UKPSC JE Eligibility Criteria 2021: Age Limit, Education Qualification

UKPSC JE Eligibility Criteria 2021: Age Limit, Education Qualification

ByShiwani Kumari  |  Updated on: Dec 14, 2021
UKPSC JE Recruitment 2021: Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) is conducting the UKPSC Junior Engineer recruitment for 776 Vacancies through the Uttarakhand Combined State Junior Engineer Service Examination-2021. Read this post to know the UKPSC JE Eligibility Criteria, Vacancy, Syllabus, Apply Online Link, Selection Process, Salary, Exam Pattern and more details.

UKPSC JE Eligibility Criteria 2021

The UKPSC JE Eligibility Criteria 2021 is specified by the Uttarakhand Public Service Commission (UKPSC) in its official notification. The UKPSC JE eligibility criteria include the factors that specify if the candidate can apply for the given post or not. UKPSC has released a recruitment notification for the UKPSC JE Electrical, Civil, Mechanical, and Agriculture engineering. However, to be able to apply online for the UKPSC JE exam, it is crucial that you fulfil the given eligibility as mentioned below: 

  • UKPSC JE Educational Qualification
  • UKPSC JE Age Limit
  • UKPSC JE Nationality

In this post, we will explain various aspects of the eligibility criteria for UKPSC JE Recruitment that have been mentioned above so that interested candidates can successfully apply for the post without any hassle. We will now discuss every eligibility criteria in detail below for the UKPSC Junior Engineer Exam 2021.

UKPSC JE Educational Qualification

The minimum qualification necessary to apply for the post of UKPSC JE is to possess a diploma degree. The candidate must have a diploma in the respective field of engineering they are applying for i.e Civil/Mechanical/Electrical/Agriculture Engineering from a government recognized polytechnic/university.

Know the UKPSC JE Syllabus

UKPSC JE Age Limit: Lower and Upper Age Limit

As of July 1, 2021, applicants must be between the following age for the UKPSC JE recruitment: 


Minimum age

Maximum age

Rural Works Department and Panchayati Raj

18 years

43 years

(1 year extended)

For other departments

21 years

43  years

(1 year extended)

Age Relaxation for UKPSC Junior Engineer Exam

Candidates in the following categories will be eligible for some relaxations in the age limit: (Uttarakhand State only).


Age Relaxation


5 Years

Dependants of Freedom Fighters 

5 Years


10 Years

UKPSC JE Nationality

The candidate must meet one of the following nationality requirements:-

  • The candidate must be a law-abiding citizen of India.
  • He/she must be a Tibetan refugee who arrived in India for permanent settlement before January 1, 1962.
  • He or she must be an Indian national who has settled permanently in India from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, or the United Republic of Tanzania.

Medical Fitness for UKPSC JE Recruitment

Applicants must be medically fit to be able to get an appointment for the post of UKPSC Junior Engineer. Candidates will be asked to appear for a medical examination that will certify that they are mentally and physically fit to be recruited to the post of Junior Engineer in UKPSC. 

UKPSC JE Selection Process

Once we have understood the eligibility criteria, it is also important to acquire complete knowledge of the UKPSC JE selection process and its various steps.

  • The selection process of UKPSC JE Recruitment 2021 will be divided into two stages, the Written Examination and Interview Round. 

UKPSC JE Exam Eligibility Criteria FAQs

  • Candidates should not be more than 43 years to be able to apply for the UKPSC JE exam. 

  • Yes, as per the official notification, candidates possessing a diploma in the relevant field of engineering from any recognized university or polytechnic college can apply for the UKPSC JE Recruitment 2021.

  • In order to be eligible for UKPSC JE Recruitment 2021, candidates must be law-abiding permanent citizens of India. Tibetan refugees can also apply for the post if they arrived in India for permanent settlement before January 1, 1962.

  • Yes, candidates who have served in the army for a minimum period of two years or possess an NCC B certificate would be given preference over other candidates in UKPSC JE Recruitment 2021.

  • Yes, in UKPSC JE Recruitment 2021, age relaxation would be provided to candidates belonging to reserved categories or those who are from the state of Uttarakhand.

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