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    Am I eligible to become an IAS officer being a deaf person (50% disabled)? Will I come under physically challenged category?

    Sir,

    I am deaf in one ear (above 50% damage). Am i eligible to become an IAS officer. Will i come under the 'Physically Challenged' category?
    Kindly reply!

    IAS Aspirant.

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    priyaa patnaik Array
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    Re: Am I eligible to become an IAS officer being a deaf person (50% disabled)? Will I come under physically challenged category?

    Hello Friend,
    Yes,you are eligible to become an IAS officer.A deaf person is comes under the category of Physically Handicapped.
    Civil service exam is one of the prestigious exam conducted by UPSC for recruitment to various All India Services.IAS is one of them .To become an IAS officer one can qualified the IAS exam conducted by UPSC with a good rank.
    Educational Qualification:
    Graduation is the minimum qualification required to apply the IAS exam.
    Age:
    For General- 21 year to 30 year
    Upper Age limit is relaxed By 3 year for OBC, 5 year for SC/ST.
    Upper age limit is also relaxed for Defence service personnel.
    10 year upper age relaxed for Blind,Deaf,Mute & orthopedically Handicapped.
    Other Eligibility:
    candidate who are applying for the exam should have Indian citizenship.
    Thank You.

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    Re: Am I eligible to become an IAS officer being a deaf person (50% disabled)? Will I come under physically challenged category?

    Yes you are eligible for the exam and come under the category of physically challenged and for your information the age relaxation is given for this category and the age limit is:

    21-40 yrs...

    So for more info you can visit www.upsc.gov.in

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    Re: Am I eligible to become an IAS officer being a deaf person (50% disabled)? Will I come under physically challenged category?

    Hello,

    Yes, you can apply for IAS officer but you are a deaf above 50% damage don't worry dear you come under physical handicapped. And as your candidates UPSC provides 7 years age relaxation for that candidates. Except it you should have below eligibility to attempt this exam.


    1. Should be graduate from recognized university.
    2. Age should be 21-30 yrs.
    3. Must be citizen of India.





    Thanks
    Jeet Masih

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    Re: Am I eligible to become an IAS officer being a deaf person (50% disabled)? Will I come under physically challenged category?

    Hi Aspirant

    Yes You are fully eligible for the IAS Exam as it does not matter

    how much marks you got in the graduation degree

    because their is just passing marks are required to sit in the exam.

    And also deaf candidates are fully eligible for the exam

    Attempts :

    -General 4
    -OBC 7
    -SC,ST Unlimited

    Citizen :

    -Indian

    Age Limits :

    -The Candidate age must be between 21 to 30 years

    -Also for the other categories age relaxation for the sc,st is 5 years

    -And 3 years age relaxation for obc

    Education :

    -The Candidate should be graduate from a recognized university

    -Need just passing marks in the graduation degree

    Best of luck

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