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Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission Exam
Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission Exam

CGPSC Eligibility 2023: Check Age Limit, Educational Qualification for Prelims, Mains

CGPSC eligibility criteria are an essential factor for all the candidates appearing for the examination. There are a bunch of aspects that the eligibility criteria consist of including educational qualification, age limit, nationality and others.
CGPSC Eligibility

CGPSC Eligibility

CGPSC Eligibility : CGPSC also known as Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission releases the eligibility criteria for candidates who are intending to appear for the civil service examination. The eligibility criteria is released on the official website and candidates can check the details from the notification released for eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria consists of several factors including the nationality of candidate, age limit as well as age relaxation and educational qualification. 

Before filling out the application form, candidates must check the eligibility criteria as it is an essential step for all the candidates to follow. Once the candidate successfully completes the eligibility criteria, then he or she can easily fill the CGPSC application form. Those candidates who will successfully fill out the application form will be eligible to get their CPSC admit card. The eligibility criteria laid for candidates are specified by the CGPSC and if the candidate does not fulfil the eligibility, then he or she will not be able to appear for the examination. 

The CGPSC exam is conducted in three stages including the prelims, mains and interview. Candidates are required to clear all three stages in order to get recruited for the post for which they have applied.  The CGPSC exam is conducted to recruit candidates for the posts offered under the administration of the Chhattisgarh government. 

CGPSC Eligibility Criteria 

CGPSC eligibility criteria play an essential role for all the candidates who are appearing for the CGPSC examination. Without fulfilling the eligibility criteria, candidates will not be allowed to fill out the application form. CGPSC eligibility criteria play an essential role for all the candidates who are appearing for the CGPSC examination. 

By going through the eligibility criteria, the aspirant can ensure that he or she is eligible to appear for the examination. Further, it must be noted that in some parts of the eligibility criteria, aspirants belonging to different categories have some sort of relaxation compared to candidates belonging to the general category.  

Candidates can take a look at the different factors of eligibility criteria laid out by the education body in the article. 

CGPSC Eligibility Criteria: Nationality 

Candidates who are intending to appear for the CGPSC exam are required to be Indian. Only those candidates who have Indian citizenship will be allowed to appear in the examination. 

CGPSC Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit

Another important factor for all the candidates appearing for the examination is the age limit. Candidates must understand the eligibility criteria laid by the exam conducting body regarding the age limit. 

Candidates appearing for the examination should have a minimum age of 21 years whereas the maximum age of the candidate should not exceed 30 years as of 1st January of the year of the given notification. On the other hand, for those candidates whose permanent address should be Chhattisgarh, their maximum age should not exceed above 35-years. 

CGPSC Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit Relaxation 

Candidates can check the age relaxation given by the exam conducting body for different conditions.

Scenario 

Age Relaxation in years 

Candidates  who are native of Chhattisgarh and has an upper age limit of 35 years 

5 years of respite at age 35 not more than five years

Those candidates who are appointed on a contract basis 

The candidate’s age should be a maximum of 38 years 

Those candidates who are either domicile or bonafide ST, SC, Women disabled, OBC according to the given record by the Government of Chhattisgarh

The age limit for those candidates should be 45 years 

Those candidates who are applying for the post is a window on the first appointment

Candidates like these get an age relaxation of up to max 5 years

Those candidates who have green cards with them under the programme named Family Welfare programme 

Such candidates get age relaxation up to a maximum of 2 years

Those aspirants who are working either as permanent or temporary employees of Chhattisgarh or the State Government.

These aspirants get an age relaxation of 38 years 

Candidates who have been involved in Military service for a minimum of 5 years 

These candidates get age relaxation up to a maximum of 5 years 

Candidates with disabilities 

Such candidates get an age relaxation of 5 years 

Candidates who are government servants and are retrenched 

These candidates have an age relaxation of 3 years 

If a potential candidate is of Indian descent and moved from one of the following nations:

  • From Sri Lanka on or after the year 1964 
  • Candidates who are from Burma and came back on or after June 1, 2963 
  • Candidates who returned from East Pakistan which is now known as Bangladesh  between Jan 01, 1964, and March 25, 1971

These candidates get an age relaxation of a maximum of 3 years 

If the applicant is the winning couple from the inter-caste marriage programme supported by the tribal Harijan and backward class welfare department, in accordance with the GAD memo,

Such candidates get an age relaxation of maximum of 5 years 

Those candidates who are a sportsperson and are awarded the Shaheed Rajiv Pandey award or Gunda Dhur, or a candidate recognised by  Maharaja, Praveen Chandra Banda age Samaan or Rashtriya Yuva awarded as per GAD memo

 

Such candidates get an age relaxation of a maximum of 5 years 

CGPSC Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualification 

Candidates who are intending to appear for the examination should obtain a degree from any university which has been incorporated by an act of the Central or State legislature in India. Aspirants who hold a degree from the educational institute which has been established by an act of Parliament or declared to be considered a university under section 2 of the UGC act are eligible to appear for the examination. 

CGPSC Eligibility Criteria: Physical Requirements 

The official notification of CGPSC regarding eligibility criteria states that the candidates who are appearing for the examination should be in good Mental and physical health and should not have physical defects.  Hence, in order to ensure these aspects, the exam conducting body has released a set of physical requirements which candidates need to obtain. These requirements are specified for different posts. 

Further, candidates must note that if they are found not to have the requirement laid by the CGPSC, then they will not be allowed to sit for the examination. Aspirants can take a look at the following requirements for different posts. 

Post’s Name 

Male Candidates 

 

Female Candidate 

Chest Without Expansion

Chest With Expansion

Height

Height

Minimum Difference

District Excise Officer

79 cm

84 cm

163 cm

152.4 cm

5 cm

District Fighter

84 cm

89 cm

165 cm

-

5 cm

Excise Sub-Inspector

81 cm

85 cm

165 cm

152.4 cm

5 cm

Dy. Superintendent of Police

84 cm

89 cm

168 cm

155 cm

5 cm

Superintendent District Jail

84 cm

89 cm

168 cm

155 cm

5 cm

Assistant Jail Superintendent

0.80 m.

-

165 cm.

155 cm

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CGPSC Eligibility Criteria: Number of Attempts 

Candidates must know that there is no specific number which has been stated by the exam authorities for the number of attempts regarding the CGPSC examination. 

Key Points of CGPSC Eligibility Criteria 

While going through the CGPSC eligibility criteria, candidates should note all these key points. 

  • Candidates who are found guilty of crimes such as obtaining impersonating services from anyone, impersonating, submitting fake papers or documents that have been altered, using unfair methods during a test or attempting to do so or harassing, threatening, or inflicting physical damage on the personnel hired to perform the examination will not be allowed to appear for the examination. 
  • Candidates are required to clear all three stages of the examination to be eligible to get recruited for the examination
  • Aspirants who do not hold a certificate of admission issued by the Commission will not get admitted either to the preliminary examination or the mains examination 

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