Number of Allowed Attempts for OBC in UPSC?
As we have mentioned above, the number of attempts of OBC in UPSC is nine. However, aspirants should know that there are two categories under OBC- Creamy Layer and Non-creamy layer. Those who belong to the other backward categories fall under the creamy layer, and they can’t avail themselves of the UPSC’s relaxation for OBCs. The relaxation for attempts will only be provided only if the candidate belongs to the Non-Creamy Layer under OBC.
- An aspirant will only get the community relaxation only in the case of a particular caste to which the candidate falls under the list of reserved categories created by the central government.
- Candidates applying for the UPSC CSE must produce the OBC certificate.
According to the eligibility of UPSC exam, if any OBC candidate wants to appear 10th time in UPSC exam, then their application won't be accepted by the commission. Even if he/she in the age limit criteria. They will not be eligible for appear in the exam after 9th attempts.