Eligibility Criteria for CGPSC Exam 2021

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CGPSC State Service Exam Eligibility Criteria for CGPSC 2021:

CGPSC, also known as Chhattisgarh Public Service Commission Examination, is conducted by the state government of Chhattisgarh to recruit interested candidates. It is one among the reputed competitive Civil Services exams within the state. In order to sit in this exam, the interested candidates must meet all eligibility criteria for CGPSC Exam.

If any candidate fail to satisfy any or all of the eligibility criteria, they will not be able to qualify a seat for the CGPSC Exam 2021. Below is all information in length about CGPSC Eligibility Criteria 2021, such as age limit, nationality requirements, educational qualification, and age relaxations for this exam.

Eligibility Conditions:

A. Nationality eligibility criteria for CGPSC Exam:

The candidate must be a citizen of India.

(B) Age criteria for CGPSC Exam

CGPSC Age Limit Criteria 2021

(a) A candidate must have attained a minimum age of 21 years and must not have attained the maximum age of 30 years as on 1st January of the year of issuance of the advertisement. Provided that for candidates domicile/permanent residents of State of Chhattisgarh, the maximum age shall be extended to 35 years. Provided that the State Government may vary the lower and upper age limits for any of the services included in these Rules looking to the exigencies of the services.

CGPSC Age Relaxation 2021

(b) The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable:

(i) up to a maximum of five years : if a candidate domiciled in Chhattisgarh belongs to a caste or tribe notified a scheduled caste or scheduled tribe or OBC by the Government of Chhattisgarh.

(ii) up to a maximum of 3 years: If a candidate is a bonafide repatriate of Indian origin from:-
(1) Burma, who migrated to India on or after 1st June, 1963; or
(2) Srilanka, who migrated to India after 1st November, 1964; or
(3) if the Candidate is a bonafide displaced person from East Pakistan (now Bangladesh) and had migrated to India during the period between 1st January, 1964 and 25th March, 1971.

(iii) up to a maximum of 8 years: (If the candidate repatriate or displaced person mentioned in (ii) supra belongs to scheduled caste, scheduled tribe or OBC as notified by Government of Chhattisgarh and domiciled in Chhattisgarh.

(iv) up to a maximum of 5 years: if the candidate is a widow on her first appointment.

(v) up to a maximum of 2 years: if the candidate holds a Green Card in his/ her name under the Family Welfare Programme.

(vi) up to a maximum of 5 years: if the candidate is a forward partner of a prize winning couple under Intercaste Marriage Scheme sponsored by the Tribal, Harijan and Backward Class Welfare Department as per GAD Memo No. C-1085-3-1, dated 3-9-1985;

(vii) Up to a maximum of 5 years: if the candidate is sports person honoured with the Shaheed Rajeev pandey Award or Gundadhur Samman or Maharaja Pravirchandra Bhanjdev Samman or Rashtriya Yuva awarded as per GAD memo No- F19-2/2005/1-3 Raipur dated 01-12-2006.

(viii) up to a maximum of 3 years : in the case of Defence Services personnel, disabled in operations during hostilities with any foreign country or in a disturbed area and released as a consequence thereof.

(ix) up to a maximum of 8 years “ if the candidate filling under category.

(x) supra belongs to the scheduled caste or the scheduled tribe or OBC.

(xi) up to a maximum of 5 years : in the case of Ex-servicemen and Commissioned Officers including ECOs/ SSCOs who have rendered at least five year Military Service as on 1st January Preceding date of Commencement of Examination and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within six months form the said date) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service or on invalidment.

(xii) up to a maximum of 10 years : in case the candidate falling under category.

(xiii) supra belongs to the scheduled caste or the scheduled tribe or OBC.

(xiv) up to maximum 10 years : for women candidate: As per Rajpatra (Asadharan) date 7.2.1997, Published rule C.G. civil service (Special provision of appointment for women) Rule 1997, 10 years age relaxation will be given to women candidate.

(xv) In case of the permanent/ Temporary employees of either of CG State Govt. or any undertaking of CG Govt. will be entitled the age relaxation up to 38 years.

(xvi) up to a maximum of 3 years: if the candidate is a retrenched Government servant, after deducting from his age the period of all temporary service previously rendered by him up to maximum of seven years.
even if it represents more than one spell.

(xvii) up to a maximum of 10 years: if the candidate is a handicapped and applying to the service/posts class III and must have submitted his disability certificate of not less than 40% issued by the competent authority.

(xviii) In accordance to general administration department’s circular no. F 1-2/2002/1/3 dated 02/06/2004. Shiksha karmies of chhattisgarh state will be granted relaxation in maximum age limit for equal number of years for which they have worked as shiksha karmi. For calculation purpose the period of more than 6 months will be treated as one year. The benefit of this relaxation can be availed only up to 45 years.

4. A candidate must be in a good mental and bodily health and free from any physical defect likely to interfere with the discharge of his duties as an officer of the particular service. A candidate who after such medical examination as Government or the appointing authority, as the case may be, may prescribe, found not to satisfy these requirements will not be appointed. Only such candidates who are likely to be considered for appointment will be medically examined.

C. Minimum Educational Qualification for CGPSC Exam

A candidate must hold a degree of any of the Universities incorporated by an Act of the Central or State Legislature in India or other Educational Institution established by an Act of Parliament or declared to be deemed as a University under Section 3 of the University Grants Commission Act. 1956 or possess an equivalent qualification.

Note -I:  Candidates who have appeared at an examination the passing of which would render them educationally qualified for the commission’s examination but have not been informed of the results as also the candidates who intend to appear at such a qualifying examination will also be eligible for admission to the Preliminary Examination. It will be compulsory for all candidates who are declared qualified by the Commission for taking the State Services (Main) Examination to produce proof of passing the requisite examination with their application for the Main -Examination.

Note -II: Candidates possessing professional and technical qualifications which are recognized by the State Government as equivalent to professional and technical degree would also be eligible for admission to the examination.

Minimum Standard for Height and Chest Girth for CGPSC Exam 2021:

S.No.Name of the PostHeightChestExpansion
ManWithout ExpansionWith Expansion
1.Dy. Superintendent of Police168 c.m84 c.m89 c.m.5 c.m.
2.District Excise Officer5’4”31”33”
3.Transport Sub-Inspector165 c.m.81.50 c.m.
4.Excise Sub-Inspector165 c.m.81 c.m.85 c.m.
5.Assistant Jailor 1.65 m.0.80 m.
Minimum Standard for Height and Chest Girth for CGPSC Exam 2021

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