Chandigarh: In a notification issued by the Punjab Government, it has been said that the number of for the aspirants of the Punjab Civil Services (PCS) will be increased by following the pattern of the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).
In line with the UPSC, the maximum number of attempts for the PCS aspirants have been increased from four to six for the general category. For the Backward Classes (BC), nine chances will be given. The Scheduled Caste (SC) category aspirants would get unlimited attempts.
The age limit for the various categories – general, BC/OBC, SC will be 37, 40 and 42 respectively.
Earlier, the candidates of all the categories were given four shots to appear in the PCS (EB) examination.