MPSC Eligibility Criteria 2022: Check age limit, educational qualifications and other details here

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Mon, 23 May 2022 08:46 AM IST


Looking for details on MPSC Eligibility? Get to know the age limit, educational qualifications, and the number of attempts along with other details.

Maharashtra Public Service Commission (MPSC) conducts State Civil Services exam every year to recruit eligible and interested candidates for various posts. MPSC official notification defines definite eligibility criteria for candidates. In order to appear for these examinations and be recruited for the posts, candidates should satisfy MPSC eligibility criteria. The eligibility is broadly based on age, education qualification, and the number of attempts.
  • Candidates must have attained 19 years of age before applying for this exam.
  • Candidates must have completed at least Bachelor's degree to be eligible to apply.
  • The knowledge of Marathi is also mandatory.

Candidates who do not fulfill the eligibility criteria will not be considered for the posts and their candidature will be canceled.

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In this article, we have explained all the details regarding MPSC eligibility criteria. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check  our daily current affairs here. 

MPSC Eligibility Criteria: Overview

Age Limit 19 to 38 years of age
Educational Qualification Candidates should have completed their graduation
Nationality  Indian 
Number of Attempts Open category-6, OBC-9, SC/ST- Unlimited


MPSC Eligibility Criteria 2022

Candidates must check the eligibility criteria before applying for the MPSC recruitment. There are several factors considered for eligibility.  The MPSC MPSC eligibility criteria is defined under the following categories:
  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualifications
  • Physical Measurements

The details regarding each of these categories is given below.
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MPSC Eligibility Criteria: Age Limit

Candidates should be between 19 to 38 years of age in order to be eligible for MPSC Exams. There is age relaxation provided to the candidates, the details of which are as follows:
Category Age relaxation (upper limit)
OBC 3 years
SC/ ST 7 years
PwD Maximum age limit is 45 years
Backward Classes 43 years
Ex-Servicemen General Category 43 years
Ex-Servicemen Backward Classes 48 years
Qualified players 43 years
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MPSC Eligibility Criteria: Educational Qualification

Candidates should have completed their graduation from a recognized state or university. Candidates in the final year of their graduation are also eligible to apply for the exam. Candidates should be efficient in Marathi.

The qualification for specific posts is as follows:

  • Assistant Director, Maharashtra Finance & Accounts Services: Bachelor's Degree in Commerce/CA/Outlaw Accounting by ICWA/Post Graduate Degree in Commerce/MBA (Finance)
  • Deputy Director of Industry (Technical): Degree in Engineering in fields related to Civil, Architecture, Town Planning, etc./Degree in Science
  • Assistant Regional Transport Officer: Degree in Science or Engineering with Physics & Mathematics.
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MPSC Eligibility Criteria: Physical Measurements

Candidates can refer to the official notification for post-wise details on physical measurements. However for the post of Dy Superintendent of Police, the minimum height for male candidates should be 165 cm and for female candidates, it should be 157cm.

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MPSC Eligibility Criteria: Number of Attempts

Category Number of Attempts
Open 6
SC/ST Unlimited

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What is the age limit for MPSC state exams?

The age limit for the MPSC state exam is 19 to 38 years of age.

What is the educational qualification required to be eligible for MPSC state exams?

The candidates should have completed graduation in order to be eligible for MPSC state exams.

Is the Marathi language mandatory for candidates to be eligible to appear for MPSC state exams?

Yes, candidates should mandatorily know the Marathi language to be eligible to appear for MPSC state exams.

Is there an upper limit on the number of attempts that one can give for MPSC state exams?

Yes there is a category-wise upper limit on the number of attempts that one can give for MPSC state exams. 

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