Candidates who are studying in final years exam are wondering whether they are eligible to apply for UPSC IAS Civil Services Exam. Lot of students want to appear for IAS Exam as it one of the lucrative and reputed career for the candidates. The aspirants who want to apply for the exam should be graduate of candidates studying in the final year of the exam can also apply for the exam. But, they are required to provide passing certificate at the time of selection. We are providing here detailed criteria for  IAS Exam, which is as follows:

Age Criteria for UPSC IAS Exam 2018

Category Upper Age Limit Number of Permitted Attempts
General 32 6
OBC 35 9
SC/ST 37 Till the upper age limit
Physically Handicapped 42 General & OBC: 9
SC/ST: Till the upper age limit
J&K Domicile General: 37
OBC: 40
SC/ST: 42
Physically handicapped: 50
Till the upper age limit
Servicemen disabled from duty General: 37
OBC: 38
SC/ST: 40
Till the upper age limit

Educational Qualification: The Union Public Service Commission have mandatory academic requirement of graduation degree from any field from reputed university. Also, MBBS graduates who are yet to complete their internship can also take the UPSC mains exam.

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