The age limit for the post has been given in the advertisement. For
certain age concessions admissible to various categories please go through the instruction
regarding Concessions & Relaxations.
The upper age limit in case of Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned
Officers including ECOs/SSCOs shall be relaxed by five years subject to the condition that on
the closing date for receipt of applications the continuous service rendered in the Armed Forces
by an Ex-Serviceman is not less than six months after attestation. This relaxation is also
available to ECOs/SSCOs who have completed their initial period of assignment of five years of
Military Service and whose assignment has been extended beyond five years as on closing date
and in whose case the Ministry of Defence issues certificates that they will be released within 3
months on selection from the date of receipt of offer of appointment. Candidates claiming age
relaxation under this para would be required to produce a certificate in the prescribed proforma
to the Commission.
NOTE: Ex Servicemen who have already secured regular employment under the Central
Government. in a Civil Post are permitted the benefit of age relaxation as admissible for ExServicemen for securing another employment in any higher post or service under the Central
Government. However, such candidates will not be eligible for the benefit of reservation, if any
for Ex-Servicemen in Central Government. jobs.
Age relaxation for Central Government employees:
The upper age limit is relaxable for Central/U.T. Government. Servants up to 5 years as per
instructions issued by the Government. of India from time to time. (This implies that Scheduled
Castes/Schedules Tribes category candidates would get maximum 10 years age relaxation
including 5 years age relaxation meant for their respective categories. Similarly OBC candidates
would get maximum upto 8 years including 3 years age relaxation meant for OBC category).
This relaxation will be admissible to Government servants with 3 years continuous service in
Central Government and working in posts which are in the same line or allied cadre and where
a relation could be established that the service already rendered in that particular post will be
useful for the efficient discharge of the duties of the post to which recruitment is being made.
Decision in this regard will rest with the Commission. A candidate claiming to belong to the
category of Central Government servant and thus seeking age relaxation under this para would
be required to produce a Certificate in the prescribed proforma issued after the date of
advertisement from his/her Employer on the Office letter head to the effect that he/she is a
regularly appointed Central Government Servant and not on casual/adhoc/daily wages/hourly
paid/contract basis employee.
Age relaxation to Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD):
i) Age relaxation of 10 years (This implies that Scheduled Castes/Schedules Tribes category
candidates would get maximum 15 years age relaxation including 5 years meant for their respective
categories. Similarly OBC candidates would get maximum upto 13 years including 3 years age
relaxation meant for OBC category) in upper age limit shall be allowed to persons suffering from (a)
blindness or low vision, (b) hearing impairment (c) locomotor disability including cerebral
palsy,Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Acid Attack Victims & Muscular Dystrophy, (d) Autism, intellectual
disability, specific learning disabilit mental illness, (e) Multiple disabilities from amongst persons
under clauses (a) to (d) in case of direct recruitment to all civil posts/services under the Central
Government identified suitable to be held by persons with such disabilities, subject to the condition
that maximum age of the applicant on the closing date shall not exceed 56 years. The age
concession to the persons with disabilities shall be admissible irrespective of whether the post is
reserved for persons with disabilities or not, provided the post is identified suitable for the relevant
category of disability.
ii) Relaxation of age limit would be permissible to such persons who have a minimum of 40%
iii) If a person with disability is entitled to age concession by virtue of being a Central
Government employee, concession to him/her will be admissible either as a â??person with disabilityâ?? or
as a â??Central Government employeeâ?? whichever may be more beneficial to him/her.
iv) The above provisions will not be applicable to a post/service for which other specific provision
regarding age relaxation is made by notification.
v) The definition of different categories of disabilities, for the purpose of age relaxation, will
be same as given in DoP&Tâ??s OM No. 36035/3/2004-Estt(Reservation) dated 29th December