- The candidate should possess a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognised university or institution. Provided that the candidate may be permitted to take Preliminary Competitive Examination while studying for his degree. However, the candidate shall be required to produce proof of passing the degree course for being eligible to take the Main Competitive Examination during that year.
- The Candidates must have passed Punjabi of matric or its equivalent standard as on the last date of receipt of application.
- The Age of the candidate shall be between 21 to 38 years with relaxation for reserved categories as per Govt. instructions mentioned below :-
(i) Provided that in the case of Punjab Police Service, a candidate should have attained
the minimum age of twenty one years and should not have attained the age of thirty eight years as on 01-01-2018.
(ii) However, in the case of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Backward
Classes of Punjab the age is relaxed upto 5 years as per Punjab Government
Instructions including the Punjab Police Service.
(iii) The upper age limit for a Punjab Government / Other State Government/ Central Government employees will be relaxed up to 47 years.
Provided that in the case of Punjab Police Service/Punjab Prison Services, a candidate should have attained the minimum age of 21 years and should not have attained the age of 27 years on the first day of the year, referred to above.
Provided that in the case of Deputy Superintendent of Police, candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes and Backward Classes of Punjab are relaxed in age, up to 5 years as per Punjab Government Instructions.
The upper age limit for a Punjab Government employee, including that of a court, who has not less than four years continuous service under the Government, will be relaxable up to 45 years.
The upper age limit prescribed above will be relaxable up to a maximum of five years for Schedules Castes and Scheduled Tribes of all States and Backward Classes of Punjab.
The upper age limit for widows, divorcees and certain other categories of women of Punjab will be relaxable up to 40 years.
Age relaxation in upper age limit is up to 10 years for the disabled persons of Punjab.
An ex-serviceman of Punjab domicile shall be allowed to deduct the period of his service in Armed Forces of the Union from his actual age and if the resultant age does not exceed the maximum age limit prescribed for direct appointment to such a vacancy in the Service Rules concerned by more than three years, he shall be deemed to satisfy the condition regarding age limit.