Know the eligibility for IAS and conditions like Age limit and relaxation, qualification, and number of attempts.
The IAS Eligibility includes certain criteria and rules as mentioned below.
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Before getting into the details of eligibility for IAS, let’s learn about UPSC Civil Services Exam
Union Public Services Commission (UPSC) annually conducts civil services exam and lakhs of candidates apply for the examination to get into the prestigious posts like Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS), among others.
UPSC releases notification for the examination a year earlier and propounds some conditions under eligibility for IAS 2017 and candidates who are willing to apply for the exam should fulfill all the mentioned criteria.
Below given are the complete and important conditions for the eligibility of IAS Exam, which candidates can go through and make sure that they meet all the eligibility criteria for UPSC Civil Services Exam 2017.
A 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/her by the Government of India.
Candidates who have appeared or intend to appear for the qualifying examination and are awaiting results are also eligible to appear for the Preliminary Examination; however, they are supposed to submit proof of passing the requisite qualification along with Detailed Application Form (DAF) for Civil Services (Mains) Examination.
The candidates applying for Civil Services Exam must meet all the prescribed eligibility for IAS, by the UPSC. Though, the admission tickets are issued but when a candidate qualifies for the Personality Test/Interview, the commission verifies the eligibility criteria with reference to the original documents.
Read more about the age limit for IAS exam 2017.