The Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC) conducts examinations to recruit candidates for filling administrative posts in the state government of Bihar. The notification for the 67th BPSC Exam was released on September 24,2021.
The Prelims set to take place on January 23, 2022 has been postponed due to unforeseen circumstances. The new dates will be announced by the Bihar State Service Commission soon.
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 September 2021. 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|
|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 2021-2022
- As long as the age limit criteria is set, there is no restriction as far as the number of restrictions is concerned.
- For government employees who have been in continuous service for at least three years:
- Number of Attempts: 3
- Relaxation in Upper Age Limit: 5 years
- 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
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|BPSC Exam Pattern||BPSC Syllabus|
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|BPSC Result||BPSC Exam Dates|
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