Attempts allowed for Ex-servicemen in UPSC
For disabled ex-servicemen, the number of UPSC attempts is unlimited until the upper age limit is reached. The UPSC CSE has a maximum age limit of 37 years for ex-servicemen.
- To be eligible for this relaxation, ex-servicemen (including Commissioned Officers and SSCO/ECOs) must have served for at least five years as of the first of the particular year of the UPSC CSE and have been released.
- According to the Ex-servicemen Quota in UPSC, those who have been terminated from the Civil services due to misdeed cannot give the UPSC exam.
- Ex-servicemen aspirants who lie under the SC/OBC/ST category are qualified for a grant of accumulative age relaxation.
- For an IAS or IPS or IFS, and other illustrated posts, candidates need to pass all the stages of this exam.
- Certain criteria are predetermined, and the number of allowed attempts is one of the fixed eligibility criteria.
- Apart from Ex-servicemen, SC and ST can also appear for the IAS exam an unlimited number of times, up to the age of 37 years.