Essential Criteria for Civil Service Exam

Nationality Requirement

Applicants must be Indian citizens or meet specific eligibility criteria.

Educational Qualification

Bachelor's degree from a recognized university or awaiting final year results.

Age Limit

Typically 21-32 years old as of August 1st, with relaxations for certain categories.

Number of Attempts

Generally, up to six attempts allowed, with additional for eligible categories.

Minimum Marks

Qualify for the Main exam with minimum cut-off marks set by UPSC.

Physical Fitness

No specific test, but must meet medical fitness requirements before appointment.

Minimum Attempts for Interview

No minimum attempts required, but qualifying for the interview is essential.

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