UPSC Civil Services Examination Eligibility 2018

UPSC IAS 2018 Eligibility Criteria :

The eligibility criterion is needed to satisfy to make sure whether you can appear in competitive examination or not. Before going directly towards the application form, exam pattern, and syllabus. You should read UPSC Civil Services 2018 Eligibility Criteria. Let us check it out.

Educational Qualification: – The candidate should have graduation degree from a government recognized college or university or its equivalent.

Age Limit: – Candidate’s age should be between 21 to 32 years to fill UPSC Civil Services 2018 Application Form.

The age limit is different for all the categories according to the government policies and norms.

Category Upper age limit
General 32 Years
OBC 35 Years
SC/ST 37 Years
PWD 42 Years
J & K Domicile GEN=37 Year, OBC= 40 Year, SC/ST=40 Year, PH=50 Year
Disabled servicemen. GEN=37 Year, OBC=40 Year, SC/ST=40 Year.


It is mandatory for all UPSC exam that the candidate must be an Indian personnel. A citizen of Nepal, a citizen of Bhutan or a refugee from any other country can apply for the IAS 2018 exam, in order to fulfill the criteria, they must have the permanent plan to settle in India.

UPSC IAS 2018 Selection Procedure :

The IAS 2018 Selection Procedure comprises three consecutive levels:

1. Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam: This is the 1st stage to shortlist candidates for IAS / Civil Services Main examination. This exam will be available with objective type questions. 

2Civil Services (Main) Exam: This is a 2nd stage to shortlist candidates for next level. This exam consists of written examination and personal interview. 

  • Written Examination
  • Personal Interview

3. Final Selection: – The total number of marks scored by the candidates in the IAS Main examination (Both written test and personal interview ) will be taken into an opinion for final merit list. The candidate’s selection based on the final merit.​​

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