The Arunachal Pradesh cabinet has approved increasing the upper age limit for general category and scheduled tribe (ST) candidates in the state civil services examination to 35 and 40 years respectively. An officer gave this information. This decision was taken in the cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Pema Khandu on Saturday.
The cabinet approved amendment in Rule 3 of the Arunachal Civil Services and Civil Posts (Upper Age Limit for Direct Recruitment) Rules. Accordingly, the upper age limit for the State Civil Services Examination will be 35 years for general category and 40 years for ST candidates of the state.
According to an official release issued here on Sunday, the proposed upper age limit will also apply to all candidates who have applied for the direct recruitment examination but the examination has been postponed by the Arunachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (APPSC) during 2022 due to administrative reasons or So canceled or postponed.
This benefit will be given to the candidates from the last date of receipt of applications in respect of advertisements made by APPSC for the respective examinations.
Khandu had announced on November 22 last year that the upper age limit for APPSC exams would be raised by three years. The current age limit for direct recruitment to civil service and civil posts in the state government is 32 years and five years relaxation has been given to the Scheduled Tribe candidates of the state.
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