IAS Eligibility Criteria 2019 PDF for Engineers, General Category

IAS Eligibility Criteria

Searching for career making notifications for Indian Administrative Service? If yes then there is necessary a planning. Apart from
all the facts applicants must know IAS Eligibility Criteria PDF for Engineers, General Category as per the latest notification of UPSC (Union Public Services Commission) is discussed in this article. Ejobshub hopes this post to clear all doubts regarding number of attempts, age limits, educational qualification etc permitted for UPSC Civil Services Exam (popularly known as IAS exam). All the best to all passionate and willing job finders in top most position!!

Nationality: Check carefully-
Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b) (c), (d), and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
Provided further that candidates belonging to categories (b) (c), and (d) above will not be eligible for appointment to the Indian Foreign Service.
A candidate, in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary, may be admitted to the examination but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate has been issued to him by the Government of India.
  1. For the Indian Administrative Service and the Indian Police Service, a candidate must be a citizen of India.
  2. For other services, a candidate must be either:
  1. a citizen of India, or
  2. a subject of Nepal, or
  3. a subject of Bhutan, or
  4. a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India. Or
  5. a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Srilanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Educational Qualification: Any degree (graduation).
  • Any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India.
  • Or other educational institutions established by an Act of Parliament.
  • Or declared to be deemed as a University Under Section-3 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956.
  • Or possess an equivalent qualification.
Note: Final year students can also apply.

Age Criteria:
Upper Age Limit
No. of Attempts Allowed
32 Years
06 Attempts
Other Backwards Castes (OBC)
32 Years with relaxation of 03 years = 35 years
09 Attempts
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)
32 Years with relaxation of 05 Years = 37 years
Till the Upper Age limit
Physically disabled candidates (Blind, Deaf-Mute, Orthopedic)
32 years with relaxation of 10 years = 42 years
For the General and OBC Candidates= 09 attempts
For SC/ST Candidates = Unlimited till age limit
Jammu & Kashmir Domicile
General = 37 years, OBC = 40 Years, SC/ST = 42 Years, PH = 50 years
Up to the Upper Age limit
Disabled servicemen disabled from duty
General= 37 years OBC = 38 Years SC/ST = 40 Years
Up to the Upper Age limit
IAS Exam Selection Process: Candidates Are Selected By Following Process-
  • Prelims Written
  • Mains Written
  • Interview
Subjects to be Prepare:
  • General Studies
  • CSAT (Civil Service Aptitude Test)
  • Geography
  • Geology
  • Public Administration
  • Essay

Restrictions on applying for the IAS exam: A candidate who is appointed to the Indian Administrative Service or the Indian Foreign Service on the results of an earlier examination and continues to be a member of that service will not be eligible to compete at this examination.

How to Apply? Dear candidates these are the steps by which you may apply online in less time:
  • Skilled and dynamic job finders will have to visit the official site of Union Public Service Commission that is upsc.gov.in.
  • Now the first page you will face with lot of informative links in which find the link as “UPSC Online Application”.
  • You just have to press that link and go forth.
  • At new web page of that website you need to find link for Indian Administrative Services Application Form.
  • Fill that form with all details and submit it successfully.
  • Don’t forget to receive a print out of submitted form for further use.

Reminder: For more details before apply, candidates must read Content in PDF file type through these links:

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