if you want to become officer in any of the above services, you've to clear this exam's three stages viz. 1) prelim 2) mains 3) interview, then depending on your merit, preference and vacancies you'll get the allotment. 1.1 Minimum Age and Attempt Limit
General | Non Creamy SC IST
PH & Creamy OBC
37 32/6 35/9
Unlimited Attempts Attempts Attempts Attempts
1.2 Academic Qualification 1. Must be a graduate. For UPSC application there are no
minimum%, grade or CGPA required in college. There are Toppers with ATKT, failures in college/school exams. UPSC doesn't care, They only need final graduation certi/marksheet. But please don't prepare UPSC by neglecting college studies, because in RBI/CAT-exams they require minimum 50-55%
marks in college, before you can fill application form. 3. Undergraduate in last year or last semester can apply.
they're getting final year / semester marksheet before filling the Mains application form (DAF). American and foreign degrees are also valid but have to get equivalent certificate from Association of Indian Universities (http://www.aiuweb.org/) Distance education degree valid-IF recognized by UGCI
AICTE/any Law 6. MBBS must have completed internship before UPSC
* in physical handicap category (GENERALI OBC) =9 attempts While PH (SC/ST) = Unlimited Attempts, till upper age. J&K Domicile OR Ex-serviceman get additional +5 years' age relaxation. Although their attempt depends on category. Eg J&K domicile non-creamy layer OBC will get only 9 attempts ...