BPSC Eligibility 2022, Check Age Limit, Educational Qualifications and More!

Safalta Expert Published by: Harshita Pathak Updated Fri, 09 Sep 2022 09:37 PM IST


This article will provide you with all the necessary information regarding the BPSC exam such as age limit, educational qualification and more.

BPSC eligibility criteria is set by the Bihar Public Service Commission which conducts the recruitment exam to select candidates for various posts. Candidates aspiring to apply for these posts should ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria otherwise they will not be recruited for the posts. The eligibility criteria is set under the parameters of nationality, age limit, educational qualification and so on. Read this article to know detailed BPSC eligibility criteria and other information.
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BPSC Eligibility: Age Limit

The age limit for the BPSC exam varies according to the post applied for. The average ranges from 20-22 with different upper limits for different posts.

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For further information you may refer to the table provided below:
Post/Service Name Minimum Age
Deputy Superintendent of Police 20 years
Probation Officer 21 years
Rural Development Officer 21 years
Labor Enforcement Officer 21 years
Block SC/ST Welfare Officer 21 years
Supply Inspector 21 years
All other posts 22 years

The upper age limit for the BPSC Exam is as follows:
Category BPSC Upper Age Limit
General Category – Male 37 years
General Category – Female 40 years
BC/OBC (Male, Female) 40 years
SC/ST (Male, Female) 42 years

Check out what is Bihar Police SI Syllabus here.

Relaxation of Age for Ex-Serviceman:

(a) Relaxation of 3 Years of Age for the Ex-Serviceman (Permanent Commission).
(b) Relaxation of 5 Years of Age for the Ex-Serviceman (Short Service Commission etc.).
  • Relaxation of 5 Years of Age for govt employees.
  • Relaxation of 10 Years of Age for Divyang People.

BPSC Eligibility: Educational Qualification

According to the BPSC Eligibility Criteria, educational qualifications are broadly categorised into two categories: A Master's Degree from a reputable university, or an equivalent qualification.

BPSC Eligibility: Physical Standards

Minimum Height criteria Chest
  • SC/ST – 5 feet 3 inches.
  • For General Category Male – 5 feet 5 inches
  • Women candidates – 5 feet 2 inches
  • SC/ST (Male) is 31 inches
  • General category (Male) is 32 inches

Important points regarding BPSC

  1. According to official rules, the number of attempts is unlimited as long as the candidates' age criteria are met.
  2. Candidates seeking advantages under reservation must:
  • Have a good time Domicile in Bihar
  • In the BPSC Exam online application, highlight the reservation category.
3. Applicants for reservation in the SC/ST category must present the following documents:
  • Domicile Certificate of Caste
4. To be considered for a reservation, BC/OBC applicants must present the following documents:
  • Domicile Certificate of Caste
  • Certificate for Non-Creamy Layer

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