A candidate must be
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(a) A citizen of India, or
(b) a subject of Nepal, or
(c) a subject of Bhutan, or
(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the
intention of permanently settling in India. or
(e) 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.
A D V E R T I S E M E N T
Provided that a candidate belonging to ca-tegories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall
be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the
Government of India.
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
(a) A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have
attained the age of 30 years on 1st July,
2023, i.e. he must have been born not
earlier than 2nd July, 1978
and not later than 1st July, 1987.
upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable :�
upto a maximum of five years if a candidate belongs to a Scheduled Caste or
a Scheduled Tribe.
(ii) upto a maximum of three years in the case of candidates belonging to
Other Backward Classes who are eligible to avail of reservation applicable
to such candidates.
(iii) upto a maximum of five years if a candidate had ordinarily been
domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period from the 1st
January, 1980 to the 31st day of December, 1989.
(iv) 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:
(v) upto a maximum of five years in the case of ex-servicemen including
Commissioned Officers and ECOs/SSCOs who have rendered at least five years
Military Service as on
1st July, 2023
and have been released (i) on completion of assignment (including those
whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from
1st July, 2023)
otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or
inefficiency, or (ii) on account of physical disability attributable to
Military Service, or (iii) on invalidment.
(vi) Upto a maximum of five years in the case of ECOs/SSCOs who have
completed an initial period of assignment of five years of Military Service
as on 1st July, 2023
and whose assignment has been extended beyond five years and in whose case
the Ministry of Defence issues a certificate that they can apply for civil
employment and that they will be released on three month's notice on
selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment.
(vii) upto a maximum of 10 years in the case of blind, deaf-mute and
Orthopaedically handicapped persons.
belonging to the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and the Other Backward
Classes who are also covered under any other clauses of para 3(ii) (b) above,
viz. those coming under the category of Ex-servicemen, persons domiciled in the
State of J & K, blind, deaf-mute and orthopadically handicapped etc. will be
eligible for grant of cumulative age-relaxation under both the categories.
term ex-servicemen will apply to the persons who are defined as ex-servicemen in
the Ex-servicemen (Re-employment in Civil Services and Posts) Rules, 1979, as
amended from time to time.
The age concession under Para 3(ii)(b)(v) and
(vi) will not be admissible to Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned Officers including
ECOs/SSCOs, who are released on own request.
Notwithstanding the provision of
age-relaxation under para 3(ii) (b) (vii) above, a physically disabled candidate
will be considered to be eligible for appointment only if he/she (after such
physical examination as the Government or appointing authority, as the case may
be, may prescribe) is found to satisfy the requirements of physical and medical
standards for the concerned Services/posts to be allocated to the physically
disabled candidates by the Government.
Save as provided above
the age limits prescribed can in no case be relaxed.
The date of birth accepted
by the Commission is that entered in the Matriculation or Secondary School
Leaving Certificate or in a certificate recognised by an Indian University as
equivalent to Matriculation or in an extract from a Register of Matriculates
maintained by a University, which extract must be certified by the proper
authority of the University or in the Higher Secondary or an equivalent
No other document relating
to age like horoscopes, affidavits, birth extracts from Municipal Corporation,
service records and the like will be accepted.
Matriculation/Secondary Examination Certificate in this part of the instruction
includes the alternative certificates mentioned above.
Candidates should note that only the Date of
Birth as recorded in the Matriculation/Secondary Examination Certificate or an
equivalent certificate on the date of submission of applications will be
accepted by the Commission and no subsequent request for its change will be
considered or granted.
Note 2 :-
Candidates should also note that once a Date
of Birth has been claimed by them and entered in the records of the Commission
for the purpose of admission to an Examination, no change will be allowed sub-
sequently (or at any other Examination of the Commission) on any grounds
Note 3 :-
The candidate should exercise due care while
entering their date of birth in column 8 of the application form. If on
verification at any subsequent stage, any variation is found in their date of
birth from the one entered in their matriculation or equivalent Examination
certificate, disciplinary action will be taken against them by the commission
under the Rules.