Kerala PSC Age Limit: The following concessions in upper age limits are available subject to the conditions that the maximum age limit shall in no case exceed 50 (fifty) years.
The upper age limit prescribed shall be raised by five years in the case of candidates belonging to any of the Scheduled Castes or adult members of such Caste and their children when such adult members are converted to other religion or Scheduled Tribes and by three years in the case of candidates belonging to any of the Other Backward Classes.[irp]
The Kerala PSC General Category Upper age limit is 36. Which was changed from 35, by the previous UDF government.
Kerala PSC Age Limit Concessions
The maximum age limit laid down for appointment to any post shall not apply in the case of candidates belonging to any of the Scheduled Caste or adult members of such castes and their children when such adult members are converted to other religions or Scheduled Tribes.
The maximum Kerala psc age limit shall not apply to the appointment of candidates belonging to any of the Scheduled Castes or adult members of such Caste and their children when such adult members are converted to other religions or Scheduled Tribes if the minimum qualification prescribed for the post, if a degree and if the candidates hold a degree which is not lower than the qualification prescribed for the post provided they are otherwise qualified for appointment.[irp]
Where age alone stands in the way of recruitment of candidates belonging to any of the Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribes or adult members of the Scheduled Castes converted to other religions and their children of Scheduled Tribes converted to other religions the upper age limit may be relaxed to fill up the quota reserved for them.
Kerala PSC Age Limit for Ex-Servicemen and Handicapped
For selection to posts in the service of the local authorities, upper kerala psc age limit will be relaxed in favour of those candidates who have worked for a minimum period of one year provisionally in the service of the Local Authorities to the extent of their provisional service up to a maximum of five years provided they were within the prescribed age limit at the time of their initial provisional appointment. The above concession in age will not be applicable to persons holding regular appointments under the Local Authorities for further appointments.[irp]
The maximum age limit prescribed for appointment to a post will be relaxed in the case of Ex-servicemen to the extent of the period of service put in by them in the Defence Forces and the period of unemployment on discharge up to a maximum of five years. The relaxation on upper age limit allowed to Ex-servicemen will be extended to Ex-GREF Personnel, Reservists, Retired Defence Service Personnel, Disembodied Territorial Army Personnel those who have rendered service in the erstwhile Travancore-Cochin Labour Units.
Physically Handicapped persons (the blind, the deaf and dumb and the orthopedically handicapped) may also apply if they satisfy all the prescribed qualifications except age. The case of each such applicant will be considered on merit if he is found to be otherwise suitable and provided he can discharge the duties attached to the post satisfactorily. Age concession up to 15 years will be granted to the blind and the deaf and dumb and 10 years to the orthopedically handicapped persons.