UP Judicial Services Eligibility Criteria 2022: Age Limit, Educational Qualification

UP Judicial Services Eligibility Criteria 2022: Age Limit, Educational Qualification

ByArpit Kumar Jain  |  Updated on: Jan 10, 2022
It is important to check the UPPSC PCS J exam eligibility criteria before planning to appear for the exam. Check age limit, education qualification, relaxations and more.
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It is very important to check the UP Judicial Service Eligibility Criteria before applying for the online application. Only eligible candidates' applications will be accepted by the commission. Candidates must check the age limit, education qualification, relaxations, and other eligibility. Start your preparation if you are eligible otherwise all your hard work will be in vain.

UPPSC PCS J Eligibility Criteria 2022

Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) has released the eligibility criteria for the Judicial services exam through the notification on the official website. The first thing comes to mind of the interested candidate is am I eligible for the exam? To question your answer we have come up with the eligibility criteria for the UPPSC PCS J exam. Candidates who are thinking of applying must check all the eligibility before. The commission conducts the UP Judiciary exam for the recruitment of Civil judges in the various courts. The eligibility for the application includes age limit, education qualification, and other eligibilities. Check all the UP Judiciary exam eligibility details here.

UPPSC Civil Judge Eligibility 2022 Age Limit

A candidate for direct recruitment to the service must have attained the age of 22 years and must not have attained the age more than 35 years. Age relaxations for several reserved categories have been provided in the table below:

UPPCS Judicial Service Age Relaxation


Age Relaxation


5 Years


5 Years

Sports Person

5 Years

State Govt. Employees

5 Years

Physical Handicapped

15 Years

Ex. Servicemen

5 Years

Check UP Judiciary Salary 2022

UPPSC Judicial Service Education Qualification 2022

According to the previous official notification, the following educational qualifications are required of the candidates. If there will be any change in this year's notification it will be updated here.

  • A candidate must have a Bachelor 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 have a thorough understanding of the Hindi Language in Devnagari Script.

Is there any percentage required for UP Judicial Services Exam?

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

UP Judiciary Eligibility for Marital Status 2022

Candidates who have more than one living partner are not eligible for the exam. 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.

UPPSC PCS J Nationality 2022

The candidate must be a citizen of India to be eligible for the UP PCS J Exam. Candidates of other countries are debarred to take the exam.

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UPPSC PCS J Exam Eligibility FAQs

  • Yes, age relaxation is applicable in the UP Civil Judge exam as per the UP Govt. norms.

  • There are only four attempt in the UPPSC PCS J exam. Candidate can attempt a maximum of 4 attempt in the lifetime.

  • Yes, the final year student can apply for the UP Judicial Servie Exam.

  • The maximum age limit for UP Judiciary Exam is 35 years.

  • A candidate must have a bachelor degree or equivalent in LAW from a recognized college or university.

  • The minimum age limit for the UP Civil Judge exam is 22 years.


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