaxation is available as per govt rules for reserved category candidates.

    Age Relaxation:

    Here 5 years age relaxation for SC/ST category candidates and 3 years for OBC category candidates and 10 years for blind, deaf-mute and orthopaedically handicapped persons.

    Number Of Attempts:

    Here 4 times for general category candidates and 7 times for OBC category candidates and NO LIMIT for SC/ST category candidates.

    So according to above mention formation you are not eligible, but if you are blind, deaf-mute and orthopaedically handicapped persons,then you can apply.

    For More Information : www.upsc.gov.in/

    all the best;.


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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?



    dear buddy,,,,,,,,,,

    i am sorry to say "No" you can't write.
    You have crossed the upper age limits.

    Age limits:

    You must have attained 21 years and not be over 30 years on August 1 of the year of examination.

    The upper age limit is relaxed in specific cases as mentioned below:
    upto a maximum of 5 years if the candidate belongs to SC/ST.
    upto a maximum of 3 years if the candidate belongs to Other Backward Classes(BC's)



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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    Sorry to say that you are not applicable for Civil Service Exam.

    Civil service exam conduct for IAS and IPS recruitment.The details of the Civil Service Exam is given below.

    EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION:

    Candidate should have minimum graduation degree with any discipline from a recognized university.

    AGE CRITERIA:

    For General category candidate,age should be between 21 to 27 years
    For OBC category candidates age should be between 21 to 30 years
    For SC/ST category candidates age should be between 21 to 35 years.

    NUMBER OF ATTEMPTS:
    4 attempts for General category candidates
    7 attempts for OBC category candidates
    Unlimited attempts for sc/st category candidates

    UPSC Official Website: http://upsc.gov.in

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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    sorry you are not eligible at the age of 36 years.

    Civil Services(Preliminary) Examination 2012 :
    last date to receipt the application form: 4.02.2012 / 5.03.2012
    examination date : 20.05.2012 (One day)

    Eligibility for civil service examination:
    A bachelor's degree from a recognised University or equivalent.
    your age must be between the 21 to 30 years.

    Civil Services(Main) Examination 2012 date:- 5.10.2012 - -

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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    [COLOR="rgb(255, 0, 255)"]Hello![/COLOR]
    You must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on 1st August, 2012, i.e. he/she must have been born not earlier than 2nd August, 1982 and not later than 1st August, 1991.
    >The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable :
    >upto a maximum of five years if you belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.
    >upto a maximum of three years in the case of if you belonging to Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable to such candidates.
    >upto a maximum of five years if you are ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from the 1st January, 1980 to the 31st day of December, 1989.
    >upto a maximum of three years in the case of Defence Services personnel disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.
    >upto a maximum of five years in the case of ex-servicemen

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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    Hi,

    Sorry but you cannot apply for the Civil Services Examinations at the age of 36.

    The Civil Services Exams are conducted by the UPSC Board to recruit candidates in Government Organization in various fields like Indian Administrative Service, Indian Engineering Service, Indian Foreign Service,Indian Police Service.

    To appear for the exam you need to have some eligibility:

    Your age must be between 21 years to 30 years.
    You must be a graduate from a recognized university
    Final Year Graduates are also eligible to appear for the exam.
    You must be a citizen of India.
    Upper Age Relaxations applicable for SC/ST(5 years) and OBC(3 years).

    Exam pattern:


    The Exam is Divided into 2 phases:

    Preliminary exam Consists of 2 papers which carries 200 marks and the duration of each paper is 2 hours

    The Main exam Consists of 9 papers.

    If you get Qualified in the above exam you need to face an Interview.





    Good Luck

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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    UPSC Conducts the Civil services examination every year and to apply for this examination you have to complete your Graduate degree course in any discipline from a recognised University, Civil Services Examination is conducted every year by the Union Public Service Commission for recruitment to various services like the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Foreign Service and Indian Police Service, as well as Group A and Group B Central Services. For this year examination Notification was already Published and the last date of apply for this examination was already Over.

    To apply for this examination your age should between 21 to 30 years, upper age relaxation is applicable for SC/ST/OBC Candidates.

    But you are Not eligible because your age is more than 30 years and you are now 36 years of Age.

    ~~ Upto a maximum of 5 years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or a Scheduled Tribe.

    ~~ Upto a maximum of 3 years in the case of candidates belonging to Other Backward Classes

    ~~ Upto a maximum of 5 years if a candidate had ordinarily been domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir.

    But you have crossed the age of 30 years as well as age of 35 years, So you cant eligible for civil services examination.

    The last date of apply for this examination was already Over, To apply for this examination your age should not be more than 30 years (If you belong to general Category).

    So, you cant satisfied the age Eligibility, then you are Not eligible for UPSC Civil services examination and if you need more information then please check the official website or Read the Given Notification :







    upsc.gov.in
    Attached Files

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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    No! you can't give this exam in the age of 36years.
    The IAS or IPS exam both have same procedure to join.this exam is held by UPSC.it has three stages.
    1-A Preliminary exam
    2- Main exam.
    3-Interview.
    If you are from general catogary you can attempt this exam 4 time
    and for OBC candidate number of attempt this exam is 7.and there is no limit for SC/ST candidate they can atempt this exam as many times they want.
    AGE LIMIT- for SC/ST age limit is 35.and for general this limit is 30 years. And minimum age for qualify this exam is 21 yrs.
    ACADEMIC ELIGIBILITY:-

    candidate must have graduation degree in any stream from an Indian University .students who are in final year can also apply.
    There are basically two exams in preliminary exam.
    >general studies.
    >optional subject.
    After passing this exam you will be eligible for next exam that is main exam there are 9 exams in this exam and than finally you will call for Interview.this whole process of exam take one year time.so best of luck.

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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR UPSC EXAM:-

    Graduation degree pass in any subject from a recognized university.
    Third year/ final year student are also eligible.

    Age Limits for Civil Service Exam:
    A candidate should attained minimum age is 21 years and not more than 30 years for general category candidate as on 01/August-Exam conducting year
    21 years age is the minimum age limit for all category candidates
    33 years age is the maximum age limit for Backward category candidates
    35 years age is the maximum age limit for Schedule Category and Schedule Cast candidates
    40 years age is the maximum age limit for Physically handicapped candidates.


    Preliminary Exam Date:

    Date of Commencement of Exam is 20/05/2012(Sunday)

    Duration of Preliminary Exam one day

    Mains Exam Date:

    Date of commencement of Mains Exam is 05/10/2012(Friday)

    Duration of Exam is 20 days

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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?



    Union Public Service Commission (U.P.S.C) conducts the Civil Services Examination (C.S.E) every year .

    The exam is common for recruitment to various services like ::

    The Indian Administrative Service,

    Indian Foreign Service,

    Indian Police Service,

    Group A and

    Group B Central Services


    Eligibility Requirements ::

    Nationality::

    To apply for the exam you must be a citizen of India .

    Age ::

    For 2012 Exam you must be 21 years and must not have attained the age of 30 years on 1st August, 2012

    For OBC candidates 21 - 33 Years

    For SC/ST candidates 21 - 35 Years
    .


    Qualification::

    Must have a degree form any Indian University or other educational institution which is recognized from Government Of India .

    You can even apply if you are in your final year of degree
    .




    Number Of Attempts ::

    You can attempt 4 times for general candidates .

    7 attempts for OBC candidates.

    There is no limits for SC/ST candidates.


    Phases ::

    Preliminary Exam

    Main Exam

    Interview
    .


    Important Dates ::

    Preliminary Exam on 20-05-2012

    Main Exam on 05-10-2012

    Further Reference for Civil Services Exam 2012 kindly go to

    http://www.brilliant-tutorials.com/PDF/iasprosp12.pdf

    good luck . . .

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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    SORRY YOU CAN NOT APPLY FOR CIVIL SERVICE AT THIS 36 AGE.
    YOU HAVE CROSSED THE UPPER AGE LIMIT FOR CIVIL SERVICE EXAM.

    ELIGIBILITY FOR CIVIL SERVICE:-

    --You must completed your graduation to apply in this exam.
    --Final year candidates are also eligible for apply.
    --Only pass mark is enough to appear in the exam.
    --Those who have completed their graduation form technical courses are also eligible to apply.

    --Age limit is 21-30 years for general category.
    --For OBC - 3 years of relaxation of age & for SC/ST -5 years of age relaxation.
    --For SC/ST age limit is 21-35 years, For OBC age limit is 21-33 years.

    For this year last date of submission of application form was on 5 march 2012.

    Pattern of exam:-

    1)preliminary exam
    2)main exam
    3)interview

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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    DEAR CANDIDATE
    you are not eligible for civil services....
    ELIGIBILITY FOR CIVIL SERVICE:-

    You must completed your graduation to apply in this exam.
    Final year candidates are also eligible for apply.
    Only pass mark is enough to appear in the exam.
    Those who have completed their graduation form technical courses are also eligible to apply.

    Age limit is 21-30 years for general category.
    For OBC - 3 years of relaxation of age & for SC/ST -5 years of age related--For SC/ST age limit is 21-35 years, For OBC age limit is 21-33 years.
    BEST OF LUCK.....

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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    if you are from any reserved category then only you can write otherwise you can not.

    Age limits:

    You must have attained 21 years and not be over 30 years on August 1 of the year of examination.

    The upper age limit is relaxed in specific cases as mentioned below:
    upto a maximum of 5 years if the candidate belongs to SC/ST.
    upto a maximum of 3 years if the candidate belongs to Other Backward Classes(OBC's)
    upto a maximum of 5 years for ex-army personal

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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    Hi there!
    >>following are the criteria for the civil services examination:
    -You must be an Indian citizen.
    -You must have a graduation degree from a government recognized university.
    -you age has to be in between 21 and 30 years.
    -Relaxation in the upper age limit is there for the reserved category student

    So as per the criteria you are not eligible

    All the best

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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    Dear Friend,
    Sorry to say You are not eligible for Civil service exam at the age of 36.

    the age limit for Civil service exam is 28 years.
    not less than 21 not more than 28 years.
    Age relaxation for Backward categories is 5 years and for OBC is 3 years.
    AS per criteria You are not eligible.

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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    dear friend



    there is no chance for applying for civil services examinations if you belong to general category /open category or obc.

    the various criteria for civil services examinations are listed as below:

    1.the minimum educational qualification is graduation in any stream from a recognised university.

    2.your age should be between 21 to 30 years.

    ----> five year relaxation in age is provided to obc/sc/st.


    3.you must be an indian citizen.

    hope the answer helps you.

    all the best

    avinashparashar

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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    Hi friend,

    Well, mine friend, i dont find a way so that you become eligible to appear in civil services since :

    >> Minmimum age : 21 yrs
    Maximum age : 30 yrs

    Age Relaxation :

    >> Maximum of 5 years if the candidate belongs to SC/ST.

    >>Maximum of 3 years if the candidate belongs to OBC

    So, as you see that you dont lie in any age category so i am sorry you are not eligible.



    Hope it helps!!
    ~Punj~


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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    Hello friend,

    No you cannot appear the UPSC exams at the age of 36. The Age limit is between 21 to 30 years for General Category, 21 to 33 years for OBC and 21 to 35 years for SC/ST.

    UPSC is abbreviated as Union Public Service Commission and the board conducts the CSAT(Civil Services Admission test) . The notifications about the exams are published in the employment newspapers or updated in the UPSC official website.

    There is some eligibility that you need to fulfill before you appear for the exam
    • The Age limit to appear for the exam is 21 to 30 years, Age relaxations for SC/ST(5 years, 21-35 years) and OBC (3 years, 21-33 years).
    • You must be a citizen of India.
    • You must be a graduate from a recognized university in any stream.

    The exam is divided into the preliminary phase and the Main phase if you get qualified in both the above exams you need to face an interview.
    • A General Category Candidate can appear the exam 4 times
    • OBC Category Candidates can appear for 7 times
    • SC/ST have no limits.
    For more information regarding the UPSC exams log onto: UPSC Website

    Good Luck

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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    h friend..........
    limit age......
    genral:>21 to 30
    obc:>21to33
    sc/st:>21to 35



    karan111

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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    No you are not allowed to appear in Civil Services examination at the age of 36 years.
    The UPSC conducts every year examination for recruitment of candidates.
    There are different examinations conducted by UPSC for various post in Indian government services.

    The age required to sit in civility services examination are:
    21 years to 30 years for open category.

    For obc category :
    21 years to 33 years.

    For sc/st category:
    21 years to 35 years.

    For PH/VH /ex men services: 10th years.

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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    No you are not eligibile for Writing Civil Services Examinations .
    To write Civil Services Examination the candidates age must not be Less than 21 years and More than 30 years.

    UPSC conducts Civil Services EXAMINATION EVERY YEAR FOR RECRUITING THE CANDIDATES TO IAS ,IPS and IFS post.

    Educational Qualification :
    The candidates must have Bachelor Degree of a recognized university.

    Age : 21 years to 30 years.

    Age relaxation is given to reserved category candidates.

    The no. Of attempts permissible for the candidates to write the examination :
    Gen 4 times
    OBC ,PH and VH 7 times
    Sc/St no limit.

    The Civil Services Examination held in two steps :
    Preliminary Exam
    Mains Examination .

    Thanks

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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    Dear friend ,

    Being 36 years old you are not eligible for civil services examinations conducted UPSC once every year if you belong to general or OBC or SC/ST candidate .
    .
    You are eligible for this examination only when you are physically handicapped because age limit for this group is of 21 years to 40 years .

    Basic eligibility criteria for this examination are here under :-

    Nationality :- You must be an Indian .

    Education :- You must have done your graduation or should be in the final year of it with desired stream from any recognized university .

    Age limit :- For general : 21 years to 30 years ; For SC/STs : 21 years to 35 years ; For OBCs : 21 years to 33 years & For physically handicapped : 21 years to 40 years .

    Hope the information helps you .For further information visit official link of UPSC i.e; www.upsc.gov.in .

    All the best for your career .

    aashisranjan784 .

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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    No, at the ogre 36 years you are not eligible for civil services exam:

    Union Public services Conducts Civil Services exam every year.

    Civil Services exam is conducted for IPS, IAS ,IFS post


    Elligibity for Civil Services exam:

    *Candidates must pass graduation in any stream from recognized university.

    *Candidates must have Citizenship of Idea.

    *Candidates minimum age should be 21 yaesr and maximum 30 years .

    Age relaxation is given to OBC is 3 years and SC or ST 5 years.

    *Candidates must have physically fit.

    Candidates can opt for this exam:

    General: 4 times
    OBC: 7 times
    SC or ST : no limits.

    Thankyou.

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    Re: Can I apply for civil service exam at the age of 36?

    Hi friend.........

    first you can crack the Civil Examination which is conducted by Union Public Service Commission in yearly ones

    for this civil examination some eligibility criteria are there, if you satisfy all eligibility criteria which is required for Civil examination then you are eligible for that
    First you can appear for Civil Examination

    Civil Examination conducted by Union Public Service Commission in yearly ones,

    For this Civil Examination some eligibility are there

    if you satisfy these all eligibility then you are eligible for civil examination

    Eligibility Criteria for Civil Examination

    Educational Qualification

    >> Candidates have a bachelor of degree in any stream from any recognized university,

    >> Final year students also eligible for this examination

    >> There is no percentage required for this examination

    Age Limit

    >> Candidates age should between 21 years to 30 years for general candidates

    5 years relaxation for SC/ST candidates

    3 years relaxation for OBC candidates

    Nationality

    >> Candidates should be a citizen of India

    Selection Procedure

    Preliminary Examination

    Mains Examination

    Interview Test

    No.of Attempts

    Maximum 7 attempts for general candidates

    Maximum 4 attempts for OBC Candidates

    There is no restriction for SC/ST candidates

    All the best................

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