Question :

I want to know about age relaxation which is being given to Federal Government Employees in jobs through PPSC.


  1. Age Relaxation Rules for the Initial appointment to Civil Posts has been mentioned here with detail. These rules are according to the 1993 relaxation of Upper Age Limit Rules Vide Islamabad, the 4th November, 1993. S.R.O. 1079(I)/93. These Rules will not be applicable for the appointment to the posts in BPS-17 to be filled through C.S.S. Competitive Examination. In pursuance of rule 12 of the Civil Servants (Appointment, Promotion and Transfer) Rules, 1973, the President is pleased to make the following rules, namely:- Maximum age limit relaxation is as under:-

    (i) (a). Candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Buddhist Community, recognized tribes of the Tribal Areas, Azad Kashmir and Northern Areas for all posts under the Federal Government of Pakistan 3 years.

    (b) Candidates belonging to Sindh (Rural) and Baluchistan for posts in BPS-15 and below under the Federal Government of Pakistan 3 years.

    (ii) Released or Retired Officers / personnel of Pakistan Armed Forces 15 years or the number of years actually served in the Armed Forces of Pakistan, whichever is less will be applicable.

    (iii) Government servants who have completed two years continuous government service on the closing date for receipt of applications. 10 years, up to the age of 55 years.

    (iv) Disabled persons for appointment to posts in BPS-15 and below. 10 years

    (v) Widows, son or daughter of a deceased civil servant who dies during service. 5 years.

    No special relaxation is available for FPSC employee.

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