MPPSC Age Limit 2023: Qualification, Nationality, MPPSC Eligibility Criteria

MPPSC Age Limit 2023: Qualification, Nationality, MPPSC Eligibility Criteria

BySATISH KUMAR GUPTA  |  Updated on: Jan 10, 2023
Get complete information about MPPSC Eligibility 2023 that includes the age limit, qualification and physical requirements. Know about age relaxation category wise and other information that an MPPSC aspirant should be aware of.
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MPPSC Eligibility 2023 is specified by the Madhya Public Service Commission for the MPPSC exam. Candidates can check out the eligibility, which consists of age limit, qualification, physical measurements, etc. As per the latest reports, there has been a revision in the MPPSC age limit. As per the latest news, the upper age limit for candidates from economically weaker groups such as SC, ST, and other reserved categories has been increased. Check the latest MPPSC age limit and other eligibility criteria before applying online.

Interested candidates who wish to apply for the exam should check MPPSC Eligibility Criteria and then proceed to fill out the MPPSC Application form. Eligibility for MPPSC includes various parameters like education, age limit, physical standards, and other things which candidates need to confirm to be considered for the final selection.

MPPSC Age Limit 2023

MPPSC has increased the age limit for the MPPSC exam. Now the upper age limit is 45 years for reserved categories. It is important to note that the maximum age limit will never exceed 45 years. That is, those who are above 45 years old will not be able to apply.

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The age limit for MPPSC State Service Exam is as given below:

Post TypeMinimum ageMaximum age
For Women (UR, PwD), Men, Women (SC, ST, OBC, etc.)
Non-Uniformed Post21 years40 years45 years
Uniformed-Post21 years33 years (Depends on reserved category)38 years

MPPSC Age Relaxation

As given below, age relaxation is given by commission for different categories/ posts. The age relaxation is justified as long as it is 45 years.

CategoryMPPSC Age limit (relaxation)
SC/ST/OBC candidates having Domicile of MP5 years
All women candidates, irrespective of their domicile10 years
Physically-handicapped5 years
Sportsmen honoured with the "Vikram Award"5 years
Candidates holding Test Series in their name under the Family Welfare Programme2 years
Burma, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Vietnam’s bonafide repatriate of Indian origin holding Indian Passport3 years
Personnel from Defence Services3 years
Women who are widowed, divorced or abandoned during their first appointment.5 years

MPPSC Educational Qualification

The educational qualification for the MPPSC SSE exam is the basic requirement for the application form. Educational requirements that need to be fulfilled while applying for the MPPSC exam 2023 are listed below:

  • The candidate must hold a degree from any university recognized by the Government of India or possess an equivalent qualification.
  • Candidates declared qualified by the Commission for taking the MPPSC (Main) Examination shall be required to produce compulsorily proof of passing/mark sheet of the requisite examination.
  • Candidates possessing professional and technical qualifications from a recognized university would also be eligible to take the exam.

MPPSC Physical Eligibility

Various positions under the MPPSC exam 2023, like Sub-Inspector, and other posts in the police departments, require physical standards in terms of height and chest girth Commission has also clarified the minimum standard for height and chest girth for various posts. Below given table below illustrates the same:

PostSexHeight (in cms)Chest Girth (in cms)
Without ExpansionFully Expanded
State Police Service(DSP)Male1688489
Female155Chest measurement is not requiredChest measurement is not required
District Commandant, Home GuardsMale1658489
Female155Chest measurement is not requiredChest measurement is not required
District Excise Officer-1638489
Superintendent, District JailMale1688489
Female155Chest measurement is not requiredChest measurement is not required
Excise, Sub-InspectorMale1658186
Female152.4Chest measurement is not requiredChest measurement is not required
Assistant JailorMale16584Not Mentioned
Female158Chest measurement is not requiredChest measurement is not required
Transport Sub-Inspector-16581Not Mentioned

MPPSC Eligibility for Other States

As per the official notification, there is no special requirement from the candidates of other states. Thus, any candidate who is a resident of India can apply for MPPSC Exam if they are eligible in terms of Age Limit, Education, and Nationality.

MPPSC Eligibility: Important Pointers

Candidates must not be found guilty of any of the given pointers, as it might affect their candidature:

  • Taking help from anyone in the written exam or in the interview process.
  • Impersonating or procuring others' impersonation.
  • Submitting documents that are fabricated to tempered with.
  • Making incorrect statements during the examination or giving wrong information about the self.
  • Using unfair means in the examination hall.
  • Violation of any instructions mentioned in the admit card.
  • Misbehaving in the examination hall or in the interview process in any other manner.

MPPSC Eligibility FAQs

  • Candidates need to be a graduate of any recognized university and must be within the age limit of 21-40 years to apply for the MPPSC exam.

  • As per the latest news, the maximum MPPSC age limit for reserved categories is 45 years. Candidates must be below 45 years of age on the date mentioned in the notification.

  • Yes, as per MPPSC eligibility 2023, the upper age limit must be 45 years on the date mentioned in the notification. The MPPSC age limit is 45 years if you belong to an economically weaker reserved category.

  • No, there is no change in the MPPSC eligibility criteria by the Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission. Candidates must bookmark the page for latest changes in the eligbility.

  • There is no limit to the number of attempts in the MPPSC SSE. Candidates can appear for the exam till they are overage for the exam.


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