Q: How many attempts in IAS?
The Department of Personnel and Training has clarified the number of attempts and age limits for different categories for the UPSC IAS Exam.
For General Category candidates, the new age limit is 32 years and the number of attempts is 06.
For OBC Category candidates, the new age limit is 35 years and the number of attempts is 09.
For SC/SC Category candidates, the new age limit is 37 years while the number of attempts unlimited.
For Physically Handicapped candidates, age limit is 42, 45 and 47 years for General, OBC and SC/ST category respectively while the number of attempts is 09 for General and OBC and unlimited for SC/SC category.
The changes in the number of attempts and age limit will apply w.e.f. Civil Services Examination 2014.
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