Eligibility for IAS Exam
In order to become an IAS officer, candidates will have to meet the following eligibility criteria laid down by the UPSC.
The minimum education qualification for IAS is that a candidate must hold a bachelors degree in any discipline.
The UPSC age limit, which is the age criteria for IAS exam is 32 years. Although, this limit can be exceeded for SC/ST candidates for up to 5 years and up to three years for OBC candidates.
The minimum age requirement to sit in the exam is 21 years.
Candidate must be of Indian nationality.