UPSC SCRA Eligibility Criteria 2021

Apr 7, 2021


All the candidates who are applying for UPSC SCRA Exam 2021 should have the following age limit and educational qualification to be eligible for this SCRA Exam. If a candidate does not satisfy the eligibility criteria for UPSC SCRA, their candidature will be cancelled at the later stages.

Age Limit

  • Candidates should have a minimum age of 17 years as on 1st January 2021.
  • Candidates should have a maximum age of 21 years as on 1st January 2021.

Age Relaxation

There is age relaxation for candidates belonging to some categories. The age relaxation for UPSC SCRA is as follows:

Age Relaxation for UPSC SCRA
Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 Years
OBC 3 Years
Jammu and Kashmir Residence 5 Years
Candidates from Defense Services 3 Years
Ex-Serviceman/ECOs/SSCOs/Military Services 5 Years

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates should pass 10+2 Class from a recognized Board/University.
  • Candidates should have Mathematics as one subject along with Physics/Chemistry as a compulsory subject.
  • Candidates should have a minimum 2nd division in their 10+2 Class.
  • Candidates should pass their first year of 3-year degree course with a minimum 2nd division.
  • Candidates should pass their Pre-Engineering with a minimum 2nd division.

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