BPSC Age Limit

The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) conducts examinations to recruit candidates for filling administrative posts in the state government of Bihar. The 69th BPSC CCE Prelims exam provisional date is 30th September, 2023.

The BPSC 68th BPSC mains exam was conducted in May 2023.

There are many criteria set by the BPSC to become eligible for writing the exam. One of them is the age limit. Keeping this in mind this article will give details about the BPSC Exam

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Age Limit for Bihar Public Service Commission Exam (BPSC)

As per the latest BPSC Notification released in November 2022, the following is the minimum and maximum age limit for the exam:

  • Minimum age limit – 22
  • Maximum Age Limit – 37

The Bihar State Commission also bestows age relaxation for certain categories of applicants. The details of the age limit relaxation are as follows:

BPSC Upper Age Limit and Relaxation

General Category – Male 37 years
General Category – Female 40 years
BC/OBC (Male, Female) 40 years
SC/ST (Male, Female) 42 years

Age Relaxation

People with Disability 10 years
Government Employees (more than 3-year service) 5 years
Ex-Servicemen whose age is not more than 5. years 3 years + period of service

The BPSC also has set a minimum age limit for several posts. They are as follows:

BPSC Minimum Age Limit for Posts

Deputy Superintendent of Police 20 years
District Commander 20 years
Prison & Correctional Services Inspector 22 years
State Tax Assistant Commissioner, Commerce (Tax Department Under Election Officer) 22 years
Department Under Election Officer (Election Department Planning Officer) 22 years
Planning Officer/District Planning Officer (Gazetted), Labour Resources Department 22 years
Officer, Sugarcane Industries Department 22 years
Probation Officer 21 years
Rural Development Officer 21 years
Labour Enforcement Officer 21 years
Block SC/ST Welfare Officer 21 years
Supply Inspector 21 years
State Transport Officer 21 years
Officer, Urban Development & Housing Department 21 years

*Note about BPSC Age Limit 2023

  1. As long as the age limit criteria is set, there is no restriction as far as the number of restrictions is concerned.
  2. For government employees who have been in continuous service for at least three years:
    1. Number of Attempts: 3
    2. Relaxation in Upper Age Limit: 5 years
  3. Ex-servicemen who are not above 53 years of age, can avail the BPSC age relaxation of three years plus the number of years in service.

Frequently asked Questions about BPSC Age Limit


What is the maximum age for BPSC?

The maximum age limit for candidates from the unreserved category is 37 years, but for SC/ST and OBC categories it is 40-42 years of age.

What is the lower age limit for BPSC?

The BPSC 69th lower age limit eligibility for the candidates is set at 18 while the upper age limits for different categories are different.

To know more about the BPSC Exam, candidates can refer to the following links.

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