MPPSC Age Limit 2022 - Qualification, MPPSC Eligibility Criteria

MPPSC Age Limit 2022 - Qualification, MPPSC Eligibility Criteria

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Sep 12, 2022
Get complete information about MPPSC Eligibility Criteria 2022 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 2022 is specified by the Madhya Public Service Commission for MPPSC exam. Candidates can check out the MPPSC eligibility here which consists of age limit, qualification, physical measurements, etc. As per the latest reports, there has been a revision in 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 after that should proceed to fill out the MPPSC Application form. Eligibility Criteria for MPPSC includes various parameters like education, age limit, physical standards, and other things which candidates need to confirm in order to be considered for the final selection. 

MPPSC Age Limit 2022

 MPPSC has increased the age limit for the MPPSC exam 2022. 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 as of January 1, 2022. 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 2022 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

Age relaxation is given by commission for different categories/posts is as given below. The age relaxation is justified as long as it is 45 years as on 01.01. 2022. 

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 
Candidate 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 the time of her first appointment.5 years 

MPPSC Educational Qualification

Educational requirement need to be fulfilled while applying for MPPSC exam 2022 are listed below:

  • The candidate must hold a degree from any of the universities recognized by the Government of India or possesses 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 for taking the examination.

MPPSC Eligibility: Nationality

The candidate must be a citizen of India. 

MPPSC Physical Eligibility

Various positions under MPPSC exam 2022 like Sub-Inspector, and other posts in police department require physical standards in terms of height and chest girth Commission has also clarified regarding 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 not requiredChest measurement not required
District Commandant, Home GuardsMale1658489
Female155Chest measurement not requiredChest measurement not required
District Excise Officer 1638489
Superintendent, District JailMale1688489
Female155Chest measurement not requiredChest measurement not required
Excise, Sub-InspectorMale1658186
Female152.4Chest measurement not requiredChest measurement not required
Assistant JailorMale16584Not Mentioned
Female158Chest measurement not requiredChest measurement 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 2022 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 any stage of the examination process 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 from any recognized university and must be within the age limit of 21-40 year in order to apply for MPPSC exam 2022.

  • As per the latest news, the maximum MPPSC age limit for reserved categories is 45 years. 

  • yes, as per MPPSC eligibility 2022, the upper age limit will be calculated as on 01.01.2022. The MPPSC age limit is 45 years if you belong to an economically weaker reserved category. 


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