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MPSC Eligibility 2024: Post-wise Age Limit, Educational Qualification, Physical Measurements

MPSC eligibility is an important factor candidates must check before filling the application form. The eligibility criteria consist of minimum and maximum age limit, age limit relaxation, physical measurements and others.
MPSC Eligibility Criteria 2024

MPSC Eligibility Criteria 2024

MPSC Eligibility 2024: The Maharashtra Public Service Commission releases eligibility requirements for each exam. The eligibility is released within the official notififcation for each examination. Since the commission conducts exams for various posts offered under Maharastra’s administration, the commission also releases MPSC post-wise eligibility. Candidates are required to check the MPSC eligibility before filling the application form. 

MPSC has revised the upper age limit for various groups that fall under Group B and C. The MPSC minimum age limit is set as 19 years, whereas the maximum age limit for a candidate is set as 38 years. Similarly, like age limit, there are other factors for eligibility criteria including education qualifications. Candidates must be a graduate of a recognised university to be eligible to apply for the exam. 

Apart from age limit and educational qualification, candidates are also required to clear physical measurements for eligibility. MPSC prelims exam 2024 is going to be held on July 21, meanwhile the mains exam will be held from December 14 to December 16. 

MPSC Eligibility Criteria 2024: Highlights 

Candidates can take a look at the important points related to MPSC eligibility criteria down below. 

Particulars 

Details

MPSC Full Form

Maharashtra Public Service Commission

MPSC Conducting Body

Maharashtra Public Service Commission

MPSC Eligibility Criteria

  • Nationality 
  • Age Limit 
  • Age Limit Relaxation
  • Educational Qualification
  • Physical Measurement 

MPSC Eligibility Criteria 2024: Nationality 

The first factor in MPSC eligibility is nationality. In order to appear for the exam, candidates must be a citizen of India. Applicants must also possess a Maharashtra domicile certificate in order to be considered eligible.

MPSC Eligibility Criteria 2024: Age Limit 

MPSC eligibility for age limit depends on minimum and maximum age limit. Recently, MPSC has revised the upper age limit for various groups that fall under Group B and C. Further, candidates can take a look at the following MPSC age limit criteria down below:

  • The minimum age limit for a candidate appearing for the exam should be 19 years 
  • On the other hand, the maximum age limit for candidates appearing for the MPSC exam is set as 38 years (As on March 01, 2020). 

NOTE: The above-mentioned age limit is for those candidates who belong to the general category. Also, Candidates must be at least 19 years of age at the time of appearing for the MPSC state exam (on or before March 1 of the year of the MPSC preliminary exam).

MPSC Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit Relaxation

Candidates can take a look at the MPSC age limit relaxation for students belonging to different categories. 

Categories

Age Limit Relaxation

SC

7 Years

ST

7 Years

OBC

3 Years 

PwD

The maximum age limit is 45 Years 

NOTE: As per Government regulations, reserved category candidates will receive age relaxation.

Further candidates can take a look at the minimum and maximum age limits for different category candidates down below.

  • For MPSC Exams, the minimum age limit for backward classes is 19 years whereas the maximum age limit is 43 years.
  • Ex-Servicemen must have a minimum age limit of 19 to take the MPSC Exam
  • For eligible players, the minimum age limit is 19 years; for aspirants in the General category and those in the Backward category, the maximum age limit is 43 years. 

MPSC Eligibility Criteria 2024: Educational Qualification 

Candidates also have to look for the MPSC educational qualification before applying for the examination. The given below are the educational eligibility criteria for MPSC exams. 

  • Candidates must have a degree from a recognised university or an equivalent qualification. 
  • Those candidates who are in their final year of examination are also eligible to apply for the examination
  • Candidate must be fluent in Marathi.

NOTE: Since the MPSC exam is held for various posts, the eligibility criteria for each post is different. Hence, candidates should check their eligibility as per the post the candidate has applied. 

MPSC Eligibility Criteria 2024: Physical Measurements 

While the candidate is applying for any MPSC posts, they are required to check as well as clear the MPSC physical requirements they are laid by the commission. If a candidate wants to apply for the post of ACP or DSP, they can check the below-mentioned physical measurements. 

  • Male candidates applying for the DSP post should have a minimum height of 165 cm 
  • On the other hand, female candidates should have a minimum height of 157 cm who are applying for the post. 

MPSC Application Form 2024 

Those candidates who will successfully fulfil the eligibility criteria, will be eligible to fill the MPSC application form for various exams. The Maharashtra Public Service Commission releases the MPSC application form online. The application process started on May 9, 2024, and was concluded on May 24, 2024.

MPSC Exam Dates 2024

Candidates can take a look at the important MPSC exam dates 2024 down below. 

Particulars 

Date

MPSC Full Form

Maharashtra Public Service Commission 

MPSC Conducting Body

Maharashtra Public Service Commission 

MPSC Prelims Exam Date 2024

July 21, 2024

MPSC Prelims Answer Key Date 2024

TBA

MPSC Prelims Result Date 2024

TBA

MPSC Mains Exam Date 2024

December 14, 15, and 16, 2024

MPSC Mains Answer Key Date 2024

TBA

MPSC Mains Result Date 2024

TBA

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What are MPSC eligibility age criteria? 

The minimum age for MPSC examination is 19 years. Meanwhile, maximum age to appear is 38 years.

What is MPSC age limit for Deputy Collector?

The age limit for Deputy Collector ranges between 21 and 40 years for MPSC candidates.

Is the MPSC official exam notification released?

Yes, the official exam notification for MPSC examination 2024 is available online at mpsc.gov.in. 

When will MPSC 2024 exam for prelims take place?

The MPSC prelims exam 2024 is going to be conducted on July 21, 2024. 

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