Central government is likely to reduce the age limit and the number of attempts which a candidate can take for UPSC Civil Services Examination, this will get in effect from 2015. Also Read - West Bengal MBBS Seats Increased to 4,000: CM Mamata Banerjee

The government has recommended that, the upper age limit for candidates from Scheduled Caste, Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) categories should be of 29 years instead of 35. For candidates under the Other Backward Classes (OBC) category the age limit would be 28 years from 33, for unreserved candidates the age limit is said to be 26 years from 30. Also Read - Will Convert All State-Run Madrasas Into a General School: Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma

Besides, there are also other changes being established such as, the total number of attempts that candidates are allowed for taking the Civil Services Examination would be changed.  Candidates falling under the category of SC/ST would come down to six, five for OBC and three for unreserved candidates. Also Read - Anything For Education: Goa Students Trek 3km Everyday to Reach Hilltop to Access Internet For Online Classes

However, there is still no official confirmation from UPSC regarding the changes.

About UPSC:

The Civil Service Examinations is conducted by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)  annually to recruit candidates for the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS), Indian Police Service (IPS), etc.

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