One-year relaxation in age limit for recruitment in government jobs
Gandhinagar, Wednesday: An important decision has been taken today for the youth of the state in the Cabinet meeting chaired by Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Bhupendra Patel.
Competitive exams and government recruitments were not held during the Covid-19 pandemic time, keeping in mind the future of the youths GoG has decided to give one-year relaxation in the age limit for recruitment to government jobs.
Education Minister Mr. Jitubhai Vaghani while giving details of the decision of the Cabinet said that this age limit exemption will been implemented from 1st September 2021 to 31st August 2022.
The existing age limit of 35 years for non-reserved male candidates in graduation or equivalent qualification for direct recruitment through competitive examinations in the State has been increased by one year to 36 years. In addition, the current age limit of 33 years has been increased by one year to 34 years. In the case of non-reserved women candidates, the existing age limit of 38 years has been increased by one year to 39 years for the following qualifying posts. In case of non-reserved women candidates for graduate posts, the existing age limit of 40 years has been increased to 41 years.
In the case of women candidates in the AC / SC / OBC and (economically weaker category) the current age limit of 43 years has been increased to 44 years for the following qualifying posts from graduation. In case of graduation or equivalent qualification in such category, the age limit has been kept unchanged at 45 years.
Source: Information Department, Gujarat