UPPSC Eligibility Criteria 2018 – Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) decides the UPPSC eligibility for Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services, Assistant Conservator of Forest (ACF) and Range Forest Officer. UPPSC eligibility criteria 2018 includes requirements based on age, category of the candidate, marital status, educational qualification, etc. Eligibility criteria of UPPSC 2018 is different for different posts. It is important that aspiring candidates check the eligibility criteria of UPPSC 2018. Candidates who fulfill the UPPSC eligbility criteria 2018 can apply for the exam. Eligibile candidates, between the age of 21 to 40 years can apply for Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services. As per UPPSC eligibility criteria 2018, reserved category candidates with domicile of Uttar Pradesh will be given some age relaxation. All candidates need to have a bachelors degree to be eligible.
UPPSC 2018 Prelims exam will be conducted on August 19, 2018. Dates for mains exam and interview will be announced by the exam body later and will be updated here.
UPPSC Eligibility Criteria 2018
The eligibility of UPPSC on the basis of Age, Qualification, Physical Standards, Marital Status are:
Age related UPPSC Eligibility Criteria 2018
Eligibility criteria of UPPSC 2018 states that aspirants of age 21 to 40 years (as on July 1, 2018) can apply for PCS. The age limit for physically handicapped candidates is 55 years. Reserved category candidates who are domicile of Uttar Pradesh will be given relaxation on the upper age limit.
SC of Uttar Pradesh
ST of Uttar Pradesh
OBC of Uttar Pradesh
Skilled players of classified games of Uttar Pradesh
State Govt. employees of Uttar Pradesh
Physically handicapped candidates of Uttar Pradesh
Emergency Commissioned Officers of U.P.
Short Service Commissioned Officers of U.P.
Ex-Army Personnels of U.P. who have rendered five years service in Army
Note: Reserved category candidates who do not hold the domicile of Uttar Pradesh will be treated as unreserved.
UPPSC Eligibility Criteria 2018 (Educational Qualification)
As per the eligibility criteria of UPPSC 2018, all the candidates willing to appear for Combined State/Upper Subordinate Services need to hold a bachelors degree in any domain from a recognised university or institution.
Some specific educational qualifications are required for candidates applying for some specific posts. Check such posts and qualifications required for them from the table below.
Assistant Prosecuting Officer, Sub Registrar (Transport)
Associate DIOS and Other equivalent administrative posts, District Administrative Officer/District Basik Shiksha Adhikari
Post Graduate Degree
District Probation Officer
PG Degree in Sociology or Psychology
Social Work or any equivalent qualification
PG Diploma in a Branch of Social Work from a recognised Institute of Social Work.
District Audit Officer (Revenue Audit)
Assistant Director Industries (Handloom), Assistant Director Industries (Marketing)
PG Degree in Arts, Science or Commerce or Technology or PG Degree in Textile Industries from a recognised Institute
minimum Graduation Degree in Textile Technology
Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-I)/Assistant Controller Legal Measurement (Grade-II)
Undergraduate Degree in Science with Physics or Mechanical Engg. as one subject.
Assistant Labour Commissioner
Undergraduate Degree in Arts with Sociology or Economics as a subject or Commerce/Law
District Programme Officer
Bachelors Degree in Sociology or Social Science
Bachelors Degree in Home Science or Social Work.
Senior Lecturer, DIET
Post graduate degree with B.Ed.
U.P. Agriculture Service Group “B”, District Cane Officer (Development Branch)
PG Degree in mathematics or Mathematical Statistics or Statistics or Agricultural Statistics from an university recognized by Law in India or equivalent qualification recognised by the Government.
Food Safety Officer/Designated Officer
(1) PG Degree in Chemistry as one of the subjects from a University established by law in India
an equivalent qualification recognised by the Government,
(2) At least one of qualification prescribed for Direct Recruitment to the post of Food Safety Officer given as below: A Bachelor's Degree in Food Technology or Dairy Technology or Biotechnology or Oil Technology or Agricultural Science or Veterinary Sciences or Bio-Chemistry or Microbiology or Post Graduate Degree in Chemistry or Degree in Medicine from a recognised University, or any other equivalent/recognised qualification notified by the Central Government, Provided that no person who has any financial Interest in the manufacture, import or sale of any article of food shall be appointed to be a Food Safety Officer.
Information Officer/Script Writer/District Information Officer/Incharge, English/Feature Writers
(a) Essential qualification: (1) A Bachelor's degree with Hindi as one of the subject from a University established by law in India or a degree recognised by the Government as equivalent. (2) Diploma in Journalism or 5 Years Journalistic experience. (b) Preferential qualification: (1) Experience of writing articles, scripts and features in the news papers and magazines. (2) Bachelors Degree in Journalism from a University established by law in India or any Institution recognised by the Government as equivalent thereto. Diploma in Music/Lighting/Acting/Direction etc. from any institute recognized by the Government.
Principals of Government Intermediate Colleges (For Boys or Girls)
(i) A PG degree from a University established by law in India or a degree recognised by the Government as equivalent thereto. (ii) L.T. Diploma of the Department of Education, Uttar Pradesh, or B.T. or B.Ed. Or an equivalent Degree of a University. At least three years teaching experience in High School or Intermediate Classes or Classes higher than above from a College or University established by law in India or any such Institution Bachelor's degree with Economics or Sociology or commerce and Post Graduate Diploma or Post graduate Degree in Law/Labour relation/Labour welfare/Labour Law/Commerce/Sociology/Social work/Social welfare/Trade Management/Personnel Management recognised by the Government
Labour Enforcement Officer
Bachelor's degree with Economics or Sociology or commerce and Post Graduate Diploma or Post graduate Degree in Law/Labour relation/Labour welfare/Labour Law/Commerce/Sociology/Social work/Social welfare/Trade Management/Personnel Management.
Range Forest Officer
Bachelor's Degree with two or more of the subjects - Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Forestry, Geology, Agriculture, Statistics, Horticulture and Environment or Bechelor's Degree in Agriculture or Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Bachelor's degree in Veterinary Science from a University established by Law in India or possess a qualification recognized by the Government as equivalent
Assistant Conservator of Forest
Bachelor's degree with one of the subjects - Botany, Zoology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Geology, Forestry, Statistics or a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture or Bachelor's degree in Engineering from a University established by Law in India or a Foreign University approved by the Central Government from time to time, or a qualification recognised by the Government as equivalent
Physical Standards related UPPSC Eligibility Criteria 2018
For the post of Assistant Conservator of Forest and Range Forest Officer candidates need to meet some physical standards as mentioned in the UPPSC Eligibility Criteria 2018.
Minimum Physical Standard for Assistant Conservator of Forest and Range Forest Officer
Chest girth (Fully expanded)
For candidates belonging to Scheduled Tribes and races such as Gorkhas, Nepalies, Assamese, Meghalayan Tribal, Laddakhese, Sikkimiese, Bhutanese, Garhwalies, Kumaunies, Nagas and Arunachal Pradesh have different height standards.
Male candidates will have to take 25 kms walking test that is supposed to be completed in four hours. Female candidates will take the walking test that will be 14 kms long and will have to be completed in the same time duration. This walking test will be applicable for both posts.
Marital Status related UPPSC Eligibility Criteria 2018
As mentioned in the notification released by UPPSC, married men aspiring to appear for the exam cannot do so if they're married to more than one woman at the same time. Female aspirants can't appear in the exam if they're married to such a man.
UPPSC Eligibility Criteria 2018 – For Emergency Commissioned/Short Service Commissioned Officers
Emergency Commissioned Officers or Short Service Commissioned Officers can apply for the exam even if they have not been released from the forces or their period of service has been extended for rehabilitation under the following conditions -
These candidates will have to produce a certificate, issued by the Army, Navy or Air Force, stating that their period of service has been extended.
Such candidates also have to submit a written undertaking which must state that if the candidates are selected for the post they have applied for, then they will be released from the forces immediately.
Candidates will not be entertained if (a) he/she gets permanent commission in the forces, (b) he/she has been released from the forces on tendering resignation and (c) he/she has been dispersed from the army for misconduct, physical disability or on his/her own request and if he/she gets gratuity.
These candidates must posses verification of qualification and eligibility conditions until the last date of application.