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UPPSC PCS exam Eligibility


Educational Qualification required for UPPSC PCS exam

The educational requirement for all the posts of UPPCS 2020 exam except some specialised positions is a Bachelors Degree of any recognised university from any discipline with any percentage of marks. There is no bar for the candidates having passing percentage only in the graduation exam.

The candidates who are in the final year of their Bachelor's Degree program are also eligible to fill the UPPSC 2020 application form but with a condition that they have to submit the self-attested certificate at the time of Detail Application Form submission for the UPPPSC main exam.

But there are various specialised positions and these positions required special educational qualification. The following are the positions which require a peculiar educational qualification.


Educational Qualification required

Sub Registrar, Assistant Prosecuting Officer (Transport), Law officer, Law Officer (Mandi Parishad)

Graduation (Law)

District Basic Shiksha Adhikari/ Associate DIOS & Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative Officer 

PG Degree

District Cane Officer

Graduation (Agriculture)

District Audit Officer

Graduation (Commerce)

Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I)/Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-II)

Degree in Science with Physics or Mechanical Engineering as one subject.

Assistant Labour Commissioner

Degree (Arts) with Sociology or Economics as a subject or Commerce/ Law

District Programme Officer

Degree (Sociology/ Social Science/ Home Science/ Social Work)

Senior Lecturer, DIET

PG Degree with B.Ed.

District Probation Officer

PG Degree (Relevant Disciplines)

Designated Officer/ Food Safety Officer

PG (Chemistry)

Statistical officer

PG (Mathematics/ Mathematical Statistics/ Statistics/ Agricultural Statistics)

Labour Enforcement Officer

 Bachelor’s Degree/ PG (Relevant Disciplines)

Distt. Horticulture officer Group-2 Grade-1

B.Sc (Agriculture / B.Sc (Horticulture)

Extension Service Officer Group-2

B.Sc or B.Sc. (Ag.) followed by a 15-month Post-graduate Diploma Course

Tax assessment officer

Bachelor’s degree (Commerce or Economics)

Marketing Officer/ Secretary Group-II (Mandi Parishad)

Graduation (Relevant Disciplines)

Account and Audit Officer (Mandi Parishad)

Graduation (Commerce) with Accountancy

Senior Sugarcane Development Inspector

PG (Agriculture Science) and CCC Certificate

Veterinary and Welfare officer

B.V.Sc. and A.H or equivalent


Age Limit for the UPPSC PCS Exam

The age limit for the UPPSC PCS exam is as follows

Lower age limit: 21 Years

Upper age limit: 40 Years

The commission also provides the age relaxation to the candidates belonging to the reserved categories as follows.


 Age Relaxation

Maximum Age Limit


5 years

43 years


5 years

45 years


5 years

45 years


15 years

55 years


Marital Status

The person having over one living wife/husband shall not be eligible for this exam unless the Honourable Governor has granted an exemption from this condition.

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