UP PCS J Eligibility 2023: Qualification, UP PCS J Age Limit, Attempts

UP PCS J Eligibility 2023: Qualification, UP PCS J Age Limit, Attempts

BySATISH KUMAR GUPTA  |  Updated on: Jan 3, 2023
UP PCS J Eligibility 2023 is explained for the Civil Judge exam. Candidates can go through the UP PCS J age limit, qualification, attempts to apply for the UP Judiciary exam. Get the latest updates on UP PCS J eligibility.

UP PCS J Eligibility 2023 is essential to apply for the exam for the post of Civil Judge. The candidates must be aware of the prerequisites that are needed to be known by UP PCS Judiciary exam aspirants to fill out the application form. The basic requirement for UPPCS J eligibility is to fulfill the age limit, and educational qualifications are explained to help aspirants.

Aspirants must note the UP PCS J eligibility to avoid the cancelation of the application. The commission has provided the age limit relaxation to apply for the PCS J exam for the candidates who belong to the reserved categories. In the following post, aspirants can go through the latest UPPCS J eligibility in detail, making the online application process easy.

UP PCS J Eligibility 2023

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has released the UP PCS J eligibility criteria for the Judicial services exam through the notification on the official website. The first thing that comes to mind of the interested candidate is, am I eligible for the exam? To answer the question, we have come up with the eligibility criteria for the UPPSC PCS J exam.

The basic eligibility for the UP PCS J exam is that the candidates must have passed their law examination from a recognized university or must be enrolled as an Advocate and should not be more than 35 years. Aspirants must go through the following post to get more information on UP PCS J eligibility.

Latest: UP PCS J Application Form 2023

UP PCS J Age Limit 2023

A candidate for direct recruitment to the UP PCS J service must have attained the age of 22 years and not have reached the age of more than 35. However, if candidates belong to the OBC, SC, ST, EWS or PWD category, they are eligible to avail of age relaxation as notified by the Uttar Pradesh government. Age relaxations for several reserved categories have been provided in the table below:

UPPCS Judicial Service Age Relaxation for OBC, SC, ST, EWS, PWD

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 Years
OBC5 Years
Sports Person5 Years
State Govt. Employees5 Years
Physical Handicapped15 Years
Ex. Servicemen5 Years

UP PCS J Eligibility 2023: Qualification

According to the UP PCS J notification, the following educational qualifications are required of the candidates.

  • A candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Law from a recognized university OR,
  • He must be enrolled as an Advocate under the Advocate Act 1961, a Barrister of England or Northern Ireland, or a Member Faculty of Advocates in Scotland, with the right to practice in the Court or Courts subordinate to it. 
  • Candidates must also thoroughly understand the Hindi Language in Devnagari Script.

UP PCS J Eligibility 2023: Nationality

The UP PCS J exam eligibility says that the candidate must be a citizen of India to be eligible for the UP PCS Judicial Service Exam. Candidates from other countries are debarred to take the exam. Their application will get rejected by the commission.

UP PCS J Number of Attempts

UPPSC has notified the number of attempts required to appear for the PCS J exam. A candidate can apply for a maximum of four times in the UP PCS J exam 2022-2023. However, the candidates who were eligible in age to appear at the examination in the years 2019, 2020 and 2021 will be deemed to be eligible in age.

PCS J attempts

Is there any percentage required for UP Judiciary Services?

No, there are no such criteria for the percentage of marks in the education qualification degree to apply for UP PCS J exam. Candidates who have satisfied the minimum educational requirement for the exam can apply online.

UP PCS J Marital Status

Candidates who have more than one living partner are not eligible to apply for the UP PCS J 2023 exam. This means that if a man has more than one wife or a female has married a man who already has a wife is ineligible for the exam.

UP PCS J Eligibility FAQs

  • The UPPSC notifies UP PCS J Eligibility for recruiting a Civil Judge post in UP Judiciary. PCS J eligibility includes that the candidate must be a Law graduate from a recognized university and must be between the age of 22 years to 35 years to apply for the exam.

  • There are only four attempts in the UPPSC PCS J exam. Candidates can attempt a maximum of 4 attempts in their lifetime whether they belong to the General, OBC, ST, SC or any other category,

  • Yes, the final-year student can apply for the UP Judicial Service Exam. Candidates need to submit the final result of the qualification at the time of admission as mentioned in the notification.

  • The UP PCS J upper age limit is 35 years as on 01.07.2023. Hence, candidates eligible for age relaxation can only further apply for the exam. Candidates must check the age limit as per their category before the UP PCS J application.

  • A candidate must have a bachelor's degree or equivalent in LAW from a recognized college or university as the UP PCS J Civil Judge qualification. Candidates who are graduates in any other discipline are not allowed to appear for the PCS J exam.


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