CGPSC 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Sakunth Kumar Updated On: 27 Nov, 2019 08:54 IST

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CGPSC Eligibility Criteria 2019 (State Service Exam)

The candidates can check the detailed eligibility criteria for CGPSC State Service Exam (SSE) 2019 here. All the components of CGPSC SSE eligibility criteria are elaborated in a simple manner for the benefit of candidates. Along with the educational qualification required for State Civil Services, the candidates can also check the physical requirements that are necessary for posts such as Police Service/ Jail officer etc. Other details such as Age Limit, Domicile Rules, Relaxation for Reserved Categories etc have been elaborated below.

Nationality and Domicile Rules for CGPSC SSE 2019

According to the official notification issued by CGPSC, the nationality and domicile requirements for SSE 2019 are as follows -

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India.
  • The applicants must note that the permanent residents of Chhattisgarh will have special relaxation in age limit for SSE 2019. Candidates from any state can appear for the CGPSC exam.

Age Limit for CGPSC SSE 2019

According to CGPSC, the age limit for SSE 2019 is as follows -

For Non-Domicile Candidates (Non-Chhattisgarh Candidates): The minimum age limit for the non-domicile candidates is 21 years while the upper age limit should not be more than 30 years as on January 01 of the recruitment year.

For Domicile Candidates: Candidates who are permanent residents of Chhattisgarh must note that the lower age limit is 21 years and the upper age limit is 35 years.

For SC/ ST/ OBC: SC/ ST/ OBC candidates who are also the permanent residents of Chhattisgarh shall get a relaxation of five years in the upper age limit. For these candidates, 40 years is the upper age limit.

Other Age Limit Rules:

  • A candidate who comes under repatriate or displaced category and belongs to SC/ST/OBC category shall get a relaxation of eight years in the maximum or upper age limit.
  • Fives year relaxation in upper age limit for widows.
  • Fives years relaxation in upper age limit for Physically Handicapped candidates.

Educational Qualification Required for CGPSC SSE 2019

The educational qualification required for CGPSC SSE 2019 is as follows -

  • The candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from any recognized university across the country.
  • Candidates who are pursuing final-year Bachelor’s degree can also register for the exam. Such candidates are eligible for the Prelims exam of SSE. The eligibility for the Mains exam depends on the candidate’s qualifying status at Bachelor’s level. These candidates should pass their Bachelor’s degree by June 2020.

Physical Requirements for CGPSC SSE 2019

Physical requirements are not mandatory for all the posts that fall under state service exam 2019. Such rules are applicable to only specific posts. More details can be checked below -

Name of the Post


Chest (Without Expansion)

Chest (With Expansion)

Exercise Sub Inspector

165 c.m

81 c.m

85 c.m

Deputy Superintendent of Police

168 c.m

84 c.m

89 c.m

District Exercise Officer




Transport Sub Inspector

165 c.m

81.50 c.m


Assistant Jailor

1.65 m.

0.80 m.


If you are looking for more information pertaining to CGPSC SSE eligibility 2019, you can click on the link below -

CGPSC SSE Eligibility Rules & Regulations 2019

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