The minimum age limit is 20 years and the maximum age limit is 28 years to pursue the course which means the candidate must have been born not earlier than 2nd April 1989 and not after than 1st April 1997 (both dates are inclusive).
Relaxation of upper age limit
a) Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe candidates have an age relaxation of 5 years.
b) Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates have an age relaxation of 3 years.
c) All persons who have ordinarily been domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir state during 1st January 1980 and 31st December 1989 have an age relaxation of 5 years.
d) Persons affected by 1984 riots have an age relaxation of 5 years.
e) Persons with Disabilities (SC-ST) have an age relaxation of 15 years, Person with disabilities (OBC) have an age relaxation of 13 years and Persons with Disabilities (General) have an age relaxation of 10 years.
f) Commissioned Officers and Ex-Servicemen including SSCOs/ECOs who have rendered military service of at least 5 years and have been released on completion of assignment have an age relaxation of 5 years for selection through written test and interview, subject to a ceiling, as per Government Guidelines.