Chhattisgarh PSC Syllabus - Eligibility


  • Following are the major eligibility criteria required to appear in the Chhattisgarh civil services exam −

Criteria Explanation
Nationality Applicant must be the citizen of India
Age Limit Minimum Age Applicants of all categories must have attained the age of 21 years
Maximum Age For general category (not the resident of Chhattisgarh) applicants – 30 years
For the applicant native/domicile of Chhattisgarh – 35 years
For OBC, Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe of (Only) Chhattisgarh – 40 years
up to a maximum of 5 years: if the candidate is a widow on her first appointment
up to a maximum of 2 years: if the candidate holds a Green Card in his/her name under the Family Welfare Program
up to a maximum of 5 years: if the candidate is a forward partner of a prize winning couple under Inter-caste 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;
Up to a maximum of 5 years: if the candidate is sports person honored 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
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
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;
Educational Qualifications Minimum Ed. Qualification The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University

Physical Standards

  • Applicants must be physically fit according to physical standards for admission to Chhattisgarh Civil Services Examination.

  • There are some categories (of services) that require specified physical standard as −

Post Height Chest Expansion
(Man) Without expansion After Exp.
Dy. Superintendent of Police 168 cm 84 cm 89 cm 5 cm
District Excise Officer 164.5 cm 78.7 cm 83.8 cm 5 cm
Transport Sub-Inspector 165 cm 81.5 cm 85 cm -
Excise Sub-Inspector 165 cm 81 cm 85 cm -
Assistant Jailor 165 cm 80 cm - -

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