The age limit for the candidates those who are taking the IAS and IPS exams has been increased to two years. This is Applicable for the candidates belonging to all categories. Similarly the chances of taking the exam has also been increased.
The General Entrance exam for the IAS and IPS will start from August 24.
According to the current scenario the general category candidates can take the exam up to 4 times and there age limit is up to 30 years. Here after they can take the exam up to 6 years and there age limit is up to 32 years. Now the OBC candidates are taking the exam up to 7 times, hereafter they can take the exam up to 9 times and there age limit has been increased from 43 to 45 years.
The Handicapped candidates belong to the general category can take the exam up to 42 years. For them also the age limit has been increased up to two years. The chances of taking the exam has not been changed for the handicapped candidates belonging to SC and ST category. There age limit has been increased from 45 to 47 years.
The SC and ST candidates can take the exam for any number of times. There age limit has been increased from 35 to 37 years These exams are conducted by the UPSC Group.