UPSC Age Limit for SC
The UPSC Age Limit for SC is 37 years. The official notification regarding the UPSC Age Limit reads- ‘Candidates who fall under the SC category must be at least 21 years old on August 1 of the exam year, although they cannot be older than 37.’ Candidates for the SC Category may apply as often (unlimited attempts) as necessary until they satisfy the Union Public Service Commission's requirements.
UPSC Age Limit for ST
The UPSC Age Limit for ST Category is 37 years (32 years + 5 years relaxation), according to the UPSC Eligibility. The ST category candidates must be at least 21 years old on August 1 of the exam year, although they cannot be older than 37.
The UPSC sets the age requirements that a candidate must meet is defined by the Commission as- "A candidate must have reached the age of 21 and not yet reached the age of 32 on August 1, 2021, which means that he must have been born between August 2, 1989, and August 1, 2000. If a candidate is a representative of a Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe, the upper age limit specified above may be relaxed by a maximum of five years.’